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A beautiful villa situated on the gorgeous Tuscany coastline

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 6 adults & 2 infants

A beautiful villa situated on the gorgeous Tuscany coastline, 2 miles from the beach. The traditional Italian town of Montignoso is ideally situated to explore the northern coastline of Tuscany and other must see cities such as Pisa, Florence and Siena, to name but a few. This self-catering villa has plenty of space for a family or group of friends to relax and also has ample parking available. With outdoor cooking facilities, a beautiful garden and stunning views of the Apennine mountains you may not want to leave the villa at all!


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Paolo Tarelli
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Montignoso around the Province of Massa and Carrara

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , This is an en-suite bathroom to the main bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This shower room is the second bathroom on the 1st floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This shower room is on the ground floor
  • There is a shower room on the ground floor, and two bathrooms on the 1st floor. The second bathroom on the 1st floor does not include a bath and is more appropriately called a shower room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , This bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a bath and bidet.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , The single beds can be pushed together to make a double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , The single beds can be pushed together to make a double bed
  • All bedrooms are spacious and have balconies which overlook the villa's front garden. Two travel cots are provided for infants. Bed linen is provided, towels are not.
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Ironing board & iron is provided. The washing machine can be found in the shower room on the ground floor. Cars can be parked on the front driveway of the villa, and garden table and chairs are also available. Please note only small paddling pools are allowed at the villa. From May 2010 the local council put in place a recycling scheme for all rubbish produced by residents, and therefore all guests will be required to recycle their rubbish. Containers and sacks will be provided for this, and further information on collection days and division of rubbish will be sent to all guests prior to their stay. Bed linen is provided, towels are not. Rental cost includes cost of any electricity, water and gas used.


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A beautiful villa situated on the gorgeous Tuscany coastline
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews
Derbyshire, UK

An excellent place to relax and holiday.

  • 5 of 5

If I had any concerns about this villa it was the low number of reviews on the HomeAway website. My review will hopefully alleviate similar concerns from others. Contact with the villa owner was always answered promptly and courteously. We arrived on 4th September for a 10 night stay and were met by Marinella – the local contact. As Marinella did not speak English, Giancarlo supported with perfect English and gave us his mobile number should we need support.

The villa was spotlessly clean and well prepared. Bedrooms and bathrooms were spacious and a good size. Kitchen equipment was good and the large lounge furnished with traditional furniture was fitting with the house and area. TV is Italian channels only and there’s good reliable wifi. Large secure gardens are well presented and there was an undercover area for our car. The villa maintained a comfortable temperature despite +30deg outside. We spent most of our time in the garden with its lovely mountain views.

The villa is located in a pleasant area surrounded by some good quality properties. The access road is narrow (typical for Italy) but we managed comfortably even with our large car. The local shops and supermarkets are good and we tried some of the local small restaurants’ that were also good and inexpensive. The villa is 5 mins drive from the sea and 10 mins drive from Massa, the nearest big town. We visited Pisa one day however we did not manage to get to Florence or Siena which aren’t too far away. A drive through the local Apuan Alp mountains however is a must with magnificent scenery and sights of the marble quarries. A car is necessary for this area.


None really however we were favourite food for the mosquitoes when sitting outside and were nibbled by the local insects despite the fly screens on the windows. Insect repellent is a must and ‘bite cream’ recommended.

It is worth pointing out that the villa is one of the best we have staying in over many years of villa & French Gite holidays however the marble stairs to the bedrooms are steep so for anyone with mobility issues it is worth taking note.

In conclusion, this is a great place to holiday & relax and certainly has our recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and found everything to your satisfaction. We hope you will want to come and stay again soon. Kind Regards, Norina and Paolo Tarelli.
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attractive, clean, spacious villa with Apuan Alps

  • 4 of 5

The description given by the owners seems to sum this villa up well. It was certainly spacious, set in its own grounds, with lovely views of the Apuane Alps behind. The villa stayed cool during the heat of the day due to the shutters and the design of the building , with overhanging roofs and thick walls. This is not as cool as air-conditioning would provide, but we managed fine with this, in temperatures of 30 degrees C and above. We found that we needed to make use of the fly shutters on the windows and doors to avoid the mosquitoes. The villa was clean and well presented.

The use of Apuane marble in the villa is pleasant.

As a family with three older teenagers / young twenties, we did not have a car for our stay. This would be a drawback for many families. We walked along road sides to the nearest supermarket, which took around 12 minutes. The walk to the public beach was around 30 minutes. (We walked to Massa once to catch the train. This took around an hour and we used taxis after this!)

We chose to spend time around the villa and grounds because we found them pleasant and relaxing.

On arrival we were shown the house by the housekeeper / manager who does not speak English. However, she had a very approachable person who spoke good English with her. This made the introductions very easy. He was kind enough to take us to the local supermarket as we had just arrived by train and had no idea where to go! I don't expect he is able to offer this service to everyone, but it was very kind!

