Ancient and luxury villa near Florence

our infinity pool
our infinity pool

From $126 / night

Via di Savignano, Prato, Tuscany 59021, Italy
Ancient and luxury villa near Florence
10 bedrooms
27 guests
Varies min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 8
Sleeps: 27
Type: Villa
Per night: €115 - €220
Per week: €1,890
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Prato vacation villa rental
Independent villa located in a small stone village with garden on 3 sides sloping towards the river. It is composed of 3 property and it has been carefully restored and furnished with pieces of the ancient Tuscan tradition. My family is living in a part of the Migliorati Castle.

Especially former and ancient sighting tower Migliorati Castle, dating back to 'year 1200, became in the Renaissance period station stop along the way post between Florence, and Prato and were recovered and expanded as typical. now we love host foreigner friends to let theme know the real tuscany countryside atmosfere. our farm is producing olive oil and Vin Santo. we also have a large greengarden and you can on request taste our vegetables.

The Migliorati's castle belonged to friends of Galileo, guarding the Protected Calvana, the stone village of Savignano, fields and olive groves of the valley. Originally fortification of Migliorati family (XIII century), then in the Renaissance elegant residence of Giovan Francesco Buonamici, ambassador in Madrid and friend of Galileo Galilei, whose friendship was inspired by frescoes at the time the facade.

My family runs Villa Migliorati since 1936, and we spent all effort to restore and bring back to its former glory. Our Villa is opened to all guests that would like to see, live and participate to Tuscany style of life. From here you can easly visit Florence, Prato Lucca and Pistoia and the beautiful country villages of Tuscany.

Immersed in the Tuscan colours of the forest, with magnificent views of olive groves, and 'situated in a dominant position and confidential, ideal for those who enjoy the utmost privacy. All in stone, with specific ancient. It is composed by three villas all of theme part of the Migliorati's Castle.

Closest village where you can find all amenities and very good restaurant is 3 kms away.
the 3 properties (SALONE, CASALE, FIENILE) who faced to our private courtyard can host in total till 27 people.
Each property got private outdoor space for garden and terrace. The 3 villas shared the spettacular pool fronting the valley. The SALONE, that is part of the castle, with decorated ceiling and original renaissance niche / cupboard in stone face on our ancient courtyard.

Me and my family live into part of the castle with separatly entry and garden. We will love helping you during your stay with recommendations for what you can see in our beautiful area. We can prepare for you typical dinner in the ancient cellars of the villa, or organize cooking classes.You can enjoy learning to cook authentic Tuscany recipies!

Villa Migliorati is a country house which is absolutely perfect for a healthy and relaxing stay in a wonderful location immersed in green hills but really close to Florence If you would like to get away from the daily routine you have definitely found the right place to spend your time...

IL SALONE- accommodation for 6+2
This apartment (200sqmt) is located on the ground floor and it is composed of a huge living room (80sqmt) with ancient fireplace , a typical Tuscany kitchen with ancient wood woven and fireplace, a two double room with bathroom, a double bedroom with bathroom en suite. laundry room. this appartment got original roof, floor and part of the furnitudes from the time Galileo Galilei came to spent his vacantion here. the roof is signed and dated 1608.
There is a very comfortable double sofa bed in the living room.

IL FIENILE - accomodation for 9+2
this is the ancient barn of the Villa Migliorati. Completly restoured in 2012. it is developed into 3 floors and is completly independent with private garden, terrace and patio with barbeque. living with fireplace. little knitchen the living is open on the terrace. there is a double sofabed in the living. you go down the stairs and find 4 bedrooms with 4 bathroom (en suite). the recent restour was done with all care. the furnitude all ancient, part of theme belonged to our family. this property faced to the stream.

IL CASALE - accomodation for 6+2
Completely restoured in 2013, this Villa was and ancient Vin Santo storage house. It is just few steps to the pool, and got private access through the garden to pool. it is developed into 2 floors and is completly independent with private garden, terrace and patio with barbeque. open tuscany kitchen/living/dining with wood woven and 2 fireplaces, there is a double fireplace in the living. the living is open on the terrace. you go down the stairs and find 3 bedrooms with 2 bathroom (en suite). the recentn restouration was done with all care. the furnitude all ancient, part of theme belonged to our family. this property faced to the pool and got a marvellous view on our valley.

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Area Information
Villa Migliorati is located in open country, in Prato's province. We are surrounded by beautiful hills and the Apennine Mountains,
we are just 24 km from Florence historical centre and less than 1 hour driving from many world-wide renowned art cities like Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Pistoia, Arezzo. and mediaeval villages like San Gimignano, Volterra, Certaldo as well as the beautiful Val d 'Orcia and Mugello countryside and the Chianti wine region.You can establish your home base in our Villa and drive everyday visiting different places, we very closed to exit highway A1 and A11. So easy to reach Milano, Rome and the South, Venice.

Furthermore, once reached Prato Central train Station, (10 minutes by car from our property) you can easly visit Florence (12 minutes ride by train). we have trains to Florence every 20 minutes all day long.

In the little town closest to us (3kms) , Vaiano, you can find lots of shops and facilities like banks, pharmacies, restaurants, post office, pastry shops, bakeries, café ', groceries. and also producer of local food such as wine, olive oil, sausages and cheeses.

Guests can also enjoy local horse riding,or just walking around the Villa and our stone village, shopping inexploring the surrounding countryside and forest and walk along the ancient Roman along our stream. on scenic paths seeing beautiful Historic Houses, olive trees fields, gardens, enjoying the savoury scent of Tuscany aromatic herbs.
Any time of year you can find many events in the towns and villages around like artisan markets, wine tasting, antiques markets and food festivals, street theatre, concerts and more; please ask for details and we will be very happy to help you to spend a wonderful time.

Staff Maid service on request. The location of the house is ideal,for groups of friends/families. you can rent SALONE, FIENILE or CASALE...
all together for the same group or just one of theme.
My family is leaving in the Villa. we are at disposal to help you during your stay...we will spend all our efforts to make your italian holiday unforgettable..

looking forward to have you as our guest!

Cristina & family

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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jan 07 2015 Apr 01 2017 €115 €135 - - 4 Nights
Apr 02 2017 May 29 2017 €155 €175 - - 4 Nights
May 30 2017 Jun 26 2017 €200 €220 - - 4 Nights
Jun 27 2017 Aug 28 2017 - - €1,890 - 1 Week
Aug 29 2017 Oct 02 2017 €200 €220 - - 4 Nights
Oct 03 2017 Oct 16 2017 €142 €160 - - 4 Nights
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Check In: 2 a.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Deposits: Each Booking shall be confirmed by e-mail and be followed by a deposit of 30% of the total price for the requested accommodation, payable by bank transfer. The rates showed are related to SALONE, 8 persons occupancy. CASALE 8 persons - just above the pool - low season €130/150, medium season €180/200 - high season €250/270 - top season 1 week €2170 FIENILE 10 persons - low season €170/190, medium season €225/245 - high season €270/290 - top season 1 week €2660 Damage Deposit €500
Payment Options: Money Order
Other Fees: Extra single-bed or baby cot is euro 10/day. Rates include taxes, private parking, use of the pool, Internet ADSL wireless 24h/day,utilities. Linens and towels for bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom are included. hair dryer available free on request. Heating cost not included. to be calculated on consuption at your arrival/depart Maid service on request.
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