Villa Linari

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids All Bedrooms En-Suite

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Nestled between Tuscany and Liguria, Villa Linari is a relaxing villa within a picturesque landscape. There are stunning views of the lush green hills from the private pool and various vantage points around the villa. A manicured lawn surrounds the pool area. For alfresco dining and relaxing, there is a covered veranda and terraces, or guests can eat around the table in the fully-equipped kitchen.

Indoors, the living space is airy and bright, elegantly decorated in white with exposed heritage-style stone walls. There is a traditional fireplace for cosy winter evenings and plush white sofas to curl up on and watch a movie on the Smart TV. Just beyond this space is the kitchen, which has everything you need to create delicious family feasts with its Smeg oven and an American-style fridge with ice maker.

Across the villa you will find four bedrooms that can sleep up to eight guests, each of them with a smart en suite bathroom. Designed in fresh neutral tones, the bedrooms have classic furnishings and one has a pretty balcony looking out to the stunning views of the Tuscan rolling countryside.

The villa is perfectly placed in a hamlet in the quiet area of Lunigiana. Not too far from charming villages and towns yet tucked away within the lush rolling hills of Tuscany and Liguria, it's perfect for a relaxing break. Nearby, guests can go walking on countryside trails and enjoy scenic bicycle rides.

Lunigiana is just a forty-minute drive to the famous Gulf of Poets, which was the source of inspiration for many writers including Byron and Shelley. There are lovely beaches in this area and lots of fresh seafood. Here you can take a boat trip around the area and soak up the romantic atmosphere or walk the famous route from Lerici to San Terenzo. The spectacular scenery of the world-famous Cinque Terre coastline and villages is also waiting to be explored.

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What you should know…

  • Air-conditioning is featured in the bedrooms only
  • The beautiful grounds are terraced in parts 
  • A car is recommended to reach the property and make the most of the stunning region
  • For larger parties it is possible to also rent nearby Villa Ginni (sleeps 6) - please follow links for more information

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Smart TV Outdoor Games Table Tennis Table Football DVD Heating

Main Villa Interiors 

- Living room with fireplace and satellite TV
- Fully-equipped kitchen including Smeg oven and hob, dishwasher, American fridge-freezer with ice-machine, kettle, toaster, microwave, coffee machine and dining table
- Bedroom with king-size bed, doors leading to garden and en suite bathroom with walk-in shower
- Bedroom with king-size bed and en suite bathroom with shower and bath
- Two twin bedrooms with en suite bathrooms with walk-in showers

Outside Grounds

- Outdoor swimming pool (10m x 7m, depth: 1.20-1.50m), open approximately June to end-September
- Poolside terrace with sun loungers and parasols
- Garden (2 acres, partially terraced)
- Covered veranda and two terraces with al-fresco dining area
- Barbecue and pizza oven
- Boules court
- Parking area (2 cars)

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning (bedrooms only)
- Heating
- Fireplace
- Satellite Smart TV and DVD player
- PlayStation 4 and games
- Smartphone-controlled stereo
- Pool toys
- Board games
- Book and film library
- Table tennis
- Table football
- Washing machine and dryer
- Hairdryer

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Linari
Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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The location of Villa Linari is absolutely gorgeous and close to a whole host of natural experiences. Located in Lunigiana, the villa is surrounded by the Tuscan hills. The area is also a great jumping off point for day trips to famous hotspots around the Tuscan and Ligurian region including Cinque Terre and the Versilian coast. 

There is a village with a restaurant and bar around a 10-minute drive away – whilst visiting the local restaurants sample some of the delicious regional cuisine including fresh pesto from Liguria, focaccia bread from Aulla and panigacci from Podenzana.

Just forty minutes from the villa you will find the Gulf of Poets which runs from Portovenere to Lerici. The dazzling blue water and relaxed lifestyle captivated many artists and writers including DH Lawrence and Mary Shelley, who lived in Lerici. The area is known for excellent seafood as well as beautiful beaches where you can try out watersports including windsurfing, sailing and canoeing.

Popular excursions include the Cinque Terre, with its postcard-perfect houses perched atop the cliffside. The five fishing villages are connected by train, which is a great way to reach them with departures from La Spezia. Take in the mesmerising vistas and stroll around the charming villages.

In this area you will also find the Versilia coast, about an hour away, which has famous beaches with dazzling blue water, especially around Arsuan and between Viareggio and Torre del Lago Puccini. This part of the Tuscan coastline has something for everyone from wild remote beaches to sandy blue-flag bays. Many of the beaches have private lidos and require an entrance fee to use the facilities like sunbeds, but there are also free parts of the beaches as well. 

