— Villa Bianca —

                               Italy -Tuscany Coastline - Monte Argentario - Villa Bianca

    MAIN FEATURES

  • Capacity: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Price Range: €  4682-9408/week
  • Air Conditioned Bedrooms
  • Internet Connection
  • Private Pool
  • Tennis Court

Monte Argentario means "the silver mountain" a promontory that emerges from the Tuscan coast line with a beautiful coastline of rocky outcrops, small bays with deep blue water and three charming fishing villages. Villa Bianca is set on its own in total privacy on the most remote point, enjoying incredibly beautiful views of the coast line and facing the island of Giglio.
The owners wanted something earthy, so they have used a lot of recovered drift wood and have created something really special, with a lot of attention for detail and comfort as a large shaded area where one lives, enjoying the breeze and incredible views. There are four bedrooms, two in the main part of the building, two below the sun terrace with ensuite bathrooms.
There private infinity-edge swimming pool is set two terraces below the old farmhouse and a recently installed astro turf tennis court further down the hillside cut into the side of the cliff in a stunning location. Walk past the tennis court following the private road and it leads you down to the water, where the owners have added a platform for sun bathing and swimming. The charming fishing village of Santo Stefano is 20 mins away with a wide selection of shops and restaurants with a beautiful white beach, La Gianella nearby.

Description

Main House

On one level.
Well equipped kitchen and sitting room both leading out to a terracotta terrace with a pergola furnished for both al fresco dining and relaxing. First double Air-conditioned bedroom leading out to the garden with an en suite bathroom with shower. Second air conditioned double bedroom with an en suite bathroom with shower, accessible from either the first bedroom or directly from the garden.


Guesthouse

On one level.
Air conditioned double bedroom with an en suite bathroom with shower. Air conditioned twin bedroom [convertible to double] with an en suite bathroom with shower. Both bedrooms lead out to the garden.

Grounds

A very lovely informal terraced garden bordered by a manicured olive grove, palm trees, rosemary and broom flowers with rocky cliffs above. A pergola wraps around the main house with a seating area and an alfresco dining area leading out to the terrace furnished with day bed for soaking up the sun's rays. Summer kitchen with fixed barbecue and sink. To one side a pathway leads down to the private infinity-edge swimming pool, 4 x 9m/13 x 30 feet, in full view of the sea, to the other a wide path leads down to private tennis court which sits prominently on a lower terrace with stunning views out to sea. The pathway continues down to the sea (about 10 minutes walk downhill and 15 minutes uphill) where you have a platform furnished with sun loungers and a canvas for shade.

Assistance

Assistance is provided locally by the property's very affable onsite caretaker, who speaks very little English. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.

Facilities

Dishwasher. Microwave. Fixed barbecue. Washing machine. Satellite TV [Sky Channels]. iPod docking station. Air-conditioned bedrooms. Ceiling fan in all the bedrooms. Several portable fans. Wireless ADSL internet connection [computer not provided].

Facilites note

No fixed landline.

Activities

Private tennis court. Riding stables at Giannella, about half an hour.

Small appliances

Kettle. Toaster. Mixer. Iron and ironing board. Hair dryer in each bathroom.

Pool details

The private infinity-edge swimming pool, 9 x 4m /30 x 13 feet, has a depth of 1-1.7m/3-5 feet with no steps or ladder for entry/exit.

Amenities for children

1 cot/crib. 1 highchair.

Suitability

Due to the various terraces and landscape these poses a decided risk for small children.

Pet friendly villa

Dogs allowed but please note that in August the dog of the owner is free on the property. Going Places must be aware of your pet (size, weight etc) in advance of your arrival so that appropriate arrangements can be made. A €200 non-refundable cleaning fee may be charged upon arrival. Additional charges for damage may be assessed. Pets are not permitted on any furniture, nor in the pool. Guests are responsible for pet waste clean inside the villa and throughout the property grounds.