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Nicola Pericoli

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, italian, Elementary English

Private home away in Tuscany close to Florence

11 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Metropolitan City of Florence House Rental Photos and Description

VILLA LOCATED IN THE MOST AUTENTIC TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE NEXT TO FLORENCE

An excellent accommodation in Tuscany as a starting point for FLORENCE, SIENA, AREZZO, CHIANTI.

PRIVACY - PANORAMIC VIEW - SWIMMING POOL (inside a protected area for children safety) - INTERNET WIFI - MOSQUITO NETS - PRIVATE GARDEN and PARKING (all fenced) - AIR CONDITIONING (bedrooms) - TERRACE - GAZEBO - BARBEQUE

DETAILED INFORMATION

The Villa (around 230 sqm) can comfortably accommodate 10 persons in 5 double bedrooms + 2 persons with beds added.

It is detached and placed inside a private garden of around 2000 s.q.m. with green grass and olive trees, surrounded by fence.

In a dedicated area you find the pool that has a perfect sun exposure and large green space, equipped with sun beds and sun umbrellas: the pool area is protected for the children safety being separate from the rest of the garden with a beautiful glass fence.

The interior design is full of rustic charm and all rooms have a beautiful view of the Tuscan countryside.

SURROUNDINGS: The villa is situated in an ideal position as a point of departure for the most important tourist destinations in Tuscany.

Firenze 30 min, Arezzo 40 min, Siena 1h, Greve in Chianti 40 min, Castelfiorentino 1h,10min, San Gimignano 1h,10min, Montepulciano 1h,10min, Pienza 1h,15min, Volterra 1h,30min, Pisa 1h,30min. Roma 2h_30min.

In the nearby village (2km) you can find: bank, grocery store, little market, newsagent, pharmacy, etc .. In about 15 minutes you can find: hypermarket, hospital, railway station and motorway

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Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Nicola Pericoli (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, italian, Elementary English

About Nicola Pericoli

Roberta & Nicola (sister and brother) with Ena and Roberto (mother and father) are the only shareholders of the company Immatex S.a.s. The Owner of this beautiful property.

Nicola Pericoli purchased this house in 1998

Why Nicola Pericoli chose Metropolitan City of Florence

We live in a nearby town.

What makes this house unique

We love the panoramic view of the Arno's valley, the countryside with vineyards and olive groves, dotted with cypress trees.

The villa enjoys a beautiful location, we can see the valley but also the mountain, we enjoy a panoramic view of 360 degrees

Guestbook comments from the owner

Simon:"We chose Tuscany because we wanted to experience a cultural holiday, with a sense of isolation. We found that with Casale degli Ulivi, the Tuscan villa! The house was at the end of a dirt track, surrounded by vines and olive trees, with an idyllic view of the rolling Tuscan hills. We felt like we were miles from civilisation, yet it was only a 15 minute drive to the local station for express trains to Florence and Rome. The house itself had plenty of room for the six of us, and kept us cool during a very hot first week. The gardens and pool area kept us all either busy, or asleep in the sun. The film crew visited us early in the holiday, and it is a day we will all remember for a long time. The camera guys really immersed themselves (literally for the underwater cameraman!) in our day and had us in fits of laughter as they encouraged us to make the most of the pool and the kitchen. When I entered the competition there was some trepidation from a couple of the family about a day with a film crew, now everyone would like a film day every year!" VIEW OUR VIDEO AT http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xCuusaMiiq4
Aug 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 11 traveler reviews

Private home away in Tuscany close to Florence
average rating of 4.909091 based on 18 reviews
5

An absolutely fantastic holiday in Tuscany.

  • 5 of 5

The villa was everything that we wanted in a holiday in Tuscany. The location was great, nestled in the hills with great views of the vineyards and olive groves. Even better we were able to see the harvest take place. The house itself was fantastic, it was spacious, well maintained and had everything we needed.

The location was close to some beautiful small towns (Regello and Pian di Sco) and great food. We were simply able to ask Nicola (owner) for information and he was always there, very responsive and great with advice on where to go and what to eat in the area.

The pool and out door dining was a definite highlight of the place. I would highly recommend having dinner outside (cook yourself or get in touch with Lorenzo through Nicola for a cooking lesson). We had a blast drinking some great local wine, and eating some great local food.

Thank you very much for the help during the trip and giving us the the opportunity to stay in this wonderful part of the world.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

A great holiday in a stunning villa.

  • 5 of 5

Casale degli Ulivi is a stunning villa with truly magnificent views of typical Tuscan hills, and the pictures on the website give a very good feel of the villa. The rooms are generous with comfortable beds. The bathrooms (with showers) are also more than adequate, and the whole place is well maintained.

Despite we were 11 persons we never felt crowded, and even though there is a small charge, the air-conditioned bedrooms were a welcome relief.

The manager, Andrea, was very pleasant and helpful throughout our stay.

All in all we really loved this villa and we had a great time. However some points to make your stay more enjoyable:

1. Be prepared for mosquitos!

2. The nearest shop is a very small mini mart in Pian Di Sco, but there is a very good Lidl 15 minutes drive away at Via Cavicchi Martiri, Figline Valdarno.

3. Do not drive to Florence but get a train from Figline Valdarno. Only 30 minutes to the centre of Florence!

4. Some of the best gelato in Tuscany can be had at Regello.

5. The Benedictine Abbey of Vallombrosa in the national forest and hills north of Regello is well worth a visit. John Milton wrote a passage about this Abbey in his famous poem “Paradise Lost” in 1667.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you! The satisfaction for our work is growing!
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5

Great Villa in Tuscany!

  • 5 of 5

Great villa and location. Rooms were large and overall quite comfortable. Beautiful scenery and landscape. Highly recommend this place with friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your response. It is not easy talking about the pleasure we fede l for these appreciation. I hope you'll stay with us again in the future. Kind regards Roberta & Nicola
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5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

This house was great for our group of four adults and five children! The pool was perfect and it was nice that the house was so spacious and well equipped. Andrea was nice, and everything worked good.

Thank you for a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you very much! We are so grateful for appreciating our villa. We look forward to seeing you in Tuscany!
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5

Our family vacation for a week in Villa 442656

  • 5 of 5

Our week in Nicolai's villa was fabulous. He and Andrea rescued us after having a flat tire getting there, and remained helpful the entire week. The villa was perfect for our three grandchildren (11,11,and 8) with a beautiful swimming pool, ping pong table, and bocci and bad mitten sets. They were thoroughly entertained. The bedrooms were air conditioned which we needed. The best were the patio dinners overlooking the sunsets and cooked by Lorenzo Migliorini. He also gave us a cooking lesson. The villa is spacious with 5 bedrooms and 41/2 baths, TV, and nice sitting area. The grounds are well kept with many fruit tees. Thank you, Nicolai and Andrea for a wonderful week in your villa! Margie and John Holt

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jhon, it was a pleasure to know you and yoir wife. I loved the messages left by your grandchildren, thank them for me. Thanks also for the appreciation for our place. I hope to see you again in the future. I wish you the best things for you and for your family! Sincerely Nicola
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Absolute Tuscan Perfection

  • 5 of 5

This Villa is unbelievably beautiful and was perfect for our large group of 11. The bedrooms and bathrooms are large and plentiful, the grounds are huge and it's very kid friendly with the large pool, ping-pong table, swing set, soccer net and badminton set! The two young boys were never bored. Additionally, the kitchen was big enough for several of us to cook without being cramped. It was clean and well stocked for a large group of people looking to relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Nicola and Andrea were helpful and responsive leading up to and during the stay. In fact, we had troubles on arriving (nothing to do with them) and Andrea ended up picking some of us from the train station nearby. He saved us!

The property is in a great location in that it is remote, but it is also not far from amenities such as grocery stores, cafes, etc. It is only about a 12 min drive to the Figline train station which has trains that will take you to Florence, Rome, etc. The surrounding villages are very charming and I feel like there is still a lot we could have explored. I really wish we could have stayed longer.

One of the most amazing thing about this villa is the VIEWS. Pictures absolutely do not justify the breathtaking views from every window and outside of the villa. I have travelled quite a bit and this is one of the most beautiful places I've been. The property is surrounded by vineyards and olive trees and dotted with rose bushes and other lovely flora.

A couple of other things that may be helpful:

For Americans and others new to Tuscany - yes, it is hard to find and you will probably need to contact Andrea to help you when you get to the last few km. Yes, it is off a bit of a rough dirt road, but after driving it a few times it will feel completely normal (and it is normal for this area). It really isn't a big deal. We had three cars for our 11 people and no one had a problem after driving the way a couple of times.

We enlisted Lorenzo, as recommended by Nicola, to guide us on a wine tour and to give us a cooking class at the villa one night. We had an absolutely fabulous time at both....enlist his services and book in advance, as he is a busy man!

We will be returning, for sure. Many of us had been to Italy, but this was our first time with a large group in the countryside. It was the perfect choice….I already miss it!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Owner's Response: Ciao Kristen! Thanks so much for your review. We dedicate a lot of time so that our guests can enjoy a vacation without discomfort and unexpected. That's why your review gives us so much happiness and satisfaction, paying back our efforts. Thanks again and we greet you hoping to welcome you in Tuscany again in the future. Sincerely Roberta e Nicola
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Map

Ristorante Pizzeria Fratelli Giusti
Ristorante la Fonte Sei Sensi di Cardi Federico
Osteria sette ponti
Bar Pizzeria Bude di Zatini Ilaria e C. Snc
Castelfranco di Sopra
Osteria De' Giusti
Pizzeria Il Passeggero
Azzurra
Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Florence - Peretola 50 km - Pisa 130 km
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Kilometres
Piandiscò - Reggello
Nearest Golf
34 Kilometres
Golf Club Ugolino - Grassina
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Figline Valdarno
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Incisa Valdarno
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
Piandiscò - Reggello
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Car: necessary

THE VILLA IS LOCATED IN THE HEART OF TUSCANY AND IT IS THE PERFECT STARTING POINT FOR TOURS TO FLORENCE, SIENA, AREZZO. MOREOVER, THERE IS A WHOLE RANGE OF INTERESTING PLACES WORTH SEEING NEARBY. We are situated in the area of Reggello, where hospitality has a long tradition. According to Chronicles of all times, travellers who stayed there praised the place: from Charlemagne to Lorenzo the Magnificent, celebrity guests seeking rest from their military campaigns or political worries. This area is very rich in natural and artistic treasures: you can visit Romanesque churches with works of Renaissance artists like Masaccio, Raffaellino del Garbo, Gerini, Ghirlandaio, Della Robbia. You can visit the Protected Natural Areas of Forest of Saint Anthony and the Crags, along with the historical Vallombrosa. This territory is also well-known for its beautiful landscape and its very special olive oil .

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Rates & Availability

Reggello House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
PEAK
Jul 2 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,737
 
 
INTERM 3
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$2,275
 
 
LOW
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 23 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,634
 
 
PEAK 2
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
$357
$2,435
 
 
LOW 1
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,712
 
 
INTERM 1
Apr 15 2017 - Apr 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
$339
$2,087
 
 
LOW 2
Apr 22 2017 - May 12 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,804
 
 
INTERM 1
May 13 2017 - Jun 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,087
 
 
HIGH
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,435
 
 
PEAK
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,737
 
 
INTERM 2
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,271
 
 
INTERM 1
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,087
 
 
LOW 1
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$270
$1,712
 
 
PEAK 2
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
$357
$2,435
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $391
Tax Rate 22.0%

Some season it can also be booked for a minimum of 5 nights that should lie within the week from Saturday to Saturday. e.g. booking 5 days starting from saturday, sunday or monday or booking 6 days starting from saturday or sunday.

Extras
• Euro 100 will be deducted from the security deposit if the house and his accessories will not be returned as delivered on arrival.
• Gas consumption only for heating during the cold months (it is depending of the weather, usually from October to April) at Euro 3.50 per cubic metre.
• Electricity consumption only for AC at Euro 0,35 per kW

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Metropolitan City of Florence House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet , + sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet , + sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , + sink
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , bidet , bathtube + sink
    Toilet - toilet , + sink
  • Bathrooms are comfortable and cleaned.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , For two pax extra into the relax room which can settled for
  • AIR CONDITIONED - TUSCAN STYLE - RUSTIC CHARM - FLORENTINE TERRACOTTA TILES - SOFT COLOURS OF THE WALLS - NICE VIEW OF THE TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE The Villa can comfortably accommodate 10 persons in 5 double bedrooms + 2 persons on request. The floors are tiled with Florentine tiles with traditional Tuscan design. The interior design is full of rustic charm and all rooms have a beautiful view of the Tuscan countryside.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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