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Pisa,Tuscany, Italy: Views of Leaning Tower: Olive Grove House & Pool - Perfect! - Pisa,Tuscany: Spacious well equipped olive grove farmhouse & pool

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Front view of both Farmhouses with pergolas, dining and lounging area.

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Filettole farmhouse description

Nestled in its own private olive grove, La Lucertola is a setting from heaven. Spectacular views over forest, field, The Leaning Tower of Pisa and The Med in the distance make this a truly enchanting location. Flowers, fireflies and jasmine blossom abound. The peace is punctuated only by birdsong. The ample space around the house is fun in which to lounge, explore, cook and play. The pool enjoys views to infinity. The beaches are close by, less than 30 minutes away. Pisa and Lucca, both 20 minutes away and Florence just an hour - stay and play or go and explore - it's all on your door.


Fabulous accommodation: The accommodation offers two beautiful, spacious and well equipped eco friendly farmhouses, each of which can accommodate up to six or seven people. The houses enjoy the use of a shared and secure swimming pool. The farmhouses are set on the south facing slopes of the Monti Pisani, an environmentally protected area of outstanding natural beauty, in the midst of terraced olive grove, fruit trees, birds and wild flowers. The houses are set on a hill and are reached by a winding private road up above the sweet hamlet of Pugnano and command spectacular views over forest, field, Pisa, The Leaning Tower and The Mediterranean Sea beyond. The ever changing countryside offers the holiday maker a year round choice for travel.

Feel good about this choice of holiday: The farmhouses are a genuine eco conscious choice. They are powered by the sun via photo voltaic solar panels generating the entire electricity supply. They are fed by natural spring water – one washes in it, bathes in it and swims in it – wonderful ! Rainwater is collected for the plants and allotments. With many other green initiatives this is a destination to feel good about.

Great location: The farmhouses are in a superb position: about 20 minutes by road from both Pisa and Lucca, 30 minutes from the coast, an hour from Florence and lesser known gems making exploration fun and worth while. The combination of hills, sea and proximity to places of cultural interest make this a holiday location to suit and inspire all moods and fancies at all times of year.

Activities: There is plenty to do here for all ages and to fit all moods and tastes! Activities such as cookery courses, canoeing, rafting, cycling, walking, paragliding and horse-riding can be arranged either prior to arrival or while you are here

Pisa,Tuscany: Spacious well equipped olive grove farmhouse & pool: Filettole Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 444639ha

Dear Traveller, We offer the choice of two farmhouses in Tuscany both of which can accommodate up to 6 guests. These properties can be rented separately or together sharing a secure swimming pool. The farmhouses are set on the slopes of Monti Pisani – an environmentally protected area of outstanding natural beauty and tranquillity. Both apartments offer spectacular panoramic views over Pisa, the Leaning Tower and the Mediterranean Sea. La Lucertola is about a 20 minute drive from both Pisa and Lucca, 30 minutes from the coast, and about an hour from Florence.

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            can be split and made into twin beds as required...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            can be split and made into twin beds as required...moreless

          • This is a large, majestic and elegant bedroom with a balcony and en suite bathroom. The bed configuration can be either large double or twin. An extra bed or cot can also be made available for additional accommodation. Additionally there is a wardrobe, writing desk, mirror and seating. The flooring is terracotta tiling with rugs. The colour scheme is a stunning rhapsody of blue, complete with inspiringly beautiful Tuscan murals filling the whole of one wall. The views are breathtaking and the whole feel is one of freshness, cool and calm. All furnishings are of the highest standard. The second bedroom is also spacious and offers magnificent views over the olive grove, forest, valley below and Pisa, seven miles away. As with the master bedroom, the large double can be split and made into twins. An extra bed or cot can also be accommodated in the room if required. All furnishings are of the highest quality and the decor is relaxing and considered....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

