Casa Torre dell'Orologio is a charismatic apartment in the heart of the Medieval village of Vicopisano, an authentic Tuscan burg.
The property offers spacious living full of Tuscan charm and character: perfect for couples or a small family.
A unique and selective one bedroom apartment, Casa Torre dell'Orologio is a 75 meters ground-floor apartment that offers gracious living in an original House-Tower of the XIII century. As you enter you realize that you are at the base of a medieval House-Tower: there are in fact the typical Tuscan beams and the Master bedroom is located under an ancient domed ceiling.. you will be in a shelter out of time!
Nestled under the Medieval towers of the historic centre of the village, the property offers Tuscan charm and character with stylish, eclectic mix of traditional Tuscan interiors and objects which have been loving collected from around the world.
The apartment is in fact the result of authentic passion that the owners have put into restoring this lovely paradise of Tuscany.
Imagine to have the time to prepare a delicious "home-made" breakfast with mocha-cappuccino, enjoying it in the romantic alcove overlooking your private Tuscan garden outside.. what else?
The apartment consists of a spacious open floor-plan with a equipped kitchen- dining and lounging area offering garden view, one Master bedroom and one bathroom plus laundry facilities and Wi-Fi.
A typical private Tuscan garden enhances our property: having an outside garden is a true advantage for a typical Medieval House-Tower!
Casa Torre dell'Orologio has also a special bonus: a private patio area directly outside its door!
Our guests can enjoying beautiful sunny days in our equipped private garden with wooden table and umbrella.
Casa Torre dell'Orologio is ideally located close to Pisa, Lucca, Firenze, Siena, Volterra, Bolgheri, San Gimignano, Cinque Terre, Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi.. a perfect base for touring Tuscany and to discover the many hidden beauties in the area of "Monte Pisano"!
Our property is right in the historic centre: Casa Torre dell'Orologio is also just a short stroll away from the village square and all its amenities: restaurants, bars, touristic office, chemist' shop, bank.
After your dayly trip you can leave the car and start walking through the village enjoying a glass of wine, a local "aperitivo", an artisan ice-cream or choose a Tuscan dinner among the many and delicious restaurants.
Now let me briefly introduce who will welcome you in your memorable stay in Tuscany..that is me!
I'm Roberta and I am proud to present my lovely boutique-apartment "Casa Torre dell'Orologio" where I hope you will share wonderful moments with your loved ones. I'm graduated in History at the University of Pisa and I've decided to combine the knowledge of the area with the true passion for the hospitality that has always characterized my large and typical Italian family! It will be a pleasure for me to welcome you and organize in the best way your stay in Tuscany.
MORE DETAILS for an authentic "Boutique-Apartment" & TUSCAN STYLE
- CONFORT AND CHARM
The spacious apartment offers a large open plan kitchen, dining and lounging space (sofa and TV area) with views over the garden - a Master bedroom (with a single bed too) - a bathroom with the shower, expertly decorated with typical tiles of our area. In addition there is a utility room.
The apartment is situated on the ground floor of an ancient historic house, a Medieval House Tower - Casa Torre dell'Orologio has its own private entrace and its one patio-garden area. Like many Medieval buildings in the village the main window has decorative wrought iron bars which provide a sense of both historic reference and security.
To ensure the greatest possible comfort, you will find bathrobes, towels and sheets as well as the linen useful for the kitchen.
- LIVING/DINING & KITCHEN ZONE
The wonderful open plan kitchen, dining and leaving space has stylish eclectic collectables mixed with traditional Tuscan design. The stone built kitchen is typical of the area with modern and stylish appliances installed. The dining table sits in the centre of the room is carved from olive wood: a charming white chandelier hangs majestically over the dining zone. A romantic alcove, with table and chairs, will be your breakfast area overlooking the garden.
The kitchen is fully equipped to make you feel at home : you will find a stove, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, kettle, fridge ,table cloths and all things necessary to cook and clean / wash .
There is also a utility room with clothesline and washing/cleaning stuff and a washing machine.
- MASTER BEDROOM
The most striking room of the property, the Master bedroom will surprise you for the wonderful location under an ancient domed ceiling. The large airy bedroom has a confortable and large master bed and a single bed ideal for a child/teenager/adult.
There is a shabby-chic wardrobe with a dresser and chest of drawers. The room is equipped with air conditioning.
We can add one more single bed both in the Master bedroom or in the living area, upon request.
Bed lines and bathrobes are provided to lounge in.
The bathroom has high quality fixtures and fittings mixed with shabby chic interiors. The bathroom has a WC, bidet, hand basin and a spacious shower. Like the other rooms our bathroom is not without authentic style details: the hand basin is set in an old sewing machine. The bathroom is stocked with shower gel and hand soap.
Casa Torre dell'Orologio has the advantage of having an outisde garden with a private patio area directly outside its door. During typical sunny days the garden has a wooden table with umbrella for you to even relax outside.
- ACCESS & PARKING
There is a free car parking spaces along the street where the property is situated and a resident's car park is approximately 200 metres away. (Entrance in Via Trombi)
There are two entraces to the property: the main entrance is in Via Lante, the main road of the historic centre - you enter through an old doorway into a spacious hallway - from here you may access your private entrance.
The other entrance - better if you arrive with the car- is in Via Trombi with the free car parking along the street.
- PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS
Authentic Medieval property - Spacious and charismatic interiors - original features including beamed ceilings - Situated in the heart of the historic centre - Private open space/patio in a typical tuscan garden (with olive trees) - walking distance to village amenities.
- CARE FOR OUR GUESTS - WELCOME PACK ON ARRIVAL
We like to treat our guests in the best way .. that's why we decided to present you at your arrival with a typically Tuscan welcome pack with a chillet Prosecco bottle, Red regional wine bottle, fresh fruit, tea, olive oil, Tuscan Pasta and tipically tuscan sauce.
Free Wi-Fi internet connection - Bed linens and towels - Washing machine - Bathrobes to lounge in - Everything you need to clean and wash - Satellite TV - DVD player - Hairdryer - Gas hob, Microwave oven - Iron and ironing board - Central heating, Toaster, Kettle - Concierge service - Pre-arrival Information Pack designed to help you plan and enhance your stay - Comprehensive guide to the area and property - English speaking Property Owner always available.
- CONCIERGE SERVICE/ TOURISTS INFORMATION
To allow you to fully enjoy your holiday in Tuscany, I will be happy to help you planning your stay or giving informations about. I also offer a concierge service which includes: Booking restaurants, help organizing excursions, tours and experiences, shopping and information etc..
- NOT TO BE MISSED
What could be better than to be guided by those who really know the Tuscany ? THINK LOCAL! Wonderful tasting tours as wine-tasting at nearby vineyards, cheese tasting at artisan producer, visits to local olive mill in Vicopisano excursions, tours in major cities of Tuscany, cooking classes, culinary experiences.. Just contact me for more details!