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Sun, Sea And Mountains! - Massa, Tuscany

Bedrooms 1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4 (One double bed and one sofa bed)

A charming little rustico (country house) in the hills just above Massa. Immersed in chestnut forests and surrounded by magnificent mountain and sea views. Only 5 minutes' drive to Massa centre (10 minutes by bus) and 15 minutes to the beaches. At 300 m above sea level, with a lovely garden, the place is cool in the summer heat, but warm during the winter. The castles of Garfagnana are not far away. Also great staging post for mountain climbers, mountain bike enthusiasts and hikers who love forest trails and walks. Plenty of nature to see and a lovely stream to cool off in is nearby.

The apartment is developed over two floors. The first floor has a terrace and kitchen. Upstairs in an open plan style, one finds a spacious double bed, and a comfortable sofa which folds into a double bed in the lounge. It is all one large room upstairs(no doors in between). Then in a separate room is a small, but neat and functional bathroom with shower.

The rustico is ideal for couples, even with max 2 small children, or 4 adults who do not mind sharing the one large room upstairs(Please note that there's no wall/door between the bedroom and the lounge).

Children under the age of 6 do not pay extra.

NB : for one night stay requests, send us a personal messa request. We will accept them, but separately charge an extra cleaning and laundry fee of euro 30.

- Free internet wifi

- We speak Japanese, Italian and english

- Self Catering

- Lovely BBQ area to use on request.

- Lovely culinary delights nearby

- At least two grocery stores within walking distance

- Two cafe's / bars in walking distance.

- San Carlo water for your health. Free water tap available in walking distance.

- Only 40 minutes' drive/train ride to Pisa airport

- Only 1 h to Florence

- Pets welcome!

Please have a look at our YouTube page to see videos of both the house and the things you can do here (just type : iquattroangeli in the search bar)

The place is not suitable for people with walking disabilities, and parking is on the road(Reserved Parking available) , as this is a small mountain village.

More Details

owner/property manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About owner/property manager

Dear our future guests,

Thank you for visiting our page. Let us introduce ourselves to you.

We are Cristiano and Kieko. Cristiano is Italian grew up in South Africa. Kieko is Japanese worked in the UK before coming over to Italy to get married with Cristiano.

So, we are both English speaker. Cristiano has a good experience in hotel reception dealing with international guests. Kieko was always working for multinational company communicating with people all over the world(I'm a summer time hotel gardener here in Italy). We have been hosting guests since 2012 and always enjoy socializing with them. We look forward to welcoming you in your holiday home soon.

With Love,

Cristiano, Kieko and Gina(our dog)

owner/property manager purchased this house in 2006

Why owner/property manager chose Massa Carrara

Not far from Massa down town and with both SEA and Mountain View.

What makes this house unique

Private location in the Village.


Pariana House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower box, Toilet, Bidet Ceiling Window.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • There is a main double bed in the bedroom, but in the lounge the sofa folds out into a double bed also, allowing for up to 4 guests. Please note : Bedroom and Lounge are on the same floor(upstair), connecting each other, open style.
  • Books ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Sun, Sea And Mountains! - Massa, Tuscany
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Very quaint; beautiful view of Med from bedroom; lovely hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful 4-day stay in this quaint home; Cristiano and Kieko were super hosts and welcomed us with a supply of yummy snacks and drinks, made a reservation for us at the favourite and busy pizzeria, and even drove us around a little to acquaint is with some hiking trails and swimming spots. The home is well equipped with laundry machine, two comfortable beds and a lovely outside terrace for two. Everything worked and the hosts were attentive to every need and made us feel extremely welcomed.

A car is definitely needed to access the home about 10 minutes above Massa. This home made a perfect launching ground to visit the Cinque Terra towns, and we took the 30-minute drive to La Spezia to begin our Cinque Terra tour on boat for the day. We also visited the working marble quarry above Carrara, swam in the River Frigido (aptly named) with its marble beds, and hiked along the ridge of the Gothic Line of WWII for a spectacular view of the Mediterranean.

We highly recommend this place as an affordable and quaint space a speck off the beaten path. Thanks, Cristiano and Kieko (and friendly dog, Gina)!

Joel, Kelley, Aidan, and Hannah (Victoria, BC)

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Traumhaft entspannend und super nette Vermieter

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus ist super und bietet 2 Personen genug Platz.

Küche hervorragend ausgestattet. Schlafbereich und Bad sehr gut.

