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Charming Country Villa Amazing Views on Exclusive Hill Close Beaches and 5 Terre

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Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sarzana villa description

VILLA ORTENSIA
Exclusive country villa on a sunny hill close beaches and Cinque Terre. Its idyllically quiet seclusion will ensure that your stay really is out-of-this-world! Enjoy relaxing time with the swimming pool immersed in the nature.
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Comfortably sleeping 2 to 7 persons, this old, converted farmhouse, lies on the border between eastern Liguria and northern Tuscany, just a stone’s throw from the Cinque Terre. It has been carefully restored and renovated, to offer all the comforts, including a wonderful outdoor pool. The interior design is characterized by antique furnishings and decorative paintings, lovingly chosen by the owner, to remain in stylish keeping with the traditional architectural context.

Set in a privileged position on a hillside, surrounded by chestnut, cherry and olive trees, the villa affords superb views, which embrace both the Apuan Alps inland and the shimmering waters of the Mediterranean sea from the islands of La Spezia gulf to the lighthouse of Livorno port.

This whole area enjoys a pleasant temperate micro-climate, while the villa itself boasts a suntrap location, basking in sunshine throughout the day. Its idyllically quiet seclusion will ensure that your stay really is out-of-this-world!

ACCOMMODATION

Entrance to this unique property is at ground-floor level from the brickwork porch with wooden beamed ceiling, perfectly equipped to eat outside with wooden table and benches. It has its own barbecue/wood burning oven ideal to prepare wonderful dinners. From the porch you enter the fitted kitchen with its original Carrara white marble worktops and sink of attractive rustic design and completed by all the modern appliances (dishwasher; fridge; American coffee-maker). The living/dining room features an ancient slate fireplace and comfortable sofas, whose colour-scheme harmoniously complements the traditional Tuscan stone and terracotta floors. 17th century-style table with benches and chairs grace the dining area.

Proceeding to the right the former lemon house has been transformed into a comfortable guest bedroom with double wrought iron bed. The room is incredibly luminous and bright thanks to the large window which extends across one wall and offers breathtaking views over the gulf of la Spezia and the Tuscan coast with Forte dei marmi and even further south.
The hallway is completely covered with books and it leads to the two bedrooms and bathrooms.

From the hallway you can access the separate two bedroom suite which includes one luminous double bedroom furnished with antiques and completed by the ancient wooden parquet floor which makes it even warmer and welcoming, one single bedroom with original cotto floors and a glass door to the balcony offering spectacular views. The suite is completed by a small but delicious private bathroom with shower which wasn’t changed to maintain the original characteristics of the house.
A cosy paintings exposition corner introduce you to the Ardesia (local stone) stairways decorated with a wooden library which accompany you upstairs where the last romantic isolated double bedroom and bathroom with bathtub await you.
The villa offers TVsat, CD-player and Internet access, high-quality Flanders’ linen sheets and bedcovers, as well as embroidered towels and bathrobes are likewise all provided.

THE GROUNDS

Encircled by shady olive trees and fully appointed with sunshades, lounges and other garden furniture, the private huge parc makes an ideal venue for sunbathing or al fresco dining. A second, more intimate terrace, furnished with table and chairs and oriental style sofas , forms another perfect spot for outdoor relaxation. In addition to these, the warm waters of the enticing outdoor pool invite you to bathe at leisure amid beautiful natural surroundings, bordered by orchards and aromatic plants.

The owner Francesca lives in another villa restored from an old barn only about 100 metres away with her mother Letizia who spends part of the year in Egypt and part of the year in Liguria. They are always happy to help out with advice and assistance, if required, while also fully respecting your privacy.

