Location and Surrounding Area. This property is set within the bustling seaside town of Forte dei Marmi in the exclusive area of Roma Imperiale. Built in the early 1930’s, Villa I Platani is found on the coast of Tuscany which hosts kilometres of beaches and coastline. The beaches are a few minutes’ walk away where the clear sea laps at the sand and people enjoy the stunning setting. This villa is a place for wandering, exploring and relaxing. Days spent visiting the local sites, going for day trips around the beautiful region of Tuscany and sipping wine at sunset at the beach will decidedly bring magic and calm to your vacation. Enjoy dining al fresco or reveling in the views from the sprawling patio.
Forte dei Marmi is a seaside resort with a history of luxury, famous guests and pleasure. The town is brimming with excellent restaurants, shops and high-end boutiques. There is also the “Polo Passion” game which takes place on the beach. Speaking of the beach, the water has been awarded the “Bandiera Blu”, the highest seal excellence for clean water in Italy. In addition, every year there is a televised cusine show which celebrates ancient Tuscan dishes and culinary traditions, attracting a who’s who of International stars.
Villa I Platani is about a 35 minute drive from Lucca, a town founded by the Etruscans and famous for its towers and ancient ruins. Visit the Piazza dell’Anfiteatro, the cathedral of San Marino and the clock tower to enjoy the romantic air of this quaint city. With an extraordinary pedestrian promenade along the city’s walls, Lucca is unique from all of the other places in the area. The visitor can enjoy a walk along the green paths with a gelato in hand or explore the winding stone streets of this medieval town. Another unforgettable gem to visit is Pisa which can be reached in about 45 minutes from the villa. With the leaning tower, Duomo and baptistery some of the most-visited tourist sites in Italy, it is impossible to be in the area without visiting Galileo’s old stomping grounds. Admire the white marble glistening in the twilight sun as you sip an aperitivo with friends at the Campo dei Miracoli or Piazza dei Cavalieri.
The property is about one hour and a half from the the cultural capital of Florence. This incredible city, with its art, architecture and unforgettable piazzas is the capital of the Renaissance and one of the most sought-after destinations in Europe. Brunelleschi’s masterpiece red dome rests on the captivating cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore gleaming with pinks and greens. The Uffizi museum featuring Botticelli, Michelangelo, Titian and da Vinci is situated near the unforgettable Ponte Vecchio. There you can carry on the tradition of centuries and shop over the River Arno in the artisan jewellery and art shops. For a change of scenery, you could take a quick thirty minute drive from Villa I Platani to visit the Alpi Apuane to take a leisurely hike on the numerous paths, visit caves or famous Mt. Corchia in the National Park full of five million years of geological history. Antro del Corchia, with the lush green of the Apennines, is also home to many kinds of animals, flowers and plants and will promise a peaceful day trip with breath-taking views.
Villa I Platani is an oasis for a family or a small group and it a perfect place for outside get-togethers. The villa is 44 km from the Pisa international airport and the Florence airport is 102 km away. Lucca is 36 km from the Villa and The National Park of the Alpi Apuane is 36 km. The well-connected Pisa train station and bus station are easily accessed in the center of the city which is 37 km from the property.
The Property. Villa I Platani is a villa filled with impeccably decorated rooms with every attention to detail. The sophisticated property is located in the exclusive resort town of Forte dei Marmi, in the upscale area of Roma Imperiale. The villa which is surrounded by a large, lush garden which has views of the Alpi Apuane mountains is just a short 750 meters from the beach.
Villa I Platani can easily house 12 people with six double bedrooms and 4 ½ bathrooms. The inside of the house is a canvas of shades of neutral colors which invite relaxation upon entering the brightly colored estate. It has a lavish double living room with exposed wood beams and floor-to-ceiling windows for post-beach cozy evenings as well as numerous, lovely spaces tucked around each corner of this tree-lined, green property. It features a large patio with ample seating for outdoor meals in the tranquillity of the garden. with refined decor and every comfort to make the stay relaxing and carefree. The living quarters are divided into two sleeping quarters and the dining room and the fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher and two large refrigerators are perfect for cooking local specialties with friends and family. Each bedroom is uniquely decorated and full of light streaming from the characteristic windows. There is also a service bedroom and bathroom as well as laundry services. The villa has a library and terrace lodge and is equipped with a fireplace, a satellite plasma television, Wi-Fi, air conditioning and housekeeping services. The intricately-landscaped garden with a trampoline and swings is maintained by a gardener and the property includes a parking lot which holds ten cars. There is an alarm system and electric gate for extra security.
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