Luxury Holiday Castle Tuscan Coast
The castle dates back to the 16th century and was once the home of the Grand Duke Leopoldo II of Tuscany. The property is located in Livorno and is accessible by a road, lined with cypress and pine trees, at the end of which the impressive gates open onto the front garden with private parking.
The Castle has been meticulously transformed into an elegant retreat. The property’s original furnishings have been carefully maintained. Many of the paintings belonging to the Grand Duke still remain is the salons.
Passing through the entrance hall, one steps into the rose garden; an ideal place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At the end of the garden, separated by a smaller gate, is a swimming pool, open from mid May to the end of September. Overlooking a terraced olive grove, the pool is shaded by ancient maritime pine trees. The poolside is equipped with a Jacuzzi, fitness corner, changing rooms and toilet.
Upon entrance, guests are greeted by oil paintings and a lovely 18th century table. To the right of this entrance hall is a living/reading room with a fireplace and comfortable seating, perfect for guests to curl up on a chilly evening. This floor, the ground floor, also has several reception areas, living rooms, a dining room and the kitchen, which is exclusive for staff use.
Ground floor There is a noble entrance hall enriched with oil paintings and furnished with an important 18th century wooden table.There are also three sitting rooms accessible from the main entrance hall: a well-stocked reading room with an antique wooden desk; a bar room with fireplace; a TV room, richly furnished with an antique chest, two comfortable sofas upholstered with damask fabric, fireplace, satellite TV, and DVD player. Internet WiFi access can be found throughout the Castle.Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the luminous dining room, decorated with frescoes and tiled with original ceramics.
First Floor Two staircases to the right and to the left of the entrance hall lead to the first floor, where guests find three suites, two double bedrooms and one junior suite. The junior suite was once the Grand Duke’s bedroom and features frescoes and a 16th century bedstead. The mezzanine floor hosts three more bedrooms and the second floor provides one additional bedroom. There is a final cleaning fee in the amount of 600 Euros for high season & Christmas and 400 Euros for low seasons. 2500 euro damage deposit