Renovated farmhouse luxury apartments near San Gimignano & Certaldo
Agriturismo Pancolina sits in the small village of Pancole, just a few kilometres from the medieval Tuscan towns of San Gimignano and Certaldo. From its panoramic position, guests at Pancolina can enjoy the gorgeous views of the soft rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves of the Tuscan countryside. The property, originally a farmer’s home built in the 1600s, has been restored with great care and attention by owners Pia and Peter to create five unique luxury accommodations which include four apartments and a large double room.
All of the accommodations have their own private entrance and external garden areas, each offering enticing views of the beautiful surroundings of the area. The property offers guests a pool set among the property's olive grove offering panoramic views of the area. The ample spaces of the garden offer many spots that entice guests to relax and enjoy the serenity of extraordinary Tuscany.
Top 3 reasons you'll love Agriturismo Pancolina
Location is ideal as a base for exploring Tuscany, with its hilltop position offering stunning views on San Gimignano a major plus
Apartments all of both modern amenities and Tuscan rustic furnishings to offer a relaxing vacation in luxurious style
TERRITORY & PRODUCTS
Renovated apartments with original materials on an estate that takes care in producing organic extra virgin olive oil show care of the territory
Agriturismo Pancolina's location and amenities make it an ideal setting in which to enjoy all that Tuscany has to offer. Settled on the hills between San Gimignano and Certaldo, the farm estate producing extra-virgin olive oil offers guests great views of all of its surroundings while enjoying modern amenities in the luxurious double room and apartment accommodations in the main house.
The apartments all offer large wooden beams, terracotta floors, travertine linings, exposed stone walls and several have open fireplaces. All of them are furnished in an elegant, classic Tuscan style mixed in with modern touches, creating a stylish and luxurious yet highly welcoming atmosphere. All have their own private garden areas to enjoy dining outdoors.
Couples can choose either the double bedroom with large bathroom called Sole which has a small fridge and coffee machine but no kitchen or Luna, an apartment on the first floor with a double bedroom, kitchen, living area with a sofa bed that can accommodate two extra guests and bathroom. Being on the first floor, the outdoor eating area for Luna is at the bottom of the stairs that lead up to the apartment to enjoy in the warm months and, once inside, you will find a gorgeous open fireplace in the living area that will entice you to stay indoors when the weather is cooler.
Families with kids or two couples can choose Capanne, ideal for 4-5 guests with its two double bedrooms and bathrooms, or Stella which can host up to 6 guests. Both have spacious living rooms and kitchens with Stella also having a gorgeous corner fireplace in the living room. Stella has 3 separate double bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, each richly and tastefully furnished to welcome you to relax at the end of every day you are off exploring the cultural and historical riches of the territory. The last apartment, Fienile, is getting its finishing touches and sits in a separate building in what used to be the farm's hayloft, perfect for 4 people with its two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, living area and private loggia. Families with small children can request cots and high chairs for any of the apartments.
If you choose to spend large parts of your days at Pancolina, you can relax by the pool and enjoy the panoramic views that surround the estate and enjoy the many areas of the spacious garden that invite you to relax and enjoy the warm Tuscan sun. You can also create delicious outdoors meals in the barbecue areas as well as use the shared laundry facility to refresh travel clothes and enjoy the free WIFI in all of the apartments and across the property. Guests have a private parking area on the estate as we highly recommend you have your own car to move around the area.
Pancolina's team, which includes Pia and Peter, and manager Petra, is at your service to make your time in Tuscany a unique experience, assisting with any advice and recommedations to local restaurants and places to explore, including wine estates for local wine tastings. Pancolina directly can organize yoga sessions, cooking classes and relaxing massages directly on the property or nearby for you, offering tastings of its own Pancolina extra virgin olive oil to guests. If you arrive during the olive harvest from the middle of October, guests can choose to participate in the olive harvest.
What else can you do at Pancolina? Guests at Pancolina can enjoy lounging by the pool under the sun or under the parasols (pool towels are provided) or go off on a nature walk in the olive grove or surrounding countryside. In the area, guests can enjoy more than just wine tastings: there are thermal hot springs and Spa nearby, tennis courts, stables that offer horseback riding, a golf course, or how about seeing the area from above on a hot air balloon? On request, Pancolina can also arrange bike or e-bike rentals as well as Vespa tours or transfers to and from Pancolina.
Its location between San Gimignano and Certaldo means Pancolina is very central in the Chianti wine region. You can head in any direction to enjoy the treasures of Chianti, including visiting wine estates, or head to Florence or Siena for a day spent in immersed in history and culture at its many museums and attractions. Head west toward Pisa or Lucca to enjoy those smaller Tuscan gems or the Tuscan seaside or further south to the enchanting medivall hilltop town of Volterra. Wherever you choose to head off each day, you can easily return back "home" to your base at Pancolina at the end of your day to relax and enjoy the best Tuscany has to offer.
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Meet Pia, Peter and Petra
Peter and Pia, the owners of Agriturismo Pancolina, are a Danish couple with an Italian heart. They made their dream come true when they discovered the amazing farmhouse in Pancole, which they have restored over many months with much care and passion to create the charming and chic Pancolina with its 5 luxury accomodations. Whenever it is possible for Pia and Peter, they stay in Pancolina and enjoy their small "oasis". At any other time, you will find Petra taking care of Pancolina, a long-term friend who is considered part of the family, who will welcome you and ensure you enjoy not only the hospitality of Pancolina but all that Tuscany has to offer.
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