Large and beautiful farmhouse dating back to the second half of the 18th century, situated in quiet and panoramic location approx. 250 m above sea level. This property is part of a large 7-hectare farming estate comprising 2 independent villas (a short distance away from each other) and it is surrounded by woods and olive groves.
Villa Ann has been recently and tastefully restored preserving its original architectural features such as the ancient terracotta-tiled floors, the beautiful beamed ceilings and has been turned into a welcoming country house. The interiors are tastefully furnished with antique pieces, ancient doors, paintings, Persian carpets..
The outside areas offer a nice 2500-square-meter garden and a beautiful infinity private pool set in panoramic location.
The property location allows easy access to Florence, Pisa, Lucca and the Versilia coastline area with large beaches, night-life and nice restaurants.
A well-known architectural magazine, “Casa Antica” dedicated an article to this property.
Distances: Monsummano Terme with general stores 4 km away, Montecatini Terme 7 km, Golf (6 18-hole courses) 10 km away, Lucca 38 km, Pisa (airport), Florence and the coastline within 65 km, San Gimignano 70 km, Greve in Chianti 80 km away, Siena 120 km, Rome (airport) 350 km away.
At guests’ disposal: large, well-groomed garden with infinity private swimming-pool (16 x 8 m – depth from 1,4 m to 2,5 m – open from 15/04 to 15/10) with Jacuzzi area for 8 persons and upstream swimming, spacious solarium with sun-beds, tables, chairs and sun-umbrellas, large changing room with bathroom with 2 showers. Guests staying at the villa can also enjoy use of a small stone amphitheatre under the pool area and of a nice relaxing shaded area with barbecue. Four mountain bikes are available. Laundry (washing-machine, dryer, ironing facilities).
The villa provides telephone, air-conditioning, WI-FI internet connection, satellite TV, alarm system, mosquito nets, safe and hairdryers (in all bathrooms).
Parking for 4 cars within the grounds.
Additional services (to be requested at reservation and to be paid on site): 2 cots, 2 baby beds and 2 high-chairs (available free of charge). Free WI-FI internet connection. Maid service by arrangement (€ 12,- / per hour). Linen and towel change (€ 130,- / per change). Chef service (prices on demand). Baby sitting service (€ 10,- / per hour). Chauffeur service available (with driver’s car € 40,- / per hour – with guests’ car € 20,- / per hour). Food shopping service (price on demand). Hair-dresser, massage service available by arrangement. Body-guard service available upon request. Upon request it is also possible to organize painting and Italian and Tuscan cooking classes, guided tours.
Small pets are allowed.
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Ground floor: large 80-square-meter living-room (satellite TV, DVD reader) with beautiful fireplace dating back to the 16th century, dining area and access on to the garden, open sitting-room with double sofa-bed, charming kitchen (2 ovens, small microwaves, 6 burners, large fridge with ice maker and freezer, dishwasher, toaster, American coffee maker, double marble sink) with fireplace, dining table for 8 persons and access on to a covered terrace with dining table for 14 persons, laundry (washing-machine, dryer, ironing facilities), double bedroom with access on to a covered terrace with table and chairs for 12 people overlooking the pool, bathroom with bathtub and Jacuzzi shower.
1st floor: spacious double bedroom offering nice panoramic views and ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower/Turkish bath, twin-bedded room, double bedroom, bathroom with Jacuzzi shower.
All of the bedrooms offer nice panoramic views.