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Villa Accommodation Details
Villa Details
bedrooms: 4

bathrooms: 2

available for: 8 people

Pool type: Private Pool

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Trogolello
Location address: Donoratico - Livorno   Show on map - 8 (5 reviews)
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8 / 10
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Villa Trogolello is a charming farmhouse in a wooded valley near the hilltop village of Castagneto Carducci. The villa has been restored and furnished comfortably, with terracotta floors and beamed ceilings.

The swimming pool, located on a paved terrace above the house, enjoys panoramic views of the village, the countryside and the sea. There are sunbeds and deckchairs, and a pergola for shade.
The ground floor comprises a sitting room with fireplace, dining room; fully equipped kitchen which includes a fridge with separate freezer; bathroom with bath/shower; large covered terrace with table and chairs.  On the outer terrace there is a BBQ and at the side of the house a traditional wood-oven.


On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms – 2 with double beds and 2 with twin beds – and a bathroom with shower.  Linen, towels and pool towels are provided and changed once a week (for those staying more than a week).   A cook or extra cleaning can be booked in advance.


The nearest shops and restaurants are in Castagneto Carducci and Donoratico both less than 10 minutes by car or a fairly steep 20 minute walk along the unpaved road up to Castagneto Carducci (this walk is good exercise in daylight but not really recommended in the evening). Donoratico has two supermarkets, railway station, travel agent, etc.

The safe, sandy beach is approximately 6 km away at Marina di Castagneto on what is known as the Costa degli Etruschi, or Etruscan Coast. The villa is 2.6 km from the tarmac road, on a dirt road which is well maintained but not suitable for any particularly low cars.
Pisa Airport is 70 km away – it takes about 45 min to drive on a good motorway.   Florence is about one and a half hours drive – or there is the train. Villa Trogolello is ideal for those who enjoy the tranquility of the woods and countryside. The beaches, restaurants, etc. are just a short drive away.



Trogolello is ideal for a relaxing getaway with easy access to the coast and historical towns.




There is a large terrace with barbecue perfect for outdoor meals.

Pool Info

A flight of steps leads up to the pool from where you have a specatcular view down across the valley with the sea in the distance. The pool is embraced on 3 sides by a paved terrace with sun loungers and a pergola. On the far side on a slightly lower level the woods that surround the property start.

The oval pool is ideal for relaxing while enjoying the view of the distant sea.
At the pool area there are 6 sunbeds, 2 classic deckchairs, 2 plastic reclining chairs, and a table with 4 upright chairs under the shade.
It is open from July to August and is 10 x 5 meters and 1.5 meters deep.


In House: Facilities
  • The size of the villa is 140 sqm
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Filter coffee machine
  • Fire place (open)
  • Mosquito screens in every room
  • TV
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • CD player
  • DVD-MP3 player
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Furnished terrace
  • Small dogs allowed
  • Barbecue
  • Pizza oven
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 10x5 mtr and 1.5mtrs deep, open July to August (weather permitting) - 10x5 mtr and 1.5mtrs deep, open July to August (weather permitting)
  • Barbecue Onsite - on the large terrace - on the large terrace
  • Beach - 6km away
  • Telephone - available with unit counter
  • Internet WI-FI Onsite - Wireless high speed connection available in the villa. Please bring your own laptop. The connection is free of charge.
  • House Maid - available on request
  • Cook on request - available on request
  • Babysitter - book in advance
  • Railways - Cecina, 22km away
  • Approach road - 2.6km of quite good unpaved road
  • Distances - Pisa 77km, Florence 126km, San Gimignano 87km , Siena 113km, Rome 250km

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Important booking info
Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 500 Euro or equivalent in your own currency, is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash or Cheque
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: by consumption
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
 
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Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 500 Euro or equivalent in your own currency, is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash or Cheque
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: by consumption
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
The guest reviews published below represent the personal opinions of To Tuscany customers who completed a questionnaire after their stay at the villa or apartment. These opinions do not necessarily represent the view of To Tuscany. For help with translation we recommend http://translate.google.com/
Ian
Adult family group
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros The beautifully kept swimming pool - the jewel of the place - and 3 lanes wide
The location ( once you got there) was wonderful. it was so peaceful
The kitchen was well equipped, with a splendid fridge/freezer.
The shade on the terrace with the gentile breeze was sublime.
Mario - he is a real gem -he could not do too much for you.
Cons As two of the party were elderly, the 47 steps to the pool were intimidating. But it was like the staircase to heaven - wonderful when you got there. One of the two swam a mile each day. The long drive up to the house is not easy and we did not risk it at night, but it is worth the seclusion
Local attractions There are many good restaurants in both the two nearby villages - Bulgheri & Castagneto Carducci. These are two old villages, well worth a visit.
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Neil
Family with young children
West Haddon, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros The location, set in the hills around Castagneto Carducci, were amazing especially with the pool set higher up than the house overlooking the vineyards/woodland. Peaceful and remote but close enough to local towns for supermarket or eating out in the evening.

The house is spacious with ample room for seven of us in the party and enjoyed the lunch/evening meals on the outside seating areas.

