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Porciglia Alta, Greve in Chianti - Florence

4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms 8 people Private Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

Looking for a classic Tuscan villa to provide a venue for that special family celebration? Porciglia Alta is just the kind of place where you can create fond memories, for this is a wonderful, often stately stone-built property, with its own loggia and courtyard. You are sure to love its uncontrived style: vintage interior design, antique wooden furniture, sloping ceilings, exposed beams - all this combines to create an authentic and uplifting elegant rustic atmosphere. Tucked away in the countryside, yet just a five-minute drive from Greve, one of the classic Chianti market towns, this is the perfect location for a holiday in Tuscany.

There is a homely feel to this villa and you will be charmed by several delightfully intimate features, including the cushioned window seats and snug library.There's the occasional show-stopper, too, such as the courtyard, and the master bedroom, with its four-poster, open fireplace, and, now here's a touch of luxury, a Jacuzzi. Outside, the loggia, with its cloister-like arches and columns, would not be out of place attached to a medieval church. What a beautiful setting for al fresco dining, or you could choose the sun-drenched terrace at the rear of the property. If you're feeling energetic, the private pool is a good size for length swimming, though you will find it hard to resist the temptation to simply relax here and take in the graceful blur of olive groves and vineyards that frames the view.

Ground Floor

Loggia

Two tables, bench, chairs.

Hall
Settle, sofa, two occasional tables, stairs to first floor, main entrance.

Lounge 1
Two sofas, coffee table, cabinet, fireplace.

Lounge 2
Two sofas, two armchairs, five occasional tables, two stools, French windows to courtyard.

Dining room
Table and chairs, dresser, two sideboards, occasional table, doors to garden.

Library-study
Sofa, desk and chair, bookshelves, cupboard, nest of coffee tables, piano, window seat.

Kitchen
Fully equipped, breakfast bar and chairs, open range.

Laundry
Fully equipped.

Cloakroom
Sink, WC

First Floor

Bedroom 1

Four-poster double bed (cannot be converted into a twin), wardrobe, two armchairs, window seat, desk and chair, dressing table and stool, walk-in closet, fireplace.

En-suite Bathroom
Jacuzzi, double sink, WC.

Bedroom 2
Double bed (can be converted into a twin on request), wardrobe, chair.

Bedroom 3
Double bed (can be converted into a twin on request), wardrobe, three armchairs, two occasional tables, window seat.

Bedroom 4
Double bed (can be converted into a twin on request), wardrobe, dressing table and chair.

Bedroom 5
Single bed.

Bathroom 3
Bath with overhead shower, sink, WC.

Bathroom 2
Bath with overhead shower, sink, WC.

Our Thoughts
Porciglia Alta is the quintessential Tuscan villa, beautifully maintained, from the ceramic tiles and antique furniture to the exposed wooden beams and brickwork. Did we mention the ornate Tuscan paintings, internal archways and pastel-coloured wooden window shutters? We also think you will love the snug areas, such as the study with its hide-away window seat, as well as the shaded garden with its views of olive groves and vineyards. Venturing beyond the property, you'll find a clutch of intriguing villages and towns within a short driving distance.

Notes
Five bedrooms, three bathrooms, one en-suite. A flight of short steps connects the kitchen to the dining room; another flight leads from the sitting room to the living room. while a short flight of additional steps on the first floor leads to the master bedroom. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have separate access to a shared bathroom. The property is reached by an unpaved 1.2km road which is unsuitable for sports cars. The property is fenced but not pet secure. The pond on site means that the property is not recommended as suitable for toddlers.

Pool
The pool is separated from the main house by a row of trees and bushes; a short wall that divides it from the edge of the surrounding vineyards. It is surrounded by stone paving, with sun loungers set on the adjacent lawn. The pool is entered by internal steps with a handrail. Pool size: 15m x 5m, 1.2m-3m deep. Open May to September, weather permitting.


