PODERE CASCIANO - Description
The farm Podere Casciano is situated in a hilly position of the Valdera in Tuscany, outside of the medieval village of Chianni, and about 30 km from Volterra away. Lorenzo and Donatella, the owners do also live on the spot and after over two years of careful restoration works they have created 5 charming apartments, offering space for 2 up to 5 people. The stone house has been restored according to the Tuscan tradition, leaving untouched the antique wooden beams and furnishing them with the latest comfort such as underfloor heating, satellite TV and the latest solar technology. In fact, they have paid great importance for the use of alternative energy sources in order to safe energy.
Solar energy is used to produce hot water for the apartments, for the underfloor heating, to heat the pool as well to produce the energy for the whole farm, thus it is completely independent.
Next to the pool is situated a small house, with a charming one-roomed flat. Adiacent to this building, a pergola and a barbecue with pizza oven that are at the guest's complete disposal. The Podere Casciano farm produces besides olive oil also wine, jams etc. Agriturismo Podere Casciano furthermore has perfectly equipped stables, thus it is possible to bring your on horse with you on holiday.
Guests will find on their arrival information of the best restaurants, wine bars, wine-growing estates, sport opportunities, supermarkets, etc. in the area. Furthermore, Lorenzo and Donatella will hold you up-to-date about the events of the charming places in the Valdera. It is possible to start from the farm for hiking, to make excursions in the countryside by mountain bike or on horseback.
Tel.: +39 348 2505757 Fax: +39 0587 52314