This majestic fully restructured 18th century home is now a deluxe vacation villa rental only a few km from the sandy beaches of the Tuscan coast and from one to two hours drive to some of the more exciting historic sites in Tuscany, such as Lucca, Pisa, Siena and Volterra.
The villa is surrounded by an opened "terracotta" terrace overlooking the hilly 500 hectares property. The villa is immersed in a private and partially fenced garden with a large swimming pool area where seclusion and privacy are guaranteed. Only stunning views of the green lush landscape surrounds this place. The pool area is fully furnished with sun lounges and a covered terrace with table and chairs.
There is a large covered terrace where the entire group can enjoy meals together, a lunch picnic with some of the local wines from Ornellaia or Sassicaia or a candle light dinner under the stars. This wines are produced in the area of Bolgheri, a town that you can easily visit during your stay. This rental villa has been created to bring out the romantic in all of us!
The fully equipped eat in kitchen is perfect for group who like to have fun doing everything together. You will find lots of space to cook together, putting together the fresh ingredients you found at the local veggie and fruit market or the at the fish stall along the coast. This area abounds in cheeses, local wines, olive oil and lots of fresh greens. You will be making your own fresh tomato bruschettas in no time. You will find all table ware and cookware necessary for a large group as well as a dishwasher, large refrigerator, stove and oven, microwave, American coffee maker and toaster.
Next to the kitchen there is a service bathroom.
The Italian rental villa is furnished with several areas where the family or friends can get together to talk about the day events, laugh over memories or simply relax and read a new book. The garden area that surrounds the villa also offers lots of space so that even a large group will not feel -- to close.
A villa of this size in Italy would have to have its own private Chapel (deconsecrated), and the owners have lovingly restored this little masterpiece. This would make a beautiful setting for renewed vows or even a couple making that first romantic commitment. There is also the old stalls, with their incredibly beautiful brick vaulted ceilings - this is the perfect setting for celebrating birthdays, anniversaries or just the fact that the whole group is together again.
The ground floor is comprised of the eat - in kitchen, laundry room, living room, dining room and chapel. There are 2 bedrooms on the ground floor, one with twin beds and the other with a double bed. There are also two bathrooms on the ground floor. The first one between the bedrooms has a bathtub with shower, WC, bidet and sink. The second one close to the kitchen has an anteroom with sink and a toilette with WC, bidet.
Each of the 8 bedrooms is equipped with an en-suite bathroom, decorated with either the classical Italian ceramic tile or the beautifully rich gray marble.
Upstairs there is one master bedroom suite which has a large double bedroom, a sitting room - where the two extra beds can be added upon request - and an en-suite bathoom fully equipped with bathtub, sink, WC and bidet.
All bedrooms are furnished with typical handcraft wrought iron canopy beds. The rich, soft colors reflected the stunning landscapes which surround the villa and its private pool (14 x 7 meters).
Villa Ricky offers much space for up to 16 people. On request a max. number of 2 extra beds can be added in the master room (supplementary).
The dependance is situated right next to the main villa and offers additional space for 2 people. In this case the villa can be booked in the version 9 bedrooms (see pricelist at the bottom).
Located on the basement of the villa, at the level of the swimming pool, is the Dependance, an independent mini-apartment with a double bedroom on the mezzanine and a small equipped kitchen with table and chairs on the ground floor. The Dependance is for exclusive use of guests of Villa Ricky and will never be rented separately. It offers extra room for two adults in the villa plus one child or baby. In the Dependance, one extra bed or a baby crib can be added upon request.
There is fast and free Internet connecting WI-FI inside the villa and in the garden area. Bring your one laptop
The town of Casale Marittimo is located a few minutes by car or by bike from your villa. Don't miss a visit at Cecina Mare, a cosy town center and beach town, with its sandy beaches and the "Lungomare" with a lot of night life and good restaurants. The major cities Pisa, Lucca, Siena and Florence can be reached within around 1 hour drive.
Visit the pages of our following villas, located in the same estate, each one with its own swimming pool and much privacy: Giglio, Louisa, Blu Lotos and White Lotos.
The beauty of this villa is being able to taste not only the soft rolling hills of Tuscany but also some of the best known beaches on the Tuscan coast. The owner has a private umbrella at the beach for free use of guests, once a week. You can choose one day of the week when it will be reserved for you (more information at the villa's Reception). Enjoy an umbrella, and two chairs - cost INCLUDED in the villa rental (normally this will run approx. 25.-Euro a day). The offert is valid ONLY for the months of July and August! You will also find a great restaurant and snack bar near by the reserved umbrella where you can get a cool drink or an excellent meal.
SPECIAL SERVICE: The owner has an agreement with a stunning gym located in the town of Cecina, where you can have a FREE PASS(by appointment, limited to 6 guests per day) to use the gym's equipments like the body building room, the heated swimming pool and the thermarium (where there is a sauna and a Turkish bath). Besides, the pass allows guests to join some of the gym's lessons: heat, spinning, aqua gym and Pilates.
The same owner runs a small guest house with 4 double bedrooms only 250 meters distant from the Villa. If your group has more than 18 members you can rent these extra bedrooms each with private bathroom. These guests can stay at the villa all day long and enjoy holidays together with the whole group, using the guest house only to sleep at night. It’s an easy 3 minutes walk from the Villa to the guest house. You can have breakfast at the guest house.