Located on the first hills behind Forte dei Marmi, La Selvaccia is a renovated, 190 m2, independent country house with a picturesque view on the sea and the valley.
The house is surrounded by 8000 m2 of quiet, private green with olive grove, camellias, lemon/orange trees, pine wood and a stream; yet, it is only 1 minute away from the grocery shops, wine-bar and restaurants of Strettoia (Pietrasanta).
On the ground floor: living room with open fireplace, TV w/SKY Sat & DVD, iPod/CD stereo; smaller living room with comfortable queen-size sofa-bed (can be a walk-through bedroom if needed) and guest bathroom; well equipped kitchen; adjacent porch with wood oven/grill and dining table for 8 people; large cellar with rock walls, wine barrels and a stone sink.
On the first floor: master bedroom (queen-size bed) with en suite bathroom with shower and private terrace of 25 m2; sea-view double bedroom (queen-size bed) and twin bedroom (bunk bed + 3rd single pull-out bed) sharing a large bathroom with double sink and bath tub.
Outside: sea-view covered loggia with sitting room/game table; large portico with additional dining area for 8/12 people; a portion of the garden is fenced and safe (perfect for kids); the grass is equipped with sun umbrella, sun bed, deck chairs, external shower (cold water only).
The property is completed by a covered car parking;
IMPORTANT: please note, after the main gate, the street to the house becomes steep, with 2 narrow road curves up to the top; car needed.
The naturally sheltered location, the house exposure and the open fire place make La Selvaccia very comfortable on summer days as well as on winter ones.
Services INCLUDED in your weekly rent:
Welcome basket of local specialties, utilities, final cleaning, WIFI connection, bed linens, bath towels, fire wood, garden maintenance, house info booklet, useful contact numbers, first aid kit, books, classic music library, baby cot, baby high chair, kids swimming pool, kids toys, kids dvds library.
Services NOT INCLUDED in your weekly rent, but available upon request:
extra cleaning, grocery shopping upon arrival, chef specialized in local delicacies (for private meals or cooking lessons), beach club reservation (umbrella/tent+cabin), bycicles reservation (to be kept at beach facility for the lenght of your stay), restaurant reservations. Exclusively for our guests: daily boat trips to Tellaro/Lerici/Porto Venere on italian typical gozzo (7 mt), aperitivo served on board, max capacity 6 people, departure from Bocca di Magra, subject to meteo conditions and boat availability. For further information on the services listed above, please contact the owner directly.
General: independent heating, wirless internet connection (computer not provided).
Kitchen: gas stoves, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, mixer.
Porch/dining area: wood oven/grill, gas oven, smaller refrigerator, dish washer.
Porch/laundry: washing machine, clotheshorses, iron and ironing board.
Sitting room: TV with SKY Sat & DVD, Ipod/CD stereo, open fireplace.
Bedrooms/bathrooms: windows mosquito nets, several portable fans, heardryers.
Main sport facilities in the area: Versilia Golf Club, Tennis Club Europa, Tennis Club Italia, Tennis Club Roma, Tennis Club Raffaelli, Raffaelli Swimming Pool and Fitness Center. Other sports available in the area: horseriding, trekking, mountain-biking, cycling...
Other activities in the area: Open air markets (Forte dei Marmi/Pietrasanta – weekly, all year long), antiques/artcrafts markets (Forte dei Marmi/Pietrasanta/Camaiore/Sarzana), La Versiliana Festival (Forte dei Marmi – July/August), Puccini Opera Festival (Torre del Lago – July/August), La Versiliana Park, Alpi Apuane Park, Antro del Corchia Cave, Wind’s Cave, Carrara’s marble caves, typical food Sagra (Ripa/Pozzi – July/August), “Borgo in Festa” (local folk village festival, Strettoia - August), Wine Festival (Strettoia - September), daily car/train/boat trips to all Tuscany/Liguria main touristic attractions: Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Siena, S.Gimingnano, Camaiore, Tellaro, Lerici, Porto Venere, Cinque Terre, Portofino.
We, Lara and Michele, like to welcome our guests personally on arrival. We can be reached by telephone during the week for any question/problem.
Arrivals: SATURDAYS from 5 to 7 pm
Departures: SATURDAYS within 11am
Minimum stay: 7 nights
La Selvaccia is located in Strettoia (Pietrasanta). The lovely borgo of Strettoia (only 700 mt away, 1 minute by car) offers grocery shops, wine-bar/restaurants, newspaper kiosk, beauty center, pharmacy.
Within 1 minute by car you reach the village of Strettoia. Within 10/14 minutes by car you reach: Versilia Golf Club, the beach/sea, Forte dei Marmi’s boutiques and night life, Pietrasanta’s restaurants, shops, art galleries, cultural exhibitions, Versilia motorway exit, the train station. Within 45 minutes you reach Pisa airport.
Distances (by car)
0,7 Km (1 min) Village of Strettoia
4,7 km (10 min) Forte dei Marmi/Querceta Station/Versilia motorway exit
4,8 Km (10 min) Alpi Apuane Park
5,9 km (11 min) Versilia Golf Club
6,2 km (12 min) Beach/Forte dei Marmi/La Versiliana
6,7 km (14 min) Pietrasanta Historic Center
28 Km (31 min) Puccini Opera Festival (Torre del Lago)
33 Km (34 min) Yachting Club Foce Magra (Ameglia)
37 Km (40 min) Bocca di Magra (La Spezia)
42 Km (44 min) Lucca
43 km (46 min) Lerici (La Spezia)
43 km (45 min) Pisa/Pisa Airport
66 km (1h05min) Portovenere (La Spezia)
66 km (1h10 min) Cinque Terre (Spezia)
115 km (1h25min) Florence
144 Km (1h44min) The Mall Shopping Outlet - Florence
119 km (1h30min) Portofino (Genova)
179 km (2h) Siena