Villa Le Ginepraie
Le Ginepraie is a luxury villa in Tuscany, bed and breakfast and apartments situated on the rolling hills between Volterra and San Gimignano and is a beautiful 17th century casale (traditional Tuscan farmhouse), surrounded by the green and gold of a fascinating countryside.
In panoramic position on a charming knoll with an all-round view, the villa in Tuscany is an ideal place for anyone who loves nature and sport, anyone looking for calm and relaxation, but also for those who want to go in search of art and history, not to mention the local food and wine, a culture in itself.
The private swimming pool and the large garden of the villa are an invitation to relax, read and enjoy the long sunny days, while the surrounding countryside offers many pleasant walks in the midst of nature.
In other words, the villa and bed and breakfast in Volterra is a unique place where to spend a restful holiday whit loved ones in complete relax in fact, for it’s feature, it is available for rent as a whole for one or more familes or a group of friends.
The roomy and intercommunicating apartments and bedrooms make it perfect for family groups by allowing the various family groups to have their own area of the villa.
This luxury villa in Tuscany is elegant, warm and welcoming at the same time equipped with all contemporary comforts such as a dishwasher and satellite television, together with traditional features such as ceilings with massive wooden beams and terracotta tiles, fireplaces with baskets of firewood, stone archways and antique chests.
Outside, there is the laundry, as well as an old stone wood-fired oven and barbecue that guests can use. And for those who fancy pony trekking, there is a riding school less than 4 miles away.
The villa’s pool, idyllically located on the top of a hill with a magnificent view of the surrounding landscape, is constantly caressed by a pleasant breeze that allows you to sun bathe even on very hot days.
Bed and breakfast Villa Le Ginepraie is located within an ancient hunting reserve so while you relax by the pool it is possible to see hares, deer and pheasants pass by in the neighboring fields and a variety of birds such as hawks, woodpeckers, swallows and a pair of herons who live on the lake just a few meters from the villa.
In the evening you can enjoy a drink by the pool, watch the sun setting behind the hills and watch the fox come down to visit us, as they do every evening, or perhaps even spot an owl.
As the pool is lit up at night you can take a late night swim and admire a spectacular, rather rare starlit sky as the area is totally unpolluted.
The swimming pool of this luxury villa in Tuscany is 6 m wide 12 m long and 2.20 m in depth, open from first of May to end of October and is equipped with comfortable chaises, tables, chairs and umbrellas. The chlorine and ph levels are constantly checked and the water is cleaned daily.
Villa Le Ginepraie is a 17th century farmhouse which has been carefully renovated to maintain its original features. The Villa has two floors. The entrances to the rooms and apartments are from the veranda furnished with a long wooden table. On the ground floor there are 3 bedrooms, 2 with sat TV, 3 bathrooms, a spacious kitchen/dining room and a lounge with a fireplace and sat TV. There is also a terrace with a long table seating 12 where you can enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the surrounding countryside and watch the sun set.
An antique stone staircase on the veranda leads to the first floor which comprises 2 lounges with sat TV, 2 kitchens, 2 bathrooms and 2 bedrooms.
There is a well-equipped laundry room with a washing machine, iron and ironing board.
In the garden, just in front of the veranda, there is the old stone oven where you can bake bread or pizza.
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