The farmhouse is divided into just five apartments simply furnished in Tuscan style with beamed ceilings and other original features retained. Podere Tosco P is situated on the ground floor and consists of living room with kitchen corner, dining table and chairs, fireplace (decorative only) settee (which can convert to a double bed on request to accommodate up to two extra persons) and satellite television. There is a bedroom with double bed and extra single bed which has patio doors opening onto the outside, a shower room (adapted for disabled), and four steps lead down from the living room to a second smaller bedroom with French bed. This little bedroom is separated from the living room by a curtain and being at a lower level has high windows . The apartment opens onto its' own terrace which is shaded by a pergola and furnished with table and chairs creating a lovely spot for al fresco meals. Air conditioning has been added to the apartments (payable locally) and Wi Fi internet connection is also available.
In the grounds below the farmhouse is a pretty swimming pool (9m x 6m) framed by olive trees with verdant countryside beyond. Also in the grounds, is a little play area with swings for the little ones, a built in barbeque, and there is a communal washing machine for guests use.
The friendly owners live in another farmhouse close by and ensure a true Tuscan family atmosphere. They are proud of their farm which produces wine and olive oil both available on site for tasting and purchase. On the ground floor of the farmhouse is a little dining room with pretty outside terrace shaded by a pergola where breakfast is served on request and dinners featuring home cooking using the farms own produce can also be arranged.
Podere Tosco is immersed in the countryside yet many of Tuscany's wonderful sights are within easy driving distance. Pisa with its leaning tower, Volterra, an ancient and interesting town boasting an Etruscan museum, Roman amphitheatre, and many craft shops with local alabaster products, and San Gimignano the 'city of towers' are all within an hours' drive. Only a little further afield Florence and Siena are lovely days out, and even the Tuscan coast is only about 45 minutes drive away if a day by the sea entices you.
Living room with kitchen corner with hob (4 gas rings), microwave, fridge/freezer, dining table and chairs, decorative fireplace, settee (which converts to a bed on request to accommodate up to 2 extra persons) and satellite television > Double bedroom (an extra single bed can be added here on request) > Shower room (adapted for disabled) with shower, basin, bidet and w.c. > 4 steps down to smaller bedroom with French bed (separated by a curtain from the living area).
Central heating* > Air conditioning* > Terrace > Barbecue > Swimming pool > Use of washing machine > Wi fi internet access > Children's play area > Parking > Breakfast and dinner on request* > 1.5 km to nearest grocers and restaurant > 7 km to the town of Terricciola with a wider selection of amenities. * Facilities payable locally