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Romagna Toscana | Sleeps 20

After eight years of careful restoration work, the ancient and historic family home, Villa La Collina, is in a new phase of elegance and importance. Perched on a high ridge overlooking the beautiful valleys on the Romagna-Toscana border, an area of spectacular beauty, and close to cities of historic interest, it is an ideal, private and elegant venue for your Italian holidays!



Ground Floor
Entrance Hall
The large main living room 
The Study (Sky TV)
Guest Bathroom 
The main kitchen, fully equipped
The wet kitchen
The dining room (sits 14 people)
The formal dining room (sits 22 people)
The Serra living room (Sky TV) - informal  living room
The laundry room: fully equipped with washing machine, dryer, iron and iron board

Bedrooms in the Tower:
One single bedroom: bed size 105 cm
Ensuite bathroom with shower
One twin bedroom: beds size 95 cm (the beds cannot be joined)
Ensuite bathroom with shower
Please note that to reach the first bedroom there are about 12 steps. The reach the twin bedroom there are a further 18 steps.

First floor
Staircase to the “piano nobile”
The Ballroom (sits 50 people)
The Empire Bedroom - single bed 80 cm
The Well Bedroom -  single size bed 120 cm
These two rooms share one bathroom with shower

The Camera dei Gemelli suite: consists of a games room/sitting room, the Bedroom Dei Gemelli  -  twin beds  (the beds can be joined); Ensuite red marble bathroom with shower

The Apartment  Donna Rosetta: including the sitting room of “Donna Rosetta”  (with Sky TV), the Bedroom Delle Bambine -  2 single beds 110 cm each; The bathroom of “la marchesa” with bathtub (cast iron)

The Master Bedroom  -  King size bed 175 cm, two en suite bathrooms one with shower and one with bathtub. Wonderful and large furnished terrace overlooking the valley.
Staircase to the second floor
Guest bathroom

Second floor
The Bedroom delle Donne -  single bed 120 cm
The Bedroom di Ottavio  - queen size double bed 160 cm
These two bedrooms share a bathroom with shower

The Bedroom dei Fiori -  queen size double bed 155 cm
Ensuite bath room with shower

The Bedroom degli Sposi -  2 twin beds 85 cm (the beds can be joined)
Bath room with bathtub

The Bedroom della Caterina -  2 twin beds 80 cm (the beds can be joined)
Ensuite bathroom with shower

Large living room with a little kitchenette

On this floor there are also the maid's bedroom and maid's bathroom


Italian Style Gardens
Chapel (available for wedding ceremonies)
Panoramic swimming pool (7x10), pool furniture and pergola with table for lunch by the pool. Gated pool area.
Pool house with Summer kitchen, one bathroom, shower room and changing area.
The “Tinaia” living room.


In the valley to the north is the tiny Tuscan village of Lutirano, on the other side 3 km down the hill in Romagna there is Tredozio, one kilometer from end to end. In Tredozio you can find butchers, bakers, general stores, bars and a bank. A local family owns Henry's, the pizzeria. The new Locanda Guelfo serves Sunday brunch and other meals by appointment.

By special request, Chef Gentilini, retired owner of the Restaurant Il Mulino di San Michele, will cook a typical 19th century dinner for you to be served at Villa La Collina.

In summer evenings, in the ancient courtyard of the Palazzo Fantini, in Tredozio, there are concerts ranging from jazz to chamber music organized by the province's cultural department. There are public tennis courts in Tredozio, golf courses at Forlì, Riolo Terme and Milano Marittima on the Adriatic, and trails for mountain biking, horse-riding and trekking. A pleasant walk through the woods from La Collina leads to the Urrai family farm, where flocks of sheep and goats supply milk to make cheeses in the traditional Sardinian way. This is not the Chiantishire of souvenir shops and Leaning Tower T-shirts; this is the real, rural and peaceful Italy.

Ravenna and the Adriatic coast are 45 minutes away: Florence and the other historical Tuscan cities are within easy reach; the beautiful, bustling city of Bologna, often overlooked on the tourist trail, is just over an hour away. As a break from driving, we advise use of the excellent train services from Faenza. Alitalia, British Airways, EasyJet and Ryanair fly to Bologna.