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in the heart of Tuscany surrounded by Nature Parks of Sea, Alps and lake

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house


About the property

semi-detached, in country villa of 1800. Exclusive use of pool, solarium, garden

- LOCATION: Strategically located surrounded by 3 Nature Parks of Sea, Lake and Mountain.

15 km of wild beaches of dunes and pinewoods to the south in 20 minutes, beach resorts and parks to the west in 20 minutes.

- Only 20 minutes to the south coast, with its 15 km of wild beaches with dunes and pine forest, bars, pubs and small restaurants.

- Only 20 minutes to the west coast with its bathing establishments: at only 100 mt from the sea is a vast park of pinewood which stretches along the whole coast: ideal to relax during the hottest hours, with playgrounds, activities and entertainment for children, walks, sports facilities for adults and children, rental bike, skate, tennis courts.

- THE PROPERTY: former farmhouse dating from the early 1800s, recently and tastefully renovated in typical Tuscan style. The property is fenced, located on the top of a quiet hill of olive groves, 70 mt above sea level. The last property at the end of the road, at only 300 mt walking distance from inhabitated center, where you can find any sort of facilities..

- FOR YOUR HOLIDAYS IS THE LARGEST PORTION on the south-west end of the ancient dwelling: independednt, about 120 square meters on two floors surrounded by garden on the front and olive garden on the rear.

- Moreover, TO YOUR EXCLUSIVE USE: pool surrounded by garden of olive trees on the rear of the villa, large garden with a gazebo on the front, a solarium terrace on the roof. Air c., internet wi-fi, tv, dishw., washm.

- POOL: (6,50x3,00 - depth 1,30). Sunny all the day long. Not visible from the neighbors nor from the owner. Overlooking surrounding hills. It is located on the back side of the villa. exclusive access.

- GAZEBO: ( mt 3x3 ) it is on the front garden, accessible from kitchen and livingroom.

- SOLARIUM: terrace on the roof with private access from the rear ( near the pool ). Overlooking surrounding hills up to the forest of the Natural Park of Sea (south coast).

---THE OWNER: He lives with 2 cats in the adjoining portion of the villa, located on the opposite side. He is a bit shy but very kind and quiet. Rarely at home because of his intense work. He loves hiking through our magnificent mountains in the Natural Park of Apuane Alps during the weekend, trips abroad during the summer holidays. Taking care of his vegetable bio garden. Fond of history, culture and good music

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 July, 2018

About Claudia

I apologize if the calendar is not updated but I could propose alternatives residences nearby

Claudia purchased this chateau / country house in 1950

Why Claudia chose Massarosa

secluded enough, peace and quiet just a few steps from the village. car not necessary although recommended.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Massarosa in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • SECOND PAYMENT due exclusively in CASH on check in, and NOT by credit card/ bank t.
  • EXTRA COSTS listed in the left side of quote are NOT included in the quote/price: due in cash on check out. Bedlinen and/or towels ON DEMAND.
  • Damages to be notified within 1 hour from event or detection , NOT at check out.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • GREEN - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , towels on demand €7/person
    VIOLET - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , towels on demand €7/person
  • ON DEMAND: Towels €7/person/time
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • GREEN up to 3 beds - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    VIOLET up to 3 beds - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • ON DEMAND: bedlinen €7/person/time
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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in the heart of Tuscany surrounded by Nature Parks of Sea, Alps and lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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Just what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

The property is lovely, well situated to visit both Lucca and Cinque Terre and the surrounding areas. There was a problem with the gas, but Claudia and the owners Roberto and Laura very graciously offered solutions, one of which was to move to another villa, which turned out to be more than we expected: very large, very beautiful, with an unparalleled view! We were very happy with our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property was great - a substantial old building presented to a very high standard. Claudia, Roberto and Laura were all really welcoming, friendly and helpful, making us feel at home. Good location for getting to Pisa, Lucia, Florence etc. Hire car probably needed though. We would definitely recommend staying there.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Traumhaft einladend

  • 5 of 5

Die Anfahrt gestaltete sich etwas schwierig, da das Haus am Ende einer Sackgasse liegt und nicht ganz einfach zu finden war. Davon abgesehen läßt sich dieses Domizil nur noch als traumhaft beschreiben. Die Fotos entsprechen der Realität, das Haus ist mit viel Liebe zum Detail eingerichtet und zeigt einen besonderen Charme. In der Küche sind sämtlichen notwendigen Utensilien vorhanden, es gibt viele verschiedene Sitz- und Aufenthaltsmöglichkeiten, sowohl im Haus, als auch auf dem weitläufigen Grundstück. Der Pool bietet eine sehr schöne Erfrischung. Alles ist sehr sauber und in ordentlichem Zustand.

Roberto und Laura sind aufmerksame und freundliche Gastgeber und standen jederzeit als Ansprechpartner zur Verfügung. Das gleiche gilt für Claudia, die wir ebenfalls jederzeit kontaktieren konnte, auch wenn es nur um Ausflugs- oder Einkaufstipps ging.

Viele nette Orte sind innerhalb kurzer Fahrzeit mit dem Auto erreichbar und auch zum Strand nach Viareggio ist es nicht weit. Der Kontrast zwischen Meer und hügeligen Olivenplantagen ist besonders reizvoll.

