Capraia e Limite holiday villa rental with private pool, balcony/terrace and walking and private tennis court

Villa Le Colline

from £272 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

from £272 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 11 Home 351958

Need more information about booking Home 351958 ?

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 11

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 75 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Built in 1855, this large, imposing, two-storey villa, surrounded by magnificent gardens and extensive lawns, offers its guests a taste of luxury on a grand, antique scale. Its secluded setting on a sunny hilltop ensures utmost privacy and tranquillity, while its interiors are all generously spacious, high-ceilinged and elegantly furnished with original 18 th century English and 20th century Tuscan pieces. It really is still reminiscent of a Tuscan manor house, in an aristocratic class all of its own!

Although centrally heated throughout and fully equipped with modern fittings and appliances in the kitchen and bathrooms, the villa retains in many areas the authentic wood-beamed and terracotta-tiled ceilings and tiled floors so typical of Tuscany, as well as a fine sundial on its façade. Its many bedrooms, all exceptionally quiet and enjoying lovely garden or countryside views, can either remain independent or become interconnecting, on request. The house and grounds provide a wide choice of separate relaxation areas: these include a large, tiled, suntrap terrace on the ground floor, boasting splendid views; another big, first-floor terrace; a gazebo accommodating 12 people beneath it, just outside the kitchen entrance; as well as an additional sunterrace by the garden house and plenty of space poolside on the hedged-in lawns. Chairs, tables, loungers and sunshades are all provided.

Accommodation: you enter the large hallway at ground-floor level and proceed into a spacious billiard room, with marble floors and high ceiling, from where French doors invite you out on to the lovely ground-floor terrace. An open-plan archway then takes you into a huge, stylishly decorated day-room, divided into three well-defined spaces: a seating area with sofas and armchairs; a second seating area around the big, central, stone fireplace; and the dining-room area, with a 10-seater wooden table and sideboard. There are also a TV and an upright piano. A particularly attractive feature here is the brick-vaulted ceiling. Wi-Fi internet connection.

Leading off the hallway is also the welcoming kitchen, with its marble worktops and sink; blue-tiled splashbacks; 8-seater table; and huge, wood-burning fireplace and chimney, which extends along one entire wall and is perfect for grilling meat and vegetables.

The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, oven, 4 burner cook top, fridge and freezer, toaster, food processor, kettle and Italian coffee machine. Next to the kitchen is a small office with desk and frescoed walls, which adjoins a downstairs half-bathroom (no shower or bathtub), where the washing-machine is also housed.

From the hallway three flights of stone steps access the first floor, opening out into an upstairs dayroom, containing antique tables and chairs, a desk and glass cabinet. Issuing from here are some of the bedrooms, as follows: One twin-bedded room, with wardrobe, dressing-table, painted wood ceiling and both countryside and garden views. Another twin-bedded room (can be inter-connected or independent), with beamed ceiling, wardrobe and countryside views. One spacious double-bedded room, with wardrobe, two dressing-tables, TV, beamed ceiling, garden views and ensuite bathroom with shower cubicle.A separate bathroom with shower also leads off the upstairs day-room.

The remaining bedrooms are located on the opposite side of the landing, asfollows: One big, double-bedded room (plus child's cot), with wardrobe, two dressing-tables and ensuite bathroom, tiled in Delft-style blue and white, with a wet shower. One single bedroom, with wardrobe, giving access to the first-floor sunterrace. One large, double-bedded room, with beamed ceiling, garden views and ensuite bathroom, tiled in Delft-style blue and white, with shower cubicle.

Garden and Swimming pool: the scene is impressively set on your arrival by the long, straight, gravelled driveway which leads up to the villa's entrance gates and is flanked on either side by immaculately trimmed box hedges and a row of Tuscany's trademark Cypress trees!

There is informal parking space on the villa's gravel surround, which then opens out into a lovely garden, shaded by mature, native pines, Cypresses, olives and palms. Beyond this first circle of garden extend a number of well-manicured, sheltered lawns, separated from each other by high laurel hedges. One of these lawns surrounds the pool, which is 15 x 7.5 meters and 1.0 x 2.4 meters deep, which has its own shower and toilet facilities nearby; and one of the hedges encloses the lawn tennis court.

