- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 5
Description from the owner
STAY IN THE COUNTRYSIDE WHITOUT A CAR ! THE TRAIN STATION IS LOCATED 1,100 METERS DOWN THE HILL.
35 TRAINS DAILY. 17 MINUTES TO FLORENCE, 46 MINUTES TO PISA, 90 MINUTES TO SIENA/CINQUE TERRE AND MORE DESTINATIONS. FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM/TO THE VILLA FOR ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE.
Villa Lysis is located on the border of a charming hamlet perched on a hill top just a few miles west of Florence.
The villa was built in the twelfth century as a fortified Lombard farm to guard the fertile Arno Valley.
In 1989 the property passed into the hands of the present owner who embarked on an immense renovation, which respected the authenticity of the space whitout ...Read more
CHARMING ROMANTIC MANSION OVERLOOKING FLORENCE
Lastra a Signa, Tuscany, Italy
Additional Location Information
From the garden there is a gorgeous panoramic view of the Arno Valley with Florence visible on the horizon. From another side of the Villa you will be mesmorized by the tranquility of an enormous 18th Century baroque monastery residing on a nearby hilltop. The
Only few steps away from the villa there is the gourmet restaurant Edy Piu'.
They serve typical tuscan family style meals composed by different appetizers, fresh pasta, grilled meat ( awesome florentine steak ! ), deep fried chicken and vegetables and much more.
They have also an huge cellar with large choice of tuscan and italian wines. Special wine tasting ( 15 Euro x pers. ) or pic-nic basket ( 35 Euro x pers. ) can be arranged on request to a nearest farm. Cooking class with tuscan chef is available at an organic local farm/winery in the same area . The school start in the morning and the lunch is composed by the dishes prepared during the class. The cost is 80 Euro x person all includs.For mInimum 3 persons.
Also recommended are the services of an in-house personal Tuscan chef, Signora Carla. Signora Carla has been working in Tuscany preparing regional favourites for the past 30 years. An extensive selection of appetizers and main courses are available, and requests are particularly favored by the chef . The owner is available to provide you with mobile phone ..WI-FI Internet access is also available for your lap top hook up, I-Pad, I-Phone.
The owner will be very happy to arrange a walking tour in Florence discovering unknown, secret, special places and many others places, most associated with americans past and present. WELNESS TREATMENTS are availables at the organic farm few steps away from the villa, where you can try also a full buffet breakfast with home made food and drink. Price 7 Euro x pers.
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Last updated on December 11, 2014
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- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- A/C or climate control
- Clothes Dryer
- Central heating
- Housekeeping Optional
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no