Villa Vetulonia is a wonderful option for groups of 6 to 8 persons, looking for a quiet vacation in contact with the real essence of Tuscany, among old Etruscan sites. In fact the villa is just a few miles from the archaeological site of Vetulonia, 15 km from the Tuscan coast that extends between the beautiful locations of Follonica and Castiglione della Pescaia.
This vacation home is composed of two adjacent cottages immersed in a green lush private garden, fenced in for the most private vacation, with swimming pool and many equipped areas for outdoor meals. The main villa is surrounded by a charming veranda with a wide table for the whole group to have meals al fresco, enjoying the mild Tuscan climate.
From the veranda you can enter the living room, comfortably furnished in typical country style, with a working open fireplace ideal for cozy evenings during low season. The villa is also equipped with all modern amenities, like SAT-TV, DVD and CD player; internet connection on request. From the living room you can reach the eat-in kitchen equipped with stove, oven, a large refrigerator with freezer and microwave. The kitchen has available all necessary utensils, tableware and cookware.
The main villa holds all three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a charming double bedroom furnished with typical handicraft wrought iron bed and wooden wardrobe.
The first bathroom is fully equipped with shower cabin, WC, sink and bidet. The larger bedroom is a charming double bedroom furnished with much taste with a deluxe wrought iron bed and other restored antiques, matching perfectly with the whole villa's style. In fact, the high wooden beamed ceilings and terracotta floors have been preserved.
The second bathroom is very large and includes a bathtub with shower, WC, sink and bidet.
There is also a cozy twin bedroom, ideal for two kids. The adjacent cottage holds a family size dining room with a large fully equipped kitchen, the best place where to prepare a full course Tuscan menu together and have meals.
There is a wide terracotta patio between the swimming pool and the cottage, ideal to sunbath and enjoy delightful sunny days. Outside, between the house and the cottage there is a fixed barbecue structure and an external shower. Behind the small cottage there is a laundry available, with washing machine, iron and iron board. The kitchen inside the cottage is really large and fully equipped with double sink, stove, oven, dishwasher and a large refrigerator with freezer box.
Besides there is a large open fireplace not only useful for evenings off season but also to cook a delicious T-bone steak in Florentine style, the famous “bistecca alla Fiorentina” that can be bought in any butcher in the vicinities, specially because there is a great “Chianina” meat in the territory of Maremma.
The villa includes also sofa-bed for two extra persons.
Bikes are available in the villa for free use of guests. The villa is also provided by portable fans, vacuum cleaner and hair dryers.
Pets are welcome, with previous notice to the owners.
The closest sandy beaches are within only 17 km (a short drive of 10 – 15 minutes), at the lovely location of Follonica. The beaches and water are really clean, nature is totally preserved and there are also many beach resorts with umbrellas and sun beds to rent, many restaurants and cafes.
Villa Vetulonia is the ideal base to tour Tuscany: 80 km from Siena, 150 km from Florence, 100 km from Pisa. The whole area between those important cities is full of treasures to discover: Castagneto Carducci, Bolgheri, San Gimignano, Volterra, Monteriggioni and much more. The wineries of Montalcino stay only 80 km away (1 hour drive).