PRIVATE STRUCTURE (only lease - CIR CODE: 050040LTN0060). La Villa nell'Isola Verde (The Villa on the Green Island) is located on a hilltop completely surrounded by six hectares of olive trees, fruit trees and herbs, with a wonderful view of the castle town of Lari, a medieval strategic point on the road between Pisa and Volterra. Hints as to the origin of the villa can be found in history books: in 1000AD this land was the herbal and aromatic garden for the nearby stately home of the Upezzinghi, an important family of Pisan feudal nobility, who were long term rivals of the Medici family.
La Villa nell'Isola Verde, which covers an area of about 315 sq m, has been recently renovated, blending typical Tuscan style with internal nordic elements and ethnic touches from Asia and Africa, reflecting the deep bond of the owners with Tuscany and their experiences and roots in other parts of the world. The villa is located on the Pisan Hills Wine Route and the local area is famous for cherries, the annual cherry festival and traditional pasta.
The isolated tranquility of this property is ideal for a relaxing holiday in the picturesque Tuscan countryside enjoying the views, nearby hot springs and waterfalls or activities such as biking, horse riding or walking. It is also ideal for those wishing to visit the beautiful attractions of the region; as this is an excellent starting point for art lovers visiting cities such as Pisa, Lucca and Florence or taking at it easy at the seaside in beach areas such as Castiglioncello, San Vicenzo and Baratti.
The beautiful, tranquil location of the villa is in close connection with the local nature and the villa has in the past been a home for spiritual healing. The downstairs has a dedicated indoor space for Yoga practice and there are many places to pause for quiet contemplation and reflection.
THE VILLA NELL'ISOLA VERDE HAS BEEN SUBJECTED TO A CHECK-UP BY A TECHNICAL RESPONSIBLE BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE SEASON, TO ENSURE CONSISTENCY OF THE DESCRIPTION, ACCESSORIES LISTED ON THIS PAGE AND THEIR PRESENT STATE OF OPERATION/MAINTENANCE, TO GUARANTEE QUALITY, CLEANLINESS AND COMFORTS TO ALL CLIENTS WHO WILL STAY HERE.
La Villa nell'Isola Verde has two floors. On the ground floor using the entrance into the modern well-equipped kitchen, continue on the right to a large and cosy dining area and then a large sitting room with TV and fireplace and two separate seating areas. Leaving the kitchen from the left a small hallway leads to a bathroom with hydro massage shower and washing machine and a double bedroom with an adjacent space for yoga overlooking the castle. Each room on the ground-floor has direct access out to the terraces and garden making it easy to enjoy the various set-up outdoor areas.
A high stone staircase leads up to the first floor with the sleeping area consisting of three double bedrooms, a twin bedroom with joinable beds, a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom with whirlpool tub, a bathroom with shower, another bathroom with hydro massage shower and another one with hydro massage tub. The upstairs bedrooms are lightly themed reflecting the local nature - you can pick Cherry tree, Vine, Fig, Pomegranate or Olive. The sleeping area is completed by a furnished terrace with beautiful views overlooking the Castello dei Vicari which is perfect for breakfast or an aperitif.
There is wifi operating throughout the house and in the area adjacent to the house. The kitchen is fully equipped with two fridge freezers - one with chilled water and ice dispenser. There is a traditional external Tuscan wood fire oven ideal for pizzas and breads as well as roasted meat.
The Villa is surrounded by 6 hectares of partly fenced, well-maintained land. From the Villa, given the hilly position, you can enjoy the ever-changing views over the beautiful town of Lari, with its characteristic Castello dei Vicari, with the Appenine mountains in the background behind. The gardens around the pool are a mix of olive and fig trees, lawn and flowers.
The property is provided with a video surveillance system and with a remote-controlled entrance gate. Beyond the entrance gate there is a private driveway leading to the parking area, located conveniently prior to the side of the villa and close to the entrance, where you will be greeted by an outdoor dining area with a stone table and armchairs. There are other tables and chairs placed in areas outside the house which can be moved as you wish. Two hammocks are placed among the trees to stay cool during those hot Tuscan days. There is a level garden adorned with bushes of Mediterranean herbs and fruit trees around the house.
It is a short walk down the hill into the valley towards Lari to enjoy and discovering the ever-changing nature whilst looking out for asparagus, garlic, laurel and other herbs and nut trees. The land includes a natural well used for the gardens and the owners use photovoltaic and thermal energy for power and to heat water for the house.
Please notice that photos are taken in spring, therefore flower blossoming, and the colours of the gardens' grass could be different at the moment of your arrival at the villa.
The swimming pool is located laterally and in a raised position with respect to the villa, nestled within the trees while overlooking the valley. Measuring 10 x 5 m with the depth varying from 1.20 to 1.50 m, it has chlorine purification, Roman steps for access to the water, an electric opening/closing cover and a cold-water shower. The solarium area is equipped with sunbeds. The pool is available all year around.
Pets: Yes. € 50,00 per animal per week.
Handicap: Not certified structure
Fenced-in property: Partially fenced property