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Description from manager

Villa Rinascimento is a magnificent Renaissance property, originally commissioned by the marquess NiccoloÌ Antinori in the 15th century. It sits at the end of a driveway lined with cypress trees on the southern hills of Florence, just ten minutes from the city centre.

Over the centuries it has undergone numerous improvements and renovation work. Its overall Renaissance character and details sets it apart from any other villa in its category.

The layout of Villa Rinascimento is typical of aristocratic Renaissance villas. It is centered around a paved courtyard, surrounded by formal gardens and set in a productive agricultural landscape.

The villa itself measures 1000 square meters and sleeps up to fourteen guests in seven bedrooms. The two gardens on either side total 1200 square meters. And an eleven hectare park, including a lake, surrounds the property.

Villa Rinascimento belongs to the Colomboli family. Also known as Rossi D’Oltrarno this Florentine family figures in archival records since 1156.

In 1937 the villa is sold to the Küchel family. They embark on modernising the villa, adding an internal elevator.

Following the Allied Forces’ success in pushing back the German line, in 1944 the villa is requisitioned and used by American officers as their quarters.

In 1958 Villa Rinascimento is bought by Earnst and Jean Boissevain.

Restoration and maintenance works carried out in 2004 on the villa give it its current appearance.

villa 1000m2, sleeps 14

ground floor

hallway, big saloon with original alfresco’ s from 1670 and a Steinway grand piano, another spacious room with bar and doors opening to the garden with partial view. Blu living room with fireplace and sound music system, yellow living room with fireplace and studio which can be transformed into TV room. Elegant dining room with a table for up to 20 people, 2 guest bathrooms.

bedroom 1: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin), living area and en suite marble bathroom with bath tub (+ hand held shower), separate room with shower (extra hand held shower), fireplace and doors opening to garden.

first floor, 35 steps up

bedroom 2: spacious double bedroom (convertible into a twin) with living area and en suite marble bathroom with double sink, bath tub (+ hand held shower) and shower (extra hand held shower).

bedroom 3: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin) with spacious living area, desk, view and en suite marble bathroom with double sink, bath tub (+ hand held shower) and shower (extra hand held shower). 35 steps up

bedroom 4: twin bedroom (not convertible into a double) less spacious and more standard, with view and en suite marble bathroom with bath tub and shower inside.

bedroom 5: spacious master bedroom (8 steps up, not convertible into a twin) with view, walk in closet, fireplace and en suite marble bathroom with double sink, bath tub (+ hand held shower) and shower (extra hand held shower).

bedroom 6: double bedroom (not convertible into a twin) with doors opening to a small terrace, fireplace and en suite marble bathroom (6 steps up) with double sink, bath tub (+ hand held shower) and shower (extra hand held shower).

bedroom 7: twin bedroom (convertible into a double) with sofa bed and en suite bathroom (8 steps up) with bath tub (+ hand held shower) and shower (extra hand held shower).

lower level

fully equipped kitchen with traditional Tuscan fireplace, bread oven, table for 8 people, guest’s fridge and much more, laundry room.


a fenced in garden of 1200m2 (divided on two sides) and an 11 hectare shared park, including a lake where guests can fish if requested and a lovely spacious courtyard. At the swimming pool (10 steps down from courtyard) there is another bathroom and a covered dining area with table for 12 people.


nearest big supermarket 10 minutes drive, nearest restaurant on 5 minutes drive, nearest high way A1 2km/1,2miles, nearest golf course Ugolino 12km/7,4miles (20 minutes drive).


the fireplaces at the villa can be used by the guests. Note that the temperature inside the property will be maximum 23 graden. Bedroom number 5,6 and 7 can all be connected by a door upon request. Guests will have a welcome buffet upon arrival. Guard living in a separate area under the swimming pool level. It could be possible to hear street noise in the far distance, while being in the garden. Smoking villa. There are 3 dogs on the premises.

Additional amenities: Full Kitchen, In-home Theater, Nespresso coffee machine, Piano, Security System, TV in each bedroom upon request, air conditioning on the first floor, air conditioning/AC, alfresco dining, baby cot, barbecue/BBQ, bread oven, cd player, chapel onsite, electric gate, helicopter pad, i/Pod docking station, iron w/Ironing board, lounge area, minibar, mosquito nets, printer, safe in every bedroom, surveillance system during the night, swimming pool (9x18mts, depth max 3mts), upon request; satellite TV with SKY, wi fi internet connection

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 9389696


This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.

Damage deposit: ($5,578.52) €5,000.00
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  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Pet Friendly
  • Safe
  • Wheelchair users
  • Wi-Fi available


  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High chair
  • Stereo system
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • TV
  • Washing machine


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