Fattoria di Monti (Deluxe)
REF - 831
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Description The Fattoria di Monti stands on top of a hill at the end of a tree-lined road.
The newly restored red villa was used in the past as a stable and then as the farm manager’s house.
The Red House is located next to the Villa of Monti. This impressive renaissance Villa was built in the middle of the XVI century as a hunting stay for sportsmen and city politicians.
The count Bardi's family was the first owner and some historians think that the architect Buontalenti designed and built the villa over ancient ruins.
There are many detailed myths about the Bardi's family: some legends depict ghosts wandering within the villa and others tell of ghosts atop white horses in the countryside.
Through the glass door in the kitchen of the Red House, you will be exposed to a view of the historic and majestic Villa di Monti.
Monti is a farm of 300 hectares located on the southern hills of Pisa in the surrounding countryside of Volterra .
We raise cattle and horses, and grow cereal and hay.
With the hilly landscape, you can admire fields between woods and bushes where the livestock graze and roam freely.
In the winter time hunters with their hunting dogs shoot pheasants and gray partridges.
Along the ridges, the farm’s borders are indicated by cypress trees.
Many old olive trees are cultivated in the traditional way and we pay particular attention to the quality of our olive oil.
The 210 square meters within the red villa no longer resembles a stable.
It has 2 floors: On the first one, at the entrance, there is a sunny veranda, a double sitting room-studio with a fireplace and satellite TV hidden within a beautiful antique armoire.... , and at your right sits a large, modern, functional and beautiful eat-in kitchen with a dish washer, oven, microwave, toaster, mixer, etc..
The kitchen opens into an outdoor "pergola" (Venice covered patio) where in the summer time you can barbeque and eat lunch or dinner overlooking a romantic Tuscan landscape.
Our guests will enjoy the new beautiful swimming pool next to the "pergola".
Next to the kitchen there is the laundry, with the washing machine, the tumble dryer and the iron. In the kitchen and in the laundry there is a black stone floor that is wax treated…
In the first floor there is a full bathroom with a large bathtub.
Upstairs there are 4 beautiful rooms with twin beds that can also be converted to queen size. The upper floor is made from large wood boards, and each room has a telephone, with direct dial and intercom, and a ceiling fan. The master bedroom is the largest room and has also has a pull out sofa which can be
used as a third bed. Upstairs there are 2 bathrooms with two large showers.
Notes Extra virgin olive oil is produced locally in our farm. During the Fall at harvest we organize the olive oil week or day: lectures where we take you from olive picking in the morning, to the processing stage in the afternoon (so that at dinner you will be able to taste the olive oil obtained from your own picked up olives…. ) to the kitchen for a cooking class.
We have a beautiful country side, in the middle of Tuscany. Here you can have beautiful walks. Our guests can also rent one of the 4 mountain bikes available. We have a hunting reserve in the winter time... and in the spring and summer time there is a clay pigeon shooting range which operates on Saturdays and Sundays. The swimming pool is now ready and guests can enjoy this added luxurious amenity. The property produces its own vegetables during the spring and summer. Other house services: washing machine, tumble dryer, internet, satellite TV, barbecue, telescope, parking area.. Nearby our guests can find shops, banks, a post office, supermarkets and so on.
Furthermore, the villa is located between four of the main art cities of Tuscany (Firenze, Pisa, Lucca, Siena). From here our guests can discover Tuscany and many historical little towns like S.Gimignano and Volterra. In Castelfalfi, a little village in the adjacent hill (5 Km) there is a
beautiful golf club with 18 holes and a tennis court.
ContactAddress: Via di Monti 73
56030 Ghizzano di Peccioli
Reservation PolicyCheck In from 3.30pm, Check Out before 9.30am.
Weekly prices: 2.200,00-2.500,00 EUR
Prices include: All taxes, private parking, private swimming pool, electricity, gas, water, firewood, linen, towels, weekly change of towels and linen.
Prices Exclude: Final cleaning (100,00 EURO),Extra cleaning (10,00 EURO Per hour), Heating (on consumption), Telephone (on consumption).
Payment Policy: At reservation (non refundable down payment) 30% of the amount.
At check out (final payment) 70%
You can pay with credit card (visa or mastercard) faxing me your credit card account information. (fax and telephone line is the same so maybe you need to call few times. Remember the hour difference between us.)
Or if you prefer with a bank transfer or swift and I will e-mail you all the information.
Cancellation PolicyCancellation Policy
Reservation-51 days before Check In: 30%
50 days before Check In-31 days before CheckIn: 50%
30 days before Check In-11 days before CheckIn: 70%
10 days before CheckIn-0 hours before CheckIn: 100%
No show: 100%