Il Ciliegio Residence promises a vacation filled with the flavour of Tuscany: picture perfect landscape, nearby medieval hamlet, culinary traditions, delicious wine and the inviting hospitality of the Maremma.
The 11 family sized apartments at Il Ciliegio Residence offer a comfortable and practical backdrop to a holiday in the hills of Tuscany. The position, within walking distance of restaurants and shops, lends itself to those looking to discover the great outdoors. Hiking and mountain bikes are welcome to explore the many trails that crisscross the area using the family run holiday apartment rentals as their base. And when one is finished all the activity they can relax in the gardens surrounding the villa which has been transformed into apartments or splash around in the large pool with an area dedicated to just the kids.
Comfort with a View
The villa from the 1900’s which has been altered to house 11 holiday rentals is divided into two floors. The ground floor has several one bedroom apartments, each with its own dedicated garden area whereas the apartments on the upper floors share picnic areas throughout the property. The scenic view from all of these share the enchanting view of the Maremma and inviting hillside. The decor throughout the structure is reminiscent of a classical Tuscan home giving special emphasis to the fully equipped kitchens, complete with an oven and refrigerator. All of the apartments include comfortable sofa bed for either one or two persons. The wood beam ceilings, terracotta floors and sunny disposition of the house are all subtle reminders that you are vacationing in one of the more beautiful areas of Tuscany.
The villa stands on the slopes of Roccatederighi, a fortified hamlet with spectacular views of the surrounding hills and even as far as the famous Tuscan island of Gigli. Instead of cooking dinner in your fully equipped kitchen or setting a refreshing picnic in the covered terrace area, it is possible to walk into town and eat an authentic Tuscan meal at one of the restaurants, or you can simply top off your culinary talents with a gelato or cafe at the bar. The town offers not only several choices for meals but also a pleasant stroll and a bit of shopping. The villa offers many modern conveniences for each of the apartment rentals, including a washer and dryer as well as internet connection.
BBQ and Picnics
On the property the owner has thoughtfully arranged tables and chairs for everyone to enjoy and picnic outdoors in the fresh air. The large garden will beckon to the children, giving them plenty of space to have a romp. Even the pool is organized for adults and youngsters, with a shallow area where the children can play. children friendly pool area. The owners can also assist you in organizing all of your outdoor activities - trekking or mountain biking - they know the trails and are very helpful in selecting the ones that will compliment your level and those of your family. Il Ciliegio Residence is the perfect choice for families and friends who enjoy the crisp fresh air, spending time close to nature and who have an adventurous spirit. The silence and tranquil atmosphere compliments the excitement of new frontiers to discover.
Set in an area traditionally known for cattle and metalliferous hills, the Maremma is rich with natural resource and exhibits different facet of its landscape everytime you look around. From the hilltop town of Massa Marittima admire the beautiful Tuscany square with its stone flooring and immense antique church to the sandy beaches of Follinca where it is a possible to send the afternoon jumping waves and building sand castles. The town of Roccatederighi - literally built between a rock and a hard place, is just a small example of the many little treasures that populate these picturesque hills.
The Great Outdoors of Tuscany
It is the untouched nature that truly beckons from Il Ciliegio Residence, with access to trails for hiking and biking in an area that is known for its exceptional beauty and wondrous waterfalls, forests and panoramic views. Besides simply enjoying the abundant natural formations along the trails, there are several archaeological sites that will spark the adventurous spirit at any age. Monte Sassoforte has the ruins of a castle to explore as well as views of the island of Corsica on a clear day. A refreshing hike around the I Canaloni with its crystal clear waters and large rocks forming waterfalls pools of water is particularly beautiful. Ask the owners about other nearby trails that you can explore by foot or by bike.