Villa Ortensia is located within easy reach of the area’s main sights of outstanding natural beauty or historic and artistic interest, such as the following: the medieval town of Sarzana (10 mins); the Cinque Terre villages; the Gulf of Poets; Portovenere; Portofino; the Apuan Alps and the white-marble quarries of Carrara (20 mins by car); the beaches of Versilia (30 mins by car); the famous Tuscan towns of Pisa (40 mins by car), Lucca (30 mins by car) and Florence (1 hour).
Many other unspoilt beaches dotted along the nearby coast can be accessed by car in about 15 mins.
Regular daily ferry services operate from the local ports of Lerici, La Spezia and Marina di Carrara (15 kms away) to the Gulf of Poets; Portovenere; the Cinque Terre villages; Portofino, Genoa

VILLA ORTENSIA - MORE DETAILS
Accommodation
•Ground floor:Fully equipped kitchen connected with a private patio and garden, large living/dining room, 1 double bedroom with unique view, 1 little living room, 1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower.
•First Floor: 1 double bedroom with en suite bathrooms with shower and bathtub.
•Lower flooroutside: 1 full bathroom with shower in use for the swimming pool, loundry room.
•Square Meters: 270
•Outside: private furnished patio and garden, private olive groove, 2 old panoramic terrace, private swimming pool, panoramic views.
•Private parking for 2 cars

Services included
•All linen and utilities
•Linen, towels, pool towels, Internet Access, Sat TV, Stereo CD, safe, dishwasher, washing machine, electric oven, microwave, espresso and American coffee maker, fireplace, barbecue, swimming pool, private parking for 2 cars.

Optional services
•Extra maid service on request
•Extra change of towels on request

Facilities
WiFi Internet
DVD
Sat TV
Stereo CD
Dishwasher
Washing machine
Safe
Fireplace
Barbecue
Swimming Pool: Size 12 x 5,50 mt. Deep: 1,20/1,80 mt.

Location:
•Closest village: Sarzana 7 kms where there are supermarkets, restaurants, wine bars, shops, banks
•Distance to shopping: 10 mins by car. 'IPERCOOP' supermarket
•Closest restaurants: Sarzana 10 mins by car
•Other restaurants & bubs: around Sarzana 10 mins by car, Lerici and Bocca di Magra 15 mins by car
•Closest beaches/sea: Marinella, Bocca di Magra 10/15 mins by car, Fiascherino, Tellaro 20 mins by car
•Nearest highway: Sarzana 8 km
•Nearest train station: Sarzana 7 km
•Nearest Airport: Pisa (PSA) 50 mins by car

•Sities of interest:
•Cinque Terre: ferry companies depart daily from the local porst of Bocca di Magra, Lerici, La Spezia
•Beaches: 10/15 mins by car
•Sarzana 7 km, Bocca i Magra: 13,8 km, Lerici/Golfo dei Poeti: 12 km, Fiascherino/Tellaro: 14,8 km, Portovenere: 30 km, Portofino: 80 km, Genova: 100 km, Carrara/marble quarries: 25 km, Versilia/Forte dei Marmi: 35 km, Pisa: 70 km, Lucca: 60 km
Please also visit Villa Il Castelletto,Villa Pia, Villetta Gardenia, villas situated in the same area and personally managed. Homeaway 973233 - Homeaway 3491416 - Homeaway 378741
*Francesca at Sea and Country Villas exclusive manager.
Please visit my own site to see all other properties and get more details: seaandcountryvillas.eu

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 270 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Chauffeur
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Smoking Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

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          Entertainment

          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library
          • Pool Table
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Caves
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Ocean View
          • Rural

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 12 people

          General

          • Alarm System
          • Basic Soaps
          • Bottled Water
          • Fireplace
          • Firewood
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Area
          • Living Room
          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Mobile Phone
          • Mosquito Magnet
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Safe
          • Secure Parking
          • Shampoo
          • Sofa Bed
          • Study Room
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Grill
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Barbecue
          • Beach Chairs
          • Beach Towels
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Entertainment Area
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Terrace

          Pool / Spa

              • Private Pool:

                Pool size 12 x 5,50 mt. Deep: 1,20/1,80 mt. ...moreless

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Low season
                      Jan 7 - Apr 3, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €1,500
                      Mid/Low season
                      Apr 4 - May 1, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €1,800
                      Mid season
                      May 2 - May 29, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,100
                      High season
                      May 30 - Jun 25, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,480
                      Top season
                      Jun 27 - Aug 29, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,980
                      Mid season
                      Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €2,180
                      Low season
                      Sep 27 - Oct 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      €1,700

