In the main house.
Ground floor: living-room with dining area, fireplace and double sofa-bed, small open kitchen (oven, fridge 140 liter), double bedroom, twin-bedded room, bathroom with shower.
Overall Property Description:
Nice farmhouse and outbuilding dating back to 17th century which have been tastefully restored preserving the ancient charm and the original architectural features like the beamed ceilings and the terracotta-tiled floors. This property comprises 9 units all of which furnished in a simple, rustic Tuscan style. The apartments Merse 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 are in the main house while Merse 8 and 9 are in the out building.
This property offers a large fenced garden with shady areas, panoramic pool, bowling green and several nice corners ideal for relaxing or al-fresco dining.
Casale Merse is half-way between Siena and the coastline, between the Chianti and the Maremma region; it is in peaceful location amidst century-old oaks, in the natural Preserve of the “Merse” region. The river “Merse” runs approx. 500 m away and it is a nice swimming spot. The property offers nice views over the surrounding woods and fields and it is an ideal place for those who like being in close contact with nature. A short distance away there are the Petriolo spas (with sulphuric waters), known since the Roman times.
Distances: Terme di Petriolo 4 km away, Pari with a food shop, a bar and a trattoria approx. 5 km, Civitella Marittima with general stores 10 km away, Paganico with all main services and supermarket 17 km away, Siena approx. 40 km, Montalcino 48 km, Pienza 73 km, Alberese (beaches) and Marina di Grosseto (beaches) approx. 60 km away, Castiglione della Pescaia (beaches) 68 km, Radda in Chianti 74 km, San Gimignano 76 km away, Volterra 82 km, Florence 115 km away, Pisa 187 km, Roma (airport) 245 km away.
At guests’ disposal: large fenced lawn (25.000 square meters) with swimming-pool (6 x 12 m – depth from 0,9 to 1,9 m – open from 15/05 to 30/09, from 9.00 to 19.00) situated approx. 70 m from the apartments away, open-air shower (cold water), bowling green, ancient bread oven, barbecue and several nice furnished areas ideal for relaxing or al-fresco dining. Two mountain bikes for rent (€ 8,- / per day or € 40,- / per week). TV available (by paying an extra charge of € 10,- / per week). Laundry (€ 5,- / per washing).
Parking within the grounds.
Extra Services: Baby bed available upon request (free of charge). Maid service by arrangement (€ 8,- / per hour to be paid on the spot). Upon request it is possible to rent a shared room (with bathroom with shower) on the main house ground floor (not available in July and August).