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. The accommodations offer a solution for groups up to 10 or 14 persons with a large private pool and fenced in 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
Fenced, exclusive property in the countryside, while close to shopping, sites, 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 Main Villa
Set on three floors, the villa is comprised of 3 double bedrooms each with en suite bathrooms, all 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! The connecting single bedroom is located on the 3rd floor and comes with a private AC for those extra warm summer nights.
There is a another bedroom with two twin beds and private bathroom, perfect for singles or young adults. Villa La Fonte comes with with 5 full bedrooms, therefore this villa will accommodate up to 10 persons - all in real beds (no sofa beds!)
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 and freezer, dishwasher, gas oven, and American coffee machine. Groups of 12 can enjoy the formal dining room which includes a historicalextra large fireplace just like where farmers from yesteryear used to warm-up. There are two other rooms 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, iron and ironing board, especially nice for longer stays. There is a 5th bathroom on the ground floor with a shower and tub. Next to the main villa is a covered area with pizza oven and a table large enough to accommodate the entire party on vacation. The holiday rental, Villa La Fonte, invites groups in all seasons to enjoy not only the spacious interiors with the lovely wood beam ceilings and terracotta floors, but also the large garden and wonderful views.
The Dépendance and Pool
Next door to the main vacation villa rental at Villa La Fonte is the dépendance or outbuilding, this two floor structure 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. It features its own dedicated covered patio area, which is well lit at night, and overlooks the garden and pool.
The ground floor is comprised of a modern kitchen area with a table for four persons. There are two double bedrooms, a full bathroom with shower, a loft area and a sitting room with a flat screen TV and WiFi access. This 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 metres pool gets full sun and is a refreshing point of fun, especially after a full day of adventure in the Tuscan hillsides or the busy city centers exploring museums and shops. 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.
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 like that of San Gimignano with its looming 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, incredible architecture and awe inspiring monuments. Just think of Uffizi and Accademia museums with their treasures in Florence. Or plan a visit to the Leaning Tower in Pisa, before heading over to wander the streets in Lucca. And who could forget the amazing town of Siena with its absolutely unique city square.