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9 Km from sea charming country villa in stone of early 1800s, olives garden bbq

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house


About the property

hillside, surrounded by natural parks: wild beaches, Apuane Alps, Lake,

Ideal for family or couples. Marvellous stone villa situated in hillside, surrounded by forest and rolling hills less than 2 km from old town of Camaiore. Villa Gioia has been beautifully restored preserving the original style and materials. Inside elegant furnishings give a charming atmosphere, which takes back to the past, imagining the farmers who lived here. Dinning room and Kitchen with ancient fireplace are facing the huge garden with olive and fruit trees. Additional fireplace is in the living room on the upper floor. Billiard room.

Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2017

About Claudia

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

Claudia purchased this chateau / country house in 1970


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

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 29 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • FINAL/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.
  • DAMAGE DEPOSIT €400 due in cash on check in.Damages to be notified within 1 hour from event or detection , NOT at check out,
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • ground floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , shower
    2° floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , tub with shower tool
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • double - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , mattress cm160x200 - 1 cradle 1800's
    twin - 2 Single Bed
    livingroom - first floor - 3 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 with thin mattress ideal for small children. 1 for adult
  • - 1 double bedroom with 2 twin beds - 1 double bedroom with 1 cradle ( swinging of 1800's ) - extra charge: 2 single bed chairs ideal for young children, 1 sofabed for adult are available on first floor, in the living with fireplace (open space room without doors)
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
FOR FREE: - BABY up to 36 months - 1 cot, 1 cradle and 2 highchairs available and free. - DOG: considered only if announced in advance and if not on the couches nor beds. Passport and photo are required at booking.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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9 Km from sea charming country villa in stone of early 1800s, olives garden bbq
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
Bristol, United Kingdom

Villa Giola-pedona

  • 5 of 5

The villa is gorgeous. The area is stunning and the manager is friendly, helpful and professional.

We had one week exploring the villa and the area and will definately return in the future.

Osteria Candela and the restaurant at the top of the hill in Pedona are a must if you want to eat Tuscany on a plate. The meat ragu is the best I have ever tasted.

Thank you Claudia. We will meet again. 5 Star service!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Le Monache

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa in olive garden. Very good service by agent. Everything was OK.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa in Olive Grove

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a delightful week at Villa Le Monache. The house is charming with hundreds of interesting objects filling every corner. From various points in the garden there are views through the mature olive trees down to Camaiore and up to the mountains (wear plenty of mozzie spray outside though!). The road by the house leads up to the hill-top village of Pedona which we would recommend visiting for the very friendly restaurant with panoramic views.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sehr schönes Haus und Garten

  • 5 of 5

Der Aufenthalt in diesem schönen großen Haus, war sehr angenehm. Es war alles da, was man braucht. Der Empfang durch die Verwalterin Claudia war sehr herzlich, sie stand uns jederzeit mit Rat und Tat zur Seite, besonders wertvoll waren ihre Empfehlungen für Restaurants, Strände und Umgebung. Wir haben den Aufenthalt sehr genossen.

Beste Grüße Fam. Frank

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks for having a very good care of our home You are a very beautiful, kind and friendly family, your dogs are really lovely and well behaved. The perfect guests any owner dreams... ,O) hope you will be our guests soon again best wishes to all of you arrivederci :O)
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Eines der schönsten Ferienäuser bisher

  • 5 of 5

Wir machten Urlaub mit der ganzen Familie (2 Kinder, Hund, Schwiegereltern). Das Haus ist wirklich sehr schön und speziell eingerichtet. Es hat alles was man braucht. Vom Tischtennis über Billard bis zum Grillplatz haben wir alles genutzt. Sehr schön ist auch, dass der Aussenplatz mit Scheinwerfern beleuchtet werden kann. So stand einem schönen Kartenspielabend mit den Schwiegereltern nichts im weg. Diese hatten uns für ein paar Tage besucht. In dem grossen Haus und Grundstück fielen sie fast nicht auf :-)))) Wichtig für uns war auch das eingezäunte Grundstück. Wir konnten unseren autistischen Sohn auch mal unbeaufsichtigt im Garten spielen lassen und mussten nicht befürchten, dass er verloren geht. War auch ideal für unseren Begleithund. Hunde kann man zwar auch an die öffentlichen Strände mitnehmen. Kann sie aber bei Ausflügen ebenso gut im Haus oder Garten lassen. Der Olivengarten ist übrigens ein Traum. Unglaublich gross mit schönem Rundumblick. Auf dem Grundstück ist man für sich sowieso für alleine und es ist nicht einsehbar.

