Prestigious country house with pool and sauna in Tuscany
Country house in Tuscany, originally built in the 15th century and now since 20 years rebuilt as a tourist facility.
The name of the estate stems back to the time when the farm was used for making bricks. These where used on building sites around the Pian d’Artino valley.
The farm has a private driveway and 4,45 acres of land. In the garden there is a pool, 15 x 6,5 yards. The houses, situated in the middle of the premisses, are built in stone. The house has 10 rooms and 6 bathrooms, the total area is 2 900 square feet.
The main building is planned as follows: large hallway (called the winter garden) with room for 14 sitting guests. Nest to it there is a studio/work room with a garden view.
The salon is in two levels and has a large stone fireplace in the middle of the room. In the salon there is a bar corner, and next to it there is a kitchen, bathroom and a wood heated oven. There are large windows which brings light to the beautiful white and blue tiles from the famous Vietri sul Mare. On the outside is a convenient washing-up-room.
There are a total of 6 bedrooms. Three double bedrooms on the first floor, all with own entrance and bathroom. One of these has a bath tub.
On the second floor there are three more rooms: one double with a fireplace and own bathroom and shower, one single room and another double bedroom with a large bahroom with a bath tub.
The rooms are all tastefully furnished and there is Vietri tiles in all of the bathrooms.
There is also a smaller house of about 860 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 4 baths (shower). This house also has a kitchen, a studio/room and a small salon with a fireplace. On the southeastern wall of the house there is a beautiful pergola.
The garden has plenty of mediterranean flowers and plants. In the pool area there is room for sun beds. There is also a covered pergola and a spa corner with a finnish sauna and a hydromassage bath with a view. There is also a barbeque grill in the garden.
La Fornacina has a water recycling system that cleans the water from the household and uses it for watering plants and so on. There are organic fruit and vegetable gardens. An editional 2,5 acres are cultivatable, suitable for grapes or olives for example. There are fruit trees and 15 olive trees, about 20 years old.
There is also a garden shed of about 100 square feet. On the north part of the premisses there is parking, with 6 roofed parking spots.
As a tourist facility the farm has a good reputation and returning guests. It is possible to cook for the guests but if one is willing it is possible to file for a restaurant licence and develop that part of the establishment. On account of the famous springs Terme di Saturnia just 8 kilometres away the farm has had guests all year round and onlyg been closed for a month out of the year, in january-february.
La Fornacina is sold fully furnished.
More info and images here: www.fornacina.it
– 40 km to Argentario kusten och Giglio island;
– 40 km to berg Monte Amiata;
– 50 km to Grosseto;
– 70 km to Civitavecchia hamn (1 hour by car);
– Florence and Rome (2h by car);
– 150 km to Fiumicino Airport (1,5 hour by car);
– Pisa Airport (2,5 hour by car).
- Air conditioning
- Cable TV
- Solar panels
- Wine cellar