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Pets allowed:
Wi-Fi available:

1 Full bath, 2 Showers

Description from manager


Sleeps: 10

Folegnano, Fivizzano - Lunigiana Tuscany

A delightful and warm home, Villa Isotta is the product of many years of meticulous and loving restoration by the previous owner who has maintained many of the original features as well as furnishing Villa Isotta elegantly and tastefully. Situated on the hillside in the hamlet of Folegnano, Villa Isotta enjoys spectacular views to the Apuan National Park in the heart of Lunigiana. This impressive casa grande is spacious and comfortable and the ambience is one of a much loved home with atmospheric kitchen, delightful loggias and scenic terraces.

Villa Isotta is built on several levels with delightful terraces and loggias where guests can enjoy dining al fresco, early evening aperitivi and lazy afternoons lying in the sun. The spacious and comfortable living room has a stunning stone fireplace and dining area leading onto a terrace from which one can gaze at the breathtaking mountains. Beyond here is a cool and peaceful tower room – ideal for siestas and reading - or for use as a futher bedroom.

The kitchen is excellently equipped with all that keen foodies could wish for including a large island made from local cardoza stone, beautiful stufa oven from Verona and large electric oven with gas hobs. The kitchen leads onto another terrace with pergola where guests can linger over lunch after a dip in the pool a couple of terraces below. Upstairs, there are three spacious and beautifully appointed double bedrooms and one twin bedroom with original tiled floors and two bathrooms/shower rooms as well as an additional bathroom on the ground floor. Steps from the kitchen terrace lead down to a delightful loggia leading to the enchanting and private cantina apartment fully equipped with kitchen and living room. The cantina apartment provides fabulous additional accommodation for larger groups as well as a playroom for families.

The gardens and terraces are stunning with olive and cypress trees, lilies, roses, lavender and juniper and the encolsed deep water pool is cleverly positioned beneath the house with plenty of sun beds and sunshades where guests can relax and unwind – a haven for switching off from the stress of modern day living.

Nearby, there is lots to explore be it the thermal pool and treatments at Equi Terme, the market at Fivizzano or walking in the Apuans. A fabulous drive or train journey takes one to medieval Lucca and only an hour away is the stunning Ligurian coast with the Cinque Terre, Portovenere and Lerici where one can savour delicious seafood and white wine.

Villa Isotta cannot be too highly recommended and is the ideal venue from which to explore the beautiful and magical region of Lunigiana.


The villa is on 2 levels

Ground floor: Kitchen with table seating 8, large terrace, large living room, with two terraces, 1

double bedroom, 1 bathroom, access to garage

First floor: Master bedroom suite, 2 further double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, bathroom,

washing machine

Outside: Swimming pool (9mx4m), with sunbeds, large terrace facing East and South, dining terrace facing Apuan Alps with table for 8+, small shaded terrace facing West, gardens with olive and fruit trees


Large terrace facing East and South. Here the sofas a large dining table offer wonderful relaxation, leisurely breakfasts and the perfect setting for romantic evening dinners overlooking the panoramic swimming pool and out to the Apuan Alps which makes a charming accent.


Closest city: Fivizzano 11 km where there are supermarkets, restaurants, shops, banks

Distance to shopping: Fivizzano 11 km

Closest restaurant: "Moulin” Pizzeria Gragnola 3 km, “La Locanda” Fivizzano 11 km, "Pasquino" Aulla 19 km

Other restaurants: Sarzana 32 km, Lerici 43 km

Closest beaches/sea: Lerici 43 km , Bocca di Magra 34 km., Porto Venere 53 km.,

Nearest highway: Aulla 19 km

Nearest train station: Aulla 19 km

Nearest Airports: Pisa (PSA) 97 km Genova (GOA) 120 km


Cinque Terre by train: Trains depart daily from Aulla, S. Stefano di Magra, Sarzana, La Spezia,

Timetable and information: Treni Italia

Cinque Terre by boat: Ferry companies depart daily from the local ports of Bocca di Magra, Lerici, La Spezia

Towns & Villages: Fivizzano 11 km, Aulla 19 km, Sarzana: 32 km, Porto Venere: 53 km, Portofino: 106 km, Genova: 120 km, Carrara/marble quarries: 30 km, Versilia/Forte dei Marmi: 66 km, Pisa: 97 km, Lucca: 95, Firenze: 169 km.


All linen and towels

Pool towels

All utilities

WiFi Internet Access

Water, Gas, Electricity




Security Deposit: € 500,00 to be paid in cash Euro on arrival refunded at the end of holiday

Final cleanings: € 150,00

Heating: € 30 / day (winter season only)

Pets: Euro 5,00 Day (upon request)

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 9497250

About the area

The Lunigiana is a historical territory of Italy, which today falls within the provinces of La Spezia and Massa Carrara. Its borders derive from the ancient Roman settlement, later the medieval diocese of Luni, which no longer exists. Lunigiana, a mountainous region dissected by the Magra river, covers an area which runs from the Apennines to the Mediterranean Sea, now belongs in part to Tuscany and in part to Liguria. It takes its name from Luni, a Roman town, perhaps pre-dated by an Etruscan settlement, which became the principal urban center on the northern Tuscan coast.

Getting around

car is necessary to see all historical places around and/or visiting the villages by the sea.

Getting here

The property is located in Folegnano's village (18 km from Aulla) by car suggested,

Interaction with guest

We are always available to provide any kind of assistance and concierge to our guests Home Services • Private Chef, Cooking classes, • Catering • Food Delivery • Maid • Child Care • Fridge Stocking • Security Surveillance Travel & Transport • Hotel Reservations • Property Rentals • Private Jet Rentals • Yacht Rental • Car Rentals • Private Driver • Flight Reservations Gastronomy • VIP Access & Table Booking • Best Restaurant Recommendation Wellness • SPA Treatments • Sport Coach Personal Assistance • VIP Access • Private Protection • Personal Shopper • VIP Party Gala • Sport Events • Night Club Table reservation Events • Birthday • Gala Dinner • Reception • Brand Launch • Wedding

Manager profile

Villas Retreats

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Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Italian

About the manager

VILLAS RETREATS is a property management agency with base in Sarzana, near to the wonderful Cinque Terre in Italy. Our Agency rents exclusive Villas and Apartments, furthermore organizes concierge services, itineraries and excursions with the simple goal of giving you memorable vacations. As we ha...

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Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
No smoking at this property



  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 6: Full bed
    Beds in other rooms:


  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Private garden
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Pet Friendly
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Towels provided
  • Wi-Fi available


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine


  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding


  • 1 Full bath
  • 2 Showers


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