CASASELLATE, FARMHOUSE IN ETRURIAN VALLEY OF TUSCANY

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Anna Carta

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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CASASELLATE, FARMHOUSE IN ETRURIAN VALLEY OF TUSCANY

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Villa, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 6 Baths, (Sleeps 12+4)

Casasellate is happily placed in an exceptional, green valley of Mediterranean heath land, surrounded by oak woodland and close to rivers, into a private that runs as free and clean as it has for time immemorial, into a 230 hectars country estate.

Within the grounds of this fine country house, there are splendid walks through fields and woods and across rivers and brooks, all of which are maintained in full respect of their natural ecology. Beyond the boundaries lies The Berignone Province Natural Reserve, 1,500 hectares wide, which can be explored on foot, bike or on horseback.

A huge garden bordered by tall oaks surrounds the house. Opposite the front of the house is a hexagonal swimming pool (nineteen meters by eight), two summerhouses, tables, chairs, barbecues and everything for enjoying summer days out of doors.

Just beside the garden there is a golf driving range, for the house sole use.

Casasellate is a fine residence of some 400 square meters on two floors, decorated in the finest taste and beautifully furnished with both antique and modern furniture.

The front door opens to a magnificent living room which provides many different corners: in one there is a billiard table; in another, comfortable modern armchairs; finally the enormous fireplace and sitting area (which is especially appreciated for holidays in the cooler weather). These areas, at the far end, open out into the dining room.

A door in the dining area leads on into a hallway through which there is access to bathrooms and toilets, and to the kitchen. The kitchen is large and well equipped; it has a door to the outside and overlooks the garden and surrounding fields.

On the upper floor, reached by a wooden stairs that ascend from the living room, there is the library (with television) and a large, very pleasant breakfast room. These interconnect by passageways without doors, an architectural feature which enhances the convivial atmosphere of the house. Around these two central rooms are found the six bedrooms of the house: four are furnished with a double bed and two with two single beds. Four additional single beds are available. Five bathrooms and a large terrace complete the upper floor.

Casasellate is equidistant from the two airports of Pisa and Firenze. Pisa and Firenze are each about an hour by car, whilst the third city of our area, Siena, can be reached in three quarters of an hour. The sea is forty minutes away. Besides Volterra, on the hills closer to home are, San Gimignano, Colle Val d’Elsa, Monteriggioni, Massa Marittima and other richly-endowed, Tuscan towns.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • children welcome

Anna Carta

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We were born in Tuscany, having lived away for professional reason, we could not resist the charm of living a part of our life in a farm like Casa Sellate. As soon Casa Sellate has been “home”, as I wished, wide, cozy and welcoming for joining our relatives and friends . Because of my passion for the art of eating well, I realized my kitchen like a place “ad hoc” for cooking, also together with my guests. I like living in open air and outdoor activities in my garden and farm, long walks through woods and Mediterranean scrub.

Anna Carta purchased this villa in 1969

At the end of the 60's my husband and I felt in love with this house and country estate, while we were looking for a farm in Tuscany, where growing our sons. Right away the house became the meeting place where family and friends enjoyed staying together during holydays and vacations: nothing draws a group of people into closeness and a sense of unity as much as delight of a discovery in living in truly unspoilt nature. It has been the best time of our life and after job and study brought us living away, Casa Sellate still remained for all of us the house where joining together. Then we realized we could offer our family farm to guests coming from everywhere to enjoy Tuscan country atmospheres and culture.

You can feel at Casa Sellate a great sense of freedom: a wide country estate is available all around you, in the magnificent Tuscany hills to enjoy landscape, walks or hiking, sports; such a location offers privacy and relax; the house has exclusive benefits, absolute elegance and comfort inner spaces, billiard table, solarium balcony, a wide swimming pool, golf driving range, the neighboring Natural Park.

The price includes: 3 hours a day of maid-service, last housecleaning, facilities for dinner at arrival and breakfast on the following morning, additional costs (electricity, water, gas – not telephone), swimming pool and garden maintenance, exclusive use of golf driving range, use of bicycles.

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Property Reviews

Casasellate, Farmhouse in Etrurian Valley of Tuscany
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Casasellate, Farmhouse in Etrurian Valley of Tuscany
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Volterra Val di Cecina
Budapest, Hungary
5

Grazie, Anna !

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
Dear Anna !
Thank you for the unforgettable vacation at Casa Sellate!
That villa is friendly, aristocratic, comfortable and has a special atmosphere :-) You are a great host, a very nice lady !
Special thanks fot the Toscana cooking lesson: melanzana, nepitella, tortiglione al dente, aglio, peperoncino, olio, basalico, parmigiano, pomodoro locale, capriola, ..hmmm....,mamma mia !
Grazie, Anna !
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Ferry
65 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Cecina
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Cecina
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Marina di Cecina
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
La Dispensa
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Golf Club Abbadia - Colle Val D'Elsa (SI)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
La Dispensa
Nearest Point of Interest
private golf driving range
Nearest Point of Interest
swimmingpool
Nearest Point of Interest
private road "foscina"
Nearest Point of Interest
river "fosci"
Car: necessary

Quad, Motor- and Mountainbike rental just 9 km. from Casasellate.

We organize daily guided hiking tours in the countryside.

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Availability & Rates

Volterra Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Middle-Low Season
Apr 26 2014 - May 30 2014
€2,600
7 nights
 
 
Middle Season
May 31 2014 - Jun 27 2014
€3,200
7 nights
 
 
High Season
Jun 28 2014 - Aug 29 2014
€3,900
7 nights
 
 
Middle Season
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 26 2014
€3,200
7 nights
 
 
Middle-Low Season
Sep 27 2014 - Oct 31 2014
€2,600
7 nights
 
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2014 - Apr 24 2015
€2,200
7 nights
 
 
Middle-Low Season
Apr 25 2015 - May 29 2015
€2,600
7 nights
 
 
Middle Season
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
€3,200
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

30% at reservation - 70% 30 days before arrival
(+ 2,5% for payments with credit card)
Prices all inclusive

Refundable Damage Protection: 500 € Cash at arrival

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Notes 5% discount on 2 weeks rental
10% discount on rentals over two weeks

For longer stays we can arrange special prices
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Amenities

Volterra Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone
  • Wood Stove
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Catering Available
  • Dishwasher
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , bidet , dowstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , en-suite bathroom - possible additional single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , en-suite bathroom - possible to join beds + additional bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , possible 2 additional beds (for children)
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , en-suite bathroom
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (6), Child Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Music Library
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • museums
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • miniature golf
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
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