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MAGNIFICENT 9BR HISTORIC VILLA WITH STUNNING POOL & VIEWS, IN TOP LOCATION!

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9 bedrooms
8 bathrooms
18 guests
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*** Wedding conditions: listed at the bottom of this page *** Villa Benedetta is a beautiful historic residence that has been the beating heart of the Folonari family (a renowned name in the Italian wine panorama) for many years. Dating back to the early 1800s, the villa is located at the center of the family’s agricultural holding, that is currently producing internationally known wines. After an extensive renovation of the villa in 2014, the owners have decided to convert it into a vacation home considering its overall wonderful characteristics, elegance and charm. The spectacular Tuscan surroundings are perfect for excursions either on foot, by bike or by horseback riding. The park of the villa is immaculately kept and features furnished shaded areas dedicated to relaxing while enj...*** Wedding conditions: listed at the bottom of this page *** Villa Benedetta is a beautiful historic residence that has been the beating heart of the Folonari family (a renowned name in the Italian wine panorama) for many years. Dating back to the early 1800s, the villa is located at the center of the family’s agricultural holding, that is currently producing internationally known wines. After an extensive renovation of the villa in 2014, the owners have decided to convert it into a vacation home considering its overall wonderful characteristics, elegance and charm. The spectacular Tuscan surroundings are perfect for excursions either on foot, by bike or by horseback riding. The park of the villa is immaculately kept and features furnished shaded areas dedicated to relaxing while enjoying the view on the stunning Tuscan landscape or al fresco dining (there is a new barbecue and a covered gazebo that sits up to 20 people). The private swimming pool (size 40 x 16 feet) comes with a changing area, full bathroom with shower and a dedicated wi-fi internet connection. The villa guests are always welcome to visit the cellars and taste the wine produced within the estates of the Folonari family. Location: the villa is located in Greve in Chianti, which is considered the “entrance gate” into the Chianti region. The beautiful main square of Greve, Piazza Matteotti, is the focal point of the town and can be easily reached from the villa on foot (about 10 minutes walk), by bike, or by car (3 minutes drive). At the Piazza Matteotti there is several excellent restaurants such as the Osteria Mangiando Mangiando, the Bottega del Moro or the Osteria La Terrazza as well as many other typical grocery stores, artisan shops and the famous Antica Macelleria Falorni (a Tuscan butcher that has been in the same spot since 1729). Nearby the square there is also a large supermarket. In walking distance from the villa there is a bus stop where it is possible to take several buses to Florence or other nearby locations such as San Gimignano or Siena. Description of the interiors: The villa features 9 large bedrooms (all with the characteristic high ceilings) and 8 bathrooms in total. One additional bedroom & bathroom is available upon demand. Ground floor: - Entrance hall - Large kitchen with table seating up to 8, oven, gas stove, American style fridge, kettle, toaster, ice machine, Italian coffee machine (moka) and American coffee machine (drip) - Dining room seating up to 18 guests - TV room with 54” TV - Large living room with French doors, overlooking the valley and directly connected to the outdoor gazebo and lounge area - Study with 54” TV - 2 master bedrooms, each with a king size bed and a private bathroom - 1 guest bathroom (half) First floor: - Large living room - 1 master bedroom with a king size bed and a private bathroom with tub/shower - 2 master bedrooms with a king size bed each, sharing a bathroom with shower - 2 twin bedrooms, with 2 twin beds each and a private bathroom* - 1 twin bedroom with 2 twin beds, sharing a bathroom with tub/shower* - 1 master bedroom with a king size bed, sharing a bathroom with tub/shower - Laundry room with washer and dryer *The 3 twin bedrooms on the first floor (that come with 2 twin beds each) can all be made up as kings upon request. ** A “City Tax” of € 1.50 per person per night, applicable for a maximum of 7 consecutive nights, is to be paid upon arrival (children under 14 exempt). The “City Tax” applies between the period of March 1st to October 31st. *** Conditions to hold weddings at the property*** - The hiring of the villa’s preferred wedding planner is mandatory. - A wedding/event fee is applied extra, for the permission to hold the wedding at the property with non-villa residents attending (this amount varies according to the final number of guests). - The maximum number of guests allowed for any event/wedding on the property is 30 people (total includes villa residents). More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
“City Tax” of € 1.50 per person per night applicable for a maximum of 7 nights during the period of March 1st to October 31st (kids under 14 are exempt)
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 3 Full baths, 4 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Villa B
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish, Italian
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2014
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Reviewed 23 October 2019 via mobile

Villa Benedetta was a dream. Just the most perfect place to enjoy Tuscany. Everything was so beautiful, even better than the pictures. The owner Antonella was lovely in all communication and the housekeeper on site, Ilonda was a gem! Our group had the best time...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank dublinsas
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We had an unforgettable experience at this villa in Greve in Chianti! The property is truly gorgeous and comes with a magnificent swimming pool, which we took advantage of every day. We also spent several evenings having wine and appetizers on the terrace, just enjoying...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank samanthalarson2020
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Our stay at Villa Benedetta was perfect. The communication with the host, Antonella was always prompt and informative. The villa itself and grounds are breathtaking; pictures do not do it justice. The rooms are clean and beautifully decorated, each with it's own thoughtful theme. You...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Holly H
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I traveled to Tuscany with a group of 17 friends to a 200-year-old family owned villa/vinery near the town of Greve in the heart of Chanti. This Villa is stunning, the pictures do not do it justice. Every bedroom/bathroom ( all 9 of them )...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

There is no denying that this Villa is absolutely stunning. It is even better than the pictures, truly it is wonderful. A perfect venue for your wedding, this is where we had ours. However, the hosts made this a very difficult experience I would therefore...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank ImyR
Connector547068, VR Owner at MAGNIFICENT 9BR HISTORIC VILLA WITH STUNNING POOL & VIEWS, IN TOP LOCATION!, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you found the villa to be absolutely stunning and even better than the pictures. It is also great to read that you generally found the property to be wonderful and also...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The Villa is simply amazing and better than advertised. The housekeeper, Lolanda was a delight and was always helpful and the owner, Antonella is a gracious and lovely hostess. The villa is a nice walk to the Greve and hiking up the road leads you...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Adventurer184577
Reviewed 26 April 2018

If you are looking for a Villa to comfortably fit 18 people, look no further than the Villa Benedetta in Greve in Chianti. Very spacious, well equipped and close to town, other villages and a plethora of wineries and restaurants to explore. Our Group of...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Lezarb64
Reviewed 12 November 2017

My sister booked this property for a large family gathering (13 people) to celebrate her retirement and milestone birthday. We had a spectacular week in this beautifully restored home. The rooms are large and comfortable, the bathrooms are modern. The grounds are beautiful. It's quiet,...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank collinstw
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Our group of 7 stayed here for 3 nights. Wish it could have been longer! The beds were comfortable and everything was as it appears in the pictures. The town of Greve had everything - wine stores, restaurants, groceries. Iolanta, the house keeper was so...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Pat M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Perfect location to visit the many wonderful attractions of Tuscany from San Gimmy to Siena. Only a short walk into beautiful Greve with its wonderful piazza full of restaurants, cafes, bars, butchers and wine shops, heaven. The Villa provides you with everything you could possibly...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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