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Charming 1500century Villa Pool/Spa on Exclusive Hill Close Beaches & 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

Massa villa description


6 bedrooms, 6 en suite bathrooms, 1 family bath
Exclusive charming villa for 12 people, with pool and SPA near to the fashionable Italian beach resorts of Forte dei Marmi, Versilia and the Cinque Terre.

Il Castelletto is set on a hill at the foot of the Apuane Alps amongst olive groves, chestnut and oak forest. Everywhere you look you will be captivated by the splendid views that take in the entire valley below, leading to the shores of the near by Mediterranian sea and continuing to the Gulf of Portovenere.

Originally Il Castelletto was defensive stone tower built around 1400 to defend the nearby medieval Malaspina castle. Today it has been transformed into a beautiful and elegant holiday villa, restructured by the owner with great care and maximum attention to detail.

A harmony of colours pervade the interiors with walls plastered in traditional Tuscan pinks and yellows and the brilliant green and white of the local Carrara marble.

Many walls have been left bare to expose the ancient rough hewn stone work which combine with traditional terracotta floors, chestnut beam ceilings and a considered selection of old prints and antiques to create a warm and luxurious atmosphere.


Il Castelletto is on four floors:

Each floor is reachable either by internal stair case or by an internal panoramic lift. The villa is entered from a large external patio which is furnished with out door dining facilities and perfect for taking in the stunning panoramas.

On the ground floor entering from this patio you will find a new and functional brilliantly equipped kitchen adjacent to the dining room. Fine Persian carpets and gold leaf mirrors characterize this room which is a cosy place on winter days with the fire alight.

There is also beautiful wine cellar in stone and a powder room on this floor. On the same level but accessed from the exterior are two beautiful bedrooms which face out onto the big terrace. These bedrooms have en suite bathrooms with showers. Also on this level is a splendid sauna room and the Jacuzzi with hot water.

The main entrance on the first floor leads to an elegant living room with a fireplace in white Carrara marble. The comfortable sofas and armchairs are in complete harmony with the coloured walls which are a soft green.In the living room you can also find Satellite television and large windows that take in the magnificent and extensive views.

On the same floor there is a charming double bedroom with an en suite bathroom with a shower. A wooden staircase or the lift leads to the second floor where there are two romantic double bedrooms. Both of them have en suite bathrooms with showers. Going up to the fourth floor you reach the attic where there is a double bedroom with twin beds that can be joined on request and an en suite bathroom with shower. At your disposal is internet access with ADSL , satellite television, ceiling fans in every room, stereo with CD player and a selection of English books. There is also a dishwasher, washing machine and (not commonly found in Tuscany) a dryer.

On your arrival you will find a warm and welcoming greeting, the owner speaks perfect English and whilst being more than respectful f your privacy can organize breakfast and dinners on request, pleasant picnics and barbecues, guided excursions as well as walks on foot or by bike in the hills around the area.


Outside the patio extends to a shaded open living area.Here the sofas and armchairs in rattan and a large dining table offer wonderful relaxation, liesurly breakfasts and the perdfect setting for romantic evening dinners over looking the panoramic swimming pool and out to the valley and sea beyone. The Castle Malaspina makes a charming accent.

The swimming pool area surrounded by olive trees and near to a patio that has a Jacuzzi. Il Castelletto is surrrounded by a large park (4000 meters or yards square) and its private car park is situated on the lawn right next to the villa.

The owner has arranged private consessions for his guests with : beach with cabin and umbrella, tennis, golf and squash.

For those who love silence and nature, for families and groups of friends, Il Castelletto is the ideal place for meeting to discover unusual intinerary and the antique flavours, the local food is excellent, not forgetting that at 10 minutes by car there is the sea, the elegant beaches of Versilia and the wilder ones in the Cinque Terre.

Thanks to the villa's strategic location you can easily reach interesting tourist and cultural sights both in Tuscany and in Liguria: Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio famous for its boutiques and night life, ( 15 minutes ) Pietrasanta, the historical and artistic capital of Versilia with the most famous statuary shops (5 minutes ) by car, Lucca (25minutes), Pisa (20 minutes), Florence (1 hour ), Carrara's marble quarries, the marvellous Cinque Terre (Five Lands), Golfo dei Poeti (Poets'Gulf), Portovenere, Portofino, Genova.
Handy ferries to Cinque Terre depart daily from the harbour of Marina di Massa (5 km ).


