Villa Barco, Tuscany

 
 

Villa barco, Tuscany

A stunning villa located on a private estate amongst olive groves and vineyards…

  • SLEEPS 12

  • MAIN HOUSE (SLEEPS 10) AND GUEST HOUSE (SLEEPS 2)

  • SWIMMING POOL WHICH OVERFLOWS TOWARDS THE VALLEY

  • CUSTOM BUILT SPA BATH

  • USE OF ALL THE FACILITIES ON THE ESTATE

  • MAID, GARDENING, POOL CLEANING & CONCIERGE SERVICE

  • FROM 20,000 EUROS PER WEEK

THE VILLA

Located on a very private estate and nature reserve of some 2,700 acres on the borders of Umbria and Tuscany.  Scattered amongst the olive groves, vineyards and extensive Mediterranean oak and chestnut woods, you will find Villa Barco which has been restored and designed to the highest standards.  Integral to the estate, is a unique combination of world class service and high level of privacy and security. Amongst the most well-appointed properties in Italy this is where privacy, seclusion and proximity to nature have not come at the expense of comfort, technology and service….

Barco is a beautiful very private villa with stunning interiors, nestled in the Tuscan/Umbria hills. It is also situated within walking distance from the stables and one of the Tennis Courts on the estate. A formal courtyard forms the heart around which the living spaces of Barco. The main house has well appointed living areas, an extensive master suite and a further en-suite bedroom. The dining area links the main house to guest accommodation, which has three en-suite bedrooms. An 18 x 4.5 metre swimming pool nestles within the gardens with an infinity view of the rolling hills of the estate and next to the pool is a spa bath. There is an outdoor kitchen with barbeque, a gazebo covered viewing platform provides a breath taking 360° panorama that includes a ‘close up’ of not one but two castles, Castello di Reschio and of Sorbello across the valley in Tuscany.

The estate and villa is a sanctuary hidden from the outside world and where it is possible to enjoy a totally relaxing blissful week away. However it is also part of a thriving, working estate with its stables, its winery, olive groves, wild boar hunts, clay pigeon shoots, tennis courts and private restaurants. For those who want to explore, Umbria and Tuscany epitomise the attractions of Italy: beautiful countryside reminiscent of landscapes in Renaissance paintings, medieval hill-top towns, wonderful art galleries, museums and architecture, not to mention delicious food and wine. Within an hour's drive of the Estate are such towns as Assisi, Arezzo, Cortona, Gubbio, Perugia and Siena and many other smaller sights to explore. The two regions abound with open-air concerts and operas during the long summer season and each town has its own little festivals.

 
 

Accommodation:

Main House accommodation (sleeping 10):

  • Master suite with en-suite bathroom, study and sitting room

  • Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom

  • Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom on the ground floor with access to terrace and courtyard

  • Double bedroom with en-suite shower room with sitting area

  • Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and access to courtyard and pool area

  • 2 sets of bunk beds provide additional accommodation for children (supplement)

    Guest House - Barcolino (sleeping 2):

  • Open plan sitting room area with doors to covered loggia

  • Bedroom zone leading to spacious shower room and separate w.c. cloakroom

  • Small well-equipped kitchen, Study area with sofa bed on mezzanine floor, TV

  • Guest shower room on mezzanine floor

General:

  • Nearest airports; Perugia, Florence, Pisa

  • Access to all the facilities on the estate; stables, vineyard, wild boar hunts, clay pigeon shoots, tennis courts and private restaurants and Bottega (boutique) selling the finest Italian products.

Facilities:

  • Large outdoor dining table seats 12, under wisteria pergola

  • Breakfast table in formal courtyard seats 4

  • Traditional bread oven (for roasts, grills and pizza)

  • Swimming pool 18 x 4.5 metres with overflow towards valley, underwater lighting

  • Custom built spa bath

  • Loggia for shade near pool and outdoor kitchen

  • Carport for 2 cars and automatic illumination

  • Rose covered gazebo with table and chairs and stupendous views

  • High speed wireless internet access in house and garden

  • Ortigia bathroom products

Service:

  • Rental includes Estate Service Manager and concierge, a maid (5/6 hours per day for 6 days a week except Sunday), full gardening and pool cleaning service, 24-hour emergency service, linen change, use of pool towels, an ample welcome hamper and daytime concierge

  • Includes: Electricity, water, unlimited use of WiFi internet connection

  • Heating of house and spa bath if required

  • Chefs are available to cook for entire weeks or to prepare one-off feasts, grand dinner parties or simple summer lunches and picnics (extra charge)

  • Travel cot + cot linen, play pen, high chair etc- can be organised on request