Vacation home rental by owner in San Casciano in Val di Pesa (Florence)

4 sleeps rural villa for rent in a country town close to Florence
Vacation rental Florence Italy
Accommodation typedetached home (converted barn)
Sleeps4
Bedrooms2
Double Beds1
Twin beds2
Minimum booking4-7 nights
Rental typeself-catering
Pricefrom 550 euro per week

Strong points: single-family home, big terrace, walk to shops and restaurants, car not required, owners on site, Florence easy to reach, broadband Internet, Free WiFi.

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Vacation home "Il Visciolo" is set in San Casciano in Val di Pesa, a Tuscan rural town few miles away from the city of Florence, on top of a hill dominating Chianti landscape.

The house was previously a barn, its conversion ended in 2006 and it is now a vacation home with all the appliances for living. Broadband Internet access is included into rental price. A car is not required, the bus terminal is 650 metres from the property. If you come with a car, two parking spaces are reserved for you in the parking lot inside the property. Reaching Florence center by coach takes 22 or 30 minutes (depending on where you get off) a one way ticket costs 2.80 euro; about the same time is necessary by car, not including parking time and its costs, that's why getting there by coach is usually advised.

The vacation home faces a garden with olive and fruit threes, with views of Chianti valleys. The garden is shared with the owners, who live in a close farmhouse, a few meters away. On the back sits the village with its houses. Good restaurants and shops are a five minutes' walk from the barn, San Casciano in Val di Pesa centre being at the end of the road (350 metres). A big COOP supermarket is 700 metres away.

We (wife and husband) live in a villa part of the same property and we will be at your disposal if you need advice about places in Tuscany or anything else concerning your stay here.

Please note that Il Visciolo is given as a self-catering accommodation, that means it's a furnished house with appliances, bedding and linen but no food or service are provided.

Not suitable for children between one and half and six years old and people with restricted mobility. No pets allowed, sorry.

Vacation home description

Accommodation

Two floors small rural villa. Ground floor: kitchen, living room, bathroom. Upper floor: two bedrooms, bathroom.

The main bedroom has got a double bed, wardrobe, antique chest of drawers.

The other bedroom is divided into two levels, with stairs reaching a sleeping loft. The base level has got two desks with chairs, a wardrobe. Two twin beds are placed on the sleeping loft and they can be joined upon request.

The house has its own broadband Internet access. You can connect your PC/smartphone to the modem+router both using an Ethernet cable or wireless (Wi-Fi b/g/n). The whole house and the terrace are covered by Wi-Fi Internet connection (you can turn it off any time by pressing a button).

The modern heating system is managed by two panels on each floor. The kitchen has got all the cooking utensils you need, including an American coffee machine.

The barn is not suitable for children under 7 years old, except those under one and half.

Building type: single-family detached home (converted barn).

Kitchensecond bedroom

Outdoors

The vacation home, previously a typical Tuscan barn, is part of a property including a farmhouse and a 15th century villa. We live in the farmhouse, a few meters from the rented barn.

Large terrace in front of the house, with gazebo and table for 4, stone barbecue (a small movable iron BBQ is available too), lavabo, chairs.

Parking space for two cars reserved in the property's parking lot.

house and gardenVacation home from the frontThe terrace in front of the house

View of the garden from the gazeboTuscan viewsTuscan countryside view from the terrace

Facilities and features

  • Parking space
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Air-conditioning in both bedrooms
  • BBQ
  • Fast Internet access (Free WiFi & cable)
  • Log fire
  • Satellite TV (free-to-air)
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge + freezer
  • Gas oven
  • Gazebo
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils

About the location: San Casciano in Val di Pesa

San Casciano in Val di Pesa is a nice little Tuscan town in the Florentine Chianti. Many beautiful villas are located in its municipality. The village hosts a weekly market every Monday and many events are scheduled throughout the year, many of them concerning local agricultural products and organic food. It is not crowded with tourists so you can immerse yourself in real life of Tuscan people, local restaurants are reasonably priced and mostly frequented by Italians. There are many banks with ATM, a Coop supermarket, bars and fine shops.

San Casciano in Val di Pesa is appreciated also as a starting point for reaching other Tuscan towns, as it is very close (2 km) to a dual carriageway leading to both Florence (north direction), Siena (south) and the entrance to A1 highway "Firenze Impruneta".

Nearest airport is Florence's Aeroporto Amerigo Vespucci –FLR– (30 Km), but Pisa's Aeroporto Galileo Galilei –PSA– (73 Km) is busier and served by more low cost airlines. Other options (near or easy to reach, with budget flights) are Bologna BLQ, Rimini RMI, Forlě FRL, Perugia PEG, Rome's Ciampino CIA and Fiumicino FCO. On this site you can find more information on reaching Tuscany by plane.

Nearest train stations: Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Empoli, Firenze Campo di Marte.

The center of San CascianoSquare in San CascianoSurroundings panorama

San Casciano photos courtesy of and copyright by SanCascianoVP.com - Travel Guide to San Casciano in Val di Pesa

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Rental prices

PeriodDates rangeOne WeekTwo weeksMin. stayChange-over day
Low1 April 2019 – 29 March 2019€ 658€ 12405 nightsflexible
Medium30 March 2019 – 25 May 2019€ 839€ 16407 nightsSaturday
High26 May 2019 – 13 September 2019€ 938€ 18407 nightsSaturday
Medium14 September 2019 – 18 October 2019€ 840€ 16407 nightsSaturday
Low19 October 2019 – 15 November 2019€ 658€ 12404 nightsflexible
Low (Promo)16 November 2019 – 21 December 2019€ 550€ 10704 nightsflexible
Winter Holidays21 December 2019 – 6 January 2020€ 829€ 15985 nightsflexible
Low7 January 2020 – 28 February 2020€ 419€ 7994 nightsflexible

Note on prices and minimum stay: where minimum stay is 7 nights, you can stay less but the price would remain the one of a full week. Stays longer than two weeks are welcome and an extra discount is given. Please contact us for the prices (use the form below).

The price does not include electricity and gas, charged on metered use. Tourism tax: 1.50 each person older than 13 years old, per day till the 7th day.

Security deposit for a week's stay: 200 euro (or US dollars equivalent) on arrival, returned at check-out if there are no damages.

Payments accepted: bank wire transfer (SWIFT), PayPal (credit/debit cards).

Last minute deals and special offers

Easter 2019 deal, two nights from 20th April 2019 to 22nd April 2019: 125 Euro/night. The offer is valid only for enquiries coming from this web site.

Rental policy

Change-over day is flexible during low season, Christmas and for last minute bookings, while it is Saturday for the rest of the year. More details on the prices table above.

Check-in: from 4PM to night (no extra fee for a late arrival). Check-out: before 10AM.

Contact the owner

Direct contact with the property's owner. No middle man or agent.

Owner name: Flora. On this site since 2007.
Spoken languages: Italian, English, French.

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