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Vaiano: Country holiday home -in a small green "borgo",near firenze

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms,diningroom,kitchen;ideal for family.Easy to reach Firenze by train!!!

Old farmhouse in the countryside, but only 600mt.away from the village, located on one floor, independent, adjoining the owner's house .

It is in a very small Borgo;around there are fields,olives,wood . From the windows you can admire the view of the Area Protetta della Calvana. A stone courtyard ,with table,chairs,barbecue,is available,where you can also park. You can reach the house by the old stone staircase.

The house is equipped with dish-washer,washing-machine,oven,fridges and freezer,dishes,coffe scrub,vacuum cleaner,household linen.

In 6 minutes from the house you reach the station(there is a free parking) from which you can go to the central station of Firenze,avoiding so the heavy traffic,and to Bologna.

About 25 km.away from Firenze

Easy to reach by motorway Pistoia and its zoo,the beautiful Lucca,Pisa,the Versilia beach.

Siena,Monteriggioni

More Details

Owner
marzia bendini
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About marzia bendini

My name is Marzia.My husband and I have two sons and two young grandsons.In Winter we live in Florence,near the historic center,but when the good weather arrives,we go to live in my husband's country house,where we spend time working in our kitchen garden,gardening,enjoing the cool of the nights.

marzia bendini purchased this house in 1870

Why marzia bendini chose Prato Area

The house,where my husband was born,belongs to his family since 1870.It is a large house,charming for me,which we love very much,where we meet often with our sons and their families.

Nearby there are five small houses,as a small"borgo",and next to our house we have a farm house which we rent in Summer.

What makes this house unique

We restored this farmhouse without altering it ; we recovered old

furniture,lamps,carpets,pictures,objects from our cellar.

To offer hospitality to many families over the years and to see them happy with their holiday was very nice for us.

The best compliment we received by a guest from France was:"We felt here as we were at our home"

Amenities

Vaiano House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
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Vaiano, Prato, Italy

  • 5 of 5

This was a gem of a place to stay. We had three beautiful bedrooms, a quaint kitchen, and a lovely living room-dining room. Our hosts were such wonderful people who gave us much support, information and lots of privacy. We would come back in a heartbeat.

We came as strangers and left as friends...

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quiet and picturesque country villa.

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 absolutely adored our time here. The farmhouse was beautiful and spacious and such a comfortable place to relax. We could walk to the town or take a quick train ride to Florence. Our hosts were just lovely and extremely helpful. Thank you for a wonderful week!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: E' stato un piacere ospitare questa bella famiglia così sorridente ,comunicativa ,riservata che speriamo di incontrare di nuovo. Grazie per aver lasciato la casa perfettamente pulita ed in ordine.
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"We were very happy with ...

  • 5 of 5

"We were very happy with our accommodation in Vaiano as the reality matched the advertising description. The rooms were spacious and the house was charming with lovely rustic features. Marzia went out of her way to make our stay enjoyable and was always on hand to help us when needed."

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ein schönes Haus in den Bergen der Toskana

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus liegt ca 300 m vom Ortskern entfernt an einem Berg.

Es ist ein altes Bauerhaus, sehr schön eingerichtet und mit einem schönen Blick ins Tal. Die Besitzer waren sehr freundlich und die Verständigung hat auch gut geklappt.

Zu Fuß sind der Bäcker und kleine Geschäfte gut zu erreichen. Die Restaurants hatten leider fast alle geschlossen, da in Italien Ferienzeit war. Nach Florenz oder andere Orte gelangt man sehr gut mit dem Zug. Wir hatten ein Auto gemietet, so konnten wir über Land Fahren und einfacher im nahe gelegenen Supermarkt einkaufen.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Persone molto silenziose e sorridenti.La casa è stata lasciata pulita e ordinata. Sarebbe un piacere ospitarle di nuovo.
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esdtancia ideal

  • 5 of 5

He vuelto con la familia y amigos. Esto fue hace 8 años y ha sido tan agradable, como anteriormente. Trato esquisto, la casa muy bien acondicionada, están pendientes de cualquier necesidad. En resumidas cunetas, una estancia magnifica.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Otto anni fà abbiamo iniziato ad ospitare nella nostra colonica, in estate,famiglie in vacanza e la prima che conoscemmo è questa famiglia spagnola ,squisita e piena di simpatia ed allegria,che dopo otto anni esatti è tornata a trovarci.Un grande abbraccio e speriamo di rivederci.
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Grande maison accueillante et bien équipée

  • 5 of 5

Très bon accueil de Marzia et de son mari. Maison calme sur les hauteurs de Vaiano avec une grande cour. Les chambres sont spacieuses. Les propriétaires qui habitent à côté sont très disponibles pour nous conseiller et très prévenants.

Les principales villes touristiques sont accessibles en moins d'une heure et demie. On peut aller en train à Florence en 30 minutes (ce qui résoud le problème de stationnement !). Nous vous la conseillons.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sono sempre contenta che i turisti che ospitiamo si dichiarino non solo soddisfatti del soggiorno nella nostra casa,ma anche apprezzino alcuni suggerimenti che rendono più gradevole la loro vacanza,come quello di raggiungere velocemente in treno il centro di Firenze, partendo comodamente dalla stazione di Vaiano,evitando così i grossi problemi di traffico e di parcheggio di Firenze. E' stato bello conoscere questa simpatica famiglia ,con la quale abbiamo passato una piacevolissima serata e che speriamo di ospitare di nuovo. Marzia
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Aereoporto di Firenze
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
pub
Nearest Ferry
98 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Station at Vaiano
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Motorway A1 A11
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Riviera della Versilia
Car: recommended

Easy to arrive to the house from the village. To Vaiano: motorway A11 Firenze-Pisa,exit Prato east or west,then SS 325. Motorway A1, exit Prato-Calenzano,then SS 325

The tourist can explore areas off the beaten track by tourism as the city of Prato with its ancient churches, the Pecci Museum of Contemporary Art, the Romanesque churches of the valley of Bisenzio, the important abbey of Vaiano with its museum, hiking in the mountains Calvana, the woods with nature trails of the Forest Reserve Acquerino Cantagallo,where you can swim in the creek.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Modalità di PAGAMENTO: ONLINE 25%del totale,SALDO 4 giorni prima dell'arrivo;O con BONIFICO BANCARIO 20%del totale al momento della prenotazione,SALDO in contanti al check in. Politica di Cancellazione: 60 giorni per rimborso dell'anticipo. Deposito cauzionale €150,che sarà restituito alla partenza, salvo danni. Consegna delle chiavi da parte del Proprietario presente in loco.
TARIFFE SETTIMANALI SCONTATE PER 2 PERSONE.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.