- Accommodates 16 people
- 5 double bedrooms, 3 twin bedrooms
- 6 bathrooms
- Ballroom, 3 fireplaces
- Private swimming pool
- Breakfast and cleaning, 4 hrs/day included
- Located in Tuscany's romantic Chianti country
- Florence 10 mi, Siena 35 mi
Villa di Tizzano is
a splendid, 16th-century villa. The property of one of Florence’s
oldest families and respected wine makers, it stands on a hill overlooking
the Tizzano Chianti vineyards. The site originally housed an 11th
century observation tower, which was enlarged in the 16th century,
and restored in the 19th century. Once
again restored and refurbished by its current owners, “Villa di
Tizzano” has charming interiors, beautiful decor and tromp l’oeil
effects, not to mention superb antique furniture.
The villa commands breathtaking views of rolling vineyard hills
and the Florence Duomo. The picturesque, two-acre garden was designed
in the 1930s by the famous English architect, Cecil Pinsent. The garden leads up to the front yard of the house and makes the perfect spot for reading, relaxing and al fresco
Villa di Tizzano is the perfect luxurious place for relaxion and
grand entertaining. Luminaries such as General George Patton and
Elizabeth Taylor have been among its honored guests.
|| Ground Floor: A large
entrance hall and dining room open onto a large, fully-equipped kitchen.
One living room has parquet floors, a fireplace and television; a
second living room leads to the front garden. A large, elaborately
decorated ballroom has painted terracotta floors.
|First Floor: A two-ramp
stairway leads up to a large wardrobe and corridor. To the
right there is a double bedroom with basin, and bathroom with
shower. On the left there is a spacious, double bedroom with
sitting room and fireplace and small en suite bathroom. Double
bedroom with parquet floor, fireplace, en suite bathroom with
tub. A twin bedroom completes the floor.
||Second Floor: A wide stairway leads up to
a double bedroom on the right with en suite bathroom with
bath. Two twin bedrooms share a bathroom with shower. Covered
terrace overlooking the garden.
|The pool is positioned on one side of the garden overlooking the
property’s vineyards as they extend all the way down to the Florence
Duomo and Giotto's bell-tower.
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||June, July, August, September
||Dec 18 - Jan 4
||rest of the year
breakfast, water, linens, electricity,
daily cleaning (4hrs/day)
heat (according to usage)
Cook (on request) for lunches or dinners.
hire a limousine or mini van for excursions and wine testing tours
Booking fee: $50
Security Deposit: EURO 4,000
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