Villa Arabella / Pietrasanta in Tuscany

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  • Villa Arabella Exterior
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  • Villa Arabella Facade
  • Villa Arabella Suite #5 Living Room
  • Villa Arabella Facade
  • Villa Arabella Terrace View
  • Villa Arabella Dependence Living Room
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  • Villa Arabella Bedroom
  • Villa Arabella View to Garden
  • Villa Arabella 2nd Floor Bedroom Suite
  • Villa Arabella Grounds
  • Villa Arabella Villa View
  • Villa Arabella 2nd Floor Bedroom Suite
  • Villa Arabella Kitchen
  • Villa Arabella 2nd Floor Living Room
  • Villa Arabella Living Room
  • Villa Arabella 2nd Floor Living Room
  • Villa Arabella Loggia
  • Villa Arabella 3rd Floor Bedroom
  • Villa Arabella Loggia at Dusk
  • Villa Arabella Bathroom
  • Villa Arabella Master Bathroom
  • Villa Arabella Bedroom
  • Villa Arabella Master Bathroom
  • Villa Arabella Billiards Room
  • Villa Arabella Master Bedroom Suite
  • Villa Arabella Dependence Bedroom
  • Villa Arabella Mosaic
  • Villa Arabella Dependence Living Room
  • Villa Arabella Outside Dining
$ 6,930 – 13,166 /wk
17 +4
PoolLake/Sea ViewNear BeachParkingA/CInternet/Wi-FiTerrace/BalconyWasher/Dryer
Top Features

Magnificent, spacious and romantic. Picturesque gardens & unforgettable terrace with sea views. Perfect for large family reunions and weddings.

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Villa Arabella, a beautiful 18th-century residence set in the Versilian hills, is surrounded by manicured Italian gardens and centuries-old olive groves.

In addition to the local medieval town of Pietrasanta, the most important art cities of Tuscany (Lucca, Pisa, Florence and Siena) are within easy reach. The marble quarries of Carrara in which Michelangelo carved his masterpiece are a short drive away as are the Cinque Terre and the Apuan Alps. The famous Versilia beaches and the golf course at Forte dei Marmi are located just minutes away. Relaxing walks through country paths from the villa leading to ancient villages such as Saint Lucia and Monteggiori or to designers shopping in the fashionable centre of Forte dei Marmi are available to complete your holiday.

The villa has been restored with respect to the original building materials, blending the charm of a historic residence with the tranquility and privacy of a private home. Villa Arabella offers a breathtaking panoramic views of sea and hills from the villa, pool, gardens and terrace.

A charming garden with roses and citrus trees faces the sea at the villa entrance. A few steps away, to the left of the living room, is a spacious covered loggia, furnished for al fresco dining, and a panoramic swimming pool.

The Villa Arabella Experience

Complimentary two-hour guided tour in beautiful Pietrasanta, visiting art galleries and shops. 

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The Villa (7,535 sq. ft.)

Ground floor

  • Living room with two large French doors opening towards the garden, with beautiful sea view
  • Dining room (seats 15 – 20)
  • Billiard room
  • Toilet (three steps up)
  • Large fully equipped kitchen with six burners, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, table and fireplace
  • Bathroom with shower (three steps up)
  • Private consecrated chapel, perfect for celebrations

Second floor (sleeps 6)

  • #1 Suite (754 sq ft), 2 people) consists of a bedroom and a lounge with sofas. The frescoed suite offers a view over the sea, the hills and the garden and is furnished with antique. The large bathroom, finished with Italian marble, has a relaxing round Jacuzzi for two; WIFI; Satellite TV.
  • #2 Deluxe frescoed bedroom (323 sq ft,  2 people) with impressive panoramic view of the sea, the hills and the garden. Double bed, ensuite bathroom, with spacious shower, finished in fine Italian marble. Surface: about 30 sqm; WIFI; Satellite TV.
  • #3 Deluxe frescoed bedroom (323 sq ft, 2 people) with impressive panoramic view of the sea, the hills and the garden. Double bed ensuite bathroom, with spacious shower, finished in fine Italian marble. Surface: about 30 sqm; WIFI; Satellite TV; Game room.

Third floor (sleeps 11)

  • #4 Suite (sleeps 3+2 people) large living room with double sofa bed and decorative fireplace, 1 bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 single bed, bathroom with shower, pool view. Kitchen corner.
  • #5 Suite (sleeps 4 people) living room, 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom, bathroom with shower, sea view.
  • #6 Suite (sleeps 2 people) living room, 1 double bedroom with shower in the bedroom, 1 separate bathroom (only toilet and basin), sea view

Dependence Frantoio (sleeps 2+2, available only on request)

  • Frantoio suite in the oil mill (100 sqm) with sea views, and authentic vintage machinery. The suite features a double bed, an onyx bath with shower, satellite TV, WIFI, kitchen and 500 sqm (5382 sq feet)garden for exclusive use. There is also a decorative fireplace and a double sofabed.


