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Villa Il Nocciolo stands in a secluded location in the prestigious setting of the Tuscan coast, close to the crystal clear sea and halfway between Bolgheri and Castiglioncello.
The property, recently renovated, modern, warm and welcoming, has all necessary amenities that, combined with the proximity to the beach, to the town centre with all services, make it perfect as a summer residence and not only. The 200 sq m villa has two spacious, brightly-lit floors with comfortable rooms furnished with great care, with high quality materials and finishes. Equipped with every comfort, every bedroom has its own private bathroom. Numerous large windows and doors let in pleasant natural light as well as putting the living area in communication with the 7,000 sq m garden surrounding the villa, in the centre of which stands a luxuriant hazelnut tree (hazelnut = nocciolo). The outdoor area, with 700 sq m of tiled areas with flower pots, green lawn areas rich in flowers, shrubs, olive trees and hedges, helps to create a harmonious and all-embracing, private setting. In the centre of the property is a beautiful 98 sq m swimming pool which, in the summer months, becomes an excellent alternative to the beach if you want to sunbathe and swim in the privacy of your own home. The elegant veranda facing the entrance to the property, and adjacent to the pool, makes a perfect outdoor living area, complete with garden furniture and sufficiently spacious for organising outdoor meals surrounded by trees, olives, hedges and abundant flowering beds of Mediterranean herbs.
The 200 sq m villa has two floors. The main entrance leads directly to the 40 sq m veranda that includes the dining room with large French windows that face out over the pool area and the garden. The living area, on the ground floor, consists of a sitting room and TV room in shades of white and grey, a modern kitchen, a guest bathroom and two double bedrooms with ensuite bathroom. On the first floor, reached by both an internal wooden staircase and two external staircases, are four bedrooms with respective bathrooms, one with a balcony. On the ground floor, with access from the outside, is the laundry area.
The well cared-for park surrounding the villa covers about 7000 sq m. The part adjacent to the villa is paved with stone-effect porcelain stoneware, top quality and non-slip, on which are placed terracotta pots with colourful, fragrant flowers. In the area in front of the sitting room, and reachable from both it and the pool, is the veranda with the nice outdoor dining area and from which, through large French windows, you get to the barbecue area. Nature, olive trees and various herbs embellish the surrounding area that provides absolute privacy. On the right side of the park is an automatic vehicle gate and a pedestrian gate that lead to the parking area along a gravel driveway. At the back of the house, with outside access, is the laundry room.
Located in the centre of the park is the irregular-shaped swimming pool, measuring 98 sq m and divided into two areas, the first 12 x 6 m with a depth of 140 cm and the second 6 x 3.5 m with a depth of 50 cm suitable for children; it has chlorine purification, internal lighting and Roman steps for access to the water. The surrounding 150 sq m solarium is well equipped with sunbeds, tables and umbrellas and can be lit up in the evening. At the entrance to the pool area is a hot-water shower with adjustable mixer. The pool is open from the last Saturday of April to the first Saturday of October.
San Pietro in Palazzi is a district in the comune of Cecina, located to the north-east of the town centre; a little village in the heart of the Etruscan Coast, it is about 1.5 km from Cecina, a lively tourist resort with streets full of shops. The numerous restaurants, pubs and pizzerias offer tasty gastronomic dishes that propose the best local products, such as fish and game, seasoned with local olive oil and accompanied by prestigious wines, all products of the area. In your free time you can practice various sports thanks to well-equipped facilities. Nearby is the water park, Acqua Village, in the countryside near Cecina is the wildlife park, Parco Gallorose, for children and for those who love animals, and the adventure park, Giardino Sospeso (Hanging Garden), with exciting acrobatic routes through the trees, of varying degrees of difficulty and within everyone’s reach. In Marina di Cecina, the splendid blue of the sea ends on a magnificent expanse of grains of fine sand, a wide beach with sandy dunes and mounds bordered by pine forests and Mediterranean scrub. The large, well-equipped marina provides a safe and easy berth for all yachtsmen who wish to visit this stretch of coastline. Located between the sea and the pine forest is Il Maneggio, riding stables that organise excursions in picturesque places along the Etruscan Coast and in the surrounding metalliferous hills. Behind the pine forest is a shooting range and in the peaceful Cecina countryside, not far from the pine forest, is the Pista del Mare which has 20 go-karts for hire with the possibility of organising competitions whit friend.
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