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Agriturismo Antica Fornace

Apartment - Tuscany

  • Peccioli13 km
  • Lajatico22 km
  • Volterra23 km
  • Chianni31 km
  • Montaione32 km
  • San Gimignano34 km
  • Pisa40 km
  • Lucca50 km
  • Pisa airport50.3 km
  • Distance from the sea56 km
  • Monteriggioni58 km
  • Firenze70 km
  • Siena75 km
    Opportunity to participate in activities

    Own production of wine and oil

    Very hospitable

Spend pleasant moments on the green hills of Tuscany

Agriturismo Antica Fornace is located in the province of Pisa between Volterra and San Gimignano, and it is the ideal position for those wishing to visit some of the most beautiful art cities of Tuscany without sacrificing a vacation in a green landscape with lots of relaxation. The farmhouse L'Antica Fornace is located on the highest point on the farm, where you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view over the hills of Pisa. It was renovated in 2008 with respect to details in the traditional Tuscan style, and rooms, and apartments have now equipped with every comfort.

On the ground floor there are four apartments with a spacious living room / bedroom, a kitchen with all amenities (dishwasher, refrigerator, etc.), double bedroom, bathroom and a large outdoor terrace, which offers direct access to the pool. Each apartment has got a name that is dedicated to the Tuscan countryside (Granaio, Frantoio, Vigneto and limonaia) and is differently decorated.

On the first floor are two large apartments (Girasole and Fornace), both of which contain living room and kitchen with all amenities and two double rooms with bath.

If you are looking for a romantic vacation, Le Rose Suite is recommended, consisting of a double bedroom, a bathroom and a private terrace with panoramic views. 

As a supplement to Agriturismo Antica Fornaces other apartments, they have now chosen to make an area with 2 glamping tents. Glamping, in all its simplicity, means camping, just without having to compromise on comfort for your holiday. There are right now 2 tents, Alba and Tramonto, which give you and your family the opportunity to get a little closer to the Tuscan nature. If you are two families traveling together, these two tents will be perfect as they are a bit for themselves, compared to the remaining apartments. The tents have aircondition.   

During the holidays in Tuscany, there is ample opportunity to relax by the pool, which has a splendid panoramic position in the large garden amongst the olive trees and close to a beautiful vineyard. Water purification is performed via innovative salt electrolysis, so the need for normal use of chemicals is eliminated, and generally act Agriturismo Antica Fornace with great respect for the environment and the resort's guests. The swimming pool is 14 x 7 m with a depth of 1.40 to 1.80. There are Roman steps, so that you enter gradually into the water.

Vecchia Fornaces restaurant is located next to the house, and every morning a sumptuous breakfast with regional and typical products from Tuscany. On request, arranged like to welcome dinners with traditional and homemade dishes from the Tuscan kitchen.

Chianti wine is recognized worldwide for its quality. Agriturismo Antica Fornaces vineyards are located in the area and produced wines of different grapes: Sangiovese, Trebbiano, Malvasia, Merlot and Canaiolo. There is almost a "must" to taste these when you are on holiday here, and there is also the opportunity to experience the collection of grapes, which takes place from September 15 to 30.

There is also produced extra virgin olive oil on site. Olives are picked by hand in October and November, and there is also the opportunity to participate in this.

During your stay you can altå relax by the pool, enjoying the beautiful panoramic terrace, inter alia, wine and oil tastings or relax by the the large surrounding garden. For children there is also a playground. For those who love trekking, there is ample opportunity for it in the "internal wildlife sanctuary", where you can observe wildlife such as pheasants, hares and deer, and described five good routes that you can follow.

From Agriturismo Antica Fornace is easy to reach the Tyrrhenian coast, and some of the most beautiful cities in Tuscany are just 30-45 minutes away by car. Pisa, Florence, Volterra, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca and Livorno are all rich in art and culture, and they are obvious to visit. For more information and routes and trails - just ask Lucia, which is always present on the property and she can also help with booking tickets for museums or arrange transportation.

Lucia can also help arrange cooking classes, and she is also keen to help manufacturers of genuine leather shoes and bags.

In addition, there are the following things to do in the area:

Bicycle Rental Peccioli - 10 km

Riding - 3 km

Golf Club Castelfalfi - 10 km

Here are all opportunities to have a great vacation in Tuscany.

Facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Air condition
  • Own terrace
  • Garden with vegetable
  • Dishwasher
  • Barbecue
  • No pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • Baby chair
  • Baby cot
  • Wine tasting
  • Satellite TV

Activities at the property

  • Play ground
  • Table tennis
  • Production of oil, wine or cheese
  • Cooking class
  • Breakfast
  • Wine tasting
  • Dinner

Activities in the area

  • Golf
  • Wine tasting
  • Spa
  • Trekking and running
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court

Location

  • Tuscany
  • Pisa area

Check availability and prices

Il Frantoio (2 pers.)

The apartment is on the ground floor, with two separate entrances. Panoramic view of the large garden surrounding our farmhouse and direct access to the pool from the back, from the large private terrace porch with wicker chairs.Inside there is a spacious living room with kitchenette, dishwasher, satellite TV and large double bedroom with four-poster bed in wrought iron, which also leads to the bathroom.

Il Granaio (2 pers.)

