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Nora, Fabrizio & Max

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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AMAZING TUSCAN HOME WITH VIEWS!

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Montopoli Val d'Arno - 28 Via Caravaggio, CDB

5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

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With its 3-levels, large terraces, panoramic views and stunning interior, this house recently built in the Tuscan style with an open concept is the ideal place for a large group of people, or individuals renting just a single room. On the main floor, one can enjoy a meal either at the kitchen table, the dining table or, in good weather, on the large terrace. Regardless of the season, extra-large French windows and doors let visitors enjoy stunningly contrasting skies, and colorful sunsets all year around. The house includes a master suite, four additional bedrooms and three additional bathrooms. It also provides full kitchen facilities, large living and dining areas, laundry room, and Wi-Fi.

Served by a major highway, the location is perfect for day trips to the internationally renowned tourist centers of the region: Florence (34 miles), Pisa (19 miles), Lucca (20 miles), San Gimignano (31 miles), Volterra (28 miles), the beach at Viareggio (39 miles) and the Chianti wine region (48 miles); and, even, for the ones that like early starts Cinque Terre to the north-west, or the Brunello-wine region south of Siena.

Within minutes, one can sit in a charming pizzeria, or in a local-specialty restaurant. Full-service supermarkets, banks, and two train stations can be reached also by bus.

The house is attached and part of a small development, some of which has not yet been completed.

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Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered

Nora, Fabrizio & Max

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Nora grew up in California and met Fabrizio in Florence--married 41+ years with 5 grown kids. Recently retired from teaching elementary special education (Nora) and financial management and returned to Tuscany where Fabrizio grew up. We also live in Southern California.

Nora, Fabrizio & Max purchased this house in 2008

Fabrizio grew up in Castel del Bosco so we love it and have a few old friends there. It is rural but close to Florence and Pisa.

Our house is in the heart of the true provincial Tuscany but with easy access to a major highway. The building is new so it's large and open concept but built in the traditional Tuscan style. It has many terraces and French doors. The attractive village of Castel del Bosco has fresh air and quiet, except for occasional church bells.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday house rental in Montopoli Val d'Arno, Italy

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Amazing Tuscan Home With Views!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
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Amazing Tuscan Home With Views!
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Montopoli Val d'Arno Valdarno Inferiore
4

Beautiful home, very nice area to base from.

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
We had 4 couples and this was a great house to base from, beautiful, clean and fully equipped, friendly neighbors that even drove us to a restaurant because we did not understand with the language difference. Owners really went above and beyond by helping us find a driver for a day trip.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Amazing Tuscan Home With Views!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3504704
+1 818 5384782
Montopoli Val d'Arno Valdarno Inferiore
5

Modern, roomy Tuscan home

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
We have rented properties numerous times in different parts of the world and one of the biggest risks is a property that is accurately represented. This property is, with the pictures and descriptions provided on the website as well as what we received from the owners via e-mail. It is extremely roomy, we had 4 adults and 4 children during our stay. Modern, well-equipped and clean. The location is ideal if you want to explore this region, your within a 1 hour drive of many beautiful villages, Tuscan hill towns as well as more well-known sites such as Pisa and Florence. I can highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a roomy, modern, clean and well-equipped home to enjoy this beautiful Italian region.
Owner's Response: Tony, we're so glad that our house met your expectations in attributes and convenience of location. Other clients have commented that it is really nice to have enough space to relax in with friends and family, but you're the first to write it. Thank you.
Please return in future.
Regards,
Nora & Fabrizio
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Amazing Tuscan Home With Views!
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Montopoli Val d'Arno Valdarno Inferiore
Dallas, Texas
5

Tuscany at its best!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
Wow! The location was perfect. Situated in the heart of Tuscany, this Villa is a short drive to all the hot spots that you would want to visit. It is located in a small farming community away from big city traffic. The Villa is big with large bedrooms and bathrooms. The kitchen was also large and fully stocked with tableware and appliances. What better way to be greeted after a long plane ride than with friendly people and a bottle of wine? We made a day-trip every day in a different direction. Fabrizio and Nora were fantastic hosts. Fabrizio helped us map out each day-trip including the best places to visit, best times to visit, driving directions, train schedules, ticket costs, and restaurant selection. He also helped us get our lost luggage delivered. Nora even offered to cook us breakfast! Where else do you get that kind of hospitality? We would go back there in a second. Be sure to rent a car with a GPS to make your driving experience easier. Italian roundabout intersections can be tricky and a GPS will guide you to your destination smoothly. Our favorite destinations were Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Volterra, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Sienna, Bolgheri, and Cinque Terre (including Rio Miggiore, Monerosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, and Manarola). If Tuscany is your passion, this is the place to stay.
Owner's Response: Thank you, John and Karen, for the glowing review! We are pleased that you enjoyed the central location in Tuscany for sight seeing. Being so close to the freeway, even though we have a farmland view, is a great advantage.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Amazing Tuscan Home With Views!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3504704
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Montopoli Val d'Arno Valdarno Inferiore
Haifa/Modi'in
5

