Glicine 10

Villa with pool close to a Tuscan village : Fabbrica, near Pisa

Constructed in the 18th century in the town of Fabbrica by one of the noble families associated with the grand Duchy of Tuscany, Villa Glicine has undergone a meticulous restoration process that has preserved its original architectural characteristics and retained the elegant Liberty style of that era.

Tastefully furnished with antique period furniture and ornaments, the villa's elegance is further accentuated by precious decorations, paintings, and the presence of original vaulted ceilings. A spacious lodge features a dining table and chairs, offering an idyllic setting for "al fresco" dining, while divans beneath a pergola adorned with centuries-old wisteria provide a charming outdoor dining experience. A stone staircase leads to a private garden with a panoramic swimming pool with hydromassage, which allows guests to take in sweeping views of the surrounding vineyards and olive groves, extending all the way to the city of Volterra.


The villa, spanning 350 square meters, is spread across two floors. On the ground floor, you'll find a fully equipped kitchen with a small pantry, a dining room adorned with an elegant wood fireplace made of lava stone, complete with sofas and armchairs, and a satellite TV. Another spacious salon boasts frescoed ceilings, inviting divans and armchairs. There's also a dining room featuring a sizable crystal dining table and original bookcases. On this level there is an additional double bedroom with its own ensuite bathroom.

A stone staircase leads to the top floor, where a corridor provides access to two double bedrooms, one of which includes a charming canopy bed. Continuing down the corridor, you'll encounter two more bedrooms. In three of these bedrooms, an additional single bed can be added as needed. Two bathrooms are available on this floor, one of which offers a comfortable bathtub.

Returning to the ground floor, adjacent to the kitchen and living areas, you'll pass through two arched doorways that open to the garden, featuring a stone floor and originally serving as the cloister. In total, the villa can comfortably accommodate up to 13 guests(10 in dedicated bedrooms, with the possibility of adding 3 additional single beds).

Ground Floor

Kitchen (oven, freezer, dishwasher) with access on to the outside, on to a nice furnished panoramic terrace, living-room (satellite TV, DVD) with fireplace, large frescoed dining-room, twin-bedded room (which can be turned into double bedroom), bathroom with shower.

First Floor

Double bedroom, double bedroom with baldaquin bed, 2 twin-bedded rooms (which can be turned into double bedrooms), bathroom with shower, bathroom with shower and bathtub.


Villa Details

  • Air Conditioning
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wifi
  • Private Pool
  • Fireplace
  • Insect Screens
  • Fenced Pool
  • Pets Welcome

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Three Double Bedrooms And Two Twin-Bedded Rooms (Which Can Be Turned Into Double Bedrooms)
  • 3 Bathrooms, One Ensuite And Two With Shower
  • Hairdryers In All Bathrooms

Kitchen equipment

  • American Coffee Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Machines (Moka)
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso Machine
  • Fridge With Freezer
  • Fruit Juicer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Kettle


  • Alfresco Dining
  • Fully Air Conditioned
  • Central Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cot And High Chair
  • Iron And Ironing Table
  • Insect Screens
  • Washing Machine
  • Fenced Property
  • Dvd Player
  • Sat Tv

What's included

  • Welcome Buffet At Guests' Arrival, Consisting Of Drinks, A Platter Of Mixed Cold Cuts And Cheese, And Other Typical Tuscan Fresh Products Delivered To Your Tuscan Villa
  • Visit To A Classical Tuscan Wine Cellar With Free Wine-Tasting
  • Guided Walking Tour Of Peccioli And Chianni Villages From May To September
  • Cleaning Of The Swimming Pool And Garden Maintenance Twice A Week
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bed Linen
  • Bath Towels
  • Pool Towels


  • Security Deposit 400€
  • Heating 4€ Per Cubic Meter
  • Pets 50€ Per Pet


  • Panoramic Swimming Pool (12×4 Metres And 1.30 Deep), Open From 01 May To 30 October
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground With Toys


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Where is Glicine ?

Getting here

  • Pisa airport 45 min
  • Florence airport 1 hr
  • Closest Rail Station Pontedera 30 min

Around Glicine

Villa Glicine’s location in the tiny village of Fabbrica makes it the perfect getaway, with a pool and privacy as well as a Pizzeria and grocery within easy strolling distance. The views over the Era river valley (Valdera) are breathtaking, reaching all the way to the city of Volterra.

Volterra is a short drive away, nestled amidst olive groves and vineyards, and boasts one of Italy’s best-preserved Roman theatres. Constructed during the Augustan period at the end of the first century BC by the affluent Caecina family, this theatre was discovered during archaeological excavations in the 1950s under the supervision of Enrico Fiumi.

Just a short 30-minute drive from Villa Glicine you’ll reach the town of Pontedera. Here, you can explore the Piaggio company’s headquarters, known for producing the iconic Vespa scooters, as well as the Castellani winery and the Amedei artisan chocolate factory.

A one-hour drive from Villa Glicine will lead you to Pisa or the beaches around Livorno. Livorno, a port city designed as an “ideal town” during the Renaissance, is considered one of the most modern cities in Tuscany, and the most populous after Florence and Prato. Notable attractions in Livorno include the Livorno Aquarium, the Museo Civico “Giovanni Fattori”, Museo di storia naturale del Mediterraneo with its botanical garden, and the Museo Mascagnano, which houses the works and memorabilia of the renowned composer Pietro Mascagni.

On the days you just want to relax, it's a pleasure to enjoy the panoramic swimming pool and conveniences of Villa Glicine.

Nearby Activities

  • The villa is within Fabbrica, with a Pizzeria and a grocery store within easy walking distance
  • San Gimignano 45 min
  • Volterra 35 min
  • Casciana Terme (with spa) 35 min
  • Livorno and beaches 1 h
  • Lucca 1 h 15 min
  • Siena 1h 30 min

Sleeps: 10
From € 575 per day


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How to book

Is Glicine perfect for you?

For availability and pricing see the calendar above. If you have any questions or would like help choosing, we visit our properties regularly and can help you choose and book the best villa for your holidays.

We can hold dates for you for 48 hours while you make sure everything lines up, then you simply pay the deposit (30% of total) to secure your booking. The balance will then be due 10 weeks before you travel. You can also add "XCover" to your booking for a full refund if you can't travel.

For more details see our Booking Conditions and XCover. You can add XCover to your booking at any time until you have paid your balance, simply ask your agent.

Worth knowing

Many local administrations now charge a “Tourist Tax” for people staying in rented accommodation and these vary from town to town. The charges are generally per person per night with a maximum number of nights, usually around 5 but sometimes 7, beyond which they will not charge. The charges range between 50 cents to 3 euro. Children are sometimes included, sometimes not and these charges should be collected by the property owners.

Not sure?

It can often be faster to contact us to ask for advice - we visit all the houses so can give you first hand advice based on your wishlist. Once you find a villa you like we can hold dates for you for up to 48 hours while you check flights or make sure everybody is on board.

Any more questions?

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Booking Notes

  • Security deposit 400€
  • Heating 4€ per cubic meter
  • Pets 50€ per pet