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"Casa Bella Vista" Medieval tuscan apartment -family/group friendly near Pisa

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Great tuscan country house in the ancient Tower + garden near Pisa (8pax +)

CASA BELLA VISTA - a family friendly apartment with lovely views over the hills + garden

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A wonderful and airy apartment tipically "Tuscan style" - ideal for a family or group of friends, "Casa Bella Vista" owes its name to the beautiful panorama that can be admired from the windows: you will be surrounded by Tuscan countryside and its true a medieval village!

"Casa Bella Vista" is a 140 metres square (plus Tuscan garden) unique second floor apartment nestled under the Medieval towers of Vicopisano and offers spacious living full of Tuscan charm. Unlike most apartments in the Medieval centre, "Casa Bella Vista" can be accessed by a lift /elevator.

The apartment is housed in an old Medieval residence - a "Tower House" that belonged to the old walls of the Castle of Vicopisano: the property is right in the Historic centre.

The property has been restored to the highest standards.

Ideally located close to Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Volterra, Bolgheri, San Gimignano, Siena, Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Cinque Terre.."Casa Bella Vista" is the perfect base for Touring Tuscany and discover the many hidden beauties in the area of our "Monte Pisano".


A charismatic 3 Bedroom apartment with 2 bathrooms, lovely lounge area and a large open-plan Tuscan stone Kitchen. The apartment also has a spacious lobby entrance with stairs which lead to the upper Attic level. "Casa Bella Vista" offers Wi-Fi, TV, Air conditioning, Laudry facilities, equipped Kitchen, linens and towels-bathrobes provided, dishwasher, ironing and iron board, microwave, oven, clothes dryer, refrigerator and freezer, fans

"Casa Bella Vista" has been restored by the owners with style and loving attention to details and comfort.. you will find authentic Tuscan style and charm with airy rooms and beautiful interiors as the high Tuscan beamed ceilings. Traditional Tuscan antique furniture with modern convenience.. the perfect mix for a memorable stay!

"Casa Bella Vista" is the perfect choice for a family..also with children: the Attic space, directly under great Tuscan beams, has been converted into a spacious children's zone/or group zone with 4 single beds. The 4 single beds can be used also by Adults: in the Attic space there is a corner to relax with sofa and mood lighting which can be changed at the touch of a botton.

Both two large double bedrooms are served by two bathrooms , one en - suite, and overlook the surrounding countryside and the hills of Mount Pisano .


Spcious and tastefully decorated with antique copper cooking pots displayed on the walls, , the Tuscan stone built Kitchen offers the ideal place to stay togheter around the large wooden table (can seat up to 8), the perfect gathering place for a family or a group of friends. The kitchen is fully equipped with hob, microwave, oven, dishwasher, fridge, TV, Air Conditioning.. and a lovely WELCOME PACK waiting for you! Near the kitchen there is a utility area with washing-machine and everything needed to clean the house.

With wonderful views over the surrounding hills and garden below the stone Kitchen at "Casa Bella Vista" is a wonderful area to prepare, cook and enjoy your home cooked Tuscan meal. The room is very traditional with a large Tuscan chandelier hanging from the character bamed ceiling. Shuttered windows are fitted with mosquito screens.

-LIVING AREA: Preceding the entry to the rooms there is the living area designed to sit comfortably, reading a book or drinking tea.

- BEDROOM 1 - MASTER BEDROOM with en-suite - lovely views over the hills

This Master bedroom is spacious and airy with traditional beamed ceiling and a large Queen-size comfortable wrought iron bed so typicl of the region. A large closet, a dresser and a toiletta ladylike embellish the room with charm. Shuttered windows are fitted with mosquito screens.

The Master bedroom ha an en-suite shower room with a big shower box, WC, bidet and a washbasin set in an old sewing machine. Bed linens and bathrobes are provided to lounge in. This air-conditioned.

