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Charming house with private pool in the heart of Tuscany

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Private house for 9 persons (or 14 upon request)

Traditional, renovated and tastefully furnished house hidden between the olive trees. It is ideal to enjoy a farniente week or discover the treasures of Tuscany (Florence, Siena, Lucca, the Chianti hills and the beaches of the Maremma).

Private pool, pergola, flowered garden, beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and peacefulness.

La Casa l’Orto offers 4 double bedrooms with bathroom or shower room and 1 single bedroom with shower room. An optional outbuilding can accommodate 5 extra persons (2 bedrooms and 1 shower room), preferably teenagers or children.

The village of San Casciano, 2 km away, has different shops, bars and restaurants.

More Details

ivana strauss
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About ivana strauss

A family with 5 children who lives in Paris and loves travels and Italy.

ivana strauss purchased this house in 1987

Why ivana strauss chose San Casciano In Val di Pesa

We had a crush on this house and never regretted it. We hope to share this passion with you.

What makes this house unique

The extraordinary views over the vines and the olive trees, the peacefulness, the garden and the sunsets make Casa l’Orto a special house where you feel “home”. That is what all the persons who came here told us.

Ideally located 12 km from Florence and close to the most beautiful Tuscan sites.


San Casciano In Val di Pesa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , tub
    - toilet , tub
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
  • 4 bathrooms (2 baths and 2 showers) with washbasin and toilet. In option: a shower room with washbasin and toilet (for rent with bedrooms 5 and 6).
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • - 1 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 3 twin/ single
  • There are 5 bedrooms divided up as follows: Bedroom 1: double bedroom with king size bed, direct access to the garden and bathroom with bath, washbasin and toilet. Bedrooms 2 and 3: double bedrooms with twin beds and shared bathroom with washbasin and toilet. Bedroom 3: single bedroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. Bedroom 4: double bedroom with twin beds and shower room with washbasin and toilet. In option: a bedroom with 2 beds and a bedroom with 3 beds with shower room with washbasin and toilet (less comfortable).
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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Charming house with private pool in the heart of Tuscany
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews

We had a wonderful visit at the villa and Tuscany.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the villa immensely. The view from the villa was beautiful. We overlooked miles of olive trees and vines and witnessed a spectacular sunset every night. The villa was comfortable and accommodated all our guests quite well. The villa is located a short distance from the town of San Casciano, which is a delightful place. This visit was our third to the San Casciano area and we will be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful location,, beautiful house.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time; the pool was very well maintained and watching the sunsets at night and the hot air balloons in the early morning was magical.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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No a/c. No screens on windows. Prepare to sweat.

  • 2 of 5

Beautiful house. Owner is difficult and has attempted to keep 300€ over spilled olive oil on terra cotta tiles outside on the walkway. If needed those would be a few dollars to replace. Other than this the place is nice, clean and very well maintained and has a nice location. Also charge 250€ for a pack and play and Play and called it a kids bed. No a/c would have been fine but to have to keep the windows closed for bugs in summer because they have no screens on the windows if unacceptable.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Casciano in Val di Pesa

  • 5 of 5

Très jolie maison tout à fait conforme au descriptif avec tout ce qu'il faut, dans un cadre magnifique. Nous avons été très bien accueillis par Rachele comme prévu et par le monsieur qui s'occupe de la piscine. Nous étions deux familles et nos adolescents (9) rêvent de revenir.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Un paradis

  • 5 of 5

Maison magnifique, idéalement située,décorée avec un goût exquis. Merci !

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je vous remercié infiniment pour ce commentaire élogieux. Un coup de pouce pour la location mais aussi une joie de savoir que ceux qui ont habité notre maison l ont aimee
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Great property and a fantastic view!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the property for one week during May and we all agreed this is a fantastic place to spend time at. We were 3 couples staying at the house, 2 of which had children and in total we were ten people. The property easily facilitated for this number of people. There is a small guest house on the property as well complete with bathroom, beds etc. This was a good place for in this case my parents offering some peace and quiet away from the small kids in the evening….. Another really great thing if you have small children (that can't swim) is that the pool is fenced, and at least our children were not able to climd the fence during the week. The house is reached by car so you do want to rent a car.

The setting of the house is maybe the best part of all. The house sits on a beautiful slope with a fantastic view over olive trees and grapevine. It doesn't get more tuscan than this. You are able to watch the sun set behind the mountains in distance. The surroundings are also very silent and you don't hear any traffic or other noise what so ever. Very beautiful surroundings to take a stroll in the evenings.

Interior of the house is also very tasteful with a nice kitchen, rustic doors, textiles etc. We really had a great couple of days and we can strongly recommend this property for your tuscan holiday!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
29 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
San Casciano
Nearest Ferry
79 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Golf Ugolino
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Da Nello
Car: necessary

Close to the most beautiful towns of Tuscany (Florence, Siena, Lucca, San Gimignano, etc.), the Chianti vines and the beaches of the Maremma.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $368.64
Stay tax $1.84 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

Une somme de 350 € pour le ménage finale et le linge sera à verser directement à l'arrivée.

La maison peut également être louée pour 9 ou 7 personnes seulement. Tarifs inférieurs. Nous consulter.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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