BELLEVUE San Donato in Collina
Villa Bellevue is a quality Tuscan villa with swimming pool. Located in the heart of Chianti, this well furnished home with 4 bedrooms and private pool was a former watch-tower. Located in San Donato in Collina, Chianti this villa is only 15 km from Florence.
Here you will experience a new way of being on vacation. The family motto of the villa's owner, a famous Florentine interior designer is: "make our guests feel that they are at home".
You will be spoiled and looked after by a helpful staff, a dinner prepared in the tranquillity of the villa.
You are sure to experience an especially memorable holiday in an area like Florence rich with history. And, more specifically, in fascinating surroundings, immersed in a fairy-tale garden, amidst the violet of the iris and the red and white of the rose gardens, - carefully designed by a
Noted architect, Porcinai - which can be admired from the bedrooms and from the whole house for each level of the house there is a large terrace, also ideal for taking a view to the horizon.
Swimming pool ( 8 x 14 m) with a panoramic view of the valley.
A gazebo provides the perfect area for outdoor dining or for simply spending an evening in the fresh air enjoying one of the spectacular sunsets that this valley offers – its picture perfect vistas appearing to be the artifice of an expert hand. Once the sun has set, you will be left with only stars to keep you company, along with, perhaps, the humming of cicadas on summer nights; timeless and simple elements that in this marvellous setting add to the magic which dilates the senses and sharpens memory, aiding to capture a never-to-be-forgotten moment. The place is also ideal for families with children who can play on the lawn benefiting from the healthy countryside air.
The interior of the villa has been tastefully renovated to create a bright atmosphere, admirably fusing the classical with the modern, while fully respecting Italian cultural tradition.
The bedrooms, naturally bright and endowed with large drapes, are decorated in Tuscan style with all modern facilities.
The interior of the villa (500mq) is characterized by an exclusive atmosphere, bright and welcoming, decorated with special Biedermaier attention being made to elegance and comfort.
Recently remodelled preserving all the traditional Tuscan elements but without sacrificing any modern comforts, this residence presents the perfect mix of functional elegance and careful conservation. The red edifice, with its generous windows and large shade trees surrounding it, makes guests feel completely at ease, immersed in an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity.
Dining room with a very charming atmosphere, the antic crystal chandelier and the big dining table invites you for savouring delightful meals.
The generous living room furnished with big white sofas, beautiful hand-made white linen curtains, precious Biedermaier paintings and mirrors and an opened marble fire place, goes directly to a large terrace overlooking an amazing scenery offering the view of the ancient watch-tower appreciating a breathtaking moment.
A lovely hand-painted trompe l’œil breakfast room, where the eye dances over delightful touches.
Powder room (toilette and hand-wash).
4 Individually styled bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms; 3 double bedrooms, 1 single bedrooms, 3 of these have air-conditioning.
The master bedroom has a white hand-made marble bathroom with Jacuzzi tube, the second double bedroom has a Portugal rose marble bathroom with hand-painted trompe l’œil. And the others two single bedrooms share a bathroom with Jacuzzi shower.
Included in the price: gas and water, linen change on Saturday, Gardener/Pool attendant, Pool towels, two times a week 2hrs maid, baby bed.
Excluded from the price: Heating (€ 500 per week), Laundry service (€ 20 per hour, done exclusively by maid), Electricity (€ 500 per week), Final cleaning (€ 250), extra change of Linen and towels per change (450€).
N.B: Please note that for rentals over 30 days all clients must sign an Italian Rental Contract which is obligatory under Italian law. The cost is equal to 1% of the total rental fee, plus 30,00 euros for revenue stamps.
Security deposit € 2.500 ( in cash)
Additional services upon request:
40 Euro shopping service plus the cost of the receipt, 45 € x person for lunch/dinner for meat based meals 45 € x person for fish based meals, 25 € for children under 12 years old). The price of the meals includes professional chef service, there is a wine cellar, selected wines at extra cost. Babysitting (€ 25/hr). Extra maid service (€ 20/hr). Wine tasting. Guided tours, car service and driver under request
For shopping, the villa is quite near one of the largest factory outlet malls in Tuscany. Here one can conveniently acquire some of the most famous brands such as Dolce e Gabbana, Coveri, Ferrè, Fendi, Cavalli, Cardin, Klein etc…, enjoying savings up to 40% or more. Further north, guests can shop at the separate outlets of Prada and Gucci.
The distance from Florence downtown is exactly 20 minutes.
In the nearest village about 1km500: you can find all kind of shops as baker, post office, alimentary and in Bagno a Ripoli about 8km you have a big supermarket.
Restaurant: ”Centanni” 5km da casa. “Nuovo Ranch” 1km500.
- Coffee machine
- Maid service upon request
- Ironing Set
- House linens (sheets & towels)
- Microwave oven
- Swimming pool
- Satellite TV
- Personnel available
- Washing machine
Internet Wi Fi
1st errands shopping (€100)
Extra linen and towels: for the whole villa € 325
Babysitting (€ 25/hr)
Extra maid service (€ 20/hr)
Swimming pool (8 x 14 m)
Two large terraces extremely well furnished.
Kitchen is equipped with crockery (pots, pans, dishes etc.) espresso machine, oven, gas range, big fridge, freezer,
washing machine with combined dryer
10 hectares of natural park with olive, chestnuts and oak trees.
45 € x person for lunch/dinner for meat/fish based meals and 25 € for children under 12 years old). The price of the meals include professional chef service. But all necessary groceries and drinks are at cost of renters.
Guided tours, car service and driver