This outstanding villa for 10 persons with its beautiful garden has been totally restored and refurbished. The property enjoys a magnificent setting on a quiet road and offers fine views of the Chianti vineyards and the hilly countryside. The current owners have restored their charming home retaining thick stone walls and rustic ceiling beams whilst applying all contemporary features, adding exquisite taste and respecting the local traditions. The interior design is stylish, and mixes modern designer furniture and lighting with antiques and retro pieces sourced from local markets resulting in a home which seamlessly blends 400 years of history with all the luxuries of modern life. A peaceful oasis surrounded by the calm beauty of the Chianti landscape.
The ground floor of the villa has an entrance hall, bright living room with fire place and a dining room with big French windows and exit to terrace and garden, guest bathroom, designer kitchen, separate working kitchen and laundry room.
The kitchen is very well equipped and appliances include a double oven, double dish washer, big refrigerator, plus separate working kitchen with two door refrigerator/freezer and professional coffee maker. There is also a washing machine for your convenience.
Villa Lecchi sleeps a maximum of 10 persons and has 5 double bedrooms. All bedrooms have full en suite bathrooms all with shower, the bathroom to the master bedroom has a bath and a shower.
The first floor is separated into two wings which are connected by a picturesque, traditional open loggia.
Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower and tub), second living room with fireplace and desk, double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower)
Third living room with double sofa bed leading to two double bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms (shower)
Separate barn has a covered outdoor area with Gas and Wood BBQ facilities, shaded al fresco outdoor dining and living area, Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower)
The swimming pool measures approximately 13 x 6 metres and is a saltwater pool. There is a garden with outside dining facilities and BBQ. You will find spectacular views of the vineyards, olive groves and the countryside of the Chianti area. There is private parking for 4 cars.
The closest village is Gaiole in Chianti (7 minutes drive) 5 km and the nearest restaurant is 500 m (walking distance).
Other Distances - Radda in Chianti 15 km, Siena 27 km, Florence 1,5 hours, Train station (Montevarchi) 25 kms-
Rates include air conditioning and Wifi throughout the house. Electricity up to 300 kW, cooking gas, water, use of swimming pool, use of BBQ, weekly change of bed linen, change of towels twice a week, one intermediate cleaning services of three hours / week, final cleaning, first supply of paper products, first supply of soaps and detergents, cooking ingredients like salt, pepper, sugar, a few bottles of mineral water.
The guests are greeted by one of the house managers who speaks good English.
An English/Italian speaking caretaker lives in separate accommodation on the property (offering guests complete privacy) and is available 6 days a week.
The following items can be requested and are paid for locally- Telephone, heating, electricity in case the consumption exceeds 300 kw, firewood for fire place, additional maid service at a charge of €12 an hour, first shopping service, tourist tax. Payable directly to the service provider: A Cook for dinners and lunches and also drivers can be arranged and paid for locally.
There is a €1500 breakage deposit which is taken pre-departure.
Please note- There is a local tourist tax for villas and apartments, the cost is 2.00 Euro per person per night for a maximum of 7 nights and it is payable locally, the charge is applicable to all guests aged 14 years and over.
In addition to the stunning scenery and the tranquil, relaxing environment that the Tuscany region affords, there is also plenty to do with your family and friends! Practice your Italian cooking in the villa's well equipped kitchen, wine tastings in the fabulous Chianti vineyards, walking in the beautiful hills and countryside, swimming in your private pool, bicycle rides, tennis, golf, sightseeing visits to the beautiful local villages, and not forgetting trips to the magnificent cities of Florence and Siena, both of which are steeped in history and tradition.
One of the great holiday experiences when staying at a villa in Tuscany is to have a private dinner cooked for you by a professional Italian cook. It has to be said that Italian home cooking really is second to none, with the use of tasty seasonal and local ingredients and complimented by a glass of the fine local Chianti wine. You can book this additional service so that you can enjoy the fine evenings relaxing at your villa with your family and friends, enjoying the excellent food and the stunning scenery long into the Summer evenings.
Prices quoted are per villa per week. Please note where your holiday dates cross multiple price bands the total holiday price is calculated per day per price band.
The rates quoted for 2023 bookings are based on 2022 rates and are subject to final confirmation around Oct / Nov 2022 when contracts are signed.
The following items may be added when you book this property.
1. Select your duration nights
2. Select your start date from the calendar
In peak season many of our villas will be set to multiples of 7 nights. e.g. 7, 14, 21 etc.
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