The history of this typical farmhouse at the foot of the medieval hamlet of Montescudaio (2 km) is connected to the local annual livestock fair, where after the exhibition, the housekeeper used to offer a meal to everyone around the fireplace and people used to dance to the dawn. Recently renewed and transformed in a lovely vacation rental, La Volta offers rustic but comfortable accommodation, with the real atmosphere of the Tuscan countryside.
The villa, immersed in a winery of the local Montescudaio DOC wine, is composed of two independent apartments that can be rented separately or together. There is much privacy as long as each one has its own private entrance and outdoor area fully equipped to eat and relax.
The largest apartment, La Volta - A is composed of ground floor and first floor, with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and one shower-room. The ground floor is composed of a large room divided in two environments by an original bricked archway. The living room is comfortably furnished with sofas and armchairs matching perfectly the details of old agricultural tools that became pieces of decoration, and the original open fireplace where the locals used to cook.
The right side holds an eat-in kitchen fully equipped with all necessary utensils and appliances like refrigerator, oven, stove, a beautiful sink made of "serena" stone (a local grey stone).
On the ground floor there is a large bathroom, fully equipped with a shower box, WC, bidet and sink, plus a second shower-room. The internal staircase leads to the first floor where all 4 bedrooms are located.
On the first floor you reach a corridor that leads to a bathroom equipped with WC and sink. On the right side there are two large bedrooms, one furnished with a double bed and the other one with twin beds, both give direct access to a lovely open terrace.
The terrace is fully equipped with table, chairs and umbrella where to stay for a chat and relax while admiring the stunning landscape of the hilly area, covered with golden fields of grain and in the summertime, yellow of sunflowers. The left side holds two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two twin beds.
Both apartments have each one its own private gazebo in the garden equipped with a table, chairs and reclining chairs, where to have meals al fresco in front of the swimming pool, watch the children and also relax in the sun loungers available.
The swimming pool is above the ground, which is safe for small children who can't reach it alone or fall into it. All is surrounded by a very wide park, of century old trees, olive groves, vineyards, Tuscan flowers and herbs. There are hammocks available for an afternoon nap among the woods.
The apartment La Volta - B is located on the first floor, accessed by an independent external stairway that leads to a cosy loggia. The loggia opens to a large room divided into a welcoming living room, with a double sofa bed, dining area and a fully equipped kitchen.
The kitchen is provided of refrigerator, a large stove and oven, a beautiful sink of local stone and an open fireplace where is possible to cook delicious Tuscan style grills with burning wood.
In the living room is possible to sleep two extra people or the bedrooms are large enough to add some extra beds upon request, one more single sleeping couch is available in one of the twin bedrooms.
One large twin bedroom is located behind the living room, and gives direct access to the large open terrace which is fully equipped with table, chairs and umbrella. The internal corridor leads to the other two bedrooms, one is a double and the other one is a twin, also this one with direct access to the open terrace. On request there can be 1 additional bed in each apartment (extra cost)
In the middle there is one full bathroom equipped with shower box, sink, WC and bidet. The furniture matches perfectly with the original features of the villa, apparent stone walls and beamed ceilings; the beds and other pieces of furniture are antiques carefully restored like wrought iron hand made pieces or decorated wooden beds and wardrobes. Every single detail allows to create a real atmosphere of the farmhouse.
Renting BOTH APARTMENTS together, we offer a discount of 10% in the total list price. So you will have a freestanding villa with private pool and garden with total 7 bedrooms at a very good price.
The guests will have the opportunity to taste and purchase the typical products of the estate, like the delicious Montescudaio DOC wine, "grappa", extra virgin olive oil, all produced on the owner’s estate where the villa is immersed in. Close to the villa there is the beautiful river Cecina that crosses the land direction to the cost. The sandy beaches stay only 13 km away.
The place is ideal for day trips along the Tuscan coast but not only, it hides many itineraries of wine, art, culture and history. The cosy medieval hamlets of Montescudaio, Casale Maritimo and Guardistallo surround the place, offering charm, history, good restaurants, wine shops, etc. At Cecina you will find a major city with supermarkets and all amenities, many restaurants by the edge of the sea. Don't miss a visit to Bolgheri, Castagneto Carducci, Volterra, Pisa and Siena.