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Luxury villa close to Montepulciano

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7 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
14 guests
3 nights minimum
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Seven bedroom historic luxury villa with swimming pool, extensive gardens in sight of Montepulciano on Tuscany/Umbria border. Tasteful classic interiors with alfresco cooking, dining & lounge areas create a relaxing ambiance amid spectacular views. Villa L'Antica Posta is a splendidly restored 16th century villa that sits on a hilltop on the Tuscan-Umbrian border in sight of Montepulciano. The Montepulciano area in which the estate is located is the ideal base for touring the vineyards and is rich with culture & history. The property is a listed building, part of the Contea di Laviano estate, with a notable history, being formerly owned by the family of Napoleon Bonaparte and inhabited by his niece Princess Maria Alessandra Bonaparte. The villa offers extreme comfort, curated with artis...Seven bedroom historic luxury villa with swimming pool, extensive gardens in sight of Montepulciano on Tuscany/Umbria border. Tasteful classic interiors with alfresco cooking, dining & lounge areas create a relaxing ambiance amid spectacular views. Villa L'Antica Posta is a splendidly restored 16th century villa that sits on a hilltop on the Tuscan-Umbrian border in sight of Montepulciano. The Montepulciano area in which the estate is located is the ideal base for touring the vineyards and is rich with culture & history. The property is a listed building, part of the Contea di Laviano estate, with a notable history, being formerly owned by the family of Napoleon Bonaparte and inhabited by his niece Princess Maria Alessandra Bonaparte. The villa offers extreme comfort, curated with artistic touches, a colourful blend of contemporary furniture and antiques, and filled with luxury amenities such as a cinema room, ecological underfloor cooling / heating, a large jacuzzi bath, a steam shower, a gym, an alfresco cooking area with large pizza oven and built in barbecue and a very well equipped and spacious cook's kitchen. Sit back and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside in the shady covered outdoor lounge and dining area that adjoin the house to the swimming pool. The fan-shaped pool is set in an impeccably maintained lawn, with endless views of a gently rolling landscape. There is something to please everyone in the surrounding area: Medieval hilltop villages, ancient castles and Renaissance churches to explore; vineyards, olive groves and fine cuisine to discover; golf courses and tennis courts and even horse riding in the nearby village; sailing, windsurfing and fishing on Lake Trasimeno. Both Florence and Rome are viable day trips and Perugia with its famous Jazz Festival is just 40 minutes away -------------------------------------- 7 BEDROOMS · 5.5 BATHROOMS · POOL · GYM · PIZZA OVEN THE GROUND FLOOR The majestic wrought iron front doors lead into a large hallway and adjoining elegant sitting room with and large double doors leading onto the garden. This room will comfortably accommodate large parties of people and you can spend the evenings roasting chestnuts over the large fire in the antique stone fireplace An ample and very well equipped chef's kitchen leading into the decadent dining room. During your stay you can cook up a feast and treat yourselves to lavish dinner parties. A double bedroom with doors leading into the garden and an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower. A twin bedroom [convertible to a double] also with garden access and with en-suite bathroom with shower. WC. Guest Cloakroom. FIRST FLOOR A Master bedroom [US King size]with a large terrace and a stone fireplace. Private dressing room and en-suite bathroom with large shower room and frescoed Jacuzzi room. A dreamy double bedroom with terrace and adjacent twin bedroom [convertible to a double] sharing a hand painted tiled bathroom with bath and shower. Perfect for a couple holidaying with small children. THE TOWER A large double bedroom with the best views in the house looking over the rolling countryside. An adjacent twin bedroom [convertible to a double] sharing the ensuite bathroom with shower. THE GROUNDS A curved gravel drive lined with clipped hedges and cypresses sets the tone for this landscaped garden. The fan-shaped swimming pool is reached through the loggia. The covered terrace offers a beautiful setting for al fresco meals in a covered portico with a dining table for 14, a lounge area, barbecue and a pizza oven, as well as a conservatory, games room and gym. The pool has its own bathroom and changing room with steam shower. AMENITIES:Private Pool, Parking, Gardens, Barbecue, Pizza Oven, Gym with children's area including DVD player, table football, walking and running trails through nearby countryside and forest. FACILITIES: Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge,Freezer,Ice maker, Hob, Oven, Tumble Dryer, Washing Machine, Coffee maker, Cappuccino maker, Blender, Mixer, Kettle, Toaster, Five hair dryers, Iron and ironing board, Washing machine, Tumble dryer, Freeview TV [No Sky channels] with DVD player,Two Bose sound systems with Bluetooth access for use indoors or outdoors, Air conditioned bedrooms [under floor cooling system]. Central heating, Three working fireplaces, Wifi internet available inside and out. Child Cots, High Chairs, Bath Towels, Linen, Pool Towels. FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN: - Three cribs/cots - Two high chairs. - DVD library with some children's titles including cartoons TV & DVD player in gym / children's area beside the pool Table football table and assortment of board games SERVICES INCLUDED: - Welcome refreshments - A daily cleaning serviceMore
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had a wonderful trip to Italy but the highlight was the week in Tuscany at this villa. Belinda was a wonderful host. The restaurants and excursions she recommended were all of high quality and good value for the money. The wood fired pizza dinner...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank John H
Belinda M, VR Owner at Luxury villa close to Montepulciano, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

John, thank you for your very kind words. It was a pleasure to host your group and we would welcome seeing you again one day

Reviewed 27 February 2017

We celebrated a family birthday with 8 in our party. The villa was beyond wonderful, Maria the housekeeper was delightful and extremely helpful. Anna, who cooked for us 2 evenings was spectacular and the owner could not have been more helpful in assisting in arrangements,...More

Date of stay: February 2017
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About the Owner
Belinda M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:78%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2016
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