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LA GRANDE QUERCIA 10+2 / 8 sleeps, villa near Florence, with private pool, park, table tennis, billiard and whirlpool



Updated: 10-Oct-2016
Sleeps: 12. Bedrooms: 5, Bathrooms: 6, Service Bathroom: 1


RECEPTIVE STRUCTURE. La Grande Quercia is a stylish Tuscan villa situated in a prestigious hillside position in the close vicinity of the historical centre of Prato. In it’s recent restoration high quality materials have been used such as handmade cotto pavements and the chestnut wooden floorboards for the bedrooms parquet, precious stones for the internal staircase and marble for the bathrooms. The villa has been furnished with taste by the owners whom have opted for a stylish – antique interior decor. The top point of this property is it’s position, in a very quite area of Prato but at the same time very easy to reach the historical centres on foot. The nature lovers can enjoy pleasant walks or bike tours via the several nature trails around the property, whereas for art lovers it is possible to reach in few kilometers the city of Florence and the most important Tuscan cultural centers like Lucca, Siena, Pisa and Versilia.

Useful Information

Your Emma Villas Customer service is ROSSANA CIONCOLONI and you can reach her for any emergencies, or further information you may required during your stay. All useful telephone numbers will be sent together with your booking documents.


The villa is on three levels. From the main entrance we have access to the ground floor composed by a spacious living room with fireplace, TV room, dining room, kitchen with dining area and a service bathroom. All the rooms on this level have direct access to the outside via the French doors. Also on the ground floor with access from outside is a veranda with its vast windows and furnished in a part as a dining area equipped with wood oven, barbeque, tables with chairs and in the other part for living area. From the ground floor via a stone staircase one reaches the first floor made up of a double bedroom with corner study, bathroom with whirlpool bathtub and shower and a wardarobe. Also on this floor is a double bedroom with en suite bathroom with bathtub and shower, a double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower and a twin bedroom with two French beds and en suite bathroom with shower. From the first floor an internal staircase leads to the panoramic tower where there is a study. The villa also has an underground floor which can be reached both from inside and outside and is composed of a games room equipped with table tennis and all kinds of entertainment games, a service bathroom with shower which belongs to the swimming pool area and a laundry room.


The 3000 square meter of garden is totally covered by a well kept lawn and enriched with rosemary bushes, oleanders, olive groves, cypresses, oak and acacia trees and a variety of fruit trees like: medlar, cherry, apple, pear and pomegranate. The large “cotto” square in front of the house, from where it is possible to enjoy the beautiful panoramic view over Prato, Pistoia and Florence, is embellished by impressive lemon plants. It is enough to over pass the main gate to have a pleasant and relaxing walk either on foot or by bike through the several nature trails which surrounds the hill behind the property.

Swimming Pool

The totally fenced swimming pool area it is protected by tall green hedges and it is possible to access on both sides by two different gates. Open from the last Saturday in April to the first Saturday of October the swimming pool is only 15 meters from the house and measures 12,50 meters x 6 meters with a depth which goes from a minimum of 1,10 meters until 2,10 meters and is equipped with a romaine staircase entrance totally covered by dark blue ceramic tiles. The pool’s water is purified by salt and it’s equipped with an automatic covered system which permits to maintain the water temperature constant during the night. The solarium area is paved with “cotto” pavement and it’s equipped with sun lounges, chairs, gazebo and outside shower.

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

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • 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 : Florence at 15 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Prato at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : Prato at 10 Kilometres Nearest Train : Prato at 2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A11 exit Prato Est at 3.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Prato at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : Viareggio (Tyrrhenian Sea) at 89 Kilometres Car: necessary


La Grande Quercia it can be found on the dominating hill side of Prato. Prato and its province are situated in the heart of Tuscany, nearby the most famous art cities of the world: Florence (Km. 18), Lucca (Km. 50), Pisa (Km. 82), and Siena (Km. 79). This area is the ideal destinations for tourism. These cities can offer a mixture of art, culture, nature and the history of textiles, a story which is still present and modern days and around which it has developed the richness, the sense of the welcoming and comfort between different cultures and ethnics in the city of Prato. The province is made up of seven municipals: Cantagallo, Carmignano, Montemurlo, Poggio a Caiano, Prato, Vaiano and Vernio. It is a very variable territory able to offer high levels of historical and cultural attractions starting from the Etruscan period passing through the Middle Ages until present day. In spite of its recessed position the house is near to the main basic services such as: train station, highway, commercial centers, cinema, and theatre.

Airports: Florence 15 km, Bologna 102 km, Pisa 95 km, Milano 350 km, Rome 330 km

Train Station: Prato 2 km, Florence 22 km

Highway: A11 exit Prato Est 3,5 km

Attractions within 100 km: Firenze 25 km, Pistoia 28 km, Mugello 28 km, Pisa 88 km, Lucca 65 km, Vinci 32 km, Montecatini 39 km, Versilia 98 km, San Gimignano 72 km, Siena 91 km

Services and shops: Prato 500 meters

Beach: Viareggio (Tyrrhenian Sea) 89 km

Access road: Paved road until the main gate


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: 1.000,00€

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

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


  • Groups
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower, whirlpool bathtub
  • Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Service Bathroom - Toilet
  • Bathroom 6 - Shower Enclosure
  • (1 bathroom with whirlpool bathtub and shower, 1 with tub and shower, 3 with shower, 1 service bathroom. En suite bathrooms: 5)


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, two French beds
  • (4 doubles, 1 twin with two French beds, 1 double sofa-bed)


  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard


  • Self-catering


  • Suitable for elderly. Fenced: Yes. Height above sea level: 138 m. computer (on request) complimentary toiletries kettle moka american coffe makker mixer cot mosquito netting mountain bike table games games for childrens safe whirlpool bathtub alarm system golf club

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