Beautiful 17th century villa (365 m2) which occupies a hillside on the old road to Bologna, just fifteen minutes north of the center of Florence. From the house you can enjoy a splendid view over the whole city: you can see the Duomo towards South and enjoy the pleasant sights of the countryside hills in the other directions. Guests have at their disposal a beautiful equipped fenced-in garden (about 600 m2) with a partially above-ground swimming-pool (4×8 m – maximum depth 1,35 m) (01/05-30/09) that occupies one of the natural terraces where lemon trees used to be cultivated in a great earthenware vases. Built-in brick barbecue. Facing this side of the property is the glass-enclosed room which holds a table where six people can dine with a view of the Duomo. At the other end of the garden is a cottage with a washing machine, dryer, iron and board, and a small WC. Well restored, the house is tastefully furnished with beautiful pieces and some antiques. On request it is possible to arrange cooking classes (price to be agreed with the owner at the time a booking is confirmed). Central heating. PLEASE NOTE: For reservations less than one week, add 5% to the booking price.
ACCOMMODATION: Gr. fl. entrance, living-room (satellite TV), living-room with fireplace, dining-room, kitchen (oven, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, American coffeemaker, table for two). It opens onto a covered pergola with dining for the entire group. 1st fl.:1 double bedroom with large panoramic balcony (24 m2) and sofa-bed, 1 twin-bedded room, 1 bedroom with French bed and 1 single bed (these 2 bedrooms share a balcony), 1 bathroom with shower and bath. Then there is a suite with its own entrance, featuring 1 double bedroom, small kitchen and 1 bathroom with shower. 2nd fl.: 1 double bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower. 3rd fl.: (reached by a comfortable flight of stairs) a large terrace with deck chairs and one of the best views over the city. Air conditioning in the bedrooms.
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LOCATION: 200 m food shop and a bar, 5 km Fiesole, 6 km the historical centre of Florence 6 km, 70 km Siena. A bus stop with busses to the city centre and to the railway station is only a few metres away from the villa.