Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Nasello is a pretty two-floor villa in the centre of the hamlet Cernaia. This comfortable holiday home has a private garden to the front and back and a fully furnished terrace adjoining the garden. There are beautiful wide-open views from the windows and the terrace over the Maremma fields and over the area around the shared swimming pool.
Nasello is entered from the private terrace into a large bright room with a comfortable double sofa bed and a TV on one side and a dining area on the other. To one end of the lounge there is a fully equipped kitchen that includes gas hobs and fridge/freezer; from the kitchen a door leads to the back garden.
Next to the kitchen there is a bathroom with shower and a double bedroom. The bedroom has doors that lead out to an intimate covered terrace just a few steps from the front garden.
From the ground floor there is a spiral staircase to the first floor where there is a second double bedroom and a bathroom with shower.
The windows of the bedrooms offer wide views over the hamlet and the surrounding countryside.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Children's pool|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Video player|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The double bedrooms cannot be made into twin rooms.
|Further details outdoors|
Swimming pool - 7x12 mtrs and 0.80 to 1.40 mtrs deep and baby pool 5x7 mtrs and 0.80 mtrs deep, open May to October
Babysitter - available on request
House Maid - available on request
Leisure - wine tasting, olive oil tasting, horse riding, fishing, scuba diving
Beach - 6.5km away is Marina di Grosseto beach
Air conditioning - extra weekly cost, charged when used
- a communale barbeque is available
Golf - in Punta Ala 35 minutes away
Bike hire - arranged by property management, bikes delivered to hamlet
Water sports - are available nearby
Local Leisure - for CHILDREN Saturnia - Gardino dei Tarocchi - Water Parks
Other services - cots available on site for an extra small amount per week.
Approach road - all paved road
Distances - Siena 77km, San Gimignano 118km, Pisa 158km, , Florence 149km, Rome 177km, Montalcino 57km
The swimming pool is located in the centre of Cernaia. It is encircled by the independent villas on 3 sides while the fourth is open onto the fields that surround the property. Between the pool area and the villas there is a pretty park area creating a distance of about 50meters between the pool area and the villas.
The pool area consists of two swimming pools, a large pool and a children’s pool. Around the pools there are gazebos and sun beds.
The large pool is 7x12 meters and 0.80 to 1.40 meters deep. The children’s pool is 5x7 meters and 0.80 meters deep. Both are open from May to October.
The Tuscany region
Grossetto province and the Maremma
The province of Grosseto is located along the Southern Tuscan coast. It consists of 130 km of coast line with beaches, pinewoods and rocky shores are broken by numerous coves that are now tourist harbours: Punta Ala, Castiglione della Pescaia, Marina di Grosseto, Talamone, Porto Santo Stefano, Porto Ercole, Cala Galera and the harbours in the islands of Giglio and Giannutri. This coastal area is also known as the Maremma. It also boasts an interesting artistic and cultural heritage. Many etruscan remains, found inside the tombs which are scattered across the whole territory, are kept in the archeological museums of Grosseto, Massa Marittima, Vetulonia and in the archeological areas of Sovana, Vetulonia and Roselle.
In the province of Grosseto there are three wine routes: the wine roads «Colli di Maremma», «Monteregio di Massa Marittima» and the wine route «Montecucco».
What to do and see around Grosseto
Sorano, Parco Archeologico "La città del Tufo" contains numerous remains from the bronze age and the Etruscan period. The park is located in Sovana, this park has a beautiful, natural landscape. It covers three areas of great natural and scenic interest: Sovana, and its profusion of Etruscan necropolis, Vitozza with its 200 rocky caves shadowed by the ruins of the medieval castle, and Sorano, site of the impregnable Orsini fortress which today hosts a medieval museum. The park is open everyday during the summer (April – October) but only on weekends during the winter.
Etruscan tomb walking at Pitigliano is interesting for both young and old. The Etruscans excavated pathways several meters deep that connected their villages, these passages can still be traversed today and are intriguing as well as good exercise. To do this make sure you wear good walking shoes.
Cernaia is a pretty collection of villas just a few minutes drive from the Mediterranean coast, in the Maremma area of Southern Tuscany. The location is ideal to enjoy the coast and also the Brunnello wine area around Montalcino which is only 1 hour drive away.
The well maintained, sunny gardens around the villas are graced by palm trees on manicured lawns criss-crossed with paths towards the two swimming pools.
At the property there is covered parking for the residents. The villas make a semi circle around the pool area. Each has its own garden which overlooks the grounds and then onto the fields around the property and the rolling hills beyond. On the horizon to the east you can make out the Monte Agentario and on clear days also Isola del Giglio.
The nearest town, Macchiascandona, is 2km away, it has a bar and restaurant. Six kilometres away is Grosseto which is a large town and has all amenities.
In about 6.5km you arrive at the Marina di Grosseto which has wide sandy beaches with typical Italian ’baths’ which are areas of the beach set up with umbrellas and sun beds that you can use for a daily fee. Otherwise you can go to the free part of the beach.
A good beaches are also found around Castiglione della Pescaia, which is a pretty recreational port town. Here there are both beaches with the ’baths’ and also free beaches. When you visit this little town it is worth stopping to buy some fish from the local fishermen who sell their fish along the walkway around the port.
For a rocky beach you have to go slightly further north of Castiglione della Pescaia to Le Rocchette.
In the Maremma area there are several other activities, these include horse riding, kite surfing, wind surfing and scuba diving.
Scuba diving can be organised from Castiglione della Pescaia, Porto Santo Stefano or Porto Ercole. Popular dive sites include the Argentario, Isola Gianutri and Isola del Giglio. For more information on diving centers visit: http://www.diveitaly.com/a_diving/toscana.asp and http://www.diveitaly.com/a_diving/toscanaisole.asp (for diving the islands)
Kite surfing there are many good areas however the most popular is near Talamone. For more information visit http://kitebeach.interfree.it/dovesiamo.htm and http://www.cavallonatura.it/
Wind surfing can be done in various points along the beaches. There is a school along the Giannella.
Horse riding, is very popular in this area with many schools to choose from. For some choices visit http://xoomer.alice.it/laserrata/ or http://www.centroippicopoponaio.it/ or www.cavallonatura.it.
It is also possible to horse ride in the beautiful natural park which runs along the coast, visit their website for more information http://www.parco-maremma.it/Inglese/index1.htm
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