Villa Nocciola is situated in Maremma, Roccalbegna (Grosseto) to one side of the Poderone hamlet close to the swimming pool and a small stream that runs through the hamlet. Built out of tuscan stone it is surrounded by trees and has stunning views
The property is entered from the covered terrace into the open plan lounge/kitchen/diner, with its traditional beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors throughout.
The apartment is completly furnished and equipped
The lounge area has a sofa bed, chairs, satellite tv and a brick built open fireplace and doors leading out to the gardens.
Outside the fully furnished covered terrace with its views across the countryside, has a built in brick barbecue.
The fully fitted kitchen is to one side and has a built in oven, hobs, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, together with dining table and chairs.
Doors lead off to a small internal hallway from which both the bathroom and bedroom are accessed. The bathroom has a bath with hand held shower. The bedroom has a wrought iron double bed, and a door leading out onto the covered terrace.
In the apartment there is a washmachine.
In House: Facilities
The size of the apartment is 60 sqm
Fire place (open)
TV Sat (news only)
American coffee machine
Stove top espresso machine
Washing Machine Inhouse
Location: Il Poderone – Roccalbegna (Grosseto)
Il Poderone is in the Maremma, an area of Southern Tuscany renowned for its original and wild landscapes. The hamlet Il Poderone consists of 9 independent villas each restored to an excellent standard.
There is an oval swimming pool located on one side of the property. It has excellent views of the surrounding hills and valleys dotted with prestigious villas and quaint towns.
Poderone lays in a beautiful position with excellent views of the rolling Tuscan hills and valleys around. There is free parking for all the guests of the hamlet within the property and there are no unpaved roads on the way to the location.
Hamlet Poderone is the perfect place from which to explore both the mountains and seaside. The coast offers gentle beaches, natural parks, fishing villages, resort towns all facing the clear waters of the Gulf of Argentario in the Mediterranean sea. The famous hot springs of Saturnia are thirty minute's drive away.Click here to see a story about the area in the Daily Mail.
Poderone is the ideal starting point for trips to the sea, Monte Amiata, the Southern wine country and the 'Tufo triangle' towns Pitigliano, Sovana and Sorano, all within a fifty-minute drive.
The Castello di Triana which can be seen from the hamlet is 6kms from the town of Roccalbegna. It sits on a rocky promontory and is enclosed by medieval stone walls, which are still in remarkably good condition. Outside the walls is the church of San Bernardino alla Triana. The castle is approxiamately 1km from the hamlet, so it is possible to walk there-
At Monte Amiata it is possible to go skiing during the winter and walking during summer.
The pool is located to one side of the property, nestled in a lovely sunny position with excellent views of the rolling Tuscan hills and valleys around. The setting is perfect for relaxing in the warm Tuscan sunshine.
The pool is shared between the villas and has a surrounding terrace furnished with sun beds; to one side there are changing rooms with showers and bathrooms.
The pool is oval shaped. It is 14x4 meters and it is 1.30 meters to 1.60 deep and open from May to September.
In about 1 hour drive you arrive at the Marina di Grosseto which is a lovely seaside resort that has a peaceful setting between the evergreen pine forest and the sandy beaches in the very heart of the Maremma, near the northern border of the Natural Reserve of the Maremma in the Uccellina hills. Marina di Grosseto is less than one hour by car away from the "Tufo triangle" towns Pitigliano, Sovana and Sorano, the well-known Saturnia Spa and from Montalcino, famous for its Brunello red wine. It offers a wide range of sport facilities: outdoor activities include riding, hiking, biking, fishing, rollerskating, windsurfing and tennis.From Roccalbegna it is possible to reach the beautiful Monte Argentario area in 1 hour.The extraordinary promontory of Monte Argentario with its small coves and bays, is considered by dedicated scuba divers to be one of the most interesting zones in Italy for the abundance of fish and a sea bed rich in coral and shells. It is a large and hilly promontory in southern Tuscany. The area has a nature reserve and some relatively unspoilt beaches. There are two pretty harbour/resort towns at Monte Argentario which make good holiday bases: Porto Santo Stefano and Porto Ercole. Porto Santo Stefano is on the northern side of the promontory, and is the largest town. Porto Ercole faces south, and is a small and pretty harbour settlement.
Swimming pool - It is 14x4 meters and it is 1.30 meters to 1.60 deep and open from May to September/October depending on weather conditions. - It is 14x4 meters and it is 1.30 meters to 1.60 deep and open from May to September/October depending on weather conditions.
Golf - in Saturnia, thirty minutes drive from Poderone
Leisure - Daniel Spoerri's Garden, Saturnia spa
Railways - Grosseto, 52km away
Approach road - all paved road
Distances - Roccalbegna 7 Km, Arcidosso 15 Km, Florence 150 km, Pisa 215 km, Bologna 270 km, Roma 200 km, Grosseto 52 km, Siena 100 km, Montalcino 50 Km, Montepulciano 66 Km.