The estate is located 200 m above sea level in the central stretch of the Livornesi Mountains, in the Rio Ardenza Valley, between the city of Livorno and Il Gabbro, 8 km. from the sea; the area, characterized by gentle hills and sea view, lies for the most part in the municipality of Livorno and to a lesser extent in the municipalities of Collesalvetti and Rosignano Marittimo.It represents the ideal place for a soothing stay surrounded by nature. The simultaneous combination of a stunning setting, in the heart of Tuscany, renowned for being one of the worldrsquo;s most fascinating and interesting regions for natural beauty, extraordinary cultural and artistic heritage and the joys of the palate, elect it as an exceptional holiday resort any time of year.From Versilia to Grosseto, the region is a patchwork of woodland, beaches, coastal ponds and dunes.Worthy of mention are the natural reserves of San Rossore and Talamone, the Garfagnana, the metalliferous hills, the Maremma, the drsquo;Orcia Valley, and the Apuane Alps with their Park, as well as the sea resorts; the marshes and the sandy coastal "Tombolirdquo; provide hospitality to flamingos, herons, while in the depth of the woods for hundreds of kilometres there are roebucks, deer, wild boars and wolves.The area stretches between the coastal strip, called "Costa degli Etruschirdquo;, and the initial spurs of the hinterland hills; the municipal territories concerned are, from north to south, those of Rosignano Marittimo, Cecina, Bibbona, Castagneto Carducci, San Vincenzo and Piombino.The zone has a special inclination for the production of excellent wines, especially in the Bolgheri area, the locality mentioned by Giosuegrave; Carducci in the famous poem "Davanti a San Guidordquo; and renowned for the enchanting Viale dei Cipressi.Right in front of the San Guido Oratory we find the well-known farm where the Bolgheri Sassicaia is produced, one of the best wines on the Italian and worldwide horizon.The area is excellently served by all types of connections: by land, by sea and by air. Road connections to the motorway (Livorno exit) is only about 6 km. away. The approach is provided by the provincial road, which crosses the town, and by a number of local roads which take off from there. Railway connections from Livorno. Connections by air the Pisa airport guarantees international (Frankfurt, London, Paris, Nice, Bastia) and national connections (Milan, Rome, Turin, Cagliari, Alghero, Olbia, Grosseto, Palermo and Catania). Connections by sea the port of Livorno provides connections with Sardinia, Corsica and the Isles of Elba and Capraia.