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Villa Details
bedrooms: 2

bathrooms: 2

available for: 4 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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Gallo 1 at Il Gallo
Location address: Montopoli in Val d'Arno, Pisa   Show on map - 9,5 (4 reviews)
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Gallo 1 is a compact ground floor villa in the heart of the Tuscan countryside. It has pretty gardens and is only 2km away from the town of Montopoli Val' d'Arno. The shared sparkling pool is approximately 30 meters from the property.
At the front of the property is a well maintained private fenced garden with pretty plants and trees. The garden also provides beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Table and chairs are provided for dining al-fresco.
The open plan lounge, diner and kitchen which is accessed directly from the main entrance is bright and airy. The lounge is furnished with a  double sofa, cabinet and small round table. There is also a wooden dining table with chairs for six people. To the right of the room is the kitchen area. A door to the left gives access to a hallway and the rest of the apartment.
The galley kitchen is well equipped with an oven, gas hobs, dishwasher and double sink.  At the end of the kitchen is a small utility room with a washing machine and fridge with separate freezer compartment.
Left of the main hall is the study. This room benefits from plenty of natural light from the large window. The room is furnished with a double sofa, large display cabinet, television with free view, DVD player and a music centre. Further along the hallway and to the left is a bathroom with shower.
At the end of the hallway and to the left is the twin bedroom. This room is full of  light due to the double window. Two iron single beds, a chest of drawers and a wood and glass bookshelf complete the furniture for this room. There is a second bathroom with shower just outside the room in the hallway. The twin beds can be converted into a double if requested when booking.
Situated at the furthest end of the hall is the double room. The room is elegantly furnished with a wrought iron double bed, antique chest of drawers with mirror, double wardrobe and two simple wooden chairs. The double bed cannot be converted into twins.

Twin beds can be converted into a double if requested when booking.
Double bed cannot be converted into twins.

There may be occasional traffic noise from the nearby road.
The external space of the apartment can be overlooked by the neighbouring property.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 105 sqm
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Private garden
  • Furnished garden
  • Barbecue
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • Kettle
  • American coffee machine
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Baby cot
  • Highchair
  • No pets allowed
  • Toddler friendly property
  • Air-conditioning
Location: Il Gallo

Il Gallo is a small estate near Montopoli and is only 2km away from the main town centre. Comprising of three separate villas with a shared pool, Il Gallo offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and numerous olive groves.
There is easy access from each apartment to the well maintained shared pool. One side of the pool is unfenced allowing guests to enjoy the spectacular views while relaxing in the warm Tuscan sunshine. There are plenty of sun loungers, chairs and tables available.
The two cottages housing the villas are situated in close proximity to each other. The first has a ground floor villa, Gallo 1, and a first floor villa which is presently rented long term. Gallo 2 is in the second cottage and is semi-detached from the owner's villa.

Pool Info

There are sun loungers, umbrellas, tables and chairs available. The pool is reserved for the use of guests only. It is open from May to October weather permitting.  Pool towels are provided. at no extra cost.
The well maintained pool offers stunning views of the surrounding Tuscan countryside and rolling hills. The pool measures 12x5.75 meters with a depth of 1.40 – 1.80 meters and is chlorine cleansed.
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool – 12x5.75 mtrs, 1.40 – 1.80 mtrs deep open May to October, weather permitting.
  • Leisure – Cycling, walking, olive oil and wine tasting in San Miniato 7km away.
  • Horse riding –  Montopoli 2km away.
  • Golf – San Miniato (9 hole course), 7km away
  • Beach – Livorno 46km away
  • Railways – San Romano 2.5 km away.
  • Other services – Bus stop at Montopoli 2km away.
  • Parking – At front of property on the road
  • Approach road – 20 meters of gravel road.
  • Distances – San Miniato 12km, Vinci 24km, Pisa 35km, Lucca 41km, San Gimignano 45km, Livorno 46km, Pistoia 48km, Florence 51km, Volterra 54km, Prato 61km, Siena 83km, Greve in Chianti 79km, Rome 356km.

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Important booking info
Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 200 Euro payable only in Euro is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: by consumption
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: included
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
 
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Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 200 Euro payable only in Euro is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: by consumption
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: included
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
The guest reviews published below represent the personal opinions of To Tuscany customers who completed a questionnaire after their stay at the villa or apartment. These opinions do not necessarily represent the view of To Tuscany. For help with translation we recommend http://translate.google.com/
James
Family with young children
AJACCIO, France

Review date:
Stay: October 2013
Pros Le confort de la maison, l'accueil des propriétaires et de la famille, le calme, la proximité des grands lieux de visite. Maximum une heure de route en voiture.
Cons Absolument rien
Local attractions Pise, Lucca, Firenze, Sienna, San Gimiliano, Voltera, Vinci
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Ian
Mature couple
Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
Pros The layout and location was excellent. The property was away from the road (a quiet lane) with plenty of room for parking and relaxing. The swimming pool is large, new and with plenty of room to relax around with views over the adjacent country side.

