Comfortable penthouse near Volterra
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Located in the wonderful Tuscan countryside inside of an old village called "Antico borgo di Tignano" dated back to the 1600, restored and well decorated with original, natural and recycled materials, so that the time can continue to tell its story, while the colors of its rooms (green, blue and yellow) create a space-time dimension closely linked to nature and its seasons.
We are located in a strategic point among the main cities of Tuscany, Siena-Florence-Pisa!
The closest railway station is at about 22 km far away (Poggibonsi) and on request we can arrange for you the pick-up service
The closest bus stop is located in Colle Val d'Elsa, about 12 km far away.
A relaxing place integrated in the tuscan countryside, where you will find peace and nature, sport and fun but also traditional cuisine. Familiar atmosphere and relaxation at 360°.
The Mansarda is a spacious apartment of about 75 sqm located in a typical rustic Tuscan house, a mansard (penthouse) with a wonderful view of the tuscan countryside.
It is composed by a large living room with open kitchen well furnished and fire place with a double sofa bed, two double bedrooms(1 with private bathroom with Jacuzzi tub ) and a 2nd bathroom with shower box. Wood ceiling with tuscan terracotta. All the windows have the fly screen.
This apartment can host from 2 to 6 people.
- Available the panoramic outdoor swimming pool (open from April to October)
- Available the free Wi-Fi connection
- Available the continental breakfast or dinner upon request
- Free Parking
- BBQ set available
- For the fans of the italian cuisine we offer 2 different types of cooking classes, for a minimum of 2 people (from € 35.00/pax).
- Healthy treatments on request, proposed by qualified professionals : shatsu, jin shin do etc
Hiking to discover everyday a new way to get in touch with this natural environment.
Sports suggested that you can play in the surroundings : Horse riding, Tennis court available, Golf court available, Mountain-biking available, Canyoning.
Canyoning in the area of Seravezza and Garfagnana (North-Tuscany) : for families, small groups and individuals.
It is possible to make some organized tours to visit the surroundings and learn something more about our tradition and history (thanks to the support of a well famous travel agency).
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marina di Cecina 65 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Amerigo Vespucci in Florence 77 km, Nearest railway: Poggibonsi 22 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
The Tuscany region
Top things to do in Volterra and surroundings:
We are close to Volterra, only 15 km far away and so among the many things you could do in this area, we suggest you in particular :
Visit the historical city centre of Volterra
Taste the typical tuscan dishes of our tradition
In Volterra you can visit the Alabaster museum, the Cathedral
Volterra well famous for its Museums and Traditions : Museo Etrusco Guarnacci, Pinacoteca, Museum of sacred art
The archeological sites of Volterra : like the Roman theater in Vallebuona, Etruscan Acropolis, Necropolis,
Handicraft in Volterra : alabaster
Nature paths in Volterra…
Visit Siena and San Gimignano
Visit Montalcino and Montepulciano, at south of Siena : the first one famous for the “Brunello di Montalcino” wine, the second rich in works of the Renaissance and famous for its wine “Nobile”
Visit the farms nearby where you can buy typical products
Visit the Costa degli Etruschi
Visit Monteriggioni (well famous for its castle)
Visit Colle Val d'Elsa
Visit Castelnuovo di Val Cecina
Visit Certaldo (a little medieval village where Boccaccio was born)
Visit the seaside coast in Cecina, Bibbona, SanVincenzo, Golfo diBaratti etc
Visit the Water Park in Cecina
Visit the Adventure Park in Livorno
Visit the Prehistoric Park in Peccioli (Pisa)
This location is an ideal point of departure to visit most of the local territory and to reach quickly the famous regional cities like Casole d'Elsa (7km), Colle Val d'Elsa (12 km), Volterra (18 km), San Gimignano (15 km), Monteriggioni (about 30 km), Siena (ca 40 km), Florence (70 km), Pisa (85 km), Livorno (about 80 km) and to easily reach the seaside cost (called Costa degli Etruschi between Cecina and Bolgari) located about 50 minutes driving from the Borgo.
For your kids, there are some great Water park (in Cecina and Pisa)...
Typical regional Markets in the surroundings :
Good opportunities to make purchases at low prices of typical food products, clothing and textiles:
- In Casole, the first and third Monday of each month;
- In Colle di Val d'Elsa, on Friday of each week;
- In Poggibonsi, on Tuesday of each week;
- In Siena, on Wednesday of each week.
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4 Jul 2014
"Beautiful setting and friendly hosts"
Just returned from a lovely stay here. We stayed with our five month old baby and we were made incredibly welcome. Fantastic views of countryside. Fell asleep to the sound of the frogs every night and… More
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