Das ganze administrative lief auch perfekt. Von der Buchung bis zum Empfang/Schlüsselübergabe alles super.

Spezielle Sterne auch für die Betreuerin Claudia vor Ort. Ein herzlicher Empfang mit Pizza und Wein. Bei "Problemen" immer erreichbar und stets gute Insidertipps für Strand, Ausflüge und Kulinarisches. Nochmals besonderes Danke.

Auch beim nächsten Toscanaurlaub werden wir versuchen dieses Haus zu mieten.

Für uns war alles perfekt. Wir waren sehr zufrieden.

Familie Huber

Bodensee (D)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Wir hatten einen wunderschönen Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten in einem herrlichen Landhaus einen herrlichen Urlaub!

Das Landhaus ist sehr idyllisch in einem großen Olivenbaumgarten gelegen und verfügt über alles, was man sich wünscht.

Die Umgebung ist herrlich und das nahegelegene Meer ist ideal für die kids (6 und 3).

Grillen und kochen im Landhaus sind traumhaft.

Aber auch außerhalb gibt es viele kulinarische Köstlichkeiten zu entdecken.

Wir würden gerne wiederkommen, da wir dank Claudia sehr schnell die highlights und insider genießen konnten.

Immer wieder und vielen Dank!

Familie W.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
13 Kilometres
Pietrasanta - Forte Dei Marmi
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1800 Metres
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Abetone (Pistoia)
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Viareggio Natural Park
Car: recommended

Strategically located in the heart of Tuscany. Wrapped by Sea, hills, mountains and lake. Everything you are looking for a perfect holiday is right here.

- surrounded by 3 natural Parks with breathtaking landscapes: Sea, Lake and Alps:

- 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. The close proximity between sea, rolling hills and mountains allows alternative activities from paragliding to competitive cyclists and many others

-- 30/60 minutes from the wonderful Natural Park of APUANE ALPS which is just at the shoulders is rich of anciente villages, even natural pools at only 30 minutes, ancient hiking trails up to mountain refuges where you can enjoy breathtaking view up to the sea, hospitality and genuine local food. Rich of hiking trails for any skill , from families up to more experts, mountainbikers, mountaineers, horseback. 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

-15 km from LAKE: Natural Oases of Massaciuccoli. The most famous operas represented in the arena on the banks of the lake at only 2 km from sea, in Torre del Lago Puccini.

- few minutes driving from medieval villages perched on the hills or ancient town such as Pietrasanta, Monteggiori, Camaiore.

- Historical cities such as Lucca (32 km), Pisa (35 km), Firenze (90 km), Siena (150 km).

- 40 min. from marble quarries in Carrara with its striking atmosphere and landscape.

- 50/60 min. from "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 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 Camaiore, Lucca Area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
2017 Summer
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
2017 Autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
2017 Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
2017 Winter
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
2017 Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 12 Jan 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Final clean. €80 £0
DEMAND-bedl.€7.50/pers £0
Heating €1,80/lt- gasoil £0
Pet Fee £0
DEMAND-towels €7.50/pers £0
Electricity €0,32/kwh £0

- FINAL PAYMENT+ DAMAGE DEPOSIT €400 due EXCLUSIVELY IN CASH on check in (NOT by credit card/bank t.)
- EXTRA COSTS (listed on the left side of quote) NOT included in the price, due IN CASH on check out.
- ON DEMAND: Bedlinen €7,50/Pers./per time - Towels €7,50/pers./per time /// heating: €1,80/lt.(gasoil)
- FREE: BABY up to 30 months and DOG( dog WELCOME if announced in advance, NOT on sofa/beds ,O)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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