MANIERO DEL BRUNELLESCHI
Ready to spend an unforgettable holiday in the heart of Tuscany?
Maniero del Brunelleschi – Medieval Apartments Resort is waiting for you!
Live the unforgettable experience of staying in an authentic finely restored medieval fortress where tuscan charm and modern comforts come together in 5 different themed apartments with exclusive swimming pool serving the Resort units.
The division of properties reflects the different historical functions of the medieval structure:
each apartment has a unique location!
Maniero del Brunelleschi – Medieval Apartments Resort is located in the center of the medieval village of Vicopisano, a Tuscan jewel where the genius of the Florentine architect Filippo Brunelleschi created the Fortress of the Castle which dominates the picturesque village. We therefore decided to pay homage to him by dedicating our structure: Brunelleschi in fact dealt with the architecture of the fortifications to protect Vicopisano, of which the Manor was part, today as then, in its historic role of fort.Village of extraordinary beauty, Vicopisano, still maintains the medieval aspect that immediately transports visitors back over the centuries, at the time of Towers and Castles, of the stone streets and alleys, of the Castle that stands out over the village and the romantic views over the surrounding tuscan countryside.In this context fits perfectly Maniero del Brunelleschi which, since the Middle Ages, has played the role of defense fort against Lucca, thanks to its strategic position that looks out over the Pisan Mountains bordering the Lucca countryside.
The Resort is in fact distributed right on the ancient medieval walls which today serve as both real load-bearing walls for the apartments obtained and an incredible background to the swimming pool from which you will enjoy a breathtaking and suggestive panorama.The fort has been restored to the highest conservation standards respecting the medieval historical heritage enjoyed by the entire structure which boasts the protection of the Fine Arts and which is now recognized as a Historic Residence.Great care also in the choice of materials, all local and Tuscan: stone swimming pool, terracotta floors and ceilings of the Florentine Impruneta, beams and doors in tuscan cypress wood, masonry kitchens, four-poster and antique beds, curtains and pure Tuscan cotton linens, medieval wrought iron lighting, antique locks and typical tuscan furniture where you can find very valuable historical collections including copper bowls and jugs, work utensils and antique prints.
Maniero del Brunelleschi, today as then, enjoys the strategic position of the medieval village of Vicopisano near Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Siena, Livorno, the Bolgheri coast, the medieval cities of Volterra and San Gimignano, the Chianti wine region, Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio and the seaside: in a nutshell.. a wonderful stay in the real heart of Tuscany! Located in the historic center, just a stroll from the main services of the village, Maniero del Brunelleschi – Medieval Apartments Resort is the ideal place to spend your holidays in Tuscany. The property of incredible charm and historical value is further enriched by the great charm of the furnishings and the most modern comforts: each apartment is in fact the result of the authentic passion in furnishing and restoring with style and elegance. The property is located in walking distance to the town square and all its services such as free public parking, bakery, grocery store, restaurants, bars, tourist office, pharmacy, bank, tobacconist, post office and bus stop.
The stone Swimming Pool & Relax
The only adjective that can describe the location created exclusively for the guests of the Resort is incredible: the great and picturesque private swimming pool was built with local stone from the Pisan Mountains and enjoys the splendid scenery of the medieval walls of Vicopisano: upon returning from the daily excursions, guests will have the opportunity to swim in the amazing stone pool, relax in the garden and enjoy a tuscan appetizer handmade. Details and style are not lacking even in the outdoor spaces: copper shower and the foot basin recreated with an ancient capital and a stone grinder for entry into the pool. Each apartment is reserved, around the pool area, with its own parasol station with recharging for electronic devices and external Wi-Fi, as well as a relaxation area under the veranda. .. waiting for you cocktails and poolside dinners, musical evenings and everything that will make your holiday unforgettable!
Il Forno & Cooking Experience
Each apartment in the Maniero can use the historic Forno, a common area and passageway for all guests to access both the exclusive swimming pool, the garden and the veranda. In the Middle Ages the actual oven, which still measures 3mt by 3mt, was used by the whole village for the production of bread –like a modern bakery. Today we wanted to pay it homage by making the place dedicated to our exclusive Tuscan Cooking Courses, tasty poolside aperitifs, wine & food tastings and weekly themed dinners reserved for the guests of the Resort. Il Forno is finely decorated on the ceiling with the typical tools of the rural history of our country: imagine yourself learning in this fantastic location how to prepare fresh handmade pasta, tuscan pastries and biscuits, bruschetta and all our local recipes! Adjacent to the oven there is another service area called Castro del Maiale – Pigs Fence: the pigs were kept there and they also had an enclosed outdoor area which today is instead our aperitif corner by the pool.
The Medieval Court
The great Medieval Court of the Maniero del Brunelleschi has been restored with the same material of the time: the famous terracotta of the Florentine Impruneta. Protected by ancient columns and the centuries-old medieval wrought iron chain, the Court embellishes the facade of the Manor with character and unmistakable medieval style thanks to the medieval coats of arms that still reflect the ancient power of the fort.The Tuscan Garden hosts a centuries-old olive tree of indomitable beauty under which you will find the pleasure of a break on the stone benches of the Pisan Mountains. The magic continues also in the evening when the Court lights up with the lights of the medieval walls of the property: a postcard image .. that you will carry with you forever!
In addition to the spectacular location of an authentic medieval structure with spacious and elegantly furnished interiors with tuscan charm, all the properties of Maniero del Brunelleschi – Medieval Apartments Resort have access to the private swimming pool with a dedicated parasol station and pool towel service included, tech power and Wi- External Fi. The common areas of the Forno, the Medieval Court and the Tuscan Garden are at the service of all guests. Each apartment enjoys all modern comforts such as Wi-Fi, Air Conditioning and Heating, induction hobs, satellite and cable TV, antique porcelain electrical outlets with rotary switches, fully equipped kitchens with fridge and dishwasher, freezer in use, kitchen linen, dishes, glasses, cutlery, cleaning essentials, microwave, toaster, kettle, iron and ironing board, bed linen and towels, bathroom essentials, hairdryer, laundry service on request, service final cleaning included.
Our Staff will be happy to help you organizingyour stay with exclusive tours, tastings of local products and all the tuscan experiences not to be missed!
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