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RENT A LARGE VILLA IN TUSCANY .....10 bedrooms plus Tuscan villas for large groups, sleeping 20 people or more. Renting your own Tuscan villa or farmhouse will remind you of the simple and basic pleasures of life: soaking up the Tuscan sun, sampling the world's finest food and wines, exploring the captivating village life. Step out of the door of your holiday home and stroll the streets of Siena, Radda, Greve, explore the areas of Arezzo, Cortona, San Gimignano, Chianti, Lucca, Pisa, Florence and the Florentine Hills, or Tuscany's smaller villages.

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Villa Clara, in Lucca area of Tuscany
10 bedroom 9 bathroom luxury villa, near Lucca, private pool, Sleeps 20
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Lucca area of Tuscany: Villa Clara is a beautiful villa built at the end of the 18th Century. It is a typical manor house of the period, with its own small formal park and chapel within the grounds. It is situated in a peaceful rural location at the center of an old wine producing estate, with farmhouses once occupied by the farmers looking after the winery. The area, known as La Maulina, has always been famous for its wine. Today, it is one of the most desirable residential areas of the town of Lucca. With Lucca just 4 kms away, this property combines proximity to a town with the peace and beauty of the countryside. The villa was totally renovated a few years ago and has been furnished very elegantly with antiques. It can accommodate groups of up to 20 people, with all the bedrooms, except one, having its own bathroom. Beautiful private swimming pool (15 x 7m) located in a panoramic position a short walk from the house. INTERIOR: Grd flr:  Huge dining room opening via french windows onto both the front and back gardens. Traditional Tuscan-style kitchen. Billiard room. Small sitting room. 1st flr:  2 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (shower only). 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom sharing a bathroom (shower only). 2nd flr:  2 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (shower only). 3 twin bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (1 with shower only, and 2 with bath and shower).  LOCATION:  Lucca is 4 kms away, railway station 5 kms, Lucca motorway exit 6 kms , tennis courts 500 meters, Pisa Airport 26 kms, and Florence 70 kms. STAFF: Maid service. 

Villa Ano  set in lush rolling Florentine hills of Tuscany
11 bedroom 11 bath  villa, on hillside with fabulous views, fenced heated swimming pool, sleeps 20

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Florentine Hills area of Tuscany: Classical Tuscan villa, 11 bedrooms (9 double, and 2 single bedrooms) and 11 bathrooms, sleeps 20, with fenced, heated swimming pool. It dates back to the 14th Century, and is situated at the summit of a hill from which it dominates the surrounding rolling countryside, which is rich in similar noble Tuscan villas and wonderful panoramas. The villa has been lovingly restored while remaining true to its historical splendor and idyllic setting. It is an elegant and refined villa replete with tasteful furnishings and many historical pieces and antiques. INTERIOR: 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, sleeps 20 people. Ground floor: Billiard room with fireplace. First floor: Living room with fireplace, dining room, panoramic terrace, kitchen with fireplace, 1 bathroom with shower, 2 double bedrooms with bathroom with shower, 1 single bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower (suitable for the disabled). Second floor: 6 double bedrooms (beds that can be separated) all with bathroom with shower, 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower, 1 single bedroom with bathroom with shower. One of the double bedrooms has an overhead gallery with 2 extra beds.  Washing machine, satellite TV, billiards. OUTDOOR AREAS: Fenced-in and equipped park, fenced swimming pool (8x11 meters, irregular shape). LOCATION: 3.5 km San Donato, 12 km Florence, 75 km Siena. 5 km horse riding, 5 km tennis courts, 22 km golf course. 25 km Florence airport.

