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Charming little Villa With Pool

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Located in the mountains behind Viareggio and Camaiore, within 20m from Lucca, Villino Maria is the perfect location to spend your summer holiday in Tuscany. The house features 2 bedrooms, kitchen, 2 toilets, living room, garden and private pool.

The villa is in perfect position to enjoy the whole region: Pisa is 20m away, Florence 1hr, Siena 1.5 hr.

The Garfagnana region, one of the best kept secrets in Italy, is round the corner. Natural attractions, mountainous terrain, caves, sweet rolling hills and jet-set exclusive sea destinations are all within reach. Enjoy one day at the swimming pool and then get ready to join Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio night-life. Or spend a day walking in the woods above the hills to spot wild boars and deer, and at night enjoy the elegant atmosphere of Pietrasanta. Just 10m away, climb to Gombitelli, a small village where all the production of ham and salami is still hand-made. For our guests, the restaurant "Le Meraviglie" will be most glad to be of special service. Just present one of the signed business cards that you will find in the house, to avail of a discount! Lucca, one of the most beautiful towns in Italy (and yet one the least known!) is 30 minutes away. Get lost in its medieval streets and if you are there in July, make sure you check who is going to play at the Summer Festival: the 2015 edition will host artists of the caliber of Mark Knopfler, Bob Dylan, Robbie Williams, Lenny Kravitz John Legened and many more (no, sorry, no One Direction up to now :) ). There are not enough characters to describe the beauty of the area, just come see us and you won't regret it. One of the wonderful characteristics of this house is that it is secluded, up in the mountains and surrounded by high trees and forest. The house is very private with no other houses around except the lumber jack who lives up the road a little.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About The Owner

I am Italian, born in Sardinia and my wife is British from Scotland. We have lived in UK, Italy and now Dubai but travel extensively for work reasons, me being an engineer and my wife a photographer. We have this holiday home in Tuscany and use it every summer when it's not being enjoyed by our guests.

Why The Owner chose Versilia

Just to quote one of our guests:"Ideal spot for couples on a romantic retreat or for those eager to explore this beautiful region".

What makes this villa unique

You won't find anything more secluded and cozier than this. And yet, you will be in the centre of one of the most beautiful places in italy and perhaps Europe.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Stefano hat uns bei unserer Ankunft im Haus empfangen und eine kurze aber ausführliche Einweisung gegeben. Das Haus war sauber und auch alles soweit vorhanden. Das TV ging nicht, aber DVD Recorder und DVDs waren vorhanden, welchen wir aber nicht benutzten oder vermissten. Wir hatten einen schönen Urlaub. Danke :-)
Aug 2015
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Amenities

Camaiore Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM / Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Upstairs bathroom has a shower and toilet, downstairs in a toilet and bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Main bedroom has a four poster bed, air conditioning system, double wardrobe, chest of drawers and two bedside tables. Two sunny windows that have mosquito nets. Spare bedroom has a small wardrobe and bedside table with a double bed, one window.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
This quaint little rustic villa dates to the 13th century. It was originally a resting stop for the pilgrims heading towards Rome on the Via Francigena as depicted by the little chapel on the entrance road. There are 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, a downstairs toilet and cloaks, living room and kitchen. Outside there is a large veranda and pool ( 25' x15') bbq and quarter of an acre of very secluded private garden. It is located in the small town of Montemagno which is 40 minutes from Pisa Airport and close to the beautiful towns of Pietrasanta, Forte di Marmi, Pisa and Lucca with Florence, Cinqueterre Region and Volterra all very reachable by car.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.75 based on 17 reviews
5

A lovely Tuscan Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in the province of Montemagno, the house was a typical charming and comfortable Tuscan villa which was well equipped and had easy access to Viareggio, Camaiore and Lucca etc. There is so much to do and see in this beautiful area! Nice walks and lovely local restaurants and bars ,supermarket 10 mins drive from villa.

It was a pleasure to meet Stefano and Constantino, and thanks again for all your help, may see you again next year?

