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Casa degli Ulivi in Florence

Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

House: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 kitchen + living room, outside dining space+ BBQ

Situated in Florence, 5 kms from the city center, an area of 3 hectares with olive tree fields and woods bordering towards the florentine historical villas on one side and overlooking the hills of Fiesole on the other.

Enjoy your holidays in this cozy 60 sq. mtrs house for couples (with max. 1 child). The listing consists of 1 bedroom + private bathroom, fully equipped kitchenette, living room (with Sky cabled TV), free Wi-Fi, outdoor dining space with BBQ, lawn overlooking the woods, swimming pool.

**The property consists of a very vast land stretch with 3 separate building units destined to guests. Each with the capacity to host 2 people, with its own private garden area so as to guarantee the maximum privacy.**

The surroundings offer a very peaceful and relaxing atmosphere where guests can enjoy the nature of Tuscany. This niche is perfect for honeymoons, couples in search of tranquility at just a short distance from one of the most beautiful renaissance cities of Italy. We follow an eco-friendly philosophy and therefore want to give the best of nature to our guests: the swimming pool water is 100% chemical free as we treat the water with sea salt which doesn't harm the skin.

ON REQUEST- We teach yoga and provide different types of massages depending on the seasons in our separate yoga hall.

More Details

Alessandra Billi
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2018

About Alessandra Billi

I was born and brought up in Florence, in this property. I am a yoga instructor and also the director of the Satsangam Yoga centre. I love to travel and meet new people.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rifredi (Quartiere 5) in Florence

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 13:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Ample bathroom with sink, toilet, bidet and shower. Wardrobe and large mirror, towels and shower carpet are provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • A DOUBLE BED WITH THE POSSIBILITY TO ADD AN EXTRA SINGLE BED (only for kids. max. 1), bathroom attached with shower, 2 comodes with bed lamps, 2 wardrobes, 1 chair and 1 small stool. A window facing the outside dining space + BBQ, it can be completely shaded.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(8 traveller reviews)

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Casa degli Ulivi in Florence
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Autumn sunshine in a beautiful olive garden.

  • 5 of 5

Alessandra and her family are very welcoming. The olive harvest was being collected by all the family which we enjoyed watching. We highly recommend here for an October holiday Simon and Joan Manchester UK

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place for a break

  • 4 of 5

A quiet location with a friendly hostess. We appreciated the Welcome Pack that she provided.

Travel by bus from the cottage was not really an option due to bus timings. Timings to get around were optimistic. One-way road system serving the property is a nightmare if you have a large vehicle (SUV).

Some crockery was chipped and could with replacing.

Instructions on how to operate the oven would have been useful - who knew you had to use three knobs to get the gas to flow and light!

We would consider coming back if we were to visit Florence again.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage outside of the city

  • 5 of 5

The villa is located in Via Incontri, around 20min driving from the city centre. We had an amazing time there, relaxing by the pool and enjoying the nice views. In the morning we had breakfast outside as we were seeing some chickens and peacocks pass through. If you are looking for a peaceful stance in the beautiful city of Florence, definitely this is your place.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet but gracious hosts

  • 4 of 5

Other than a snafu in arriving (which VRBO straightened out) the week was very smooth with fantastic help from our hosts - trips to the grocery store, bus stop etc., even fixing a meal when we arrived. The building is beautiful (terrible photo on the site) and the olive groves were fun to paint. We went into Florence several times (really crowded) . The kitchen was fully equipped . The weather didn't cooperate for using the swimming pool but it was there. We walked to the nearest restaurant.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location to explore Florence and area

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with the cottage and quiet surroundings. Everything you need for a relaxing holiday while being minutes from down town Florence. The cottage is fully equipped with a kitchen which Allesandra ensures has everything you need for the first couple of days. Parking on site for your rental car works well. The location is perfect for day tours to Sienna, Pisa, Grieve, Montepulciano, Luca, and area. The unit is very well maintained and very clean. You will of be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heaven on earth! Peace, tranquility and beautiful villa with wonderful grounds and scenery

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in this wonderful little villa was just perfect. The place is a gem. It was hard to believe it was just a short distance from Florence but a world away from the crowds in that beautiful city! Florence is within easy reach but you will enjoy your stay even more if you have a car for sightseeing in Tuscany (otherwise there are buses, trains, taxis). The Chianti, Cinque Terre and all the other wonderful sights are within easy reach. We went to Lucca and loved it.

The apartment was spotless, equipped with everything you could possibly need, and with welcome treats. Everything was new, in wonderful taste and worked perfectly. Wi-Fi was fine.

The villa is set in absolutely beautiful grounds, very well maintained, with wonderful scenery and we had the place to ourselves. The peace and quiet was amazing, and we loved having a drink taking in the sunset. We had complete privacy. Serenity, tranquility, bliss. Alessandra is the perfect host- always available if you need her, but never obtrusive. She was always ready with suggestions and could not have been more attentive or helpful. She is a lovely person and the place radiates her calm highly efficient tranquility. Thank you Alessandra. We will be back – but next time for longer.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Amerigo Vespucci Florence peretola airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Piazza Dalmazia
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Livorno Port
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Ugolino Golf club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Santa Maria Novella Florence train station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
A 1, A 11
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Abetone Mountain
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Versilia coast
Car: not necessary

Our neighbourhood is very calm, safe and peaceful. All around you will find beautiful typical florentine historical villas some dating back to the renaissance period, olive tree fields, vineyards and woods...all this just short distance away from the centre. We are located between the end of the city borders on the way to Fiesole.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Rifredi (Quartiere 5), Florence Area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
High Season
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Washing Machine usage £4.38

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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