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Sleeps: 7 Bedroom(s): 3 Bathroom(s): 3.5
Villa Passera is a comfy home with a private pool, beautiful gardens, and unique details like an English cloakroom and rustic fireplace. Guests will enjoy a peaceful, comfortable stay in this villa on the stunning Vecchietto Estate.
The Passera Villa is a cheerful and charming vacation home. The location is surrounded by nature: a lovely garden, big lawns, and tall trees line the property.
The villa is an easy drive from Florence about 40 minutes. The nearest train station in Figline Valdarno is a 10 minute drive and we found it makes the trip into Florence easy.
This villa is on the luxurious Vecchietto Estate, a sprawling property that offers tennis courts and pools, guided bike tours and excursions, yoga lessons, and traditional cooking courses. On the property is a bistro and shop with local wine and other fine local products. We enjoyed a fine lunch here when inspecting. A shuttle is available for local trips.
The estate is located in the coveted Arno Valley, between the towns of Reggello and Figline Valdarno. It is an excellent home base to explore all the Tuscany has to offer. Figline Valdarno has shops, supermarket, restaurants and a handy train station.
The picturesque town of Reggello is known for its abundance of agricultural products, which culminates each December with an international olive oil exhibition. Also nearby Greve and Gaiole, famous for their Chianti wines.
Some of the interesting local sites to visit are the towns of Pontassieve, the Castle of Sammezzano, and the Vallombrosa Abbey. For fashion enthusiasts you the famous The Mall is very convenient, where tourists and Italians alike find top designer fashion at a discount from the major fashion brands Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Dior, La Perla, Prada, Todd, Loro Piana, and more.
The Villa Passera is a classic rustic Italian country home set on a beautiful property, surrounded by gardens and a private pool. There is also a spacious outdoor patio where guests can enjoy drinks or dining al fresco.
The villa can comfortably house 7 guests, with two dual-king bedrooms, one bedroom with two single beds and an en-suite bathroom with shower, and a single bedroom that shares a bathroom with one of the double rooms. The other dual-king bedroom has its own en-suite.
The highlight of the living area is the cozy fireplace, perfect for an evening of relaxation after a day of sightseeing. There is also a bonus, English-style cloakroom on the ground floor.
The elegant dining area opens onto the gardens and pool area through French doors, and guests can also enjoy meals al fresco in the outdoor seating area on the patio.
Guests will enjoy a fully equipped, fully updated kitchen and spacious dining area. Though guests are welcome to prepare meals in the kitchen, there is also a restaurant on the Vecchietto Estate property.