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Eco-friendly Podere Scopicciolo with infinity pool, pizza oven and welcome dinner

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms7
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
7
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Volterra Villa Rental Photos and Description

7 Bedrooms, 7.0 Bathrooms, 12 Sleeps

Immersed in the rolling Tuscan countryside, this renovated 18th-century home preserves its traditional architecture and offers guests one of the most authentic Italian experiences available at our villas in Tuscany.

Start your stay at PodereScopicciolo with a tour of the property, a Tuscan-style welcome dinner, and Prosecco toast with your hosts. The villa owners live in a separate pavilion on the property, and will be happy to share their local recommendations for discovering all that Tuscany has to offer!

Relax on the lounge chairs by the infinity edge pool surrounding by herb and rose gardens. Have your morning coffee in the gazebo set on a stone patio while enjoying the views. Later, enjoy an alfresco meal at the wrought-iron table, with food prepared on the wood-fired stone barbecue and pizza oven, or in the gourmet kitchen.

This villa was restored in 2010 with state-of-the-art building systems such as a ventilated roof and insulated fixtures. A geothermal system, combined with a radiant system under the floors, provides a cellar effect temperature in summer with less humidity in the air (thanks to dehumidifiers) and regular heating in winter. Thermostats in each room can customize the temperature with a few hours response time (depending on the outside temperature).The interior is furnished with family heirlooms, contemporary art and antique carpets.

Accommodating up to 12 guests, the villas bedrooms are divided between the main villa, with six bedrooms, and a guesthouse. On the ground floor youll find a king-sized bedroom with a private entrance to the garden as well as a smaller loft-style single bedroom. Upstairs are four ensuite bedrooms, including the master suite, with a walk-in closet and fireplace. The guesthouse features a king-size bed in the upstairs loft, as well a kitchenette, two bathrooms, and a living room with a sofa bed.

The small hill town of Casole dElsa is a five-minute drive away, with local restaurants and cafes. PodereScopicciolo is an ideal base for exploring Tuscanys attractions, from the historic cities of Florence and Siena, to the vineyards of the Chianti wine region.

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Bedroom / Bathroom Description

The Villa Ground Floor

Bedroom 1 - Geranio King size bed, Shared bathroom with shower, Cooling system

Bedroom 2 - Fiordaliso Single bed on the loft, Shared bathroom with shower, Cooling system

The Villa First Floor

Master Bedroom 3 Ginestra King size poster bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Cooling system, Fireplace, Walk-in closet, Private entrance

Bedroom 4 - Melograno King size poster bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Cooling system

Bedroom 5 - Dalia King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Cooling system

Bedroom 6 - Iris 2 Twin beds (or combined King), En-suite bathroom with shower, Cooling system

Independent Apartment

Bedroom 7 Limonaia (Apartment Loft)King size bed in open loft, En-suite bathroom with shower, Cooling system, Living room with sofabed, Kitchenette, Separate bathroom in the lower floor

Features Amenities

Eco-friendly

Alarm system

Cooling system

**

Heating system

Fireplace

Satellite TV

DVD player

CD player

iPod dock

Wi-Fi access

Washer/Dryer

Baby equipment

Hair dryers

Toiletries

Kitchen:

Microwave

Toaster

Food processor

Table-top grill

Dishwasher

**Note: The houses (the Villa and the Limonaia) are heated and cooled by a geothermal system that maintains a constant temperature, eliminating the need for air conditioning and heating. Cooling system is not a typical A/C -- thermostats can be regulated in each room but room temperatures will need some time to adjust to the request.

Outdoor Features

Infinity pool

Pool fence

Poolside shower

Outdoor furniture

Alfresco dining

Charcoal BBQ

Pizza oven-Requires professional expertise which can be reserved

Mountain bikes

Parking

Gated property

Staff Services Included:

Utility

Manager - owners live on-site in a separate pavilion

2 hour cleaning - Tuesday and Thursday

Welcome dinner Tuscan style

Mid week towels change

Final cleaning service

At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:

Villa pre-stocking

Adventure activities

Event fee

Chef service

Wine tasting

Additional housekeeping service

Cooking course

Pizza/BBQ night (weather permitting)

Reserved professionalfor pizza oven

Villa Policies

Maximum 12 guests

Children welcome- limit of 3 children

Non-smoking villa

Pets not permitted

Wedding/social events

Getting There

Rental car recommended

Transport available

Location

5km to nearest village of Casole dElsa:

Mini-Markets

Restaurants, open-air cafes

Banks, post office

16km to medieval town of Colle di Val D'Elsa:

Michelin starred restaurant

World renowned crystal glassware production

Sport facilities (golf, tennis)

22km to Poggibonsi Train Station

35km to Chianti wine region

68km to capital city of Florence (UNESCO Heritage site)

80km to Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)

89km to port city of Livorno (ferries)

Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Luxury Retreats International
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, arabic
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Eco-friendly Podere Scopicciolo with infinity pool, pizza oven and welcome dinner
average rating of 4.83871 based on 31 reviews
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Beyond expectations and the perfect Tuscany experience!

  • 4 of 5

Everything was spectacular!

Picture perfect from the setting of the villa to the high-end finishes and furnishings. The outdoor dining/lounging area, kitchen and pool area were our favorite spots. Plus we loved the sound of the sheep being herded in the surrounding meadows.

Cecilia and Marco were perfect hosts but non-intrusive and Anna Maria's cooking was amazing. She cooked our welcome dinner and then we had her prepare two other meals. Some of the best food while in Tuscany for sure.

All five couples raved about the experience, quality of the villa and the food.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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5

Great from start to finish.

  • 5 of 5

Podere Scopicciolo exceeded our expectations...which were high to begin with. The location, the building, the food, etc. was excellent. Tough to leave that place.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful villa - the photos don't even do it justice! The setting is spectacular and the place is very spacious. The kitchen in particular is excellent, but every room was comfortable. We made use of the chef and had dinner at home every night, which was wonderful. Kids were able to swim and play. In retrospect I would have had the chef only every other night (or 2 in every 3 nights) as there was a lot of food. It is a bit further away from a town than we expected (although we didn't really try Casole d'Elsa much), though Volterra was convenient once we had identified it. Would have loved to figure out how to go hiking from the villa, but never really did. Those, however, are small items of note. Overall a great villa and great vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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5

Classic luxury Tuscany experience

  • 5 of 5

Home is beautiful, very clean, and quite comfortable and has spectacular views in every direction.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Wonderful facility. Clean, great...

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful facility. Clean, great location, outstanding views

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Relaxing vacation!

  • 4 of 5

Nice villa, friendly caretakers.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
89 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
Nearest Train
22 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres

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Amenities

Volterra Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 6 - This is a full bathroom
    Bathroom 7 - This is a full bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • tennis

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