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  • Guests: 10/18
  • Bedrooms: 4/8
  • Bathrooms: 5/9
  • Swimming Pool
  • Position: panoramic
  • Villa Style: Traditional
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Villa Petrea is a typical nineteenth-century style building with all four walls in stone. It lies at the edge of Chianti in the village of Bucine, at the start of the road that goes all the way down the valley of Val d'Ambra and along the edge of a large part of the Sienese Chianti region.
The villa is on the top of a low hill surrounded by cypresses and centuries-old olive trees. It has been completely renovated to bring the interior comfort up to the standards of the beauty of the building and the result is decidedly high-quality.
All of the bedrooms have their own bathroom, satellite-TV, telephone, internet access Wi-Fi and air-conditioning, and the bedroom on the ground floor has also been equipped for the disabled. The interior is decorated entirely in typical Tuscan style with some antique pieces and high-quality furnishings. The kitchen is well-equipped and comes complete with dishwasher.
Included in the price is a cleaning service for 3 hours per day (except Sunday), bathroom linen is changed twice a week and towels are provided for the swimming-pool. Outside, in addition to the private 7x14m swimming-pool, there is a large covered patio furnished with tables and chairs for outside dining,  a Mediterranean garden with a beautiful view over the valley. 
A few metres away from the villa is the purpose built spa. The single story building offers some wonderful views from the large windows and glass doors. It is equipped with a a Jacuzzi for 6 people size
 (2,5 x 2,5 m)  a sauna and a shower.Above the pool, and behind the covered terrace there is a small putting green (Practice Golf Range)

It's possible to hire mountain-bikes on the premises or hire a local cook who will prepare Tuscan delicacies for you at the villa.
The village of Bucine is about 1.5 km away, and the A1 Milan/Rome motorway about 6 km. Florence is 40 km away and Siena 30 km. Nearby to the villa you will find several excellent restaurants.


(Size: 400 m²) Guests 16+2 Code TFI030 Bedrooms: 8 (6 doubles, 2 Twin bedrooms ) Bathrooms: 9
GROUND FLOOR: entrance from a loggia, large living-room with fireplace and dining-area, inhabitable kitchen with dishwasher and access to the outside, living-room/studio with games table, 1 WC with washbasin, (entrance from the loggia) 1 double bedroom with bathroom with shower, entrance living-room with double sofa-bed, 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower suitable for the disabled.

FIRST FLOOR: (with access up a flight of steps from the loggia) open living-room in the upper part of the loggia, living/reading-room, 2 twin bedrooms with little living-room up on a loft and bathroom with shower, 3 double bedrooms with little living-room up on a loft and each with its own bathroom with shower.

IN THE TOWER: 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower.

Air-conditioning in all of the villa, satellite-TV, telephone and internet access possibility in all of the rooms. Laundry with washing-machine/dryer.

This is a private, independent villa, but prices and surface area change according to the number of people.

