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Podere La Colombaia
A traditionally restored farmhouse situated in a scenic country location close to Pisa and Volterra. The attractive farmhouse (currently undergoing the final stages of completion) is conveniently situated in a beautifully scenic country location between the towns of Pisa and Volterra. The property comprises a main house arranged over two floors of some 350 sq.m. per floor. The current owners (who are architects) have carefully restored the farmhouse using local materials in the traditional Tuscan style. The result presents an attractive exterior with a pleasantly cool, spacious and relaxing ambiance inside.The exterior walls are constructed in stone and brick with a traditional cotto tiled roof. The interior walls are partly exposed stone, with some rendered surfaces. Brick archways and wooden beams feature throughout. The layout of the downstairs living space offers several options for entertaining and yet retains the intimacy of a comfortable family home.
- The international airport at Pisa is readily accessible within about thirty-five minutes drive from the property. The city of Florence is accessible within an hour and a quarter, and Siena in an hour and a half. San Gimignano (approximately forty-five minutes) and Volterra (thirty minutes) are within easy reach. The famous town of Lucca lies to the north west, and the coastal areas of the cinque Terre, Portofino and la Spezia can be reached in under two hours by road.
- The surrounding area is regarded as one of the most unspoilt and naturally beautiful locations in this part of Tuscany. The property is situated in an elevated position which takes full advantage of the panoramic vistas towards sweeping landscapes in the south and west. The views towards Lajatico in the south east with trees and olive groves. For basic requirements there are several smaller towns nearby. La Rosa, Selvatelle and Capannoli offer a good variety of shops and restaurants, and there are larger stores in Ponsacco and Pontedera within a twenty-five minute drive. In the summer months, regular open air concerts and theatrical productions occur in the main piazzas of several of the surroundin towns. The coast is approximately forty-five minutes away, and from the port of Livorno there is a regular ferry service to the islands of Sardinia and Corsica. In all, Tuscany has much to offer those seeking to partake in its rich heritage that it is so widely famous for. With many opportunities to explore the cultural, historical and gastronomic riches of this region.
Living Space available: 700 sq.m.
Land available approx. 5000 sq.m. (could be enriched by planting typical trees of the area such as fruit,olive etc)
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