Don't miss a visit to the hot springs close by, specially the Calidario Spa, at Venturina, it is really worthy!
Easy day trips to Bolgheri, Baratti, Siena, Volterra, Pisa, boat trips to Island of Elba and much more.
Villa Anna is a secluded, elegant and perfectly restored Tuscan farmhouse in a stunning hilltop position, commanding sweeping, all-round views of the gently Tuscan hills and golden fields which surrounding it and below the Villa, in an amazing natural park with old Cypress trees invites you the sparkling private lake for refreshing morning swimming!
This villa makes an ideal countryside base for larger groups of friends or family, in search of absolute seclusion and tranquillity in close contact to nature. As there are no other houses in the neighbourhood, guests can enjoy maximum privacy.
Villa Sant Anna is near to Castagneto Carducci, an enchanting medieval village clusters around Della Gherardesca Castle, which dates from around the year 1000, as well as with easy reach of most important Tuscan places of interest.
Only 15 km away, the lovely Tuscan seacoast with its fine white sand and long stretches of unspoiled, free beaches. Just a 5 minutes drive leads you uphill to Sassetta, a charming little historical village, set among woods and stands of chestnuts on a hilltop, overlooking gently rolling hills, dotted of little medieval villages.
A 400 m drive from the main road leads up to the villa along a well maintained gravel drive. The estate’s accommodation consists of 10 bedrooms: 8 double rooms and 2 single rooms plus 1 suite. Villa Sant Anna sleeps up to 24 persons and features more than 300 square meters of comfortable living space.
Each one of the four double bedrooms have their access under beautifully covered archways and also the other 4 double bedrooms have their entrance under covered archways on the east side of the villa.
All the 10 bedrooms feature lovely modern furniture and en-suite bathrooms with tastefully light coloured tiles and hair dryer. Each bedroom offers a safe, a frigo-bar and a telephone. During the cooler months of the year an underfloor heating assures cozy and warm ambiance. On warm summer days instead, fans are available to refresh the air of every room.
The professional kitchen is is fully equipped for even the most discerning cooks. It is completely equipped with a dishwasher, a huge two-wing fridge, stove, microwave and even a grill. The kitchen opens to a lovely, wide dining and living room, just perfect for gathering family and friends. A cozy large leather sofa invites for relaxing and reading.
Under covered archways, relaxing in comfortable wooden loungers you will enjoy the stunning views on the lake and over the paceful backdrop of wooded hills and golden fields.
The villa is enclosed with beautifully tended lawns and tropical plants are adding pleasant colourful touches. There are sun chairs and loungers on the lawns with umbrellas to provide shade even during the hottest hours of the day. On the North-side of the villa there is an inviting arched loggia for dining al fresco, offering enough space for a large group of friends.
The large park provides a lot of shade in hot weather as there are several large ancient trees and the lake is at the far end. There is a little wooden stage furnished with sun lounges and umbrellas available for sunbathing by the lake. At the bottom end of this enchanting natural park there is a large open area of lawn that can be used for volley game or other ball games.
The large patio to one side of the house can be accessed from the kitchen and offers enough space for the whole group for great dining „al fresco“ , featuring comfortable modern outside garden furniture. It looks onto the very large garden and over the beautiful countryside. The commanding spectacular views on the sparkling lake and the huge park with its old cypress trees and the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed from the large windows in this lovely dining room.
The typical Tuscan external staircase situated on the Southern side of the villa leads up to the entrance of the suite. A little hall featuring a lovely antique closet opens into the charming suite. En suite bathroom, elegantly tiled in white, features a hair dryer and a bathtub with shower. Wooden furniture adds a lovely touch to this romantic suite.
The large windows open on to magnificent views on the lake inside the park with its beautiful Oleander bushes and old trees. The covered loggia invites for relaxing in wooden armchairs and snipping a glass of wine enjoying this heavenly peace and tranquillity.
Villa Sant Anna offers disability access. Thanks to a network of well-maintained country roads there are many possibilities for cycling and mountain biking. The location offers many kinds of activities, for everyone’s liking.
The Etruscan coast offers superb beaches for sunbathing and clear, clean sea for swimming, sailing, windsurfing and scuba diving at Baratti and San Vincenzo. Horseback riding in a beautiful stable is just a 3 min. drive away; a golf course in Gavorrano, with 18 holes, stays only 30 min. car drive; the oasis of Bolgheri is a WWF bird sanctuary, 10 km away; Etruscan ruins can bee seen in the archaeological park at Baratti and Populonia. Do not forget wine tasting of the “Supertuscans”! Fabulous dining in many restaurants of the area.