House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 1
House in Vicopisano, Nr. Pisa, Tuscany, Italy
Charming Village House In Medieval Village, Close To Pisa, Lucca And Florence. Perfect For a Family Or a Friends Get- Away. An Ideal Base For Touring TuscanySleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms).
Casa Due Torri is a perfect home from home close to the centre of the pretty Medieval village of Vicopisano. Located along a peaceful lane nestled between two Medieval towers Casa Due Torri offers an ideal retreat for a family or a friend's getaway. The 2 storey house itself dates back to the middle ages and has been lovingly restored with comfortable modern living in mind. The property has 2 private terraces with views over, terracotta roofs, Medieval towers & the surrounding countryside. Within a 5 minute stroll you can reach the village square & all its amenities. Vicopisano is an authentic Tuscan village surrounded by a beautiful landscape of pine covered hills, sunflower fields & olive groves making it an ideal area for walking & cycling. Casa Due Torri is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful region of Tuscany such as the cities of Pisa, Lucca and Florence as well as being just under a 30 minute drive away from the Pisan coast, its beaches, Thermal Spa.
We provide a welcome pack on arrival including a bottle of chilled Prosecco, fresh seasonal fruit a selection of tea, coffee, fresh milk & sugar.
ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE
For your convenience we provide a starter pack which includes bathroom hand soap and shower gel, toilet paper, washing machine detergent & washing up liquid.
During the winter months we can arrange to have wood delivered for the open fire.
Easy free and safe parking is available in the same road of Casa Due Torri, it is also possible to park outside the house along the lane
NO SMOKING POLICY
There is a no smoking policy within the property, however smoking is allowed on the outside terraces
SERVICES & ACTIVITIES
We can organize a range of activities and experiences for guests, such as cooking lessons, guided walks and bike hire, for more details see below in the activities section.
To enter the house there are 17 steps
The house itself is situated on two floors, there are stairs between each floor.
We do not recommend the house for those who have difficulty accessing steps and stairs
There are 2 private terraces and both are accessed from the upstairs bedrooms.
The Terrace at the front of the house has a patio swing chair for 2, 2 chairs and a small occasional table. The terrace has lovely views over terracotta roofs, medieval village houses and towers as well as the surrounding hills and countryside.
The terrace at the back of the house is larger and has a BBQ and garden furniture for 4 people. This terrace has an amazing view of the famous watch tower of Brunelleschi which forms part of a medieval fortress.
Both terraces are dressed with terracotta vases and window boxes planted with typical Tuscan flowers and plants.
The nearest beach on the Tyrrhenian Coast can be reached in just under a 30 minute drive here where you will find free beaches or we can arrange a day for you at a lovely beach club with sun loungers, umbrellas, bar and restaurant. Going north of Pisa you can get to the vibrant coastal towns of Viareggio, Torre di lago and Forte dei Marmi all of which can be reached in under an hours drive. Various beach clubs run wind and kite surf schools and centres.
The nearest golf course is just under a 30 minute drive away close to the sea on the Tyrrhenian coast. This course is renowned for being one of the oldest and most stunning golf clubs in Tuscany and has been voted as one of the best 9 hole courses in Italy by 'Golf digest'
Special interest holidays
Discover the secrets of Tuscan food! How to prepare it, cook it and discover which ingredients and wines complement this simple but delicious cuisine.
You will assist and learn how to cook a typical Tuscan meal just like a Tuscan Mamma. Your chef and teacher is from Vicopisano and has a wealth of experience and knowledge in all things gastronomic. It is also possible to organise a shopping trip to the local market to buy all the ingredients with your chef.
Wine tasting at nearby vineyards, Cheese tasting at artisan producer, visits to an artisan pasta producer, Truffle hunting. All of the above experiences can be arranged with a private guide.
Visits to local olive mill in Vicopisano, includes a visit to the olive groves and vineyards as well as tastings of the olive oil, wine and local produce.
GUIDED WALKS, CYCLE & YOGA
Guided walks and Cycle rides can also be arranged with a guide.Yoga with qaulified teacher.
RATES DO NOT INCLUDE
Rates do not include heating which will be charged at between 5 – 8 Euro a day.
|Size||Sleeps up to 1, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 20 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|