Description of Glamping Units
This beautiful Tuscan villa is located in the historic countryside village of Barberino Val d’Elsa near Florence, Italy, and can accommodate up to 16 guests. There are eight bedrooms and seven full bathrooms. In each of the first four bedrooms, guests will find an inviting full-size bed. The fifth, sixth, and seventh bedrooms each have two twin beds. There is an additional children’s bedroom with four mattresses. All the bedrooms have a portable fan. In each of the seven bathrooms, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Some bathrooms also include a bathtub. Linens and towels are provided.
There are two spacious living rooms where guests will find multiple sofas, armchairs, and a small fireplace. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a stove, a refrigerator, an oven, a toaster, an electric kettle, a coffeemaker, a dishwasher, and a kitchen table with seating for eight people. Next to the kitchen, there is a large dining room with eight more seats. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, television with regional channels, and a washing machine.
Outside, guests will find plenty of space for relaxing and taking in the stunning panoramic views. There are two spacious terraces with patio furniture and outdoor dining tables, a private garden, and a pool overlooking the countryside. Next to the pool, there is a small cabin with tables and sun chairs. Guests will also enjoy a beautiful courtyard with a medieval well and more seating space for relaxing outside. Read More
- Crib/Child's bed
- Dining table
- Double bed
- DVD player
- Internet connection
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Lounge/Living room
- Patio furniture
- Private bathroom
- Private pool
- Running water
- Tea kettle
- Towels provided
- Twin/Single Bed
- Wood-burning stove
This villa includes a wide range of luxurious amenities for guests to enjoy during their stay. The property features two spacious terraces with outdoor dining tables and stunning views of the Tuscan landscape dotted with vineyards. About 50 steps down from the main terrace, there is a private garden with a swimming pool overlooking the countryside. Next to the pool, guests will find a wooden cabin with a table and sun chairs for relaxing outside. Guests will also find a lovely courtyard with a medieval well and more outdoor seating space. Inside, guests will enjoy free Wi-Fi, a television with regional channels, and indoor fireplaces. Other amenities include a washing machine and portable fans in all the bedrooms. The rental also includes a maid service for three hours per day, three days per week. For bookings exceeding one week, a cleaning service with a linens change will be provided on Saturdays.
- Dining room
- Outdoor pool
- Patio furniture
- TV room
Location + Surroundings
This beautiful Tuscan villa is located in the countryside village of Barberino Val d’Elsa near Florence, Italy. Situated on the main street of the historic village, the villa boasts stunning views of the surrounding landscape from the terrace. One of the most popular regions in Tuscany, the Elsa Valley is full of charming towns, beautiful rolling hills, and traditional Tuscan charm. Guests will also find several vineyards and olive oil-producing estates nearby. Popular sightseeing destinations in the area include the hilltop village of Colle Val d’Elsa, the Church of Sant’Appiano, and the breathtaking Livorno coastline about 100 kilometers away. Located about halfway between the beautiful cities of Florence and Siena, this peaceful villa is the perfect destination for those seeking a relaxing and stress-free getaway in the countryside of Tuscany. Read More
This property features several special services available upon request when booking for an additional fee. Services include extra domestic help with cleaning and washing for an additional hourly rate of 15 euros per hour and a private cook for dinner on weekdays for 30-40 euros per adult and 20 euros per child under the age of 12. Dinners must be booked in advance, but menus can be discussed upon arrival. Meals include a first course, second course, and a dessert. Wine and water are not included in the price.
Guests may also choose to have a first shopping done for them upon arrival for an extra fee of 150 euros. The shopping list includes bread, butter, jam, honey, eggs, milk, one packet of Earl Grey tea, one packet of coffee, natural yogurt, orange juice, fruit, two kilograms of pasta, tomato sauce, one piece fresh parmesan cheese, salad, tomatoes, one liter of extra virgin olive oil, mineral water, beer, red wine, and dishwasher detergent.
Central heating and telephone use, if required, are metered and payable on the premises for each day of use. Guests should be aware that central heating is very expensive in Italy and that average costs in winter vary between 60 and 80 euros per day depending on outdoor temperatures and how long the heating is turned on. Firewood is available for an additional fee per basket.
A baby bed is available for children up to the age of four for an additional fee per week.
All extra services must be booked prior to arrival and are payable in euros on the premises at the end of each working day. Read More
- Bird watching
- Horseback riding
- Wine tasting
Situated in the heart of Tuscany, guests will have a variety of activities to choose from near the villa. Popular day trip destinations for sightseeing include the nearby cities of Florence, Siena, Pisa, and Volterra. Closer to the village, guests can go swimming or horseback riding, golfing, or play tennis at the local tennis courts. The countryside around Barberino is full of beautiful trails for nature walks through the gorgeous Tuscan landscape. Guests can also visit vineyards and olive oil-producing estates in the region to get a taste of the local gastronomy. Special sightseeing spots in the vicinity include the church of Sant’Appiano, the Basilica de Impruneta, and the walled village of Monteriggioni. Whether relaxing at the pool back at the villa or exploring all that central Italy has to offer, there’s never a dull moment for visitors in Tuscany.
- It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. If you cancel at any time, you will not receive any refund.
Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday.
There is a security deposit of 500 euros payable upon arrival on the premises.
The pool is available for use from the beginning of May until the end of September.
Smoking and pets are not allowed.