My parents and I run "Villa Il Paradiso", a XV century Historic House situated in Tuscany,Italy, just outside Florence city. It is part of a 5 hectares estate which includes a XVI century Villa where the family lives since 1839. In the 2004 the Villa has been completely and lovingly restored and opened to all the guests that would like to see, live and participate in our life, visit Florence and the beautiful country villages of Tuscany.
Life at Villa Il Paradisino is unhurried , filled with the scents, flavors and furnishings of a past that is still alive.
We are a family friendly hotel and pet friendly also.
We are very happy to have children at the Villa and they will be safe in asny part of the estate; all the land around the villa is fenced.
The villa is surrounded by rows of grapes and olive trees, interspersed with centuries-old vegetation: ancient species of fruit trees, vegetable garden, flower gardens and meadows. Our farm produces extra virgin olive oil, red wine, organic vegetable, eggs, fruit, jams and other home made products available for our guests.
The complex is furnished with original Tuscan antiques and ceramics owned by our family for generations .
We rent 5 apartments, elegant and spacious, which contain modern conveniences. The pastel wall colors, the four-poster bed and the ancient terracotta floor tiles, contribute to creating a special atmosphere and warmth in the rooms. Bathrooms and Kitchen are furnished with authentic Carrara and other Tuscan marbles and other natural materials in splendid colors.
There is a laundry room in common use and 3 apartments have a private area outside with garden and courtyard. Chairs, deckchairs, barbecue, beach umbrellas and tables are available to enjoy the garden and the pool, having dinner or simply relaxation.
IL GIUGGIOLO - accommodation for 4+2
This apartment is located on the ground floor and it is composed of a large living room (37 sq mt) with a stone fireplace , a kitchen, a double room with an ancient wrought iron tester bed and another bedroom with brass bed. Both rooms have a private bathroom: one of these has a shower and the other has a tub, too.
There is a very comfortable double sofa bed in the living room.
LA LOGGETTA - accommodation for 4 + 3
The apartment is situated on the first floor and has a big living room (36 sq mt) with monumental stone fireplace , a kitchen and two large double rooms with private bathroom, one of which with an extra single bed. One of the bedrooms has an antique wrought iron tester bed and a large bathroom with shower and tub. Furthermore the apartment has a charming loggia with panoramic view. There is a very comfortable double sofa bed in the living room.
LA TORRE - accommodation for 2
This nice apartment is set on two floors. It is composed of a living room with a cooking corner, a double room with an antique and romantic wrought iron tester bed and a nice bathroom with a little window that looks over the roof. This bedroom has a panoramic view across the countryside because it is located right at the top of the old tower .
LOGGETTA and TORRE can be connected so that you can rent a 3 bedrooms apartment.
IL MELOGRANO - accommodation for 2 + 4
This apartment is positioned on the ground floor: it has a large living room (40 sq mt) with a nice cooking corner and a big glass door which looks over its private garden and courtyard. There is a bright double room with a monumental wrought iron tester bed (XVIII century), a special studio on a raised mezzanine level offering a panoramic view over the roof and a spacious bathroom with shower and tub. There are two very comfortable double sofa bed one in the living room and the other at the mezzanine level.
Il GELSO - accommodation for 4 + 2
A very comfortable apartment occupying two light-filled floors. On the ground floor is a sitting room with a view to the garden and a large live-in kitchen (about 40 sq mt) with an antique fireplace. On the upper floor are two bedrooms, one twin bedroom with antique tester beds in wrought iron and a queensize bedroom with another antique wrought iron bed. Both bedrooms have a private bathroom, one with shower and the other with hydromassage tub. This apartment has private courtyard with a wood-fired oven. There is a very comfortable double sofa bed in the living room.
LA LIMONAIA: (475 sq feet/45 sq meters) our suite, with a very elegant and romantic double room positioned on the ground floor, with a double bed and double sofa bed, private bathroom with jacuzzi tub and shower. The room has windows on the garden and private entrance from the garden, the ceiling is very beautiful with ancient wood rafters and the pavement is in stone.
Gelso and Limonaia can be connected so that you can rent a 3 bedrooms apartment.
Our double sofa beds are handmade by a local artesan and are confortable as a real bed.
Our services: breakfast and dinner service, musuem reservation, additional maid service, shopping assistence, spa services and baby sitting.
We give cooking lessons using the fresh products from our garden and teaching the family recipes to make people know our culture and traditions.
Family reunions and weddings for group also.
High speed internet connection is free 24h/day in the apartments.
We collaborate also with a wonderful and professional tour guide,who provide daily trips visiting Tuscany and knowing about its history, activities, gastronomy and wines. Biking and shopping tours are also available.
Beds: 3 King Beds, 5 Queen Beds, 2 Twin Beds, 5 Sofa Beds, 2 Cribs...Read more
Lodging tax: included
Deposits: Each Booking shall be confirmed by fax or e-mail and be followed by a deposit of 30% of the total price for the requested accommodation, payable by bank transfer, money
postal order or credit card.
Please ask for our cancellation policy.
Payment Options: Mastercard, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: The rates showed are related to Melograno apartment, 2 persons occupancy.
Giuggiolo and Gelso apartment rates, 4 persons occupancy are:1700€/week or 265€/day High season, 1525€/week or 240€/day Medium and 1275€/week or euro 205/day Low.
Extra-bed is euro 15/day.
Rates include taxes, daily bed making, private parking, use of the pool, Internet ADSL wireless 24h/day,utilities, heating,air conditioning and satellite TV.
Linens and towels for bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom are included.
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