Tenuta Valdambra

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Sleeps: 20 Bedrooms: 9 Bathrooms: 9

Overview

Wedding Venue Pool Ideal for Kids Hot Tub All Bedrooms En-Suite

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Nestled in a triangle between Arezzo, Siena and Florence, this beautiful villa in the heart of the rolling Tuscan countryside, feels like its own little hamlet. Accessible via a country lane, Tenuta Valdambra has the space and views that will help you relax and create wonderful memories.

The villa, surrounded by woods, vineyards and olive groves, is decorated in a homely style, with antique brick tiles and furniture blended with more contemporary designer pieces. Its large open plan living area, with plenty of seating for all the guests, is neatly divided by an arch, giving you the sense of a cosy hideaway. And there is a floor cooling system which will help you keep at a comfortable temperature, however hot the Tuscan sun is outside.

The property comfortably accommodates up to 20 guests, with each of the nine bedrooms having its own TV and en suite shower room. To add to the fairytale-quality of the villa, some of the bedrooms even have four-poster beds.

If it’s a peaceful spot surrounded by nature you are after, this could be just what you’re looking for. Tenuta Valdambra, one of the oldest farmhouses in Valdambra, is surrounded by a herb and flower garden, and a little further on, woods. You can enjoy these panoramic views from the gazebo, while you are dining on Tuscan treats, soaking in the breathtaking vistas of the valley. You could even heat up the wood-fired pizza oven for some homemade Italian fare. Jump in the private swimming pool to cool off, or hop into the heated hot tub in the annexe – whatever takes your fancy!

Feeling peckish and want to explore the local restaurants? The nearest village is less than 9km away and has some good restaurants for you to sample some local cuisine. Here you will also be able to explore the winding streets leading to the old medieval fortified town. There are also supermarkets here for you to pick up some provisions, and tennis courts if you fancy a quick game.

The beautiful cities of Florence and Siena are both within striking distance for a great day out with a bit of art and history. 

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What you should know…

  • Two of the bedrooms on the mezzanine floor can be transformed into twin rooms, for more flexible sleeping accommodation
  • The property is accessible along a winding lane, giving you privacy and seclusion - a car is advisable

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Hot Tub BBQ Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Satellite TV Heating

Main Villa Interiors

Ground Floor

- Sitting room with large satellite TV and fireplace
- Dining room with seating for 20 guests
- Fully-equipped kitchen including dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine

Mezzanine Floor

Double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower and access to outdoors
- Double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower
- Laundry room

First Floor

- 3 double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms with showers
- 2 bedrooms with a double and single bed and en suite bathrooms with showers

Annexe Interiors

- 2 double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms
- Hot tub for 6 guests

Outside Grounds

- Swimming pool (6m x 12m, depth: 1.4m), open approximately May to September. Heated up to 27°C on request at additional cost
- Sun loungers and parasols
- Gazebo with comfortable seating
- Covered al-fresco dining
- Barbecue
- Brick oven
- Parking for 5 cars

Facilities

Wi-Fi
- TV in every bedroom
- Hairdryer in each bedroom
- Underfloor cooling/heating (additional cost)
- Wood-fired pizza oven
- Mosquito nets
- Alarm system
- Washing machine

Location

About the surrounding area of Tenuta Valdambra
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Tennis Nearby Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Perfectly placed in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, this property benefits from the privacy of the nearby woodlands, alongside the amenities and culture of nearby towns and cities. It is within a triangle formed by Arezzo, Siena and Florence, which are all within driving distance for a good day out.

The nearest town is Ambra, which has a variety of shops, bars and restaurants plus a market on every Tuesday. In Siena you will be able to tuck into some fantastic food while admiring the gothic architecture. Then head off to some of the galleries and museums to get a dose of history and culture. Arezzo also benefits from great art and architecture, and is home to the breathtaking frescoes of Piero della Francesca, an early Renaissance Italian painter.

In Florence you will find works of art from the Renaissance, including Michelangelo’s David sculpture and many Botticelli masterpieces. If you’re feeling strong, a walk up to the cupola of the Florence’s Duomo is recommended – a chance to view the city from its famous dome.

Of course, Italy is famous for its stylish fashion, so if you want to pick up some bargains, head off to the Outlet Prada in Montevarchi. For something a little different, guests at the villa can request to go truffle hunting in one of the Pieve Santo Stefano reserves. You will be picked up from the villa, then taken to look for these special treats – white and black truffles.

The villa is perfectly placed for wine tours and there are a number of vineyards in the area that offer tastings. The Il Borro estate will give you a tour of the vineyards plus tastings for you to get a real feel for the region’s wine. Visit the family’s wine and art gallery, then view the cellars full of barrels of wine.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Florence

(90km)

Nearest Airport 2 Pisa

(145km)

Nearest Village Ambra

(8.5km)

Nearest Town Bucine

(13km)

Nearest Restaurant

(3.5km)

Nearest Supermarket Ambra

(8.5km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Ambra

(8.5km)

Nearest Tennis

(13km)

Region

With its rolling fields, historical heritage and a cuisine that’s a delight for all the senses, it’s no wonder Tuscany is one of the most popular regions in Italy for holidaymakers. Yet even with its popularity, you can still kick back in one of our luxury villas in Tuscany and feel peace, tranquillity and the joy of seclusion. 

This is one destination that really does have a little bit of everything for everyone, whether you’re travelling with family, friends or are just looking for a romantic getaway with that special someone.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Tuscany is a great place for a family friendly holiday, and this property is perfectly placed to take advantage of what the area has to offer. In the city of Florence you can take a Segway tour around the winding streets before heading to the Leonardo da Vinci Museum, a great interactive experience which highlights the artist’s various engineering projects. Of course, a trip to an ice cream parlour would top off the day!

Cortona is home to Fortezza del Girifalco, an ancient hilltop fortress overlooking the city. What an adventure the children will have, exploring the guardhouse, keep and four corner bastions of this impressive building.

An hour’s drive away, you will find a park that is home to over 400 animals, highlighting the amazing biodiversity on the planet. From giraffes, elephants and lions, to crocodiles, pythons and ostriches, Pistoia Zoo is a fun day out for the family.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Tennis Nearby
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool

Services Available

  • Maid Service Included

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • Welcome Pack Included
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Service Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services 

Extras included at this property:

- Welcome pack
- Maid service (2 hours, Monday - Saturday)

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Pre-stocked fridge
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner service
- Extra cleaning
- Change of towels
- Olive oil (produced by the owner)

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Event information

Please note that any event rental may be subject to additional charges, venue hire fees and to a higher security deposit, which will be in addition to any published rental rates and fees.

All events are on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner, who reserves the right to refuse all events without their prior authorisation.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €1500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, and daily cleaning (Monday - Saturday). However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately May to September. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Extra €70 per week for underfloor cooling or heating, payable locally.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Pool heating charge? Extra €700 per week, payable locally. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 20 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 31st 2020 - Apr 11th 2020 £8,388
Easter Week £9,411
Apr 18th 2020 - May 30th 2020 £8,388
May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 £9,206
Jun 27th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 £11,558
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 £9,206
Oct 3rd 2020 - Apr 3rd 2021 £8,388
Easter Week £9,411
Apr 10th 2021 - May 29th 2021 £8,388
May 29th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 £9,206
Jun 26th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 £11,558
Aug 28th 2021 - Oct 2nd 2021 £9,206

Prices based on an occupancy of 20 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 31st 2020 - Apr 11th 2020 €8,815
Easter Week €9,890
Apr 18th 2020 - May 30th 2020 €8,815
May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 €9,675
Jun 27th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 €12,148
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 €9,675
Oct 3rd 2020 - Apr 3rd 2021 €8,815
Easter Week €9,890
Apr 10th 2021 - May 29th 2021 €8,815
May 29th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 €9,675
Jun 26th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 €12,148
Aug 28th 2021 - Oct 2nd 2021 €9,675

Prices based on an occupancy of 20 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 31st 2020 - Apr 11th 2020 $9,709
Easter Week $10,893
Apr 18th 2020 - May 30th 2020 $9,709
May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 $10,656
Jun 27th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 $13,379
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 $10,656
Oct 3rd 2020 - Apr 3rd 2021 $9,709
Easter Week $10,893
Apr 10th 2021 - May 29th 2021 $9,709
May 29th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 $10,656
Jun 26th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 $13,379
Aug 28th 2021 - Oct 2nd 2021 $10,656

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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