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Romantic HideAway in an Old Olive Grove - EcoTourism - Huge Pool - Lovely Area - Casa Luciano

People3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Casa Luciano

Casa Luciano is a small but charmingly restored old farm house. It is nearly completely overgrown with wild vines. Inside you find high beamed ceilings and white washed walls. As the smallest of the three houses it offers space for a maximum of two adults and a child. There is no separate living area, just a tiny dining area and a small kitchenette which is very well equipped. It has a small sofa and reading spot dividing the room and one king size bed. The bathroom has a big shower, wash basin and toilet.

The balcony, which has seating for three people and a sun shade, faces the south with a very nice view onto the beautiful pool below and the wonderful countryside.

A cosy terrace with two large sun beds in front of the house provides a perfect view to the pool and the olive grove. Great for a sun downer.

Casa Luciano is the perfect cottage for people who love to do lots of sightseeing or spend their day by the pool. It is just perfect for people who love a romantic and cosy place

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About the property

Podere Fulignano

'Podere Fulignano' is a beautiful old farm house complex which has been lovingly restored. It is situated in the middle of a 300 year old olive grove.

The charming houses, which are covered by wines and wisteria, are full of character with excellent quality furnishings and up-market fittings. Beamed ceilings, terracotta floors and hand painted tiles are found throughout them.

'Podere Fulignano' is perfect for both big groups and families who love to spent some time together but also like to enjoy their privacy as well. It is set in 50 acres of ground and the three independent cottages are far enough apart to guarantee peaceful privacy if needed.

Campagnatico, the next village is only three minutes by car from the farm.

It is the ideal place for anybody wishing to get away from it all and to relax and experience real Tuscan life without having to use the car every day. The huge pool, beautiful garden and great views make it a perfect stay for everyone.

Golf Information: 3 different 18 holes Golf Courses located within 50 km from the property, open all the year: “Golf Club Toscana - Il Pelagone” (35 km), “Golf Club Punta Ala” (about 35 km), Golf Club Monte Argentario (50 km)

'Il Pelagone' is 18 holes, 5.920m, and PAR 71-SSS 70, with many facilities: training field, putting green, pro shop, hire cart, golf bags and trolley, bar, swimming-pool, volley, baby-sitting. During winter is closed on Wednesday.

'Punta Ala', opened in 1964, is 18 holes, 6.168m, PAR 72-SSS 72, with driving range, golf-cars, pro-shop, golf trolley, bar, restaurant and spectacular views all around. Open everyday.

'Monte Argentario' is a spectacular Course on the half island of Monte Argentario between the pitoresque villages of Porto Ercole and Porto Santo Stefano.

Nearest Airports to the property: Florence Airport - 130 km - approx. 1,5 hours car drive or 2 hours by bus.

Pisa Airport - 170 km - approx. 1,5 hours car drive or 2 hours by train.

Rome Airport - 180 km - approx. 2 hours car drive or 2,5 hours by train.

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About Us

Mel Hohenacker
21, Mühlbergstrasse
82319 82319 Starnberg
VAT Reg No

Owner
Mel
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, German, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 October, 2017

About Mel

Ciao,, my husband Thomas and I bought Podere Fulignano almost 20 years ago. By then we both worked in the media business and were a bit tired of its superficiality. The southern Tuscany and its rurality fascinated and inspired us. Since the very first day we consistently renovated, renewed, changed and improved and we still do :)

Mel purchased this farmhouse in 1995

Why Mel chose Colline dell'interno

We absolutely fell in love with this place from the very first second we saw it. For us it was like an old stage out of a film or an opera scene. We both felt the peace and the quietness and decided within one hour to buy it. The southern part of Tuscany is still so unspoilt and there are little tourists. The locals became close friends over the past years and treat us and our guests like close friends. And all major cities such as Rome Pisa Siena and Florence are within 1:30 hours reach and even the sea is only 30 minutes away. It's absolutely perfect for us and so say our guests and fiends.