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear David and Claire, thanks for the lovely review. We would certainly be happy if you stayed with us again next year. It was a pleasure meeting you!
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5

Wow. It is fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

It is everything you could imagine a Tuscan house to be. It is home from home. It has everything you need for a great stay. Well equipped, comfortable, clean, private location with secure parking. The pool is an added bonus for coming back from a hot day trip out. We used it every day. It is near all the Tuscan sightseeing places. We travelled as far down as Siena and as far across as the Chianti wine region but all do able in a day. There is a great supermarket about 10 mins drive down the road and we made great use of the BBQ. if you are going to use this villa then please treat it well as we will definitely be back. Thank you to Stefan for all his help and information before our trip out.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review! We are happy you enjoyed! I might use this review as advertising :-), it is so complete! We really hope you will be back!
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5

Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Montemagno, the house is really cosy and well equiped (and bigger than it looks on the photo) with a nice garden too, the weather was gorgeous and there's so much to do and see in the area!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed, Tom. I know you will be heading off different scenery next year, but I hope you will be our guests again soon! The house was left in perfect conditions, highly recommended guest!
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5

La dolce vita - Comfort and privacy - Erholung pur

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the "Charming little Villa with pool" for 2 weeks and it was ideally situated between Viareggio and Lucca for us to be able to use all the facilities there, including the swimming pool but was far enough out of the town to be perfectly away and in beautiful surroundings. The house was charming and ideal for our family of 5 with two bathrooms..The kitchen was very well equiped with plenty of kitchen utensils and crockery. The terrasse looking over the garden was delightful and the ideal place for chilling out and enjoying the surroundings. The house was also very clean and Stefano very charming, helpful and accommodating. We spent a morvelous time as family and would thoroughly recommend this holiday house.

Warm greetings to Stefano und Shirley .....

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review. It is very nice to see our efforts recognised. But we are also very grateful for the little present you left for us. We really appreciated the thought. Luisa also was very touched. We sincerely hope to see you again in Tuscany or maybe in our new place in Umbria!
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Nice and charming house in the middle of mountaineous forest. Owner is very helpful and responsive.

  • 4 of 5

Location is nice, because it's deep in the countryside but rather close to beach and cities. However, you definitely need a car - there is no other way. House is in good shape, but be aware that electricity is quite weak and telephone has no signal. Internet, WhatsApp etc. still works. Because it's a house and not apartment, you may need to take care some of the maintenance (pool, heating, garden etc.) yourself, but that's not a problem at all if you are familiar with it and the Owner will help you - he's very friendly and helps with anything you need. The surroundings are lovely and extremely relaxing with small mountain rivers and lots of birds, deers, even wild pigs. This is a perfect base for a holiday combining beaches, cities, hiking, countryside, food, relaxing, exploring Italy. I think even 10 days was too little.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sami, thanks for your kind review. You are right, the location does not allow for the telephone signal to reach (privacy comes at a cost...). Hence we put fast internet and we supply the mobile with an installed whatsapp. Glad you enjoyed it, I hope to see you again in the future. Thanks for leaving the house nice and tidy. Regards. S.
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5

Charming and very well equipped Villa

  • 5 of 5

Very charming and very well equipped - not little at all! Convenient for 4 people. Half way between sea and Lucca. Many, many thanks to Stefano, the most caring owner you could think of. It only he had been able to move the road SP1 - and the sometimes annoying noise - he would have done so. Immediately. We will recommend this charming place to everyone planning a trip in beautiful Tuscany.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Julia, thanks. I wish I could rate you as a guest as well but this website doesn't allow me to. You'd get 5 stars plus as customers. Hope to see you again! Stefano
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Map

Nearest Airport
47 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Kilometres
Chiocche
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
Capezzano Pianore station
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
A-11 and E-80
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Le Meraviglie
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Lido di Camaiore
Car: necessary

It is located in the small town of Montemagno which is 40 minutes from Pisa Airport and close to the beautiful towns of Pietrasanta, Forte di Marmi, Pisa and Lucca with Florence, Cinqueterre Region and Volterra all very reachable by car.

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Rates & Availability

Camaiore Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer High 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,115
$3,673
 
 
Summer End
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$918
$3,148
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$787
$2,623
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $327.91

Rates are subject to changes before reservation is confirmed. Swimming pool opening times are from 15 of April to 15 of September. Please notice you may have no phone coverage depending on your domestic network operator, as the property is isolated. Wifi is included in pricing, however at times connection may be limited or poor.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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