Villa Graziella

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Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4


Wedding Venue Pool Villa/House Ideal for Kids
Pets on Request
Laptop Friendly Workspace


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Villa Graziella is a charming, modernised stone villa located in the Liguria area, bordering Tuscany. Surrounded by woodland and looking out over the Apuan Alps this a lovely place to stay to get away from it all and explore some of true Italy, off the beaten track.

The villa is actually comprised of two separate dwellings; the main house with 4 bedrooms and a guest house with 2 further bedrooms. Sleeping 12 guests in total this home is a great choice for two families travelling together or a big group of friends. There is plenty of communal space in the main house to get together as a group while enjoying a meal but there is also living space and a kitchen in the guest house for guests that prefer a little privacy now and again. The spacious villa is brimming with rustic charm and features, yet still feels airy and comfortable.

Stepping outdoors you will find yourself in the heart of a serene landscape. In the leafy garden there are dining areas, a private pool and sun loungers, plenty of places from which you can enjoy the forest and mountain views.

The home is rurally located so is ideal for a holiday relaxing, exploring the local countryside and going on a few day trips. There is a village around 5-minute drive away which has a number of amenities such as a small supermarket, café, pizzeria and a few bars. Close to the house there are also lots of hiking and cycling routes and places to go canyoning.

15-minutes away by car is Aulla, a larger town with many more shops and eateries. The locals shop for their groceries at some brilliant street markets but there is also a selection of supermarkets. The town lies between two rivers and is watched over by the fortress which you can visit, which also contains the Museum of Natural History. You will also find a number of places of worship and archaeological sites in town as the area is full of ancient pilgrimage trails such as the Via Fracigena.

Though situated in the countryside, the villa is ideally located for visiting many of Tuscany’s much-loved sites and attractions; the beautiful canyon the Straits of Giaredo is a 45-minute drive away, as are the gorgeous beaches of Lerici, known as the Gulf of Poets. The famous Cinque Terre villages can be reached in under an hour and you can combine this trip with a boat excursion along the dramatic coastline. Even the bustling city of Pisa is just over an hour from the villa and is well worth the trip. 

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What you should know…

  • The accommodation is divided between two buildings; this is ideal for when you wish to have separate spaces for different families.
  • The bedroom on the mezzanine in the guest house has low ceilings that guests should be cautious of, a sofa bed can also be added to the guest house if needed.
  • Car hire is recommended in order to easily enjoy all the delights of the local area and there is parking available for guests.
  • Great for those looking for a digital detox as due to the rural location the Wi-Fi may be a bit weak in the countryside.
  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Laptop Friendly Workspace BBQ Washing Machine Dishwasher Microwave Coffee Machine Hairdryer Ground Floor Bed & Bath TV Heating

Villa Interior (350sqm)

Main House

Ground Floor

- Entrance hall with feature staircase
- Living room with sofas, TV and wood burner
- Kitchen with fridge freezer, hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine
- Dining room with table seating 6 and fireplace
- Office/library
- Bathroom with shower, WC, bidet and sink

First Floor

- Bedroom with king sized double bed and en-suite bathroom with freestanding bath with shower, WC, bidet and sink
- Bedroom with queen sized double bed
- Bedroom with double or 2 twin beds
- Bedroom with 2 twin beds
- Bathroom with shower, WC, bidet and sink

Guest House

Ground Floor

- Open-plan space with seating area, TV, small dining table and kitchen with fridge freezer, oven, hob and coffee machine
- Bedroom with queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom with shower, WC, bidet and sink

Mezzanine Level

- Bedroom with double bed

Outside Grounds (30000sqm)

- Partially fenced private garden
- Swimming pool (11m x 5.5m) Open approximately June to end-September
- Sun loungers and parasols
- Covered veranda
- Alfresco dining areas
- Hammocks
- Swing and slide for children
- Private parking
- Pizza oven
- Two barbecues


- Wi-Fi
- Heating
- TVs
- Fireplaces
- Iron and ironing board
- Hairdryer
- Washing machine


About the surrounding area of Villa Graziella
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Located inland amongst forests and mountains under 45-minutes from the stunning coastline, Villa Graziella is perfectly placed for a holiday immersed in the true heart of Italy. From your base at the villa you can enjoy local countryside and travel out to many nearby towns, beaches and historical sites to make the most of your stay in this beautiful area.

The closest village to the house is just under 5-minutes away by car and has a number of shops and eateries which are useful for picking up a few things or a quick bite to eat. When you need to pick up more groceries or wander around looking for a place to relax and have your evening meal, then head to Aulla which is just a 15-minute drive away. Liguria and neighbouring Tuscany have some fantastic, unique cuisine and Aulla, as well as other nearby towns is a good place to find dishes such as Testaroli, the local pasta dish, as well as delicious chestnuts, wild game and polenta. Make sure to try some of the local wine with your meal as there is plenty produced right on your doorstep.

The pretty hillside towns and villages that make up this area are filled with historical buildings and are often looked down on by castles, showing the long history of conquest in this region. One of these villages is Pontremoli which is under thirty minutes away by car and has one of the closest castles to the villa. Piagnaro castle also has an exhibition of the famous Stelae statues which are some of the area’s finest artefacts. As well as a castle and museum, Pontremoli has a majestic Baroque church, a palace, medieval bridges and some great markets.

When you wish to head to the beach, you are only a 40-minute drive away from some of Lerici’s stunning, white sand beaches. Known as the Gulf of Poets as it has been an inspiration for many poets and writers, this stretch of beaches is a lovely place to visit. 

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Pisa


Nearest Airport 2 Genova


Nearest Village


Nearest Restaurant Pizzeria/Restaurant


Nearest Bar/Pub


Nearest Supermarket Small supermarket


Nearest Beach Lerici


Nearest Golf Golf Club Cinque Laghi


Nearest Tennis Circolo Tennis Lerici


Nearest Town/City Aulla



Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Located amongst mountains and expansive forests yet near to beautiful beaches and towns, Liguria is a wonderful place to take your children on holiday as there is so much open space for kids to have fun.

Close to the villa you will find plenty of hiking trails dotted around the local area, following ancient pilgrim trails through breath-taking scenery, these are perfect for family walks You may want to pack a picnic and take a break in the shade of some of the huge trees as some of the trails are rather long.

The Straits of Giaredo, a 45-minute drive away, is a vast canyon which is truly stunning. Crystal clear water cuts through the tall rock faces and with caves to explore, areas to swim or paddle and some magnificent scenery, children will love to visit.

Lerici is 40-minutes away and is lined with gorgeous beaches to take the kids to, make the most of the day out by visiting the horse-riding centre and taking part in a family trek.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Swings
  • Slide
  • Toys

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Private Events Available
  • Wine Tours Available
  • Yacht Tours Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning 
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services
- Bike hire

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Massage service
- Private chef
- Fridge pre-stocking
- Transfers
- Private events
- Yacht tours
- Wine tours
- Mid-week cleaning

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Extra €80 per day, payable locally.
End of stay cleaning included? Extra €200, payable locally. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately June to end-September. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner. If accepted, a pet supplement of €5 per pet per day will apply (payable locally).
Smoking Allowed? No.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€5 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Jan 1st 2024 £7,619
Jan 1st 2024 - Jun 12th 2025 £7,987

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Jan 1st 2024 €8,332
Jan 1st 2024 - Jun 12th 2025 €8,735

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Jan 1st 2024 $8,976
Jan 1st 2024 - Jun 12th 2025 $9,411

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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