What makes this farmhouse unique

For us and our friends and guests Podere Fulignano is the most peaceful spot on earth. It is heavenly quiet with clean air and no light pollution and therefore many shooting stars in the starry sky. You can listen to the fantastic nature - nightingales and crickets and fireflies. Enjoy the wonderful nature with its fantastic wild life - porcupines, wild boar, deer etc. Visit the unspoilt medieval villages of Tuscany.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Eine für uns perfekte Ferienanlage bestehend aus vier Häusern (drei davon zur Miete), weitläufigem Garten und riesigem lagunenartigem Pool. Sehr gepflegt und sauber. Ausstattung und Service waren nicht zu beanstanden. Tolle Aussicht und absolute Ruhe. In den Ort Campagnatico mit kleinem Supermarkt waren es nur 3 Minuten, nach Grosseto nur 15 Minuten und selbst ans Meer nur 30 Minuten. Casa Luciano war für zwei Personen ideal und es fehlte uns an nichts. Absolute Empfehlung!!!
May 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
170 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Campagnatico
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Piombino to Isola D´Elba
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Toscana Golf
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Grosseto
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
Grosseto
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Campagnatico
Nearest Beach
28 Kilometres
Principina al Mare
Car: recommended

At the beautiful and charming little medieval (c.1200 century) village of Campagnatico (700 inhabitants) you will find a small supermarket, a pharmacy, a butcher, a bakery, a bank, a post office, two bars and three restaurants: a pizza place, a trattoria and a very luxurious one (which is an insider’s tip). The next big town is Grosseto, just 18 km away. There you will find everything you need including huge supermarkets, fresh fish markets and a really nice shopping area and walking zone. Campagnatico is located exactly in the middle of a triangle between the three big cities of Florence, Pisa and Rome. There is also good railway connection between these three cities and Grosseto, which is great for arriving to the farm, as well as for sightseeing. The big and beautiful nature reserve 'Parco naturale della Maremma' and the nicest beaches of the Maremma region such as Punta Ala, Monte Argentario, Castiglione della Pescaia are in only half an hour by car from the property.

Other Activities: wine tasting

Golf: 2 different 18 holes Golf Courses located within 40km from the property, open all the year: “Golf Club Toscana - Il Pelagone” (35 km) and “Golf Club Punta Ala” (about 35 km).

'Il Pelagone' is 18 holes, 5.920m, and PAR 71-SSS 70, with many facilities: training field, putting green, pro shop, hire cart, golf bags and trolley, bar, swimming-pool, volley, baby-sitting. During winter is closed on Wednesday.

'Punta Ala', opened in 1964, is 18 holes, 6.168m, PAR 72-SSS 72, with driving range, golf-cars, pro-shop, golf trolley, bar, restaurant and spectacular views all around. Open everyday.

Available Rentals

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Notes

The rental period is on weekly basis starting from Saturday. Arrival time is 4.00 pm onwards and guests should depart no later than 10.00 am to allow for cleaning. RATES INCLUDE: Electricity, gas, firewood, all house linen and kitchenware, initial cleaning.

NOT INCLUDED: Central heating

HEATING (if required): Euros 15 per day.

FINAL CLEANING included in the rent: Euro 100


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Casa Luciano in Campagnatico in Province of Grosseto

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • All bathroom tiles are beautifully hand painted and from the Siena region.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
In the back of the upper house Casa Enrico you find a small laundry which is open to everyone.

Reviews

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Casa Luciano
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 22 reviews
5

A beautifully secluded Tuscan farm stay paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Arriving at a non descript gated entrance in the dark and loading the suitcases into our well equipped and quaint apartment was a joy in itself, however awaking to the wonderful sunrise creeping through the curtains over the windows at the end of the bed and pulling them open to reveal rolling farm land, with only one house in sight, was INCREDIBLE!

Over coffee on the balcony we read through the welcome book and info on the property, with real excitement at the prospect of making pizzas from the dough bought at the local pizzeria in the pizza oven and cooking huge T-bone steaks on the BBQ! We didn't actually get round to doing this however as we had too much chilling by the pool to do on this holiday.

Which is AWESOME!!!

It was created using a huge natural pond, which was lined with pool lining, it's filled with fresh water on a regular basing and has really low chlorine content but is crystal clear and due to the white lining it has a beautiful green hue and so it was like our own private Cenote! BOOM!! Oh and the fridge in the pool plant room was a serious nice touch! It felt like the kind of house we would have if we buy and convert a property in Europe, a real home from ...possible future home!

