Le Stanze del Casale - Maison

Portoferraio Elba Island, Livorno
Self-catering


Art-loving, bohemian types will be seduced by this big happy house on Elba Island – a few miles off the Tuscan coast

Bed

4 beds

Bedroom

4 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 8

The
Experience

Step off the ferry into bustling Portoferraio and wend your way (three kilometres) up to this colourful home, lovingly tended by its three owners who live in part of the house and are there to welcome you. Unpack in a pretty bedroom – two have terraces, others face the sea – and ease yourself into island life.Borrow a book from the groaning shelves in the living room and find a sheltered spot to read, then explore the huge garden packed with fragrant plants, olive groves, tall pines and interesting sculptures. Walk to a fish restaurant for lunch or hire a scooter to zip around; head to Capo Bianco and Le Ghiaie beaches for sunbathing and snorkelling. Hike up Monte Capanne if you’re feeling energetic or cheat and take the chairlift.Return to bubble away in the Jacuzzi, Aperol spritz in hand. Whip up a feast in the well-stocked kitchen and gather your clan around the long terrace table under glowing Thai lanterns for a hearty dinner. You may help yourself to fresh veg from the owners’ garden or arrange to have supper cooked for you.

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We think you'll love

  • All the art, books and interesting things to find in the garden, including a life size cut out of Napoleon!
  • Eating a Thai feast cooked for you by the owners
  • Hanging out in the Jacuzzi overlooking the port and sea
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You should know

  • You are near a (not very busy) road and there’s some light traffic noise
  • The owners live in another part of the house and you share the driveway
  • There are a few steps to negotiate from the living areas to the bedrooms

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
5pm-12am
Check out
10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights, in August 7 nights.
Closed
Rarely.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Meals
Restaurants 5-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €510
Weekly price
from €3570
Damage deposit
€900
1 House for 8
From €5104 beds4 bedrooms

Reviews

Le Stanze Del Casale was a special experience for us, we didn't want to leave! There's a warm and dreamy atmosphere that is very unique. The bedrooms are just beautiful, quiet and romantic, the house and the garden hold many pleasant surprises and the location is super convenient, close to Portoferraio yet hidden in a quiet and green spot. We would go back immediately!

Anna, Bologna

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Location

The neighbourhood

Elba is the third largest island in Italy, after Sicily and Sardinia, ten kilometres from Piombino on the Tuscan coast. Ferries are plentiful from the mainland into Portoferraio, the island’s largest town, which has forts to visit and two houses lived in by Napoleon during his exile. It’s easy to rent scooters from here to zip around the rest of the island. The house is a five-minute drive or 20-minute walk from the port. There are gentle walks straight from the house to coast and restaurants.

Local points of interest from Florence Daubas

  • The island of Elba Elba lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea at about 45min from the Tuscan coast by ferry. A 100m rural road connects the villa to the main road, which leads to Porto Azzurro (12km), Capoliveri (14km), Marina di Campo (14km), Marciana Marina (16km).
  • Rental boat and inflatable motorboats company, an active diving centre, a sailing school, a stadium with running tracks, three tennis courts, a fitness trail within San Giovanni’s thermal area, and the Elba nine-hole golf club nearby.
  • The house is walking distance from two traditional “trattorie” (Italian-style small restaurants) located in San Giovanni. In one of these it is possible to order freshly prepared meals.Grocery&co: Elba’s supermarkets are open seven days a week.
  • The turquoise sea washes its numerous beaches, cliffs and coves. Elba boasts a wide variety of beaches, ranging from the classic sandy beaches, to gravel, pebble, and rock beaches. Its inland offers equally beautiful views.
  • North you can reach the stunning white-sand beaches of Sansone and Capobianco, and going south there are the beautiful beaches of Barabarca and Zuccale. A little further south past Barabarca, you can reach the magical and peaceful beach of Punta Calamita
  • Elba's most relevant historical figure has been Napoleon Bonaparte, who exiled here in May 1814 after abdicating the French throne and governed the island for little less than a year, leaving a much longer and deeply rooted on its future identity.

Introducing

Florence Daubas

Three friends – Florence, who has lived in France, Italy and Thailand; Linda, a lawyer, and Antonello, an architect - combined their love of art, travel and interior design to restore and decorate their home. They’ve filled the house with bold, original pieces of art, books and beautiful things. They ran it as a B&B for a few years and now offer the house on a self-catering basis; they live in part of the house and are on hand if you need them.