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Le Ripe

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Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Car Essential
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Parking
  • Private Pool
  • Private Terrace
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Window Screens
  • Wireless Internet

About this Villa

Le Ripe an elegant Italian vacation home with stunning panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside and a 20 minute walk to charming town with restaurants, shops, services.

This spacious sand colored two story dwelling is a majestic fortress standing proudly against the rolling hills of Tuscany and the vast expanse of blue sky above - harkening back to the days of Rome's triumph and the agrarian society it once represented. The lawns, pergolas, patios, and separate annex, combined with the warmth of the interiors, make La Ripe an unforgettable destination.

The house is reached via a rustic dirt road and offers breathtaking, panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Once inside, guests will be embraced by the warmth of the soft lighting, the many alcoves, nooks and crannies, and the comfortable furnishings. The driveway leads to the large foyer - entry on the ground floor leads directly into the kitchen with a cozy sitting area with fireplace and laundry area. The space unfolds into a dining area, study, and large living room with fireplace and desk area. There are four bedrooms in the main house. The bedrooms in the main villa are air-conditioned. Directly down a hill, within full view of the villa, is a two story annex with four bedrooms. It has a cozy living area with a fireplace and a small kitchen - French doors lead to a dining space with dramatic views.  Both houses have a flat screen TV in many of the bedrooms and living areas.

La Ripe is only 20 minutes from a charming hill town for restaurants, shopping and a luxurious thermal spa. It is ideally positioned for touring Tuscany & Umbria, with good access to Florence and Rome.

We offer pricing sleeping 10 persons in the main villa. Please inquirer.     

Included in price

  • Electricity
  • Final cleaning
  • Water
  • Air-conditioning in the bedrooms of the main villa only
  • Heating
  • Welcome dinner
  • Housekeeping (two housekeepers) 5 days a week for 3 hours except Sunday
  • One change of bed linen per week
  • 10% discount for day spa, 20% discount for swimming pool and restaurant Ferdinand I at Fonteverde Spa Resort.
  • Window screens on all windows
  • Garden and swimming pool maintenance
  • There are three dogs on the premises for security. They are quiet and do not interfere with your use of the grounds. They are not inside the house.
  • San Casciano dei Bagni is a 15 minute walk
  • Cetona is 25 minutes
  • Chuisi is 30 minutes
  • Chiusi-access to the A1 highway is 30-35 minutes
  • Montepulciano is 45 minutes
  • Orvieto is 45 minutes
  • Perugia is 1 hour
  • Siena is 1 hour
  • Florence is 2 hours
  • Rome is 2.5 hours 

GROUND FLOOR:

Large foyer; Expansive living room seating 14+ with two primary sitting areas, working fireplace. Six windows and double doors onto the garden. Kitchen with sitting area and fireplace.

Study with large antique desk, DSL, couch for four, double door opens to the garden

Dining room with table that expands to accommodate 18 guest; door to surrounding lawn

Spacious country kitchen (gas stove, large oven, microwave, large fridge, freezer, dishwasher, espresso, juicer, slicer) with central work space. Door to garden. Nook with table for four. Working fireplace for cooking or pleasure.

Laundry room (washing machine, dryer) Guest bath
 

FIRST FLOOR:

Living room with fireplace and desk area; three queen size bedrooms with walk-in closets and ensuite bathrooms and flat screen TVs; 

Double bedroom (queen) with antique bed and exceptional view over pool to view. Walk-in closet. Ensuite bath (enclosed shower stall and tub with hand-held shower)

Double bedroom (queen) with walk-in closet. Ensuite bath (Jacuzzi tub with hand-held shower)

Double bedroom (queen) with TV.  Private bath (tub with wall-mounted and hand-held shower, partition) 

Double bedroom (French beds cannot combine) with walk-in closet TV. Direct entrance from external stairs and garden. Ensuite bathroom (tub with hand-held shower)

GUEST HOUSE for up to 10 guests

Adjacent building (approximately 10 meters) from Main House and furnished to a similar standard Deep shady loggia can accommodate 18 for dinner, lovely panoramic view to the west across grounds Double bedroom (queen) reached directly from loggia. TV. Ensuite bath (tub with wall-mounted and hand-held shower, partition)
 

GUEST HOUSE for up to 14 guests  

Direct entrance to ground floor sitting room with large couch, TV with Satellite. Open kitchen corner (oven, stove, microwave, fridge/freezer).  

Double bedroom (queen) with ceiling fan 

Shared bathroom (tub with wall-mounted shower, partition) 

Double bedroom (twins) under eaves, reached from narrow spiral staircase with ceiling fan

OUTDOORS:

Veranda overlooks the pool area and the Val d'Orcia; pergola off the kitchen for outdoor dining; large grounds with spectacular views and olive groves nearby; pool (20 x 40) has a natural temperature of 86 degrees Fahrenheit

  • Telephone according to consumption
  • Extra housekeeping service: available at Euro 14 per hour
  • Cooking available on request: Euro 14 per hour + Euro 14 per hour for assistant.
  • Refundable security deposit: 2000 Euro per week to be paid in cash upon arrival and refunded upon departure less any unpaid expenses 

About Tuscany

"You have only to raise your eyes and Art and Beauty come to meet you" --Franco Zeffierelli
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About Tuscan Countryside

The Tuscan countryside includes a myriad of Medieval and Renaissance hilltowns that extend from Florence in the north, Mt. Amiata and Pitigliano in the south, Cortona and Arezzo in the east and Lucca and Pisa to the west.
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