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Property Details

Sleeps:
8
Single Bedrooms:
0
Double Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
4
Type:
Farmhouse
Property #:
20506
Nearest Town:
Palaia
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Charming Hilltop Farmhouse in Tuscany

Casa Palaia

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About The Experience
Authentic Tuscan design and eclectic charm describes this renovated farmhouse, located only 6 km from the 12th century village of Palaia. Ample windows and French doors create a bright airy atmosphere; each bedroom has an en suite bathroom, a rarity in most Italian rentals. Relax in the charming loggia with access to a spacious courtyard or stroll through the private olive grove with panoramic views- either way this farmhouse provides the perfect retreat for a group of friends or large family looking to enjoy the peace of the countryside.
Location Description

Located on a hilltop in the province of Pisa, this farmhouse is 6 km from the picturesque village of Palaia where there are several restaurants. Located 30 km away is the famous city of Pisa, a convenient city to travel from with an intercity bus service, three train stations and an airport. Many important cities are reachable from Pisa’s train station; a few include: Rome, Genoa, Grosseto, Lucca and Florence.

Nearby Attractions: Golf, Tennis

Siena: 92 km/57 mi
Florence: 63 km/39 mi
Lucca: 50 km/31 mi
Pisa: 41 km/25 mi
Palaia: 6 km/4 mi

Exterior Description
The villa is a beautifully restored old farmhouse with wonderful views of the countryside. A spacious loggia furnished with a wicker couch and various lounge chairs leads to a charming courtyard with potted flowers and plants. There is a large grassy area with mature trees bordering the rear of the house and a small olive grove. The swimming pool (12x6m) with lounge chairs is nestled among olive trees and green hedges. An original bread oven which can be used for pizzas and barbecues will add a delightful touch to your al fresco afternoon or evening meals. There is also a small guesthouse that is most appropriate for a couple or a small family.
Interior Description
(400 m2)

Ground Floor: The entrance hall leads to a large living room with comfortable couches, armchairs and a fireplace. There is a large kitchen/dining room area. The renovated kitchen is equipped with modern appliances. There is a guest bathroom on this floor. All the rooms open onto the garden.

First Floor: There are four bedrooms on this floor and one sitting room with stairs leading directly to the garden. The first bedroom has a queen size bed and en suite bathroom with shower. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and en suite bathroom with tub. The third bedroom has queen size bed and en suite bathroom with shower and tub. The fourth bedroom has two single beds and en suite bathroom with a shower.

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
  • Extra Housekeeping: Upon request
  • Transfer Service: Upon request
  • Concierge Service: Upon request

Please Note:

  • Housekeeping is provided for 3 hours per day, 3 days per week. Additional Housekeeping can be arranged for an additional fee.

Features and Amenities

  • Independent Villa
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • Piano
  • TV - Local Channels Only
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Concierge Service Available - Extra Cost
  • Cook Service Available - Extra Cost
  • Housekeeping - Included
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Stay
Sep-30-2017 - Dec-23-2017 $5,600 1 wk
Dec-23-2017 - Jan-06-2018 $6,537 1 wk
Jan-06-2018 - Mar-24-2018 $5,109 1 wk
Mar-24-2018 - Apr-07-2018 $5,963 1 wk
Apr-07-2018 - Jun-02-2018 $5,109 1 wk
Jun-02-2018 - Jun-30-2018 $5,963 1 wk
Jun-30-2018 - Aug-25-2018 $8,292 1 wk
Aug-25-2018 - Sep-01-2018 $6,901 1 wk
Sep-01-2018 - Sep-29-2018 $5,963 1 wk
Sep-29-2018 - Oct-13-2018 $5,600 1 wk
Oct-13-2018 - Dec-22-2018 $5,109 1 wk
Dec-22-2018 - Jan-05-2019 $5,963 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sat 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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 any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 1000 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Heating: According to consumption
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption

Other Notes

  • AT THE TIME OF THE BALANCE PAYMENT, THE PRIMARY RENTER IS REQUIRED TO GIVE RENTVILLAS.COM THEIR PASSPORT #, ALONG WITH THE DATE AND PLACE THE PASSPORT WAS ISSUED. UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • Departure Time: 10:00 am
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
  • 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

  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
  • Peace and Quiet
  • View
  • Outside Area
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bedrooms
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Based on 1 Reviews

Customer Reviews

Overall:
It was a peaceful and beautiful property and we had a great week there both using it as a launching pad for sightseeing and as a great place to hang out with the kids and relax.
Enjoyed Most:
We loved the grounds and the view. The villa itself was beautiful and spacious with the right number of bedrooms and good room size. The pool was terrific as was the furniture. We also appreciated the games/toys/books that were there.
Enjoyed Least:
Since the property is not air-conditioned the top floor became very hot at night even with the fan on. Because not all the windows were screened, we could not open them due to heavy mosquitos. Also, we liked Francesco and Liliana but it would have been helpful if someone had spoken some English.
Surrounding Area:
We enjoyed running/walking to the nearby villages--the nearby Co-op for shopping and proximity to Firenze and Pisa.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Palaia was not exactly walking distance. Genovese was within walking distance but there is not much happening there.
Tips or Restaurants:
Bring lots of good bug spray from the US. The Italian spray was fairly useless.
Check In Out:
It was smooth and painless.

David, August