Country house "Relais La Doganella", built in 1200, renovated. 6 km from the centre of Pitigliano, 20 km from the centre of Saturnia, 70 km from the centre of Siena, in the countryside. Private: property 7 ha, garden 3'000 m2, swimming pool (6 x 14 m, depth 120 - 250 cm, 17.05.-18.10.) with internal staircase. Tennis (1 x clay court), terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, parking on the premises. Shop 6 km, bus stop 6 km, railway station "Orvieto" 50 km, sandy beach 50 km. Golf course (18 hole) 20 km, riding stable 10 km. Nearby attractions: Terme di Saturnia 30 km. Perched on a spur of volcanic rock, sheer on three sides, stands the ancient town of Pitigliano with its perfectly preserved mediaeval town-centre. That area is rich with Etruscan-Roman archeological remains,villages,medieval castle and sulphur hot springs (Sorano, Sovana and Saturnia). "Relais La Doganella" consists of 2 properties which distant 8m from the each other : Villa Rosa is an old watch tower and Antico Casale a building date 1800 with exposed beams which is sometimes used by the owners. The two houses can be booked together for up to 16 people (IT5474.810.2.) or on request for 12 people (IT5474.810.5) or for 8 people only ‘Villa Rosa’ (IT5474.810.1). ‘Casale Antico’ has two apartments connected only by an external staircase. Mountain Amiata, called fire mountain, took its name from extinct volcano, is 40km away. Clients can use clay tennis court and during their stay they are responsible for its maintenance. Next to the Relais there is Azienda Agricola Biologica La Doganella an organic farm.
13-room house 460 m2 on 2 levels, rustic, tasteful and cosy furnishings: open living room with open-hearth fireplace and TV. Open dining room. 1 double bedroom with air conditioning. 1 room with 2 beds and air conditioning. Small walk-through room, without window with 2 beds. Living/dining room with open-hearth fireplace and TV. 1 room with 1 double bed (140 cm), air conditioning. 1 room with 2 beds. Kitchen (4 hot plates, mini-oven, dishwasher, freezer, pizza oven). 2 baths/bidet/WC, shower/bidet/WC. Upper floor: living room with open-hearth fireplace. Exit to the terrace. 1 double bedroom. Living/dining room with open-hearth fireplace. 1 double bedroom. 1 room with 2 beds and air conditioning. Kitchenette (4 hot plates, mini-oven). Bath/bidet/WC, sep. WC. Large terrace 100 m2, garden. Terrace furniture. Panoramic view of the countryside. Facilities: washing machine, children's high chair, baby cot. Maximum 1 pet/ dog allowed. Villa Rosa has both internal and external staircase. The large kitchen on the ground floor has also a wood burning oven, ceramic plate burners and 2 fridges. The first floor double bedroom has an interesting arched ceiling.
Property Type: Detached
Number of Rooms: 13
460 Square Meters
Interhome Quality Rating: 4 Star: Top quality furnishings. Very nice, high quality, often with many extra luxuries. Ideal for guests who want comfort and quality.
* publictransport : 6 kilometers
* golf : 20 kilometers
* center : 6 kilometers
Property Attributes: bathandshower, petsallowed, hikingplains, mountainbike, golfing, tennis, garden, aircondition, bbq, babycot, dishwasher, fireplace, parking, pool, poolprivat, tv, washingmachine, freezer, terrace
Additional Features: Allianz cancellation insurance Included in the price, Cot (up to 2 years) Included in the price, Laundry (initial supply of bed linen and towels) Included in the price
Resort: 310 m a.s.l. >>Important, historical, idyllic village with 4'000 inhabitants in the southern part of the region 50 km from the sea, on top of a hill with beautiful view, 50 km south-west from Orvieto, 55 km north-west from Viterbo, 80 km south-east from Grosseto. All shops, restaurants etc. in the resort. Thermal pool, health cures at 30 km. Access: motorway A1 Firenze - Roma, exit number "Orvieto". Then road SS. 71 - SS. 74. For arrivals by plane: airport Roma-Fiumicino (FCO), Roma-Ciampino (CIA). In a picturesque almost surreal position on a stone ridge overhanging the "Val di Lente" valley, Pitigliano has a very long history stretching from prehistoric times through Etruscan and Roman times to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The Hebrew ghetto also known as "Piccola Gerusalemme" is of special importance. The grottos and caves have served as a cellar for centuries, also as a store for the famous "Bianco di Pitigliano".