Ground floor: fully equipped kitchen, dining room, both with access to the patio, 1 service bathroom, stone wine cellar. On the same level but accessed from the exterior: 2 double bedrooms with terrace and en suite bathrooms with showers. Also on this level: sauna room and Jacuzzi with hot water
First floor: living room, 1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower
Second floor: 2 double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms
Attic: 1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower
Square Meters: 320
Outside: private furnished patio, garden and park, 1 large panoramic terrace, Jacuzzi pool, Sauna (SPA) swimming pool (13,5×4), panoramic views.

Services included
All linen and utilities
Linen, towels, pool towels, WI FI Internet access, Sat TV, Stereo CD, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer electric oven, microwave, espresso and American coffee maker, 2 fireplaces, Sauna, Jacuzzi pool, (SPA), swimming pool, private parking for 7 cars.
Final cleaning

Optional services
Cooking service
Daily domestic staff
Personal trainer
Guided excursions
Boat/ yacht charter

WI FI Internet Access in each room
Sat TV in each bedroom
Ceiling fans in each bedroom
Stereo CD
English books
Jacuzzi pool
Swimming pool (13,5×4)
Private parking
Panoramic views

Closest village: Massa (3 km) where there are supermarkets, restaurants, wine bars, shops, market
Distance to shopping: 3 Km
Closest restaurant: 5 mins by car
Other restaurants & pubs: Massa 5 mins by car, Forte dei Marmi 15 mins by car
Closest beaches/sea: Marina di Massa 10 by car, Forte dei Marmi 15 mins by car, Versilia beaches 15 mins
Nearest highway: Massa 10 mins by car
Nearest train station: Massa 10 mins by car
Nearest Airport: Pisa (PSA) 20 mins by car

Sities of interest
Cinque Terre: ferry companies depart daily from the local port of Marina di Massa
Schedules and information :
Beaches: 10/15 mins by car
Versilia/Forte dei Marmi: 14 km, Pietrasanta: Carrara/marble quarries: 15 km, Pisa: 45 km, Lucca: 44, Firenze: 105 km, Sarzana: 17 Km, Lerici/Golfo dei Poeti: 23 Km, Portovenere: 42 Km, Portofino: 100 Km, Genova 120 km

International airports:
Milano Malpensa (Mxp): 3 hours and 20 mins
Milano Linate (Lin): 2 hours and 40 mins
Roma Fiumicino (Fco): 3 hours and 30 mins
InterEuropean and National airports:
Pisa (Psa) : 20 mins
Genova (Goa): 1 hour and 20 mins
Firenze (Flr): 1hour and 15 min


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 320 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Private Chef
      • Staff


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

      Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

      Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


      • Books
      • DVD Player
      • Music Library
      • Pool Table
      • Satellite / Cable
      • Stereo
      • Television


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


      • Autumn Foliage
      • Caves
      • Churches
      • Festivals
      • Library
      • Live Theater
      • Museums
      • Restaurants
      • Ruins
      • Winery Tours

      Local Services & Businesses

      • ATM/Bank
      • Fitness Center
      • Groceries
      • Hospital
      • Medical Services

      Leisure Activities

      • Antiquing
      • Outlet Shopping
      • Walking

      Location Type

      • Mountain View
      • Ocean View
      • Rural

      Sports & Adventure Activities

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

      Communication / Internet

          • Fax


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 12 people


          • Alarm Clock
          • Basic Soaps
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Elevator
          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Local Activities Guide
          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Safe
          • Shampoo
          • Sofa Bed
          • Telephone
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet


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


          • Balcony
          • Beach Chairs
          • Beach Towels
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Porch / Veranda

          Pool / Spa

          • Heated Pool
          • Hot Tub
          • Jacuzzi
          • Outdoor Hot Tub
          • Outdoor Pool
          • Private Pool
          • Sauna
          • Spa Whirlpool

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


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

                  High season
                  May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

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

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

                  Mid/Low season
                  Sep 27 - Nov 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Low season
                  Nov 3 - Dec 18, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Taxes Not included


                  We accept: Visa, MasterCard, Amex

                  Prices include

                  •All linen and utilities

                  •WI FI Internet Access

                  •Water, gas




                  Prices do not include

                  •Electricity according to consumption

                  •Heating during winter months according to consumption

                  •Security Deposit: € 800,00 to be paid in Euro on arrival

                  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.

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                  Last updated: 12/22/2014
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                  45 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Pisa (PSA)
                  4 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  8 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Marina di Massa
                  7 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  8 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  4 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  15 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi, Versilia

                  Car: Necessary


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                  Speaks: english, french, italian

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                  €2,800 - €4,900 per week (EUR)

                  6 Bedroom / 7.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Speaks: english, french, italian
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