4 double bedrooms (including three in the main house and one bedroom is a guest house adjacent to the main structure | sleeps up to 8 guests | 4 bathrooms | fully equipped kitchen| daily light housekeeping with midweek linen changes | TV | wifi | AC in bedrooms/heat | fireplace | private pool with sun beds| parking | 24/7 bilingual concierge | concierge services and tours can be provided by Luxury Italian Tours| Private chef can be provided for breakfast, lunch and dinner (supplement) | The villa has 3,230 square feet | Note: Utilities are included except for electricity should consumption exceed 350 kW during the stay. A city tourist tax of 1,50 € pp/day to be paid on site.
Located on the outskirts of Florence in Chianti Hills, this ancient villa has a cooking studio on the premises, olive groves and a vineyard
Located in the Chianti Hills and only 12 kilometers (8 miles) from Florence, Villa La Quercia is an ancient villa built entirely from terracotta and stones in the 17th century. Villa La Quercia is located in the Tuscan Chianti countryside, surrounded by 20 acres of land, which is cultivated with vines and olive trees.
As you approach the villa, an inviting covered patio with dining table and a living area with bamboo furniture awaits. In the back of the villa another open-air dining area with a round stone table is positioned in front of a swimming pool surrounded by laurel and cypress hedges. Al fresco dining can be enjoyed during every meal.
On the ground floor, there is a dining room, a double living room with fireplace, a typical fully equipped Tuscan kitchen, and a King bedroom with a dressing room. There is a bathroom with independent entrance.
On the first floor, there are three Queen en suite bedrooms (each can be made into twin bedrooms), and a closet room for you to tuck away your luggage.
Your stay at the villa is designed for your comfort. You may have a candlelit dinner with butler service or lunch at the villa Italian lessons, private chauffeur, babysitting service, car service from the villa to Impruneta, the nearest town that is 5 minutes away by car or 25 minutes away by foot. The villa can be stocked with essentials for you to prepare your breakfast and you can easily walk to the local town to shop for additional necessities. Breakfast can be served daily for an additional charge.
If cooking is your penchant, the villa has a cooking studio that offers a hands-on morning or afternoon cooking class, market tour in Florence followed by the lunch or dinner wine tour, and cheese tasting. Note: classes are open to guests and non-guests and lessons can be booked privately. The cooking studio is a cottage that was used by the abstract painter, Francesco Clemente, as his painting studio. It is still possible to admire a small collection of his paintings that feature the Tuscan countryside. A wide variety of the villa’s own products made on the premises are available for purchase and can be shipped to your home including local wines made from Trebbiano and Sangiovese, extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, fruit jams, spreads, dried herbs, lavender sachets and more
During your stay, off-the- beaten path wine tours, cheese tastings at a local organic goat farm and other daily excursions can be arranged. Tennis and golf can also be arranged at nearby facilities. You can take a local bus to Florence from the villa. Other nearby towns include Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca and the hamlets of Greve, Castellina and Radda in Chianti.
The villa’s hosts are charming and dedicated to make your stay a true Tuscan experience!