Europe / Italy / Tuscany

Set on a high hill overlooking the scenic Tuscan landscape, this incredible 16th century patrician mansion exudes class and elegance at first sight.

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The villa spans over 1200 square meters of living space and its central location is convenient to explore the major areas of Florence, Chianti, Siena and Lucca. In its past the villa has been the dwelling of many illustrious guests, among them Paolina Bonaparte, sister of Napoleon and the Grand Duchess of Tuscany. The villa belongs to one of the most prominent aristocratic Italian families, and you will feel as a true royalty vacationing here while having the villa staff pampering you like a prince!

All rooms of the villa are impeccably decorated with luxurious furnishing and finishes housing a remarkable art collection. The building retains its original architectural structure with its floors, vaulted ceilings, fireplaces and staircases. The villa features opulent heirloom pieces such as oil paintings and antiques, Venetian glass chandeliers, murals, rich tapestry and Persian rugs, all creating a sense of age that the guests will enjoy in every room.


Ground Floor

  • Formal massive dining room with fireplace that seats comfortably up to 20 guests
  • Smaller dining room
  • Guest bathroom
  • Large gourmet eat-in kitchen

First Floor

  • Very expansive formal living room with fireplace and piano
  • Smaller living room
  • TV room with fireplace
  • Reading room with private library containing an antique collection of books
  • Enjoyable billiard room
  • Private chapel

Outside Features

  • An impeccable manicured Italian garden nestles the impressive private pool, with its sundeck and a gazebo, perfect for alfresco lunches
  • The grounds house also several shaded areas for relaxing in style and tranquility
  • The villa’s strategic position over the undulating hills offers a one-of-a-kind view over the vineyards, olive groves, fields and forests of the Tuscan countryside

When not lounging around the pool, you can visit Florence or you may go to the hip beach resort of Forte dei Marmi, both 30 minutes by car. Other options are playing golf at an 18-hole Golf course, horse-back riding or play tennis at nearby facilities. Lastly, do not forget to check out the famous Thermal Spas located very near to the villa. Villa Augusta is perfect for easy hikes and relaxing strolls.


6 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms

Sleeps 12 Guests

  • Wi-Fi
  • Washer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Dining Area
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Mountain View
  • Private Parking x 4
  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Gazebo
  • Pool House
  • Stereo
  • Ping-Pong Table
  • Television
  • Piano
  • Satellite TV
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • iPod Sound Dock
  • Apple TV
  • Netflix
  • Cable TV
  • Fax Machine
  • PC Station with DSL


Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (Ground Floor): Master king bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 2 (Ground Floor): One master king bedroom, with en-suite bathroom with tub
Bedrooms 3 & 4 (First Floor): Large king bedrooms with antique poster beds, each with en-suite bathroom, one with shower and one with tub
Bedrooms 5 & 6 (First Floor): Smaller twin bedrooms each with en-suite bathroom with tub - ideally suited to teenagers

Pool Details

Private pool (18 m x 7 m)

Staff and Services

Final cleaning
Morning housekeeping service up to 4 hours per day
Mid-week change of linens and towels (Wed)
Daily breakfast service – food and beverage extra
Daily chef service for dinner – food and beverages extra
Daily pool cleaning and garden maintenance

Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)

Lunch service
Extra maid service
Additional bath towels change
Additional bed linen change
Waiter for table service
Cost of food and beverage
Food shopping service
Laundry service
Ironing service

Location Details

Nearest Airport: Florence Peretola 39 min
Nearest serviced town: 8 min
Nearest major city: Florence 50 min
Nearest point of interest: Montecatini 17 min

Villa Notes

Electricity, AC, water, and gas included
Unlimited Wi-Fi internet access
Apple TV, Netflix included
Pets allowed at owner’s discretion: €50 per pet/per night
The staff lives on the premises in separate quarters on the ground floor, guests’ privacy is guaranteed
Kitchen use to be coordinated with the villa personnel
Check-in: between 3:00 pm–7:00 pm
Check-out: before/by 10:00 am
Late check in fee: €50 per hour for arrivals after 7pm
All extra services must be paid locally, prior to departure, unless otherwise arranged

Rates and Availability

Tax Service Charge Details*
The Italian government might require the payment of a Visitor’s Tax (approximately €1.50 – €6.00 per person, per day, depending on the location) and may be applied for the first ten days in the destination. This tax is payable locally, in Euro cash.
Mandatory €500 per week for electricity consumption paid in cash locally
Heating in winter season €350 per day
Food Allowance: €1,500 to be paid locally, in cash, upon arrival
Pets allowed for a €50/pet/day fee
Late check-in fee €50/hour after 7:00 pm
Security Deposit Details
€5,000 pre collected
Accidental Damage Waiver
A €149 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.
Minimum Stay Details
1 Week - Saturday to Saturday rentals.
Check-In Times
Check in: 3:00 PM - Check out: 10:00 AM


Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.