In the medieval town of Scarlino, Casa d'Artista Plus is situated in a building of historical and artistic significance that is the house and workshop of the artist Mauro Corbani who lives and works here with his wife Laura.
Scarlino is a beautiful hilltop town of Etruscan origins situated in Maremma of Tuscany. From this town there are splendid views overlooking both the islands of Elba and Corsica and of the Gulf of Follonica. The tourist harbour Etrusca Marina is about 8 km from the centre.The house is located in a narrow lane way that takes you up to the castle.
The house was built in the 18th Century and has been restored to its original condition. The exterior of the house displays a unique style, where sections of the facade have been decorated by the artist, whilst the interior rooms act as a gallery for Corbani's art. Both the Tuscan typical style of the architecture and the contemporary furnishings create a pleasant and unique atmosphere. The guests can enjoy the art works in their flat and rooms. There is a tranquil private sea view garden, that has also sculptures by the artist., where the guests can relax and eat. Everyone can visit the artist's workshop, while he is working too. It is also possible to receive etchings lessons from the artist.
Casa d'Artista Plus has 2 indipendent entrances from the garden to 2 rooms: a large living-room with a double bed + 1 confortable sofa-bed with a small kitchen, another room has 2 addictional beds ( single beds or 1 confortable double bed, as you like), a private bathroom. There is an independent heating. Let you relax in the garden in your esclusive space where you can also eat under an olive tree!
Enjoy your holidays in Summer time (high season), also better in Spring and Fall when all is quiete, colourful and cheaper , Winter is often sunny and mild too.
If you are interested in a long term staying we are glad to discuss this possibility with you, please contact us.
Casa d'artista Plus is in our home that is situated in via Martiri d'Istia 16, in the town of Scarlino, province Grosseto, Italy.
In the surroundings there are historical villages and Etruscan sites to explore like Castiglion della Pescaia, Massa Marittima, Pitigliano, Sovana, Sorano, Vetulonia, Baratti, and Populonia. Discover the natural and cultural attractions visiting: Uccellina Natural Park, Monte Argentario, Orbetello Lagune, Archeological-Mineral Parks of Gavorrano and Campiglia Marittima, Niki de Saint Phalle and Daniel Spoerri Contemporary Art Gardens.
Scarlino is located very close to the beautiful sandy beaches like Cala Violina and Punta Ala. Walking and mountain bike traks are indicated. In the quiet town there are: grocer's, newspapers, bar, restaurants, pharmacy, bank, post office, library, museum, free parking, bus, police station and ambulance. Maremma area is very rich of gastronomic tipical products: oil, wine and cheese can be tasted and bought directly in many farms. Scarlino is km 200 to Rome, 170 to Florence, 100 to Siena and Livorno, 120 to Pisa. The nearest International airport are situated in Rome, Florance and Pisa where you can rent a car to arrive to Scarlino easy. The nearest railway station is situated in Follonica where you can take a bus and arrive to Scarlino in 20/30 minutes.
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