Property: Villa Belvedere
Location: Marti  (Tuscany)
Sleeps: 6
7 Nights From: € 1,750 - € 2,550
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Description

Placed on top of one of the hillock chains sloping down to the Arno valley, Villa Belvedere is near Marti (a province of Pisa) in the heart of Tuscany, with a stunning 360° view. 

From its strategic position in the centre of Tuscany one can easily reach by car all the most known art towns of the region in a range of time going from half an hour (the nearest one: Pisa) to a couple of hours (the farther away: Arezzo). Besides such opportunities the visitor interested in art and history may experience another characteristic of Tuscany: the abundance, even in small centres, of masterpieces (in architecture, sculpture, painting) and the evidence of stratified civilisations going from the Etruscans to the Romans up to the Middle and Modern Age.

Country places such as Montopoli Valdarno , Palaja, San Miniato, Vinci, Cerreto Guidi, Volterra, San Gimignano and many others are all reachable within one hour car trip from Marti.

The house is thus composed, on the ground floor a very large kitchen fitted with all modern appliances a 6 fire hob, electric oven, dishwasher. Also a large log fire. The kitchen leads into the large open plan dinning and sitting room area, with satelite television. A utility room with washing machine, hoover, and shower and access to the garden. A downstairs loo is present.

On the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms and a twin room. A Bathroom  and a shower room.#

The outside of the house is very private as the villa is on a cul de sac, pool area has big sun bed, 2 sun loungers plus a few deck chairs. Table and chairs to eat outside for 8 people, barbecue available.

Facilities and Activities

Facilities

  • Beds

    Beds

    This property has 2 double and 2 single beds.

  • Pool

    Pool

    This property has a pool 8 metres by 4 metres, 1.45 metres deep. With a little annex 2 metres by 3 metres, 0.60 metres deep great for young swimmers...

  • Cell phone signal coverage

    Cell phone signal coverage

    This property is in range of GSM signal.

  • Audio equipment

    Audio equipment

    This property is equipped with an audio system.

  • Internet

    Internet

    Wifi Adsl internet connection available free of charge

  • Maid

    Maid

    This property provides a maid service on request. 8 euros an hour (min 2 hours), it can be very flexible, daily or just a couple of times in your stay period, you decide. But if you think you might need this service please mention to owner prior to arrival.

  • Cook

    Cook

    This property has a cook service. A meal at home cooked by a local, menu tuscano. around 80 euros plus the shopping for the food done by the cook. Please ask owner.

  • Cot

    Cot

    This property has a cot (advance warning required).

  • Fax

    Fax

    Fax service available ask owner

  • Laundry

    Laundry

    This property has a washing machine.

  • Pets

    Pets

    You are allowed to bring pets in this property .

  • TV set

    TV set

    This property is equipped with the TV set.

  • Central Heating

    Central Heating

    This property has central heating. 250 euros weekly charge

  • DVD

    DVD

    This property has a dvd player.

  • Spectacular views

    Spectacular views

    This property has spectacular views all round being on a ridge of a hill.

  • Baby sitter

    Baby sitter

    This property provides a baby sitter service, if required. (10 Euros/hr). Please mention on booking.

  • Barbecue

    Barbecue

    Barbecue available for those dinners on the front lawn. Steaks and spareribs from the local butcher in the village, open only in the mornings till 12.30, summer months(May, June, July, August), otherwise also in the afternoon from 16.00 till 19.30.

  • Dishwasher

    Dishwasher

    This property has a dishwasher

  • Satellite TV

    Satellite TV

    This property is equipped with satellite television

Activities

  • Horse Riding

    Horse Riding

    Equestrian Centre near by

  • Golfing

    Golfing

    Golf course(s) near by

  • Hiking

    Hiking

    Good hiking in the surrounding area

  • Thermal Baths & Beauty Centre

    Thermal Baths & Beauty Centre

    Thermal Baths or spa nearby.

  • Tennis

    Tennis

    Tennis court nearby

  • Mountain Biking

    Mountain Biking

    Bikes available

  • Seaside

    Seaside

    The villa is 40 mins away from Livorno beach, and 1 hr away from the famous resort of Forte dei Marmi.

