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Beautiful Tuscan Villa with Tower and Private Swimming Pool near Florence

Villa Sara

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About The Experience
Is anything better than an historic, well-appointed villa with a tower bedroom and a wine cellar? How about a villa that is just twenty minutes from Florence with a bus stop right out your front door? A wonderful choice for large groups, this seven bedroom villa has several equipped outdoor spaces for lounging and dining and a private swimming pool within a landscaped garden. Ideal for visiting the Chianti region, day trips may include San Gimignano and Siena.
Location Description
This villa is located one kilometer from the small village of Grassina Ponte a Erna. This village has some basic services included a grocery store, bank, post office, a bar, and some restaurants. The birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence, is 20 kilometers away and can be reached by car or the bus, with a bus stop being just 100 meters from this villa. See the Duomo, the Academy Gallery, and Palazzo Vecchio firsthand, then go shopping in one of the open-air or flea markets filled with antiques and other goods. For more high-end shopping, be sure to visit Via dei Tornabuoni. Don’t forget to marvel at the statue of David or tour the wonders of the Uffizi Gallery. A train station in Florence can connect you to other Tuscan cities, such as Siena or Pisa, which also prove to be convenient and enjoyable day trips away from your villa.
Pisa: 90 km/56 mi
Volterra: 75 km/47 mi
Siena: 60 km/37 mi
San Gimignano: 50 km/31 mi
Vinci: 50 km/31 mi
Florence: 20 km/12 mi
Grassina Ponte A Erna: 1 km/.62 mi
Bus stop: 100 m/328 ft
Exterior Description
(1 hectare/2.5 acres)
This villa sits within a peaceful and private property. Around the property are olive orchards, and surrounding the private swimming pool (12m x 8m, open mid-May - mid-September) are laurel hedges. A large lawn and garden have a big oak tree and fig tree. There are two outdoor areas for lounging or dining al fresco; one in the front, where there are two galleries, or arcades, and another area in front of the entrance to the first floor. 100 meters from the villa is a bus stop that will take your group to Florence, just twenty minutes away. There is parking for several cars.
Interior Description
(900 m2/9,687 ft2)

Ground Floor: Entrance to the villa is on this floor. Here, guests will also find the villa’s wine cellar, which is open for tasting tours upon request. There is a small gym with a sauna, the laundry room with a washing machine, clothes dryer, and iron and board, and staff quarters, which are not available to guests.

First Floor (about 15 steps): A large hall with a fireplace gives on to two living rooms, one of which has an office area with a fax machine and ADSL internet connection. A dining hall has a table for fourteen guests and leads to the kitchen with an oven, microwave, dishwasher, and American coffee maker. There is a guest bathroom, a double bedroom with a queen size bed (160 cm) and an en suite shower, and a second double bedroom with a queen size bed (160 cm) and an en suite shower and tub.

Second Floor (about 30 steps): An open hall has a piano and leads to a sitting room with Satellite TV. A master bedroom with a queen size bed (160 cm) has an en suite bathroom with a shower. The first twin bedroom (90 cm) has an en suite bathroom with a shower. A second canopy twin bedroom (90 cm) and a second double bedroom with a queen size bed (160cm), share a bathroom with a shower and tub.

Third Floor (about 20 steps): This floor is the tower! There is a sitting room with a TV and a bedroom with narrow twin beds (80 cm, most comfortable for young people) and a bathroom with a tub and shower. The twin beds may be combined to form a queen size bed (160 cm) upon request. The tower yields a view over the valley.

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.

  • Dinner: Upon request; 200 Euros plus cost of food
  • Personal Laundry: Upon request
  • Extra change of Linen: 100 Euros
  • Cooking Lessons: Upon request
  • Guided Visits of Florence & Siena: Upon request

Please Note:

  • Air Conditioning: Available in the 7 bedrooms, only.
  • Window Screens: Except the bedroom in the tower, there are window screens in all the bedrooms.
  • Included with this villa is continental breakfast service every day except Sunday cost of food is extra.
  • Tour of the vineyards, cellar and wine tasting included.
  • Weekly change of linens and towels on Saturday included.
  • Housekeeping: Included and available through 7 pm, Monday - Saturday, except from 1-3pm, daily.

Features and Amenities

  • Independent Villa
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Pool Towels
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • CD player
  • Gym Equipment
  • Piano
  • Sauna
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet - Not Wireless
  • American Coffee Maker
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning - Partial House
  • Fireplace - Indoor
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Window Screens - Partial House
  • High Chair
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Housekeeping - Included

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Nov-01-2021 - Dec-18-2021 $8,860
1 wk
Dec-18-2021 - Jan-08-2022 $11,813
1 wk
Jan-08-2022 - Apr-09-2022 $8,860
1 wk
Apr-09-2022 - Apr-23-2022 $11,814
1 wk
Apr-23-2022 - Apr-30-2022 $8,860
1 wk
Apr-30-2022 - May-15-2022 $10,828
1 wk
May-15-2022 - Jun-01-2022 $11,814
1 wk
Jun-01-2022 - Jul-01-2022 $11,814
1 wk
Jul-01-2022 - Sep-01-2022 $13,782
1 wk
Sep-01-2022 - Sep-15-2022 $11,814
1 wk
Sep-15-2022 - Oct-01-2022 $10,828
1 wk
Oct-01-2022 - Nov-01-2022 $9,844
1 wk
Nov-01-2022 - Dec-17-2022 $8,860
1 wk
Dec-17-2022 - Jan-07-2023 $11,814
1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sat 5:00 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: 800 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Heating - Daily Charge: 50 EUR

Other Notes

  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day

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  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
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Customer Reviews

Beautiful villa.
Enjoyed Most:
Amount of space.
Enjoyed Least:
Stairs with rope railing.
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Nearby Events or Locales:
No, not far however no sidewalks and busy narrow road.
Tips or Restaurants:
Good grocery store in nearby town, however need car.
Check In Out:
No, the villa has wonderful history!

Mary Beth, May