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Traditional Tuscan villa, swimming pool, wifi, parking, walk to Florence, no car needed, sleeps up to 14

The living room with ancient Tuscan Sandstone fireplace, video/books library, board games
The Dining Room wih vaulted celings
Fully equipped tuscan country kitchen with welcome basket
The Kitchen fully equipped(microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine, small appliances, kettle)
Bedroom Sofonisba with ensuite bathroom
Bedroom I Putti with ensuite bathroom
Other view of the bedroom I Putti
Ensuite bathroom for I Putti
Bedroom Patrick
Bedroom Patrick
Small living room upstairs
Bedroom Helen sharing bathroom with Patrick
The Cottage Limonaia which can be rented or it will be kept free
Cottage interior with comfortable double bed and sofa bed
Cottage Dining Aerea overlooking the gardens
View of the pool and the gardens, squirrels and pheasants running around
Olive trees and figs trees, squirrels climbing
Antique tuscan cotto orcio
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Holiday Rental House -
6 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Florence, Tuscany
IL Melograno can accommodate up to 11 (10+1) or up to 14 ( by also renting the cottage) people and lies nestled among the green hills of the Tuscan countryside in an historic part of Florence.
Dating back to the 14th century and situated in the Paradiso degli Alberti (I.e. Heaven of the Alberti's, family of renowned renaissance architect Leon Battista Alberti).
It was used as the hunting lodge and guest house for the Villa Il Merlo Nero, which has a wonderful Italian Garden with its beautiful maizes, where pestigious dinners or memorable birthday parties, or romantic weddings can be organised on request.
Enjoy the private swimming pool surrounded by olive and cypress trees with squirrels and pheasants running around while being in walking distance of the main museums and architectural masterpieces of the amazing city of Florence...
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About the Owner
ginevra b
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Cristina will be there for check in and check out and to assist you during your whole stay. If I am not there, my mother will host you for an aperitif to share some of the history of Florence and surroundings
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stayed at Villa Il Megrano as a large group for our friends wedding. We found the location to be very convenient to the centre of Florence - comfortable walk, bus or driving into town. The entry into the villa from the main road is...More

Thank sjwhiteford
Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were a group of 9 friends visiting Tuscany. We found Villa Merlaia to be a great location and a roomy and charming house. We had a wonderful time enjoying the terrace and the pool. The location up on the hill is several degrees cooler...More

8  Thank Susie O
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

Planning a trip for sixteen family members to Florence can be a challenge. We wanted to be close enough to Florence to enjoy all the magnificence of the city and still be all together in a home setting. This lovely villa was the perfect solution....More

10  Thank Kmull3333
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking allowed outside.
Please enquire regarding pets
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    6 Twins
    1 Sofa
    3 Queens
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  • Cleaning fee: C$299 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: C$598 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Bus stop 50 mt from entrance. Shops, restaurants, bars, other busses form approx 800 mt. Some groceries shops do home deliveries.
Centre of florence approx 3 km away.
Stunning ugolino golf course 20 mn away.
Close to highway
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Florence peretola: 9.7 km
Railway: Firenze SMN : 6.4 km
Ferry: Livorno: 113.0 km
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 113.0 km.
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