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Olde World European Villa - Sophisticated Luxury Elegant Retreat.

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lafayette villa description

Villa Toscana was lovingly built as a private getaway. Enter into the two story grand loggia with frescoed ceilings and pillars. Barrel vaulted hallway leads to large granite and tumbled tile Tuscan kitchen with sit-up bar, island, stainless steel appliances and gas cooking looking into mirrored dining room with fireplace. Sunroom with draped Moroccan sheers opens out onto large deck, cabana, outdoor cooking and covered dining area, pool, Jacuzzi and waterfall. Large living room with stone fireplace sits off entry loggia. Downstairs there are three bedroom suites with full bathrooms in each finished in marble, travertine and stone. Full laundry downstairs. Marble stairs and wrought iron stairs lead up to a large master suite with fireplace, view deck with cafe table and chairs, large walk in closet, and wonderful master bath. View jacuzzi bathtub, travertine, stone and marble glassed in sit down shower, double vanities, bidet and frescoed vaulted ceiling.


More about the Villa: Two zone heating and air conditioning. 2 car garage and plenty of parking. Villa is on one acre of Roman landscaping with fountains, flowers and trailing plants, cypress trees and a large flat lawned area- great for outdoor activities, intimate weddings and celebrations. Salon and Spa: We can easily put together a wonderful in home spa and pampering retreat for you while at Villa Toscana, with in home facials and makeovers, hair, manicures and pedicures, in-house masseuse and catering. Let us know ahead of time what your group would enjoy and we have the resources and connections to provide it for you. Perfect executive rental or vacation getaway. Minutes from downtown Lafayette; East Bay corridor. Minutes to restaurants and great shopping. 20 minutes to San Francisco; 1 hour to the wine country; 40 minutes to Silicon Valley. Quiet unique retreat with old world sophistication and elegant charm.

We book up about 3 months in advance - travelers please book early.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                24...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                with view balcony and fireplace...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                deck off bedroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

                deck off bedroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 double

                ...moreless

              • Lovely master suite with view balcony and fireplace; master bath jacuzzi with view, sit down shower, travertine/marble, double vanities, bidet. Huge master closet; every luxury has been considered....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, bidet

                Double vanities; master bath all in stone and travertine...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                stone and travertine...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

                stone and travertine...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

                stone and travertine...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Music Library:

                Stereo, CD player, speakers inside and out, docking station...moreless

              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View
              • Resort
              • River
              • Town
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking
              • Fireplace
              • Garage
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Gas Heating
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Area
              • Living Room
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Secure Parking
              • Split-System Heating
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Catering Available
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Barbecue
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Courtyard
              • Deck / Patio
              • Gazebo
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Terrace
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub
              • In Ground Pool
              • Jacuzzi
              • Outdoor Hot Tub
              • Outdoor Pool
              • Private Pool
              • Whirlpool
              • Jetted Tub

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 18 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Peak - May-December
                      May 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $600 $700
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $3,700 $11,500
                      Winter Rates - Jan-Feb
                      Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $550 $650
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $3,060 $10,500
                      Off Season - Mar-Apr
                      Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $550 $650
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $3,400 $11,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Tax Rate 9.5%

                      Notes:

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                      Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                      Location

                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Oakland / San Francisco
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      downtown Lafayette - many
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      San Francisco
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Lafayette
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Bay Area Rapid Transit
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 24
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      downtown Lafayette - many
                      80 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Lake Tahoe
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      California Coast

                      Car: Necessary

                      Treat yourself and rejuvenate at this lovely Tuscan Villa. Private, elegant, quiet and luxurious. 10 minutes to shops and restaurants; 20 minutes to San Francisco; 40 minutes to Silicon Valley.

                      20 minutes from San Francisco/in East Bay corridor

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: We built this lovely villa over the course of 5 years, finishing all the wood and stone work ourselves. We love our house and enjoy its beauty and serenity.

                      Why the Owner Chose Lafayette:
                      We have had several amazing tenants rent our house for the last 5 years and have had so many requests to have weddings, celebrations and vacations in the house that we decided to listen to everyone and turned it into a vacation rental.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Villa Toscana at night

                        Villa Toscana at night

                      • Fountain at Entrance

                        Fountain at Entrance

                      • Dining Room with Fireplace

                        Dining Room with Fireplace

                      • Granite Kitchen with Sit up Bar

                        Granite Kitchen with Sit up Bar

                      • Pool and Waterfall

                        Pool and Waterfall

                      • Pool, Cabana and Jacuzzi

                        Pool, Cabana and Jacuzzi

                      • Pool and Waterfall at Night

                        Pool and Waterfall at Night

                      • Master Suite with Fireplace and Balcony

                        Master Suite with Fireplace and Balcony

                      • Master Bathroom

                        Master Bathroom

                      • Bedroom Ensuite Downstairs

                        Bedroom Ensuite Downstairs

                      • Pavillion at the top of the Villa

                        Pavillion at the top of the Villa

                      • Pavillion up top at the Villa under the canopy

                        Pavillion up top at the Villa under the canopy

                      • Villa Toscana

                        Villa Toscana

                      • Entry Foyer

                        Entry Foyer

                      • Granite Kitchen

                        Granite Kitchen

                      • Living Room with Fireplace

                        Living Room with Fireplace

                      • Sunroom opening out to Portico and Pool

                        Sunroom opening out to Portico and Pool

                      • Pool, Jacuzzi and Cabana

                        Pool, Jacuzzi and Cabana

                      • Master Suite with Fireplace and Balcony

                        Master Suite with Fireplace and Balcony

                      • Master Bathroom

                        Master Bathroom

                      • Bedroom Ensuite downstairs

                        Bedroom Ensuite downstairs

                      • Weddings up at the top of the Villa

                        Weddings up at the top of the Villa

                      • Getting ready for the wedding - master suite

                        Getting ready for the wedding - master suite

                      • Wedding celebrations

                        Wedding celebrations

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

                      $550 - $700 per night (USD)
                      18

                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
                      Minimum stay: 4 nights
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                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/20/2014
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