Stay close to Florence and still enjoy the atmosphere of the Tuscany countryside! The Settignano Suites offer two elegantly furnished accommodations within walking distance of a small and picturesque village.
Located in a small borgo with spectacular views, each is carefully renovated and beautifully appointed. Florence is only six kilometers away, and can be reach in fifteen minutes by a convenient bus stop. 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 1.55m) 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. 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.
Settignano 2 rents from Saturday to Saturday.
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. They are now converted into the most comfortable country homes, where you can find a perfect balance between modern and traditional furnishings. 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 – Desiderio da Settignano, Bernardo and Antonio Rossellino. 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. She speaks fluent English and French and is happy to assist the guests during their stay. 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. Settignano Suites is a non-smoking property. Pets are not accepted.
Included in the price are daily maid service Monday through Saturday, heating, final cleaning, Internet WiFi connection. Bath linen is changed on Tuesday and Saturday, bed linen on Saturday. A cell phone is available with a prepaid card. An extra bed is not available.
Upon request for an additional charge: Extra maid service, laundry service and cook service.
Accommodation (140 sq meters)
This house is accessed from the French doors located on both the ground level and first floor. It is equipped with air conditioning, and solar panels to provide hot water.
First floor: Large living room with TV and fireplace. Fully equipped kitchen and dining area overlooking a comfortable outside area suitable for al fresco dining.
Flower suite: Four poster bed (170cm x 200cm), Florence view, fireplace, walk-in closet and en suite bathroom with tub and separate shower.
Ground floor: Down the fourteen steps and off the attractive jardin d'hiver there are two other suites:
Black and White Suite: Double/twin bed (180cm x 200cm), en suite bathroom with large shower and bath tub, walk-in closet.
Wisteria Suite: Double/twin bed (170cm x 200cm), safe box, en suite bathroom with large shower, walk-in closet.
Also on the ground level is a small laundry with washing machine.
Amenities include central heating, air conditioning, satellite TV, refrigerator, wireless high speed Internet access, washing machine, dishwasher, private outdoor area, fireplace, safe box and mobile phone with rechargeable card.
Final cleaning: Included
Air conditioning: Included
Internet: Wireless connection included
Maid service: Included, Monday to Saturday
Security deposit: 1500 Euros
Upon request: Extra maid service, laundry service, cook service.
Late arrival: 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: 8:00am – 10:00am
Pool open: Approximate dates May 20 to September 15, 2015 depending upon the weather. Pool towels are included.
Additional amenities include: maid service, 1, standard first dinner included, near the village, hair dryers....Read more
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