CASA SELCI Independent villa
Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A romantic villa in the centre of the city of Volterra, Casa Selci was once an old barn converted into a house the 1950's by the family's Grandfather. In spite of the restructuring Casa Selci has maintained the characteristics of the original barn building.
The entrance to the house is by the pleasant lounge-kitchen. This room has a magnificent arched brick ceiling leading to an elegant bathroom with shower. From the lounge a marble staircase leads to a double and a twin bedroom, both with wooden beamed ceilings. The comfortable furniture once belonged to the Grandmother.
The door from the lounge opens onto a large garden, totally enclosed – one side being part of the ancient walls of the city, from where an excellent view on the Tuscany countryside can be seen.
In the garden, equipped with deckchairs, tables and chairs for lunch, tea or a barbecue, there is also a 8 metre diameter swimming pool.
Behind the house there is a park in which the famous Volterra flag throwers practice to the accompaniment of drumbeats the evocative medieval drummers.
The great advantage of this villa is that when you are inside the garden, you are completely isolated in your privacy, but open one of the two gates and you find yourself in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities of Tuscany, rich in history and fascination, windy streets and allies that characterize Volterra.
Volterra, a jewel of Etruscan, Roman, Medieval and Renaissance art, sitting on a hill 550 metres above sea level dominates the entire Cecina valley going onward to the sea.
An ideal location a stay for discovering one of most uncontaminated areas of Tuscany, that is at the same time to a short step to the sea and to the most beautiful and important cities of art and culture in the region.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Pool or snooker table|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Casa Selci was once an old barn converted into a house the 1950's by the family's Grandfather. In spite of the restructuring Casa Selci has maintained the characteristics of the original barn building.
with magnificent arched brick ceiling, marble staircase, and bedrooms with wooden beamed ceilings.
The comfortable furniture once belonged to the Grandmother.
|Further details outdoors|
In the big big garden, only at your disposal, equipped with deckchairs, tables and chairs for lunch, tea or a barbecue, there is also swimming pool; you are completely isolated in your privacy.
This garden is surrounded by medieval walls of the city. Here, you can enjoy a breathtaking view
CASA SELCI is placed on the highest point of the city of Volterra. an independent property to have a large garden with pool, in Volterra.
In CASA SELCI you can have at your disposal a licensed tour guide with good prices.
A personal chef with good prices.
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is one of the largest and most important Italian regions, celebrated for its history, art, economics, culture, landscapes and beauty.
The Tuscan region is mostly hilly
Tuscany has always been a region famous for its wines.
Central Tuscany is known worldwide for the production of Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.
VOLETRRA, UNESCO World Heritage
Volterra, a haven of Etruscan, Roman, Medieval and Rennaissance art, dominates the Cecina Valley, 550 metres above sea level, affording a spectacular view as far as the sea.
The city still retains traces of its majestic past which gradually unfurls as you wander through the narrow streets and explore the Etruscan Museum, The Art Gallery and Museum of Sacred Art. And yet Volterra’s charm not only lies in its historical patrimony
but in the undefiled surrounding countryside, a slow traditional way
of life and its age-old tradition of alabaster carving.
This elusive stronghold requires careful and patient attention for it
takes time to absorb its timeless atmosphere, treasured secrets,
unique ambience and culture.
One of the most unspoilt areas in the region, close to other
important art centres and the coast, this is an ideal choice
for a holiday in Tuscany.
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2 Oct 2013
"Just beautiful! I didnt want to leave."
My husband and I stayed at Casa Selci for 2 weeks for our honeymoon and we fell in love with Italy, the people, the food and the lifestyle. Daniela was lovely as was Rosanna and Sylvano. The villa is … More
15 Jul 2013
"Superb villa in Volterra"
We had a split site holiday. First week in Volterra , second in Daniela's Casa Dei Nonni in Monteguidi.Casa Selci is a charming and very comfortable traditional villa; just inside the city walls … More
26 Sep 2012
We stayed for a week in September. We've visited Tuscany many times before and had visited Volterra for a day on a previous trip, and we decided to have a holiday there.When enquiring initially o… More
18 Jul 2012
"A rare rental that deserves its stars"
Positioned close to the main centre of Volterra (fascinating medieval town with lots to see including a Torture Museum!), this oasis of calm is ideal for an extended stay. Its garden has a BBQ, larg… More
26 Jun 2012
"Excellent place to discover the beauty of Tuscany"
Me, my wife and our 2 years old son had definitely our best holiday ever. That was our first Tuscany experience, but will not be the last. Volterra is a small very nice traditional town situated on to… More
25 May 2012
"Fantastic place in historic atmosphere"
We stayed in Casa Selci for the most of March and found a wonderful place, just 500 meters from the historic center of Volterra. Our host, Daniela, gave us the most warming welcome and always offered … More
14 Sep 2011
"Great - lovely location in a beautiful town"
A comfortable house in walking distance of all the facilities of a beautiful, historic town. Easy for travelling to other attractions in the area incl Pisa, Sienna and San G. Local flag throwers and drummers practice in park next door - interesting.
Pool was a delight and garden and views really made this a special place.
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