Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Impruneta - VILLA PALAGI 10 sleeps, splendid villa with private pool near Florence
Sleeps: 10, 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
PRIVATE STRUCTURE. Villa Palagi is located in the Tuscan hillside inserted in a warm and relaxing atmosphere, only 10km from Florence, with an amazing view of the city itself, on the Giotto's bell tower and on Brunelleschi's Dome and the Monastero della Certosa. The property dates back to the 1520 built on request by the Nobile Family Rossi. Over the centuries the property has not only changed several owners but has also hosted important guests such as Pope Pio XII. The villa is surrounded by 12 hectares of garden, where guests can calmly stroll in the complete harmony surrounded by secular trees, which were planted at the same time as the construction of the house, beautiful lawns, fruit trees, plants and olive groves that allow the production of olive oil. The external and specifically the internal atmosphere of the property of the villa is characterized by spacious rooms with classic and antique style furnishing, with a delicate touch of fantasy. The tower and the outdoors offers breathtaking views, overlooking the countryside and the city of Florence. Next to the Villa, but in a separate house, is where the owners reside, whom are at disposal in case of necessity. The proximity of Villa Palagi and its strategic position will allow its guest to organise day trips to Florence and Siena and all the main Tuscan cities and towns.
The Villa, measures about 600 square meters, and is built on three levels, including a spectacular tower. From the first floor entrance, there is a large hall which accesses two spacious living rooms connected to the dining area in classic style with a table for 12 people, a kitchenette, and another dining room in rustic style with a table for 10 people. Also on this floor there is a study with internet access, and a service bathroom. A large stone staircase leads to the first floor, where there is a classic dining room comfortable and spacious enough for 10 people, a fully equipped kitchen, a terrace ideal for outdoors meals and a laundry room. The night area is made of one twin bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms, one with bath tub and one small with shower. There are two double suites, one with en suite bathroom with shower and the other with en suite bathroom with bath tub. Inside the tower there is a small living room, ideal as a reading room.
The park that surrounds the property is about 12 hectares, where there are secular trees, fruit trees and a vast variety of flowers and herbs, such as lavender and hawthorn. The olive groves are used to produce extra virgin olive oil following the Tuscan tradition. The park of Villa Palagi is a wildlife reserve, (recently visited from WWF) for different type of animals like hares, pheasants, squirrels, wild boars, that have also found their ideal home and the perfect place for their reproduction and protection of these species.
The swimming pool is far from the house about 100 meters. It has rectangular from and measures 12 x 6 meters and has constant depth of 1.60 m. The pool area is characterized by sun lounges, sun chairs, umbrellas and a gazebo with tables and chairs. At guest’s disposal there is a changing room and a cold outdoor shower.
- children welcome
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible