Leopold Castle Luxury Castle rental in Tuscany on the coast - Rent this luxury Tuscan castle
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30% discount on listed rates for groups of up to 12 people. 10% discount on listed rates for groups of up to 20 people. (Minimum of one week rental required) Minimum rental one week rental Saturday to Saturday except for urban apartments. Built in the sixteenth century, Leopold Castle was the home of The Grand Duke of Tuscany "Leopold II" for many years. This Luxury Castle rental is a splendid way of discovering the rich history, art and beauty of Tuscany, living as the nobles did in the XVI century but with all the comforts of the XXI century. Just opposite the Island of Elba, looking out onto olive groves, Leopold Castle accommodates 20 guests with its seven suites and three en suite bedrooms. The same family has owned the castle since 1860 and in the beginning of the 1900's it was carefully restored with the close supervision of the Monuments and Fine Arts Office. The castle is one of the most important buildings in the Etruscan sea coast.
Your stay at Leopold Castle is designed to meet your every need!
- Bedrooms cleaning service (from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm), cleaning of common areas, pool & garden maintenance.
- Extra staff can be hired for the service of breakfast (8:30 am - 10:30 am) lunch (12:30 - 2:00 pm) and dinner (8:00 pm - 9:30 pm, meals which are available at a fixed price per person (excluding drinks) on the basis of the menu chosen - Breakfast starts at 10 Euro/person, lunch 25 Euro/person and dinner 45 Euro per person. The staff and food will have to be paid on the spot.
Guided tours and other services can be arranged.
Guided tours can be arranged for the Ruins of Populonia, or Medieval villages like Bolgheri and Castagreto. Other organized activities include golfing, horse back riding, cooking classes, hot air balloon rides, wine tastings and tours, massage, tennis, visits to outlet stores such as Prada and Gucci, boat trips to Elba and Giglio Islands and even purchasing hard to get tickets to Palio, the world famous horse race in Siena. Activities are not included in the rental. Without leaving the property you can enjoy the beautiful pool area with jacuzzi. The owner is very enthusiastic about his property and is very helpful in making your stay one you will never forget! Leopold Castle is a treasure waiting to be discovered!
NOTE: There is the possibility of renting the castle for groups of 12 people with 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms or for groups of 20 people with 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. Please inquire for rates.
Transport yourself back in time as you enter the Castle's main door which will lead you into an impressive entry hall enriched with oil paintings and furnished with an important 18th century wooden table. To the left of this hall is a small sitting room, containing an antique wooden desk where there is free internet, a bookcase, and sitting area. At the end of the entrance hall and to the left, there is another sitting room with a fireplace and a bar in the corner. Here we can also access an intimate living room richly furnished with an antique chest, two very comfortable sofas upholstered with rich damask fabric, a television with international channel SKYTV and DVD player.
On the right hand side of the entrance hall, there is a luminous and ceramic tiled dining room, where guests enjoy their breakfast, lunches and dinners.
The first floor can be reached via two staircases: one to the left and one to the right of the entrance hall.
The staircase to the right of the entrance hall is a grand structure furnished with two antique suits of armour. It leads to the impressive Grand Duke's bedroom (Suite 3). This suite looks out onto both the front and rear gardens, and is painted cardinal red. It also contains antique furnishings, including a 17th century headboard, bookcases and grand piano. This second staircase also leads to two other suites (Suites 1 & 2), one overlooking the southern garden, the other with a view of the northern garden.
At the top of the second staircase, we come across a lovely suite with a large terrace (Suite 7), decorated in a soothing shade of green. Near the suite, there are two double bedrooms (Rooms 5 & 6) and another suite (Suite 4).
Descending this staircase, to the right at mezzanine level, there is a small lounge, equipped with comfortable sofas. WI-FI access is available throughout the whole castle. Continuing downstairs, there is a double bedroom (Room 9), a junior suite (Suite 8) and a staircase which leads to another junior suite (Suite 10) in the attic. This room features exposed wooden beams and a commanding view of the landscape.
There are another 3 Queen bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in another section of the castle.
On entering the rear garden of the Castello, via the glass doors at the end of the entrance hall, there is a well kept rose garden and lawn area with comfortable outdoor furniture. It is an ideal place to enjoy a cool drink during the hot summer evenings. To the right, there is another area with chairs, tables and canvas umbrellas, where one can have breakfast or dine during the summer months, or perhaps even have lunch during the first warm spring days.
Below the garden, in an enclosed area, there is the swimming pool, which is in use from mid-May to the end of September. The swimming pool overlooks a terraced olive grove and, during the hot summer hours is shaded by centuries-old, maritime pine trees. Near the pool is a hot tub
All the bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning, mini bar, private safe, and television and a courtesy kit with shampoo and bath soap.. The bathrooms are all hand painted with travertine marble. Each is equipped with hairdryers and a full set of bath towels.
Additional amenities include: private chef, living room, car recommended, views, caretaker, family room, heating, crib, video player, dining room, maid available extra service 25 euros/ hour, study room, gardener available, pool 12 m....Read more
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Last updated on March 03, 2015
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