Fancy a meal out? You'll be pleased to hear there is a restaurant near this villa
Need a cot? One can be provided at Podere Il Renaio
Need a highchair? One can be rented at Podere Il Renaio
You have use of the washing machine in this villa
A DVD player is provided
Satellite TV is provided
5 kilometres to the bar
1 kilometres to the restaurant
5 kilometres to the supermarket
50 kilometres to the beach
Podere Il Renaio, Italy
The holiday villa of "Podere Il Renaio" can be found in Legoli, Peccioli, Tuscany - Italy. Podere Il Renaio can sleep 7 people with 4 bedrooms to sleep your holiday party. Podere Il Renaio has a bedroom makeup of: bedroom with en suite: double bed, free standing fan, local TV, shower, WC, single washbasin, bidet; bedroom: twin beds, free standing fan, local TV; bedroom: double bed, free standing fan, local TV; bedroom: single bed. This holiday villa has 3 bathrooms - so there shouldn't be a queue for the bathroom.
A family sized holiday villa in Legoli, Peccioli, Tuscany, Podere Il Renaio could be the one for you. For refreshments while staying at Podere Il Renaio, the nearest bar and shop are 5 kilometres, and the restaurant is 1 kilometres from Podere Il Renaio. The beach is 50 kilometres.
Podere Il Renaio in Legoli, Peccioli, Tuscany - sleeps 6 people
Reviews of Podere Il Renaio
These are the reviews for Podere Il Renaio. There are 29 reviews.
Nice spacious villa. the outdoor space is lovely and plenty of shade around the swimming pool courtesy of the nearby trees. Sarah (01 September 2018)
We loved our stay at podere il ranaio - the house, garden, terrace and pool were fantastic. When we arrived we were welcomed so nicely by the host, letizia and she was very helpful during the week. The area is spectacular and we would love to go back sometime. We would thoroughly recommend podere il ranaio as a villa. David (11 August 2018)
The villa is located in a beautiful valley, quiet other than the stray dogs which occasionally turned up! three times in all. . we appreciate the rustic italian style of the villa but the bathrooms and showers need updating as they are poor quality and worn out. Likewise the master bed is an old style bedstead which has seen better days as has the mattress. The same for the bed in the other double bedroom, mattress is good and firm but bedstead old and worn out. The fridge freezer also needs replacing as the fridge door has dropped and there is therefore a gap at the top which means food goes off quicker than it should. We enjoyed the villas amenities but as the hot tub was in the spec and not working this was a disappointment. Time for an investment in the basics which would have made the holiday perfect. Air conditioning would be a good addition as well. Robert from Aldridge (14 July 2018)
Lovely villa, very peaceful location. Some furnishings slightly dated but overall very clean and well provided-for (lots of linen, towels etc). a few things went wrong when we were there but were quickly put right (toaster broke, curtain fell down in bathroom etc). . quite remote location which was very quiet and felt very cut-off. would have been great to have some personal recommendations for local activities in the blue book. We found lots of things to do further afield, day-trips etc but would have loved info on the best local restaurants, what’s in the village etc. . would be good to have some fans in the house as the bedrooms did get quite hot (in spite of us using the shutters in the day etc). . finally the pool was very cold as they tend to be in tuscany. This was fine with us but lots of people would prefer it heated. Madeline (23 June 2018)
We much enjoyed our holiday in the villa. A great base from which to explore tuscany. . we missed the 'visitors' comments' book found in some of our previous james villas with recommendations re local restaurants/sites etc. Overall, a very relaxing holiday. Timothy (29 May 2018)
Beautiful location for a rustic treat. Duncan from Mickleton (19 May 2018)
We loved this villa. it is in a secluded area surrounded by wildlife, olive groves and forests. reasonably authentic and very peaceful. the only negative we had was the bathrooms that, although clean, were rather tired and dated. We would love to visit again in the future Carolyn from Colchester (14 October 2017)
Very traditional property with outstanding views from all aspects, very homely, thoroughly enjoyed our stay and are considering returning next year Nigel from Pontypool (13 September 2017)
Very tranquil and away from it all. roomy and comfortable, designed for outdoor living. Slightly tired decor and furnishings, poss end of season? no air conditioning, but 3 fans provided to stir the air. . great 'activities': large pool, table tennis, table football and an assortment of games. Hot tub, but not available. . a good sized plot, with lovely views. pool was a little chilly and could have done with being a couple of degrees warmer. Pool itself largely in the shade for most of the day, but able to sit/lie in the sun throughout. . quite a few mosquitoes in the evenings, so insect repellent necessary. Edwin from Bristol (02 September 2017)
We enjoyed our stay in podere il renaio. The area was spectacular, the house was beautiful and had lots of character. . we have already been suggesting james villas to others and as this was our first villa holiday we feel this has changed how we holiday in the future. Many thanks to the owners of podere il renaio! Stuart from Gainsborough (20 May 2017)
The villa's beautiful, right in the middle of seclusion with a great pool and open land. The decor is exactly what you'd expect, all well laid out with outdoor activities also. Note, there's limited mobile connection (and no wifi). a car is essential, but all the northern tuscany tourist spots are within easy reach. Highly recommended. Richard from Surrey (13 August 2016)