-BEDROOM 2 - lovely views over the hills -

The large airy bedroom has a comfortable Queen-size bed and genuine antique furnishings. Large closet and a fine dresser adorn the room. Bed linens and bathrobes are provided to lounge in. This Air-Conditioned.Shuttered windows are fitted with mosquito screens.

- BEDROOM 3 - ATTIC - stairs access - 4 single beds

The Attic can comfortably accommodate 4 people in single beds both children, teens and adults.

There is a plenty of space to lounge around and play games and a corner with sofa in front of a large wooden mural of the world. Creative led lighting has been installed to change the mood of the room from relaxing tones for sleeping to brighter hues which change colour chich will certainly delight younger guests. Although this room has been designed with kids in mind, the single beds are large enough to spleep Adults.

TV, Air-continioned, wardrobe, relaxation and games area, linens and towels provided.

-MAIN BATHROOM: The main bathroom is situated close to both bedrooms and exactly at the bottom of the stairs leading attic. The bathroom has high quality fixtures and fittings and a shower cubicle with WC, bidet and hand basin set in an old sewing machine. Bathrobes are provided to lounge in.


The apartment has the advantage of being housed in a Medieval House-Tower with garden space at the rear of the house which is quite unusual in the Historic centre.

The garden is full of Tuscan character with typical olive trees and it is shared with the other guests or residents of the Medieval building: the space is furnished with garden furniture and sun umbrella.The garden is the perfect place to relax in the sun. Also we are very close to the most beautiful beaches of Tuscany so if you want to have a sunbath in swimwear you will be spoiled for choice! Children are certainly allowed to play in the garden, we only ask Italian siesta time between 2.00pm and 4.00pm is respected.


"Casa Bella Vista" is situated on the second floor of a Medieval House-Tower and can be accessed by a lift/elevator. There is a free car parking spaces along the street where the property is situated and a resident's car park is approximately 200 metres away. (Entrance in Via Trombi). There are two entraces to the property: the main entrance is in Via Lante the main road of the historic centre - you enter through an old doorway into a spacious hallway - from here you may access your private entrance. The other entrance - better if you arrive with the car- is in Via Trombi with the free car parking along the street.


We are used to receiving our guests from 15.00 to 20.00 (wonders kindly advise if you had requested otherwise).

It requires you to leave the apartment before 11.00 am (flexible hours on request).


Authentic Medieval property, Equipped Kitchen, Towels -linens-bahrobes provided, Wi-Fi, TV, Air Conditioned, Silent high powered fans, Elevator access, Mosquito sceens at all windows, spacious and charismatic interiors, original features including beamed ceilings, Situated in the heart of the historic centre, Typical tuscan garden (with olive trees), walking distance to village amenities.

-CARE FOR OUR GUESTS-WELCOME PACK ON ARRIVAL: We like to treat our guests in the best way .. that's why we decided to offer you at your arrival with a Welcome Pack with a chillet Prosecco bottle, Red regional wine bottle, fresh fruit, tea, olive oil, Tuscan Pasta and sauce.

-FACILITIES: Wi-Fi internet connection, Bed linens and towels, Washing machine, Bathrobes to lounge in, Satellite TV, DVD player, Hairdryer, Gas hob, Microwave oven, Oven, Iron and ironing board, Central heating, Toaster, Kettle, Services, Concierge service, Pre-arrival Information Welcome Pack designed to help you plan and enhance your stay, Comprehensive guide to the area and property, English speaking property owner always available 24H.

- CONCIERGE SERVICE/ TOURISTS INFORMATION: To allow you to fully enjoy your holiday in Tuscany, I will be happy to help you planning your stay or giving informations about. I also offer a concierge service which includes: Booking restaurants, help organizing excursions, tours and experiences, shopping and information etc..


