Limonaia, “Lemon House” dating back to the 18th century was the residence for the custodians of the lemon trees, forming only a small part of a much larger estate. Perched on a hillside south west of the city of Florence, the garden with secular trees and cypresses along with the shared swimming pool set on a lower terrace, with truly spectacular views of olive groves, the River Arno and the city of Florence. Fully air-conditioned and laid out on one level; the Lemon house has been comfortably restored with an open plan seating and dining area with a working fireplace leading to the bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. The owners occupy a wing of the main villa and share the garden and pool. This is the perfect location from which to visit and enjoy Florence. The city centre is just 10km away, a quick and cheap taxi ride and you are in Piazza della Signoria sipping a glass of wine or dining al fresco.
Max Occupancy: 2
Villas near Florence, Tuscany
Set in the hills just south east of Florence, with a bar and a choice of three restaurants within 500 metres. One of which is famous for its typical Tuscan food and fantastic terrace overlooking the city, called "Trattoria la Gargotta". Bagno a Ripoli 2.5km/1.5 mile offers a wide selection of bars, shops and restaurants with a weekly market on Wednesday. A large shopping centre at Gavinana, 4.5km/3 miles. Florence city centre can be easily reached by bus from Bagno a Ripoli, with an array of sights such as the Ponte Vecchio, Piazzale Michelangelo not to mention the Duomo. Further afield is Impruneta, 19km/12 miles, which also boasts a good selection of shops and a weekly market.
On one level
Air-conditioned throughout. Entrance from the garden leading into the kitchen with dining table. Living area with working fireplace leading to the double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with shower.
A paved terrace furnished for al fresco dining, lies just outside from the kitchen, and a seating area perfect for admiring the stunning and breathtaking views of the River Arno and Florence, picture perfect within a walled and gated garden. The shared swimming pool, 8 x 12 meters/26 x 38 feet, sits on a lower terrace overlooking Florence.
Assistance is provided locally by the property's helpful caretaker, who lives in nearby. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Dishwasher. Microwave. Barbecue. Washing Machine. Satellite TV [Sky Channels]. iPod docking station. Air conditioning throughout. Central heating. One working fireplace. Wireless ADSL internet connection [computer not provided].
Horse riding about 500yards/meters. Tennis courts at Ponte a Ema, 2km/1 miles. 18-hole golf course Poggio Ugolino at Impruneta, 10km/6 miles.
Kettle. Toaster. Mixer. Iron and ironing board. Hair dryer. Moka and American filter coffee makers.
The shared swimming pool, 8 x 12 meters/26 x 38 feet, has a depth of 1.5-2.5m/5-8 feet, with steps for entry/exit and sits on a lower terrace overlooking Florence, about 100m/330 feet and it is reachable by a stone staircase.
The swimming pool is shared with guests of another villa in our selection "Nido Del Picchio" that sleeps four people.
On Sunday the pool is accessible from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm and from 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm only.
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