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Villa With Private Pool, Beautiful Views



Updated: 20-Mar-2016
Villa in Volterra - San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy - Secluded Property Nestled in the Tuscan Hills, Surrounded by Fields and Forest

Located on a hillside, the property dominates over a cultivated valley, surrounded by the Birignone natural park and with breathtaking views of the small town of Casole D’Elsa in the distance. When reaching the property, an electronic gate opens onto the private car park, the house is reached by mean of a stone pathway surrounded by manicured lawns also leading to the private pool entirely fenced in to provide children's safety. The main entrance to the house is from the front lawn directly into a specious, luminous living room with fireplace. In the right hand corner of the living room there is a beautiful flight of tiled steps that leads to the first floor sleeping section of the house. Next to the stairs on the ground floor an open arch leads to the large downstairs bathroom finished in Travertino marble. Across the living room, a double door opens on to the fully fitted kitchen equipped with breakfast bar, which in turns leads to the utility room and, opposite, to our dining room.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

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Speaks English, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

Five of us stayed in this house for a week in summer 2011, and the unanimous response on arrival was an overwhelming ‘Wow’!

After a pretty leisurely drive across country from Pisa, the big roads turned to small roads, then finally into a track. Nothing new there from previous experiences of Tuscany. However, this house despite being off the beaten track is fantastic. With plenty of ‘mod cons’ and ample space for a family much larger than ours, the house has been thoughtfully designed and built.

Apart from our disappointment at the week coming to an end, none of us could find a single fault with the property. Although there were four adults, we also had our little boy with us who was only 3 years old and there was plenty to occupy him in the garden with its shed full of toys and a small activity area.

If you want peace and quiet, you won’t be disappointed. There are good views (with barely another property in sight), enjoyable walks with very little traffic. Jump in your car
Sep 2008
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pisa at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : La Mura at 10 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Livorno at 40 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Castelfalfi at 20 Kilometres Nearest Train : Colle Val Delsa at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : FI - PI - LI at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Mura at 10 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Cecina at 40 Kilometres


Circa 60 mins drive away.


Pisa and Firenze airports are approx 1 hour away and the use of a car is essential to access the property.


The historical towns of Volterra and San Gimignano are within 20/30 mins driving time, Siena, Pisa, Lucca and Firenze 1 hour approx.

Further Details:

At the back of the house is a country road used specifically by trekkers and those on mountain bikes while the nearby Natural Reserve of Birignone offers the possibility for stunning nature walks as well as specific areas for barbecues.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 1
1 Oct 2016 - 26 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
27 Mar 2017 - 27 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
28 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
25 Jun 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £419

Booking Notes:
Security deposit of 300 euros required. Booking deposit of 50% required, non refundable if cancelled within 4 weeks of arrival. Balance paid on arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible as are check in and out times.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 1 ground floor walk in shower with rose can head. Bathroom 2 1st floor. Bathroom 3 en-suite to bed room 4.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 to 10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed room 1 double bed. Bed room 2 double bed and single sofa bed. Bed room 3 two single beds. Bed room 4 double bed, single sofa bed, walk in wardrobe and en-suite.


  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Cot, highchair, internal children inter-phone. Wireless Internet access. Our house is equipped with an internal water tank in order to ensure water is available at times of water shortage. The garden has a water tap and a hose. Outside: The property surrounding the house is fenced in to provide maximum privacy and access is through two electronic gates one at the front and one at the rear of the property. At ground floor there are no fewer than 5 doors opening into different rooms that provide continuity between the inside and outside of the house. In the garden adjacent to the house there is a large paved area covered by a 4x4 meter gazebo, an extendable table and chairs which accommodates 8/16 people and a build in BBQ, excellent for alfresco dining. Immediately outside the kitchen door, at the rear of the house, there is another table and chairs as well as a children play area. At the front of the property, the stone pathway leads to the 6x10m private pool set in a beautiful position overlooking the countryside. The pool has internal stairs and is surrounded by a paved area ideal for sunbathing, at night it is fitted with internal and external lighting, this is to allow a day and night use. Utility Room: Washing machine. Sink with washing board. Iron, ironing board. Clothes dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The interior of the property is cleaned on arrival, a mid week cleaning service can be offered at €50 per visit. Linen is changed on arrival and a laundry service can be provided at €50 euro per wash. The pool is cleaned every 2 days. Other: Our kitchen leeds on to the bright dining room which seats eight to ten and provides guests with the opportunity to open the two sets of double doors leading onto the gazebo and BBQ area to provide a feel of alfresco dining.

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