VILLA PODERE SCOPICCIOLO|
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An innovative off-the-grid villa rental in Tuscany, Italy.
Newly rebuilt eco friendly Tuscan Villa, a few miles from Volterra/San Gimignano/Siena and Florence. Infinity edge pool. Gardens, pergolas for outdoor dining, BBQ. Pizza, cooking classes. Endless vistas, food and wine. local produce. Owners reside on premises in a separate building. They are glad to assist you from the welcome dinner to departure. There is cleaning service for 2hrs on Tuesdays and Thursdays with change of towels on Tuesday and final cleaning included in the rate. All utilities are included and full privacy guaranteed.
Villa Podere Scopicciolo combines traditional Tuscan architecture with comfortable modern living. Two private driveways open onto Villa Podere Scopicciolo composed by a Main Villa (sleeps 11 guests) and a small studio apartment annexed to it (sleeps 2 guests) on a 3,5 acres of private gardens with an infinity edge pool.
The Villa is located about 30 miles from Florence. It is fully immersed in the countryside enjoying peace and tranquility, yet conveniently located for day trips to Siena, San Gimignano, the Chianti Wine area, Volterra, Pisa, Arezzo or the seaside, etc. The nearest town, Casole d'Elsa, is a 5 minute drive and has essential conveniences (small grocery stores, bank, pharmacy, post office, etc.).
The homes are on a natural ridge surrounded by a wooded valley and traditionally cultivated farmland. Silence is the key element of this property. Although it presumably dates back to the late 1800/early 1900, its owners, Marco and Cecilia Durantini, lovingly restored the property in 2010.
The whole property is heated and cooled by a geothermal system that, combined with a radiant system under the floors, provides a "cellar effect" temperature in summer with less humidity in the air (thanks to dehumidifiers) and regular heating in winter.
Villa Podere Scopicciolo
SP27 di Casole d'Elsa
56048 Volterra - Pisa
Ph. +39 0588086173 | Fax +39 1782224125
Cell. +39 3386632958 | e-mail: email@example.com
2012 Eco-efficient Award from Regione Toscana;
2013 Award Legambiente Turismo, Bellezza e Natura, Friends of the Climate
2016 Eco Leader Trip Advisor ORO
Frank from New York
Outstanding villa, grounds, pool & hosts.
A few of us arrived a few days earlier than our villa reservation explore Florence, which was wonderful. From Florence, we drove to the villa and we where not prepared for the beauty that lay beyond the Cypress-lined driveway and the automated gates. The grounds were absolutely beautiful, the furnishings finely understated & Cecilia & Marco could not have been better, more wonderful hosts to us. Cecilia was great with getting us settled, making our wine tour reservations & following up with all the details that made our stay that much more enjoyable. Everyone in our group was so impressed with the attention to detail at every level and the generous hospitality of our hosts, that all of our expectations were exceeded. By the end of our stay, everyone agreed that the experience would be hard to top.
It was like a wonderful dream that we never wanted to end
The villa could not have been more beautiful, the location was perfect, and Cecilia and Marco were wonderful hosts. They provided all kinds of help when needed and otherwise we were free to enjoy their lovely villa. Our stay there and our vacation was heavenly. We would love to return someday. The rooms were spacious and bright and the views outstanding.
Far exceeded my expectations!
The villa was wonderful and the grounds were breathtaking! Cecilia and Marco put so much love into their place and it shows! We had an amazing time hanging at the villa and visiting local towns. Location is great. We loved Anna Maria! She cooked for us 2 nights and we had fabulous meals. We had 5 couples and everyone had their own space. The villa and owners were more than we could have hoped for! Highly recommend it to all!
This is an outstanding property and fit our needs exactly. The Villa owners were exceptional and it was a fabulous experience. I would recommend this villa to anyone.
Marco & Cecilia are amazing hosts and the onsite meals by Anna Marie were exceptional!