Tuscanpines, our award winning villa is situated on the edge of Tuscan
Hills. It has limited through traffic because it is a small
gated community. The villa is a deceptively spacious 5 bedroom
single storey property and affords wonderful views to the rear
(south) out onto an area of pine trees. Our guests experience
greater privacy than provided by the majority of properties
within the community as there is a full plot's width (approx.
40ft) between our villa and the next one to its right hand side and it has mature hedges on all three sides of the pool deck.
Homes describe our villa as having 2893 sq.ft. under roof. This
is made up of a living space of 2228 sq.ft; a garage (games
room) of 447 sq.ft; a lanai (covered patio area) of 171 sq.ft.
and a covered front entrance of 47 sq.ft. In addition to this
the internal screened pool area is 721 sq.ft.
is filled with colourful silk flowers and has been decorated
and furnished to an extremely high standard. We believe we have
succeeded in conveying a bright, happy, Floridian feeling for
our guests. That is certainly what we wanted to experience and
we hope you do to.
is a covered entrance at the front of the villa to protect guests
from the elements whilst they open the lock box on the wall
in order to obtain the front door key and open the villa.
foyer is a part tiled and carpeted floor protected by a door
mat and rug.
is furnished with a shoe rack for the benefit of guests and
a cottage style sideboard incorporating a wine rack. The sideboard
displays information folders provided by our management company
as well as our own welcome pack which helps you get to know
our villa and the local area. The sideboard also has a guest
book which we have provided to encourage your feedback.
is decorated with a floor standing silk plant and two pictures
which introduce you to the Floridian theme of our villa.
notice that all wall switches are labelled for your convenience.
light is provided by a table lamp found on the sideboard. During
the day natural light is provided by an ornate semi-circular
window above the front door and by a vertical glass panelled
area beside it. The panel has been covered with an opaque film
for your privacy and security.
Complimentary use of golfing umbrellas
also allows access to the front master bedroom and en-suite.
living room is approximately 23ft 8in by 14ft 4in
and has a high cathedral style ceiling which is popular in Florida.
is furnished in a comfortable cottage style and has a large
Queen sofa and 2 large love seats, (3 piece suite in the UK)
made from a blue fabric, a large pine coffee table with storage
space beneath, 2 end tables with drawers and a behind sofa table
again with drawers. There is a large part glazed matching entertainment
unit which accommodates a 52 inch Samsung LCD television, a
Sony PlayStation 3 (which plays Blue Ray DVD's) and a small selection of DVD films and PlayStation games. The unit also holds a good selection of popular family board games such as Monopoly, Chess, Clu (Cluedo) and Risk. There is a large bookcase full of reading material for all ages plus a Hi-Fi entertainment system and stand including a selection of CD's and two additional outdoor speakers.
There are 3 table lamps which provide ambient lighting during
the evening and a ceiling light which can provide additional
lighting when needed. During the day natural light is provided
via the 12ft wide patio doors and by a large roof top glazed
dining the area is approximately 11ft by 12ft and has a high cathedral
the large rectangular dining table is normally pre-set with
dinner and silverware placements for 8 persons, the table does
come with 2 extension leaves which allow it to comfortably accommodate
10 people. There are normally 2 armchairs and 6 chairs set around
the table and these are wider than those normally available
in the UK. Please note that 2 matching chairs from the Nook
area can be used to seat 10 persons at the formal dining table.
of the dining table displays a colourful floral arrangement
whilst an ornate centre light provides sufficient lighting for
guests whilst they are dining. There is also a corner floor standing lamp.
The Nook is approximately 10ft by 11ft 8in and has a conventional
circular table in this area is convenient for either formal
or informal dining. It will comfortably seat 4 people and the
chairs around the table are of an identical design, colour and
size to those used in the formal dining area. This table is
normally pre-set with placements for 4 persons.
The centre of the Kitchen Nook table displays a themed floral
arrangement whilst an ornate centre light provides ample light
for guests whilst they are eating. Natural light during the
day is provided by a window 6ft 2in wide.
an attractive floor standing silk tree in the corner of the
kitchen Nook beside the large window.
4 metal coated bar stools with wooden back supports, easily
wiped vinyl covered swivel seats and foot rests, located within
this area. They are placed at the 10ft long breakfast bar and
provide additional informal dining facilities if or when required.
Kitchen is approximately 10ft by 11ft 8in and its lighting is
mainly provided by strategically placed spot lights in the ceiling.
A small amount of natural light does enter the Kitchen via a
row of external glass tiles located behind the cooker.
is fully fitted with a large selection of modern, white, top
and bottom cupboards. The breakfast bar and counter tops are
in dark grey with a mock granite effect.
comes complete with a large pantry, an upright American style
fridge/freezer/ice maker, cooker, hob, microwave oven, extractor
fan with down- lighter, dishwasher, double sink including a
waste disposal unit, kettle, 4 slice toaster, Panini toaster/grill, coffee maker,
blender, 15 piece quality knife set and block and an electric
is supplied with chopping/cutting boards, worktop protectors,
cooking utensils, and 2 separate sets of cutlery, crockery and
glasses suitable for use indoors or outside around the pool
contains a Fire Extinguisher, Fire Blanket and a First Aid box
for emergency purposes.
also a telephone with a fixed line connection sited in this
area allowing guests to make free standard rate telephone calls
anywhere within the United States or Canada. All other premium
rated calls and International calls are blocked. However, information
is available as to how calls from the UK from family and friends
can be made at only 2p per minute using a UK landline. Yes that
is correct! Only 2p per minute.
Room is conveniently placed opposite the kitchen. It houses
a large washing machine and a large tumble dryer that work extremely
effectively. A large shelf above these two machines is used
to store the iron, laundry basket and bucket. This room is where
you will also find the vacuum cleaner, inside broom, dustpan
and brush, clothes airer and ironing board.
the Games Room is via the Laundry Room.
garage prior to its conversion was 20ft by 21 ft. The heating
and air conditioning units have been enclosed but there is still
access via double folding doors. Inside this area are kept the
outside broom, dustpan and brush and wheeled Coolbox which are
all available to guests. There is now also an owner's cupboard
to which guests do not have access.
Games Room has an easily cleaned epoxy resin based blue flecked
floor covering and painted walls. It remains approximately 20ft
by 19ft and has been fitted with 2 fluorescent strip lights
and 2 large fans incorporating additional lighting over the
has good quality sporting equipment inside. There is a 7ft pool
table, a 7ft air hockey table with dual blowers, foosball table, soft tipped darts and an electronic
basketball game suitable for persons of all ages.
is also a metal circular bar table and 2 comfortable matching
bar stools sporting the Miller Lite logo.
is approximately 11ft 4in by 13ft 8in. It is covered to protect
guests from the Florida sunshine. It has an overhead fan to
help cool the area and lighting. It is accessed via the Lounge
patio doors and from the grand master and rear master bedrooms.
area has superior quality PVC tubular framed furniture with
removable water resistant padded covers.
has a large rectangular table with 4 chairs and 2 recliners
for the benefit of guests.
There is a blue tubular stand with 2 full length adult pool floats and plastic pool accessory box
screened pool area is 19ft by 38ft. The screen prevents unwanted
garden debris and insects etc from gaining access to the pool
area thereby keeping it tidier and cleaner. The screen does
not block out the sun or the light but it does reduce the strength
of any winds.
is able to be heated if required. It is 26ft by 13ft with 3
steps into it at the shallow end and a full length seated area
some 16in deep at the deeper end. The pool is approximately
2ft 8in at the shallow end and 5ft at the deeper end so diving
is not permitted. It has a pool roller with pool blanket at
one end which is used to keep the pool warm during the cooler
winter months. The pool and spa can also be lit up at night
and add a lovely glow to your evening dining.
Jacuzzi/Spa adjacent to the pool has a diameter of 7ft. It has
a single small step down to the seated area which extends around
the remainder of the Jacuzzi/Spa. It can accommodate up to 6
persons at a time. It also has a blanket.
area has superior quality PVC tubular and padded furnishings
throughout. This consists of 2 chaise lounges, 2 recliners with
ottomans/stools, 2 rectangular drinks tables, tilting sun umbrella and stand and a towel stand.
There is sufficient space for furniture from the Lanai to be
brought onto the pool area.
There are swimming aids/floats and a selection of pool toys for younger children
It is against
Health and Safety Regulations to use barbeques within the confines
of the pool and Lanai areas of our villa so the use of a barbeque
is strictly prohibited.
the superior bedroom in the villa.
bedroom is at the rear of the villa looking out onto the pool
area to which it has direct access. The room is approximately
15ft by 12ft and has natural light available from a window 6ft
wide and a glazed door, both of which have blinds fitted. The
room also has a centre ceiling fan and light which can work
independently of each other if required.
has contemporary, black furnishings consisting of a dresser
supporting a large framed mirror, an American king sized bed
(6ft 6in wide) and headboard, 2 nightstands with lamps. It has
a 23in Samsung television, Sony Blue Ray player, radio alarm clock, hairdryer, hair straighteners and a silk floral
en-suite is luxurious to say the least! It is larger than the
bedroom. It is accessed from the bedroom via a sliding door.
