Susan's Handpicked Villas for Larger groups

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Villa Palagio Montedomini

Tuscany - Dicomano - Florence
Sleeps:10 to 20
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 10
Pool: Private

It is a historic villa of '600 called "The Palace", completely renovated and tastefully furnished. The Villa was built around an existing tower; given the particular location on top of a hill with the horizon open on three sides and a view that sweeps up the plain below, the existing tower was probably used for military purposes as a lookout point in the Middle Ages / Renaissance.
The building, with a total area of 1,305 square meters, is arranged on the three floors, with a square plan, with internal small courtyard,  square-shaped, designed to give light to the interior environments. The basement, with an area of 326 square meters., Is composed by the wineries and the mill, no longer in use. The Villa is surrounded by a wide garden more than 3.000 sqm.

Ten rooms with bathroom, including 8 doubles with an impressive fireplace and a Swimming pool set in an oasis of green rolling hills.

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Il Mulinaccio 

Tuscany - Località il Molinaccio - Gaiole in Chianti - Siena
Sleeps:10
5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
      
Private Pool       

Villa Molinaccio has origins dating back to the 10th Century. It was originally built as a watchtower for defence and communication purposes between two castles. Over the following centuries the tower was destroyed and rebuilt in the traditional rural style. Evidence of the buildings past can still be found, especially in the external walls which are over a metre wide in places.The large 'L' shaped swimming pool with diving board is set in a secluded part of the garden, surrounded by woodland. It is reached by crossing a wooden bridge over the river that runs through the property. The paved area surrounding the pool is furnished with loungers, sun umbrellas, tables and chairs.


Villa Rosa

Tuscany - Panzano in Chianti - Florence
Sleeps:13
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 6

What definitely sets this former farmhouse renovated a few years ago and used as a villa for the stay of guests is the location: nestled in the heart of Chianti Classico, has a terrace where you will find an infinity pool that opens the vineyards of the famous Chianti Conca D’Oro . Surrounded by cypress trees and other trees that provide shade in summer, the Villa Rosa is also a short walk from the village of Panzano. For lovers of hiking you can then go out on foot and reach the village to visit the local craft stores , making shopping , going to the restaurant and taste the famous Bistecca alla Fiorentina . Sunday morning is the traditional local market, definitely worth visiting to throw yourself in the life of the country.

Panzano in Chianti is a charming Tuscan village situated on top of a hill in the heart of the Chianti Classico area. The location halfway between Florence and Siena, makes it an ideal base for a holiday in Tuscany.

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Villa La Signora

Tuscany and Emilia Romagna - Tredozio - Forli
Sleeps:20
Bedrooms: 12
Bathrooms: 14

Important historic villa that belonged to the Vespignani, situated in a landscaped complex on the border between Tuscany and Romagna. The property consists of different structures today enchanting villas with private swimming pool available for vacation. Villa La Signora is the core of the complex, occasionally lived in by the owners. It can accommodate up to 20 people (8 double bedrooms, 4 single bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, 2 guests bathrooms), has large interior rooms and an Italian garden with a beautiful swimming pool. The villa is rented with a service staff that includes one or two cookers/maids who serve breakfast, lunch, dinner and also take care of the cleaning of the villa and bedrooms. There are tow gardeners who take care of the outside area.

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Casale Cipressi, Castellina in Chianti - Siena

Tuscany- Siena- Castellina in Chianti
Sleeps: 9 people
Bedrooms : 5   Bathroom:3   Private Pool

Casale Cipressi is an exclusive Tuscan country house 2.7km from Castellina in Chianti furnished to a high standard and consists of two floors. It is totally built in stone, has terracotta floors throughout and chestnut wooden beams gracing the old style ceilings. The villa has a dominant position on a hilltop which provides wonderful views of the Tuscany countryside dotted with hamlets, vineyards, olive groves and woodlands. In the landscaped gardens there is a large infinity swimming pool and a sauna outhouse. Pool towels are provided. There are two covered parking places and ample parking is available for a number of other cars in the uncovered areas.