Poggio Magnolie, beautiful manor house in the heart of Chianti Classio
11 bedrooms, in 3 buildings, Manor house and 2 annexes, private pool, Sleeps 22
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Chianti Classico. 11 bedrooms, sleeps 22, 5 kms from Montevarchi. Lovely, large stone house, and 2 annexes, 410 m2 total, great for large groups. Interior: on the ground floor, antique and tasteful furnishings: entrance hall. Upper floor: lounge with open fireplace and satellite-TV. 1 double bedroom. 1 double bedroom with open fireplace. 2 double bedrooms, each room with shower/bidet/WC. 1 room with 2 beds. Kitchen (4 hotplates, oven, dishwasher, micro wave, deep freezer) with dining table. 2 showers/bidet/WC. Panoramic view of the countryside. Facilities: washing machine, modem connection. On the ground floor there is access to a large room (32 m2) where an arch separates the billiard room from the living room. From one of the bedroom there is access (1.2 m in height) to a loft room with rattan lounge. The first annex, 100 m2, on 2 floors consists of a double bedroom and a dining/kitchen on the ground floor with access to a covered patio (50 m2 with outdoor furniture). Shower/bidet/WC. 1st floor: 1 double bedroom. 1 twin bedroom. Shower/bidet/WC. the second annex, 100 m2, consists of large, sunny living room, kitchen, 1 double bedroom and 1 shower/bidet/WC on the ground floor. 1 double and 1 twin bedroom, shower/bidet/WC on the 1st floor. Both kitchens are adequate for self-catering. Gazebo with furniture next to the swimming pool. Lovely stone house from end of 18th century, situated in a wonderful setting, 350 m above sea level, surrounded by olive groves, vineyards and forests, nice panoramic position. It is ideally positioned to visit the most important towns like Cortona, Pienza, Montalcino, San Gimignano and the Chianti area. The main house (sleeps 10) and the 2 annexes opposite it (each sleeps 6) are rented together (sleeps 22), in total 410 m2. Wood burning oven, organic fruits and vegetables. It is possible to buy local olive oil and wine on site. 45 km from the centre of Siena, 50 km from the centre of Firenze, 30 km from the centre of Arezzo. Private: grounds 5000 m2 (fenced), garden 2000 m2 (fenced), swimming pool (6 x 12 m, 07.05.-01.10.), table tennis, garden furniture, barbecue, fireplace. In the house: billiards table, washing machine. Parking by the house. Shop 5 km, grocers 3 km, bus stop 800 m. Tennis 5 km, golf course 50 km, riding stables 3 km. Area; in the eastern part of Chianti, on the slopes leading down to the Arno valley, surrounded by olive groves, woods and vineyards. Cosy, historical village, in the eastern part of the region, on top of a hill, on a slope, 40 km from Arezzo, Siena, 50 km south-east from Firenze. All shops, restaurants etc. in Cavriglia 4 km. Gaiole in Chianti 13 km. For arrivals by plane: airport Florence 70 km.

Villa Strada  Large property, Chianti Classico
11 bedrooms in main house and 2 annexes, sleeps 20

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  Chianti Classico, 5 star property with main building and 2 annexes for your large group. Affordable property for large groups to be together and enjoy privacy. This 11 bedroom property sleeps 20, and consists of a main building of 570 m2 and 2 annex, one 80m2, one of 40m2. The villa is 600 m2 on 2 levels,  has 2 floors with prestigious rooms elegantly decorated and furnished with all comforts. Internet connection. The property is surrounded by a mature park and there is a lake, olive grove, garden and beautiful swimming pool. Panoramic view of the valley and the countryside. INTERIOR: on the ground floor, modern, antique, luxurious, tasteful and cosy furnishings: large living/dining room with open fireplace. Large lounge 80 m2 with TV, satellite-TV and stereo unit. 1 double bedroom 30 m2 with shower/bidet/WC. Kitchen (6 hotplates, oven, dishwasher, freezer). Upper floor: 4 double bedrooms, each room with shower/bidet/WC. 3 rooms, each room with 2 beds and shower/bidet/WC. 1 room with 1 bed and shower/bidet/WC. Large terrace. Terrace furniture, barbecue. Annex: The 80 m2 annex has a bedroom in the mezzanine with double bed, shower/bidet/WC and a living room with sofa bed and a large panoramic window. The second annex, 40 m2, has 1 bedroom with double bed and shower/bidet/WC. Facilities: washing machine. Internet (Wireless LAN extra charge). Reserved parking. Golf course at 4 km. 6 km from the centre of Grassina, 20 km from the centre of Greve in Chianti, 56 km from the centre of Siena, in the countryside. Private: grounds 60 ha, garden, swimming pool (01.05.-30.09.). Outside shower. Garden furniture, barbecue, parking. Shop 2 km, grocers 2 km, supermarket 4 km, shopping centre 8 km, restaurant 4 km, railway station 12 km. Golf course 5 km, tennis 5 km, tennis club 5 km, riding stables 2 km. AREA: Strada in Chianti, village, 20 km south from Firenze. All shops, restaurants etc. in Impruneta, 5 km. Greve in Chianti 10 km. Railway station Florence 25 km. Airport Firenze Pereto, Pisa. Chianti Classico - gently rolling hills between Florence and Siena, woods, vineyards, Romanesque churches, fortified villages and castles encircled by imposing walls. From Greve to Gaiole, Castellina to Castelnuovo Berardenga, Volpaia to Badia di Coltibuono up to the walls of Monteriggioni, and the gates of Siena, Chianti is a breathtaking spectacle. The roads wind slowly and sedately along itineraries marked by vineyards and cypress trees, olive groves and oak woods:

