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Stunning farmhouse apartment located between Tuscan cities of San Gimignano and Volterra, shared pool, private garden, sleeps 6

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
4 nights minimum
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Azzurra is an apartment in Poderra Torrichi, a gated community of three farm buildings, which is located between the medieval cities of San Gimignano and Volterra. Podera Torrichi is newly renovated and has retained the charm of the traditional Tuscan farm buildings, with chestnut beams, interior exposed stone, chestnut doors, terracotta tiles and shuttered windows. There is a large, shared, 14 x 7 meter infinity pool with covered gazebo, sunbathing areas and sunbeds. The pool is situated on the south end of the grounds near the edge of the knoll, and has a glorious view of Volterra and Pisa. The swimming pool is opened from May 1st to September 30. Podera Torrichi is located 2km off of the main road SP4. ...Azzurra is an apartment in Poderra Torrichi, a gated community of three farm buildings, which is located between the medieval cities of San Gimignano and Volterra. Podera Torrichi is newly renovated and has retained the charm of the traditional Tuscan farm buildings, with chestnut beams, interior exposed stone, chestnut doors, terracotta tiles and shuttered windows. There is a large, shared, 14 x 7 meter infinity pool with covered gazebo, sunbathing areas and sunbeds. The pool is situated on the south end of the grounds near the edge of the knoll, and has a glorious view of Volterra and Pisa. The swimming pool is opened from May 1st to September 30. Podera Torrichi is located 2km off of the main road SP4. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
2 Showers
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About the Owner
Mary Ann A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2010
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the second visit to Azzurra and hopefully won’t be the last. Located within 30 mins drive of San Gim and Volterra and off the main road (on 2km dirt road) is small Collection of apartments that this property forms part. It’s got amazing...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank hattamr
Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

The best thing of the house is the views outside, really impressive and with beautiful sunset. The beds are confortable and the kitchen have everything, you don't miss your own kitchen. All bedrooms have air conditioning, but we only need it in the bedroom upstairs....More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank CharoSanchez
Mary Ann A, VR Owner at Stunning farmhouse apartment located between Tuscan cities of San Gimignano and Volterra, shared pool, private garden, sleeps 6, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

Hi Charo, Thank you very much for writing the review for Azzurra. I'm so glad you loved the apartment as much as we do. I hope you will come back and stay with us again. Mary Ann

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Reviewed 17 August 2019

What can I say this is such a fantastic location rural but not far from San Gimignano also central for visits to Siena and Florence which we visited by train we left the car at Castalflorantino which is about 20 minutes away then took the...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank Relaxcheers
Mary Ann A, VR Owner at Stunning farmhouse apartment located between Tuscan cities of San Gimignano and Volterra, shared pool, private garden, sleeps 6, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

Hi, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and for sharing your experience. We also love to hang outside to enjoy the view and good food. Please return soon. Mary Ann

Reviewed 20 July 2019

A remote, but perfect location in the stunning Tuscan countryside with spectacular views makes this an excellent base for daytrips to Florence, Pisa and Sienna. The beautiful medieval hilltop towns of San Gimignano and Volterra were only approximately 20 minutes away from the farmhouse villa....More

Date of stay: June 2019
3  Thank KayandPhilip
Reviewed 18 July 2019

Great location for day trips and enjoying the afternoons by the pool or overlooking the countryside. Highly recommend for families.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Anthony S
Mary Ann A, VR Owner at Stunning farmhouse apartment located between Tuscan cities of San Gimignano and Volterra, shared pool, private garden, sleeps 6, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2019

Hi Anthony, Thank you again for staying at Azzurra. I hope you will come back and stay with us again. Take care. Mary Ann

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
San Gimignano (14km), possibly Italy’s most famous small town, is only a 20 minute drive. This city evokes the atmosphere of Medieval Toscana, with its cobblestone roads, high defensive walls, imposing towers and narrow streets. This small and charming medieval town, founded in the eighth century, is known for its lofty medieval towers, 14 of the 72 original still remain. Inside the city walls, there are many restaurants, speciality shops, art galleries, museums and churches. Volterra (15km), the jewel of Roman, Etruscan, medieval, and Renaissance art, is only a 20 minute drive. Siena (50km), is famous for its large cathedral, the Duomo, which was completed in 1380, and is a great example of Italian Romanesque architecture. Siena is also famous for the Piazza del Campo, which is anothe...
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