The tuscan farmhouse Podere Pilar is an established rural residence immersed in vegetation and olive growes which produce the reknowned Montalbano extra virgin olive oil, and looks out over a typical tuscan landscape of hills and plains reflecting paintings by the native Leonardo da Vinci, reserving its guests a unique and unforgettable experience.
This site is an ideal destination for your accommodation in Tuscany characterised by peace and tranquility; cpmplete relaxation in the heart of Tuscany.
The holidays house in tuscany Podere Pilar is situated in the lovely hills of the community of Monsummano Terme. A typical tuscan land house on a property measuring 4 hectars for the most part terraced olive growes counting 800 trees. The Tuscan Farmhouse, the fields, terraces, park and swimming pool are joined by pathways for pleasant walks, offering guests a wiew of the perfect equilibrium between landscape and the architecture of the villa medicea of Montevettolini, the mediaeval village on the neighbowring hill.
This tuscan holidayshouse is positioned 150-200 meters above sea level, enjoys a Mediterranean climate and is well sheltered. To the west it faces Montevettolini, mediaeval village, while the south overlooks the valley that extends far to the sea, a breathtaking wiew that calls for meditation. The Podere Pilar is close-by to many interesting locations. It is equidistant to the wonderful city of art Florence and Pisa with its fascinating tower. Close also to Lucca, Pistoia, Siena, Volterra, San Gimignano and the famous Vesilian coastline and beaches.
Two important SPA are also at hand, one in Monsummano and one in Montecatini. Many of the above mentioned places can be visited with a day or half day tour.
The farmhouse in tuscany, now used as a holiday house, was built in 1811 and following a careful recent reconstruction has kept intact the characteristics typical of the tuscan house of this area making the Accomodation in Tuscany Podere Pilar a place of rare quality and enjoyment.
Built on two floors it covers a total of 400 square meters habitable in full privacy, in its every portion thanks to the three separate and independent entrances and its three kitchens.
The house can comfortably accommodate up to a maximum of 12 guests in a single group or more separate groups from 2 to 12 people.
Environment and Facilities
Behind the farmhouse situated on a higher plain is the swimming pool measuring 6 meters x 12 meters with a variation in deapth from 1.20 meters to 2.10 meters and accessable by way of a stone stairway or two separate paths. The swimming pool of the farmhouse has hot and cold showers, an ample paved circumference bordered with plants and flowers, and a large gazebo well equipped with comfortable garden furniture to enjoy from dawn to dusk.
The holidays house in Tuscany has also a room for the fitness activities of the guests, with ciclette, tapis roulant, and other gymn equipment. In the park one can find a continental bowles ground for a fun game with friends even at night thanks to the night lights, and a capacious barbecue perfect for the preparation of food for pool suppers or for meals in the two distinct sitting areas in the corner of the ample coveryard at the front of the house.
Sufficient parking space can be found in front of the gate entrance to the courtyard and is reserved for the guest’s cars of the Tuscan Holidays house Podere Pilar.
The Holidays house Podere Pilar is situated 500 meters from the mediaeval hill top village of Montevettolini and just 2 kilometers from the international 18 hole Golf course of Montecatini. Two well known spas are in Monsummano at 3 kms.drive and Montecatini at 7kms.
The surrounding area offers many panoramic tracks for mountain biking or walking, moreover , local tennis courts, shops, supermarkets and many restaurants and trattorie offering excellent local food.
The railway station is 7 kms distant in Montecatini as is the entrance to the motorway taking you either to Florence airport 45 kms. Or Pisa airport 55 kms.
The versilian coast is easily reached by the motorway as are the forests and marble caves of the Alpi Apuane.