Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Casa Pegaso A is a welcoming apartment built on a hillside, surrounded by meadows and woods. It sleeps ten people. It is appoximately 80 square meters (860 square feet). It features a shared swimming pool, a shared garden, air conditioning (please read description below to check in which rooms the units are installed), winter heating and broadband Internet access through Ethernet LAN.
You will be roughly 1 km (0.6 miles) from Sorano, where you will find the shops. You will find the closest restaurant at 400 meters (440 yards) and a grocery store at 800 meters (880 yards).
Casa Pegaso A is located on the ground floor. You will reach it from the parking area without having to climb any steps.
To stay at Casa Pegaso A you will need a car. You will be able to park it on the premises, inside the entrance gate.
Casa Pegaso A is one of the holiday homes available in a small complex. Please find a general description of the complex below, and please scroll further down for a description of Casa Pegaso A.
The Pegaso apartments are 24 apartments that are part of a big complex, located in the heart of the Tuscan Maremma, close to the small medieval village of Sorano.
The complex is surrounded by a beautiful 2-hectare park. It is set in the midst of a boundless countryside, where olive trees and grapevines mingle with thick woods and centuries-old oak woods.
You will find many attractions in the complex: a large swimming pool, a playground for children, a tavern with view on the park, a typical Tuscan cellar which has been dug into the tuff and a barbeque area.
Indeed, one of the most exciting amenities of the complex is the spa where you will have the possibility to enjoy suanas, turkish baths, massages, water massages and much more, for an extra fee.
If you are looking for a relaxing holiday, do not forget to visit the Terme di Saturnia or Terme di Sorano!
Instead, if you are looking for a more active holiday, or if you want to relax and do some physical activity at the same time, I would suggest you not to miss hiking in these lands which are rich in natural beauties. If you are fond of trekking, there are several paths to go that will let you discover the beauty of the Area del Tufo (the tuff region). While trekking, you will be able to visit the ruins of ancient villages, the vie cave (Etruscan streets which are deep channels cut into the rock) and the necropolis and enjoy the beauty of the pristine landscape of the Tuscan Maremma.
It is the ideal place to have whatever kind of holiday you like. This splendid place offers relax, nature, sport activity and culture. The marvellous art cities are not far from here.
What are you waiting for? Come here to spend un unforgettable holiday in this wonderful corner of the Tuscan Maremma.
The swimming pool is 8 meters (26 feet) large by 12 meters (39 feet) long, 1.5 meters (5 feet) deep. The swimming pool has a sinuous shape. The swimming pool area is equipped with tables, chairs, sun umbrellas, deck chairs and sun loungers. From the swimming pool you will enjoy a pleasant view of the vegetation and of the surrounding countryside. You will share the pool with the other guests staying at the complex. It is open from the beginning of June until the end of September.
The garden is 5000 square meters (54000 square feet) large. It is partly shaded by trees. It is equipped with tables and chairs. In the garden you will find a fenced children's playgrounds. Here you will also find a brickwork barbecue. From the garden you will have a pleasant view of the Tuscan hills. You will share the garden with the other guests staying at the complex.
You will be able to enter the wellness room from the garden. In the wellness room you will find a sauna and a Turkish bath. Here you will also find a heated Jacuzzi pool with hydromassage. This room has a bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and large fully-enclosed shower. Please note that use of the wellness facilities is not included in the rental fee and must be paid locally.
The living room is paved with Tuscan terracotta tiles. The furnishings are simple and comfortable. The furnishings include a divan that unfolds into a double bed (additional cost applies -- please enquire with our staff). In the living room you will also find a cooking area. The kitchenette is equipped with a four-burner gas cooker, an electric oven, a refrigerator with freezer, a dishwasher and an Italian-style coffee-maker. The dining table can accommodate four guests. In this room you will find a television. From the living room you will be able to enter the garden through a French door. The room is equipped with an air conditioning/heating unit.
Bedroom 1 with en-suite bathroom
You will be able to enter the first bedroom from the living room. It has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed) and a twin bed (80 cm/32 inches). From the bedroom you will be able to enter a small green area at the back of the house through a French door. This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a shower.
