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Podere Celso, Luxury Country House

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Podere Celso born as a tower house in the sixteenth century. With a watchtower of the movements of men, wagons, boats, that passed in the flat and in the Gulf of Luni.

And 'possible to identify the Tower-House in ancient seventeenth-century papers in the possession of the current owners: Ilaria and Massimo.

Podere Celso is located along the old mule track of St. Peter that connected the medieval village of the Marquis Malaspina Fosdinovo the Fort Sarzanello.

Subsequently, the original function of the tower-house fell into disuse, Podere Celso became a country house that was used for the cultivation and production of oil, wine and livestock, were added over time parts of buildings, used as barns, stables and dryers .

Today Podere Celso has become a luxurious and elegant Country House for demanding tourists who appreciate exclusive and reserved places.

Peace relaxation and privacy are adjectives that distinguish this home No stone of over 300 square meters surrounded by a land cultivated with olive trees take about 1 hectare. The hillside location offers views of the beautiful valley of the Magra and its outlet to the sea.

Internally the house is divided on two levels:

On the ground floor there are two large adjoining rooms with fireplace and piano, dining room, a comfortable and spacious kitchen with doors in 1700, a beautiful bedroom with bathroom and fireplace, a large entrance with stone stairs leading to the top higher.

On the first floor there are two large bedrooms with two bathrooms (bathtub), separated by a hallway with spacious closets.

In the lower part of the house there are 100sqm of cellars (not buried) only landowners where there is a laundry room available to guests. Also in this area there is a nice lounge with fireplace and table for a barbecue, outside of the room the house has a beautiful covered patio with chairs in wicker.

In the garden as well as numerous parking spaces, there are two large lounge areas equipped with table and chairs, surrounded by beautiful flowers and fruit trees.

More Details

Federica Chiari
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018


Sarzana Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • - 1 twin/ single
    - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
  • Television
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Podere Celso, Luxury Country House
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Simply Breathtaking!!

  • 5 of 5

Podere Celso is the perfect villa for a family. Six of us lived for a week in this beautiful villa.

Federica was welcoming and made us feel she was available at any time we might need her. The drive from Pisa to the villa was under an hour and the villa was 10 minutes from the La Spezia train station. The location was perfect for exploring Cinque Terre and the surrounding towns. Basically we wanted for nothing!!! My only suggestion would be to mark the address on google map. We would highly recommend this villa.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dana! Thank you so much for your stay. We have been very pleased to welcome you. We hope to see you one day in the future. Have a good back! Federica
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  • 5 of 5

Le immagini sono più che esaurienti per indicare il grado di attenzione al particolare di questa accogliente villa. Situata in una zona tranquilla e con un panorama mozzafiato, perfetta per le escursioni alle Cinque Terre, alle zone limitrofe e alle citta d'arte liguri e toscane. Servizi impeccabili in ogni cosa e spazi verdi molto apprezzati anche dai nostri figli. lo consiglio vivamente e tornerò sicuramente

  • Submitted: May 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Bellissima location a due passi dal mare. L'ospitalità è stata magnifica, il casale è meraviglioso ed il panorama spettacolare. Il servizio impeccabile, torneremo sicuramente perché ne vale la pena

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Maurizio. Grazie di essere stato un nostro ospite. Anche noi speriamo di poterti ospitare ancora presto! Federica
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Bellissimo panorama, ottima la posizione.

  • 5 of 5

Podere Celso è stata davvero una sorpresa per me , la mia famiglia ed i nostri amici. La bellissima casa in pietra si trova sulla cima di una collina con vista fino al mare! La casa è davvero grande, spaziosa, finemente arredata. In cucina abbiamo potuto cucinare comodamente, ampia e ben attrezzata. La casa è tenuta molto bene, pulitissima ed elegante.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bellissima, curata , con bellissima vista.

  • 5 of 5

Bellissima casa di pietra molto curata e ben arredata. Ci sono tre camere da letto..una con camino. .il giardino è coLtivato ad olivi.

E' sul vede la val di magra e il mare.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Un luogo fantastico

  • 5 of 5

Siamo ben felici di esserci imbattuti in questo piccolo angolo di quiete! L'ambiente è incantevole, la struttura nuova, estremamente curata, pulita ottimamente arredata e piena di buon gusto, con tre camere da letto, semplici ma dotate di tutto il necessario (compreso il bagno privato). Il casale ha 2 salotti una sala da pranzo cantine voltate in pietra una taverna portici ecc insomma una grande superficie da vivere, godere e dal taglio esclusivo. Ma sicuramente la cucina in marmo con i suoi banconi in muratura che riproducono una antica sala di cottura non vi lascerà indifferenti. L'accoglienza da parte dei proprietari, Massimo e Ilaria , è stata semplice e discreta. Non c'è solo il verde delle colline dietro a Sarzana, ma anche i fiori del giardino della signora, splendidi....insomma ogni dettaglio e stidiato e curato. Il posto è baricentrico ai centri principali di Pisa, Lucca, Viareggio e Genova. Da Sarzana col treno in poco tempo si possono raggiungere le 5 terre. Davvero consigliato!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Marinella di sarzana
Car: recommended

The Gulf of Poets, Portovenere, Lerici, Tellaro, Fiascherino and Monte Marcello

they are really close! These charming seaside villages are romantic places for a nice bath, an aperitif or a dinner.

The suggestive "Carrara Marble Caves" can be visited with the help of expert collaborators, they can go directly from Casale Amati with the authorized jeep access to the quarries. Awesome views await you!

Do not miss the visit to the ancient Roman amphitheater of Luni, very close to the long history of the area.

You should not miss a visit to the Malaspina Castle in Fosdinovo and the historic center of the beautiful medieval town of Sarzana.

For mountain lovers, visit the Geo-Park of the Apuan Alps with the village of Isola Santa, Alpe di Puntato, the Cave of the Wind.

The Cinque Terre Reservoir can be reached comfortably by train from the Carrara or Sarzana railway station, or by boat from the port of Carrara or Lerici. For an unforgettable experience you can book your sailing boat trip.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $172.37
Pet Fee $57.46
Refundable Damage Deposit $344.75

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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