- The INSURANCE TO COVER CANCELLATION penalties (from the time of the reservation to the beginning of the stay) will be INCLUDED IN THE FINAL PRICE;
- Our STAFF will be at your complete disposal for ensuring you a care-free holiday;
- Our BOOKING OFFICE OPEN 7/7 with MULTI-LANGUAGES TRAVEL SPECIALISTS, with perfect knowledge of the villas and their location;
- 7/7 days PERSONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE and SUPPORT CENTRE AT DISPOSAL BEFORE AND DURING YOUR STAY;
- PROFESSIONAL CONTROLLERS who PERIODICALLY CHECK THE VILLAS and ensure the quality standards;
- CUSTOMIZE YOUR HOLIDAY with OUR ADDITIONAL SERVICES (such as IN HOUSE CHEF, PRIVATE TRANSFER, CAR RENTAL and much more). All our services are supplied by PROFESSIONAL and CERTIFIED COMPANIES;
THIS VILLA IS AVAILABLE ALSO IN 8 SLEEPS VERSION, PLEASE CONTACT THE PROPERTY MANAGER.
RECEPTIVE STRUCTURE. La Grande Quercia is a stylish Tuscan villa situated in a prestigious hillside position in the close vicinity of the historical centre of Prato. In it’s recent restoration high quality materials have been used such as handmade cotto pavements and the chestnut wooden floorboards for the bedrooms parquet, precious stones for the internal staircase and marble for the bathrooms. The villa has been furnished with taste by the owners whom have opted for a stylish – antique interior decor. The top point of this property is it’s position, in a very quite area of Prato but at the same time very easy to reach the historical centres on foot. The nature lovers can enjoy pleasant walks or bike tours via the several nature trails around the property, whereas for art lovers it is possible to reach in few kilometers the city of Florence and the most important Tuscan cultural centers like Lucca, Siena, Pisa and Versilia.
Your Emma Villas Customer service is ROSSANA CIONCOLONI and you can reach her for any emergencies, or further information you may required during your stay. All useful telephone numbers will be sent together with your booking documents.
The villa is on three levels. From the main entrance we have access to the ground floor composed by a spacious living room with fireplace, TV room, dining room, kitchen with dining area and a service bathroom. All the rooms on this level have direct access to the outside via the French doors. Also on the ground floor with access from outside is a veranda with its vast windows and furnished in a part as a dining area equipped with wood oven, barbeque, tables with chairs and in the other part for living area. From the ground floor via a stone staircase one reaches the first floor made up of a double bedroom with corner study, bathroom with whirlpool bathtub and shower and a wardarobe. Also on this floor is a double bedroom with en suite bathroom with bathtub and shower, a double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower and a twin bedroom with two French beds and en suite bathroom with shower. From the first floor an internal staircase leads to the panoramic tower where there is a study. The villa also has an underground floor which can be reached both from inside and outside and is composed of a games room equipped with table tennis and all kinds of entertainment games, a service bathroom with shower which belongs to the swimming pool area and a laundry room.
The 3000 square meter of garden is totally covered by a well kept lawn and enriched with rosemary bushes, oleanders, olive groves, cypresses, oak and acacia trees and a variety of fruit trees like: medlar, cherry, apple, pear and pomegranate. The large “cotto” square in front of the house, from where it is possible to enjoy the beautiful panoramic view over Prato, Pistoia and Florence, is embellished by impressive lemon plants. It is enough to over pass the main gate to have a pleasant and relaxing walk either on foot or by bike through the several nature trails which surrounds the hill behind the property.
The totally fenced swimming pool area it is protected by tall green hedges and it is possible to access on both sides by two different gates. Open from the last Saturday in April to the first Saturday of October the swimming pool is only 15 meters from the house and measures 12,50 meters x 6 meters with a depth which goes from a minimum of 1,10 meters until 2,10 meters and is equipped with a romaine staircase entrance totally covered by dark blue ceramic tiles. The pool’s water is purified by salt and it’s equipped with an automatic covered system which permits to maintain the water temperature constant during the night. The solarium area is paved with “cotto” pavement and it’s equipped with sun lounges, chairs, gazebo and outside shower.
The price includes:
EuropAssistance Insurance to cover expenses in case of booking cancellation
initial and final cleaning
park and pool maintenance
Wi-Fi internet fast connection
The price does not include:
Reservation fees (6,9% of the rental price), which include: Booking management fee, Emma Villas Commissions and Customer Service 8.30 a.m.-9.00 p.m., 7 days a week
electricity (on consumption)
extra cleaning in case of animals (€ 30,00/week/animal for small size and € 70,00/week/animal for medium-large size)
tourism tax (€ 0,50 per person per day for the first 10 days. Please note that children under 6 years old will not pay)
Security deposit (to be paid on site and refundable at the departure)
changing linen € 170,00
midweek cleaning (€ 250,00 for cleaning of rooms - bathrooms - kitchen and change of linen/towels)
rechargeable mobile phone with Italian Sim (€ 10,00/week + consumption extra)
heating (on consumption up to date market prices).
(We remind that the herein contained information and any possible updates are to be attested by the Property Manager).