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Elba Island Hideaway with Spectacular Mediterranean Views

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Front of house facing west w/double front door and green shutters of 4 bedrooms.

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Last updated: 08/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This four bedroom, three full bathroom rustic house sleeps nine and is located on the westernmost point of Napoleon's Elba in the Tuscan archipelago.* This simple, unadorned hideaway is situated in one of the wildest and more undeveloped areas of the island, in a locale known as Campo Lo Feno -- between the charming medieval village of Marciana and the larger bustling town of Marina di Campo, full of nightlife.

Eat caprese and drink Aleatico (the local wine) al fresco at the granite table with a dramatic view of the Mediterranean, Corsica and the island of Capraia. Dinner is especially beautiful as the sunsets overlooking the Mediterranean are truly breathtaking and are different every evening.

Mediterranean pine, fig trees, rosemary, oleander, and bougainvillea bushes surround and shade the house.

Two picturesque villages, Chiessi and Colle d'Orano (both 5 minutes away by car), have rock cliff beaches and there are many sand and rock beaches all around the island.

Our family has been going to the house every July and/or August since 1975 and truly wish we could visit more often. We've shared our home for many years with friends and through word-of-mouth but now feel that more people should enjoy this exquisite place that has meant everything to us for four generations.

'Able was I ere I saw Elba!'

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*The island is part of the National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago, the largest marine park in Europe. Construction and development on the island has been prohibited for over four decades.

Keywords: island, sea, sun, mediterranean, rustic, nature, private, view, sunset, beach, vineyards

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) In master bedroom (pictured)., Double Beds (1) In other upstairs bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (3) 2 in downstairs bedroom (pictured), 1 in ajacent bedroom., Bunk Beds (1) In downstairs bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Covered Parking
  • Dialup Access:

    No computer provided, but hook up your laptop....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided:

    And towels....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove:

    Located in the fireplace....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Large...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Slate terrace with granite table....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July/Aug
Jun 28 - Aug 30, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,100 €6,250
September
Aug 31 - Sep 27, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,750 €6,000
October
Sep 28 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,600 €5,600
May
Apr 30 - May 27, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,600 €5,600
June
May 28 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,750 €6,000
July/Aug 2016
Jul 2 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,100 €6,250

Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee €150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit €500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Please note there is a one week minimum.

Payment will be via wire transfer and as follows:

- One third of total fee upon confirmation of booking

- Balance a month prior to arrival


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Last updated: 08/01/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1975

About the owner: An Italian family that has lived and travelled all over the world.

Why the Owner Chose Marciana:
We chose our house in Campo Lo Feno on Elba because it's a beautiful, remote, and untamed part of the island preserved from development and is one of the least crowded parts of the island, even in summer. While private, it is still a short drive to nightlife and great restaurants - the best of both worlds on vacation. The sea is magnificent; there is great swimming and snorkeling, hiking, biking, and strolling through picturesque towns. There is also a lot of history: from 13th century medieval villages hidden high up in the hills (Poggio, Marciana, more) to Napoleon's two properties (Palazzo Reale in Portoferraio & Villa San Martino).

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Complete peace and relaxation, morning coffee while looking out at the vast blue Mediterranean sea, lunch on the side of the house under the pine trees, watching millions of stars at night...


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Front of house facing west w/double front door and green shutters of 4 bedrooms.

    Front of house facing west w/double front door and green shutters of 4 bedrooms.

  • Midday view of Capraia from terrace. Cypress, oleander and shading fig tree.

    Midday view of Capraia from terrace. Cypress, oleander and shading fig tree.

  • Midday view of sea & Corsica in background from upstairs bedroom. Bougainvillea.

    Midday view of sea & Corsica in background from upstairs bedroom. Bougainvillea.

  • Sunsets are different every night!

    Sunsets are different every night!

  • Kitchen table - seats eight.

    Kitchen table - seats eight.

  • Upstairs bathroom (1 of 3).

    Upstairs bathroom (1 of 3).

  • Terrace, house, granite table.

    Terrace, house, granite table.

  • Granite table on terrace - taken from upstairs bedroom.

    Granite table on terrace - taken from upstairs bedroom.

  • Sunset with view of Corsica - taken from the terrace.

    Sunset with view of Corsica - taken from the terrace.

  • Another sunset!

    Another sunset!

  • Simple upstairs master bedroom (1 of 4).  Built-in custom closet not shown.

    Simple upstairs master bedroom (1 of 4). Built-in custom closet not shown.

  • Downstairs bedroom (1 of 4).

    Downstairs bedroom (1 of 4).

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