Just outside Foiano della Chiana, a lively borgo with a thousand-year old history located in the centre of the Val di Chiana, between the provinces of Arezzo and Siena and on the border with Umbria, is this lovely, recently-built house in stone and plaster which has always belonged to the current owners and where you will breathe in a homely, welcoming atmosphere. Villa Joy consists of the main villa and an annex which are very close together, set in a beautiful garden, a veritable green island in the centre of which is a large swimming pool and various areas organized for relaxation and fun in the open air. The property is located in a residential area along the road leading to the town, in the picturesque landscape of the Tuscan countryside; its strong point is the location (5 km from the A1 motorway, the Autostrada del Sole), ideal for visiting the numerous tourist spots in the surroundings and just a short distance from the main road links that will bring you within easy reach of the art cities of Siena, Arezzo, Perugia and Cortona. From here you can undertake fascinating itineraries along beautiful panoramic roads winding through the Chianti area or the Val d'Orcia, studded with little Renaissance towns of great charm such as Pienza, Montepulciano, delectable Lucignano and many others: a thrilling experience that will involve all your senses in an exclusive concentration of art, vibrant nature and the authentic flavours of Tuscany.
The Villa Joy complex consists of the villa and an annex. VILLA. A short flight of 7 steps leads up to the main entrance which opens into the living room with TV and seating areas, the latter facing the beautiful terrace which overlooks the garden. From the living room a few steps lead to the sleeping area of this floor, comprising two double bedrooms, one with a round bed (diameter 2,45 m), sharing a bathroom with tub, and a twin bedroom (with joinable beds) served by a bathroom with shower. The floor is completed by a gym room. ANNEX. A few metres away is the main entrance of the single-floor annex. Two steps lead into a large open-plan area with a built-in kitchen and dining table, a twin bedroom with joinable beds (and direct access to the garden through a French window) and a bathroom with a shower (and washing machine).
Air conditioning in the bedrooms.
The park and the garden for the exclusive use of the guests, completely fenced-in with netting and hedge screens guaranteeing privacy, extends over an area of about 3000 sq m which includes a 4-car parking area near the entrance gate. The garden surrounding the villa and annex consists of paved surfaces in terracotta and large areas of lawn enlivened by flowering bushes, olive trees, cypresses, lime trees and a shady catalpa with two benches under it. The large stone portico outside the main villa, just a few steps from the annex, is equipped with table and chairs for outdoor dining while just a few steps away, next to the annex, is a brick structure housing the barbecue and ping-pong table. NB. Near the villa (about 300 m away), not visible from any side, is an abandoned industrial shed.Please notice that photos are taken in spring, therefore flower blossoming, and the colours of the gardens' grass could be different at the moment of your arrival at the villa.
Just 10 m from the villa and annex, the swimming pool lies in the centre of the garden and is accessible via a paved path across the lawn. The rectangular-shaped pool has one oval side, Roman steps and a stone border. Lined in PVC, it measures 6 x 12 m with the depth varying from 1.20 to 2.10 m. It has chlorine purification. The sunbathing area, paved in terracotta around the pool, extends to the manicured lawn with sunbeds, umbrellas, hammock and a convenient solar shower. The pool is open from the last Saturday in April until the first Saturday in October.
Pets: Yes. € 30,00 per animal per week to be paid on site. Acceptance of animals to the facility must be previously authorised by the owner upon communication of the number of animals, size and breed.