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Villa Merlo, Tuscany

Quick Facts

Sleeps: 10

Bedrooms: 5

Catered

Low season from €11,760/week

High season to €24,500/week

Highlights

30mins from Florence

Access to hotel facilities

Al fresco dining area

Outdoor swimming pool

Description

Combining good looks with plenty of style and home comforts, Villa Merlo, Tuscany, is an idyllic country escape for a group of family or friends and part of the exclusive Viesca Toscana estate.

This luxury villa in Tuscany is set amid softly undulating hills and ancient forests and meadows, where you can sometimes spot deer and hares darting about the countryside. The lawned garden and outdoor living and dining areas mean you can live an extremely al fresco life here. On one side of the house is an infinity-edged swimming pool, with shaded loungers, where you can while away lazy afternoons, enjoying the scenery.

When you need a little shade, escape inside to the cool of the villa. Local craftspeople have been employed to build much of the furniture, while softly coloured upholstery and furnishings bring an eclectic ‘country manor house’ feel to the property. The living and dining area flow elegantly from the open-plan kitchen which makes for easy gathering for memorable meals and socialising.

Five double bedrooms comfortably accommodate up to ten people, each with an en-suite bathroom or shower room and plenty of light and space. We would recommend arriving early to put your name on the charming attic bedroom for its fabulous views of the estate. During low or mid-season Villa Merlo is available to rent as a minimum of three bedrooms for smaller groups.

You’ll be well looked after throughout your stay here, with staff on hand to take care of anything you need. You’ll also be able to make the most of being guests of the Viesca Toscana estate, which has its own spa, including gym, sauna and beauty rooms as well as a fabulous restaurant and other facilities such as wine tastings, tennis lessons, cooking classes or cycling. So whether you want to venture out and socialise or simply relax in the privacy of Villa Merlo, you can make your Tuscan adventure everything you want.

Facilities

Outdoor swimming pool

Fully-equipped kitchen

Air-conditioning

Private garden

Al fresco dining area

Access to hotel and spa facilities: spa and relaxation areas/hydromassages/treatment rooms/sauna/tennis court/restaurant/bike rental/wine tastings/cooking lessons

What’s Included

Please call us on +44 (0)203 432 7784 for rates and the latest availability

Rates include:
Firefly pre-arrival concierge service
Daily cooked and continental breakfast
Chef for lunch or dinner service (7 days) *
Daily housekeeping
Midweek linen change
Daily towel change
Daily pool maintenance
In-resort concierge
Access to hotel, spa facilities and restaurant

* Please note that cost of food and drinks will be charged separately

Please note, Villa Merlo is also available with a minimum of 3 bedrooms during the low and mid-season and rates vary accordingly.

Location

Villa Merlo is a luxury villa in Tuscany, set within 70 hectares of gardens on the exclusive Viesca Toscana estate. Villa Merlo is one of six private villas here as well as several suites, a renowned restaurant and a spa. If you want to explore locally, 20 minutes away, you’ll find boutique shops at The Mall, one of the most well-known luxury outlets in Italy. Further afield, Florence, Siena and Arezzo are all around an hour away and Rome and Venice are also within reach via fast train from Florence.

The nearest airports are at Florence (35 mins away) and Pisa (1hr 30 mins away).

Rooms

Villa Merlo sleeps 10 guests across five bedrooms.

Bedroom 1
Master/twin bedroom on the ground floor with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room

Bedroom 2
Double/twin bedroom on the first floor with en-suite bathroom

Bedroom 3 and 4
Double/twin bedrooms on the first floor with en-suite shower rooms

Bedroom 5
Double/twin bedroom on the attic floor with en-suite shower room

Please note, Villa Merlo is also available with a minimum of 3 bedrooms during the low and mid-season and rates vary accordingly.

Eating

Each morning, you’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast served in your luxury villa, or perhaps outside, enjoying the first of the sunshine. And each lunch or dinner, depending on your preference, your chef will serve up tasty meals to be enjoyed with friends or family.

As guests of the Viesca Toscana estate, you’ll also be welcome to eat in its restaurant, Il Borro Tuscan Bistrò Viesca, which is open all day and is renowned for its modern Tuscan dishes, using local and seasonal ingredients wherever possible, with many of the vegetables sourced from the restaurant’s own organic kitchen gardens.

Villa Merlo has a spacious and well-equipped kitchen, where would-be chefs will enjoy experimenting with local ingredients which you can pick up from Viesca Reception. The villa has a beautiful dining space with wonderful garden views through the arched windows.

Staff

Firefly pre-arrival concierge service

Estate staff include:
Chef
Housekeeper
In-resort concierge

Additional services such as pre-arrival shopping, yoga classes, massage therapists, nannies and estate experiences such as wine tasting and cooking classes can be arranged on request for an additional charge, please enquire.

Kids

This luxury, family-friendly villa is ideal for anyone travelling with children. The securely fenced property has a large garden with lawns stretching around the property for kids to run around on, as well as spacious, open-plan interiors with plenty of room to play. Children of all ages will happily spend all week in the private infinity-edge swimming pool, splashing in the sun.

The staff at Villa Merlo will be able to help arrange activities for kids all ages, from day trips to nearby cities to tennis lessons.

Nannies and babysitters can be arranged on request.

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