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Lovely villa with private swimming pool and gardens in Castel San Gimignano

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Welcoming interiors, stunning panoramic views, perfect location, great price

Villa Picchio, with 4 bedrooms, extensive private gardens and private swimming pool, is a true heaven in the heart of Tuscany. Ideally located close to Castel San Gimignano and Volterra, the villa offers breathtaking views over the surrounding rolling hills and is located just a short drive away from the main points of interest of the region. Relax by the pool with a drink, enjoy a charcoal-grilled al-fresco, visit the nearby Chianti region, or sunbath on one of the sandy beaches of the coastline (which is just 55 km away): Villa Picchio ticks all the boxes for a perfect Tuscan holiday!

Inside, this independent property with private swimming pool is set over 2 floors (connected via an external staircase) and rented together as a whole villa (the price quoted refers to the whole villa sleeping up to 8/12 guests with exclusive use of the pool). There are 4 bedrooms in total, and the interiors have been carefully furnished in traditional local style. On the ground floor there is a kitchen, an airy lounge with double sofa bed, a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a large bathroom with shower. The upper floor, with attractive wooden beamed ceiling, is identical to the lower floor. It features a second kitchen, lounge with double sofa-bed, 2 bedrooms (one double, one twin) family bathroom with shower. Private parking, laundry room, satellite tv (free channels) and wi-fi internet access (free of charge) are provided to the guests.

Outside, Villa Picchio is set to impress, not only for its location but also for the space reserved to the guests. In a green environment miles away from the stress and daily routine, our guests will be free to enjoy a barbecue, to dine outside while admiring the glorious views, or to swim in the private swimming pool. The large swimming pool is set within manicured gardens, it measures 12m x 6m, and is open from the 1st of April until the 31st of October. Sunbeds and parasols are provided.

Welcome to Villa Picchio, for an unforgettable holiday in Tuscany!

More Details

Property Manager
Posarelli Villas
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, swedish, greek, finnish
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018


Volterra Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 8:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Lower floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Lower floor
    Sofa bed - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Lower floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upper floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Upper floor
    Sofa bed - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Upper floor
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital


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(14 traveler reviews)

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Lovely villa with private swimming pool and gardens in Castel San Gimignano
average rating of 4.642857 based on 14 reviews

Review for stay from 14 July 2018 to 28 July 2018

  • 4 of 5

Wer es ruhig, abgeschieden und rustikal mag, dem sei „il picchio“ („Der Specht“) herzlich empfohlen. 2km abseits der Regionalstrasse mitten in Weizenfeldern gelegen bietet es Toscana pur. Die Vermieter sind sehr herzlich und berichten gerne über das Leben in der Landwirtschaft. Die Einrichtung ist einfach und rustikal, aber ausreichend. Der grosszügige Pool wird täglich gereinigt und ist gerade mit Kindern der Trumpf. Im grossen Garten mit vielen Bäumen, Büschen und Hecken gibt es zu jeder Zeit schöne Schatten- und Sonnenplätze. Und Schliesslich lädt auch die eigene Bocciabahn zum gemütlichen Spiel.

Einkaufen in Volterra oder Val d‘Elsa braucht pro Weg eine gute Viertelstunde, nach Cecina Mare an den Strand gegen 5/4 Stunden.

Trotz sehr hoher Temperaturen war es sehr angenehm - fast immer geht in den Hügeln (knapp 300 müM) ein Wind.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 19 May 2018 to 26 May 2018

  • 5 of 5

Practical, peaceful and calm area. Nice pool. Good clean house. Easy to talk and communicate with the staff. 2 restaurants in a range of 5-6 km. Cats,foxes in the garden.

I would recommend with all + and -.

BUT hot water from the gas boiler was a bit tricky. Nobody mentioned 2.5 km dirty road. Changing the towels and bed clothing once per week. Could be offered as extra service for extra fee to change it twice per week.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 02 June 2018 to 16 June 2018

  • 5 of 5

Great location and facilities/pool

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 05 May 2018 to 12 May 2018

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une très bonne semaine. La villa est conforme à la description, l'avantage des 2 appartements dans une même villa est juste génial pour l'intimité de chaque couple. La villa est propre et bien entretenue. La piscine est géniale les enfants ont adoré ainsi que les adultes, le nettoyage de la piscine est quoditien fait par le propriétaire. Pour résumé la villa est GÉNIALE.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 12 August 2017 to 12 August 2017

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren begeistert von dem grossen Haus mit dem makellos gepflegten Grundstück, den 2 Apartments mit den 2 Küchen und dem wunderbaren Pool. Alles war sehr sauber, der Pool ist jeden Tag gereinigt worden und wir konnten uns in aller Ruhe sonnen und im Garten und Pool spielen. Wir empfehlen die Villa auf jeden Fall weiter und freuen uns jetzt schon darauf, hier wieder übernachten zu können.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Review for stay from 02 September 2017 to 02 September 2017

  • 5 of 5

The owners made sure we had all we need and more, they are very nice people. The property is very private with beautiful gardens, we enjoyed eating outside under the patio, there are 2 barbecues and there is no shortage of space.

The location is perfect for day trips to Florence, Pisa and Siena, do not miss the lovely hill towns like Voltera e Sangimignano.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Posarelli Villas
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Villa Picchio Occupies a fantastic, panoramic location on the hills surrounding Volterra. Its ideal location allows our guests to reach all the most important cities and towns of Tuscany with a short drive. Additionally, the Tuscan Coastline with beautiful sandy beaches is just 55km away. For this reason, Villa Picchio is the perfect base for a holiday in the heart of Tuscany.

Distances: Volterra (shops of any kind) 12 km away, San Gimignano 23 km away, Siena 45 km away, Tuscan Coastline (Cecina, Vada, Bibbona, Castiglioncello) around 55 km away, Florence 70 km away, Pisa 80 km away, Lucca 85 km away, Montalcino (famous for its Brunello wine) 90 km away, Pienza and Val d'Orcia around 100 km away, Cortona 120 km away, Arezzo 130 km away.


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