Piccola Rossellina is an historic building which, along with the nearby Villa Rossellina, was built around 1610 by the Florentine noble Zanobi Lapi in Tuscan style.
Nestled in the hill of Settignano with wonderful views of Florence and the surrounding Arno valley, the property boasts a large park (about 5,000 sqm) with garden, olive and fruit trees.
At guests' disposal also a private swimming pool (open from June to September), equipped with parasols and deckchairs.
Please note that the roads which lead to the property are narrow.
Piccola Rossellina and Villa Rossellina are both subject to architectural and landscape restrictions for the high historical value that distinguishes them in comparison with the other buildings situated in the Settignano area.
The property (500 sqm), spread over 4 floors and furnished with high quality period furniture, can sleep up to 8 people for a total of 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
Ground floor: Guests are welcome by a spacious living room, furnished with sofas, carpets and house plants. Then you will find a bright dining room with period furniture, fireplace and decorative wall paintings (a series of “trompe-l’oeil” showing some trees).
The kitchen is fully equipped with oven, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, mocha coffee pot and breakfast table.
A laundry area (with washing machine and direct access to the garden) makes the rest of this floor.
First floor: The first floor – which is accessed via a flight of stairs – consists of 3 spacious double bedrooms (one with ensuite bathroom and the others with private bathroom). There is also a wardrobe and a fourth bathroom.
Second floor: The second floor (corresponding to the first floor of the small tower) is accessed through two flights of stairs. Here there is a single bedroom with wardrobe and a bathroom.
Third floor: The third floor (corresponding to the top of the tower) houses an attic room with single bed.
The villa has also other 3 extra bedrooms (1 double and 2 singles), available on request, to accommodate further 4 extra guests.
Included free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Pets are not allowed.
Luxurious and elegant property with private pool and garden, located in a quiet and panoramic position on the hill of Settignano, a few km from the Florence city centre. Equipped with several facilities, it is the ideal accommodation for families with children or friends wishing to spend an unforgettable holiday in the Florentine countryside.
CONDITIONS AND PRICES
This property has a minimum stay of 3 nights.
Included in the price: Final cleaning; park pool and house maintenance; utilities (gas, water, electricity, except for the heating); Wi-Fi Internet connection; towels and sheets provided; private parking. Heating is included for stays up to 30 days.
Excluded from the price: Heating for stays longer than 30 days; extra cleaning, extra services on request. Taxes (VAT 10% + Tourist tax).
Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay (cash/credit card/bank transfer) 700,00€ security deposit, which will be returned at the end of the stay upon damages caused.
Piccola Rossellina rests on a hillside, in a quiet and panoramic position, within a close walking distance to the historic village of Settignano and just a few km from the Florence city centre. In Settignano you will find several services: post office, bars, groceries, pharmacy, restaurants.
This little village – considered an ideal place for rest and meditation – is filled with olive groves, with roots all the way back to Roman times. If you have time to explore its streets, you will discover the Church of Saint Maria, the New Public Square (which provides a panoramic view of Florence as well as a lovely statue), the Oratory of Vannella, the Villa Michelangelo (where the artist spent his youth), and the Villa Capponcina. There are also paths for scenic walks around the countryside. From the main square in Settignano, you can take bus #10 that will lead you directly to the Florence city centre in just 15-20 minutes.
Settignano (800 m), Florence (6 km), Florence Airport (10 km), Siena (60 km), Arezzo (76 km), Pisa (80 km), Lucca (95 km).
Outdoor private parking located inside the property.
Air conditioning / Heating
Wi-fi Internet connection
Pets are not allowed
Amazing views of Florence
Near the centre of Settignano