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studio - Fauglia-Holiday in close contact with nature in an ancient family chapel turned into a simple but confortable ambience

Fauglia, Pisa, Italy
  • Studio538 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms0
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

This family chapel has been carefully and lovingly turned into a delightful holiday setting.The building is to be found hidden in a large property under the shade of secular trees and offers much privacy.Guests have at their disposal numerous spots outside(with tables,chairs,sunbeds)where they can relax and take in the nature around them.From this chapel two separate studios have been created."LA CAPPELLINA"is a delightful studio which has a ceiling with wooden beams and brick supported by two tie beams and a Tuscan terracotta floor.From a small balcony(with cast iron table and chairs)you go through an imposing door and a magnificent glass door with its original coloured panes into the apartament.Once inside you find yourself in a large bright room(50 sq.metres).Here two distinct areas have been created:a beroom area with double bed and a living room area,with two sofa beds.The kitchen area is slightly raised and fully equipped.A few steps and hidden door lead you to the bathroom.



Member Since 2003
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
english, italian
Calendar last updated:
Mar 05, 2018


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4


          • 0 Bathrooms
          • Shower room 1

            Location Type

              • Rural


                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic


                      • Guests provide their own meals


                          • Linens Provided
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Fan
                          • Parking
                          • Sunbed
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                            Washing machines at the disposal of all tenants
                          • Wireless Internet


                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Kitchen
                              • Kitchenette
                              • Microwave
                              • Oven
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove
                              • Toaster


                                  • Child's Highchair
                                  • Dining
                                  • Dining Area
                                  • comfy seating for 4 people


                                      • Ping Pong Table
                                      • Pool Table
                                      • Television


                                          • Balcony
                                          • Bicycles
                                          • Garden Table & Chairs
                                          • Lawn / Garden
                                            3000 sqm / 0.74 acre
                                          • Outdoor Grill


                                              • smoking allowed
                                              • wheelchair inaccessible

                                                Pool / Spa

                                                  • Hot Tub
                                                  • Private Pool


                                                      • bay/sound
                                                      • churches
                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • live theater
                                                      • marina
                                                      • museums
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • synagogues
                                                      • water parks
                                                      • winery tours

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • hydrotherapy
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking
                                                          • water sports

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • tennis

                                                                    House Rules

                                                                    Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                    Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                    Cancellation Policy

                                                                    100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                    24 Reviews


                                                                    Latest reviews

                                                                    Altogether wonderful!

                                                                    Charity R.

                                                                    My family stayed in an adjoining property, La Chiocciola, owned by the same lady, Silvana - Silvana was amazing, she helped us find local amenities and even helped us with extra room. I can wholeheartedly recommend this place to anyone as it is the best place I've ever stayed anywhere in the world! Everything was provided and it was clean and comfortable, and the setting is beautiful. Thank you Silvana for a lovely stay :)

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Thank you very much for your lovely review.It was so nice to meet you all and I really hope to welcome you again soon.Regards to everybody!!!

                                                                    We arrived and were met b...

                                                                    Elizabeth B.

                                                                    We arrived and were met by Sylvana who was friendly and helpful. She showed us around the property and told us where to get supplies and suggestions for eating out. The chapel was very clean and tidy, the surroundings were exactly as described and facilities close by and more than adequate. The letting was in the perfect place to explore Tuscan villages, the coast and Pisa. The village of Fauglia was an easy walk and we could buy everything we needed for a perfect holiday.

                                                                    "My husband and I spent a...

                                                                    "My husband and I spent an idyllic 5 days in one of Silvana and Nilo's beautifully and lovingly restored apartments. Situated on woodland-grounds, they are part of the impressive Villa Negri. (One part was built in the 17th century and the other in the 19th century.) Silvana is a most gracious hostess. We missed the direct bus to Fauglia and so she picked us up at the nearby village that the bus had dropped us off. Our apartment was atop the main house where Silvana and Nilo live. It has a large terracotta-tiled terrace which provides a panoramic view of Fauglia and the surrounding region. We loved the apartment with its antique handcrafted furniture, cool stone floors and modern tiled bathroom. Access to the apartment is via an antique wrought iron spiral staircase which, though giving us no problem, might be difficult for those with mobility issues. That said, we enjoyed coming home and climbing the ancient steps to our "bird's nest" and having Tuscany at our feet. The village of Fauglia is a real delight. Life here is, as has been for centuries, peaceful, quiet and family-oriented. We found the locals friendly and welcoming. Across from our house is a delightful eatery, run by Juliana and Maurizio who do all the cooking on site. Their ragu lasagne fresh from the oven is to die for! An the church's piazza is an excellent gelateria selling homemade Italian ice cream using local ingredients. For art lovers, there is a little gem of a museum housing a local artist's (Giorgio Kienert) works in the village's former jail. All of this has made it one of our most memorable trips ever. We look forward to returning to Villa Negri and Fauglia."

