Charming villa with two pools near Florence, Siena, Pisa and the Chianti area
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Charming villa with two pools (for adults and for young children), located in the Tuscan countryside, an hour's drive from Florence, Siena, Pisa and the Chianti area. It can sleep up to 8 people, has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
Once a schoolhouse, Villa Sassina is a splendid villa ideally located in the Tuscan countryside, and it allows you to quicly reach the main cities such as: Florence, Siena and Pisa.
Surrounded by a well-kept garden with lawn, the villa has a patio equipped with a dining table and barbecue, perfect setting for alfresco lunches/dinners.
At the rear of the villa you will find a lovely pool (9 x 5 m, open from mid-April to mid-October, depending on weather conditions). The pool is fenced, bordered by an entrance gate, and is equipped with sun beds, parasols and a gazebo with dining table. Adjacent to the pool is another smaller, shallow pool (60 cm depth), suitable for young children.
At guests disposal' also a private parking for 2-3 cars.
Elegantly furnished with antique pieces, Villa Sassina is spread over one single level on the ground floor. Pets are allowed on request at an extra cost, except in high season.
The property is equipped with air conditioning and mosquito screens.
The living area consists of a lounge room with two sofas, tv and fireplace. Here some stairs leading to a small, elevated reading room. Adjacent to the lounge there is a bright dining room with a wooden table for 8 people, a small sofa and direct access to the garden. Following you will find a spacious kitchen, equipped with a breakfast table, dishwasher, refrigerator, coffee machine, oven and microwave.
The sleeping area consists of 4 bedrooms divided as follows: 2 twin bedrooms (both convertible into doubles), 1 bedroom with four-poster double bed, 1 double bedroom (not convertible into twin).
There are also 4 bathrooms with shower.
Prices and conditions
Included in the price: Water; electricity; bed linen and bath towels (change of bath towels on Wednesday); pool towels; tea towels; Internet Wifi; parking area; use of washing machine and laundry room + soap for washing; dish detergent; baby bed; high chair.
Excluded from the price: Final cleaning (170,00€); air conditioning according to consumption (0,48€ per kw); heating according to consumption (3,80€ per cubic meter - if used); extra bed for up to 1 person (60,00€ per week); extra cleaning service (90,00€); babysitter; cooking class; chef; guided tours; housekeeper; breakfasts; pets allowed on request except in high season (90,00€ per week). Tourist tax (the amount usually varies, depending on location, from €0,50 to €4.00 per person per night for a maximum of seven nights, excluding minors, and will be paid upon arrival).
Places to visit
Villa Sassina is located in the countryside near Montaione, a medieval village in the Florentine province, known for glass processing and food and wine products of high quality (such as The White Truffle). In Montaione the main services can be found: supermarket, bank, pharmacy, grocery shops.
The nearest grocery shop, bar and restaurant can be found in the small village of Iano which is only 150 m from the villa, within easy walking distance.
The property boasts an ideal location as it allows you to quickly reach (about 1 hour) the most beautiful cities of Tuscany: Florence, Siena and Pisa.
In the surrounding area you will also find other ancient villages, little Tuscan pearls such as:
- Volterra, a well-known Etruscan city with its walls and museum;
- San Gimignano, characterized by its beautiful towers and for Vernaccia (famous Tuscan white wine);
- Certaldo Alta, a medieval village where the Italian writer and poet Giovanni Boccaccio lived;
- San Miniato, renowned for its white truffles.
The proximity to the Chianti Classico area – known worldwide for the prestigious wine – allows you to visit its charming villages such as Castellina, Greve and Panzano.
Main distances: Montaione (10 km), San Gimignano and Volterra (20 km), Certaldo (22 km), San Miniato (30 km), Chianti area (46 km), Pisa (64 km), Lucca (65 km), Florence and Siena (66 km).
Seating area with sofa/chair
Air conditioning individually controlled in room
Closets in room
Lanai Gazebo Covered
Deck Patio Uncovered
Plates and bowls
Self-controlled heating/cooling system
Private Living Room
Dining room seats
Tables and chairs
Outdoor dining area