Castello di Magona 20 is a magnificent 16th Century Castle with 6 suites and 4 double bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms split on two floors. The castle occupies an area of 1500 square meters. The hall is enriched with beautiful oil paintings. To the left of the hall you will find a small sitting room. 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. This room gives access to an intimate living room richly furnished with an antique chest, two very comfortable sofas upholstered with rich damask fabric, a television and DVD player. On the right hand side of the entrance hall, there is a bright ceramic tiled dining room, where guests enjoy their buffet breakfast, along with lunch and dinner should they so choose. 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 (Suite 7 with a large terrace), decorated in a soothing shade of green, a further 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 TV and internet point. WI-FI access is available on most of the ground floor in the common areas, including the garden area, and in the majority of the bedrooms. 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 wonderful view of the landscape. On entering the rear garden of the Castle, 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 and fitness corner with various gym equipment. This area also has a changing room with a bathroom. All the bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning, mini bar, private safe, and television. The bathrooms are all hand painted with travertine marble. Each is equipped with hairdryers and a full set of bath towels. Pricing Information: Castello di Magona is available for 12, 20 or 26 people: please ask us for the price. Included in the Price: The exclusive use of the property Castello di Magona, and its bedrooms, which are fully furnished and equipped with private bath, minibar, safe, air conditioning and plasma tv screen; Daily cleaning of the bedrooms and lounges; use of the grounds, swimming pool (6 mt x 12 mt) and outdoor Jacuzzi; Internet Wi-Fi in all the property; utilities: gas, water, electricity; pool and park maintenance (twice a week); supply and changing of bedding, bath and pool towels (on Wednesday and Saturday); daily concierge service 4 hours every morning (from Monday to Saturday). Excluded from the Price: Catering services/chef service for the preparation and service of breakfast, lunch and dinner on request; from the season 2015 use of the kitchen by our catering staff and not by clients (according to the national regulations); heating (on consumption); extra housekeeping; additional bed linens and towels; other laundry or ironing services; final cleaning (€ 400); holiday tax (1,50€/person per day). Security deposit: The 2.500,00€ security deposit is payable upon arrival in cash. Destinations Distances from the major tourist attractions Volterra - Its alabaster, its “Balze” and its museums - 50 km San Gimignano and its Towers - 75 km Siena - Piazza del Campo - The Chianti wines - 95 km Lucca - 100km Pelagone Golf Club - 25 km Castagneto Carducci – Bolgheri and its vineyards - 7 km Golf of Baratti - 10 km Distances from the major International Airports Rome - 250km Florence - 160 km More facilities: LCD TV with Satellite Ice-Maker American Coffee Machine Mini Bar in each bedroom Private Safe Swimming pool (5m x 11m) Pool towels provided Fitness Corner BBQ Computer room with Wi-Fi Internet access Activities and services organized: Golf / Tennis Car, van rental Auto VIP rental Helicopter rental Quads, motorbikes, scooters & bike rentals Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, Water Skiing Horseback riding Babysitting Hot air balloon trips Access to the Calidario thermal spa Cooking demonstrations and wine tasting Guided tours to Siena, Florence, & Rome Tickets to the Palio in Siena Small Conferences Visit to the Alberese Natural Park Visit to wineries with wine tasting Medieval Banquets with entertainment Flag twirlers Weddings and special events Massages and beauty treatments Boat trips to the islands of Elba Tickets for music concerts and festivals
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