Tuscany - Florence
Villa Brenda – Florence
3 Bedrooms – Pool
Location and Surrounding Area. This exclusive three bedroom property is set within the heart of Tuscany amongst the groves of lemon trees right outside the quaint village of Piazza Calda/Gravinana, just a stone’s throw from Florence. The tree-lined road leads to a place where the light breeze accompanies views of the various landmarks near the villa-Villa Brenda is a place for wandering, exploring and relaxing. Days spent lounging around the pool, visiting the local villages, sipping wine at sunset will decidedly bring magic and calm to your vacation. Enjoy views of the subtle Tuscan countryside from a one-of-a-kind villa full of character, art and charm. Set in beautifully manicured gardens with tall cypress trees, jasmine and wisteria, the villa combines ultra-modern luxury with traditional Italian style with a pool which sits below those tall cypress trees. The villa enjoys stunning views over the Florentine hills with mountains in the background for an unforgettable vacation.
The hamlet of Piazza Calda close enough that the sporty guests can easily reach the center of Florence on foot. The villa is less than a 20 minute drive from the cultural capital of Florence, with its art, architecture and unforgettable piazzas. The capital of the Renaissance, Florence is one of the most sought-after destinations in Europe. Brunelleschi’s masterpiece red dome rests on the captivating cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore gleaming with pinks and greens. The Uffizi museum featuring Botticelli, Michelangelo, Titian and da Vinci is situated near the unforgettable Ponte Vecchio. There you can carry on the tradition of centuries and shop over the River Arno in the artisan jewellery and art shops. There are so many things to experience in this magical place but who could pass up the opportunity to see the mastery of Michelangelo’s Davide up close?
Another wonderful place to visit is about an hour and a fifteen drive from Lucca, a town founded by the Etruscans and famous for its towers and ancient ruins. Visit the Piazza dell’Anfiteatro, the cathedral of San Marino and the clock tower to enjoy the romantic air of this quaint city. With an extraordinary pedestrian promenade along the city’s walls, Lucca is unique from all of the other places in the area. The visitor can enjoy a walk along the green paths with a gelato in hand or explore the winding stone streets of this medieval town. Another unforgettable gem to visit is Pisa which can be reached also in an hour and a fifteen minute drive from the villa. With the leaning tower, Duomo and baptistery some of the most-visited tourist sites in Italy, it is impossible to be in the area without visiting Galileo’s old stomping grounds. Admire the white marble glistening in the twilight sun as you sip an aperitivo with friends at the Campo dei Miracoli or Piazza dei Cavalieri.
Panizzi Winery near San Gimignano is about an hour’s drive from the villa. There you can visit the alluring city of medieval towers, sip famous Vernaccia wine accompanied by a delectable plate of Tagliatelle with sausage or a dish of rabbit in wine sauce. It is an experience a not to be missed. Not to be overlooked in the medieval gem of Siena which is about a half hour from the villa. It is famous for its architecture, the Campo central piazza and the Palio horse race, which is held twice every summer.
Villa Brenda is an oasis for a family or small group and it a perfect place for poolside get-togethers. The villa is less than 14 km from Florence Amerigo Vespucci International Airport and the well-connected Florence train station and bus station are easily accessed in the center of the city. Florence is 8 km from the villa, Panizzi Winery is 54 km, Lucca is 93 km, Pisa is 96 km and Siena is 71 km.
The Property. This villa combines the beauty of the Tuscan countryside with all the wonders of the city of Florence and the culture, food and wine on your doorstep. The beautifully manicured gardens with tall Cypress trees, Jasmine and Wisteria plants are set on a slight hill which overlooks the olive trees and the luscious surrounding landscape. The enchanting pool is just a moment’s walk through the lawn, cottage and meticulously cultivated natural setting. The multiple lounging and entertaining areas have an outdoor kitchen/barbeque area for easy cooking on warm summer evenings. After dinner on the terrace you can watch a movie on the outdoor screen or listen to music on the outdoor music system. It is a place for fun leisure activities both inside and outdoors among the Cypress trees, Jasmine and Wisteria.
Villa Brenda is an immense, light-filled estate filled with impeccably decorated rooms with the finest décor. This hilltop villa can easily house six people in its three distinctly decorated bedrooms in the villa. There are three bedrooms and three en suite bathrooms in the villa and the master bath also has an outdoor shower with total privacy. Each bedroom has modern and comfortable furnishings, sumptuous linens and each sleek bathroom is beautifully decorated. There are many places to lounge on the balconies, terraces and patio and the outdoor areas are beautifully furnished and there is ample room for al fresco dining. The exquisitely kept garden terrace leads to the large pool looking onto the rolling hills of the heart of Tuscany. This pool area is designed for lounging, sunbathing and wonderful conversations in the breeze coming off of the olive trees lining the property to inspire wonderful moments of relaxation. The private chef can cook authentic dishes as well as innovative cuisine in the large, fully-equipped kitchen which can also be prepared outside in the outdoor kitchen.
This sophisticated property is full of comforts and tailor-made amenities. Dip in the pool and savour the landscape while sipping a glass of Brunello in the sunset and enjoy this dream-like landscape at Villa Brenda.
- 3 Double bedrooms in the villa
- 3 Bathrooms
- 1 outdoor shower
- Living Room
- 1 fully equipped kitchen
- 1 outdoor kitchen
- Swimming pool
- Furnished poolside area
- Large garden
- Outdoor dining table and lounge area
- Personal Chef available
- Parking for four small vehicles
- Air-conditioning and heating
- Indoor/outdoor cinema screens and music systems
- Laundry Room
- WI-FI Internet