Type: Farmhouse with educational farm
Address: via Stradiola, 10 – Località Ceppaiano – 56042 Crespina Lorenzana (PI)
Phone: +39 050 643283
Mobile: +39 339 4251698
TType of accommodation: room only, optional dinner
Closing: open all the year
Price: weekly price from €600 to €900 (flats) and from €800 to €1140 (villas)
Allocations: swimming pool, educational farm, park, playground, table tennis, parking
Services: events, cooking classes, accept groups, accept pets on request
Products : extra virgin olive oil, wine, honey
Languages: italian /enghish
Attractions in the surrounding area: Spiagge di Tirrenia, Marina di Pisa, Cecina, Vada, Viareggio, Forte di Marmi, Acquapark, Pisa città, Volterra, golf
La Serra is a farmhouse located in the Tuscan countryside. Particularly suitable for those seeking tranquility and relax. The farm is located in a strategic position just a few minutes from the sea and the historic cities of Pisa (20 minutes), Volterra, Lucca (50 minutes), San Gimignano (60 minutes) and Florence. In addition, just 20 minutes drive is the Park of Migliarino, San Rossore and Massaciuccoli. The farm has a main building with apartments and independent villas, over large spaces with swimming pool, garden, park and educational farm. Guests can of course take advantage of the paths in the woods for walks or outdoor activities as well as participating in workshops on the educational farm. Lovers of bike rides can use mountain bikes for the discovery of the surrounding countryside. Near the farm there is a riding school where you can hire horses for excursions in nature. But if you want an even more direct contact with nature, we recommend a horse ride.
FLATS AND VILLAS
The property has 2 villas and 4 spacious apartments with private entrance and equipped with all comforts such as fridge, oven, dishwasher, TV and independent heating. The villas also have a private terrace equipped with table and chairs for outdoor dining, while the apartments have a private gazebo in the garden in front of the main building.
Area: 85 sq.m.
Beds letto: 4+1
Apartment equipped with own entrance, it is located on the ground floor of the main building. It consists of a large living room with dining area and kitchenette, two large bedrooms and a bathroom with shower. In addition, the living room has a fireplace.
Area: 85 sq.m.
Beds letto: 4+1
The apartment consists of a large living room with dining area and kitchenette, two bedrooms and a bathroom with shower.
Area: 70 sq.m.
Beds letto: 4+1
It consists of a large dining room with a cooking area, two bedrooms and a bathroom with a shower.
Villa La Carraia
Area: 103 sq.m.
The villa is suitable as an ideal solution for a family of 4/5 people (or for couples of friends).
Villa La Casina
Area: 133 sq.m.
Ideal solution for families of 4/6 people or couples of friends with children. The villa is completely independent, which takes place on two floors surrounded by the garden. in a private position. The villa has a large living-dining area with a comfortable sofa bed, a fireplace, a kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. In addition, the villa has a large outdoor porch overlooking the forest equipped with table and chairs for outdoor dining and comfortable armchairs to relax.
APARTMENTS AND VILLAS EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES
- TV satellitare
- American coffee machine
- Fireplace (some apartments)
- Private terrace
- Bed linen / towels
Guests have access to a swimming pool in a panoramic position with salt sterilization system (no chemical chlorine) and large solarium area, barbecue, garden and park. To note the educational farm where workshops are organized to learn about the process of agricultural production, the ecosystems of the territory and contact with animals.
EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES COMMON AREAS
- Outdoor pool
- Umbrellas and sunbeds
- Bike rent
- Educational farm
- Farmer’s workshops
- vegetable garden
- Gastronomic evenings
- Cooking classes
- Pet therapy Classes
- Wing Tsun Class
- Fun activities for children
Agriturismo La Serra maintains an educational farm with activities concerning the observation of bees, fruits and trees of the forest and of the many animal and vegetable species of the territory. On the farm there are workshops and educational and sensory itineraries for children with the aim of making them rediscover the world of ancient rural traditions linked to nature that allow them to learn by means of direct observation and manipulation.
- Forest and Lake
- Bees and honey
- Olive oil and wine
- Pasta and Bread
- Appetite comes with taste
- Recycling on the farm
- Laboratory and readings in the forest
PET THERAPY CLASSES
. Pet Therapy Dog Operator Course
. Pet Therapy Donkey Operator Course
The course for Pet Therapy operator is aimed at all those who are interested in working in the field of activities and therapies assisted by animals. The course is a great opportunity as it allows to marry the passion for the animal world with the opportunity of employment in the areas of assistance, rehabilitation and co-therapy.
TYPICAL TOSCANE DINNERS
Saturday evening and Sunday are organized dinners with typical Tuscan dishes. For families with children possibility to visit the farm in the afternoon and stop for dinner. An educator is available to children with recreational play activities.
Each cooking class consists of preparing a complete menu: appetetizers, first courses, second courses, side dishes and dessert. The chef’s intention is to teach the taste of a dish built with great passion and love. Background music in a familiar and relaxing environment. Participants will cook their dishes under the chef’s vision. And at the end of the lesson, they will taste the dishes prepared by themselves. The price includes: the chef’s lesson, the products and the use of tools and equipment used for the creation of dishes, apron, Italian and English recipes and, of course, dinner. </ P>
Price: € 70.00 per person (with a minimum of 8 people)
WING TSUN CLASS
The Wing Tsun is an ancient Chinese martial art conceived 400 years. The technique brings stability, balance and harmony, as well as being an effective self-defense method. The activities take place at the poolside and will allow every person, regardless of age, sex and physical ability to learn the art of defending themselves effectively from aggressors, exploiting their strength to their advantage. It is also possible to take group lessons or request individual personalized lessons. Reservation is welcome.
WHAT TO DO
The favorable position of the La Serra farmhouse makes it particularly suitable for day trips to the Tuscan seaside resorts. We recommend the beaches of Tirrenia (20 minutes), Marina di Pisa, Castiglioncello (20 minutes), Vada with its white beaches, Cecina with the Acquapark, but also the best known of Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi.
. Historical cities
About 20 km from the farmhouse is the city of Pisa, a UNESCO heritage, famous all over the world for its Leaning Tower and the famous Piazza dei Miracoli. About an hour’s drive away, San Gimignano, another UNESCO heritage town known for its many medieval towers. Also worth mentioning is Volterra (40 minutes away), a town famous for the extraction and processing of alabaster. Finally, for opera lovers, we recommend Torre del Lago Puccini, the town where the composer Giacomo Puccini was born, which hosts the Puccini Festivale in the open air theater with the splendid setting of Lake Massacìuccoli. In the lake you can make pleasant boat trips in order to observe the lake fauna.
Riding school at 2 Km reachable also by bicycle through an internal road.
Tirrenia Golf Club (20 minutes in macchina)
Nearby the town of Casciana Terme offers excellent spas where you can relax.
. The prices refer to a week’s stay with arrival on Saturday from 16.00 to 20.00 and release of the apartment the following Saturday by 10.00. However, in low and mid season apartments are also available for short periods (minimum 3 nights).
.Prices are inclusive of linen, gas, electricity, water and final cleaning. Winter heating is counted according to consumption. The use of the air conditioning system in the Villa La Carraia is counted according to consumption.
. A deposit of 30% of the booking price is required and the balance upon arrival upon delivery of the apartment.
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