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Apartment up to 6 guests, Pool, Short walk To Town, Great Views, 20 Min Florence

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Budget Friendly, peaceful location but only 3 minutes walking to town centre with restaurants/bus:30 Min to Florence & Sien

This large independent villa is split into two units: the ground floor is the rental apartment with its own entrance door. The top floor and lower level is where we live. Our part of garden is fenced so you have complete freedom to use the area with barbecue and the pool. Your apartment has a good size balcony with views of the pool, countryside and neighborhood.

Your aparment is a real home with a real equipped kitchen, lots of space and comfortable, which makes it particularly indicated for multiple week stays. From time to time the family (only) use the pool but we have created your own pool area with sun chairs. The property is completely fenced in and we have our own outdoor area where we keep our pets: Macchia, the dog and Serena, the cat. We enjoy having guests around so feel free to use any area in the gardens. The neighborhood is quite and safe other than being very easy to find on arrival. The road is paved and lit at night so it makes it easy to walk to town which is conveniently located a short walk away (500 meters). The centre of Tavarnelle brims with life: restaurants, shops and open air festivals take place throughout the season. We've prepared a villa book where you'll find useful infos on places to visit and restaurants to try. Within 30 min drive you can plan a day out to San Gimignano, Chianti villages. Just about 1 hour away is Siena, Volterra, Pisa, Lucca and much more.

Wine lovers are in the right area: we are in the heart of Chianti and have a list of great wineries where to do wine tasting even on an escorted tour. For the more romantic, the departure for the hot air ballooning over Tuscany is just few hundred meters away - please enquiry if interested.


Entrance from the main street where you can park for free and safely into the garden area

Your apartment has an independent access (15 steps)

Large living area with sofas, TV with Italian channels, 1 single sofa bed, football table

Dining area with direct access to the kitchen

Fully equipped kitchen: fridge and freezer, gas hobs, full oven, dishwasher, ironing facilities, coffee machines and water kettle - door to your private balcony with a view over the hills

Balcony equipped with table and chairs

Bedroom 1 with double bedroom

Bedroom 2 with two single / joinable beds and one single bed (Triple room)

Both bedrooms have air conditioning units with individual climate control

Large bathroom with separate shower and a tub - two sinks

Amenities include:

Fully screened

Fully covered with fast Wifi internet

Washing machine with washing railing

Tennis table

Built in barbecue with table and chairs for your exclusive use and by the pool

Swimming pool

Wi fi fast internet line

More Details

Antonella Pescini
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2017

About Antonella Pescini

Buonasera from Antonella and Angelo. We hope to have you as our guests. Our family comprises of our two grown up children, two docile dogs: Bach & Macchia. Our cat's name is Serena. The dogs are kept in our fenced area and the cat is mainly dozing off on the couch indoor..

We would like to welcome you to our hometown where you can relax and enjoy our home as a perfect base to explore Firenze, Siena, San Gimignano or simply walk to the pretty centre of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa in the heart of Chianti wine area. We have basic English so a personal translator will reply to your enquiries. I work mainly from home so if you need any assistance you can simply knock on the door.

Antonella Pescini purchased this house in 1990

Why Antonella Pescini chose Val d'Elsa

We fell in love with the location of our villa because it's a quiet residential area with great views of the Tuscan hills and the easy access to the town centre with shops and restaurants.

What makes this house unique

Benefits are many including:

- only 350m / 0.25 miles walk to Tavarnelle Val di Pesa centre with shops and restaurants. Easy to walk to on a pathway lighted up at night.

-No car needed if using the public bus in Tavarnelle to Florence (30 minutes ride)

-We love kids so we do not mind hearing playing on the grounds. We have a table tennis, soccer table and a children house.

-Wifi internet free of charge over the entire house and pool.

-The house is very spacious and utterly bright with natural light.

-All windows and doors have mosquito screens.

-Air conditioning available in the bedrooms.

-Relaxing atmosphere and ideal for all needs.

