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Luxury villa Il Borgo Meline

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
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Il Borgo, an estate of a thousand hectares, is situated in the Valdarno, one of the most beautiful and historically important areas of Tuscany at about 35km/22miles from Florence. The estate covers an area situated at 400 metres of altitude up to 900 metres, on the crest of mountains. The residential part, a convent dating back to the late XVII century and subsequently transformed into a farm, is surrounded by extensive olive groves, bordering on woodlands, also part of the property, characterized by the presence of water springs and varied flora and fauna. Il Borgo is composed of 5 residences comprising apartments, cottages and a private villa, which have all undergone a careful renovation bringing charm and maximum comfort to the old areas of the farm. All of them are situated around the...Il Borgo, an estate of a thousand hectares, is situated in the Valdarno, one of the most beautiful and historically important areas of Tuscany at about 35km/22miles from Florence. The estate covers an area situated at 400 metres of altitude up to 900 metres, on the crest of mountains. The residential part, a convent dating back to the late XVII century and subsequently transformed into a farm, is surrounded by extensive olive groves, bordering on woodlands, also part of the property, characterized by the presence of water springs and varied flora and fauna. Il Borgo is composed of 5 residences comprising apartments, cottages and a private villa, which have all undergone a careful renovation bringing charm and maximum comfort to the old areas of the farm. All of them are situated around the old village square. Among these residences just one, Camelie, is an independent villa with private pool, overlooking the park and olive groves, while others, the apartments of the village and two private villas with pool to share, have been built from the pre-existing productive and living structures overlooking the square. The apartments are furnished with antique family furniture, carefully combined with designer elements. Some of the latter have been designed by the owner an important Italian architect to lend personality and functionality to the apartments. The guests of Meline can enjoy common areas such as the multimedia library, the theatre, the wine bar and the billiard room as well as the sports facilities such as the swimming pool. The most fascinating areas of the old farm are destined for the entertainment and leisure structures. Situated between the apartments and the olive press, the library and theatre represent an opportunity for the guests of Il Borgo to meet, enjoy a little cultural and relax among a wide range of books and magazines, together with the areas for reading, talking, games and shows. The theatre and indoor areas are set up to host artistic and musical events, meetings and conferences. In the areas closer to the Borgo are a pavilion, on the borders of a small lake, where lunch or a moonlit dinner can be held. As in the past, the productive structure of Il Borgo carries on the meticulous work of transforming the crops grown on the estate, where the extra virgin olive oil produced is considered a top quality oil. The property is situated in one of the most beautiful and important areas of Tuscany for landscape, history and culture: the Valdarno. This area, is bordered to the west by the Chianti hills, offering hilly landscapes mainly cultivated with olive groves and mountainous areas with large tracts of woodland. In this area, which was the homeland of many artists, including Masaccio, there are many small villages worth visiting. An ancient pedestrian stone bridge connects the private park to the living room of Meline located on the first floor which is composed of a studio, a large kitchen with fireplace, a loggia created from an ancient tower and a bedroom with bathroom and terrace. A grey stone staircase leads to the ground floor, which consists of another living room as well as 2 bedrooms with separate beds and private bathrooms. 188 sqm. ground floor entrance, studio. bedroom 1: yellow bedroom with twin beds (bed size 100cmx120cm each) and bathroom with bathtub. bedroom 2: green bedroom with twin beds (bed size 100cmx200cm each) and bathroom with bathtub, staircase, laundry, garden. first floor gallery, living room with terrace and bridge on the garden, dining room, kitchen with loggia. bedroom 3: green bedroom with double bed (bed size 175cmx200cm), bathroom with bathtub and terrace. outdoor Shared pool. A number of paths lead through the wonderful private natural reserve surrounding the property. amenities supermarket at Figline 12km/7,5miles, restaurants and osterias at Reggello 7km/4miles, tennis court in Reggello 8km/5miles, golf club in Florence about 35km/22miles (www.***************), horse riding in Montevarchi 35km/22miles. notes possibility to have meals served in the private restaurant open only for in-house residents, or light lunch by the pool, on request it is possible to organize oil mill visit and oil tasting. All the bathrooms have tub with hand held shower and double basin. No pets allowed. The fireplaces are only for decoration purposes. Additional amenities: AC in the bedrooms, Full Kitchen, Pool Table, air conditioning/AC, alfresco dining, baby cot, billiard table shared with the guests of Il Borgo, fans, iron w/Ironing board, microwawe upon request, printer and fax shared with the guests of Il Borgo, restaurant, shared swimming pool (20x10mts), uncovered parking area for up to 10 cars, wi fi internet connectionMore
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Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Dutch
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2015
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Pets Allowed: Yes
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Kid Friendly: Yes
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