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Villa Il Cerretaccio - Restored Watch-Tower, Manicured Gardens & Pool

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Last updated: 05/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description



Built around a 13th-century watchtower, Villa Il Cerretaccio offers beautiful views of the Chianti countryside in a luxurious setting. With nine bedrooms and plenty of outdoor space, the villa is ideal for a family reunion, wedding or simply a relaxing getaway. Though the location is quiet and private, it’s a short drive to Siena and Florence and their museums, dining and shopping.



From the wide lawn and inground pool to the outdoor cooking and dining areas, the grounds of Villa Il Cerretaccio have panoramic views of the surrounding hills. Take advantage of the rural location and arrange to use the telescope, or ask to see the wine cellar and have a tasting. Cooking classes, olive-oil tastings, massages and yoga classes can also be arranged at extra cost. If it’s cloudy or you’d prefer a quiet evening in, there’s a PlayStation 3 and Wi-Fi access.



Inside, beamed ceilings and brick floors, fireplaces and arches speak to the villa’s history, as do the original antique furnishings, from large wooden cupboards to accents like silver platters. Modern sofas and armchairs are comfortable spots to curl up in front of the fireplace, and since the dining room is open to the living room, there’s a convivial feel. The spacious kitchen has the same atmospheric brick and beams and is fully equipped.



There are five bedrooms in the main house of Villa Il Cerretaccio and five in the guest house. In the main house, there’s one bedroom with a double bed and en-suite bathroom, two bedrooms with double beds and a shared bathroom, and one bedroom with a double bed, single bed and en-suite bathroom. In the guest house, there are two bedrooms with double beds and en-suite bathrooms, two bedrooms with double beds and a shared bathroom and one bedroom with two twin beds and an en-suite bathroom.



From the villa, it’s a 10-minute walk to a nearby restaurant, or a 5-minute drive to the nearest village and grocery store. There’s a tennis court, hospital and train station 15 minutes away, as well as a golf course, 50 minutes away. Take a day trip to Siena, a 20-minute drive away, or Florence, a 50-minute drive away. The beach is 80 minutes away and the airport is 95 minutes away.



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Bedroom / Bathroom Description


Main House


Bedroom 1
Double bed, Single bed, En-suite bathroom with shower


Bedroom 2
Double bed, En-suite bathroom with shower


Bedroom 3
Double bed, Shared bathroom with Bedrooms 4


Bedroom 4
Double bed, Shared bathroom with Bedrooms 3


Guest House


Bedroom 5
Double bed, En-suite bathroom with shower


Bedroom 6
Double bed, En-suite bathroom with shower


Bedroom 7
Double bed, Shared bathroom with Bedroom 8


Bedroom 8
Double bed, Shared bathroom with Bedroom 7


Bedroom 9
2 Twin beds, En-suite bathroom with shower



Features & Amenities

Fireplace
Satellite TV
Stereo system
Wi-Fi internet
Big telescope
Play Station 3
Laundry room
Dishwasher
Fully equipped kitchen


Outdoor Features

Swimming pool
Outdoor furniture
Alfresco dining
BBQ grill
Outdoor cooking area
Covered parking


Staff & Services
Included:
Manager
Gardener
Monday to Saturday maid service – 2 hours a day
Access to wine cellar upon request
Wine tasting upon request
Normal use of water
Electricity consumption up to 330kw per week
Night sky exploration with telescope – upon request
At Extra Cost – advance notice may be required:
Villa pre-stocking
Activities and excursions
Wine sale
Air port transfer
Villa heating
Massage treatment
Yoga classes
Cooking classes
Wine tasting, olive oil tasting, cellar visit
Childcare service
Additional maid service
Cooking service
Driving service


Villa Policies

Maximum 16 guests
Children welcome
Non-smoking villa
Pets permitted upon previous request
Manager and gardener live in an apartment with separate entrance from the villa (upon request, possibility of total privacy)
Security deposit to be held on credit card authorization by Luxury Retreats
All services not included in rates are to be paid locally in euro
All rentals from Saturday to Saturday
Pool closing dates October 1- April 25
A Visitor’s Tax of €1.50 per person per day applies to all overnight stays for the first seven days in the destination – payable on-site
Check-in: Between 4pm-7pm (late arrivals must be arranged in advance and may be subject to additional charges)
Check-out: Before 9am


Getting There

Rental vehicle recommended
Transport available


Location

10 minute walk to restaurant
5 minute drive to village and grocery store
10 minute drive to church
15 minute drive to:
Clinic
Hospital
Train station
Tennis court
20 minute drive to Siena
50 minute drive to Florence and golf course
80 minute drive to beach
95 minute drive to airport
150 minute drive to Rome


Additional Information


Nearby sporting activities include: golfing (18 holes at Golf dell’Ugolino), tennis, mountain biking, guided excursions on foot or on horseback.

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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Staff

Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Games

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Mountain Biking
  • Tennis

General

  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

Apr 11 - Jun 5, 2015
7 night min stay
$1,250
$8,750 $35,000

Jun 6 - Aug 21, 2015
7 night min stay
$2,350
$16,450 $65,800

Aug 22 - Oct 16, 2015
7 night min stay
$1,250
$8,750 $35,000

Oct 17 - Dec 19, 2015
4 night min stay
$900
$6,300 $25,200

Dec 20 - May 27, 2016
1 night min stay
$2,350
$16,450 $65,800

Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


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Damage deposit: $1,500.00

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, arabic
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