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Beautiful 9BR Villa with Private Swimming Pool right in the Heart of Greve

People18
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms7
Separate WC's1
Property type villa

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Property
villa
People
18
Bedrooms
9
Bathrooms
7

Description

Photos and Description of this 9 bedroom holiday villa in Greve in Chianti - Villa Benedetta

Sleeps 18. 9 Bedrooms. 7.5 Baths.

Villa Benedetta is a beautiful historic residence that has been for many years the beating heart of the Folonari family, a renowned name in the Italian wine panorama. Dating back to the early 1800, the villa is located at the center of the family’s agricultural holding that is currently producing excellent internationally known wines.

After a long and thorough renovation of the villa in 2014, the owners have decided to convert it into a vacation home considering its overall wonderful characteristics, elegance and charm. The spectacular typical Tuscan surroundings are perfect for excursions either on foot, on a bike or for horseback riding.

The park of the villa is immaculately kept and features furnished shade areas dedicated to just relaxing while enjoying the view on the stunning Tuscan landscape or al fresco dining (there is a new barbecue and a covered gazebo that sits up to 18 people).

The private swimming pool (size 40 x 16 feet) comes with a changing area, full bathroom with shower and a dedicated wi-fi internet connection.

Location: the villa is located in Greve in Chianti, which is often considered as the “entrance gate” into the Chianti region. The beautiful main square of Greve, Piazza Matteotti, is the focal point of the town and can be easily reached from the villa on foot (about 10 minutes walk), by bike, or by car (3-4 minutes drive).

At the Piazza Matteotti there is several excellent restaurants such as the Osteria Mangiando Mangiando, the Bottega del Moro or the Osteria del Chianti Classico as well as many other typical grocery stores, Artisan shops and the famous Antica Macelleria Falorni (a Tuscan butcher that has been in the same spot since 1729). Nearby the square there is also a supermarket.

Walking distance from the villa there is a bus stop where it is possible to take several buses to Florence or other nearby locations such as San Gimignano or Siena.

Description of the interiors: The villa features 9 large charming bedrooms (all with the characteristic high ceilings) and 8 bathrooms in total.

Ground floor:

- Large kitchen with table seating up to 8, oven, gas stove, American style fridge, kettle, toaster, ice machine, Italian coffee machine (moka) and American coffee machine (drip)

- Dining room seating up to 18 ppl

- TV room with 54” TV

- Large Living room overlooking the valley and directly connected to the outdoors gazebo

- Office room with 54” TV

- 2 master bedrooms with king size beds and 2 bathrooms

- 1 guest bathroom

First floor:

- Large living room

- 1 master bedroom with king size bed and bathroom

- 2 double bedrooms with king size beds and a shared bathroom

- 2 double bedrooms with 2 twin beds each and one private bathroom each

- 1 double bedroom with 2 twin beds

- 1 double bedroom with king size bed and shared bathroom

- Laundry room with washer and dryer

The 3 twin bedrooms on the first floor, that come with 2 twin beds each, can all be made up as kings upon request.

Guests are always welcome to visit the cellars and taste the wine produced within the wineries and agricultural holdings of the Folonari family.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Owner
Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 2016

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Beautiful 9BR Villa with Private Swimming Pool right in the Heart of Greve
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Beyond Expectations

  • 5 of 5

This villa surpassed all my expectations and was the height of our 2 week trip to Europe. Our group of 14 all loved staying at the Villa. It is a short drive to Greve, a great little town with shopping and restaurants. We were fortunate that our trip started during the Greve Wine festival and we all enjoyed that very much. The villa is huge and the bedrooms are enormous, all are master size except for 2 bedrooms (the smaller bedrooms also had plenty of room and had ensuite bathrooms). The villa and grounds are beautiful; even better than the photos. Our group of 14 all loved staying at the Villa. A few of us love to cook and we stayed in and cooked a few nights; the kitchen was well equipped; the dining room sat all of us very comfortably. Yolonda, the on-site caretaker was sweet and always willing to help.

If you are looking to stay in Chianti/Tuscany area, this is the place to stay; I hope to return in the near future

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful service at the villa, great location to Florence and Siena, but the walk from town is up a very dusty steep hill! Overall I can't recommend this enough! Montrfioralle was a quick 15 min walk and lots of amazing picture opportunities. We enjoyed walks for 15 min to 6 hours during our time here.

