The first floor with its 85 square metres featured the ancient apartment of the farmer, the western part of the building used to be the barn whereas the shed - called La Carraia in Italian, situated to the east, is now the beautiful room of arcades, our one room apartment. The ancient horse stable, carefully renovated in 1995, is one of the adjacent buildings used as a garden shed today where you can find a gas barbecue, deckchairs and sun beds, garden tools. The original bread baking furnace, which also underwent complete renovation, can be used for baking fresh bread, pizza and cakes. Children and pets are welcome.
A boccia or beachball pitch was made in 2009: 18 x 8 m with fine sand.
The apartment of about 80m² on the upper floor, displays high ceilings (4,50m) and beautifully tiled terracotta floors, has a bathroom equipped with a toilet, washstand and a wide shower cubicle, offers plenty of room for two people showering together or for bathing little children, and a bedroom which sleeps 3 children (120cm x 190cm; 85cm x 190cm) on a romantic chestnut wood gallery which can be reached climbing up a wooden ladder. On floor level two more single beds are available.
The living room sleeps 2 (a parents’ bedroom) on rattan beds with good latex mattresses which can be decorated as sofas during the day. There is plenty of storage space.
The open plan kitchen, dining area and the terrace (17 square metres) can also be reached using an external staircase joining the ground floor with the upper level. The old stone fireplace will extend the pleasures beyond the summer season when the Southern Tuscany reveals its deeper and more intimate secrets! There is a dining table for 8 -10 people. To the right, you will find a fully-fitted kitchen with dishwasher, fan-oven and gas cooker.
The washing machine for common use is located in an adjacent building. In the ancient horse stable you will find all you need for comfortable relaxing and dining on the terraces: teak wood tables, chairs, loungers and hammocks as well a gas barbecue.
18m² panorama terrace in front of the entrance, 5 other seating areas with garden furniture on the grounds around the house. Small stereo with cassette and CD player, SAT TV and DVD on request. Gas central heating, large open fire place, washing machine. Child friendly environment with swing, large natural grassy areas and hammocks. Shaded parking area for 2 cars, amazing panorama with a view of Massa Marittima about 40 Km away and of the stone quarry in Scarlino about 50 Km away. Daily arrivals and departures possible, a min. stay of 6 days.
There are secondary costs to paid directly to the owner:
Power costs 3 € per person/day.
WLAN wireless internet connection on request 2 € per day. TV on request €10 per week.
Bed linen 9 € optional, please bring your own towels and tea towels.
Pets 4€ per animal per day.
Firewood charged separately.
Gas central heating with solar energy - solar heating free, gas as used.