Villa Uliveta, Elba Island, Toscana - Tuscany
- Propery Type:
- Beach Access
- village close by
- child friendly
Villa Uliveta is an attractive double story comfortable villa. The perfect place for those seeking absolute relaxation, but also the opportunity for countless fascinating excursions.
Located in Elba Island, one time home-in-exile to Napoleon, Uliveta is a five minute walk from the beach.
The villa has been recently restored and refurnished and has all the comforts of home. The well tended garden has various relaxing areas with comfortable garden furniture, tables and chairs in the patio for "al fresco" dinners and a large BBQ.
Independent villa with garden: sleeps 7+1 in five bedrooms and four bathrooms
On the ground floor you will find the beautiful living room and dining area with a table for 12 people. A spacious fully fitted eat in-kitchen, and one small single bedroom with bathroom (shower). The living room is stylish furnished, has terracotta floors and French doors that open onto the patio overlooking the beautiful garden of roses and olive trees. The décor is of the highest quality: beautiful sofas, armchairs, coffee tables, satellite colour television and a large fireplace.
On the upper floor there are four bedrooms.
2 double bedrooms each with bathroom, one double bedroom and one single sharing one bathroom.
The well tended fenced garden (5000 sqm) has various relaxing areas with comfortable garden furniture, tables and chairs in the patio for "al fresco" dinners and a large BBQ .Parking inside the property
Marina di Campo bay has a beautiful sandy beach (the largest one of the island) located at an easy walk (800 meters) from the villa.
Marina di Campo (1km from the villa)
The town offers many establishments catering to tourism and is located on the right side of the largest beach (1500 m) of the island. In the center is the old fishing village, the little port, and the picturesque painted houses, all dominated by the Pisan tower which was used long ago as a watch tower. The town has a lovely seafront walk, famous as a meeting place in the evening.
Alimentary shops and restaurants 1km, Bike rentals 500 m.
Tennis 500m, Golf (nine holes) 15 km.
The Island of Elba is the ideal location for sports enthusiasts and those seeking an active holiday. It offers the perfect combination: nature, sea and sport.
With a distance of 10 km from the continent and a size of 224 kmq Elba is the biggest island of the Tuscan Archipelago and actually the third-biggest of Italy. A large part of the Elba Island and of the other islands of the Tuscan Archipelago (Pianosa, Capraia, Montecristo, Giglio and Giannutri) are protected in the National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago.
The climate is always mild with a middle annual temperature of ca. 16°; the average in winter is about 10° degrees, 14° in spring, 23° degrees in summer and 17° degree in autumn.
There are more than 70 beaches on the coastlines of the island, some very peaceful, others more crowded.
Elba is well connected with the Tuscan coast in Piombino. A ferry takes 50 minutes to reach Portoferraio, main center of the island. Timetable depends on the season. In high season, almost every hour. Piombino is about 2 hours from Florence (motorway connections), a daily excursion in the city or in the tuscan inland is also possible. Elba is also accessible by plane flying directly to Marina di Campo that is served in summer by airlines out of Milan, Rome, and Pisa in Italy; Bern, Switzerland; Munich, Germany; and Vienna, Austria. Rental of a car on the island can be arranged on request.
Elba, onetime home-in-exile to Napoleon, has been largely ignored by English-speaking tourists.
The Island is graced with a countless variety of beaches-- from rocky coves to pebbled inlets to sandy beaches. The water is cool, refreshing, and clear.
Monte Capanne 1.018 meters, the island's highest peak, provides hikers with a panoramic view of the mainland of Italy and the islands of Corsica, Capraia, Pianosa and Monte Cristo. Its forests and mountain trails attract hikers and mountain bikers while stables offer guided rides through the hills.
Elba has been inhabited as early as the 10th century BC by the Greeks then, through the centuries was conquered by the Etruscans, the Romans, the Normans and the Saracens.
In 1802 it was annexed to France and in 1814 Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled here under the Treaty of Fontainebleau and left behind many marks, including two residences which are now open to tourists.
|Dates||Guests||Price per week|
|High||June 30 - September 1||8||€3,445.00|
|Mid||7 14 April (Easter Holidays)
April 28 June 30
September 1 - October 6
December 22 January 5 2013 (Christmas Holidays)
|Low||Rest of year||8||€2,795.00|
* Prices are quoted in Euros and calculated according to the CBA selling rate. Prices are subject to change in AUD due to currency flucuations. (Currency converter)
Final cleaning Euro 200
- Maid service 2 hours maid service each Monday, Wednesday, Friday
- Baby bed
- Linen once a week
- Telephone available
- Internet access dial up line
- Pets not allowed
Heating metered Security deposit Euro 1000
Special notes and restrictions:
- THE VILLA IS NOT AVAILABLE July 26 – August 30 and the two weeks of Easter.
- This property prefers Friday to Friday rentals, but sometimes are also accepted requests from Saturday to Saturday.
SERVICES AVAILABLE ONLY UPON REQUEST AND CHARGED: advanced grocery shopping (20 Euro)