Palazzo Arezzo, Arezzo
12 bedroom  11 1/2 bathroom luxury villa, private pool, Sleeps 22
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 Arezzo. Historic villa dating back to the 16th century on the same estate as Villa Arezzo which is located at the gates of Arezzo (under 1 mile from the villa). The villa has been restored to its original splendor thanks to the attentive recent renovation personally carried out by the owner. There are numerous furnished outdoor areas and an inviting swimming pool (8 x 16m). The furnishings of superb quality, the comforts it possesses, the swimming pool, and its wonderful position are all part of Palazzo Arezzo?s allure, making it the ideal place for a completely relaxing and enjoyable holiday. Nearby is the Casentino with its castles and the hermitages of the Verna and the Camaldoli. Cortona is 18 miles away, Florence Airport is 45 miles, and Perugia is 30 miles away. INTERIOR: Luxury villa, sleeps 22 people. Grd flr: Large living/dining room divided into four areas (table seats max. of 14), small kitchen, dining room (table seats 8), 2 WCs (washbasin), changing room. 1st flr: Living room with fireplace, 1 double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bathtub, 3 twin bedded rooms each with ensuite bathroom (1 with bathtub and 2 with shower), 2 twin bedded rooms, 1 bathroom with bathtub. 2nd flr: 3 double bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom with shower, 2 twin bedded rooms each with ensuite bathroom with shower, large verandah enclosed by windows with lounge area and table seating 14. Amenities also include TV, telephone, washing machine.  Extra services available on request include a cook, extra maid service, and a driver.

Villa San Giuliano
15 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, 2 WC, private tennis court, private pool, 5 km Pisa, 20 km Lucca, sleeps 27
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20 km Lucca, 5 km Pisa, 85 km Florence. Lovely, large 20 room villa, 1,500 m2 (16,500 sq. ft.) in size, on 3 levels, with 15 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms 2 WC. (11 double bedrooms, 3 single bedrooms). Private swimming pool, tennis court. Sleeps 27. Interior: on the ground floor, antique and luxurious furnishings: large entrance hall. Games room. Living room. Large living/dining room with open fireplace. Small dining room. Kitchen (6 hotplates, oven, dishwasher, micro wave, freezer). 2 sep. WC`s. Upper floor: Another living room with satellite TV. 1 double bedroom. 1 bedroom with 2 beds, exit to the terrace. 1 double bedroom. 1 bedroom with 2 beds. 1 double bedroom with shower/bidet/WC. 2 bedrooms, each with 2 beds. 1 double bedroom with bath/bidet/WC., 4 baths/showers. 2nd upper floor: 3 double bedrooms. 1 bedroom with 1 bed. Bath/bidet/WC, shower/bidet/WC. 5 star rating. Facilities: washing machine. Area: The property is located outside of the small town of San Giluliano Terme, in the residential area in the middle of large private park. 1 km from San Giluliano Terme, 5 km from the centre of Pisa, 20 km from the centre of Lucca, 85 km from the centre of Firenze, 25 km from the sea. Private: park 1 ha, swimming pool (7 x 14 m, depth 140 - 260 cm, 09.05.-26.09.), outside shower, tennis (1 x clay court), floodlit, garden furniture.  Housemaid on request: (extra). Cook on request (extra). Parking in the grounds. Grocers 100 m, thermal baths 1 km.


