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Luxury Villa with large pool close to Florence

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Superb Villa with luxury finishing situated on the hills that surround the city of Florence, just a few kilometers from the city centre. The Villa can accommodate up to 10 people and offers to its guests 4 bedrooms furnished in Tuscan style and equipped with all modern amenities.

All rooms are air conditioned and have private bathrooms.

The property is divided into a main building with 3 bedrooms, large lounge with dining area and kitchen and 3 bathrooms and an annex in which there is a large living room with double sofa bed, a bedroom with private bathroom and another kitchen.

On the ground floor there is also a dining room which overlooks the rear garden of the villa where the owners, who live with their very nice dog in a portion of the Villa, organize sometimes lunches and dinners.

The outdoor space of the Villa offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding hills and ensures as well to enjoy the landscaped garden and the large swimming pool (shared with the owners who live in a portion of the Villa) equipped with sun beds, deckchairs and umbrellas.

One of the owners of the Villa is a chef and she organizes tipical Tuscan dinners for their guests/welcome dinners.

More Details

Property Manager
Tommaso (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

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Amenities

Rignano sull'Arno Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
5

A special piece of heaven close to Florence!

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of six adults and 2 babies who spent a week at Il Faeto and all of us enjoyed a wonderful stay at the villa. The accommodations were spacious, comfortable and clean with all the amenities one could need. The pool was closed for the season when we arrived, but the gardens are beautiful and the views from the villa were outstanding. Enzo and Fonsi are so hospitable and are warm, wonderful hosts and Fonsi's cooking was absolutely heavenly! We had three dinners at the villa and unanimously agreed that it would be hard to find better food anywhere else! Pedro, their boxer was very friendly and loves the attention! We chose to take the local train into Florence on the days we went sightseeing there and drove into the Chianti region for the day as well as Sansepolcro on another day, all within an hour and a half from the villa. Thank you Fonsi and Enzo for a wonderful and unforgettable week!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Dream vacation!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived we felt like guests, not customers. The villa was gorgeous. But you've seen the pictures. You know it's gorgeous.

Fonsi's cooking? Oh. My. God. After one meal we, our group of 8 agreed there could be no better food in all of Tuscany. But we felt we should give a few other places a try anyway😉?. And we wanted to try our hand at Italian cooking as well. (In fact, one day we cooked and spontaneously asked Fonsi and Enzo and their family to join us. Turned into a laugh filled potluck with Fonsi and Enzo correcting our attempts at Italian that drew us dangerously close to bawdy mistakes!)

Now let's talk about Pedro the dog. A sweeter dog is not to be found!

The view? Yeah. The pictures don't do it justice. After a day of exploring nearby towns we would return and sit on the hillside and chat while gazing at the loveliness.

Can't say enough wonderful things about our stay. Thank you, fonsi and Enzo!!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful views of South Florence, Beautiful grounds, with Michelin Star food

  • 5 of 5

Words can not express how perfect our time at Country House Il Faeto was! We all thoroughly enjoyed the pool, Fonzy and Enzo's company, and their lovely dog Pedro. After our many day trips, we spent the late afternoon enjoying the beautiful property and having spectacular meals that Fonzy prepared for us with many ingredients fresh from her gardens. Both Fonzy and Enzo were fantastic hosts and treated us (with our three children) like family! We can't wait to go again!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very memorable vacation and wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

We plan to be back! What a great experience for us and we've been telling our friends about it! We truely appreciate all the reviews written about this property and their experience with Fonsi and Enzo, because we pretty much followed all the good advice to enjoy our holiday to the fullest in Florence and its surrounding areas in beautiful Tuscany! Here is a list of what we enjoyed about our stay:

1) Wonderful location of the property up on the hills with a fantastic view and fresh country air everyday. Lovely decorated and very clean accommodations and amenities. We love the salt water pool, our family swam everyday to work out an appetite for Fonsi's cooking!

2) Fonsi's home cooked Tuscan meals with ingredients fresh from her garden and whatever she can get from the market. We signed up for breakfast and dinner everyday. We didn't have to fuss about finding restaurants, or competing with the summer tourist crowds for parking and reservations, or worry about grocery shopping, cooking & cleaning. For our vacation, we focused on relaxing, sightseeing, and eating fine home made local food and drinking chianti.

3) Fonsi and Enzo's hospitality made us feel at home. They made sure we enjoyed the best of their property, their cuisine and offered great advice on sightseeing. I didn't realize there is a Gucci outlet mall, along with other big brand names like Prada, in close vicinity until Fonsie told us about it!

4) Pedro, their dog. As animal lovers, we get our pet fix everyday with Pedro. He is a sweetheart and great at playing soccer. He spontaneously joined our group picture on our last day.

We highly recommend this property for a vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Il Faeto-A beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this house and gardens-who couldn't?! Round every corner there are glorious views over the surrounding countryside. However, it was the hosts Fonzie and Enzo who made our holiday really special. Every day we had the lovely surprise of some delicious Italian food and wine being put on the table and they couldn't do enough to cater for our food allergies (coeliac and nut allergy). They work so hard to make the gardens so beautiful. The weather was really hot and we made good use of the lovely pool area each afternoon after we had done our sightseeing in Florence early each morning. A lovely holiday-thank you so much to Fonzie and Enzo-a holiday to remember! Liz, Gary, Matt and Anna Lowe, West Midlands UK

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Il Faeto Adventure

  • 5 of 5

It is hard to verbalize our great experience at Il Faeto but we will try our best. It was an amazing adventure- one of the greatest experiences we've ever had.

From the first time we met Alfonsina and Enzo they made us feel comfortable and welcome. They graciously shared their beautiful villa, spectacular grounds, and view with us.

The guest residences are private, spacious, clean, and elegantly decorated. In addition to the beautiful home you have access to a lovely full surrounded by beautiful flowers.

As great as all the above items were, nothing can surpass the meals and friendship that we experienced. While we originally thought we would have a couple of breakfast and dinners prepared by "Fonzie", once we had the first three course dinner we knew we wanted to eat every meal at her dining room table. The food was locally sourced, everything was fresh and the meals were "5+++++STARS." She is an amazing shaft. After dinner, we always asked Fonzie and Enzo to join us and share wine and stories with us. This was a favorite part of our day.

Another nice part of the visit was playing with their lovable boxer Pedro. It all felt like home.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Extra fees charged upon arrival by cash:
Final Cleaning Fee: € 200
Air-conditioning fee: € 20 per night (from June 01st until September 30th - optional cost)
City Tax: € 0,50 per person per night (children under 16 years old are free of charge)
Refundable security deposit: € 400
The refundable security deposit will be returned upon departure.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.