The two large villas on the beach were built built in 1927 by Gaddo Della Gherardesca and named after his two daughters, Emilia and Margherita. The Gherardesca is one of the oldest families in Italy; one of their ancestors is the famous Conte Ugolino, which Dante mentioned in his poem.
Villa Emilia has been completely renovated during the last 15 years and divided in luxury apartments, some of which are used by the owners while others are available for rent.
Apartment home exchange: The ground floor contains one large living room (L-shaped) with an antique fireplace, one bedroom with bathroom and the kitchen. The second floor contains three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Total number of beds is 8 (one triple, two doubles and one single bedrooms).
The large outside deck (600 square feet) is ideal for for dining and relax.
Access to the beach is directly from the park (15 mt from the apartment).
The villa with it's private park and beach are very safe and are an ideal place for kids.
The center of Donoratico, with shops and food, can be reached by car (4 Km) or walking on the beach (15 minutes).
In 2005 a new 4 star hotel/club has been built next to the villa on the beach. Inside the hotel there are several services (self service, restaurant, newsstand, grocery store) that can be used by the guests of Villa Emilia. It's also possible to buy a weekly card that gives access to all sports and entertainment activities inside the hotel.
Located on a privileged spot right in front of the beach in one of the most beautiful parts of the Italian coast, in Tuscany near Castagneto Carducci. The area offers many attractions: miles of beautiful beaches, the famous Tuscany hills and landscapes, Etruscan settlements and monuments, fine wines and food. Making your home exchnage a memorable one! Siena, Firenze, Pisa, Volterra, San Gimignano and many other beautiful spots are all in the range of a one hour drive. The roads and paths near Castagneto are very peaceful and ideal for bicycling and trekking.
bedroom 1: 1 x double
bedroom 2: 1 x double
bedroom 3: 3 x single
bedroom 4: 1 x single
bathroom 1: bath with overhead shower, toilet
bathroom 2: shower, toilet
bathroom 3: shower, toilet
|central heating||air conditioning||fireplace||telephone|
|fax machine||internet access||linen||towels|
|sofa bed||baby high chair||baby crib||hair dryer|
|disable friendly||computer available||wifi||sauna / steam room|
|gym||indoor pool||ceiling fans||high speed internet|
|home security||gated community||water view||lift /elevator|
|oven||hob / stove||dishwasher||washing machine|
|coffee maker||toaster||iron & ironing board||condiments/essentials|
|tv||vcr||cd player/hi-fi||dvd player|
|cd library||video library||dvd library||cable / satelite tv|
|parking||garden / yard||shared pool||balcony/terrace|
|outdoor grill||private hot tub||outdoor furniture||private pool|
|shared hot tub||garage||beach / water front||canoe/cayak|
|Credits||9 to 25|
Swimming (on site)
Horse riding (on site)
Hiking / Walking
Fabulous location- Right on the Beach
Lovely home exchange apartment
|Property||Apartment/Condo (vacation home & rental property)|
|Credits||9 to 25 per week|
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