Villa Fonteviva - 17th Century Luxury Villa in the Chianti Hills Near Florence

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Front stone walls of Villa Fonteviva


Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Wonderful 17th century 400 sqm house, just finished to be restored in 2013, with outdoor terraces and 3 hectares of land and olive trees, in a unique environment and landscape, near Sticciano a few kilometers from Certaldo and Tavernelle Val di Pesa.

In less than half an hour by car you can reach Siena and Florence, an hour's drive you can reach the beautiful sea of the Tyrrhenian coast of Tuscany.

The property is surrounded by olive trees and woods, in an environment rich in medieval history. In Certaldo, the birthplace of Boccaccio, you will find all the useful services for the life of every day, from banks to pharmacies, supermarkets and delicious restaurants, wine bars and entertainment venues.
A few minutes away is the practice station with trains to Siena and Empoli.

The outer walls with stone walls, exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, first floor with original Impruneta terracotta flooring offer guests a touch typical of the Tuscan countryside.
In the night the floors are fine parquet and create a warm and comfortable ambient.
The interiors are bright and spacious, the result of a recent renovation of the property which has preserved all historical feature and introduced all the modern comforts. The decor is traditional Tuscan style, simple, but functional.

The access to the rooms on the ground floor an entrance hall, to the left there is a large dining room and a kitchen in a modern style and well equipped (6 burner stove, oven, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher and microwave) opening onto a large terrace sunny. To the right of the entrance, leads to a large living room with fireplace and 42' TV HD , next to which is displaced a second living room/conservatory with 46' TV HD (where you exit in the garden), bathroom with shower, a laundry room with washing machine and storage.

At the entrance, through the wide stairs leads to the first floor , where there is a small study with a desk, from which there are three distinct ports.
On the right, there are the two spacious double bedrooms, with a separate entrance from the outside and a bathroom with shower. From the main door leads to two further double bedrooms, equipped with a bathroom with whirlpool tub and separate shower, while on the left there is a double bedroom with bathroom with shower. Upon request, on the ground floor, a single room can be set up additional.

In each room there is the radio FM/AM wireless system with built in speakers and independent thermostat useful during winter time.

The outside terraces are equipped with every comfort for outdoor living and to enjoy the beautiful views of the Tuscan countryside.

Only 2 km far from Fonteviva you can find several typical Tuscan trattoria for eating all the most famous Tuscan courses and best Chianti wines around.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 200 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Photography
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    separete dining room with 12 conf seats...moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils


  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low season
Oct 1 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$2,722 $8,709
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$3,592 $10,886
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,632.93
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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35 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Florence Peretola
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Fiano center town
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Golf Club Ugolino with its 18 holes
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
S.S Firenze - Siena
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 typical tuscan restaurants nearby
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Abetone famous ski station with 60 km of skiing
95 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi famous seaside

Car: Necessary

Villa Fonteviva is the ideal Tuscan stylish home location where to relax sorrounding by the fantastic panorama of Chianti hills and nature.

Florence and Siena are only 30 min by car far from Fonteviva.

Several typical tuscan restaurants and famous wineries nearby.

Certaldo, San Gimignano e Monteriggioni the most famous medieval towns are far few minutes by car.

The famous shopping and nightlife seaside location of Forte dei Marmi far only 1 hour by car.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I was born in Florence in 1974, i currently live between my Tuscany and Sardinia. I m an entrepreneur in the outdoor furniture field. I love playing tennis and skiing, during winter time i use to go to Abetone with its 60 km skiing slopes, far from Villa Fonteviva only 1,5 hour.

Why the Owner Chose Certaldo, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy:
Chianti, this word is the answer.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Relaxing time, outdoor sports as running, mountain biking, walking and for sure seat in some of the several Trattoria close to Villa Fonteviva, for eating some very tasty Tuscan dishes and very good Chianti red wines.

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Speaks: english, italian



  • Front stone walls of Villa Fonteviva

    Front stone walls of Villa Fonteviva

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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