Villa Castell is a stylish villa near Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, sleeps 13/17
Villa Castell is a historic villa that has been tastefully restored and conserves many originally features whilst providing lovely holiday accommodation. The villa is set on the edge of a quaint, little hamlet with a tiny 1.000 year old church. Villa Castell has very large grounds, which are set out as an olive grove. The location of this property is ideal as it is only a short drive into the local town of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and within very easy reach of both San Gimignano (20 mins) and Florence (20 – 25 mins).
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SLEEPS 13 (Sleeps 17 with cottage)
Villa Castell has a large arched door, which opens onto a spacious
entrance hall. This is used for loading /unloading only as it opens onto
the lane and swings open on a central hinge.
Off the hall to the left is a dining room, which opens onto the
courtyard to one side of the villa.
Through from the dining room is a well equipped kitchen with a 6 ring
gas hob, oven, double sink and a professional dishwasher. There is a
door, which leads from the kitchen out into the courtyard with original
Tuscan flagstones and a pretty covered pergola.
To the rear of the kitchen there is a pantry and also a twin bedroom
with a bathroom with shower.
As this bedroom is close to the kitchen it is suitable for staff in the
group or 2 children.
There is a laundry room with washing machine and dryer.
Off the hall to the right is a downstairs
toilet and some stairs up to a twin bedroom with a bathroom with bathtub
and hand held shower attachment. There is also a stair up to a small
study area with a phone, computer, internet, printer and a fax.
There is a door, which leads down into a cellar, which is stocked with local wine and olive oil. Guests can select from the cellar and pay for what they have used.
Original stone stairs lead up to the first floor off the hall. On the first floor there is a large double lounge area, which runs the whole width of the villa and looks out over both the front and rear of the villa. To the front there is a large arched window plus 2 other windows, making this floor lovely and bright. On the first floor there are 5 bedrooms; 4 double bedrooms (1 can be made a twin) and a single bedroom. All bedrooms have air con and all also have their own bathrooms with showers.
For larger groups there is an adjacent cottage, which sleeps 4. It is on
2 floors and has a kitchen, lounge/dining room, 2 bedrooms and one
bathroom with shower. No A/C but has ceiling fans in bedrooms and
screens on windows. It also has its own small garden. The villa plus
cottage sleep up to 17 guests.
The villa has an extremely large garden, which is set out as a lovely olive grove. It is fenced and hedged, making it very private. It also has outdoor seating. The private pool (15 x 7 mts) is located at a short distance from the villa. At the pool area there is a pergola and a fridge. The villa has a tennis court (own equipment needed). New - An outdoor theatre, where the owners host various performances during the Summer.
Private pool (15 x 7 mts)
Pergola + fridge at pool
Private courtyard with pergola and outdoor dining area
Good quality outdoor furniture
Washing machine & dryer
Study with computer, phone, printer, fax
WI FI internet
Air con in bedrooms, living rooms & dining room
Tennis court (own equipment needed)
Screens on most windows
Check in between 4pm – 7pm
Vacate bedrooms by 8.30am, check out from villa by 10am
No animals allowed
Tavernelle Val di Pesa 1.5km
Certaldo - 19km
San Gimignano – 25km
Florence - 30km
Siena - 49km