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Charming Villa on Exclusive Hill, Amazing Views, Beaches & Cinque Terre

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Last updated: 09/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

VILLA ORTENSIA

Sleep 2 to 7 - 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

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.

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 floor outside: 1 full bathroom with shower in use for the swimming pool, laundry room.
•Square Meters: 270
•Outside: private furnished patio and garden, private olive groove, 2 old panoramic terrace, private swimming pool (12x5,50 Deep: 1,20/1,80), panoramic views.
•Private parking for 2 cars


*Francesca at Sea and Country Villas exclusive manager.
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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
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

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

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

    on the lower floor...moreless

Entertainment

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

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • 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
  • 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 13,5 x 5,50 mt. Deep: 1,20/1,80 mt. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid/Low season
Oct 1 - Nov 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,912
Low season
Nov 2 - Mar 24, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,687
Mid/Low season
Mar 25 - Apr 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,137
Mid season
Apr 29 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,564
High season
May 27 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,811
Top season 2017
Jun 24 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,351
Mid/Hih season
Aug 27 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,676
Mid season
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,137
Low season
Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,687
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,912

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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

Prices include

•All linen and towels

•Pool towels

•All utilities

•Internet WiFi

•Water, gas, electricity

•Gardener

Prices do not include

•Final cleaning € 180,00

•Security Deposit € 500,00 to be paid in Euro by cash on arrival and refunded at the end of the holiday

•Heating in winter months charged on consumption


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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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

Sea And Country Villas

About: My name is Francesca Zazzali. I started to rent the property of my family in 2000 and I discovered the love and passion for this work . Today I run my own Holiday Rental Agency "Sea and Country Villas" based in the small historic town of Sarzana where I live with my husband Massimo who helps me in this beautiful job. Also our office is based in Sarzana in this privileged 'crossroads' position between the Ligurian sea and northern Tuscany`s Apuan Alps. We are therefore ideally placed to bring you the very best of both these worlds, in terms of knowledge and expertise. With our experienced will be happy to help arrange your accommodation and your holiday. We look forward to being of service to you and to welcoming you to the unique attractions of this very special region. Francesca & Massimo

Why Sarzana, La Spezia, Italy:
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.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
At Villa Ortensia guests will enjoy living the truly Italian lifestyle in this wonderful villa yet they will be able to enjoy daily outings hiking, biking, swimming or just enjoying the scenery!!!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian

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  • Villa Ortensia, pool, garden and park

    Villa Ortensia, pool, garden and park

  • Quite & relax

    Quite & relax

  • The garden and the pool

    The garden and the pool

  • Al fresco dining

    Al fresco dining

  • The living room

    The living room

  •  The Living room

    The Living room

  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • Double bedroom panorama

    Double bedroom panorama

  • The master bedroom

    The master bedroom

  • The bathroom

    The bathroom

  • The yellow twin/double bedroom

    The yellow twin/double bedroom

  • The pool at sunset

    The pool at sunset

  • Villa Ortensia

    Villa Ortensia

  • The covered patio...breakfast & dinner

    The covered patio...breakfast & dinner

  • Villa Ortensia pool, garden and park

    Villa Ortensia pool, garden and park

  • The garden & the pool

    The garden & the pool

  • Living room

    Living room

  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • Double bedroom with panorama

    Double bedroom with panorama

  • Double bedroom with seaview

    Double bedroom with seaview

  • The master bedroom

    The master bedroom

  • The lovely single bedroom with terrace

    The lovely single bedroom with terrace

  • Villa Ortensia

    Villa Ortensia

  • Our beaches at few mins from Villa Ortensia

    Our beaches at few mins from Villa Ortensia

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  • Bathrooms
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