Duna Grande is a unique venue in Italy. In Tuscany you will rarely find a nearly isolated house with direct access to the beach, surrounded by romantic farmland, varied wildlife and unique mediterranean flora. All of this in the sought-after region of the Maremma on the southern Tuscan coast. The house has been restored at a top level of style and comfort. A generous living and dining room (14 meters long) giving onto a terrace (which stretches along) the lengh of the building, looking onto the sea. On your way down towards the beach you'll find the pool (80 cm deep), what used to be a large basin for cattle and sheep has been turned into a pool (80 cm deep). As this stretch of land is a conservation area, strict laws regulate any building activity. Only the restoration of existing features is allowed. The house is surrounded by an irrigated mediterranean garden which blends into the surrounding „dunescape“, planted with the local shrubs such as myrtle and juniper. In early summer you will come upon the very special and highly protected sand lilies grow here. Picking prohibited. There is a shaded lot for car-parking behind the house (a bamboo roof on wooden pillars, 35 steps from the house, makes for private parking of your car in the shade.) A fence closes off the entire estate (from the beach). A garden gate gives you access to the endless beach (135 m. from the house). The beach is public, as all beaches in Italy, but as the public access is far away, only the occasional bather will wander up to your location. A beach club with friendly bar and daily papers is 100 meters down the beach. One of Italy's most fashionable beach clubs called “L'Ultima Spiaggia” is 15km further up the coast. This has a pleasant restautant which serves excellent salads and other summer dishes, as well as fresh cool drinks and the inevitable Capuccino. A smaller house (with 2 bedrooms), also to rent from us, is at circa 50 meters distance. The two houses are separated by a densely planted hill which allows sufficient privacy for both houses.