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Recently Converted Cottage In A Traditional Semi Rural Location

Bedrooms 1
Space 95 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Cottage; Well Equipped With All Modern Conveniences

The 'Fienile' and 'Casetta' are in Caniparola; 10 minutes drive from the beach. 40 min from Pisa or the Cinque Terre, 1hr 20 min from Firenze. Ideal for a romantic getaway or for a small family holiday only 10 minutes from the incredible Adventure Park Fosdinovo.

The property is in restored farm complex of three buildings built around a brick courtyard. The garden is 2000sqm and has private parking. The location is within walking distance for grocery shopping and there are also pizzerias and restaurants nearby. When not relaxing in the spacious garden; the property is only a few hundred metres from the main Carrara-Sarzana road which means that getting around is both simple and quick.

James Griffiths
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

A great house with a beautiful garden. We felt from the beginning as at home. The hosts were very friendly, warm and helpful.

An ideal environment for our little family.

Many thanks to James and Kika for a relaxing holiday.
Jul 2014
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Borghetto-melara Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 95 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double Sofa-Bed
  • Books
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Recently Converted Cottage In A Traditional Semi Rural Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Des vacances ravissantes !

  • 5 of 5

Une très jolie maison, spacieuse, avec tout le confort nécessaire, décorée avec goût . Le jardin est grand et très bien entretenu, on peut en profiter comme on veut.

La maison est bien située , à proximité des commerces , de la plage et des principaux sites touristiques (Lerici, Portovenere, Pise...)

Les propriétaires sont très accueillants et font tout pour rendre le séjour agréable.

C'est vraiment une belle propriété pour passer des vacances en famille, au calme et profiter de la région !

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Bruno, Thank you kindly for your detailed review. I hope that we will see you again in Tuscany!
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everything you could want

  • 5 of 5

located in the border between Tuscany and Liguria, is the ideal place to spend a relaxing and fun vacation. The cottage is very well maintained and quaint. The large garden surrounding it is the ideal place to spend your days in the sun or enjoying the cool of the evening. Owners very friendly and welcoming respect the privacy of their customers. just a few minutes from the cottage you can visit one of the most beautiful places in Italy, including Lerici, Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, but if you want to make a few more kilometers you can go to visit the fantastic cities such as Pisa, Florence, Siena. .. in short, everything you could want ...

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Federico for the positive feedback and review of the local area.
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We had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

This place is beautiful! The owners are really nice and helpful, the garden is awesome and was the perfect playground for our little daughter. We really enjoyed our time there. We can only recommend this house.

Thanks to James and his family!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am please that you enjoyed your stay. Best regards, James
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Il Botegin
Nearest Ferry
17 Kilometres
La Spezia
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Carrara or Sarzana
Nearest Beach
9 Kilometres

There is something for everyone in the area. From mountain walking and mountain biking to relaxing on the beaches or visiting historical cities.


Sarzana is the perfect place for boutique shopping or to dine out.

Bocca di Magra sits between the sparkling sea and the river with its yachts moored alongside. Perfect for an aperitif or 'frutti di mare'.

Medieval Fosdinovo home of the Castello Malaspina has one of the best equipped adventure parks in Italy.

Ferries leave nearby for Porto Venere and the Cinque Terre.


Rates & Availability

Borghetto-melara Cottage Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $217

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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