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A stunningly restored property immersed in nature where fabulous contemporary design and rustic furnishings have been majestically incorporated into a Tuscan Podere steeped in history, overlooking the hills of Monte Nero, close to Volterra and San Gimignano.
A perfect location to escape the stresses of everyday life and treat yourself to a secluded holiday. Podere Ripi maybe rented as your own Tuscan property by the week. It boasts three independent appartments with ensuite bathrooms for each bedroom, ideal for sharing with friends and family. Individual suites may also be booked separately with residents sharing the spacious grounds and biopool.
Podere Ripi dates back to the 18th Century, it was a farmhouse and then left a ruin for many years. It has been lovingly restored and the owners have used great skill incorporating locally crafted stone, creating a gorgeous country home using handfired terracotta tile flooring and preserving many of the existing ancient features including an exterior wood burning oven. The furnishings and interiors are of a very high standard with walk in showers, modern kitchens and induction cookers. Hand sculpted marble sinks and all the modern amenities that one could wish for have been installed whilst retaining its simple Tuscan charm. Every window boasts a panoramic view of the uninterrupted Tuscan countryside with breath taking sunsets all year round.
Podere Ripi provides an ideal base for exploring the rich cultural heritage of Volterra, San Gimignano, Siena, Florence, Pisa, take day trips to the Tuscan coast or remain by the poolside. Enjoy extensive walks and excursions, on foot, horse or by bicycle across the stunning landscape with natural reserves, wildflowers, waterfalls and an abundance of wildlife. The area is famous for its regional gastronomic specialities and warm hospitality offered to visitors. Throughout the year many cultural events take place enabling visitors a rich and varied holiday.
an open plan living room with kitchen, fridge, microwave and log burner. Double bed with ensuite bathroom and walk in shower. Sofa bed with pull out twin beds.
a spacious open plan living room with a fireplace, a modern kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, and microwave. Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and walk in shower. Twin bedroom with ajacent bathroom and walk in shower.
double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and walk in shower.
Highly recommended book in advance to avoid disappointment
|Prices per week||Sleeps||Low season
from 05/11/18 to 05/04/19
from 10/11/19 to 28/03/20
from 06/04/19 to 01/06/19
from 14/09/19 to 09/11/19
from 02/06/19 to 13/09/19
from 23/12/19 to 06/01/20
|OMBRA DELLA SERA||4||€890||€1150||€1390|
|OMBRA DELLA SERA + LA LOGGIA||6||€1200||€1600||€1900|
|OMBRA DELLA SERA + LA LOGGIA + IL NIDO||10||€1750||€2400||€2700|
|Prezzi per notte||Sleeps||Low season||Mid season||High season|
|OMBRA DELLA SERA (min. 3 nights)||4||€130||€170||€|
|IL NIDO (min. 3 nights)||2+2||€100||€140||€|
|LA LOGGIA (min. 2 nights)||2||€75||€105||€130|
Another special feature at Podere Ripi is the large outdoor covered studio space, an ideal retreat for artists, writers, photographers, meditation groups or to host small business conferences.
Many cultural events take place throughout the year at Podere Ripi and in the nearby towns around Volterra please click below to see a list of art workshops, exhibitions, gastronomic festivals.
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Podere Ripi has its own long private driveway through woodland, it is very secluded but still within easy reach of fantastic restaurants, two prestigious villas, and several farms selling olive oil, honey, wine and other local produce.
Podere Ripi is in the locality of ULIGNANO, a fraction of Volterra, in the Province of Pisa. Not to be confused with the town of Ulignano to the north of San Gimignano, in the Province of Siena.Download directions