Luxury Castle in Southern Tuscany - Castello Granduca
This luxurious and historical castle is located amidst the beauty of southern Tuscany not far from the Maremma coastline. A wonderful option for family reunions and weddings, this large castle has antiques and grand entrance halls. There a personal assistant available 24 hours a day… and is walking distance to a small historic town!
The castle’s enclosed private swimming pool is open from mid-May through the end of September. It overlooks a split-level olive grove and during the hot daytime hours is shaded by historic pine trees. There is a rose garden and lawn in the castle's rear garden, equipped with comfortable lounge chairs. There is also a small outdoor bar as well as a patio for al fresco dining. Parking is available on the grounds.
Ground Floor: The entrance leads into a hall graced by oil paintings and important 18th century antiques. To the left of the entrance is a small sitting room furnished with an antique wooden writing table and bookcase. Another sitting room is situated at the end of the entrance hall; it includes a bar and fireplace. There is also a living room with comfortable couches, satellite TV, and Internet access. The dining room is situated to the right of the entrance hall; a door leads to an additional, smaller dining room and to the kitchen. There are staircases leading to the first floor on both sides of the entrance hall.
First floor: The staircase on the left leads to a suite with a “matrimoniale” bed (composed of 2 twin-beds pushed together), bathroom with shower, and terrace. There is an additional suite, without terrace access, with bathroom with tub and overhead shower. There are two additional bedrooms with “matrimoniale” beds (composed of twin-beds pushed together) and en suite bathrooms, one with tub and overhead shower, the other with shower only. The tower, which houses a small bedroom, can be accessed via this wing.
The staircase on the right of the entrance hall is furnished with two antique suits of armor. This wing includes the Grand Duke's bedroom, painted in cardinal red, has a king-size bed and ensuite bathroom with tub and overhead shower. It is furnished with 17th Century antiques and it overlooks the gardens.
There are two additional suites in this wing, both with matrimoniale beds (composed of twin-beds pushed together) and en suite bathrooms with tub and overhead shower. One suite overlooks the southern garden, while the other overlooks the northern garden.
Mezzanine: The mezzanine level, located between the first and ground floors, includes two double bedrooms with queen-size beds and en suite bathroom with tub and overhead shower. A staircase leads to an attic, with a junior suite with exposed wooden beams and a countryside view. There is a “matrimoniale” antique iron bed and en suite bathroom with tub and overhead shower.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
* Vineyard Tours Available: Upon Request
* Coastline Cruises: Upon Request
* Chef Available: Upon Request
* Golf Excursions: Upon Request
* Horseback Riding: Upon Request
* Additional Housekeeping Available: 15 Euro per hour
* Air Conditioning: Available only in the bedrooms.
Additional amenities include: concierge, computer available, iron and board, reception office, fireplace - indoor, pool towels, walk to town, air conditioning - partial house, cd, cook service available - extra cost, housekeeping - included, outside area - private, independent villa, balcony/terrace, electric tea kettle, free parking on premises, portable baby crib/play pen - upon request, outside dining, american coffee maker....Read more
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