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In the most beautiful golden triangle of Pisa - Florence - Sienna stands self-caterings farm house ' Fonte Migliari ' in Volterra in the province of Pisa. Upon a Hill which commands one of the most stunning views of Tuscany stands the typical and beautiful old stone farmhouse Fonte Migliari ( 1820 ), carefully renovated, set in the fascinating hills near Volterra. and with a splendid view of the whole valley of Volterra. The large garden surrounds the great swimming pool (14 m x 7 m ) with its stone terraces, with deckchairs and sunshades. All this is set in an extremely panoramic location, offering guests the opportunity to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday. The location of the propoóerty offers tranquillity and privacy together with a unique panorama, but it is also a perfect base for making pleasant excursions to places in the surrounding area, such as the historic cities of Florence, Luca, Pisa and Sienna ( hardly more than an hour’s drive away ).
Further Details: Coast/Beach; Nearest beach, Cecina and Bibbona at about 35 kilometres (35 minutes by car). Montecatini Val di Cecina has a welcoming bar, where you can pick up on all the local gossip! It has a Co-op general store and a bakery with lovely fresh bread. There is a bank and a post office, and a weekly market ( Fridaymorning ). There are now even 3 (2 of them new) restaurants that serve typical Tuscan cuisine at very reasonable prices. Throughout the year the Tuscan towns and cities are lively with fairs, festivals, theme-celebrations and historic re-enactments from the middle ages with street markets, suppers, tastings and fireworks.
Surrounding of the podere: VOLTERRA is a beautiful walled medieval and Etruscan city. The city is mostly pedestrianised, which is fantastic for walking and sightseeing. The countryside north of Volterra , with the city of SAN GIMIGNANO, is breathtaking with many medieval villages perched on wooded hillsides. There are many beautiful palazzos, spas and vineyards to visit in the area. Also the beaches are all within a short distance ( 35 km ). In the summer there are many musical events: Puccini opera at Torre del Lago, whilst in Lucca, during July, several of the world’s best musicians play in the amphitheatre. There are also several jazz festivals. There are many superb restaurants within 15 mins of the house. Fungi and truffles are some of the local specialities, olive oil and white and red wines from this aria are one of the best in the world.
About the podere ' Fonte Migliari ' : 3 terraces, pool and garden The property is superb for outdoor living as it enjoys sunshine from dawn to dusk. The gardens provide perfect areas for relaxation and for children to play. The property is surrounded by 3 terraces. A pergola of climbing roses and the gazebo provides dappled shade. There are views through the olive trees into the valley. The large terracotta tiled south terrace near the swimming pool, that is filled with our own natural well is a sun worshippers' dream. All terraces have fabulous views across the vineyards and valley. Podere Fonte Migliari has appeared in the TV programme 'A House in Tuscany' and in several magazines.
Apartment Antico: Montecatini Val di Cecina Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 72192ha
Apartment Antico Three-room apartment for 5 persons.
Large living room with dining area, sleeping for one available on request
Well-equipped kitchen complete with oven/microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
One bedroom with 2 beds (airco) and second bedroom with twin bed (160x200) and airco.
Splendid bathroom with walk-inn shower and window, toilet, bidet and handmade granite double sink.
The apartment comes with a large terrace, complete with tropical wooden table, chairs, sunshade and private BBQ under romantic cypresses with a spectaclular view over the Valley and to the town of Volterra.
World wide television channels by Satelite.
And in 2016 for the warm summertime AIRCONDITIONING.
This bathroom is really very nice, spacey and luxury.
Walk-inn shower and handmate double sink....moreless
Notes on accommodation
• Gas, electricity, water and all taxes
• weekly fresh bed linen and towels (not pool towels)
• Use of Wi-Fi internet connection
Services not included;
• Final cleaning € 65
• Heating cost € 7 (available on request) ...moreless
** Gas, electricity and weekly fresh bed linen and towels (exc. pool towels)
** Vat, final cleaning and free use of Wi-Fi internet connection.
Services not included:
** High chair (available on request)
** Heating cost € 14.00 per day - ( available on request )
All the apartments are direct on the garden
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Upon a Hill which commands one of the most stunning views of Tuscany stands the typical and beautiful stone farmhouse Fonte Migliari, carefully renovated (2007) in 3 apartments, Antico(airco)-Bosco(airco) and Cervo, set in the fascinating hills near Volterra. and with a splendid view of the whole valley of Volterra. The large garden surrounds the great swimming pool (14.00 X 7.00m) with his stone terraces, equipped with sun-umbrellas and deckchairs; all this is set in an extremely panoramic position, offering guests the possibility to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday.
The position of the property, as well as offering tranquillity and privacy with its unique panorama, also makes it the perfect spot from which to make pleasant excursions to places in the surrounding area; historical cities of Florence, San Gimignano, Volterra Pisa and Siena are little more than an hour away. The unique atmosphere of Podere Fonte Migliari will enchant you, making you forget the stress of everyday life.
Other Activities: Cecina and Bibona are the nearest beaches ( 30 minutes drive )
Golf: The nearest golf course is found at no more than 40 a minutes’ drive near the town of San Miniato, a small village rich in art and history. The “Fontevivo Golf Club” is easily accessed from the Florence-Pisa-Livorno motorway, 2 kms from the San Miniato exit. The golf club is family-owned and -run and was built in 1989. It has 9 holes, par 62 – s.s.s 60, for a total length of 1.892 m. The clubhouse offers a restaurant and a bar. You will also find tennis courts, a soccer field and a putting green. The green fee is about € 30. Booking is recommended on Sundays. Closed on Mondays. Golf carts available on request.