What could be better than to be guided by those who really know the Tuscany ? THINK LOCAL! Wonderful tasting tours as Wine-tasting at nearby vineyards, cheese tasting at artisan producer, visits to local olive mill in Vicopisano excursions, tours in major cities of Tuscany, cooking classes ,culinary experiences.. PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR MORE DETAILS.

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September 25, 2018

About Roberta

Hello everyone!

Let me introduce you to those who will welcome you in your amazing stay at the charismatic "Casa Bella Vista" in Vicopisano .. that's me!

I am Roberta, a young Tuscan girl born and raised in Vicopisano, who decided to personally take care of the properties of my family.

After my degree in History at the University of Pisa, I decided to combine my greatest passions: the knowledge of my land, Tuscany, and the spirit of hospitality that has always characterized my typical, and large, Italian family.

I am ready to welcome you to "Casa Bella Vista", large apartment located in an old House-Tower, a real typical corner of authentic Tuscany: completely restored from my family, will welcome you with its Tuscan style .. and there will certainly all comfort so that you feel at home!

It will be a pleasure to organize your stay and organize wonderful experiences!

Roberta purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Roberta chose Vicopisano

The property has a picturesque location: it is located on the second floor of a Medieval House-Tower of the XIII century with private Tuscan garden.

It belongs to my family who lovingly restored it and furnished with refined and traditional design, with wooden beams and vaulted ceilings.

Vicopisano is a beautiful and picturesque medieval village in the heart of Tuscany and it will be a pleasure to share with you, new friends, our daily lives.

See you in "Casa Bella Vista"!

What makes this apartment unique

Prestigious location in the historical context of an authentic medieval Tuscan village will allow you to discover Tuscany and the beauty of our territory without sacrificing the pleasure of a wonderful accommodation. The apartment is 140 square meters with 3 bedrooms and 2 large bathrooms perfect for groups of friends / family!

The interior is finely restored so they can enjoy a fantastic experience both outside, around Tuscany, and at your return to our "Clock Tower House" equipped with all amenities including air conditioning, TV, equipped kitchen, laundry room , dishwasher, linen and towels included.


Vicopisano Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
    En-suite bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The two large bathrooms have similar structures summarized here. Both tiled for a unique style and refined, there are details of style even in this part of the house: you wash basins directly taken from an ancient sewing machine with olive wood beam .. unique! The en-suite is in CAMERA 1 (Master Bedroom en-suite) and the main bathroom is located close to both bedrooms and exactly at the bottom of the stairs that lead in the Attic. Both bathrooms are equipped with high quality fixtures and fittings and a shower with WC, bidet and washbasin. Bathrobes are supplied with shower gel and hand soap
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • MASTER BEDROOM en - suite - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Ability to add MAX two single beds.
    MASTER BEDROOM - hills views - 1 queen
    ATTIC space - 4 twin/ single
  • (1) MASTER BEDROOM en -suite. Large master bedroom with king-size wrought iron bed tipically tuscan. The large closet with drawers and toilet for ladies adorn the room with charm and style. Possibility of add MAX two single beds. Air Conditioning, warming-up, mosquito nets provided. The room has an en-suite bathroom with a large shower cubicle, wc, bidet and washbasin. Towels and bathrobes are supplied with shower gel and hand soap. (2) DOUBLE ROOM with a view of the hills - The large and airy bedroom embellished with antique and original forniture and a Large master bed. Big wardrobe and a dresser adorn the room. Towels and bathrobes are supplied. Air conditioning, mosquito nets and warming-up provided. (3) ATTIC SPACE - stairs access - 4 single beds: The large attic is suitable for 4 people with TV, air-conditioning, wardrobe and relaxing air. Bathrobes and towels supplied.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Charming , authentic amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5