                                                                    Beaucoup de charme et de caractère

                                                                    Henri G.

                                                                    Nous avons séjourné à la Cappellina durant une semaine à l'été 2013. C'est un endroit que nous avions choisi comme point de chute pour découvrir la Toscane. Situé dans un endroit calme, c'est un lieu atypique et de caractère, et qui est confortable.

                                                                    Silvana et Nilo, les propriétaires, sont des gens charmants et discrets et Silvana, qui parle couramment le français, est toujours là pour rendre service ou vous aider à profiter au mieux de votre séjour.

                                                                    Le village dispose de plusieurs commerces parmi lesquels de petites épiceries achalandées de bons produits locaux, un excellent glacier artisanal et plusieurs bons restaurants comme La Gattaliola sur la place du village (qui dispose à l'arrière d'une très agréable terrasse et dont nous gardons le souvenir gourmand d'antipasti très goûteuses) ou, un peu à l'écart, Al Canto del Maggio. Sans oublier les exceptionnelles pâtes aux truffes de l'Antica Osteria al Castello, à Lari, un village voisin.

                                                                    De là, il est très facile de se rendre en voiture dans les principales villes de Toscane (Pise, Lucques, San Gimignano, Sienne, Florence, etc.) comme aussi dans la campagne profonde de la région du Chianti.

                                                                    C'est un lieu calme et de caractère, idéal pour explorer la Toscane, un endroit que nous recommandons très chaleureusement et où nous reviendrons à coup sûr.

                                                                    Séjour inoubliable

                                                                    bossiroy@hotmail.com L.Granby

                                                                    Chapelle authentique rénovée avec goût et soin dans un village sympathique à partir duquel il est facile de visiter la Toscane.

                                                                    C'est un endroit unique pour un séjour magique.

                                                                    Il y a plus d'espace que le laisse supposer l'annonce. La propriétaire qui parle français est sympathique et discrète.

                                                                    Vacances à la Cappelina

                                                                    sylvie b.

                                                                    Un accueil de grande qualité,un logement dépaysant, une localisation intéressante pour visiter les beautés de la Toscane... nous avons beaucoup apprécié ces quelques jours passés chez Silvana et Nilo.


                                                                    Fauglia, Pisa, Italy

                                                                    By plane:fly to Pisa Galilei airport or Florence where you can rent a car.By car:-from PISA GALILEI AIRPORT:take s.g.c.FI-PI-LI head towards Florence,exit Navacchio-Visignano;continue along for 300 m.;turn right onto via Nugolaio(SP24)and continue for 3,5 Km;turn left onto via Emilia(ss206);continue for 2,5 Km close to Vicarello;continue towards Cecina for 1 Km and at the roundabout turn left for Ponsacco;continue for 2 Km,take the third road on the right for Fauglia;continue for 4 Km,at the cross-road turn left;continue for 50 m.,ring at the big black electric gate on the left.-from GENOVA:A12 for Cecina,exit Collesalvetti;take s.g.c.FI-PI-LI for Florence,exit Lavoria.-from MILANO:A1 for Bologna;A15 for La Spezia;A12 for Cecina,exit Collesalvetti;take s.g.c.FI-PI-LI for Florence,exit Lavoria.-from FLORENCE:A1 for Roma,exit Signa,take s.g.c.FI-PI-LI for Livorno,exit Lavoria.-from ROMA:A1 for Florence,exit Signa,take s.g.c.FI-PI-LI for Livorno,exit Lavoria.-from LAVORIA:follow the signs for Fauglia;at the next roundabout take the first road on the right(direction Lorenzana);at the second roundabout take the first road on the right for Fauglia;continue for about 4 Km and at the first cross-roads turn left:you are in Fauglia;continue for about 400 m,at the cross-road turn left and after the narrow passage ring at the big,black electric gate on the left. For those who wish more active holiday,there are numerous opportunities to do so.It is possible to take lessons by a trained teacher in the Italian language and culture directly on the spot.There is also the possibility to have lessons of teology of art and Byzantine iconography.The art cities of Tuscany(Pisa,Lucca,Firenze,Siena)are of easy access.However those who like to be more physically active,can make excursions in the lovely surrounding of Fauglia on foot,by bike(available on the site)or on horseback.Water sports can be practised at the beach reachable in a 20 minutes'drive,where there are also several tennis courts and 2 golf courses(The Cosmopolitan Golf Tirrenia Pisa has 18 holes,et Golf club Tirrenia has 9 holes). .The property is located only a few steps away from the centre of Fauglia,a small,ancient Tuscan village in the Pisan Hills..There are restaurants which serve typical Tuscan dishes and where you can drink wine of the surrounding vineyards.There is the possibility to take part in tours to taste wine,truffles and,on demand,for other typical products of our area.

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                                                                    24 Reviews
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