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A house with a view!! - now with WiFi

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, two bathrooms and a pool with view on the mediterranean coast

This villa is a very cute and romantic hideaway. The greatest advantage of its location is its being only 15 min away from the beach and 15 min away from some beautiful hiking trails on the nearby 'Alpi Apuane' mountains.

The highway is less than 10 minutes away, so this house is also perfect as a base for day visits to: Lucca, Pisa, Cinque terre, Florence, San Gimignano, Volterra.

All members of the party must be 25 or older except in the case of minors accompanied by their parents.

More information on this on our website

www.casalemagnolie.com

More Details

Owner
Riccardo Fanciulli
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 8, 2017

About Riccardo Fanciulli

I am 42 years old and have lived and worked in several countries, among which: France, USA, Germany, The Netherlands.

I grew up in Viareggio and was born less than 10km from Le Magnolie.

Riccardo Fanciulli purchased this villa in 1978

Why Riccardo Fanciulli chose Lucca Area

This is my family holiday home.

What makes this villa unique

What I love of the area is the ability to go hiking in the mountains in the morning and sip a drink by the beach in the afternoon.

What makes this property special in my eyes is not only the view, but the privacy and the quiet. If you live in a big city like I do, you will really appreciate waking up and hearing only the birds and nothing else.

Amenities

Massarosa Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fan
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
Notes:
As of spring 2014 there will be WiFi at Le Magnolie.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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A house with a view!! - now with WiFi
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
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Beautiful location, and lovely outdoor area, but indoors leave something to be desired

  • 3 of 5

The property is wonderfully remote, surrounded by forest and up a tiny mountain road which goes around some terrifyingly tight corners. If you are in a big car, it can be quite a squeeze when someone is coming in the other direction!

The outside of the property is absolutely beautiful, with a stunning pool and patio area. However, when we arrived the whole house stank of must and mould, to the extent that one of the double bedrooms was unusable. The bed in this bedroom was also quite uncomfortable and could do with updating. Once we had aired out the house, and turned the heating on to dry it out, the musty smell was marginally better, though the air quality downstairs was still not good at all, and after 4 days sleeping downstairs I was completely bunged up due to this. Even the living room sofas were very old and smelt musty.

Aside from that, the rooms didn't seem particularly clean, and none of the rooms had been sufficiently mosquito-proofed for such a verdant area. The mosquito nets, which were only on some windows, were very old and very clearly letting insects in. There were ants easily getting in to the downstairs bedroom. Both bathrooms could really do with a fan of some sort, as they stay completely soaking for hours after a shower.

All in all we really enjoyed our stay, particularly BBQing on the gorgeous outdoor oven, and swimming in the pool, as well as multiple visits to the lovely beaches nearby. However, the inside of the house was quite disappointing, especially since some of the issues could be fixed without great cost to the owners (eg some ikea furniture, a dehumidifier, replacing mosquito nets, better cleaning).

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: On the same morning I received this review I also received an email from a family who is currently spending two weeks at my house where they tell me how great everything was and asking to book four weeks for next summer. I could address every point, but I think it would be silly of me to do that. Feel free to ask me if you are thinking of booking. And, no, the house is midway up a low hill, no mountain road there. Cheers.
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5

Amazing staying at Le Magnolie

  • 5 of 5

Perfect vacation for a couple who want to have a relaxing time.

From the first contact everything was running on a professional level.

With this serious communication the owner of the house brought trust up from the beginning. That gave us a certain feeling to do the right thing.

The house is very beautiful. All what you need is there.

Everything in the description is correct.

The area where the house belongs to is amazing. Very quite and a really nice view from the hills down to the village and further to the ocean. Very nice !!

We thought sometime we were at Malibu.

The contact person Suren was very friendly and gave us the feeling to be welcome.

In general we had a good time there. We love this place.

Thanks for the opportunity

Thomas & Petra

  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place!!!! I hav...

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place!!!! I haven't words to describe it. We spent our holiday in paradise and the name of it La Magnolie

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Hübsches Ferienhaus mit Blick aufs Meer – super!

  • 5 of 5

Das Ferienhaus liegt am Berghang mit Blick aufs Meer. Das Haus ist alleinstehend, man ist also ganz für sich. Besonders hervorzuheben ist die tolle Aussicht vom Wohn-/Esszimmer, denn die Seite mit Meerblick ist vollverglast. Aber auch von der Terrasse hat man einen schönen Blick über den Berghang zum Meer. Zwei der Schlafräume sind recht klein, aber in Ordnung. Im unteren Teil des Hauses ist ein weiterer Schlafraum mit separatem WC/Dusche. Das Ferienhaus ist somit gut geeignet für 2 bis 3 Paare bzw. Familien. Der Pool ist ausreichend groß, sauber und in sehr gutem Zustand. Den großen Grill neben der Terrasse haben wir mehrfach benutzt. WLAN ist gegen Aufpreis verfügbar und funktioniert sehr gut. Insgesamt ist das Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis absolut ok. Das Haus war insgesamt sauber, das Mobiliar nicht neu, aber in gutem Zustand. Bettwäsche und Handtücher sind vorhanden.

Besonders lobenswert ist die unkomplizierte Kommunikation mit Riccardo, dem Vermieter. Alle Fragen wurden unverzüglich beantwortet. Suren, die sich vor Ort um alle Belange kümmert, ist super nett und absolut zuverlässig.

Perfekt ist die Wegbeschreibung zum Haus, die man zugesandt bekommt. Unbedingt ausdrucken und genau nach dieser Anweisung fahren, dann findet man das Haus problemlos. Das Haus liegt abseits des Ortes am Berghang, die Zufahrt führt über sehr enge Sträßchen. Das letzte Stück des Weges ist sehr schmal und relativ steil. Mit dem normalen Pkw ist es kein Problem, wir aber waren mit einem 9-Sitzer-Van unterwegs und somit stellte die Zufahrt zum Haus schon eine kleine Herausforderung dar.

Vom Haus aus kann man schöne Spaziergänge oder Wanderungen unternehmen. Mit dem Pkw ist man schnell am Meer, aber auch in Pisa oder Lucca. Bis zum Ortszentrum sind es ca. 2 km.

Wir können dieses Feriendomizil uneingeschränkt weiterempfehlen.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

"Jolie Maison dans un coi...

  • 5 of 5

"Jolie Maison dans un coin paisible... nous avons passé une bonne semaine,la maison est bien equipée.Nous en garderons un bon souvenir!!!"

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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"MAGNIFIQUE MAISON FACILE...

  • 5 of 5

"MAGNIFIQUE MAISON FACILE A VIVRE, LE MÉNAGE DOIT ETRE UN PEU PLUS RIGOUREUX, LA PISCINE EST PARFAITE

LITS TRÈS CONFORTABLES. NOUS RECOMMANDONS VIVEMENT. LES CONTACTS SUR PLACE ET AVEC LE PROPRIÉTAIRE ONT ÉTÉ PARFAITS"

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Pisa
Car: necessary

The area can be easily accessed by plane (Pisa Airport 25km), train (Viareggio's station 5km) or car (highway 4km).

The house is halfway to the top of a hill looking over the Tirrenean sea. For this reason we recommend having your own mean of transportation.

Please, see our website for more on this:

www.casalemagnolie.com

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $35.18 per person per night
Pet Fee $35.18

----- IMPORTANT -----

CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS DO NOT PAY THE EXTRA FEE FOR ABOVE 4 GUESTS

BOOKING MULTIPLE WEEKS WILL RESULT IN A DISCOUNT (PLEASE, ASK ABOUT IT)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.