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Casa la Quercia, Grezzano - Borgo San Lorenzo - Florence and Chianti

5 bedrooms 3 bathrooms 10 guests Private Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

There’s a real sense of history about this quirky old stone villa in the heart of the Florentine countryside, named after the 500-year-old oak tree in its grounds. It offers a perfect blend of old and new, melding traditional Tuscan architecture with modern furnishings and fittings. The open-plan, split-level layout, linked by stairs and arches, is straight out of an interiors magazine. On the ground floor, a cavernous (and superbly equipped) kitchen flows into an equally spacious dining room. Up a short flight of stairs, a second huge lounge unfolds, leading upwards again to the top floor and a further space for relaxing. There are unique details, too, such as the beautiful hardwood dining table in the kitchen and the king-size bed in the mezzanine-floor bedroom, both of which are made from reclaimed peroba.

The villa itself isn’t the only attraction. There is a huge patio at the front, which is likely to rival the lounges as the place to meet on warm sunny days, and a second terrace by the kitchen provides a handy spot for dining al fresco. At the rear of the villa is a delightful garden with a private pool at its heart. With Pisa, Florence and the vineyards of Chianti close by, this is a wonderful base for what’s bound to be a memorable holiday.

Ground Floor

Dining Room

Table and chairs, sideboard, trunk, side table, chairs, main entrance.

Kitchen
Fully equipped, table and benches, two armchairs, fireplace.

Bathroom 
Shower, sink, WC.

Utility Room
Fully equipped.

Mezzanine floor

Lounge 1

Two sofas, banquette, armchair, coffee table, writing desk, bureau, sideboard.

Bedroom 1
Double bed (cannot be converted into twins), wardrobe, armchair, mosquito screens, French windows to garden.

First Floor

Lounge 2

Two sofas, banquette, coffee table, chairs.

Study
Desk and chair, two bookcases.

Bedroom 2
Double bed (cannot be converted into twins), chest of drawers, chair, mosquito screens.

Bedroom 3
Double bed (cannot be converted into twins), chest of drawers, mosquito screens.

Bedroom 4
Twin beds (cannot be converted into a double), chest of drawers, chairmosquito screens.

Bedroom 5
Four-poster double bed (cannot be converted into twins), wardrobe, chest of drawers, chaise longue, armchair, mosquito screens.

Bathroom 
Shower, sink, WC.

Bathroom 
Shower, sink, WC.

Our Thoughts
This is such an unusual villa, authentically Tuscan, yet with a layout that belongs very much to this century. We love that there are so many places to relax here, outside and in. All those sofas and stylish banquettes – even a chaise longue in one of the bedrooms. And the inside-outside appeal is wonderful, too: the way the mezzanine bedroom opens out into the garden beneath the canopy of an ancient oak. The pool is a beauty, with its elegantly dressed pergola.

Notes
There are steep open steps leading to the different levels and some high steps up to rooms on the ground floor. Guests with young children are asked to take necessary precautions around the open staircase.
The TV plays DVDs and can be connected to your computer via HDMI cable for Internet viewing. There is no SAT or Terrestrial connection.

Pool
Length: 12 metres
Width: 6 metres
Depth: 1.2 - 2 metres
Entrance: Metal ladder
Opening times: May to September
Fenced: No
Furnished: Sunloungers and parasols
Cleansed: Chlorine
Distance from villa: 10 metres


Facilities

Washing Machine
Internet
Pool towels
Infant bed/chair
Kitchen
Dishes/Utensils
Fridge/ Freezer
Bed linen and towels
Lounge
Stove top
Barbecue
Terrace
Fire place
Filter coffee maker
Espresso maker
Oven
Microwave
Dishwasher
Hairdryer
No pets
Fans
Mosquito screens
No smoking
This is a privately owned villa. Owners of privately owned villas are not permitted to carry out services for guests. Services such as linen, towels and cleaning are arranged by To Tuscany and carried out by our local partners.

Villa rates

  • 2023
  • 2024
Date range
7 night price
07 Jan - 25 Mar 2023
$3,166
25 Mar - 27 May 2023
$3,166
27 May - 01 Jul 2023
$4,111
01 Jul - 26 Aug 2023
$5,495
26 Aug - 30 Sep 2023
$4,111
30 Sep - 11 Nov 2023
$3,166
11 Nov - 16 Dec 2023
$3,166
16 Dec - 30 Dec 2023
$4,111
Date range
7 night price
30 Dec - 06 Jan 2024
$4,111
06 Jan - 23 Mar 2024
$3,166
23 Mar - 18 May 2024
$3,166
18 May - 06 Jul 2024
$4,111
06 Jul - 31 Aug 2024
$5,495
31 Aug - 28 Sep 2024
$4,111
28 Sep - 09 Nov 2024
$3,166
09 Nov - 21 Dec 2024
$3,166
21 Dec - 28 Dec 2024
$4,111

House rules

The Security Deposit is €500 payable only in Euro cash is required on arrival. You will be reimbursed on check-out should no damage occur during your stay

Tourist tax: 1,00 € per person, per night for the first 6 nights, some exemptions apply

Charged based on usage: Heating Villa

Arrival guide

Meet and greet
Arrival time is 17:00 - 19:00. Departure time is before 10:00. 

Approach road: Paved

Parking: Private, onsite parking


Layout (320 sqm)

Ground floor
Kitchen
Bathroom
Terrace
Dining Room
Closed - no entry
First floor
Lounge
Bedroom
Second floor
Lounge
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Study

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 51km - 0h 50m
  • Aeroporto Bologna: 94km - 1h 13m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 123km - 1h 34m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Borgo San Lorenzo: 8km - 0h 12m
  • Fiesole: 30km - 0h 39m
  • Florence: 41km - 1h 04m
The nearest grocery shop is in Luco Mugello 2 km away. All other amenities including a bank, pharmacy and supermarket can be found at Borgo San Lorenzo 12kms away. There is a popular restaurant in the local area “La Bottega” which is approximately a five minute walk from the villa. There is also a large outlet village at Barberino di Mugello 24km away.

Guest reviews: Casa la Quercia 9,5/10 Score from 6 reviews - Superb (6 Client reviews)

Anonymous
July 2022
Young couple
Greve, Denmark Greve, Denmark
Guest villa score
10/10
To Tuscany team comments for this review:
Thank you for this wonderful review!

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adults Ages 16+

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