Volterra Villa is a large charming house with 5 bedrooms each one with its own en-suite full bathroom. This villa offers much day-time space for the party to stay together as well as privacy in each of the spacious and illuminated bedrooms. The Villa is located only 9 km from the famous Volterra, the alabaster city. You can easily reach the Mediterranean coast as well as important cities like Siena, Pisa and Florence.
The private garden that surrounds the villa is completely fenced in and hosts a charming private swimming pool, 10 x 5m large, with the view of Volterra’s Cathedral right in front of it! The pool area is fully equipped with sun-beds, deck-chairs and umbrellas. There are several outside areas equipped for outdoor meals, with a large portable grill, tables, chairs and umbrellas around the Villa.
The beauty of this villa are the green open spaces, and the many French doors all around the house that allows a lot of communication between the green garden around the house and the living spaces.
The house is completely decorated with red Cotto tiles on the floors and on the ceilings and beautiful arches in traditional Tuscan style. The main entrance gives you access to a comfortable TV room. In the back you get to the dining room in the centre of a large area. There is enough space around the massive wooden table for everybody in the party to seat for a formal dinner.
On the left side there is the kitchen separated by a large bricked arch. The kitchen is fully equipped, with a large counter in the centre, a large double door American style refrigerator, a 6-burner stove, electric oven, microwave, toaster, electric boiler, American and Italian coffee makers, stainless steel sink and dishwasher. All cookware and tableware are of top quality. You will find everything you need for a full Tuscany dinner. Kitchen linen, towels and bed linen are provided.
The living room on the right side is separated from the dining room by a modern fireplace that opens to both sides. The living room is very spacious, four French doors connect this room with the garden, allowing a gorgeous view of the swimming pool. Tables, chairs and umbrellas are positioned right outside the living room, for your great outdoor meals, appetizers or a barbecue party. Don’t forget a good Tuscan wine! There is a guest bathroom near the living room, very useful for who is staying outside or by the pool.
On the ground floor there is a double bedroom with French door and wide window to the garden. There is an en-suite bathroom equipped with shower box, bidet, WC and sink. The doors are large and there are no high steps so even a person with difficulty walking or in a wheelchair can easily stay in this bedroom.
There is a laundry available for guests with a new and efficient clothes washer and dryer!
The first floor is divided in two sides, and there are two internal staircases that lead to each one of them. On the left side you will find two twin beds, each one with an en-suite bathroom. Both bathrooms are equipped with shower box, WC, sink and bidet. All bedrooms are furnished with classical wrought iron beds and stairs. Between the twin beds there is a cosy balcony where you can breath fresh air and have a great view of unspoiled Tuscan nature.
On the right side there is the major double bedroom, with a large en-suite bathroom equipped with bathtub, shower box, sink, WC and bidet. This bedroom has a wide balcony that overlooks the swimming pool area and Volterra historic centre with the medieval fortress. From this balcony you have the best view of the landscape and the Cathedral of Volterra. The balcony offers a romantic wrought iron table and chairs where to enjoy the landscape as well as a glass of Vernaccia di San Gimigninano (white wine produced nearby).
On the opposite side there is a large and illuminated double bedroom with three wide windows and en-suite bathroom. The bathroom is equipped with a bathtub, shower box, sink, WC and bidet. There is a baby crib available in this bedroom. All windows are protected against insects by moveable screens, as you can enjoy the best of surrounding nature. Besides, you will find alabaster lampshades decorating Volterra Villa everywhere!
Right beside the villa, there is a private tennis court, that follows professional standards, and has evening illumination.
Please note: Electricity for the illumination of the tennis court is charged upon consumption (0,30 Eur per KW)
Balls and rackets are available on site, as well as table games for kids. The area is completely fenced in, there is an automatic iron gate and much parking space in the property.
The area is completely amazing, the view is breathtaking. The road that connects Siena to Volaterra is simply beautiful, this is an unique hillside landscape. You will find many alabaster stores and direct sales along the road.
Volterra is an ancient city, from Etruscan origins. It was also an important Roman point along the road that connected Siena and the coast. There is an amazing Roman amphitheatre and an impressive medieval fortress that testifies its importance.
The city centre is uphill, where you will find museums, souvenir shops and a lot of alabaster products shops. Alabaster is an unique kind of stone, the only translucid existing stone, that is available only in this region. It was used in the medieval times like glass, for windows and lampshades.
Downhill you will find the new part of the city, where you have three supermarkets, shops, cafés, pharmacy, train station, and much more. Volterra is located in the centre of Tuscany, 30km from the coast. You can easily reach San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti and a little further you have Florence, Pisa and Lucca, all of them worth a visit!
FLOOR PLAN VOLTERRA VILLA
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