Agriturismo Podere Poggio Al Toro - Scansano, Grosseto
Loc. Podere Poggio Al Toro, 157
58054 Scansano (Grosseto)
Type: Farmhouse accommodation Geographical Location: Hill Accommodations:
n°4 Double bed room, n°1 Two-roomed flat . Total Guests 16
Poggio del Toro Farm is situated on a hill in the heart of Maremma. It has breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding area and is perfect for those looking for a bit of peace and quiet. The farm, located in the heart of Maremma, consists of the main house built on two floors and a cottage of 50 m2 that before being restored was a pigsty.
The estate covers over 100 hectares forming a rectangle along a hill whose height varies from 400 to 200 mt dominating the valley east and westwards facing south Montepo castel and further towards Siena (50 km away) . The country is very wild and steep with oak woods( ideal in October for all kind of boleto mushrooms) turning into corn fields and wide pastures. The fields of emerald green in spring become gold yellow early in the summer, after threshing. Crickets and frogs accompany the long summer afternoons and evenings.
Accommodations and Services in Agriturismo Podere Poggio Al Toro
The farmhouse consists of four double rooms (15 m2 each) all with bathroom and shower, a dining room (40 m2) and a sitting room with TV (20 m2), a kitchen with double stoves, sinks and refrigerators.
The cottage (50 m2) lies in front of the farmhouse and consists of a bedroom (with double bed and a single bed, a kitchen-living room and a bathroom.
Wellness: Thermal baths nearby
Internal Services: Acces Internet, Air conditioning, Communal telephone, Communal television, TV sat, Wifi, Heating, Daily cleaning, Final cleaning
Educational activities: Educational activities, Nature studies, Guided tour of the farm
Courses: Courses Other, Courses Cuisine
External services: Barbecue, Car park, Park
Breakfast, light and gas for the kitchen. Bed and bathroom linen and kitchen tools.
Air conditioned - Weekly change. Swimming pool.
Cleaning of the rooms is possible on request.
Where we areBeautiful Saturnia Spa
The farm lies in a strategic area of Toscany for enjoying history, art and leisure near the beautiful Saturnia Spa (30 minutes from the farm).
The sea is also not far from the estate, only 40 km away from some holiday locations: Castiglion della Pescaia, Argentario, Capalbio, Punta Ala and from the beautiful islands of Giglio and Giannutri (40 minutes of ferryboat).
The natural Park of Uccellina very impressive for its natural and wild environment lies on a cliff on the sea and has a typical Mediterranean wildlife and nature.
In the whole Maremma there are lovely natural trekking paths and trails marked on the local maps ideal for horse riding and mountain biking. One of these trekking path crosses the 100 hectares of the farm along the ancient consular road connecting the famous ancient Roselle and Saturnia SPAs The hinterland offers several possibilities for visiting historic towns and enjoying the characteristic Tuscany food and wines. Besides the nearest main towns, Grosseto (28 km), Siena (70 km) and Firenze (150 km) it is easy to reach the Etruscan sites of Sovana and Pitigliano and the impressive typical Maremma little towns such as Manciano, Saturnia, Scansano, Talamone, etc.
The Amiata mountain
The Amiata mountain (1800 mt) lies also in the surroundings with its characteristic villages of Abbadia San Salvatore, Santa Fiora, Castel del Piano, Arcidosso and the Natural Park of Monte Labbro.