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Villa Olivo

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
4 nights minimum
Farmhouse
Nestled high in the beautiful Montecatini area, this spacious Tuscan farmhouse boasts stunning views and a tranquil Tuscan lifestyle set in 5 acres of olive groves and chestnut forest. Perfectly situated, 30 minutes from the 'Leaning Tower' and airport of Pisa and 35 minutes from the historic renaissance city of Florence, this traditional style holiday home is suited to a variety of holiday-makers keen on enjoying the delights of the Tuscan region. Just 1 hour from the Chianti trail wine region and one and a half hours from Sienna, the accommodation caters for large parties and families (up to 8) searching for a cultured tour of the area as well as seeking a quiet retreat enjoying Montecatini and the charming nearby medieval walled town of Lucca (30 minutes). With the Abetone ski resort an...Nestled high in the beautiful Montecatini area, this spacious Tuscan farmhouse boasts stunning views and a tranquil Tuscan lifestyle set in 5 acres of olive groves and chestnut forest. Perfectly situated, 30 minutes from the 'Leaning Tower' and airport of Pisa and 35 minutes from the historic renaissance city of Florence, this traditional style holiday home is suited to a variety of holiday-makers keen on enjoying the delights of the Tuscan region. Just 1 hour from the Chianti trail wine region and one and a half hours from Sienna, the accommodation caters for large parties and families (up to 8) searching for a cultured tour of the area as well as seeking a quiet retreat enjoying Montecatini and the charming nearby medieval walled town of Lucca (30 minutes). With the Abetone ski resort an hour's drive North and the white sandy beaches of popular Viarregio the same distance West, there are bountiful nearby excursions for all to enjoy from this idyllic starting point. Villa Olivo has 2 double bedrooms with kingsize beds and a twin bedded room - each room being very spacious with ample storage and spectacular views across the valley. There is also a family bathroom comprising of bath, shower, toilet, bidet and vanity unit. The downstairs has a living room with a kingsize sofa bed and shower room . The spacious fitted kitchen / dining room has a dishwasher, an electric fan oven with a gas hob. There is also, a fridge freezer, microwave, electric kettle, and toaster. It is perfect for families self catering where meals can be taken in the dining room or 'al fresco' on the patio. Villa Olivo is available for rent for up to 8 people: - 600 euros per week for 4 people - 20 euros per night per additional person More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Clive Y
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2011
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Reviewed 12 June 2019 via mobile

A great base for sightseeing, we were impressed by the spacious well presented house and setting, nestled on the hillside with views across the valley and up to lovely Montecatini Alto ( take the funicular up to it!) The house was well equipped and we...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank ninepatch07
Wanderer307715, VR Owner at Villa Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

Many thanks, Laura. You managed to pack in a lot of trips for your week's stay. The funicular from Montecatini to the Alto has been running since 1898, apparently. A great little trip up and down for 7€. Best wishes, Clive

Reviewed 8 August 2018

The house is peaceful, clean, nicely decorated and has very spacious bedrooms. The garden is perfect with an amazing view into olive groves and cypress trees. It is very conveniently located close to charming medieval towns such as Pisa (40 min), Lucca (30 min) and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Maritza L
Management response:Responded 10 August 2018

Many thanks, Maritza. The Puccini Festival runs for the whole of August with many events in Lucca and the Torre del Lago. Lucca also presents many popular music concerts over the summer season. Really pleased you had a great time, Best wishes, Clive

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing holiday in this lovely villa. The location is absolutely perfect. We visited all the top Tuscan spots; Florence, Pisa, Lucca and of course Montecatini Terme and Alto! As well as some lovely local places recommended by the owners that really...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Melanie T
Management response:Responded 14 April 2018

Many thanks for your very positive review. We do get some very nice weather in April in Tuscany. Glad you got round to visiting all the major attractions. We'd love to have you back again sometime. We offer a 15% discount for returning guests. Regards,...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

The farmhouse has spectacular views and total privacy. It is a little out of the way but that adds to the charm. It is close to many good restaurants and is a 10 minute drive to the Autostrada making it easy to see all of...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank dansanny
Management response:Responded 22 August 2017

Many thanks, Danny. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Yes, we never tire of the views from the terrace across the valley, Clive & Gill

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Villa Olivo was perfect for our needs. It was quiet, yet close to the Autostrada, enabling us to visit the surrounding areas very easily. It was roomy & clean. Having our morning coffee on the patio area was truly delightful. We recommend it.