   

 

Tuscany - Siena - Radda in Chianti - Loc. Volpaia-Coltassala
Sleeps: 11
Bedrooms: 6 (double beds)     Bathrooms: 5    Pool Private

La Pozza property is located in the fortified medieval hamlet of Volpaia, in the Chianti Classico area, in a secluded position ensuring complete privacy. It is just a 300 metre walk to the centre of the hamlet, with two restaurants, one of which managed by the Castello di Volpaia farm, where it is possible to taste the local cuisine. Cooking classes are also arranged, on request, by the English-speaking local office. The house has a pretty garden with trees, vines and pots of geraniums. The swimming pool is in a beautiful position with wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. There is a covered dining area just outside the house and another shady pergola for sitting and relaxing outdoors. The interiors have been very tastefully restored, using traditional materials, combined with modern comforts, including satellite TV, as well as well equipped bathrooms and kitchen. There is a tennis court, 200 metres away, available on request.

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Villa Roncovisi, Monsummano Terme - Pistoia                                                            

Private Pool, 15 to 19 people - 7 Bathroom   

Villa Roncovisi is an elegant villa from the 18th century that has been restored into a high quality holiday home. It is ideally positioned in the countryside just a short distance from Monsummano Terme and Montecatini Terme, two towns famous for their thermal baths. Also within easy reach are many of the historical towns of Tuscany such as Florence, Pisa and Lucca. The private villa has large pretty grounds which also include woodlands and olive groves. In the garden there is a shady pergola with table for outdoor dining and on a lower level a large pool with hydro massage.The 7 bedroom villa has beautiful views from all its windows due to its hill side position. It is furnished to a high standard with many antiques, original paintings and Persian carpets. All modern comforts, including air-conditioning, are provided.

   

Sleeps:  8 to 10         
Bedrooms: 4   
Bathrooms: 3, each with Jacuzzi bath or shower  
Pool Private

The name comes from a sculpture of an "Annunciation" angel from a cathedral in Northern Europe and now it is inserted in the wall of the court yard. Villa dell'Angelo is a luxury restored 18th Century Tuscan villa with exclusive pool and is the ideal accommodation for family or group vacation (for 8-10 people)  "love of Tuscany and its traditions, care of details, a refined but family atmosphere, fidelity to the authentic style, the art of welcoming to and living in Tuscany....All of this you will find in Villa Angelo." In this uncontaminated and tranquil spot you can spend unforgetable moments of relax which will make your stay in Italy a unique and original experience in perfect Tuscan style.

For those who are searching for the real spirit and essence of Tuscany and who appreciate the antique flavour of a special refuge surrounded by Nature; for those needing a centralized base from which to visit the natural and artistic beauties of the region, Villa Angelo is perfect.


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Villa Sornano

Tuscany- Sornano - Siena
Sleeps: 12
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5

Nestled in the Chianti hills on the edge of a cluster of restored farmhouses Villa Sornano lies a few minutes from Poggibonsi. It is surrounded by rolling hills and overlooks the valley below and the medieval towers of San Gimignano in the distance. The villa has terraced patios that lead down to a large pool with hydromassage. From the terraces and well-maintained gardens there is a wonderful view of the Tuscan hills dotted with villages and towns. In one corner of the garden there is a swinging chair from where you can admire the sun set over San Gimignano. The villa and its gardens are protected from its neighbours by a fence with electric gate.

   


Villa Bernardi, Panzano in Chianti - Florence

Sleeps:10
Bedrooms:6
Bathroom:4

Villa Bernardi is a beautiful and spacious Tuscan farmhouse property situated on a hillside in the Panzano region of Tuscany, renowned for its premium Chianti Classico wines. Panzano itself is just 3km away with a selection of shops and restaurants and there is good road access for Florence, Siena and the Chianti Classico towns of Castellina, Greve, and Radda. The saltwater swimming pool is reached by a stone path across the lawn and enjoys views across the Chianti countryside. Next to the pool is a beautiful covered pergola, sun loungers and an outdoor shower. The pool area is shaded by tall evergreen trees and is very private and enclosed.

   

Il Mulinaccio 

Tuscany - Località il Molinaccio - Gaiole in Chianti - Siena
Sleeps:10
5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
      
Private Pool       

Villa Molinaccio has origins dating back to the 10th Century. It was originally built as a watchtower for defence and communication purposes between two castles. Over the following centuries the tower was destroyed and rebuilt in the traditional rural style. Evidence of the buildings past can still be found, especially in the external walls which are over a metre wide in places.The large 'L' shaped swimming pool with diving board is set in a secluded part of the garden, surrounded by woodland. It is reached by crossing a wooden bridge over the river that runs through the property. The paved area surrounding the pool is furnished with loungers, sun umbrellas, tables and chairs.