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Original Historical Villa in Chianti Beauty Absolute Private Pool Intimicy Relax

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,646 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

Villa excl pool, 6 sleeps Chianti Peaceful Ancient Original Villa exclusive Use of Pool Park and Garden 20 Minutes from Florence

Our beautiful villa is on a Hill of the Chianti, all surrounded with vineyards fields with a large garden and park. Our pool is Olympic size. Villa la Borghetta is sited on one of the most peaceful place of Chianti. Its setting and its history dates back to Roman times. Here you can enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the famous Chianti wine-growing area, with every kind of modern comfort. On summer days you can enjoy the garden and the huge pool (16x4 m); in the evening you could have dinner under the gazebo on the terrace overlooking the pool and the great Arno-valley, or all around the area in front of the villa next to the lemon-plants. The location is an ideal base for touring Tuscany and its vineyards. Only 20 Minutes from Florence, 30 minutes from Arezzo and 1 hours from Siena for shopping and culture expeditions.

Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Cecilia

I work as psychologist and psycotherapist in Florence, I live in Florence, too. I help my friends Benedetta and Luisa in renting their villa. It is lovely very especial place with a huge private space on the country-side that is a wonderful natural space for relaxing and enjoying a special holiday in Toscana.

Cecilia purchased this villa in 1950

Why Cecilia chose Figline Valdarno

It is Benedetta's villa. Her grandparents bought this estate in Tuscany several decades ago. This villa offers you to live the genuine authentical Tuscan feeling, life and style. The hills all around, the special light of the sunset, the deep quietness of the place with its sounds and colours. The natural beauty you have often read in the classical novels of the past centuries.

Benedetta does not live there but in North Italy. She comes somewhen in the week-end because she loves Tuscany a lot. The acceptance will be made by her or by her sister Luisa, so you have the opportunity to know them personally.

What makes this villa unique

beauty, tranquillity, nature. Historical value of the villa.

Florece and other Tuscany art-towns are easy reachble.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Figline Valdarno in Metropolitan City of Florence

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 1646 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bathroom, one bathroom upstairs large, light. The other one, downstairs is not so large like the other one but complete, also bidet and shower-cabin. Both bathrooms have the window.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 3 Double Rooms: with 2 twin beds.
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis
Outside: Our swimming pool (for exclusive use of guests) is overlooking the valley, it is completaly surrounded by flowers, bushes, fields and wineyards. All the area is rich in a generous supply of sun loungers and armchairs. Also an outdoor shower. The pool measures 16 mx 4 m. Before arriving at the pool, little rural all renewed building in cotto and stones where you can dressed or undressed by the pool. You have your completely intimacy because: there is no neighbouring property that overlook the pool. For outdoor dining: wide choice of tables and chairs on the front lawn or at the gazebo on the terrace. The whole garden and park are extremely well equipped for long hours of relaxation with comfortable seating and tables. Utility Room: Next the living-room there is also a usefull Utility Room Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: towels and linen are included. Other: The eating room is a spaceful room with huge original woodtable, ancient fornitures, old in country lamps and forniture. Really very characteristic for Tuscan country-style.


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Original Historical Villa in Chianti Beauty Absolute Private Pool Intimicy Relax
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Amazing stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay in the Villa and will be returning again next year.

We had plenty of room for a family of six.

The villa was very clean and the pool was incredible. We enjoyed eating at the many the outdoor tables throughout the day.

The location was excellent to visit local towns but it was hard to leave the Villa. We particularly enjoyed evening walks in the vineyards and olive groves spotting deer and boar.

Thank you Benedetta and Cecilia.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Caitilin and Robert, thank you so much for your positive review! Benedetta and Luisa will be very glad when they read it. Surely it will be very useful for their future guests to have an idea about the beauty of the Mori Villa and surroundings. We are waiting for you this next summer. Have good days, Cecilia for Benedetta and Luisa
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A fantastic villa in a sublime situation

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent the most wonderful two weeks in this beautiful villa in the Tuscan hills. We arrived very late (or rather very early) to be greeted by the lovely Massimo who looks after the property. Despite being woken from his sleep, he showed us all around the villa and even picked us some cherries. As it was dark it was difficult to appreciate our surroundings, but what a wonderful surprise we had in the morning. The views from the villa are glorious and, whatever the weather, never failed to delight. The villa itself was very roomy and well appointed yet also had real old Italian charm. We cooked many of our meals in the kitchen and ate on the terrace, watching the sun set. The pool was an additional bonus. We sunbathed and swam whilst, once again, enjoying the views. The gardens were full of flowers and scented shrubs, attracting butterflies and bees. Both the pool and garden areas were lovingly tended by Massimo. The villa is ideally situated to visit the main Tuscan towns and we drove to Pisa and Siena, but took the train from Figline to Florence. This was an excellent service, taking only 20 minutes, and was cheaper than taking the car. We really can't recommend the villa too highly and we hope very much to return in the not too distant future. Lastly, I should like to thank you, Cecilia, for being so helpful when we were arranging the holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Heather, I write you in my poor English compared to your nice, beautiful words! I want to thank you and all your friends also for Benedetta. Yesterday I read your review to her and she was very happy. I also will tell it to Massimo as soon as I have the opportunity. I well know that Benedetta's villa and surroundings are wonderful, but it is very nice to read your words and to feel how beautiful your holiday was... I can image your meals on the terrace, watching the sun set, your waking up in the morning in a such place among flowers, butterflies, bees and sunbaths! Thank you so much in the hoping to see you again, ciao Cecilia for Benedetta, too.
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truly a wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

