Villa Isabella is a stunning 16 bedroom luxury villa in Tuscany owned for centuries by a noble Roman family. It dates back to the 15th century but has been completely renovated with elegant interiors that cleverly combine the very best of old and new. Original features have been restored along and many stunning antique furnishings have been carefully selected in keeping with the age of the home. It now offers guests the ultimate luxury retreat in Italy, situated between Florence and Siena in the heart of the picturesque Tuscan countryside.
The property is divided into two separate buildings. There is the main house which can sleep up to 25 guests across 13 bedrooms as well as an annex which boasts two double bedrooms on the first floor and a stunning bedroom suite with double bedroom and separate lounge on the ground floor. (Please note that, if required, there is also an option to rent another private apartment within the estate affectionately referred to as the Countess Flat. Here you'll find a living area, a small kitchen and two charming bedrooms each with their own bathrooms with jacuzzi bath tubs. Please ask for more details). In the main house, guests will find a large, spacious, professionally equipped kitchen along with large living areas with comfortable seating, a games room and three adjoining dining rooms. You'll also find a wine cellar where you can select different wines to try. There are also seven double bedrooms, three bedroom suites, two twin rooms and a single room. All rooms are uniquely presented and boast ensuite bathrooms. All bedrooms are in the main house are also equipped with a safe, intercom and flat screen TV and all enjoy beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. Outside, there are beautifully manicured gardens with plenty of options on where to sit and relax. A large table and BBQ provides the perfect setting for dining al fresco. There is also a private pool (16 x 8 metres) along with an adjacent sun terrace with gazebo, ideally placed to make the most of the wonderful views. There is also an immaculately kept grass tennis court, table tennis table, jacuzzi and sauna.
Villa Isabella is situated just 35 km from Siena, 24 km from San Gimignano and 32 km from Volterra and 65 km from Florence. For those who love the beaches in Tuscany, the upmarket coastal resort of Forte dei Marmi is 160 km away whilst Pisa is 120 km. We are able to organise tours of the area should guests wish.
A note from Jo
This really is a very special place to stay. It's also the perfect venue for a family reunion, wedding, special celebration, corporate event or film event. A welcome dinner and breakfast are provided for all guests along with the services of a director who is fluent in four languages, four waiters / maids and one gardener 6 days a week. For those looking for additional services, we can of course, provide the services of a housekeeper, chef and other staff for an additional fee. Please ask for more details. Please note that for smaller groups, if guests require only the accommodation within the main house, then there is the option to close the dependence and offer this at a reduced rate. Again, please contact us for further information and to receive a quote.