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Seventeenth Century Villa 4 Miles Away from Downtown Florence!

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The view of the villa from its historic florentine garden

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Last updated: 05/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Located atop the hill of the ancient Certosa abbey of Florence, only 4 miles away from the ancient walls of downtown Florence, Villa Berni is the ideal lodging for those who wish to visit the city during the day, and relax by night. Immersed in the green countryside of Florence, Villa Berni is located by the Certosa highway exit, 5 minutes away, in a strategic position to visit the wonderful hills of Tuscany!

This 17th century Florentine villa has been lovingly and elegantly restored at the beginning of 2007 with traditional taste and contemporary comfort.

The four fireplaces, terracotta floors and antique furnishings compliment the history of the villa, while the luxurious linens, modern bathrooms and air conditioning create a relaxing elegance in this tranquil country setting. Amenities also include WIFI Adsl internet, satellite TV, and his private historic Florentine garden.

With (6) bedrooms and (5) bathrooms, the 280 sqM Villa Berni can comfortably accommodate up to 14 people.

On the ground floor there is a well equipped Kitchen, a big living room, a big dining room, a laundry, a double bedroom, a library room and two bathrooms. On the first floor there are four bedrooms with two bathrooms and on the second floor there is the tower of the villa with a bedroom and its private bathroom. From the two windows of the tower bedroom you have an amazing view of the Florence and of the Tuscany countryside!

The Berni family, that lives near the property can help you with everything from planning your day trips and restaurant suggestions.
Infact Villa Berni is in a strategic position to visit all the most beautiful Tuscany places. The villa is near the five Tuscany Unesco heritage sites:
1.Towers of Sangiminiano (30 minutes away from the property by car);
2.Historic centre of Siena (40 minutes away from the property by car);
3.Piazza del Duomo of Pisa (50 minutes away from the property by car);
4.Historic centre of Florence (10-15 minutes away from the property by
car);
5. Historic centre of Lucca (50 minutes away form the property by car).
It's very easy to reach the historic city centre of Florence from our property: infact the nearest bus stop is 2Kms away for the property. In front of the bus stop there is a big FREE parking, where you can park the car and catch the bus for the historic city centre. The bus takes 10-15 minutes to reach the Duomo of Florence.

ONLY 400 METRES AWAY FROM THE PROPERTY THERE IS A WODERFULL POOL IMMERSED IN THE TUSCANY COUNTRYSIDE: DAILY TICKET 5 EUROS!

OUR TWO NEW SERVICES:
1. MINIVAN RENTAL WITH MY BROTHER MARCO DRIVER.
STARTING FROM THE 2011 WE OFFER TO OUR GUEST THAT DON'T WANT TO RENT A CAR, A WEEKLY CAR SERVICE WITH A DRIVER (MY BROTHER). MY BROTHER MARCO HAS A RENTAL DRIVER LICENCE AND A MINIVAN (A CAR WITH 9 PLACES: 8 PERSONS AND THE DRIVER). WE CAN DO A VERY COMPETITIVE PRICE FOR OUR GUEST!!

2. FRESH VEGETABLES FROM OUR VEGETABLE GARDEN.
STARTING FROM 2013 WE HAVE A WONDERFULL VEGETABLE GARDEN ONLY 300 METRES FROM THE PROPERTY: OUR GUEST CAN TASTE OUR FRESH VEGETABLES DIRECTLY FROM OUR GARDEN!!

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    On the ground floor there are all the common room (dining room, living room, kitchen, library) and there is a bedroom with its bathroom accessible also by person with wheelchair....moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • In the dining room there is a furnished cupboard where our guests can find all necessary items for tasting Italian wine (professional tasting glasses, decanter, thermometer and other useful instruments), In the library room you can find many maps and itineraries of the near Tuscany places and other useful information (for ex.: address and telephone numbers of the most famous wine cellars of the Chianti region, museum of the Florence centre, and so on..)...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Museums

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    From the windows of the tower of the villa you can see the view of the historic city centre of Florence with its wonderfull 'Duomo'...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    In each bedroom there is a split systems air conditioner with a digital controller to set the tempetaure...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine:

    The washer is in the villa, it's not shared with other units....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    (3) One in the living room, one in the dining room and one in the kitchen...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Medium Season
Mar 28 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,500

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

€3,000

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

Medium Season
Aug 29 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,500

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

Low Season
Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
€400
€2,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Dec 19 - Jan 8, 2016
7 night min stay

€3,000

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

Low Season
Jan 9 - Mar 25, 2016
3 night min stay
€400
€2,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The weekly rate are per property within 6 persons. Any extra person from the 6th person will pay 100 euros more per week. For example: if your group is 10 persons and want to rent one week in May, the total price for a week for 10 persons will be 2900 euros (2500 euros per week within 6 persons plus 100 euros per week for the 4 extra persons).

