RESERVE

Galileo

Florence City, Tuscany
3 BEDROOMS
3.0 BATHROOMS
6 GUESTS
Children Welcome
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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.


  • Air Conditioning - Bedrooms
  • Air Conditioning - Living Area
  • Alfresco Dining Area
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • DVD Player
  • Espresso/Nespresso
  • Fireplace
  • Gated Property
  • Heating
  • Interior Bedrooms
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Library
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Speakers
  • Phone
  • Secured Parking
  • Sound System
  • TV - Flat-Screen
  • TV - Satellite
  • Voltage - 220
  • Washer
  • Welcome Provisioning
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • WiFi
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper(s)
  • Personal concierge
  • Property Manager on Call
  • Damage Deposit: 20% of the rental rate by wire transfer
  • Children Welcome (all ages)
  • Provisions and groceries are not included
  • Rates set in Euros. Prices in other currencies my fluctuate.
  • Villa orientation
  • Deposit/Payment: 50% at reservation, balance due 115 days prior arrival.
  • Check In: 4:30pm - 7pm
  • Check Out: 10am
Do we share the villa? click to close
No. You will not share the villa with another party. The villa is exclusively yours. If a larger villa offers a lower bedroom rate category, the villa will remain exclusively yours but the unrented bedrooms will be locked off.
For example, a 5 bedroom villa that offers a 3 bedroom rate will be the exclusive use of the guest but two bedrooms and their en-suite bathrooms will be locked off. Capacity is capped at 2 guests per bedroom.
Are we protected from fraud? click to open
Yes. Isle Blue stands behind you throughout your entire vacation. Unlike other companies, each property we offer has been hand picked to ensure that our standards are met. All property managers are vetted and payments are required to be held in escrow. Our primary obligation is to ensure your satisfaction and to have an exceptionally memorable vacation.
Can you explain the reservation process? click to open
Once a reservation request is received, Isle Blue will request a contract from the property manager for your dates of interest. Once the dates are confirmed and contract is received from the property manager, a payment will be required to confirm your reservation.
Once a reservation is confirmed, a concierge will welcome you to the planning stages of your vacation to assist with arrival logistics, rental cars, transfers, and a host of concierge services.
What offerings are included with the concierge service? click to open
Our concierge is a complimentary service to our guests. An exceptional benefit. The concierge will assist with your arrival and departure logistics and offer a host of additional services. Services may vary per destination but typically include the following benefits:
  • Transfers
  • VIP Services
  • Chef Services
  • Spa Services
  • Activity and Excursion booking
  • Rental cars
  • Provisioning
Please do not hesitate with any special requests. Our team is here to ensure you dream vacation becomes a grand reality.
Can we arrange an early check in? click to open
Early check in may be possible but is at the sole discretion of the property manager. Early check in permission may not be granted until 24 hours prior to arrival.
Can we arrange a late check out? click to open
A late check out is rarely granted due to the turnover needs of a villa. A late check out may only be granted 24 hours prior to your departure from the property and only when there is no check in scheduled on the day of your check out. If a late check out is urgently needed please contact us.
Are transfers to the property included? click to open
Select villas may include a one way or roundtrip airport transfer while others may provide an escort or meeting point. Arrival logistics will be handled by your dedicated concierge as well as other concierge needs. The property's transfer policy will be listed under the Policies section.
What to expect upon arrival? click to open
In general, a villa orientation will be provided along with a key turnover. During the orientation, information and instructions for the property will be provided. Emergency contact information will be provided. We are available 7 days a week to assist with any urgent needs.
The arrival procedures due vary from villa to villa, select villas may include welcome provisioning while other properties will provide basic arrival information.
What is the cancellation policy? click to open
Since these vacation homes are one of a kind properties, the cancellation policy is strict. We highly recommend considering trip/travel insurance to protect against any unexpected cancellations or issues that may arise.
For more details, please visit Travel Protection
What happens if the property becomes unavailable after I reserve? click to open
In the unlikely event, the rented property becomes unavailable due to a major issue that may affect a guest's experience or a transfer of ownership, Isle Blue will coordinate with the property manager to find an alternate property of equal or superior standard that is subject to the guest's approval. If an alternate property is not acceptable to the guest, the guest will receive a full refund.
Do you accept credit cards (American Express, Mastercard, or Visa)? click to open
Yes, we accept all major credit cards. American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Discover are accepted. Please note that credit card charges may be subject to additional fees. There are no fees with payment by wire transfer or check.
In late 2018, we expect to accept a greater variety of payment methods and currencies via Stripe.
Is housekeeping included? click to open
Housekeeping tends to be a standard among vacation homes but the frequency may vary greatly depending on the property manager’s standards. Most properties will offer daily housekeeping (except Sunday and holidays) while other villas may only provide a mid-week cleaning. Please refer to the Policies section to learn about the housekeeping frequency of the property.
Are towels and linens provided? click to open
Yes. The property will provide bath and pool towels along with linens. Towels and linens will be refreshed as needed.
Are toiletries and tissues provided? click to open
A property may supply an initial supply of soap, shampoo, toilet paper and paper towels but replenishment of supplies once exhausted may be the responsibility of the guest. Each property varies in their handling of toiletries and paper products.
Is a hair dryer available? click to open
A hair dryer is typically available at the property. Upon arrival, please check the bathrooms or closet. Typically, a hair dryer is included in each bathroom.
Is an iron included? click to open
Typically yes, irons tend to be standard equipment for vacation homes. Please ask the property representative upon orientation for the location of the iron.

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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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