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Castle | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

The enchanting Castle Mago is accessible by a picturesque cypress and pine tree lined lane. It has been beautifully furnished with antique furniture, hand decorated ceilings, frescoes and numerous precious objects.

Castle Mago offers a magnificent entrance hall, 3 sitting rooms, dining room and 6 bedrooms. The bedrooms have been individually decorated and all offer en-suite bathrooms.

The Castle is set in substantial grounds with a swimming pool, making it ideal for a relaxing holiday.

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Size Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 6 En suites
Furniture Double beds (6)
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated)
Further details indoors

Guests arriving at Castle Mago are greeted by a stunning rose garden which is an ideal place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At the end of the garden, separated by a smaller gate, is a swimming pool, open from mid-May to the end of September. Overlooking a terraced olive grove, the pool is shaded by ancient maritime pine trees. The poolside is equipped with a Jacuzzi, fitness corner, changing rooms and toilet.

The 6 bedrooms all have ensuite bathrooms available and are arranged on different levels and are individually decorated.

On the ground floor there is a magnificent hall enriched with oil paintings and furnished with an important 18th century wooden table. There are also three sitting rooms accessible from the main entrance hall: a well-stocked reading room with an antique wooden desk; a bar room with fireplace; a TV room, richly furnished with an antique chest, two comfortable sofas upholstered with damask fabric, fireplace, satellite TV, and DVD player. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the luminous dining room, decorated with frescoes and tiled with original ceramics. Internet Wi-Fi access can be found throughout the Castle

Amenities

- Ice maker

- American coffee machine

- SKY satellite TV

- DVD player

- Unlimited Wi-Fi access

- Hi-Fi stereo.

- Baby equipment is available on request.

Further details outdoors

Outside guests can take full advantage of the grounds and private 5m x 11m swimming pool.

The Tuscany region

Distances from major touristic sights

- Castagneto Carducci – Bolgheri and its vineyards: 7 km

- Golf of Baratti: 10 km

- Populonia and the Etruscan Tombs: 10 km

- Pelagone Golf Club: 25 km

- Punta Ala: 20 km

- Massa Marittima – art and Wine Itineraries: 30 km

- Volterra – Alabaster, “Balze” and museums: 50 km

- San Gimignano and its towers: 75 km

- Siena – Piazza del Campo – Chianti: 95 km

- Lucca: 100 km

- Florence: 160 km

- Rome: 250 km

- Nearest airport - Pisa.

Livorno

Castle Mago, is the former residence of Leopold II Grand Duke of Tuscany, it is situated between the renowned cities of Siena and Lucca, in a triangle of high quality wine production, such as Sassicaia and Ornellaia. Today this magnificent "Historical Residence", offers the chance to experience history with all the modern comforts of the XXI century. The castle is open during the summer months and is rented weekly as an exclusive, private villa.

As this is a land notorious for the production of DOC and DOCG wines known all over the world, one of the activities that we recommend is a tour of the local producers, such as Sassicaia and Ornellaia. We advise you to book this in advance directly from the castle. Visits can be personalized according to your taste and expertise. Wine experts will guide and assist you throughout the itinerary.

Castle Mago, is located on the Etruscan Coast, in an area with many tourist attractions including history sights, art, culture and cuisine. With its splendid medieval towns and landscape, the Etruscan Riviera embraces many different aspects to discover.

Some places and events worth mentioning are:

- Campiglia Marittima with its festival "Apriti Borgo" (Medieval festival, August)

- Suvereto with "Calici Sotto le Stelle" (Wine festival, August)

- Bolgheri and its renown wines, such as Sassicaia and Ornellaia

- Populonia and Baratti's Etruscan tombs

- The beautiful Elba Island

- San Vincenzo and its "Palio della Costa Etrusca" (Horse race on the beach, Easter Monday)

- Massa Marittima with "Balestro del Girifalco" (May & August).

Come visit the outstanding Castle Mago we will help make your holiday an unforgettable experience.

History

Castle Mago was built during the first decade of the 16th century and became the residence of Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, during the reclamation of the Maremma land.

In 1860 the Castle passed into the hands of the Merciai family, who transformed it into a "Historical House" open to all those who wish to enjoy an unforgettable holiday and to discover this beautiful land rich in history and art.

Leopold II was born on 3 October, 1797 in Florence and died in Rome on 29 January, 1870. He was the last Grand Duke of Tuscany, reigning from 1824 and ending with his abdication in 1859.

Castle Mago has been the residence of many Grand Dukes of Tuscany, but Leopold II lived here the longest. Documents dating back to 1529, demonstrate the existence of a former palace that was renovated to become the administrative headquarters of the Campiglia Marittima Railways.

Subsequent works carried out since 1900, have been supervised by the Italian Institute of Fine Arts. Today the castle represents one of the most important monuments of the Tuscan Maremma.

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  • 1 Years listed

Calendar last updated:26 Dec 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

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