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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: 06/04/2014
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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.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smokers area is the garden....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              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

              Kitchen & Dining

              • 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

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Refrigerator
              • Coffee Maker
              • Microwave
              • Catering Available
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Stove
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Living Room seats 9
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Fireplace

              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


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


                      • Wireless Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill


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

                      Location & View

                      • Monument View
                      • Mountain View


                      • Botanical Garden
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Laundromat
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Swimming
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Antiquing
                      • Walking
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Ruins
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Fishing
                      • Restaurants
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Museums
                      • Tennis


                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 5 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Apr 1 - Oct 1, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      €800 €2,800
                      winter/autumn -fall
                      Oct 2 - Mar 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      €740 €2,400
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      €800 €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.

                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                      Last updated: 06/04/2014
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                      17 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      35 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      6 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Pontedera/Casciana Terme
                      3 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      FI PI LI
                      25 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Marina di Pisa
                      20 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      100 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      23 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Vicopisano Village

                      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: italian, english



                      • 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.

                      • Double Bedroom with Tower and Garden views.

                        Double Bedroom with Tower and Garden views.

                      • Local food market

                        Local food market

                      • Tuscan Kitchen

                        Tuscan Kitchen

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

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

                      • Vicopisano and the Castle

                        Vicopisano and the Castle

                      VRBO #341881

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

                      €115 - €130 per night (EUR)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

                      View calendar: Updated 06/04/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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