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All you need for a perfect holiday. Sea, mountains, culture, good food & - The Gardener's tree top flat amongst Mediterrenean perfumes nd colour

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,033 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights



The Gardener's tree top flat amongst Mediterrenean perfumes nd colour

Sunny 96 square meter flat. Three bedrooms (one double, one twin and one single), two bathrooms (shower enclosures), living room and fully equipped kitchen.

Cotto paved, fully equipped for outdoor living terrace of 40 square meters onlooking hilly country side.

About the property

La Polletta farmhouses. 5 unit

Self-catering, holiday rental, typical Tuscan farm in Camaiore. Old cotto pavements, wood ceiling beams, essential comforts. Internet Wi-Fi. Panoramic views over the valley and town of Camaiore. Terraces for lunches in the sun or evening drinks and dinners under the stars. Vast garden for children's games, private off the road parking. Ideal for relaxing holidays in off the beaten trak Tuscany. Surrounded by a private garden, olive grove, vineyard and wood for a total of 40 hectares, this beautiful and peaceful property, overlooking Camaiore is just right for Guests that want the essential for a relaxing and 'easy' holiday away from it all. Camaiore is one of those areas in Tuscany that still has to be discovered by mass tourism. Our houses are part of what once used to be a farm with a 'Manor' house. We usually spent our summer holidays there. Aunt Ludovica slowly transformed the houses to be rented out. We inherited La Polletta in 2001. And we continue what she started out. The town of Camaiore is downhill 10 minutes walking distance.

Property Manager
Stefano & Margherita Lazzari
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About Stefano & Margherita Lazzari

Stefano & Margherita are married since 1981, have a son of 26 and a daughter of 24. Live in Quattro Castella (Reggio Emilia) were they also rent out a place (see property 402746) and are seldom in Camaiore, where Mrs. Vittoria will help you around in their absence.

Stefano & Margherita Lazzari purchased this apartment in 1947

Why Stefano & Margherita Lazzari chose Versilia

It was inherited in 2001.

What makes this apartment unique

Can be a truly full and enjoyable holiday.

Camaiore is the only place that can offer you relax on hot sandy beaches , and good walks up the hills around from which regenerate yourself with gorgeous views (itineraries are supplied with our guide book) .

And all this is the range of only 10 kilometers.

Yes because the hot sandy beaches and the refreshing shores of the Tirrenean are just 8 kilometers away, while the Monte Gabberi (1.100 meters) or the Monte Matanna (1.300 meters) are just around the corner.

And after all that excersise, in the evenings, on the terrace, you can relax, enjoying a drink and the view, follow up your mail on the Internet or the news on the satellite TV.

Furthermore, Camaiore offers you the opportunity to reach Pisa, Lucca, Porto Venere in no more than a 60 minute car drive (Porto Venere the furthermost) as Pisa and Lucca are reachable in no more than 30 .

Available Rentals

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1) full rent must have been paid within 30 days from guest's scheduled arrival date.
2) all eventual money returns are intended excluding bank fees.
3) in case of cancellation booking advance payment (25%) is returned
only within 10 days from booking confirm. Except for case specified in point 3).
4) In case of cancellation balance of fee (75%) and booking advance
payment (25%) will be returned ONLY if we receive another
confirmed booking (payd) for the same period you originally booked in for.
Our CANCELLATION POLICY will be sent to you with detailed offer at availability request.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Camaiore in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1033 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Green Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Pink Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • master - 1 Large Double Bed
    single - 1 Single Bed
    2 single - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Gardener's tree top flat amongst Mediterrenean perfumes nd colour
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

Superb Italian holiday

  • 5 of 5

Stefano and Margheritta could not have been more helpful, from our initial telephone enquiry, through the booking process and sending us extensive information about the accommodation, area, local restaurants amenities etc. We were met by Vittoria who welcomed us warmly, showed us around and was on hand throughout our stay for any enquirers.The actual flat it just beautiful, it's cleaned to the highest standards, equipped with everything you could possibly need, comfortable and you will be blown away by the views - from every window. We loved the pool and gardens, and enjoyed breakfast and barbecues on the lovely private terrace. It would be easy to spend a week or two just relaxing here, but we travelled every day to Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Viareggio, Le Spezia, cinque Terre, and returned to eat in one of the local restaurants or laze by the pool. We travelled with our children, 20&17 who both agreed that this was the best holiday in the best accommodation and location. Thank you so much

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We hope you will grant us your preference again next year.
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A gem hidden away in the hills above Camaiore

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived, we fell in love with the tranquil nature of the surroundings. Vittoria was there to meet us and very efficiently showed us round the property and made us welcome. The views and the birdsong are beautiful and the pool - well, what can we say apart from A PROPER SWIMMING POOL - hooray. The accommodation was clean and as described and had the advantage of air conditioning in the bedroom which made sleeping blissful. Access is via a narrow road, but is perfectly safe and easy to drive along. The property is behind electric gates and the parking is more than adequate. To lay on one's back in the pool and watch the birds of prey lazily circling up in the sky was lovely and the added bonus was that occasionally a Hoopoe would put in an appearance. To get to Lucca, Pisa, Florence or indeed the seaside was straightforward. All in all my wife and I thoroughly recommend this destination. Neil & Irene UK

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Vacanza stupenda! !!!

  • 5 of 5

Stato durante il lucca comics , ormai per il secondo anno di fila. ..... Posto splendido, proprietari splendidi e disponibili in tutto ... per tutta la durata del soggiorno... ogni anno tappa fissa per quel evento...