The local contact, Mario, was extremely helpful and friendly and made us feel very welcome. Many thanks to him for all his help.
Cons Nothing specific to the propery itself but be very aware to take insect repellent / mosquito spray as they left us all with lots of bites (despite the house having the necessary mosquito netting in each room).
Local attractions A must is a visit to the lovely, quaint town of Castagneto Carducci with some great restaurants and local shops. Town of Donoratico has more restaurants and a couple of supermarkets that are easily accessible.
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Nicola
Family with older children
BROXBOURNE , United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros location, amenities, pool, size of bedrooms, insect screens on all the windows
Cons being woken every morning by the local wood cutters
Local attractions populonia and Bratti were amazing, Balghari was also worth a visit. the local towns of Donoratico and St Vicenzo had plenty of resturants and bars. Casteghetto had some lovely resturants as well especially the two with the tables overlooking the valley.
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Jean-Luc
Family with older children
Saint-Etienne, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros La proximité de la forêt apporte un peu de fraicheur en été, le chant des oiseaux est très reposant
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Anonymous
Family with older children
Chernex, Switzerland

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros En principe on cherchait la tranquillité et par moment c'était bien le cas. Cependant, lors de notre visite nous avons eu certainement peu de chance car un trax faisait des travaux forestiers très proche de l'habitation avec bien sur le bruit que fait un tell engin et ce, durant 4 jours !.
Cons Nous trouvons le rapport qualité prix trop élevé pour les prestations : Certes tous ce qui est écrit existe belle et bien cependant pas selon des critères de standard actuel (vieux et en fin de vie voir inutilisable) et pour ce prix on s'attend à autre chose : il y a bien une piscine mais elle est en métal et semi hors-sol et très loin de la maison, il y a bien le wifi mais juste sur la terrasse. Il y bien une douche mais elle est entartrée etc....
Local attractions Restaurant campo alle Tane (www.ristorantecampoalletane.com) qui mérite plus que le détour mais qui n'était pas sur les références et le restaurant l'Olivia à Castagneto Carducci
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Petra
Albrechtsberg, Austria

Review date:
Stay: August 2010
Was waren die Highlights Ihres Urlaubs? Viel Platz im Haus und im Garten, Ruhe, Nähe zu Meer und Sehenswürdigkeiten
Wie war Ihr Gesamteindruck von der Unterbringung? Sehr gut
Gab es unangenehme Überraschungen? Wasser des Pools ist leider gekippt - Es wurde aber sofort per Mail darauf eingegangen und uns ein finanzieller Abschlag gemacht
Haben Sie andere Anmerkungen?
Petra Kunz
Austria
August 2010
The problem with the swimming pool filter was fixed as soon as To Tuscany were made aware of it. It is not an ongoing problem.
 

Nearest town

The nearest shops are in Castagneto Carducci and Donoratico both less than 10 minutes by car or a fairly steep 10 minute walk up to Castagneto. Donoratico has two supermarkets, railway station, travel agent, etc.

FAQ

- What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check is in from 16.00 - 19.00.
Checkout by: 10.00

- Can we arrive earlier than 16.00 - 19.00?
No it is not possible to arrive early, this is to ensure the villa is fully prepared for your arrival.
To ensure the villa can be prepared for the next guest please depart by 10.00

- Are pool towels supplied?
included

- Is there Internet in the villa?
free WI-FI available

- Can we bring an extra person / child that can sleep on an air mattress or not the couch?
No, for fire and safety regulations, and insurance purposes, the maximum number of people indicated on the description cannot be exceeded.
NB: anyone aged 2 or above counts towards the occupancy of the house.

- Can we order a cot and / or high chair?
Please see here if it is possible in your villa. You can order these while completing your booking online, or at a later date by logging into you account.

- Where do I find information about the final cleaning, security deposit and other extra charges?
For complete details about what costs are included and excluded see here

- How much does heating cost in Italy?
Heating is very expensive in Italy. Most properties charge heating by consumption. Please make sure on arrival you are shown the meter so that you can check your spending. Here you can see how heating is charged at your villa.

- Is there a local bike hire place?
For bike hire shops see here, this is not an exhaustive list. On arrival you can check with the property owner for the closest shop.

- Where is the nearest grocery shop?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and grocery shop.

- Is it possible to have a starter pack? if yes, how can we order one?
Yes, a starter pack can be provided. To order a starter pack please login into your account and place the order for one starter pack

- Where is the nearest recommended restaurant?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and restaurant.

- How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
Aeroporto Pisa: 80km - 0h 54m
Florence Airport: 133km - 1h 35m
Aeroporto Bologna: 222km - 2h 22m

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- Can you assist with travel information?
Click here to view information we have put together to assist you with your travel plans

- When do I get the directions and keyholder contact?
After paying the balance you will receive the directions. They will also be accessible in your account.
You will also be supplied with a contact number for To Tuscany in case you should have any queries about the property on arrival

- Where do I find the directions?
Once your balance payment has been received you can access the directions from your account.

- Can we book a weekly stay not arriving on Saturday?
From June to end September, it is not possible to change the arrival/departure days. In other seasons it can be considered only for last minute bookings and at the owners discretion. Please contact us for more information or if you have a specific request.

- What is there for children to do in Tuscany?
Click here for some ideas of what to do with children while on holiday

- What is there to do in Tuscany?
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- Are pets allowed?
Villas which allow pets have an icon with a dog. Please check the description page of your villa for the icon. If pets are accepted this is normally limited to ONE dog per booking, please contact your agent for any questions. Some properties have extra charges for pets, make sure you check the extra charges here for pet charges.

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