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Large farmhouse with swimming pool in the quiet Maremma, near Scansano

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The property is located between Poggioferro and Murci, in the municipality of Scansano, 600 meters above sea level, on a hill with a wide view, immersed in the green of the Maremma hills.

The farmhouse, of over 300 square meters on two floors, has been completely renovated recently, with quality finishes, and is equipped with all comforts, including Internet access. There are 5 large rooms, with 8 beds plus two baby cots, and 3 bathrooms. The large living area includes entrance, living room, dining area, veranda, kitchen, and games / billiards space; smaller separate spaces for laundry, boiler, pantry and closet.

The swimming pool, 12 meters by 6 meters, a few meters from the house, is open from June to September.

The surrounding land of 6 hectares includes a large, largely shaded lawn, various tall trees, olive trees and fruit trees.

The municipality of Scansano, known for the Morellino, is a quarter of an hour's drive; the capital of Grosseto three-quarters of an hour. In 30/45 minutes you can reach Saturnia, Magliano, Capalbio, Pitigliano, Sorano, Sovana, and other Maremma villages and villages, with their rich offer of nature, art and gastronomy.

More Details

Owner
Alessandro Damiani
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

Amenities

Scansano House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Large farmhouse with swimming pool in the quiet Maremma, near Scansano
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

A perfect Tuscan escape...

  • 5 of 5

This is such a special place. I, my husband and two teenage sons enjoyed a wonderful fortnight in this stunning and superior farmhouse. The photographs don't do the place justice (hard to see how they could) and the host, Alessandro, could not have done more to make our stay better. If you're looking to get off the beaten track, surrounded by nature, wildlife and perfect peace, this is the place for you.

From start to finish, Alessandro was great. He offered to meet us at the nearest village so we could follow him to the house (though his directions were superb) and his hospitality was absolutely second to none. He went above and beyond the 'norm', filling the fridge and cupboards with delicious (and practical) foods for our arrival, providing us with wine, oil, kitchen essentials and so much more. We were blown away by his thoughtful generosity - there's nothing he didn't think of (even bath robes for the pool) and everything we sat on, slept in or used was of excellent quality. He was a lovely, willing and helpful host in every way and I've never stayed anywhere so well equipped - the kitchen was better than my own!

This is not a place you'd find by accident, but wow, is it all the better for that. Surrounded by beautiful rolling hills, totally private, the views are breathtaking, the sunsets from the verandah magical. Every day kites and eagles flew overhead and we also saw deer, badgers and hares – just idyllic. The house sits in lovely sloping lawns with ancient trees, olives and fruit trees and has a wonderful pool that gets the sun right though to sunset. There's even a cool little pool robot to keep it clean!

Alessandro's eye for design and style shines through every room, neatly blended with practicality and home comfort. I would live in this house. It's a fantastic mix of old and new - fabulous beams and solid oak doors with super-comfortable beds and quality bathrooms and appliances. Everything he provided, from towels and bed linen to kitchen equipment - in fact, every facility you can think of - was faultless.

Some might find the few wind turbines on one of the hills distracting, we didn't (you can't see them from the verandah), and you're not really 'near' anywhere, but that's the magic of this place! We had no problem driving to Scansano for meals out or groceries (15 mins). We visited Pitigliano (40 mins), Saturnia hot springs (30), Sorana and Sovana etc. Also Siena (an easy 90-min drive) and San Gimignano (bit further). Paradise!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wunderschön!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

...es heißt, Bilder sagen mehr als Worte...! Aber die Bewertung von Jenny hat uns überzeugt.

Die Bilder können nicht das zeigen, was das Haus wirklich bietet.

Das Haus ist ein Traum. Wen es nicht stört über 3 km Schotterweg zu fahren und 25 Minuten zum Einkaufen, dem kann ich dieses, mit ganz viel Liebe und Geschmack hergerichtete Haus, nur ans Herz legen.

Hier hat man einfach nur seine Ruhe und die Natur. Der Pool ist phänomenal.

Wir waren mit 9 Personen dort und jeder hatte seine Freiräume.

Wir wurden von Alessandro sehr herzlich empfangen und er hat uns viele Dinge zur Verfügung gestellt, welche in anderen Ferienhäusern nicht inbegriffen sind.

Ausflüge nach Saturnia, Pitigliano, Grosseto, Siena...und natürlich ans Meer, sind mit einem höheren Zeitaufwand verbunden, aber um so lieber kehrt man in dieses Haus zurück.

5 Sterne

Vielen Dank

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
160 Kilometres
Roma Fiumicino
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Poggioferro
Nearest Ferry
55 Kilometres
Porto Santo Stefano (per Isola del Giglio)
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Saturnia
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Grosseto
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A12/Aurelia (superstrada)
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Murci
Nearest Beach
45 Kilometres
Marina di Grosseto
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit $343.17

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.