Castello di Alica
Castello di Alica is an excellent base for exploring the major tourist spots of northern Tuscany, situated in the triangle between Florence, Pisa and Siena. Add to this easy access to Lucca, the spa town of Casciana Terme, Volterra and the Tuscan coast, the location provides a base for a great vacation.
The main roads provide easy access to the major cities, or the railway provides a direct line into Florence from Pontedera. Distances by Road Pisa 45 km Lucca 35 km Florence 50 km St Gimignano 40 km Siena 60 km Taverna Gaia Restaurant 300 m A delightful one bedroom, south facing apartment on the first floor of this restored monastery.
The complex looks straight down the beautiful Val d'Era. Located in the hilltop hamlet of Alica, Castello di Alica is situated just 45km (30miles) from Pisa airport and 50km from Florence. In addition to the popular attractiions of Pisa, Lucca, Florence & Siena, Castello di Alica is an excellent base for exploring northern & central Tuscany. The hamlet of Alica is just 2km from the village of Forcoli with it's cafe's and local shops.
Built on the remains of a medieval 12th Century fortified castle, Castello di Alica is composed of two main buildings; the oldest building was once a Carthusian monastery used by pilgrims on their journey to Rome whilst the 16th century Villa was used as a manor house and contains some beautiful 18th century frescos.
The buildings have been converted into luxury apartments, fitted with all modern conveniences and meticulously refurbished using traditional methods and period materials including sandstone, exposed wooden beams and terracotta tile floors. The property is completed by a swimming pool, landscaped gardens and parking area. The View The apartment has superb views down the Val d'Era towa
These luxury apartments are fitted with all modern conveniences and meticulously refurbished using traditional methods and period materials including sandstone, exposed wooden beams and terracotta tile floors. They overlook the stunning Tuscan countryside and the Val d'Era area and this is the perfect base from where to explore northern and central Tuscany.
Castello di Alica has lovely landscaped gardens that feature a swimming pool with a large sun terrace and secure parking for all owners. The village of Forcoli is only 2 km away and has local shops, banks and cafes. A pizza restaurant is only a 5 min drive from the property and Pontedera train station is 14 km away.
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