Located just 25 km or a 30 minute drive from Florence, you will find this villa immersed in a wonderful fenced park of 4.000 sqm and containing a splendid garden with more than 120 “Old Rose” varieties and a lovely salted water swimming pool 12 x 5.5 metres) open from 1st May until 30th September. Guests can also enjoy the solarium furnished with comfortable loungers. There is covered terrace about 150 sqm with views over the swimming pool, ideal for relaxing. There is also a pergola with barbecue and a pizza oven. The villa has car parking facilities. The villa is spread over 3 floors for a total floor space of roughly 300sqm. The villa offers guests 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and has been furnished with modern furniture with great attention to detail. The villa is very colourful and the walls are very highly decorated. The owner of the property is a trompe l’oeil and Frescoes artist and this villa shows off her full talent. There is an outer staircase which leads to the first floor where you will find a covered loggia and the entrance to the villa. Upon entering you will find a lovely living room with a modern style chimney and a cozy dining area which looks out on to the covered terrace below. On this floor you will also find a spacious well equipped kitchen, a guest toilet with shower, a double bedroom with en suite bathroom complete with double Jacuzzi tub and a Finnish Sauna (seats 4), a shower, bidet, toilet and two sinks. The use of the sauna has an extra cost. Up on the top floor you will find a lovely attic which houses a small double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower, toilet and bidet) which is a romantic spot completely frescoed. From the first floor (also has an independent access) going downstairs (wide stairs) you will find two big bedrooms : a double room with bathroom complete with shower and the other a bedroom with two French sized beds (Queen size) with bathroom. This bathroom has a hydromassage tub. Apart from the standard sleeping capacity for 8 people in 4 bedrooms there is the possibility of adding two extra beds (similar to camping beds) and a baby bed if needed. Ideal for a family or a group of friends for short term rentals. The location of the villa garantees a perfect privacy without being isolated. The villa is modern and bright, perfect for anyone who wants to live in comfort and relax in the quiet Tuscan countryside. The property can only be booked from Saturday to Saturday. Pricing Information: Included: All linens included, one weekly cleaning with linen change, utility bills, taxes and condo fees Excluded: Final Cleaning 150,00€, heating (if needed) 3,5 €/m3, tourist taxes (1 euro per person per day up to 6 nights) Extra on request: Daily cleaning (15,00 € per hour), complete linen change (40,00 €), weekly sauna pass: 200,00 €. Full lunch or dinner (wine included) at € 35.00 per person, to be booked in advance. Excellent lunch or dinner will be served at the owners' house which is situated a few meters from the villa. Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay € 300.00 security deposit cash upon arrival, which will be returned at the end of the stay deducted from eventual damages or other extra services. Parking: Internal parking inside the villa grounds Destinations: The villa is located amongst the Tuscan hills just a few kilometers from the city of Florence, in the province of Reggello near the town of Donnini, which is just 2km away. At Donnini you will find plenty of food stores, bakery, post office, banks, pharmacy and small supermarket. Slightly further away you will find the bigger towns of Pontassieve and Reggello (9 km away.) which are better served. Only 8km from the villa, you will find the Outlet called "The Mall" with many fancy shops. Just 7 km. away you will find the train station “S. Ellero” allowing you to reach the centre of Florence in just 25 minutes without having to worry about parking! Main distances: Outlet "The Mall": 10 minutes away Reggello and Pontassieve: 20 minutes away Florence City Center: 40 minutes away Florence (International Aiport) is 60 km away Siena and the Chianti region is about 50 Km away Pisa and (International Aiport) is 140 km away Rome and (International Aiport) is 260 km. More facilities: Wi-fi wireless internet connection free Well equipped kitchen with 2 hobs (8 rings) Traditional Oven Big Fridge and Freezer Toaster Kettle Italian moka coffee pot American coffee pot Corn-flakes distributor Satellite Tv with SKY (in part) DVD player Baby bed and high chair Gym equipment: bike / bench Bathroom courtesy products Independent heating system Emergency Maintenance service Fans for the summer Private Salted Water Swimming pool Hammock BBQ and Pizza oven Extra Services on Request (please contact the office for costs): : Full lunch/dinner (wine included) Sauna: 200€ per week Extra cleaning Transfers with private driver
Additional amenities include: sleeps 8, double beds 3, bathrooms 5, bedrooms 4, single beds 2.TripAdvisor property ID 2044032...Read more
Left on 09/01/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 1, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
The villa is very unique with excellent hosts.The pool was a hit. The location is very private with the local village near by and can be reached on foot if you are fit!! Views excellent. The only problem was the heat, exceptional! The villa would definitely benefit from air conditioning particularly in the downstairs bedrooms as the windows cannot be opened.
We all had a very memorable stay.
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