30% of the total. Balance at the arrival.


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Last updated: 05/30/2015
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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Airport
'Amerigo Vespucci' Florence Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
'Latino' Bar
5 Miles
Nearest Train
'Santa Maria Novella' Florence rail station
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rome-Milan A1 Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

ONLY 400 METRES AWAY FROM THE PROPERTY THERE IS A WODERFULL POOL IMMERSED IN THE TUSCANY COUNTRYSIDE: DAILY TICKET 5 EUROS!

The house is also near the four Tuscany Unesco heritage sites:

1.Towers of Sangiminiano (30 minutes away from the property by car);

2.Historic centre of Siena (45 minutes away from the property by car);

3.Piazza del Duomo of Pisa (50 minutes away from the property by car);

4.Historic centre of Florence (10-15 minutes away from the property by car).

 

Owner info

About the owner: My name is Alessandro - live in Florence. I manage my properties (I own 4 total) with my wife Arianna and my brother Enrico to the best of our abilities. We are extremely helpful in preparations for your stay, as well as while you will on site. We provide all the information on places to eat and to shop and to visit our special city. We work to assure that our villa will be your home away from home and visit Florence as only a Florentine person can do!

Why the Owner Chose Other Florence Properties:
Villa Berni is my grandfather villa, I fully restored the villa in the 2007 year with every amenity and comfort. The location is great! Infact the villa is near the five Tuscany Unesco heritage sites: 1.Historic centre of Florence (10-15 minutes away from the property by car). 2.Historic centre of Siena (45 minutes away from the property by car); 3.Piazza del Duomo of Pisa (50 minutes away from the property by car); 4.Historic centre of Lucca (60 minutes away from the property by car); 5.Towers of Sangiminiano (30 minutes away from the property by car).

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The villa has inside the unique sign of its historic origin and the comfort of a modern one. From the tower of the villa you can have a wonderfull sightsee of the hitoric city centre of Florence. The garden is a unique and real florentine garden style.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The view of the villa from its historic florentine garden

    The view of the villa from its historic florentine garden

  • The florentine stile garden of the villa

    The florentine stile garden of the villa

  • The living room

    The living room

  • The pink bedroom

    The pink bedroom

  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • Our vegetables garden 300 metres away from our property

    Our vegetables garden 300 metres away from our property

  • The sign of the family that lived in the villa during the 17th century

    The sign of the family that lived in the villa during the 17th century

  • The yellow bedroom

    The yellow bedroom

  • The fireplace of the kitchen to cook a real "bistecca alla fiorentina"!

    The fireplace of the kitchen to cook a real "bistecca alla fiorentina"!

  • An historic artwork on the pink bedroom wall

    An historic artwork on the pink bedroom wall

  • An historic artwork on the green bedroom wall

    An historic artwork on the green bedroom wall

  • A view of the city centre of Florence from the tower of the villa

    A view of the city centre of Florence from the tower of the villa

  • The bedroom in the tower of the villa

    The bedroom in the tower of the villa

  • The dining room

    The dining room

  • Our welcome present for our guests: a fresh vegetable box from our garden!

    Our welcome present for our guests: a fresh vegetable box from our garden!

  • One of the five bathrooms

    One of the five bathrooms

  • A detail of the pink bedroom

    A detail of the pink bedroom

  • The green bedroom

    The green bedroom

  • The white bedroom

    The white bedroom

  • The garden area to have lunch or dinner

    The garden area to have lunch or dinner

  • Fresh vegetables from our vegetable garden

    Fresh vegetables from our vegetable garden

  • The green bedroom

    The green bedroom

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/30/2015
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