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Mansion with fantastic view to sea and hills, pool, romantic garden - 3 rooms apartment Sassicaia

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 775 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

3 rooms apartment Sassicaia

Both 3 rooms-apartments (72m2 each) on the first floor with kitchen and two bedrooms each fit for 4 to 5 persons. 'Sassicaia' can be enlarged to a 4 rooms-apartment for 6 to 8 persons, if you rent the additional room (24m2), too.

The 2 rooms-apartment “Vallocaia” on the ground floor becomes a 3 rooms-apartment, too by joining the neighbour room with seperate entry, “Ornellaia” (80m2).

Each large and well furnished kitchen has got a table with enough chairs, a sofa bed, a fridge, a little dish washer and Sat-TV.

Personal Pergola and free Wireless in the whole house and outdoors

Wash maschine, big fridge, oven and microwave in a common room behind the house.

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About the property

Serra Destri

The mansion “Serra Destri” is a real rural oasis situated in the unique landscape of Tuscany. Indeed, this mansion is located in an absolutely quiet area and completely unaffected by mass tourism. Even so, it only takes 20 minutes by car to the seaside. All nearby beaches got certification of the blue flag “Legambiente” guaranteeing clean water and proper, wonderful beaches. A vast part of the very extensive beaches has been separated even as a preserved park that is surrounded by dense pine woods.

The mansion offers two three-rooms apartments (for 2 to 5 persons), one two-rooms apartment (for 1 to 4 persons) and a one-room apartment (for 1 to 3 persons). The apartments are on a large scale and their rooms are spacious and light. All apartments have direct access to the garden and the own pergola, to the pizza oven and barbecue and to the salt water pool.

“Serra Destri” is owned and managed by an Italian-Swiss couple.

Sale of olive oil from own production on biological basis

Olive oil: We sell our biological extravergin olive oil for a good price.

Serra Destri belongs to the Sorbugnano hills. They have always been considered one of the best places for olive trees in the region: clay soil, calcareous water and sunny slopes, where the climate is less humid than in the plane or on the seaside.

Our 350 trees are cultivated with the biological method. The olives are picked manually, selected and pressed cold (max. 27°) the day after.

One of the most important indications for a high quality extravergin oil is it's low content of acids. Our oil doesn't overpass the value of 0.3 g/100 g, while the official rate is 0.8g/100 g.

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Owner
Elisabeth Baumgartner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 4, 2017

Available Rentals

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Notes

Im Preis inbegriffen: Strom, Gas, Wasser, Bett-und Frottéwäsche, Küchentücher, Babybett
Nicht im Preis inbegriffen: Endreinigung 50€, Heizung

Der Preis gilt für 4 Pers. Aufpreis für jede weitere Person (über 3 Jahre): 40€/ Woche (Vor-/ Nachsaison), 50€/ Woche (Zwischensaison), 60€/ Woche (Hochsaison).


Amenities

Riparbella Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 775 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Additional bed/ babybed on request
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Additional bed/ babybed on request
  • Each bedroom with bathroom, king-size bed with two single mattresses (additional room: two single beds ). The rooms are so large, that there is plenty of place even with an additional bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Modern furniture with antique single pieces gives the apartments a personal touch. Each window with mosquito net.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.967213 based on 61 reviews
Sāo Paulo, Brazil
5

We shall return

  • 5 of 5

The description and photos of Serra Destri on the VRBO site are accurate: the grounds are beautiful, and the house is very comfortable. Elisabeth, the owner, greeted us when we first arrived (a little later than expected), and showed us around with a smile, after which we opened a nice bottle of red wine from Montepulciano that she had generously left for us. The four of us occupied Solaia (plus an additional bedroom) on the first floor and Ornallaia, which has its own entrance on the ground floor.There was more than enough space for us, and we cooked several meals in the large and very well-equipped kitchen upstairs in Solaia, which has spectacular views of Riparbella and other hill towns in the distance. After touring in the daytime, we spent leisurely hours in the evenings on the two covered terraces outside that were reserved for us. Because we were out so much of the time, we spent only a few hours total at the good-sized pool, which was very clean and inviting, complete with lounge chairs and umbrellas.

