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One Mile from Center of Florence Historical 5BR-5BA Villa with Stunning Pool

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Last updated: 12/05/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Only one mile from Porta Romana square (Piazzale di Porta Romana), a historical gate into the city of Florence, this beautiful typical Florentine villa is situated on the hill of 'Poggio Imperiale', immersed into the beauty of the Tuscan countryside surrounded by olive groves, gardens and fruit trees. The property looks out onto the beautiful Florentine hillside as well as Villa del Poggio Imperiale - from 1737 to 1860 residence of the 'Lorena' family, the Austrian Granddukes of Tuscany - and the Arcetri observatory where Galileo Galilei continued his astronomical research after being called to Florence in 1610 by Cosimo II dei Medici.

Location details: The villa is located only about one mile away from where the historic district of the city of Florence begins (Porta Romana square). The city center is thus easily and quickly accessible either by bus, taxi, rental car or even on foot. The 'heart' of the city center, such as the world renowned Ponte Vecchio bridge and the Uffizi museum are only about 3 km (1.9 miles) away. The main train station (Santa Maria Novella) and Piazza Duomo only 4 km (2.4 miles) away.

The nearest bus station is within walking distance as it is only about 0.4 mile away from the villa. At the same location of the bus station there is also a few excellent grocery stores, take out places, restaurant/pizzeria, pharmacy, bakery, cafes, etc.. Taxi service works very well too, as it only takes a few minutes to come and go from the heart of the historic district of the city to the villa.


The Villa estate has recently been fully renovated.

Rooms description: 5 double bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, dining room, fully furnished kitchen, living room with fireplace and 48' LCD TV with SKY satellite channels, office room, laundry room (with washer and dryer), terrace overlooking the pool and garden with new outdoors rattan furniture chairs and teak (wooden) table. Recently, a big awning with electronic switch was added to the terrace so that it can be entirely covered to protect from the sun.
On request there is also a full bed available at the villa for an 11th guest.


Keywords: Villa

Owner

Member since: 2003

Speaks: english, german, spanish, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/05/2016

Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    master bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    On demand the 2 beds can be joined to form a king size bed ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    On demand the 2 beds can be joined to form a king size bed ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, bidet

    ensuite to Bedroom 4...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower, bidet

    ensuite to Bedroom 5...moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, bidet

    ensuite...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Internet access, Fax machine

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    There is Sky Satellite Tv channels...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    There is wi-fi internet connection throughout the villa....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    nespresso...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2016
1 night min stay
$571
$4,000
Mid Season
Mar 25 - Apr 28, 2017
1 night min stay
$613
$4,293
High Season
Apr 29 - Jun 23, 2017
1 night min stay
$747
$5,227
Highest Season
Jun 24 - Sep 1, 2017
1 night min stay
$838
$5,867
High Season
Sep 2 - Oct 20, 2017
1 night min stay
$747
$5,227
Mid Season I
Oct 21 - Nov 1, 2017
1 night min stay
$640
$4,480
Mid Season II
Nov 2 - Dec 22, 2017
1 night min stay
$602
$4,213
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$517

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 2.78%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 12/05/2016
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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Florence airport
58 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Livorno
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
golf club Parco di Firenze
2.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Maria Novella train station
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Autostrada A1
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
pizzeria il Pipistrello
68 Miles
Nearest Beach
Forte dei Marmi

Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english, german, spanish, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/05/2016

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Photos

  • Property panoramic view

    Property panoramic view

  • View of the Villa from the Pool

    View of the Villa from the Pool

  • Private Pool (2nd view)

    Private Pool (2nd view)

  • Living Room with fireplace, 48" TV (with Sky and air conditioning)

    Living Room with fireplace, 48" TV (with Sky and air conditioning)

  • Fully Equipped kitchen

    Fully Equipped kitchen

  • Office (study) Room with hard-wired internet, wi-fi and laser printer

    Office (study) Room with hard-wired internet, wi-fi and laser printer

  • Walk-in closet en-suite to Bedroom 1 (Master)

    Walk-in closet en-suite to Bedroom 1 (Master)

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 3 (with either two twin beds or one King bed)

    Bedroom 3 (with either two twin beds or one King bed)

  • Bedroom 4

    Bedroom 4

  • Bedroom 5 (with either two twin beds or one King bed)

    Bedroom 5 (with either two twin beds or one King bed)

  • villa exterior, view from side of swimming pool

    villa exterior, view from side of swimming pool

  • Private Swimming Pool

    Private Swimming Pool

  • Private driveway to Villa

    Private driveway to Villa

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen (2nd view)

    Fully Equipped Kitchen (2nd view)

  • Bedroom 1 (Master)

    Bedroom 1 (Master)

  • Bathroom 1 (Master) en-suite to Bedroom 1 (Master)

    Bathroom 1 (Master) en-suite to Bedroom 1 (Master)

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • Bathroom 3 (en-suite to Bedroom 3)

    Bathroom 3 (en-suite to Bedroom 3)

  • Bathroom 4

    Bathroom 4

  • Bathroom 5 (en-suite to Bedroom 5)

    Bathroom 5 (en-suite to Bedroom 5)

  • Villa and pool by night

    Villa and pool by night

VRBO #21478

This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016

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