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VILLA PALAGI 10 sleeps, splendid villa with private pool near Florence



Updated: 26-Oct-2016
Sleeps: 10, 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

PRIVATE STRUCTURE. Villa Palagi is located in the Tuscan hillside inserted in a warm and relaxing atmosphere, only 10km from Florence, with an amazing view of the city itself, on the Giotto's bell tower and on Brunelleschi's Dome and the Monastero della Certosa. The property dates back to the 1520 built on request by the Nobile Family Rossi. Over the centuries the property has not only changed several owners but has also hosted important guests such as Pope Pio XII. The villa is surrounded by 12 hectares of garden, where guests can calmly stroll in the complete harmony surrounded by secular trees, which were planted at the same time as the construction of the house, beautiful lawns, fruit trees, plants and olive groves that allow the production of olive oil. The external and specifically the internal atmosphere of the property of the villa is characterized by spacious rooms with classic and antique style furnishing, with a delicate touch of fantasy. The tower and the outdoors offers breathtaking views, overlooking the countryside and the city of Florence. Next to the Villa, but in a separate house, is where the owners reside, whom are at disposal in case of necessity. The proximity of Villa Palagi and its strategic position will allow its guest to organise day trips to Florence and Siena and all the main Tuscan cities and towns.


The Villa, measures about 600 square meters, and is built on three levels, including a spectacular tower. From the first floor entrance, there is a large hall which accesses two spacious living rooms connected to the dining area in classic style with a table for 12 people, a kitchenette, and another dining room in rustic style with a table for 10 people. Also on this floor there is a study with internet access, and a service bathroom. A large stone staircase leads to the first floor, where there is a classic dining room comfortable and spacious enough for 10 people, a fully equipped kitchen, a terrace ideal for outdoors meals and a laundry room. The night area is made of one twin bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms, one with bath tub and one small with shower. There are two double suites, one with en suite bathroom with shower and the other with en suite bathroom with bath tub. Inside the tower there is a small living room, ideal as a reading room.


The park that surrounds the property is about 12 hectares, where there are secular trees, fruit trees and a vast variety of flowers and herbs, such as lavender and hawthorn. The olive groves are used to produce extra virgin olive oil following the Tuscan tradition. The park of Villa Palagi is a wildlife reserve, (recently visited from WWF) for different type of animals like hares, pheasants, squirrels, wild boars, that have also found their ideal home and the perfect place for their reproduction and protection of these species.

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool is far from the house about 100 meters. It has rectangular from and measures 12 x 6 meters and has constant depth of 1.60 m. The pool area is characterized by sun lounges, sun chairs, umbrellas and a gazebo with tables and chairs. At guest’s disposal there is a changing room and a cold outdoor shower.

(Emma Villas reminds you that the herein contained information and any possible updates are to be attested on www.emmavillas.com)

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Emma Villas srl Unipersonale
Emma Villas
Via Duccio di Buoninsegna, 22
00142 Roma Roma Italy
L.R.T 51/1986, N.178974
OPERATORE TURISTICO ITALIANO Autorizzato dalla provincia di Siena N. 178974 L.R.T 51/1986
VAT Reg No01188760522

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Firenze at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Tavernuzze at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Firenze SMN at 8 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A1 exit Firenze Impruneta at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Tavernuzze at 15 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Tyrrhenian sea at 110 Kilometres Car: recommended


The villa is situated at about 1,5 km from the village of Tavarnuzze, on a hill facing the valley, on the huge Monastero della Certosa and on the Cupola del Duomo. Florence is easily reachable also by public bus being at only 8 km from there. The Exit A1 Firenze Certosa at few kilometers makes the location ideal to tour all around central Italy. The railway station of Florence is also ideal to move yourself all around Italy.


Airports: Firenze 20 km, Pisa 70 km, Bologna 95 km, Roma 240 km, Milano 300 km

Train Station: Firenze SMN 8 km, Firenze Campo di Marte 13 km

Highway: A1 exit Firenze Impruneta 3 km

Attractions within 100 km: Firenze, Arezzo, Siena, Volterra, San Gimignano, Pisa, Lucca

Services and shops: Tavarnuzze 1.5 km

Beach: Tyrrhenian sea 110 km

Access road: Paved until the entrance gate then 380 meters of gravel road in good conditions


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
25 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 5.9%

- To be paid at the time of booking: 25% as DEPOSIT (non-refundable) calculated on the listed price;
- To be paid within 60 days prior to the beginning of lease: 75% as BALANCE to be paid by bank transfer or credit card.

5,9% Emma Villas Commissions INCLUDED in the final price of the reservation: this includes costs for opening and management of the practice, customer assistance service 7 days per week, agency commission, EUROP ASSISTANCE POLICY to cover penalties in case of cancellation of the stay).

At your arrival will be requested (by the property owner) the damage deposit (totally refundable in case of no damages at the end of the stay).
Damage Deposit: 1000,00€

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 26-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre
  • rural
  • town
  • village


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Service Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure, ensuite
  • Bathroom 2 - Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, ensuite
  • Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Bath (no shower), ensuite
  • Service bathroom - Service bathroom
  • (3 with shower, 2 with bath, 1 service. En suite bathrooms: 3)


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • 5 (4 doubles, 1 twin)


  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


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