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Ancient Castle Estate Beautiful B&B Farmhouse,Horseback Riding, Activity Holiday

People16
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

Bed and Breakfast in Pitigliano, Grosseto, Tuscany and Florence, Italy - Enchanting Location Between Rome And Siena, Only 9 Km From Lake Bolsena Beach

Located in Southern Tuscany only 10 mins away from the beach of Lake Bolsena and 40 mins from the sea, 1 hour 30 mins from Rome, halfway between Orvieto and Siena, closely bordering with the regions of Umbria and Lazio, the jaw droopingly splendid 17th century castle, Castello Caterini (complete with fairy tale turret) has been the property of the noble Caterini family for generations and still is. Over the recent past, the castle’s nearby 18th Century ivy-covered farmhouse and outbuildings have been sympathetically restored to retain their authenticity and styled into nice rooms for guests, mostly furnished with original pieces. A large terrace overlooks the main pool where catering service is available on previous request. Perfect location for relaxing, sports and cultural sightseeing. Many activities on the spot such as cookery courses, horse riding centre with English speaking instructor, tennis court. Ideal place for horse riding excursions. A golf course near by.


Owner
mancini caterini antonio
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2015

About mancini caterini antonio

Hello my name is Antonio Mancini Caterini, S.Cristina castle and the estate belong to my family since 1700. The Caterini family came to this area around 1200 and they moved to the castle several centuries after. Only few know that this is one of the less inhabited areas of Italy, so we benefit of enchanting countryside only 1hr and 30min from Rome and 1 hr and 15 min from Siena. From our place you can explore mountains, lakes and the sea. My wife is half English and we have 2 sons (9 and 18) and a daughter (21), we are all bilingual and happy to meet new guests at S.Cristina every year. I have a passion for sports, I used to be a triathlete and still like to bike around or swim long distance in the lake. But my real passion are horses that is why we have a riding center on the spot.

mancini caterini antonio purchased this chateau / country house in 1949

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Antonello, We had a fantastic holiday and found everything so relaxing. I would appreciate it if when you get back from Italy that you can contact me so that we can book 2 weeks for next year! Martin Bagley.



Just a short note to say how much we enjoyed our stay at Santa Christina. A beautiful location, excellent facilities and very comfortable accommodation. The pool was a real plus point especially as we were blessed with such good weather. We had a wonderful time during our stay in Italy.



Hello, I would like to thank you for your help and assistance. I would also be grateful if you would pass on our thanks to Antonello, Christina and Paola Steve Robins.



Dear Antonello We had a fantastic time at Santa Christina last year and would really love to return in August 2008. We are trying to sort out our annual leave, provisionally we would be interested in 2 weeks beginning 10 August. Could you advise on availability? Very best regards and Happy New Year.

Julia-Claire.
Aug 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Grotte di Castro in Rome & Lazio

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
Entertainment:
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The bedrooms are very cosy and furbished with the typical local furniture. Tv sat are available in the lounge of every floor. The castle estate is like a small resort and offers a great facilities for those who love to do sports in the beautiful natural Tuscan landscape. Especially horse riding and mountain bike. There is an horse riding centre on the spot internationally renown. At the same time the castle estate and the park of the castle itself are extremely suitable for children and throughout the year many families come to the castle because of its children facilities: children's riding school with ponies, children's playground, babies pool, mini-football pitch, ping pong, billiard table and table football. Of course, for the off-season guest, as Santa Cristina is in the heart of the forest, there is plenty of wood to burn to enjoy a cosy fireside evening with a glass of local wine and a good book. On the estate we have a bar restaurant, where we cook local traditional cuisine. Outside: The estate around us is approx 250 acres. The premises of the castle offer many facilities for adults and children to enjoy themselves, the most important are: a) 2 pools for adults (not heated), of which 1 available for everybody (size 16m x 6.50m) and 1 private for the cottages Marta & Capodimonte (size 4m x 8m); a children/babies pool(size 2m x 2m); Around the pool there are a good number of sunbeds and deckchairs as well as some gazebos to provide a shaded area. b) BBQ area with 2 grills for memorable summer evenings. c) Tennis court (needs reservation, new balls can be purchased. All at the castle reception). d) Riding school for children and adults: 8 horses and ponies available with English speaking instructor. 2 sand arenas available and amazing trail riding centre with incredible countryside and views of the area. e) Terrace, bar, restaurant overlooking pool with gazebos with outdoor tables and chairs. f) Mini football pitch.

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Booking Notes:
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Changeover Day:
Saturday is the preferred changeover day, still we try to be most flexible when we receive other requests.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per night, including taxes & breakfast. Daily is cleaning is not included but it can be added on request.

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