Elisabeth is knowledgeable of the region, and we visited the nearby towns and villages that she mapped out for us: Montescudaio, Bolgheri, Casale Marittimo, Bibbona and Guardistallo. (We also went swimming in the Golfo di Barratti and then "discovered" Popolonia, one of the only Etruscan sites on the coast of Tuscany--current population 23.)

The location of Serra Destri is excellent for touring. Since we had a full week, we went to Volterra (well worth a visit and often overlooked on conventional itineraries), Pisa, Lucca and Florence. As for eateries near Serra Destri, two restaurants stand out: "Osteria La Vecchia Pieve" (on the way to Riparbella) and "Bar Pizzaria Piazetta di Rossetti" in Riparbella. For food shopping, Elisabeth recommended Coop and Conad in nearby Cecina, and we preferred the Coop for the variety and quality of its products.

All in all, we had a memorable stay at Serra Destri and highly recommend it. We hope to stay there again, but longer next time. Thank you, Elisabeth, for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you above all for your hearty laugh. It was so contagious and brought a cheerful atmosphere to the whole place. Hope to see you in Brazil
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5

Most gorgeous place in tuscany

  • 5 of 5

Serra Destri is a gorgeous place in the hilly countryside near Cecina. We loved the quietness of Serra Destri and the stunning view over the olive groves, the kids loved the pool and the playground and dogs are very welcome. Picturesque italian villages, (dog) beaches and various wine yards are to reach in less than 20 minutes.

Elisabeth is a great host. She gives you good tips where to eat, shop, hike, relax, sightsee or swim. She keeps the place very clean and little courtesies in your appartment will make you feel at home.

Serra Destri ist definitely a place to recommend to our friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family (two children age 3 and 6) spent a memorable week at Serra Destri late September this year. Our apartment was perfect for us. It was very clean, practical and cozy. Elisabeth and Giuseppe were very friendly and helpful and it seems that they knew everything about the area-both restaurants that they recomended were suberb tuscan cuisine!

The location is very peaceful -almost in the middle of nowhere. The dirtroad from the mainroad was quite rough but safe.

There were much to see and to do in the area. Cecina was dull but try Vada or any other smaller village and you won't be dissappointed. A week was too little to see it all. I would considere to go Serra Destri again.

Markku Häkkinen, Finland

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wunderbar!

  • 5 of 5

Wir verlebten im Juli zwei herrliche Urlaubswochen bei Elisabeth auf Serra Destri und können all die hervorragenden Bewertungen in jeder Hinsicht nur bestätigen. Ein sehr gepflegtes und perfektes Domizil für eine Kombination von Strandtagen und Ausflügen in die toskanischen Städte. Am Meer hat uns besonders der Strandabschnitt "Il Cormorano" in Marina di Bibbona begeistert, der größere Strandpavillons (perfekt für Familien) und eine schicke Strandbar bietet.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Ankommen! Wohlfühlen! Urlaub!

