Features and Amenities:
- Location: Livorno Tuscan Coast
- City: Castagneto Carducci
- Typology: Noble Villa
- Size: Sleeps 24
- Bedrooms: 12
- Bathrooms: 12
Description in Detail
Royal Castle is considered as one of the most prestigious properties in the Maremma region. Located between the wine capitals Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci, the castle enjoys spectacular views on both the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Tuscan rolling hills.
Dating from the 11th century, Royal Castle was beautifully restored and refurbished so it provides an unsurpassed Tuscan experience for families and other small groups of up to 20 people.
Royal Castle includes a first-class private beach that is a within 15 minutes’ drive.
The castle’s decor uses an imaginative combination of valuable antiques and contemporary pieces. All bedroom suites are air-conditioned and provided with private bathroom.
- 10 double bedrooms
- 1 single bedroom
- 1 triple bedroom
Royal Castle has a grand entrance and a seemingly floating stone staircase. Continuing into the castle, the living room has massive-timbered beams and wonderful views of the countryside, the sea and the nearby island of Elba. Also on the main floor, there are: a sitting room, a library with cable TV, a collection of fine literature and art books, and a study with computer and internet connection.
On the lower floors, the dining room seats up to 18 people at a grand round table. There is a separate breakfast room, kitchen, playroom with cable TV and large collection of DVD’s, and a teenagers’ room with pool table.
- 2 dining rooms
- 2 television rooms/ playrooms
- Study room
- Laundry room
- 2 terraces with panoramic views
Outside, along the picturesque west side of the house with countryside and seaside views, are the terraces. This is where most of the dining and entertaining in the summer takes place. Just adjacent to the castle are: a medieval church, an amazing 22 meters marble-lined swimming pool with covered lounging area, a tennis court, a soccer pitch, and a fully accessorized gym.
- Ancient tower (includes a double room and a terrace)
- 2 outdoor dining areas
- Football pitch
- Tennis court
- Swimming pool (22 meters, white marble, with seaside and hills view)
- Swimming pool rest and dining area
- Billiard room
- Painting atelier
The house is fully staffed and equipped with high-speed Internet.
The staff includes the owner’s own cook of twenty years, who is available to prepare guests’ meals in authentic, Italian home-style, and 2 cleaners/ butlers/ drivers who will deal with cleaning, dining service, and can guaranty any driver service that might be needed. Further staff can be requested.
- TV Cable
- Air Conditioning
Minimum stay: 6 nights.
Prices vary depending on the rental period and the number of guests.
Contact us for a quote.
THE LOCAL AREA
Royal Castle is within an hour’s drive from beautiful Tuscan sights, like historic villages, museums, and churches with their priceless art, fabulous shopping, numerous fine restaurants and some of Italy’s most respected wineries.
Rome airport: 2 hours’ drive.
Pisa airport: 45 minutes’ drive.
Firenze: 1-hour drive.
San Gimignano, Volterra: 30 minutes’ drive.