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Stunning farmhouse apartment located between Tuscan cities of San Gimignano and Volterra, shared pool, private garden, sleeps 6

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180 degree panoramic view of the Tuscan countryside from the sitting area in the garden. View from swimming pool, looking out towards Volterra
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5.0 of 5 stars
Excellent
38 reviews
180 degree panoramic view of the Tuscan countryside from the sitting area in the garden.
View from swimming pool, looking out towards Volterra
Covered patio with table for six
Living room
Dining area with extending dining table that seats six
Fully furnished kitchen
Master Bedroom
Master bedroom with door to the garden
Bedroom with two single beds and door to the garden
Upstairs bedroom
Bathroom #1 with large shower
View from sitting area in the garden
View from garden and sun lounging area
View from swimming pool with covered patio area, looking out toward Pisa
View of second patio and garden area
San Gimignano only 20 minutes drive
Volterra only 20 minutes drive
Siena only 50 minutes drive
Sunset at Azzurra
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Overview
Condo/Apartment /
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
San Gimignano, Tuscany
Azzurra is an apartment in Poderra Torrichi, a gated community of three farm buildings, which is located between the medieval cities of San Gimignano and Volterra. Podera Torrichi is newly renovated and has retained the charm of the traditional Tuscan farm buildings, with chestnut beams, interior exposed stone, chestnut doors, terracotta tiles and shuttered windows.

There is a large, shared, 14 x 7 meter infinity pool with covered gazebo, sunbathing areas and sunbeds. The pool is situated on the south end of the grounds near the edge of the knoll, and has a glorious view of Volterra and Pisa. The swimming pool is opened from June 1st to September 30. Podera Torrichi is located 2km off of the main road SP4.
About the owner, Mary Ann A
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 15 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 38 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL132138 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 38 reviews
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Michelle...
Wexford, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Four friends traveling throughout Italy for three weeks landed at Azzurra for our last week. We landed in a piece of heaven. There are so many reasons why this is a wonderful rental. First, the views. They are awe-inspiring. Second, the beds. We stayed in 4 and 5 star hotels previous to landing at Azzurra and the beds at Azzurra...

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TopCatofV...
Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 for a stay in October 2014

We had one of our best vacations here at the Azzurra Villa. Mary Ann is wonderful and her instructions impeccable. Had a great Italian gourmet dinner at the villa one night cooked by Chef Laura. This is not the U.S. so there are a few quirky things you will need to adjust to when you are here such as the... more

Bill B
Bedford, New Hampshire
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Our stay was very enjoyable. The location is very quiet and beautiful while still being within a short drive of many of the places we wanted to visit. It was a great place to "base" ourselves as we discovered the beauty of Tuscany. We took the train to Florence and Seina and drove to many other places. The house was... more

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Wheelchair Access:
    No
  • Elder Access:
    No
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Suitable for Children:
    Ask
Additional amenities & feature info
Azzura is a beautiful 3 bedroom apartment, decorated in the traditional Tuscan farmhouse design. The master bedroom and a bedroom with two single beds are located on the first floor of the apartment, and a large bedroom with a double bed is located upstairs. All of the furniture is new and of excellent quality, and the beds are very comfortable. The rooms are spacious and light and airy. All bedrooms are air conditioned

Living Room/Kitchen:
The living room has a comfortable sofa and pouf, so that you can enjoy watching television, listening to music or reading a good book. The television rests on a large cabinet that hides the international DVD player and sound system that can play cd's, mp 3's or the iPod. The wall next to the sofa has exposed stone. A ceiling fan helps to keep t...
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Jan 1, 2016 -
Apr 29, 2016
2016
4 nights
$240
$240
$1,300
Apr 30, 2016 -
Jun 24, 2016
2016
4 nights
$260
$260
$1,450
Jun 25, 2016 -
Aug 26, 2016
2016
4 nights
$310
$310
$1,800
Aug 27, 2016 -
Sep 30, 2016
2016
4 nights
$260
$260
$1,450
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices are for the property per week in US$.
The property has been reserved solely for those person named on the booking. The number of people staying at the property must not exceed 6.

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Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: Certaldo: 12.4 mi
A Rental car is essential. There are budget flights from many UK airports to Pisa. Ryanair, Easy Jet, Jet 2 and Thomsonfly all fly into Pisa. Poderra Torrichi is approximately an hour drive (60km) from the Pisa airport. The Florence airport is a little over an hour away. The nearest railway station is located at Certaldo, which is 20km away.

This is a renovated farm building, hence in a very beautiful and rural location that is located at the end of a 2km private unmade road, which can be bumpy and have pothole at times!
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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