Villa Spassole

Region: Tuscany /  Central Italy  / Italy Sleeps: 12
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£6,498 - £9,791 per week
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Villa/Manor
Elegant, up-market, uber luxury

Property Amenities

Internet access
Pets allowed
Private pool
Heated Pool
Child-safe Pool
Jacuzzi/Hot tub
Sauna/Spa
Gym/fitness room
Bicycles provided
Working fireplace
Cable TV
DVD
Air conditioning
Heating
All bedrooms en-suite
Ground floor bed & bath
Wheelchair Access
Stag/hen parties allowed
Smoking allowed inside

Babies & Toddlers

High chair(s)
Cot(s)
Toys
Child-safe Pool
Ideal for babies & toddlers

Kids & Teens

Child friendly
Indoor games
Outdoor games
Ideal for kids

Things to Do

Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Rural Location
Romantic Retreat
Walkable Village/Town
Walkable Pub/Restaurant
Golf course nearby
Wine tasting
Walking/Hiking paths
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Overview of Villa Spassole

What Oliver loves…

  • The beautiful, south-facing garden overlooking the Val di Chiana is a great place to spend the long summer afternoons while sipping local wines.
  • The gardens offer seasonal produce such as aubergines, courgettes, and tomatoes, perfect for a Mediterranean salad or grilled vegetables.
  • The Fornace area is a converted oven area used to bake terra-cotta tiles. In cooler evenings, it is a perfect den for snuggling as the warmth of the fornace is ever present. The area has been filled with sofas, cushions, and home theater system.

What you should know…

  • The pool is a salt water pool so guests should remember goggles. 
  • Bicycles are required for easy transportation of provisions. They are provided on site.

Villa Spassole is a stunning, completely renovated Tuscan farmhouse. The central stone building of the property dates back to the beginning of 1600. The additional sections were developed towards the end of 1800. The property enjoys spectacular views across the Tuscan countryside

The villa has been beautifully decorated with an elegant interiors combining antiques and typical Tuscan furniture. All bedrooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, heating and satellite TV. The kitchens are fully equipped and are the perfect place to take Italian cooking lessons.

The villa has all modern amenities including a cinema, Turkish bath and a huge space to relax and enjoy a luxury holiday in Tuscany with family and friends.

The grounds are fenced for the privacy and security of the guests, where they can relax in the beautiful outdoor areas. There is a heated swimming pool with views of the valley below, a soccer field and a basketball court. This property is perfect for entertaining young people and has an indoor games room.

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Interior & Grounds

Main Villa
Ground floor
- Living room with original arches restored, stone fireplace, with 3 comfortable sofas, table separable for 8/16 people, large picture windows overlooking the garden, piano, old safe in 1800 and television. The space was formerly responsible for the firing of the bricks (kiln), now houses the TV room with home theater system.
- Kitchen with spacious dining area and direct access to the fully equipped patio where you can enjoy dinner or outdoor dining. The large kitchen, fully equipped, is perfect for organizing cooking classes. There is a marble table with 10 chairs, a large gas 6 burners, 2 ovens, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer and various machines for coffee.
- Guest bathroom.
- Laundry room with 2 washing machines and dryers, iron.

La Fornace
Originally an oven to bake a building material and make bricks, tiles, terra-cotta tiles. It has now been converted into a den with sofas, TV and home theater system.

Basement
In the basement there is a tavern, with a games room with table football, small kitchen, internet, as well as an area with wine cellar. Guest also have access to a bathroom with shower, changing room for pool and Turkish bath.

First floor
- Master bedroom with private bathroom 2 shower rooms, 5 windows overlooking the garden.
- Living room with fireplace, living area with armchairs, a small desk and library
- Double room with en suite shower and dressing room.
- Other living room with living area with sofa bed 2 armchairs, dining table, fireplace and small kitchen, equipped with 4 burners, oven, refrigerator, dishwasher. The living room is connected directly to the garden.
 
