HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar

Alberto Parenti

Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Bulgarian

Relax in Cinque Terre

12 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Pay with confidence

Your booking will be backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee when you complete your reservation online and finalise payment on HomeAway.

Learn more

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cottage in La Spezia - The Blackberry Cottage

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

The Blackberry Cottage is in a wonderful position on a hillside, about 450 ft above sea level, with a panoramic view of the Gulf of La Spezia, looking across to Lerici.

The dawn and sunrise are often a photographer’s dream !

The property is incorporated into an attractive terraced garden, entirely enclosed within stone walls. The situation is secluded without being isolated, as there are other houses out of sight at a lower level within 100 meters or so, with different access.

The cottage is surrounded by the green Mediterranean forest and it is connected to a network of walking paths, making it a perfect location for hiking-lovers.

The cottage is ideally located for those wanting to explore the neighborhoods: Cinque Terre, Portovenere, Lerici and Telaro are within easy reach by car. Portofino, Lucca, and Pisa are all about an hour away.

Pisa international airport, a Ryanair destination, is within an hour from the house.

The house sleeps up to eight – but two of the bedrooms have robust pine bunk beds, thus either suitable for one adult or two children in each room. These two rooms are on the first floor, where there is also a WC with hand basin. Both rooms have marvelous views over the Gulf. The master bedroom is on the ground floor, next to the bathroom (which was completely modernized for the 2006 season). This bedroom has definite charm and is another room with a fine view. It has a double bed. The final double bedroom is on the lower ground floor, with access to the garden via a French window.

The final room in the house incorporates, kitchen, dining area and a small sitting area next to an open fireplace. As has been mentioned, in summer (virtually) all meals are taken on the patio, so the lack of a proper sitting room is no drawback except when it rains. The kitchen area has been up-graded within the last three years

Keywords: cottage, villa, garden with view, hiking

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Alberto Parenti (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Bulgarian

About Alberto Parenti

In love with Radostina (my beautiful wife), Alexander&Niccolo' (our children) and Nature

Alberto Parenti purchased this cottage in 1975

Why Alberto Parenti chose La Spezia

The Blackberry Cottage was bought and restored by our parents, who wanted to built a love nest for the family. Since 25 years we rent it to make other people enjoy this beauty and to get the resources to maintain and improve it over the years

What makes this cottage unique

The very special location, the nature, the relax with always an amazing view over the Gulf of La Spezia. The 'perls' around: Cinque Terre, Portovenere, Pisa, Lucca, Florence

Reviews

4.7
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

Relax in Cinque Terre
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
5

Maison avec un très joli jardin et une vue merveilleuse

  • 5 of 5

Ce cottage perché est idéalement situé pour des randonnées dans les "cinque terre" et la découverte de cette superbe région. Le jardin en terrasse est splendide et très bien entretenu. Nous avons apprécié les petits déjeuners et les dînes sur la terrasse qui offre une vue imprenable sur le golfe des poètes, . La maison a vraiment une âme.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Cottage with wonderfull view

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very well located above La Spezia and offers a splendid view of the bay. The garden in terrasse has plenty of small places where you can enjoy your lunch or an aperitivo. The house is authentic and comfortable.

The perfect place to discover this beautifull part of Italy.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Grenaa, Danimarca
5

Mountain nest

  • 5 of 5

Outside. Beatiful situated in the hills with view over Golfo die Poeti. Beatifull garden with small corners to rest og to take sun. The house itself looks very nice at traditional for the region.

Inside. Nice, clean and cosy. Divided in small rooms was what we needed. Easy access to the owner.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Our wonderful stay at Blackberry Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Stay in Blackberry Cottage was great! We were especially impressed with the beautiful garden with fresh herbs. The seaview was also amazing. The cottage is well equipped and gives a great possibility to explore Liguria. We especially enjoyed the Portovenere and the Cinque Terre. We highly recommend the Blackberry Cottage to everybody.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Seefeld, Bavaria, Germany
5

Familienurlaub in ruhiger Lage mit atemberaubenden Blick auf den Golf von La Sezia

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben den Urlaub (drei Erwachsene, drei Kinder) in diesem Ferienhaus sehr genossen. Besonders hervorzuheben ist der wunderschöne und sehr gepflegte Garten mit zahlreichen Terrassen und atemberaubenden Blick auf den Golf von La Spezia. Nach einem ggf. anstrengenden Besichtigungsprogramm in der einmalig schönen Umgebung (Cinque Terre, Lerici, Portovenere, Portofino, Lucca etc.) freut man sich darauf in das wunderschön gelegene und einmalig ruhige Ferienhaus zurückzukehren und dort den Nachmittag im Garten mit Blick auf das Meer ausklingen zu lassen. Bei Regen (den wir glücklicherweise nicht hatten) wäre die Wohnküche des Ferienhauses mit 6 Personen wohl etwas überbelegt.

Fazit: Einmalige Lage, wunderschöner Garten, atemberaubender Blick auf La Spezia und das Meer, bei Regenwetter ist die Wohnküche für sechs Personen wohl etwas eng.

Bei trockenem Wetter und angenehmen Temperaturen 5 Sterne (*****)

Bei Regenwetter und / oder kühlen Temperaturen 4 Sterne (****) wegen der für sechs Personen klein geschnittenen Wohnküche

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Moscow, Russia
5

Truly wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We had a truly wonderful week in the cottage. And the hosts added one of the major parts to this. The atmosphere of the place is fantastic and hosts' attitude towards the guests makes the surroundings even better. The one major disappointment was that we didn't have enough time to sunbathe on all of

the beautiful terraces. We really enjoyed our stay. Many thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Location

Car: necessary

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in La Spezia, Cinque Terre

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Medium
27 Aug 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,126
for 7 nights
£1,126
 
 
Low
1 Oct 2016 - 5 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
£953
for 7 nights
£953
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£953
for 7 nights
£953
 

Additional pricing information

10% discount for stays of two weeks or longer

wire transfer, no credit cards

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates to see total
Enquire Now
Available arrival
Available
Unavailable

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in La Spezia in Liguria

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Bunk Bed
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
very beautiful terraced garden

Partner Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar properties