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Original Tuscan holiday apartment in a quiet location with rooftop terrace

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious apartment (90 m²), historic palace, own rooftop terrace, 2 bedrooms

Arranged in Tuscan- style, located in a 19th century house (in Italy: palace) on a quiet alleyway (no through traffic) in the historic district of Massa Marittima. The rooftop terrace (deck chair, table and chairs) can only be reached through this apartment and offers a vast view over the idyllic roof landscape down to the sea and will be perfect for sunbathing, feasting and relaxing. Also from inside the bedrooms you will enjoy a gorgeous view of the historic city wall and the hilly landscape leading down to the coast. The comfortably arranged apartment (90 m²) has a spacious living room/kitchen (dishwasher), a comfortable living and dining room with a wide round arch, 2 bedrooms, a modern bathroom and a separate WC. The apartment was carefully and stylishly modernized. The original cotto flooring, the high set wooden beam ceilings (in all rooms), the historic ceiling paintings and variety of antiques add a special charming touch.

Ideal location during every season: The apartment is an ideal starting point for Tuscan- explorations during every season: the gentle, sunny winter, the blossoming spring, the summer ideal for swimming, the warm, aroma rich fall. No matter if your are mostly interested in the culture, in taking a relaxing bath, in photographing the landscape’s beauty or being tempted by the local culinary specialties: you will feel at home while staying at our comfortable and tastefully arranged apartment. There are heating options available for the winter. Especially appealing is having a glass of wine on the rooftop terrace while enjoying a view of the sunset or having dinner at the atmosphere-rich cathedral square and enjoying the Tuscan- specialties. Also historically known places are easily reachable for one day trips due to the good highway connections. For example, Siena (60km), Florence (120 km) or Pisa (100 km). Tips on parking options are displayed at the apartment.

Water and culture for adults and children: You are within 20 minutes of the sea. The light sand beaches with kilometer long pine groves belong to the most beautiful ones in all of Tuscany due to their vast extent and the picturesque bays and they are also not too overcrowded (boat rental).The very clean sea called Lago Accesa (8 km) is an alternative to the sea. Different nature parks extend you an invitation to go hiking and on exploration tours (hiking guides in bookcase). Children will be attracted to the stork and turtle park on site. For those interested in art and culture, the apartment will serve as a starting point for the exploration of Etruscan places(Vetulonia, Populonia, Roselle and Saturnia).On site and in the nearby surroundings you will find appealing cultural offers for trips: music events at old churches and monasteries, art and crafts exhibitions, walkable ore mines, traditional oil presses, historic wine cellars, local culinary festivals, antiques markets, traditional donkey and horse races.(info map on site

Enjoy wine in a pinturesque landscape: Drive along the 'Strada del Vino' and taste (and buy) wine and olive oil directly from the farmers. Of special interest for wine lovers is the small city of Montalcino with its gorgeous old city district. It is the origin of one of Italy’s best wines: 'Brunello di Montalcino', which is matured in oak barrels and can be tasted everywhere on site and in the surroundings. You might combine a dégustation with a walk, a several hour hiking tour or a bicycle tour through Maremma's original landscape (rides). A special attraction are the hot water springs of Saturnia and Petriolo (bathing options). Massa Marittima is, due to its central location, best suitable for restful purposes and is located near to the sea and serves as a starting point for the sightseeing of famous Tuscan cities. There is also the possibility to explore many small and appealing places in the nearby surroundings, where you will run into few tourists.

More Details

Owner
Barbara and Norbert Rittmann
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english, german, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
30%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