Lucca Country Estate 30,  Tuscany, Lucca
Luxury Tuscan Estate, pool and tennis court, Sleeps 22 to 30.
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Lucca. Beautiful historical estate with staff and private chef set on 50 acres of pine forests and olive groves ideal for made up of a luxurious frescoed main villa restored to a very high level with modern amenities has 11 bedrooms and bathrooms and 5 reception rooms with extensive entertaining areas, a casina with 1 bedroom and bathroom, and a coach house with 3 bedrooms and bathrooms. The villa accommodates 22 people in style and comfort, with chef and staff and for parties of 24 the casina can be rented, and for 28 to 30 the coach house is also available . Ideal for family gatherings or weddings. Nestled in 50 acres of olive groves and pine forests the villa lies in the picturesque village of Vorno approximately 8 kms south of Lucca and has extensive gardens, a floodlit tennis court, a large swimming pool and several different al fresco dining areas. Hence the surroundings are completely rural and tranquil yet guests have the convenience of the village bar, shop and restaurant all being only five minutes walk away. There are wonderful views of the surrounding hills, forests, olive groves and the Alpe Apuane, sometimes snowcapped in the winter. LOCATION: Situated twenty five minutes drive from Pisa airport, thirty five minutes from Forte dei Marmi and the Versilian coast, and fifty minutes from Florence airport, the villa offers a unique combination of easy international access, country atmosphere and proximity to the historical and cultural delights of Tuscany. The lovely historical town of Lucca is only 10 minutes drive north of the estate on the old Pisa road. Lucca is the nearest railway stations, giving easy access to La Spezia and the delights of the Cinque Terre. HISTORY: The original building dates back to the 15th century, but through the years there have been many changes and the actual aspect of the villa is that of the early 1800?s when it was purchased by the Nottolini family. The main fa?de is the one facing north, which has a large door with architrave and stone frames. There is also a similar entrance on the south side of the building where there is the flower garden, a pond, flowerbeds, rose gardens, paths and pergolas. The estate also includes other buildings such as the Limonaia, the building where the lemon trees were traditional stored each winter, now a beautifully decorated full service kitchen often utilized for cooking school demonstrations, the Stables where wine cellar and wine tasting room is located, and the Chapel, now consecrated for Anglican wedding ceremonies. CATEGORY: VERY EXPENSIVE

Sognare Estate, right in the heart of Tuscany, Chianti, Italy
16 to 18 bedroom Luxury estate, private pool, tennis court, full staff with Butler - can sleep up to 35
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Sognare Estate  Chianti. Sognare Estate, owned for centuries by an Italian aristocratic family, is a true gem in the heart of Tuscany. An expansive, luxury, fully-staffed estate dating from the 15th century, one of the finest estates in Tuscany. The Estate is made up of a main villa, 16,700 sq.ft. in size and a guest house, 4,850 sq.ft. in size, located 15 meters from the main villa. The entire property was painstakingly restored and renovated during the 1990`s with detailed attention given to every room and feature. The owners themselves have decorated the property with an elegant and refined style. The results are truly magnificent, the entire villa and guest house are exquisitely furnished and fully air-conditioned. Beautiful floor tapestries are found throughout the rooms covering the terra-cotta and wood floors, an extensive collection of oil, prints and engravings adorn the walls, stylishly rich fabrics, upholstery, and drapery have been chosen to compliment original features of each room, and refurbished antiques abound. The villa is encircled by spectacular gardens, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside with its rolling verdant hills, olive groves, and vineyards from every vantage point. There is a beautiful swimming pool (16 x 8 meters in size) with an adjacent large covered outdoor seating area with couches and tables, an annex with changing rooms, bathrooms, and sauna, a Jacuzzi for 6 people, and a pergola which provides shade by the pool. The tennis court is located below the pool. Next to the villa there is a large patio with a retractable awning where al fresco meals can be served for up to 36 people.  LOCATION: Chianti region of Tuscany, in the hamlet of Collalto, 20 minutes from San Gimignano and Siena, 40 minutes from Florence,  and under 3 hours from Rome. STAFF. Category: Very Expensive.



TUSCANY......Some of Tuscany's main towns: Arezzo - a beautiful Etruscan medieval city. Cortona, from where you can look down upon Lake Trasimeno. Lucca, medieval city within medieval walls. Siena, About 30 miles south of Florence, another medieval city and historic center, and one of the more popular, with its stylish town, cobbled streets, home of Palio horse race; Relax in a cafe, enjoy the red brick main square, (which is pedestrians only). Explore the hill towns around Siena; South of Siena - the delightful San Gimignano, a perfect place to experience Tuscany hill town life. Between Florence and Siena; the Chianti area, wine country, and the main towns of Greve in Chianti and Radda in Chianti. The southern Tuscany coast becomes the Maremma, and rises to Monte Argentario.

