Monterosa

Tuscany, Pisa, Montopoli

    • Sleeps 8+1 Guests
    • Bedrooms 4 Bedrooms
    • Bathrooms 4 Bathrooms
    • Floor area sq m 300 m2
    • Pool
    • WiFi
    • Air con
    • Cook
    • Terrace
    • Fireplace
    • Airport distance:
      Pisa 35 km
      Florence 50 km
      Rome 330 km

    € 3000 - 3400 per week

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    Overview

    Views over the rolling hills near Pisa

    Monterosa is located in rural Tuscany approx. 35 km east of Pisa. The house has a lovely garden immersed in 3 hectares of surrounding woodland and olive groves and is situated on a hill with beautiful unspoilt views over the Tuscan countryside.

    The house is furnished as a home with a mix of English and Italian character so you will not get the feeling of staying in rented accommodation. The ground floor comprises of a large entrance which leads into a a drawing room with library filled with English books and a collection of English film in DVD and also a CD music collection. A digital flat screen TV with English Sky satelite connected to a Bose surround system, makes this perfect to watch/hear your favorites artists.

    Off to the right of this room is an open plan sitting room of 60 square metres, with French windows overlooking the valley. At one end of the room is a stone fireplace for winter use. The adjacent dinning room which seats 10 comfortably leads upstairs via stairs or into a fully equipped kitchen. The owner is kean on cooking, so has put in double electric ovens, a gas hob and an halogen electric hob, a dishwasher and every other convenience. Also downstairs is a utility room with washing machine, dryer and ironing equipment.

    On the upper floor there are three large double bedrooms with marble bathrooms en suite, plus a twin bedded room with shower. The bathroom of the master bedroom has a large jet shower as well. There is plenty of cupboard and storage space in all bedrooms.

    Al fresco eating for 10 people opposite the kitchen is possible under the umbrellas. In the garden is a traditional farm barn, a working wood burning oven and a wood barbecue and a swimming pool. The pool, with fine views over the countryside is set away from the house for those who want peace and quiet whilst others splash away. There is ample pool furniture (8 sun loungers with cushions, a few armchairs and an outside shower). 

    With "green in mind", geothermic heating has been installed which works on the natural temperature of the land, so operates without gas or oil. In winter, under floor heating supplies the ground floor and radiators on the first floor which also double up to provide cooling air in the summer. This geothermal system is not air conditioning but it produces a similar cooling effect inside the house if it is very hot outside.

    An unpaved road leads to the house, this access is not suitable for low slung cars.

     

    The nearest village is Marti (4 km) with a bar, restaurant and food store. Montopoli Val d'Arno (8 km) has a larger supermarket.

    There are many walks and paths to explore and the area is ideal for both adults and children. The area is well-known for the famous white truffles and indeed one of the largest truffles ever found in the area was found in the woods behind the house.

    The sandy beaches of Tirrenia, Pisa, Lucca, Volterra, San Gimignano, and the many wonderful hill towns of Tuscany are in easy reach, and Florence (50 km) can even be reached by train from Pontedera (15 km), the nearest large town. 

    Guests Reviews

    Our Guests Reviews

    Dear Betina Roehrig,
    Last year we rentet Villa Monterosa for one week - it was fantastic. This summer we are interested in visiting Italy again. Could you make a list of available villas?
    C. Graversen, January 2010

    Amenities

    Facilities
    • Pool: 5 x 8m
    • In house cooling effect
    • Internet WIFI connection
    • Fireplace
    • TV (with UK Sky satellite)
    • DVD player
    • CD-stereo
    • Fridge with freezer
    • Stove with oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Washing machine and dryer
    • Garden
    • Barbecue grill with pizza oven
    • Outdoor dining table for 10 people
    • Parking
    Touring ideas

    Marti (village with shops) 4 km
    Palaia 7 km
    Highway exit Montopoli 7 km
    Montopoli (railway station) 8 km
    San Romano (railway station) 10 km
    Pontedera (railway station) 15 km
    San Miniato 25 km
    Casciana Terme (thermal spa) 30 km
    Pisa 35 km
    San Gimignano 40 km
    Sandy beach Coast Tirrenia 40 km
    Vinci 45 km
    Florence 50 km
    Lucca 50 km
    Volterra 60 km
    Siena 70 km
    Viareggio 80 km
    Massa Carrara 90 km

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    Activities

    The most important Tuscan cities of art such as Pisa, Florence, Lucca, Volterra are within easy daytrip distance. Also the smaller medieval towns such as Palaia, San Miniato, Vinci, Cerreto Guidi and the famous San Gimignano can all be reached within an hour or so.

    The Tyrrhenian Sea with the long sandy beaches near Pisa, the wild rocky shores at Calafuria and the comfortable beach resorts of Livorno are only 40 minutes' drive away. Why not round off your day at the beach with a browse around the attractive seaside towns of Castiglioncello and Quercianella? 

    Bathing is also possible in the cooler months: a 30 minutes' drive will bring you to the tiny spa town of Cascianca Terme. Those looking for a wellness break will enjoy the many facilities on offer in Casciana: thermal baths, fango, cosmetic and therapeutic treatments, acupuncture, solarium, massage, hydromassage and sauna.

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    Monterosa

    Ground floor:

    • 1 drawing room
    • 1 open plan sitting room
    • 1 dining room
    • 1 kitchen
    • 1 utility room

    Upper floor:

    • 3 double bedrooms with en suite bathroom each
    • 1 twin bedroom
    • 1 bathroom

    Garden:

    • Pool with sun loungers, a few armchairs and an outside shower 
    • Outdoor dining table for 10 people
    • BBQ with pizza oven
    • Parking
    Request BookingMonterosa
    29 Aug 2020 - 19 Sep 2020
    3000 EUR
    27 Jun 2020 - 29 Aug 2020
    3400 EUR

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    Monterosa 29 Aug 2020 - 19 Sep 2020
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    RENT INCLUDES

    • Bed, bath and kitchen linens
    • Pool towels
    • Electricity
    • Internet WIFI connection
    • Pool cleaning

    EXTRAS

    • Wood for fireplace: please check price on the premises.
    • Cooling effect (to be requested before arrival): EUR 200 set price per week
    • Additional bed if maximum capacity PAX is exceeded: EUR 105 per week
    • Baby bed or bed for children up to 3 years if maximum capacity PAX is exceeded: EUR 50 per week
    • Final cleaning: EUR 200

    SECURITY DEPOSIT

    EUR 600 cash deposit are due on arrival.

    SERVICE

    Maid service (house cleaning) available on request.

    NOTES

    • Reservations from Saturday to Saturday unless the stay is longer than a week, but beginning or end of stay must be a Saturday.
    • Availability only during the above mentioned dates
    • Pool pool opening dates: above mentioned seasons

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