Vacation Villa which Halfway to everywhere in Tuscany
The family run vacation rental Villa La Fonte captures the beauty and elegance of Tuscany in a 7 bedroom, 6 bathroom villa and dépendance (separate building but both rented as a whole for exclusive privacy). The accommodations offer a solution for groups up to 10 or 14 persons with a large private pool and spacious yard.
The holiday home combines the charm of the traditional Tuscan decor with the modern accessories of today to create a relaxing and tranquil base for your vacation travels in the heart of Tuscany. The well equipped garden and terrace invite evening meals and afternoon naps poolside.
Explore the wonders of Tuscany, its cities of art, vineyards, fresh country markets and enchanting small towns. With easy access to towns like Florence, Pisa, and Siena and many wonderful back roads for photo opportunities, Villa La Fonte is in the perfect position.
Top 3 reasons you'll love Villa La Fonte
A REAL AGRITURISMO EXPERIENCE
Rediscover the traditions of the past, surrounded by the uncontaminated landscape & olive groves of Tuscany
QUIET AND DISCREET ATMOSPHERE
Exclusive property in the countryside, yet still close to shopping, sights, monuments and lovely towns
FANTASTIC TUSCAN HOSPITALITY
The tranquility and beauty of Tuscany is combined with the knowledgeable and helpful nature of your hosts
Divided into two fully restored farmhouses from the 1850’s, Villa La Fonte is comprised of a 5 bedroom villa and a 2 bedroom dépendance. The accommodations will accommodate groups or families up to 10 persons in the main house and larger groups can add the nearby outbuilding for a total of 14 persons. The property is always rented together, to assure the guests a private vacation experience. The separate dependance building is equipped to host guests with limited mobility, including wheelchairs. The entire property has a security alarm system.
The Main Villa
Set on three floors, Villa La Fonte comes with 5 full bedrooms to accommodate up to 10 persons - all in real beds (no sofa beds!) There are 3 double bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom, featuring WiFi access and screened windows. The lovely Tuscan decor is warm and welcoming and features several unique, sometimes antique, pieces like the wrought iron bed stands and wooden drawers. One of the double bedrooms has an adjoining bedroom with two single beds, ideal for families with small children - or it could be the room where all the kids get to hang out on vacation, sharing laughter and secrets! There is a another bedroom with two twin beds and private bathroom, perfect for singles or young adults.
The ground floor is perfect for entertaining, organized with lots of dedicated spaces for private and family time. The fabulous kitchen is equipped with a 5 burner stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, gas oven, and American coffee machine as well as an espresso coffee machine, a moka coffee pot and a microwave oven. Groups of up to 14 can enjoy the formal dining room which includes an extra large fireplace just like where farmers from yesteryear used to warm-up. There are two other living areas specifically designed for entertaining: a sitting room with satellite TV and a reading room with a cozy fireplace.
The ground floor also has a laundry room with clothes washer, freezer, iron and ironing board, especially nice for longer stays. There is a 5th bathroom on the ground floor with a shower and tub, and all of the bathrooms have a hair dryer.
Next to the main villa is a covered area with a wood-fired pizza oven, a BBQ area and a refrigerator. The outdoor table is large enough to accommodate the entire party on vacation thus making Villa La Fonte the perfect holiday rental to accommodation groups in all seasons where the spacious interiors with the lovely wood beam ceilings and terracotta floors can be enjoyed in cooler temps, while the large garden and wonderful views in the warmer months.
Next door to the main vacation villa rental at Villa La Fonte is the dépendance or outbuilding; this two floor building provides a private corner for couples or families traveling with the larger group. It is not connected with an adjoining passageway, but it is close enough to make it easy to visit often and is perfect for anyone in the group traveling with limited mobility, accommodating a wheelchair. It features its own dedicated covered patio area, which is well lit at night, and overlooks the garden and pool.
The small villa is comprised of a modern kitchen area with a table for four persons, a spacious living area with flat screen TV, a bathroom and a double bedroom. The second bedroom is found in the loft. The entire apartment has WiFi access. The living area is decorated in soft colors, accenting the lovely stone walls, high ceilings and luminous interiors.
In front of both the villa and dépendance is a fenced pool area with gazebo and sun loungers. The 6×12 meter pool gets sun for most of hte day; it is the place dedicated for fun as well as for relaxing and cooling down during the warm summer days. It is also the perfect stop after a long, full day of exploration in the Tuscan countryside or in the museums and shops of the busier city centers.
From the pool you will catch glimpses of the Chianti vineyards, distinctive Tuscan cypress trees and undoubtedly appreciate the tranquility and calm that surround the private property.
The garden area is covered by a system to keep insects away (not harmful to people or pets), assuring guests the comfort of enjoying the garden throoughout the entire day, without annoyance of mosquitos or other insects!
Everything to see in Tuscany
Villa La Fonte will put you in the center of Tuscany, close to everything you will want to see while on holidays. The closest town is Gambassi Terme, just 4 km away, where you will find a wide array of shops and restaurants. This area of Tuscany also boasts many Etruscan tombs, archaeological sites which are well marked and easy access to the via Francigena where you can go hiking or bike riding to see more of the beauty of Tuscany. Close by are other great small towns that everyone loves to visit such as San Gimignano with its looming medieval towers or Certaldo with its great summer festivals.
Nothing could be easier than a day trip to one of the many exciting cities which are home to some of the best art museums of the country, incredible architecture and awe inspiring monuments. Just think of the Uffizi and Accademia museums with their artistic treasures in Florence. Plan a visit to the Leaning Tower in Pisa, before heading over to wander the streets in Lucca. Don't forget the amazing town of Siena with its absolutely unique city square, Piazza del Campo!