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Torcigliano di Camaiore

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 kitchen, 1 living-room, 1 terrace with sea-view, AC

Alberto Manzetti
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, German, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About Alberto Manzetti

Managing Director, now retired.

Living in Germany since 45 years.

Married, 5 children

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The house was completely restored in 2009 by a famous artist (painter & sculptor) who lives in the area: clear signs of his art and inspiration are visible in the internal and external decorations.


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

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
All windows are equipped with mosquito-nets. House-Cleaning included in the weekly price. The caretaking Lady will clean the property after the guests' check-out and prior to the next guests' check-in. In case of a two-weeks-stay, cleaning and change of laundry will be carried out on the Saturday in between, if wished. Arrival at property on Saturdays, not before 3 pm. Departure from property on Saturdays latest at 10 am In case of delaied arrival of the guests f.i. in the late evening, requests the caretaker of the house a cash-surcharge of € 20 payable on site. There is an excellent restaurant 20 metres far from the property (closed on Wednesdays): anyhow, should the guests prefer to find some basic ingredients for self-cooking at their arrival, these can be organized by the caretaker against a surcharge of € 10 for the Service.


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Beautiful house, beautiful village, dubious wifi, awkward parking

  • 4 of 5

This house is lovely, tastefully decorated and furnished, fabulous old features combined with effective air conditioning and facilities. Bedrooms and bathrooms are lovely, shower powerful and hot water plentiful. Neighbours were lovely and happy to speak to us, the local restaurant simply superb. We had no problems preparing food with the facilities, the balcony a beautiful eating space.

The wifi didn't work. It uses a mobile sim but the mobile signal was not strong enough to make it useful. As I needed wifi for work while I was away, this was frustrating. The village has very limited parking and this was not clear from the description. We struggled to park the car on several occasions. The road for accessing the village was single track up the side of the hills: exilerating but took its toll over the week we were there.

Overall no complaints, but I wish the description had been a little more honest. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andy, I'm sorry for the discontinuous function of the Wi-Fi, although this is not depending on me but on the "third-world-service" of the Italian tele-communication companies who get good money from the users but give deficient services and don't even care about that! It is really a depressing situation to be ashamed of! This mal-function regards phone calls too: it's generally very hard to reach connections, as it should be in Countries which claim to be social, advanced and modern! I indeed advised about this handicap in my description: "There is a Wi-Fi router in the house but, unfortunately, the Internet connection is locally not too strong!" In spite of this all, I look forward to having you back as a guest soon again! Take care! Alberto
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Rugby, Warwickshire, England

Beautiful holiday home...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful Torcigliano holiday home early June 2016. With two double bedrooms and two bathrooms we had plenty of space - beds were very comfy, excellent showers (great water pressure!). Spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated, this home has everything you need for your vacation, although we didn't use the kitchen facilities - we were in Tuscany, after all! At the end of the road is a fabulous trattoria, Il Mattarello, run by Antonio and Sabrina and we ate there most nights - it's that good. Food exceptional, very reasonably priced (local chianti 1 euro a glass!). Hard to find a poor meal, to be honest - I'd recommend sticking to the trattorias as the quality's excellent and prices beyond reasonable. If you do fancy a 'treat', head to Da Beppino in Pietrasanta (it's signposted as you head through the town itself) - fantastic meat cooked over an open grill!

Nearest town is Caramiore - not touristy at all, so much gesturing when ordering - which we loved. Head to Gran Café in the town square for breakfast/a snack, to sit back over a pastry and café latte and watch the locals catch-up. Lovely...

Easy drive to the beach if, like us, you need to unwind on a sun lounger for a day or so - from Caramiore head towards Pietrasanta and then Marina di Pietrasanta before turning right at the seafront and picking your spot (we always went back to Ascuitti (Forte dei Marmi), approx. four kilometres along - free parking on a little side street and fab folk running the place - 15 euro for two, including loungers, chairs, umbrella, spotless toilets - reasonable for the area.

