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    Property description
    Florence
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    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...
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  • 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
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      Yes
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Ask
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #HL25200 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    low season Oct 25, 2014 Dec 20, 2014 1 night
    $494
    £315
    $494
    £315
    $3,447
    £2,200
    high season Dec 20, 2014 Jan 3, 2015 1 night
    $580
    £370
    $580
    £370
    $4,074
    £2,600
    low season Jan 3, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 1 night
    $564
    £360
    $564
    £360
    $3,917
    £2,500
    high season Mar 29, 2015 Apr 6, 2015 1 night
    $650
    £415
    $650
    £415
    $4,544
    £2,900
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    VILLA SETUP 1, (UP TO 6 GUESTS):
    High season (May 25th - September 21st)...€2900 - €3650/week
    Mid season (March 23rd - May 25th, Sept. 21st - Oct. 30th)...€2600 - €3300/week
    Low season (November 1st - March 23rd)...€2400 - €2900/week

    VILLA SETUP 2, (UP TO 8 GUESTS):
    High season (May 25th - September 21st)...€3600 - €4200/week
    Mid season (March 23rd - May 25th, Sept 21st - Oct. 30th)...€3350 - €3950/week
    Low season (November 1st - March 23rd)...€3100 - €3750/week

    ***PLEASE ALWAYS ENQUIRE FOR OUR UPDATED AVAILABILITY AND PRICES***
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    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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BarbaraM2...
Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 for a stay in September 2013
2
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 explored the countryside of Tuscany. And the private pool was just the thing we needed after a long day of touring. I definitely give the property my highest recommendation. more

FlossyGol...
Gold Coast
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
1
person found this review helpful

My husband and I and a group of friends were delighted when we arrived at Villa La Fonte Antica, which is situated in the country-side, just outside the gates to Firenze. We found this villa after months of searching many websites and we could not have been more delighted. The villa has a grand history and is spacious, spotlessly clean, with fully equipped kitchen, living/dining room, laundry and 4 bedrooms over 2 levels. The outdoor living area is spectacular with views over the rolling hills of Tuscany and the pool area is pristine. Antonella and his family are professional, friendly and gracious hosts, who are more than happy to assist with arrangements for transport, local attractions, restaurants, shopping suggestions and any other thing that you may require. I can not speak highly enough of our stay at Villa La Fonte Antica. Our only regret is that we were not able to stay longer.

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Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, German
Listed since : Mar 2007
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 48 days ago
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