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Mr Simone Starnotti

Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english, french, italian
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Mr Simone Starnotti

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Speaks: english, french, italian
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UVA FLAT

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Settignano Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms , bathroom with shower, air conditioning, pool

The Frantoio delle Grazie accommodation is a pleasant and relaxing alternative to visit Florence outside the city itself. Guests can easily reach downtown (by car,by bicycle or by public transportations) and enjoy Tuscan countryside pleasures as well. The flat is only 5 minutes drive from the A1 highway exit “Firenze Sud”; The hill of Settignano is the natural frame for this panoramic area protected by Italian Superintendency of Cultural Heritage and Environment. Its natural surrounding is dominated by olive groves, vineyards, cypresses and oak-trees. It is only 3 Km from Florence historical city centre; nearest shopping centre is far only 1 Km.

The house: The Villa is a traditional Florentine countryside home: its structure goes back to the XVIth Century. The recent restoration has maintained its original aspect and joined the ancient character together with modern amenities. The charming Florentine atmosphere of Il Frantoio delle Grazie is revealed through the use of typical Tuscan materials as stone, terracotta tiles, beams showing and wrought iron. The interior decoration and the choice of furniture (ancient and period pieces) are in harmony with the regional taste. Every detail has been studied to let you enjoy a pleasant and elegant welcome. The ancient rural rooms, such as the grindstone for olives and the wine cellar, have retained their historical charme.

Details for UVA Flat 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

The Uva flat is situated on the first floor; 95 m2 with nice view of the countryside, it consists of a superior double bedroom, a 2 beds room (or double ), a totally equipped kitchen and a bathroom with shower. Services: Permanent fast internet connection wifi, Satellite Television, air conditioning and heating, hair dryer, buzzer, microwave oven, american and Italian coffee maker, dishwasher, fridge. For privacy and security of guests, the area is fully enclosed, the entrance gate is automatic.(remote control supplied during the vacation).
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mr Simone Starnotti (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english, french, italian

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 10 traveler reviews

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UVA Flat
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
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UVA Flat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p71807
+39 -(0)339 4981885
Settignano Florentine Hills
5

A comfortable place to enjoy Florence and Tuscany

  • 5 of 5
The property was perfect from the moment we drove up the long, beautifully landscaped driveway to a very old, but beautifully renovated farmhouse on the outskirts of Florence. It is so comfortable, peaceful and quiet place surrounded by olive trees, garden and open space. It's within fairly easy reach of Florence's historical center and a comfortable drive to many charming places in Tuscany (Chianti, Sienna, Montepulciano, etc). The apartment was immaculate on our arrival. The surrounding is spacious and very peaceful for relaxing. The manager was very helpful and friendly. We’d definitely recommend this place to our friends and hope to return some other time.
  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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UVA Flat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p71807
+39 -(0)339 4981885
Settignano Florentine Hills
4

Good place to visit Florence

  • 4 of 5
Good situation to visit Florence and Toscana. Very quiet place not far from downtown and near bus station. Also easy to go to countryside if you have a car. Very nice welcome.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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UVA Flat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p71807
+39 -(0)339 4981885
Settignano Florentine Hills
5

Wonderful place to stay.

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Simone's property for about 10 days. We used it as a home base while taking day trips to: Parma, San Gimignano/Volterra, Lucca and Siena. We also made several trips into Firenze's historic center -- which was a short drive from the apartment. We thoroughly enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere and Simone's hospitality. We would recommend Il Frantoio delle Grazie to anyone wanting to explore this beautiful region.
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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UVA Flat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p71807
+39 -(0)339 4981885
Settignano Florentine Hills
5

Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5
This was the perfect place to stay. It felt like we were in the countryside but were very close to Florence. Nice to be so private and surrounded by fruit trees etc. Perfect to have a pool to relax by and cool down in later in the day after a day's sightseeing. Good to have a laundry to use and we were so pleased to have air conditioning for the apartment. It was very clean and had everything that we needed. Simone gave us very good information and was always available to answer any questions that we might have.
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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UVA Flat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p71807
+39 -(0)339 4981885
Settignano Florentine Hills
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5
Excellent property. Everything was as promised.
Simone was extremely helpful and friendly.
Swimming pool was warm and the property has bus connections to Florence.
We really enjoyed our stay and would come back again.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure hosting you!
business
UVA Flat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p71807
+39 -(0)339 4981885
Settignano Florentine Hills
London, United Kingdom
5

Perfect spot for visiting Tuscany

  • 5 of 5
I had a wonderful stay at the Frantoio and thought its location just outside Florence provided for a perfect blend of sightseeing and relaxation.

The apartments are located in an old, beautifully renovated farmhouse, on a lovely property with an olive grove, garden, vineyards, stream, swimming pool ... It was so peaceful - I slept very well ! - yet there's easy access to Florence's centre for sightseeing and shopping (only a short bus trip) and it's an easy drive to some of Tuscany's other well-known sites, like Chianti and Sienna.

The apartment was comfortable, elegant, well equipped and it was absolutely immaculate when I arrived. Many thanks to the host, Simone, who was charming, friendly and very helpful with all of my queries.

All in all, I would highly recommend this place and am already looking forward to my next trip to Tuscany and the Frantoio!
  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: thank you!

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
many bars
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
ugolino
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Florence Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A1 exit FIRENZE SUD (South Florence)
Nearest Restaurant
900 Metres
pizzaman
Nearest Beach
95 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Car: not necessary

The Frantoio delle Grazie accommodation allows a deep dive into the Tuscan main city enjoying everything Florence can offer. Close to the center with its historical monuments you will enjoy typical and ethnic restaurants, night clubs, elegant shops as well as theatres and cinema. Moreover, relax is assured with the possibility to retreat in the peace of the countryside: you can enjoy the swimming pool and its large solarium, the barbecue area under the pergola for a dinner in the freshness of the summer evenings, the possibility of relaxing walks. The staff is glad to cheer your stay organizing tours and wine tasting in the Chianti region, reserving Florentine museums thickets and providing a transfer service from and to the airport or the train station on demand.

Other Activities: Wine tasting

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Rates & Availability

From €135 Per night

Settignano Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
high season
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 10 2015
3 night minimum stay
€160
€880
 
 
Low season
Jan 11 2015 - Apr 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
€135
€720
 
 
high season
Apr 4 2015 - Apr 10 2015
3 night minimum stay
€160
€880
 
 
medium season
Apr 11 2015 - May 29 2015
3 night minimum stay
€145
€790
 
 
High season
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
5 night minimum stay
€160
€830
 
 
High season
Jun 27 2015 - Jul 3 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
€160
€830
 
 
summer
Jul 4 2015 - Aug 21 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,120
 
 
High season
Aug 22 2015 - Sep 11 2015
5 night minimum stay
€160
€830
 
 
Medium season
Sep 12 2015 - Oct 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
€145
€790
 
 
Low season
Oct 3 2015 - Nov 8 2015
3 night minimum stay
€135
€720
 

Additional information about rental rates

final cleanings €30
Pet Fee €20
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.
Notes Please note: tourism tax € 1.00/adult
In the price is included: towels and bed linen (change every week), wifi internet connection, water, private parking. High chair and cot available on demande .
Extra to be paid locally: Electricity (on consumption, normally € 8-10.00 in a week), final cleanings (€ 10.00/guest), heating (when needed € 7.00/day) air conditioning (optional € 8/day)
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Amenities

Settignano Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 85 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Baby cot is available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 11 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The flat has dishwasher, fridge, Satellite Television, air conditioning and heating, hair dryer, internet connection.

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