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Tuscan Tower House & Garden (Vicopisano/Lucca/Florence)

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Double Bedroom with queen size and a single day bed or child's bed.


Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Pisa house description

Medieval Tower House at the castle of Vicopisano with large garden and views of towers and the Pisan Hills. Fully self contained and private. Set in the heart of the village and accessed along the ancient stoned pathway of the Village.
In the village their are restaurants, mini supermarket, wine store, gourmet foods, Dry cleaner, hairdresser,bars, and much more.

Exposed beams in all the rooms,terracotta floors, big open wood fire, living room with double sofa bed - possible 3rd bedroom, all rooms have views over the village and the Medieval towers and the garden.

All linen and towels provided. A care package with fruit, and basic essentials for your first day - including two bottles of quality local wine .

English speaker - Australian - also a tour guide for Tuscany available for tours upon request and subject to his availability. - moderate rates for Guests of CASA AL CASTELLO .

Wine and food tastings can be arranged all within walking distance. Cooking courses with some of the local villagers and practice your italian or learn survival italian with a qualified high school teacher. Need some Yoga time ? We have a yoga Teacher -english speaking. Cooking courses followed by dinner in a local Villager's home. Bicycle hire from €50 per week.

Don't ask yourselves ' I wonder if ? ' call or write to me - we can answer all your questions and pride ourselves on satisfying all requests.

Your stay at 'CASA AL CASTELLO' is important to us.

Keywords: 900 year old Tower House with large private garden in Medieval Village - close to Florence, Pisa, Lucca - thermal pools. Good local transport and quiet village life - no car needed to explore Tuscany from here - use the buses and trains. Beautiful big private garden under the Village Castle.


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smokers area is the garden....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • Shower with a view over the Towers and Tuscan Countryside, make up mirror, hair dryer, wc and hand basin. ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Gloria's Kitchen - Have a real Italian meal prepared by you . Do a cooking course, stay for dinner and invite a friend to dinner - 3 course meal prepared and cooked by you under the guidance of GLORIA . Have dinner with Gloria and friends and invite your friend/partner to join you for dinner. Cooking course held in a privateTuscan home and dinner with Gloria and other participants and friends for only €100....moreless


                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Video Library


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


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Monument View
                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace


                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    fully equipped with seating from 4 to 8 . 4 burner gas cooker, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and double bowl sink. Electric kettle, pots pans and more....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 5 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  winter/autumn -fall
                  Oct 2 - Mar 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  €740 €2,400
                  Apr 1 - Oct 1, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  €820 €2,800
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  €820 €2,800
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Taxes Not included


                  Confirmation and security deposit of €200 to hold booking. Refunded after departure if no damages done.

                  Full payment required 15 days before arrival . Paypal is preferred.

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                  Last updated: 11/19/2014
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                  17 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  20 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  35 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  23 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  6 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Pontedera/Casciana Terme
                  3 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  FI PI LI
                  1 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Vicopisano Village
                  100 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ski
                  25 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Marina di Pisa

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  visit this web site if you want something different to see Around Florence Tuscany

         - guest House/ residence/ B & B


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: I am an Australian who has lived here in Tuscany for over 12 years and come from a background of Hotels and Resorts and work as a Tour Guide and Holiday Manager. Massimo Lenzi is my best friend and colleague making up the Tuscan side of Tuscany Kangaroos. He was born in the village and is a wealth of local knowledge - he also guides, with a lot of passion , people around the village of Vicopisano. But his full time position is managing the family business which is one of the last great arts and dying traditions of Vicopisano - Terracotta and Ceramics . We both love to meet and entertain new people to the Village. It is still one of Tuscanys best kept secrets. You can find comments about us by some of our guests on Trip advisor check out Lenzis in Vicopisano. We also have a B & B or residence where we can accommodate up to 11 guests in four ensuite rooms. The best part about staying here in Vicopisano is that you get the true Italian experience. No Tourist buses rolling through the streets, No tourist menus ! This is where you can be a local with the locals for a week or a month as long as you wish to stay.

                  Why the Owner Chose Pisa:
                  We have numerous houses and apartments and wanted to be able to offer a more historical form of housing . When this unique Tower House with such an enormous garden right underneath the famous castle and Tower built by Fillipo Brunelleschi became available we had to have it.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The views from all the windows looking down on to the garden or out at the surrounding towers are magical. The fact that no cars can pass, as it is set along one of the village lane ways, adds to the magic and the tranquillity. Such an unusually large garden with it's Grape Vine covered pergola and the outdoor dining space - all so private . Do you Know ??????? When museums are free in Tuscany and Italy. When you’re holidaying in Tuscany or Italy you find yourself spending a lot of money for museum tickets. The state-run museums (those run by the MIBAC) are free on various occasions throughout the year. Here’s a complete list for reference! State museums in Tuscany include most archaeological sites (like Roselle or Vetulonia), archaeological museums (like the archaeological museum of Florence), The Uffizi, Accademia, Bargello, Medici Chapels, various Medici Villas, etc. Free museum openings in Italy These events are Italy-wide, not just limited to Tuscany! February: Valentine’s day or environs – Feb 12-13 2011 – 2 for 1 entry March: Womens’ Day – March 8th (every year) – women enter free April: Culture Week – April 9-17 2011 – all free May: Labour Day (May 1st) – one euro Evening at the Museum [to be confirmed] – may 14 2011 – free from 8pm to 2 am September: European Heritage Days – Sept 25-6 2011 – all free October: Contemporary Art Day – Contemporary art museums are free on the “Giornata dell’Arte Contemporanea” November: Museums in Music – Nov 20 2011 – free concerts in museums Monthly: last Tuesday evening of every month is free (to be confirmed for 2011) Your birthday: European Union citizens only can get into the museum free on their birthday with ID card.

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                  Speaks: english, italian



                  • Double Bedroom with queen size and a single day bed or child's bed.

                    Double Bedroom with queen size and a single day bed or child's bed.

                  • Casa al Castello

                    Casa al Castello

                  • Double Bedroom with Tower and Garden views.

                    Double Bedroom with Tower and Garden views.

                  • Local food market

                    Local food market

                  • Medieval Festival

                    Medieval Festival

                  • Tuscan Kitchen

                    Tuscan Kitchen

                  • Private garden at Casa al Castello

                    Private garden at Casa al Castello

                  • Market - collectors in Vicopisano

                    Market - collectors in Vicopisano

                  • Tuscan Kitchen

                    Tuscan Kitchen

                  • Vespa Tours and Factory Visit.

                    Vespa Tours and Factory Visit.

                  • Collectors market on the second Sunday of the month in the village.

                    Collectors market on the second Sunday of the month in the village.

                  • Double bedroom

                    Double bedroom

                  • Sunny Vicopisano behind the Sunflowers

                    Sunny Vicopisano behind the Sunflowers

                  • Vicopisano Welcomes You

                    Vicopisano Welcomes You

                  • Local Wine Bar .

                    Local Wine Bar .

                  VRBO #341881

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

                  €115 - €140 per night (EUR)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 11/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english, italian
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/19/2014
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