This is hidden Tuscany, peacefully tucked in the woods of the Selva National Park, Bosciloi has been transformed into what is one of the loveliest and most unknown rental in Tuscany. Set outside Colle Val d'Elsa, Boscaioli is a large country property with private pool, stunning views, top shelf interior and history.
Boscaioli, "the house of the wood cutters” goes back centuries to Tuscany’s feudal history when the property was once an olive grove. They have been since replaced by forests and an oasis of privacy and beauty for you. The house has been renovated with excellent taste and the very highest of standards maintaining many of the original features. All the rooms are tall, large and well lit, every bedroom has built-in wardrobes with en suite shower or bathroom, and there are plenty of doors to the exterior and the views beyond. The large pool with its furnished terrace is set in landscaped gardens decorated with local shrubs and roses and the perfect venue for relaxing with a book and a glass of wine.
Ground FloorAn impressive double height living room with arches dividing the sitting area from the kitchen. Comfortable armchairs and sofas surround an open fireplace and the state-of-the-art kitchen is focused around a large wooden central table housing stove hobs. Three sinks set in black marble are surmounted by built-in cupboards and the owners have thought of everything one could wish for in this fabulously equipped and spacious kitchen. A covered terrace beyond the kitchen has a large table with beautiful views and a great spot for al fresco dining.
First Floor - Sleeps 10Staircase leads up to a twin and double bedroom with three large bedrooms beyond, one with views down to the solarium and pool. Boscaioli harmonizes perfectly with the surrounding landscape and inside there are now tall, airy rooms and a pervading sense of peace and space. Furniture and decorations throughout have been chosen with the utmost care for quality living. Casually placed classic pieces, and old family treasures enhance the decoration with contemporary drawings, prints, and professional photographs.
A dirt road of about 1 km leads to good asphalt roads from where guests can easily reach a number of delightful Tuscan towns with excellent restaurants and shops and there are some delightful walks immediately from the villa. The courteous bi-lingual owners live next door in the barn and are happy to organize all sorts of extra services to allow you the special holiday you deserve, from catering to shopping, cooking lessons, extra cleaning to private tours, museum and concert tickets. Boscaioli is ideal for a large group of friends or a large family gathering with its excellently appointed living areas and bedrooms and plenty of space in which to relax at ease and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this fabulous location in the heart of Tuscany.
- Pool (not heated) with furniture and sun umbrellas
- Al fresco dining
- Ping Pong table tennis
- Satellite TVs, CD player, and free wifi, telephone
- Washing machine, dryer, toasters, microwave and all necessary kitchen stuff
- Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and screens on windows
- Hair dryers in bathrooms
- Catering and concierge services available
Year round 2990€
- Security deposit 500€
- Heat is additional in cooler months. Expect to pay between 400 - 600€ per week depending on temps and use.
- Final cleaning and electricity included
- As always bed linens and bath towels are included. Pool towels included as well
- Maid: possible at an additional price of 15€ / hour
Weeks are Saturday - Saturday
Private, Yet Close To Shops
Boscaioli is located in the peace and quite of the Selva National Park. However, within a five minute drive there are several shops for stocking up on basics, great sandwich shops, a super cheese factory (very fine sheep milk cheese is their specialty). 15 kilometers away are Casole d'Elsa and Colle Val d'Elsa with their supermarkets, restaurants, pharmacies, banks, ATMs, access to public transportation, a rotating outdoor market, side walk caf̩es and bars. The owners provide you with a house book for guests providing guidelines on maximizing your stay, a list of their favorite restaurants and more. The villa is particularly well situated when it comes to day trips to points of historical, cultural, environmental, commercial or sporting interest. Very detailed directions are provided by the owners to reach the villa from all directions. The drive varies from 1 hour from Florence, 1.5 from Pisa to 3.5 from Rome and 4.5 from Milan
From 427 euro Per Night For 10 People