VILLA ALTEA

Ruben
1200 m2
12 adults
6 bedrooms
6 beds
6 bathrooms

Property description

This 1300 Mansion was once one of the twelve sumptuous hunting residences of the Grand Duke Ferdinando I de’ Medici, grandson of the famous Lorenzo Il Magnifico (Lorenzo the Magnificent). Built on a hill of olive trees and vineyard overlooking the valley that connects Florence to Lucca, the villa has retained its original architectural beauty and grandiosity. All the rooms are decorated with antique furniture and paintings, venetian glass chandeliers and persian carpets, while all the bathrooms have been recently renewed. Guests will be able to reside in such a unique and truly special atmosphere while enjoying the enchanting Italian garden, the beautiful park, the numerous bedrooms and the large swimming pool. The property can accommodate up to 8 adults and 4 children or teenagers divided in 4 master double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, 2 twin bedrooms all with en-suite bathroom (kids and/or staff use), 9 bathrooms in total Hidden away, yet very close to Lucca walled city center, or Florence this estate offers six bedrooms for a maximum occupancy of eight adults and four children.

The Villa was built almost 500 years ago and, despite the continuous renovations and comforts that it features nowadays, it displays all its original themed decorations, making the villa very unique - the billiard room, in front of the original Renaissance sacred Chapel, the Hunting room, or the Armors corridor, with impressive iron decorations, are just a few examples. Although during spring and summer guests love to enjoy the majority of their snacks or proper meals outside in the garden alfresco or by the pool, the castle features an impressive dining room with a wooden table and royal chairs. All the precious table clothings, silver cutleries and fine porcelains come from the private collection of the Prince family is used for guests. The castle is decorated in classic style with white walls, pietra serena and Italian wood, the style encompasses traditional elements and prestigious Arazzi and furniture, worth The villa is fourty minutes by car from the international airports of Florence and Pisa and ten minutes from the railway station of Montecatini Terme (trains to Florence and Pisa leave every hour). Particularly recommended for Golf and SPA lovers, the house guarantees privacy and tranquillity, even if it’s close to any sort of modern commodity.

The Villa was built almost 500 years ago, and despite the continuous renovations and modern comforts that it features nowadays, it also displays original themed decorations, charming and enchanting for all our guests. Some of these decorations make some areas of our villa very “special”, such as the billiard room, in front of the original Renaissance sacred Chapel, or the Hunting room, or the armors corridor, with impressive iron decorations. Here is a short gallery of our “special places”
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Amenities

Dishwasher
Dishes
Air conditioner
Parking
Breakfast
Kitchen
Heating
Washing machine
Microwave
Hair dryer
Television
Wifi
Bathtub
Lotion kit
Shower
Dryer
Cleaning
Bed linen
Ironing board
Welcome pack
Swimming pool
2 keys
Cable
Caretaker
Baby bed

Additional services

Once this accommodation has been reserved, your host can offer the following services at an additional cost which you will pay directly to him.

Cleaning
Cleaning
Airport transfer
Airport transfer
Car rental
Car rental
Fresh products
Fresh products
Childcare
Childcare
Driver
Driver
Equipment for families
Equipment for families
Touristic guide
Touristic guide