  • Wine&Oil Production

    Wine&Oil Production

    Wine&Oil Production

  • Seasonal Info

    Seasonal Info

    CULINARY, ARTS & CULTURE

    Wine Tastings
    Riccardo Margheri - Somelier / wine expert. Discover the wines of Tuscany and pick up some entertaining stories along the way!
    Tel. +39 0586 858501
    email - rmargheri@hotmail.com

    Cooking Classes
    Patrizia and Paolo at www.tastytuscany.com offer all sorts of cooking courses (session, daily, weekend, weekly) that will delight your pallets. Also organise various daily excursions that range from market visits to wine tasting to historical tours that one can join.

    Martelli Pasta
    The famous hand made pasta that can be found around the world.
    www.famigliamartelli.it

    EXCURSIONS

    Castello di Lari (with its own Ghost!) - www.CastelloDiLari.com

    Museo Piaggio all the history of the Vespa in Pontedera
    www.museopiaggio.com

    SEASONAL TREATS
    Porcini mushroom seasons begins late September
    - White Truffles season starts mid October and the area of San Miniato is famous for this rare product.
    - The olive harvest and pressing is late October, early November.

    MARKETS
    please note all local markets are held in the mornings only:
    Monday - Casole d'Elsa (every second Monday)
    Tuesday - Poggibonsi
    Wednesday - Siena and Certaldo
    Thursday - San Gimignano
    Friday - Colle Val d'Elsa
    Saturday - Castellina-in-Chianti

    OUTLETS
    The Mall - Gucci, Armani etc.. Exit the A1 autostrada (Florence/Roma) at Incisa. Follow signs for Pontassieve. 'The Mall' is located in the area of Leccio.
    Dolce and Gabbanna - Directions as for The Mall, but turn left at signs for Rignano Sul Arno.

    ANTIQUE MARKETS
    Chianciano Terme - second weekend of every month
    Sarteano - third Sunday of every month
    Arezzo - First Sunday of every month

    FESTIVALS
    Festival season is from June onwards. Every Small town / village will have saints day and the larger towns will have several. A selection:

    Saints days - San Gimignano - 31 January and 12 March
    Calcio in Costume - 19/24 and 28 June - Florence
    Gioco del Ponte - Pisa - last Sunday in June
    Il Palio - Siena - 2 July and 16 August
    Settimane Musicale - Siena - last week July
    Il Palio - Casole d'Elsa - July
    Festival of Santa Fina - San Gimignano - First week August
    Festival of Sant'Agostino - San Gimignano - 29 August
    Festa della Bistecca - Cortona - 15 August
    Wine Festival - Greve in Chianti - second week of September
    Porcini Mushroom Festival - Pievescola - September
    Cristalware exhibitions - Colle Val d'Elsa - September
    The Giostra del Saracino, in piazza grande (Arezzo's answer to the Palio). Much safer for the horses as it is a joust rather than a race and not to be missed if you are here for the August 15th. A series of connected festivals are spread out from the last week in July for about a month.

    GENERAL INFORMATION WEBSITES
    Tuscany Tourism
    www.turismo.toscana.it

    Official site of the mayor's office Volterra (in English)
    www.comune.volterra.pi.it

    TUSCANY ACTIVITIES WEBSITES

    Siena Music festival Siena
    www.italydaily.it
    Art festival in Montepulciano 24 July - 4 August
    www.nautilus-mp.com
    Spoleto Music, Cinema and Theatre festival - 28 June - 14 July
    www.spoletofestival.it
    Wine Trails
    www.terreditoscana.regione.toscana.it
    Opera festivals
    www.operabase.com
    Jazz music
    www.umbriajazz.com
    The Palio in Siena
    www.ilpaliodisiena.com
    Walking in Volterra
    www.comune.volterra.pi.it
    Museums in Florence
    www.museumsinflorence.com

Calendar – Availability

(Bookings can only be made from Saturday to Saturday.)

2017 | 2018 | 2019
2016 Jan2 9 16 23 30
2016 Feb6 13 20 27  
2016 Mar5 12 19 26  
2016 Apr2 9 16 23 30
2016 May7 14 21 28  
2016 Jun4 11 18 25  
2016 Jul2 9 16 23 30
2016 Aug6 13 20 27  
2016 Sep3 10 17 24  
2016 Oct1 8 15 22 29
2016 Nov5 12 19 26  
2016 Dec3 10 17 24 31
Legend
# Low season price: €1,750.00
# Mid season price: €2,100.00
# High season price: €2,550.00
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Location


Place: Marti

Lovely rural village 200m above sea level, looking over the Arno valley