Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Walking distance to town, super panoramic with private pool and garden,Wifi, AC

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Beds / 3 Baths Private pool & garden with large views.15 min to San Gimignano

4 bedroom / 3 bathroom freestanding villa walking distance to town with shops and restaurants. From the pool (7m x 14m; Depth: 1.4m - open: beginning May - beginning October) and garden for your exclusive use the views stretches as far as eye can see over the valley. Plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas are available for you to enjoy the sunny days at your villa. Closer to the kitchen is also found a covered pergola equipped for outdoor dining (with lights) for your panoramic meals.

The villa is immersed in a peaceful setting but it is not remote and it's within easy access to the main sites in Tuscany and walking distance to shops/restaurants. Although your villa enjoys complete privacy, there are a couple of neighboring homes: our Summer home and another one inhabited by quiet local residents.

The bedrooms and the kitchen have air condition with individual control. Wifi internet (please be aware this is not a fixed line connection to download files and up to 2 devices at once - it is very good to browse the internet and read emails).

The garden is wide and private and the pool has a kids section where water is shallow. For your al fresco meals we placed a pergola with lights where to enjoy the magnificent sunsets.

Technical description

Ground Floor

- Verandah with a beautiful large wooded table and living area from where to enjoy great views of the garden and pool. From here there is a door to the kitchen and also to the garden.

- Kitchen with air conditioning, gas hobs, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, full oven, water kettle, table and chairs. Door to the outside and door to the verandah. A flight of stairs (spiral) leads to the first floor.

- 1 bathroom with shower and washing machine (accessed from the outside and located just by the verandah)

First Floor is accessed internally from the kitchen (spiral staircase) or via the external staircase.

- Living area with TV (Italian channels) and double sofa bed

- 4 bedrooms with screens, air conditioning and panoramic views:

2 with doubel beds + 1 with two single/joinable beds + 1 smaller bedroom with a single bed (on request we can add a folding bed / not possible to be double bed as one bed is lower)

- 2 bathrooms with showers

Previous guests enjoyed the spacious interiors and loved the verandah. We do our best to contribute making your holiday memorable with a tailor made villa book that you'll receive with your booking confirmation and where you'll find many ideas for exploring and enriching your Tuscan experience.

More Details

Fondelli Family
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Italian, French is basic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2018

About Fondelli Family

The villa has always been in our family and we are very proud of sharing our piece of heaven with guests from all over the world! We are meeting you on arrival and be of assistance in case of need. Our personal assistants that are fluent in English will help us with your enquiries but you are booking directly with us. Clients will receive a detailed villa book that contains lots of interesting suggestions about the area and we are happy to help you reserve restaurants, services in general.

Fondelli Family purchased this villa in 1990

Why Fondelli Family chose Montaione

Casa Tosca is a truly home so a recurrent statement from previous guests is that has got everything to make it a real home.

Other common statements are:

- Great location: not isolated but so private and tranquil

- Amazing views

- Ideally placed walking distance to restaurants and shops (need to walk up a medium steep hill)

- Excellent for exploring main sights in Tuscany within easy drive (paved road all the way to the villa)

- Spacious and bright interiors: the villa is on two floors for total of over 250sqm

-Superbly equipped kitchen also for families and long stays

- Cleanliness and maintenance of a 5 star hotel

- Friendly owners and great local assistance in case of need

- Villa Book with genuine up to date local infos to enhance your stay

- Children friendly: baby pool and equipment (cot and highchair) in case of need

What makes this villa unique

With our guests we share the same opinion about the encopassing views, location and we truly love to meet people from all over the world!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Montaione in Metropolitan City of Florence

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor adjacent to the bedrooms
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor adjacent to the bedrooms
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor adjacent to the verandah (accessed outside)
  • Bath 1 with shower Bath 2 with shower Bath 3 with shower (this is on ground floor accessed from the verandah)
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , First floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , First floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , First floor: 2 single joinable beds on request
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , First floor: this is a single room that can become twin doub
  • Bedroom 1: double bed Bedroom 2: double bed Bedroom 3: two single joinable beds Bedroom 4: 1 single bed (on request we can add a bed to make it double)
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Our villa is suited to all needs because it is located in a tranquil area near to the town which is good for those not wanting an isolated place. It is so quiet and private that gives you the feel of a rural place. Ideal for day trips to the main sights in Tuscany but yet so beautiful with uplifting views it would be hard to draw away! The interiors are comfortable and we highly prize cleanliness. The kitchen is well equipped for longer stays and those enjoying cooking. On request you may have a cooking class or a traditional dinner at the villa. Enquiry for details.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

85% Complete
14% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Walking distance to town, super panoramic with private pool and garden,Wifi, AC
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Wonderful Stay - Very Clean Home

  • 5 of 5

Casa Tosca was the highlight of our travels in Italy. The home is charming with plenty of room for 8 of us. The home and pool were both very, very clean, and the grass area was perfect for bare feet!

