Villa Travicello

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Overview

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Villa Travicello is an exquisitely restored eighteenth-century Tuscan villa, ornately preserved with abundant traditional charm as well as glamorous touches of modern day luxury, within its own private, gated estate.

Set behind a wrought iron entrance, with original stone courtyards and a series of terracotta tiled outhouses, this sumptuous home casts an impressive silhouette, standing regally within its own impeccably maintained estate with private pool.

There are a series of cobbled courtyards, wonderful verdant lawns and terraces with a brick-built barbecue and a dining veranda for sumptuous al fresco meals. When illuminated at night, the glistening pool and swaying, fragrant pine trees are a majestic sight, offset by immaculately maintained lawns framed by flowering plants. Sitting in the bubbling jacuzzi with a cocktail facing panoramic views of the Tuscan hills, fragrant with olive groves, is about as good as it gets!

The interiors at Villa Travicello offer abundant rustic charm, with large original sixteenth-century fireplaces, decorative wrought-iron stair rails, original windows and exposed timber beams. Interspersed with the traditional tone are touches of indulgent glamour: Turkish bath with aromotherapy, state of the art walk-in showers, hotel-grade cotton bed linen.

The living spaces are well proportioned and dripping with ornate features and relaxed luxury; pinstriped silk upholstery, antique furnishings and gorgeous pistachio toned dresser filled with porcelain and crystal to name a few!

The sense of preserved history is recurrent throughout this home; the original doors in place, frescoes on the walls, and a wonderful, roomy farmhouse style eat-in kitchen with locally painted tiles.

This sumptuous home can accommodate up to eight guests across four bedrooms. Lavishly adorned, the interiors have regal and elegant accents of crimson, oil paintings, antique candle holders and abundant character. The bedrooms offer sedate refinement, away from the bustle of the crowds, with views across the impeccably manicured lawns and hills beyond.

Guests can enjoy all the privacy and seclusion of a private home along with five-star hotel grade services such as a personal chef who can cater to an array of menus. Additional services include private wine tasting and Italian cooking lessons.

Dining al fresco is a stylish affair at this glorious home; guests will adjust the pace and enjoy long and leisurely breakfasts after a refreshing morning swim, or a mouthwatering barbecue as the sun softens across the hills, with an array of local wines and locally sourced antipasti.

Villa Travicello is a secluded and tranquil rustic idyll, set within its own verdant and fragrant private grounds, offering a little slice of preserved history, just a short distance from some of Tuscany’s finest cities.

***For larger groups it is possible to rent the sister property Villa I Grilli virtually next door - please follow links for more information.

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What you should know…

  • This home is a rustic, traditional country home rather than a serviced, resort style experience
  • A vehicle is beneficial in order to benefit from all that this rich and varied region has to offer

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer Cable TV Gym/Fitness Room Table Football DVD Working Fireplace Heating

The Villa

Villa Travicello is a traditional Tuscan villa boasting sunning views over the surrounding countryside. A blend of tradition and comforts, this villa is the perfect abode for your holiday. Spread over two floors, it can accommodate up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms.

Ground floor

- Large lounge-dining room sitting up to 14 people with a large 15th-century fireplace with sofas and armchairs.
- Lounge room which leads to the big Tuscan kitchen with its own fireplace and antique-style oven.
- Bathroom with shower
- Double bedroom opening onto a covered veranda with table and chairs with stunning views

First floor
- Main bedroom with en-suite bathroom with Turkish bath/shower and lovely views
- Bedroom with views
- Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower
- Twin bedroom with beds that can be united

Exterior
- Garden
- Infinity pool with hydromassage and acoustic alarm (8x16 mt, depth 1.35 to 2.50 m, available from approximately end of April to beginning of October)
- Parking for 5 cars
- Al fresco dining
- Parasol and sun loungers
- Garden

More facilities...

