Monteverdi Marittmo House Rental Photos and Description
2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleep 4-6 each property, Max 8 when booked together.
The villette are situated at ‘Faro del Castelluccio’, a development of small houses in the woods, on a tranquil hill near to Monteverdi Marittimo in the Costa Etrusca area of Tuscany. The gardens have a beautiful view over the Val di Cornia towards Monteverdi and Monterotondo, and in the distance the island of Elba. The houses can be rented separately or together for 2 families who wish to be near each other. They are well furnished to a high standard in a rustic and comfortable style and each has a garden and patio for outdoor living. Most of the properties nearby are owned by Italians wishing to escape from the heat and pollution of the cities in summer. There are some lovely walks in the woods directly from the door. At 500 mt distance, shared swimming pool (ca. 25x15 Mt), open from 28 May to 30 September with children's club, There is also a restaurant and minimarket. Wifi available at restaurant. Please note sleeps 8 only when Le Rondini and La Civetta are rented together. 10 % discount offered.
Places to visit for families: Good safe beaches at Marina di Castagneto (25mins), San Vincenzo and Baratti (45 mins). You can rent umbrellas and deckchairs, windsurfing and other water sports are available. There are much quieter areas of the beach however where you can find shade in the pine trees and also picnic under the trees.
Cavallino Matto theme park and mini golf, Marina di Castagneto, excellent for small children.
Mining museum at San Silvestro(45 mins). Very good value exciting visit including a little train journey underground.
Etruscan tombs at Baratti.
Water park at Cecina (40 mins).
Places of interest to visit within easy reach: The island of Elba makes a very good day trip. Ferries depart form Piombino 37km away.
There is a thermal spa at Venturina (30 mins) where many treatments are available or just go to sit in the hot outdoor pool.
Good markets are to be found in most local towns. Details in each house.
Several lovely hill-top villages and towns are well worth exploring such as Massa Marittima, Castagneto Carducci, Vetulonia, Volterra, Pitigliano.
Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Siena are all easy to reach for a day-trip.
Details of these and others are to be found in both houses.
Details for Le Rondini 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 1 Bathroom
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair accessible
About Mrs C Alford
I am English but have an Italian mother. I was born in Firenze and always came back to Tuscany for holidays.
Mrs C Alford purchased this house in 2005
Why Mrs C Alford chose Monteverdi Marittmo
My grandfather was born in Castagneto Carducci and I have always loved this area.
What makes this house unique
I always wanted a holiday home in this area and wanted a garden so that I can enjoy the beautiful countryside and views from my own space.