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The house overlooking the new private pool
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The house overlooking the new private pool
Plenty of space for dining al fresco on the terrace
Independent entrance
Swing seat on the terrace
The kitchen
Kitchen
Dining room viewed from the kitchen
Kitchen viewed from the dining room
Kitchen window
The kitchen viewed from the dining room
The dining room
The dining table seats 10.
The living room and staircase
The living room
The living room
Bedroom 2 (double)
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
The upstairs bedrooms all have a ceiling fan with remote control.
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 2
Bedroom 3 (1 double + 1 single beds or 3 singles)
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3 with 3 single beds
Bathroom 3
Bathroom 3
Bedroom 4 (double or twin beds)
Bathroom 4
Bathroom 4
Bathroom 4
Bathroom 4
View of the Elsa valley
Mist in the Elsa valley
Sunset in Val d'Elsa
Ground floor plan
Living room and staircase
Living room
Bedroom 4 with twin single beds
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Certaldo, Tuscany

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Vicki L
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
“Our stay surpassed all expectations and was the perfect Tuscan experience.”
Reviewed April 14, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

L'Antica Cisterna was the perfect Villa for a family reunion. It surpassed our expectations and was so spacious, comfortable, clean, well equipped and the interior design and artifacts were just perfect. A true Tuscan experience enhanced by views that would be very hard to better, just stunning every day...the hosts were charming and very helpful and supportive when needed. Our party encompassed all age groups to include children and we all found the Villa just wonderful, and the surrounding gardens and the terrace which invited us to have meals outside, so delightful in the early Spring weather.
The position of the villa also enabled us to visit the highlights of Tuscany as well as have some very local walks and serenity, with historical places just minutes away. Shopping was easy also for commodities with large Co-ops and Pam Supermarkets not far. The comfort of the Villa enticed us to have family meals at what was' our home 'for two wonderful weeks. The perfect place for a perfect holiday. Bravo!

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Liked best: The Villa, was so comfortable, we all wanted to stay there forever!
Liked least: I cannot think what!
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children Large groups
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Reviewed June 23, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

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Would I recommend this vacation rental to my best friend?  
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A romantic getaway Luxury-minded travelers
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Janet F
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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“Magical cottage tucked in the Tuscany hills”
Reviewed June 20, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

This place exceeded our expectations! From the three baths to the four bedrooms we never felt crowded even when we had fourteen over the weekend!
The large kitchen is functional and made cooking fun!
Sitting outside overlooking Tuscany, drinking wine and enjoying the fireflies was a treat every night! Can't wait to return!

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Liked best: The large kitchen and the patio overlooking the Tuscany hills
Liked least: The swim pool was very cold, but it was early June when we were there.
Traveling group: Family with Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Florence...
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed May 28, 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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Kraemer P
Auvernier, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed November 10, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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Liked best: La beauté et le calme de la maison et de l'environnement
Liked least: Les matelas sont un peu durs
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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8 reviews
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Reviewed September 3, 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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Liked best: le calme et la vue magnifique
Liked least: Rien a dire
Traveling group: Avec mes amis
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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