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Tuscan-style apartment in spectacular surroundings, shared outdoor pool, sleeps up to 6

7 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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Podere Torricchi is in a typical tuscan landscape characterised by hills with olive trees and mediterrenean bush. Podere Torricchi is a group of converted farm buildings. The apartment has been newly restored in a traditional Tuscan style. Gambassi Terme and San Gimignano are only few kilometers far. At disposition of the guests is a shared pool(14metersx7meters), private garden, barbecue, private parking and also a lot of paths for naturalistic walkings by foot or mountain-bike, dipped in the forest where it is possible to meet the classic fauna totally free (hares, wild boars,squirrels, pheasants and deer) with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay. The surrounding landscape is just spectacular. Torricchi number 3 apartment is ideal for up to 8 people. It is co...Podere Torricchi is in a typical tuscan landscape characterised by hills with olive trees and mediterrenean bush. Podere Torricchi is a group of converted farm buildings. The apartment has been newly restored in a traditional Tuscan style. Gambassi Terme and San Gimignano are only few kilometers far. At disposition of the guests is a shared pool(14metersx7meters), private garden, barbecue, private parking and also a lot of paths for naturalistic walkings by foot or mountain-bike, dipped in the forest where it is possible to meet the classic fauna totally free (hares, wild boars,squirrels, pheasants and deer) with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay. The surrounding landscape is just spectacular. Torricchi number 3 apartment is ideal for up to 8 people. It is composed by a large sitting room on the ground floor with kitchenette with 6 fire plates, electric hoven and fridge with freezer, fireplace, and a double bed-sofa.On this floor there is 1 bedroom with a king size bed and en suite bathroom. On the first floor 1 room with a castle bed (this is the kids room), 1 double room with stunning view on the countrisyde and 1 bathroom. Outside is a area furnished with table, chairs and barbecue so to eat outside. Internet wi-fi free of charge Please enquire for more information.More
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About the Owner
Marco N
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2008
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

This place is for relaxing and enjoying the simple life. It has a pool with stunning views. The property is in pristine condition. It is a new construction with the flavor of the old Tuscan style. Very close to Volterra and San Giminiano. You can...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Sofía C
Management response:Responded 13 August 2014

Thank you very much for your very kind review!!! Anastasia & Marco

Reviewed 6 July 2014

My husband and I stayed here with our 2 children and mother. Villa fit our needs perfectly - three bedrooms and two bathrooms plus a kitchen area. The villa is clean, well equipped and nicely decorated. I would recommend the owners buy some fans as...More

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank Jennifer J
Management response:Responded 18 July 2014

Thank you very much for such a nice review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to Podere Torricchi, we send you our best regards. Yours Sincerely, Marco & Anastasia Nori Bufalini

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

We stayed during August with our teenage son and all agreed we had made the right choice. This property is part of a newly restored 16th century farm which looks and feel very authentic whilst providing an excellent level of comfort. The grounds are extremely...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank TPK76
hotelmalaspina, VR Owner at Tuscan-style apartment in spectacular surroundings, shared outdoor pool, sleeps up to 6, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

Thank you very much for your very kind review. Yours Sincerely, Marco & Anastasia Nori Bufalini

Reviewed 15 September 2017
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Date of stay: August 2017
Management response:Responded 22 September 2017
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Reviewed 11 September 2017
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Date of stay: July 2017
Management response:Responded 22 September 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
San Gimignano is Town declared by UNESCO to be part of the World's Architectural Heritage!!! San Gimignano rises on a hill (334m high) dominating the Elsa Valley with its towers. Once the seat of a small Etruscan village of the Hellenistic period (200-300 BC) it began its life as a town in the 10th century taking its name from the Holy Bishop of Modena, St. Gimignano, who is said to have saved the village from the barbarian hordes. The town increased in wealth and developed greatly during the Middle Ages thanks to the 'Via Francigena' the trading and pilgrim's route that crossed it. Such prosperity lead to the flourishing of works of art to adorn the churches and monasteries. In 1199 it became a free municipality and fought against the Bishops of Volterra and the surrounding municipalitie...
How to get there
Podere Torricchi is at about 1 hour drive from FLORENCE (55 kilometers) Get the Firenze- Siena 'superstrada' and exit at Poggibonsi Nord. Follow for San Gimignano and drive through the village. Follow for Gambassi Terme. All major low-cost airlines fly to Pisa Airport from most important airports in UK. (Ryanair, Thomsonfly and Jet2) Pisa Airport is about 1 hour drive to Podere Torricchi. Florence Peretola airport is only at about 1 hour and 15 minutes drive. Fly to Florence Peretola from Heathrow or Gatwick airport. Car hire comapnies operate from both Florence or Pisa airport (Hertz, Maggiore and Avis) Do not hesitate to contact us for more information. Shops and local restaurants are at about 3 kilometers from Torricchi San Gimignano is at about 8 kilometres, same as Montaione and Gambassi Terme
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