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Valecchio, Pontassieve - Florence

3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 6 guests Private Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

Valecchio is a spacious villa for six sharing, a super place to bring together friends or family for a memory-making holiday. Not only does it have a homely feel, it is also truly flexible, split between a main villa and a semi-detached apartment, so might just present the perfect solution if you’re travelling with grandparents or older children.
From the moment you step into the open-plan living area in the main lounge, with its herringbone-pattern terracotta tiles, beamed ceilings and exposed sections of stone wall, you will begin to appreciate the villa’s truly authentic Tuscan vibe.

The initial warm impression, created by the stone facade, which is part-painted in striking yellows and blues, is enhanced inside by the soft colours in the décor and the well-chosen antique-style furniture. The lounge is oriented to take in the rural views, with furniture positioned to overlook an utValecchioterly bucolic landscape, framed by a valley and mountains and enhanced by a babbling brook. Outside, the huge garden can feel like your own private nature reserve, with mature trees, shrubs and the enchanting remnants of an 11th-century mill. You can choose from two furnished terraces for dinner: one covered by a gazebo; another outside the attached apartment. Both have superlative views, as does the private pool. From here on the raised pool terrace, the scene is truly spectacular, a panorama of mighty wooded hills tumbling into the valley below.

Main house

Ground floor

Raised Ground Floor

Lounge-Kitchen-Diner

Table and chairs, two armchairs, coffee table, side table, fully-equipped kitchen, stairs to lower-ground floor.

Lower Ground Floor

Bedroom 1

Two twin beds (cannot be converted into a double), bureau, chair, door to garden.

Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC.

Bedroom 2
Double bed (cannot be converted into a twin), wardrobe, occasional table, two chairs, door to garden.

Apartment

Kitchen-Diner

Table, two easy chairs, basically equipped kitchenette.

Bedroom
Double bed (cannot be converted into a twin), closet, chair, stool, shelving unit, doors to garden.

Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC.

Our Thoughts
Valecchio has a comfy, warm and welcoming feel. You will be charmed by stylish touches such as the exposed sections of stone and the antique bedstead with its padded headboard. The views of the Chianti countryside are simply stunning, even from the properties, thanks to generously-sized windows. We love the well-tended garden, too, with its mature cypress trees and outbuildings mantled in foliage. Should you wish to explore the countryside you will find the popular town of Rufina just a short drive away. But if you’re dining at home, feel free to top up your larder from the vegetables and fruit growing in the garden.

Notes
Three bedrooms, two bathrooms. The owner and two family members occupy both floors of the main house and have their own private entrance. The property is not fenced. A complementary welcome buffet is provided on arrival.
Parking - available on site

Pool
The pool is 80m away from the property but within the garden. It is entered by steps and handrail at either end; the owner and family will not use the pool while guests are staying. Poolside features include sun loungers, parasols and a small fridge. Pool size: 7m x 14m, 1.2-1.5m deep. Open May to September, weather permitting.


Facilities

Pet Friendly
Flexible dates
Internet
2 furnished terraces
Barbecue
Flat screen TV
TV - Sat Astra Free View
DVD player (Euro)
CD player
Filter coffee maker
Moka espresso maker
Kettle
Oven
Microwave
Dishwasher
Toaster
Iron
Ironing board
Cook on request - extra cost
Hairdryer
Mosquito screens
Electric fans
Cooking Courses
Ping-pong table onsite
Pets welcome
No smoking
Maid service available for extra charge
A communal washing machine, paid for as used

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is 300 Euro payable only in Euro. This is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property, contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.

Approach road: Unpaved road in good condition

What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check in is from 16:00 - 19:00.
Checkout by: 10:00

Are pool towels supplied?
included - provided by local supplier

Is there Internet in the villa?
free WI-FI available

Weekly linen, tea and bathroom towels: included - provided by local supplier

Heating, if used: by consumption

Final clean: included - provided by local supplier

Tourist tax to pay on arrival: included in the rental price

Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost

High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

Optional extra costs: Heating if used is charged by consumption.
Washing machine on site for guests to use with an additional charge.

Concierge Service
Sometimes the villa is all that you need, but if you’re tempted by the culture, excitement and activity Tuscany has to offer, then the To Tuscany free Concierge Service could be for you. Working alongside our local hand-picked partners and professionals, your concierge is there to ensure you have experiences to remember. At the time of booking or any time prior to arrival at your villa, your concierge will be happy to discuss any additional requirements to help make your stay extra special. This can include anything from organising a pre-arrival shopping service to booking a personal chef for a special meal.

Concierge Service Contact
Email: concierge@to-tuscany.com


Villa rates

  • 2018
  • 2019
Date range
7 night price
29 Sep - 29 Dec 2018
1296 US Dollar
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
3179 US Dollar
05 Jan - 20 Apr 2019
1310 US Dollar
20 Apr - 27 Apr 2019
2086 US Dollar
27 Apr - 01 Jun 2019
1721 US Dollar
01 Jun - 29 Jun 2019
2086 US Dollar
29 Jun - 31 Aug 2019
3179 US Dollar
31 Aug - 28 Sep 2019
1897 US Dollar
28 Sep - 21 Dec 2019
1310 US Dollar
21 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
2086 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Ground
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bedroom
Dining Room
Cottage Ground
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Cottage First
Lounge
Kitchen
Dining Room

Villa location

 
How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 59km - 1h 08m
  • Aeroporto Bologna: 112km - 1h 43m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 119km - 1h 44m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Borgo San Lorenzo: 25km - 0h 43m
  • Fiesole: 31km - 0h 54m
  • Vallombrosa: 32km - 0h 58m
The nearest grocery shop, supermarket, pharmacy and bank can be found in Rufina, 7km away. Rufina is a popular town that boasts some beautiful religious archeticture in the form of several churchs and the castle Castiglioni. There are several popular bars and restaurants to frequent. “Il Colognolo” comes highly recommended by the owners of Valecchio.

 More options
Airport
Station
Golf Club
Restaurant
Attraction
Town
Tennis
Horse riding
Beach

Guest reviews: Valecchio <div class='textCenter'>9,8/ 10</div>Score from 8 reviews - Superb (8 Client reviews)

Anonymous
September 2018
Adult family group
Hohenpeißenberg , Germany Hohenpeißenberg , Germany
Guest villa score
10/10
Would you like to translate?
Nach anfänglichen Orientierungsproblemen war der Aufenthalt in traumhafter Lage wunderschön. Die Vermieter sind sehr hilfsbereit und gastfreundlich. Absolut perfekt für alle, die im Urlaub Ruhe suchen, trotzdem nahe an Florenz sind und Feldwege nicht scheuen.

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Any duration

Duration (weeks)

Any size

Number of Guests

adults (ages 16 +)

children (ages 2 - 15)

infants (ages <2 yr)


7 nights from
1310 to 3179 US Dollar
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