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Reviewed 30 July 2016

My family of 5 plus my adult sister-in-law just returned from a beautiful and relaxing visit at Villa Cafaggiolo, specifically the Giotto apartment, which is probably the most private of the villa apartments set in the back with views of the rolling hills of the countryside (gorgeous!). All three of the villas were occupied but we never saw one of...

Thank Alice K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We were looking for quiet, peace, beauty and a relaxing place to recharge our batteries and we were not disappointed at all. Driving down to the villa and seeing its location we already felt at home and relax. The place is beyond words especially when you are upstairs relaxing on the bed and looking out on the olive tress growing...

Thank charlesemma
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The house was perfect and Niccolo and his family are so nice and so attentive. Barbara made dinner for us the first night and it was a great way to end a full day of travel. It's a short train ride from Florence which is great because it's nice and quiet with the exception of the birds in the trees...which...

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016

A lovely family run resoA lovely family run resort very peaceful yet only 15 mins from Florence. A lovely family run resoA lovely family run resort very peaceful yet only 15 mins from Florence. The family are awesome they couldn't be more heldul if they tried. We had bad weather and the family were very apologetic but clearly not there...

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Thank Chris C
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Long have I waited to visit Italy and Tuscany area to stay and relax and enjoy the famed area. Our visit to Villa Cafaggiolo was all that I hoped it might be. A great host family, Niccolo and his wife and family were gracious and easy to work with and the house is a beautiful and restful home close to...

Thank Jah3in1
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great place, close proximity to Florence and train station. We were there in June so the walk is about 25 min if you know where you are going. I am a "sweater" (hot natured) so the $10 euro ride to and from the train station seemed very sufficient at times. If you are walking, either way, by night, then I...

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Thank Courtney P
Bridgewater, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Picture yourself in the quiet Tuscan countryside amidst olive trees, vineyards, flowers of all kinds, succulents—an array too many to name. The Villa is spacious, comfortable and welcoming. Niccolo, Paola and Barbara are the best hosts, and by the time you go home they will feel like family. They also give excellent sightseeing advice. The location is perfect for taking...

Thank Peter H
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Old and rustic accommodation in gorgeous rural Tuscany. Owners are excellent hosts - great communication and wonderful on site assisting sketch travel and ideas. Easy training into Florence from local village. Would highly recommend.

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 June 2016

From the ease of booking (we changed our dates and length of stay a couple of times), to the wonderful atmosphere, our stay could not have been any better (longer maybe but not better). The suite we stayed in was spectacular and large enough for a couple of families. The rooms were all beautifully prepared and the pool was a...

Thank n2j2ryan
Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 24 May 2016

A beautiful calm location in the countryside! We felt at home at once and the owners were very friendly an helpful. Located "between" vineyards and olivetrees. We were two familys with four children in age between 2,5 and 8. We stayed four nights in the beginning of May 2016. The children could play in the garden and enjoyed the pool...

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Niccolò P, Owner at Villa Cafaggiolo, responded to this review

GRAZIE! Happy to know that you felt at home here. It is exactly what we want to transmit to our Guests. See you next year? All the best, Niccolò and Paola

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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• Villa Cafaggiolo is an ancient farmhouse placed only 12 Km east of Florence, located in the Chianti countryside, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. It is positioned at the top of a hill in a panoramic position..., You can enjoy a great view of the valley. • Florence is only 20 minutes drive; the location is perfect if you look for a quiet peaceful country setting that is close to shops and restaurants and within easy reach of many other wonderful towns in Tuscany: Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano. • Villa Cafaggiolo is a large (about 4500 sq ft) free-standing country dwelling, constructed in the late 1700s and fully restored in 2012. • The Villa is composed of 3 luxury apartments, each a different size and shape and each completely independent of the others. Each one has its own private entrance as well as its own private garden and patio. The 3 apts. Have Air Conditioning. • Villa Cafaggiolo is very close to Florence... Only 12 km South-East, means 15/20 minutes by car. A large and comfortable road will lead you from the bustle of the City to the tranquillity of the Florentine hills. You'll drive in the Chianti area, through the countryside, along the Arno river; left and right you'll spot castles, farmhouses, old churches, vineyards olive groves... All the features of Tuscany landscape. • Access to Villa Cafaggiolo is by a private road. You will never hear the sounds of traffic (day or night) during your stay. The Villa is immersed in silence; our guests love falling asleep to the sounds of nature. This location is ideal for those wishing to visit Florence and all its glories, while at the same time experiencing the quiet and tranquility of a rural setting away from the noise of the city. • The quite big village of Pontassieve is 2 Km from the Villa. It is an attractive medieval town where you will find any kind of shops, supermarkets, banks, several very good restaurants and a shopping center. In Pontassieve there is a rail station; there is frequent train service to the center of Florence. The train takes about 20 minutes and is an easy way to travel for those who do not wish to take their car into the city. It is easy to park at the rail station. FASHION SHOPPING OUTLETS Fashion lovers and bargain hunters will find 4 different Outlets centres, offering great discounts in more than 100 stores; they are located in the village of Leccio, only 10 minutes drive from Villa Cafaggiolo and in Barberino. The Mall: the top brand outlet centre (Prada, Gucci, Ferragamo, Armani, Valentino, Zegna, YSL...). Fashion Valley: exclusive fashion centre (Bally, Versace, Scervino, Blauer, Trussardi, Vivienne Westwood, Richmond...). Fashion Groove: outlet centre and restaurant (Timberland, Cuoieria Fiorentina, Geox, Calzedonia, Disney...). A little bit further (30 minutes drive), in the Village of Barberino, you can visit another big Outlet village: The Barberino Designer Outlet: 200 of your favourite designers brands at 30%-70% less. ... more   less 

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Address: Localita Cafaggiolo 34 | Rosano-Firenze, 50100, Pontassieve, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Pontassieve
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Villa Cafaggiolo Italy/Pontassieve
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“Our only complaint was that we were very cold. We had a difficult time getting and sustaining a comfortable temperature. Lots of blankets for sleeping sure helped!”
 of 5 bubbles AnnetteDelBovo, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Giotto is great for 5+; Michelangelo is closest to pool and smallest villa”
  • The private entrance to Giotto
  • Rustic stone walls and cute window
  • View from the balcony
 of 5 bubbles 705alicek, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“3 seperate villas of sifferent sizes we stayed in Villa Giotto sleeps up to 7. ”
 of 5 bubbles 306ChrisC306, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“each unit has great spaces...”
 of 5 bubbles Jah3in1, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles peterhC8036PK, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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