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Rustic vacation apartment in the heart of Maremma Tuscany, 5 km to the beach - Apartment Type B

Grosseto, Grosseto, Italy
  • Apartment645 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

A hundred years ago, during the First World War, ‘Il Granaio' was built to become stables for the Italian Cavalry. Afterwards 'Il Granaio was used as a barn to store wheat. During the whole of 1999 the building was completely restored, though its original character remained unchanged. All guests can use the pool beach beds and sun screens, bicycles and BBQ's. Its location is a central one: the sea at 5 km, Castiglione della Pescaia, an attractive mediaeval fishing place, at a distance of 10 km, Siena 70 km.

The beach: The beach is pure white sand. The clear sea water has currently been rated by the authorities as excellent. (2007)

Language course: We organize 2 language courses with duration of 2 weeks from 06/04 till 20/04 or from 12/10 till 26/10. The lessons will be held from Monday till Friday from 10.00 till 13.00 o‘clock. The teacher is Mrs. Dr. Liliana Innocenti, graduated and teacher of Italian language and literature and history. Rate per person, Minimum 2 people: 250 Euro rate per person, minimum 4 people: 200 Euro. Study material is included. Apartment is not included.

Programma Concise course of Italian: The daily curriculum is as follows: 1.Grammar. Phonetics (pronunciation), Morphology (nouns, articles, adjectives, verbs, syntax, perfect tense, past tense, future tense) 2. Vocabulary. 3. Fluency. 4. Geography. We will follow the route you took to get at 'Il Granaio'. We will say something about Tuscany, the Maremma, the Thyrrenian Sea, the coastal region, the hills, the rivers, the cities, villages, the climate, and the islands of the Tuscan archipelago. 5- History: Etruscan and Roman dwelling places. Emboldening of coastal areas. The vanished Lake of Prilis. Ancient families. 6. Optional. Visit to the villages of Roselle and Vetulonia, the museum of Grosseto-about which we will learn more. Excursion to the wine-route of 'Brunello del Montalcino', via the villages of Paganico, Sant' Angelo, Montalcino, Montepulciano and Pienza. You can organize your own seminars, workshops and courses in our conferences.


Dorreth Derks

Member Since 2004
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within a few hours
english, german, italian, dutch
Calendar last updated:
Mar 21, 2018


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
      • Bedroom
        1 king
      • Bedroom
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom
        1 twin/ single
      • 1 double, 1 room with 2 beds, 1 sleeping gallery


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom
        toilet, shower, bidet

        Location Type

          • Rural


              • Budget
              • Family


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Tiled Stove
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wood Stove


                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Freezer
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • Books
                                  • Foosball
                                  • Ping Pong Table
                                  • Television


                                      • Bicycles
                                      • Child's Swing
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • walking

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • cycling
                                                      • fishing
                                                      • golf
                                                      • sailing
                                                      • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                      • swimming
                                                      • tennis
                                                      • water skiing
                                                      • wind-surfing


                                                          • Pets are allowed on request. Extra charge 10, - per pet per week.

                                                            3 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Wonderful location for so many family activities.

                                                            We had a wonderful time recently at this prime location, so close to so many sites and activities. Dorreth and Fernando were so helpful at finding us any information we needed and giving directions to places to places we wanted to go to. Our only issue was that we did not stay here longer because there were so many other activities we wanted to do. The property was just like the pictures indicated and we would recommend this property to other families or anyone looking for a quiet, quaint place to relax and unwind. We traveled from this location to the seaside of the Mediterranean, another day to Rome and still another day to Pisa and still had time to sit and lounge by the pool or go for walks if we felt like it. We would definitely come back but to stay longer next time.

                                                            Erholsamer Urlaub in guter Lage und schöner Unterk

                                                            Angela W.Ludwigshafen

                                                            Alles ist so wie beschrieben. Die Gastgeber sind sehr freundlich und zuvorkommend. Die Anlage ist sehr gepflegt. Die Lage ist super. In 10 Minuten ist man mit dem Auto am Strand oder in der schönen Stadt Grosseto. Uns (Familie mit 3 Kindern 10-18 Jahre) hat es sehr gut gefallen. Von uns gibt es 5 Sterne plus.

                                                            Urlaub August/September 2011

                                                            Heinze K.Schweiz

                                                            Ist Anlage dieses Objektes ist herzig gestaltet. Von diesem Standort kann man viele Ausflüge empfehlen die ca 60-80km entfernt sind - Lohnenswert. Für Familien gut geeignet, allerdings wer Ruhe sucht, sollte die Ferienzeit meiden. Zimmer sind gut und praktisch ausgestattet. Zur kleinen Abkühlung geht es an den Pool. Der Vermeiter bietet einen Brötchenservice an, der von einer Bäckerei in der Nähe Frühmorgens beliefert wird. Für Kinder ist ein kleiner Fussballplatz vorhanden und Tischtennis kann man auch vor Ort spielen. Ein Radio empfehle ich mitzunehmen, da kein Empfänger in der Unterkunft selbst ist. Man sollte auch darauf achten, das man Selbstversorger ist - was seine Vorteile bietet. Alles in allem eine positive Resonanz. Das einzig negative was ich anbringen muss - waren die vielen Mücken, die sehr lästig waren - der Vermieter hat da dringend Handlungsbedarf. Dieses Domizil kann ich vorbehaltlos empfehlen.


                                                            Grosseto, Grosseto, Italy

                                                            'Il Granaio' is pleasantly positioned amidst fields of sunflowers, wheat and rye, pine trees, hills and the Mediterranean Sea. The famous Uccellina Natural Park is only 15 km away; a vast, protected, breeding place for birds of passage at only 5 km. Everything can easily be reached by bicycle. For those who love culture and history, Vetulonia and Roselle are places famous for their Etruscan tombs and excavations. Mediaeval villages like Montepescali, Buriano and Sticciano are nearby and absolutely worth visiting. The beach is pure white sand. The clear sea water has currently been rated by the authorities as excellent. (2007)


                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            Die oben genannten Preise verstehen sich für 4 Pers., für eine evt. zusätzliche Person gibt es ein Zuschlag pro Woche: Vorsaison und Nachsaison: 25,00 Euro. Ostern, Pfingsten, Fruehling und Nachsommer 40,00 Euro. Sommerangebot: 80,00 Euro, Hochsaison 100,00 Euro

                                                            30% Anzahlung, Restzahlung 2 Wochen vor Anreise

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                                                            Property # 29550 115035