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Castellare de Sernigi, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa - Florence and Chianti

7 bedrooms 8 bathrooms 11 to 13 guests Private Pool 0 - no reviews - no reviews 0

Less is more in this prestigious villa south of Florence, dating from the 1400s, where cool white tones and a carefully selected and positioned mix of contemporary and antique furnishings allow the old house’s original features to sing. The design-conscious will love the way the graceful arches lead from one room to the next, and how the blank canvas is coloured-in using the natural tones in the wooden beams and furnishings, stone fireplaces, polished terracotta tiled floors, striking blossoms and deep green leaves of the many potted plants. Then, there’s that veritable gallery of modern art, too.

Yet the deft artistic hand that created this lovely vision has also prioritised the comfort of guests, with huge squashy sofas and armchairs and cosy beds, a large professional-standard kitchen and two places that will make a grand occasion of a meal, the dining room and the large pergola. Though this is one of three buildings set in these extensive grounds, you are at liberty to gambol in the vast gardens and swim in the large private pool beyond the olive grove, with a separate hot tub to wallow in. Plus, the spacious veranda and external lounge is a perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine or a yoga class.

Ground Floor

Hall

Settle, table.

Dining Room
Two sofas, table and chairs, fireplace.

Kitchen
Fully equipped, table and chairs, stairs to bedroom 1.

Bedroom 1
Twin beds (cannot be converted to double), armchair.

Bathroom
Shower, Sink, WC

Laundry
Fully equipped.

First Floor

Bedroom 2

Single bed, stairs (an extra single bed can be put in this room on request) wardrobe.

En-suite Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC

Bedroom 3
Twin beds (can be converted to double), chest of drawers, wardrobe, armchair.

En-suite Bathroom
Bathtub, Shower, sink, WC

Studio
Desk and chair, cupboards.

Second Floor

Lounge

Three sofas, two armchairs, two coffee tables, three side tables, sideboard, fireplace.

Bedroom 4
Double bed (can be converted to twins), chest of drawers, wardrobe, armchair.

Ensuite Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC

Bedroom 5
Double bed (cannot be converted to a twin), wardrobe, chest of drawers, armchair.

En-suite Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC

Bedroom 6
Twin beds (can be converted to a double), wardrobe, chest of drawers, armchair.

En-suite Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC

Bedroom 7
Twin beds (can be converted to a double), armchair.

En-suite Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC

Our Thoughts
This gorgeous historic villa has been beautifully updated for modern times. We love the way nature rules the colour palette, through the property’s assets and the plentiful use of plants. The huge modern art that adorns the walls throughout is a truly special touch – it seems very appropriate that many of our guests staying here are likely to have been drawn to the property because of its proximity to Florence because it is the perfect base for lovers of art and history.

Notes
Seven Bedrooms. Eight bathrooms, seven en-suite. The owners offer a complimentary welcome dinner, please state your expected arrival time on booking. You are welcome to help yourselves to the wine and olive oil in the cellar, which is produced on the estate, and pay for what you use. There is an open-air theatre in the woods near the villa where the owners organise plays, concerts and mini operas for guests during summer. The villa is licensed for weddings. There are tennis courts nearby, which are free for guests to use. The owners have a dog that roams free in the gardens. Do not allow your dog in the pool or on the furniture.
Included, two hours, twice a week mid-cleaning (except Sundays and festivities). Towel change on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Fire Place: open

Pool
The large rectangular pool is in the large gardens, on the other side of an olive grove. There are changing rooms, with a small fridge for drinks, and a hot tub with five seats. The pool’s paved surround is furnished with sun loungers and chairs and there is a pergola covered with planting, beneath which is a table and chairs. The water is accessed at either end, via two sets of metal ladder steps. Pool Size: 15m x 7m, 1.2m-1.4m deep. Open from mid-May to mid-September weather permitting.


Facilities

Dog Friendly
Flexible dates
Washing Machine
Air-conditioning
Internet
Dishes/Utensils
Refrigerator
Bed linen and towels
Filter coffee maker
Lounge
TV
Maid service
Stove top
Barbecue
Hot tub
Mosquito screens
Safe
Dryer
Dishwasher
Microwave
Kitchen
Espresso maker
Alarm System
Hairdryer
Ensuite bathrooms
Pool towels
Tennis
This is a privately owned villa. Owners of privately owned villas are not permitted to carry out services for guests. Services such as linen, towels and cleaning are arranged by To Tuscany and carried out by our local partners.

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Or request any day arrivals

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is €1500 payable only in Euro cash is required on arrival. You will be reimbursed on check-out should no damage occur during your stay.

Approach road: Paved

Meet and greet
Arrival time is 16:00 - 19:00. Departure time is before 10:00. Out of hours arrivals on request.

Are pool towels supplied?
included - provided by local supplier

Is there Internet in the villa?
free WI-FI available

Heating, if used: by consumption

Final clean: included - provided by local supplier

Tourist tax: 1,50 € per person, per night for the first 7 nights, some exemptions apply.

Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost

High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

Optional extra costs: Air conditioning is included in the price. 

Parking: Private, onsite parking

Dogs up to 30kg: stay for free

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Review: 
"Excellent concierge service!! Valentina Petri's recommendations and her eagerness to help with great advises were priceless. She responded super quickly to all our questions and her suggestions were highly appreciated."
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Villa rates

  • 2020
  • 2021
Date range
7 night price
30 May - 26 Sep 2020
$16,875
26 Sep - 31 Oct 2020
$12,825
31 Oct - 19 Dec 2020
$8,100
19 Dec - 02 Jan 2021
$10,125
Date range
7 night price
02 Jan - 09 Jan 2021
$10,125
09 Jan - 27 Mar 2021
$8,100
27 Mar - 22 May 2021
$12,825
22 May - 25 Sep 2021
$16,875
25 Sep - 06 Nov 2021
$12,825
06 Nov - 18 Dec 2021
$8,100
18 Dec - 01 Jan 2022
$10,125

Layout (500 sqm)

Ground floor
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bedroom
Dining Room
Closed - no entry
First floor
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Study
Closed - no entry
Second floor
Lounge
Lounge
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 45km - 0h 39m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 80km - 1h 07m
  • Aeroporto Bologna: 128km - 1h 25m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Montespertoli: 14km - 0h 19m
  • Certaldo: 14km - 0h 21m
  • Montefioralle: 17km - 0h 30m
Tavernelle, is 1.5km away where there are some restaurants and a supermarket. In the town Poggibonsi, approximately 15km away, there is a large supermarket and wide selection of shops. An excellent restaurant that we recommend you is La Fattoria, which is located just before Tavernelle.

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Duration (weeks)

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Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

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