Villa Il Riparo, very recently renovated and furnished (2014), is immersed into the green of the Tuscan countryside, in the municipality of Bagno a Ripoli, a few kilometers from Florence.
Owned by a famous Florentine family, the property consists of a main building (260 mq) and a separate independent dependance (65 mq).
Surrounded by 4.000 sqm of enclosed and lighted garden, with lawn and olive trees, the villa has a fenced private swimming pool (12 x 6 m) with gazebo, sunbeds and shower, from where you can enjoy an enchanting view of Florence.
The property is accessed by a paved road with very low traffic. There are 2 entrances, both with automatic gate and video intercom, to assure the utmost safety and privacy.
Near the kitchen of the main house and the dependance, you will find a dining table for outdoor meals.
The villa, spread over several floors, can accommodate up to 11 people, with a total of 6 bedrooms (5 doubles and 1 single) and 7 bathrooms.
Basement: It consists of the laundry room with washing machine and dryer.
Ground floor: As you enter, you will find a spacious entrance with the alarm box. To its right there is a fully white kitchen, furnished in modern style, with breakfast table, American fridge with a double door, oven and dishwasher.
The kitchen is connected to an elegant dining room, equipped with a glass table for 8 people.
To the left of the entrance there is a living room, also furnished in a modern style, with original wooden ceiling, two sofas and two armchairs, a working fireplace and 47" TV. The living room leads to a single bedroom with wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with shower, ideal for staff, elderly guests or for reduced mobility people.
First floor: 20 steps lead to the first floor where you will find a small sitting room (with sofa, two puffs and 39" TV) that gives access to the sleeping area. The latter consists of a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with tub and view of Florence and two double bedrooms (all divisible with en-suite bathrooms with shower), with respectively a view of Florence and a view of the swimming pool.
Second floor (tower): 21 steps lead straight to a bedroom located inside the tower. The room, without a door, is furnished with a double bed (divisible), sofa, work table, chaise longue and small bathroom with shower (no bidet). From the tower you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Florence, the pool and the surrounding hilly countryside.
Dependance: The separate independent cottage is situated 20 meters away from the main house and spread over 2 floors. On the ground floor there is a very bright living room (double French window) with the alarm box, a three seat sofa, a table and a 39" TV. From here you have direct access to the airy kitchen, equipped with dining table for four people, refrigerator, dishwasher and oven.
16 steps lead to the upper floor where there is an antechamber with sofa (which can be used as single bed), dining table and bathroom (with sink and wc). Finally, you will find a double bedroom (divisible) with a complete en-suite bathroom with shower and view of the pool and the surrounding countryside.
All windows are provided with mosquito nets. Air conditioning is only in three bedrooms of the main house and in the bedroom of the dependance. Internet Wi-fi is available throughout the villa and the garden.
Villa Il Riparo is a beautiful property, recently renovated (2014), furnished in a modern and functional style and equipped with all amenities. Bright, full and spacious, the villa is the ideal place for families wishing to spend a pleasant and relaxing holiday in the Tuscan countryside and, at the same time, very close to the towns (Florence and Bagno a Ripoli). The fenced pool is a guarantee for families with small children. The garden is big and well kept. The alarm system (with automatic gate and video-intercom) assures maximum safety and privacy.
The property can only be booked from Saturday to Saturday in high season (exceptions in other seasons).
Included in the price: Utilities: gas, water, electricity (up to 300 kW/week); park pool and house maintenance; Internet Wi-fi; towels and sheets provided.
Excluded from the price: Electricity (more than 300 kW/week); final cleaning (200,00€).
Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay in advance (bank transfer) 2.000.00€ security deposit, which will be returned at the end of the stay upon damages.
This apartment for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited.
APE energy certification level: G 242.48 kWh/m2 per year