Casa Marta, an enchanting farmhouse built in 1866, stands on top of a gentle green hill surrounded by flowing fields of sunflowers and wheat. Lined with cypress trees, it is a classic portrait of Tuscany.
This villa is wonderful for large family getaways because of its ideal location and nearby activities. The property boasts of large outdoor spaces, a lush garden with pool and comfortable interiors that can accommodate 12 people in the main house. The main house contains 6 double bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. Casa Marta is near to Pisa, Florence and the coast, making cultural daytrips easy and entertaining for guests of all ages.
Casa Marta rents from SATURDAY to SATURDAY.
The cottage at Casa Marta (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms) is rented separately, and may be added for a total of 16 guests.
Casa Marta consists of an extensive, beautiful garden full of flowers and old lemon trees, and also a large pool (10x5 meters) with patio and sun chairs. Stunning white roses, begonias and jasmine cover the main house in the spring season. A marble table suitable for 15 people sits in the front of the house and is perfect for al fresco dining. In the garden there is also an authentic outdoor pizza oven and a BBQ. There is a cat that lives in the garden of the house.
The main house (450 sq meters) has been carefully restored and tastefully furnished by the owner, a young Italian architect, who mixed the traditional country style with a taste for minimal design. The result is a unique and attractive look. Please review photos of this property to ascertain if its style meets your particular taste.
The ground floor of the main house consists of a pleasant living room with a traditional fireplace. The following room is a comfortable study with another fireplace and a telephone (metered and charged according to usage). On this floor there is a large dining room with a table for 15 people and a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove, oven, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, toaster, kettle, and American coffee machine. There is a bathroom on this floor with a shower, which can also be used as a changing room for the swimming pool.
The first floor of the villa consists of 6 double bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Four of these double rooms are twins and two others are queen bedrooms. There are also four bathrooms, one with a bathtub and three with showers. Facilities included in the villa are central heating, satellite TV and DVD player, stereo, telephone, washing machine, screens on the windows and outdoor parking for several vehicles. Note: Satellite TV is only in the main villa and not in the cottage.
The nearest village to the property is Lorenzana, which provides guests with charming restaurants, food shops, bars, a post office and a pharmacy. The larger town of Collesalvetti is 13 km away and contains a super market and several banks. Guests at Casa Marta will find a bus stop 800 meters from the property with connections to Pisa and Livorno.
Nearby activities include tennis courts and horseback riding (all 2 km away). The city of Pisa is 31 km away, Lucca is 64 km away and Florence is 80 km away. Livorno, one of the most important cities on the sea in Tuscany is only 22 km away, and from there it is easy to spend the day in Quercianella or Castiglioncello, two lovely resort towns with beautiful seas, shops and delicious seafood restaurants. Other fascinating nearby towns are Volterra (55 km), Montescudaio and Guardistallo (30 km). The famed city of Siena is 99 km away up a beautiful road that winds through the center of the Tuscan countryside.
The pool is open in 2014 from May 17 to September 20. Pool towels are included. Unlimited WiFi Internet access is included. Towels and linens are changed once per week. For stays of more than one week, two hours of maid service on Saturday are included. On request, maid service, an Italian breakfast, lunch and dinner are available for an additional fee.
Please note that the main house and the cottage may be rented separately.
Booking fee: 35 Euros
Final cleaning: Included
WiFi Internet: Included and unlimited
Extra bed: 150 Euros
Baby bed: 100 Euros
Heat: Charged according to usage
Security deposit: 1000 Euros
Utility deposit for heating (seasonal): 350 Euros
Upon request: Maid service, Italian breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Late arrival: With approval of the owner, a late arrival is possible between 8.00 pm and 9.30 pm for an extra fee of 50 Euro
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