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(Size: 300 m²) Guests 8+2 Code TFI030 Bedrooms: 4 (4 doubles) Bathrooms: 5
  • Guests: 10/18
  • Bedrooms: 4/8
  • Bathrooms: 5/9
  • Swimming Pool
  • Position: panoramic
  • Villa Style: Traditional
Swimming Pool Private pool (14 x 7 m)
Air-conditioning Air-conditioning in all of the property
high-speed internet line Yes
Barbecue Yes
washing machine Yes
Drying machine Yes
dishwasher Yes
TV Yes
Satellite TV Yes
Stereo with CD player Yes
Private parking Private parking for 5  cars
Safe deposit-box Yes
Public amenities
Nearest grocery Bucine 1 km
Sports and Leisure
Tennis Public tennis courts   10 km
Riding School   5 km
Villa Petrea ~ Florence Area,BucineFlorence & Tuscany
Distances from main towns
Arezzo30 km
Siena30 km
Firenze55 km
Distances from transport
Airport: Vespucci / Firenze60 km
Railway Station: Bucine1.1 km
  • Guests: 10/18
  • Bedrooms: 4/8
  • Bathrooms: 5/9
  • Swimming Pool
  • Position: panoramic
  • Villa Style: Traditional
Prices & Services
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The below price list shows rental costs per week
- Minimum stay: 7 nights
07 Jan 2017 - 22 Apr
30 Sep - 23 Dec
22 Apr - 20 May
09 Sep - 30 Sep
23 Dec - 06 Jan 2018
20 May - 24 Jun
26 Aug - 09 Sep
24 Jun - 26 Aug
USD 4,310
USD 5,005
USD 8,150
USD 9,350
USD 3,390
USD 4,100
USD 6,970
*This is a private, independent villa, but prices and surface area change according to the number of people.
Services Included
Extra costs
1 set of bed and bath linen per week included in the price.
Bathroom linen change: twice a week. Towels for the swimming-pool. Exclusive use of the SPA. WIFI internet connection.
Cleaning during the week 3 hours a day, 6 days per week
Cot for babies under 2 years
Final cleaning
Further costs to be paid on the premises in cash
Additional beds cost (1 available): € 100 per week, to be paid on the premises
Air-conditioning according to consumption
Central heating according to consumption
Refundable damage deposit to be paid in Euros on arrival: 800
Refundable damage deposit to be paid in Euros on arrival - Domestic pets  Allowed - Pool opening dates (Private pool) 18 Mar 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
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  • Guests: 10/18
  • Bedrooms: 4/8
  • Bathrooms: 5/9
  • Swimming Pool
  • Position: panoramic
  • Villa Style: Traditional
Guests: 16+2
Guests: 8+2
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**This is a private, independent villa, but prices and surface area change according to the number of people.
"We had an absolutely marvelous vacation, and our week at the lovely Villa Petrea was all that we expected and more. The property is gorgeous, and it combines a secluded setting with proximity (an easy walk!) to the town of Buccine. We visited this delightful town several times and enjoyed some terrific gelato (along with other good snacks) at local spots. The residents were very friendly and helpful whenever we asked for directions or assistance. We were especially pleased that Buccine has a train station that facilitated our travels to and from Florence.
The villa is spacious, and our party of 7 had ample room to gather and eek separate space as needed. We enjoyed the pool, and the kitchen is excellent. Having an ice maker is a real plus! As others have noted, Maria is a gem. She was a joy to be around and prepared excellent dinners for us on several of our nights at the villa. Four group members took a cooking class with her, and they loved it!
The villa’s setting is beautiful, with sweeping views of the Tuscany countryside and its hills. We sat on the balcony every evening that we were there to enjoy the sunsets. The ground floor porch and second floor balconies are both large, offering great space for group gatherings or morning coffee.
We would recommend Villa Petrea highly, particularly for a group that wants to both get away from it all yet be close to a town and have access to trains. I found Villa in Italia to be an excellent planning partner. Everything was clear, and all was as advertised. Alessandra, you were wonderful! You responded quickly to my many emails and provided excellent advice and guidance throughout our planning. We have rented residences elsewhere in Europe, and your service was as good or better than other companies with which we have dealt There were no surprises, which is always appreciated.
Many thanks for all that you did to make our vacation a huge success!
Gratefully, John"
(May 2016)
"So much to say! This has been a trip of a lifetime and we have shared with dear friends. We often do not take time to slow our daily lives and learn – enjoy those moments that are important. This was important! Thanks for allowing that moment for all of us to be together – to share time – to remember – to be thankful! C. & H."
(September 2015)
"We are a family of 18 Icelanders. The youngest was born in June this year and the oldest turns 80 later this year. This place has been great for everyone and no one is really ready to leave after a great week. The weather has been great, especially for us Icelanders because we mostly get cold weather and wind in our country. It’s been a wonderful week of family, food and wine. Thank you!"
(September 2015)
"What an incredible week at Villa Petrea! we were a family of 16 people and the villa was perfect to welcome us.
We enjoyed a lot the swimming pool and the spa, Turkish bath. Everything was here to make us happy.
Thank you very much to the owners for the way they welcomed us and their help.
We hope that we will come back.
Merci et à bientôt
Family C."
(August 2015)
"We also had an incredible visit at Petrea. Outside lunch, pool, kids area and all the countryside that the house has to offer all make your stay a place to remember in Tuscany. Finally, a special message to the owner who has been an extraordinary help as my wife got sick the last evening of our stay! Thank you very much and we appreciate your great welcome and help! The ‘B’ family (Paris)"
(July 2015)
"We had a delightful week enjoying the villa and all of Tuscany. Maria’s wonderful cooking and clean up were much appreciated. We enjoyed the pool, the sun, the beautiful countryside and especially the wine. Thank you for a wonderful vacation.
G & co."
(June 2015)
"What an amazing place for our first visit to Tuscany. We had lovely day trips to Florence, Lucca, Pisa and other medieval villages with recommendations from the owner. He was the master on restaurant recommendations and Maria was a joy each day.