Second floor
- Double room with private bathroom with shower, whirlpool

Apartment
Ground floor
- Spacious dining room with large table for 10 guests, a plasma TV, 2 armchairs and a fireplace.
- Fully equipped kitchen with American fridge, ice maker, kitchen 6 burners, large central table professional, barbecue combined with internal hobs.
- Guest bathroom
- Rooms
- One bedroom with double bed and en suite bathroom and dressing room.
- A room with a double bed with two single beds and private bathroom and loft.
- All rooms have a private bathroom.
- Large patio with old table, 10 chairs, pizza oven, barbecue and old stone sink.
- Between the main house and the annexe another great patio dining table with 10 chairs.

Outdoor Grounds
To underline the presence of a security system for children with auditory and visual noise barriers. It also has a music system connected to MP3 or DVD player.

The property is completely fenced and offers a fantastic outdoor area equipped all guests requirements. There is a large heated swimming pool filled with purified water with salt, football pitch, box car, ping-pong , slide, swing and hammocks located in the woods.

The garden is perfect for alfresco dinning with a barbecue, deck chairs, a gazebo with table and 6 chairs. Along with the gardens seasonal produce such as tomatoes, courgette, aubergine, salad etc.

Amenities
- Internet access, phone, alarm system.
- Washing machines, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, electric ovens, food processor and iron.
- Air conditioning and dehumidification independently for each room, underfloor heating in every room and mosquito nets.
- MP3 Player, Plasma TVs 20 to 42 inches, Satellite TV in every room, DVD player and Hi-Fi.
- Turkish bath
- Fireplace interiors
- Barbeque
- Safe
- Outdoor heated swimming pool
- Outside covered area
- Barbecue and wood-burning oven
- Bicycles
- Ping pong table.






Map, Location & Local Information

Villa Spassole is a beautiful Tuscan villa with breathtaking views of the authentic Tuscan countryside of Val di Chiana. It is situated in a quiet retreat away from the crowds while also being in an excellent position for day trips to Florence, Arezzo, Siena and Perugia. The nearest village is Brolio and the villa is between Cortona (10 minutes 9 km) and Castiglion Fiorentino (8 minutes 7 km).

Sport activities in Tuscany
- Golf: Tuscany is a secret paradise for golfers.
- Jogging/Walking: put on hiking shoes to enjoy the beautiful countryside.
-  Mountain biking: there are many tours and excursions.
- Horse riding: Tuscany is a paradise for horse riding. 
- Swimming: possible at every tourist destination.
- Surfing: possible along the Tuscan coast.
- Diving: the Tuscan Archipelago and the Gulf of Baratti.
- Tennis: possible at every tourist destination.

Cultural activities in Tuscany
Florence
- Uffizi Gallery
- Vasari Corridor
- Prints and Drawings
- Academy Gallery
- Museum of Musical Struenti
- Complex of Palazzo Pitti
- Palatine Gallery
- Monumental Apartments
- Gallery of Modern Art
- Silver Museum
- Costume Gallery
- Boboli Gardens
- Porcelain Museum and Carriage Museum (part of the Boboli Gardens)
- National Museum of the Bargello
- Museum of San Marco
- Medici Chapel in San Lorenzo
- Archaeological Museum of Florence
- Museum Opificio delle Pietre Dure
- Museo Bardini
- Last Suppers in Florence
- Bigallo Museum, operated by the Opera del Duomo
- Football Museum (Florence)
- Brancacci Chapel, joint management with the City of Florence
- Casa Buonarroti
- Dante's House
- Casa Guidi
- Rodolfo Siviero House Museum, run by the Region of Tuscany with the help of the Friends of Florentine Museums.
- Cenacle of the Holy Spirit and Romano Foundation, run by the City of Florence
- Alberto Collection of Reason in outplacement, currently not open, run by the City of Florence
- Climb to the dome by Brunelleschi, managed by the Opera del Duomo
- Jewish Museum
- Museum Florence as it was run by the City of Florence
- Fondazione Giovanni Spadolini at Pian de 'Giullari
- Archimede's Garden and Museum of Mathematics, area Islet
- Gipsoteca Institute of Art at Porta Romana
- Horne Museum
- Museo Marino Marini
- Museum of the Opera del Duomo, managed by the Opera del Duomo
- Museum of Santa Croce Cappella de 'Pazzi
- Palazzo Medici Riccardi, managed by the Province of Florence
- Old Palace and Museum of Man, managed by the City of Florence
- Institute and Museum of Prehistory in Florence
- Rinaldo Carnielo Gallery, run by the City of Florence
- Salvatore Ferragamo Museum
- Museum of Santa Maria Novella, which is managed by the City of Florence
- Excavations of Santa Reparata, managed by the Opera del Duomo
- Diocesan Museum of Santo Stefano al Ponte
- Hospital of the Innocents
- Stibbert Museum, joint management between the city authorities and the Stibbert
- Museum of the History of Photography Fratelli Alinari
- Museum of the History of Science
- Museum of Natural History in Florence
- Natural History Museum of Zoology The Observatory section on Via Romana, collezionezoologica and anatomical.
- Natural History Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology section and ethnological.
- Museum of Natural History section of botany, in Via La Pira, botanical collection
- Natural History Museum Geology and paleontology, in Via La Pira, geological collection and paleontolica
- Museum of Natural History section of mineralogy and lithology, in Via La Pira, a collection of minerals and lithological
- Museum of Natural History section botanical garden in Via Micheli, botanical garden.
- Torrini Museum
- Diocesan Museum of Santo Stefano al Ponte
- House Boccaccio
- Home of Leonardo da Vinci