It is located on the ground floor, with two separate entrances. The view is almost 360 degrees, thanks to the position a few meters from the panoramic terrace! It has direct access to the pool from the back, from the large private terrace porch with wicker chairs. It has a large living room (where you can add a comfortable bed for children under 10 years), kitchen, dishwasher, satellite TV. And large master bedroom with canopy bed wrought iron, which also leads to the bathroom.

La Limonaia (2 - 3 pers.)

The apartment is on the ground floor with panoramic views of the garden surrounding our farmhouse and has direct access to the pool from the rear, the wide porch with wicker chairs private relaxation area! Even a small porch in front of the entrance. Spacious living room with sofa bed (perfect for adults), kitchen, dishwasher, satellite TV and comfortable bedroom with a double canopy bed and private bath.

Il Vigneto (2 - 3 pers.)

It is located on the ground floor with two entrances. Entering there is a splendid panoramic view of the large garden surrounding our farmhouse with direct access to the pool from the back, from the large private terrace porch with wicker chairs. There is a small porch at the entrance. The entire living room with sofa bed (perfect for adults) and the opportunity to add a single bed for children < 10 years, kitchen, dishwasher, satellite TV and comfortable bedroom with a double canopy bed and private bath.

La Fornace (4 - 5 pers.)

Located on the first floor and is named in honor of the oven which worked until a century ago, and that was used to make the bricks for this area. The apartment has a stunning panoramic view, on a clear day you can see to the north, the sea and to the island of Elba! Equipped with a living room light and spacious with kitchenette, satellite TV., Dishwasher, sofa bed (perfect for adults) and a small outdoor terrace overlooking the golf and pool. Two comfortable double bedrooms, one with private access to a small terrace overlooking the pool), both with private bathrooms.

Il Girasole (5 - 6 pers.)

The apartment is on the first floor, and is the largest we have. With its large living room and bright with kitchenette, satellite TV., Dishwasher, sofa bed (perfect for adults), two double bedrooms (one with a single bed), two bathrooms and two small terraces with access from rooms, with spectacular panoramic views of the pool area.

Le Rose (2 pers.)

Double room at first floor composed by a big double bed, bathroom, satellite tv, mini bar, as well as a big private and covered balcony equipped with comfortables wicker chairs, to be used as an additional relaxation area! Elegant fourniture and a magnificent panoramic view over the garden and the surrounding countryside!

Alba (5 pers.)

Alba is a glamping tent with room for 5 persons, the price included breakfast. Glamping means that you have the feeling of camping, but without compromising on comfort and luxury (such as bathroom and kitchen.)
Alba have a nice covered porch with bench and furniture. Inside in the tent is there a dining area, kitchen with hob, coffee maker, kettle and fridge with freezer. There is also 1 double bedroom, 1 room with bunk beds and 1 single bed, and bathroom with shower.
You will also find a TV and air conditioning in the tent.

The calendar for this tent is not updated.

Tramonto (5 pers.)

Tramonto is a glamping tent with room for 5 persons, the price include breakfast. Glamping means that you have the feeling of camping, but without compromising on comfort and luxury (such as bathroom and kitchen.)
Alba have a nice covered porch with bench and furniture. Inside in the tent is there a dining area, kitchen with hob, coffee maker, kettle and fridge with freezer. There is also 1 double bedroom, 1 room with bunk beds and 1 single bed, and bathroom with shower.
You will also find a TV and air conditioning in the tent. 

The calendar for this tent is not updated.

Available weeks

  • Il Frantoio (2 pers.)
  • Il Granaio (2 pers.)
  • La Limonaia (2 - 3 pers.)
  • Il Vigneto (2 - 3 pers.)
  • La Fornace (4 - 5 pers.)
  • Il Girasole (5 - 6 pers.)
  • Le Rose (2 pers.)
  • Alba (5 pers.)
  • Tramonto (5 pers.)

Price list

Per week Max. persons Cleaning included
Il Frantoio (2 pers.) 2 Incl.
Il Granaio (2 pers.) 2 Incl.
La Limonaia (2 - 3 pers.) 3 Incl.
Il Vigneto (2 - 3 pers.) 3 Incl.
La Fornace (4 - 5 pers.) 5 Incl.
Il Girasole (5 - 6 pers.) 6 Incl.
Le Rose (2 pers.) 2 Incl.
Alba (5 pers.) 5 Incl.
Tramonto (5 pers.) 5 Incl.
12.01. - 20.04.
27.04. - 11.05.
21.09. - 01.01.
20.04. - 27.04.
11.05. - 06.07.
24.08. - 21.09.
01.01. - 12.01.
06.07. - 24.08.
599.00 678.00 1,025.00
599.00 723.00 1,040.00
648.00 798.00 1,339.00
678.00 823.00 1,176.00
838.00 948.00 1,547.00
868.00 978.00 1,621.00
479.00 549.00 826.00
978.00 1,186.00 1,568.00
978.00 1,186.00 1,568.00


The prices includes water, gas, electricity, linen and towels changed weekly, pool towels, internet, final cleaning and breakfast.

The swimming pool is open from April - October.

 

To be paid locally:

Deposit: 150 euro.

Welcome dinner on Saturdays on request.

Air conditioning: 6 euro per day (Le Rose), 8 euro per day (Il Frantoio, Il Granaio, La Limonaia and Il Vigneto) and 10 euro per day (Il Girasole and La Fornace).

Use of washing machine: 6 euro per load.

Cooking classes on request.

Wine tasting on request.

 

Pets are not allowed.