saturnia. “il borghetto” is located within fontenuova organic farm, in the heart of maremma in tuscany, close to the argentario coast.
“il borghetto” is a group of 5 mini-villas, close each others, in this area renowned for it’s unparalleled natural beauty. The accommodation is linked by flowery paths and neighbours the forest and vineyard.
As it’s a few minute’s walk from the village and close of famous “terme di saturnia”.
It’s the ideal set up for one or more families and for groups of friends, who wish to holiday together whilst being independent of each other.
Borghetto residents benefit from the farm’s general services, and exclusively: a play area, parking spaces, laundry room, a picnic area, barbeque and, under an old oak tree, swimming pool surrounded by flowers and grass.
Guests may also use the pergola: a shaded dining area with attached kitchen, perfect for group dining and gatherings.
casaletto: 3 spacious rooms, each with 1 double bed, double sofabed, equipped kitchenette and bathroom withshower.
1 spacious room with 1 double bed, double sofabed,
equipped kitchenette and bathroom withshower
sleeps 15 (9 + 6 or sofabeds).
Villino: 1 double bedroom, 1 bedroom with burkibeds, 1 living room with sofabed, an equipped kitchen and 2 bathrooms with showers.sleeps 5 (4 + 1 on sofabed).
Casetta: 1 double bedroom with an suite
In total, the Borghetto sleeps 22 (15 + 7 on sofabeds)
4 additional guests may lodge in the “Casa del Sole”, 100 m. up the road, on request.
For further information visit: www.saturniafontenuova.it
Fontenuova is a 30-hectare organic farm, with its private olive grove, vineyard and woods. It’s located on a hillside, bordered by the river Albegna and the ancient Roman road via Clodia. This road leads down to the farm from one of the original Roman gateways of Saturnia.
Tha farm Fontenuova is in the heart of Medieval Maremma, within the Albegna National Park of Southern Tuscany. The park is recognised by the Eu as an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Fontenuova, which overlooks a unique patchwork of rolling hills and luscious countryside, is just a 600m walk from the hilltop village of Saturnia. Renown for its thermal open air waterfall and baths (Terme di Saturnia), this historic town was originally settled by the Etruscans and then the Romans. Today, the beautiful central piazza offers a combination of wonderful restaurants, shops, delicatessens, cafes.
During your stay you will be able to explore the woods and gorge of the river Albegna. Local wildlife includes porcupine, wild boar, spotted buzzard, heron and more.
Fontenuova’s peaceful location lies only a stone’s throw from the village. The far-reaching views from the farm leave you in awe of the beautiful surrounding landscape. This tranquil haven will appeal to all ages throughout the year.
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Activities and attractions
Saturnia, once home to the Etruscan civilization, is now a site of historical and cultural interest, at the heart of the Tuscan Maremma. Fabulous walks within the property will introduce you to this natural paradise.The microclimate, due to the close proximity to the sea, allows for a rich and varied vegetation over hills and ravines often with spectacular views. Local flora includes: oak trees, wild orchids, cyclamen, irises, arbutus, butcher’s broom, scotch broom, phillyrea, holly, hawthorn and wild asparagus. The woods are home to an endless variety of edible mushrooms, not to mention the delicious Porcino. Local wild life includes: boar, deer, stone martens, weasels, skunks, buzzards, sparrow hawks, barn owls and tawny owls, black kites, finches, pheasants, turtle doves, ravens, black birds and crows.
Within our property and along the river, signs will guide you to splendid nature walks.
From here you can also reach multiple places of historic and natural interest on foot, namely: “Il Puntone” (an Etruscan necropolis), “Le Caldine” (a thermal spring), “Bagno Santo” (medieval thermal baths), and “Via delle Dogane” (a road from the 1800s).
Just a few kilometres from the village, is a lush geothermal spring, with steamy water reaching temperatures of 37°. The warm water flows across the land in what is known as the ‘Gorello’ and then becomes a waterfall with shallow rock pools that can be enjoyed all year round. The luxurious Terme di Saturnia SPA & Golf Resort welcomes day visitors, offering the use of their facilities to non-guests.
Near Saturnia there are plenty of opportunities for trekking and horse riding. Within 20/30kilometres there are multiple archaeological sites and medieval towns, such as Montemerano, Pitigliano, Sorano and Sovana.. A little further away, is the lake of Bolsena, and the archaeological sites of Vulci, Tuscania and Tarquinia are one hour’s drive away. Other nearby attractions include the WWF Nature Reserve of the lake Burano, the city of Capalbio, the Giardino dei Tarocchi (Tarot Garden), and the Uccellina National Park.
Day trips can be made to the famous Argentario coast, where you can visit Porto Ercole, Porto Santo Stefano, or any of the beaches that line the coast. From the ports, it’s possible to visit the wonderful islands of the Tuscan Archipelago. If you’re thinking of travelling further afield, we will be happy to give you plenty of advice. The Monte Amiata nature park (50km), Rome (170km), Siena (115km), Florence (187km), (Pisa (212km) are just a few locations you may want to visit.
Throughout spring and summer the Tuscan region comes to life with food festivals and celebrations where locals come together to party, eat and sell local produce
Rentalia Reference num: 238699
Independent swimming pool
Outside the village
Località Fontenuova SNC
58050 Saturnia Grosseto (Italy)
50 km to the beach, 600 m to the city center, 150 km to the airport, 15 km to supermarket, 500 m to a river or lake, 50 km to the train station, 600 m to the bus station, 20 km to the hospital, 20 m to a hiking route
50 km from a ski resort, 1.2 km from a golf resort, 50 km from a sports harbour, 5 km from a horse riding center, 50 km from a diving center
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