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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Casa Alina: A Tuscan Villa
Terracotta laden 12th century villa in the ancient village of Saint Vito of Ortimino, is just six kilometers from the town of Montespertoli; in an unspoiled, laid-back region of the Chianti countryside. Seasonal festivals celebrating the local truffles, the grape harvest and fresh pressed olive oil are magnificent to experience. Renaissance Florence, just 35 kilometers northeast, is available by scheduled buses; or short drives while nearby hill towns include Siena, San Gimignano, Certaldo and Vinci.
This charming, completely restored sacristy with its landscaped fauna and rose gardens, part of a larger borgo is in a secure gated community which lies on top of a beautiful Tuscan hillside, with sweeping panoramic views of this exquisite countryside dotted with olive groves, vineyards and cypress trees. A hill top walk surrounding the submerged valley before stopping at the Panchetti bakery for a warm loaf of bread is a must!
The inviting first floor living area with its hewn post and beam construction is nicely decorated with warm colors that reflect the local landscape, comfortable modern furniture and a sculpted stone fireplace. Satellite TV offers world wide coverage and films in multiple languages. The gourmet eat-in kitchen with its hand-crafted walnut cabinetry, travertine countertops, high-tech stainless appliances and professional cookery encourage all epicureans and not to try a hand at Tuscan cooking. How can you resist the smell of the fresh basil, rosemary and sage that emanate from the garden? The antique communal harvest table will draw in your guests…Mangia, anyone?
On the second floor, Casa Alina offers two spacious antiquated and bedrooms featuring hand-forged iron beds and new, luxurious king/queen sized bedding with pressed hotel style linens. A comfortable pull-out couch in the living area can accommodate a fifth guest. A third bedroom is on the third floor has a double bed. You are sure to get a great night’s rest after a tough day in one of the most beautiful places on earth---
Casa Alina caters to an American and Canadien clientele. We know what you want in a beautiful rental. Casa Alina delivers. We have Wi-Fi, CNN, central air, modern appliances and screens on all doors and windows.
Are you ready for a truly memorable vacation?
Keywords: apartment, house, villetta, flat, bungalow, property, accommodations for 4
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Member since: 2010
- 2 story
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Two full bathrooms with showers
- Central Air Climate Controlled Heat Refrigerator Washing machine Dryer Stove Range Microwave Dish Washer Espresso/Cappuccino maker American Coffee Maker Coffee Grinder TV with SAT TV Phone for Local Calls Hair Dryer US Outlets in Every Room (This means that you can bring plug in your cell phone, lap top, etc.) DVD ...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
Casa Alina offers freshly prepared four course meals delievered straight to the table. Menu based on seasonal produce,etc. Fresh and local products used at all times. Dietary restrictions can be accomodated with advance notice. Breakfast baskets also available. In villa cooking lessons....moreless
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
4 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $600
Additional nights can be purchased at $240 per night
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Wine Tasting, Olive Oil tasting, Tuscan Cooking Lessons, Medieval Festivals, Garden Tours, 50 minutes to the Mediterranean Sea
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: Kimberly and Alessio Pucci are the owners of Casa Alina, a villa in a restored hamlet that they purchased after living in the heart of Renaissance Florence for more than ten years. The couple was looking for a quiet place in the unspoiled Tuscan countryside to raise a family that was within a short drive to Florence. Kimberly, an American, studied in Florence and then began her career in the Italian jewelry business as a buyer for the Piccini family on the Ponte Vecchio. Alessio, a Tuscan native, earned a double Phd. at the University of Pisa in Structural Engineering and Architecture. Casa Alina is named after the couple's first child, Alina, who was born in Florence in 2004. They have since moved to Rhode Island where Kimberly works in luxury goods. Alessio is a partner at Paul Weber, an architectural firm in Newport. The family welcomed a new baby, Niccolo', in the Fall of 2009. Casa Alina has become their retreat from their hectic lives in the US!
Why the Owner Chose Montespertoli, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy:
Rolling hills dotted with cypress trees, walks in the vineyards, our olive groves...a great location with fabulous wine and amazing food! Need we say more?
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Casa Alina is truly a magnificent place to use as a base for your Tuscan vacation. We guarantee our accommodations as our family takes care of the property and greets you upon your arrival! We have left our home as a home NOT as a rental property. Therefore, you will find everything that you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Pack your bags and book at week (or two) at Casa Alina. You are sure to be pleased!
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Walk Through The Vineyards
Enjoy the Quiet of Casa Alina
Casa Alina By Candlelight
The King Room with romantic decor, luxurious linens and restored antiques.
Girl's Wine Week At Casa Alina With Laura's Freshly Prepared Tuscan Meals!A Win!
Catch of the news or enjoy a glass of wine by the fireplace. Slow it down...
Wine(d) down! We are in the unspoiled Chianti wine country!
Florence by day! Florence by night! You will never be disappointed with our city
The Pucci Family
Taste local wines, vinegars and honey at one of our nearby castles.Life is good!
We Guide You To The Road This Traveled So That You Enjoy The Real Tuscany
Rolling Hills of Tuscany
Casa Alina is situated in a restored 12th c.hamlet, once owned by the Vatican.
Our eat-in gourmet kitchen with chestnut cabinets, travertine and old farm table
The Queen Room with luxurious bedding and post and beam ceilings.
The quaint Prince room has a double bed, Nonna's rocking chair and antiques.
Our two bathrooms have English style fixtures and beautiful Italian ceramic tile
We love to share our favorite spots with our guests. Ask us where we go to taste
Brunilleschi.Medici. Leonardo. Michelangelo. Renaissance Florence is a must!
We Offer All of Our Knowledge and Local Expertise Our Guests
Sunset Run In Ortimino
Grape Harvest 2016
Day Trip. The Cinque Terre & Portovenere, the best of the Mediterranean!
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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