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Beetween Florence and Fiesole Villa in Historic Complex 2 Bdr with View - WiFi – Home 277181 House

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Beetween Florence and Fiesole Villa in Historic Complex 2 Bdr with View - WiFi – Home 277181

  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  •  min stay varies

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House / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


The Villa is a portion of the Historical complex called Torre di Colonne dated from XI to XV Century, protected by the Italian Landmark Preservation Ministry.

The Villa has been renovated in the last 4 years and consists of 2 double bedrooms, a living room with direct access to the wide and panoramic terrace, a comfortable and well equipped Kitchen with space outside for dining, 2 bathrooms with shower.

In the living is also available a sofabed for 2 added persons ( 2 children or 1 adult)

A children cot is also available complimentary.

The Villa is on 2 levels with few inside steps.

WIFI free available in the Villa

Car is necessary, private parking available in the property.

The Villa is strategically located to visit Florence, Fiesole and all the most well known destination in Tuscany and the amazing Chianti Rufina vineyards and the hills covered bt countless olive trees.

Beautiful and interestig trails are available from the house door for walking and cicling lovers

The owner, Alba, lives in the other portion of the Villa and is glad to help you with maps and informations and to book museum tickets

From the porch you can enjoy a breezy weather in the summer while just few minutes from the summer heat of the city.

There is central heater system and a typical wood burning stove to create a warm and cozy environment in the winter.

The classic Italian decor makes the stay comfortable and you can enjoi and share the real local way of living..

Good Tuscan flavour Restaurants and Pizzeria are available close to the Villa ( 1 to 3 kms)

Long stay or Sabbatic welcome

Further details

Price include:

accommodation ,

a welcome basket for your breakfast, basics for toilettries

a forfait of electricity, water and gas for the kitchen and bathroom need.

The House is fully equipped.

Price do not include:

Heating in the season prescripted by Regional Law , payabale cash according with consumptions and official rates

We will heat the House 5 hours complimentary before your arrival.

Final cleaning can be requested ,Euros 50,00 per stay,

For longstay cleaning is mandatory at the end of each week of stay.

General Condition

Changeover arrival is flexible (saturday preferred)

Check-in is from 5 pm to 8 p.m.

Check-out is within 10 a.m.

Different schedule of Ceck in or ceck out has to be agreed in advance, when possible.

A 30% of the reservation is requested at confirmation (not refoundable)

The Balance is due within 6 weeks before arrival or at arrival.

Payments are via Bank wire or Paypal

A Euro 200,00 as security deposit (refoundable) is request cash upon arrival

Long stay utilities on consumption basis

Further details indoors

The Garden level Double Bedroom has a queen size bed (160 x 195), wardrobe ,2 bedsides ,
The bedroom has a windows.
Bedlinen provided

The Garden level Bathroom
Bathroom, full equipped with shower
Bath Towels provided.

Kitchen is also at garden level with door leading to the garden with space for dining. Handmade table for 4/6 persons.
The Kitchen is equipped with a 4 stove, sink, electrical oven, microvawes, dishwasher, fridge and utensiles
A beautiful ceramic burning wooden stove gives a cozy atmosphere in some cooler days in early spring or fall and winter.

The second Double or Twin Bedroom is located at upper level
A flight step (only 10 steps) takes you to this bedroom (also reachable with direct entrance from the upper panoramic Terrace)
The Bedroom can be set as double (160 x 195) or as a Twin (2 single beds (80 x 195)
side beds, wardrobe. The window is at roof
Bedlinen provided

The 2nd Bathroom is at same level of the second bedroom. Full equipped with shower.
Bath Towels provided

Living Room is at upper level with a french door leading to the wide and Panoramic Terrace.
Has a sofa comfy for 3 (also convertible in sofabed) and a library and a desk

The sofa can host 2 children or 1 adult. Acot is available complimentary

A Childreen Pool available ( max 12 years old)

Further details outdoors

The Villa Torre di Colonne is sourrounded by a private garden, shared with the owner. A portion of this garden, in front of the Kitchen is private for Guest , as the wide panoramic upper Terrace.
In your garden you will find garden table and chairs., Sun umbrella and longchairs

A common laundry area is available in garage. fully equipped
Private Parking area is available complimentary.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 2 Family bathrooms


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Children's pool
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£87.96) €100.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

Check-in date

About the owner

Alba Q.
Average reply time:
1 hour 39 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
31 Jan 2019
Years listed:
Based in:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Italian

This House has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 29 Nov 2012. Located in Province of Florence, it has 25 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £454 to £887.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 31 Jan 2019.


