VILLA LAVANDA

Villa Lavanda is a pretty stone farmhouse in the heart of Chianti, sleeps 14 + 2


  • Country location
  • Within easy reach of local village
  • Large garden
  • Private pool
  • Lovely views
  • Satellite TV
  • Large terrace areas
  • ISDN Phone line
  • Cook available on request
  • Close to Greve in Chianti , 50 mins to Florence

Back to Villas for 10 - 16


Villa Lavanda is a a lovely stone farmhouse on two floors located right in the heart of the stunning landscapes of Chianti just outside the local village of Panzano and has lovely views to the across rolling countryside dotted with country farmhouses. The house is set in a large garden that extends into olive groves around the property. The house is a perfect property for a family group looking for a beautiful setting and within reach of the beautiful renaissance city of Florence (50 mins away). The house is a perfect base, for exploring Chianti and visiting Florence (50 mins) or Siena(40 mins) which are all within easy reach. Villa Lavanda is in a country location and yet close to the local town of Greve in Chianti, which has a a variety of local shops in the centre of town. Some local supplies can also be bought in the small local village of Panzano home of nationally famous butcher. (Checchini), who is known to recite poetry in his shop!
Villa Lavanda is a perfect property if you want a country location from which you can explore Chianti.



2016 Prices (in € euros per week)
LowMidHigh
3 Jan – 26 March
9 April - 30 April
1 Oct – 17 Dec
30 April – 25 June
27 Aug – 1 Oct
17 Dec - 7 Jan/17
26 March - 9 April
25 June – 27 Aug
x8 €2,750
x12 €4,575
x14 €5,250
x8 €3,250
x12 €5,200
x14 €6,000
x8 €3,875
x12 €5,938
x14 €6,875




Please note: the 8 person price is only available for bookings taken 8 weeks or less before arrival. It is for private use of part of the farmhouse, some rooms will be closed off.



Rental: Saturday to Saturday

Prices include: Welcome dinner, electricity, water, gas, linen & towels (changed weekly)

Not included: Final cleaning - €150 euros. Telephone charges. Heating in winter charged at €3.60 per cubic metre

Security Deposit: €400 (euros) payable in cash on arrival, which is held and returned to you at the end of your stay.



This is a spacious house, which is perfect for a large family group. The farmhouse has been restored using traditional materials, which include terracotta floors and beamed ceilings. It retains all of its original character. It has been furnished using top quality fixtures and fittings and is very stylish.




VILLA DESCRIPTION

SLEEPS 14+2

GROUND FLOOR

There is an outside toilet on the ground floor for use from the garden for easy access in the summer months. The entrance is into the well-equipped kitchen with an open fireplace. Off the kitchen is a laundry room equipped with a washing machine and a large fridge freezer. There is a very large spacious sitting room with a sofa bed for additional guests. There is a pretty open fireplace and a large arched French door that opens onto the garden. Also on the ground floor is a very spacious bathroom with pretty roll top bath, shower and large sink. There is a large double bedroom on the ground floor, which opens onto the garden.


FIRST FLOOR

The ground floor and first floor are not connected internally. The first floor is accessed by a stair and covered loggia . There is a large well-equipped kitchen with a large hob and oven, dishwasher, double sink, fridge freezer marble worktops. The kitchen has a large eating area with table and chairs and an open fireplace. There is also a separate dining room adjacent to the kitchen. Steep wooden stairs (not suitable for toddlers or the elderly) lead up from the dining room to a pretty attic twin room with its own en suite bathroom. On the first floor there are also 3 very spacious double bedrooms (one with a pretty four poster bed) and one smaller double bedroom.


BARN

This charming little barn can accommodate an extra 2 guests. It has a well-equipped kitchen with hob, oven, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine and marble worktops. There is a double bedroom that is open onto a living room area. Stairs lead down to the lower floor where there is a bathroom with shower.


OUTDOORS

There are fabulous views all around the house over rolling countryside. The large pool (12 x 6 mts) is located just below the house on a pretty terrace overlooking the valley and down over vineyards and across to hills and woods in the distance. The pool are is not overlooked at all and has open views but at the same time is very private. There are various patios around the house for eating “al fresco” and the pretty garden is planted with lavender and rosemary. The farmhouse is located just outside Panzano, a pretty hilltop village where there are a couple of restaurants both with a pretty terace with views and there is also a wine shop with an extensive range of wines.



FACILITIES


Large private Garden
Private parking
Private pool
Outside shower at pool
Laundry room
Satellite TV
ISDN Phone line
Screens on all bedroom windows
Outside BBQ
Original wood oven (outside)
Cook available on request



NOTES


Arrival is between 4pm – 7pm
Departure by 10am
Linen is changed weekly for a stay of more than one week
No animals allowed



LOCATION


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