From 199.00 € per night
Villa Ulivi has it all, the great views, the wonderful location, a bathroom for every bedroom and a private pool. The owners are a half American and half Italian couple that have made sure that the villa fulfills every ones expectations from both sides of the Atlantic. The villa is walking distance from the town of Lucignano.
Villa Ulivi is a private villa for rent in Tuscany; the villa was completely restored in the last years and whilst the exterior is very in keeping with the local architecture, the interiors are modern and comfortable with every thing new, fresh and carefully considered to provide you with a perfect holiday experience.
Owned by a American/Italian couple this villa has the best of both worlds. On one hand the owners are well aware of the important elements to create a classic Tuscan experience, on the other hand they are also aware of what modern people would like and want in terms of comfort and convenience.
The first thing that is immediately noticeable about Villa Ulivi is the views that seem to be all around and go on till infinity. Every window of this luxury villa has a view and the terrace is breathtaking. They stretch all the way across the Val Di Chiana taking in Castiglion Fiorentino and Cortona.
GARDEN & SWIMMING POOL: The private swimming pool (12 X 6 meters, 1,5 meter deep) commands amazing views from its terraces and gardens stretching all the way across the Val Di Chiana taking in Castiglion Fiorentino and Cortona. It is well furnished with lounges and umbrellas.
The Villa is approached by a gravel drive way and there is ample parking. One passes the main villa, some times inhabited by the owners who live half the year in America and half the year in Italy, they have two grown sons. The grounds are beautifully kept and there are lovely flower beds, lavender bushes, fig trees and green lawns giving way to Olive groves and orchards. There is a BBQ, tables and chairs for dining alfresco.
ACCOMODATION: the property is made of a main villa with four bedrooms and four bathrooms and a dependance with two more bedrooms and three bathrooms.
One enters the main house from the terrace into a large open plan room that has the kitchen and dining room and at the other end a sitting area with satellite television, comfy sofas and an open fire place. The kitchen has stove, fridge, oven and dishwasher.
Also on this floor are two bedrooms with two Travertine marble bathrooms with shower and with heated towel racks. One is twin and the other double. There is a laundry cupboard with washing machine in the hall way. Upstairs are two more bedrooms both with ensuite bathrooms with shower and one with a lovely balcony.
The decor in Villa Ulivi is all in very good, classic Tuscan taste, with lots of wrought iron work and exposed chestnut beams in the ceilings. The out doors with panoramic view flows seamlessly into the entertaining areas by way of French doors and large picture windows. There are insect screens on all windows.
The dependance is a two story building 20 meters from the main villa. On the ground floor there is a large living/dining room with kitchen corner and a bathroom. An internal staircase leads to the other floor where there are the two bathrooms with two ensuite bedrooms with shower.
The owners live about 400 mt from the villla, they can speak English.
LOCATION: Villa Ulivi is walking distance from Lucignano which is a beautiful example of an early medieval town and boasts several restaurants, banks and shops. By car; Cortona is 15 minutes, 20 to Arezzo or Montepulciano; 45 to Siena and one hour to Florence. Although immersed in peace and quiet, the autostrada is just 15 minutes drive connecting you to all important tourist destinations and the rest of Tuscany.
The closest airport is Florence (about 1 ½ hours) and Rome airport is about 2¾ hours by car.
In case of cancellation of a booking, the clients are entitled to a refund based on the days in advance of arrival day, as follows: