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Description from the manager
Stay close to Florence and still enjoy the atmosphere of the Tuscany countryside!Â The Settignano Suites offer two elegantly furnished accommodations within walking distance of a small and picturesque village.
Settignano 1 rents from SATURDAY to SATURDAY.
Located in a small borgo with spectacular views, each is carefully renovated and beautifully appointed.Â Florence is only six kilometers away, and can be reach in fifteen minutes by a convenient bus stop.Â There are 1.5 hectares (3.7 acres) of grounds that are surrounded by olive and fruit trees with a beautiful view of Florence.
A new swimming pool (14m x 7m, depth 1.55...m) has just been added!
The units (Settignano 1, 6 guests and Settignano 2, 6 guests) can be rented together for a group up to 12 guests.Â If rented together, they provide a comfortable and hospitable experience of Tuscany.
Special note: Settignano 2 can be rented with exclusive use of the full property if it is rented for three weeks or more and Settignano 1 is not booked.
The houses are classically Tuscan and in the past were used to store young lemon trees during the winter and olives during the fall harvest.Â They are now converted into the most comfortable country homes, where you can find a perfect balance between modern and traditional furnishings.Â Each unit offers a tasteful and private outdoor space for relaxation and al fresco dining.
Settignano was the home of three of the most famous sculptors of the Renaissance â€“ Desiderio da Settignano, Bernardo and Antonio Rossellino.Â As a young man, Michelangelo lived here, in a farmhouse that is now called Villa Michelangelo.
The owner, a famous interior designer, lives in a house on the property.Â She speaks fluent English and French and is happy to assist the guests during their stay.Â She has a very well behaved and peaceful dog, who also lives on the property.
The estate is well landscaped with flowers, herbs and vegetables, lovingly tended by a gardener.Â Settignano Suites is a non-smoking property.Â Pets are not accepted.
Included in the price are daily maid service Monday through Saturday, heating, air conditioning, final cleaning, Internet WiFi connection, standard first dinner and basic grocery shopping for arrival.Â Bath linen is changed on Tuesday and Saturday, bed linen on Saturday.Â A cell phone is available with a prepaid card.Â An extra bed is not available.
Amenities include central heating, air conditioning, satellite TV, microwave, refrigerator, wireless high speed Internet access, washing machine, dishwasher, private outdoor area, fireplace and mobile phone with rechargeable card.
Settignano 1 consists of two apartments
Apartment 1 (48 sq meters)
This apartment sleeps two guests and is located in the same building as the ownerâ€™s residence, with a private entrance.Â Its private outdoor space is in front of Apartment 2, about fifteen meters away.
Ground floor:Â An entrance into the living room with fireplace.Â There is a kitchenette with a view of the garden.
Lower level:Â Access via fourteen steps from the ground floor.Â One bedroom with double bed (180cm x 200cm) with French doors opening onto a courtyard with a view over Florence.Â Please note that the courtyard is for the ownerâ€™s use and the private area for Apartment 1 is accessed from the ground floor.Â There is also walk-in closet and en suite bathroom with shower on this level.
Apartment 1 is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties.
Apartment 2 (80 sq meters)
This house is accessed from the two French doors into the sitting room and kitchen area.Â It is equipped with air conditioning, and solar panels to provide hot water.
Ground floor:Â Large living room with TV and fireplace.Â Fully equipped kitchen and dining area.Â A small laundry with washing machine and storage.
Magnolia bedroom:Â Double bed (200cm x 200cm) that may be converted to twins, walk-in closet and en suite bathroom with bathtub and shower head.
Green bedroom:Â Double bed (180cm x 200cm), wardrobe, en suite bathroom with large rain-shower.
Booking fee: 35 Euros
Final cleaning:Â Included
Air conditioning: Included
Internet: Wireless connection included
Maid service: Included, Monday to Saturday
Security deposit:Â 1500 Euros
Upon request:Â Extra maid service, laundry service, cook service.
Late arrival:Â With approval of the owner, a late arrival is possible between 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm for an extra fee of 50 Euro
Check out:Â 8:00am â€“ 10:00am
Pool open: May 1 to September 30, 2013. Pool towels are included.
Pets are not permitted at Settignano Suites.Read more
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