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Property Details

Sleeps:
18
Single Bedrooms:
0
Double Bedrooms:
9
Bathrooms:
7
Type:
Villa
Property #:
14743
Nearest Town:
Gambassi Terme

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Self Catering Accommodation in Tuscany

Villa Cacciatore

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About The Experience

This villa is a great choice for a large group to enjoy the peace and quiet of a large estate (with walking trails) as well as proximity to day trips to San Gimignano, Volterra, Siena, and Florence. There is also the possibility of hiring a cook for your evening dinners or special celebrations.

Location Description

The property is located five kilometers from Gambassi Terme, a small town about an hour southwest of Florence. In Gambassi Terme, one can find restaurants and shops with basic supplies. Pisa, Siena, and the fashionable Tyrrenian coast are only an hour away by car.

Nearby Attractions: True culture and history seekers can expand their knowledge of Tuscany with trips to the nearby towns of Certaldo (9.2 km), Castelfiorentino (9.7 km), and Volterra (29.6 km).

Pisa: 60 km/32 mi
Florence: 55 km/34 mi
Siena: 53 km/33 mi
San Gimignano: 18 km/11 mi
Gambassi Terme: 5 km/3 mi
Exterior Description

(150 hectares) This property dates back to 1900, when it was a simple farming estate. A famous aviator purchased the property and built three unique hunting lodges that still accompany the villa today. 20 years later, the Finzi-Contini family of Florence purchased the property. They lived there until 1954, when the current owners took it over. The property features a combination of Tuscan stone, cotto bricks, and rolling English lawns. The villa has a private pool.The hunting lodges have They offer fabulous views, mature oak woods, and access to a vast nature reserve with trails.

Interior Description
(300 m2/3,229 ft2)

Ground Floor: There are three entrances to the villa. One entrance leads through the loggia, between two ivy-covered columns, and through a glass door into the main living area. Another entrance is via the terrace, where a glass door leads directly into the kitchen. The third entrance is through the garden, where an original terracotta staircase leads directly to the upstairs bedrooms. Entering from the loggia, there is a living area with a fireplace and terracotta floors. The ground floor also has a room furnished with a TV and antique sofas. The adjacent sitting area has a large sofa, a baby grand piano, and windows overlooking the garden. There is a dining room with marble floors and a large wooden table that seats eighteen people. A wooden door leads into the fully equipped kitchen, which has two refrigerators. There is also a WC with a washing machine. A hallway with a staircase leads to the first floor.

First Floor: A long hallway connects all five bedrooms of the first floor: Giglio, Ginestra, Rosa, Geranio, and Margherita. Giglio has a queen-size bed (160 cm), antique furniture, and an en suite bathroom (with shower). Ginestra has a queen-size bed (160 cm) and a private terrace. Rosa has a queen-size bed (160 cm) and access to the same private terrace. Ginestra and Rosa share an en suite bathroom (with shower), which is situated in a connecting antechamber. Geranio and Margherita each have two twin-beds. They share an en suite bathroom (with tub), which is also situated in a connecting antechamber. The first floor has wood flooring. At the end of the hallway, a staircase leads to the second floor.

Second Floor: There are four bedrooms: Girasole, Ciclamino, Iris, and Papavero. Girasole has a queen-size bed (160 cm), antique furniture, and an en suite bathroom (with shower). Ciclamino has a queen-size bed (160 cm) and an ensuite bathroom (with shower). Iris has a queen-size bed (160 cm), while Papavero has a queen-size bed and is most suitable for children. Iris and Papavero share an en suite bathroom (with shower), which is situated in a connecting antechamber. The second floor has terracotta flooring.

Features Description

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.

  • Cook Service: Upon request
  • Housekeeping: 10 Euro per hour

Please Note:

  • There is air conditioning in all bedrooms.

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Independent Villa
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • Piano
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning - Partial House
  • Fireplace - Indoor
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Cook Service Available - Extra Cost
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Stay
Sep-16-2017 - Dec-22-2017 $4,901 1 wk
Dec-22-2017 - Jan-08-2018 $7,281 1 wk
Jan-08-2018 - May-05-2018 $4,901 1 wk
May-05-2018 - Jun-30-2018 $6,301 1 wk
Jun-30-2018 - Aug-31-2018 $9,102 1 wk
Aug-31-2018 - Oct-13-2018 $6,301 1 wk
Oct-13-2018 - Dec-22-2018 $4,901 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sat 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Questions and Answers From Our Clients

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Q: I will be staying with a group at Villa Caccitore, formally Villa Edera, in October 2006. I have heard that there can be a problem using international electrical converter/adapters at some of the older villas. Any help you can give would be appreciated.
Q: There are no pictures of the kitchen. This is a concern Does anyone have photos of the kitchen?

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Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 400 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Heating: According to consumption
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Air Conditioning - Daily Charge: 45 EUR

Other Notes

  • Housekeeping available upon request at an extra charge
  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • Arrival Fee (Outside Posted Times): Payable upon arrival
  • Departure Time: 10:00 am
  • Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival
  • UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. IF ARRIVING AT DIFFERENT TIMES GUESTS HAVE 24 HOURS TO COMPLETE THIS PROCEDURE OR OWNERS WILL BE FINED BY THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
  • Extra Services (cook, housekeeping, etc) may be arranged for a non-refundable fee payable to Rentvillas.com. Last minute requests (less than 2 weeks prior to arrival) will be an extra charge. Please inquire for pricing.

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Customer Ratings

  • 4.5 Star Rating Overall
  • Peace and Quiet
  • View
  • Outside Area
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
Based on 11 Reviews

Customer Reviews

Overall:
Quaint villa in the countryside.
Enjoyed Most:
Spacious interior.
Enjoyed Least:
Heating and fireplace.
Surrounding Area:
Lots of nearby villages. It's very peaceful.

Andrew, June

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Overall:
We had a lovely time although the weather was not cooperating. Gabriella was wonderful. The welcome dinner was great and the rooms are large. The whole house was very clean. We really enjoyed our stay.
Enjoyed Most:
The wonderful quietness of the property.
Surrounding Area:
The quaint towns and vineyards.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Gambassi Terme was the nearest town but the walking path was long and wet. Walking on the road seemed as though it would be unsafe.
Directions:
We used a GPS and it didn't work very well. A better sign out in front of the villa would have been helpful.
Check In Out:
Check in and check out was very easy.

Mickey, May

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Overall:
Excellent.
Enjoyed Most:
The amount of space available.
Surrounding Area:
Wonderful countryside.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Gambasse; it isn't within walking distance.
Tips or Restaurants:
Make sure you ask about the washer and dryer. It took us 2 days to find them and then another day to figure out how to use them.
Directions:
Once we got on the property, it took a few wrong turns to find the villa.

Donna, June

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