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Villa Tantafera

The Villa
14 reviews
The Villa
Green living room
Dining room
Pergola garden
Tower bedroom
Tower bathroom
Twin room
Tower kitchenette
Blue double room
Yellow single room
Red double room
Ivory bathroom
Ivory double room
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7 Bedrooms , 7 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Florence, Tuscany
Dating back to the 15th century, this historical villa has been completely restored and refurbished. Its hilltop position ensures superlative views of Florence and the Tuscan countryside, with the city center just a 10 minutes drive away by car or 20 minutes by bus.

The Villa is nestled on top of 5 acres of private land, scattered with olive trees. All around the house, a romantic, terraced garden with ponds and fountains, lemon plants and persimmon trees, strawberry grape vine and delicate flowers.

Villa Tantafera also boasts a large indoor whirlpool (about 80 x 120 inches), heated and with a salt (no chlorine) filter, and a new dipping pool outside, in one of the garden terraces. Not a standard swimming pool but rather an enjoyable large outdoor jacuzzi-like pool with a great view of Florence.

Throughout the whole villa, with its tw...
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Listing #HL1483577
About the Owner
Roberto L
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:56%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We are always available for any further explanation or request our guests may need or have (museums and restaurant bookings, day trips, etc.). We would be glad to arrange their accommodation according to their taste and needs!
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views are amazing. The villa is a wonderful set up. We went with 4 other couples. Everyone had their own bed and bath. The kitchen was spacious. They had food in the fridge and pantry to get started. The outside space was amazing. We...More

Thank Lisaloy76
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lisa, Thanks so much for your kind words of appreciation.  Seeing that our guests enjoyed their stay is the best reward that we can wish for!  It was a pleasure meeting you. You were all extremely polite, warm and friendly. I hope there will...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018

First off, the pictures do not to it justice. The villa is a combination of original charm and modern luxury and the view is as good as you can find anywhere. It is the perfect place for those looking to stay near Florence but get...More

Thank TorontoGuy3737
Management response:Responded April 30, 2018

Dear TorontoGuy, Thanks so much for your kind words of appreciation. Seeing that our guests enjoyed their stay is the best reward that we could receive! We hope there will be another opportunity to have you as our guests in Florence again. All the best...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

The house, grounds, and view were breathtaking! And I can't say enought about Roberto, the owner. He was warm, friendly, and took care of our every need. Roberto recommended a driver and a chef that we hired throughout our stay. The chef prepared the best...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded October 25, 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words of appreciation. Seeing that my guests enjoy their stay is the best reward that I could receive! Thank you again and all the best to you, Roberto

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Indoor Pool
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for mobility impaired people
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    6 Fulls
    1 Twin
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31 Oct 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
Early Winter
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: C$770 / stay - Deposit
  • Tourist Tax (per person/night): C$8 / stay - Fee
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Getting around
Re transportation, it is advisable to rent a car/cars or minivan (depending on the number of people), as the bus stop is not too far, but still quite a walk uphill (or downhill). 
Taxis are fairly easy to get and the ride of 10-15 minutes to get downtown would be around 15-20 euro (4 passengers).  Still, having your own car would give you independence and flexibility.  Going downtown by car is not that difficult and I will tell you the different options you have to park in public parkings, depending on where you want to go.
In case you opt out of car rentals and wish for a personal driver, we do have a reliable and professional contact.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: AMERIGO VESPUCCI Firenze - Peretola (FLR): 8.5 km
Railway: Firenze S.M.N.: 6.6 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 106.0 km.
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