  • 5 of 5

Nach einer abenteuerlichen Anfahrt wurden wir herzlichst empfangen. An diesen Anfahrtsweg gewöhnt man sich jedoch sehr schnell und man wird mit absoluter Ruhe, abseits jedem Touristenrummel entlohnt. Es erwartet einen ein sehr liebevoll gepflegtes Paradies. Unsere Wohnung Solaia mit Zusatzzimmer/2 Bädern/2 Schlafzimmern war für uns Familie mit 3 Kindern (8,11 und 15) ideal. Geräumig und liebevoll mit allem was man braucht (Fliegengitter, Stromadapter, genügend Handtuchhalter, Wäschetrockner, Schränke, jegliche Küchenutensilien, Toaster, Wasserkocher, ausreichend Koch- und Essgeschirr....Handtuch- und Bettwäschewechsel nach einer Woche. Wir haben alles sauber und wie laut Beschreibungen vorgefunden. Besonders die Flasche guter Rotwein zum Empfang und ein gefüllter Kühlschrank für das erste Frühstück, zeigen einmal mehr, was für eine gute Gastgeberin Elisabeth ist. Immer da, aber nie aufdringlich. Ob Ausflugstipp oder Restaurantbuchung, alles kein Problem. Ein idealer Ausgangspunkt für Ausflüge. Absolut toll waren unsere Mittwoch-Pizzaabende, bei diesen bereitet Elisabeth alles für diesen Event vor und alle packen mit an, das gibt eine super Gemeinschaft! Noch zu erwähnen ist der kleine aber feine Pool direkt am Haus, durch sein Salzdiffusions-Verfahren eine tolle und hygienische Sache. Liegen und Plätze zum Ausruhen und Sonnen sind auf dem gesamten Gelände ausreichend für alle Gäste vorhanden. Zu unserer Urlaubszeit waren Deutsche und Schweizer zu Gast. Das ca. 3,5 km entlegene Restaurant l`Agora ist sehr zu empfehlen. Dort haben wir tolles Essen und wirklich italienische Gastfreundschaft erfahren. Wir können diese Unterkunft uneingeschränkt an Familien weiterempfehlen und werden selbst wieder gerne dort zu Gast sein.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke für die perfekt aufgeräumte Wohnung und die die kräftige Mithilfe beim Pizzabacken. Ihr wart tolle Gäste und habt drei wunderbare Kinder.
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5

Wunderbar erholsame Tage auf Serra Destri

  • 5 of 5

Wir durften im Mai zwei wunderbare Wochen auf Serra Destri verbringen. Das sehr gepflegte Landgut ist eingebettet in die toskanische Hügellandschaft hinter Cecina. Der Blick aus der Wohnung und aus dem Garten schweift über die Hügel zur Küste und bis zur Insel Elba und ist atemberaubend. Der schön angelegte und gepflegte Garten bietet genügend Platz für die Gäste und der Pool lädt zum Baden ein. Die Wohnung Sassicaia war für uns und unsere beiden Söhne (15 und 11 Jahre) mit zwei Schlafzimmern und zwei Bädern ideal. Die Einrichtung ist mediterran, liebevoll gestaltet, die Küche gut ausgestattet, und alles sehr einladend und sauber. Elisabeth, die sympathische Gastgeberin hat uns sehr herzlich aufgenommen, uns mit Tipps versorgt, den Kühlschrank für ein erstes Frühstück bestückt und uns mit einer Flasche Wein begrüßt. Ein Highlight für unsere Söhne war neben dem Pool der Pizzaofen und der Grill, die wir ausgiebig genutzt haben. Die schönen, naturbelassenen Strände sind in ca. 15 Min. gut erreichbar. Von Serra Destri aus kann man wunderbare Tagesausflüge zu den toskanischen Sehenswürdigkeiten unternehmen oder sich auch einfach durch die charmanten Dörfchen im Umkreis treiben lassen.

Für uns Erwachsene das Wunderbarste: die Stille und nachts das unglaubliche Konzert der Grillen, Nachtigallen, Frösche, Kröten, ..... Danke für diesen wunderbaren Ort. Wir hoffen auf ein Wiedersehen.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
62 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
5.5 Kilometres
Riparbella
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Cecina
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
A12
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Kilometres
Agorà
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Le Gorette
Car: necessary

The estate is surrounded with spacious gardens, pergolas and romantic places for relax. It has spectacular views on the typically hilly landscape of Tuscany with its olive groves, cypresses. The climate here is less humid than on the seaside.

In the neighbourhood there are idyllic villages with good, rustical food and wines.

Hikers, bikers and riders find their ideal environment, likewise the nature lover, the family yearning for sun, and the fans of the water sports. The beaches of Cecina and Bibbona with their shady pine forests are only a few kilometers away. Tuscany's famous art-cities are all within easy reach.

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