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Opera, Tuscany
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Florence City, Tuscany
3 King
3 En-suite
Children Welcome

Villa Opera, Florence City, Tuscany, is a remarkable palazzo near the historic center of Florence. Built in 1573 and recently renovated, this outstanding villa enjoys an impressive history with a celebrated roster of distinguished guests. It served as a meeting place for scholars, royalty and musical theorists like Vincenzo Galilei, father of the famed scientist. Today the palazzo is a welcoming destination for travelers with discriminating tastes.

Apartment Opera rises 125 feet above sea level in the Tuscan hills. From the moment you step through the entry to enjoy your welcoming bottle of champagne and fruit basket, you will appreciate all that this incredible villa has to offer. The Florentine-style architecture blends with the finest contemporary Italian design to create a memorable setting for a wonderful Tuscan vacation.

The interior is highlighted by original plaster works, stone and 18th century frescoes. Bauhaus period furniture from designers including Van der Rohe, Eames and Le Corbusier grace the villa, and the decor is enhanced with two Medieval terracotta statues. Dramatic lighting effects create a very special atmosphere in the evening.

Guests at Apartment Opera will enjoy 3,500 square feet of living space on two levels with three air-conditioned bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms. The modern kitchen offers sleek, contemporary appliances with a center island and breakfast bar. Desirable amenities like a wine cellar, film, book and music libraries and a private reading room make your stay pleasurable. There is an excellent restaurant located on the ground floor that offers room service upon request. For entertainment, there is satellite flat screen TV, iPod docking stations, a CD player and a DVD player along with WiFi Internet access. Villa da Vinci is suitable for special events and intimate weddings of up to 30 guests.

The Weekly Rate Includes: Electricity, A/C, water, WiFi internet access and final cleaning; Daily morning housekeeping service up to 3 hours (Mon - Fri); Daily bath linen change; Mid-week bed linen change (Wed).

Food, beverage and provisioning fee not included. Personal laundry service and ironing service, Cook service, Extra housekeeping service, Concierge service on site/on request for a fee, Cook service are all at additional cost and to be paid locally in Euro. Please ask your villa specialist for quotes on these charges.

General Information: 6 is the maximum number of guests the property can accommodate. Built in 1573 and last renovated in 2012.

Getting there: Florence Airport 20 mins. Pisa Airport: 1 hr. Rome Airport: 3 hrs.

Interior Area Size: 320 m²
Construction Year: 1573
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Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with queen-size bed, frescoed walls and ceiling, AC, heating, WIFI, living area, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, I-Pod docking station and en-suite bathroom with WC, bidet, vanity, hairdryer and bathtub / rain-shower. 2 guests maximum.

Bedroom 2: Bedroom with queen-size bed, AC, heating, WIFI, shared living area with bedroom 3, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, I-Pod docking station and en-suite bathroom with WC, vanity, hairdryer and shower. 2 guests maximum. Known as the Red Lady Bedroom.

Bedroom 3: Bedroom with queen-size bed, AC, heating, WIFI, shared living area with bedroom 2, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, I-Pod docking station and en-suite bathroom with WC, vanity, hairdryer and shower. 2 guests maximum. Known as the White Lady Bedroom.

  • Air Conditioning - Bedrooms
  • Air Conditioning - Living Area
  • Blender
  • CD Player
  • Children Welcome
  • Coffee Maker (Espresso/Nespresso)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Film Library
  • Games Library
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Interior Bedrooms
  • iPod Dock
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Library
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Microwave
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sound System
  • Tub
  • TV - Satellite
  • Voltage - 220
  • Washer
  • WiFi
  • Housekeeper(s)
Housekeeping: Maid service 5 times per week

Note: The rates above are subject to 5% Tax/Service Charge.
Payments accepted in US Dollars, Canadian Dollars, Euros, British Pound, Swiss Franc, Australian Dollars, New Zealand Dollars.
Major credit cards accepted in US Dollars.
Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

  • Reservation deposit is 50%. Full balance is due 90 days prior to arrival.
  • Cancellation Policy: All payments are nonrefundable.
  • Check In / Check Out: Check-in window is usually 4pm to 7pm / check-out is by 10am. Client is advised to CALL the keyholder from the airport to give an ETA and set an appointment for check-in.
  • Damage Deposit: €2,000 held by agency
  • Children Welcome (all ages)
  • No Pets Allowed
  • No Smoking
  • All extra charges to be paid at end of stay in local currency.
  • Provisions and groceries are not included
  • Rates set in Euros. Prices in other currencies my fluctuate.
  • Turnaround day: Saturday
  • Utilities included
  • VAT taxes included in rates.
  • Villa orientation

Once a vacation home is selected, the pampered adventure begins. Our concierge team will assist with creating a magical and immersive vacation experience. Our services include

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While available for advanced requests, the concierge team connects with guests 30 days prior to arrival to coordinate arrivals and to reserve desired services and experiences. Guests with scheduled Christmas/New Year stays will be contacted 90 days prior to arrival.

Advice, Answers and Tips
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Common Questions
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.
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 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 the near future, 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 Staff 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 should be 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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