Try context tours in Florence when you come - they were wonderful!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful family getaway. The property is tastefully done throughout and spacious enough for both large gatherings and private time.

Lolanda ( and jove) were great to have around. True tuscan special vacation with a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bellissimo!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Benedetta was the perfect place for a family holiday with our children and grandchildren. There were plenty of large, airy rooms where people could sit and chat and children could play safely. Great kitchen full of everything we needed. The bedrooms were beautifully decorated with high ceilings , comfortable beds, screened windows and air-conditioning. Bathrooms were modern and spacious. Carefully fenced-in swimming pool area where we spent most of our days since the weather was very hot. Beautiful terrace where we drank prosecco watching the sunset over the Tuscan hills. We ate dinner at a long table on the terrace most nights but enjoyed the elegant dining room too. Best of all the owner, Antonella, went out of her way to make us feel at home and the housekeeper Yolanda looked after us brilliantly - making beds, answering questions and recommending excellent restaurants within walking distance. Yolanda also helped prepare and serve delicious dinners with Anna the cook. This was the happiest holiday in the most beautiful setting in a perfect house. What more could anyone ask?

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful week at Villa Benedetta!

  • 5 of 5

16 of us stayed at the villa with ages ranging from 20 month to 81 years old. We loved it and hope to return some day! The most important criteria for out rental was enough room for all with beautiful outdoor dining area large enough for all of us to be together. This villa was perfect for that! We cooked in the kitchen or outside on the wood burning grill each night and stayed outside on the patio until bedtime.The walk down the hill to the lovely town of Greve was certainly do-able for all but sometimes we called one of our group to come pick us up in the car for the trip back....The villa is in an excellent area for exploring Tuscany. If you need Wi-Fi check with the owner to make sure it is working properly as we had issues with it while we were there. Otherwise, prefect for us and we were sad to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 16 that stayed at the villa for two weeks with age ranges from 7-85 years old. Everyone was comfortable with their surroundings, and enjoyed the views. In addition, the staff, worked very hard to make sure that everything went well and the food prepared for us was wonderful. We would stay there again, just for the reasons mentioned. However there are other benefits. The location is central to exploring all of the wonderful towns in the surrounding area by car, yet Greve is close enough for the young to walk and the older to ride in just a few minutes. Antonella was a pleasure to work with and made sure that the little details, such as a wheel chair, were taken care. Oh, one more thing, I questioned if there were any wines that could be purchased and stored at the villa. Antonella, provided a list, we made the selections and they were excellent.

Thank you Antonella for everything. My family has priceless memories of our stay at Villa Benedetta.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
24 Miles
FLORENCE AIRPORT (FLR)
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
PIAZZA MATTEOTTI (GREVE IN CHIANTI MAIN SQUARE)
Nearest Ferry
62 Miles
LIVORNO
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
GOLF UGOLINO
Nearest Train
11 Miles
CASTELLINA IN CHIANTI
Nearest Motorway
23 Miles
A1
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
PIAZZA MATTEOTTI (GREVE IN CHIANTI MAIN SQUARE)
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
ABETONE
Nearest Beach
82 Miles
FORTE DEI MARMI
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Greve in Chianti, Chianti

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low season
30 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
£642
for 1 night
From
£642
£4,494
 
 
High season
24 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
£765
for 1 night
From
£765
£5,358
 
 
Mid Season
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£765
for 1 night
From
£765
£5,358
 
 
high Season I
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
£852
for 1 night
From
£852
£5,963
 
 
High season
6 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,111
for 1 night
From
£1,111
£7,778
 
 
High Season II
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,173
for 1 night
From
£1,173
£8,210
 
 
Highest season
10 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,235
for 1 night
From
£1,235
£8,642
 
 
High Season
3 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,173
for 1 night
From
£1,173
£8,210
 
 
High Season II
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,049
for 1 night
From
£1,049
£7,346
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£592
for 1 night
From
£592
 

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Greve in Chianti in Tuscany

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • resort
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 8 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 9 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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