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Gardenia at La Quercia, Sassetta - Livorno

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 to 6 people In Resort with Pool 4,5 - Excellent - Excellent 4,5

Gardenia is a coastal, Tuscan villa composed of two intercommunicating apartments (Erica and Fresia) on the ground floor of the property La Quercia. Outside, in the shady garden there are two gazebos with marble topped tables and surrounded by plenty of comfortable, cushioned chairs.

Inside the living area is a long, open plan room with an arch in the middle. Here there are wooden doors that open up the entire length of the wall, allowing passage from one apartment to the other. On either side there is a wooden three person sofa which has cushions for comfort.

While at both ends of the long room is a kitchen equipped with a gas oven, gas hobs, and a fridge with separate freezer compartment. Next to the two cooking areas there is a table which can seat up to 6 people. 

There are two identical bedrooms. Each has a double bed with a wooden headboard and wooden wardrobe. In both rooms there is also a chest of drawers and a single bed which can be used for a child or to make the bedroom into a twin room. Both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with showers.

2 double bedrooms.
The double beds can be made into twins, if requested on booking.
A 5th and 6th person can be accommodated on the sofabeds in the lounge or the single beds in the bedrooms, however the single beds are only suitable for children. It is not possible to accommodate a total of 8 people.

La Quercia is a two floor Tuscan villa near the coast and surrounded by abundant plants providing shade. The property consists of 4 villas, one of which can be converted into a larger villa through an adjoining door. It is possible to walk to the village, Sassetta, from La Quercia. The property La Quercia is located approximately 16km from the Tuscan coast with the beautiful sandy beaches of Marina di Castagneto - Donoratico.

Immediately next to the villa there is a wonderful fenced pool surrounded by a sundeck of terracotta. There are some views to one side over the tree and rooftops that live below the estate. The pool is shared by the three villas and a larger one that overlooks it.

The small village of Sassetta is local Tuscan health resort, famous for it's pleasant climate and spa baths (Terme di Sasseta). A short distance away from La Quercia is typical Tuscan restaurant. Around the property are oretty chestnut woods, ideal for walking or just relaxing in the cool shade.

All villas of La Quercia have access to a private, fenced and untouched sand dune beach area which is located 16km away, North of Marina di Castagneto, Donoratico. The area is a natural coastal botanical garden which guests have access to. Here guests can use the simple picnic tables and chairs, as well as a shower. The owners can also provide beach umbrellas to take to the area.

The property La Quercia is composed of 3 apartments, two of which can be converted by means of a connecting door, into a larger apartment on the ground floor, (Erica + Fresia = Gardenia), and Villa Il Castagno.

Next to the Villa Il Castagno is an fenced shared pool, which is surrounded by a terracotta tiled sun deck, dotted with several sun loungers and umbrellas. On one side there is a view of the surrounding hills, treetops and rooftops of Sasseta which lies below of the property. The pool is located in a beautiful, sunny position. The property of La Quercia is surrounded by large pine trees and typical Mediterranean vegetation, completely shading it during the hot summer.

The pool area shared by the three apartments and Villa il Castagno.  The chlorine cleansed pool has metal steps to enter it. The Villa il Castagno is immediately next to the pool, and over looks it.
The pool is 8x12.5 metres and 1.4 metres deep. It's open from April to October, weather permitting.

The owners son runs a fishing shop in Marina di Castagneto and can organise fishing lessons and trips for an additional fee. Guests are also entitled to a special discount when purchasing equipment from the shop.

The owner owns a private sandy beach and pine grove which guests can visit. Tables, chairs, electricity and running water are available. The owner also offers guided tours of the grove on Sunday mornings where he will discuss the local flora and the Etruscan and Roman origins of the area.


Pet Friendly
Flexible dates
Washing Machine Inhouse
Furnished terrace
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Fire place (open)
Moka espresso maker
Filter coffee maker
Ironing board
Mosquito screens
Pets welcome
En suite bathrooms
Cook on request - extra cost
Swimming pool - 8x12.5 mtrs, 1.4 mtrs deep. Open April to October, weather permitting
Parking - 4 shaded spaces within property fence
Approach road - all paved

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is 200 Euro payable only in Euro. This 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.

What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check in is from 15:00 - 19:00.
Checkout by: 9:00

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

Weekly linen, tea and bathroom towels: included - provided by local supplier

Heating, if used: Per hour

Final clean:included - provided by local supplier

Tourist tax: 1,00 Euro per person, per night for the first 30 nights, some exemptions apply

Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost

High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

Optional extra costs: Pool towels available at 5 Euros each.

Concierge Service
If you would like suggestions and tips regarding different activities you can do during your stay please contact our concierge service at concierge@to-tuscany.com

What is a pre arrival shopping service?
In some villas, it is possible to have a Pre arrival shopping service. The availability of the service is noted in the villa description. To help you through the first day or two of your holiday, owners can do a small shop before your arrival so that you do not have to go immediately to find a supermarket. By contacting your To Tuscany villa specialist in advance and providing them with a shopping list you will find the items in your villa on arrival. Please note that the service cannot be guaranteed with less than 48 hours notice before arrival.​

Villa rates

2018 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
07 Jul - 25 Aug 2018
2106 US Dollar
25 Aug - 08 Sep 2018
1242 US Dollar
08 Sep - 29 Dec 2018
837 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 18 May 2019
844 US Dollar
18 May - 06 Jul 2019
1256 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
2126 US Dollar
24 Aug - 07 Sep 2019
1256 US Dollar
07 Sep - 28 Dec 2019
844 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Dining Room
Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 88km - 1h 11m
  • Florence Airport: 141km - 1h 52m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 210km - 3h 12m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Bolgheri: 20km - 0h 32m
  • Cecina: 31km - 0h 38m
  • Follonica: 38km - 0h 46m
The nearest village is Sassetta, it is about 1km away. In the village is a bank, pharmacy, small grocery shop and tobacconist. There are also several bars and restaurants to choose from. It's a lovely medieval, stone village. A large supermarket is found in Donoratico which is about 12km away.
The restaurants Il Poeta in Marina di Castagneto and Il Castagno in Sassetta offer guests of La Quercia a discount.

 More options
Golf Club
Horse riding

Guest reviews: Gardenia at La Quercia <div class='textCenter'>9,2/ 10</div>Score from 5 reviews - Excellent (5 Client reviews)

May 2018
Group of friends
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Duration (weeks)

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Number of Guests

adults (ages 16 +)

children (ages 2 - 15)

infants (ages <2 yr)

7 nights from
837 to 2106 US Dollar

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