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Luxury Tuscan One Bedroom With Terrace And Garden Near San Gimignano

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

One Bedroom With Large Living Area, Garden, Infinity Pool, View Over Volterra

Luxurious apartment on main floor.

Settled right next to the tuscan village chapel in the upper part of the village, this cosy and luminous apartment offers a fantastic view over Volterra and the country side.

Ideal apartment for a couple, it offers one large bedroom, a bathroom, a large typical tuscan living area consisting of : a living room with fireplace, dining area and fully equipped kitchen.

Terrace and garden have full south orientation, another living area during the nice seasons, one table, four armchairs, and a barbecue are at your disposal. Additional seats and table are available at the back of the house with garden.

The interior has been conceived to offer maximum comfort, elegance, quality and harmony.

The bedroom consists of one matrimonial bed size 160x200cm, night tables, a vanity with mirror, a large custom made closet, and a chest, as well as two standers for your suitcases.

One bathroom with a large shower, wc and washbasin. Closed storage space for storing luggage and washing machine.

Entirely equipped custom made kitchen : dishwasher, fridge, freezer compartment, four burner stove, oven, toaster and a water heater.

Rustic fireplace and living area equipped with elegant and comfortable armchairs.

Eating area: table and 4 chairs.

Air conditioning and/or heating

All the furniture, bed, mattresses, lights, are of optimal quality and thought out to create a romantic atmosphere for those who are seeking a relaxing and quiet vacation.

Infinity pool of 21mx7m with a walk-in beach in a set of great views, lawn, flowers and bushes. The pool is for communal use of owners and guests.

Mandatory parking 50 meters from the house. Loading and unloading authorized in front of entrance door.

In Borgo Mummialla, the upper village part where stands the san frediano chapel overlooks the rest of the « borgo ».

A ruin up to 2000, the village was entirely reconstructed and restructured according to the italian historical center norms.

The village is composed of 16 apartments set in a 70 hectares propriety of olive groves, forests and fields. A perfect place for a stay in full nature but close to typical restaurants of the region.

Car is essential to reach this little haven, and the famous sites of tuscany such as : san gimignano at 12km, volterra at 20km, florence and pisa at 1h20 by car.

Commodities : 4.5 km, you’ll find the closest restaurant « il Boscotondo »

Most of tuscany’s attractions lay within 15 minutes to 2 hours.

Closest airports : florence and pisa, both at 1h20 away.

San gimignano: 15 minutes, 12 km on the sp69.

Volterra: 25 minutes, 20km on the sp15.

Sienna: 1h10, 58 km, via poggibonsi and the florence/sienna fastroad.

Pisa: 1h20, 66 km, on the ss 439

Seaside: 1h15, for san vincenzo, marina di pisa, castiglioncello or quercanella.

Smokers allowed only outside

No pet.

More Details

Mrs Danièle Vance
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

About Mrs Danièle Vance

retired Swiss citizen, speaking French, English, German and Italian. I love to travel, read, go the theatre and have a pronounced taste for good food, good wine and cosy surroundings. Enjoy Italy since childhood's vacations.

Tuscany was the evident choice.

Mrs Danièle Vance purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Mrs Danièle Vance chose Gambassi Terme

I always loved Tuscany and through Italian friends, I discovered Borgo Mummialla during its reconstruction. I so decided to acquire a property for myself and two others for renting to allow others to enjoy the place as well. So in 2011 I bought a ruin which became the house you see on the pictures! In the center of the village there is another beautiful apartment awaiting you if you decide to travel with another couple. Look for Mostelia in the same village.

What makes this apartment unique

The reconstruction quality according to the very strict norms and the perfect choice of craftsmen involved in this work, confers to this village an outstanding atmosphere where both Tuscan traditions are mixed with modern comfort. Then there are the exceptional surroundings : quiet, birds singing, great views, etc.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Gambassi Terme in Metropolitan City of Florence

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • follow garbage disposal village rules as directed in information booklet in the apartment
Location Type:
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Shower, WC, washbasin, shelves, window. Closed storage space with washing machine Hair dryer
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen bed of 160 x 200cm - night tables - vanity with mirror - custom made closet - trunk and a seat.
  • Books ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
Bio farm at 3km with local produce for sale. Cooking class, wine tasting and traditional products for sale in the welcome center at Il Castagno up the road (3 km from us) only in high season


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Luxury Tuscan One Bedroom With Terrace And Garden Near San Gimignano
average rating of 4.7 based on 40 reviews

Very good location to explore Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay at this cottage!

From there, we visited Florence (for which we took the train from Empoli), Sienna, Volterra, San Gimignano, Montalcino and the Banfi winery. It was so nice to come back to a comfortable base every night and to enjoy the kind of quiet one never experiences in the city!