  • Pool (13 x 32 feet)
  • BBQ
  • Consecrated chapel


  • Lake/Sea ViewTerrace/Balcony
  • Near Beach 
  • Closest store or village: 3.0 km
Closest Village/Services
  • Parking
  • Pool (unheated)
  • Pool opening dates: May 14 - Sep 16
  • Golf (within 30 minutes)
  • Internet/Wi-Fi
  • TV (satellite)CD Player/Stereo
Climate Control
  • Air ConditioningCentral Heat
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer/Dryer

Rates & Availability

Rates and Availability


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Minimum Stay
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Arrival Day
2020 Weekly Rates
DatesRates for up to 15 in villaRate for annex
Jan 4 - Apr 10$6,930$2,012
Apr 10 - 17$10,394 $2,086
Apr 17- May 15$6,930$2,012
May 15 - Jun 12$10,394$2,086
Jun 13 - Aug 28$13,166$2,356
Aug 29 - Sep 25$10,394$2,086
Sep 26 - Dec 18$6,930$2,012
Dec 19 - Jan 9, 2021$10,394$2,086

The annex is part of the main villa in the ancient Frantoio or olive making and storing room.

Additional Information

  • Linens
  • Utilities (water and electricity)
  • Gas heat is extra and metered
  • Wi-Fi Internet & television
  • Villa cleaning Tues and Thurs for 4 hours
  • Bed linen and bath towels are changed on Saturday.
  • Pool
  • Garden maintenance
  • Sofabed on the top floor can sleep 2 people and it is included in the price for 15 people.
  • Welcome drink of prosecco
  • SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: Two hour guided tour (gratis) in beautiful PIetrasanta with a visit to art galleries and shops. Sculptors come from all over the world to work with Carrara marble from the nearby quarries.  This is where Michelangelo got his pure white marble. Now the town is full of statues and art. Please reserve your date well in advance.
The following items are not included and available on request. All fees are payable in cash on arrival.

  • Catering services for the preparation of lunch and dinner (€40 per guest per meal); served Italian breakfast (€15 per guest); served American breakfast (€20 per guest)
  • Extra housekeeping: €25 per hour per person
  • Additional bed linens and towels: €20 per person
  • Other laundry or ironing services
  • 2 baby cribs: €50/week per crib
  • Local tourist tax may be due in cash in euros upon arrival but as of this writing, there is no local tax in the area.
  • Activities and services organized by the villa concierge at additional cost:

    • Chef in your villa can be added by prior arrangement for one or more dinners.
    • Quads, motorcycles, scooters and bike rentals, windsurfing, kitesurfing, waterskiing lessons, horseback riding, hot air balloon trips, boats, and sailing
    • Guided tours to Lucca, Pisa, Firenze, Siena & Rome
    • Tickets to the Palio – world famous horse race in Siena, twice a year (July 2 and August 16)
    • Visits to wineries and olive mills
    • Massages and beauty treatments
    • Tickets for music concerts and festivals
    • Activities for kids, food tours and cooking classes, yoga classes/personal trainer, golf/tennis, and shopping trips.
    • SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: 2 hrs. tour in Pietrasanta with the concierge at Villa Arabella - visit art galleries and shops. Please reserve the date for this tour prior to arrival at the villa.
  • Final cleaning is €300/week for main villa + €100/week for optional annex, paid in cash in Italy. Note: if guests do not reserve the annex, it will not be rented to other guests. The annex is on the ground floor of the main villa with a separate entrance to the garden. 


Security Deposit

$1,000 payable to Doorways in advance; €500 due on arrival and refunded at the end of your stay less any damage or unpaid fees. The US $1000 will be refunded to the guest after she returns home within 1 month or sooner.

  • Pets not allowed
  • Pool opening dates May 2 - Sep 26
  • Pool towels not included. Available at 10 euros per person.
  • Arrival is 5-8 pm. Late arrival can be arranged in advance for €50 between 8 - 9:30 pm
  • Departure is 8-10 am on Saturday

Disclaimer: Villa Arabella's antique furniture and furnishings cannot be moved from their original position to other rooms or outside, if not previously agreed with the property owner.





3 km


6 km

Marina di Pietrasanta (beach)

6 km

Forte dei Marmi

10 lm


31 km


31 km

Cinque Terre

42 km


103 km

Pisa Airport

31 km

Texas Versilia
(beach resort with pool)

15 min

Bagno Cavallone
(beach resort, no pool)

15 min

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
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