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Valdera

Iano, near San Gimignano, Tuscany

Luxury villa with a/c and pool with a restaurant nearby

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 bedrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Wifi
  • Air Conditioning

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Valdera is a Luxury Italian villa for 12 with fenced swimming pool, full air-conditioning and all rooms en-suite close to Pisa, Tuscany. A nearby restaurant makes this a wonderfully relaxing and elegant Villa holiday. Private chef also available. Endless views over the Tuscan hills have inspired entire novels. On the edge of the hamlet of Iano the owner has created an oasis of calm and tranquillity, with views that go on for ever over the valley looking toward the Etruscan stronghold of Volterra. With all bedrooms en-suite and air conditioning throughout this is an elegant and comfortable house; for 2018 the owner has added two very large bedrooms on the ground floor, also both ensuite, bringing the total of beds up to 12, making this very popular house even more attractive. You can still rent the smaller version of the house in mid and low seasons - see ref. nº 250

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Accommodation

Tucked back from the road leading up to the village, the stone facade of the villa, striking with its arched entry and crenellated roofline, only hints at its spacious interior. For once inside, the open plan layout and wide glass doors and windows connect living spaces to the amazing vistas to the rear of the house. The entry hall flows into a living area with comfortable sofas and armchairs and an adjacent dining table for up to 12 in front of a large open fireplace. The line of arched windows that provide diners with a view is echoed in the glass door from a stylish marble-countered kitchen that accesses a walkway to the large rear terrace. Furnished with a dining table to seat the household and divans under a protective gazebo, the terrace has sweeping views of gently rolling hills and the swimming pool and olive grove in the grounds below. There are two twin bedrooms on the ground floor, which can be made up as double bedrooms on request; both have ensuite shower rooms and doors leading to the side garden. The upper floor is reached via pietra serena stone staircase from the living area. On this level there are two double bedrooms, each with ensuite shower room - one with a furnished balcony, the other connected by stairs to the rooftop terrace. Each bedroom and shower room is unique in its decor, but all share a sense of elegance, comfort and attention to detail that leaves one feeling pampered. Downstairs there are ow a further 2 large double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms.

A wide terracotta walkway and gravel path lead from the terrace down past green lawns to the pool area where sun beds and umbrellas sit on a wide stone patio facing the Era river valley. While guests at Valdera overlook the pool of the neighbouring property, no one directly looks on to the back terrace or pool area of Valdera.

Nice little touches:

  • Being able to walk th the nearby restaurant
  • The views are spectacular
  • All rooms are ensuite

Good to know:

  • You are on the edge of a village so there are other houses around.
  • One twin bedroom on the ground floor is suitable for disable guests, with doors wide enough for wheelchair access to main rooms, garden and swimming pool.


Villa info

  • Private Pool
  • All rooms ensuite
  • Air Conditioning throughout
  • Barbecue
  • Furnished outdoor areas
  • Fireplace
  • Insect screens in 3 bedrooms
  • Restaurant nearby

What's included

  • Final Cleaning included
  • Towel change twice a week included
  • Pool Towels provided

Extras

  • Private Chef available
  • Arrival Groceries
  • Extra linen and towel changes
  • Laundry Service
  • Pets Welcome for added fee.
  • Laundry Service

Bedrooms and bathrooms

  • 4 double ensuite bedrooms
  • 2 twin/double ensuite bedrooms
  • 1 sofa bed
  • 6 ensuite bathrooms with showers
  • Hairdryer in each bathroom

Kitchen Equipment and Supplies

  • Full kitchen
  • American and Italian Coffee Makers
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Washing machine
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Toaster

Other amenities

  • Baby bed and high chair
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Wifi
  • Underfloor Heating (extra)
  • Washing machine
  • Television
  • CD player
  • Washing machine

Outdoors

  • Swimming pool 12 x 6 metres, 1.4 metres deep. Sun beds and furnished surround.

Nearby Activities

  • 18 hole golf course at Castelfalfi, 8 kms away, Discount for Valdera guests.
  • Public Tennis Court, 900 metres away
  • Rock Climbing 1km away

Local area

Though the view gives one the sense of being immersed in the countryside, the village is only a stroll away, and a morning cappuccino, an evening pizza or even a game of tennis are all within easy reach. Being midway between historic San Gimignano and Volterra means a 15 min. drive brings you to either the Town of Towers or the City of Alabaster. In the former, famed medieval skyscrapers, open-air concerts seen from the steps of the church and Vernaccia wine are but some of the reasons for visiting the popular UNESCO World Heritage Site. High on its plateau, Volterra, one of the oldest cities in Italy, has less tourist density, but is no less fascinating for its three millenia of civilization, brought to life via its summer festivals and in the wonderful Etruscan collection in the Museo Guarnacci. Both Volterra and nearby San Miniato are noted for their truffles, so keep eyes on local menus. Only slightly farther afield is Siena, home of one of the loveliest piazzas in Tuscany and Vinci, the birthplace of the genius of Leonardo. Even Florence, Pisa and the seaside are only an hour away, which makes Valdera rich in day trip possibilities. Don't be surprised, however, if the view from the terrace and sense of being well looked after cause you to consider staying closer to home.

Where is Valdera?

Distances:


  • Pisa Airport 55 mins
  • San Gimignano 15 minutes
  • Volterra 15 minutes
  • Bar, restaurant and shops in Iano, 5 minute walk.
  • Closest supermarket in Montaione, 10 minutes
  • Siena 40 minutes
  • Florence 1 hour
  • Tuscan Coast 1 hour


Pricing and availability

From € 651 a day for the villa.
€ 4556 to € 6174 per week.
That's from € 54 per person per day, based on 12 sharing.

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This property can be rented for fewer guests too - check the prices below:

Valdera for 8

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