La Merlaia Beauty and Quietness with Pool on Hills of Florence

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

La Merlaia (typical countryside buiding) is perfectly located both for sightseeing (about 20 minutes by car from Ponte Vecchio, Piazzale Michelangelo, Piazza Santa Croce and parking lot to walk in Florence downtown) and rest (it is located at 350mt of altitude, so during the night it is never too hot, and is dipped in the typical Tuscan countryside, surrounded by fields of olive trees and vineyards).
The garden have both a shady area with secular trees and a sunny south facing garden where is located the pool (completely private use). 10 km from Florence, 7 km from Bagno a Ripoli and 1 km from San Donato in Collina (bus stop to Florence, food open sunday too, bars, chemist, soccer court). Horse riding 2 km away. Golf course 15 km. At guests'disposal is a large fenced garden, panoramic terrace with gazebo and garden furniture, private 6X12 swimming pool (15 May-30 Sept., depth 1,20/2,10 mt) with night lights, soccer court, basket, ping pong, barbecue. The floor pool area is furnished with deck chairs, chairs and table. The house comprises a 1 he field with olive trees. Ideal location for trekking, trail running and mountain bike. The house is provided with pool, billiard, piano, Jacuzzi bath tub, internet WI-FI. Access to the property by a 300 mt dirt road.
Ground floor: 25 m² kitchen (refrigerator, dishwasher, gas stove, electric cooker, hob, oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker); Biliard room 25 m²; Dining room 45 m²; living room 55 m² (TV, Cable / satellite, DVD); Bathroom 1: WC: Hot and cold. Shower. First floor: Bedroom 1 20 m²: 2 beds (double bed); Bedroom 2 30 m²: 4 beds (single beds); Bedroom 3 40 m²: 2 beds (single bed) 2 bed (sofa bed); Bedroom 4 20 m²: 2 beds (double bed); Bathroom 2: WC: Hot and cold. Jacuzzi tub; Bathroom 3: WC: Hot and cold. shower

Keywords: countryside villa, private pool, Florence, Tuscany, wine tasting, Wi-Fi internet connection


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 340 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Museums

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Jetted Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 23 - Jan 10, 2016
5 night min stay
Medium Season
Apr 30 - Jun 3, 2016
4 night min stay
Medium Season 2
Jun 4 - Jul 1, 2016
5 night min stay
High Season
Jul 2 - Aug 27, 2016
7 night min stay

Medium Season 3
Aug 28 - Sep 9, 2016
5 night min stay
$2,225 $6,357
Medium Season 3
Sep 10 - Sep 23, 2016
5 night min stay
$1,907 $5,562
Low Season 2
Sep 24 - Oct 29, 2016
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $317.83
  • Taxes Not included


Heating cost in autumn and spring excluded

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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Year Purchased: 2001

About: We are four, my wife Gaia (48 years old) poet (she published many collection of poems), me Andrea (48 years old), I am software engineer and I love trail running (finisher of Ultra Trail Mont Blanc and many other Ultra Trail), a girl Bianca (17 years old) who likes fencing, art and books, a boy Matteo (19 years old) who likes football and music. We like travel and discover a new country.

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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

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Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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