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The wing of this large villa measures approximately 300 square meters, is situated in the hills above the Arno valley and has been completely renovated restoring its ancient charm. This ancient residence brings its guests back in time to when these kind of houses were once used, not only during harvest time, but also as a residence during the hot summer months. The other wing of the residence has been transformed into apartments which are completely detached from the villa. Excellent for groups of friends or families with children who wish to experience all the freedom that living in the countryside can offer. For those who love the cities of art, Florence, Siena and Vinci (hometown of the great Leonardo Da Vinci) are all easy to reach. The large oak and Holm oak grove gently slopes down to the fields and includes, in addition to the garden furnishings, a beautiful swimming pool (10x5, 1.5 m deep) (01/05-30/09 open from 9.30am to 7.00pm). A cook is available, to be requested when booking and to be paid for on location. Comfortable furniture with modern antiques as well as period pieces. Wi-fi Internet connection is available. Central heating. Parking inside the property. PLEASE NOTE: Arrivals must be between 3.00 pm and 7.00 pm. Bed and bath linens are not supplied. It is possible to request them when booking (10 Euros/person/change) to be paid on location.

ACCOMMODATION: GR. FL. : spacious living room characterized by vaulted ceilings with fireplace and direct access to the garden equipped with large table for outdoor dining, large kitchen/dining room with wood-burning oven (oven, freezer, microwave) and access to the garden, laundry room (washing machine and iron), 1 bathroom with shower.
1st FL.: accessed from a large, ancient, stone stairway: 3 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedded room, 1 bathroom with bath, 1 bathroom with shower. 2nd FL: (small tower): small lounge from where you can enjoy a panorama on all sides, with a small double bed.

DISTANCES: 4 km Empoli (all kinds of shops), 15 km Vinci, 30 km Florence, 40 km San Gimignano, 55 km Volterra, 65 km Pisa, 75 km Siena, 93 km Versilia (the coast).


  • Internet access
  • Washing machine
  • Parking
  • Private pool
  • Central heating
  • Car Needed

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  • Holiday date: 19/08/2023 Rating: 10/10 Details of the review

    The villa is lovely, quite and spacious with private garden and private pool at bottom of garden which was wonderful to use during the hot week we were there (40c for a few days!). There is a large covered eating area outside with BBQ which we made use of one night with supplied coal and firelighters. Francesco was a fabulous host and made sure we were safe and comfortable. Well equipped with clean oven, hob and fridge/freezer. The only thing we couldn't find that is advertised was a washing machine or iron, but we didn't need these so not a problem for us ;-). Aircon available in top room with lovely views but not in bedrooms or living areas which would have been good during the hot nights. The location is ideal for Pisa, Florence, Lucca (a must), Siena (also a must) and San Gimignano - my personal favourite. We also were able to get to Spiaggia di Marine Castagneto (1.30 hours) for a beach day (recommended). There is a vey good Coop in Empoli about 10 mins drive. Lots of great restaurants and vineyards - including one 2 mins walk from villa. Recommend using the train from Empoli to Florence, 35 mins journey and cost 30 euro return for 3 adults and 1 child, car parking for the whole day was 6 euro. We all had a great family holiday and would highly recommend, and hope to return in the future sometime :-).

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