Facilities

Pet Friendly
Washing Machine Inhouse
Internet
2 furnished terraces
Fire place (open)
Alarm System
Filter coffee maker
Barbecue
CD player
Decorative fireplace
Dishwasher
Note: there are no fly screens
Fenced property
Oven
Fully equipped kitchen
Hairdryer in every bathroom
Iron
Ironing board
Kettle
Piano
Toaster
Pool towels provided
Private garden
Fans
Cooking Courses
Radio
Small dogs allowed
Separate kitchen
Maid service available for extra charge
Flat screen TV
Stereo
Parking – 2 spaces, one of which is sheltered

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is 500 Euro payable only in Euro. This is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.

Approach road: Bumpy unpaved road

What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check in is from 16:00 - 19:00.
Checkout by: 10:00

Are pool towels supplied?
included - provided by local supplier

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

Weekly linen, tea and bathroom towels: included - provided by local supplier

Heating, if used: by consumption

Final clean:included - provided by local supplier

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

Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost

Optional extra costs: Extra maid service available.

Concierge Service
If you would like suggestions and tips regarding different activities you can do during your stay please contact our concierge service at concierge@to-tuscany.com

What is a pre arrival shopping service?
In some villas, it is possible to have a Pre arrival shopping service. The availability of the service is noted in the villa description. To help you through the first day or two of your holiday, owners can do a small shop before your arrival so that you do not have to go immediately to find a supermarket. By contacting your To Tuscany villa specialist in advance and providing them with a shopping list you will find the items in your villa on arrival. Please note that the service cannot be guaranteed with less than 48 hours notice before arrival.​


Villa rates

2018 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
02 Jun - 07 Jul 2018
4810 US Dollar
07 Jul - 25 Aug 2018
6413 US Dollar
25 Aug - 22 Sep 2018
4810 US Dollar
22 Sep - 03 Nov 2018
4169 US Dollar
03 Nov - 22 Dec 2018
4169 US Dollar
22 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
4169 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
4169 US Dollar
05 Jan - 06 Apr 2019
4169 US Dollar
06 Apr - 01 Jun 2019
4169 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
4810 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
6413 US Dollar
24 Aug - 21 Sep 2019
4810 US Dollar
21 Sep - 02 Nov 2019
4169 US Dollar
02 Nov - 21 Dec 2019
4169 US Dollar
21 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
4169 US Dollar

Villa location

 
How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 48km - 0h 51m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 97km - 1h 31m
  • Aeroporto Bologna: 129km - 1h 37m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Greve in Chianti: 3km - 0h 08m
  • Montefioralle: 5km - 0h 12m
  • Panzano: 6km - 0h 10m
The historic market town of Greve contains a bank, a supermarket and a pharmacy and is just 3km away. Set amongst the rolling hills and valleys of Chianti, Greve has so much to explore, whether it’s the picturesque views, the traditional architecture, the inspiriting artwork or the delicious local food. Try out one of the many cooking classes on offer, or take a tour of one of the local wineries. Chianti is one of the most renowned and beloved wine regions and Italy and Greve is a town with all you need to take full advantage of that. Also nearby is Montefioralle, a scenic medieval village with winding cobbled streets, beautiful old buildings and delicious rustic cuisine.

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Guest reviews: Porciglia Alta <div class='textCenter'>10/ 10</div>Score from 1 review - Superb (1 Client review)

Romana
July 2017
Family with older children
Kufstein, Austria Kufstein, Austria
Guest villa score
10/10
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Unser Vermieter war äußerst zuvorkommend, sympatisch, und hilfsbereit. Es war für uns DAS Traumhaus! Wir werden auf alle Fälle wieder dort Urlaub machen - sobald es die Zeit erlaubt. 1A!!
Local attractions Wir haben vorwiegend selber gekocht. 3 Ausflüge waren geplant. 1x nach Pisa (da fährt man schon 1Stunde 45 Minuten). 1x Siena (ca. 1 Stunde Fahrt), 1x Florenz (ca. 1 Stunde).

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