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CASALE LA SPLENDIDA 10 sleeps, villa with private pool at exclusive use!

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

- The INSURANCE TO COVER CANCELLATION penalties (from the time of the reservation to the beginning of the stay) will be INCLUDED IN THE FINAL PRICE;

- Our STAFF will be at your complete disposal for ensuring you a care-free holiday;

- Our BOOKING OFFICE OPEN 7/7 with MULTI-LANGUAGES TRAVEL SPECIALISTS, with perfect knowledge of the villas and their location;

- 7/7 days PERSONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE and SUPPORT CENTRE AT DISPOSAL BEFORE AND DURING YOUR STAY;

- PROFESSIONAL CONTROLLERS who PERIODICALLY CHECK THE VILLAS and ensure the quality standards;

- CUSTOMIZE YOUR HOLIDAY with OUR ADDITIONAL SERVICES (such as IN HOUSE CHEF, PRIVATE TRANSFER, CAR RENTAL and much more). All our services are supplied by PROFESSIONAL and CERTIFIED COMPANIES;

THIS VILLA IS AVAILABLE ALSO IN 8 SLEEPS VERSION, PLEASE CONTACT THE PROPERTY MANAGER.

Private structure. In the heart of Tuscany is a small, little-known valley which few people visit but which is of great artistic and natural importance: the Valdambra which, with its wooded hills, charming old villages and precious remains of towers and castles scattered throughout the territory, lies between the ridges of the Chianti hills and the upper Valdarno, along the course of the river Ambra and cutting through the border between the provinces of Siena and Arezzo. In this picturesque setting, just a short walk from Bucine the most important town of the valley, we find Casale la Splendida, an old rural house which is the ideal place for those wanting to explore the most authentic Tuscan-ness that these charming places express and retain. The interior of the house, brought to new life by renovation in full respect of the original plan, is particularly well-finished and elegant, with exquisite fireplaces in the living areas and refined pieces of furniture that create a warm and cosy atmosphere, full of comfort and functionality. The wide green outdoor areas, the portico with lounge area, the veranda with wood stove and dining area and the large pool all combine to make it a great destination for groups of friends and families with children who love nature and the relaxed atmosphere offered by the countryside. This destination will be ideal for exploring the beautiful area around Bucine, rich in vineyards, olive groves and woods, along which meander numerous CAI (Club Alpino Italiano) hiking or mountain biking routes. The main towns of Arezzo, Florence and Siena, as well as the prestigious areas of Chianti, of the Crete Senesi and of the Val d'Orcia with their picture postcard scenery and their old, enchanting borghi, are all within easy reach. Another attraction of the area is represented by numerous designer outlets, all a short distance from the house, including Prada (just 2 km away), The Mall and Fashion Valley. N.B. The owners live discreetly in an annex about 50 m from the house and can be a useful reference point for guests to whom, however, full privacy is guaranteed.

Interior

The house has two floors. The main entrance on the ground floor opens through a French window from the portico into a small hallway communicating with a large welcoming living room on the left, with the study/reading room and with the dining room which is, in turn, connected to the kitchen and to a short corridor (with laundry and bathroom with hydro-massage shower) which ends at the veranda with table and chairs, stone sink, oven and hob. The French window of the veranda (with mosquito netting) opens out to the external dining area, located on the side of the pool. All the ground floor rooms have French windows connecting the interior with the outdoor areas, in particular from the living room leading directly out to the portico and the external dining area. On the first floor is the sleeping area, consisting of three double bedrooms, two with ensuite bathrooms (one with hydromassage shower and tub and the other with hydromassage shower), two twin bedrooms (one with joinable beds) and, finally, a bathroom with hydromassage shower. In one of the double rooms and in one of the twin rooms is a mezzanine with wardrobe area.

Park

Casale La Splendida is set in an estate of about 3 hectares with wooded areas and areas cultivated with olive trees that produce an excellent extra virgin olive oil. From the entrance gate a short driveway lined with cypress trees takes guests to a large parking area and, from here, a short walk along stone paving leads to the main entrance and the surrounding areas. The garden around the house, with typical shrubs, borders of herbs and various colourful flowers (geraniums, roses, lavender bushes, aloes and succulents), is a peaceful green oasis in which to better appreciate the calm atmosphere of the Tuscan countryside. In front of the house are extensive olive groves where you can stroll around while at the back are the outdoor living areas: a large stone-paved area with gazebo and set up for outdoor dining which forms a single open environment with the veranda and pool, plus a large well-kept lawn bordered by low hedges. In a brick structure next to the dining area is the barbecue while the wood stove is to be found on the veranda. Next to the main entrance is the stone portico set up as a lounge area with sofas, armchairs and tables.

