Easily reached from Florence and Pisa airports, both of which are about an hourÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s drive away, this villa is set in a landscape of exceptional beauty, composed of gentle Tuscan hills and wide, seemingly never-ending valleys. The ideal place from where to visit some of the most beautiful towns in Tuscany, Colle Sereno is in a central location - consider that it is equidistant between Florence and Pisa, and at 30 minutes from famous San Gimignano.
Within a radius of 30 km you can visit the Etruscan vestiges of Volterra, the streets and squares of Certaldo and the Fortress of San Miniato. Ã¢ï¿½Â¨At about an hour and 20... minutes, the artistic centres of Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Siena are also easily accessible. The Tuscan coast is only a short car trip away, and with it the beaches of San Vincenzo and Cecina and, further North, the Lido of Versilia with resorts such as Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi.
Montaione, a small village with restaurants and food shops, is 10 km away (about 9 minutes drive). If a stroll in the countryside is your thing, you can walk to Iano: it is only 2 km (1.2 miles) from the villa and there are two restaurants, a bar and a grocerÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s store.
The villa is an old farmhouse that has been restored recently, the involved local craftsmen ensuring that its original structure was fully maintained.
The villa has 7 bedrooms of which 6 with en-suite bathrooms, and every room has lovely views. The villa has an area where you can eat outside, with views of the pool and the valley below, the perfect place for dining "al fresco".
Further to the magnificent landscape, the villa is set in, there is another element not to be underestimated: the superb, exceptionally large pool (12m x 12m) and the jacuzzi that is attached to it.
entrance, 1 bathroom with shower (wheelchair accessible) and washing machine, 1 double bedroom (not convertible into twin) with en suite bathroom with big shower and French windows opening to front yard, large kitchen with direct access towards outdoor pool area equipped with double American fridge, ice machine, stone built oven etc, dining room with table for 12 and access to terrace, guest bathroom, living room with fireplace and TV and French windows opening to front yard.
small furnished terrace, 1 double bedroom, 1 double bedroom with French windows and en suite bathroom with shower, master bedroom with en suite bathroom with bath tub and shower, 3 double bedrooms with each en suite bathroom with shower, laundry room.
Guest house 40 sqm sleeps 4/5
the guest house is located at 40 mt from the villa
dining room with fireplace, kitchen with wooden oven, 1 bathroom with shower
1 double bedroom, 1 double bedroom with an extra single bed, 1 bathroom with shower with two basins
dining area (not covered) with table for 12, 1 bathroom with shower at swimming pool area, outdoor pool shower.
grocery shop and 2 restaurants at Iano 2km/1mile, tennis and golf at Castelfalfi 5km/3miles, supermarket and pharmacy at Montaione 10km/6miles, horse riding at Volterra 24km/15miles.
3 km gravel road in partially sufficient condition and in partially in good condition. Pets not allowed. If you require to use the floor cooling system during your stay, it needs to be communicated at least 2 days before arrival date. Iano is at walking distance, but the road is steep and it could be difficult for people who are not used to walk or with walking difficulties. Electric gate at the entrance.
Iano 2km/1.2miles, Montaione 10 km/6.21miles, San Gimignano 19km/12miles, Volterra 24km/15miles, Certaldo 25km/15miles, San Miniato 27km/17miles, Lucca 62km/38miles, Pisa 63km/39miles, Florence 69km/43miles, Siena 70km/43km.
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
New to FlipKey?
FlipKey is a vacation rental marketplace with more than 300,000 rentals around the world. Find the perfect place to stay for your trip, and get great value along with the space, privacy and amenities of home.
Find the vacation rental perfect for you. Learn how.