- Netflix, for movies and tv series in original languages
- Iron and ironing board
- Hairdryers
- Coffe machine (americano, coffee maker, nespresso)
- Safe
- Blender
- Turkish bath
- Bluetooth Bose acoustic speakers
- Hair-curler
- Tolietries (shampoo/shower gel, hand and body cream and hand detergent)
- Water purifier and sterilizer for domestic use
- Smoke detectors, emergency kits, fire extinguisher, fire blanket, carbon monoxide detectors

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Travicello
Walk to Restaurant Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Villa Travicello is just a short distance from Pistoia - a beautiful city in the heart of Tuscany, in close proximity to the cities of Florence and Pisa. Known for its stunning medieval architecture, Pistoia draws an international crowd in the summer months.

As a tourist destination, Pistoia is a truly picturesque city and has a host of wonderful historical buildings such as the gorgeous Duomo and its Baptistery and the Palazzo del Comune. Pistoia is perfectly situated in the Tuscan countryside and many charming spa towns and mountain retreats are within a short drive of the city. If you are looking for a combination of history, culture, and relaxation, this idyllic Italian commune is the perfect place to visit.

The Tuscan landscape is considered among the best that Italy has to offer, with its splendid hills, elegant architecture, olive trees and vineyards the views at every turn are enchanting and awash with seasonally changing colours.

Visitors to Tuscany come for many reasons. Many come in search of fine art and others to explore the extraordinary countryside. Gourmets and wine buffs descend on Tuscany to enjoy the simple but wonderful cuisine and wine.

Walkers enjoy the mountain paths, cyclists the rolling hills, and summer vacationers the sea coast and islands. Students come to learn the beautiful Italian language and culture.

Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculptures to frescoes and architectural masterpieces. This captivating region is a hub of Italian life, boasting the finest dining, the finest wines and breathtakingly picturesque scenery.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Florence airport

(40 km)

Nearest Airport Pisa airport

(45 km )

Nearest Village Monsummano Terme

(3.5 km)

Nearest Town/City Pistoia

(14 km)

Nearest Restaurant

(1.3 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Monsummano Terme

(3.5 km)

Nearest Supermarket Monsummano Terme

(3.5 km)

Nearest Shop Monsummano Terme

(3.5 km)

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 Kids Ideal for Teens

Children of all ages will enjoy this charming home with its abundant historical character and enchanting grounds. Fully executed for relaxed family living, children will be able to safely roam the grounds and discover its mysteries, or spend hours splashing in the pool.

The villa’s chef is able to cater for younger palates, so parents can enjoy a break also, and the novelty of dining outside will never wear thin!

For day trips, among the highlights for children in Tuscany, Pinocchio Park Collodi is a great day out - Collodi is home to a theme park dedicated to Pinocchio and his adventures, with activities like literary itineraries, buildings and sculptures set amidst the greenery, art exhibitions and illustrations, puppet making workshops and more. Rather than being a Disney style park, it is more a cultural and natural environment, very Italian in style.

Pistoia Zoo is located in the hills near Pistoia and is one of the most popular zoos in Italy; covering a space of seven hectares and an array of species for a fun and educational day out.

The water park, Aqua Village is located in Follonica, near Grosseto, and offers a range of slides and rides from gentle toddler splash pools to more thrill-seeker level for older children.

From hiking, to horse riding, to watersports, to cultural heritage, children of all ages will learn so much from a visit to Tuscany: what could be more enchanting than a day of dolphin watching in the reserve known as Pelagos Sanctuary in Viareggio, followed by a meal in a local hilltop restaurant - offering sublime, flavoursome local specialities followed by wonderful gelato and cream filled pastry treats that the region is known for.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Bottle steriliser
  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Bikes
  • Swings
  • Table Football
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Cooking Classes Available
  • Yoga Classes Available
  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Ice-cream making course and tasting available
  • Guided tours, truffle hunt, painting lessons, yoga classes, hot-air baloon tours, helicopter flights available
  • Photographer, personal driver, personal shopper 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 pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services

Extras included at this property (for stays on 1 week minimum)

- Continental breakfast
- 2 hours maid service

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Chef
- Catering
- Guided tours
- Truffle hunt
- Painting lessons
- Yoga classes
- Hot-air baloon tours
- Helicopter flights available
- Chauffeur
- Wine-tasting and wine-tours
- Photographer
- Personal shopper available
- Ice-cream making course and tasting

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, 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

This secluded and tranquil rustic idyll lies within its own private estate with gorgeous views and enchanting gardens, exactly the kind of place you might choose for a wedding. The elegant 16th century villa retains its original character, mingling beautifully with the understated luxury and welcome touches of indulgence to be found here. Treat yourselves to a Turkish bath with aromatherapy before your special day or relax in the jacuzzi with a glass of wine admiring the views across the Tuscan hills and olive groves. There are cobbled courtyards, immaculate stretches of lawns, sparkling pool, swaying woodland, floral terraces, and so many other lovely places, both inside and out, to host your ceremony and celebrations.

