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Nestled in a private garden, Valle is comprised of main house and guest house- ideal for groups

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bedrooms, 7.5 Bathrooms, 13 Sleeps (MAIN HOUSE (10) + GUESTHOUSE (3))

Once a farmhouse and hayloft, the recently restored villa Valle is now a luxurious country retreat. With seven bedrooms divided between the main house and guest cottage and expansive yet private outdoor spaces, the property gives guests plenty of room to relax. But its also in the heart of Tuscany, close enough to the cities of Pisa, Florence, Siena and Lucca for day trips.

Restored in 2007, the villa is now air-conditioned and has a Wi-Fi connection and gated access. The enclosed garden has a broad lawn and bocce court, and the main house and guest cottage are connected by a terrace with a pool, barbecue and outdoor dining area. Adults can while away the afternoon over a book in the sun room, and kids can entertain themselves in the billiards room.

The interiors of Valle are warm and comfortable, drawing country charm from restored rustic fireplaces and beamed ceilings in the living spaces. With warm yellow walls, damask drapes and traditional-style furnishings, the living room is cozy and welcoming. A formal dining room is decorated in rich, earthy Tuscan reds and golds that glow under a chandelier and sconces. The sunny, modern eat-in kitchen has stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar.

There are five bedrooms in the villas main house and two bedrooms in the guest cottage. In the main house, youll find three bedrooms with queen beds, one bedroom with a double bed and one bedroom with a queen bed. Each of the five bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom and air conditioning. In the guest house, theres one bedroom with a double bed and one bedroom with a single bed; both are air-conditioned and have bathroom access.

During your stay, take the time to stroll the estate on which the villa is located, or walk to the local church, 15 minutes away. By car, its only 5 minutes to downtown, which offers a grocery store, restaurant and seasonal truffle sales and tastings. A tennis court and clinic are 10 minutes away, and a hospital and train station are 15 minutes away. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon at the golf course, 20 minutes away, or the beach, 45 minutes away. When its time to leave, its a 35-minute drive to the airport.

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Valle is part of the wine-producing Saletta Estate. Guests are treated to a complimentary bottle of wine upon arrival, and are welcome to visit the vineyard (a 2-minute drive away) for a free tour and tasting.

The master suite is located upstairs on the fourth floor, in the central tower, and is reached via the master bathroom directly below.

The nearest small town is equipped with all the necessary conveniences: a grocery store, pharmacy, restaurants and gelato!

BEDROOM BATHROOM

Main Villa

Bedroom 1: Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Air conditioning, TV

Bedroom 2: Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Air conditioning, TV

Bedroom 3: Double bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Air conditioning, TV

Bedroom 4: Twin bed, En-suite bathroom with tub, Air conditioning, TV

Bedroom 5: Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Air conditioning, TV

Guesthouse

Bedroom 6: Double bed, Bathroom with shower, Air conditioning

Bedroom 7: Single bed, Bathroom with shower, Air conditioning

FEATURES AMENITIES

Air conditioning (May to end of September)

Heating system (October to end of April)

Fireplace

Sun room

Billiard table

Satellite TV (limited channels)

DVD player

Bluetooth speaker

Wi-Fi access

Telephone

Baby equipment (upon request)

Hair dryer

Toiletries

Washer/Dryer

Iron/Ironing board

Kitchen:

Microwave

Toaster

Juicer

Coffee maker

Food processor

Tabletop grill

Dishwasher

OUTDOOR FEATURES

Swimming pool

Outdoor furniture

Alfresco dining

Charcoal BBQ

Bocce court

Parking

Electronic gated property

STAFF SERVICES

Included:

Weekday housekeeping (2 hours/day except Sundays and Holidays)

Weekday manager

Pool cleaning andmaintenance (2 times/week)

Gardener (2 times/week)

Initial supplies:

Fruit juice

Coffee

Milk

Tea

Bread

Butter

Estate produced redwine

Detergents

At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:

