The four apartments of Borgo Isora, which originally were two traditional rustic Tuscan farmhouses, are set in an old village among the green rolling hills of Pistoia, close to Abetone and the Apennines.
The rental apartments offer both a rustic atmosphere with flavors of the past as well as a quiet and peaceful area with splendid panoramic views, making it the ideal place to spend your vacation in leisure and in close contact with nature.
Borgo Isora, nature and relaxation year round
The full restoration of the two houses has led to four beautiful apartments overlooking the private little square and the wonderful gardens (where guests may enjoy the gorgeous swimming pool with solarium area), each with its own independent entrance.
Each apartment, decorated with attention to the smallest detail, is furnished with all modern comforts and is fully equipped with all that is necessary for your vacation.
Open year round, the Borgo Isora residence is the ideal place for enjoying a pleasant vacation either in summer, thanks to the panoramic and refreshing swimming pool, as well as during winter, when anyone who loves to ski can relax by the fireplace after a day spent on the snowy mountain slopes of the nearby Abetone ski resort.
What to do while staying in the area
Borgo Isora is open year-round and has English-speaking staff available to offer tips and information on the surrounding area, places to visit or things to do.
At the apartments, guests of the residence can enjoy the private garden and parking, a play area for children, a barbecue area with grill and the 11m x 5,50m swimming pool.
Among all the activities to do near the holiday residence, Maria recommends a visit to the old ice factories found in Le Piastre: they've been recently restored and are open to the public. Anyone wishing to learn something about local history and traditions should definitely make a stop there.
A few kilometers away is the medieval village of Cutigliano, a town hosting many events throughout the year.
The internationally renowned thermal spa city of Montecatini Terme is located about 20 km from the holiday house, a short distance for enjoying the great pleasure of warm, healing waters of this nice and cozy town.
The area around Borgo Isora
The town of Le Piastre is situated 800 metres above sea level, 15 minutes from the Firenze Mare A11 highway (Pistoia exit) and up to an hour from all the most famous art destinations of Tuscany, like Florence, Lucca, Pisa and Siena.
For all those preferring to move around with public transportation, guests can use the bus stop is situated right in front of the apartments to get to the nearest train station about 15 km away. The closest village offers a bar, restaurant and shops, all less than 2 km from the apartments.
The country house is strategically located in central Tuscany and is a perfect base to use for a holiday in either summer and winter. The apartments are close to Abetone, a famous ski resort, making Borgo Isora a great place to stay in you're interesting in winter sports at the famous ski resort. Even in the summer, Abetone is a destination for anyone wishing to hike around the paths and slopes with great views of Tuscany.