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Beautiful Tuscan villa in Florence with private po Villa

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 12 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Beautiful Tuscan villa in Florence with private po

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 1 review

  • Villa
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 12 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Villa Rovezzano is only a few minutes from central Florence and yet set in a peaceful and elegant park, approached by a long tree lined drive way. It is the perfect way to have total access to the city whilst still being able to escape in an oasis of green tranquillity.

The villa was originally the limonaio (Green house), stables and granary of a much larger noble villa near by. By no means diminutive it’s self it has been in the same Florentine family for several generations housing their residences upstairs and a cottage workshop that wove fine Florentine textiles downstairs, now on the ground floor there are 4 apartments.

The villa was built on medieval foundations in the 17th century. During the second half of the 19th century it used to belong to the baroness Firella Favard de L’Anglade and since 1946 houses the artesian workshop created by Countess Maria Antionietta di Frassineto who wished to continue the antique Florentine Renaissance art of hand weaving drapery fabrics.

Villa Rovezzano is only a few minutes from central Florence and yet set in a peaceful and elegant park, approached by a long tree lined drive way. It is the perfect way to have total access to the city whilst still being able to escape in an oasis of green tranquillity.

The villa was originally the limonaio (Green house), stables and granary of a much larger noble villa near by. By no means diminutive it’s self it has been in the same Florentine family for several generations housing their residences upstairs and a cottage workshop that wove fine Florentine textiles downstairs, now on the ground floor there are 4 apartments.

The villa was built on medieval foundations in the 17th century. During the second half of the 19th century it used to belong to the baroness Firella Favard de L’Anglade and since 1946 houses the artesian workshop created by Countess Maria Antionietta di Frassineto who wished to continue the antique Florentine Renaissance art of hand weaving drapery fabrics. Guests are also invited to observe specific characteristics and the fabric production techniques in the owners historical archives.

Accommodation: One enters the villa by way of a fairly steep stair case which finishes in a spacious open area that houses a large antique writing desk and book shelves. From there is a long hall way off of which open all the double bedrooms with their own bathroom. Each room has it’s own television and an over head ceiling fan. Wi-Fi internet connection available.

The bathrooms are pleasantly tiled with pastel colours and in good condition, they were last renovated in 2008 and are all fitted with hairdryers. The bathrooms are all en suite and have showers.

At the end of the hall way is the sitting room with another smaller desk, two commodious comfy sofas, a fire place and other occasional furniture. The white washed walls are hung with 18th and 19th century prints, the floors are original worn terracotta and the ceilings have massive chestnut beams. From the living room one passes to a large open plan dining and kitchen area that opens on to an equally spacious terrace, wide enough for two long dinning tables as well as sun lounges and pots of lemons.

The kitchen is well out fitted with stove, oven, fridge and dishwasher as well as a big wooden dining table and Carrara marble counters.

Garden and Swimming pool: A delightful gravelled path, flanked with clipped hedges and a shady avenue of mature poplar trees, leads you to the villa. The large and immaculately manicured renaissance park includes a walled vegetable garden, a fenced area with the swimming pool and extensive lawns, on the other side of clipped hedges stretches an even larger botanical garden belonging to the Florence city council.

The feeling is of being immersed in greenery despite being minutes from the city centre. Please note that swimming pool is open in high season only and is 11,50 x 7,00 meters and 1,30 - 2,20 meters deep. The pool is private and just occasionally is shared with the owners.

Location description from owner

The Tuscany region

Florence is less than 10 minutes by car or 20 minutes by city bus. The villa is only 5 minutes from the Firenze sud Autostrada exit that can connect you with the rest of Tuscany, Italy and even Europe.

The closest airport is Florence 25-30 minutes, then Pisa which is about 1 ½ hours and Rome airport is about 3 hours by car.

Florence

Nearby facilities:

Nearest town: Florence km 5

Restaurants: Florence km 0,2

Supermarket: Florence km 0,5

Grocery: Florence km 0,5

Shops: Florence km 1

Outlets: The Mall, Reggello km 20

Bank: Florence km 1

Post office: Florence km 0,5

Chemistry: Florence km 0,7

Tennis court: Florence km 4

Golf: Ugolino km 12

Horse riding: Bagno a Ripoli km 10

SPA: Florence km 5

Train station: Florence km 5

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Key Info

  • Nearest beach 110 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: Double Bed
    Bedroom 4: Double Bed
    Bedroom 5: Double Bed
    Bedroom 6: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 6 En suites

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

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.
Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Croci Manola (Property Manager InTuscany)
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
23 Aug 2016
Years listed:
3
Based in:
Italy

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian


This Villa has 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and sleeps 12. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 15 Mar 2013. Located in Province of Florence, it has 1 review with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £2259 to £2581.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 Aug 2016.

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“A wonderful holiday in a fabulous villa”

Reviewed 6 Aug 2013

We stayed here for a week and it was fantastic! We really hope to return again. Location is perfect, you can reach Florence by bus (bus stop a few minutes walk from villa) or by taxi, it's only a ten minute journey. The pool at this villa is immense and very private. There is a beautiful treed driveway into this property and the property itself is very secluded which was perfect. The owners are wonderful and so helpful. We spent many days by the pool and barbecued at the villa one or two evenings. Grocery store and some restaurants are close by. Decor is traditional with some modern twists. A warning though for anyone going to florence in July is to take plenty of good strong insect repellent. We actually did this but could still not avoid being bitten. I have to say the owners were more than the perfect hosts. They even posted us a pair I'd sunglasses we left behind and would not take any money for doing this. So kind of them. This property has the best of both worlds - you can relax in its lovely location but you will not be far from Florence!

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