EXCLUSIVE CHARMING VILLA WITH SPA/POOL ON A SUNNY HILL CLOSE BEACHES & 5 TERRE

Francesca, owner - Sea and Country Villas- exclusive manager

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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EXCLUSIVE CHARMING VILLA WITH SPA/POOL ON A SUNNY HILL CLOSE BEACHES & 5 TERRE

Massa Villa Rental Photos and Description

6 bedrooms, 6 en suite bathrooms, 1 family bath - sleeps 12 people

Il CASTELLETTO * LAST MINUTE OFFER!

6 bedrooms, 6 en suite bathrooms, 1 family bath

Exclusive charming villa for 12 people, with pool and SPA near to the fashionable Italian beach resorts of Forte dei Marmi, Versilia and the Cinque Terre.

Il Castelletto is set on a hill at the foot of the Apuane Alps amongst olive groves, chestnut and oak forest. Everywhere you look you will be captivated by the splendid views that take in the entire valley below, leading to the shores of the near by Mediterranian sea and continuing to the Gulf of Portovenere.

Originally Il Castelletto was defensive stone tower built around 1400 to defend the nearby medieval Malaspina castle. Today it has been transformed into a beautiful and elegant holiday villa, restructured by the owner with great care and maximum attention to detail.

A harmony of colours pervade the interiors with walls plastered in traditional Tuscan pinks and yellows and the brilliant green and white of the local Carrara marble.

Many walls have been left bare to expose the ancient rough hewn stone work which combine with traditional terracotta floors, chestnut beam ceilings and a considered selection of old prints and antiques to create a warm and luxurious atmosphere.

ACCOMMODATION

Il Castelletto is on four floors:

Each floor is reachable either by internal stair case or by an internal panoramic lift. The villa is entered from a large external patio which is furnished with out door dining facilities and perfect for taking in the stunning panoramas.

On the ground floor entering from this patio you will find a new and functional brilliantly equipped kitchen adjacent to the dining room. Fine Persian carpets and gold leaf mirrors characterize this room which is a cosy place on winter days with the fire alight.

There is also beautiful wine cellar in stone and a powder room on this floor. On the same level but accessed from the exterior are two beautiful bedrooms which face out onto the big terrace. These bedrooms have en suite bathrooms with showers. Also on this level is a splendid sauna room and the Jacuzzi with hot water.

The main entrance on the first floor leads to an elegant living room with a fireplace in white Carrara marble. The comfortable sofas and armchairs are in complete harmony with the coloured walls which are a soft green.In the living room you can also find Satellite television and large windows that take in the magnificent and extensive views.

On the same floor there is a charming double bedroom with an en suite bathroom with a shower. A wooden staircase or the lift leads to the second floor where there are two romantic double bedrooms. Both of them have en suite bathrooms with showers. Going up to the fourth floor you reach the attic where there is a double bedroom with twin beds that can be joined on request and an en suite bathroom with shower. At your disposal is internet access with ADSL , satellite television, ceiling fans in every room, stereo with CD player and a selection of English books. There is also a dishwasher, washing machine and (not commonly found in Tuscany) a dryer.

On your arrival you will find a warm and welcoming greeting, the owner speaks perfect English and whilst being more than respectful f your privacy can organize breakfast and dinners on request, pleasant picnics and barbecues, guided excursions as well as walks on foot or by bike in the hills around the area.

THE GROUNDS

Outside the patio extends to a shaded open living area.Here the sofas and armchairs in rattan and a large dining table offer wonderful relaxation, liesurly breakfasts and the perdfect setting for romantic evening dinners over looking the panoramic swimming pool and out to the valley and sea beyone. The Castle Malaspina makes a charming accent.

The swimming pool area surrounded by olive trees and near to a patio that has a Jacuzzi. Il Castelletto is surrrounded by a large park (4000 meters or yards square) and its private car park is situated on the lawn right next to the villa.

The owner has arranged private consessions for his guests with : beach with cabin and umbrella, tennis, golf and squash.

For those who love silence and nature, for families and groups of friends, Il Castelletto is the ideal place for meeting to discover unusual intinerary and the antique flavours, the local food is excellent, not forgetting that at 10 minutes by car there is the sea, the elegant beaches of Versilia and the wilder ones in the Cinque Terre.

Thanks to the villa's strategic location you can easily reach interesting tourist and cultural sights both in Tuscany and in Liguria: Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio famous for its boutiques and night life, ( 15 minutes ) Pietrasanta, the historical and artistic capital of Versilia with the most famous statuary shops (5 minutes ) by car, Lucca (25minutes), Pisa (20 minutes), Florence (1 hour ), Carrara's marble quarries, the marvellous Cinque Terre (Five Lands), Golfo dei Poeti (Poets'Gulf), Portovenere, Portofino, Genova.

Handy ferries to Cinque Terre depart daily from the harbour of Marina di Massa (5 km ).

More Details
Suitability:
  • smoking allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the manager
We had a wonderful trip and really enjoyed Il Castelletto, and especially meeting Ferdinando and his lovely wife. The meal they prepared for us was the very best of our entire trip - they should open a restaurant. We were very impressed and loved every bite.The entire week was simply magical and we couldn't have been happier.

We would highly recommend the place to anyone.
Aug 2013
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Francesca, owner - Sea and Country Villas- exclusive manager

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks french, italian, english
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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Pisa (PSA)
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Marina di Massa
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Massa
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Massa
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi, Versilia
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Massa
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Massa
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

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Massa Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
LAST MINUTE OFFER!
Jul 26 2014 - Aug 30 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€4,500
 
 
Mid season
Aug 31 2014 - Sep 20 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€4,300
 
 
Mid/Low season
Sep 21 2014 - Oct 31 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€4,000
 
 
Low
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 20 2014
7 night minimum stay
€3,000
 
 
High season
May 29 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
€5,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

A deposit of 30% of the total letting price is payable at the time of booking. It may be paid by credit card or bank transfer. Upon receipt of your deposit you will be sent via email a voucher confirming your payment with contact and arrival details.
If the booking is made less than 30 days before arrival, you are required to complete the Booking Form and pay the total amout immediately to secu
Notes We accept: Visa, MasterCard, Amex

Prices include

•All linen and utilities
•WI FI Internet Access
•Water, gas
•Jacuzzi
•Sauna
•Gardener

Prices do not include

•Electricity according to consumption
•Heating during winter months according to consumption
•Security Deposit: € 1.000,00 to be paid in Euro on arrival
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Amenities

Massa Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 320 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Ocean View
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Elevator
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , bidet
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Music Library
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • smoking allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • caves
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • churches
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • autumn foliage
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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