Wonderful hospitality in a great location

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
The house is new, clean and very beautiful with a nice view of fields and mountains. It is perfectly equiped and for people who want to cook it is ideal. The location is central and is very convenient for travel in Tuscana. We drove by car and one day went to SanGeminiano and Voltera and the other day to Lucca and Vinci and more places in the area. All trips were very beautiful. Nora and Fabricio made us very welcome and cared for all our needs and also invited us for a drink in the evenings. The house is much better than a hotel room and we enjoyed our stay very much.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Amazing Tuscan Home With Views!
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Montopoli Val d'Arno Valdarno Inferiore
5

Stay at the Scenic Tuscany Room

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
Nora and Fabrizio were wonderful hosts. Their house is beautiful and spacious. It is very clean and comfortable. We stayed two nights and had wonderful conversations with the hosts and other guests. They had guests from Russia, Germany, India, France, and Italy while we were there. We had a wonderful time. It is a great place to go to Florence, Pisa, or Volterre. Did I mention they have a beautiful deck with killer views of Tuscany? We highly endorse the Special – Scenic Tuscany Room.
Owner's Response: We are glad that you “had a wonderful time”, and “wonderful conversations with the hosts and other guests” from many different countries. It seems like you were able to profit from the close proximity to other touristic sites and then return to relax afterward in "spaciousness" admiring "killer views" .
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Location

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Pisa (PSA)
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Livorno
Nearest Train
3.5 Miles
San Romano/Montopoloi
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
SS67 @ Via Raffaello
Nearest Beach
39 Miles
Viareggio
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
La Piazzetta Di Briga Laura E Irrera Orazio
Nearest Ski
73 Miles
Monte Cimone
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Le Sodole
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
La Piazzetta Di Briga Laura E Irrera Orazio

Our home resides in the historic Tuscan village of Castel Del Bosco a part of Montopoli in Val d'Arno in the Province of Pisa. Within walking distance there is an amazing local pizza parlor as well as a small convenience store for the bare necessities and a bus stop. In the neighboring town, you can take a short drive or bus ride, to a full supermarket (10 mins) and bank (5 mins). There is also a major train stop within a 15 min drive in the neighboring town of Pontedera. From this station you have direct access to Florence and Pisa central stations, no switching of trains needed.

The location of the house provides a great staging point to see the best of what Tuscany has to offer. The village is located centrally to some of the best sites in Tuscany. Florence (34 miles), Pisa (19 miles), Lucca (20 miles), San Gimignano (31 miles), Volterra (28 miles), the beach at Viareggio (39 miles) and the Chianti wine region (48 miles) all can be reached in under an hour by car.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday house in Montopoli Val d'Arno, Valdarno Inferiore

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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
Early Spring 2014
1 Mar 2014 - 30 Apr 2014
$283
$1,699
$5,099
5 nights
 
 
Spring 2014
1 May 2014 - 15 Jun 2014
$499
$2,975
$9,600
5 nights
 
 
Summer 2014
16 Jun 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
$499
$2,975
$9,599
5 nights
 
 
Fall 2014
1 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
$499
$2,975
$9,599
5 nights
 
 
Holiday 2014
21 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
$499
$2,975
$9,599
5 nights
 
 
Early Spring 2015
1 Mar 2015 - 30 Apr 2015
$283
$1,699
$5,099
5 nights
 
 
Spring 2015
1 May 2015 - 15 Jun 2015
$499
$2,975
$9,599
5 nights
 
 
Summer 2015
16 Jun 2015 - 31 Jul 2015
$549
$3,299
$9,999
5 nights
 
 
Fall 2015
1 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
$499
$2,975
$9,599
5 nights
 
 
Holiday 2015
20 Dec 2015 - 3 Jan 2016
$499
$2,975
5 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$283
$1,701
$5,460
5 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $500.00
Cleaning Fee $165.00

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Montopoli Val d'Arno in Valdarno Inferiore

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3900 sq. ft.
  • 4 stories
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , 3rd Floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 1st Floor
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 3rd Floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 3rd Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 3rd Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Garage Floor
  • Bedrooms #1, 2, 3 & 4 have French doors that lead to a balcony. We have plenty of extra bedding available to suit your needs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
Notes:
The house is fully stocked for cooking and dining. Washing machine on site. There is a driveway available for you to park a car.
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