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Il Castagno at La Quercia, Sassetta - Livorno

3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms 6 guests In Resort with Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

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.

Il Castagno is a villa with a shared pool within the property La Quercia, located within 16km from the Tuscan coastline and beaches. Il Castagno is a two-storey independent Tuscan villa right next to the pool area and belongs to the estate La Quercia, which includes another house with three apartments. It has 2 terraces, one of which offers a lot of privacy. Outside the villa, overlooking the pool is a terrace furnished with a couple of cushioned chairs and a two person iron chair to relax. To one side is a small dining table with 3 chairs shaded by an umbrella.

Inside the villa is a bright room with two day beds to seat 4 people. The open plan room has plenty of light due to the double glass doors on either side and windows all around. In a corner is a staircase to the first floor and bedrooms, under this is a guest toilet with washing machine.

The long, wooden dining table surrounded by 14 chairs lies in the middle of the room. To one side are two antique sideboards while on the other is a lovely, travertine fireplace for the cooler nights.

To one side, behind the dining table, is a well equipped kitchen which includes an oven with gas hobs, dishwasher and a fridge with separate freezer compartment. There is limited counter space for working however extra space is provided by a breakfast table with bench in a corner of the room.

At the head of the dining table, and next to the kitchen is a door leading out to a large paved terrace. This is furnished with a wonderful shaded table of travertine, surrounded by six chairs and two benches all cushioned for maximum comfort.

On the first floor there is a sitting area with two single armchairs at the top of the stairs. Double glass doors provide plenty of light and lead out onto a balcony from which there is a lovely view over the pool.

The first of the bedrooms is to the right immediately at the top of the stairs. It is a bright double room decorated in yellow with a wooden wardrobe, chest of drawers and a comfortable daybed set up as a double sofa in a corner. En-suite is a bathroom with shower.

Next to this is the second double bedroom decorated in a pastel blue. In a corner is an armchair while a four door wardrobe runs along one of the walls. En-suite is a bathroom with shower. Double doors lead out to a narrow balcony.

The final bedroom is a double room with an en-suite bathroom with shower. This room canbe made into a twin if required. The room is decorated in a beige colour which is set off by the pale brown tiles on the floor and the dark wooden wardrobe. A daybed set up as a comfortable double sofa. Doors lead out a balcony which looks out to the pretty views of the hills beyond the property.

From some of the villa windows there are pretty views of the surrounding hills, others overlook the neighbouring properties roof tops and the pool.
The entire villa is fenced.

3 double bedrooms, 2 of which can be set up as twin rooms on request when booking.
Note that the daybeds cannot be used as extra beds.
All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms.
Fire Place: open

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.


Facilities

Dog Friendly
Flexible dates
Washing Machine Inhouse
Internet
Kitchen
Dining Area
Dishes/Utensils
Refrigerator
Linen
Lounge
Bathroom towels
Stove top
Concierge
Furnished terrace
Barbecue
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Fire place (open)
Moka espresso maker
Filter coffee maker
Kettle
Oven
Toaster
Dishwasher
Iron
Ironing board
Hairdryer
En suite bathrooms
Fenced property
Cook on request - extra cost
Swimming pool - 8x12.5 mtrs, 1.4 mtrs deep. Open April to October, weather permitting


Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Request any day arrivals

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is €250 payable only in Euro  cash is required on arrival. You should be reimbursed on check-out should no damage occur during your stay.

Approach road: Paved

Meet and greet
Arrival time is 15:00 - 19:00. Departure time is before 9:00. Out of hours arrivals on request.

Are pool towels supplied?
can be ordered for an extra charge

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

Heating, if used: Per hour

Final clean: included - provided by local supplier

Tourist tax to pay on arrival: 1,00 € 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

Children:

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

Parking: Public, onsite parking - 4 covered spaces

Dogs: stay for free

Concierge Service
Sometimes the villa is all that you need, but if you’re tempted by the culture, excitement and activity Tuscany has to offer, then the To Tuscany free Concierge Service could be for you. Working alongside our local hand-picked partners and professionals, your concierge is there to ensure you have experiences to remember. At the time of booking or any time prior to arrival at your villa, your concierge will be happy to discuss any additional requirements to help make your stay extra special. This can include anything from organising a pre-arrival shopping service to booking a personal chef for a special meal.

Concierge Service Contact
Email: concierge@to-tuscany.com


Villa rates

  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
Date range
7 night price
07 Sep - 28 Dec 2019
$1,242
Date range
7 night price
28 Dec - 30 May 2020
$1,242
30 May - 04 Jul 2020
$1,661
04 Jul - 22 Aug 2020
$2,687
22 Aug - 05 Sep 2020
$1,661
05 Sep - 02 Jan 2021
$1,242

Layout (160 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Terrace
WC
Dining Room
First floor
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Terrace

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.

Guest reviews: Il Castagno at La Quercia <div class='textCenter'>9,6/ 10</div>Score from 7 reviews - Superb (7 Client reviews)

Monika
August 2019
Group of friends
Wrocław, Poland Wrocław, Poland
Guest villa score
10/10
Would you like to translate?
Cisza i spokój . Miejscu z pięknym widokiem . Wokół sama zieleń . Może wyposażenie nie jest najnowsze ale ilość miejsca na wspólne biesiadowanie w środku domu i kilka miejsc na zewnątrz rekompensuje wszystko. Basen ok codziennie czyszczony . Dobra miejscówka by zwiedzić pobliskie miejscowości . Urocza Sassetta niedaleko warto zobaczyć Castagneto Carducci i blisko do winnic Bolgheri. Własne dojście i parking do plaży do której jest 13 km .
Reasumując miejsce warte polecenia na wyjazd grupy przyjaciół która chce trochę pogadać w trakcie wspólnych biesiad .
Ale nie polecam np. kibicom sportowym , którzy chcą śledzić relację on line . Internet wifi po prostu jest ....

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Duration (weeks)

Any size

Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


7 nights from
$1,242 to $2,687

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