It has a walk in shower with tiled seat, a twin corner bath
and two wash basins incorporated within a large fully fitted
vanity unit which has full width mirror and lighting above.
The vanity unit has a soap dish and toothbrush holder and a
floral arrangement on it. To the side is a further mirror, behind
which is a medicine cabinet. The en-suite also has a large walk
in closet in which you will find the house safe and both ladies and mens bathrobes. There is ample room for all
your clothes, shoes, suitcases etc. There is a generous supply
of complimentary coat hangers, towels and beach towels for all guests. There is a separate
private toilet. Both the en suite and toilet have fans.
The en-suite also has an owner's cupboard to which guests do
not have access.
master bedroom at the rear of the villa also has direct access
out onto the pool area. The room is approximately 12ft by 11ft
8in and has natural light available from a window 3ft wide and
from its en-suite glazed door to the pool, when the connecting
sliding door is open. The bedroom has a centre ceiling fan and
light which can work independently of each other if required.
bedroom has been furnished in an American traditional style
and comprises a dresser supporting a large ornately framed mirror,
a Queen sized bed (5ft wide) and headboard, 2 nightstands with
lamps. It has a 23in Samsung television, Sony Blue Ray player, radio alarm clock and
a silk floral arrangement. There is also a large wardrobe/storage
en-suite has a bath with a fitted shower and curtain, a single
hand wash basin incorporated within a fully fitted vanity unit
which has a mirror covering the wall above it and lights. The
vanity unit has standard accessories and a floral arrangement
on it. To the side of the vanity unit is a mirrored medicine
cabinet. There is a toilet fitted between the bath and the hand
wash basin. There is a generous supply of complimentary towels
and coat hangers, a hairdryer and hair straighteners.
double master bedroom at the front of the villa looks out between
prestigious properties on the other side of the road. The room
is approximately 10ft 4in by 11ft 8in and has natural light
available from windows 7ft wide. The bedroom has a centre ceiling
fan and light which can work independently of each other if
bedroom has modern white furnishings comprising a large dresser
supporting a large modern framed mirror, a Queen sized bed (5ft
wide) and headboard, a nightstand and an accent table with lamps.
It has a 23in Samsung television, Sony Blue Ray player, radio alarm clock and a silk
floral arrangement. There is also a large wardrobe/storage cupboard.
The separate en-suite has a bath with a fitted shower and curtain,
a single hand wash basin incorporated within a fully fitted
vanity unit which has a mirror covering the wall above it with
lights. The vanity unit has standard accessories and a floral
arrangement on it and a mirrored medicine cabinet to the side.
There is a toilet fitted between the bath and the hand wash
basin. There is a generous supply of complimentary towels and coat hangers, hairdryer and hair straighteners.
sized twin bedroom towards the front of the villa is located
between the Games Room and the shared bathroom with the second
twin bedroom. The room is approximately 11ft by 11ft 8in and
has natural light available from a window 3ft wide. The bedroom
has a centre ceiling fan and light which can work independently
of each other if required.
has modern off-white furnishings consisting of a chest of drawers,
2 night stands, a single bedside lamp, twin beds with headboards,
and a wall mounted mirror. It has a 19in Samsung television
and a silk floral arrangement. There is also a large wardrobe/storage
double sized twin bedroom towards the rear of the villa is located
between the shared bathroom and the rear master bedroom. The
bedroom is approximately 10ft 6in by 11ft 8in and has natural
light available from a window 3ft wide. The bedroom has a centre
ceiling fan and light which can work independently of each other
has modern off-white furnishings of an identical make to that
of the other twin room, consisting of 2 night stands each with
a bedside lamp, twin beds with headboards, and a wall mounted
mirror. It has a 19in Samsung television and a silk floral arrangement.
There is also a large wardrobe/storage cupboard.
bathroom between the 2 twin bedrooms has a bath with a fitted
shower and curtain, a single hand wash basin incorporated within
a fully fitted vanity unit which has a mirror and lights covering
the wall above it. The vanity unit has standard accessories
and a floral arrangement on it with a mirrored medicine cabinet
to the side. There is a toilet fitted between the bath and the
hand wash basin. There is a generous supply of complimentary
towels and two hairdryers.
All bedrooms are supplied with complimentary dirty washing hampers