Luxury villas in Tuscany typically include fully-equipped kitchens, en-suite bedrooms, air conditioning, Wi-Fi and satellite television as standard amenities. Most luxury villas also have private outdoor pools with sun loungers, and outdoor grills or pizza ovens, and most villas are set within spacious, well-kept grounds. LuxuryRetreats.com, YourTuscany.com and ItalianTownandCountry.com offer details about many Tuscan villas.
The luxury Tuscan villas featured on LuxuryRetreats.com, YourTuscany.com and ItalianTownandCountry.com, range in size from cozy two-bedroom farm cottages to large manor houses with 12 or more bedrooms that can sleep up to 40 guests. Some of the larger villas offer separate games rooms with billiard or snooker tables, private gyms, and outdoor sporting facilities, such as tennis courts and table tennis. The larger villa rentals often include teams of staff such as gardeners, maids, cooks, chefs and butlers.
Located in rural settings amidst vineyards, most luxury villas' grounds feature olive groves and cypress trees and are within comfortable traveling distance of local villages and iconic Tuscan towns and cities, such as Florence, Pisa, Siena and Lucca. Many of the villas were built in the 17th and 18th centuries, with some dating back as far as the 13th century, and some retain original features such as timber beams and ceiling frescoes during renovation.