Gambassi Terme Apartment Rental Photos and Description
One-bedroom cottage with additional comfortable double sofa-bed and Wi-Fi
Large private terrace with stunning views across the valley to the ancient hilltop town of Volterra.
Located in the recently-reconstructed 1000-year-old hillside village of Borgo Mummialla. The tiny village has been redeveloped into 13 holiday apartments. The pool is shared between the 13 apartments.
Fully equipped split-level interior with exposed chestnut beams and cotto tiling. Four comfortable chairs, table and parasol on the terrace for 'al fresco' dining.
15 minute drive to San Gimignano. Ideally located to explore Tuscany. Volterra, Siena, Florence, Pisa and the Chianti region are all within easy reach.
The village is a haven of tranquillity, surrounded by woods and meadows abundant with wild flora and fauna.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets not allowed
About Colm Begley
We are an Irish couple and love all things Italian!
Colm Begley purchased this apartment in 2006
Why Colm Begley chose Gambassi Terme
In 2006 I heard that a group of local people planned to restore a tiny ancient ruined village. I went to visit the village and was immediately enchanted by its tranquillity and stunning views.
We took a leap of faith and purchased a heap of stones and broken timbers at the end of the village.
Now seven years later the village has been restored to its former beauty.
What makes this apartment unique
The reconstruction of the village was subject to strict Italian heritage laws. All original materials were re-used and other materials were salvaged from local ruins. The building work had to be carried out using traditional building methods.
The 'apartment' is actually a small house at the quietest end of the village, with its own roof and with windows on three sides!
The best feature is a large private terrace with stunning views across the valley to the ancient hilltop town of Volterra, with its many towers.