Villa Monte Albano is a luxurious 18th Century Tuscan lovingly restored from its humble past. It exhibits a love of Tuscany and its traditions, shows excellent attention to detail with a refined, relaxed atmosphere. Keeping to the authentic style, the art of welcoming to and living in Tuscany... This is Villa Monte Albano.
Each room has its own heating and air conditioning units and the possibility of summing up the electricity and gas consumption.
The owners live next to the villa, but with separate entrances and parking areas and dividing fences hedges. There is the usefulness of being "neighbors" for any information or necessity but with the guarantee of maximum privacy. Located in the hills just west of Florence and north of Montecatini, this lovely villa is Tuscany at its best.
In this naturally beautiful and tranquil spot you can spend unforgetable moments of relaxation enjoying the sights, sound and flavors of Tuscan country living. For those who are searching for authentic spirit and essence of Tuscany and who appreciate the antique flavour of a special refuge surrounded by nature....this villa is perfect.
Bedroom #1 = The Yellow Bedroom double bedroom with king-size bed and bathroom with Jacuzzi hydromassage bath and shower, walk-in wardrobe, antique chest, chest of drawers, two armchairs with small table
Bedroom #2 = The Green Bedroom double bedroom with king-size bed and ensuite with Jacuzzi shower, walk-in wardrobe and chest of drawers
Bedroom #3 = The Pink Bedroom double bedroom with king-size bed and ensuite with Jacuzzi shower, wardrobe, chest of drawers
Bedroom #4 = The Blue Bedroom: double bedroom with king-size bed, wardrobe, 1 chests of drawers, ensuite with Jacuzzi shower; balcony reached by a spiral staircase with single bed.
Bedroom #5= Triple bedroom with 3 single beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Bedroom #6 = Single bedroom with twin bed, built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers. The bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower, shared by the bedroom with 3 single beds and the small room.
The pool, 6x12mt. and depth of 1.35mt., is exclusive to the guests of Villa Roncovisi. It is situated on a natural terrace a few metres below the villa level and has a wide view of the valley below.
It is an overflow pool and is equipped with hydromassage, swimjets system for water treadmill and changing room with shower and bathroom
The night lighting of the pool and its surrounds is particularly suggestive
The cleaning system of the pool insures utmost hygene and eliminates any possible inconvenience caused by the chloride. The swimming pool has an automatic system for maintaining the values of the PH and of the chlorine in the right range. The water is slightly saline and contains the same percentage of salt as the human eye
The pool is open from mid April to mid October (under normal climatic conditions)
There is a sunbathing area with umbrellas, chairs, tables and divans. Further down to the right of the pool there is a relax area with a gazebo and chairs
There is also a small children's corner
The external walls are covered with typical local stone as are almost all the surrounding houses, conserving the original aspect of the building as when it was constructed more than 200 years ago. On the property there is another villa belonging to the owners Villa dell' Angelo with its own garden and swimming pool 100mt. away from the main villa.
The villa looks out over typical Tuscan countryside - hills and olive groves, woods of chestnut and oak trees - all immersed in an oasis of silence.
The few cars which pass belong to the people living in the area and there is also another road with no outlet.
Additional Feature and Amenities
The villa has an exclusive perimeter and house allarm which is connected to the police via radio and telephone. The code number and password vary weekly. Instructions on the premises.Villa Monte Albano is in an area called the Valdinevole, as yet unruined by mass tourism, and presenting all the characteristic natural and artistic aspects of the Tuscan countryside.
Attractions and Nearby Area
The villa is most strategically placed: away from the chaos of the cities but with easy access to Tuscan "musts". In fact, 95% of the symbolic Tuscan landmarks can be reached within an hour and a half by car.
Montecatini Terme (5km.)
Pisa 50 minutes by car
Florence 45 minutes by train or car
Monsummano Terme (2km.) is the nearest town and has 15.000 inhabitants and all necessary facilities and shops etc.
Within a range of 15/20 mins. by car there are many places of interest to visit
Giusti Grottos with their hot thermal baths
The Monsummano Caves
Pistoia hills and mountains (skiing in the Winter)
The Svizzera Pesciatina, innumerable Romanic churches
The Fucecchio swamplands (of great interest for the local flora and fauna)
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