Hi Cecilia and Benedetta, Thomas and I would like to thank you very much for the use of your beautiful villa. We had a fantastic time. We really enjoyed the peace, nature and tranquillity. Nature above all: When staying in a rural location nature is always present and we delighted to see black squirrels, some wild boar and several hoopoe which we don’t have in the UK. We write a review hoping new guests can read it: the villa is extremely well equipped with comfortable furnishings and beautiful historical decor. The surrounding park and garden are beautiful and well kept. The pool was a welcome sight when we arrived home after a long day driving around Tuscany and Chianti. Location: Hidden away in a wonderful valley just a few kilometers from Florence but centrally located to visit major cities (Florence, Rome, Siena, Arezzo, Perugia) and smaller villages (The whole Chianti area) throughout Tuscany. Great area for wine lovers! There are extraordinary restaurants, vineyards and cultural sites within a short drive away. Thomas and I would recommend this villa without hesitation. We have rented many villas throughout Italy and this is one of our favourites. All worth the trip!Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dearest Miriam and Thomas, Our best thanks for your beautiful words. Benedetta will be very pleased that you liked so much to stay in her villa. She does -at the limits of her ability- her best for the willcome and acceptance of her guests. The rest is simple because of the natural beauty of the place. Hoping you can come again soon in Tuscany, I wish you all the best for your future. Have a good 2015, Cecilia
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Enjoyed Our Stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful very large Villa, part dating back to 15th century we were told, the dacor was in keeping with the age of the villa, very tastefully done, with some antique furniture. There were plenty of area's inside and out to find your own quiet place to read, draw or paint. There are beautiful views all around, across vineyards and olive groves to the mountains beyond, most mornings the mist lay in the vallie's, lovely sight. The kitchen was very well equipped except for not having a electric kettle.

The region has had a really wet summer this year and there were a lot of mosquitoes about but all the windows had mosquito nets which kept the house clear which was very good.

Benedetta the owner was very charming and spoke good english showing us around and giving us information on the local area.

Excellent pool facilities changing room with toilet and hot shower, I found the large pool, which had the sun all day, perfect for swimming, but at 1.6 meters deep and no shallow end it would be unsuitable for none swimmers and young children.

To find the villa, I suggest going on google maps and search for Hotel la Borghetta near Figline and Benedetta's villa is 100m away at the top of the hill. (The indicator on the Owners Direct map shows the wrong area).

During our two week stay at the villa we were able to visit Florence, Lucca, Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra, Monteriggioni and lots of other towns less well known but well worth visiting like Greve in Chianti and the very small medieval village of Montefioralle 2k above Greve.

We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely villa in a beautiful part of the world.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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WOW !!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful villa with a quite magnificent pool and a dining terrace at the rear with amazing views over the countryside. We had every meal out there with a bit of teamwork and organisation !! If we hadn't , we would have used the splendid dining room with its huge table. The villa itself feels very traditional with its features and colours. We had a lovely welcome and everyone was genuinely concerned that we had a good time , they even went out and bought a fully equipped BBQ when I merely enquired if there was one.

The bedroom layout is a little quirky with the en suite room downstairs , but it fitted our family party just fine.

Its only 10 minutes by car to Figline with all the facilities you need , including a large supermarket , and only a short drive to Florence.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
figline incisa
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Florence ca. 30 Km

Arezzo ca 40 Km

Pistoia Km 68 Km

Monteriggioni 80 Km

Siena 90 Km

Cortona 95 Km

Lucca 100 Km

Montalcino 108 Km

Pisa 110 Km

Perugia 120 Km

Further Details:

In Figline Valdarno you can find all the necessary (shops and supermarkets).

If you like to have some piece of advice on restaurants, trattorie and pizzerie you have just to write and ask us!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Figline Valdarno, Tuscany

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July August
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Mar 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 1
1 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 2
30 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £174.79

Booking Notes:
As fix booking you have to transfer per bank a pre-payment (after having paid the fees for the service of OD). For this reason when you ask for booking I send you Benedetta's and Luisa's IBAN. The rest of the rent you will give when you arrive at the villa in cash. Naturally as soon as you have transfered the pre-payment, you receive a little contract with all details. Endcleaning 85 euro

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Our prices are all incl. All services included in the price (electricity, hot water, gas, firewood, linen, towels, cleaning, taxes). Only end-cleaning is extra (80 euro). The central heating (when used), instead, must be paid depending on consumption. A deposit of €200, is requested. The process of booking is completed only after receipt of the deposit. Booking procedure:You receive the bank detail of the owner and you have to pay 40% of the ammount. The rest you give cash at arrival + deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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