We had very nice meals at Osteria del Castagno (twice), the restaurant in San Vivaldo and at Ristorante Boscotondo.

We were grateful for Fabio’s introduction to Borgo Mummialla. It was clean, comfortable with nice view, and everything worked.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and visited some great places during your time in Tuscany! Do come back sometime. You will be most welcome! Take care!
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Wettenhall, Cheshire

A beautiful cottage within 30 minutes to an hours from Sienna, Volterra, San Gimignano and Chianti

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is charming and is in a lovely elevated position within the village, with beautiful far reaching views. The decoration and furnishings are all fresh and tastefully chosen. There is everything needed for a comfortable stay. It was extremely hot during our visit and the extremely efficient air conditioning was very welcome and in our experience, not usually found in a rural property of this type.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Laguna Beach, CA

A Beautiful Hideaway with a Gorgeous View

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough good things about this place. It is just as depicted in the photos (which I have found is not always the case). The bed is comfortable, the bathroom and kitchen have everything you need, the little terrace is perfect for having a glass of wine or lunch overlooking the gorgeous Tuscan countryside. It is a bit remote - one must drive a couple of miles on a very dusty gravel road to get there (and use GPS coordinates to find it) but that adds to its charm. We were no more than 25 minutes from the nearest stores and towns. Very close to Certaldo which is a must see and also San Giminagno which is lovely but REALLY touristy. Volterra also a must see. We spent two afternoons at the beautiful swimming pool which also has a view to die for. If you want to experience living in the Tuscan countryside, I highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! I also had a great report from my representing family after your departure! I am really happy you enjoyed a real taste of comfortable Tuscan country living where you bathe in total nature and listen to the cicadas during the day! Thank you for choosing La Boscaiola and welcome back in the future! All the best
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Fabulous property in gorgeous location. Impeccably clean, quiet, lovely views.

  • 5 of 5

Dream location for our honeymoon! Thank you, Danièle.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Waouh! Thank you so much! I am happy you enjoyed your stay and you are welcome back in the future! All the best to you!
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Lovely homely apartment with great views in the countryside

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is on the ground floor, spacious and homely, with a table on the terrace and a path down to a shared infinity pool that you can swim in and has beached sides, with gardens around. All this in Tuscany woodland and beautiful surroundings. We enjoyed a very peaceful week resting and venturing out to nearby towns for supplies when they ran out. Also enjoyed a pleasant meal at Casa Masi largely because of the gardens and the steak florentine (just past Montaione).

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Phillip, Thank you very much for your kind words. I am delighted that you enjoyed both my property and its surroundings and that you were able to rest and relax well during this stay. The restaurant Casa Masi is indeed very good and their large gardens very well tended. Good choice for an evening out! Hope to have you as guests again at some point in the future. Take care
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A taste of paradise

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Boscaiola is like finding a corner of paradise. The accommodation is wonderful. The aerial photos really don’t do it justice as it is on the edge of the hamlet and feels very secluded. The apartment is very tastefully furnished and has everything you need to relax and unwind. Just a short walk down the track is the infinity pool with breath-taking views across the beautiful Tuscan countryside.

The accommodation is perfectly situated to explore the region (we visited Pisa, Florence, Volterra and San Gimignano, all within comfortable driving distances).

We had the pleasure of meeting Danièle, the owner of the property who is a charming and very interesting lady and we could not have hoped for a warmer welcome.

I cannot recommend this property enough; from the second you arrive, you cannot help but feel relaxed, immersed in the beauty of everything around you. We will definitely go back one day.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. The pleasure of meeting you both is reciprocal and I am touched by your kind words. Hope that cat and chickens are happy to have you back and that the garden is back in shape! I will be looking forward to having you stay at a later stage. You will be always welcome. Take care for now
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Il Castagno
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Piombino for Elba island
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Golf of Toscana in Castelfalfi
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Il Castagno
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
San Vincenzo, Castiglioncello
Car: necessary

Borgo Mummialla is a recently rebuilt historical center in the middle of nature. Out of ruins it has been restructured entirely in the Tuscan style and confers to the place an atmosphere of calm, serenity and loveliness. Close to San Gimignano, Volterra, Sienna and Florence it is perfect for relaxing by the pool, or on the individual garden and terrace after a long day's visit. The closest ATM/bank or supermarkets are at 15 minutes distance. Medical services either First Aid in Montaione or hospitals of Poggibonsi or Volterra


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Gambassi Terme, Florence Area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
3 Jun 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer 2018
9 Sep 2018 - 6 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall/Autumn 2018
7 Oct 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping £44.64
Refundable Damage Deposit £178.57

Tourist tax: 1 euro per day, per family head.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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