Amenities

Massa Marittima Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet , recently newly arranged in a Tuscan style
    Bathroom - toilet , with a large sink
  • The bathroom has a spacious shower, WC, bidet and sink (first- class arrangement). The apartment also offers a separate WC with a large sink, so that you won’t run into each other during 'rush hour'. Both bathrooms were fully modernized and tastefully arranged in a typical Tuscan- style. The antique wooden beams give this room a special touch. In order to make you feel comfortable, there are shelves and many hangers in both bathrooms. You have enough storage room and hanging options for your personal belongings. The bright and roomy living room- kitchen (large eating table with a granite counter, a counter for work, and a travertine counter) is fully equipped with tableware and cooking utensils. You can cook a complete meal there if you would like, nothing needed will be missing. In spite of the first- class arrangements, there is enough room for your personal belongings (inside the pantry for example).
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 king , 1 child bed , for 2 people
    Schlafzimmer 2 - 1 queen , plus 1 zusätzliche Matrazze auf Wunsch
  • The apartment offers 2 spacious bedrooms, both with windows (blinds) looking to the side street. The beds are equipped with modern, mattresses that aren't too soft and the corresponding bed frams, so you can have a hammock party during the holidays. Both bedrooms have original Tuscan cotto floors, are arranged with antiques and offer a closet, chest and bedside tables along with reading lamps (see pictures). The larger bedroom has a view to one of the city gates of Massa Marittima, is furnished with elaborate intarsia furnishing and offers 2 twin beds standing together. The somewhat smaller bedroom is furnished with typical Tuscan-chestnut furniture, there is a large French bed. If you have 5-6 people, you can also use the sleeping sofa in the living room and also a folding cot. Whether you are travelling with one other person or with multiple - you will find enough room for your things.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The apartment was designed throughout the years with much love and in a Tuscan style (and is still being designed following that theme). Although our personal touch clearly manifests itself, we try to offer our guests a lot of room for freedom. You will find flat areas everywhere on which you can spread out and overtake the 'property’s ownership'. We are glad when our guest feels well and also if they are able to enjoy a nice vacation at our gorgeous apartment. The positive response (coming also from former guests) gives us security (see guestbook). Bed linen, bath towels and dry towels can be rented upon request. A detailed and often beloved city map offering many tips (trips, restaurants, shopping...) is displayed at the apartment. Heating service is available during the cold winter months. Your contact will be on site (for questions) lives a floor down. We would be glad to send you our little brochure.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Original Tuscan holiday apartment in a quiet location with rooftop terrace
average rating of 4.923077 based on 14 reviews
Österreich
5

Tolle Wohnung für einen schönen Toscana Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Kommen gerade aus unserem Urlaub in Massa Marittima zurück! Wir waren begeistert! Die Wohnung ist perfekt ausgestattet und sehr geräumig. Wir haben uns auf der Stelle wohl gefühlt! Es wurde auch absolut an alles gedacht, es gibt nichts was fehlt (Bücher, Spiele, alles was man in der Küche braucht...)! Die Lage im Zentrum ist auch perfekt. Man kann direkt von der Wohnung aus am Abend gemütlich ins Städtchen spazieren, wo einem viele tolle Restaurants erwarten!

Wir können diese Unterkunft nur weiterempfehlen!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2009
  • Stayed: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Leben wie ein Italiener

  • 5 of 5

Die Wohnung ist ohne Einschränkungen zu empfehlen. Lage, Größe, Ausstattung - alles top. Viel Liebe zum Detail. Man fühlt sich sofort zu Hause. Und als Sahnehäubchen die Dachterrasse. Wir kommen mit Sicherheit wieder.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2009
  • Stayed: February 2009
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Gut gelegene und ausgestattete Ferienwohnung in Massa Marittima

  • 5 of 5

Die Wohnung ist wie in der Anzeige beschrieben. Die Lage -nur ein paar Schritte vom Domplatz entfernt- ist super. Es ist alles da, was man braucht. Ein kleines Minus war lediglich, dass der Sonnenschirm auf der Dachterrasse nicht funktionstüchtig war, so dass man diesen traumhaften Teil der Wohnung nur bedingt nutzen konnte.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Gerne wieder!

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren nun schon das 2. Mal hier in der Wohnung in Massa, und sicher nicht das letzte Mal. Die Wohnung ist wunderbar gelegen, top ausgestattet, großzügig und alles hat reibungslos funktioniert. Das Highlight ist natürlich der unvergleichliche Ausblick über Massa bis hin zum Meer von der Dachterrasse aus! Sehr empfehlenswert, um echtes italienisches Urlaubsfeeling zu bekommen!

Sabine und Sven

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Eine echte "Traum- Wohnung"

  • 5 of 5

Wir (1 Ehepaar) waren vom 17.5. - 7.6.2014 in dieser absolut geschmackvollen

und liebevoll im Detail eingerichteten Wohnung. Alles ist sehr großzügig und

ebenfalls praktisch (Geschirrspüler und Waschmaschine). Ebenfalls ist die

Küche mit allem Geschirr und gut funktionierendem Herd und

großem Kühlschrank mit Eisfach ausgestattet. Im Wohnzimmer gibt es jede

Menge gute Literatur und viele nützliche Tips für Ausflüge in die Umgebung

oder an einen der schönen Strände. Abends haben wir unser Glas Rotwein

sehr gerne auf der schönen Piazza am Dom genossen. Der "Hit" ist die

Terasse mit Blick auf die alte Stadtmauer, über die Landschaft bis zum Meer:

wunderbar!! Schön auch, daß man direkt mit Italienern wohnt. Wurden ab

dem 3. Tag schon von Nachbarn freundlich gegrüßt.

