Villa Acacia. This 17th century Villa occupies a hilliside on the road to Bologna, just fifteen minutes north of the city center.
Villa Acacia - A grand historic villa with pool overlooking Florence
The villa has its own 4500 square foot garden, with swimming pool that occupies one of the natural terraces where lemon trees used to be cultivated in a great earthnware vases. Facing this side of the property is the glass-enclosed room where those trees were protected in winter; now it holds a table where six people can dine with a view of the Duomo. At the other end of the garden is a cottage with a washing machine, dryer, iron and board, and a small WC.
The well-tended garden offers wonderful views of Florence and the surrounding hillsides. The garden is planted with many flowering plants and trees, and there are various areas for guests to relax. There is also a new laundry room (outside the kitchen) with a washing machine, a dryer, ironing equipent and a small bathroom. There is a barbecue, and a patio is furnished for outdoor dining. There is also a table next to the pool where guests can dine while enjoying the fabulous view over Florence.
There is room for parking along the road outside the Villa.
Outdoor Dining Area
There is a barbecue, and a patio is furnished for outdoor dining. There is also a table next to the pool where guests can dine while enjoying the fabulous view over Florence.
Next to the Villa is the private pool and large deck area for relaxing in the sun while enjoying the beautiful view over Florence and the surrounding olive grove covered hillsides.
The pool is open from May through September and there is a shower.
The villa is very spacious with plenty of room for a group of ten people; you can party together and enjoy your own time of privacy.
Also occupying the ground floor of the villa are a comfortable sitting romm with couches, chairs and satellite Tv, a dining room whose table can open up to accomodate sixteen people, a living room with fireplace and fan, armchairs and telephone. Next to the dining room is a fully equipped kitchen with a table for two, and opens onto a covered pergola with dining for the entire group. There are also 2 toilettes.
Upstairs, the spacious master bedroom has a double bed, a roomy wardrobe and a door onto a private terrace overlooking the city. Next door is a bathroom with tub. Across the hall from the bathroom, a door opens onto a tiny back street, perfect for unloading bags and parking if you have more than one car.
The next two bedrooms share a balcony: one has two twin beds, the second has a full sized bed and a single bed. Then there is a suite with its own entrance, featuring a double bedroom, small kitchen and bathroom with shower. Another flight of stairs leads up to the last bedroom, which has a double bed and bathroom with a stall shower. All the bedrooms have a fan.
The main kitchen on the ground floor is fully-equipped with modern equipment. It opens to the outdoor dining area where there is also a barbecue. On the middle floor there is another, smaller kitchen.
Stove / Oven, microwave, refrigerator / freezer, coffee maker, american coffee maker, dishwasher
LinensAll linens (bed, bathroom and kitchen) are included for which there is a weekly change on Saturday. An additional change of linens can be requested for an extra charge.
How to reach Us by Car
Motorway A1, exit Firenze Nord. Follow signs to “Stazione Ferroviaria di Santa Maria Novella”. Then follow the signs to Stadio-Fiesole. After the large square Piazza della Liberta, with an arch and fountain in the middle, follow the signs to Ponte Rosso-Bolognese. Once on Via Bolognese after 2.7 km there is an AGIP petrol station on the right. Take the street on the left. After 400 m. there is a traffic light by the Villa – iron gate n. 182.
|Low Season||Med Season||High Season||Peak Season|
Weekly rentals start and end on Saturday.
Rates are charged in Euro, and are valid until 31 December 2014.
Possibility to have a dinner in the Villa (55 euro per person, minimum 8 people).
Damage deposit: a deposit of 500 euro has to be paid in cash at the check-in. The deposit will be given back at the departure, except damages or extra services to pay.
Peak Season 26/May-14/Sep;
High Season 31/Mar-07/Apr; 28/Apr-25/May; 15/Sep-26/Oct; 22/Dec-06/01 2019
Mid Season 08/Apr-27/Apr; 27/Oct-16/Nov.
Low Season 07/Jan-30/Mar; 17/Nov-21/Dec.
Included in price
Linens, pool and garden maintenance, utilities except for heating, internet Wi-Fi and phone to italian number (not mobiles).
Not Included in price
Final cleaning € 200, heating (about 1,1 Euro/mc after the first 20 mc including) depending on consumption, extra cleaning € 20/h.
CHECK-IN: FROM 4-7 pm
CHECK-OUT: BEFORE 10 am
(The percentage is calculated on total price)
|BOOKING||31 Days before check-in||40%|
|30 Days before check-in||1 Days before check-in||100%|
(The percentage is calculated on total price)
|BOOKING||DOWN PAYMENT||40%||Credit Card Deposit|
|CHECK-IN||FULL PAYMENT**||60%||30 days advance bank transfer|
|** The balance must be paid at least 30 days before check-in date.|
CLAIMS AND CONTENTIONS: eventual claims for accommodation arrangements must be formalized in a written statement to the welcoming staff within 24 hours from the check-in time.