We arrived at the beginning of September and the only snag was that lots of the top restaurants in the very local area were closed either for the winter or just to have a break.. we still found good places to eat though as they are abundantly obviously!

On our last day we visited Maremma National park for a long walk to reduce the pain on the scales on returning home, this was a great idea from the wife.. we walked for 1.5 hours to the end of the beach at Marina di Albrese and had the whole beach to ourselves where I constructed one of the ubiquitous driftwood beach huts that line the beach.. after a last hurrah of Tuscan indulgence of prosciutto on focaccia with fresh pecorino and truffle paste... well we had walked along way!!

On the walk back with the sun setting we picked up as much plastic from the beach as we could, a local storm must have whipped it up so as we'd enjoyed the beauty of the beach so much we wanted to give something back. I hope you all agree and do the same! Ciao Cheers laters

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Charles, thanks so much for writing this long and beautiful review. It made me feel back in Tuscany within a second. We stay in the Silicon Valley until next summer and it is really beautiful here too but I am sure when I am feeling homesick I only need to read your words again and it will comfort me beautifully. Thanks a lot :) cari saluti, Mel
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Roende, Denmark
4

Beautiful view and tastefull decorated house

  • 4 of 5

Really loved our stay and so overwhelmed over the beautiful area. Campagnatico was such a great little town with a great playground and a perfect little grocery shop.

Daniella, the housekeeper, was so helpfull with extra babyitems and even the washing area was really nicely kept. Love how they styled the little houses and the poolarea, really nice👌🏻

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Line Thank you for your review. We appreciated a lot having you as a guest. Daniela told us about your beautiful family :) Have a good reentry in Denmark. Warm regards, mel
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5

Wonderful relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Stau was perfect

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the 5 stars :) I guess you meant stay ;*
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5

Wonderful Holidays!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Mel's and Thomas' Casa Luciano. The whole property is very nice. A huge pool surrounded by olive trees is the highlight. Perfect Tuscany atmosphere. Strict recommendation for everyone who loves a remote, private atmosphere. Big thanks to our hosts!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stefan Thanks a lot for your review. You were great guests! Say hello to your beautiful family!
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5

Hidden away paradise

  • 5 of 5

Dear Mel

As always, this hidden away paradise still is

a wonderful place to recharge your batteries.

We all loved our second stay here, and it will

Definitely not be the last:)

Thanks

Best

The Merrildgaard's

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Torben and family, thank you so much and I hope that we can meet and have a drink together in Tuscany next time :) Have a perfect rest of summer in beautiful Denmark! Warm regards, mel
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5

Toscana pur, paradiesisch & entspannt.

  • 5 of 5

Hi liebe Mel,

jetzt sind wir schon wieder einige Wochen zurück im tristen und verregneten Deutschland und ich wollte schon längst geschrieben haben…

Wir hatten einen megaentspannten Urlaub in eurem traumhaften Anwesen und hätten es uns nicht schöner vorstellen können. Wir wussten zwar aufgrund der tollen Fotos und der guten Bewertungen, was uns in etwa erwartet, aber es war tatsächlich noch viel schöner - paradiesisch geradezu!

Das Haus ist perfekt ausgestattet (ein Ferienhaus mit zwei Kühlschränken und Salatschleuder und Bodum Teekanne hatten wir noch nie) und es mangelte eigentlich an nichts - okay - das Bügeleisen und Bügelbrett, aber das erwartet man nicht wirklich! Es gab herrlich viele Kissen im bequemen Bett und alles war so suüersüss hergerichtet. Daniela war entzückend und wir haben uns bestens mit Händen und Füssen mit ihr unterhalten.

Und vielen Dank nochmals für deine vielen Tipps und das schnelle Helfen, egal ob Bügeleisen oder Pizzateigrezept;)

Garten und Pool sind sowieso der Hammer und wir sind endlos viel geschwommen in eurer türkisfarbenen Lagune :)

Wir hatten eine wirklich tolle Zeit bei euch und freuen uns schon auf unsere nächste Toscana-Experience, vielleicht ja mal im Spätsommer und mit Freunden.

Happy Greetings aus Berlin von Tina, Andi und Kaya

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Tina, Andi und Kaya, happy greetings zurück! Ihr wart tolle Gäste und wir freuen uns auf das nächste Mal! Cari saluti, mel
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