Villa pre-stocking

Activities and excursions

Pool heating

Excessive phone charges

VILLA POLICIES

Maximum 13 guests

Children welcome

Non-smoking villa

Pets not permitted

Pool close between mid-October until mid-April

Security deposit of 500must be paid onsite in cash

Local tourist tax of 5 per person aged 10 or over required upon check-in

LOCATION

Points of Interest:

15 minute walk to church

5 minute drive to:

Restaurant

Town

Grocery store

Truffle tasting/ sale

10 minute drive to clinic and tennis court

15 minute drive to hospital and train station

20 minute drive to golf course

35 minute drive to airport

45 minute drive to beach

150 minute drive to ski slope

*ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Villa Saletta estate, once owned by the Riccardi family (bankers to the Medici), covers approximately 1,760 acres. In total, there are more than 20 old farmhouses on the estate, mostly dating back to the 1800s. Each one has its own story to tell, being unique and individual in size and location.

Three of these farmhouses have been restored so far. Every restored villa has its own private grounds with electric gates, outdoor swimming pool, barbecue and comfortable shaded seating areas.

Please note estate roads are not suitable for vehicles with poor ground clearance

Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay

More Details

Property Manager
Luxury Retreats International
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, arabic
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

Amenities

Palaia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 6 - This is a full bathroom
    Bathroom 7 - This is a full bathroom
    Bathroom 8 - This is a half bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Nestled in a private garden, Valle is comprised of main house and guest house- ideal for groups
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
5

Trip of a lifetime.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was above my wildest dreams!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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5

Just an amazing villa

  • 5 of 5

Just an amazing villa

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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4

Astounding Villa

  • 4 of 5

My family and I could not have been more pleased with Villa Valle. The location was well suited to accessing major highways, but still allow you to enjoy the small towns surrounding it. We were very pleased with the accommodations, including the outside pool and gardens. The villa staff was incredible. They responded to us immediately when one evening we returned and had no water. It was repaired within the hour. Would most certainly stay at this Villa again and we are planning to return to Italy in the future.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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5

Ok, when can I book this villa again?!?

  • 5 of 5

It was a pretty amazing experience. This was the first time we have ever vacationed in a rental vs. a hotel/resort. As soon as we arrived, our apprehensions that the reality would not correspond with the pictures completely evaporated. The villa was exactly as the pictures portrayed -- actually it was even better. The pictures cannot convey the overall serenity and luxury the villa offers.

Bedrooms and bathrooms were so comfortable. Kitchen was a dream to use. Even the laundry facilities were simple and efficient. We spent a ton of time in the playroom.

We had dinner prepared a couple of times by Cinzia and her Chefs in Tuscany and the food and presentation was amazing. She made the experience even better.

On site, our contact Elizabeth did a great job answering our questions and giving us great practical pointers.

All kidding aside, I will be speaking to Luxury Retreats very soon to book Valle for an off-season jaunt.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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4

A trip of a lifetime!

  • 4 of 5

Our villa at Saletta was amazing! jenni was very accommodating and helpful! Renting a car from the Pisa airport worked out great! the tours we set up through the villa were good but be sure to read the fine print on what is included in your contract! lots of extra charges!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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5

Casa Molto Bene

  • 5 of 5

This villa was just as advertised. Everything in the villa was topnotch! All 7 of us had a perfect time! The chef Grazziella and STephano provided an outstanding opening night meal and made all of us feel welcome. Our tour with Celia and the visit to the castle with a perfect simple lunch was an experience of a lifetime. The booklet left by Jenny was great and very informative. Our only regret was the inability to fit our schedule with the wine maker and have a property tour. He was gone until Friday and we already had plans for that day...oh well next time.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Minutes
Nearest Golf
20 Minutes
Nearest Train
15 Minutes
Nearest Restaurant
5 Minutes
Nearest Ski
150 Minutes
Nearest Beach
45 Minutes

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Rates & Availability

Notes

  • Damage deposit: EUR500.00
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