Siena
- Civic Museum, Siena
- Metropolitan museum of the Duomo, Siena
- Natural History Museum of the Academy of Fisiocritici (MUSNAF), Siena
- Pinacoteca Nazionale, Siena
- Papesse Palace Contemporary Art Center, Siena
- Santa Maria della Scala, Siena

Province of Siena
- Archaeological Museum of Palazzo Corboli, Asciano
- Museum of Sacred Art Castelmuzio
- Art Museum of Chianciano Chianciano
- Museum of Sacred Art of the Val d'Arbia, Buonconvento
- Chianti Sculpture Park
- Archaeological Museum of Chianti
- Museum of Sacred Art Montisi
- Mining Museum Abbadia
- Antiquarium of Poggio Civitate, Murlo

Colle di Val d'Elsa
- Civic Museum and of sacred art (Colle di Val d'Elsa)
- Museum of the crystal (Colle di Val d'Elsa)

San Gimignano

- Museum (San Gimignano)
- Diocesan Museum (San Gimignano)
- Spezeria of Santa Fina-Etruscan Museum and Gallery of Modern Art (San Gimignano)
- Ornithological Museum (San Gimignano)
- Museum of medieval torture and the death penalty (San Gimignano)
- San Gimignano 1300 Museum (San Gimignano)

Arezzo
- Gaius Maecenas Cilnio State Archaeological Museum, Arezzo
- State Museum of Medieval and Modern Art, Arezzo

Province of Arezzo
- Antiquarium National Sestino
- Paleontological Museum of Montevarchi


Local Amenities
Nearest Airport PERUGIA

(71-80 km)

Nearest Village FOIANO DELLA CHIANA

(6 km)

Nearest Town/City AREZZO

(26-30 km)

Nearest Restaurant BROLIO DI CASTIGLION FIORENTINO

(1 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub CASTIGLION FIORENTINO

(11 km)

Nearest Golf FIOANO DELLA CHIANA

(6 km)

Catering & Services

- Welcome basket
- House keeping for 3 hours per day.

Services on request at extra cost:
- Change all linens on Wednesday
- Cook
- House keeping (more than the 3 hours per day included)
- Baby sitter
- Cleaning
- Breakfast
- Cooking classes
- Gala dinner with meat, Chianina IGP
- Tasting courses in Wine, meat, Chianina IGP, and olive oil

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 1000€. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection. Arrival time 4 p.m.
Departure time 10 a.m. Energy costs included? Included in the rental price.
> If not included, what are they? air conditioning Linen & towels included? Linen and towels are included in the rental price.
Pets welcome? Only small pets. Changeover day Saturday
Smoking Allowed? No smoking in the property. 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.
End of stay cleaning included? Included in rental price. Other Ts and Cs - Minimum stay: 7 nights - City tax is not included, if provided by the municipality where the property is situated.

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