Villa Botanica & its adjacent barn annexe are located just above the lively town of Greve, with its bars/restaurants, all kinds of shops, and a lovely Saturday morning open-air market.
The owners, a couple with a deep love for the Tuscan countryside, have restored the property to a high standard, maintaining its original style both inside and outside, to offer lovely accommodation for 10/12 persons total in the main villa and in the adjacent barn annexe. The interiors of both have been enriched by beautiful decorations, stylish fabrics and comfortable features.
A private garden, several comfortable and panoramic terraces with dining areas, elegant lounges for pleasant summer evenings, a large swimming pool and spectacular views of the vineyards, valley of Greve and the picturesque Chianti hills complete this special property.
Ground floor - Enter through a large French window door into a spacious living room with fireplace. The living room has a TV (BBC World News is currently the only English language channel) and DVD player, CD player and there is DSL wireless internet connection. There is a spacious dining area with table and chairs for 14 persons. The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances including oven, stove top with five gas burners, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, American coffee maker, toaster and high quality pots and pans. There is also a laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
First floor – Formal and elegant sitting room, library and studio with desk.
Entrance through a large French window door into a spacious living room with fireplace and TV, well equipped kitchen with dining table, a large work counter and all modern appliances, small storage room, studio with wireless internet access and laundry room.
Ground floor - 1 shower room.
First floor - Two double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom (and separate shower) and one with en-suite shower room, and one with an extra sofa bed.
Ground floor – 1 single bedroom with en-suite bathroom, guest bathroom.
First floor – 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room. 1 further double bedroom and 1 single bedroom sharing 1 shower room.
Manicured garden with flowers, trees and large covered terraces.
Several terraces with outside dining area and lounging areas. All terraces are furnished nicely with sofas, dining tables and chairs, and big umbrellas and sunbeds.
Some steps from the terrace there is the beautiful chlorine-free pool with slightly salted water (open until 15 October) and a picturesque walk through the garden from where you enjoy a unique view onto the Chianti countryside.
The closest village to Villa Botanica is the lovely village of Greve, located just 3 km away. Panzano in Chianti is also a short drive, 8kms away. In both villages you will find a wide selection of excellent local restaurants and amenities.
Florence is 25kms away and Florence airport is 1 hour away.
Rates include electricity, cooking gas, water, towels with change twice a week, bed linen with weekly change, pool towels, mid-week cleaning of 3 hrs, final cleaning, air-conditioning in all rooms and heating throughout.
Additional services payable to the property manager are extra maid service, dinners upon request, driver, babysitting, massages, telephone bills, fire wood. The housekeeper of the villa will be happy to provide a food pack for you upon arrival, the price will be the hourly cost of the maid to do the shopping, plus the receipt for the groceries. Please advise us of the list of groceries you would like to have when you arrive.
There is a €900 breakage deposit which is paid pre-departure by credit card (unless if the Barn alone is booked, then a €300 breakage deposit is applicable.
There is a local tourist tax for villas in the district of Panzano and Greve, the cost is 1.50 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.
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 2020 bookings are based on 2019 rates and are subject to final confirmation around Oct / Nov 2019 when contracts are signed.
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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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