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Description Villa Bruschetti (sleeps 15).
This villa offers an idyllic Tuscan setting, total privacy and an enviable location just 30 minutes from Florence. The railway station is 10 minutes by car - once on a train you can reach Florence (30 minutes), Pisa & Siena (50 minutes), Rome (2 hours and half), Venice (3 hours).
This lovely villa is an ancient noble estate that is immersed in the peaceful countryside , in central Tuscany.
The house lies in an extensive classical garden with towering cypress trees, it creates an elegant backdrop from which to admire the lush Florentine hills that surround this 19th-century nobleman's home . Walkers and nature lovers can take advantage of tranquillity and beauty through the surrounding countryside.
Set on three levels, this private Villa is furnished with elegant antiques, decorative floors and elaborately frescoed ceilings. An impressive ornamental fireplace also adorns the dining room. From the house itself, and especially from the dining terrace, there are a marvellous views of the Florentine hills.
The closest village with supermarkets, shops, and restaurants is a five minute drive away. In addition to Florence being only 30 minutes away, a 45 minute drive leads to San Gimignano. This strategic location is ideal for numerous day trips. Siena, Cortona, and Montepulciano, Cinque Terre in Liguria and Bologna in Emilia Romagna can all be reached within 90 minute drives.
Ground Floor: Living room with fireplace, TV and doors to the outside. Small living room. Dining room with ornamental fireplace. Kitchen with stove top, oven, two fridges, dishwasher, toaster oven and fireplace. Small dining room with phone and doors to the garden. Half bath with washing machine.
First Floor: Three bedrooms each with two single beds. One bedroom with a queen size bed. One bedroom with two single beds and en suite bathroom with tub. One bedroom with two single beds and en suite bathroom with hip tub. One bedroom with a full size bed and en suite bathroom with tub. Two bathrooms with tub. One bathroom with hip tub.
Second Floor: One bedroom with a queen size bed and en suite bathroom with hip tub.
With the exception of the 2nd floor bedroom and the kitchen (which are simpler and more rustic), the interiors are furnished with elegant antiques. Most of the rooms have very decorative floors, in colourful tile or patterned hardwood, and elaborately frescoed ceilings. The dining room also has an impressive ornamental fireplace.
The bedroom on the third floor is accessed by a narrow wooden staircase, and is smaller and more rustic than the others. Two rooms in the villa, one on the ground floor and one on the first floor, are not open for use. As elegant antiques require lots of attention, six hours of maid service per week is mandatory. Additional maid service or a cook can be reserved at the time of booking.
Heating is limited to eight hours per day. The swimming pool is aboveground. 5 minutes away you'll reach a well served railway station, so you can visit easily most of the town in Tuscany. Restaurants and all other necessities is 5 minutes away as well. Florence is only half an hour away, San Gimignano 45 Minutes, and Siena or Bologna 1.25 hours. Cortona, Montepulciano or Cinque Terre 1.5 hours.
Please note that you need a car to stay here!
NotesPrices INCLUDE: Electricity, Gas, Water & 6 hours cleaning during the week are included. ---- Prices EXCLUDE: telephone - Euro 0,21 each units, extra change of sheets and towels --- EURO 7/set, final cleaning (Euro 200),Heating costs Euro 2/cubic meters.
Additional Housekeeping service: E 12.00/hour
Extra sets of linens: E 10.00 / set
Check-IN/OUT service provided by the owner
Check-IN after 3:00 P.M.
Check-OUT by 9:30 A.M.
---- Deposit Euro 750 - cautionary deposit will be returned full to the client at the end of the holiday less any deductions made by the keyholder for damages caused to the house, its garden area, the internal or external
PETS NOT ALLOWED
ContactAddress: Surroundings of Empoli (Florence is 30 Km away)
Reservation PolicyAt Reservation: a confirmation deposit of 30%of the total amount will be required by credit card or wire transfer.
60 days before the arrival : The balance will be required by credit card or wire transfer.
Credit cards accepted: Visa & Mastercard.
Cancellation PolicyCANCELLATION POLICY:
Bookings may be cancelled at any time via email or fax - the initial confirmation deposit is automatically forfeited by cancelling.
If the cancelled period is subsequently rebooked by another party will be refunded the forfeited deposit, less any bank charges incurred.
a.. If the guest communicates the Cancellation between 60 - 51 days prior to
arrival a cancellation fee of 50% of the entire amount will be applied.
b.. If the guest fails to arrive and he communicates the failure to arrive
between 50 - 30 days prior to arrival, the cancellation fee of 70% of the entire amount will be applied.
c.. If the guest fails to arrive and he communicates the failure to arrive between 29 -0 days prior to arrival, the cancellation fee of 100% of the entire amount will be applied.
d.. If the guest fails to arrive, and does not communicate in advance via
fax or e-mail, or phone the failure to arrive, a full charge (100%) will be applied.