We drove in to Pisa and parked pretty much opposite the piazza where the leaning tower is - just follow the signs to Pisa from Caramiore and it's pretty much a straight road all the way. Large car park (signposted) as you head in to the city (says it's parking for the tower). Lucca's also well worth a visit - stunning walled city approx. 30k from the house.

You'll need a car if you're staying at this home - it's perched on the side of a mountain, up a sometimes winding and steep road. Don't be put off though, as it's all good - us English ladies managed perfectly well, so you will too!

Access to the property is easily arranged - just call Sophia (she's English) once you've picked up your hire car - and she'll meet you at the house to let you in/show you around. Dr Alberto (owner) is extremely helpful, quick to respond to emails and provide excellent advice...

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wunderbar idyllisch

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus in Torcigliano hat uns sehr gut gefallen. Es ist ganz wunderbar hergerichtet und wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Natürlich ist alles sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet, was uns schon im Voraus überzeugt hat, das Haus als Feriendomizil zu buchen. Das große Schlafzimmer mit begehbaren Kleiderschrank und angeschlossenem Badezimmer ist ein Traum, ebenso die Terrasse, von der aus man einen wunderbaren Blick auf das Tal und das Meer hat.

Wir haben im Laufe der Jahre schon in einigen Häusern in ganz Europa Urlaub gemacht, aber dieses Haus war von allen am besten ausgestattet. Alles war vorhanden! Das haben wir noch nie erlebt.

Auch die Betreuung durch den Vermieter und die Haushälterin vor Ort war sehr herzlich. Sie spricht perfekt Englisch! Wir wurden wirklich umfangreich und sorgsam betreut, besser kann es nicht sein!

Die Nachbarn waren sehr liebevoll und aufgeschlossen und unser Favorit in Sachen Abendessen war eindeutig Il Mattarello. Das Restaurant befindet sich in 100m Entfernung und ist damit ideal. Eine derart gute toskanische Küche konnten wir nirgends sonst genießen. In Deutschland ist so etwas sowieso nicht zu finden... also wir waren über die Maßen begeistert.

Zum Strand fährt man ein Stück, aber wir hatten sowieso diverse Ausflüge geplant, deswegen war uns das nicht so wichtig. Wer Ruhe sucht, ist in diesem Haus sehr gut aufgehoben.

Alles in allem war es jedenfalls ein wunderschöner Aufenthalt.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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liebevoll eingerichtetes Feriendomizil

  • 5 of 5

Ruhiges, liebevoll eingerichtetes Häuschen in den Bergen von Camaiore. Wir trafen alles sehr sauber an und wurden von der Hausdame freundlich und pünktlich empfangen. Die wunderschöne Terrasse konnten wir leider wegen des schlechten Wetters nicht nutzen. Der Kälte trotzten wir mit Hilfe des Pelletofen.

Küche ist gut ausgestattet. Betten sind in Ordnung. Am Ort gibt es ein sehr gutes Restaurant.

Die Parkplatzsuche mit unserem großen Auto war manchmal etwas schwierig, aber die Nachbarn sind sehr hilfsbereit und wechseln dann auch mal ihr Auto auf einen anderen Parkplatz, damit man gut parken kann.

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen herzlichen Dank für Ihre Worte! Es freut mich, dass Sie sich in dem Haus trotz der unfreundlichen Außentemperatur wohlgefühlt haben und es tut mir wegen des "schlechten Wetters" sehr leid: manchmal hat man mit dem Urlaub Pech....! Sie sind und bleiben gern gesehene Gäste und die Tür ist für Sie immer offen!! Beste Grüße!
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Jolie maison,décorée avec goût,distribution des pièces originale et sympathique,équipement parfait

  • 5 of 5

La maison est située en limite de commune, dans un " cul de sac " en zone de petite montagne, d'une accessibilité qui permet de gagner en confiance après 2 à 3 allers et retours vers, ou de la commune de rattachement CAMAIORE.

