Residenza La Burraia
Hotel apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
La Burraia lies in a shiny green valley overlooking the picturesque towers of Volterra.
The old rural farmhouse with barn has been converted into 7 apartments, 5 in the main house and 2 in the recently restored barn.
Each apartment has been designed in accordance with the architectural tradition of the ancient Tuscany countryside in combination with all modern facilities.
All the apartments feature their own private entrance, a shaded terrace with chairs and table, terracotta floor tiles, beamed ceilings, barbecue, fridge, hob, micro-oven, satellite-TV, safe box.
The garden boasting green lawns stretches down to the generously sized swimming pool (15x7 m) where you can relax in the sun listening to the sound of nature. An unique opportunity for Tuscany's lovers to enjoy the sounds, the colours and the smells of this beautiful area, just a short drive from the main historical and cultural cities of Florence, Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, Volterra.
La Burraia offers unique opportunities for exploring the region, without giving up the peaceful and relaxing rural life.
The village of Gambassi Terme is just 5 minutes drive away and boasts shops, restaurants, pizzerie, a market, a chemist, a laundry and a spa resort which is ideal to recover your fitness.
This is I the largest and most intimate apartment (mq. 76) on two split levels.
The ground floor features a comfortable living-sitting room (mq. 25) with sofa-bed (for two persons), fireplace and kitchenette, the first floor has one superb bedroom with two marvellous panoramic windows, another double bedroom and two bathrooms with shower.
Adjacent to the apartment is a splendid al fresco dining veranda, with table and chairs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||50 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Aeroporto Galileo Galilei di Pisa 66 km, Nearest railway: Castelfiorentino 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Staffed property|
|General||TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Tuscany region
La Burraia is located in a fantastic position to discover Tuscany's art cities
Ancient territory, inhabited since before the Etruscans, inserted in a context characterized by soft landscaped green hills, roads, and cypress woods. In this natural environment , which does not lack historical buildings and reminiscences of the past .
The Municipal Park is combined with greater natural resource of the area: the thermal water , known as the Water Pillo , with medical healing properties.
Recent archaeological excavations carried out in our area, have revealed important aspects of glass production of the Medieval and Renaissance periods in Tuscany . In particular, we were able to understand the techniques of manufacture of glass compositions , gear, and the types of objects produced .
Among the ruins of furnaces found , like that of Germagnana , were found some fragments that testify to the production of objects for everyday use , such as vases , cups, containers .
The art of glass development in the area of Gambassi in 1200 and to an interesting discovery we invite you to visit the Museum of glassmaking . A permanent exhibition that gathers the studies and archaeological research carried out in the territories of Gambassi and Montaione.
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