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Tuscan villa in the Chianti hills
Tuscan villa in the Chianti hills
14 guests
5 bedrooms
10 beds
3 baths
14 guests
5 bedrooms
10 beds
3 baths
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An authentic experience into the Tuscan countriside with all the comforts like a private swimming pool, jacuzzi, free wifi connection.
Ideal for group of people that want to relax and enjoy the Tuscan beauties like Florence, Siena or Cortona.

The space

For those who love nature and the Tuscany countryside, our country villa “L’Oliveta” is the ideal holiday destination in Italy. The villa is located on the Aretine Chianti hills, in a lovely countryside area at the foot of Pratomagno mountain and along to the historic Romanic road called “Sette Ponti”.
This is an old farmhouse originally built in 1806 and carefully restructured with particular attention at the maintenance of its exquisite rustic features: wooden-beamed ceilings, terracotta floors, original wooden windows, antique wood-burning bread oven.

Externally, “L’Oliveta” Country Villa is completely surrounded by hectares of typical terraced olive groves and offers complete well-being and leisure to our guests by playing in the pool, reading in the garden, relaxing in the jacuzzi or enjoying the wonderful view over the Arno Valley and the Siena’s Chianti hills from our panoramic terrace with barbecue.

Even if you are an active person or you like to rest enjoying natural beauties, our Country Villa “L’Oliveta” offers a lot of possibilities.

The farmhouse has 3 floors, each one with direct access to the garden but internally connected. It has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 fire places, a large dining room and a lot of space to make your holiday more confortable.
To stay connected with the world we offer free internet WIFI connection and TV SAT.

Internally, “L’Oliveta” country villa is arranged as follow:

GROUND FLOOR
Living room with a double sofa bed and TV SAT, fireplace in the living room, kitchenette with 3 ring stove and a small fridge, 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower;
externally you have access to the garden with a table, a small covered terrace.

FIRST FLOOR
Main entrance with a large dining room and a big fireplace;
kitchen with 4 ring stove, fridge, dishwasher, oven, microwave oven, american coffee machine, espresso coffee machine.
1 double bedroom, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom with shower;
Externally you have access to the garden with barbecue and a big terrace overlooking the valley.

SECOND FLOOR
Living room with TV SAT, 1 double sofa bed and a fireplace, 1 double bedroom, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bathroom with shower;
Externally you have access to the garden with jacuzzi and solarium.

Other facilities of the villa:
•Private parking place
•Private swimming pool with solarium
•Private Jacuzzi with hot water
•Barbecue
•Baby cot and baby chairs (on request)
•TV SAT
•Internet WIFI
•baby sitting (on request)
•chef in the villa (on request)

Guest access

Guest will have 24/24 hours to the private pool and jacuzzi of the villa!

Interaction with guests

I live 3 Km far form the villa so i'll be able to be there in a very short time in case of need.
I use to go to the villa and check if everything is ok twice a week....but the frequence changes a lot according to the level of privacy my guests require.

Other things to note

We love to welcome our guest with a special gift: a bottle of our biological olive oil produced from the olive trees surrounding the villa!

At their arrival our guests will find a "Welcome set" with all the supplies for a first day breakfast (in case they don't have the time to buy something before the arrival): milk, tea, marmelade, bread, corn flakes, chocolate, etc...

There're some bottles of fresh water in the fridge and every bathroom has soap and shampoo for a relaxing shower!


Amenities
Internet
Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
Bedroom 5
2 single beds
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

House Rules
Check out by 10AM

Our villa is deeped into a very quite zone so we require our guest to respect the quitness of the area and not to make to much noise, specially during the night.
We don't accept big size animals, please during the reservation phase advise if you want to bring your animal with yourself in order to be aware of that and approve or not your request.
The pool and the jacuzzi are open 24h a day from the beginning of May untill the end of September; if somebody requires to have them opened during other periods it will comport an additional fee and anyway will be agreed directly with the guest.
The heating is not included into the booking price; if any guest should require, it will be payed additionally according to the amount consumed.


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Vicki User Profile
September 2017
Wonderful accommodations and setting for a group vacation!