La situation géographique est favorable à l'organisation de programmes de visites touristiques et culturelles de grand intérêt, sans nécessiter de trop longs moments passés en voiture.

Le propriétaire, bien que ne résidant pas sur place, est très disponible via mail ou/et SMS pour fournir tous les renseignements nécessaires à la meilleure organisation du séjour.

C'est une destination à recommander à qui recherche le calme après avoir visité, jour après jour, une région riche en découvertes architecturales, mais aussi bien agréable au plan gastronomique.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your words, Gérard! I am glad that you liked your stay at Torcigliano and you will always be welcome whenever you plan of coming back. All the best! Alberto
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Bergdorpje met beste restaurant van de omgeving

  • 4 of 5

Dorpje ligt afgelegen en toegangsweg is smal, dus rekening mee houden bij nachtelijke aankomst, maar de ontvangst /opvang was uitstekend . Voor wie de combinatie zoekt van bergachtige rust en dicht bij strand en geweldige steden als Lucca en Florence, is dit een geweldige lokatie. Daar komt bij dat op enkele meters afstand een zeer authentiek restaurant (met alleen locals en een van de beste ravioli's ever) aanwezig is (no pizza's) . Keuken uitrusting in huisje was zeer goed, dus zelf koken met Italiaanse ingredienten is ook mogelijk.Zeer romantisch huisje (airco's op beide slaapkamers) met fenomenaal uitzicht. De eigenaar communiceert uitgebreid en adequaat van tevoren. Voor wie een vakantie door wil brengen in het Noord-West van Toscane (is bergachtiger dan het "Chianti-Toscane") is deze plek een pareltje (wel auto meenemen of huren) . Zeker als Lucca je reisdoel is : DOEN.

Deo volente, zullen wij , als we nog een keer kiezen voor dit gebied, graag nog eens in casa Manzetti in Torciglione verblijven

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
41 Kilometres
Pisa Int. Airport
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Nearest Beach
14 Kilometres
Lido di Camaiore
Car: necessary

Torcigliano di Camaiore is a historical, small and very quiet village (less than 100 inhabitants) located on the hills of Versilia at an altitude of 390 metres.

The house is located at the beginning of the village. From there you have access to woods and paths for excursions -on foot or by mountain bike- through the heart of a beautiful nature and until the villages in the neighbourhood. One of the most visited, thanks to its several family-managed factories producing salami, ham, sausages, etc. is Gombitelli.

20 metres from the house there is an excellent typical Tuscan trattoria where one can enjoy home-made regional specialities at very reasonable prices.

Whenever you're longing for a real fantastic pizza, the suggestion is to visit the Pizzeria/Ristorante "La Pieve" in the village "La Pieve" on the way to Camaiore, less than 10 minutes drive from the house.

Well-known beach locations of the famous Versilia coast are easy to be reached by car in less than half an hour: Lido di Camaiore, Viareggio, Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi, etc.


Prices & Availability

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

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
26 May 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Sep 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £263.95

Arrival at property on Saturdays, not before 3 pm. Departure from property on Saturdays latest at 10 am
In case of delaied arrival of the guests f.i. in the late evening, requests the caretaker of the house a cash-surcharge of € 20 payable on site.

There is an excellent restaurant 20 metres far from the property: anyhow, should the guests prefer to find some basic ingredients for self-cooking at their arrival, these can be organized by the caretaker against a surcharge of € 10 for the Service.

Ankunft Samstags NICHT VOR 15 Uhr - Abreise Samstags spätestens um 10 Uhr
Im Falle einer verspäteten Ankunft z.B. spät abends verlangt die Hausmeisterin für den Empfang eine Entschädigung in Höhe von € 20 zahlbar vor Ort.

Es gibt ein sehr gutes Restaurant 20 Meter vom Haus entfernt. Im Falle, dass die ankommenden Gäste etwas zum Selberkochen im Haus vorfinden möchten, so werden die Grund-Zutaten von der Hausmeisterin rechtszeitig und gegen einen Aufschlag von € 10 besorgt..

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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