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On the hills in front of Fiesole, in a spendid panoramic position

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Space 70 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The house is located 5 km from the Florence city center which can be reached in a few minutes even by bus. It offers the possibility to visit Florence easily and, at the same time, to relax in the private garden with an enchanting view over Florence because the villa in which the apartment is located is surrounded by a garden with olive and orange trees.

The house is made up of three rooms (the kitchen, a double bedroom, a sitting room with a sofa bed, a bathroom with shower. The furniture is antique.

More Details

Owner
Giuliana Maestripieri
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

Amenities

Florence House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

On the hills in front of Fiesole, in a spendid panoramic position
average rating of 4.7083335 based on 30 reviews
5

Exceptional hosts and beautiful accommodation. Italy’s best.

  • 5 of 5

Guiliana and Fabio are people whom anyone would be proud to call lifelong friends. We booked months in advance and asked for tourist tips. We received detailed itineraries, maps etc. by email. We had planned to drive to Pisa and Siena from the accommodation but we had our wallet stolen on the Metro in Athens so we had no license or MasterCard. Guiliana and Fabio helped us to re-plan our itinerary when we arrived. They printed tour tickets for us and they even had bus tickets for us to use to go to the Uffizi Gallery on our first day.

The spacious and wonderfully comfortable accommodation had everything ... a welcoming bottle of good local wine, beer, juice, fresh bread, eggs, pasta, sauces, coffee, jam, tuna, fruit, bread etc. etc. etc. It was all very fresh and was totally unexpected. We had enough for our three-day stay. (All we bought was gelato in Florence and San Gimignano!!). The bed is very comfortable and so is the lounge. The kitchen is fully equipped. The apartment is beautifully decorated. The towels are soft and everything is spotlessly clean. And the view …. is nothing short of magnificent.

Our computer crashed on our second day and Fabio helped us for over an hour to fix the problem. He allowed us to use his computer in the interim. Guiliana helped with the washing machine etc.

We invited Guiliana and Fabio for drinks on our last day but they said, “we are in Italy so we go to them” (upstairs). With our limited Italian and their quite good English, we enjoyed their company for a few hours. We sampled beautiful Italian wine, salamis and cheese but the best part was talking to very intelligent and incredibly generous people.

‘Thank you a thousand times’ would never suffice.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful views, relaxing atmosphere, kind hosts

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place to stay with an incredible view over Florence, in the hills but the city centre is easily accessible by bus. Excellent value for money. The hosts were incredibly kind. They provided us with everything we would need for our evening meal when we arrived (including a Colomba di Pasqua--an easter cake), and even things for breakfast. The hosts were very attentive to our needs but also left us alone. This would be ideal for a couple, or even two couples. I wish we could have stayed longer!

We stayed with two young children. If you have children, this may not be the best place for you. The garden has a fence with rails that a child could fall through; and the best way to get to the bus stop is up a steep flight of stairs at the back of the property--it was fine for us and we managed to get our stroller up and the two children, but it wasn't easy. Also, when you get off the bus to return home, you have to race across a busy street with cars driving very fast. It's doable with kids and we were fine but some would find it stressful.

Overall, a wonderful experience. Thank you Giuliana and Fabio!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Florence at your feet!

  • 5 of 5

We had a truly lovely stay in this appartment. Everything we could need was there and the owners are very nice and welcoming. Easy transport into town, and honestly a breathtaking view!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"The apartment is very co...

  • 5 of 5

"The apartment is very comfortable and the view from the terrace is superb. Convenient bus access to the historic center made our days easy to plan.

The owners were exceptionally helpful, directing us to the best markets and assisting with some critical business communications back home."

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Un lugar soñado para nuestras vacaciones

  • 5 of 5

Pasamos un poco más de dos semanas con la familia en casa de Giuliana. En resumen es un lugar maravilloso y creo que difícilmente se podría encontrar algo mejor en Florencia.

Primero la casa está ubicada en un barrio muy tranquilo, fácil de llegar en carro y de moverse al centro en autobús. La casa es amplia, tiene una cocina super bien equipada y dos cuartos bastante cómodos. Hay una mesita afuera donde desayunábamos seguido desde donde se puede disfrutar una vista de sueño de florencia a través de los arboles de naranja que tiene la casa.

Giuliana y Fabio son muy atentos, tuvieron atenciones con nosotros desde el primer día con algo de ingredientes básicos de cocina y un vino de la región, hasta el último con detalles el día de Pascua. Fuera de eso Giuliana prepara una guía con muy buenos tips de que hacer en la ciudad y que lugares visitar en la Toscana.

Mi calificación general del lugar es 11/10. Me encantaría poder volver en el futuro y no dudaría de buscar otra vez a Giuliana y Fabio para quedarme en su casa.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie per la vostra bellissima recensione. Ci fa molto piacere che la nostra casa entri a far parte dei bei ricordi della vostra vacanza in Italia. E' stato un piacere conoscervi e speriamo di rivedervi presto a Firenze.
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Sehr zu empfehlen!!

  • 5 of 5

Sehr schöne Wohnung oberhalb von Florenz mit traumhaftem Ausblick, sehr freundliche, hilfsbereite Gastgeber!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Aeroporto Amerigo Vespucci
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Bar La Lastra
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
23 Kilometres
Golf dell'Ugolino
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A11
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Cherlot
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Torre del lago Puccini

The apartment is in Via Bolognese Nuova, 5 km from the city centre. The bus stop is in front of the main gate. Very close by there is a grocery shop and a coffee bar. It is possible to park the car inside the premises, completely protected by fences and a gate.

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Rates & Availability

Florence House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Alta stagione
Apr 9 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$70
$449
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Alta stagione
Jun 10 2017 - Jul 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$449
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Alta stagione
Jul 16 2017 - Aug 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$75
$449
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Alta stagione
Aug 16 2017 - Oct 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$70
$449
 
 
Bassa stagione
Oct 15 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$59
$406
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$64
$428
$1,283
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Lettino per bebè $21.39
Pulizie finali $53.47
Pet Fee $10.69
Stay tax $2.67 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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