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Villa Petrea

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8 bedrooms
9 bathrooms
20 guests
4 nights minimum
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Villa Petrea is a historical Villa which was built in the 18th century by a noble Florentine family for hunting. Completely stone built in leopoldine style and featuring two eye-catching towers. Villa Petrea is situated at the top of a hill and its elegance compliments the surroundings. The villa has breath taking views of the typical Tuscan countryside, nearby there is the local village “Bucine” and not so far away you can reach the beautiful Chianti hills. The surrounding garden is complimented by its beautiful natural green grass and century old Cypress and Olive trees. Grounds The fenced-in yard has a swimming pool (7 x 14m, 1-1/2 m deep; 22' x 57', 5' deep) with lights, outshide shower, BBQ, large gazebo, putting green, and near the poool, a 6-person hot tub and a relax area. In the...Villa Petrea is a historical Villa which was built in the 18th century by a noble Florentine family for hunting. Completely stone built in leopoldine style and featuring two eye-catching towers. Villa Petrea is situated at the top of a hill and its elegance compliments the surroundings. The villa has breath taking views of the typical Tuscan countryside, nearby there is the local village “Bucine” and not so far away you can reach the beautiful Chianti hills. The surrounding garden is complimented by its beautiful natural green grass and century old Cypress and Olive trees. Grounds The fenced-in yard has a swimming pool (7 x 14m, 1-1/2 m deep; 22' x 57', 5' deep) with lights, outshide shower, BBQ, large gazebo, putting green, and near the poool, a 6-person hot tub and a relax area. In the woods around the property, one finds trails e back roads, suitable for walking or bicycling. The house First floor. From a large entry area one comes tot he centra living area and breakfast nook. It opens to the right on a sitting room wtih access tot he side yard and pool, to the left one finds the kitchen, with access to the yard. From the entry, to the right, there is a master bedroom with private bath with shower and to the left another master bedroom with a handicapped-accessible private bath. A large staircase to the left takes you to the second floor. Second floor. A large landing leads to the sitting room which leads to five bedrooms. One has a queen-sized bed with a loft equiped with two sofa beds and a private bath with shower; two bedrooms have queen-sized beds wtih private baths with showers; there are also two triple bedrooms with private baths with showers. Tower From the 2nd-floor landing, a spiral staircase leads to the bedroom in the tower, with its own bath with shower. The area Villa Petres is in a key location in the Val d'Ambra, in the heart of Tuscany. It's the perfect departure point for anyone wishing to explore the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Trails and back roads which depart directly from the Villa take you, in a few minutes on foot, to the forested aeras and unforgetable rural views... For fans of two-wheelers, from bicycles to motorcycles, it's the perfect location, with a large selection of routes of varying degrees of difficulty. After taking in nature's splendors, there's the area's food and wine - the best combination. It's impossible to pass up the Chianti region, where highly-regarded wines are producted and one can visit wineries, vinyards and tasting rooms, all while sampling traditional Tuscan cuisine. It's impossible to be in these parts and forget history which is brought to life in medieval villages such as Gaiole in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Greve, Radda and Volpaia. From Villa Petrea, art lovers can visit the most famous and fascinating Tuscan cities. In a straight ine from Villa Petrea one finds Florence (55km; 33 miles), Siena (44 km, 26 miles), and Arezzo (35 km, 21 miles). Also near by are typical towns, rich in history, such as Monte San Savino (25 km, 15 miles) and last but not least,Lucca (132 km, 82 miles) and Pisa (142 km, 88 miles). EXTRA PRICE: AIR CONDITION 1€/KW HEATING 4.50€/ m^3 LOCAL TAX 1.50€/PERSON UP 12 YEARS OD FOR THE FIRST 4 DAYS Refundable damage deposit 800€ More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
8 Showers, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Jois M
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed September 4, 2020

4 German families (10 Kids) together in 1 house for 1 week! Crazy! Impossibile? We did it! Only possible in a wonderful place like Villa Petrea with our great host Jois and his family ! After a very long exhausting trip we all were so...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank JasminWessollek
Reviewed October 10, 2019

I'm still riding high from our week-long Yoga and Writing Retreat in Tuscany at Villa Petrea! Jois was amazing and helped me put together an incredible holiday for 14 of us from around the US. From the moment we arrived, the group rejoiced at the...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank naly1234
Reviewed August 14, 2019

My sisters and I stayed at Villa Petrea with our familes for one week end of July, 2019. We had 13 people in the villa. The villa was as pictured online. It is a very well updated villa with a huge pool and a separate...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Lisa K
Reviewed June 6, 2019

We have just returned from 3 nights at Villa Petrea with 23 girls for our amazing friend's hen party. The villa and the whole holiday exceeded our expectations in every possible way! Jois was so unbelievably helpful in the run up to the event and...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank triojess
JoisManetti, VR Owner at Villa Petrea, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2019

Thank you Jess for the beautiful words. It was a plesure for me to host you and your amazing crew! You have been a very nice group and it was enjoy to help you to arrange your party. Jess you've been a very good planner....More

Reviewed April 25, 2019

We had a magical week at the villa. The place was nice, clean and felt pleasant and cozy. The owner, Jois, was very accommodating and helpful. The villa located at the heart of Tuscany in a reasonable driving time from Florence, Sienna and Arezzo. We...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Amhevrony
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

Last week I stayed with my friends in Villa Petrea. Already when we arrived, we experienced great hospitality from the owner of the villa. He was very helpful and always available for questions. The villa is very specious and the rooms are nice. The view...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank yourideweijer
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This villa is very special. A couple friend and me rented this place for a week just to get away and experience Tuscany. This property is so beautiful. The views are unreal. The sunset magic. The owner is so nice and accommodating. Helped us book...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Simoneshem
Paradise608879, VR Owner at Villa Petrea, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you Simone!! It was a very pleasure to help you, and I'm glad you liked your experience in Tuscany. I hope to see you again....one day!

Reviewed July 14, 2018

A group of 15 of us booked Villa Petrea for a week and the end of June. We had three families with six children and there was something for everyone. First, the Villa and property are beautiful. The bedrooms are spacious, the dining room can...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank talonh
Management response:Responded July 23, 2018

It's a big pleasure to read these words, it was easy to help so nice guests. I'm happy that you loved my tuscany and my property, and it's important for me to know that I'm working in the right way. I hope to see you...More

Reviewed January 17, 2018

My family and myself (15 people) spent one week for New Year in that beautiful and very comfortable house in Bucine. Everything was excellent. The rooms were spacious, the dinner (offered by the owners) was delicious and the spa very relaxing. The owners were very...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank ribaudosalva
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. I would go back again!!! Staff exceptional. Grounds rooms everything. I loved it.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank danata5873
Management response:Responded September 28, 2017

Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure to know you. I am looking forward to see you again!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Stove
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
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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About the neighborhood
In the neighbourhood of Bucine there are many interesting places to visit: the famous Galatrona church and ancient Galatrona tower, the Roman bridge in Pogi, the little towns Bucine, Montebenichi, San Pancrazio, Cennina and all the Valdambra. Among the other interesting villages and towns you can find San Giovanni V.no, its Basilica museum and its Palazzo Comunale. In Montevarchi you can visit the newly restored Paleontologic Museum, the Cassero Museum and Villa Masini, better know as 'Palazzo del Nonno', where Roberto Benigni shot some scene if his film 'LA VITA E' BELLA'
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Petrea

Villa Petrea is able to accommodate up to 20 guests. See all property details.

Villa Petrea has 9 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Villa Petrea has 8 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Villa Petrea must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.