Castello Granduca

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Tuscany, Italy · Villa - Tuscan coast · 10 - 13 Bedrooms · 20 - 26 people

This splendid historical castle is situated on the Tuscan coast, just opposite the island of Elba, with views over an olive grove, and within easy reach of many artistically and historically interesting Tuscan towns. Built during the first decade of the 16th century, it has been the residence of many Tuscan Grand Dukes over the years. In 1860, it passed into the hands of a noble Tuscan family, who transformed it into a historical house, open to all those who wanted a unique holiday experience on the Etruscan Riviera. Subsequent renovations, supervised by the Italian Monuments and Fine Arts Office have been carried out since 1900, and today it represents one of the most important monuments in the region, offering guests the chance to rent a castle and live in a historical residence in Italy, while enjoying all modern comforts.

The accommodation is on two floors and the architecture, furnishings and décor are of a late 16th century noble Tuscan style. The bedroom accommodation consists of the Grand Duke master bedroom, 5 suites, 2 junior suites and 3 double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. All bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning, mini bar and safe. The bathrooms are all hand-painted, with travertine marble and equipped with hairdryers. Further amenities include satellite TV, VCR, DVD, CD player and a computer room with unlimited wi-fi internet access. There is also an ice maker and American coffee machine. 2 extra bedrooms are available on request for larger groups.

The garden, to the rear, is accessed through the entrance hall and out through a set of double glass doors. There is a rose bed and a well maintained lawn furnished with comfortable outdoor chairs. A large patio with tables, chairs, and umbrellas, ideal for dining outdoors. The swimming pool (12 x 6m) is at the end of the garden and has gate access. It overlooks an olive grove and pine trees. There is also a Jacuzzi, as well as a changing room and bathroom. The property is accessed by a private cypress and pine tree lined driveway, through impressive gates into the front garden and parking area. A variety of activities and excursion can be arranged during guests’ stay. These include visits to wineries and olive mills, boat trips to Elba, horse riding, tennis and massages. This property is very suitable for special events, such as a weddings or other celebrations and special events. The property even has its own private chapel.

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Season Date Weekly Rate
Low - 10 Bedrooms 09/01/2017 - 25/06/2017 15000
High - 10 Bedrooms 25/06/2017 - 03/09/2017 20000
Low - 10 Bedrooms 30/09/2017 - 17/12/2017 15000
High - 10 Bedrooms 17/12/2017 - 07/01/2018 20000
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Ground Floor

Fabulous entrance hall. Small sitting room/study. Sitting room with fireplace and a bar in the corner. Sitting room/TV room. Dining room. Kitchen.


Bedroom accommodation (up to 20 guests) in the Grand Duke Bedroom, 4 suites, 2 junior suites and 3 double bedrooms, all with private bathrooms.

Amenities Maid service included, Balcony and/or terrace, Internet access, A/C and Swimming pool and/or jacuzzi

Daily cleaning of the bedrooms and living areas.  Grounds and pool maintenance twice a week.

Supply and changing of bedding, bath and pool towels on Saturday and Wednesday.

Daily concierge available 6 days a week.

Personal laundry service is extra.

Baby equipment can be provided on request at additional charge.

Daily continental breakfast included.

A chef to provide breakfast lunch and dinner is available on request at additional cost.



Venturina 1km

tennis courts 1km

beach 8kms

Etruscan tombs 10 kms

Baratti Golf Club 10 kms

Pelagone Golf Club 30 kms

Punta Ala 20 kms

Volterra 50 kms

San Gimignano 75 kms

Siena 95 kms

Florence 160 kms

Important Information

Heating is payable locally upon consumption. Tourist tax is also payable locally (€1,5 per person per day) A security deposit of €2500 in cash is also payable upon arrival.

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Note: Approximate location only



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