Wir werden allen Freunden und Bekannten davon schwärmerisch erzählen.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks x beautiful words! you are the guests that any owner really dreams to host alaso thanks for taked care of our house! FREE FOR YOU : from november to Christmas and from Jenuary to Easter : maybe at the next jenuary/february for the great event of CARNEVALE in Viareggio ...? we really really hope to meet you soon again cordiali saluti Claudia, Laura, Roberto, and 4 legs children:Cleo and cats :O)
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Erholsamer Urlaub in komfortablem Haus

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren Ende Juli für 2 Wochen mit 2 Erwachsenen und 2 großen Teenagern dort. Das Haus ist groß, die Küche gut eingerichtet. Mit zwei Badezimmern auch sehr komfortabel. Wenn Durchzug über die Fenster wg. der Wärme nicht mehr ausreichte, konnte man in den Schlafräumen eine Klimaanlage anstellen.

Die Vermieter waren sehr nett und ihre Verwalterin Claudia sehr hilfsbereit, wenn es Fragen oder Anliegen gab. Wir haben uns dort wohlgefühlt, hatten einen schönen Urlaub und können die Unterkunft weiter empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Rundum gelungener Aufenthalt in sehr schöner Unterkunft

  • 5 of 5

Das Ferienhaus hat uns sehr gut gefallen: mit Liebe zum Detail eingerichtet, auf großem Grundstück mit Garten bzw. Olivenhain bei gleichzeitig zentraler Lage und tollem Ausblick über Massarosa und die Umgebung - vor allem von der eigenen Dachterrasse aus. Für zwei Erwachsene und zwei Kinder sehr viel Platz. Uns war vorher gar nicht bewusst, dass außer uns niemand das Haus nutzen würde, auch nicht der freundliche Vermieter selbst. Haus und Pool laden dazu ein, auch mal einen ausflugsfreien Tag vor Ort zu verbringen, auch der Ort Massarosa ist nicht unattraktiv. Gerade für unsere ca. zehnjährigen Kinder war der Pool wichtig, der zwar nicht sehr groß und tief ist, aber ausreichend Raum für Abkühlung und Spaß im Wasser bietet. Die zentrale Lage mit Autobahnanbindung ermöglicht die Kombination von Städtetrips z.B. nach Lucca, Pisa oder Pietrasanta, Strandausflügen sowie Touren in die Berge. Wir haben uns willkommen gefühlt und können uns sehr gut vorstellen, wiederzukommen.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Tolles Haus und sehr schönes Ambiente

  • 5 of 5

Ein super schönes und gepflegtes Haus, mit viel Liebe zum Detail. Es fehlt an nichts. Eine sehr gute Betreuung von Claudia, die einem wenn nötig in allen Fragen zur Seite steht. Roberto und Laura, Eigentümer des Objektes, sind überaus freundlich. Man kann dieses Haus wirklich nur empfehlen, es macht richtig Spass und man fühlt sich von Beginn einfach nur wohl! Danke Laura & Roberto & Claudia

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Pisa 35 km - Firenze 80 km - Bologna 160 km
Nearest Ferry
56 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
22 Kilometres
Pietrasanta 18 holes - Pisa18 holes 35 km
Nearest Train
1500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A11 - Massarosa
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
and pizzeria
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Abetone (Pistoia) 1800 - 2200mt
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
20 min. from wild free beaches in the Nature Park
Car: not necessary

Strategically located in the heart of Tuscany in a renomate area between Lucca and Viareggio surrounded by 3 natural Parks: SEA, LAKE and Apuane ALPS! The property is located at only 10 km from the SEA, the last villa on the top of a small hill overlooking natural parks, forests up to the sea horizon. Surrounded by olives, few minutes walking from the village below where you can find ALL FACILITIES such as pizzerias, restaurants, groceries supermarkets, shopping, bars, public services, bus stop, 1500 mt from train stop.

--- 15/20 minutes driving from Natural Park of SEA: 15 kms of wild free beaches of dunes, surrounded by forests and pinewood from Viareggio up to Pisa.

Trails and paths through the park for fans of hiking, mountain bike, horseback. In addition, the close proximity of the sea, rolling hills and mountains allows many other sports activities from paragliding to competitive cyclists

-- 30/60 minutes from the wonderful Natural Park of APUANE ALPS which is just at the shoulders is rich of anciente village, even natural pools at only 30 minutes, ancient hiking trails for any age up to mountain refuges where you can enjoy breathtaking view up to the sea and genuine local food. Rich of hiking trails of all skill levels, from families to expert hikers, mountainbikers, mountaineers, horsebacks. As well as many rock walls equipped for climbing.

- only 1 hour from " GARFAGNANA" set between Apuane Alps and Apennine (Tosco Emiliano) with its caves, lakes and medieval villages.

- 10 minutes from Natural Oases of Massaciuccoli LAKE. The most famous operas are represented in the arena on the banks of the lake at only 2 km from sea, in the village of Torre del Lago Puccini .

- medieval villages perched on the hills and ancient villages such as Pietrasanta, Monteggiori, Camaiore in few minutes.

- Historical cities such as Lucca less than 30 min., Pisa 30 min., Firenze 1 hour, Siena 2 hours.

- 40/50 minutes from CARRARA marble quarries with stunning scenery up to the sea.

- 50/60 min to "5 TERRE" (Liguria region): amazing tour by train or even by ferry every day from harbour in Viareggio..

- 2 hours from natural TERME or Spas.

- Less than 3 hours from ELBA Isle.

- Typical good restaurants immersed in the rolling hills, ancient villages, along Versilia coast, on the shore of the lake, along the beaches within short driving distances.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Massarosa, Lucca Area

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
DEMAND bedlinen €10/bed £0
GAS €2/c.m. £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £355.65
DEMAND 2 towels €8/pers. £0
ELECTRICITY €0,40/kwh £0

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.