Giambologna, Borgo di Libbiano
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Positioned half way between Pisa (airport 30 minutes) and Florence (45 minutes) , Borgo di Libbiano is ideally placed for exploring most of the historic sites of Tuscany. The fascinating medieval cities of Florence, Siena and Lucca can all be reached in less than an hour. The beautiful Tuscan beaches, Tirennia, Castiglioncello, Cecina are also within an hour's drive. Libbiano is also a golfers paradise; 4km away is Castelfalfi the premier golf resort in Italy with 18 hole and 9 hole courses.
The apartment is within a dedicated national park area where deer and wild boar can be seen wandering in the mornings. The infinity pool and the terraces around the Borgo enjoy a superb view of typically Tuscan countryside. The apartment has recently been restored to a very high standard.
Giambologna faces south towards Volterra and has fine views over the area. It is situated on the first floor with a large patio area at the entrance. There is an open planned living room and extensively equipped kitchen. There is one double and one twin bedroom and two bathrooms with walk in shower cubicles. The furniture is modern and fully equipped with all modern appliances, including washing machine, dishwasher, microwave and ceiling fans.
The apartment is part of a small development with a shared pool, barbecue area, volleyball court, underground parking. A restaurant is due to open on site in June 2013
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cecina, Marina di Pisa 50 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 38 km, Nearest railway: Pontedera 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany region
Borgo di Libbiano is situated on a hilltop near the historic town of Peccioli in the province of Pisa. The apartments previously served as estate workers' dwellings, the school house, and various agricultural buildings. A Baroque Church stands in the village square although it is now only used on special religious dates during the year.
The town of Peccioli has several good restaurants and bars and is a lovely place for an evening stroll around the town walls.
Many of Tuscany's cultural and historic centres and places of interest are easily accessible by car, for example, Florence, Pisa, Siena, the Etruscan town of Volterra and the Mediaeval town of San Gimigniano with its tall towers are all nearby.
The area around Libbiano is fairly wooded and hilly with many similar hill top villages dotted around, each with their own sense of history. The sunset is particulary spectacular from the pool.
The prestigious golf course of Castelfalfi is just a short drive away and for opera lovers there is the Puccini festival at Torre del Lago near Pisa and also the Teatro del Silenzio at Lajatico
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25 Jul 2014
First impressions of Libbiano are the stunning Cypress tree lined road which winds up towards the apartments, we were met by the ever friendly Carl and Naomi with a welcome pack and lots of informatio… More
29 Jun 2014
"A beautiful place to stay and has a real Tuscan feel"
I stayed here last year with my partner and would love to return soon. The apartments were immaculate. The views at the complex were beautiful and we enjoyed having a BBQ some nights on site while wat… More
28 Jun 2014
"Perfekt get away place"
Great place in the middle of Tuscanny , friendly atmospher , great housekeeping by Naomi and Carl . We are coming back for sure.If you are looking for a place in Tuscanny , this has it all .BBQ place … More
4 Jun 2014
"More than I ever Dreamed of!!"
We arrived to a warm welcome and it got better and better. The staff were friendly and so helpful at all times. On a lazy day for my family the owner Sheila took me to visit a couple towns and was a w… More
1 Jun 2014
"A Little Slice of Heaven!"
I highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Tuscany. My experience started when I booked this property and the owners were very helpful and accommodating. It is easy to access if visiting other a… More
1 Jun 2014
"What can I say...One of our best holidays ever!"
Borgo di Libbiano is an amazing place to stay!Wonderful views, great location,all rooms nicely decorated and very clean. Kitchens well kitted out. Our kids loved the pool.Naomi and Steve were extremel… More
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