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Beautiful 9BR Villa with Amazing Pool & Views, right in the Heart of Greve

People18
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms7
Separate WC's1
Space 10,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa

Overview

About the property

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.

*** The property video (made in June 2016) can be viewed directly on this page or at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtYBO7mT49A ***

Location: the villa is located in Greve in Chianti, which is considered 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 furnished 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 and lounge area

- Office room with 54” TV

- 2 master bedrooms with king size beds and 2 bathrooms

- 1 guest bathroom (half)

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

Owner
Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Greve in Chianti in Metropolitan City of Florence

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
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
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

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Beautiful 9BR Villa with Amazing Pool & Views, right in the Heart of Greve
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Villa Benedetta is stunning and beautifully situated in the Tuscan countryside.

  • 5 of 5

The rooms and grounds were impeccable and the service was friendly and helpful. We had a group of 17 adults stay there for a week and we all loved it!

Perfect location for day trips to Florence, San Gimignano, Siena and many smaller towns in Chianti. Excellent restaurants within an easy drive.

We also had the villa stocked with some of the Folonari wines before we arrived.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Bella!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10-13, number depending on the day of the week, spent a glorious week at Villa Benedetta. The Villa is vast; all the rooms are quite large and beautifully furnished; and the beds were so comfortable. The housekeeper, who lives on the premises but in a separate wing, was always available to help us with any issue that arose. The grounds are well maintained and landscaped with plenty of seating by the pool and the back terrace. This section of Chianti is truly magnificent, and we did quite a bit of walking each day on the country roads and paths, which are hilly. The walk to Montefioralle, a photogenic medieval village, is 13 minutes -- although part of the path is rocky and steep. That was not an issue for us. The walk to Greve, which is filled with shops and restaurants, is perhaps 15, but again, the return walk is up a steep hill. And the walk to Villa Bordoni, a lovely inn with incredible food, is 25 minutes. Our son ran to Badia a Passignano and back -- 12-13 kilometers round trip -- through a stunningly beautiful landscape was stunning. The Villa supplied a crib and high chair for our one-year old granddaughter. On Antonella's recommendation, we hired Laura Franchetti to cook for us our first night. The food was delicious, and we were all relieved that we did not have to head out that night after a long day of travel from a number of US cities. We also had a pizza class on our last night, which was both fun and tasty. I have never had a better pizza crust. Our only regret is that because we were returning to the States the next morning, we had to leave behind some pizza and bread. In short, we would return in a heartbeat. Thank you Antonella!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5

I celebrated my 40th birthday at Villa Benedetta with my family and friends and we had an absolutely spectacular experience. The villa is stunning and comfortable, and was perfect for our group. Working with Antonello beforehand was excellent, all his recommendations were great and planning went very smoothly. Iolanta was wonderful and took very good care of us. We had one small problem when we were there and they quickly and efficiently sorted it out for us. I will definitely return to Villa Benedetta!

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

You get what you see and then more!

  • 5 of 5

If you want to feel like a superstar then you must stay in this villa.

It is spacious, has a really good location (near Siena, Firenze ect.)

has everything you need and its just amazing!

And the small town where it is has so many good restaurants that you dont need to cook at all :)

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabolous

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, stunning villa, splendid view, friendly and helpful team! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
  • Source: 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, Tuscany

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
 
High Season
6 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,115
for 1 night
From
£1,115
£7,807
 
 
High Season II
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,177
for 1 night
From
£1,177
£8,241
 
 
Highest Season
10 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,239
for 1 night
From
£1,239
£8,675
 
 
High Season
3 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,177
for 1 night
From
£1,177
£8,241
 
 
High Season II
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£1,053
for 1 night
From
£1,053
£7,373
 
 
High Season III
14 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£768
for 1 night
From
£768
£5,378
 
 
High Season
23 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
1 night minimum stay
£855
for 1 night
From
£855
£5,985
 
 
Mid Season
31 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
1 night minimum stay
£768
for 1 night
From
£768
£5,378
 
 
High Season
28 Apr 2018 - 18 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
£1,115
for 1 night
From
£1,115
£7,807
 
 
High Season I
19 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
1 night minimum stay
£1,177
for 1 night
From
£1,177
£8,241
 
 
High Season II
2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
1 night minimum stay
£1,301
for 1 night
From
£1,301
£9,108
 
 
Highest Season
23 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
1 night minimum stay
£1,363
for 1 night
From
£1,363
£9,542
 
 
High Season II
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
£1,301
for 1 night
From
£1,301
£9,108
 
 
High Season I
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
1 night minimum stay
£1,177
for 1 night
From
£1,177
£8,241
 
 
High Season
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
1 night minimum stay
£855
for 1 night
From
£855
£5,985
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£603
for 1 night
From
£603
 

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