Castle | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 18
Rogheta is about 400 mq. wide and can be fully rented by families or groups up to a maximum of 18 guests.
A small reception with an information point.
A comfortable dining room with tables and chairs for up to 30 people and a big fireplace. A Kitchen with cosy furniture apt to the use and a professional stove. A big recreational/ sport room furnished with chairs
The sacred cave with a small wine cellar for those who appreciate wine properly
6 charming bedrooms (a double room, 4 double rooms with divan bed for two in addition, one room with 3 bunk beds that can keep up to 6 people). All double beds can be separated. 6 bathrooms (4 furnished with shower, one with bathtub, one with no shower and no tub).
One bathroom with shower placed in the living area. A store room. A wide wooden outdoor terrace with tables and chairs for 30 people, with sight on the forest and the sea. Private park of 45 hectare.
Outdoors swimming pool (mt. 9.5 x 5.5, max depth 1.30 mt.) with external shower. Wooden solarium with sun bed, deckchairs, beach umbrella. Barbecue6 chaises longues placed on the outdoors circular stone platform with view on the forest and the sea. The Ancient Spring footpath, a small path that leads to an old spring sided with stone seats where meetings or little events can be arranged.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cecina 32 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 90 km, Nearest railway: Cecina 32 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 6 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||4 Sofa beds, Single beds (8), Double beds (5), Dining seats for 34, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
...nothing is amiss in this kitchen provided with the most recent cooking tools and appliances: a wide fridge, a freezer, industrial dishwasher, microwave oven, even an espresso machine.
The tableware is for 36 people (list available on request).
Guests can dine or breakfast comfortably in the dinner room next to the kitchen or outside on the wooden terrace with a splendid view on Monterufoli's reserve up to the sea.
At your disposal is also the wood-burning oven to bake bread or pizza and a barbecue
Services: Catering service
At Rogheta we can offer you a cooking service cared in all details with a cook on the place who will fulfill any requirement, coming on call for a single meal or for the entire period of your staying. Our cook can prepare a wide range of dishes, from tipical Tuscan meals to vegetarian and vegan cooking.
You can apply to the owners for ordering dinner on your arrival day or breakfast for the next day.
Services: Recreational conference room
This is the ideal place to practice sport, yoga, meditation as well as holistic activities (20 mats are available if needed). The room is also equipped to welcome little groups for business meetings or conferences by offering the following services:
Seats for up to 40 people
|Further details outdoors|
Mountain Bike rental to discover the wood and the small medieval villages surrounding Rogheta.
...For people who love nature, there is always the possibility to arrange trekking tours, birdwatching, orienteering courses as well as anything the forest can offer to those who wants to discover it, even through the assistance of qualified guides.
Also, Italian language courses for individual or small groups, kept by an experienced qualified teacher.
Tipical Tuscan cooking lessons
Parking area next to the house.
The fees are all-inclusive and comprehend:
The personal welcoming of Francesco and his wife Maria or their best staff who will be there on your arrival to see that everything is perfect!
Courtesy set in the rooms
Table cloth and kitchen linen with weekly change
Kitchen with professional stove, dishwasher, oven, freezer, microwave, espresso machine (kitchenware list on request)
Satellite plasma television
Internet wi-fi connection
A swimming pool accessible from the end of May until middle September (weather permitting)
Swimming pool daily maintenance
Park and green spaces maintenance
A tea corner with kettle and herbal teas
Welcome kit of wood and charcoal for the stoves and the barbecue
Ironing board and iron
Water, gas, electricity supply: Rogheta is within a natural reserve where there are no connections with the national water and electricity network. We obtain water from an artesian well and our modern gas co-generator simultaneously produces hot water and electricity. We expect our guests the utmost respect for the environment and of course for consumption. We verified that 200 litres of gas a week covering the needs of aware guests.
The Tuscany region
Pisa lies at the junction of two rivers, the Arno and the Serchio, which form a laguna at the Tyrrhenian Sea. The origin of the name, Pisa, is a mystery. While the origin of the city had remained unknown for centuries, the Pelasgi, the Greeks, the Etruscans, and the Ligurians had variously been proposed as founders of the city. Archeological remains from the 5th century BC confirmed the existence of a city at the sea, trading with Greeks and Gauls. The presence of an Etruscan necropolis, discovered during excavations in the Arena Garibaldi in 1991, clarified its Etruscan origins.