            ...moreless

          • The main bathroom is tiled in soft stone grey with light coloured walls. The fittings are of the highest quality with Hans Grohe taps. There is a mirror and good lighting, shaver point and hair dryer. The bath is deep and inviting - ideal for a hot bath after a days hiking. There is a window overlooking the grotto area and the olive tree clad hillside above and behind the house. A lovely bathroom. The en suite bathroom has it's own balcony with views over the grove and onto Pisa, The Leaning Tower and Med - not many other bathrooms can boast a view over one of the architectural icons of the world. It has toilet and sink with mirror and lighting and shaver point. Again it is decorated with light coloured walls and has stone grey profiled tiles....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Given the nature of the internet, we would like to reassure you that we have been in business since 2002 and pride ourselves on complete honesty and transparency in all our dealings. We invite all enquirers to leave a telephone number along with their enquiry to enable us to call you back and establish direct contact with you if you so wish. The rental price includes gas, electricity bed, bath and kitchen linen. Please bring your own beach towels. The rental price also includes the cost of the final clean, saving an average of 80 Euros+ on the rental price. The rental price includes cut seasoned olive wood logs for the fireplace for use in colder weather and the barbecue and wood fired oven - perfect for trying your hand at making pizzas! The rental price includes gas central heating depending on season. The rental price includes free access to our allotment where you can enjoy seasonal herbs and veg including broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes, courgettes and salad-lovely!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Toys
              • Television
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Rafting
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Wood Stove:

                    External original wood fired oven - perfect for homemade pizzas!...moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Telescope
                  • Parking
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Sunbed
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Living Room

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Grill
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Stove
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Terrace
                  • Balcony
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Binoculars
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool
                  • Outdoor Pool

                  property descriptor

                      • Semi-Detached
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 15 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High
                      Jul 12 - Aug 29, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,120
                      High/Mid
                      Aug 30 - Sep 19, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      £940
                      Mid
                      Sep 20 - Oct 10, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      £840
                      Mid/ Low
                      Oct 11 - Oct 31, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      £110
                      £740
                      Low
                      Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      £85
                      £600
                      Xmas/ New Year
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      £115
                      £800
                      Low
                      Jan 3 - Apr 3, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      £110
                      £640
                      Low/Mid
                      Apr 4 - May 15, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      £120
                      £780
                      Mid
                      May 16 - Jun 19, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £910
                      Mid/High
                      Jun 20 - Jul 3, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,040
                      High
                      Jul 4 - Aug 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,210
                      High/Mid
                      Aug 29 - Sep 18, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,040
                      Mid
                      Sep 19 - Oct 9, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £910
                      Mid/Low
                      Oct 10 - Oct 30, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      £120
                      £780
                      Low
                      Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      £110
                      £640
                      Xmas/New Year
                      Dec 19 - Jan 8, 2016
                      4 night min stay
                      £120
                      £780
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      £110

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit £200
                      • Taxes Not included
                      • Stay Tax *

                      * This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

                      Notes:

                      There is a miniscule local accommodation tax to be added and is calculated as follows: Each adult pays €1.50 ( approx £1.22 ) per day for a maximum of 5 nights. Each adult therefore pays a total of €7.50 ( approx £6.10 ) per stay.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 07/10/2014
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                      Location

                      12 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      pisa
                      20 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      livorno
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      ripafratta
                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      lucca ovest
                      12 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      marina di vecchiano
                      2 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      molina di quosa
                      60 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      abetone
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      tirrenia
                      1.5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      villa poschi

                      Car: Recommended

                      Nestled in its own private olive grove, accessed by its own private road, La Lucertola is a setting from heaven. Now in our 14th successful year, La Lucertola offers spectacular uninterrupted views over forest, field, The Leaning Tower of Pisa and The Mediterranean Sea in the distance all combining to make this a truly unique and enchanting location. The farmhouses are set on a hill and are reached by private road above the hamlet of Pugnano. Flowers, fireflies and jasmine blossom abound. The peace is punctuated only by birdsong. The ample space around the house is fun in which to lounge, explore, cook and play. The swimming pool enjoys views to infinity. The beaches are close by, less than 30 minutes away. Pisa and Lucca, both 20 minutes away and Florence just an hour - stay and play or go and explore - it's all on your door.

                      Other Activities: Rafting/Canoeing on the nearby River Serchio

                      Cookery courses at home

                      Cycle hire from Lucca - beautiful cycle paths along the River Serchio

                      Golf - within a 30 minute drive.

                      Horse Riding - San Rossore Maritime National Park 20 minutes away

                      Guided Day-Tours around Tuscany with food and wine included

                      Recording Studio - Sessions available by appointment

                      Ski: Abetone - good local skiing - 90 minute drive away.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: Colin, Max (age 12) and I live in a separate house and love living here! We try our absolute best to ensure that everything is as it should be for you when you arrive and indeed during your holiday. We are always respectful of your privacy and we want all our guests of all ages to feel free, happy and relaxed. It isn't easy to write about yourself, so here is what previous guests have said about us: 'Luisa and Colin are the perfect hosts and I would like to thank them for allowing us to spend a little time sharing their little piece of Tuscan heaven.' 'The owners live on site and provide a friendly information facility and comprehensive support.' 'Thanks to Luisa and Colin for their hospitality and especially to Max for his special entertainment 'services to children'