Wir hatten eine wunderschöne Zeit und kommen sehr gerne wieder in diese Wohnung in dem bezaubernden Massa Marittima zurück.

Johanna und Wolfgang

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Auch diese Bewertung freut uns sehr, denn sie ist eine schöne Bestätigung dafür, dass die Wohnung durch Einrichtung, Ausstattung und Lage die Bedürfnisse unserer Gäste an erste Stelle setzt. Dadurch haben wir zahlreiche Gäste, die als "Wiederholungstäter" immer wieder kommen. Und die freundliche und aufgeschlossene Art unserer italienischen Nachbarn haben wir diesem wunderbareb Land zu verdanken! Mit Herzlichen Grüßen Barbara und Norbert Rittmann
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Florensac
5

Wunderbar und mittendrin

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben sehr schöne Tage über Ostern verbracht - in einem nicht allzu touristischen Ort mit netter Bevölkerung, offen und freundlich...

Und die Wohnung war immer ein kleines Nachhausekommen! Wunderbar ausgestattet, -sogar mit Nudelmaschine und Bettflasche-, eine bestens sortierte kleine Bibliothek, Spiele, Karten... alles da! Und die Dachterrasse ist spektakulär - leider hat das Aprilwetter uns nur wenige Abende da oben gegönnt...

Es war erholsam und gemütlich - und die Vermieter waren ausgesprochen nett und unkompliziert ---- wir kommen gerne einmal wieder! Vielen Dank noch für den Prosecco!

Ps: Auch unsere Kinder haben sich sehr zuhause gefühlt!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke für die tolle Rückmeldung! Wir freuen uns besonders, wenn die Großen und Kleinen unsere Wohnung so genießen!
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Pisa (100 km), Florence (120 km)
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Massa Marittima
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Piombino
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Gavorano
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Follonica (20 km)
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
Follonica (20 km)
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Massa Marittima
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
Follonica
Car: recommended

Massa Marittima is a special, appealing village rich in medieval and gothic influence located in the Tuscan hilly landscape nearby the sea (18 km). When you step outside the house you get the feeling of being part of the cast in a film set in the Middle Ages. Despite its quiet location it offers many cultural attractions (museums, etc.), appealing shops (boutiques, art and antiques). You can enjoy a typical local dinner for a moderate price or a pizza on the plaza (no traffic, children can romp around.) Whether it be the appealing city lights on the facade of the famous cathedral or the view when looking at the medieval palace, you will understand why this spot is mentioned in many travel guides as one of the most beautiful places in all of Tuscany. And yet Massa Maritima is not an overcrowded place, it has kept the charm of a typical Italian small city and you can easily travel through it (stroll around, have ice cream, etc.).

Golf: Two of Italy´s most gorgeous and exclusive golf courses are located near Massa Marittima ('Golf club Toscana' and 'Golf club Punta Ala'). The 18- hole courses are playable throughout the whole year and are located in the middle of vineyards and the olive groves. They are specially designed with small lakes, waterfalls and with typical plants from the south. The courses are just 10 and 20 km away and also offer a yacht and tennis club. Here you can connect a special, golf experience with a spa and culture vacation in an ideal fashion.

Ski: Monte Amiata (1.740 above sea level) is located 60km away from Massa Marittima, is of volcanic origin and offers ski options from the winter to spring. The volcano has remained inactive for nearly 2000 years, hot springs and geysers are a sign of its volcanic background and are used to gain geothermal energy. The exuberant plant life (thick chestnut and beech forests) and diverse wildlife (eagles, hawks..) makes it worthwhile to take a walk during any season. Monte Amiata attracts people during the springtime due to its blossoming flowers, its hillside remains pleasantly cool during the summer and in fall, it becomes attractive due to the abundance of mushrooms. The hiking paths head mainly into the forest region, but also lead into the nearby 19th century mines and through medieval towns that have come into existence mostly located along Via Cassia (such as Abbadia San Salvatore, Piancastagnaio...)

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $176.14
Endreinigung $58.71

Der Mietpreis ist ein Inklusivpreis (Strom, Wasser, Gas und Endreinigung sind enthalten)
Der Preis für die erste Woche beinhaltet jeweils 50 Euro für die durch uns durchgeführte Endreinigung. Mieten sie mehr als 1 Woche, zahlen Sie für die weiteren Wochen 50 € weniger.
Bettwäsche und Handtücher werden Ihnen kostenlos gestellt.
Haustiere sind leider nicht erlaubt.

Bei der Buchung erhalten Sie von uns Unterlagen, aus denen hervorgeht wie hoch die Anzahlung ist (richtet sich nach dem Mietpreis) und wann der Restbetrag fällig ist.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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