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  • Guests: 14
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 8
  • Swimming Pool
  • Position: in town, panoramic
  • Villa Style: Charming
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Surrounded by woods of oak and chestnut trees, at the top of a hill that dominates the valley called Valdera with Volterra in the background, stands the old medieval village of Chianni. At the edge of the village, along the road running through the village which leads to the sea (about 40 kms away), in the attractive hilly landscape typical of this area, lies Villa Gicaber. It was built in liberty style in the 1930s by noble landowners whose descendants still own it: and on the facade of the house you can still see the original designs, balustrades, terraces, window frames and many of the wrought-iron gates are still in place. The interior also has remained almost intact, with all the atmosphere and style of the 1930s: the furnishings are antique, with coats of arms, decorations and original frescoes, enriched by precious materials and furniture. The layout of the house has remained as it was, to avoid changing the original internal balance (and the bathrooms for this reason have been created by taking space inside the bedrooms). On the entrance level there are some large living areas, with a pleasant frescoed veranda and a dining-room with a large fireplace and a small kitchen, but there are other living areas on the top floor (with an additional area equipped for preparing breakfast) and at the garden level (which can only be reached externally via steps from the terrace): here, with direct access to the lawn, they have created a large area with a table for dining outside, TV area with chairs and sofas, leading to the kitchen. From the many windows overlooking the valley you can take in a spectacular view as far as the eye can see over a truly unique landscape, which you can also enjoy from anywhere in the garden, which has been furnished for relaxing outside, with its olive grove, large swimming-pool and a beautiful pergola for dining outside, complete with barbecue. Not far away is Casciana Terme (7 kms) with its thermal springs and health centre, and many of the famous tuscan sightseeing towns such as Volterra and San Gimignano. Florence can be reached in less than an hour by car: this is an ideal place for trips to the art cities, for wine-tasting and for gastronomy, and nature walks. WIFI internet connection

Guests 14 Code TOP001 (Size: 500 m²) Bedrooms: 7 (5 doubles, 2 Twin bedrooms ) Bathrooms: 8
GROUND FLOOR: entrance, with staircase leading to the upper floors, on the left is a large living-room divided into two areas with panoramic double lancet window looking towards the swimming-pool area and door leading to the garden in front of the house and internal staircase leading to the panoramic frescoed veranda, then on the right is a large room with big dining-table and kitchen with oven, dishwasher and with fireplace and access to the terrace, 1 bathroom with WC and washbasin.

FIRST FLOOR: small living-room, 2 double bedrooms each with a small ensuite bathroom and open shower with shower enclosure, 1 twin bedroom, 1 bathroom with bath-tub, 1 double bedroom.

SECOND FLOOR: living-room with fireplace and kitchen wardrobe with fridge, 2 double bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom with hydromassage tub, 1 twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom with open shower with shower enclosure.

FLOOR AT GARDEN LEVEL (access only from the outside): large room with columns with dining table, living area and TV area, small corridors leading to 1 bathroom with open shower with shower enclosure, and kitchen (ovens, freezer, washing-machine and dishwasher, microwave) also with independent access to the garden.

  • Guests: 14
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 8
  • Swimming Pool
  • Position: in town, panoramic
  • Villa Style: Charming
Swimming Pool Private pool (14 x 6 m)
high-speed internet line Yes
Barbecue Yes
washing machine Yes
dishwasher Yes
TV Yes
Satellite TV Yes
Private parking Private parking for 4  cars
Public amenities
Nearest Beach : sand  30 km
Bus stop 0.2 km
Nearest grocery Chianni 0.3 km
Sports and Leisure
Tennis Public tennis courts   0.3 km
Golf   40 km
Villa Gicaber ~ Pisa Area,ChianniFlorence & Tuscany
Distances from main towns
Volterra34 km
Livorno43 km
San Gimignano45 km
Pisa45 km
Lucca55 km
Firenze85 km
Chianni0.3 km
Distances from transport
Airport: Pisa45 km
Railway Station: Pontedera25 km
  • Guests: 14
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 8
  • Swimming Pool
  • Position: in town, panoramic
  • Villa Style: Charming
Prices & Services
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The below price list shows rental costs per week
- Minimum stay: 7 nights
Weekly prices
07 Jan 2017 - 29 Apr
23 Sep - 23 Dec
29 Apr - 01 Jul
26 Aug - 23 Sep
01 Jul - 26 Aug
23 Dec - 06 Jan 2018
USD 3,355
USD 4,410
USD 5,295
Services Included
Extra costs
1 set of bed and bath linen per week included in the price.
Cot for babies under 2 years
Final cleaning
Further costs to be paid with the rental fee
Obligatory cleaning during the week: 3 hours a day, 2 days per week for a total of Euro 160 per week. (Tuesday and Thursday) € 160 per week
Further costs to be paid on the premises in cash
Central heating according to consumption
Weekly consumption of electricity above 200 KW.
Refundable damage deposit to be paid in Euros on arrival: 1,000
Refundable damage deposit to be paid in Euros on arrival - Domestic pets  Not allowed - Pool opening dates (Private pool) 13 May 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
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  • Guests: 14
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 8
  • Swimming Pool
  • Position: in town, panoramic
  • Villa Style: Charming
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"Villa Gicaber was one of my wife's favorite houses! The views were spectacular and the house was truly charming. And so was the lady of the house. Upon leaving, without any prior discussion or knowledge, we actually exchanged gifts!

Working with you was easy and enjoyable. You were very helpful and informative. I had been working with a company in California who had some very nice properties but in the end booked the two weeks with you.

I'd recommend you withour reservation to anyone who wanted to rent a house or villa in Italy.

Best regards,
(July 2007)
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