Ancient Roman authors referred to Pisa as an old city. Servius wrote that the Teuti, or Pelopes, the king of the Pisei, founded the town thirteen centuries before the start of the common era. Strabo referred Pisa's origins to the mythical Nestor, king of Pylos, after the fall of Troy. Virgil, in his Aeneid, states that Pisa was already a great center by the times described; the settlers from the Alpheus coast have been credited with the founding of the city in the 'Etruscan lands'.
While the Leaning Tower is the most famous image of the city, it is one of many works of art and architecture in the city's Piazza del Duomo, also known, since 20th century, as Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), to the north of the old town center. The Piazza del Duomo also houses the Duomo (the Cathedral), the Baptistry and the Camposanto Monumentale (the monumental cemetery).
Other interesting sights include:
Knights' Square (Piazza dei Cavalieri), where the Palazzo della Carovana, with its impressive façade designed by Giorgio Vasari may be seen.
In the same place is the church of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri, also by Vasari. It had originally a single nave; two more were added in the 17th century. It houses a bust by Donatello, and paintings by Vasari, Jacopo Ligozzi, Alessandro Fei, and Jacopo Chimenti da Empoli. It also contains spoils from the many naval battles between the Cavalieri (Knights of St. Stephan) and the Turks between the 16–18th century, including the Turkish battle pennant hoisted from Ali Pacha's flagship at the 1571 Battle of Lepanto.
Also close to the square is the small church of St. Sixtus. It was formally consecrated in 1133, but previously used as a seat of the most important notarial deeds of the town, also hosting the Council of Elders. It is today one of the best preserved early Romanesque buildings in town.
The Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa or Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna is a special-statute public university located in Pisa, Italy, emerging from Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa and operating in the field of applied sciences, (Superior Graduate Schools in Italy i.e. Scuola Superiore Universitaria)
Located at: Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, P.zza Martiri della Libertà, 33 - 56127 - Pisa (Italia)
The Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa i.e. Scuola Normale or Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, was founded in 1810, by Napoleonic decree, as a branch of the École Normale Supérieure of Paris. Recognized as a "national university" in 1862, one year after Italian unification, and named during that period as "Normal School of the Kingdom of Italy". (Superior Graduate Schools in Italy i.e. Scuola Superiore Universitaria)
Located at: Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa - Piazza dei Cavalieri, 7 - 56126 Pisa (Italia)
Rogheta is Monterufoli-Caselli’s Natural Reserve pearl, both for its history and its view on the sea. The landscape sourraunding Rogheta is a huge wonderful forest over 2,500 hectares wide, that arises intense feelings and emotions by awakening all our senses with its natural beauty.
The natural reserve of Monterufoli-Caselli is crossed by 15 km. of beaten tracks easy to follow and shadowed even in the hottest days, ideal for walking and biking.
For further information on the Natural Reserve you can visit these sites: Comunita' montana alta val di Cecina and riserva naturale.
Medieval villages on the Etrurian Coast: Bibbona, Bolgheri Castagneto Carducci, Casale Marittimo: 30 km - 40 km
Volterra: 30 km; Famous for alabaster’s extraction and modelling, it has a beautiful Etrurian historical centre of the town.
San Gimignano: 60 km; Due to its characteristic medieval architecture of its historical centre, it has been declared mankind property by Unesco.
Livorno: 54 km; Placed alongside the Mar Ligure’s coast, Livorno is one of the most important Italians port, both commercial and turistical.
Siena: 80 km; The city is universally known for its artistic heritage and for its substantial presence of medievel architectural elements as well as for its famous Palio; the town centre is also have been.
Pisa: 92 km; A legend reports that Pisa has been founded by some Trojan refugees coming from a Greek toown bearing the same name, and placed near the Alfeo river.
Firenze: 105 km; Declared as menkind property by the Unesco, is the town where reneissance had its origin and it is considered one of the most beautiful towns in the world.
... Also Montecatini Val di Cecina, renown for its mines and for the wine production; Montescudaio beautiful tuscan hamlet, whre a very fine wine is produced; Cecina Mare with its pine-wood 12 km. long; Pomaia where the most important buddist monastery is placed; Rosignano Marittimofamous for its white beaches; Populonia ancient and quite important Etrurian site on Baratti’s Gulf.
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