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Villa with pool in Tuscany, close to San Gimignano and Volterra

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Volterra Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Apartment Papavero

The villa is situated in the heart of Tuscany hills, between Volterra, famous etruscan and medieval city, and San Gimignano, famous all over the world for its characteristic towers. It' s also surraunded by 5 hectares of country with a little wood and a nice little lake. There is also a parking area.

The farmhouse is the ideal way to spend a quiet holiday and pets are welcome. Outside there is a swimming pool with hydromassage system on one of the corner and there is a big olive grove all around. There's also a nice barbeque area with space for eating and a children's play-ground.If you've your own pc you can use for free or wi-fi connection.

The apartment is located downstairs:

living room with cooking corner + double sofa-bed

n.1 double bedroom with double bed where we can add a single bed or a baby-cot

bath with shower

covered porch with table and chairs

Independent entrance.

The porch is covered from a ceiling of chestnut beams including table and chairs for relaxing times.

The ceiling is made of chestnut beams and the chandeliers and the lamps are in handmade "terracotta" and alabaster of Volterra.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Katia Di Nardo
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About Katia Di Nardo

Hi, I'm Katia and with my family I work in agriturismo La fonte from 2005. I was born in Volterra in 1977 and I love this area. My passion is cook (I'm not a Master Chef, but I like to cook Italian dishes and eat them with my family and my friends (my friends are also my guestes!).

Katia Di Nardo purchased this farmhouse in 2005

Why Katia Di Nardo chose Val di Cecina

I suggest you to have an holiday at agriturismo La fonte because is avery quite place, in the middle of Tuscany's hills and very close to the village (called Villamagna: it's a caratteristic Tuscany's village with shops and services). From here is easy visit the most important Tuscany's cities: Florence, Siena, Lucca and Siena (45/50 minutes by car). In 15 minutes you can go in Volterra and in 20 minutes in San Giminano.


based on 13 traveler reviews

Villa with pool in Tuscany, close to San Gimignano and Volterra
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Beautiful, peaceful, excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely compact accommodation in a beautiful garden, surrounded by olive trees and fields. Wonderful views from the patio of the accommodation and from the pool. Very relaxing. Great location for exploring the Tuscany countryside with a car - Volterra, San Gimignnano, are two wonderful mediaeval walled towns to visit near by. Need to pre-think getting to Florence in the car as we could not find anywhere to park or understand the parking meters, etc so had to abort the trip without going into the town. We travelled from Pisa airport to Lucca and spent a night there which was lovely before moving on to the Farmhouse. This would make a lovely place to rent for a large group. Katia and her husband were great hosts when they welcomed us to their home for a wonderful home made pizza evening. We will definitely return and we would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants a peaceful holiday with the ability to be able to explore the Tuscany countryside.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you so much! I hope we'll meet again!
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  • 5 of 5

Had a great time staying here! (4 adults, 1 three year old)

The pools was a life saver as the days were very hot. Very central location for exploring the area. Volterra is a gem! Like a smaller version of Florence and Sienna but without the crowds. The villa is far enough away from big city lights for some amazing stargazing laying by the pool at night.

Katia was a wonderful host and the pizza party was a highlight of our stay in Tuscany - Unfortunately, developed a craving for their home made Limoncello.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Fabulous little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in Aug 2014, husband and 2 teenagers - the farmhouse was lovely, clean and welcoming. The setting was just beautiful with amazing views from the windows. The pool was lovely and so quiet amid the olive groove - but the difference, was the wonderful warm welcome we received from Katia and her extended family. Their homemade pizzas were amazing and we really didn't expect such gracious ongoing hospitality. Would highly recommend..

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Thoroughly enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying here. Our kids loved the pool. It was very central. Katia is very accommodating, welcoming and friendly

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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  • 5 of 5

situated between Tuscany hills agriturismo la fonte is a dream location very well maintained by the owners, very clean and really wellcoming. If you want a relaxing holiday with a brilliant starting point for visiting Florence, Siena,Bagni di Luca, San Gimignano, Volterra this is ideal.

highly recommended. thank you Katia and family for such a lovely holiday!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Wonderful vacation in stunning surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Agriturismo La Fonte for two weeks in May with our two kids and really got to appreciate about everything there during our visit.

First of all, the surroundings are stunningly beautiful. Sitting at the spacious pool and enjoying the breathtaking view of the Tuscany hills in such a peaceful place is really one of the things that we will never forget.

There is a small village within walking distance (about 10 minutes) where you can get all the basic stuff for your stay. We lived in two of the three apartments and found them to be very clean and generously equipped. The owners of the vacation home were always very obliging and provided us with helpful tips and home-made Italian food. Every week the guests of Agriturismo La Fonte were even invited to a "pizza party" where we enjoyed delicious Tuscany meals and wine and were able to get into contact with each other.

We can recommend La Fonte to anyone looking for a quiet and peaceful vacation in northern Tuscany and will definitely come back as soon as we can!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Molino d'Era
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Agriturismo La fonte is strategically based in the heart of Tuscany, the area offers splendid itineraries though an uncontaminated countryside dotted with historical ruins, castles, villas, medieval hamlets and ancient Roman sites.From there you can visit Volterra in 15 minutes by car and San Gimignano in 20 minutes. The nearest village with services is only 1km far (1 minute by car). Furthermore, many famous Tuscan centres of incredible artistic and historical value, such as San Gimignano, Volterra, Pisa, Siena, Florence and Lucca, are just a short drive away.

The “magic and mysterious” city of Volterra has its roots in three thousand years of history. It is possible to find evidence and traces from every historical period which gives the artistic city a unique aspect

Located on a hill overlooking the Val d’Elsa valley, surrounded by fortified walls, San Gimignano is an extraordinary example of medieval town planning. Art city, rich in art treasures, San Gimignano is an important tourist attraction, that has been proclaimed natural and cultural heritage by UNESCO.


Rates & Availability

Volterra Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Lowest season
Sep 24 2016 - Jun 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Low season
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Medium season
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
High season
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Medium season
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Low season
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Lowest season
Sep 16 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0

The price includes all: sheets, bathroom towels , final cleanings, electricity, gas and water. In winter there's an extra for the heating: from 3 to 5 euro add a day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Volterra Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • The bathroom has shower-box, wc, bidet and sink.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • The apartment has 1 double bedroom with double bed where we can add a singlebed or a bay-cot without extra charges. There's a double sofa-bed in the livingroom. In the apartment can sleep at most 4 person.
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Golf ...
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 3 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
The property is very quite,ideal for relaxing times in the heart of the nature. Very closed to the village (1 minute by car or 10 minute by walk). One time a week we offer to the guestes our home made pizza (it's our present!)

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