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home. Ciao!

(April 2015)
"Bellissimo. What a beautiful part of Italy. We love Tuscany and we love Villa Petrea. Magnifico and thanks for Maria! She kept us in clean clothes. We had too much fun to do it ourselves. Thanks for opening your beautiful home to us. Brenda & Family"
(April 2015)
"We have so enjoyed our wonderful visit and memories we will share with our friends for the rest of our lives.
Your Villa Petrea on the hill overlooking Tuscany is in a breathtaking valley surrounded by mountains, blue sky… will always remain in our hearts and minds. The spirit of your villa we will share: the sounds of a distant donkey honking, songbirds, olive harvest, sunshine, smiles, laughter, Bucine and the many town we visited during our stay.
Grazie, grazie always
(October 2014)
"So much to say!!! This has been a trip of a lifetime and we have shared with our dear friends. We often do not take time to slow our daily lives and learn – enjoy those moments that are important. This was important!
Thanks for allowing that moment for all of us to be together- to share time –to remember -. to be thankful!!!
Carol and Howard"
(October 2014)
"We came here as a family of 16 – 1 year after losing our patriarch – my madre arranged this trip as a healing process for us all. It was way more than we expected – we laughed, we cried, but mostly we were able just to reconnect as a family after losing our papa. My mother very special is helping with this once in a lifetime experience – Fabuloso. Perfect. As a family we cannot tell you how much we loved your home.
Tante grazie. Che Dio vi benedica.
M. family"
(December 2014)
"Thank you for a wonderful time at Villa Petrea. A beautiful backdrop to a Golden Anniversary.
(September 2014)
"Thank you for your hospitality in your great villa in a beautiful location.
We enjoyed our stay very much although the weather was a little bit disappointing.
We thank you Maria for your excellent cooking and looking after us.
We were impressed by the surrounding historical places. Florence, Siena and Arezzo.
We joined the party in Bucine where we shared the summer fest with the locals. For us a week we will never forget.
Kind regards
(July 2014)
"We had a wonderful time with our family here in Villa Petrea.
We enjoyed the house, swimming pool and Jacuzzi and the lovely area.
Thanks to the owners for taking care of everything.
And a special thanks to Maria for her delicious meals and cooking class.
We hope to come again. Arrivederci.
Toos, Sief, Lotte, Ben etc. from Holland"
(July 2014)
"We had such a lovely time staying at this villa, as well as touring the area.
The villa and property really felt like home The grounds are so well maintained and the view amazing.
We had a wonderful family-oriented stay. The owners of the property took such good care of us. They are so kind.
We hope to return some day!
Kind regards
(June 2014)
"Thank you for allowing our entire clan to spend a delightful, peaceful and perfect week in Tuscany.
The house was amazingly comfortable, spacious allowing us a lot of together-time as well as alone-time, just what a family needs... and a great location to explore Tuscany.
We surely will return.
Anat and all 20 of us from Israel.
Happy Easter!"
(April 2014)
"The villa is located very scenic, is easy to find, well connected to the transportation infrastructure and practically for daytrips to Arezzo, Siena, Firenze and for visiting all the nice villages in Tuscany. Also the cooking service we recommend to other visitors. The villa is perfect for a group of 12 or 14 people who know each other well. Especially the dining room was really great. We all loved sitting there, eating, drinking, chatting and having fun.
We enjoyed the stay very much.
Our best regards,
Josef and friends"
(March 2010)
"We had a wonderful time at the villa, it was prettier than the pictures can show. The owners could not have been nicer. My group loved it as well and we felt special being able to stay in such a nice surrounding. I think that we will be using this property again in the future as we all loved it and we are now familiar with its location and the surrounding area for shopping and getting around.
Thanks for your help. We will be in touch again.

