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5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Florence, Tuscany
This fabulous 5 Bedroom - 5 Bathroom Villa dates back to the XVIIIth century and lies on the hill of 'Poggio Imperiale', one of the most exclusive residential areas of the city of Florence. Being only one mile away from Porta Romana square, a renowned 'gate' into the heart of the historic district of the city, the villa is ideally located to visit Florence and its Tuscan surroundings at their very best!

Set within a 3 hectare (7.4 acres) estate, this delightful villa is flooded with sunlight and has recently been extensively and carefully renovated by the owners to the highest standards. All of the original charm and architectural features have been strictly maintained and are highlighted by the wonderful Tuscan landscape, second to none for its striking beauty.

Each living space has been exquisitely appointed to cre...
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Listing #HL22435
About the Owner
Olga Alexandra M
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2007
Interaction with guests
- 1 King bedroom with an attached bathroom (with shower) - 1 Queen bedroom with an attached bathroom (with shower) - 1 bedroom with two twin beds (that can be joined to form a King upon request) with en-suite bathroom (shower) - 1 bedroom with two twin beds (that can be joined as a King upon request) with en-suite bathroom (with shower) All bathrooms have been completely renovated in 2016 with some of finest, top quality Italian marbles. Exteriors: The outdoor area features a large terrace covered by an automatic awning and comes with a large teak wooden table and a full set of chairs (seating up to 12 guests). To the right of the terrace there is a small laundry room, equipped with a washer and dryer.
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Pros - The home itself is amazingly beautiful and a good size. Views from the terrace and pool are lovely. Cons - Despite being advertised as 1km to the heart of Florence it is not easy to get there. Also, the part of Florence in...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Judy C
Trail561079, VR Owner at ONE MILE FROM HEART OF DOWNTOWN FLORENCE, STUNNING 5BD-5BA VILLA W/ HEATED POOL!, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you found the villa to be beautiful, of a good size and the views to be amazing! In regards to some of your comments, we would like to clarify a few...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile


Date of stay: May 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

The Villa Le Fontaine is lovely. Furnishings are of the highest quality as are linens and towels. The property is well cared for by "Butch" and the owners. The pool is beautiful. Indeed, my four grandchildren and their parents were often reluctant to leave the...More

Date of stay: June 2013
4  Thank kangxi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
“City Tax” of € 3.00 per person per night applicable for a maximum of 7 nights (kids under 12 are exempt)
    2 Full baths
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    5 Twins
    1 Full
    2 Queens
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About the neighborhood
The City of Florence itself offers a great variety of activities: It is one of the richest city in the world regarding art and culture: The Uffizzi Gallery, Galleria dell ccademia, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo (Cathedral), Palazzo Pitti, Boboli Garden, Campanile di Giotto...showing the works of art of the greatest Renaissance artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Botticelli, Donatello, Brunelleschi.High quality exhibitions and concerts are offered throughout the year. Some of the best italian and international shops for fashion and antiques can be found in the City Center.There is also various possibilities to admire artisan craftsmanship in their workshops: marble engravings and statues, carved wood, guilding, metal furniture, lighting fixtures, silk wov... more
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Florence (Peretola): 7.5 mi
Railway: Firenze Santa Maria Novella: 2.5 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 58.4 mi
The private garden develops to the left and in front of the terrace, while the private pool is just below it. The whole outdoor area is immaculately kept at all times and is full of colorful flowers, rosemary and lavender bushes, as well as century-old cypress trees.

The property is accessed through a private entrance gate, followed by a driveway leading up to the villa’s main entrance. Mid way through the driveway there is a large gated parking area.

Recap of Amenities:

- Air conditioning throughout the villa (all bedrooms & living area)
- Wi-Fi Internet connection
- “Office Room” with large desk, a hard-wired (LAN) internet connection and a printer
- Private entrance gate, gated parking and private garden
- Private heated pool
- 48” TV with “SKY” satellite channels
- Laundry roo...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 60.9 mi.
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