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Mark N
Management response:Responded 2 June 2017

Thank you, Mark. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We chose the House because of its location and easy access to the major attractions in Tuscany. Best wishes, Clive & Gill

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Villa Olivo is a nice old house, well restored, with good big bedrooms and a very comfortable sitting room. But it's on its location that the Villa really scores: deep in the Tuscan countryside, every bedroom has a view over the archetypal landscape of olive...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Arthur-rock
Management response:Responded 22 May 2017

Many thanks for your positive comments, Arthur. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay. We bought the House because of its location and accessibility to the major sights of Tuscany. We didn't know about the Villa Medicea in Prato which we intend to visit. We'll...More

Reviewed 19 August 2016

The location of the Villa was perfect in that we were close enough to amenities yet further away enough to have a view and feel like you were in the hills. The Villa was clean and everything was in working order. The time of year...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank 391HeatherM391
Management response:Responded 11 October 2016

Many thanks for your very positive feedback, Heather. Hope to see you again sometime. We offer a 15% discount to returning guests. Best wishes, Clive & Gill

Reviewed 14 May 2015

We spent Easter here, great for a short break but really we needed longer. We took a flight from Heathrow to Pisa a nice short flight. Had a quick look around PISA , not sure we needed more time there, then went onto Villa Olivo....More

Date of stay: April 2015
2  Thank GeoffH895
Management response:Responded 11 October 2016

Many thanks, Geoff. We chose this farmhouse because of its location. All the major tourist attractions are within easy reach e.g. Florence, Lucca, Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, Cinque Terra. Hope to see you again Best wishes, Clive & Gill

Reviewed 13 October 2014

We had an 8-9 day stay at Casa Cipressi, what a great location for easy access to Lucca, Florence, Pisa etc etc. the villa was great and suited us well. Lara was a very helpful housekeeper .... with some English which eventuated in a lot...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Greg R
Management response:Responded 11 October 2016

Thank you Greg for your very positive feedback and recommendation. We are very pleased you had such a great time Regards, Clive & Gill

Reviewed 2 January 2014

We stayed in the Olivio part of this Villa for 4 nights over new years. The valley has spectacular views and there are plenty of small villages and walks to be discovered. A short drive from the train station made it great for day trips...More

Date of stay: December 2013
1  Thank Emilio H
Management response:Responded 11 October 2016

Thanks, Emilio. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Winter in Tuscany is a special time with many days of clear blue skies and bright sunshine. The central heating in Villa Olivo keeps our guests warm and comfortable. Regards, Clive & Gill

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Montecatini Terme is a beautiful town that was built around its mineral water springs and spas. It is a shoppers paradise with many designer shops and outlets. Montecatini Alto is the original Montecatini settlement, lying a few hundred metres above the 'new' town.The views from here are splendid, and the delightful Piazza Giusti is home to some excellent bars and restaurants. Monsumano Terme has an 18 hole golf course and an outdoor thermal swimming pool (open all year round and very warm) Florence (Firenze) is the regional capital of Tuscany. The town is situated on the river Arno, which is spanned by the famous Ponte Vecchio. Florence's most striking landmark is Brunelleschi's dome on the Duomo, and its most reproduced sight is Michelangelo's statue of David. Lucca is often whispered...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Olivo

Villa Olivo is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Villa Olivo has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Villa Olivo has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Villa Olivo must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.