Ilaria


From €4485 per week

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Villa Ilaria is set on a beautiful estate just a mile away from Palaia, a charming village between Pisa and Florence. The restoration of the property was recently completed, and it is composed of two separate country houses next to one another. Both houses enjoy breathtaking views of the typical Tuscan landscape. The main villa and the annex are both on two floors and they have a common contemporary style with some traditional pieces and architectural details, such as wood beamed ceilings and terracotta floors, which bring warm touches to the spaces. The main attractions of Villa Ilaria are the high end finishings and amenities that provide the utmost comfort.
6 BEDROOMS/ 6 BATHROOMS
Main House
First Floor:
Master queen bedroom with views and flat-screen TV, en-suite bathroom with double sink, Jacuzzi tub and spacious shower.
Queen bedroom with wrought-iron bed and a study area, sofa bed, computer, and flat-screen TV in the mezzanine; en-suite bathroom with a generous shower.
Twin/queen bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower.
Queen bedroom with wrought iron bed and en-suite bathroom with shower.

Annex
First Floor:
Two queen bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom and spacious shower.

LIVING SPACES
Main House
Ground Floor: The living room features a soft, neutral color palette, selected for the upholstering of the comfortable sofas and armchairs, which is counteracted by the vibrancy of the original brick arched ceiling and the terracotta floor to create a welcoming atmosphere. The dining room accommodates up to 12 people with its generous table. From this room, you can enjoy great views of the valley. A spacious, gourmet kitchen with double ovens, American-size refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave oven and a center island with an additional sink. The kitchen is a dream for the amateur chefs in the group, and it is fully equipped to be the perfect stage for the preparation of delicious meals! The game room provides a card table, an abundance of books, and a variety of board games, including chess and domino, a flat-screen TV and a PS3. Laundry room with washer and dryer at guests’ disposal.

First Floor: Polished living room with beautiful large fireplace and two comfortable sofas with central ottoman and large flat-screen TV with DVD player. The red accented pillows and ottoman add vibrancy to the clean lined space.

Annex
Ground Floor: Bright and airy living room with plush upholstered sofas, flat-screen TV, and stereo. This room boasts dazzling views of the outdoor landscape. Fully equipped eat-in gourmet kitchen with oven, stove, dishwasher, built-in refrigerator, and microwave.

OUTDOOR FEATURES
Spacious and elegantly furnished patio for enjoyable informal dining al fresco with beautiful views of the valley. Generous manicured verdant lawns, a perfect space for children to play. Barbecue and wood-burning oven available for pizza nights in the comfort of your villa. Private infinity-edge swimming pool (12 m x 6.5 m) with sun beds, lounges and shades.

SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS
Villa Ilaria’s units are perfect for large groups of friends or multigenerational family gatherings. Conveniently located at a short distance to the nearby village where you can find groceries, a butcher’s shop, a gas station, takeout pizza, a sundry store and several good restaurants. On the premises, the estate has a vegetable garden which provides seasonal produce – ask the gardener to pick some for you!

Nearest Airport: Peretola Florence 1 h
Nearest serviced town: 4 min
Nearest major city: Florence 1 h 2 min
Nearest point of interest: San Gimignano 44 min;
Driving time estimated by Google Maps

Famous for its art and architecture, Florence is an obligatory destination for the first-timer visitor of Italy. However, while exploring the historical center is something that cannot be missed, the pristine studded landscapes and the enchanted medieval villages set on the famous Tuscan rolling hills surrounding Florence are well worth a visit.
The most famous area to explore is the Chianti, a blessed land that covers a rather large wine-producing region of Tuscany, reaching from Florence to Siena, and all the way out to Pisa. Chianti’s must see sights are the wine villages of Castellina, Radda and Gaiole. Along the road visit the Badia di Coltibuono and/or Castello di Brolio and do not forget to pick up some wine to enjoy at the villa!

WHERE TO EAT
Osteria di Passignano – Set in the middle of the Antinori wine estate…all we can say is: NOT TO BE MISSED!
Via Passignano 33, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa – +39 055 807 1278
Il Padellina – Rustic trattoria serving local cuisine. Come for the steak, stay for the atmosphere.
Corso del Popolo 54, Strada in Chianti – +39 055 858388
La Loggia (at Hotel San Michele) – Fine dining, romantic setting and unforgettable views.
Via Doccia 4, Fiesole – +39 055 567 8200
La cantinetta di Rignana – Stunning views, great food and, of course, fantastic wine!
Località Rignana 13, Greve in Chianti – +39 055 852601
Torre guelfa di chef Claudio – Ideal place for a meal if you are in this area for a shopping afternoon at the Outlets (20 minute drive away). Your shopping spree will be even more memorable thanks to the specialties tasted at this restaurant.
Via S. Martino Altoreggi, 8, Figline Valdarno – +39 055 951112

WHERE TO SHOP
Clothing:, The Mall – Tuscany’s most exclusive outlet complex with more than 20 boutiques, including Prada, Gucci Armani, Fendi, Marni and Dolce, and Gabbana.
Via Europa, 8, Leccio – The Mall Official Website
Terracotta objects: the area of Impruneta is famous for the terracotta. Visit Artenova, which sells a unique range of artistic hand-made terracotta decorations.
Via Europa, 12 – +39 055 201 2316
Hand embroidered items: linen for the home and lingerie of the finest quality can be found at Grazia Giachi Ricami
Piazza Matteotti, 35, Greve in Chianti – +39 055 854 4671
Via Borgo Ognissanti 6 r – +39 055 265 0399
Food specialty store: Macelleria Falorni, one of Italy’s greatest butcher shops where salsicce and prosciutto have been artisanal for eight generations. Here you can buy their products vacuum sealed for easy travel.
Piazza Matteotti, 71 – Greve in Chianti – +39 055 853 029.
Wine: Enoteca Antinori, an architectural masterpiece built as a shrine in honor to the rich wine of this land.
Via Cassia per Siena, 133 Loc. Bargino, San Casciano Val di Pesa – +39 055 23595

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Amenities

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Air Conditioning

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Parking

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Swimming Pool

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Terrace / Alfresco Dining

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Walk To Village

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Wifi

Extra Optional Services

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Airport Transfer

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Cooking class

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Extra Housekeeping

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Fresh Groceries

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Private Chef

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Wine Tour

Pricing and Availability

Standard rates €9,085.00
From – 01 Jan 2022 – 25 Mar 2022 €4,485.00
From – 26 Mar 2022 – 20 May 2022 €6,485.00
From – 21 May 2022 – 26 Aug 2022 €9,085.00
From – 27 Aug 2022 – 23 Sep 2022 €6,485.00
From – 24 Sep 2022 – 16 Dec 2022 €4,485.00
From – 17 Dec 2022 – 06 Jan 2023 €9,085.00

Pricing Notes

INCLUDED WITH RENT
Water and final cleaning
Housekeeping service for 2 hours, 2 days/week
Gardener and pool maintenance service
Wi-Fi Internet connection

NOT INCLUDED WITH RENT
Electricity and A/C: €300/week, to be paid in cash locally upon check-in
Extra housekeeping/Ironing service: €15/hour/per staff member
Laundry service: €12 for 3-5 kg; €15 for 8 kg
Cook service
Cost of food and beverage

NOTES
Security deposit: €1,500 to be held at agency
Visitor’s tax: €1 per person/per night to be paid locally, in cash
Check-in: between 4:00 pm–6:00 pm; Check-out: before/by 10:00 am
All the above services must be paid locally, prior to departure unless otherwise arranged

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