Swimming Pool

The pool, easily accessible from the portico and from the veranda, stands in the beautiful garden surrounded by a large area of lawn and bordered by lavender bushes and roses that separate it from the wooded area. About 10 m from the house, access to the rectangular pool is via Roman steps. It measures 14 x 7 m with the depth at the edge 1.40 m and increasing to 2.80 m in the centre. It is lined in PVC, with whirlpool jets on one side, spotlights for night lighting, chlorine purification and hot and cold-water shower. Down a few steps is a changing room, a bathroom and two showers. Around the pool is a pleasant sunbathing area paved in stone and surrounded by lawn areas, provided with elegant sunbeds, deckchairs and a wooden gazebo. The swimming pool is available to guests from the last Saturday in April to the first Saturday in October.

Pets

On request, small sized. € 30,00 per animal per week to be paid on site.

handicap

No

(We remind that the herein contained information and any possible updates are to be attested by the Property Manager).

More Details

About Us

Emma Villas
Emma Villas srl Unipersonale
Via Duccio di Buoninsegna, 22
00142 Roma
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

Property Manager
Emma Villas
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
27 September, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bucine in Province of Arezzo

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • (1 with hydro-massage shower and hydro-massage tub, 3 with hydro-massage shower. En-suite bathrooms: 2)
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • (3 doubles, 1 twin, 1 twin with joinable beds)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

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CASALE LA SPLENDIDA 10 sleeps, villa with private pool at exclusive use!
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5

Fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property, very well equipped, very clean. Very friendly landlord, nice garden and great pool, all in all an outstanding location.

We had a truly magical holiday. I couldn't recommend it more highly.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Super gemütlich eingerichtet und sehr sauber!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Es war alles wie beschrieben und wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt.

Das Haus war sehr sauber und liebevoll eingerichtet, der Pool ist sehr sauber und die Grünanlage war sehr gepflegt.

Einfach nur fantastisch!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
73 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Bucine
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Bucine
Nearest Motorway
11 Kilometres
Valdarno A1 Exit
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Bucine
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Tyrrhenian Sea
Car: necessary

Casale La Splendida is located in the comune of Bucine, about ten minutes from the motorway exit and five minutes from the train station (on the Florence-Arezzo-Chiusi line). The house is well connected and easily accessible from the airports in the region (Florence, 73 km and Pisa, 134 km), and is in an excellent position to visit most of central Tuscany (the valleys of the Orcia and the Chiana, Chianti and the Crete Senesi). Located in the area of the Valdambra, at the point where the Chianti hills meet the Upper Valdarno, a few kilometres from the cities of Florence, Siena and Arezzo, this little town has played, from Roman times to the Middle Ages, an important role as border territory in which important families of the past followed upon each other and whose traces are shown by the numerous historical monuments and archaeological sites. From the village, connected to the ancient Via Francigena, numerous CAI routes through woods of oak and arbutus (to be followed on foot, by bike or even, partially, by car) lead to the discovery of places of undisputed charm: the Tower of Galatrona or what remains of one of the most important fortifications of the Valdambra; the Parish Church of Galatrona, a small Romanesque church which houses works by Giovanni della Robbia (including a valuable baptismal font); Castle Cennina with attached a tiny, delightful borgo, situated on a panoramic hill overlooking the Valdambra at 477 m above sea level; the magical villages of Duddova, Sogna and Rapale; up to the Abbey of Badia a Ruoti, among the most important Camaldolese abbeys in the province of Arezzo, dating back to the year 1000. Bucine (reference point for shops and supermarkets less than 2 km from the house), a Cittaslow (“Slow City”, a movement founded in Italy and inspired by the Slow Food organization), part of the Associazione Nazionale delle Città del Vino, has preserved its agricultural vocation characterized by the production of honey, cheese, cured meats, wine and oil of excellent quality that can be tasted in numerous taverns and shops in the area. Another attraction of the area is represented by numerous designer outlets, all a short distance from the house, including Prada, The Mall and Fashion Valley.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Bucine, Tuscany

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2017
1 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,733
for 7 nights
£2,733
 
 
2017
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,377
for 7 nights
£3,377
 
 
2018
7 Jan 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,460
for 7 nights
£2,460
 
 
2018
28 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,750
for 7 nights
£2,750
 
 
2018
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,039
for 7 nights
£3,039
 
 
2018
30 Jun 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,666
for 7 nights
£3,666
 
 
2018
15 Jul 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,907
for 7 nights
£3,907
 
 
2018
19 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,907
for 7 nights
£3,907
 
 
2018
2 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,039
for 7 nights
£3,039
 
 
2018
23 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,460
for 7 nights
£2,460
 
 
2018/2019
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,039
for 7 nights
£3,039
 

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€

The price includes:
fully cleaned property equipped with linens
utilities (water - gas for kitchen use)

The price does not include:
electricity (€100,00/week in low season €180,00/week in medium and high season)
heating (on consumption up to date market prices)
tourism tax (where applicable)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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