La Selva 20

Tuscan Villa for 20 with sauna and panoramic pool : Bucine, Arezzo

Villa Selva is a beautiful traditional Tuscan stone building and it sits above the valley of the Ambra river, with views over long rows of olive groves and hazelnut trees. The lay-out of the villa complex recalls that of a small ancient village complete with panoramic views, romantically framed corners and passageways.

Around the villa is a well groomed garden of herbs and flowers, spreading towards the woods and mingling with the natural vegetation covering the landscape. The large swimming pool lets guests enjoy lovely summer days while taking in the splendid scenery. The patio, cool and ventilated, is the ideal place for enjoying a meal or simply sipping a glass of wine at sunset. The sauna, located inside the villa annex, is designed with wooden-beamed ceilings and wide windows, offering another spot for private relaxation or a romantic moment.

Accommodation

The furnishings give Villa Selva the character of a family home. The rooms feature antique "cotto" floors, strong beams supporting the roof, a large fireplace, antique furniture and some contemporary design pieces.

Unique and original features

The Villa has 9 double bedrooms for a total of 18 guests-plus 2 (two of the bedrooms are triple and 7 of the remaining double beds can be converted into two singles). Each bedroom has a 22” Full HD TV and its own bathroom with shower. The house has wi-fi connection, a lounge room with fireplace , 46” Full HD TV, a dining room and a fully equipped kitchen.

The building has a floor cooling or heating system adjustable floor by floor. The main Villa consists of the ground floor, the mezzanine floor, and the first floor. The Villa features a wood oven, and in the annex you can find a health area with a Sauna. The garden offers a beautiful swimming pool and a gazebo with outdoor lounge, behind which there is an outdoor table with chairs covered by a sail, perfect to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner outside, with the option to use the BBQ or brick oven.

Ground Floor

The main hall has a fire place, a central arch and beamed ceiling. There is also a dining room for 20 people and a fully equipped kitchen.

Mezzanine Floor

It has a laundry and 2 double bedrooms (one of which has access to the outside of the Villa) with a private bathroom with shower and Sat TV.

First Floor

5 double bedrooms with bathrooms with shower and Sat TV, 2 of these are “suites” (canopy, bed with another additional bed), 2 have private access to the garden, and some of them can be transformed into bedroom with two single beds on request.

Ground Floor - Depandance

Next to the main Villa, an annex has two double bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom and Sat TV.

Features

Villa Details

  • Air Conditioning
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Private Pool
  • Fireplace
  • Insect Screens
  • Fenced Pool
  • Barbecue
  • Central Heating
  • Gated Property
  • Sauna

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • 9 Double Bedrooms, With Sat Tv And Private Bathroom With Shower.
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Hairdryers In All Bathrooms
  • Two Bedrooms Have Independent Access To The Garden
  • 2 Are “Suites” (Canopy Bed With Another Additional Bed)

Kitchen equipment

  • American Coffee Machine
  • Coffee Machines (Moka)
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge With Ice Maker
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Kettle

Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Alfresco Dining
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Pizza Oven
  • Cot
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Iron And Ironing Table
  • Laundry
  • Washing Machine
  • Emergency First Aid Kit
  • Fenced Pool
  • Fenced Property
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Stereo Hifi
  • Sat Tv

What's included

  • Bath Towels
  • Bed Linen
  • Pool Towels
  • Welcome Basket
  • Air Conditioning
  • Final Cleaning
  • Daily Cleaning 2 Hours With 2 Maids (Except Sunday)
  • Cleaning Of The Swimming Pool And Garden Maintenance

Extras

  • Heating €700 Per Week If Required
  • Tourist Taxes €2 Per Person Over 12 Years Old Per Week
  • Security Deposit €1500

Outdoors

  • Swimming Pool (6M X 12M X 1.40M), Open From 1 April To 31 October
  • Patio
  • Sauna

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Where is La Selva ?

Getting here

  • Florence airport 1 h 30 min
  • Pisa Airport 2 h
  • Rome Airport 2 h 45 min
  • Bucine train station 20 min

Around La Selva

Villa Selva is a 10 minutes drive from Ambra, a village with restaurants, shops and cafes.

Surrounded by a landscape in which vineyards and olive groves alternate with hills covered with monumental trees and shrubs, Bucine and the Valdambra area offers a rich calendar of events, including the Trout Festival, which is a tribute to Bucine’s emblem, and the Festival of the Regions, that promotes historical, cultural, and food and wine specialities.

If you are visiting the area between the summer and autumn, other attractions are the Battitura Festival in Perelli, Sagra della Rana in Pietraviva and Sagra della Lumaca in Ambra.

The area also offers numerous trails, such as the Arezzo Area Wine Trail and the The Via della Ginestra Trail, which leads you through cypresses, vineyards and villas to the Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Ginestra, an important place of worship.

Visiting the famous art cities of Siena, Arezzo and Florence is easy from here: Siena is 30 minutes away, Arezzo 45 and Florence just over an hour. Montalcino, Pienza, Cortona and the hills of Chianti are no more than an hour away

Nearby Activities

  • Ambra (village with shops and restaurants) 10 min
  • Siena 30 min
  • Arezzo 45 min
  • Cortona under an hour
  • Florence just over an hour
  • Perugia just over one hour

Sleeps: 20
From € 1143 ($1234 or £972) per day

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How to book

Is La Selva perfect for you?

For availability and pricing see the calendar above. If you have any questions or would like help choosing, we visit our properties regularly and can help you choose and book the best villa for your holidays.

We can hold dates for you for 48 hours while you make sure everything lines up, then you simply pay the deposit (30% of total) to secure your booking. The balance will then be due 10 weeks before you travel. You can also add "XCover" to your booking for a full refund if you can't travel.

For more details see our Booking Conditions and XCover. You can add XCover to your booking at any time until you have paid your balance, simply ask your agent.

Worth knowing

Many local administrations now charge a “Tourist Tax” for people staying in rented accommodation and these vary from town to town. The charges are generally per person per night with a maximum number of nights, usually around 5 but sometimes 7, beyond which they will not charge. The charges range between 50 cents to 3 euro. Children are sometimes included, sometimes not and these charges should be collected by the property owners.

Not sure?

It can often be faster to contact us to ask for advice - we visit all the houses so can give you first hand advice based on your wishlist. Once you find a villa you like we can hold dates for you for up to 48 hours while you check flights or make sure everybody is on board.

Any more questions?

Please ring us with any queries - there are a lot of answers in our FAQ page too. If you want to keep searching, have a look at our suggestions below!

Booking Notes

  • Security deposit €1500
  • Heating €700 per week
  • Local taxes €2 per person (over 12 years old) per day