Welcome to the Agriturismo Podere Bellosguardo

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This beautiful Agriturismo has been renovated according to the ideas of the owner with respect to the traditions of the Tuscany region. It consists of two spacious and comfortable apartments with seperated entrances, decorated in the warm colors of the Tuscany. The apartments are furnished in the typical country style and are fitted with terracotta. From every window you can enjoy a different view of the beautiful scenery. The farm is surrounded by fields and forrests and within spitting distance flows the river “Era”.

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Here you can enjoy yourself in a familiar environment. The hospitable owners live just a few steps away. The Agriturismo Bellosguardo is located within the quiet and rolling hills of the Alta Val di Cecina, with a beautiful panorama view over the unique and diversified landscape. Thanks to the favorable position of the Agriturismo, you can easily reach all the famous places of the Tuscany: Volterra, San Gimignano, Pisa, Siena and Florence. Also the beaches of Mare Tirreno are not far.

Lovers of the nature can make excursions along marked cycle routes and hiking trails to discover the beauty of the nature. Through its generous proportioning the Agriturismo offers private garden and parking, a nice BBQ area with grill in the shadow of a pavilion and the beautiful 10m x 5m swimming pool with comfortable deckchairs. In addition we`re offering bikes for guests who would like to explore the area around the farm on two wheels and a selection of board games for your entertainment.


TOP 3 reasons you’ll love Agriturismo Bellosguardo

 

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LOCATION

The Agriturismo Bellosguardo is an ideal base from which to visit all of Tuscany including the Tyrrhenian coast

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PEACEFUL NATURE

You will enjoy tranquility, charming landscapes & woods perfect for leisurely walks while the hills offer perfect temps even in summer

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IDEAL FOR FAMILIES

The apartments have own garden & general areas where kids can play & run around in safety with a pool for the Family

 

A bit of history

 

 

 

 

 65 years of Podere Bellosgurado

 

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Giulio Capriotti

In the early 1950s, Giulio Capriotti came along with his wife “Pompilia” from the Marche region (specifically from the small village Castignano) to the beautiful Tuscany. Here, closed to the city of Volterra, they were searching for a new house and particularly for a job.
In those post war years, the Italian parliament passed a law for rural plannings with the objective to divide the land in lots and to assign it to new farmers. The government built houses and sold them along with a few hectares of land in order to speed up and increase the agricultural production.

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Podere n°253 e n°254

In this way, 1951 the young couple was assigned land by the company “Maremma” (responsible company for dividing land in lots and assignment).  The new property with the number 254 was also called “Podere Bellosguardo”.
A few years later the family decided to expand the farm and so they took the decission to acquire the neighbor farm (Podere No. 253 – called Podere S. Pasquale).

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Ivo Capriotti

After 40 years, Ivo Capriotti, one of the three descendants of Giulio, took over the farm. In 2004 he decided to restructure the old Podere S. Pasquale to an Agriturismo for holiday guests called “Agriturismo Podere Bellosguardo”.
Until today, the farm is still run by Ivo and his family. Together with his wife “Susi” and his two children “Silvia” and “Davide” the whole Family Capriotti is pleased to cordially welcome you and to make your stay to a unique and unforgettable experience.

3 Generations of Capriotti farmers

 

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Giulio Capriotti († 1992) together with his wife “Pompilia”

 

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Ivo Capriotti

 

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Davide Capriotti