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Beautifull historic 240sqm.home, Florence hills
Beautifull historic 240sqm.home, Florence hills

Entire home/flat

6 guests

3 bedrooms

4 beds

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About this listing

A magical 240 sqm apartment on the “piano nobile” of Villa Schneiderf; built between C14&C18, This family home boasts spectacular and unique views of Florence and its sunsets.A neoclassical monumental stair descends to the garden; herbacious borders abound with colour, perfume, and bird life, dotted with neoclassic and contemporary sculptures, Situated southside of town, a base from which you can easily visit the vineyards of both Chianti & Rufina,as well as all the major towns of Tuscany.

The space

Description of the property:
This superb home ,offers a haven of peace and tranquility, the main 90 sq.m. open-plan living,dining and kitchen area, was originally a music room, with 7mt high frescoed ceiling and ablaze with light from its large windows ,boasting sunsets and views of the Duomo and the florentine 'skyline'.
A spiral staircase leads to a magical bedroom on the first mezzanine ,with a small bathroom set in an old cupboard!.
The main sleeping quarters are made up of two room; each with a mezzanine floor.; the first being a spacious 50 sqm through bedroom, with decorated ceiling and clouds as lights! the double bed is on a mezzanine and below is an installation ; 'a small house within a house ' all to discover when you get there! from here you have access to the bathroom.
The north bedroom has a double bed ,access to the bathroom, and stairs leading to the other mezzanine onwhich are 2 single beds.
The bathroom has a jacuzzi and shower.
.A monumental staircase from the main living room takes you down to the private garden at the front of the villa where guests can watch the glorious sunsets over Florence while eating alfresco.Garden lovers will find many interesting ,unusual plants and lots of work to get on with if they fancy !!!!!
Amenities: hot/stove, oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, iron/ironing board, TV, internet access.

Outdoors:Table and chairs, sunbeds, BBQ area with pizza oven & pingpong table. Private swimming pool.From the garden one may access the neoclassical style park, restored in the 18th century by Baron Schneiderf; for acclimatizing exotic plants to the Italian climate (cedar, african acacia, taxus, palms)
Getting there: take the A1 “Autostrada del Sole”towards Rome and exit at Firenze Sud. After the toll take the second exit towards Chianti and Pontassieve and at the 4th traffic light at Rimaggio turn right up the hill for about 1 km, just after thechurch the road turns to the right and the entrance is in the left-hand corner.

Guest access

The guest have exclusive use of house and garden and may use the condominal park

Interaction with guests

The garden is lovingly tended by the proprietors and Riccardos studio ; when in use, is under the cedar tree.

Other things to note

The general atmosphere at the villa is jovial and artistic.Lots of lovely walks in the area with Florence being only 15 minutes away by car, A typical Tuscan restaurant; Gargotta ,is a stones throw away.

The space
Bathrooms: 2.5
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 4
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: 28 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: 64
Weekly Discount: 1%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed
Common spaces
2 single beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM


This host has a Strict Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 30 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 30 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.

4 nights minimum stay

12 Reviews

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Ugur User Profile
June 2017
Beware of mosquitos
Riccardo User Profile
Response from Riccardo:
I'm very sorry, but in this season everywhere mosquitos there are in Florence, for this all the beds in the home have tents
June 2017

Alice User Profile
June 2017
Riccardo is a very nice and kind person, his house is amazing with spacious kitchen and living room. You can receive a beautiful view through private garden. Everything is beyond expectation.
Riccardo User Profile
Response from Riccardo:
Alice and her friends where very gentle, precise in the times, everythings where okay
June 2017

Lisa User Profile
June 2017
If you want to stay in an artistic grand old home and have the convenience of Florence only 8km away this is the perfect place. A couple of quaint little restaurants close by and a very country feel. We loved the view over Florence and the superb sunsets. We also very much loved our time here and hope to return and stay here again. Every thing was very easy with Riccardo and he was always very helpful. We had some urgent documents which needed to be printed one day and he came straight over to help us. Highly recommend staying here.

Tom User Profile
August 2016
Riccardo went out of his way to help us out - picking us up from the airport, dropping us back in to town, offering to provide bikes and suggesting places for us to eat. The property itself is really interesting, with the view stealing the show! Good, large space and excellent hosts!

Margriet User Profile
August 2016
Riccardo and Alessandra are very beautiful people who made our stay at their special place unforgettable. Thanks for this! We enjoyed Tuscany and it was a pleasure to stay in this special villa. We got inspired by all its creativity. We would like to come back again in the future.
Riccardo User Profile
Response from Riccardo:
Cara Margriet e famiglia, è stata veramente un piacere ospitarvi e condividere momenti di socialità e amicizia, disponibile e accogliente. Spero di rivedervi
August 2016

Grete User Profile
July 2016
Alessandra and Riccardo gave us a very warm welcome in their beautiful home. Breathtaking view and a house we will never forget.
Riccardo User Profile
Response from Riccardo:
Grete e la sua famiglia sono stati gentilissimi, precisi e attenti, hanno lasciato la mia casa perfettamente pulita e in ordine. Inoltre abbiamo avuto momenti di conversazione, condivisione di esperienze, scoprendoanche la loro passione per il giardinaggio, ci hanno lasciato indicazioni su come e dove trasferire una catalpa, albero tropicale nato spontaneamente nel nostro giardino, indicazioni che seguiremo precisamente in autunno. Spero ci sia un'altra occasione di rincontrarli
July 2016

Cameron User Profile
July 2016
Had the most amazing stay with in Florence. Riccardo and Allessandra were great hosts and the place was above and beyond our expectations. The house is a fantastic place to stay up on the hills overlooking the city to relax, but still so close and convenient to access the city and all kinds of trips through Tuscany, can't wait to come back.
Riccardo User Profile
Response from Riccardo:
Cameron e famiglia sono stati veramente gentilissimi, precisi e attenti alla casa, al giardino, al posto. Inoltre erano molto comunicativi, divertenti nel parlare e stare insieme, abbiamo fatto un aperitivo al tramonto che è stato piacevolissimo, affettuoso, veramente delizioso. Spero ci siano occasioni in futuro di rincontrarsi
July 2016

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Bagno a Ripoli, ItalyJoined in November 2011
Riccardo User Profile

I'm a sculptor and engeneer, I teached many years, I like cooking and gardening.
I'm interested in art and history, moovies and traveling.

Languages: English, Français, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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