Capalbio Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, large porch surrounded by lawns and gardens.
The Tuscan casaletto 'Swallow Cottage' is a detached house set in a lush park / garden, facing south towards the view of the sea, the countryside and the sun. Fully equipped and furnished with care, both internally and externally, tell us that nothing is missing!
The large green spaces are beautiful and private, a path allows you to do the tour of the property 'that extends for almost 4 hectares, among pine trees, olive trees and Mediterranean.
Swallow Cottage is part of an estate recently built, combining the look of the Tuscan tradition with modern comfort. The property consists of a main house, which is the residence of the owners, and a second smaller villa called Swallow Cottage.
The property is completely fenced, and 'situated at the end of a country road. The place is 'really very beautiful, nestled in one of the most' beautiful Tuscan countryside, but close to the sea. It is just 10km from the beach which stretches for 12km north to Ansedonia and acts as a barrier to the Lake of Burano, WWF wildlife reserve.
The estate 'animated by certain domestic cats, there is' a good choice' of birds, butterflies and fireflies.
After 15 years in the United States for business reasons, we have decided to reside in one of the most beautiful places of our beautiful Italy, Tuscany, and in particular struck us this fantastic and even rural nature Maremma, so 'close to Rome ! We fell in love immediately with this property ', despite the work to bring it back to the present splendor were many and arduous. But now, after 12 years, could not be more beautiful!
In 2013 we decided to put this beautiful property 'in the service of tourists. It 's too beautiful! Spending a holiday here and 'a feast for the eyes and for the soul. Its quiet, its silence is sometimes disturbed by the cicadas or crickets, and 'refreshing, a perfect place for relaxation assured. Its enviable location makes it very attractive for both nature lovers and sea lovers of culture: Tarquinia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the Etruscan tombs with frescoes which are the oldest example of a painting of the entire Europe, and Vulci, with the Castle, the Etruscan Museum, the beautiful valley of the Fiora, the remains of the Etruscan city and the spectacular Etruscan and Roman Bridge. the impressive Rocca di Pitigliano with the nearby necropolis of Sovana, and of course the medieval village of Capalbio set like a jewel out of time. Do not forget the Tarot Garden, the visionary, colorful park inspired by Gaudi, designed by sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle.
On the ground floor:
The spacious and bright living area 'consists of a living room with fireplace and dining area. The fully equipped kitchen is separated by a large arch covered with old bricks. The living area opens onto a covered porch and fully furnished 25sqm. offering guests the possibility to choose whether to take their meals inside or outside.
The master bedroom on the main floor offers a comfortable double bed big FLOU and air conditioning. The adjoining bathroom has a shower.
Downstairs: From the sliding doors of the spacious living room leads to the porch, once outside, on the left, go down a flight of stairs and you enter the sleeping area consists of a large bedroom with double bed (or 2 single 90cm .). The bathroom with shower and 'attached to the room. This suite is not 'connected internally with the upper floor has a private entrance. The windows of this room does not have a view of the landscape.
If guests occupying the property 'are two, this bedroom will not be rented separately to ensure complete privacy for guests staying on the main floor.
Heating, electricity and water independent. Private access from the street through a remote controlled gate and several private covered parking spaces.
All windows, including the large sliding door between the living room and porch are equipped with mosquito nets.
WI-FI Internet - Satellite TV in the living room - DVD Blu Ray - Stereo -
The estate is managed directly by the owners, which I employ two people in order to keep the property immaculate and well maintained gardens. The owners speak perfect English.
Swallow Cottage is located in the estate of Casale Del Picchio, in the area called Maremma, one of the most beautiful in Tuscany. It is a region with an ancient heart, here live the rustic atmosphere disappeared elsewhere, evoking memories of past times, generations of old families, crops, summer and sea. One is tempted to believe that this landscape owes its charm to the presence of the Etruscans, an ancient civilization that lived and farmed here for centuries before Christ.
Over the past fifteen years the area has become a favorite of a certain intellectual elite Italian and international, in search of the tranquil Tuscan charm, enriched by the joys of an unspoilt sea.
A wide strip of fertile ground separating the sea from the hills. And 'here, where the hills begin, that the Casale del Picchio, surrounded by trees and lovely gardens, where the gaze is lost in the valley of olive groves and wheat fields until you reach the sea. The estate extends to c. approx 4 acres of olive groves, pine forests, orchards, trees and Mediterranean scrub. The property 'and' set in one of the most 'beautiful in the romantic Tuscan landscape. The place is' quiet, beautiful, completely surrounded by countryside yet pure and simple. This, however, 'does not mean that we are isolated, a few minutes drive you will find everything you need.
Just a little more 'than an hour by train to visit our beautiful monumental Rome. Trains depart from Capalbio have several stations in the city center ', from St. Peter's in Trastevere.
In 20 'we reach the Argentario, very well known for its natural beauty and historic, and the archipelago, comprising the islands of Giglio, Giannutri, Elba and Montecristo wild.
And what about Capalbio, an ancient village nestled in the green hills of Maremma, a few kilometers from the sea, surrounded by a pristine area rich in forests and the countryside. Walking through the narrow streets and squares of the old town end up the atmosphere of a past frozen in time. Capalbio is famous for becoming the favorite destination of important characters of the show thanks to the editions of Capalbio Cinema, an event of great importance since 1994, attracts many industry experts and personalities from politics, which has earned the name of 'Little Athens' .
The wild beaches of golden sand and long Capalbio stretch for about 12 km, bordering to the north with the municipality of Orbetello (beach Ansedonia) and continuing until the end of the Tuscany with 'The Last Beach' (beach Chiarone). There are several accesses to the sea within easy reach, and once on the beach you can choose whether to relax in the plants that will arise or spend days on the vast semi-desert and beaches. The sea of Capalbio is characterized by its clarity, its wonderful colors and its shades.
The coast with the presence of a dense maquis plants with a predominance of Juniper; the territory of the beaches in Capalbio is part of the WWF, and this means that the environment is always protected and safeguarded.
WWF Oasis - The Reserve of Lake Burano in Capalbio was established in 1980 and covers a vast territory between Ansedonia and Chiarone. The brackish lake is 3 km long and is separated from the sea by sand dunes. The oasis owes its importance to many species of birds that overwinter and they stop, which can be viewed with the activity Wizard 'Bird Watching'. Also in the bush you can see many wild animals in the undergrowth and typical Mediterranean shrubs such as juniper and mastic.
I mean, do not get bored!
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome