Villa Galileo in Florence Area, Tuscany is set atop a Florentine hill near the world-class artistic treasures of that wonderful Renaissance city. The city center is just a mile away where you will spend slow-paced days exploring the wonderful piazzas, fountains, structures and art that make Florence so remarkable. Stroll across the storied Ponte Vecchio bridge lined with fine Italian boutiques spanning the Arno River, and then stop at a Tuscan bistro or outdoor cafe for lunch.
Built in 1600 and carefully renovated, Villa Galileo offers the style and grandeur worthy of its namesake. This gated urban villa blends old world stone and stucco architecture with comfortable furnishing and conveniences for today's lifestyles. Antiques, traditional frescoes, lushly textured fabrics and wall coverings coexist with the modern kitchen, sleek baths and comfortable updated furnishing. Experience the magic of a hidden courtyard and the interior loggia private gallery along with exposed stone and terracotta tiling for an authentic Tuscan experience.
Bedrooms offer king-sized beds, air-conditioning and en suite bathrooms with bathtubs. The main bathroom features a hammam Turkish bath for the ultimate in luxuriant living. Enjoy sumptuous meals al fresco prepared with fresh local ingredients, and relax with an excellent bottle of local wine with dinner at the close of another perfect day in Tuscany.
Villa Galileo offers all the advanced electronic conveniences you desire, including flat screen satellite TV, a state-of-the-art sound system with outdoor speakers, Blue Ray DVD player and WiFi Internet service in the living areas, bedrooms and in the garden. For your convenience, there is a barbecue for casual meals, secured parking and kitchen appliances like a Nespresso machine and a microwave.
The Weekly Rate includes : Concierge service by telephone daily 10am > 7pm, welcome delicatessen grocery supplies (local bread, focaccia, fresh milk, jam, orange juice, bottled water, tea, Italian coffee, sugar, eggs, Pecorino cheese, prosciutto, olive oil, butter, yogurt, fresh & dried pasta, fresh pesto, fresh tomato sauce, fresh fruit & vegetables, herbs, biscuits, and sweets), all linen changed weekly, housekeeping service once a week, end of stay cleaning, estate manager on call, gardener and utilities (water, heating cooking gas & WiFi). Additional cost : electricity (payable locally).
General Information: Galileo is 2000 meters away from the main center of Florence. 370 square meters of living space and 2400m of exterior spaces. Built in 1600 AD. Last renovated in 2012.
6 adults + 1 kids + 1 toddler is the maximum number of guests the property can accommodate.
Damage Deposit : 20% of rental rate payable by wire transfer prior to arrival.
Getting there : Florence Airport 20 mins. Pisa Airport : 1hr. 10 mins. Rome Airport : 3 hrs.
Bedroom 1 : Bedroom with king-size bed, high speed cable internet, TV, AC / heating, mosquito screens, and en suite bathroom with shower with hammam, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 2 : Bedroom with king-size bed, high speed cable internet, TV, AC / heating, mosquito screens, and en suite bathroom with bathtub / Jacuzzi, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 3 : Bedroom with king-size bed, high speed cable internet, TV, AC / heating, mosquito screens, and en suite bathroom with bathtub / shower / hammam, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Note: The rates above are subject to 5% Tax/Service Charge.
Payments accepted in US Dollars, Euros, British Pound, Canadian Dollars, Swiss Franc, Fijian Dollars, Thai Baht, Australian Dollars, New Zealand Dollars.
Major credit cards accepted in US Dollars.
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