We enjoyed travelling to Pisa and Lucca by train on one day and top Cinque Terre by train another day. We would certainly recommend both of these trips. The landscape was different at each location.

The villa made the stay a pleasant and enjoyable one.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fine place to stay and to explore Tuscana

  • 5 of 5

Мы провели незабываемую неделю в хорошо и со вкусом обставленной и оборудованной прекрасной вилле. В доме удобные и просторные спальни и ванные комнаты и удобная кухня со всем необходимым.

В доме мраморная лестница из местного мрамора.

С заднего двора с обеденным столом открывается красивый вид на Апуанские Альпы.

Единственно, что можно отметить как недостаток - довольно большое расстояние до моря, приходилось ехать на машине. В окрестности есть хорошие рестораны и магазины.

Очень широкий выбор возможных экскурсий : Пиза, Лукка, Монтекатини Терме, Чинква Терре ...

Для Флоренции, хотя она тоже недалеко, одного дня недостаточно.

Будьте готовы к тому, что вас встретят смотрящие за домом люди не знающие английского языка.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Moscow, Russia

Like a native home :)

  • 5 of 5

The villa looks realy very pleasantly and is perfectly furnished/equipped.

The house is located in a silent cozy place, but during our residing in the mornings we were awoken sometimes with noise from civil work on the nearest villa.

Impressions of the house and owners are most positive at all. I strongly recommend this villa for rest of 1-2 families with children.

The car is necessarily that without problems to reach beaches and shops (5-15 minutes of driving to the nearest places).

The convenient location has allowed us (4 adults + 1 child 5 y.o.) to visit besides beach rest sights of Florence, Luca, Chinqua Terre, Pisa

Optimum parity the price / quality / pleasure

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2011
  • Date of Stay: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from a 3 week stay at this villa and had a wonderful time. The villa is very well maintained and furnished to a very high standard compared to some we have rented in nearby Forte Dei Marmi. The Icing on the cake is the wonderful neighbours we had the good fortune to meet, Francesca and Bruno kept us supplied with fresh Tomatoes and other produce from their vegetable patch and their two grandchildren became great friends with our 9 year old daughter and also introduced her to another local family which meant we felt very much part of the local area. The views from the villa are spectacular and you could very easily spend your days here as it is so peaceful. The only downside is you do need a car as there are no footpaths or cycle paths for some distance and the road is quite busy and we did find some evenings it would have been nice to be able to walk to a local trattoria or pizzeria and not have to worry about driving back.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hannover, Germany

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We, an extended family (4 adults and 3 babies) ranging from 1 to 74 years old, enjoyed very relaxing atmosphere of this lovely place. The villa is comfortable and clean with tastefully arranged interior, newly renovated bathrooms, marble inner staircase, beautiful well-maintained garden, big balcony and large covered terrace. Kitchen was well-equipped and we found almost everything we needed for our stay. Rooms are well isolated, so a kid crying in one of the bedrooms did not wake up kids in the other rooms. The neighbors are very friendly and helpful albeit they didn’t speak any English and we spoke no Italian. Unfortunately, the beach is a little too far for a walk, at least with small children. However with a car it was just a matter of minutes. Construction noise, mentioned in the previous review, was not an issue during our stay.

Notes for future guests: The indicated infant cots are actually travel cots with all corresponding age and weight limitations. We failed to assemble one of them. For us this was not a big issue though, because we preferred to sleep with our kids on big mattresses on the floor. Beautiful balustrade around the underground garage entrance could be dangerous for little kids. As it is close to the terrace, the kids had to be watched constantly. Be careful not to damage anything: our kids ripped a door mosquito net, and we were charged 100 Eur for the reparation, We did not find a hairdryer listed in the description. However these are minor problems compared to the overall value of the villa, therefore - 5/5 stars.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2009
  • Date of Stay: June 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Pisa Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Kilometres
Enoteca Divinio di Pucciarelli Federico
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
La Spezia or Livorno
Nearest Golf
6.2 Kilometres
Versilia Golf Resort
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Massa on A12 Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Kilometres
Ristorante Vittoria, Via Romana Ovest, Montignoso
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Lungomare di Levante
Car: recommended

The villa is situated in the traditional Italian town of Montignoso, which has the Apennine mountains as a beautiful backdrop and the Mediterranean Sea only a few kilometers away. It is very close to the towns of Marina di Massa and Forte Dei Marmi which offer numerous private and public beaches, great shopping (with many stylish boutiques), cafes, bars, and restaurants, and of course a long promenade by the sea for that infamous 'passegiata' in the evening.

Other Activities: shopping, sightseeing, sunbathing, thermal baths / spa.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Montignoso,

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season 2019
6 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season A 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season 2019
29 Jun 2019 - 6 Sep 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 £600

A security deposit of GBP £600 will be required on arrival. This will be returned on the basis that nothing has been damaged (beyond reasonable wear and tear) or broken during your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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