Resort F6 is a pretty apartment in a lovely residence in a wonderful location in the countryside yet within walking distance of a little hamlet and close to the beautiful beaches of the Tuscan coast. The apartment has its' own loggia terrace area and in a sunny position in the grounds is a gorgeous swimming pool surrounded by lawns.
The estate is composed of two pretty houses which have been divided into sixteen apartments set in a lovely oasis of well kept grounds with lawns and colourful flowers. As well as the azure swimming pool (16m x 6m), which also has a hydro massage section, the attentive owners have added other extra facilities such as a barbeque, games room, laundry room, children's play area and even a dining room where breakfast and dinner (high season only) are usually served on request.
The apartments themselves are tastefully furnished in Tuscan country style with attention to detail and with the welcome addition of modern comforts including air conditioning, safe, television, hairdryer, telephone, Wi Fi internet connection and fly screens as well as having their own loggia terrace area or balcony.
Resort F6 is a pretty split level apartment consisting of a living room with kitchen area, dining table and chairs, a double (or twin) bedroom and a shower room (adapted for disabled) on the ground floor and a spiral staircase leads to an upper gallery floor where there is a further double bedroom (which can also convert to a twin on request). The apartment opens onto its own loggia terrace area perfect for relaxing or dining al fresco.
Close by is a large swimming pool (16m x 6m) bordered by a terrace with gazebo and surrounded by lawns. The pool enjoys a view over the fields and countryside beyond and is a lovely spot for sunbathing . The estate also has a golf driving range and games room keep the little ones amused.
The little village of Braccagni is within walking distance only 1km away and has a supermarket and local shops, whilst the large town of Grosseto, at just 10kms, has a wider selection of amenities. The gorgeous coastal town of Castiglione della Pescaia is just 15 minutes drive away and boasts a lovely sandy beach.
The location is perfect for a relaxing holiday combining sightseeing with days at the sea or by the pool. The many sights of the Maremma such as the national parks, pretty towns of Sovana, Pitigliano and the famous thermal spas of Saturnia are all within easy driving distance and main road links nearby make Siena, Florence and even Rome.
The photographs are examples of the interiors of some apartments. The facilities are standard however the furnishings and colours may differ. A water purification plant is slightly visible from the approach road to the estate.
**This apartment may be booked for only 2 persons at a reduced rate, further details on request.
Ground Floor: Living room with kitchen area with hob (2 rings), fridge, dining table and chairs > Double (or twin) bedroom > Shower room with shower, basin, bidet and w.c (adapted for disabled) > Loggia terrace > Upper Gallery Floor reached by spiral staircase: Double (or twin) bedroom.
Small portable oven available on request* > Swimming pool > Central heating > Air conditioning > Safe > Tv (Italian only) > Hairdryer > Fly screens > Barbecue area > Wi Fi internet connection > Telephone* > Laundry room with washing machine & dryer* > Parking > Children's playground/games room > Golf driving range > Breakfast and dinner available on request (mid June to mid Sept)* > Walking distance of 1km to the village of Braccagni > 10kms Grosseto > 12 kms to nearest beaches at Castiglione della Pescaia > Note: tea towels and table cloths not provided in the apartments.
(Facilities marked * are bookable and payable locally).
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Left on 09/25/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 25, 2011Stayed Jul 2011
we didn't have excellent weather, but the owner and his family were very friendly towards us. the holiday home was of outstanding quality, perfectly maintained and a beautiful swimming pool. And this in the best region of Tuscany.
Left on 09/14/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 14, 2011Stayed Jul 2011
The house and it's location was just perfect. The main tourist attractions are only 30 min. drive. Also the owners are very kind. We loved the tomato's and cucumbers from their own garden. The children loved the swimming pool and the swing witch hang on a three. The garden looked great and the view was nice. And also the weather was perfect.
"Great Villa with Great service and Great owners!"
Left on 07/15/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | MartinReviewed Jul 15, 2011Stayed Jun 2011
Beautiful location and view from terrace and garden! We stayed in wila 2 families with small children for 2 weeks.Villa is for very good value. Garden is very clean and nice, kept very well. Surrounding area of villa is real tuscany country side! The fact that owners live next door was very helpfull. We had over privacy but when we needed help (medicine doctor because of fever of our baby) they helped us promptly and cheerfuly what we really appreciated. They were to our disposal whatever we needed and Pizza from Lucia was the best we tried in Tuscany! We hope we will come again to this great villa again in future. Two thumbs up for owners Gabrielle and Lucia!!! Definitely we recommend to our friends to go there. Martin, Slovakia
"An absolutely Delightful Villa - Five Star Hospitality"
Left on 07/07/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | RichwoodReviewed Jul 7, 2011Stayed Jun 2011
Arriving at Villa Carol after a 3 day drive through France, Switzerland and Italy we were all looking forward to something special and we were not disappointed. The welcome we received from Gabrielli and Luccia made us feel at home straightaway and the meal that Luccia had prepared for us was delicious, washed down with some of Gabrielli's excellent wine. Something we enjoyed througout our stay. The accommodation was excellent from the comfortable lounge to the superb bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms. The only complaint we had was that Italian matresses are too hard, but after a few days we soon got used to that. The view from the garden over the local countryside is wonderful and spending an evening eating in the garden, drinking some more of Gabrielli's wine was an ideal finish to days visiting the area. Both Siena and Firenze are within an hours drive, but there is much more to see than that. San Gimgnano and the Chianti trail to mention just two are both worth visiting, although we found afternoons a better time to go out as the heat of the day is going and the shops re-open after an extended lunch. We had never been to Italy before and it lived up to all expectations, including the confusing traffic signs, the winding roads and numerous tunnels. Although Poggibonsi was a little of let down as it did not live up to our expectations of a typical Tuscan town, but we had much more to see. We were all very sad to leave after having brilliant weather, brilliant hospitality from our hosts, but we will be back for sure.
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