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Gorgeous Florentine villa with easy accees to the city, swimming pool, garden, breathtaking views

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    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    Only one mile from Porta Romana square (Piazzale di Porta Romana), a historical gate into the city of Florence, this typical Florentine villa is situated on the hill of 'Poggio Imperiale' immersed in the beauty of the Tuscan countryside surrounded by olive groves, gardens and fruit trees.
    The villa looks out onto the gorgeous Florentine hillside including the Arcetri observatory where Galileo Galilei continued his astronomical research after being called to Florence in 1610 by Cosimo II dei Medici.

    The villa dates back to the XV century and the whole property is of much interest to the city of Florence being listed under “properties of particular cultural interest of the historical Park of the hills of Florence” in the Regulatory city plan of the city. The villa and its garden...
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (10)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(3)
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (8)
    • Microwave
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Secure Parking
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Staffed Property
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #HL25200 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Florence (Peretola): 7.5 mi
    Railway: Firenze Santa Maria Novella: 28.0 mi
    Ferry: Livorno: 58.4 mi
    Florence (Peretola) Airport: 12 km / 7.5 miles
    Florence main railway station (Santa Maria Novella): 4 km / 2.5 miles
    Pisa Airport: 80 km / 50 miles
    Livorno (nearest ferry port): 94 km / 58 miles
    Europcar (car rental): 1.2 km / 0.75 mile
    Nearest bus stop: 0.7 km / 0.4 mile
    Activities nearby
    There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 60.9 mi.
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Fred B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in June 2015

A beautiful villa exquisite both inside, and out. with all the modern amenities, and old world charm outside. The 8 of us thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The teak table on the patio was a wonderful spot, with a perfect view. Great for meals or just wine and cheese. more

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 for a stay in September 2014
people found this review helpful

We stayed at this villa for two weeks - two grandparents, two sons and their wives, and two kids. There were some great aspects to the villa - the view was terrific, the location just outside Florence was very handy - about 15E in a cab for the trip home - and the buses at the bottom of the hill... more

Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 for a stay in September 2013
people found this review helpful

I visited La Fonte Antica with my husband and extended family including our five year old granddaughter. The home was beautiful, well maintained, and had everything we needed for a wonderful week's stay. It felt like "home" from the minute we stepped into the house. The owners are very accommodating and extremely helpful as we navigated trips into town and... more

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