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Villa Sassoforte is a special jewel in the heart of Tuscany. For many centuries this location was an important strategic position with its imposing tower visible from the medieval city of Volterra. The Noble Family of Volterra dominated this part of Tuscany for many centuries and this was just one of their many watch tower stations in the hinterland defending the city. The breathtaking view of green rolling hills until the imposing walls of Volterra is a special feature of this Villa.

The owner of villa sassoforte is the same owner of "Sasso Vecchio", both houses are on the same property. The pool of Villa Sassoforte is built on the back side of the property, so that guest can enjoy their privacy.

Next Golf course "Castelfalfi" only 5 minutes from the Villa.

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Villa Sassoforte is a beautiful elegant Villa with about 300 sqm divided in 3 floors. There is a private well groomed garden and private Pool. On the back side of the building you can still see the original walls of the ancient watchtower, which today serve as the fundament of the Villa. From the top of the tower you have a fantastic view over the Tuscan hills.

The fenced in garden, well groomed and decorated with many plants and flowers is provided with chill out areas. For the younger, but not only, there is a field perfect for ball games. In Villa Sassoforte you will enjoy your vacation at the best.

Close to the Villa there is the swimming pool. From here as well you will enjoy the amazing panorama over the Tuscan valley. At the pool area there is a covered terrace, for some shadow, sun beds, reclining chairs and umbrellas. There is also a fridge so you can have cold drinks at the pool whenever you want In 5 minutes by foot, you will reach the cozy medieval town. Here you will find family markets, a Café and 2 restaurants, as well as a bank and a post office. The surrounding is perfect for bike tours. Bikes are available on request at the Villa. 

The Villa has 6 bedrooms, each with its private bathroom. On the ground floor there are 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds each, on the first floor 2 double bedrooms and on the lower floor 2 double bedrooms. Each of them has very large windows from where you can enjoy the view over the wine yards and olive groves. Each bathroom has a washbasin, WC, bidet and a large shower. The furniture and the decorations of each room have an exceptional beauty. The beds can be either joined together forming a double bed or separated as twin beds.

The bedrooms are decorated with handmade wooden furniture. All beds have best quality orthopedic mattresses. All furniture and decorations are new.

In the outside area, on 2 sides, the Villa is surrounded by a stone paved terrace. On this terrace you will find a covered place provided with a large table and chairs for 12 people, perfect for outdoor meals, as well as a barbecue area and a sitting area for relaxing moments.

The living and dining room is really spacious and bright, it is divided in 2 areas. On the right side there are comfortable sofas and on the left side there is the solid wood table for dinner or lunch. The front side has large glass doors, which opens the room to this amazing Tuscan view. Right in front there is the terrace with its covered area provided with table and chairs for the entire group. On the left side of the terrace you can see the barbecue area overlooking the swimming pool area.

Thanks to the 3 large arched windows, the sun light comes inside the room, giving it brightness. Even when you want to dine inside you will have the feeling to be outside in the nature. In front of the arched windows, on the lateral terrace, there is a sitting area perfect for relaxing outdoor moments with the company of your favorite book or a glass of Tuscan wine.

The kitchen at Villa Sassoforte is perfect for cooking lovers. It is spacious and bright, with a large working table and furnished with all imaginable accessories needed to prepare a delicious Tuscan meal. You will find refined pots, pans, dishes and glasses. There is a dish washer, a large fridge with freezer, oven with 6 burning stoves, microwave, toaster, coffee machines and much more.


Year Bedrooms Bathrooms Max Persons Low Mid High
2021 6 6 12 + 0 4450.- €  4990.- €  5990.- € 
2022 6 6 12 + 0 4450.- €  4990.- €  5990.- € 
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Year Bedrooms Bathrooms Max Persons Low Mid High
2021 4 4 8 + 0 3950.- €  4990.- €  5990.- € 
2022 4 4 8 + 0 3950.- €  4990.- €  5990.- € 
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  • Reserved
  • Last minute
  • Early Booking discount
  • Saturday
  • Low season:
    from 02-01-2021 to 22-05-2021
    from 25-09-2021 to 18-12-2021
  • Mid season:
    from 22-05-2021 to 26-06-2021
    from 28-08-2021 to 25-09-2021
  • High season:
    from 01-01-2021 to 02-01-2021
    from 26-06-2021 to 28-08-2021
    from 18-12-2021 to 31-12-2021


SEASONS: We have three rental seasons. Right below the Calendar we show the timeframes that apply to this Villa for each season during the year. In general High Season Rates apply July and August. Mid Season Rates apply May, June, September. Low Season Rates apply for the rest of the Year. The weeks of Easter, Christmas and New Year are an exeption and are always considered High Season and in some Villas Mid Season, details on request! During High and Mid Season most rentals accept only Saturday as a starting day. In Low Season, that’s mainly October to April we accept any starting day! All Prices on our website are in Euro. They apply for one week and are for the whole apartment or the whole villa.

LAST MINUTE & EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT:  If you think you'll only find budget villas in Tuscany if you plan far in advance -you are wrong !! At our site, we have a multitude of discounted Tuscan rental properties that range from our most exclusive homes to our most popular rentals, giving you the opportunity to stay in wonderful homes, that will give you the deluxe amenities you expect, at an affordable prices. Our Discount Sections (Last Minute & Early Booking)are updated daily. It’s a great way to find budget villas in Tuscany. Look at our last minute Tuscany properties.

DO YOU NEED HELP  to find the right place? Give us the number of bedrooms you need and the dates you want to travel and if you have a preferred region let us know. We will help you to find the Tuscan vacation villa that suit your needs. Looking for a special occasions, a family or group holiday or a spontaneous, romantic getaway? Send us an Email and we will come back with suggestions for you to look at.

HOW TO PAY? You can pay for your rental with a regular money wire from your bank account into one of our accounts.

CREDIT CARD: You want to pay by Credit Card. No problem. We process all Credit Card payments trough Paypal (www.paypal.com). There is a 4% charge (Paypal fees) on top of the amount due. When you do the booking you can choose which way to pay.

Guest comments Villa Sassoforte (1)

Thomas Mayerl, München,

Die Villa Sassoforte ist etwas ganz besonderes. Absolut traumhafte Lage mit Blick bis nach Volterra über unendliche Hügelketten und Weinberge bis zum Horizont. Die Villa war peinlichst sauber geputzt, tadellose Innenausstattung mit wirklich geschmackvoll ausgesuchten Möbeln. Hier fühlt man sich auf Anhieb wohl. Die Bäder sind ein super Genuss. Der private Pool mit großzügigem Sitzplatz wurde von uns und besonders den Kindern enorm geschätzt. Der Grillplatz oben auf der Veranda mit Blick hinter zum Pool und in die Weinberge ist einfach genial. Wir kommen wieder!!

10 September 2013