-We are available in case of need but discreet.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa in Florence Area

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The bathroom is spacious: 2 sinks, 1 shower, 1 tub and window.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 double room. 1 triple can be made up as a double + 1 single bed or as a quadruple room.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis
Outside: Private balcony accessed from your apartment. On a lower level by the pool there is an area with sun chairs and umbrella for your sole use. Also a dining table with chairs by the BBQ. Utility Room: There is a washing machine located on the upper floor. Free of charge to use it. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Included in the price full bed and bath linen change every week. Light cleaning is also included every week. Other: Dining room and living room are open space and very large with the dining table on a higher level close to the kitchen. From the dining area there is also a door to the private balcony.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


Great base for stay in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent 2 fantastic weeks at Casa da Antonella this summer at the start of July. We loved the apartment which was spacious, comfortable, very well equipped and spotlessly clean. The gardens were beautiful with a very nice swimming pool, barbecue and seating area and a table tennis table. The apartment is well located on the outskirts of town but within a short stroll from local shops and restaurants. There is a local supermarket nearby as well. Tavarnelle Val di Pesa proved an ideal base from which to visit historic and beautiful towns and villages in the Chianti region and was also just 30 minutes drive from Florence. Above all however we were bowled over by the hospitality hosts Antonella and Angelo. Our children voted our two weeks in Tuscany their best holiday ever and my wife and I are in total agreement.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a weeks holiday at Casa da Antonella. The apartment is spacious, clean, very well equipped and has stunning views across the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Tavarnelle is well located for exploring the area and has several restaurants and bars. It is about 30mins from Florence and Siena and 1hour 15 from Pisa. Our holiday was made extra special by the hospitality of Antonella and Angelo who were always happy to help.

We hope to return soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We received a very warm welcome from Antonella & Angelo, the apartment was fantastic, inside and out, it was clean, comfortable, very spacious and well equipped. The apartment was well located for exploring Tuscany. The pinball machine was fun, as was the table tennis, the selection of garden furniture was excellent too. We had a wonderful, relaxing holiday and didn't want to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

My family and I greatly enjoyed our stay at Casa da Antonella in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa. The hosting family was so kind and gracious that they made us feel like family. We speak no Italian, but their English was more than enough to allow us to communicate well. The house is easy to find and centrally located in the Chianti region. The home is clean, spacious, with well-tended gardens, and has a wonderful balcony to enjoy the view and listen to the birds. We were welcomed with a bowl of food supplies that allowed us to take advantage of the kitchen, but there are also some good restaurants nearby. We had everything we needed and would highly recommend this rental!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful holiday apartment and a superb location. Antonella and Angelo were thoughtful hosts. They did everything to make us welcome and comfortable with advice and recommendations. The basket of food was thoughtful and really helpful when we arrived. The bedrooms are air conditioned and have shutters to keep them cool throughout the day. The cooking facilities were excellent and enabled us all to try cooking the local produce and try out the wine, of course! They have a range of games and activities as well as the swimming pool so we had fun playing table tennis and table football. The views as you can see are of the Tuscan countryside so even though you are a short walk from town, there is a great sense of space.

We are a family of five with my eldest at 19 and my youngest of 13. They all enjoyed the range of sites nearby. Florence and Siena are close by and we were advised the best places to park. We also visited other towns such as Volterra and San Gimiginiano-all beautiful medieval sites. The children all loved it. From shopping in Florence and Pisa and admiring Renaissance art and architecture to ancient Etruscan sites and museums. There was so much to see, we can't wait to return! Thank you Antonella and Angelo!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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10 out of 10

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 children aged 13 and 8 and we stayed in Casa da Antonella for 2 weeks and without fear of contradiction, it was probably the best holiday we have ever had. The apartment was exceptional, 2 very large bedrooms with air conditioning, fantastic living space beautifully presented which included a soccer table. The kitchen had everything you would want. There was a beautiful balcony overlooking the swimming pool with lovely views of the Tuscan hills in the distance. The outdoor BBQ area was fantastic and the table tennis table was a real hit. The location is both ideal for walking into Tavarnelle Val di Pesa which has plenty of lovely restaurants and ice cream shops as well as being a great base to see Tuscany. The owners, Antonella and Angelo made us feel very welcome from the very start to the very end of the holiday. They were the ultimate hosts. I would highly recommend this property to anyone who is planning a stay in Tuscany where you can get to see the real Italy and not be stuck in a campsite or over commercial tourist trap. You will not be disappointed.

Regards Mary Noel, Emily & Danni

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Season 3
9 Jan 2017 - 5 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest
Season 2
6 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Season 1
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Season 3
23 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £169.38
Stay tax £1.27 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

May and September special for 2 people: 600Euro per week.

The price is fully inclusive. No extras for air conditioning or final cleaning... The only contribution we ask is for the heating in the winter: 3Euro per unit clocked up (based on meter reading).

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