Geggianello is a strikingly beautiful, restored country house in the heart of Tuscany. Situated in a tiny historic hamlet, it commands a stunning panorama of the Tuscan hills and the medieval walled city of Siena. Geggianello provides maximum comfort in the peaceful and refined atmosphere of a traditional Tuscan home. The property is majestically positioned on a hill overlooking Siena, located 5 miles northeast.
Geggianello can comfortably accommodate 10 guests in its 5 beautifully decorated bedrooms, each with private marble bathroom. The villa is composed of a spacious reception hall that opens to a courtyard, a very large and elegant living room, a study with fax and precious library, a family room with video and TV; a dining room with two tables; a breakfast room with access to the garden. The outside features a pergola for dining al fresco, a nice terrace and a courtyard overlooking Siena, and a pool lounge with all white furniture, a fridge and bathroom. There is an upper floor loggia for lounging and a bridge leading from the study to the master bedroom.
Geggianello has been featured in many famous Italian interior design magazines such as Casa Vogue, Case di Campagna and La Cascina Toscana. Due the location Geggianello is blessed with a breeze from the north and the house is cool because of its stone construction. The property is provided with a beautiful outdoor swimming pool. The pool house has an open kitchen, exercise equipment, and a bathroom with 2 showers.
On the ground floor there is a spacious reception hall opening onto a courtyard, a very large living room, a dining room with two tables, a breakfast room with access to the garden, and a kitchen which can only be used by Maria the Florentine chef. Guests are NOT allowed in the kitchen. On the first floor there is a family room with video and largeTV,DVD and phone, opening to a full loggia, study with fax, strereo and library, a master bedroom suite with King-size bed and featuring two private bathrooms. (one with shower for him and one with bathtub for her), three beautifully decorated bedrooms each with a Queen-size bed (can be made into 2 twins) and private ensuite bathroom with mounted shower, a fifth beautifully decorated bedroom with Queen-size bed and private bathroom across the hall with mounted shower, and a very small spare room for children with 2 twins and a crib.
DISTANCES: Florence (1 hour & 15 minutes), San Gimignano (50 minutes), Rome (2 hours), Tennis Court (15 minutes at Siena), Golf (1 hour at Ugolino), and Horseback Riding (40 minutes at Il Cannuccio).
Electricity and water are included. Heating is NOT included (charged on usage). Morning housekeeping service and fully daily breakfast are included in the rental(including cook & food for the breakfast), food allowance of €500 per week due upon arrival in cash. A welcome dinner is available for an additional cost. Extra maid service, (serving, cooking and shopping), along with laundry and ironing services are available for €15 per hour. All of these services are provided by Cinzia. Cinzia is the chef who is the caretaker, housekeeper and cook. Telephone, fax and internet expenses NOT included and charged depending on the usage. All additional charges must be paid locally in Euros, prior to departure.
This villa sleeps 10 people + 2 children or a nanny and a child.
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