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The area: the Devil's bridge in Borgo a Mozzano.

Shepherds Hut | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 40km

Sei stanco della vita cittadina? Vuoi cambiare il tuo modo di vivere per un po'? Vuoi scoprire antichi sapori e profumi? Vuoi assaggiare vino non adulterato e olio d'oliva genuino? Vuoi seguire i ritmi lenti di un piccolo paese delle colline toscane?

Questo è il posto che stai cercando!

La capanna del nonno si chiama così perchè era, in passato, una vera stalla in cui venivano accudite le mucche durante l'inverno. Oggi è una casa in pietra completamente restaurata nel 2013 utilizzando solo materiali locali come pietre scalpellinate e cotto. La capanna è adesso una romantica e funzionale casa di campagna su due piani con una cucina super attrezzata in una grande sala d'ingresso, un bagno confortevole con doccia, una romantica camera con letto matrimoniale e un disimpegno con un divano letto per due persone. La casa può ospitare, quindi, un massimo di 4 ospiti. La capanna ha anche un grazioso balcone di ingresso su cui gli ospiti possono prendere il sole o gustare piatti e vini italiani sotto il sole di Toscana. Il balcone è adornato con vasi da fiore e piante aromatiche da utilizzare per cucinare come rosmarino, salvia, timo. Dal balcone e dalle finestre della casa la vista sugli Appennini e la valle di Bagni di Lucca è mozzafiato. Da qui gli ospiti possono camminare, correre, andare in monutain bike lungo strade sterrate costeggiate da boschi di castagni e di querce dove non è difficile incontrare cinghiali, cervi, volpi, lepri e diversi tipi di uccelli. Lugliano è a soli 4 chilometri da Bagni di Lucca dove si trovano le storiche Terme dalle note acque curative. Lucca, Barga, Castelnuovo, Viareggio, Pisa, possono essere raggiunte da qui in meno di un'ora. Firenze, Siena, Volterra, San Gimignano, le Cinque Terre possono essere raggiunte in meno di due ore. Ideale punto di partenza perl'Art Festival di Bagni di Lucca, the il Lucca Summer Festival, Lucca Comics and Games e Halloween Celebration a Borgo a Mozzano.

Are you fed up with the urban life? Do you want to change your way of life for a while? Do you want to discover ancient smells and flavors? Do you want to taste unadulterated wine and genuine olive oil? Do you want to live following the slow rhythms of a small village on the Tuscan hills? This is the place for you!

The Italian name of this property is "La capanna del nonno". In the past, it was, en effect, a typical hut where cows stayed and were fed during the winter season, when the snow covered all the fields in the area. This independent stone house has been completely restored using only local materials, such as carved stones outside and "cotto" inside. The hut is now a functional country house on two levels with an equipped kitchen in a large diningroom, a comfortable bathroom with a shower, a romantic bedroom with a double bed and one sofa-bed for 4 people max. The house has also a nice balcony where guests can get tunned or taste fantastic Italian meals and wines under the Tuscan sun. On the balcony there are several big vases full of flowers and aromatic plants to use to cook: rosemary, sage, thyme...From the balcony the view on Bagni di Lucca's area and the Appennini's chain is absolutely stunning! From here guests can go walking, biking and running along dirt roads surrounded by woods of oaks and chestnut trees where it is not difficult to meet wild animals such as boars, foxes, deers, hares, badgers and many different kinds of colourful and twitting birds. The village of Lugliano is only 4 kmts far from Bagni di Lucca where there is a famous Spa with fantastic thermal waters. Lucca, Barga, Viareggio, Pisa, can be reached in less than an hour. Florence, Siena, Volterra, San Gimignano, Cinque Terre can be reached in less than two hours. Ideal starting point for the Art festival in Bagni di Lucca, Lucca Summer Festival, Lucca Comics and Games and Halloween Celebration in Borgo a Mozzano.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Viareggio, Forte dei marmi 40 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Galileo Galilei di Pisa 40 km, Nearest railway: Bagni di Lucca 6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking

The Tuscany region

The charming Tuscany is waiting for you to show its magical atmospheres, its historical towns, its fantastic views, its tastes and savours, its sun and its life style.

La Capanna del nonno is in a small, medieval village on the hills around Bagni di Lucca. This is one of the more interesting area in Tuscany for its wild nature, its traditions, its fastastic villages loved by a lot of English writers such as Lord Byron, Elisabeth Barrett-Browning and Robert Browning, Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley and many others.

You can relax and take care of your body in the spa of Bagni di Lucca, walk in woods of centuries-old chestnut trees meeting deers, squirrels, wild boars. You can discover natural canyons, caves and lakes, the Apuan Alps and the chain of Appennini. You can practice every kinds of sports: swimming in thermal pools, rowing, rafting and fishing in the waters of clear streams, tennis on courts known throughout Italy, walking and climbing on fantastic mountains and rocks,

Bagni di Lucca

The Val di Lima, the valley of the river Lima, is a beautiful green area of Northern Tuscany. The medieval Lucca town is approximately 20 km far.

The main town of the region is Bagni di Lucca, a historic old spa with long-standing international connections. Bagni di Lucca is one of the largest mountain communities in Italy covering over 16,000 hectares with over 75% of the area covered with deciduous trees.

The town has three main centres, La Villa, the location of most of the shops and hotels, Fornoli, the more modern and most highly-populated area, and also the location of the railway station, and between these, Ponte a Serraglio at the site of an early bridge across the River Lima.

Scattered around these three main centres, in the valley and in the hills and mountains surrounding the town are villages such as Fabbriche, Astracaccio, Lugliano, Benabbio, Brandeglio, Casabasciana, Crasciana, Casoli, Lucchio, Graniola, Monte di Villa, Montefegatesi, San Cassiano, San Gemignano Gomberto, Longoio as well as many others.

From Lugliano's hills the tourist can enjoy the largest view on all Bagni di Lucca's area.

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22 Jun 2014

5/5

"Perfect Italian retreat with a great atmosphere"

The cottage was very comfortable with new appliances (shower, washing machine, dish washer etc) and the views were superb. Dalida was warm, welcoming and happy to suggest local areas of interest/super… More

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