Where to start! Roberta was an amazing host right from the time of booking. The pictures do not do this property and area justice, it was awesome! We were treated to a typical Tuscan holiday complete with a private olive oil and wine tasting session. Roberta and her fabulous assistant Francesca looked after our every need, from ordering taxis to setting up and accompanying us for a truly delightful wine and olive oil tasting experience. Nothing was too much trouble! The apartment is huge with every home comfort you would desire. We were greeted with the most fabulous welcome pack I have ever experienced, including fruit, pasta, sauce, tea, coffee, wine and prosecco! Roberta, Francesca, vicopisano and the property deserves a 10/10 and I can’t wait to return!!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful! Fantastic Tuscan holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Roberta, Francesca and Giovanni were fabulous and attentive hosts. From before we arrived Roberta was in contact to make sure we would have everything we needed. Then Francesca and Giovanni were there when we arrived with a warm welcome and we’re reassuringly on hand should we have needed anything. Nothing was too much trouble. You really are made to feel like you have a friend on the end if the line to help should you need it.

The apartment is gorgeous and beautifully furnished with everything you need for your stay. It lives up to its name with the beautiful view from the window!

Upon arrival there is a fantastic welcome pack with wine, tea, coffee etc, pasta and sauce for making your 1st meal and a generous selection of fruit (I especially enjoyed the peaches!). There is also basics for cooking such as oil, salt and pepper, few spices, garlic etc all ready and waiting.

Vicopisano itself is wonderful. Lots to see locally with bars, bakery, small supermarket, ice cream parlour and restaurants. All making you feel welcome. Great pizza and Calzone from Le Belle Torri. A tour around the fortress is a must.

You are also only a short drive away from Pisa, Lucca, Florence and many other places. There are very useful information folders in the apartment with details of loads of places to visit. If you go to Florence, we recommend driving to Villa Constanza and then getting the tram into Florence itself.

You are also only a short drive to the sea and there are some very nice, family beaches at Marina Di Vecchiano. It was quite busy in some areas but still just lovely. L'Osteria del Parco Restaurant there has fantastic seafood and friendly service with Frank Sinatra playing the background. Highly recommended!

Visit the local olive farm in Vicopisano for delicious oil, red wine and kiwi liqueur!

Overall, we had an amazing week in Vicopisano at Casa Belle Vista. It has become a firm favourite and we hope to be able to visit again. Thank you Roberta, Francesca and Giovanni xx

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

I tell every one of my friends, neighbors and my clients: this is where you want to stay when you like to be in the Tuscany. It is like at home. Nothing missing! Roberta is a wonderful host, her family really knows how to make you feel comfortable. Beautifully decorated, great quality finish, Even your first meal is here ready to cook. The town is picturesque the location fabulous and Roberta is always to be reached to give you advice where to go. We will be back, we loved it. Enjoy this great place, there is so much beauty around it.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ciao Isabelle <3 Thank you so much for choosing Casa Bella Vista for your special holiday in Tuscany! So glad you liked your stay! Casa Bella Vista is the real "celebrity" but I'm happy if I could help you and let you feel the deep sense of hospitality of my family! You will always have an hidden gem in Tuscany and hope to see you soon to let you see so many things more you have to do and experience! Un grande abbraccio dalla Toscana, Roberta
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Truly the most beautiful and memorable place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Roberta was a wonderful host- very helpful at check in and quick to respond to any questions we had. The house is absolutely beautiful and the town of Vicopisano is breathtaking. Spring time in this town provide hints of jasmine through the streets. We were lucky to be there on the weekend of a fiore festival (festival of flowers) and we felt like a member of the community. Parking is available at the end of the road in a public lot or along the narrow street of the house. Thank you Roberta and we’ll be back the next time we visit our family in Italy!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ciao Sarah and Alex, THANK YOU for choosing Casa Bella Vista for your special event in Tuscany! So pleased to deserve this outstanding review both for me, the house and the village! Cannot wait to welcome you again having more great times togheter! Ciao ciao, Roberta
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Robert a was a fabulous hostess

  • 5 of 5

This was a great introduction to an authentic Tuscany holiday.. The apartment was well equipped and beds comfy. Roberta made the holiday so special

