Tuscany: Aquila Villa
Relax By the Pool and Toast Tuscan Sunsets
- Name: Aquila Villa
- Sleeps: 6 + 5
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 5
- Price: From €4900/week low season, 3 night min
Classic Italian country villa with gorgeous views
The Aquila Villa and its adjacent cottage are perfect for nature lovers, surrounded by trees and a beautiful garden. Guests can enjoy a private, tranquil retreat in the heart of Tuscany, with access to the all of the amenities offered on Vecchietto Estate.
Villa Aquila sits in a stunning location, surrounded by nature: a lovely garden, big lawns, and tall trees line the property. The main villa can host up to 6 guests, but there is also a cottage available for booking on the property, which can host another 5 guests.
The villa is an easy drive from Florence – about forty minutes. The nearest train station, located in Figline Valdarno is a 10 minute drive from the property.
This villa is part of the luxurious Vecchietto Estate, a sprawling property that offers guests tennis courts and pools, as well as the option to book guided bike tours or excursions, yoga lessons, and traditional cooking courses. There is also a nearby shop Il Mercatale in the town of Montevarchi that sells local organic wines, olive oil, farm-fresh produce and other local delicacies.
The estate is located in the coveted Arno Valley, between the towns of Reggello and Figline Valdarno. It is an excellent home base to explore all the Tuscany has to offer and a very easy, brief train ride into Florence. Figline Valdarno has shops, supermarket, restaurants and a handy train station.
The picturesque town of Reggello is known for its abundance of agricultural products, which culminates each December with a international olive oil exhibition. Also explore Greve and Gaiole, famous for their Chianti wines.
Some of the interesting local sites to visit are the towns of Pontassieve, the Castle of Sammezzano, and the Vallombrosa Abbey.
For Italian fashion enthusiasts you couldn't be more conveniently located to Tuscany's famous The Mall which tourists and Italians alike search out for top designer fashion at a discount from the major fashion brands Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Dior, La Perla, Prada, Todd, Loro Piana, to name a few.
Villa Aquila is a classic Italian countryside villa. With a sleek white exterior and traditional green shutters, this villa combines regional charm with luxury and comfort.
Guests ascend the steps and enter through the wrought iron door into a bright, spacious entrance hall that is flooded with light.
The large living room is a perfect gathering place for cozy evenings by the fireplace, or warm afternoons lounging on the sofas. Settle in with a book from the beautiful library.
On the ground floor guests will also find an elegant dining room with period furniture; a fully-equipped kitchen with original ceramic tile decoration, and a powder room.
On the second floor, there are three spacious bedrooms, each with stunning views of the villa grounds. Each bedroom is also equipped with air conditioning, and all have en-suite bathrooms. There is one master bedroom, one double bedroom, and one double room with twin beds. One of the en-suite bathrooms is about 8 steps up from the bedroom. One bathroom has an enclosed shower, one bathroom has tub with shower over.
The adjacent cottage can be rented for larger parties. The cottage is never rented separately from the villa, ensuring guest privacy. The spacious, bright cottage comes equipped with three bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, and a small kitchen and dining area. Two bedrooms with dual-king beds, one bedroom with single bed. The two cottage bathrooms each have a tub with shower over.
Property and area amenities
|Sleeps||11 total: 6 in main villa; 5 in the adjacent cottage|
|Bedrooms||Main Villa: Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom Bedroom 2: large double bedroom with private bathroom Bedroom 3: double bedroom with two twin beds and en-suite bathroom Cottage: Bedroom 1: double bedroom with bathroom Bedroom 2: double bedroom with private bathroom Bedroom 3: single bedroom|
|Bathrooms||5.5 bathrooms. Main Villa: Powder room ground floor; other three bathrooms are en-suites on the second floor. Cottage:3 en-suite bathrooms Bath toiletries provided.|
|Floor||2 story villa and cottage|
|Size||Main Villa: 2885 square feet, 268 m2. Cottage: 1776 square feet, 165 m2|
|Outlook||Stunning views from the main door and entryway. Views from each bedroom in the main villa.|
|Dining||Elegant dining room on ground floor of main villa; seats 6. Dining area in the cottage seats 6.|
|Kitchen||Fully equipped; dishwasher; there is also a barbeque on the property|
|Laundry||Iron & Ironing Board. Shared laundry room on the estate with washer and dryer.|
|Air Conditioning||Yes in all bedrooms in the main villa.|
|Internet||WiFi, might not reach all the rooms due to thickness of walls|
|Family||Wonderful for families|
|Cook||Yes with advance arrangement, please request a price quote|
|Parking||Ample on-site parking|
|Tennis||Yes, tennis courts on the estate near the restaurant.|
|Restaurant||On-site restaurant open 7 days/week 8AM to 11PM|
|Swimming Pool||Unheated swimming pool in service from approximately mid-May to mid-October depending on the weather. Pool towels provided.|
|Pre-Arrival Grocery Shopping||Available with advance arrangement. Service fee applies.|
|Available||Not Available||Reservation Pending||Changeover|
|3 Nights||4 Nights||5 Nights||6 Nights||7 Nights|
Jun 13 - Aug 28 2020
Apr 11 - Jun 12 2020
Aug 29- Oct 2 2020
Oct 2 - Oct 30 2020
Minimum price is for 3 nights.
- Personal welcome during standard hours
- 1 set of towels/person
- Utilities, A/C and free WIFI
- Final cleaning
- Daily cleaning with change of bath towels
- Linen change every 3 days (for weekly rentals)
- Exclusive use of pool, pool towels, gardener and pool maintenance
Not Included/Extras, upon request, paid locally:
- Security Deposit of €1000
- Lunch and Dinner Service on request: Cook and Waiter €280 per time (food and beverage extra)
- Arrival pantry shopping €30 plus cost of food
- Extra housecleaning €20/hour
- Babysitting €20/hour daytime, €25/hour nighttime
- City tax -Please go to www.italyperfect.com/tax for information on local hospitality tax paid in cash at check in.
• Beautiful estate easy drive or train ride to Florence
• Villa Aquila is great for a large group of family or friends
• Grounds are well maintained
• Estate staff is friendly and helpful
• On-site restaurant fabulous
Accommodation within Multi-Unit Property
Map and Location
|Figline Valdarno 3.7 km|
|Reggello 8 km|
|Designer Outlet Mall in Lecco 11 km|
|Montevarchi 15.5 km|
|Center of Florence 36km (25 minutes by train)|
|Greve in Chianti 22 km|
|Gaiole in Chianti 28 km|
|Arezzo, Cortona 46 km|
|Lucca 100 km|
|Pisa 108 km|
|Florence Airport 36 km|
|Rome Airport 260 km|