You will be able to enter the second bedroom from the corridor. It has a matrimonial bed (160 cm/62 inches, wider than a queen-size bed) and a twin bed (80 cm/32 inches). From the bedroom you will be able to enter a small green area at the back of the house through a French door.
You will be able to enter the third bedroom from the corridor. It has two twin beds (80 cm/32 inches), that can be pushed together into a matrimonial bed if requested. From the bedroom you will be able to enter the garden through a French door.
The bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a toilet and a shower. You will be able to enter the bathroom from the corridor.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
The Tuscany region
Located in the heart of Italy, Tuscany is surely one of the most famous Italian landscapes. The essence of this beautiful region are its natural, artistic, and cultural heritage.
Bounded by the Ligurian and the Tyrrhenian Sea (two arms of Mediterranean), this region is divided into ten provinces, whose capitals are Arezzo, Florence, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa-Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. Florence is the capital city of the region itself.
Spring and fall are the best times to visit Tuscany, because the climate is mild. Bus-lines and trains connect the larger towns, but having a car would be a great advantage, and you would be easily able to enjoy the small towns and vineyards, which represent some of Tuscany’s strong points.
The “Chiantigiana road” is a must to see: it produces some of Italy’s finest wines. This is the colourful and legendary road of the “Chianti" region. The grape cultivation dates back to the Etruscan times. One of the biggest pleasures will be sipping different wines, at the wineries or at the wine bars scattered in the towns.
What about a drop in on “Mugello”? It is a countryside surrounded by oaks, chestnut trees and by the Apennines, This land of artists and painters have been source of inspiration in its farmhouses and colours. with kind people, authentic cooking, good wine, plus a great tradition in handicrafts.
Versilia is an area of 20 km sandy beaches located in the north of the region. The seaside with the colourful bathing areas is rich in bars and meeting places. Camaiore, Forte dei Marmi, Massarosa, Pietrasanta, Seravezza, Stazzema and Viareggio are the towns of this beautiful coast.
Let yourself be enraptured with the beauty of Sorano... lovely hamlet retreated onto a suggestive tuffaceous steep cliff with numerous slopes. The South of Tuscany homes this charming village (at 170 Km from Florence and 140 Km from Rome), who's history is reach in events and deserved glorious moments: its fortress's remained unconquered for centuries!
Sorano is characterized by a maze of pretty alleys, courts, ashlar portals, external staircases, loggias and cellars excavated into the tuff where, in the past, the locals made their grape harvests. The cellars in Sorano are particularly interesting and some of them have been carefully restored and made visitable. Among those special cellars, we must mention the "Locanda Aldobrandeschi" in via del Ghetto and the lovely restaurant "Hostaria Terrazza Aldobrandeschi", located on top of a tuffaceous spur overlooking the river Lente, from where to admire the colombarium and the necropolis of St Rocco.
Once in Sorano you'll be able to admire the imposing Fortezza Orsini, stunning fortified medieval castle, enlarged by the noble Orsini around the first half of the XVI century. The whole complex is used as Museum of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Porta di Sopra is one of the two doors leading to the village of Sorano, preceded outside by a lovely piazza characterized by a system of loggias from where to enjoy a breathtaking panorama. Via Selvi is the main street easily reachable once passed the door: if you are in the mood of doing some nice shopping, here you can find the best craftsmen of the area, beside the first synagogue of Sorano. Every year, from the 10th to the 20th of August, from Porta di Sopra to the lower part of the old town centre, towards Porta dei Merli, there's asuggestive market/exhibition of local handicrafts, where to find any type of "Soranese and Maremmano" craftmade products.
Porta dei Merli, known as Porta di Sotto, is situated at the foot of Masso Leopoldino. It shows a notable ashlar stone frame surmounted by a coat of arms. On both sides of the door you can still admire the vertical openings of the ancient drawbridge. Once passed the door outside the historical centre, you'll see the river Lenge flowing just below the medieval village of Sorano and represents a hugely valuable naturalistic, ambient, historical, cultural and archaeological site.
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