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Elegant Villa Apt with view - Wifi, parking, car not necessary, bus to Florence

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Beautiful Villa apartment overlooking the park and the olive grove, not to be missed! Located in Impruneta, at the edge of Chianti, Apartment Laura is a comfortable 65 sqm apartment consisting of: • Living room with kitchen. • Bedroom with double bed and double sofa bed, • Bathroom with shower, From the windows you can enjoy a stunning view of the park and the olive grove. Old terracotta floors and high hand decorated ceilings. All furniture and paintings on the walls are antique and belong to our family collection. Walls are thicker than 50 cm, as it was use in this kind of old building to ensure cool even in the hottest summers. Apartment Laura is located on the second floor of our family property, Villa Saladini, a 16th century Manor Villa, surrounded by olive groves and by a huge and ...Beautiful Villa apartment overlooking the park and the olive grove, not to be missed! Located in Impruneta, at the edge of Chianti, Apartment Laura is a comfortable 65 sqm apartment consisting of: • Living room with kitchen. • Bedroom with double bed and double sofa bed, • Bathroom with shower, From the windows you can enjoy a stunning view of the park and the olive grove. Old terracotta floors and high hand decorated ceilings. All furniture and paintings on the walls are antique and belong to our family collection. Walls are thicker than 50 cm, as it was use in this kind of old building to ensure cool even in the hottest summers. Apartment Laura is located on the second floor of our family property, Villa Saladini, a 16th century Manor Villa, surrounded by olive groves and by a huge and beautiful park frequented by deer, squirrel and a huge variety of birds. In the garden you will find table and chairs and deck chairs to relax in the green. Perfectly located to explore Tuscany by car, the Villa is positioned less than 1 km from the town's main square and there is a bus stop for the nearby city of Florence (13 Km) in front of entrance gate. The bus route is very convenient to go to Florence during the day and come back at dinner time. We will give you all timetables. (More info in the 'Getting there' section). We do our best to make our guests feel as if they were at home. Upon your arrival we will welcome you with Florence and Chianti maps, tourist information including main museums opening hours, discount rates for nearby restaurants, list of wineries for wine tastings, bus timetables, etc. In the hope of meeting all your needs, we have organized to offer various additional services on request: continental or international breakfast, home made dinner, car with driver for Chianti or sightseeing tours, wine tastings, professional cooking lessons (we have an agreement with a cooking school to have a professional chef teaching private lessons in the Villa kitchen), non professional cooking lessons (a good housewife knows how to make home made pasta :)), guided Florence tours with a professional guide, shuttle service... and many more. If you are interested in something in particular, just ask and we will give you more details. We will also go shopping for you, if you like, so that everything you need is already inside the apartment on arrival. Villa Saladini is therefore the ideal place to relax surrounded by a beautiful environment, entering the atmosphere of Tuscan tradition but also an excellent base for visiting Florence, the fascinating Chianti area and the most beautiful towns in Tuscany. You will love it!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please respect our home, do not move or spoil the antique furniture, respect the night peace, remember to turn off the lights, always close and lock the Villa entrance door and take care of the keys. Please do not smoke inside the room. When you will leave, please, wash and store kitchen utensils where you have found them. Thank you!!! If you have any particular interest or request and/or if you wish to book a visit or a tour, just let us know and we will gladly manage it.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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Meet the host
Perla P
Hosting since September 2011
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 17%
Response Time: Within a day
Interaction with guestsLet us introduce ourselves to you: We are Perla and Marco, we are married and live in the Villa with our two children, Bernardo and Beatrice. We will always be available if you need help during your stay and we would love to chat if you wish, but we will not disturb you if you are looking for some privacy. The Villa belongs to our family for many generations, ever since it was built over 500 years ago and it has a special charm. If you wish, we will show you with pleasure the magnificent main living room with the great fireplace, the small chapel with family tombs and the 1500 old kitchen. The whole building is filled with antiques and looks like a museum. We love this place and we hope you will love it too!
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Reviews (2)
Fi0na2027
Fi0na2027
Seattle, WA3 contributions
Lovely apartment in an old family villa just outside Impruneta. Good bus connection into Florence. Lovely hosts who put their guests first. Great dinner in the dining room. Beautifully furnished including a friendly bed for our toddler. Delicious olive oil.
