Eve is a lovely stone house in a delightful elevated position on a beautiful estate in the heart of the countryside yet within walking distance of the medieval hilltop village of Monteverdi Marittima and close to the Tuscan coast and its fine beaches. Within the vast grounds of the estate is a large swimming pool and plenty of areas for relaxing and enjoying the sun and surroundings. Another highlight is the unique heated swimming pool covered with a wonderful travertine vaulted ceiling. Eve, is completely detached and has its own terrace area with barbeque and is simply yet comfortably furnished in country style with many of the owners artistic touches.
The estate spreads over ten hectares and is home to an amazing and internationally famous artist who lives in the main Florentine style villa. Examples of his work can be seen in a large garden on the estate, practically an open air gallery displaying bronze and travertine statues. With great care and attention the owner has transformed lovely stone houses on the estate into pretty holiday homes. He has personally overseen the restorations and added many of his own artistic touches creating lovely accommodation in a simplistic and unique style, yet retaining original characteristics such as exposed stone walls and adding interesting turn of the century furnishings. Eve is in an elevated position enjoying pretty views, completely detached it has a lovely terrace area complete with table, chairs and barbecue for dining al fresco. The house is on two levels and has beamed ceilings, cotto floors and is simply furnished in country style. The ground level consists of a little entrance lounge with settee, pretty living area with dining table and chairs and archway leading to a little kitchenette. On the same floor is a twin bedroom and a shower room. An open wooden staircase leads to the upper ‘mansard’ floor which partially has low sloping ceilings, where there are a further two bedrooms, one with double bed, one with twin beds and a little washroom with basin and bidet.(low ceiling:max height 1.65m) The terrace is the perfect spot for meals al fresco or just for relaxing. There is plenty more space in the extensive grounds and around the large swimming pool (16m x 8m) where there is a sunbathing area. There is also a unique heated covered swimming pool (9m x 3m) and a shower w/c for guests use, as well as a laundry area with washing machine (payable locally). There is also a communal room containing a satellite television, and where breakfast and dinner can be served on request.Eve is in a lovely location, surrounded by wooded countryside yet the ancient village of Monteverdi Marittimo, with its shops and restaurant is just 500m away and can be reached on foot. There are a further selection of amenities at Castagneto Carducci and the nearest lovely beaches of the Tuscan coast are less than half an hours’ drive away. There is much to see in the nearby area, including the beautiful bay of Baratti and the famous cities of San Gimignano and Volterra. Electricity is payable locally. DETAILS Ground Floor : Little lounge with settee > Living/dining area with dining table and chairs > Kitchenette with hob (2 electric rings), electric oven, and fridge > Twin bedroom > Shower room with shower, basin, bidet and w.c.Mansard First Floor (low sloping ceilings): Double bedroom > Twin bedroom > Washroom with basin and w.c. (low ceiling max height 1.65m) Terrace > Barbecue > Large open air swimming pool > Covered heated swimming pool > Heating by electric heaters* Electricity* > Laundry room washing machine* > WiFi in some common areas > Communal room/gallery with satellite television and w.c. ideal for meetings, or dinners or breakfast served on request > Parking > Walking distance of 500m to local village with shops and restaurant > 20 km approx to sea and nearest beaches. Facilities marked * are payable locally
Additional amenities include: info TV, sea, pets.TripAdvisor property ID 2025351...Read more
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