                      Why the Owner Chose Filettole:
                      Luisa taught English in a school near Pisa in 1986 and fell in love with the area. We returned, many times. We made lifelong friends and began to feel that this could be a new home and a new life. After 12 years of living and working in London, we decided to take the plunge, change direction and embrace the challenge of creating a new life. We wanted to be closer to nature, direct our own affairs and to live in a beautiful place with a decent climate. We found La Lucertola as a semi ruin, completely overgrown and crying out for some love and attention. We first fell in love with the incredible view and the prospect of living in the country but close to Pisa and the sea. The view is unique, breathtaking and truly inspiring. We can see The Leaning Tower, the coast and the islands of Capraia and Corsica. We overlook olive grove, forest, field and village. Overhead are birds of prey and the night sounds of owls. This place gives us inspiration and the energy to live a good and authentic life. We are happy to share this beauty and joy with our guests who over 14 years of operation wholeheartedly testify to the magic of this very special location. The houses are spacious, comfortable and well proportioned. One would happily live in them all year round - they are much more than a simple rental property - they are proper houses with a true sense of home.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                      The view - irreplaceable and unique. And the place itself - beautiful and inspiring, relaxing and uplifting. From the first moment we looked out over the olive grove, into the fields and then onto the unmistakeable view of The Leaning Tower of Pisa we knew this was the place for us. Three houses, all with their own front doors. One for us and two for the guests - perfect! With the convenience of a country location and the amenities of Pisa and Lucca close to hand and Florence only an hour away. Also appealing to us is the easy proximity to beaches, mountains and rivers. We did not wish to be in an isolated position so the quick access to the airport, the motorway system and the national rail network without being able to see them or hear them was also important.


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                      Speaks: french, german, italian, spanish, english

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                      Photos

                      • Front view of both Farmhouses with pergolas, dining and lounging area.

                        Front view of both Farmhouses with pergolas, dining and lounging area.

                      • Farmhouse 2 - lunch under the pergola with view.

                        Farmhouse 2 - lunch under the pergola with view.

                      • Swimming Pool and View

                        Swimming Pool and View

                      • Ancient Olive Tree and Sunshine View.

                        Ancient Olive Tree and Sunshine View.

                      • Early Spring Misty Morning View.

                        Early Spring Misty Morning View.

                      • La Lucertola extra virgin olive oil lovingly hand picked by friends and family.

                        La Lucertola extra virgin olive oil lovingly hand picked by friends and family.

                      • Farmhouse 1 - kitchen with fireplace.

                        Farmhouse 1 - kitchen with fireplace.

                      • Farmhouse 1 - master bedroom.

                        Farmhouse 1 - master bedroom.

                      • Farmhouse 1 - main bathroom.

                        Farmhouse 1 - main bathroom.

                      • Farmhouse 2 - kitchen with archway into lounge.

                        Farmhouse 2 - kitchen with archway into lounge.

                      • Farmhouse 2 - ensuite bathroom.

                        Farmhouse 2 - ensuite bathroom.

                      • Farmhouse 2 - bedroom 2.

                        Farmhouse 2 - bedroom 2.

                      • Farmhouse 1 - lunch under the pergola.

                        Farmhouse 1 - lunch under the pergola.

                      • Swimming Pool and View.

                        Swimming Pool and View.

                      • Pool Lounging area and View.

                        Pool Lounging area and View.

                      • La Lucertola nestled in the Tuscan hills.

                        La Lucertola nestled in the Tuscan hills.

                      • Olive Grove View.

                        Olive Grove View.

                      • Farmhouse 1 - kitchen with view.

                        Farmhouse 1 - kitchen with view.

                      • Farmhouse 1 - lounge leading into kitchen.

                        Farmhouse 1 - lounge leading into kitchen.

                      • Farmhouse 1 - bedroom 2.

                        Farmhouse 1 - bedroom 2.

                      • Farmhouse 2 - lounge with archway into kitchen.

                        Farmhouse 2 - lounge with archway into kitchen.

                      • Farmhouse 2 - master bedroom.

                        Farmhouse 2 - master bedroom.

                      • Farmhouse 2 - master bedroom with balcony view.

                        Farmhouse 2 - master bedroom with balcony view.

                      • Farmhouse 2 - main bathroom.

                        Farmhouse 2 - main bathroom.

                      £85 - £173 per night (GBP)
                      15

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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