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Exclusive 5 Bdr Villa With Breathtaking Views of Florence and Private Pool

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 4,300 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Exclusive 5 Bdr Villa With Breathtaking Views of Florence and Private Pool

5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms (3 bedrooms in the main villa and two bedrooms in the “Limonaia”), all which benefit from the breath-taking panorama of Florence and the valley of the river Arno.

Each bedroom has its own terrace which dominates the city of Florence. From the Sitting room you can walk through large French windows, onto a balcony, from which you can admire the view, whilst relaxing, in the shade of the Cyprus trees

The swimming pool, on the roof of the villa offers ample spaces in which to relax and a shaded area with comfortable deckchairs and a table ideal for a picnic lunch or “al fresco” dining.

The sitting room has views on both sides, one on the rock face of the hillside and the other over the town of Florence; the furnishings are composed of antiques and purpose built items that are designed to offer an elegant atmosphere.

The kitchen is of the highest standard and is supplied with professional equipment.

From the entrance you enter the sitting room that is connected to the dining room by a double wooden door.

The kitchen is reached through a corridor from the sitting room and a service entrance, it is also reachable, via a pantry, from the dining room.

The guest bathroom and another bedroom and bathroom are accessible from the corridor between the entrance and the kitchen.

From the sitting room, after an atrium that takes you to the bedrooms, you reach the large and luminous study from which the garden is accessible.

Access to the Limonaia is via a spectacular external staircase and also from the garden.

The apartment in the “Limonaia” has two bathrooms, one bedroom and a sitting room and a corner kitchen.

The laundry room and the staff quarters are underneath the main part of the villa.

More Details

Owner
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

Amenities

Fiesole Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Exclusive 5 Bdr Villa With Breathtaking Views of Florence and Private Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Amazing setting for our family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved staying at this villa! It’s been a surprisingly amazing place for us to enjoy our time together, while being close to Florence.

We spent most of our days outside, the rooftop swimming pool was our favorite spot to relax and we had breakfast and dinner on the terrace every day, enjoying the breathtaking views over Florence.

We explored Fiesole, which is a lovely town with beautiful historic monuments, lots of cafes and really nice restaurants and went down the hill to Florence several times (which was unexpectedly very easy!).

Coming back to this peaceful paradise at the end of the day was such a treat! We loved every minute of our stay, thank you so much for hosting us and I will definitely be recommending this villa to anyone who wants to visit Florence!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful way to savor Florence

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my wife's birthday with friends at the Villa in late September. The experience was all we had hoped for. The manager Antonella is a genius at anticipating all the details that made our stay so comfortable. And housekeeper Ava and her husband were so helpful. Ava prepared a superb dinner for us to enjoy our last night at the villa. It all began with our gracious owner/host making certain our questions and concerns were addressed. We would return every year if it could work out.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing house, we loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing in so many ways. First, it's an architectural treasure... Designed by the same man who designed the Florence train station, it is literally an important work of art. It is gorgeous, huge, and we enjoyed it immensely. The pictures actually don't do it justice. From the first minute we walked down the driveway to see the swimming pool on the rooftop, we were continually stunned by the views from almost every area of the house. The pool was refreshing, and we spent more than one day laying there sleeping and resting up while looking out over Florence.

Fiesole, where it's located, is a lovely, quaint town, and there was a lot to do there without ever even going into Florence. There were also a lot of good restaurants in the Fiesole Piazza, and the local market was easy to find. The bus into Florence was very easy to use, and we went there at least every other day while we were there.

Just a note for others to consider... my family and I were just a little uncomfortable with having a housekeeper in the house with us. She did make coffee and toast in the morning which was nice, and she's a very sweet lovely person. I trusted her with our things and didn't worry she would take anything. But she and her husband could literally pop up anywhere in the house or the pool at any time (except the bedrooms, which she did not enter when the doors were closed), depending on what they were doing while cleaning and maintaining the house. In that regard, this house is a little bit more like a hotel with on-site staff. Some people may like it and having them that available, and some may not.

Also, make sure you are comfortable with taking care of a fine, older house such as this. There are lovely wood floors and fine furniture everywhere. Coasters have to be used, and wet floors dried off. This house may have actually been borderline too nice for my family, as we are not used to the finer things in life. :-) But we sure as heck enjoyed it while we were there!

I do hope we can return in the future, it was a wonderful place.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

The house was really nice with the best views over Florence you can have. We were 8 people (3 kids) and we stay there for a week. The house was very comfortable, we all enjoy the pool, the views and the little town, Fiesole. It was very near to Florence and easy to go by bus. We think staying in a house is the best way to visit other places of the Tuscany by car or train.

Finally, the people who help us in the house were very nice and make our stay better! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Villa is gorgeous in every way!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at the Villa with a mixed group of 6 people ages 22-50. The villa is modern and beautiful and has an amazing view of Florence. The Villa has huge windows and doors and a view from every one of them. The property is well maintained and has lots of outdoor spaces to enjoy coffee/wine and the view. The kitchen is modern and well equipped. The interior is gorgeous and comfortable. The roof top pool and out door dining are the perfect way to end the day. The owner provided us with the name of a private tour guide which we used 3 times that week. The tour guide organized wine trips and took care of everything including the reservations. The caretakers of the property are nice and helpful without being intrusive. We had a wonderful meal outside one night that she prepared for us.

The location is within an easy walk of the bus directly in to Florence (20 minutes on the bus). The town of Fiesole is charming with restaurants, pubs, banks, shopping etc. In our search process for this trip, we looked at places in some of the smaller towns through out Tuscany (Siena, Lucca, etc), but this location was great for our group and allowed people a lot of freedom to explore on their own.

I would highly recommend this property to anyone thinking of visiting Florence or Tuscany and I hope to go back one day soon.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Fiesole Home Overlooking Florence!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 had the privilege of staying in the beautiful Villa Le Scalette this past July for nearly a week. It was a perfect home for my wife and I, along with my 4 kids ages 18,16,13, and 11. Throughout the entire rental process, the owner Paul and the home's caretaker Antonella were fantastic in helping us get the property booked and in answering any and all of our questions about the property and our upcoming stay. The best part was they gave us an information packet that was spot on! We used several of the services mentioned in the info packet, highlighted by a fantastic site seeing tour with our colorful Italian driver Guiseppe and an unforgettable night at our rental home with some amazing Tuscan cooking lessons by Carolina with Cooking in Florence (www.cookinginflorence.it). My kids still talk about the great time they had while staying there and the memories that we created. Also, take some time to research Fiesole. It's a quaint, and beautiful little town overlooking the entire region of the city of Florence and the views from the home are Spectacular on the hill in Fiesole are unbeatable.

Just a couple of quick specific notes about the home and our experience. The home does come with a light continental breakfast every morning and the caretakers of the home live on premise beneath the home. They are awesome and extremely helpful but it was an unexpected surprise for us to see the maid in the kitchen each morning preparing a light breakfast of toast and juices. The only air conditioning in the house is in the sleeping quarters. This is much better than expected for most of the homes in Italy but be aware that it's not throughout the entire home. And finally, a word to the wise about taking the bus to / from Fiesole and Florence. There are bus ticket Nazis that board occasional and ensure that each and every ticket is stamped properly, every corner, North, West, East, and South side, etc. etc. . . . (long story). If you do take the bus, make sure that you stamp everything perfectly and properly!

I would highly recommend Villa Le Scalette to anyone looking for a fantastic getaway for your family or friends. We hope to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim, Thank you for your review, due to the high temperatures this summer we have decided to add AC in the Sitting Room and the Dining Room. Thank you again from the team at Villa Le Scalette and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Paul
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Florence airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
livorno
Nearest Golf
6.8 Miles
Golf Club Parco di Firenze
Nearest Train
5.2 Miles
Florence Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
3.8 Miles
A1
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Vinandro
Nearest Ski
65 Miles
abetone
Nearest Beach
74 Miles
forte dei marmi
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Fiesole Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$1,144
$7,463
 

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Tax Rate 2.8%

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