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Villa San Giusto

Villa San Giusto
Tuscany
High end villa nestled in a private estate with a 1000 years of history, south of Florence. This is a precious oasis, where century old traditions and craftmanship are kept alive, next to offering state of the art wellness and cuisine, as well as golf and riding facilities.
people
19
bedrooms
10 BR
bathrooms
10
airport
Florence airport 75 km | 47 miles
villa concierge
pool
heated pool
child safe pool
tennis
gym
spa
Daily maid
wifi
Air condition
helipad
pets welcome
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OVERVIEW

The villa, situated in a dominant position overlooking the medieval village of the estate, portrays a stately elegance and is designed for the comfort of its guests.
Outdoors
• Private outdoor swimming pool with pool house
• Two gardens, including a formal Italian renaissance-style garden
• Lunches and aperitifs are served on an ample terrace overlooking the italian garden and the hamlet in the background
• The villa is located within walking distance of the heart of the resort - the medieval hamlet - with its local craftsmen, a casual and a gourmet restaurant, a luxurious day spa and an award winning winery and the church. The hamlet offer further suites for larger parties
• On site Museum with the private collection of the owner with etchings related to wine over the last 6 centuries, from Mantegna (16th century) to Picasso and Warhol.
• The villa lies withing a vast private estate (700 hectares) ideal for hiking, biking or riding
• Two tennis courts on the estate
• Equestrian centre with riding school at the estate
• 3 holes golf course within the estate
• Located within award winning biodynamic wine production resort


Resort’s activities

• Day Spa: the Spa offers a comprehensive range of treatments, starting with a personalized check-up providing a holistic view of the guest’s well being. Guests can choose between a natural or clinical approach scheduled to a daily or weekly timetable according to your wishes. The treatments combine well being, beauty, fitness and nutrition, individually tailored to meet personal need.
• Equestrian center: guided rides through the resort, lessons for beginners or advanced riders of all ages
• Tennis: the resort has two splendid tennis courts. Play with pour own partner or with expert instructors. Courts are flood lit at night and rackets and balls are available at reception
• Golf: the resort has its own 3 hole golf course with a dramatic view of the Monte Pratomagno, and has a covered driving range with automatic ball distributor. Excellent instructor available for lessons
• Soccer: Italy, a nation of singers, poets and…soccer players! Guests can show their passion for football - a five-a-side field is at their disposal
• Pic-nics on the majestic Pratomagno mountain ridge can be organised, the resort will provide delicious pic-nic hampers
Indoors
• 2500 m2 of perfect country manor charm with views over the medieval village
• Spacious living room with many large and comfortables armchairs and sofa, stone fireplace and antiques
• Inviting family kitchen, professionally equipped with central island, two dishwashers, multiple professional gas hobs and grill, two ovens and large fridge-freezer. Ideal for cooking classes.
• Each of the villa’s 10 individually designed bedrooms has a en suite bathroom and dressing room
• Heated indoor swimming pool
• Finish sauna
• Fully equipped gym
• Billiard room with stocked bar
• Original Chopin piano (regularely tuned) in the living room
• Safe in each room
• An american breakfast buffet is set up in the dining room each morning. This includes freshly prepared eggs, fresh fruit, yogurt, cereals, fresh buns and croissants , fruit juice, black and herbal teas, coffee and hot chocolate for a great start to your day
• San Giusto and the entire resort's energy needs are covered by an onsite eco-friendly power plant, supplied with wood chips from the estate





DETAILS

Amenities
• Mattresses are renewed every two years
• WI-FI throughout the villa, the garden, the pool and the entire resort
• Air-conditioning independently controlled in each room
• Bathrooms have complete sets of high quality extra thick towels, bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer, bath set with soap, shampoo, shower gel and body lotion
• A stocked bar
• Satellite television in each bedroom, with English and Italian channels
• Elevator
• Alarm
• Night time surveillance
• Baby equipment available on request
• Helipad and landing runway for small private jets (660 m)
• Pool towels
• Heating
Staff | Service included
• Daily breakfast served in the Villa
• Staff is available for 8 hours per day
• Daily cleaning with a change of bath towels
• Change of linens every 2 days
• Daily gardening and pool maintenance
Staff | Service on request
· More housekeeping
· Cook and butler
· Babysitter
· Arrival grocery shopping
· Cooking class ( max 6 people) followed by lunch/dinner at Tuscan Bistro
· Show cooking (max 12 people) followed by lunch/dinner at Tuscan Bistro
· Chaffeur-driven car rental, with multilingual drivers and assistants, with exclusive services on board, like mini bar, internet connection vs iPads, and newspapers online
· Tailor-made tours with experienced escorts, such as Vespa tours, Ferrari-driving experiences, and shopping day tours at designer oulets
· Wine-tasting experiences and vineyard tour
· “La Corte” Wellness & Spa treatments
· Art and Restauration workshops
· Activities, accessories, and excursions
· Horse riding and horse riding lessons
· Golfing and golf lessons
· Tennis and tennis lessons
· Soccer on a grass field, both small and large available
· Calisthenics
· Trekking. Travela “5 Senses Trail” of approximately 3 - 4 hours.
· Biking and bike rentals
· Quad excursions
· Chianti Classico Tour
· Truffle Hunt
· Tours throughout Arezzo and Tuscany
· Kids activities, including cooking classes, arts & crafts, horse riding activities, golf, and tennis
· Wedding or other receptions

FLOORPLANS

To receive the floor plans of this villa contact Katharina or Gaia at contact@excellence.villas
Distances
• Nearest village San Giustino Valdarno, 2 km, where you will find shops with local products, a bank and a post office
• Closest commercial and private airport Florence 75 km | 1 hr drive
• Arezzo 22km | 30 min drive
• Anghiari 40 km | 50 min drive
• Cortona 48 km | 1 hr drive
• Outlets selling luxury brands: Valdichiana Outlet 55 km | 50 min drive and The Mall 40km | 40 min drive
• Chianti 50 km | 50 min drive
• Siena 60 km |1 hr drive
• Florence 64 km |1 hr drive
• Perugia 110 km | 1,5 hr drive
• Rome 235 km | 2,5 hr drive

Things to do
• Arezzo, famous for its charming old city center where was filmed the Roberto Begnini's Academy Award-winning film “La vita è bella”, its antiques fair (first week-end of each month) and the annual medieval festival called the Joust of the Saracens (the third Sunday of June and on the first Sunday of September)
• Many of Piero della Francesca’s works can be seen in the nearby town of Sansepolcro and you should not miss the village of Monterchi, where his famous pregnant Madonna can be seen in the village school
• Franciscan trails: The hermitage of La Verna, where St. Francis received the stigmata is a magical place
• Romanesque Churches: The territory around Anghiari boasts a number of very early parish churches. They were built during the early phases of christianisation in which baptism was a crucial element. The pievi remained for centuries the only places authorised to carry out baptisms
• The Castello dei Sorci, a rustic castle turned into restaurant serving very authentic food as for instance home made pasta.
• Cortona medioeval town with splendid views on the Trasimeno lake
• The Chiantishire with green, gentle hills covered with wide fields of vineyards and olive groves, small stone villages, characteristic parishes and countryside homes in stone
• Shopping: the famous factory outlet of Prada lies on the way to Florence
• Shopping: Anghiari is also the headquarter of one of Tuscany’s most interesting textile producers Bussatti, whith shops all over the world
To receive a complete overview of activities and sightseeing in the area, contact Katharina or Gaia at contact@excellence.villas We will promptly email you an exhaustive document.

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