ITALY, TUSCANY, PISA, PALAIA
Two Storey Apartment with Garden in Luxury Borgo
Apartment with Garden. Located near the hill top village of Palaia, this apartment with garden is in this superbly refurbished borgo that offers stylish and comfortable accommodation with 2 shared swimming pools, lovely gardens, restaurant, wine cellar and private parking.
Beautiful end unit of the restored stables with magnificent views over the Tuscan countryside.
The property has the exclusive use of a garden as well as use of the common areas.The complex is beautifully and professionally maintained. Access is through a gated drive into the mature gardens.
The apartment consists of
Ground floor: large open-plan living-dining area with kitchen, bathroom with shower.
First floor: mezzanine landing used as a second sitting area, 2 bedrooms and a second bathroom with shower.
Restored maintaining many of the original features and includes terracotta floors, beamed ceilings, barn style windows and exposed stone walls.
The property is sold furnished.
Connected to main services with central heating.
Distances : Historical town centre with shops 2 km, Castelfalfi (golf course) 15 km, Pontedera (train station) 20 km, Pisa 45 km, Florence 60 km, Lucca 50 km, San Gimignano 35 km, beaches 45 km.
The property is close to the hilltop town of Palaia, a historic town steeped in tradition and where you can still visit the old olive press, the antique wine cellars and the rooms where the olive oil was stored in large terracotta vases.
Mainly an agricultural area, Palaia has a colorful history which can be seen at the museum in the town. In the countryside around Palaia some of the best produce of Tuscany is grown with excellent wines, olive oil and white truffles. The restaurants offer traditional Tuscan cuisine and the markets offer a true feel of the Tuscan heritage. There are shops, bars, restaurants, banks and post offices in the town.
Casciana Terme has thermal waters and spa facilities and is a pretty town with piazzas and cafès serving the local wine. The città d’arte (cities of art) include Volterra, San Gimignano and Palaia with Florence just 60 km and Pisa 45 km away.
The area is in the heart of Tuscany nestled between Pisa and Florence this colourful landscape of rolling hills dotted with medieval villages, castles and lanes flanked with tall dark green cypress trees epitomise the Tuscan dream.
The area is scattered with historical towns and medieval villages, castles and country churches and a landscape with golden meadows of wheat dancing in the breeze, vineyards, olive groves and fields of sunflowers. Meandering through the countryside of Valdera you feel the vestiges of the mysterious Etruscan civilization. Here Andrea Boccelli was born and bred and it is in the heart of Valdera in Lajatico that the famous Teatro del Silenzio (the Theatre of Silence) where natural landscape creates a breathtaking setting and in the summer months some of the biggest names in opera come for a special performance.
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