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Apartment with small terrace in ancient village with pool near san Gimignano

Bedrooms 1
Space 495 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Bedroom, living room with dinner area, bathroom.

Casa IL FICO is a magic combination of ancient village charm, amazing nature around and modern comfort. It placed in a reconstructed from ruins village with its authentic ancient buildings and original designed swimming-pool.

Apartment is for 2-3 persons consists of bedroom with double-sized bed, living room with comfortable sofa transformable to adding wide bed, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen. Windows of apartment are turned on a fantastic view of Tuscany and it's spectacular hills, on which famous Volterra could be observed in the distance.

Guests of the Casa IL FICO can use a private small terrace outside placed under the brunches of fig-tree. That terrace is an ideal place either for an early morning hot cup of coffee or for an evening spending of leisure time catching the sounds of nature and admire the twinkling lights of distant Volterra.

Our guests also are encouraged to use and enjoy a large swimming pool with aqua massage area. Pool is made in the attractive design and looks like a part of a large lake.

The apartment is recreated in authentic Tuscany style with usage of natural, organic ingredients and materials such as wood, terracotta, natural stones and others. Matching of traditional interior and modern facilities creates a comfortable atmosphere allowing to enjoy every bit of guest staying in Casa IL FICO. Such facilities include automatic climate control, washing machine, dish washer, TV, Wi-Fi. Beautiful wood stove combined with a gas stove and electric oven with grill. In cold days the wood-burning stove can create a special comfort and worm.

Casa IL FICO is ideal for those who like silence, peace and breathtaking views of authentic Italy.

Village (borgo) is closely located to ancient cities of Tuscany region, such as San-Gimignano (12km), Volterra (20km), Chertaldo (16km), Gambasi Terme (11km), which provides huge opportunities for authentic sightseeing. It is placed exactly in the middle between famous Pisa, Florence and Sienne, which could be reached within a bit more than 1 hour by car. This makes it convenient to visit all the most famous cities of Tuscany

Staying in Casa IL FICO is also provides unique impressions for those who like jogging, cycling, walking. Feel Tuscany amongst nature and culture of ancient Italy!

More Details

Galina Pelikh
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Russian, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 March, 2018

About Galina Pelikh

We are family from Moscow. We like to travel. And we are fascinated by Tuscany!

Galina Pelikh purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Galina Pelikh chose Gambassi Terme

The place where our home is a really pearl in Tuscany.

We love Tuskany and therefore we spent our vacations here many times. But when we found our borgo, we realized that this is the best from what we have seen before.

What makes this apartment unique

Our appartment is in a real ancient village accurate with love rebuilt in details from ruins. Appartment made in Tuscan style which we love. And all this combined with a comfortable modern equipment. For example there is excellent morden-equipped pool in borgo but it designed as a pease of large lake.

It very attractive for us that our Casa is placed among wildlife area. We like that the air is filled with the scent of flowers herbs. And we very like absolute silence at night which can be broken only by sounds of nature.

When we stay we travel a lot around by car because there are many interesting places are not far from us.

We really get each time full relax hear combined with new impressions.


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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 495 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Shower, WC, bidet, washbasin, shelves, window.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Double-sized bed, toillet table, wardrobe, TV
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Apartment with small terrace in ancient village with pool near san Gimignano
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews

We weren't quite sure what to expect but when we arrived we found Il fico and its position charming.

  • 5 of 5

Il Fico well equipped - air con a bonus - views stunning, very quiet and the shady bower much appreciated. Our hosts and their friend who welcomed us were helpful - especially when there was a power cut. We were able to explore some of the lesser(but no less lovely ) places nearby- Certaldo well worth a visit. Pool was a delight, especially to sit by at night. We could also have sat on our doorstep all day watching the butterflies and bees on the lavender. Interesting to see the hummingbird hawkmoth. We would recommend Il Mummiala without hesitation to the more discerning of our friends .

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We would be happy to meet you again!
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We love Il Fico

  • 5 of 5

Second time we have visited Il Fico, in Tuscany. Annemie and i have stayed here for 2 weeks, and we love it even more then last year. Il Fico is privately owned, and is for 2 to 4 persons. The apartment next door (also 2 to 4 persons) is privately owned by the brother of Galina, so if you visit with friends like we did, and you need some more space, you can ask Galina to check availability of the other apartment for you.

This place is wonderfull, we love the environment, the spectacular views up to Volterra which is more than 20 kilometers away. The swimming pool is unique / photo's say more than words!

This year we have discovered some extra restaurants, we have visited San Gimignano (20min), Firenze (1hour), Lucca (1h15min), and tasted some great Chianti-wines. Love Tuscany, and definitely will be back at Il Fico.

Gunther & Annemie

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice and comfortable apartment fully equipped and in lovely setting

  • 4 of 5

Very enjoyable experience

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casa il Fica

  • 5 of 5

Casa Il Fica was lovely. It was very clean and cozy, and it was well supplied with all the items we needed. The grounds were immaculate, and the pool was amazing. We hated to leave. The owner provided us with excellent directions and information about the surrounding points of interest.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A gem of a finf

  • 5 of 5

Excellent relaxing week, in a beautiful cottage. Excellent facilities and location. Will be back

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really great time in Casa il Fico

  • 5 of 5

We were in Casa Il Fico for 1 week, really an exceptional place in the heart of Tuscany. Casa Il Fico was very-very neat, great cooking stove, all luxury one man can desire (incl. airconditioning), a magnificent swimming pool, and astounding views. Great places to visit in the close neighbourhood, lovely restaurants closeby, a place to return to... Thanks Galina!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Pisa / Florence
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Il Castagno
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Golf of Toscana in Castelfalfi
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Il Castagno
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £133.29

No extra charge. Final cleaning, gas, water, electricity, air-conditioning, heating are included in the price.

If you rent more than one week we gives a discount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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