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Colle Sereno

Colle Sereno

Italy, Tuscany, Inland ~ 8 Bedrooms ~ 7 Bathrooms ~ Sleeps 12 to 17

Easily reached from Florence and Pisa airports, both of which are about an hour’s drive away, this villa is set in a landscape of exceptional beauty, composed of gentle Tuscan hills and wide, seemingly never-ending valleys. The ideal place from where to visit some of the most beautiful towns in Tuscany, Colle Sereno is in a central location - consider that it is equidistant between Florence and Pisa, and at 30 minutes from famous San Gimignano.
Within a radius of 30 km you can visit the Etruscan vestiges of Volterra, the streets and squares of Certaldo and the Fortress of San Miniato. 
At about an hour and 20 minutes, the artistic centres of Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Siena are also easily accessible. The Tuscan coast is only a short car trip away, and with it the beaches of San Vincenzo and Cecina and, further North, the Lido of Versilia with resorts such as Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi.
Montaione, a small village with restaurants and food shops, is 10 km away (about 9 minutes drive). If a stroll in the countryside is your thing, you can walk to Iano: it is only 2 km (1.2 miles) from the villa and there are two restaurants, a bar and a grocer’s store.

The villa is an old farmhouse that has been restored recently, the involved local craftsmen ensuring that its original structure was fully maintained.
The villa has 6 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, and every room has lovely views. The villa has an area where you can eat outside, with views of the pool and the valley below, the perfect place for dining "al fresco".
Further to the magnificent landscape the villa is set in, there is another element not to be underestimated: the superb, exceptionally large pool (12 x 12m) and the jacuzzi that is attached to it.

Main villa

ground floor
entrance, 1 bathroom with shower (wheelchair accessible) and washing machine, 1 double bedroom (not convertible into twin) with en suite bathroom with big shower and French windows opening to front yard, large kitchen with direct access towards outdoor pool area equipped with double American fridge, ice machine, stone built oven etc, dining room with table for 12 and access to terrace, guest bathroom, living room with fireplace and TV and French windows opening to front yard.

first floor
small furnished terrace, 1 double bedroom with French windows and en suite bathroom with shower, master bedroom with en suite bathroom with bath tub and shower, 3 double bedrooms with each en suite bathroom with shower, laundry room.

Guest house 40 sqm sleeps 4/5

the guest house is located at 40 mt from the villa
ground floor
dining room with fireplace, kitchen with wooden oven, 1 bathroom with shower
first floor
1 double bedroom, 1 double bedroom with an extra single bed, 1 bathroom with shower with two basins


dining area (not covered) with table for 12, 1 bathroom with shower at swimming pool area, outdoor pool shower and Gazebo.

swimming pool (12x12mts, depth 1,5mts)
Jacuzzi (3mts diameter in pool area)
floor cooler in bedrooms (different then A/C)
window screens in bedrooms
computer with internet connection
satellite TV
DVD and CD player with stereo
washing machine
table tennis table
small gym equipped with 2 treadmills, 1 step, 1 cardio bike and 1 weight bench with weights

grocery shop and 2 restaurants at Iano 2km/1mile, tennis and golf at Castelfalfi 5km/3miles, supermarket and pharmacy at Montaione 10km/6miles, horse riding at Volterra 24km/15miles.


3 km gravel road in partially sufficient condition and in partially in good condition. Pets not allowed. If you require to use the floor cooling system during your stay, it needs to be communicated at least 2 days before arrival date. Iano is at walking distance, but the road is steep and it could be difficult for people who are not used to walk or with walking difficulties. Electric gate at the entrance.

Main distances

Iano 2km/1.2miles, Montaione 10 km/6.21miles, San Gimignano 19km/12miles, Volterra 24km/15miles, Certaldo 25km/15miles, San Miniato 27km/17miles, Lucca 62km/38miles, Pisa 63km/39miles, Florence 69km/43miles, Siena 70km/43km.


Florence 59km/37miles, Pisa 63km/39miles, Rome 337km/209miles.

Notable features

• private country setting yet close to town for basic supplies and restaurants
• wheelchair accessible
• big swimming pool of 12x12 metres with hydromassage area
• floor coolers in bedrooms
• kitchen facilities


maid service 2 hours once a week (Wednesday), weekly rental, all taxes, electricity up to 330kwh, water & hot water, weekly change of linen, change of towels twice a week, final cleaning on Saturday, internet connection included, use of the gym.

Not included

heating 4,91 Euros/MC, floor cooling system 300 Euros per week, telephone, cooking service 50 Euro per person food included, extra maid service 15 Euro per hour.

Due to factors beyond our control, prices and conditions are subject to change without notice.