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Apartment near San Gimignano

8 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
4 nights minimum
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'Podere Collinella' has been re-built to a high standard, retaining the charm of a Tuscan farmhouse.The walls are of the old stone, chestnut beams support the ceiling, and positioned on a slight hill has wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Podere Collinella is a group of converted farm buildings in a beautiful rural location. It is in a small development sharing a large communal pool and enjoying amazing 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside. Ideally placed between San Gimignano and the former Etruscan capital, Volterra, it is the perfect location for exploring Tuscany. The apartment is light and spacious with doors leading from the sitting room and the bedroom onto terraces and pretty gardens.The bedroom has ample room for a cot, there is also a double sofa bed in ...'Podere Collinella' has been re-built to a high standard, retaining the charm of a Tuscan farmhouse.The walls are of the old stone, chestnut beams support the ceiling, and positioned on a slight hill has wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Podere Collinella is a group of converted farm buildings in a beautiful rural location. It is in a small development sharing a large communal pool and enjoying amazing 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside. Ideally placed between San Gimignano and the former Etruscan capital, Volterra, it is the perfect location for exploring Tuscany. The apartment is light and spacious with doors leading from the sitting room and the bedroom onto terraces and pretty gardens.The bedroom has ample room for a cot, there is also a double sofa bed in the living room. The apartment is unique in that it has two gardens so that one can sip a glass of Chianti and enjoy the sunset at the back of the property, or relax in the sun on the south facing terrace at the front. It is fully equipped for comfort and there are added little luxuries which guests have appreciated. The views are stunning and location peaceful yet within easy reach of the major attractions of Tuscany. Podera Collinella is situated at the end of a 3km private, 'white road', lined with olive trees, mediterranean bush and surrounded by beautiful countryside. There are many walks and trails from the property into the surrounding countryside.More
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About the Owner
Stefania M
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Apartment was clean well equipped and in a good location for Volterra and San Gim. We also used the train for Florence and Sienna which was really good value. Access track to apartment a little long and no welcome pack. As we arrived Sunday pm...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank JENIFER SUSAN B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just returned from a week in this beautiful apartment. I found the views breathtaking and the pool so relaxing. The apartment is well equipped and always has a cool breeze running throughout. One tip - you need a hire car but make sure it's bigger...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank superzed2016
Management response:Responded 26 July 2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

Myself and my now fiancée have just come back from an incredible 10 days at this wonderful villa. Thanks to the owner's detailed welcome pack before our arrival, we had no trouble finding this tucked away gem! We easily managed the farm track in a...More

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank LydODo
Reviewed 8 September 2014

My wife and I stayed for two weeks and loved the quiet atmosphere, beautiful views and well maintained gardens around the estate. The accommodation was clean and had everything we required. It was especially nice to have places front and back to sit, so we...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Yannyk M
Management response:Responded 19 April 2015

I am very glad to inform everybody that the road has been repaired and the slopes can be easily used by any kind of car. Stefania

Reviewed 20 August 2014

My family and I had the opportunity to stay at this wonderful place for an extended week. The location is picturesque, the house is tastefully furnished and equipped with everything you need for a family vacation. The kids enjoyed the pool the most:) It's a...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Veronika S
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
House Swap
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
San Gimignano 14 kms away is one of the most famous medieval towns in Tuscany , a well preserved collection of architecture from 15 th century. Volterra , another walled town is 18km , with lovely buildings , cobbled streets and a good selection of restaurants as well as a colourful market. Siena, 50km is easily accessible , famous for Il Palio and a huge selection of shops and restaurants ,as well as the buildings around the lovely Il Campo piazza. Great place for people watching, enjoying a glass of local wine! Florence, full of art and fascinating churches and buildings is less than an hour away. Pisa and Lucca are one hour away (68Km 9. There are many local festivals and carnivals maintaining the tradition of the area of Tuscany. Nearest beach is at Vada - a blue flag beach with white ...
How to get there
Fly to Pisa - Podere Collinella is one hour easy drive away.Budget flights available from Ryanair and Thomsonfly from Bournemouth andStansted and Coventry; Easyjet from Bristol and Gatwick; Jet 2 from Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle. Fly to Florence from Gatwick or Heathrow - Collinella is approx 55 minutes drive. Car ferry to Livorno.
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