|Tipo de imóvel||fazenda / quinta|
|Estadia Mínima||3 - 7 noites|
We stayed five nights at this beautiful farmhouse, ideally situated in the rolling hills of the Pisa region. On top of upgrading us to the larger apartment, Pietro was a most accomodating and very attentive host. The wine and olive oil from his estate were much appreciated. Everything was perfect. Altough we did not use it much because it was later in the season, the pool is beautiful and would be delightful in the heat of summer. The place is so quiet, yet easily accessible and near some major tourist attractions (Volterra, San Gimignano, the Chianti Region, Sienna). The beauty of the place is almost surreal. I would recommand it to anyone visiting the region.
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Lower apartment quite dark, but probably a blessing on hot days (which we sadly did not have). Bed very comfortable but bedroom lacking enough storage space.
We really enjoyed our stay and had lots of days out to very interesting places. Good central location and lovely views from the garden grounds.
Only tested the pool once but it was always clean and very well maintained.
The weather broke into storms 2 days after we arrived so we had 4-5 days of our 2 week stay rather wet, but still fun.
Pietra and Eva, the owners, are the most delightful couple and extremely helpful.
We did not eat out in the evening, prefering to cook for ourselves, mainly because of our reluctance to drive in the dark on a very twisty road.
I would be happy to recommend to other people. We are 2 'oldies' but our grandchildren would have loved the space, freedom and the pool.
We had the pleasure of being able to stay in Authentic Tuscan Farmhouse, it has everything I was looking for. Pietro and Eva are amazing hosts. Everything was provided: Clean bath towels, beach towels, dishes, sheets, everything you need. Pool is nice and refreshing. It feels so nice to come back and relax near the pool after day of exploring the area. Farmhouse is very stylish and rustic at same time with modern touch. The cottage located on amazing property in real not spoiled tuscany. There are very nice small villages around there to do sight seeing and wine tasting. No need to have any supermarket around because local stores provide better quality of produce from local places. Absolute pleasure to deal with, thanks again to Eva and Pietro.
Wir waren die ersten zwei August Wochen bei Pietro und Eva und haben hier 14 Tage erholsamen Urlaub genossen. Das Haus liegt sehr schön auf einem Berg hier kann mann wunderbar die Stille genießen. Die Wohnung ist ausreichend groß genug für 4 Personen. Nur das Schlafsofa für die Kids sollte überholt werden. Bei uns war die Matratze doch sehr durch gelegen . Aber Pietro und Eva haben dann auf Nachfrage sofort reagiert und eine neue Auflage beschafft. Das Bad war sauber nur die Dusche war wirklich ein Manko dadurch das hier nur die obligatorischen Vorgänge benutzt werden lief die Hälfte des Wasser daneben und wir mussten sehr oft die Überschwemmungen der Kids wegputzen.Wir finden Türen allgemein besser.
Der Pool war super jeden Morgen und Abend wurde er gereinigt so konnten wir das kühle saubere Wasser genießen. Am Pool stehen ausreichend liegen so das wirklich jeder Gast auch mal die Beine ausstrecken kann. Das einzige was hier ein wenig nervig war sind die vielen Bremsen die grade in den letzten Tagen wirklich aggressiv waren. Die Lage des Hauses ist ein wenig abseits gelegen. Leider sind die Straßenverhältnisse in der Toskana allgemein sehr schlecht so braucht man wirklich lange bis zum nächsten Einkaufsladen. Mal schnell Brötchen holen oder Abends ein Eis essen gehen ist hier nicht möglich man muss schon sehr genau planen wann mann etwas unternimmt oder einkauft.
Nach Lucca waren wir Ca. eine Stunde unterwegs. Das gleiche nach San Gimiliano. Nach Siena fährt man Ca 1 1/2 Std. Zum nächsten Strand “Baratti Beach“ braucht man laut Gastgeber eine Stunde in Wirklichkeit sind es aber schon mindestens 1 1/2. Das lohnt sich aber wirklich wir waren vier mal dort. Also wir haben uns sehr gut erholt auch die Kinder hatten Spaß deswegen können wir dieses Haus sehr empfehlen.
For two weeks in July 2016 we called I Casali home - and it felt like home! We had the apartment La Puledrina and did not miss anything. The beds were cosy, the rooms cool even in the summer heat and the kitchen was well stocked. We did not care for the TV but were grateful for the Wifi connection.
The property was spacious and well maintained. Around the pool you could either bask in the sun or find shadow in the hammock or at one of the tables under the trees. The pool was a welcome refreshment during the day and would be cleaned during the night. There is also a large table right in front of the apartment where we sat for breakfast and well into the night with our hosts excellent wines....
Eva and Pietro were the perfect hosts, always attentive but never intrusive. They would always come up with helpful information about restaurants and events in the neighborhood. Cora the labrador dog and Aldina the cat were fun to be around and always up for some cuddling.
You definitely need a car there, but excursions to cities like Florence, Siena and Pisa can be easily done in a day. We visited Florence, San Gimignano and Volterra, which were all very nice places, but we just fell in love with Querceto and Lucca. On the seaside Cecina is a little touristy but not too much. Based on Pietros recommendation we went to Pianetti beach and liked this a lot better.
This might not be the place for people who need a lot of action and nightlife, but we came for rest and relaxation - this was probably the best vacation we ever had. We will certainly be back.
This home is tucked in the countryside away from it all. Very beautiful setting, wonderful hosts and an authentic Tuscan farmhouse.
The property is a bit of a drive from any substantial town or village so pick up groceries before hand but once you are organized just sit back and relax.
The drive to all the sights is pleasant and scenic and will take you any where from 35 minutes (Volterra) to 1hr 15 minutes (San Gimignano) and approximately an hour to the seaside. Pietro and Eva are friendly and caring and want to make sure you are having a wonderful stay.