Tuscany - Arcetri
Villa Magistrali - Arcetri - Florence Countryside
5 Bedrooms – Pool
Location and Surrounding Area. This exclusive Eco-luxury estate is set within the heart of Tuscany amongst the Arcetri hillside just a stone’s throw from Florence. Olive trees, a vineyard and a variety of plants and fruit trees accompany the guests to revel in this villa which is a place where the light breeze accompanies views of the countryside. Villa Magistrali is a villa perfect 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. The immense farmhouse and guesthouse has been meticulously restored to carefully preserve its history yet with the inclusion of luxury and modernity. Enjoy views of the subtle Tuscan countryside from a one-of-a-kind villa full of character, art and charm.
The town of Arcetri close enough that the sporty guests can easily reach the center of Florence on foot or by bus a quick bus ride. Acetri is a beautiful town which is full of historical landmarks. There you can visit the home of Galileo, the Torre del Gallo or try some of the local restaurants like Trattoria Omero. Just a 20 minute drive from the cultural capital of Florence, with its art, architecture and unforgettable piazzas, the villa is a perfect location for visiting this enchanting city. 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 Villa Magistrali. 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.
Sleeping up to 18 people, Villa Magistrali is an oasis for a large family or group and it a perfect place for poolside get-togethers. The villa is just a little over 10 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 6 km from the villa, Panizzi Winery is 52 km, Lucca is 83 km, Pisa is 85 km and Siena is 70 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 landscape with olive and Cyprus trees, a vineyard and a myriad of plants and fruit trees makes for a luscious escape within surrounding landscape. The enchanting pool is just a moment’s walk through the lawn and meticulously cultivated natural setting. The multiple lounging and entertaining areas are perfectly exquisite among the Cypress and fruit trees.
Villa Magistrali is an immense, light-filled estate filled with impeccably decorated buildings complete with the finest décor. This villa can easily house eighteen people in its various buildings on the property. Each bedroom has modern and comfortable furnishings, sumptuous linens and sleek bathrooms. There are many places to lounge and the outdoor areas are beautifully furnished and there is ample room for al fresco dining. 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 445 square meter Main Villa was completely renovated in 2018 and is full of curved ceilings, open space and minimalistic décor. The two-floor space has three bedrooms with three en-suite bathrooms, a half bathroom and can house up to eight people. The ground floor with a lavish guest bathroom with stairs leading down to the stone cellar has an entrance which once was a “mangiatoia” (a place where the horses used to eat) has two large hidden closets which can be accessed through two separate entrances and parquet flooring throughout. The living space has a fire place, remote control glass door, large Flexform sofa, and round day bed. There is a three meter long island fully-equipped kitchen with Gaggenau combo-steam oven and wine fridge and Miele dishwasher which continues on to be a three meter long dining room table seating ten people. There is also a laundry room and TV room on the ground floor. The master bedroom on the first floor has a king size bed, a wardrobe and walk-in closet. The en-suite bathroom has a stand-alone bathtub with double sinks and a LED backlit mirror. The kid’s room has two trundle beds which can be expanded to four beds and a glass-encased Japanese style full bathroom. The guest room has a queen sized bed and a full bathroom with multiple windows looking out unto the rolling hills of Tuscany.
The loft-style Guesthouse sleeps four and is located underneath the courtyard. It is fully independent and has its own parking space, outdoor seating area with views of the Certosa Monastery and a DEDON brand table and chairs with a rocking couch with access to the swimming pool. The ground floor with parquet floors throughout has a fully-equipped kitchen as well as a washing machine, a full bathroom, a living area, an extendable dining table and a sofa bed that sleeps two adults. The first floor has a bedroom with a king size bed.
The Guesthouse II sleeps four as well and is located in the main courtyard which is adjacent to the main villa. The living area on the ground floor has a sofa bed which sleeps two adults, and a full bathroom. The first floor is accessible by an antique round staircase where there is a queen bed for two.
The two-floor Yoga House is which is located on the main courtyard across from the main villa. The building has a living and lounge area on the ground floor has a sofa bed which sleeps two adults and a full bathroom with direct access to the swimming pool. The first floor which has parquet floor throughout is a yoga and meditation space with views of the Tuscan hills. The English/Japanese/Italian speaking private yoga and meditation instructor can be arrange upon request.
The outdoor area has a stunning infinity pool which overlooks the Tuscan countryside and the Certosa monastery. Enjoy two outdoor dining areas and perfect shaded lounging area for relaxing and taking in the beauty of the landscape. The property can be reached by the cypress and grapevine-lined winding road to the small hamlet of the property. There is a weatherproof car port which can hold four vehicles which leads to the large courtyard, the main villa and the Yoga House and Guesthouse II with views of the infinity pool and Tuscan countryside.
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 Magistrali.
- Swimming pool
- Furnished poolside area
- Large garden
- 2 outdoor dining areas
- Personal Chef available
- Air-conditioning and heating
- Yoga/Meditation instructor upon request
- 3 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
- 1 half bathroom
- Living Room with sofa bed
- 1 fully equipped kitchen
- Laundry room
- 1 bedroom
- 1 fully equipped kitchen
- Dining room
- 1 living room with sofa bed
- 1 bedroom
- 1 fully equipped kitchen
- 1 living room with sofa bed
- Living room with sofa-bed
- Yoga/Meditation space
* Please note: the included amenities may vary according to final agreement, make sure to check your contract for complete list.
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