Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The farmhouse "La Fonte" is situated in the heart of the Tuscany hills near Volterra and Saint Gimignano, only 1 km far from the little village with shops called Villamagna (you can go easily by walk). Outside there is a swimming pool, a children's play-ground, a BBQ area with space for eating and there is a big olive grove all around. The wi-fi connection is free. From April to May , for minimum 3 days stay, we organize , on request, one lesson a week about home made pasta.
The farmhouse is also surrounded by 5 hectares of country with a little wood and a nice little lake. There is also a parking area. The farmhouse is the ideal way to spend a quiet holiday and pets are welcome. The Farmhouse has an equipped kitchen, bedrooms, bathroom and a own space outside (balcony/covered porch/private gazebo with table and chairs). There's a wi-fi connection
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bibbona 50 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 45 km, Nearest railway: Pontedera 25 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, Internet access, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
The pool is shared. The BBQ area has a sace for eating. We've 3 bikes free for the guests. There's a children's play-ground outside.
The pool is open from 15 may to 30 September. The owner lives 3 km far from the villa. Each apartment has a own space outside but there's also a big garden shared.
The Tuscany region
The farmhouse "La Fonte" is situated in the heart of the Tuscany hills near Volterra and Saint Gimignano.
The “magic and mysterious” city of Volterra has its roots in three thousand years of history. It is possible to find evidence and traces from every historical period which gives the artistic city a unique aspect: etruscan, roman and medieval. Recently Volterra is become famous also for the "Twilight saga" a movie inspirated by a famous best seller.
San Gimignano is located on a hill overlooking the Val d’Elsa valley, surrounded by fortified walls, San Gimignano is an extraordinary example of medieval town planning. Art city, rich in art treasures, San Gimignano is an important tourist attraction, that has been proclaimed natural and cultural heritage by UNESCO.
In Volterra you can visit the Roman theatre, the Etruscan tombs, the Etruscan museum (one of the most important in Europe), the mediaeval Piazza dei priori (similar to Piazza della Signoria in Florence), the spectacular view of the "balze", some 800' s build (like "Palazzo Viti"), the "maschio" (a medieval castle, actually a security prison) collocated in a wonderful green area, some alabaster's museums and other things.