Villa Duca - Tuscany, Italy

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Villa Duca - Tuscany, Italy

  
 

Just minutes away by car or bus from the historical center, the freshly renovated Villa Duca is set atop one of most prestigious hills of Florence, peacefully surrounded by olive groves, cypress trees, and beautifully manicured gardens. This elegant luxury three story villa features a picturesque panoramic courtyard with direct views of the Florentine countryside. A glorious boulevard of grand cypress trees leads the guests to this sun-flooded home, perfectly suited for sophisticated living and entertaining.

OUTSIDE FEATURES--for outdoor lounging and dining, a furnished portico faces the courtyard featuring a charming oval water fountain. Expansive panoramic garden surrounding the villa, perfect to rest and enjoy relaxing time with family and friends and ideal for children to blow off some steam. Private salt-water swimming pool bordered by lush landscaping including flowery plants and fragrant rosemary bushes. Towering cypress and palm trees add privacy and a sliver of shade to this distinctive retreat. The sundeck is completed with comfortable lounges, umbrellas and a dining table for wonderful poolside meals.

GROUND FLOOR--a glorious 18ft high frescoed ceiling living room offers you an unforgettable welcome when you enter Villa Duca. The sun-flooded room features an open wood burning fireplace and three French doors that open onto the terrace with views of the courtyard and the Tuscan countryside. The recent remodeling incorporates vibrant accent colors and contemporary furniture to counterbalance the traditional architecture, and the striped pattern of the chairs and ottoman’s fabric provides striking contrast against the crisp, clean palette of the walls to give the room a fresh contemporary look. This inviting room is provided with a 47” LED TV with Sky satellite channels, two large sitting areas and a generous book library available on the well-stocked bookshelves. Large eat-in kitchen with breakfast table seats up to 10 people under the original frescoed ceiling--the kitchen is equipped with American standard appliances. Separate den adjacent to the kitchen featuring an additional breakfast table for up to 8 people and direct access to the portico with a dining table for up to 16 people facing the front courtyard. Laundry room with washer and dryer. One queen bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower.

FIRST FLOOR--home office equipped with a large desk area, computer and printer at disposal of the guests. Formal dining room with large oval wooden table and vibrant colored chairs for up to 16 people add warmth against the neutral palette of the walls. Thanks to three big windows and high ceilings the elegant dining room is airy and bright, looking great for any occasion. Queen bedroom with adjacent private bathroom with shower, king/twin bedroom with private bathroom with shower, king/twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower.

SECOND FLOOR--king bedroom with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with shower, king bedroom with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with tub, king bedroom with original frescoes ceiling, shared walk-in closet and shared bathroom with shower, queen bedroom with shared walk-in closet and shared bathroom with shower.

All bedrooms are well-appointed and have A/C

Includes morning housekeeping for 4 hours (Mon-Fri), bath towel changes twice a week.

 

Property Highlights

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  • 8 Bedroom
  • 8 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 16
  • Pool
  • Gym