Villa Vale is a large, beautiful villa located on the hills above the lovely town of Vicchio, the birthplace of the famous 14th century painter Giotto, in the area of Mugello, which is also the origin of the most famous and powerful Italian family from history – the Medici.
The town of Vicchio is 35 km from Firenze and it has a train station from where it is easy to reach the center of Florence by train; connections with Florence leave and arrive roughly every hour and the journey is 45minutes.
This beautiful rental villa is in a peaceful location with panoramic views. Just a few meters from the villa live the owners (in a completely separate property). The rental property is reached via a small stretch of dirt road.
Villa Vale consists of 8 bedrooms (with 15 beds in total), 7 bathrooms and 1 WC.
Outside the villa features a large garden surrounding the villa, a paved and furnished outdoor area, 2 covered outdoor areas furnished for outdoor dining, barbecue and wood burning oven and a private pool (12 x 7 m; minimum depth: 1.4 m; maximum depth: 2.4 m). The villa has all kind of comforts such as: air-conditioning, Wi-Fi (on the ground floor, on the first floor of the villa and in the pool area), Sat TV, washing machine located in an external room, where there is also a bathroom with a shower, etc.
In detail the villa is composed as follows:
Ground floor: hall, large living area with satellite TV, pool table, wood burning stove, and outdoor access, dining room and fireplace with access to outside, WC
3 steps lower: kitchen (oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, American coffee maker) with wood burning stove and access to outside.
First floor: double bedroom, single bedroom, and bathroom with shower.
Second floor: double bedroom, bathroom with hydro massage bath and shower, bathroom with shower, twin bedroom, double bedroom, bathroom with shower, double bedroom with private bathroom with shower.
Attic (accessed from the second floor via a spiral staircase) bedroom with 2 single beds and with a private bathroom with a shower. The lowest ceiling height of the space is in the bathroom at 1.6m.
7 steps higher (from the second floor): double bedroom with private bathroom with shower.
Every bedroom in the villa has air-conditioning.
Villa Vale is ideal for anyone looking for somewhere to host a group of friends or family, and a great base from which to visit the beauty of Tuscany.
A stay in this villa would offer you an ideal base from which to make excursions by foot, by bicycle and on horseback; the nearby presence of Lake Bilanciono (roughly 20km from the villa) offers you the chance to do some water sports.
Vicchio (wide variety of shops): 6 km
Highway A1: 25km
Florence: 35 km
Chianti (wine region): within a range of 50/100 km
Arezzo: 95 km
Siena: 125 km.
The international Mugello racetrack (Formula1 circuit and world motorcycle championship): 15km away.
Nearest golf: 15km away.
A 30% deposit is required upon confirmation; the final balance is due within 60 days prior to arrival.
Minimum stay: 3 nights; 1 week in high and peak season with changeover day on Saturday.
Check-in: 16:00 to 19:00; Checkout: From 8:00 to 10:00
The guests are kindly required to take with them copies of their passports.
Security deposit (Refundalbe):
€ 600 that will be collected (in cash) on arrival and it will be returned upon departure less any charge in case of damage to the property.
Electricity: included in the rental price up to 500 kw; further consumption is to be paid extra (€ 0,50 / kw).
Final Cleaning (mandatory): 300.00€;
Extra Bed (max. 2 on request): 50.00€ per person per week
Heating (on request): 5.00€ per cubic meter
Wood: according to consumption
Pets (on request): 100.00€ per pet
Tourist tax (mandatory): 1.00€ per person per day
Pool open from 15 April to 15 October
Extra services: guests have the option to have dinners organized at the property (for a minimum of 9 people) or cookery courses (for a minimum of 9 people).
Maid service (on request): 20.00€ per hour