Within the grounds there stands a tiny consecrated chapel, which means that wedding ceremonies can be held and receptions catered for in the little, green-painted garden house.

Mobile barbeque facilities are also available. Nothing except birdsong disturbs the peace and quiet of this idyllic location!

Size Sleeps up to 11, 6 bedrooms
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 09:00
Nearest beach Viareggio 75 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Florence - Amerigo Vespucci 30 km, Nearest railway: Empoli 6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (4), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Trampoline
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Tuscany region

Limite sull’Arno is near Empoli and Florence, as well as within easy reach of most important Tuscan places of interest. The nearest airports are in Florence (40 minutes by car) and Pisa (1 hour). Rome airport is 3 hours by car.

OTHER FACILITIES AVAILABLE NEARBY: The train service from Montelupo and Empoli stop nearby. The villa lies 5 km from Sovigliana, 7 km from Vinci (birthplace of Leonardo), 6 km from Empoli (various shops, railway station for Florence or Pisa or Siena direction), 50 km from Pisa, 80 km from Siena, and within an hour's drive of the Tyrrhenian coast. Tennis court is on the premises. The nearby village of Sovigliana has restaurant, bank, post office, bus stop, grocery shop, supermarket and many other shops, Horse riding.

Bikes can be rented in Empoli where you can also find gym, fitness, sauna and massages possibilities. In Empoli there is also an internet point and the railway station. Montelupo Fiorentino offers fishing and golf course. Thermal SPAS are in Gambassi Terme (30 km). In the area are also available wine tasting, fabulous dining, out let shopping, Renaissance and medieval art and architecture.

Capraia e Limite

Nearby facilities:

Nearest town: Limite sull'Arno km 2

Restaurants: Sovigliana km 5

Supermarket: Sovigliana km 5

Grocery: Sovigliana km 5

Shops: Empoli km 6

Outlets: Outlet Barberino di Mugello km 55

Bank: Sovigliana km 5

Post office: Sovigliana km 5

Chemistry: Empoli km 6

Tennis court: -

Golf: Golf Club Montelupo Fiorentino km 6

Horse riding: Sovigliana km 5

SPA: Montespertoli km 20

Train station: Empoli km 6

Build your perfect trip, with Holiday Lettings & TripAdvisor

Real opinions, real reviews

Genuine guest feedback from 100,000+ reviews

Quick response times

Know where you're staying within 24 hours

Guest reviewsPowered by TripAdvisor

Guest reviews no reviews

Guest reviews Powered by TripAdvisor

Help other travellers decide where to stay

This holiday home hasn’t got any reviews yet. The average rating on Holiday Lettings is four out of five. This place could be newly added or perhaps it’s a well kept secret. Either way, it’s time to reveal all.

Be the first to write a review

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.

Contact the manager

This price is an estimate based on the latest rate information available to us. Contact the advertiser to ask for the exact price, including any additional fees.

from £272 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Reservation rules

7 Nights min stay

Changeover day Sat

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

Email the owner

    By sending this email you agree to our terms of use and privacy policy.

    You're booking with

    Croci Manola (Property Manager InTuscany)

    • 2 Years listed

    95% Response rate

    Calendar last updated:03 Nov 2015

    Based in Italy

    Languages spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
    • German
    • Italian

    Payment accepted

    Credit cards accepted

    Also consider

    Province of Florence 6,024 properties
    Province of Siena 3,758 properties
    Province of Lucca 2,897 properties
    Province of Arezzo 2,600 properties
    Florence 2,318 properties
    Province of Pisa 1,643 properties
    Province of Grosseto 1,357 properties
    Province of Livorno 1,123 properties
    Province of Pistoia 531 properties
    Province of Massa Carrara 418 properties
    Certaldo 176 properties
    Reggello 115 properties
    Vinci 112 properties
    Borgo San Lorenzo 69 properties
    Province of Prato 65 properties
    Fiesole 64 properties
    Empoli 46 properties
    Sesto Fiorentino 24 properties
    Maremma 21 properties
    Calenzano 9 properties

    Start a new search

    Don’t let an old browser slow down your holiday

    Your browser is out of date and might not work well with our website. Download the latest version to speed up your hunt for the perfect holiday home.

    Just click on the icons to get to the download page