Villa Augusta - Tuscany, Italy

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Villa Augusta - Tuscany, Italy

  
 

Set on a high hill overlooking the scenic Tuscan landscape, this incredible 16th century patrician mansion exudes class and elegance at first sight. The villa spans over 1200sqm of living space and its central location is convenient to explore the major areas of Florence, Chianti, Siena and Lucca. In its past the villa has been the dwelling of many illustrious guests, among them Paolina Bonaparte, sister of Napoleon and the Grand Duchess of Tuscany. The villa belongs to one of the most prominent aristocratic Italian families, and you will feel as a true royalty vacationing here while having the villa staff pampering you like a prince!

OUTSIDE FEATURES--An impeccable manicured Italian garden nestles the impressive private pool, with its sundeck and a gazebo, perfect for alfresco lunches. The grounds house also several shaded areas for relaxing in style and tranquility. The villa’s strategic position over the undulating hills offers a one-of-a-kind view over the vineyards, olive groves, fields and forests of the Tuscan countryside.

INSIDE FEATURES--all rooms of the villa are impeccably decorated with luxurious furnishing and finishes housing a remarkable art collection. The building retains its original architectural structure with its floors, vaulted ceilings, fireplaces and staircases. The villa features opulent heirloom pieces such as oil paintings and antiques, Venetian glass chandeliers, murals, rich tapestry and Persian rugs, all creating a sense of history that the guests will enjoy in every room.

GROUND FLOOR--Formal massive dining room that seats comfortably up to 20 guests, smaller dining room, guest bathroom, large gourmet eat-in kitchen. One master king bedroom, with en-suite bathroom with shower – one master king bedroom, with en-suite bathroom with tub

FIRST FLOOR--Very expansive formal living room with fireplace and piano, smaller living room, TV room with fireplace, reading room with private library containing an antique collection of books, enjoyable billiard room, private chapel. Two large king bedrooms with antique poster beds, each with en-suite bathroom, one with shower and one with tub. There is also a terrace overlooking the park and the whole valley. Two smaller twin bedrooms each with en-suite bathroom with tub – ideally suited to teenagers. King bedroom with en-suite bathroom with tub.

Includes full staff: 1 housekeeper, 1 cook, 1 maid, 1 waiter to serve, from 8:00am to 1:30pm and from 5pm to 9.30pm, 1 gardener – the staff have one day off a week. Extra hours to be paid separately. Mid-week change of linens and bath towels, daily pool cleaning and garden maintenance.

 

Property Highlights

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  • 7 Bedroom
  • 7 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 14
  • Pool
  • Library
  • Private chapel