The country house Tre Acque is a charming house, nestled in the hills with a large terrace in front and all along it with a panoramic view over the green valley of 'Tre acque' and just above Biodola, Scaglieri and Forno wonderful beaches.The house's name derive from the presence of three smalls springs right beside the house that merge into the river called "Tre Acque", from which the name of the house and the valley is originated. The house is situated in the middle of 5 acres of private estate, surrounded by pine trees and Mediterranean bush, the typical Tuscany canopy. The large terrace is equipped with deckchairs, table, outdoor chairs, outdoor shower and, just beside it, a greenhouse with bench and hangs, where guests can dry beach towels and bathing suits, ; a roofing with barbecue and a large dining table. From this terrace guests can go directly to the kitchen and to the living room. The living room offers three comfortable sofas, a TV, a DVD and CD player, a fireplace and rich and large library. Kitchen is completely furnished with everything guests will need to cook their own meals. There are four bedrooms. Upstairs you will find the main one, which is furnished with a king size bed, a library and a table and right beside, you will find, the second one with two single beds, one a bit shorter, and finally a large bathroom with tub and shower. In an annex to the house you will find the third bedroom with three single beds and a bathroom with shower. And finally the last bedroom is in a second annex with a double bed. You can go in the two annexes from the terrace. There are 2 cots and 1 high chair for babies.
It is perfect for two families.
Smoking is allowed only outside the building.
The house is exposed to east, so it is mainly fresh and breezy.
The large wood land round the house has been cleared, so the woodmen will pass with the wood truck twice a day. They are very friendly and they are expert on Elba flora and fauna. You can promenade in and have picnic there.
The country house is very close to some of the most beautiful beaches of Elba as Biodola (m.800), Scaglieri, Forno, and Campo all'Aja, Procchio, Magazzini, Capo Bianco, few km. away. From the house with a little longer drive you can reach many other beautiful beaches either natural or equipped with beach clubs and restaurants nearby the sea, as Fetovaia, Capo S.Andrea... where the nature changes and becomes wilder and the climate more sunny and dry. It can be amusing to change beach every day. You may relax, swim, sail or kayaking in the Gulf of Procchio and in the various beautiful beaches of the islands; you can also ramble on foot trough the many beautiful path, some of them that run into ruins of beautiful roman villas. You can also do a day long trip with special ferryboat to visit the other wild and interesting islands of the group: Pianosa, Capraia, Montecristo, Giglio, Giannutri. The cultural life is very alive in the island: concert in the magic village of Campolofeno, litterary and journalism prizes in Marciana and other villages. You don't have to forget to visit the emperor Napoleon's homes in San Martino, close to the house, and in Portoferraio. In summertime every Sunday there are feasts in the villages with colored markets and typical tuscan food.
All villages but especially Portoferraio, Marina di Campo and Porto Azzurro are renown for their fashionable shops and boutiques for a pleasant shopping.
Just above the house there is a pizzeria/Restaurant “Retro Gusto” with a large terrace, from where you can admire beautiful sunset on the sea over the Biodola and see on the skyline the island of Capraia.
The nearest supermarket is Conad in Carpani, 5 minutes drive, and in Portoferraio, "industrial area",Conad Super Store and Eurospin, bigger with a lot of choice and very good prices, 10 minutes drive.
At your arrival Gabriella and her husband Piergiorgio will wait for you at the house and show it to you; you will have to show them your identity card original and give them a copy.
If it isn't already payed through the site, you have to give them: € 150 for cleaning, € 200 for deposit, € 15/person for sheets and towels if you have requested it.
They will be available for you during the whole holiday for any problem concerning the house.
The ferry company Blunavy offer 20% discount on the ticket to the house guests trough vouchers that will be sent, if requested.