Die Vermieter (Kieko und Christiano) sind wahnsinnig aufmerksam und zuvorkommend.

Der Kühlschrank war bei meiner Ankunft gefüllt. Frisches Obst, Wein und alle wichtigen Utensilien (Seife, Zewa, Öl...) waren vorhanden. Täglich gab es frische Handtücher.

Vom Haus aus kann man schöne Wanderungen in den Bergen starten. Man hat einen eigenen Parkplatz und eine Pizzeria ist zu Fuß zu erreichen.

Empfehlenswert ist es das Wasser an den Quellen (auch zu Fuß erreichbar) aufzufüllen.

Der Ausblick aufs Meer und die Berge ist atemberaubend.

Die Wohnung ist für Hundebesitzer und alle die Entspannung und Erholung suchen sehr zu empfehlen.

Vielen Dank liebe Kieko für deine Betreuung und deine Aufmerksamkeiten. wir kommen gerne wieder....

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Marcel, It was lovely to have you, your girlfriend and Geoffery(your charming dog) in our holiday home. You were the first guest of this season and we really had a good start! Maybe next time, you can free Geoffery in our front garden with our Gina ;) My love to all. Hope to see you again. Kieko
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du calme, des vues, de la sympathie & gina...

  • 5 of 5

Un grand merci à Kieko, Cristiano pour leur accueil, leur gentillesse et leur disponibilité. La location est à l'image du descriptif, joli petit écrin au milieu d'un paysage remarquable, près d'un petit village tout aussi beau et authentique comme ses habitants. A conseiller aux amateurs de la vraie vie... nous sommes arrivés en touristes et repartis avec de nouveaux amis... merci

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Halle (Saale)

Maritime Entspannung pur - in den Bergen über Massa

  • 5 of 5

Sehr freundliche, liebevolle, aufmerksame und sympathische Gastgeber. Wir fühlten uns sofort herzlich willkommen und konnten uns bei Fragen immer an unsere Gastgeber wenden.

Die Unterkunft (2 Etagen) ist klein aber sehr gepflegt, schön eingerichtet und bietet jeden Komfort, den man sich wünscht – fast wie zu hause.

Vom Schlafzimmer bietet sich ein atemberaubender Blick über Massa und den Hafen von Carrara. Selbst bei unbeständigem Wetter, was durch die Berge nicht ungewöhnlich ist, kann man so das Wetter am Strand einschätzen.

Ca. 10min Fahrt über Bergstraßen und durch Massa bis zum Strand bei Marina di Massa. Städte wie Pisa, Lucca, Florenz oder Siena sind bequem erreichbar.


Unbedingt buchen! Wer Ruhe und Entspannung, sowie freundliche Gastgeber sucht, ist bei den „Vier Engeln“ bestens aufgehoben.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

La maison etait à l'image de la pub. Kiéko et Cristino sont très aceuillants et chaleureux.ils nous on acceuillis avec avec beaucoup de chaleur.

Sur la table de la cuisine, il y avait une belle coupe de fruits de saison,dans le réfrigérateur il y avait un petit encas préparé par Kieko qui nous a permi de nous restaurer.

Cristino nous a indiqué des ballades et des sites à visiter.

Une bonne adresse de pizzeria en prime il faut y aller.

Encore merci à tous les 2

Chantal, Patrick, Rahaël et Décoffée

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so fortunate having your wonderful family in our holiday home. I still rememer you and Patrick were waving hands from the car window when you were leaving our village. I will never forget the moment and keep the picture in my mind. Thank you for coming to stay in our place. I believe we can see you again. With Love, Kieko, Cristiano and Gina Nous étions si heureux d'avoir votre merveilleuse famille dans notre maison de vacances. Je Rememer encore vous et Patrick agitaient les mains de la fenêtre de la voiture lorsque vous quittiez notre village. Je ne pourrai jamais oublier ce moment et de garder l'image spéciale dans mon esprit. Merci d'être venus pour rester à notre place. Je crois que nous pouvons vous revoir. Kieko, Cristiano and Gina
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Bar Silvio, Pariana
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Versilia Golf
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Masssa Centro station
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Polla di Tommaso
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Marina di Massa
Car: necessary

San Carlo Healthy Water - 20 min. walk or 5 min by car.

You can bring empty bottles and collect healthy water from the tap free of charge. The water is especially effetive for kidney stones, treatment of urinal system illnesses, ageing disorders.


Rates & Availability

Pariana House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer season
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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