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      We accept: Visa, MasterCard, Amex *Secure Payment System*

                      Prices include

                      •All linen and utilities

                      •Internet WiFi

                      •Water, gas, electricity

                      •Gardener

                      Prices do not include

                      •Final cleaning € 180,00

                      •Security Deposit € 700,00 to be paid in Euro on arrival and refunded at the end of the holiday

                      •Heating weekly charge € 200,00 - available year round if necessary

                      Make your booking: A deposit of 30% of the total letting price is payable at the time of booking. It may be paid by credit card or bank transfer. Upon receipt of your deposit you will be sent via email a voucher confirming your payment with contact and arrival details.

                      If the booking is made less than 30 days before arrival, you are required to complete the Booking Form and pay the total amout


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                      Last updated: 12/22/2014
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                      Location

                      70 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Pisa
                      6 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Sarzana
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Lerici
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Lerici
                      7 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Sarzana
                      7 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Sarzana
                      7 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Sarzana
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Lerici, Fiascherino, Tellaro, Bocca di magra

                      Car: Necessary

                      Villa Ortensia is located within easy reach of the areas main sights of outstanding natural beauty or historic and artistic interest, such as the following: the medieval town of Sarzana (10 mins); the Cinque Terre villages; the Gulf of Poets; Portovenere; Portofino; the Apuan Alps and the white-marble quarries of Carrara (20 mins by car); the beaches of Versilia (30 mins by car); the famous Tuscan towns of Pisa (40 mins by car), Lucca (30 mins by car) and Florence (1 hour).

                      Many other unspoilt beaches dotted along the nearby coast can be accessed by car in about 15 mins.

                      Regular daily ferry services operate from the local ports of Lerici, La Spezia and Marina di Carrara (15 kms away) to the Gulf of Poets; Portovenere; the Cinque Terre villages; Portofino; and Genoa.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Why Sarzana:
                      For seaside and sun lovers, for families and groups of friends, Villa Ortensia is the ideal base to visit Liguria and part of Tuscany and discover the excellent local food. Not to mention that you can reach the seaside 10 minutes by car, both the wild beaches in the Cinque Terre and the more elegant ones of Versilia. Moreover thanks to the villa's strategic location you can easily reach interesting tourist and cultural sights both in Liguria and in Tuscany: Portovenere and the marvellous Cinque Terre, Golfo dei Poeti (Poets'Gulf), Portofino and Genova. Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio famous for its boutiques and night life( 20 minutes ) Carrara''s marble quarries (30 minutes), Pietrasanta, the historical and artistic capital of Versilia with the most famous statuary shops (30 minutes by car), Pisa and Lucca (50 mins), Florance.


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                      Photos

                      • Villa Ortensia pool, garden and park

                        Villa Ortensia pool, garden and park

                      • Quite & relax

                        Quite & relax

                      • pool under Ligurian sun

                        pool under Ligurian sun

                      • .Garden & pool

                        .Garden & pool

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Double bedroom panorama

                        Double bedroom panorama

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • Bathrooms

                        Bathrooms

                      • Double & twen bedroom

                        Double & twen bedroom

                      • Pool at sunset

                        Pool at sunset

                      • Villa Ortensia

                        Villa Ortensia

                      • The covered patio...breakfast, lunch and romantic dinners

                        The covered patio...breakfast, lunch and romantic dinners

                      • Villa Ortensia

                        Villa Ortensia

                      • Garden & pool

                        Garden & pool

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Double bedroom panorama

                        Double bedroom panorama

                      • Double bedroom with seaview

                        Double bedroom with seaview

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • Single bedroom with terrace

                        Single bedroom with terrace

                      • Sea view

                        Sea view

                      • Sunset at Villa Ortensia

                        Sunset at Villa Ortensia

                      €1,500 - €2,980 per week (EUR)
                      6

                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

                      View calendar: Updated 12/22/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2008
                      Speaks: english, french, italian
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                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/22/2014
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