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear friends, even if for just 3 days your group was so fab and.. unforgettable! Thank you for staying in my Casa Bella Vista that you loved so much.. so happy you enjoyed your stay with the truffle hunting and tasting for Fred and Dorothy :) I'm still writing with Fred's Canadian artisan pen and quite finishing maple syroup you gave me.. that is what I mean for friendship and first sight with you all! Cannot wait to meet you and host you again my gem Casa Bella Vista :) Your italian friend, Roberta
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Casa Bela Vista Fabulous could not fault

  • 5 of 5

If you plan to holiday in Tuscany you must go to Vicopisano and you must use one of Roberta’s apartments.

After a short drive from Pisa airport Roberta met with a warn Italian greating.

The apartment has all you need lovely comfy beds well appointed kitchen and a large welcoming hamper pack with 2 good wines.

Roberta was always on hand to help and would pop in if and when we needed help.

Her enthusiasm is boundless as letting her properties is a passion not a business to make you have a memorable stay with her.

We had a fantastic time in Casa Bella Vista with all major Towns/ villages within an easy drive or the train station to Florence 15 min drive.

Thank you Roberta for all you time spent with us 4 making a holiday to remember and will be returning next year.

Phil, Sylvia John & Mim.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Phil, Sylvia, John & Mim - THANK YOU! I'm so happy to hear you completely enjoyed your stay at Casa Bella Vista and I'm pleased to be part of it! We spent such a good time togheter with our breakfasts and coffees in the village and wine tasting visit with vintage car.. unforgettable! You will be always welcome like friends in my properties and I can't wait to meet you again! Ciao amici, grazie!
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Pisa- 12 miles - 23 minutes
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Nel centro del paese - a piedi - by walking
Nearest Ferry
32 Kilometres
Livorno - 20 miles - 30 minutes
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Tirrenia/Montecatini Terme - 19 miles - 30 minute
Nearest Train
75 Kilometres
Pontedera - 5 miles - 10 minutes
Nearest Motorway
24 Kilometres
A12 Genova/Roma o A11 - both 30 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Nel centro del paese - a piedi - by walking
Nearest Ski
97 Kilometres
Abetone - 57 miles - 2 hours
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Marina di Pisa/Tirrenia - 19 miles- 30 minutes
Car: recommended

Vicopisano is an authentic and charming medieval village in the heart of Tuscany: strategically located, from here you can discover some of the most famous cities, and easy to reach, such as Pisa, Florence, Lucca, Siena, Volterra .. but without forgetting that our "Casa Bella Vista" is also close to the most beautiful beaches of Tuscany, in just 30 minutes!

Your stay will be full of charm both for the picturesque location of Vicopisano and for your new house "Casa Bella Vista" ready to welcome you with style, elegance and all the comforts you are used to.

Vicopisano is the ideal place for anyone looking for a holiday full of emotions to discover the beauties of Tuscany and local hidden beauties! Staying in Vicopisano is like stepping back in time, walking among the ancient alleys of stone of what has been a major Tuscan medieval fortress: not to be missed is the Castle of Vicopisano (to visit on your own in the weekend or accompanied by guides) and the fortress of Brunelleschi, the famous architect of the Florentine Renaissance.

Wonderful experiences await you: a tasting tour of wine and local products, excursions, guided tours and all that you have always wanted to do and see in our beloved Tuscany!

"Casa Bella Vista" owes its name to the beautiful panorama that can be admired from the windows: you will be surrounded by the Tuscan countryside and its beautiful a medieval village!

History, culture, unforgettable experiences, comfort, professionalism .. these are the elements that unite Vicopisano and "Casa Bella Vista"!

What else to say ..? See you there!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

DEPOSITO CAUZIONALE euro 200 all'arrivo, verrà restituito al check-out
SECURITY DEPOSIT euro 200 upon arrival, will be returned at check-out.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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