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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

VILLA MARINASCO

Sleeps 4 to 8 - 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Villa Marinasco boasts an elegant Italian garden and terraces overlooking the Gulf of Portovenere called the Poet's Gulf.

This charming villa, dominating the town of La Spezia, is located close to the Cinque Terre but also to Tuscany making it the ideal starting base for day trips.

Recently published in a popular Italian home magazine, the villa refined atmosphere has been created with perfectly restored antique pieces, amazing frescoed ceilings and stylish furniture. The owner has put her personal touch and care in every single detail and the light nuances used, give the house a bright and airy feel.

ACCOMMODATION

Villa Marinasco unfolds on/over three levels. You access the villa from the panoramic terrace overlooking the garden with views over the La Spezia gulf in the distance. The entrance leads to the main living room, large and comfortably furnished with a magnificent marble fireplace.

The immaculate fully equipped kitchen has direct access to the terrace for al fresco dining and communicates with the TV room with a nice fireplace and informal dining room. Just off of the kitchen there is a bathroom with a small bathtub

On the same floor you have a bedroom which has been furnished with original rare antique marine pieces taken from old English vessels with two single beds and a small bathroom with a shower.

A graceful marble staircase leads to the first floor making your way to the other three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has ensuite bathroom with shower with Hydromassage. The second bedroom has double bed and shares a bathroom with shower with the third twin bedroom where beds can be put together.

At the garden level, the basement floor offers a well appointed and comfortable living room and formal dining room.

The owner is a fine wine connaisseuse and will be happy to help you with advises and suggestions about the area, its best restaurants, shops and places to visit. She also offers a tour in the morning with the owner to the farmer's market , fish market discovering all the gastronomical secret's with food tasting, and a relaxing walk around the center of La Spezia to make you feel a local. The owner lives in an annex not far from the villa close to the caretakers.

The property is also available for smaller groups of 4 persons. In this case the lower floor will not be available.

THE GROUNDS

The several terraces offer outside the patio extends to a shaded open living area. Here the sofas and armchairs in rattan and a large dining table offer wonderful relaxation, leisurely breakfasts and the perfect setting for romantic evening dinners overlooking the town and sea beyond.

The carefully tended terraced garden is full of colourful flowers and mediterranean trees, with shady areas for enjoying the refreshing sea breeze and the exceptional views.

The swimming pool stands in a separate corner of the garden fenced by a hedge to ensure complete privacy. The modern style pool (5x3 meters) has therapeutic hydromassage and swimming against the tide system.

LOCATION

For seaside and sun lovers, for families and groups of friends, Villa Marinasco is the ideal base to visit Liguria and part of Tuscany and discover the excellent local food. Not to mention that you can reach the seaside 15 minutes by car, both the wild beaches in the Cinque Terre and the more elegant ones of Versilia.

Moreover thanks to the villa's strategic location you can easily reach interesting tourist and cultural sights both in Liguria and in Tuscany: Portovenere and the marvellous Cinque Terre, Golfo dei Poeti (Poets'Gulf), Portofino and Genova.

Handy ferries to Cinque Terre, the islands Palmaria and Tino, Portovenere and Portofino depart daily from the harbour of La Spezia 4 km

Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio famous for its boutiques and night life( 20 minutes ) Carrara''s marble quarries (30 minutes), Pietrasanta, the historical and artistic capital of Versilia with the most famous statuary shops (30 minutes by car), Lucca (50 minutes) Pisa (50 minutes) Florence (1 hour and 30 )

VILLA MARINASCO - MORE DETAILS

Accommodation

Lower floor: large living room with connected, dining area with access to a furbished area of the garden

Ground floor: entrance, living room, kitchen, dining area, second living room,1 twin bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower

First floor: 1 master bedroom with en suite bathroom with hydro-shower, 2 double bedrooms, 1 bathroom with shower

Square Meters: 600

Outside: private garden, furnished patio, 2 equipped terraces, 2 balconies, Hydro pool (5×3), panoramic views

Private parking for 2 cars

Services included

All linen and utilities

Linen, towels, pool towels, WI FI Internet Access, Sat TV, 2 Stereo CD, dishwasher, washing machine, electric oven, microwave, espresso and American coffee maker, 2 fireplaces, Hydro pool, private parking.

Maid service 2 times a week

Optional services

Extra maid service on request

Guided tours on request

Facilities

WI FI Internet Access

Sat TV

Stereo CD

Dishwasher

Washing machine

Fireplace

Hydro pool (3 x 5)

Panoramic view

Location

Closest town: La Spezia (2 km) where there are supermarkets, restaurants, wine bars, shops, markets

Distance to shopping: 2 km

Closest restaurant: 4 mins by car

Other restaurants & bubs: La Spezia 5 mins by car, Lerici, 10 mins by car, Portovenere 15 mins by car

Closest beaches/sea: Closest beaches/sea: Lerici 10 km, Portovenere 15 km

Nearest highway: La Spezia 7 Km

Nearest train station: La Spezia 5 km

Nearest Airport: Pisa (PSA) 50 mins by car

Sities of interest

Cinque Terre: ferry companies depart daily from the local port of La Spezia

Timetable and information : http://www.navigazionegolfodeipoeti.it/

Beaches: 10 minutes by car

Lerici/Golfo dei Poeti: 12 km, Portovenere: 13 km, Sarzana 21, Portofino: 88 km, Genova: 109 km, Carrara/marble quarries: 35 km, Versilia/Forte dei Marmi: 48 km, Pisa: 85 km, Lucca: 79, Firenze: 150 km.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portovenere, Lerici 10 km
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Pisa 70 km, Nearest railway: La Spezia 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private outdoor pool (heated), Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Liguria region

The varied landscape of this area provides a wealth of different holiday settings for our guests.The dramatically rocky coastline of the Cinque Terre, with its exhilarating clifftop hiking-trails, gives way to sophisticated seaside resorts skirting bays with sandy beaches, washed by the warm turquoise water of the Mediterranean sea.

Ranging from just such superb coastal locations in the Cinque Terre area, to those of the adjoining Tuscan coast and countryside.

The diversity and outstanding natural beauty of this particular corner of the world really do promise something for everyone, to make your stay here truly unforgettable

La Spezia

For seaside and sun lovers, for families and groups of friends, Villa Marinasco is the ideal base to visit Liguria and part of Tuscany and discover the excellent local food. Not to mention that you can reach the seaside 15 minutes by car, both the wild beaches in the Cinque Terre and the more elegant ones of Versilia.

Moreover thanks to the villa's strategic location you can easily reach interesting tourist and cultural sights both in Liguria and in Tuscany: Portovenere and the marvellous Cinque Terre, Golfo dei Poeti (Poets'Gulf), Portofino and Genova.

Handy ferries to Cinque Terre, the islands Palmaria and Tino, Portovenere and Portofino depart daily from the harbour of La Spezia (4 km ).

Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio famous for its boutiques and night life( 20 minutes ) Carrara''s marble quarries (30 minutes), Pietrasanta, the historical and artistic capital of Versilia with the most famous statuary shops (30 minutes by car), Lucca (50 minutes) Pisa (50 minutes) Florence (1 hour and 30 )

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Calendar last updated:17 Jan 2015

Based in Italy

Languages spoken
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  • French
  • Italian

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