Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Podere is situated 5km south of Volterra and just over an hour from Pisa Airport. It is an old farmhouse which has been renovated and divided into five individual apartments. It is situated on a hill with fabulous views of Volterra, the hillside village of Mazzola and the rolling Tuscan hills towards the Mediterranean.
The apartment is located on the upper floor of the converted farmhouse and consists of a large open living area, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a private garden and patio. The accommodation comfortably sleeps four.
There is a serviced communal pool with breathtaking views.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marina di Bibbona 30 km|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa (Galileo Galilei) 65 km, Nearest railway: Poggibonsi 40 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
The spacious living accommodation consists of a kitchen, lounge and dining area. The modern kitchen is well-equipped with an integrated fridge freezer and washing machine/dryer. The cooker is electric with a gas hob.
There are two double bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with twin beds. Both rooms have spacious double wardrobes and benefit from beautiful views.
There are two large modern marble tiled bathrooms. One bathroom has a modern shower, bidet, sink and toilet. The other has a bath with shower attachment, sink and toilet.
|Further details outdoors|
The property has a private garden and patio for those lazy al fresco Italian meals, with the back drop of the Tuscan hills and the hill-top village of Mazzola.
As is traditional in this part of Italy, the property is accessed via a 'white road' - a gravel track of 0.5km from the main road. This road is unsuitable for cars with very low clearances (e.g. Sports Cars).
As the apartment is located on the upper floor of the property, it is not suitable for wheelchair users.
The Tuscany region
Siena is a major Tuscan city in the south of the region. It has a large medieval centre which includes the half finished cathedral (Duomo) with its gilded facade. The other famous attraction is the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, the town square, which houses the Palazzo Pubblico and the Torre del Mangia, and is famous for hosting the Palio horse race every July.
Pisa is a major Tuscan town in the East of the region, world famous for its leaning tower.
Florence doesn't need any introduction, with its renaissance heritage known the world over.
Volterra is the closest town, within easy reach. Volterra is an Estruscan city with a beautiful centre contained within its walls, with a mixture of local shops and restaurants.
Mazzolla is a charming hilltop village in the midst of the beautiful Tuscan landscape between fields and woods.
San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town mainly famous for its medieval architecture, especially its towers, which may be seen from several kilometres outside the town.