Originally part of the famous five star hotel and castle, Castello Nero, the stunning Villa La Fornace, a six bedroom luxurious Chianti villa offers lucky guest a phenomenal vacation. Perfectly situated in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, less than half an hour from both Florence and Siena and adjacent to Castello Nero this newly renovated 17th Century villa features clean architectural lines, modern furniture, a fabulous – and quite pretty – kitchen, a spa and phenomenal views. Perfect for family vacations, small weddings or just holidays with friends, this stellar villa is a great setting to celebrate the dolce vita Tuscany style.
Ground Floor: One enters Villa Fornace into a bright living room with old stone floors, a comfortable sofa, and a pretty working fireplace, with large picture windows where you can see the beautiful panoramic view of the rolling hills of Tuscany while enjoying a glass or two or more of the fabulous local wine. From the living room one accesses the Billiard Room, with a corner bar, and this communicates with the dining room and a fabulous, beautifully equipped put cook’s kitchen.
First Floor: A stone staircase opens into a spacious living room with a traditional open Tuscan fireplace. The living room is furnished with comfortable sofas. The living room’s wooden beamed ceilings create a beautiful warm atmosphere. Communicating with the living room are the villa’s four bedrooms, all with en-suite Travertino marble bathrooms with both baths and showers, and large walk-in closets. Each of the beds is comfortable with a top quality mattress and linens. Three of the bedrooms have matrimonial beds, and one has twin beds which can be put together upon request. All of the bedrooms are decorated in equally charming fashion and have beautiful views of the landscape.
The Dependence: Two additional bedrooms are located in the Dependence, which is 10 meters from the main villa. Entering the dependence through the kitchen with a small dining area there is a stairway leading to the two bedrooms upstairs. One bedroom has a matrimonial bed, and the other has two twin beds. The two bedrooms share a bathroom with a shower.
The Spa: In the rear of the villa there is the entrance to the well equipped spa, where there is a Sauna, Turkish bath, and a Jacuzzi capable of holding four people.
With breathtaking views of the rolling hills of Chianti, the outdoors are dominated by Villa La Fornace’s swimming pool. And just 100 meters from the villa’s gate is the lovely five star rated hotel and spa, Castello de Nero.
San Gimignano – 25 Kilometers
Florence – 36 Kilometers
Siena – 44 Kilometers
Lucca – 91 Kilometers
Pisa – 92 Kilometers
La Spezia (Cinque Terre) – 171 Kilometers
Rome Fiumicino airport – 277 Kilometers
Rome – 276 Kilometers
Venice – 281 Kilometers
High Season (23 June 2018 – 24 August 2018) 9,500 Euros per week
Medium Season (31 March – 6 April, 28 April – 22 June, 25 August 21 September, Christmas & New Year’s weeks) 8,000 Euros per week
Low Season(all other dates) – 5,500 Euros per week
Guided Tours of Florence’s Museums
Wine Tasting Classes and tours
Air conditioning billed at .50 Euros per kilowatt hour.
Heating (if used) billed at 4 Euros per hour as per meter reading