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Florence Countryside Independent Apartment with Swimming Pool

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Last updated: 09/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fiesole farmhouse description

In Tuscan countryside 15 minutes from Florence very independent apartment finely restored and furnished on two levels. On the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms (1 double bed and two singles), 1 smaller room/studio with a sofa bed and 2 bathrooms, both with shower, one of which with bathtub. Living, dining, kitchen and a WC with washing/drying machine are on the ground floor that opens on an exclusive garden. The access from the main road as well as the car park are independent. The large shared pool,(meters 15.50 X 7.00 X 1.25 ), surrounded by vegetation and not visible from the house, open from May 15th to October 15th, is treated with natural salt. Personal transportation is advised.


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

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Farmhouse
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking allowed only outside apartment...moreless

              • Children Welcome

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

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dining
              • Microwave
              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Toaster
              • Freezer
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Heating:

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

              • Babysitter
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Air Conditioning
              • Parking
              • Living Room seats 5
              • Hair Dryer
              • Towels Provided
              • Fireplace

              Other Amenities

                  • Washer and dryer are inside the unit.


                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable


                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool

                      Outdoor Features

                          • Lawn / Garden


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


                          • Museums
                          • Medical Services
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Laundromat
                          • Hospital
                          • Groceries
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Antiquing
                          • Walking
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Outlet Shopping
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Shopping
                          • Restaurants
                          • Cinemas
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Winery Tours
                          • Ruins
                          • Library
                          • Churches
                          • Botanical Garden
                          • Live Theater
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Hiking


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                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Sep 21 - Nov 1, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          Nov 3 - Dec 21, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          Dec 22 - Jan 4, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          Jan 5 - Mar 28, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          My Standard Rate
                          4 night min stay


                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Taxes Not included


                          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 prices

                          30% as 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.

                          2 Euro/day tax for each person over 8 years old for the first 10 days of stay

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                          Last updated: 09/02/2014
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                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Florence Galilei Airport
                          70 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Fiesole/Caldine train station(12 Florence)
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Autostrada Firenze sud
                          70 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Viareggio/Forte dei Marmi
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          60 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Golf Club Ugolino
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Caldine Ristorante Mario

                          Enjoy the Florence countryside as well as visiting Florence, the city of Renaissance.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1922

                          About the owner: 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 a Professor of Piano at the Conservatory of Ferrara. Our son, as well as managing the farm, attends the University of Florence while our daughter attends the University of Rome.

                          Why the Owner Chose Fiesole:
                          I inherited this property. The vacation rentals help subsidize my son’s Agricultural firm 'Fattoria Il Leccio' that produces top quality olive oil.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                          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 immersed in the beauty of the Renaissance 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. Collapse

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                          • Aerial View

                            Aerial View

                          • Garden


                          • living


                          • kitchen


                          • bedroom 1

                            bedroom 1

                          • Bedroom View

                            Bedroom View

                          • bathroom 1

                            bathroom 1

                          • bedroom 2 back

                            bedroom 2 back

                          • small studio room

                            small studio room

                          • Shared Pool

                            Shared Pool

                          • garden


                          • dining


                          • kitchen


                          • bedroom 1 back

                            bedroom 1 back

                          • bedroom 1 view

                            bedroom 1 view

                          • bedroom 2

                            bedroom 2

                          • bathroom 2

                            bathroom 2

                          • Lower and upper level plan

                            Lower and upper level plan

                          VRBO #315260

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

                          €115 - €179 per night (EUR)

                          2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 5

                          View calendar: Updated 09/02/14
                          Minimum stay: 4-5 nights
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                          Florence Countryside Independent Apartment with Swimming Pool

                          Fiesole #315260

                          2 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 5

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