Tuscany - South - Montepulciano
Villa Margherite has its origins as a 16th century farmhouse overlooking the hills and forests of the Val di Chiana. Within a few minutes of walking distance from the village of Sant Albino, it is screened from the village by small hills that ensure it enjoys uninterrupted rural and forest views. The farmhouse has been beautifully restored and lavishly furnished to preserve the villas rustic origins whilst providing spacious and comfortable holiday accommodation.
- Super kingsized beds
- Indoor/outdoor living
- Walk to town
At Villa Margherite, every room is a story. The furnishings and decoration have been carefully chosen to give each one its own unique character. The bedrooms are named for different artists who contributed to the rich cultural heritage of Montepulciano. Their works can be seen in the pictures hung on the walls of the room bearing their name.
All the beds are superior king-size, with bedsteads of handcrafted metal. Each room has its own bathroom and these are an intriguing blend of the old and the new; modern washbasins rest on 19th century stands and liberty-style lamps illuminate the floors of Etruscan clay tiles. The beds in three of the rooms can be divided into twin beds
The traditional ceilings of brick and wood beams have been preserved and the floors are timber. Genuine antique sofas are covered in rich, luminous fabrics, and natural linens create a wonderful play of light with the warm Tuscan sun.
The villa is arranged over two floors and the upstairs floor can be access via internal or external stairs. Originally the main entrance, the external stairs lead up to a large living room with an enormous fireplace that was once the kitchen and heart of the original building. There are four bedrooms on this level, two of which are suites with separate living rooms (ideal for those with infants) and two double bedrooms. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms.
Down stairs are two further suites, a service room and laundry and another double bedroom and bathroom . There is a large and luminous living room furnished with modern sofas and large windows with views of the lawns and gardens. This room with a large arch provides access to a large and well equipped kitchen and dining room with an original Roman floor that was discovered during the renovations. The kitchen has been laid out with cooking courses in mind and a local chef is available to provide lessons or come in and cook for the guests.
The dining room leads through two arches and can be configured as one large table or split if required. The dining room opens out onto a covered pergola with outdoor tables and chairs for alfresco meals on warm days. A barbecue is located adjacent to the pergola.
The villa is set out over 4 hectares (8 acres) of lawns and gardens and surrounded by a hectare of vineyards, two hectares of olive groves and 11 hectares of natural forest. There are extensive lawns around the villa and a mix of flowering shrubs and shady trees to provide a well balanced and relaxing environment. The swimming pool is located in a slightly raised position approximately 50m from the villa.
LocationVilla Margherite is situated approximately 1km from the main road passing through the village of Sant Albino. The entrance to Villa the is through electrically controlled gates and down a gravel driveway to the parking area.
- Sant Albino – 0.8km (shops, restaurants, cafes, banks, post office, pastry shops
- Montepulciano – 6km
- Monticchiello – 8km
- A1 Motorway – 14km (Chiusi Cianciamo Terme)
- Montalcino – 30km
- Siena – 72km
- Florence – 138km (airport)
- Rome – 182km (airport)
Seasons and prices
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Special Notes for Villa Margherite
2014 prices are provisional and may be revised, however most owners will accept bookings at 2013 prices until the new prices are confirmed. Please send an enquiry and we'll respond with a firm quote.
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions in respect to additional charges and extras applicable to rental villas and apartment accommodation.
Refundable security deposit
A refundable security deposit of €600 is payable on arrival at the villa. The deposit will be refunded on final inspection excepting in the event of damage or for the deduction of extras.
Additional services and charges - payable locally on arrival (in Euros):
- Mandatory cleaning and expense reimbursement charges of €220 per week are payable on arrival at the villa. The charge includes the use of utilities (excluding heating and A/C), midweek cleaning, linen etc.
- Tourism tax €1 per person per day, payable locally
- One set of bed and bath linen per week is included in the rental cost. Additional changes can be requested and will be charged at €12.00 per change per person;
- Heating (if required) is an additional costs based on the consumption of energy at €3.30 per m3 of gas;
- Internet usage €30 per week payable locally;
- Late arrival fees - we will endeavour to accommodate, but cannot guarantee to satisfy requests for late arrival. The cost of pre-arranged late arrival (if available) will be advised at the time of booking. Unforeseen delays resulting in out of hours arrivals (if available) will incur a charge of € 50.00 payable to the local manager;
- The season for pool opening is - 1 May to the end of September;
- Swimming pool towels are provided;
- Baby sitting services can usually be organised locally by the area manager;
- Boats and bikes hire, food hampers, cooking and many other services mentioned on our booking form can be pre-arranged and prices will be provided on application.
Our holiday villas and apartment accommodation to rent in Italy are serviced by trained English speaking area managers who are there to ensure that your vacation is pleasurable from the very moment of your arrival
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