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Traditional Tuscan-style country house with beautiful pool area, lush gardens and great views, sleeps 4

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
4 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Casa Florio' is a 2 bedroom apartment (upstairs apartment) incorporated into an ancient farm comprising 12 beautifully renovated stone buildings . Designed in traditional Tuscan country style with chestnut beamed ceilings and terraccota tiled floors. It is light and spacious with doors leading from the well equipped kitchen/lounge to Master bedroom with 4 poster king-size wrought iron bed, bedroom 2 has 2 single wrought iron beds and fully equipped shower room with power shower, sink, bidet and washing machine.. There is also a double sofa bed in the lounge. The shared swimming pool has its own sunbathing terrace, lawns and gazebo with breathtaking views. The hillside breezes offer a refreshing respite from the heat - ideal after a day of sightseeing. The apartment's private garden h...Casa Florio' is a 2 bedroom apartment (upstairs apartment) incorporated into an ancient farm comprising 12 beautifully renovated stone buildings . Designed in traditional Tuscan country style with chestnut beamed ceilings and terraccota tiled floors. It is light and spacious with doors leading from the well equipped kitchen/lounge to Master bedroom with 4 poster king-size wrought iron bed, bedroom 2 has 2 single wrought iron beds and fully equipped shower room with power shower, sink, bidet and washing machine.. There is also a double sofa bed in the lounge. The shared swimming pool has its own sunbathing terrace, lawns and gazebo with breathtaking views. The hillside breezes offer a refreshing respite from the heat - ideal after a day of sightseeing. The apartment's private garden has a brick built BBQ and patio area for al fresco dining beneath a pergola, or walk through an arch into another partitioned area with borders of oak beams and enjoy watching the breathtaking sunsets over the Tuscan landscape. This is a perfect location to enjoy everything Tuscany has to offer. Close to Siena , Florence and the beautiful medieval hilltop towns of San Gimigano and Volterra. Fabulous walks and trails nearby, local horse riding, fishing and golf close-by at Castelfalfi. Recommended for families, friends or couples.More
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About the Owner
Kathy J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

The villa is adorable. All the things you need plus a lovely pool with stunning views. Make sure you have mapped it out beforehand. Not easy to find but well worh it once you are there.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Debbie N
kathyjustice1, VR Owner at Traditional Tuscan-style country house with beautiful pool area, lush gardens and great views, sleeps 4, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your Tuscan experience and would welcome you back at any time in the future.

Reviewed 23 August 2018

Amazing views, comfortable holiday home which makes an excellent base for visiting this area of Italy. Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Volterra and San Gimignano all within easy reach. Very rural location, so a car is essential. Use of a shared pool, which was so welcome...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Catherine C
kathyjustice1, VR Owner at Traditional Tuscan-style country house with beautiful pool area, lush gardens and great views, sleeps 4, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you very much for your review of Casa Florio. We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday and found the apartment comfortable. It certainly is a good base for visits to other areas. We hope you return again.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Beautiful Casa, stunning scenery, perfect quiet location but within easy reach of two amazing hilltop towns SAN Gimangino and Volterra. Our first time in Italy and fell in love with Tuscany. Great food, drink ,wine and people I can,t recommend it enough although you will...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank mblayt
kathyjustice1, VR Owner at Traditional Tuscan-style country house with beautiful pool area, lush gardens and great views, sleeps 4, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Many thanks for your review. We are so pleased to hear that you had a good time and fell in love with Tuscany as most people do! We would be happy to welcome you back any time.

Reviewed 21 August 2017

This holiday house and its setting far exceeded our already high expectations. The buildings are down a mile-long track, in the most stunning position imaginable. The gorgeous private garden is beautifully tended with a shaded area for eating in and another perfect spot for watching...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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kathyjustice1, VR Owner at Traditional Tuscan-style country house with beautiful pool area, lush gardens and great views, sleeps 4, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Thank you very much for sharing your views and we are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. We really appreciate your comments and always try to make everyone who stays at Casa Florio, as comfortable as possible. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Beautiful peaceful Tuscan-style house, equipped with everything you could need to feel at home. Lovely gardens to sit in and get away from it all. Absolutely stunning views over the Tuscan hills. Beautiful pool area with lounge beds, again overlooking the Tuscan hills. Far enough...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Sharon D
kathyjustice1, VR Owner at Traditional Tuscan-style country house with beautiful pool area, lush gardens and great views, sleeps 4, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review of Casa Florio. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed your Tuscan visit. We would be happy to welcome you back again should you decide to return. Regards Kathy & Gary

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
Additional amenities & feature info
Traditional Tuscan farmhouse decorated with beamed ceilings and & cotto style tiled floors. Corner log fireplace. Full gas CH.The fully fitted, fully equipped luxury kitchen has integrated appliances, granite work surfaces, a dining area with exposed stone wall and a dining table and chairs to seat six people. Spacious living/dining area, open corner fireplace, leather double sofa bed and chair, a 32inch flat screen TV and CD player. Each bedroom is luxuriously furnished with a comfortable 4 poster wrought iron King size bed, wardrobes and bedside table and chair. The second bedroom has two wrought iron single beds with large wardrobe. Bedding and towels are provided are high quality Egyptian cotton. (will accommodate 4 persons comfortably). Marble shower room has power shower, WC and washbasin, bidet and washing machine. All windows and doors are double glazed with interior wood shutters. All windows and doors have external wrought iron decorative bars that enhance the traditional look of the property. The property has free high speed wifi. Car Essential. Ample secure Parking
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About the neighbourhood
The beautiful medieval village of San Gimignano (20 mins away) is well known all over the world as one of Tuscany treasures. It is the only example of a medieval city which has preserved through the centuries many of its ancient and beautiful imposing stone towers. San Gimignano can always amaze the visitor with its charm, beauty and the unique atmosphere of its historical centre, which is almost intact. There are many cobbled streets and pathways that wind through the centre of this charming Tuscan town offering magical glimpses and unforgettable corners. Set on the top of a hill, San Gimignano dominates the surrounding Tuscan countryside. There are plenty of signposted parking areas. Within the city walls there are beautiful little shops selling local food specialities and wines, cloth...
How to get there
Podere Torricchi is situated between the beautiful hilltop towns of Volterra and San Gimignano.The nearest airport is Pisa (approx one hour drive). Pisa is served by many airlines from the UK and Europe. There are also direct flights from New York JFK 5 days per week. You can also fly to Florence airport (about 1 hour by car). Visitors from outside Europe will usually arrive at Rome (Leonardo Da Vinci) airport which is 2.5 - 3 hours travel time. Full detailed driving directions to the property from your point of arrival in Italy are provided by the owner. Car Hire is essential available at Pisa, Florence and Rome airports.
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