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VISIT FLORENCE AND TUSCANY FOR DISCOUNTED PRICES - RELAX AT VILLA SAN SIMON

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in an ancient villa with "infinity" pool, only 30 min. to Florence.

Located near the city walls of PISTOIA (5 kilometers), splendid tuscan city of art, VILLA SAN SIMONE is an historical residence, perched on the foothills dominating the Florence plane ( 30 min. from Florence, 40 min. from Lucca, 50 min.from Pisa and the sea, 60 min. from Siena and Chiantishire)

The true Tuscany, its art masterpieces, its wines and foods, its fashion designers are in your hands !

Courses at Villa San Simone

~ Basic Italian language courses

~ Basic Tuscan cooking

~ Jam, marmalade and tomato sauce courses (July-August)

~ Basic design or watercolour courses

~ Cultivating the vegetable garden (spring-summer)

The Villa was built at the end of the 19th century on the remains of a medieval convent and a romanic church from the 11th century AD from which the villa has taken its name.

Villa San Simone has a large shaded garden and it’s surrounded by olive groves and forests and a peaceful private park of 60.000 square meters, where deers and squirrels live.

The Villa is furnished with antique furniture by the owners, two well known architects, who live in villa and will be happy to offer you all the tips and hints required and also the exquisite products of their garden and olive grove.

Apartment ”CUCINA DEI FRATI” (The friars kitchen)

6 people (2 sofa beds in the living room)

An apartment on the ground floor with a private entrance and a garden, comprising of a large living/dining area with vaulted ceilings, kitchen with a large suggestive wood burning fireplace,two bedrooms and a bathroom with shower.

It is tastefully furnished with

More Details

Owner
Sandro Stilli
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

Amenities

Pistoia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Available
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Versailles, France
5

Très bon séjour

  • 5 of 5

"Très beau cadre, calme et agréable, beaucoup de cachet, très belle vue de la piscine, Sandro et son épouse ont été particulièrement serviables, efficaces et gentils. Encore merci!"

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

"Un séjour en famille trè...

  • 5 of 5

"Un séjour en famille très agréable chez des amoureux de leur domaine... La situation géographique permet de visiter facilement la Toscane.L''appartement est bien équipé et la climatisation appréciable. Une terrasse aurait été appréciable pour vivre dehors mais à défaut,on peut profiter des jardins extérieurs."

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

"Appartement et résidence...

  • 5 of 5

"Appartement et résidence tres calme.

Literie excellente.

Belle déco.

Accueil et services extra !"

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

"Nous avons passé un séjo...

  • 5 of 5

"Nous avons passé un séjour de rêve à la Villa SanSimone! Idéalement située à la sortie et sur les hauteurs de Pistoia, la villa bénéficie d''une vue exceptionnelle sur la plaine, d''un magnifique jardin arboré où sont aménagés plusieurs espaces de détente et d''une superbe piscine à débordement avec vue imprenable! Calme garanti! L''aménagement, la décoration et l''équipement de l''appartement Abside sont en tous points remarquables. A noter l''ascenseur qui permet d''accéder au 1er étage! La situation géographique de Pistoia est idéale pour visiter la Toscane, de Pise à Sienne en passant par Florence (aussi bien en train qu''en auto). La proximité des Apennins offrent aux amateurs de vélo (route et VTT) de belles sorties avec relief. Grâce à la gentillesse de nos hôtes Sandro et Lidia, à la fois très disponibles et discrets, nous nous sommes sentis un peu "chez nous". Nous avons quitté notre villégiature de charme avec un pincement au coeur, mais en espérant bien y retourner un jour!"

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

"Magnifique villa restaur...

  • 5 of 5

"Magnifique villa restaurée avec gôut et tradition:une immersion totale dans la culture toscane. L''appartement Abside est très confortable et décoré avec beaucoup de soin et de charme. A signaler: une literie de qualité et le calme environnant. De plus, Lydia et Sandro, très accueillants et chaleureux sont pleins de petites attentions et nous ont délivrés d''excellentes adresses. Un endroit idéal pour découvrir toute la Toscane.

Nous y reviendrons."

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2010
  • Stayed: July 2010
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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"Appartement conforme en ...

  • 5 of 5

"Appartement conforme en tous points à la description du site : confort, charme, tranquillité auxquels s'ajoute un accueil très chaleureux et convivial des propriétaires.

Une adresse d'exception pour visiter la Toscane."

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2009
  • Stayed: July 2009
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Candeglia
Nearest Ferry
85 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Montecatini
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Pistoia
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Pistoia
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
Il Postino
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
70 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: recommended

Villa San Simone is easily accessible from the airport of Florence (30 min.) or Pisa (50 min.), by train (Railway Station of Pistoia 15 min), by urban buses and obviously by the car ( motorway 10 min)

The historical centre of Pistoia with its Cathedral, Baptistery and the Town Council and Mayor palaces of the 12th and 13th century is one of the most interesting and beautiful place in Tuscany. In the main square, the “Piazza del Duomo” twice a week is held a big market of clothes and shoes. In July Piazza del Duomo hosts musical events, a famous Festival Blues and a tournament knightly in costume, la “Giostra dell’Orso. In town there are many good restaurants, pizzerie, wine cellars and pubs, where possible to taste Tuscan specialities at fair prices. In Pistoia you can visit various interesting museums and exibitions, including that of the famous sculptor Marino Marini , born in Pistoia, or the Fattoria di Celle park, unique in Italy for its works of environmental art.

Pistoia is also the European capital of the nursery plants and hold some of the best producers craftsmen of the chocolate ( i.e. Catinari, Slitti ) and some famous producers of luxury linen for the house (Pratesi).

Tuscan cooking lessons

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $235.52
Pet Fee $11.78
Tax Rate 10.0%

Caparra richiesta alla prenotazione: circa 30% Consegna delle chiavi da parte del Proprietario
Assistenza turistica

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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