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Casale Amati - Old Mill, near Cinque Terre.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Historical residence, large garden planted with olive trees.

Ideally located, close to the sea, the Cinque Terre, the Versilia, the Apuan Alps, to the quarries of Carrara, to important historical cities like Sarzana, Lerici, Lucca, Pietrasanta, Pisa.

In 1300 there was an old mill, where they are now located apartments. A source of pure water allowed the movement of heavy millstones and gears used to produce a delicious oil produced with olives which ripened in the sun on the surrounding hills. The Marquis Amati, mill owner and land, he knew it would be a beautiful place to live and began the transformation in housing units, until the cessation of its use for the production of olive oil and the complete transformation into housing units at by the heirs of the Marquis. The restructuring, made with love and respect for the style and the original features, wanted to preserve many of the characteristic features, so that within the structure you can still admire many of the peculiarities of the ancient and authentic decor in 3 apartments with 6 beds each , two of them with connecting door to allow, if required, to accommodate up to 12 people. Outside, 7000 square meters of land surrounding the house, with crops with vines, fruit trees, nuts and kernels can offer a peacefulness and regenerate the spirit in a natural environment full of charm.

Federica Chiari
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017


Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
La Spezia
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
"La Fiorella" a Nicola
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Cerreto Laghi
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Marinella di Sarzana
Car: necessary

Five lands


Tellaro, Fiascherino.

The Festival Of The Mind.

Carrara Fiere.

Marble week.

The attic in the road.

Theatre of Torre del Lago.

Theatre 'Guglielmi' Mass

Theatre 'The versiliana'.

art exhibitions in Pietrasanta


Bay of Poets.

Natural Park of Cinque Terre.

Natural Park 'St. Flushing'

Karst, 'Wind Cave'

Important network of trails managed by CAI.

Pastures with refreshments Apuan Alps.

Lake Island Santa.

Nightclubs, Shed Seven, Twiga.

Carnival of Viareggio.

Carnival Querceta and Pietrasanta.

Antique markets in Lucca, 3rd Sunday of each month.

Lucca Comix.

Lucca in Concert, Festival summer.

Carrara marble quarries.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Ortonovo in Province of La Spezia

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is finished in Carrara marble
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • - 1 Double Bed
    - 2 Double Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
  • The rooms are furnished with antique furniture.
  • Books
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

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Casale Amati - Old Mill, near Cinque Terre.
average rating of 4.695652 based on 23 reviews

wonderful stay in Liguria

  • 4 of 5

travelling through some narrow sreets and then arriving with lots of space for the kids (3) - stayed in La Marchesa. Wifi ofcourse kept them in but Pending tower of Pisa, bicycle riding on Lucca City walls, Fiumaretta beach, boattrip from protovenere to the cinque Terre and even a daytrip to Genova (with the aquarium) kept them also going outside.

nice owners and villagers, with a special remark for Rina across the street who made me feel at home. Panetteria 1 km away made me buy fresh bread every morning, as well as last resort if we forgot to buy thigs at the supermarket.

Wonderful stay !

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place for exploring Liguria

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week staying in Frantoio Ingoletti at Casale Amati. The apartment has been beautifully and very tastefully restored by Federica and Enrico and the property is in a great location for exploring the area around the Cinque Terre, Lucca, Pisa, Florence, north west Tuscany etc. Federica was so kind and welcoming and helped us with any queries we had and went out of her way to make sure our stay was as enjoyable as possible. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ciao Ian! Thank you so much for being our guest, great guests. We are pleased to know that you've had a good stay in Casale Amati. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Our area offers many possibilities, one week is too short! see you soon. An affectionate kiss to Su! Federica and family
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Tolles Haus, authentisch, wunderschöner Garten

  • 4 of 5

Sehr sauberes Haus mit 3 Ferienwohnungen, jede für sich genial , super eingerichtet.

In der Beschreibung sind aber alle Bilder von den 3 Wohnungen durcheinander , so dass man nicht weiß welche Wohnung wie aussieht.

Wir wussten bis zur Ankunft auch nicht welche wir bekommen. Für kleinere Kinder bedingt geeignet, da viele Stufen und die Haustüre ist direkt an der Strasse.Viele Stechmücken.

Die Vermieterin ist sehr nett und hat viele Tipps

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wir waren mit unseren drei Kindern in "le macine". Schon beim Betreten des Hauses waren wir verzaubert. Alles ist sehr liebevoll eingerichtet und man merkt, dass die alte Mühle Federicas Herzblut ist.

Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt und auch unsere Kinder hatten im großen Garten sehr viel Auslauf und haben am Mühlenbach fantastisch gespielt. Kleiner Hinweis: für jüngere Kinder (unsere jüngste ist vier) halten wir das Haus nur bedingt geeignet. Unsere konnten sich frei gewegen, aber kleinere Kinder (bis mind. 2) sollte man noch gut im Auge behalten wegen der alten Mühlenteile, offene Fenster in andere Räume hinein, Mühlenbach...

Federica ist eine warmherzige, sehr engagierte Gastgeberin, die uns jederzeit mit Rat und Tat zur Seite stand.

Man braucht auf jeden Fall ein Auto für diese Gebend. Wir fanden die Strände jetzt im Sommer sehr voll. Aber es gibt sehr viele Ausflugsmöglichkeiten.

Die Mühle als Feriendomizil würden wir auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen, sie ist wunderschön!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank für unsere Gäste zu sein. Federica
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Too expensive for what you get

  • 2 of 5

Charming house, but in a very noisy street with a lot of traffic even during night.

Dark, small rooms, doesn't match with the pictures on the website.

The house is very unpractical and inappropriate for children. The sinks are unpractical and dirty ( not a joy for doing the dishes) and the only toilet is in the small shower room which has no mirror above the sink. Poor internet connection and TV not working.

The house is too small for 5 persons.

We had to do the dishes upon arrival because all were dirty. The excursion tips provided by the owner turned out to be pretty expensive versus on site alternatives. All in all we were very disappointed

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Un luogo magico

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo passato un lungo week end fuori dal tempo, la casa è splendida: una cornice antica con tutti i comfort che hanno reso la nostra vacanza indimenticabile! Ogni stanza è curata nei minimi particolari e il giardino si presta per favolosi pranzi all'aperto.

L'accoglienza veramente impeccabile!

Spero di poterci tornare presto....

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie mille per essere stati nostri ospiti! Federica.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Ortonovo, Liguria

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
9 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
6 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Mar 2018 - 18 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late Spring
19 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Start Summer
16 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
8 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 7 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
8 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pulizia £79.17

I prezzi si intendono a settimana,per alloggio e comprendono: consumo energetici, biancheria da letto, bagno e cucina, cestino di benvenuto, utilizzo elettrodomestici e connessione internet, eventuale riscaldamento e baby bed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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