Wedding Reception
Up to 150 guests can be hosted for an outdoor reception and up to 60 inside the villa.

Dancing and music is able to continue outside until midnight (it could continue afterwards at a lower volume) and up to 25 people could dance inside with no indoor noise restrictions.

Wedding Ceremony
A symbolic ceremony could take place on site, up to 150 people in the gardens or up to 25 inside the villa.

A civil ceremony could take place in the local town hall which is a 4 minutes’ drive from the villa.

The owners can provide details of an English-speaking celebrant.

Where to Stay
Up to 8 people can sleep in the villa.

Nearby, up to 60 people could find accommodation within a 5 minutes’ drive. All remaining guests would be able to find accommodation within a 15 minutes’ drive.

The owners can supply details of local transport firms.

Wedding Planning 
The venue can provide an event planner or the client may provide their own.

Catering
The venue provides all the catering at the villa and works exclusively with their own catering team.

Other information
Groups of over 60 people would need to hire a marquee, in case of bad weather.

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 €800 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm to 7 pm
Departure time By 10 am
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price except for A/C which is charged on consumption (0,50/kWh), payable locally.
Linen & towels included? Linen & towels included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Pets are not allowed
Changeover day Saturday.
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price except for A/C which is charged on consumption (0,50/kWh), payable locally.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking inside the villa.
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
Minimum stay 7 nights, except winter when 3 nights are accepted. During Christmas and New Year, short stay are on request only.
Heating costs included? Not included in the rental price, on consumption (€ 0,17/kWh) payable locally.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included.
Other Ts and Cs For stays of less than a week, the light dinner on the arrival day and the continental breakfast on the next day will not be provided, as well as the 2 hours of extra cleaning and bathrooms’ linen change
Other Ts and Cs Weddings and any special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately end of April to beginning of October. 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.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 6th 2020 - May 2nd 2020 - - - £3,944
May 2nd 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 - - - £4,955
Jun 13th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - £6,269
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - - £4,955
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 - - - £3,944
Oct 31st 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 £1,572 £2,129 £2,685 £2,933
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 - - - £3,944
Jan 9th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021 £1,572 £2,129 £2,685 £2,933
Mar 27th 2021 - May 1st 2021 - - - £3,944
May 1st 2021 - Jun 12th 2021 - - - £4,955
Jun 12th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - - £6,269
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 - - - £4,955
Sep 25th 2021 - Oct 8th 2021 - - - £3,944

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 6th 2020 - May 2nd 2020 - - - €4,193
May 2nd 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 - - - €5,268
Jun 13th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - €6,665
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - - €5,268
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 - - - €4,193
Oct 31st 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 €1,671 €2,228 €2,785 €3,118
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 - - - €4,193
Jan 9th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021 €1,671 €2,228 €2,785 €3,118
Mar 27th 2021 - May 1st 2021 - - - €4,193
May 1st 2021 - Jun 12th 2021 - - - €5,268
Jun 12th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - - €6,665
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 - - - €5,268
Sep 25th 2021 - Oct 8th 2021 - - - €4,193

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 6th 2020 - May 2nd 2020 - - - $4,535
May 2nd 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 - - - $5,697
Jun 13th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - $7,209
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - - $5,697
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 - - - $4,535
Oct 31st 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 $1,807 $2,364 $2,921 $3,372
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 - - - $4,535
Jan 9th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021 $1,807 $2,364 $2,921 $3,372
Mar 27th 2021 - May 1st 2021 - - - $4,535
May 1st 2021 - Jun 12th 2021 - - - $5,697
Jun 12th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - - $7,209
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 - - - $5,697
Sep 25th 2021 - Oct 8th 2021 - - - $4,535

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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