About this listing
A magical 240 sqm apartment on the “piano nobile” of Villa Schneiderf; built between C14&C18, This family home boasts spectacular and unique views of Florence and its sunsets.A neoclassical monumental stair descends to the garden; herbacious borders abound with colour, perfume, and bird life, dotted with neoclassic and contemporary sculptures, Situated southside of town, a base from which you can easily visit the vineyards of both Chianti & Rufina,as well as all the major towns of Tuscany.
Description of the property:
This superb home ,offers a haven of peace and tranquility, the main 90 sq.m. open-plan living,dining and kitchen area, was originally a music room, with 7mt high frescoed ceiling and ablaze with light from its large windows ,boasting sunsets and views of the Duomo and the florentine 'skyline'.
A spiral staircase leads to a magical bedroom on the first mezzanine ,with a small bathroom set in an old cupboard!.
The main sleeping quarters are made up of two room; each with a mezzanine floor.; the first being a spacious 50 sqm through bedroom, with decorated ceiling and clouds as lights! the double bed is on a mezzanine and below is an installation ; 'a small house within a house ' all to discover when you get there! from here you have access to the bathroom.
The north bedroom has a double bed ,access to the bathroom, and stairs leading to the other mezzanine onwhich are 2 single beds.
The bathroom has a jacuzzi and shower.
.A monumental staircase from the main living room takes you down to the private garden at the front of the villa where guests can watch the glorious sunsets over Florence while eating alfresco.Garden lovers will find many interesting ,unusual plants and lots of work to get on with if they fancy !!!!!
Amenities: hot/stove, oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, iron/ironing board, TV, internet access.
Outdoors:Table and chairs, sunbeds, BBQ area with pizza oven & pingpong table. Private swimming pool.From the garden one may access the neoclassical style park, restored in the 18th century by Baron Schneiderf; for acclimatizing exotic plants to the Italian climate (cedar, african acacia, taxus, palms)
Getting there: take the A1 “Autostrada del Sole”towards Rome and exit at Firenze Sud. After the toll take the second exit towards Chianti and Pontassieve and at the 4th traffic light at Rimaggio turn right up the hill for about 1 km, just after thechurch the road turns to the right and the entrance is in the left-hand corner.
The guest have exclusive use of house and garden and may use the condominal park
Interaction with guests
The garden is lovingly tended by the proprietors and Riccardos studio ; when in use, is under the cedar tree.
Other things to note
The general atmosphere at the villa is jovial and artistic.Lots of lovely walks in the area with Florence being only 15 minutes away by car, A typical Tuscan restaurant; Gargotta ,is a stones throw away.
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Cancel up to 30 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 30 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.
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I'm a sculptor and engeneer, I teached many years, I like cooking and gardening.
I'm interested in art and history, moovies and traveling.