Historic Centre holiday villa rental with private pool, internet access, balcony/terrace and air con

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From the manager

  • Villa
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies

Key information

  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the manager

The property offers breathtaking views southwards across the city plain as far as Pistoia, where the Duomo, on a clear day, is visible in the distance. Ideal for visiting Florence by short train journey!

This spacious five bedroom villa, dating back to the late 18th century, is built on three levels, and has recently been restored but retains many original features including antique furnishings, artwork and numerous family heirlooms. Fine old beams and rafters, original polished parquet floors, terracotta tiled floors, French arched windows, and vaulted ceilings are all part of the charm as are the two hand painted bedrooms which date back to 1800's.

The five bedrooms are all beautifully furnished, and the bathrooms are spacious, tasteful and pristine. With 3 bedrooms on one floor and 2 on another, this villa is perfect for two families, giving each an element of privacy.

The living area is spacious, consisting of living/dining room, spacious kitchen/diner, and study all of which are light, airy and very well furnished

The large terrace overlooking the swimming pool and gardens is accessible from the living room and study via French windows and offers a wonderful spot for enjoying the vista while sipping pre dinner drinks.....

The property is set in circa 4 hectares , with olive trees, vineyard and old oak woods. Guests have at their disposal large green spaces and a football field which is let to grass.

Fantastically located for exploring should one be able to tear oneself away from the Villa.....

The owner, his wife, and grown up son live next door and are on hand to help with anything required. They have their own gardens and full privacy is respected.

The house is situated on 3 floors:

Hallway leading to very large living/dining room with original fireplace, parquet flooring and arched French windows leading out to terrace. SAT TV, CD player and DVD player

Spacious kitchen diner with Faenza-style tiles, old working fireplace and brand new household appliances including oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer. Leading to utility room with washing and ironing facilities

Study with French doors leading to terrace. WIFI. Air con.

First floor:

Two light and airy twin bedrooms, one with beamed, and one with vaulted ceiling, one overlooking the gardens and pool and the other overlooking the wooded river valley

Double bedroom with beamed ceilings with views over garden and pool, out to Pistoia

Bathroom one, with large shower area, WC, Bidet, sink

Separate WC room

Insect screens on bedroom windows

Second floor:

Two amazing hand painted frescoe style bedrooms - one double and one twin, with beamed ceilings and again lots of natural light.

Two good sized shower rooms , WC, Bidet, sink. Both boast beamed ceilings and one has a beautiful arched door.

Outside:

Enormous terrace with wonderful panorama - perfect for sunbathing or eating al fresco

BBQ

Garden with private pool and great views

Notes to prices:

Initial, twice weekly and final clean are included in the price.

Please note a security deposit of E500 is required.

Local chiefs are available to prepare, right in the kitchen of the Villa, exquisite Tuscan cooking dinners.

Tuscan Cooking Classes can be arranged at the Villa on request.

A little about location:

Perfect location!

All this space, peace, tranquility and elegance can be found just 1.5km from the City of Pistoia, 15 minutes from Montecatini 20 minutes from Florence (easiest by train) , 30 minutes from Lucca, 45 minutes from the seaside , 45 minutes from Pisa and 1 hr 15 minutes from Siena.

The nearest cafè/bar and supermarket is 1,5 km away.

The closest tennis court is 2,5 km away.

For golf lovers there are courses at Montecatini 15 km; Prato 20 km and Florence 35km

And, if real relaxation is on your mind, try the local Spas for a day of beauty treatments, massage and unwinding in the warm grottos .......

Local Authority Tourist Tax is included in the price

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • 3 Super King Beds
  • 4 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 Shower rooms, 1 Toilet Only

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

About the manager

Tuscan Retreats Ltd
Calendar updated:
09 Oct 2021

Years listed:
12

Based in:
United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English, Italian
This Villa has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 10 Nov 2014. Located in Pistoia, it has 2 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £1886 to £3028.
The Manager has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 09 Oct 2021.

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Lovely accommodation with fabulous views over Pistoia
Jul 2015

The villa owner Raffaello greeted us very warmly even though our flight to Pisa had been delayed and we arrived after midnight. Some provisions had been left in the kitchen to tide us over until we c… More 

Reviewed 10 Sep 2015

Response from the manager
Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed this beautiful villa!
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Everything you want from Tuscany
Aug 2015

Vicky Middleton St Helens, UK 1st-8th August 2015 We had a wonderful time at Villa Raffaello. 4 adults, 3 children (aged 6-10 years) and plenty of space for all of us. The house is lovely and in a ver… More 

Reviewed 25 Aug 2015

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