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Florence Countryside Elegant Apartment Suite with Swimming Pool

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Last updated: 08/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

15 minutes from Florence spacious elegant suite with it’s own patio/garden and 2 large living rooms; 2 panoramic bedrooms: the first one, that can sleep 3 people, has a large bathroom with a Jacuzzi bathtub and separate shower. The second one, with its own ensuite bathroom with bathtub and shower, is next to the main bedroom and has the same panoramic view. It has two single beds as well as an open loft with a roof window that is reached through a staircase from the bedroom with an extra bed. There is a new fully equipped kitchen, one living room has the original country fireplace,with dining area and a sofa bed, the other a wall of glass that opens onto the patio which is paved with old stone and has a table that was a stone wheel used to crush the olives. The elegant appointments are a mixture of antique and modern furniture.The large shared pool (meters 15.50 X 7.00 X 1.25 ) not visible from the house and surrounded by vegetation, open from May 15th to September 30th, is treated with natural salt.Personal transportation is advisable. Private car service available with additional cost.

FROM OCTOBER 15TH TO MAY 15TH 20% DISCOUNT ON LISTED PRICES FOR ONLY 2 PEOPLE IN THE SAME BEDROOM

This beautiful 19th century country home,recently restored, is part of the “ Fattoria Il Leccio” lived and owned by the Passigli family for four generations. It sits on top of a hill overlooking the Valle del Mugnone,a gorgeous valley that offers panoramic views of gently slopping hills cultivated with well-tended olive groves as well as views of the town of Fiesole and the city of Florence. Giovanni Boccaccio in his 13th Century Decameron, locates some of his stories in this valley.
Personal transportation is advisable. Public transportation, (bus and train) are available at the bottom of the hill in the village of Caldine. It is a 10/15 minute walk through the hilly bucolic countryside. The train, a 12 minute ride from the Fiesole /Caldine station to Santa Maria Novella station in the center of Florence, runs approximately every hour. The buses, a 30 minute ride, also take you into Florence. There is little public transportation after 8pm. Caldine has a supermarket as well as post office and bank. It also has doctor and ambulance service. Please contact us for further details.

Keywords: Country House Apartment, Vacation Apartment

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 0
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Allowed only outside the apartment....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    At guest's expence in monthly rate November/March...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Communal area...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    not in use...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
high
May 23 - Sep 19, 2015
5 night min stay
€197
€1,350

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €193 Nightly

medium
Sep 20 - Dec 19, 2015
4 night min stay
€169
€1,150

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €164 Nightly

high
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
€183
€1,250

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €179 Nightly

low
Jan 4 - Mar 19, 2016
4 night min stay
€169
€1,150

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €164 Nightly

medium
Mar 20 - Jun 11, 2016
4 night min stay
€183
€1,250

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €179 Nightly

high
Jun 12 - Sep 24, 2016
5 night min stay
€210
€1,450

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €207 Nightly

medium
Sep 25 - Oct 29, 2016
4 night min stay
€183
€1,250

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €179 Nightly

low
Oct 30 - Dec 17, 2016
4 night min stay
€169
€1,150

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €164 Nightly

high
Dec 18 - Jan 7, 2017
4 night min stay
€197
€1,350

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €193 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

A valid credit card number is required for damage deposit

Required 2 Euro/day tax for each person over 8 years old for the first 10 days of stay not included in rental pricesFROM OCTOBER TO MAY 20% DISCOUNT ON LISTED PRICES FOR ONLY 2 PEOPLE IN THE SAME BEDROOM

30% downpayment for reservation. The rest of payment can be settled at arrival. If you cancel before 60 days from reservation you receive a 50% refund. If it's less than 60 days we keep the whole downpayment. However, if we are able to rent the same period to somebody else, we are glad to refund the whole amount.

2Euro/day tax for each person over 8years old for the first 10 days of stay not incl.


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Last updated: 08/22/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Florence Galilei Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Caldine
80 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Livorno
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Golf Club Ugolino
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Fiesole/Caldine train station(12 min.to Florence)
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Autostrada Firenze sud
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Caldine Ristorante Mario
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Abetone
70 Miles
Nearest Beach
Viareggio/Forte dei Marmi

Car: Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1922

About: My wife and our two children live on the property. My wife and I are professionals, she is a business administrator and I’m a Pianist and retired Professor of Piano from the Conservatory of Ferrara. Our son, as well as managing the farm, attends the University of Florence while our daughter is an Arts Manager

Why Fiesole:
I inherited this property. The vacation rentals help subsidize our Agricultural firm 'Fattoria Il Leccio' that produces top quality organic olive oil.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Peaceful country stay overlooking one of the most beautiful valleys in Tuscany and enjoying a refreshing swim in the pool after spending a morning or afternoon immeresed in the beauty of the Renaissance art that is found in Florence or other nearby towns like Siena, Pisa, Lucca and many more. As well as tasting one of the world’s top quality olive oils.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian

 

Photos

  • Aerial view

    Aerial view

  • private entrance

    private entrance

  • private patio

    private patio

  • entrance/living/dining

    entrance/living/dining

  • bedroom 1

    bedroom 1

  • View from Bedrooms

    View from Bedrooms

  • bathroom bedroom 1

    bathroom bedroom 1

  • bedroom 2

    bedroom 2

  • staircase to loft

    staircase to loft

  • bathroom bedroom 2

    bathroom bedroom 2

  • in the fall

    in the fall

  • Pool operated with natural salt meters 15x7x1,25

    Pool operated with natural salt meters 15x7x1,25

  • private patio

    private patio

  • Living/dining Room in Closed Veranda

    Living/dining Room in Closed Veranda

  • living/dining

    living/dining

  • bedroom 1

    bedroom 1

  • bathroom bedroom 1

    bathroom bedroom 1

  • bedroom 1 furniture

    bedroom 1 furniture

  • bedroom 2 staircase to open loft

    bedroom 2 staircase to open loft

  • Open loft on bedroom 2

    Open loft on bedroom 2

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Plan

    Plan

VRBO #302355

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Speaks: english, french, italian
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  • Calendar last updated 08/22/2015
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