The Marina di Salivoli apartments are situated in the stunning Maremma region of western Tuscany overlooking the island of Elba and the pristine Tyrrhenian sea. The location offers year-round appeal due to its favourable climate, stunning landscapes and seascapes, culture, fabulous food and wine and easy access to Pisa airport with its budget flights. The airport is approximately 1 hour away by car.
The closest town is Piombino, which is lively and has a picturesque historical centre. The lure of the interior, in particular, the cities of art and Unesco's World Heritage sites (Florence, Siena, Pisa, Pienza, San Gimignano and Val d’Orcia) are within easy reach.
In a slightly elevated position overlooking the Gulf of Salivoli, the complex was built in 2012 and opened for business in the summer of 2013. The apartments are spacious and energy efficient with a Building Energy Rating of D (between 71-90 kWh/m2/yr) for guaranteed energy savings.
All the apartments are fully equipped with wi-fi, heat and air conditioning, flat screen TV, fridge-freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washer-dryer, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, safe, bed and bathroom linen and complimentary toiletries.
Secure parking area: there is controlled access to the underground parking area with automatic opening to exit. There is no video surveillance. If there is availability, the reception desk can allocate additional parking spaces to the guests of owners for the duration of their stay.
There is a reception desk at the service of all apartments with daily opening times from 08.00-12.30 and from 15.00-20.00 during the summer period and from 08.30-12.00 and from 15.00-17.00 during the winter period. An appointment can be made outside these times in case of need. The reception desk deals with all administrative matters, check-ins and check-outs, information on the sale of apartments, tourist information etc.
Only a stone's throw away from the property, there is a small shopping area linked to the Port of the Marina di Salivoli with shops, a bar and restaurants overlooking the sea. Piombino is 2 km away and can be reached by foot or car. The Blue Flag beach of Salivoli is literally 2-3 minutes by foot. A swimming pool will be inaugurated during the summer of 2016 for exclusive use by owners/guests.
All the apartments are built to modern standards of comfort and are furnished with taste and simplicity. They comprise a functional kitchen and are equipped with TV, air conditioning and/or heating, fridge-freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washer-dryer.
The Gulf of Salivoli, overlooking the island of Elba, is the ideal starting point for sailing enthusiasts visiting the Tuscan archipelago. Nearby you can also indulge in other watersports such as windsurfing and kite-surfing.
Golfing enthusiasts can enjoy the impressive and exclusive golf courses at Punta Ala and Gavorrano, which are only a 30 minute and 40 minute drive away from the apartments of Marina di Salivoli.
This area is a paradise for oenophiles. The vineyards in the surrounding countryside grow some of Italy’s most prized grapes. Names such as Sassicaia and Ornellaia, Bolgheri and Suvereto are renowned worldwide. The coast is dotted with enotecas where you can taste the best vintages and restaurants that serve up feasts of local delicacies.
Close to the apartments, there is an abundance of nature trails, hiking paths, wildlife sanctuaries and protected parks for nature aficionados.
The Tuscan coast abounds with routes for cycling and mountain biking. The landscapes are stunning and the whole experience is exhilarating. Difficulty levels can range from easy to advanced. Bikes can be easily rented for very reasonable prices.
The Tuscan coast is rich in thermal springs. Within a radius of 40 km, there are the thermal baths of Venturina (Hotel delle Terme) where the waters flow at 45 °C; the terme del Calidario with its large and impressive thermal pool of warm water at 36 °C; and "La Cerretta" at Sassetta lying within a biodynamic estate ringed by thick Mediterranean brush where the thermal waters are at a temperature of 49.6 °C.
In the immediate vicinity of the apartments is the Blue Flag beach of Salivoli, which is ideal for young children because of its shallow waters. Appoximately 3 km from the centre of Piombino, there is the beautifully scenic bay of Calamoresca, which is characterised by pebbly sand. The Gulf of Follonica offers numerous choices: Perelli 1 - Perelli 2 - Carlappiano - Sterpaia - Mortelliccio - Il Pino - Carbonifera - Torre Mozza. The Gulf of Baratti is equally splendid.
Elba - an enchanting island - located about 1 hour by ferry from the port of Piombino. The island has approximately 150 beaches dotted along the coast and is ideal for anyone who loves to walk in the mountains and take scenic drives along twisting roads.
Purchase of a residential unit that is part of an apartment complex (RTA - Residenza Turistica Alberghiera) with a view to rental (buy-to-let).
The residential units of Marina di Salivoli are registered at the Land Registry in the category A/2.
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Management of the apartment for 5 years by the vendor (with rental of the apartment being organised by the reception desk). For the first three years, guaranteed return of 4% excluding expenses (utilities, cleaning etc...).
Management records dating from 2013/14/15 show an average value of rental income at 22,000 euro per unit per year.
Signature and delivery of the title deeds is done between the buyer and vendor in front of a Public Notary. Purchase includes the apartment completely furnished with one underground parking space and free access to the communal swimming pool on the premises (summer 2016).