Villa Mario, an enchanting old villa dating back the 18th century, is located in the vicinity of Pistoia, lovely city of art between Florence and Pisa.
The ideal position of the property offers the opportunity to spend a peaceful, relaxing holiday, but it is also an excellent base to explore all parts of Tuscany.
This elegantly restored villa on the rolling and gentle hills of Tuscany has amazing views from the terrace and the large swimming pool (7x14 mts).
The pool with its outside shower is situated in a very sunny position to take baths and sun all day long.
Table, chairs and barbecue are provided under the patio for outside dining.
This accommodation , builts on three levels, has a total surface of about 600 mts square, is fine style furnished also with many antiques.
On the gound floor we find on the left side the large income, the main living room with its vaulted roof, one bathroom; on the other side the smoking/cards room with fireplace, diner room and a very large kitchen with a big galley – laundry room.
The diner room has a comfortable access onto the garden where you’ll find table and chairs to dining outside enjoying a superb view.On the first floor a beautiful library- bed room with fireplace , four large bedrooms and four bathrooms.
On the second floor we have one double bedroom, one very large bedroom for four people, one bathroom, the living area, diner room and kitchen.
The villa hosts max 15 people.
This property offers tranquil and panoramic views of the beautiful Tuscan countryside; from one part of the estate you have a view of the undulating hills full of olive trees; from another part you take in the Oaks' Woods which form the North Tuscany border; the estate is characterized by these two different but both spectacular landscapes.
The land around the villa is about 240 acres and it has olives groves, woodland and a great number of fruit trees . Discover the property through the beautiful walks around here…
There is also a very large terrace with veranda where relaxing with a good book, dining 'al fresco' having nice chats or enjoying the stunning view immersed in the peace and quiet of the Tuscan’s countryside… immersed in secular olive groves, Villa Mario makes you experience the atmosphere of old times.
You will find staying at Villa Mario a real paradise where you'll wish you could stay forever!
FURTHER OUTDOOR DETAILS
The front of the villa has a garden and a patio where in summer is used as dinner barbecue for many people. For guests's use only the large swimming pool, situated in a natural terrace with a stunning panoramic view, outdoor areas and many paths in the wood for relaxing and beautiful walks.
A large fenced parking is available on the grounds of the estate.
Villa Mario offers tranquil and panoramic views of the beautiful Tuscan countryside; from one part of the estate you will have a view of the undulating hills full of olive trees; from another part you take in the Oaks' Woods which form the North Tuscany border.
The estate is best characterized by these two different (but both spectacular) landscapes.
VISIT THE SURROUNDINGS
Villa Mario is located in one of the most convenient position of all Tuscany.
Thanks to its convenient position, you're provided with easy access to the main cultural and artistic attractions such as Firenze, Siena , Pistoia, Lucca and Pisa.
Florence is half an hour away and so is Vinci (birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci), under two hours you
can reach the historic city of Siena and the village of San Gimignano going through the breath taking “Chianti valley”.
10 miles to reach the world famous spa town of Montecatini Terme, well known for the waters which cure digestive problems and mud bath used for the cure of suggest you visit the thermal complex “Grotta Giusti”, one of the more famous SPA centre in Italy.
Half an hour away you reach a beautiful golf 18 holes course, horsing stables and tennis courts in the vicinity.
1 hour away you reach one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, the very famous Versilia coast where are the towns of Forte dei Marmi, Lido di Camaiore and Viareggio ,famous also for it’s winter Carneval.
Under two hours you reach the famous Gulf of Tigullio and the incredible Portofino & Santa Margherita.
In 1 hour you are away from the city of Bologna, ½ hour to reach the hills of Porretta Terme, town famous for curing respiratory diseases with its water.
Villa Mario is only 4 miles away from Pistoia city centre where restaurants, bars and every kind of stores can be found.
Pistoia is a small medieval jewel that is worth the pain to know because there are ancient churches, museums and works of art, don’t forget a sightseeing in the historic centre of Pistoia with its Cathedral, Baptistery and 'Campanaria' Tower as well as the Town Council and Mayor palaces of the 12th and 13th century is highly recommended.
Modern and contemporary art is offered by the Pecci museum in Prato and by Fabroni Palace in Pistoia.
Fattoria di Celle park in Santomato is unique in Italy for its open-air works of art.
In half past an hour you can reach Abetone mount, the most important winter-sports station of the central Italy.
There are many wine tours in the sourrounding area, beyond that in Chiantishire, interesting for wine fans.
People interested in nightlife will not remain disappointed because in the surroundings theatres, discotheques, cinema and night clubs can be found.