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Exclusive Romantic Villa-Castle near Florence. up to 20/26 guests.

Bedrooms 10
Half Baths1
Space 6,458 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

Beautiful, romantic, peaceful, restored, comfortable.Park, garden, s.pool, games

The ancient castle (about 650 sq. m) was lovingly renovated to maintain its original features. The large and somewhat severe cut of the villa-castle hides within its interiors the elegant yet warm and welcoming atmosphere of a countryside home. Your family or group of friends can enjoy the privacy of the whole villa to yourselves, with the swimming pool tucked behind the villa, gardens and comfort of private parking.

The villa is surrounded by a lovely garden. The large and beautiful swimming pool (9x18 meters) with a nearby changing room and shower offers the perfect setting for enjoying the Tuscan sun while a pergola offers a shaded area for relaxing and dining outdoors in the spring and summer as you enjoy a magnificent sunset with a glass of wine in hand.

Villa La Dogana, with its 10 bedrooms and beaurtiful furniture, offers a cosy shelter to large families or groups of friends ho wont to enjoy visiting Florence and Tuscany and toghether relax in the luxury having fun.

The garden is equipped of a playing area for those who wont to play football, volley and cricket.

The large front lawn has a bersot with a table for all the guests and a BBQ to make the moast of the sunny days and mild evenings Tuscany can offer!

The villa has moast of the equppment you can desire: large TV, 2 dishwashers, 2 ovens, 2 washing machines...

With a short notice we can arrange home cocked meals in the best Tuscan tradition otherwise, only 5 min walk away, you can use the farm restaurant.

Florence airport: 35 minutes drive.

Barberino Outle: 15 minutes drive.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Donata

I am an architect since 2000, graduated in Florence but I love to travel and discover the world.

Villa La Dogana is in my family for generations, and all of us have experienced some great moments and continue to love the place.

The affection and dedication to the villa and the entire property that surrounds it (1000 hectares) brings all of us to have the care and attention that La Dogana deserves, maintaining and renewing its characteristic warmth, ease and fun.

Donata purchased this villa in 1885

Why Donata chose Metropolitan City of Florence

I live in Florence but we have many guests who like to spend some time at Villa La Dogana, with or without us. Many consider this place a paradise. This is the reason why I decided to start renting the when we don't live it. Above all it gives us great pride to see customer satisfaction.

It's also a great way to meet lovely new people.

What makes this villa unique

We love to keep the villa to a high standard.

In the quiet season we work a lot around the villa, making it every year more comfortable for us and for our guests.

We pay careful attention to details, cleanliness but also efficiency of the whole house.

We believe that the holiday is rest but also fun.

The large swimming pool with elegant sun loungers, cushions on the lawn, pergolas and bersot, the 10 comfortable rooms, the suites in the tower and large beds combine to promote relax. The large and super equipped kitchen, fireplaces and barbeque for cooking enthusiasts, along with football goals, a volleyball net, walks and sightings of deer for the sport are all a good start for a great stay and fun for all ages.

Villa la Dogana is situated at a height of about 650m above sea level: this privileged altitude allows to enjoy a mild climate in the summer, very much cooler than the nearby Florence. This is the reason why we have no air conditioning: usually just need to open the windows and enjoy the cool breeze of this peaceful countryside.


Barberino di Mugello Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6458 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 24 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - tub
    Bathroom 3 - tub
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - tub
    Bathroom 5 - tub
  • 4 bathrooms areprivate and 3 to share. Two bathrooms have a tub with shower and one a has a comfortable walk-in shower.
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 8 - 2 double
    Bedroom 10 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • All rooms have elegant furniture and can guest comfortably 2 people. We arw adding a sofabed in the tower room in order to give the possibility of adding places if requested.
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing



Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Florence, Amerigo Vespucci Airport (Peretola)
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
restaurant La Dogana (500 meters)
Car: necessary

1. Florence Airport: Motorway A1 (total: 30 min)

2. Pisa Airport: Motorway A12 then A1 (total: 1 hour)

3. Bologna Airport: Motorway A1 (Rome-Florence-Milan) Barberino di Mugello Exit(total: 30min)

4. From Florence: Motorway A1 (Rome-Florence-Milan) Barberino di Mugello Exit(total: 30min)

5. From Florence: Via Bolognese (total: 40min)

Farm restaurant Dogana. Local cuisine


Rates & Availability

Barberino di Mugello Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 23 2017 - May 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$636 **
$4,023 **
Moto GP
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$810 **
$3,968 **
Early Summer
Jun 5 2017 - Jun 23 2017
6 night minimum stay
$652 **
$4,131 **
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$750 **
$4,947 **
Late Summer
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 16 2017
6 night minimum stay
$641 **
$4,023 **
Autumn 2017
Sep 17 2017 - Dec 22 2017
6 night minimum stay
$598 **
$3,533 **
Christmas/NY 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
6 night minimum stay
$635 **
$3,914 **
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$794 **
$4,947 **

Additional information about rental rates

Spese di pulizia $380.52
Refundable damage deposit $1,956.94
varie $ 1.63 per person per night
Stay tax $2.17 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 4 years.

Tariffe in funzione del numero di persone, Richiesto supplemento per il riscaldamento in base alla stagione, Rimborso spese gas ed elettricità in base all'effettivo consumo durante il soggiorno. Deposito cauzionale, Caparra non rimborsabile richiesta alla prenotazione e saldo al check in. Non accettiamo carta di credito ne' assegni. Non c'è aria condizionata (Villa generalmente fresca, localizzata a circa 650 m.s.l.m.). Consegna delle chiavi da parte del Proprietario o di persona di fiducia dello stesso. Piscina stagionale. Affitto lenzuola/asciugamani/teli piscina: servizio esterno

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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