From even our most peaceful Tuscan villas or farmhouses you still have easy access to the culture and history of  Florence. We have villa rentals on the Tuscan coast which allow you to combine these pleasures with the relaxing atmosphere on one of Italy's most delightful coastal areas. Tuscany is an ideal spot to savor the best of Italy. When you have a large family or a large group of friends planning a holiday, renting a large Tuscan villa or a private estate is a unique way to spend your vacation in Tuscany. Rather than renting numerous hotel rooms, experience living amongst the locals in your "home away from home."

Tuscany is surrounded by the Emilia-Romagna in the north, Umbria to the east, Lazio to the south. The provinces of Tuscany: Arezzo, to the east; Firenze - Florence in the north; Grosseto to the south; Livorno on the west; Lucca on the northwest; Massa-Carrara furthest north; Pisa west; Pistoia and Prato between Lucca and Firenze; Siena southeast, north of Grosseto, bordered by Arezzo. The art city of Florence, the Arno River, the awesome sunsets, the shopping, fine restaurants, strolling through the city. Then on to the Florentine countryside, the vineyards, the olive groves, the rolling hills of Tuscany await. Siena considered to be one of the more popular areas of Tuscany, extends across 3 hills, was originally Etruscan, with a revered piazza, the Campo at the center which is home of the famous Palio horse races. It is a great area to explore and to experience the best of Tuscan life style, with its rolling hills, farmhouses and lovely landscaping, to feel the history of time gone by. Lucca another popular Tuscan area, a Medieval town, surrounded by walls, for walking, cycling. Wander the cobblestone streets, explore the city with its old churches, buildings.

Coastal areas of Tuscany: The Versilia between the northwest coast and the mountains has a mild climate, beautiful resorts with sandy beaches along the coast, ideal for children and beach vacations, with many outdoor activities available. With miles of sandy beaches. The main seaside resort is Viareggio, and there is the elegant, exclusive resort of Forte dei Marmi, and Marina di Pietrasanta, Marina di Massa and Marina di Carrara. The Argentario Promontory, The promontory, with high rocky cliffs, to the north is the main resort of Santo Stefano.  On the south coast, are Porto Ercole and nearby exclusive Cala Galera. Southern Tuscany; Maremma is on the southern boundary of Tuscany, against the border with Lazio. With seacoasts, pine woods, stretches of rocky coast, coves, harbours.

Tuscany - Siena: Historic town south of Florence. Tuscany - Chianti: Wine region between Florence and Siena. Tuscany - North: Lucca and the area north of Lucca and Florence, including the coast. Tuscany - South: South of Siena, includes Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino and the area south from there. Tuscany - East: Cortona, Arezzo. Tuscany - West: Pisa, San Gimignano, Colle Val d'Elsa, Volterra, including the coast.

Tuscan Pleasures - Enjoy la dolce vita in Tuscany, with its fine wines, olive oil, gelato, world classic hot chocolate, delicious Tuscan meals whiling away an afternoon or evening with wines, appetizers, pasta, first courses, main courses, desserts and fruits. Experience the life of Tuscany by enjoying a Tuscan cooking class, or take a wine and food tour. Italy awaits and Tuscany offers the best for a holiday of scenic beauty, with lovely holiday homes, villa rentals, its town squares, al fresco dining, and for experiencing the essence of Italy!

Italy, Tuscany Villa Rentals and Holiday Home Rentals...From your holiday home rental, enjoy the magic of Tuscany's Chianti, Florentine Hills, San Gimignano, Siena, Arezzo-Cortona, Lucca, Florence, Montecatini, Maremma. Tuscan's sea, mountains, hills regions. Tuscany sea; Versilia, Pisa and Livorno, Argentario. We have holiday vacation rentals; of private homes, some luxury, some staffed, some self catering, offering castles, estates, villas with swimming pools, farmhouses, cottages, city and farmhouse apartments in Tuscany and all of Italy. Offering over 2000 holiday villa rentals in the most popular areas of Italy;  Tuscany as well as apartments in the city of Rome, villas in Roman countryside, Villas in Veneto countryside, apartments in Venice, villas and farmhouses in Umbria; Todi, Perugia-Assisi, Lake Trasimeno, Marches on the Adriatic Sea, Italian Lake district; Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta, Lake Garda, Southern Italy; Campania; Amalfi coast, Positano, Sorrento peninsula, the islands of Capri, Ischia, Sicily, the Italian Riviera, Liguria.