- Room Type:Entire House
- Max Guests:0
- Pets Allowed:Yes
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Villa HII MEI, located on an estate situated in Valdarno, one of the most beautiful and historically important areas of Tuscany at about 35kms from Florence. The estate covers an area from 400 metres to 900 metres of altitude, on the crest of the mountains.
The residential part, a convent dating back to the late XVII century and subsequently transformed into a farm, is surrounded by extensive olive groves, bordering on woodlands, also part of the property, characterized by the presence of water springs and varied flora and fauna. The estate consists of 5 residences; comprised of apartments, cottages and a private villa, which have all undergone a careful renovation bringing charm and maximum comfort to the old areas of the farm. All of them are situated around the old village square.
Among these residences just one, HII MEI, is an independent villa with private pool, overlooking the park and olive groves. An ancient pedestrian stone bridge connects the private park to the living room of this residence located on the first floor, which is composed of: a studio, a large kitchen with fireplace, a loggia created from an ancient tower and a bedroom with bathroom and terrace. A grey stone staircase leads to the ground floor, which consist of another living room as well as two bedrooms with separate beds and private bathrooms.
The guests of HII MEI can enjoy common areas such as the multimedia library, the theatre, the wine bar and the billiard room as well as the sports facilities such as the swimming pool. The most fascinating areas of the old farm are destined for the entertainment and leisure structures; situated between the apartments and the olive press, the library and theatre represent an opportunity for the guests of the estate to meet, enjoy a little cultural and relax among a wide range of books and magazines, together with the areas for reading, talking, games and shows.
The theatre and indoor areas are set up to host artistic and musical events, meetings and conferences. Outdoors, a number of paths lead through the wonderful private nature reserve. In the areas closer to the Borgo is a pavilion, on the borders of a small lake, where lunch or a moonlit dinner can be held. As in the past, the productive structure of Il Borgo carries on the meticulous work of transforming the crops grown on the estate, where the extra virgin olive oil produced is considered a top quality oil. Il Borgo is situated in one of the most beautiful and important areas of Tuscany for landscape, history and culture: the Valdarno. This area, is bordered to the west by the Chianti hills, offering hilly landscapes mainly cultivated with olive groves and mountainous areas with large tracts of woodland. In this area, which was the homeland of many artists, including Masaccio, there are many small villages worth visiting.
The apartments of the village and the two private villas with a pool to share - have been built from the pre-existing productive and living structures overlooking the square. Some have been designed by the owner an important Italian architect, to lend personality and functionality to the apartments. The apartments are furnished with antique family furniture, carefully combined with designer elements.
DISTANCES: Reggello is 8kms/5miles, Florence is about 35kms/22miles/45mins, Arezzo is 47kms/29miles, Siena is 61kms/38miles, Cortona is 98kms/61miles.
Electricity up to 330 kwh, water & hot water, Internet in the common library, and final cleaning are included. Telephone usage, air-conditioning, heating, cooking service, and extra maid service are available at an extra charge. Extra services are paid locally in Euros.
This propety sleeps 6 people.
Security Deposit €750.00.
Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday only.
Villa HII MEI is also referred to as Il Borgo - Meline.
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