Villa Rina, an ancient Medieval fortress dated back to the Etruscan times (2000 b.C) has been completely rebuilt and restored into this superb freestanding villa with private pool. Remains of the Etruscan times can still be admired nowadays in the garden. Guest who stay here will admire the history of the place, art, culture, literature and the stunning nature all around. The villa is set on top of a hill, 200 meters above sea level, with a 360 degree view over the Tuscan valley. An enchanting paradise, perfect to enjoy a peaceful vacation.
The villa has been renovated with a typical Tuscany style with terracotta floor, Tuscan style furniture, travertine marble in the bathrooms, stonewalls, wooden beams, garden maze. The garden has been decorated with Mediterranean plants and perfumed flowers.
There are in total 3 bedrooms: 2 bedrooms with a double bed, and 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds which can become a double bed. There are in total 3 bathrooms with shower, one of which has also a bathtub. There are 2 double sofa beds for 4 extra people on request. The villa suits in total a maximum of 10 people.
There is AC in the villa, as well as Internet WiFi, floor heating, SAT TV, a heliport and a pond to reuse rainwater to water the garden in the summer.
The ground floor has: a large living room/dining room with an open fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen decorated in 1950s style, 2 bedrooms, one with double bed and one with twin beds, 2 bathrooms, one of which is an en-suite bathroom. There is also a laundry room.
The kitchen is fully equipped, efficient and modern; there is an induction stove, oven, dishwasher and fridge.
The first floor: an inside staircase leads you from the living room on the ground floor to the first floor. An outdoor staircase leads you to the terrace on the first floor, from where you can also access. This floor is open like a loft; here there are the 2 double sofa beds. Next, there is 1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower, with a French door opening to the terrace. On the first floor, you can enjoy the stunning view even more!
There is a covered terrace with table, chairs and sofas for meals al fresco, perfect place to enjoy the summer days with the best view! You can access the covered terrace from the ground floor or from the garden. You will also find a stone BBQ and a pizza oven.
The swimming pool is 12x 6 meters large, made with green marble stones; it has a solarium with sun beds and umbrellas.
In the well-groomed garden, you will find a renaissance-style garden with a statue of Saint Francis in the middle.
Villa Rina is located in the middle from Pisa, Siena and Florence area, perfect location for day city trips to also to Volterra, San Gimignano, Lucca, Pisa. The next town is Cedri, a lovely hamlet town only a few km away, in the municipality of Peccioli, definitely worth a visit, it is famous for its delicious olive oil, wines, vegetable, wheat and games.
Not far from the villa is the Castelfalfi Golf Club. In addition, you will find nearby, several local restaurants, shops, cafes, bank, post office, doctor etc. Peccioli is the next larger town with supermarkets and much more.
Volterra 20 km, San Gimignano 29 km, San Miniato 29 km, Certaldo 35 km, Livorno 45 km, Pisa 48 km, Vinci 48 km, Lucca 49 km, Viareggio 65 km, Pistoia 65 km, Siena 68 km, Florence 73 km, Montalcino 106 km, Pienza 119 km, Montepulciano 125 km, The sea 48 km, Spa (Casciana Terme) 25 km, Railway station (Pontedera) 20 km, Motorway (Pontedera) 20 km, Toll motorway (Altopascio) 46 km, Pisa airport (Galileo Galilei ) 45 km, Florence airport (Amerigo Vespucci ) 73 km.
Tennis 13 km, golf 14 km, riding 8 km, restaurant 7 km, shops 13 km, spas 15 km, museums 13 km, prehistoric park 13 km, observatory 8 km. Doctor 9 km, Clinic 13 km, Pharmacy 9 km, Bank 9 km, post office 9 km, Carabinieri 9 km, Church 7 km.
- PRIVATE CHEESE & EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL TOUR NEAR VOLTERRA
With visit of a dairy and an oil mill, lunch with cheese based products and guided sampling of extra virgin olive oil
- PRIVATE PASTA FACTORY, SALAMI SHOP & CASTLE TOUR IN LARI
With visit of artisanal pasta maker in a medieval village just opposite a panoramic castle and lunch based on salamis at a butcher's
- PRIVATE TRUFFLE HUNTING & LOCAL WINERY TOUR
With a walk in the woods with a truffle hunter and dog, lunch based on truffle products and wine sampling during a guided visit to a winery
- PIZZA MAKING EXPERIENCE AT THE PIZZAIOLO'S
With preparation of dough and any ingredients and focus on wood oven baking
- IN-HOME TUSCAN COOKERY CLASS
With preparation of a full meal based on local seasonal ingredients through the unique guidance of a grandma
- IN-HOME CHEF SERVICE
A local chef available at your villa for your delicious meals accompanied by local wines