The views from the home are beautiful, and the location is perfect for day trips - we drove to Cinque Terre, Volterra, Pisa, and Lucca.

We paid the owners directly through bank transfer - caused a little concern on our end but once we arrived at the home and were greeted so warmly that concern vanished!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beautiful Villas

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, quite and very clean property. large pool which has the most spectacular views. Made to feel very welcome, and nothing was too much trouble for the Fondelli family. Thank you !!!!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beyond our imagination wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5

A little of our hearts are still there! The beautiful home was so perfect for our family (we have 6 kids). Monica was always available to help. We loved hiking the huge driveway hitting the "Casa Tosca sign" and running back down the hill. Groceries were close by, the home was so clean and filled with everything you could need. My kids say "we miss Casa Tosca!"

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beautiful Views

  • 4 of 5

Beautifully clean Villa with fabulous views of the Tuscan hills. Lovely large swimming pool. The Villa is well equipped for eating in with plenty of crockery, glasses etc. The only negative is the lack of comfortable outside seating to enjoy an evening relaxing, there were two chairs when the villa sleeps 8. We would also have liked to have had a safe to lock up our valuables. It is a very step climb up to the village particularly with temperatures reaching 35 degrees. It is walkable but you will be sweaty when you reach the top, not ideal when going out in the evening for a meal. Also beware of the mosquitoes!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Almost perfect

  • 4 of 5

Casa Tosca really is a great location in the heart of Tuscany. The interior is perfect, as well as the view, the garden and the pool.

I rate it with 4 instead of 5 stars, as the music/noise coming from the Montaione night club is very loud, disturbing the ones who sleep in the rooms towards it.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

excellent villa with lovely views of countryside

  • 5 of 5

Excellent villa and well equipped clean and well maintained. Would highly recommend as we are considering renting again next year but for a longer holiday as we were only there for 5 nights whilst my daughter attended a wedding in Florence. Family and Serena lovely and very helpful. You will enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
11 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
San Miniato
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Viareggio Forte dei Marmi
Car: recommended

We are in the wine producing area of Chianti where it is possible to visit the wineries and do wine and olive oil tastings. Our location is so central to explore the main sites in Tuscany within 1 hour drive: Siena, Florence, Lucca, Pisa while San Gimignano and Volterra (20 min away). The pretty ancient village of Montaione is walking distance (5 minutes - steep walk uphill) where there are restaurants and supermarkets. If you are traveling with kids, we have a selection of places to visit in the area: dinasors' park, Pinocchio park, restaurants with live animals... We have prepared a villa book full of ideas for you.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Montaione, Florence Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Season 2
23 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 1
28 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2
25 Aug 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 3
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Season 4
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Season 3
4 May 2019 - 7 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Season 2
8 Jun 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Season 1
13 Jul 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2
24 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Season 3
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £0.88 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Included in the price:

 Utilities (Not including: air conditioning / heating – see further details on this page)
 1 villa cleaning with full change of linen every 7 days.
 Exclusive use of the pool (Open 1st May – 30th Sept.). 1 pool towel per person
 Final cleaning
 Free usage of washing machine and ironing facilities in the villa
 Wifi connection – please note this is not good for downloading files but only to check emails or browsing the internet
 On request, a cot and highchair.
 Local assistance in case of emergency
 Villa book with lots of useful and up to date infos on the area (restaurants, wine tasting etc…)

NOT included and payable in cash in resort:
 Mandatory:
 Refundable damage deposit 300Euro or equivalent in your currency. This is given back on departure if no damage is done to the property by negligence.
 Tourist tax: 1 Euro per person (over 14 years old) for the first 6 days. This is payable in cash at the check in.

 On request:
 Air Conditioning is present in the bedrooms and the kitchen. This is payable on consumption. We’ll do a meter reading on arrival and on departure.
 Heating – 5Euro/M3 – in cooler months you may need the heating. This is an extra and is payable on site in cash/deducted from your security deposit. On arrival and on departure we will do a meter reading together and you will pay for the clocked up units (M3).
 Extra cleaning 15Euro/hour, minimum 3hours

Cancellation Charges:
Up to 30days before arrival only the deposit is due
Within 29 days the full amount is due

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
Ask Owner a Question