Sasha User Profile
September 2017
My six childhood friends and I had a wonderful vacation at Matteo’s beautiful place celebrating our special birthday(s). Matteo has been very responsive and helpful from the very first interaction. His father Franco greeted us warmly and showed us this beautifully restored old farmhouse turned into a villa with a great taste. He gave us recommendations about places to visit, a brief history of the place and the area and was also quick to fix couple of small issues we had. He even brought us a bottle of olive oil from the olives growing at this estate. Matteo came to visit us and even stopped to buy some laundry detergent for us after coming late from work. The house is spacious and welcoming although we spent most time outside enjoying warm Tuscan hues reflected by sun and moonlight. Olive groves, pool and Jacuzzi are kept immaculately. Very quiet and private area. We left with heavy hearts but also with wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. Thanks Matteo and Franco!

Dianne User Profile
June 2017
We LOVED this place. The reviews that we read were very accurate and met all of our expectations. We would add that all members of the Grifoni family that we met (including the daughter who was getting married one of the weeks of our stay but still delivered us some fresh towels) were great. Any concerns we had were addressed promptly and with courtesy. The beds were most comfortable, we loved seeing Sergio in the morning as he worked in the garden, kept the pool clean for us, etc. The setting was so beautiful and the views over the valley were consistently gorgeous, even the one day that we had a bit of rain. Over the course of 3 weeks we had 30 family members and friends come and go from around the world (USA, Canada, Australia, Brazil) and no one ever felt crowded, there were many gathering places and many private spaces. The house, over 200+ years, was charming and a beautiful oasis away from the hectic pace of the world. We would highly recommend L'Oliveta. Grazie mille, Dianne

Joydeep User Profile
January 2017
Matteo's house is tucked away from the regular humdrum of life. If you are seeking a quiet time away from the rush of life this is the perfect quasi rustic place to get away. Away from the madness of the big city, be prepared to drive a bit for quality food and groceries .... internet is a bit spotty but the location is amazing. The house was exactly the way it was described ... over 200 years old, nicely maintained not overdone .... everything worked ... rustic if you are willing not to expect big city conveniences ... we didn't experience the pool and the hot tub being winter but can well imagine how that could be perfect in another season. Natural gas consumption is extra and a bit expensive ... but the hosts are tremendous ..Matteo is a busy young man and was generous in helping us secure restaurant bookings for New Year's Eve , his father turned up with a bottle of wine and very very conversational ... great break with friends at Matteo's farm house ... can do day trips to Firenze, Sienna, Cortona, Arezzo if you are prepared to drive a bit .... highly recommended !

Paul User Profile
November 2016
The villa is the most ideal version of Tuscany you can hope for. The view is religious. The rooms are cozy. The olive orchard is serene. We had a private chef waiting for us when we arrived and she cooked a traditional Tuscan meal and it was amazing. I would come here every season if I could. Only bummer was the jacuzzi wasn't working. The driveway is a little treacherous with a large car. All minor compared to everything else. Highly recommend

Trevor User Profile
November 2016
The villa was absolutely amazing!! It's spacious and rustic and perfect!! We went here to get married and the setting and atmosphere of the villa was perfect. We were running late and Matteo and his father were accommodating and understanding. I highly recommend this to everyone!!

Jenny User Profile
December 2015
We spent our Thanksgiving holiday here at Mateo's villa. The location was large enough for three families, well stocked and had everything that the 10 of us need to prepare a large dinner. The house is clean, well kept, and had all the essentials. When we arrived, Mateo's mother escorted us to the villa, recommended a fabulous restaurant, and even made us all reservations (such a warm welcome). The view of the valley and hills in the distance are breath taking and such an amazing site to awaken to every morning. The experience and time spent at Mateo's villa will be well remembered. I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for an amazing get away in the Chanting hills. Thanks for having us Mateo. Jenny and Bryan

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Florence, ItalyJoined in April 2011
Matteo User ProfileMatteo is a superhost.
I'm an engineer and i work in a fashion company based in Florence. During my life i had the opportunity to travel quite often and keep in contact with different cultures and habits....and i've always been happy to come back to Tuscany! I have a wonderful villa with pool and…
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