Villa Tolomei in Florence
Villa Tolomei it's a mansion Renaissance located in a prestigious hilly area south-west of Firenze, between Colle di Marignolle and the Colle di Bellosguardo.
This is a property owned by the State entrusted with the concession of exploitation for 50 years at Villa Tolomei Srl which has taken care of the restoration and retraining turning it into a resort of prestige.
The enhancement of Villa Tolomei as tourist-accommodation structure it is the first example of the project "Country-Dimore Value", Sponsored by Demanio Agency, ANCI e INVITALIA, which aims to redevelop public goods of great historical and artistic value not used by creating a network of accommodation and cultural facilities throughout Italy.
Le exclusive e luxurious suite of Villa Tolomei represent the harmonious fusion between the regal elegance of a Tuscan three-hundred mansion and the unique comfort of a modern charming hotel.
Whether you want to spend a pleasant one overnight stay in the marvelous Florence, let it be your commitments to business, the elegant rooms of the Villa represent the perfect solution to welcome you in a unique and unforgettable, just for you 5 minutes from the historic center of Florence.
The history of Villa Tolomei
Villa Tolomei it is a dwelling dating back to the Fourteenth century belonged to the Tolomei family. The building complex consists, since its origin, of several buildings for approx 3.500 sq.m. surface, placed inside 17 hectares of parkland which still has traces of the old farm organization.
The main building, rectangular, spread over three levels for a total area of 630 square meters. On the pediment of the façade the Villa still retains it stemma with crossed arms dating back to the Tolomei family and, inside, it has a small one chapel deconsecrated. The decorative elements, the stucco he frescoes that adorn the walls go back at the end of the '700.
The central core of the Villa is connected to the oldest part constituted by the ex Conventino, or Farm, From one gallery which was added around the 50 years, together with the Limonaia. The main complex of the Villa belongs to the farmhouse, with a simple and regular shape, articulated on two levels. Of no lesser value is the addiction, a building with a traditional masonry structure, modified several times over the course of time.
The Villa has undergone profound transformations over time. Since 1961, year of transfer to the State, there have been many different uses: from the initial site of theEuropean University a University Studies Center, to Archive of the European Community, and again from home for the Carabinieri to headquarters for the educational activities of theHigher Institute for Artistic Industries of Florence.
The enhancement of the Villa: after a period of inactivity, in 2008 Villa Tolomei has been entrusted to a private company in concession of valorization for 50 years, to be restructured and reinserted in a virtuous economic circuit, maintaining however the ownership to the State. The assignment took place following a public tender launched in July 2007 and ended in September of the same year. The call for tenders provided for the retraining and the reuse of the building, ensuring both its storage is an increase in the economic and social value of the asset, through the recovery of its original beauty. The tender provided for a base annual fee of 74.000 euro, and Villa Tolomei Srl was awarded (group of companies Isotel Sarl - Exen Spa - So.Ge.A Srl) to a double figure of what is expected at auction level.
Services: exclusive resort in Florence
Today Villa Tolomei it's a exclusive resort at 5 stars nestled in the hills of Florence, just 5 minutes from the historic center and 2,7 km from the Ponte Vecchio, equipped with all comforts.
With his 30 rooms of which 7 classic, 6 superior, 14 junior suite and 3 suite (among these 2 can accommodate disabled people), all beautifully furnished, Villa Tolomei represents the perfect synthesis between a luxury hotel equipped with all the most modern comforts and the warm welcome of a relay out of time, in a magnificent Renaissance villa.
Families can find the right solution by choosing between rooms and suites that host up to 4 people or by evaluating the possibility of connecting rooms.
La pool overview with exceptional views of the city of Florence and the Arno valley is a gem set in the park of the Villa, surrounded by two hectares of vineyards used as Chianti, trees and a splendid one garden of 17 hectares.
The luxury and elegance of the classic furnishings, the beauty of the wonderful frescoed ceilings in the suites, they get married with the modernity of services and acceptance.
Within the resort there are also a fitness center, an lounge bar, meeting rooms and the restaurant, in which the tradition of the Toscan kitchen joins the refinement and reinterpretation of classic dishes.