This 5-star boutique hotel was originally built in the first half of the sixteenth century. It has been restored recently and designed to make the most from the original features. Modern comforts were added and it was designed so guests could take full advantage of the views. It has the…
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Overview of Villa Serravalle
This beautifully restored, 14th century farmhouse sits on a farming estate on a hilltop and has magnificent views over the soft hills of the Arbia river valley. The owners have personally directed the restoration of the house and produced an impeccably tasteful and modern home that will enchant all visitors.
The grounds surrounding the house are fenced in to afford maximum privacy. Guests can enjoy a dip in the swimming pool, relax in the garden and dine outside on the terrace in complete peace and tranquillity.
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Interior & Grounds
The entrance hall opens out into a spacious living/dining room stretching the length of the building and divided into sections by traditional brick arches. There is a fireplace in the central section and satellite TV with DVD and panoramic glass doors at one end of the living room lead outside. The formal dining area is located at the other end of the living room and glass doors here open out onto a covered, furnished terrace.
The dining area opens into the large, well-equipped kitchen with ample work surfaces, a restaurant-size gas range with steak grill, oven, fridge with freezer and dishwasher. An open brick arch in the kitchen creates a delightful informal dining area on one side. And more doors lead you outside, making this whole area light and airy.
Also on the ground floor is a laundry room that includes a washing machine, clothes dryer and ironing facilities and a bathroom with washbasin and WC.
On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom and three twin bedrooms. There are two more large bathrooms with bathtubs and shower facilities and a smaller bathroom with washbasin, WC and shower.
The owner has personally directed the restoration of the house and her impeccable taste in colors and fabrics is seen throughout. The building feels light and airy while still maintaining the traditional building with beamed ceilings, brickwork and the cotto floors. All the tiles in the the kitchen and bathrooms are decorated by hand.
The garden surrounding the house is perfect for outdoor living. There is a furnished terrace for al fresco dining, a spacious, meticulously well-kept lawn and a private 5 x 12 m swimming pool. The grounds and swimmingpool are maintained by a gardener who lives in a separate farmhouse on the estate property and his wife provides maid service 3 hours per day, 5 days per week. Both are included in the price.
Also within the grounds is a separate gym with 7 specialised pieces of equipment, a sauna, a Jacuzzi, and a Turkish bath. The keyholder will provide you with the access keys.
- 2 double bedrooms
- 3 twin rooms
- Dishwasher and washing machine
- Satellite TV and DVD
- CD player and sound system
- Baby cot
- Air conditioning in bedrooms
- Swimming pool
- Bread oven
- Separate gym
- Sauna, Jacuzzi and Turkish bath
- Maid service
- Telephone (additional cost)
- Central heating and firewood (additional cost).
Map, Location & Local Information
Famous for a wealth of art, history, striking landscapes and outstanding produce, Tuscany has the best of all worlds.
This beautiful 14th century farmhouse was restored in 1996 and is situated on a hilltop dominating the surrounding countryside. The grounds surrounding the house are part of a farming estate, complete with formal park at the center.
Lying 23 km south of Siena, Villa Serravalle is perfectly placed for visitors to explore the gentle, carefully cultivated hills occasionally broken up by picturesque towns and villages.
The nearest village of Buonconventoa is 3 km away and contains shops and restaurants including: a Post Office, emergency clinic, banks and more. Montalcino, famous for the prestigious wine Brunello di Montalcino, is 12 km away. The historic city of Siena is 23 km away.
Slightly further away are Florence (85 km) and Rome (200 km). The golf green at Chianciano Terme is a 45 minute drive, and the Ugolino golf green near Firenze is an hour drive away.
Catering & Services
Services upon request at additional cost:
- The cook charges 18 euros per hour plus the cost of the food which she buys.
- Highchair and baby cot are available.
- Central heating available if required.
- The golf green at Chianciano Terme is a 45 minute drive away.
This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.
Terms & Conditions
|Security deposit||€520. This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.||Arrival time||Between 4.00 p.m. and 6.30 p.m.|
|Departure time||8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m.||Energy costs included?||Heating: Extra (please enquire).|
|Pets welcome?||No pets allowed.||Changeover day||Saturday.|
|Insurance||It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.|
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