Unit Description: 500 m2 Ground floor: grand hall/entrance, large, original room divided by antique arches into 2 living rooms, one of which has a fireplace, small living room (satellite TV), billiard room, dining room (accommodates up to 18 people), large open kitchen (oven, woodburning oven, small microwave, freezer, dishwasher, toaster, orange squeezer, American coffee maker) with dining table (for 6) and access to a nice portico (20 m2) with table and chairs, bathroom with shower, laundry room (washing machine, iron and ironing board). First floor (also accessibile from outdoors): small living area with table, chairs, fireplace and outdoor access via pretty terrace (1 x 3 m), double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bathtub, 2 double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms with shower, 2 double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms with shower and small fireplace, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds and ensuite bathroom with shower.
Overall Property Description: Large, impressive farmhouse, tastefully restored and transformed into a comfortable country home at the center of a 15 hectare estate that produces olive oil and grain. The villa is located in a panoramic, tranquil spot among the characteristic hills between Pisa and Florence, with a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside. The house is furnished in a comfortable, rustic style. Outdoors guests can take advantage of a large, well-tended garden (lawn) with barbecue and old-fashioned woodburning oven, and a shaded terrace ideal for al fresco dining. There is a magnificent, illuminated swimming pool with jacuzzi area, surrounded by a large solarium, on a sunny, “natural terrace”. Night lighting of the garden and the pool area. There is a small rustic cottage with private garden periodically lived in by the property owners (without access to the pool). The most important art cities of Tuscany and the beautiful beaches of the coastline are located within 80 km of the villa. Distances: all kinds of shops 10 km away, San Gimignano 35 km, the beautiful city of Lucca 45 km away, Pisa (airport) and Tirrenia (18 hole golf course and beaches) 55 km, Siena approx. 80 km, Florence 90 km, Rome 352 km away. At guests’ disposal: large garden (2000 m2), exclusive use of the illuminated swimming pool (17 x 9 m – depth 1 m / 3 m – open from 01/05 to 30/09) with jacuzzi area, old-fashioned woodburning oven for bread/pizza with adjacent shaded terrace, barbecue. The villa is equipped with internet connection (USB modem- paid according to consumption) and screens on all windows. Parking within the grounds. Extra services to be paid on the spot: Baby bed available upon request (€ 50,- / week). Extra single bed available upon request (€ 100,- / week). Maid service (€ 15, /hour). Upon request dinners can be organized featuring traditional local recipes. It is possible to purchase products from the farm. Pets are permitted at an additional charge of € 50,- / stay.
The villa can also be rented for 8 people (prices on demand) except for the months of July and August.
Accommodation and Amenities:
Maid Service Available
Palaia, Tuscany, Italy
Villa, 7 bedroom, 8 bath, sleeps 14 €396 - €687 per night
€2,310 - €4,004 per week