June 2011 (Florence, Italy) – During the peak summer months of July and August, guests of Villa Le Rose will have a chance to relish in the magnificent Italian Renaissance architecture and lush gardens, while taking advantage of the Special Summer Rental Rates offering over 60% savings at this romantic address from Lungarno Collection. Built amid the Tuscan countryside in the 15th century as a private residence for the Medici family, Villa Le Rose is nestled just five miles from the heart of Florence and is available for weekly rentals starting from €27,000, instead of the regular summer rates of €40,000. All rentals are available from Sunday to Sunday.
Owned by the Ferragamo family and surrounded by antique rose bushes, potted lemon trees and towering cedars, Villa Le Rose is a private estate complete with Concierge, chef and butler services, swimming pool and a 15th century manor which was expanded in the 18th century to its current size, accommodating up to 12 guests. Villa Le Rose is idyllic for reunions, romantic getaways and intimate destination weddings.
The two-story property features six deluxe rooms, as well as a library, expansive dining and living room and kitchen. On the ground floor, the main Sala delle Feste salon is decorated with original frescoes and antique furnishings, while a sizable ballroom is perfect for parties of up to 200, all at the backdrop of 18th-century architecture. The main Baldacchino Suite, also located on the first floor, is a lap of luxury highlighted by a great canopy bed and a frescoed bathroom with its own fireplace. Upstairs are five additional suites, each sized for two and embellished with original furnishings and large windows that look out onto picturesque views of the rolling hills of Chianti.
Guests will be catered to with private chef and waiter to prepare three meals daily, butler and housekeeper on staff, conveniences including air-conditioning, wireless Internet, laundry facilities, luggage assistance upon check-in and check-out, and more. For additional fees, Villa Le Rose can stock groceries, provide transportation and tours, among others.
For more information or weekly reservations at Villa Le Rose, please contact 011.39. 055.2726.4000 or visit www.lungarnohotels.com.
Villa Le Rose is situated on a private estate in the Certosa hills and surrounded by antique rose bushes and potted lemon trees, only five miles from the city center of Florence. Built in the 15th century as a private residence for the Medici, the manor is a magnificent example of Italian Renaissance architecture and accommodates 12 guests through three levels. With the comfort of guests always in mind, the villa experience includes 24-hour assistance, with chef and butler service available upon request. www.villalerose.com
Lungarno Collection is a diverse collection of Italian boutique and design luxury hotels and residences, owned by the Ferragamo family. Properties include the Portrait Suites located in fashionable Rome and several in Florence, many of which are dotted around the Arno River. The classic Florentine hotels include: Hotel Lungarno; Continentale Hotel; GALLERY Hotel Art; and Lungarno Suites. In Florence, there is also the Lungarno Apartments, Villa Le Rose and Lungarno Details, a retail store with home design and furnishings. Lungarno Collection also feature two signature restaurants in Florence, the award-winning Borgo San Jacopo and The Fusion Bar & Restaurant. www.lungarnohotels.com
Contact: Cristina Fogliatto
PR Manager Lungarno Hotels
Tel: 055 27266828