della Vigna is nestled on a hillside in a wooded valley between Pisa and Siena.
The estate produces some notable wines as well as extra virgin olive oil. In the
center of the property an ancient abbey is a remarkable setting for weddings and
celebrations. Guests will enjoy the wildflowers and birds that can be found along
the footpaths and lanes of the property. Vineyards and olive groves rise on the
slopes above the villa, offering views across the valley toward the tiny spa town
of Cascianca Terme. A good supermarket is 5-10 minutes drive from the villa, and
there are several restaurants nearby. Ponsacco and Casciana Terme have a weekly
market. Pisa, Lucca, Volterra, San Gimignano, and the many wonderful hill towns
of Tuscany are in easy reach, and Florence (45 km) can be reached by rail from
This spacious farmhouse has been carefully
restored according to Tuscan tradition and furnished comfortably to emphasize
the natural beauty of the setting. The main entrance leads from the garden into
a spacious living room with beamed ceiling and a fireplace. A separate dining
room, also with a beamed ceiling, has a large glass door leading out to the side
of the house, where there is a pizza oven and BBQ. The eat-in kitchen has a marble
table and is outfitted with a dishwasher. The back door leads to the pool (15x7m).
Also on the first floor is one bedroom with twin beds and
its own bathroom, as well as a powder room. Six additional bedrooms are located
upstairs, each with its own en suite
bathroom. All of the bedrooms have a lovely view and beamed ceilings. One has
a fireplace and a terrace that leads down to the garden. There is also a small
sitting room on the second floor, and an additional bathroom. Floors throughout
the villa are terracotta.
Amenities include satellite TV,
telephone, wireless Internet access, washing machine and window screens.
For large parties with
additional guests, La
Fornace is a separate cottage within walking distance that is divided
into two apartments, each with its own entrance and sharing a pool. Taneto sleeps 4; Vignaalta