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Overview

Bedrooms:
20
Bathrooms:
20
Sleeps:
40
Type:
Villa
Pets allowed:
Yes
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

20 Unknown types

Description from manager

Immersed in a splendid scenery of the Florentine hills, nine kilometers from Florence, at the entrance of the Chianti area, a splendid villa of the late fifteenth century, has recently been transformed into a private residence with all the luxury and comforts needed. Thirty hectares of a park divided into olive groves, vineyards, fields, oak woods and cypresses, which stretch along the surrounding land.

In the past Grillanda was a farm, formed by the main house and adjacent or smaller houses of the same level as the main house but smaller, which can accommodate a total of twenty bedrooms.

The history to which this Renaissance villa is linked, makes it even more fascinating: built between the fifth and sixteenth century by the family of a famous Florentine painter, called Il Ghirlandaio, the farm became their place of vacation and leisure. One of the testimonies is represented by the previous frescoes painted by Ghirlandaio himself, at the family chapel.

Located so close to Florence, that from one of the balconies you can even admire the Brunelleschi’s dome, situated in the center of Florence. In the large Italian garden, there are two swimming pools, one of which is heated, a private pond for fishing, a spa equipped with an emotional shower with chromo therapy, sauna, Turkish bath, massage room and a small gym.

Each of the six houses has its own characteristics, but all have in common the quality of the materials used and the refinement of the furnishings. In the many details you can grasp the best of the Florentine artisan tradition. The finishes of these spaces are of the highest level, with refined parquet or two-colored floors. In the main villa, the walls are characterized by warm pastel colors and embellished with refined trompe-l’oeil.

The bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning, have their own bathroom covered in precious marble and windows that offer views of the park and the surrounding landscape. The walls are white lime, a warm white that also covers the wooden structure of the roof, while the floor is made of parquet of antique oak planks, a feature that makes each room different. The main villa is part of an ancient dovecote, built as a kind of tower, which has been transformed into the most charming and exclusive bedroom. One of its windows frames the Certosa of Florence while, in the distance, the Santa Maria del Fiore dome stands out. Below the main villa, there is the SPA, an extremely suggestive place with stone walls and a charming brick barrel vault. The other house, adjoining the main villa, together they form the original nucleus called the farm. From here it is possible to access the private chapel where the beautiful frescoes of Ridolfo del Ghirlandaio is kept. The style of the farm is certainly more rustic than that of the main villa; simple white lime plasters and stone floors. Some rooms together with the living room are characterized by particular vaulted ceilings brought to light during the restoration. These, made of terracotta tiles from Impruneta, tell the craftsmanship of those who built them 500 years ago.

main villa sleeps 10/11

ground floor

living room with fireplace and table for 4 people, dining room with table for 8 people and direct access to outdoor, fully equipped kitchen with double lavabo and direct access to outdoor, spacious living room with fireplace and direct access to outdoor covered area with stone built BBQ and pizza oven.

bedroom 1: double bedroom (convertible into a twin bedroom), accessible by wheelchair users, with single sofa bed, safe, and en suite bathroom with shower (plus extra hand held shower).

first floor

21 steps up

bedroom 2: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin bedroom), safe and en suite bathroom with (step down) shower cabin (plus extra hand held shower).

bedroom 3: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin bedroom), safe and en suite bathroom with bath tub and shower cabin inside the tub (plus extra hand held shower).

bedroom 4: double bedroom (convertible into a twin bedroom), safe and en suite bathroom with shower cabin (plus extra hand held shower).

second floor

17 steps up

bedroom 5: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin bedroom), safe and en suite bathroom with shower cabin (plus extra hand held shower) and view.

guesthouse Fattoria, sleeps 7

ground floor

small living room with French windows, TV , dining area with table for 6 people, fully equipped kitchen with direct access to courtyard.

first floor

15 steps up

bedroom 6: double bedroom (convertible into a twin bedroom), safe and en suite bathroom with shower cabin (plus extra hand held shower).

bedroom 7: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin bedroom), safe and en suite bathroom with double lavabo, shower cabin (plus extra hand held shower).

bedroom 8: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin bedroom), safe and en suite bathroom (smaller) with shower cabin (plus extra hand held shower).

bedroom 9: bedroom with French bed, safe and en suite bathroom wit

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 9506687

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Damage deposit: ($3,905.90) €3,500.00
Smoking
Please contact the owner

Amenities

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Private indoor pool
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Parking Included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Safe
  • Wheelchair users
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bathrooms

  • 20 Unknown types

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