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Olde World European Villa - Sophisticated Luxury Elegant Retreat.

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Last updated: 07/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 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

              • Pets Considered
              • Events Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                24...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              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

              • Music Library:

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

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

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

              sports and adventure activities

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

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

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

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

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

                              Outside

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

                              Payment Type

                              • Amex
                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard
                              • Discover

                              Pool / Spa

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

                              Reviews

                              Write a review 4.9
                              from 15 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
                              3 night min stay
                              $600 $700
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              $3,700 $11,500
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Tax Rate 9.5%

                              Notes:

                              Rates are applicable year round.

                              Peak Season Rates: May-November: Min. 2 night stay/$700 wkend nights/$600 wkdays/Weekly rates: $3700. Monthly rates: $11,500. Security Deposit of $500 totally refundable.

                              Off Season Rates: December-April: Min. 2 night stay/ $650 wkend nights/$550 wkdays/weekly rates: $3400. Monthly rates: $11,000. Security Deposit of $500 totally refundabl


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                              Last updated: 07/05/2014
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                              Location

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

                              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.


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                              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

                              $600 - $700 per night (USD)
                              15

                              4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

                              View calendar: Updated 07/05/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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