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Charming villa Casolare set in private, enclosed grounds with pool and daily housekeeping

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Pisa - Casolare

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 6 Sleeps

A charming retreat tucked into the woods, villa Casolare is the perfect spot for a family vacation or romantic getaway. With its fairy-tale exterior and rural location, the three-bedroom house feels like a secret hideaway, yet is still close enough to the cities of Tuscany, like Pisa, Florence, Siena and Lucca, for day trips.

Just through the propertys gated entrance, youll find broad lawns, groves of shade trees and well-tended flower beds. A terrace off the dining room offers a table and chairs for al fresco dining, and a charcoal barbecue lets you cook outside, too. Terraced landscaping leads to the pool, which has its own sunny terrace. Even though Casolare looks like it came out of a storybook, the villa is air-conditioned and equipped with Wi-Fi, and an iPod and computer are available upon request.

Inside, the villa is elegant and modern, with warm, neutral walls and trim, traditional-style furnishings gathered around a fireplace and classic patterned drapes in the living room. The dining room has the same balance of stateliness and comfort, with a long table that seats eight, floral-upholstered chairs and a Murano-style chandelier for sparkle. In the kitchen, youll find a large range, modern appliances like a juicer and food processor, and sleek pale-wood cabinets and stone countertops.

Each of Casolares three bedrooms has a queen bed, en-suite bathroom and air conditioning. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor, and one bedroom on the third floor. (The living areas, along with the homes main entrance, are on the second floor.) The bedrooms are decorated with more restful neutral tones, set off by antique chests, four-poster beds and even painted closet doors in one of the rooms.

Thanks to the villas location on a larger estate once owned by the bankers to the Medicis, theres plenty to explore nearby on foot. Its only a 5-minute drive to town, where theres a restaurant, grocery store and seasonal truffle tastings and sales. A clinic and tennis court are 10 minutes away by car, and a hospital and train station are 15 minutes away. Play a round at the golf course, 20 minutes away, or spend a day at the beach, 45 minutes away. When its time to leave, the airport is a 35-minute drive.

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BEDROOM BATHROOM

Bedroom 1 Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Air conditioning, TV

Bedroom 2 Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, TV

Bedroom 3Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, TV

FEATURES AMENITIES

Air conditioning (May to end of September)

Heating system (October to end of April)

Fireplace

Satellite TV (limited channels)

DVD player

iPod dock

iPod (upon request)

Wi-Fi access

Laptop (upon request)

Telephone

Baby equipment (upon request)

Toiletries

Hair dryer

Washer/Dryer

Iron/Ironing board

Kitchen:

Microwave

Toaster

Juicer

Coffee maker

Food processor

Tabletop grill

Dishwasher

OUTDOOR FEATURES

Swimming pool (12m x 7m)

Outdoor furniture

Alfresco dining

Charcoal BBQ

Parking

Electric gate

STAFF SERVICES

Included:

Weekday housekeeping (1 hour/day except Sundays and Holidays)

Weekday Manager

Pool cleaning and maintenance (2 times/week)

Initial supplies:

Fruit juice

Coffee

Milk

Tea

Bread

Butter

Estate wine

Detergents

At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:

Villa pre-stocking

Activities and excursions

Excessive phone charges

Pool heating

VILLA POLICIES

Maximum 6 guests

Children welcome

Non-smoking villa

Pets not permitted

Pool close between mid-October until mid-April

Security deposit of 500to be paid onsite in cash

Local tourist tax of5 per person aged 10 or over required upon check-in

LOCATION

15 minute walk to church

5 minute drive to:

Restaurant

Town

Grocery store

Truffle tasting/sale

10 minute drive to clinic and Tennis court

15 minute drive to hospital and train station

20 minute drive to golf course

35 minute drive to airport

45 minute drive to beach

150 minute drive to ski slope

*ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Villa Saletta estate, once owned by the Riccardi family (bankers to the Medici), covers approximately 1,760 acres. In total, there are more than 20 old farmhouses on the estate, mostly dating back to the 1800s. Each one has its own story to tell, being unique and individual in size and location.

Three of these farmhouses have been restored so far. Every restored villa has its own private grounds with electric gates, outdoor swimming pool, barbecue and comfortable shaded seating areas.

Please note estate roads are not suitable for vehicles with poor ground clearance

Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Luxury Retreats
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Arabic
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
8 December, 2016
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Charming villa Casolare set in private, enclosed grounds with pool and daily housekeeping
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
5

A perfect house for 3 couples

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a secluded area near the small town of Forcoli. The house is well appointed with a large living room, outdoor and indoor dining options and a good working kitchen. The bedrooms are all ensuite and comfortable. There is also a nice pool and grill area that we were too busy to use. We had a chef cook and serve us dinner twice. This was a very relaxing option. Having TV's in all the rooms was appreciated, but a few more English stations would be an improvement. Two great options in the area is lunch on the terrace at Quatro Gigli and truffle hunting and lunch with Massimo in San Miniato. Finally, we were very impressed with our key lady Lisa. She was a great help and went out of her way to make us feel welcome.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Communication before and during...

  • 4 of 5

Communication before and during stay was great. Villa itself was very nice, but location could have been better. It was right next to a nondescript town, and quaint old villages were a bit further away. Villa was also in heavily wooded area, so not as much natural light, and no vistas of the Tuscan countryside.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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5

Luxury accommodations in a beautiful tranquil location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the dinners and visits to the neighbouring villages

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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great

  • 4 of 5

it was better then we expected except for the pool not being heated. At least we should have been informed that it is not heated and which months are still cold and the pool not useable. This way we didn't have to bring our swimming gears.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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5

Charming chalet style villa tucked in the Tuscan hills.

  • 5 of 5

Charming chalet style villa tucked in the Tuscan hills.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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5

it was really niice

  • 5 of 5

We enjoy every thing quality family time

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Minutes
Nearest Golf
20 Minutes
Nearest Train
15 Minutes
Nearest Restaurant
5 Minutes
Nearest Ski
150 Minutes
Nearest Beach
45 Minutes

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Pisa in Pisa area

Property Type:
  • villa
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - This is a half bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • tennis

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