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Guest reviews

Very Good – based on 25 reviews Very Good
25 reviews

Very Good

“A wonderful italian family!”

Reviewed 30 Sep 2014

Dear Alba and Claudia and Alfred and Bruno (the dog) Thank you again for your warm hospitality We felt such ad staying with very good old friends Thank you for all your hints and itinerary And for your italian lessons!! Alba we hope your english will improve before our next visit so we can talk more and more See you in a year!

“Just perfect. That's all!”

Reviewed 19 Aug 2014

We stayed for a week in the height of summer. Set in a beautiful location in the hills above Florence, the villa was a perfect base for a touring holiday. Clean and reasonably spacious, Alba is always on hand in her own adjacent property to help if needed. It's a very quiet, peaceful place. The nearest major supermarket is just down the road in Pontassieve, around 10 - 15 minutes drive and Florence is probably 30 minutes dependant on traffic. Incidentally, although the daytime temperature was around 34C whilst we were there the villa stays very cool and air conditioning isn't missed at all. In summary, we would stay there again in a heartbeat, a lovely holiday, perfect location and a great but unobtrusive host.

“Beautiful country villa, perfect for two couples”

Reviewed 11 May 2014

Alba is a wonderful host who insures that you have a perfect stay. The villa is about 10-15 minutes by car to free parking lot and the bus into Firenze. After the crowds of the city it is wonderful to have the beauty and peace of this home base. We stayed 5 nights, spent some days in the city and some exploring Chianti region. We followed Alba to the very nearby Castello del Trebbio winery and made arrangements for a tour, tasting, and dinner. The villa itself is on two levels with bedroom and bathroom on each. The outdoor space is wonderful and views are spectacular. We would stay there again in a heartbeat.

“Tuscan hills at your doorstep!”

Reviewed 15 Mar 2014

La villa Torre alle Colonne is a beautifully restored house overlooking the hills around Fiesole. The annex we rented overlooks the main courtyard but has an independent entrance. The place has all you need to be comfortable and a special shower that caught the imagination of our children!, (light, music, hydromassage etc ;-) Alba, the owner, lives on site and is super helpful and full of advice and tips. From the house you have direct access to many walking trails and it's easy to explore many pictoresque villages nearby; unfortunately the weather was still a bit chilly but i imagine this to be the perfect base for a relaxing holiday walking in the Tuscan countryside in the spring/ summer time. Florence is not far away (30-40min drive) but you will need a car and make sure you avoid the SS67 Aretina! This is often very busy and it might add another 30min to your journey. Better to head north and take the SS302 Faentina. All in all we enjoyed our stay, and enjoyed meeting Alba very much! We will try and go back in the summer to try and make the most of the beautiful location

“Cozy, modern in a Medieval contest. Warm hospitality. Great value for money”

Reviewed 22 Mar 2013

We decided to have some days beetween Florence and Lucca and since we stayed in the city center of Lucca we decided to choose a country place close to Firenze and Fiesole. We dicovered Villa Torre di Colonne and we think it has been the best choice for us. Alba, the owner lives on the other side of the wide courtyard and is a special person. Calm, sweet very welcoming. The house is part of a medieval complex with a Tower. It is well equipped and with space enough for 4 or six people. We were only 2. In march we enjoied the cozy atmosphere of the fireplace having dinner. We think in summer this location should be perfect for escaping the heat!! Great value for the price we payed. Florence is at 15 minutes drive and Fiesole at less then 10 minutes. Following the Alba's indication we also visited the small little churh of Lubaco that we never discovered without her hint. Thank you, grazie Alba, you have a beautiful holiday house. We will be back as soon we can.

Review 1-10 of 25


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