The owners in particular could not have been more helpful. Although they did not stay on site during the week they were always available for advice, help and suggestions for things to do and see. Absolutely nothing was too much trouble for them and they were "best friends" by the end of our stay!

All round, one of the best places we have stayed and we will certainly be returning very soon
Cons We liked everything
Local attractions We did not use any local restaurants due to travelling around Tuscany however Il Gallo is perfectly located for this with the main locations such as Lucca, Pisa, Siena, Florence all within an easy 50 mile drive (a car is recommended)
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Val
Adult family group
Co. Dublin. , Ireland, Republic of

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros Extremely well located within short journed from Pisa Galileo Galilei . Located within a few kilometres of railway station with easy access to Florence, Pisa , Luca etc. if required. Railway service also very good and regular.
Facilites provided at villa very good. Fine swimming pool with accompanying furniture to high standard " no wasps " . Not sure how the Giannini family manged that last bit regarding wasps !
This trip rapidly became one of our most enjoyable visits to Italy, principally through the hospitality shown to us by Laura Giannini her husband and parents who did everything possibly to make us welcome to the region and their property. The list of all their gestures of hospitality culminating in an invitation to dinner with other guests staying at Gallo would propably take longer than the 300 words permitted in this short review. A holiday that will shorten our Irish winter for sure. We all look forward to returning in the near future . Mille Mille gracie !!!
Cons Nothing ,
Local attractions Covered in summary !
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Philip
Family with young children
Melsen, Belgium

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Stay: September 2013
Pros Zeer vriendelijke ontvangst, zeer rustige ligging, ruimte binnen de vakantiewoning,, het riante zwembad( voor ons ook het afgesloten tuintje, gezien dochtertje van 2 jaar, kon dan vrij binnnen en buiten )
Local attractions Vooral zelf op zoek gaan naar typische eetgelegenheden in en rond de wijde omgeving is een must
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Nearest town

The nearest town is Montopoli 2km away. Here there is a bank, pharmacy, supermarket and various grocery stores. There is also a popular winery “Fattoria Varamista Winery”.  There are several restaurants in the local area, "Quattro gigli" at Montopoli 2km away, "La Gioconda" at La Serra village 4.5 km away, "Il Genovigni" and "Podere del Grilli" at San Miniato 12km away.  San Miniato is also famous for its truffle festival held over the last three weeks in November.

FAQ

- What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check is in from 16:00 - 19:00.
Checkout by: 10:00

- Can we arrive earlier than 16:00 - 19:00?
No it is not possible to arrive early, this is to ensure the villa is fully prepared for your arrival.
To ensure the villa can be prepared for the next guest please depart by 10:00

- Are pool towels supplied?
included

- Is there Internet in the villa?
free WI-FI available

- Can we bring an extra person / child that can sleep on an air mattress or not the couch?
No, for fire and safety regulations, and insurance purposes, the maximum number of people indicated on the description cannot be exceeded.
NB: anyone aged 2 or above counts towards the occupancy of the house.

- Can we order a cot and / or high chair?
Please see here if it is possible in your villa. You can order these while completing your booking online, or at a later date by logging into you account.

- Where do I find information about the final cleaning, security deposit and other extra charges?
For complete details about what costs are included and excluded see here

- How much does heating cost in Italy?
Heating is very expensive in Italy. Most properties charge heating by consumption. Please make sure on arrival you are shown the meter so that you can check your spending. Here you can see how heating is charged at your villa.

- Is there a local bike hire place?
For bike hire shops see here, this is not an exhaustive list. On arrival you can check with the property owner for the closest shop.

- Where is the nearest grocery shop?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and grocery shop.

- Is it possible to have a starter pack? if yes, how can we order one?
No, it's not possible to have a starter pack at this property

- Where is the nearest recommended restaurant?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and restaurant.

- How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
Aeroporto Pisa: 35km - 0h 27m
Florence Airport: 49km - 0h 43m
Aeroporto Bologna: 138km - 1h 30m

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- Can you assist with travel information?
Click here to view information we have put together to assist you with your travel plans

- When do I get the directions and keyholder contact?
After paying the balance you will receive the directions. They will also be accessible in your account.
You will also be supplied with a contact number for To Tuscany in case you should have any queries about the property on arrival

- Where do I find the directions?
Once your balance payment has been received you can access the directions from your account.

- Can we book a weekly stay not arriving on Saturday?
From June to end September, it is not possible to change the arrival/departure days. In other seasons it can be considered only for last minute bookings and at the owners discretion. Please contact us for more information or if you have a specific request.

- What is there for children to do in Tuscany?
Click here for some ideas of what to do with children while on holiday

- What is there to do in Tuscany?
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- Are pets allowed?
Villas which allow pets have an icon with a dog. Please check the description page of your villa for the icon. If pets are accepted this is normally limited to ONE dog per booking, please contact your agent for any questions. Some properties have extra charges for pets, make sure you check the extra charges here for pet charges.

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