About This Listing
Cottage surrounded by greenery, woods and olive trees and a wonderful panoramic view. A short walk from the town center and close to the cities of Lucca, Pisa S.Gimignano, and Florence. A cozy open space with a fully equipped kitchen.
Cottage recently restored in green building situated in a magical land on the slopes of the Pisan mountains surrounded by woods and olive groves, and with amazing panoramic views of the tuscan hills, for an alternative and relaxing holiday.
Very close to the major cities of art:
Pisa 25 km, 30 minutes
Lucca 20 Km, 20 minutes
S. Gimignano and Volterra 60 km, 1 hour
Florence 60 km, 50 minutes
Siena 100 km, 1 h and 30 min
And Close to the sea:
Viareggio e Versilia 40 km, 50 minutes
Marina di Pisa, Tirrenia 30 km, 30 minutes
Castiglioncello, S. Vincenzo, Baratti from 40 km to 100 km
In the little town Cascine di Buti (3 minute by car) there is everything you need: supermarket, laundry, bar, a lot of very good restaurant of typical tuscan cooking, pizzeria, pharmacie, bank, post office, ecc.
The apartment is very comfortable, consist of an open space of 50 mq, with a sofa with a very confortable double bed, and a kitchen with all the necessary, microwave, electric induction stove and pots, frigo and frizer, plates, cutlery, and everything you need for cooking. Inside the apartment there is a small loft with 2 beds for children.
The apartment have some private part in the garden and other place of shared use, and there is a lot of space in the woods, olive trees, fruit trees and so on.
There are pears, plums, cherries, apricots, apples, pomegranates, nutsthat, you could pick directly from trees.
Grace me and my daughters live in this beautiful house that belonged to grandparents, we have around the house 3 acres of woods and olive trees that we grow with natural methods alone, producing an oil of excellent quality.
In October we have the olives harvest, you can take part to the works and take the freshly pressed oil, it's a delight....!!
We hope to welcome you and give you tips and information on the most beautiful places, local restaurants and cultural sites that feature our wonderful territory.
But don't worry...your privacy will be absolutely respected, in this place there is a lot of place for everyone.
Outside there is a lot of space, you'll have your own private space and you can also enjoy many other charming corners.
There is a small swimming pool is 5 meters that you can use, a ping-pong table, and chairs.
Interaction with Guests
We live in an adjoining apartment, we will always be available if you want to ask for advice or know each other, but absolutely will not disturb your privacy, there is so much space for everyone ....
Buti has many typical Tuscan restaurants where you can enjoy typical local cuisine.
There are so many attractions here... You can't do without visit Pisa, Lucca, Florence, San Gimignano, Volterra, spend a few days at sea in Versilia or Populonia / Swaps, and discover the many lesser-known attractions tourist that we will be happy to advice you.
From Pisa airport takes 30 minutes by car, you can rent a car directly there. We recommend having a car to come here.
We provide 3 towel for each people, soap and toilet paper, bring any extra from home, we prefer you use only natural soap because we have a natural purification system for wastewater.
The kitchen is fully equipped. We provide something for the first day for breakfast like milk, juice, tea, herbal tea, chamomile, slices, biscuits, marmelade, honey.
We provide also coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, oil and spice.
During your stay we do not clean rooms, but we change bed sheets and towel if your holiday is longer than 1 week.
We advise to come by car to better visit our wonderful Tuscany
There is 800 meters of unpaved road uphill to reach the house.
No smoking in the apartment, we allow smoking in outdoor areas.
We live in a country house and we are not professional host, but we do everything possible to meet your needs.
We had a really wonderful stay here. Franco was a kind and accommodating host, and immediately made us feel very welcome (we were greeted with freshly picked cherries ;) ) . The location is peaceful and stunning, and the flat is impeccably clean, spacious and very well equipped. The perfect place to retreat to for a few days of relaxation.
English/German This was a greate stay. Everything was fine, the view from the Hill is fantastic. You can sit in the Garden and enjoy the silence, drink some Wine and enjoy Tuscany. The Apartement provieded everything we need and was clean and convinient. The whole Family was a greate host!
