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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
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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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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.