7 ensuite bedrooms; sleeps 14| two living rooms | pool | gardens| air conditioning| WIFI| outdoor theater provides weekly concert/opera for guests| access to clay tennis court | dedicated staff | concierge services and tours provided by Luxury Italian Tours|
On request and only together with the rental of the Villa, there is a guest cottage that is available for additional guests. This cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and can sleep up to 6 people.
Villa Gloria is situated in the heart of the Chianti area making it a perfect base to explore Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, and Volterra.
The villa is composed of 7 finely furnished bedrooms, two living rooms, dining room and kitchen. From numerous windows inside the villa, you can admire the picturesque Tuscan landscape, made up of green hills dotted with olive trees, thriving vineyards and centuries-old cypress trees.
Villa Gloria is part of the 1,000 year-old hamlet of Palazzuolo and is surrounded by a park full of olive trees, roses and Mediterranean herbs. The owners undertook a meticulous and detailed restoration, with the goal of retaining as many of the original architectural elements. They have succeeded in recreating the ancient atmosphere of this noble family home.
Surrounding the villa in the gardens are lovely furnished seating areas, a large stone terrace with arbor covered outdoor eating area, and swimming pool with surrounding stone deck. If you want to venture out, there are many interesting country roads to explore and breathtaking vistas to admire by bike, motorbikes or scooters which can be rented nearby. If tennis is your passion, a clay court, at a private villa adjacent to the villa is available for your use.
As an added feature, there is an outdoor theatre made from hundred-year-old wood located in the villa’s garden. Every week, there are different events held for guests to enjoy such as a concert or an opera, followed by a buffet dinner.
Villa Gloria is the ideal place to discover the splendor of Tuscany. Lastly, all art lovers will enjoy the permanent exhibition of contemporary art works of the villa.
Ground floor: On this floor there are two living rooms and a dining room. A grand dining room modern table, three meters long (with the possibility of an extension to 4.5 meters, seating 12-20 persons), comfortable chairs and sideboards graciously furnish this room.
An impressive fireplace decorates one entire wall and seems to hold court, in this perfect location to share your lunches and dinners. To further enhance the magic, all the dishes and plates are embossed with the family crest.
A fully equipped gourmet kitchen with professional stoves, an industrial dishwasher, double refrigerator and a marble topped table is also situated on the ground floor. ) Also on the first floor is a bedroom behind the kitchen with small window, twin beds and en-suite bathroom with a bathtub. There is also a powder room.
Top floor: There are two large and beautifully bright living rooms. The warm rays of the Tuscan sun shine gloriously through the enormous arched windows and you can thoroughly relax on the comfortable sofas and or armchairs. Gazing out upon the surrounding countryside with the tall majestic cypress trees brings total peace. A magnificent stone fireplace bearing the family crest, stands guard in one of the living rooms and the floors that surround you, glow with the special patina of aged hand-made terracotta. The comforts of home have not been forgotten. Inside an elegant antique large cabinet, you will discover a satellite TV, a DVD and CD player. The rest of the level leads to the sleeping area made up of five airy and spacious bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom. All the bathrooms have been completely restored and have large showers. The furnishings have been carefully chosen in order to provide a comfortable and relaxing environment, which is in harmony with the essence of the villa. The furniture is completely renovated with special attention to comfort and taste such as the selection of beds which are all sommier.
Bedroom 1: Double bed (queen size), view of the garden and swimming pool, bathroom with shower.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (can be joined as a double), view of the courtyard, bathroom with shower.
Bedroom 3: Double bed (queen size), view of the courtyard, bathroom with shower.
Bedroom 4: Double bed (queen size), view of the church and the cypress-lined road, bathroom with shower.
Single bedroom: Single bed (an extra single bed can be added), view of the garden and the area in front of the Villa, bathroom with shower.
In the cellar there is also a cozy massage table.
The villa offers an enchanting Tuscan experience. This noble home has ample amenities and events such as family reunions, romantic holidays and weddings. The location is in the heart of Chiantiand located to many popular hill towns including: Tavarnelle Val di Pesa: 2.5 km, Barberino Val d’Elsa: 4 km, Certaldo: 26km, Florence: 31 km, Siena: 49 km, San Gimignano: 25 km, Volterra: 52 km, Monteriggioni: 38 km, Colle Val d’Elsa: 26 km, Greve in Chianti: 24 km.