The villa was larger than expected, in a fabulous location and quiet. kitchen fitted out superbly. Can't fault anything except there was a cap missing from the swimming pool inlet which made the pool continually noisy all day long. Denise from Colchester (23 July 2016)
Lovely villa, and surroundings. The lack of wifi and very intermittent phone signal was a bit disappointing, also no air conditioning, which would have been nice as the night were very hot and humid. Tina from Basingstoke (16 July 2016)
Beautiful location, amazing views, Melanie (28 May 2016)
A huge villa located in a peaceful and remote setting. Greeted on arrival by a number of wild boar running up the garden!. the location was remote but the inclusive car negated the isolation. The villa was clean and well appointed and the pool was cleaned a number of times during our stay. The staff were friendly and offered their services if required on a number of occasions. Great location for a peaceful holiday and within easy reach of pisa and firenze. Mark from Lowick, Northumberland (10 October 2015)
The pictures did not prepare us for the "wow" factor as we drove down the drive on first arrival. it really is a magnificent house in a magnificent setting. The kitchen was very well appointed with plenty of items in the store cupboard left by previous holiday makers - olive oil, pepper, sugar and all the other things you might need when catering for a large family group. The steep drive was no real problem if taken slowly, walking or driving. The village was nice and the local shop was adequate for the few things forgotten during the big supermarket shop. We recommend the one restaurant in the village - it looks as if it is some sort of club but all very friendly and they even opened on an evening they would normally be shut for us to have an end of holiday meal. Can't immediately think of any necessary improvements that could be made to this holiday home. David from Newquay (04 July 2015)
A very beautiful villa set in perfect surroundings . Confirmed Guest (27 May 2015)
We loved staying at podere il renaio. It is a lot bigger than we expected with lots of space. . our only complaint would be that we think the pool had only just been filled when we arrived as it was really cold but warmed up over the week we were there. . it was clean, tidy and well looked after and we plan to return next with my parents. Lydia (16 May 2015)
The outdoor area was brilliant including the pool. Geraint from London (16 August 2014)
Beautiful scenery, beautiful location if a little isolated - but central to sightseeing areas, florence,pisa,livorno, if you drive. Gillian from High Wycombe (09 August 2014)
Lovely spacious property in a private location. Kathryn from Ledbury (02 August 2014)
The villa , surroundings and owners are all lovely. The only improvement that I would like is a new shower cubicle. Mrs Blincow from West Wickham (August 2013)
Nice location, although the road leading down to the villa was very steep, which wasn't a great problem in the car, but we did want to walk it. Miss Knowles from Woking (May 2012)
Very peaceful and quiet spot. Villa and grounds more spacial than description emplies. Mr RICHARDSON from Gillingham (June 2011)
The owners were extremely helpful, very friendly and their villa made for a very relaxing and enjoyable holiday. Mr Rochford from London (May 2011)
It was definitely what we were looking for. There was plenty of space and it was very clean. It wasnt what you would call luxurious, more rustic with character. The only fault was we were told by the owners that the pool man would be arriving on Wed to clean the pool, only he did not. That may have been an issue if there were more of us in out party using the pool daily and as much as we were. Mrs Curry from Godalming (July 2010)
We loved the remote location of the villa but others may wish to be informed as to its remote location and long steep dirt track. Mr Wood from Redditch (October 2009)
We had a wonderful 2 weeks at your villa! Having travelled worldwide we would struggle to find a better holiday or location. Loved the Villa, the pool and the area. Cant rate your holiday home highly enough! - Absolutely Wonderful! Mr Rowley from Newport Pagnell (May 2009)
This villa was exceptionally clean and well equipped. There was copious amounts of space both inside and out and the photos really don't show this. The people at the villa (cleaners/owners?) showed us around when we arrived and where all the appliances were, which was really useful. The nearest village with anything going on is Peccioli - a few bars and cafes here, however you need to travel farther for provisions and we found Forcoli a good place to go for this. The information in the James Villas handbook at the villa was useful and we took the advice of geting the train to Florence - really simple - although parking at the station difficult to find. We did go to the beach one day - the information indicated that Pisa de Marina was the nearest - however it would be good to warn people that most of the beaches here are private and the public ones consist of a small sand one and a pebble one that are really not suitable for children - I think we would have rather have travelled further.The good thing about choosing a James Villas holday is that you can do what you want how you want, for instance our paty consisted of 6 adulta sn one infant. We booked our own flights, My husband and I went for 2 weeks, my daughter and family for 10 days and friends drove over and stayed a week - plenty of scope for doing your own thing. On a final note - Please could you make people aware verbally that they will not be reminded when their final payment is due - this caused us some concern during our booking. Mrs Brambles from Preston (May 2008)
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