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5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Impruneta, Tuscany
Villa La Quercia is a luxury home dating back to the 17th century, built entirely using ancient terracotta and stones. The villa was purchased in 1963 by the abstract painter Francesco Clemente, and his paintings can be admired inside the estate.

This villa is situated in Impruneta, just 1.5 km (half mile) from the center of the town, that is renowned for the terracotta production.

The villa is on a hillock that dominates the Chianti hills, and it is only 12 km (8 miles) from Florence.

This location is ideal, as it is also very close to some of the most renowned Tuscan towns such as Siena (40 miles), San Gimignano (30 miles), Lucca (54 miles) and Pisa (57 miles).

Santa Maria Novella train station in Florence is 10 miles from the villa, Peretola airport is 17 miles, and the motorway is 5 miles.

In the town of Impruneta, that is al...
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Listing #FKN2182827
About the Owner
Clemente F
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
Interaction with guests
STAFF & SERVICES INCLUDED -Mid week house cleaning with change of bath linens -Final departure cleaning -All utilities except for the electricity consumption, the heating in winter months, and the firewood for the fireplace (if requested by the guest) NOT INCLUDED -Electricity consumption, that is based on the meter reading (0,50 cent/unit - 250,00 € average for the week, please not electricity in Italy is expensive) -Heating in winter months (80,00 euros per day, up to 8 hours) -Firewood for the fireplace in winter months (if requested by the guests) -700,00 euros damage deposit in cash at check in
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is a beautiful villa located 1/2 hr from the center of Florence, within a 1 hr drive of Sienna, Lucca, and many other great towns. There are many fine restaurants 20 minutes away in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, or you can take advantage of,...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank 828brucev
Reviewed September 10, 2015

What a wonderful introduction to Tuscany! Veronica Clemente is the proprietor. She and her daughter Margherita were instrumental in making our 2 week stay with our family a lifetime memory. It was the perfect spot for our day trips to Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Cinqueterra and...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank Vaq28
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Reviewed October 29, 2014


Date of stay: September 2014
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    1 King
    6 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Villa La Quercia is located 1.5 km (half mile) from the town of Impruneta, renowned for the terracotta production, and it is immersed in the splendid backdrop of the Chianti hills, in one of the most spectacular areas of Tuscany.
The property is surrounded by 20 acres of land, cultivated with vines and olive trees; Extra Virgin Olive oil, and wine are produced.

It is also near a series of well-known localities among which: Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca, Pisa, Forte dei Marmi, Carrara, Greve in Chianti, Colle Val d'Elsa and the craft area of Deruta and Perugia.

The property is only some 8 miles (12 km) from Florence which makes it an extremely convenient base for explorations in the city and Tuscany region.
Getting around
Villa La Quercia is located in Impruneta, a 20-minute drive from Florence. Situated on a hilltop, this 17th century villa was purchased in 1963 by the abstract painter Francesco Clemente. Over the years, his daughter Veronica, has restored it preserving the old characteristics and authenticity of this property, while modernizing certain aspects to adapt to a modern lifestyle. She has hired a staff, and is currently managing the estate with her daughter Margherita.
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How to get there
Airport: Peretola: 28.0 km
Railway: Santa Maria Novella: 12.0 km
Ferry: Livorno: 128.0 km

-Grocery pre-stocking
-Morning or afternoon cooking courses
-Market tours
-In-home chef services
-Candle lit butler served dinner
-In-home wine, parmesan cheese and balsamic tasting
-Wine tasting at exclusive wineries
-Cheese tasting at a local organic farm
-Guided private tours of Florence
-Florence artisan workshop tour
-Private event hosting including wedding and corporate retreats
-Cycling tours
-Bicycle or vespa delivery directly to residence
-Tickets & reservations to theatre shows, sporting events, tours, museums
-Professional photography session onsite
-Destination information & recommendations
-Italian lessons
-Babysitting services
-Airport transfers & chauffeur services

Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 100.0 km.
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