Es war ein fantastischer Aufenthalt! Alles war in Ordnung-im Haus gab es alles was man für einen Aufenthalt benötigt. Im Garten hat man einen tollen Ausblick und kann dort seinen Wein genießen. Die ganze Familie war sehr freundlich!
Franco was a wonderful host - he always responded quickly and in a very friendly way. He welcomed us very warmly and helped finding the (adventurous) way to the apartment. Once known, the way was easy to remember and should work for every car.
The apartment is beautifully located. We recommend breakfast/dinner in the garden. the view over Cascine Di Buti is very stunning. The apartment was clean, Grazia and Franco had prepared everything we needed, including tea/bread for a small breakfast for the first day.
Cascine di Buti is well located for day trips to Lucca, Siena, Pisa. Some supermarkets and a gas station are located within 5 min.
What we'll miss the most: Franco's cats, dogs and the little guinea pig.
We had a very enjoyable stay in a lovely location, with helpful and kind hosts!
Notre séjour à la casa belvédère a été super, nous avons été accueilli très gentiment, l'appartement est vraiment chouette, beau et fonctionnel avec plein de petites attentions délicates pour notre arrivée, des gâteaux, du café et du thé, des fruits, et la vue est vraiment belle, au dessus de la ville avec les sons de la nature tout autour et plein d'animaux dans la propriété, des chats et deux chiens sympas qui sont très obéissants!
Je recommande vivement.
I would recommend this place to anyone! It is a really nice, quiet spot in beautiful Tuscany. For everyone who likes a nice, clean apartment on a green hill full of olive and other trees this is the ultimate. Everything Franco writes is absolutely true and the pictures will tell enough. There is enough space for everyone and he and his family is always there to answer your questions. Do not hesitate, just book this one ;).
Der Aufenthalt bei Franco und seiner Familie war einfach grandios! Ein perfekt sauberes Apartment mit allem was man zum Leben braucht, und sollte mal was fehlen, dann ist Franco immer zur Stelle und bietet seine Hilfe an!
Die Ankunft ist dank der guten Wegbeschreibung ein leichtes - man erlebt sogar ein Abenteuer, wenn man von Franco abgeholt wird und den Schotterpfad zu seinem Haus hinauf fährt (Bitte keine tiefergelegten Autos :) )! Eine absolut schöne Aussicht erwartet jeden Gast und ein warmes Willkommen aller Haustiere - besonders Marta mag einen festen Krauler!
Wir waren sehr aktiv und waren nur morgens und abends zuhause, aber wir hatten in dieser Zeit immer unsere Privatsphäre und konnten die wundervolle Terrasse und den Ausblick genießen.
Am letzten Tag wurden wir durch die tollen Tipps von Franco noch mit einem Olivenbäumchen und tollen Mitbringseln versorgt!
Und wer abends ganz leise ist, hört "Für Elise" aus dem Haupthaus schallen. Leider konnten wir kein Olivenöl bei Franco kaufen, aber das holen wir nach, wenn die Saison gut läuft :)
Alles in allem ein perfekter Aufenthalt mit wirklich bezaubernden Gastgebern! 1+ mit Auszeichnung! Empfehlenswert!
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About the Host, Franco
Me, my wife Grace and my daughters Sara and Zoe, live in the house that we renovated recently and where we welcome people in a separate apartment.
Life here is very nice although a bit 'hard, we live in close contact with nature, cultivating olive trees and we work for the maintenance of the house and garden / woods.
We made a choice for ecological restoration work: we heat with wood that we cut into the wood, producing hot water with solar heat and electricity with photovoltaic panels, we treat our waste with the wetlands, and we isolated with cork the roof of the house and ecological paints used for painting.
We are now beginning to offer hospitality with the excitement of sharing and exchange that has always characterized our own path oriented to solidarity, happy decrease and ecology.
I love to know people of different culture, music is my passion, my daughters play piano from many years, we love cinema and theatre, we love travel around the world but we can't so much because our house needs of us everyday..
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