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 1 week with our friends in the Gardener's roof top apartment. The apartment was spacious and well equipped. We do a lot of cooking and didn't struggle with the equipment provided. The outdoor dining area was private, peaceful and a much appreciated space. We gave up the bedroom with the ensuite to our friends but we got the crowning glory with the view from the bedroom window, also the same whilst swimming, of the glorius mountains.

The town of Camaiore had a good friendly atmosphere and offered good places to eat and drink. The local supermarket was closed for refurbishment but we were only a short drive from the nearest hypermarket, so no problem. The only drawback was the (very) narrow, steep road to the house - but this was counteracted by the fact that this then meant you were in a peaceful atmosphere and not disturbed by noise or traffic.

I would, thoroughly, recommend this property for a wonderful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, thank you for your review.
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Fantastic weeks in the Farmhouse

  • 4 of 5

We had a fantastic 2 week stay at the Farmhouse.

Our family with 4 grown-ups and 3 kids ( 3, 6 and 8 years) enjoyed the spacy house despite its 5 floors. The kitchen was slightly dark but spacy and compared to our experience for other rentals in Italy excellent equipped. Also the Wi-fi worked very well and was easy to connect to. The terrace and the pool were tip-top and very child-friendly.

The location was great with the distance to the traffic but also the closiness to Camaiore and ViaReggio.

The narrow road ? to the house from Camaiore upto the house created some concerns , driving a non-Italian car, but after the 1st and 2nd drive we learnt hos to manage meeting vars from the opposite direction.

The housekeeper Signora Vittoria was very helpful with the smallest problem.

Finally the documentation we got other the house, surroundings,

what to do and so forth was detailed and complete.

We are happy to give the place all our best rekommendations.


  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well it is not really a five 5 storey house ! It is just a two storey one. Ground floor, first floor and second floor, as seen on photos. But it has two mezzanine floors. But should not count as floors ! . We are glad to know you had a good time at The Farmhouse. We always do our best so that gusts may have a pleasant and relaxing holiday. The home made guide we supply you with is made purposely so you may arrive at our place already knowing where to shop, what and where to eat, what to visit (in case it is your first visit in Camaiore). Hence to make you feel comfortable and plan ahead your holiday. So many things to do and visit here that we could not list everything (it is already a 50 page guide!) but some hints and ideas we did put in. We are glad you liked it. We hope you will give us you preference sometime in the future again. It was a pleasure having you at The Farmhouse amongst Mediterranean perfumes and colours Thank you.
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Fantastic property in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay in the Gardener's tree top flat. The location is perfect, close enough to the town of Camaiore and the coast at Viareggio, but also secluded, private and peaceful.

The flat was ideal for our needs and was very well equipped. We especially liked the old "cotto" floors and having two bathrooms was an asset for a family stay. Our teenagers appreciated the Wifi and were able to connect easily. The flat was spotlessly clean and all linen and pool towels provided. The only thing that we would suggest to enhance the property is air conditioning because being directly under the roof, the apartment got very hot. Although electric fans were provided, it wasn't practical to keep them on while asleep. The location is idyllic and the property has unspoiled views of the town below and towards the coast. The swimming pool is fantastic, safely fenced off for little ones and the views from there are stunning. The large grounds are pretty and well maintained and we appreciated the fresh herbs for our Italian meals. The housekeeper, Vittoria, is friendly and helpful and was on hand to answer any questions and offer advice. Communication with the owners was friendly, prompt and helpful. The PDF guides which they provided on local attractions and restaurants were useful. We'd happily recommend this property to family and friends and would love to return. The "extra dark" chocolate ice cream in the local gelateria in Piazza Maggio 29 was the best ice cream I have ever eaten!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Graceful Guest L. R. thank you for your kind appreciations. It was a pleasure to host you. We really do work hard so that Guests may spend a peace full and relaxing holiday at "Mediterranean Perfumes and Colours". Vittoria also thanks. As for the air conditioning you are absolutely right. We have thought of fitting it in various times but we found out that the cost of it , of it's maintenance and operation would rocket high our price list for the apartment . And that would limit enormously the access to the property to travellers. Italian Summer heats are a little pawn Guests have to effectively bear in comparison to the reasonable prices we offer together with all other benefits the house and location offers and that you graciously mentioned. But thank you for having given us the opportunity to explain. We only hope it was not to much a great problem for you so that we may see you soon back at "Mediterranean Perfumes and Colours, The Gardener's roof top flat ". All our warmest regards Stefano, Margherita & Vittoria
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Pisa 'Galileo Galilei'
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Forte de Marmi
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
La Badia
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Lido di Camaiore
Car: necessary

Camaiore is a quiet and lazy old town of roman origin at the foots of the Apennines and marble mountains. Twenty minutes away from the fashionable beaches and shopping centers of Forte de Marmi and Viareggio. Many tourist attractions nearby: Pisa, Lucca, not far from Florence (60 minutes car drive), Pietrasanta, Portovenere and Lerici.

A preferred spot by artists, writers and film directors, as still unspoilt by mass tourism.

Off the beaten track Tuscany, Camaiore adds to its mediaeval churches, roman remains, proximity to important historic towns such as Lucca, Pietrasanta or Pisa, the vicinity to the sea. For a perfect and relaxing holiday. Many good restaurants in the area offer the visitor a taste of local Tuscan recipes and good wines. Excellent local food shops provide the traveller with the best of Italian groceries, wines and vegetables.


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