The highlight of Le Dune B is its great location in the pinewoods of the seaside resort of Marina di Castagneto just 300m from the beach and close to the town, its amenities, bars and restaurants. The apartment is on the ground floor of a typical seaside house, and has its own patio with gazebo, table and chairs and barbeque perfect for relaxing evenings dining al fresco.
The seaside house of Villa le Dune is divided into just four apartments each with their own patio or terrace and private parking area. Le Dune B is situated on the ground floor of the house, to enter the V...illa you may take the ramp which from the grounds leads down to the patio which opens directly into the living room.
The apartment is simply furnished as are most beach houses in the area and features pine and wicker furniture. The living room consists of a sitting area with settee (which converts into 2 single beds on request), wicker easy chairs and dining table and chairs. Another extra bed can be added to the living room if required. There is a separate kitchenette and a corridor where there is a washing machine leads to a triple bedroom with double and single bed, a shower room and a connecting door to apartment Le Dune C.
The living room opens directly out onto the apartments patio area which is furnished with table and chairs shaded by a gazebo, barbeque, 2 deckchairs and a handy outside shower with both hot and cold water. The patio is a lovely spot for relaxing or eating al fresco with the scent of the pine trees and the sounds of crickets chirping all around.
A pleasant walk through the lanes of the pinewoods leads to a lovely stretch of beach just 300m away and there are beach facilities close by where sunbeds and umbrellas are available for hire. The town of Marina di Castagneto is accessible on foot and has good selection of restaurants, bars and shops running the length of the resort and along on the seafront. The owners put at guests disposal a private area of sand dunes to the north of the resort where there is a fenced botanical area with Mediterranean dune plants and flowers.
Although its tempting to spend lazy days just sunbathing on the beach and swimming in the azure Mediterranean sea, there is plenty more to see and do in the area. Within easy driving distance there are many pretty local hill towns to visit, such as Castagneto Carducci, Sassetta, and Bolgheri to name but a few, as well as nature parks and vineyards. The beautiful bay of Baratti overlooked by the interesting historical town of Populonia is well worth a visit and further inland San Gimignano, Volterra and Siena are wonderful days out. Even the Island of Elba is easily accessible via the ferry port just half an hours drive away and for the little ones close by is the Cavallino Matto theme park and the Acqua village water park with swimming pools and slides is at Cecina just 15 minutes drive away.
Living room with settee (which converts into two single beds on request to accommodate up to 2 extra persons), wicker easy chairs, dining table and chairs and satellite television (a further single bed can be added here if required) > Kitchenette with cooker (4 gas rings, oven), fridge and dishwasher > Triple bedroom (double and single bed) > Shower room with shower, basin, bidet, w.c > Washing machine > Patio terrace > Barbeque > Central heating* > Flyscreens > Wifi connection > Garden > Private parking area > Walking distance of 300m to beach > 300m to seaside resort of Marina di Castagneto > * Facilities payable locally
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