Visited April 2014
Written May 16, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

olja_rapic
olja_rapic
Zagreb, Croatia4 contributions
Me and my husband stayed at the Villa Saladini for 5 great autumn days and were really happy to have found such great accomodation! The Villa and the apartment are amazing and at the same time offer a dash of antique and all the modern "necessities" (microwave, dishwasher, etc). Our hosts Perla and Marco were extremely nice and welcomed us with a pack of domestic products and a load of useful sightseeing info such as maps, overeview of "must see" sights, price off vouchers for the neighboring Impruneta restaurants, etc. We have planned to visit Florence, but as well Chianti and the southern part of Tuscany. It was very nice to be able to reach Florence by bus in only 20 minutes, but the rest of Tuscany is as well easy to reach from the Villa by local roads (strada 222 is highly recommended!). Too bad were were too busy sightseeing that we haven't had more time to spend in the house and beeautiful garden surrounding it! We are definitely planning to return :-) Olja&Ivan, Zagreb/Croatia
Visited October 2013 Traveled as a couple
Written October 24, 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
  • Central Heating
  • Refrigerator
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Secure Parking
  • Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
  • City Getaway
  • Cycling Trips
  • Hiking Trips
  • Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighborhood
In the nice center of Impruneta, less than 1 km from the Villa, there are many very good restaurants and there also is a very famous one a few meters from our entrance gate. In town there are: a big supermarket, groceries shops, many cafes, 2 banks with ATM and any other kind of shops. As regards the area, Impruneta is located at the edge of the Chianti area, where the famous Chianti wine is produces. With its beautiful landscapes, little medieval towns, olive groves and vineyards, the area is one of the most attractive locations in Italy… and obviously wine tastings are available all around. If you are interested in castles, Chianti is full of them and they are described in the itineraries of the Chianti Castles route.
Getting around
If you come by car, Villa Saladini is ideally located as a base to explore Tuscany . We are just 6 km from the exit “Firenze-Impruneta' of the A1 highway and from the beginning of the road which connects Florence to Siena. From here you can easily reach all places of cultural interest and the most beautiful towns in Tuscany, such as: • Siena : 60 km (1 hour) • Pisa 100 km (1 hour and 30 minutes) • Lucca : 90 km (1 hour) • Pistoia : 50 km (45 minutes) • Arezzo : 80 km (1 hour) and also San Casciano Val di Pesa (12 km) , Greve in Chianti ( 15 km) , Certaldo (36 km ), Colle Val d' Elsa (40 km ), San Gimignano (45 km), and the renowned spa town of Montecatini Terme ( 60 km)
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Impruneta is a medieval town located in the Chianti area,13km south of the city of Florence reachable in 20 minutes by car with a scenic drive. Florence train station SMN is at 16km and Florence Airport is at 21km (1km= 0,62 miles). The Villa is located less than 1 km from the town's main square and from shops and amenities. Car is not necessary if you wish to visit Florence. There is a very convenient and direct bus route from Impruneta to the center of Florence. Main bus stop is in town (900 meters from our gate - a little more than half a mile - 10/12 minutes walk) and there also is a secondary bus stop in front of our entrance gate. The bus ride from the terminus in Impruneta to the terminus in Florence (train station SMN) is 40 minutes long. If you want to visit the city center you can also choose to drop off at the ancient southern gate to enter Florence center. It is much closer to Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens and Ponte Vecchio and total time on the bus to reach it is 30 minutes. Not all buses stop at our entrance gate, some of them end the ride at the main bus stop in Impruneta, 900 meters from our gate. If you prefer not to walk, you can ask us to give you a ride into town by car (we will do it with pleasure anytime) or you can check on the timetable and choose to take one of the buses that arrive at the gate. You will have less choice, but there still is an ample variety of possibilities. Only on Sundays it is necessary to walk to reach the bus stop because buses do not arrive at our gate on Sundays and public holidays. We are always available to give you a ride to the bus stop in town if needed, or to come and pick you up there on the way back. We just need to know you need the service. A text message will be perfect. From Monday to Saturday buses run on average every 30-40 minutes and the last ride in the evening arrives in Impruneta around 8.50 pm. On Sundays and public holidays there are very few rides, but still 2 in the morning to leave and 3 in the afternoon to come back at reasonable hours. Buses are perfect for visiting Florence during the day and return at dinner time and we will be happy to provide all the necessary information and timetables. We tried to give as many info as possible about buses because it might an important method of transport for you, but we might have forgotten something. If you need any further detail about buses rides, stops and timetable, please send us a message and we will answer you with pleasure.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins DriveHorse Riding NearbyThere Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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