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The Swimming pool

Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 13

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Enjoy the beautiful countryside of Tuscany in a 14th century traditional Tuscan villa, full of character and situated only a few minutes away from Florence city centre (walking distance).

Villa Antica can accommodate up to 11 (10+1) people and lies nestled among the green hills of the Tuscan countryside in an historic part of Florence.

Dating back to the 14th century and situated in the Paradiso degli Alberti (Heaven of the Alberti's, family of Leon Battista Alberti,it was used as the hunting lodge and guest house for the main Villa, which has a stunning Italian Garden with its beautiful maizes (where pestigious dinners or memorable birthday parties, or romantic weddings can be organised on request)

Enjoy the private swimming pool surrounded by olive and cypress trees with squirrels and pheasants running around while being in walking distance of the principal museums and architectural masterpieces of the amazing city of Florence...

...during the winter months, relax by the beautiful big Tuscan sandstone fireplace, reading a book in the cosy atmosphere reminiscent of the bygone past...

The fascinating grounds and flower garden with old terracotta flower pots scattered around and some fruit trees are reserved for guests are part of the ancient villa called Villa Antica, with accommodation for up to 11 people, 5 bathrooms + 4.5 bathrooms(1 guest toilet with shower), fully fitted and equipped country kitchen (cooker, oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine which also has a dining table.

The rooms are furnished with antique furniture and paintings, so as to keep the tuscan ancient feeling of the villa. The dining room with volted ceilings and beautiful velvet blue antique high chairs can accomodate up to 8 people with the possibility of adding a further table to accomodate up to 12 people.

The bedrooms can be prepared as queen or single beds on request and are furnished with big wardrobes. The whole place is kept very neat and clean.

Wifi is provided as well as satellite tv with dvd player, and children games (monopoly, chess ...) as well as lots of history and literature books.

Romantic dinners or sunny breakfast can be enjoyed in the garden under the olive trees, on the garden table and chairs provided. The swimmingpools offers a jacuzzi and sunloungers.

Within close distance of the city centre (5 minutes by car, 20 minutes walk to the Ponte Vecchio), yet hearing the birdsong and the joyous ringing of the Badiuzza bells and seeing the squirrels and pheasants running around.

Features:

- swimming pool among olive trees, open during summer months with sun loungers, garden chairs

and tables for a sunny breakfast or a romantic dinner.

- parking available within the property

- bus stop at entrance to property

- Wi-Fi and satellite TV

If your party is bigger than 11 people, please enquire about our detached cottage, Limonaia, situated in the same property, leading out to the swimmingpool area.

Cooking courses can be arranged on request

Size Sleeps up to 13, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Viareggio 80 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Florence peretola 10 km, Nearest railway: Santa maria novella 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 4 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users
Further details outdoors

Stunning swimminpool set amidst olive trees, loungers, barbecue area

The Tuscany region

Wine tours can be organised.

Our property is situated on the old route to the chianti aerea, on a very old road

Florence

Florence museums in walking distance

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Ginevra B.

  • 2 Years listed

60% Response rate

Calendar last updated:14 Jan 2015

Based in Italy

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

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