|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
This Apartment faces south towards Volterra and has fine views over the area. It is situated on the first floor with a small seating area at the entrance, overlooking a shared courtyard. There is an open planned living room and well equipped kitchen. There is one double and one twin bedroom and two shower rooms. Ceiling fans cool the apartment during the Summer months.
Positioned half way between Pisa (airport 25 minutes) and Florence (40 minutes) , Borgo di Libbiano is ideally placed for exploring most of the historic sites of Tuscany. The fascinating medieval cities of Florence, Siena and Lucca can all be reached in less than an hour. Volterra, San Gimignano are reached in 30 min. The beautiful Tuscan beaches, Tirennia, Castiglioncello, Cecina are a 40 minute drive away. Libbiano is also a golfers paradise; 4km away is Castelfalfi the premier golf resort in Italy with 18 hole and 9 hole courses. The apartments are within a dedicated national park area where you will see deer and wild boar in the mornings. All four apartments have their own outdoor space and are fully furnished in a contemporary Italian style. The infinity pool and the terraces around it enjoy a superb view of typically Tuscan countryside. The apartments themselves have recently been restored to a very high standard.
Steven and Sheila Wastell have lived in Italy but now spend most of their time back in the UK having
completed a number of restoration projects in Tuscany. The complex is looked after by Benadetta who speaks excellent English, Italian and German, and her husband Carmelo. They live on site and will ensure that you are greeted on your arrival and deal with any questions you may have during your stay. A welcome pack of some essential groceries will be placed in your apartment prior to your arrival, and Benadetta is also happy to provide breakfasts or evening meals on request.
A deposit of 30 per cent of the total rent must be paid on booking. This is non-refundable if the booking is cancelled. The remainder is to be paid 4 weeks before arrival. A deposit of 100 euros is requested against breakages or damage plus end cleaning fee 50 Euro payable on site. Rentals usually run from Saturday to Saturday (check-in after 3pm, departure before 10am), but weekend and midweek stays may be available by arrangement. Linen, towels are included. Extra charge for central heating.
Saturday is our changeover day. Times can be flexible but ideally guest should check in between 3pm and 7 pm and depart before 11am.
**Although most rentals are for 7 or 14 days, we will consider shorter 3 or 4 night stays. Email for availability **
I stayed here last year with my partner and would love to return soon. The apartments were immaculate. The views at the complex were beautiful and we enjoyed having a BBQ some nights on site while watching the sunsets. We also spent one night being shown the fire flies by one of the locals!
From Libbiano, It was only a 5 minute drive to a lovely Tuscan hilltop village of Peccoli which had some excellent places to eat. It was also easy enough to get to the surrounding tourist attractions like Florence and Pisa.
The beautiful Versilian coast, with its beaches and impressive marble mountains is about an hour’s drive,
The apartments are 19km from Pisa airport, and an hours drive from Florence airport.
From Calais to Libbianio, the journey time is 14 hours.
Use of a car is recommended.
Peccioli is 4km away
In less than an hours drive, you will be able to visit Florence, Pisa, Sienna, Volterra, San Gimmiggiano & Luca.
For lovers of opera, nearby is the village of Lajatico, the hometown of Andrea Boccelli, with its Teatro del Silenzio, an open air amphitheatre with its annual concert in July .
Torre del Lago, close to Viareggio, hosts the annual Puccini festival with open air lakeside performances of his work throughout the summer months.
The nearest local shops, restaurants, supermarket and banks can be found 5km away in Peccioli, Forcoli and Legoli
Tuscany is also well known for its designer outlets.
The historic little town of Peccioli is and there are a number of superb bars and restaurants well as modern sporting facilities.