(October 2008)
"I know Cathy wrote you but I wanted to thank you for your help with all our questions and concerns. We had a great time and the owners were very nice and helpful. We would definitely recommend you guys, the house and hopefully we’ll be able to come back to Italy someday soon.

Thanks again."
(April 2008)

For all of us, the villa itself was more than we ever expected. We were completely satisfied by the rooms, kitchen, espresso maker, pool, location, views, ability to get the train close to the villa, etc.

We LOVED the villa and our perfect holiday in Italy. I dreamed of it for weeks after I got home. We loved the food, the village, the people, the wine, the hill towns, the hikes, the musical events, the restaurants, the market on Wednesdays in Bucine, the evenings spent talking about the day's adventures. Italy welcomed us with open arms and we will never forget it. One of our most wonderful days was spent at a local winery across the road...Le Vincaie...the lovely owners invited us for a tour of the winery, took us to Rapalo and Sogna to see the local towns, and fed us a sumptuous outdoor meal of rabbit, chicken, pork, rigatoni, fagioli, cantucinni, vin santo, and lots and lots of kindness.

Thank you for following up with us. I wrote a comment in the villa journal also regarding our visit.

(October 2007)
"It was VERY fine to stay at this beautiful place !!!

Everything was perfect - the owners were very very friendly;

Great place for holidays;

We took a lot of photos and there will be internal promotion;


(May 2006)
"The villa and its setting (high on a hill surrounded by vineyards) was just what one pictures when you picture Tuscany. The villa was well-furnished and clean thus making our stay even more wonderful. Another pleasant surprise was being close to the town of Bucine, which made using the train system to visit numerous cities (north and south) very convenient. All six of us love the place and would highly recommend it to anyone!"
"We had a fabulous time. The villa was in a quiet country area and we could walk into Bucine for cappuccino. The bedrooms were quiet and the bathrooms had every amenity. It's definitely a villa we all plan to revisit, perhaps with our families. The set up of the villa was perfect with the patios, 3 living areas, 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. The chef, were wonderful. Good chefs, good teachers and fun. We ate quite well after cooking! I can't say enough about how much the group of us enjoyed the villa and the area. Owner was most accommodating. Our Italian improved also. Most sincerely, Catherine"
"We had a great time in Italy. The house was beautiful. The owners were very nice hosts. We especially enjoyed the Tuscan home cooking from the chef.
The house was in a great central location giving us the ability to explore the beautiful sites of Tuscany and Florence. We will be sure to tell all of our friends about the great experience in Tuscany.

Thank you,

"All of us had a wonderful time at Villa Petrea. We enjoyed the villa and the pool very much; the rooms were comfortable and we all had very pleasant evenings on the loggia and in the dining room. We particularly enjoyed the two delicious meals that Maria cooked for us at the villa.

You were very helpful to us while we were planning the trip. You answered all of our questions quickly and fully and made our visit to Italy a very pleasant one. Attached is a picture showing our happy group.
I wanted to let you know that we very much enjoyed our stay at Villa Petrea. The villa itself is beautiful, and the owners were very gracious. The villa's location is wonderful--off the beaten path, but close to many of the region's beautiful towns. The local chef that we hired through the owners was wonderful as well. She barely blinked when our guest list for dinner one night grew from 20 to 31 people. We could not have asked for a better vacation. We hope that we'll be able to repeat it someday soon.

Thank you too for all of your help in making the preliminary arrangements for our trip. We appreciate all of the help you gave us.

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