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Pisa

(88km)

Nearest Airport 2 Florence

(160km)

Nearest Village Licciana Nardi

(3.5km)

Nearest Restaurant Licciana Nardi

(3.5km)

Nearest Supermarket

(3km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Licciana Nardi

(3.5km)

Nearest Beach Versilia

(60km)

Nearest Tennis Villafranca Lunigiana

(18km)

Region

With its rolling fields, historical heritage and a cuisine that’s a delight for all the senses, it’s no wonder Tuscany is one of the most popular regions in Italy for holidaymakers. Yet even with its popularity, you can still kick back in one of our luxury villas in Tuscany and feel peace, tranquillity and the joy of seclusion. 

This is one destination that really does have a little bit of everything for everyone, whether you’re travelling with family, friends or are just looking for a romantic getaway with that special someone.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

A holiday in Lunigiana is perfect for families travelling with children of all ages. The natural landscape is great for outdoor activities, where kids can get stuck into a bike ride or relaxing stroll around the hills. 

A beach day is always a good idea with kids - head to Lerici for spectacular shorelines such as San Terenzo beach, which is popular with families. There is a dedicated play area and you can rent equipment like deckchairs and canoes. There are also plenty of quieter, more remote beaches around this area.

Italian culture is very family-orientated, so children are bound to feel very welcome, especially in trattorias and local cafes. Children will have no trouble finding a tasty pizza or pasta dish to tuck into. 

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Board games
  • Boules/Petanque
  • Pool inflatables
  • Xbox/Playstation
  • Outdoor Games
  • Table Tennis
  • Table Football
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Cooking Classes Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • Laundry Service Available
  • Adventure Activities 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 transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services 

Extra services available at this property (payable locally):

- Fridge pre-stocking
- Adventure activities
- Babysitting
- Cooking lessons 
- Maid service
- Laundry service

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
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 www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €800 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. Late arrivals may be subject to an additional fee.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. 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.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Extra cost, payable locally.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
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.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
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 Air-conditioning is featured in the bedrooms only.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that all credit card holders must be aged 25 years and older at check-in.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Aug 11th 2020 - Sep 5th 2020 - £5,393
Sep 5th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 £3,487 £4,880
Oct 3rd 2020 - Mar 27th 2021 £2,202 £3,082
Mar 27th 2021 - May 29th 2021 £2,661 £3,724
May 29th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 £3,487 £4,880
Jun 26th 2021 - Sep 4th 2021 - £5,393
Sep 4th 2021 - Oct 2nd 2021 £2,661 £3,724
Oct 2nd 2021 - Jan 1st 2022 £2,202 £3,082
Jan 1st 2022 - Feb 12th 2022 £2,202 £3,082

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Aug 11th 2020 - Sep 5th 2020 - €5,644
Sep 5th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 €3,649 €5,107
Oct 3rd 2020 - Mar 27th 2021 €2,305 €3,225
Mar 27th 2021 - May 29th 2021 €2,785 €3,897
May 29th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 €3,649 €5,107
Jun 26th 2021 - Sep 4th 2021 - €5,644
Sep 4th 2021 - Oct 2nd 2021 €2,785 €3,897
Oct 2nd 2021 - Jan 1st 2022 €2,305 €3,225
Jan 1st 2022 - Feb 12th 2022 €2,305 €3,225

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Aug 11th 2020 - Sep 5th 2020 - $6,618
Sep 5th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 $4,278 $5,987
Oct 3rd 2020 - Mar 27th 2021 $2,702 $3,782
Mar 27th 2021 - May 29th 2021 $3,265 $4,570
May 29th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 $4,278 $5,987
Jun 26th 2021 - Sep 4th 2021 - $6,618
Sep 4th 2021 - Oct 2nd 2021 $3,265 $4,570
Oct 2nd 2021 - Jan 1st 2022 $2,702 $3,782
Jan 1st 2022 - Feb 12th 2022 $2,702 $3,782

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Everything we imagined and more

    Posted by Barbara C on 18/07/2019

    My Family and I stayed at the villa in August 2019
    It was an incredible place. The Villa has wonderful views around the surrounding countryside, and the fit out is incredible. Big, comfortable beds, a modern European kitchen and the BBQ near the pool is awesome! The location was wonderful, and easy to find. We enjoyed having a hire car (a must) and exploring the local countryside. Massimo and Louise were pleasant to deal with throughout the process and were very welcoming. The Villa was everything we imagined and even more, and we would not hesitate to go back again. We have recommended the villa to some friends who are also hoping to go later this year.

  • Can't wait to return!

    Posted by Brian V on 13/06/2018

    We stayed in this villa for a week with family and friends and it was wonderful! The home is tastefully furnished and extremely comfortable. The patio and garden were true favorites for us after a long day of sightseeing! The view is simply breathtaking!
    Massimo is a gracious host and a real gentleman. There are incredible restaurants within short drive and Lucca and Pisa are just few minutes away. We can't wait to return!!

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