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PREZIOSA 8 sleeps, Exclusivity Emma Villas, Booking Offices open 7/7 days



Updated: 22-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

PRIVATE STRUCTURE. Villa Preziosa is a modern structure that stands out for the elegance and opulence of its interior. The modern and functional accessories together with a collection of high-quality furnishings, classic but original, that fill the large bright rooms make it a first class home with an uncommon personality, perfect for those guests looking for a discreet stay in an elegant setting where attention has been paid to the smallest detail. The bedrooms open out onto the garden, each with private bathroom and walk-in closet. The living room, brightened by large windows and with a fireplace in the foreground, is the heart of the house, an open-plan area that extends outside, doubling its size, with many living areas distributed in the green garden and the large swimming pool in its centre: the ideal place for relaxing in but also for going off to explore the many places in the area.The property is just a few kilometres from the centre of the villages of Fucecchio and Santa Croce sull'Arno in a strategic position, thanks to the proximity to major road networks (the A11 Florence-Pisa motorway and the Florence-Pisa-Livorno highway are about 10 km away), making it easy to visit the prestigious Tuscan art cities of Lucca, Pisa, Pistoia, Florence and Siena as well as the many small medieval villages in the territory, from Certaldo to San Gimignano, Vinci and San Miniato. For a refreshing break, immersed in the healing thermal waters and experiencing a moment of unforgettable well-being, you cannot miss a visit to the beautiful spa towns of Montecatini Terme, Monsummano Terme or Casciana Terme; seaside lovers, on the other hand, can get to the beautiful beaches of Versilia and the Etruscan Coast in just over half an hour.


The 370 sq m villa has two floors and stands on sloping terrain, making direct access to the house possible from the lower floor as well. The main entrance on the ground floor leads into a hallway leading to the elegant dining room, which is connected to the kitchen and the large living room. Along the corridor is a bedroom with a double sofa bed, served by a bathroom with tub and shower. Completing the ground floor is another double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with whirlpool tub and a twin bedroom (with joinable beds) served by a bathroom with shower. All the rooms have French windows leading out to the beautiful garden. In addition, the dining room leads directly out to the gazebo set up for outdoor dining while the living room faces out, through the porch, onto the lawn in front of the swimming pool and onto the terrace at the back of the house. An internal staircase leads down to the lower floor composed of a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower and sauna and a further kitchen/laundry room. Both rooms have access to an outdoor loggia, used as a seating area at the back of the house and facing the woods. The property is equipped with an alarm system.


Inside a fully-fenced, 1 hectare plot are the elegant outdoor areas around the villa. In front of the house, on the large area of manicured lawn, with the swimming pool in the foreground and bordered by hedge screens, are palm trees, oleanders and numerous potted flowers. Seating areas have been set up under the porticoes in front of the French windows of the various rooms. A terrace with sofas and armchairs, connected to the gazebo with built-in barbecue and large table for outdoor dining (with easy access from the dining room), is the perfect setting for convivial moments. At the back of the villa you come to an area of woodland, ideal for walking in. A parking area on one side of the villa is accessible directly from the entrance gate.

Swimming Pool

At the centre of a large lawn area, brightened up by potted plants, oleanders and palm trees, lies the large pool, about 15 m from the villa and reached along a stone-paved path. The rectangular pool, lined with PVC and with a metal ladder, measures 7x15 m; near the edge the depth is 0,70m, becoming gradually deeper until it gets to 3 m in the centre. It has chlorine purification and there is an outdoor cold-water shower. Around the perimeter, paved in terracotta, are sunbeds and a wooden gazebo. It has internal and external lighting and so, with immediate access through the living room French windows, you can enjoy the pool area at all hours of the day and evening. It is open from the last Saturday in April until the first Saturday of October.


Only small size on request, € 30,00 per animal per week to be paid on site.



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

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  • 5 of 5

We really loved this house! Preziosa has exceeded our expectations: we enjoyed the privacy of the accomodation, the kitchen is well equipped and we spent a lot of our time in the pool area or in the great garden. The host, Piero was very helpfull he suggested us towns and places to visit.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pisa at 52 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Santa Croce sull'Arno at 6 Kilometres Nearest Train : Empoli at 25 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Firenze Scandicci A1 Exit at 11 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Santa Croce sull'Arno at 6 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Viareggio at 54 Kilometres Car: recommended

The property is situated in a residential area on the outskirts of the little town of Fucecchio, with its beautiful historical centre, in an area between the cities of Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Pistoia and close to the famous nature reserves of Padule, an extensive network of paths in a wide marshy area, characterized by hydrogeological resources and landscape areas of particular interest and by rich native flora and fauna. It is located in Empolese Valdelsa, which extends to the south of the river Arno and encompasses many small villages, all with their own particularity. The territory of the Empolese Valdelsa Valley is renowned for its fine production of Chianti wine and its extra virgin olive oil. Through the gentle hills that cross it, wind more than 50 km of the Via Francigena, the old pilgrimage route, still used by pilgrims and walkers. Many villages are scattered throughout the territory, some little-known and away from the more common tourist routes but no less interesting than the famous ones. Among the more well-known are Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo, San Miniato, with its charming historic town centre and viewing tower, Certaldo, a medieval borgo with its castle and the house where Boccaccio was born, and then again, Pescia, Empoli and many others. Also of note is the proximity to many spa resorts, the main ones being Montecatini Terme, Monsummano Terme, Casciana Terme and Gambassi. The property is easily reached from the major airports of the region (about 52 km from Pisa and about 62 km from Florence), from the Florence-Pisa-Livorno highway (exit Santa Croce at 10 km) and from the A11 Florence-Pisa motorway (exit Altopascio at 10 km ca), allowing you to reach the beaches of Versilia in just over half an hour. The nearest railway station is in Empoli (25 km).

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
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: 500,00€

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Updated: 22-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • villa


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


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna

Onsite Services

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


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • town
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • 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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • (2 with shower, 1 with shower and tub, 1 with whirlpool tub. En-suite bathrooms: 2)


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, double
  • (2 doubles, 1 twin with joinable beds, 1 bedroom with double sofa bed)


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome

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


  • - mosquito screens - alarm - piano

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