Capalbio Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description
1 bedroom 1 bath, large porch surrounded by lawns and gardens.
The casaletto Tuscan '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, we are told that nothing is missing!
The great outdoors are wonderful and private, a path allows you to walk around the property 'which extends for almost 4 hectares of pine trees, olive trees and Mediterranean.
Swallow Cottage is part of an estate newly 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 nice, situated 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, the WWF wildlife reserve.
The estate 'animated by certain domestic cats, there is' a great variety' 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 particularly impressed us this fantastic and even rural nature of the 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 'to serve the tourists. It 's too beautiful! Spending your vacation here and 'a feast for the eyes and for the soul. Its quiet, the silence occasionally disturbed by grasshoppers or crickets, and 'refreshing, ideal 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, for the painted Etruscan tombs which are the oldest example of painting the whole Europe and Vulcano, 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 Rock of 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, visionary, colorful park inspired by Gaudi, created by sculptress Niki de Saint Phalle.
The spacious and bright living area 'consists of a living room with fireplace and dining area. In the living room there is a sofa bed that can 'offer two beds for children. 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 25 sqm. offering guests can also choose to take their meals inside or outside.
The bedroom has a comfortable king bed in the FLOU and air conditioning. The adjoining bathroom has a shower.
Heating, electricity and water independent. Private access from the road via 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.
Internet Wi-Fi - Satellite TV in the living room - Blu Ray DVD - Stereo -
The estate is run by the owners, whom they employ two people in order to keep the property immaculate and well maintained gardens. The owners speak perfect English.
Swallow Cottage is located on the estate of Casale Del Picchio, in the area called Maremma, one of the most charming places of Tuscany. It is a region with a historic center where live rural atmosphere disappeared elsewhere, evoking memories of the past, generations of old families, crops, summer and the 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.
In the last 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 is the Hamlet of the woodpecker, 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. about 4 hectares of olive groves, pine forests, orchards, trees and Mediterranean scrub. The '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 is all it takes.
Just a little more 'than an hour by train to visit our beautiful monumental Rome. Trains run from Capalbio have several stations in the center of the city ', St. Peter's Basilica 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 the past frozen in time. Capalbio is famous for having become a favorite of major characters of the show thanks to issues of Capalbio Cinema, an event of great importance since 1994, attracts many experts and personalities from politics, which has earned the name 'Little Athens' .
The wild beaches and stretches of golden sand the Capalbio extend for about 12 kilometers, bordered on the north by the town of Orbetello (beach Ansedonia) and continuing until the end of the Tuscany with 'The Last Beach' (beach Chiarone). There are several within easy access to the sea, and once on the beach you can choose whether to relax in the plants that 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 Mediterranean vegetation with a predominance of plants 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 spend the winter and stop, which can be viewed with the activity Wizard 'Bird Watching'. Also in the bush you can see many wild animals in the undergrowth typical Mediterranean shrubs such as juniper and mastic.
I mean, do not get bored!
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible