Set in the village. Terrace with a view. Bus to Florence centre at 650 metres.
- english, french, italian
I am a retired teacher of English and French, I live with my husband in a nearby farmhouse on the same property. Our son Carlo lives in Florence.
Flora purchased this Cottage in 1993
Why Flora chose San Casciano In Val di Pesa
The property is located just outside the village and enjoys a great view over the Tuscan countryside. We are few hundred metres from a big supermarket, shops and good restaurants. The centre of Florence can be reached with or without a car in half an hour. You'll feel in the countryside, still having the convenience of a town.
What makes this Cottage unique
The location, the direct connection to Florence thanks to the coach service, the terrace with a view, the privacy. Quality of appliances, the broadband Internet access (both Ethernet and WiFi), the private car park inside the property. Owners on site, Italian/English/French spoken.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Truly a 5 star property
The family was professional and friendly with lots of helpful suggestions. A wonderful home base for a Tuscan holiday.
A Million Dollar View
Words can't describe how beautiful the view is from this villa in Tuscany. It was everything we wanted it to be. The villa is a lovely stone building that has been recently converted into a charming 2 bedroom villa. Flora, Allessandro and Carlo were all so helpful, going beyond expectations to ensure we had a pleasant stay. Their assessment that you don't need a car was correct, we were within a short walking distance to the town center, around three corners to the grocery store and a short walk to the bus station. A half hour bus ride and you were in Florence Center. Day trips to Sienna, and San Gimignano are very doable in a day trip. My son and his wife took a 2 two hour train ride to Venice.
A very nice place to spend a vacation.
Beautiful home; stunning view; perfect everything!
What a great location to explore Tuscany -- Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, Volterra and San Gimignano! We, a family of four, stayed in this Tuscan home mainly for the "secured, free" parking. We were given a parking garage for the car, which we left for our day in Florence. Other than that we took day trips to the place above and more. Our week was full of travel, but it was nice to come back to the house (and the VIEW) to relax. We had all our breakfasts and most of our dinners outside looking over the olive groves. The kitchen is fully functional, including a dishwasher. We did laundry twice with no problems. The kids had their own room (and bathroom -- great upstairs shower!) and we had ours. For someone who has had back surgery, the beds were firm, which I need. Internet is easy to use. Communication was beyond excellent with Carlo. So much so, that we were able to have our forgotten clothes sent to us overnight with Carlo delivering them to us. As for our espresso and cappuccinos, there are restaurants/cafes right up the street (as well as a grocery store). As I said, a perfect location to easily drive into town and out of town, yet close enough to walk into it as well. Thank you, Carlo! I would highly recommend this beautiful, restored Tuscan house!!!
The BEST Tuscan Experience
Many thanks to Flora for her amazing hospitality and kindness. The four of us were greeted with a warm smile and some delicious snacks and chianti! The property is very well maintained and felt like home. Comfy beds and modern bathrooms made the stay relaxing. Wasn't sure about the location but it turned out it was perfect. The bus to Florence was right down the street and took about 45 min. We also had a car and with some guidance from our hosts were able to find some incredible places to see. San Casciano is small but offers a lot in terms of dining and shopping; nice change from the hustle and bustle of Florence. And when our luggage didn't arrive for several days, Flora was a tireless advocate in helping us get it!
I can't recommend Il Visciolo enough. It is everything you would expect and then some. We will be back to make more memories!!!
Un séjour remarquable au cœur de la toscane
La maison est tout à fait conforme à la description, propre, très bIen équipée et à quelques pas du cœur du village où nous avons pu apprécier la culture locale loin des touristes. La position du logement est idéale pour visiter les merveilles de la région, faire de la randonnée ou simplement apprecier la dolce vita. Le ++ : La vue et les couchers de soleil sur les collines toscanes depuis la terrasse qui resteront longtemps dans nos mémoires. Un grand merci également à Flora pour son accueil et ses précieux conseils, notamment gastronomiques - quelques très bonnes adresses dans le village 😊 Un séjour inoubliable !
Tolles Haus, Super nette Leute und ein authentischer Ort
Von Hier aus kann man die Toskana perfekt erkunden oder auch einfach nur entspannen. Das Haus ist in einem super Zustand und sehr sehr liebevoll eingerichtet. Die Eigentümer sind sehr aufmerksam und ausgesprochen gastfreundlich. Man fühlt sich gleich heimisch und willkommen.
San Casciano in Val di Pesa is a quiet village in the Chianti countryside, just 15 km from the historic centre of Florence, with a large supermarket, several restaurants, bars and shops. There are regular bus routes that connect to Florence (15 Km), Siena (50 Km) and other villages of the area.
The centre of San Casciano in Val di Pesa is within walking distance (350 metres) and has got some restaurants, nice shops selling local products, services (banks, pharmacies, etc..). During the year there are many fairs and festivals in both San Casciano and two neighboring villages. Every Monday there is a street market with many stalls selling also local food products.