Villa del Marchese is a magnificent historical residence, located in the countryside of Malmantile, in the Florentine Chianti area, and only 18 km from Florence.
Dating back to the year 1000, over the centuries, the villa had the most important and noble Florentine families as its owners. The first owners of the villa were the Pazzi (Florentine family) who used it as a summer residence. Afterwards it was the turn of Frescobaldi (another noble Florentine family that has been produced for centuries the most prestigious Tuscan red and white wines). In modern times the villa has passed to Fucini (family of poets and great geologists) and currently belongs to Dorin, another important Florentine family.
Surrounded by a large wooded park with centuries-old trees, the property features an Italian-style garden, a gazebo with a dining table for 18 people and a small covered pergola that serves as a lounge area, perfect to relax alfresco while sipping a glass of wine.
At guests’ disposal also a barbecue area to cook tasty grills, and a delightful swimming pool (15 meters long), equipped with parasol, sunbeds, deck chairs and a portable toilet.
The villa is the ideal location to host weddings and other types of events, thanks to its large outdoor and indoor areas that allow you to organize lunches with barbecue or dinners at the cool cellar, meeting any cyustomer’s needs. Moreover, inside the park there is a lovely consecrated chapel to be used on Sundays.
The rectangular-shaped property (980 sqm), spread over 3 floors, is elegantly furnished with stylish furniture and valuable antiques.
It can accommodate up to 18 people for a total of 8 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.
Upon request, extra beds are available (at a cost of 150,00€ per day) for a maximum capacity of the villa of 23 people.
Ground floor: On the ground floor there is a rustic kitchen (equipped with fireplace, microwave, sink, small fridge and gas stove with 2 burners) and an adjoining dining room. Following a wardrobe, a closet, a bedroom with 2 single beds and a bathroom (with shower).
First floor: The first floor consists of large and elegant rooms, starting from the dining room furnished with 2 tables, fireplace made of Serena stone and a coat of arms of the Pazzi family (the first historic owners of the villa). Besides, you will find a sophisticated lounge area (with 6 sofas, table, coffered ceiling and large television), a room for breakfast and a fully equipped kitchen with: fridge, dishwasher, oven, sink and separate pantry.
Also on the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms (including one with a four-poster bed) with both ensuite bathrooms (with shower).
Second floor: The second floor is dedicated to the sleeping area, consisting of 4 rooms divided as follows:
- a bedroom with 2 wrought iron single beds and 1 single sofa bed, TV and a small terrace. Between this bedroom and the neighboring one there is a bathroom (with shower) bordered by a wooden door;
- a bedroom with double bed and 1 single sofa bed, TV, fireplace and exposed beams;
- a bedroom with double bed, TV and ensuite bathroom (with shower);
- a bedroom with double bed, carpeted floors, desk and adjoining closet.
Third floor: In the little tower there is a double bedroom with exposed architrave, from which it is possible to admire a splendid view of the surrounding countryside and the Florentine Chianti area.
Included free Wi-Fi- All bedrooms have conditioning (with fee). The other rooms are cool as built with thick walls. Pets are allowed.
Magnificent historic villa with large park and private swimming pool, surrounded by greenery and located in a strategic position to reach the main cities and beauties of Tuscany.
Ideal location to host weddings (and other events), families with children or couples of friends who want to spend a relaxing holiday in the beautiful Tuscan countryside.
CONDITIONS AND PRICES
This property has a minimum stay of 3 nights.
Please note that part of the proceeds from rent will go to the charity called "Coveri Matteo per i bambini onlus" that deals with research and fundraising for children with genetic diseases, suffering from hunger, and with other problems related to difficult family situations.
Included in the price: Welcome buffet; breakfast (every day); utilities (water, gas and electricity); use of the pool; private parking; Wi-fi internet; sheets and pool towels; cribs; weekly linen change; staff (only on request).
Excluded from the price: Final cleaning (500,00 €); air conditioning (60,00€/day); heating upon consumption; baby sitter; private chef; wine tasting and tours; maid service (30,00€/hour); balloon tour of the Chianti Fiorentino area; bus tour of Florence; typical wine and food tasting (in villa); other extra services.
Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay 1.500,00€ security deposit upon arrival (cash), which will be returned at the end of the stay upon damages.
Villa del Marchese is nestled in the green countryside of Malmantile, in the Florentine Chianti area, and only 18 km from Florence.
It boasts a strategic location: the proximity to the main roads and highways allows you to reach, in a short time, the main cities of Tuscany and the wonderful area of Chianti Classico. The latter is known worldwide for the prestigious wine to which it gives birth (the typical mark of the Gallo Nero) and for its evocative sceneries and charming villages which are along the “Via Chiantigiana”, from the nearby Greve to Panzano, from Castellina to Radda.
Moreover, there are some ancient Tuscan villages, little pearls of the surrounding area, easily accessible by car such as:
- San Miniato (24 km), historic Napoleone Bonaparte's destination during his Italian Campaign, renowned for its white truffles;
- Vinci (28 km) is the birthplace of Leonardo, the famous Italian painter, engineer and scientist;
- Certaldo Alta (30 km), a medieval village where the Italian writer and poet Giovanni Boccaccio lived;
- San Gimignano (40 km) is set on a hill and is characterized by its beautiful towers and for Vernaccia (famous Tuscan white wine, the first Italian wine to receive the mark of DOC, Controlled Designation of Origin, in 1966);
- Volterra (60 km), a famous Etruscan city with its walls and museum.
Lastly, there is a curiosity to know which concerns the village of Malmantile: every year, in the period of May-June, is held a genuine medieval feast with clashes between horsemen and archers, tricks and costume parades and more.
Montelupo Fiorentino (5 km), Lastra a Signa (10 km), Florence (18 km), Vinci (28 km), Greve in Chianti (27 km), San Gimignano (40 km), Siena (70 km).
Large, private, outdoor parking area (up to 76 cars for events)
Swimming pool with parasol and sunbeds
Private park with old trees
Gazebo with dining table
Pergola with outdoor relaxation area
Air conditioning (with fee)
Ideal place for hosting weddings and other events
Staff available (on request)
- Inclusions Internet
Available methods of payment:
- Check-in time: 16:00 - 19:00
- Check-out time: 09:00 - 10:00
- Cancellation Policy For cancellations 45 days or more prior to the arrival date, 100% of the paid amount will be retained; for cancellations with less notice, the full rental amount will be retained.
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