Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
This cottage has been renovated with care, and boasts traditional flooring and beamed ceilings throughout...
The owners have worked hard to retain a rustic/original feel to the house, whilst ensuring there are modern facilities.
This property has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen/diner, and small outside area with private pool and panoramic views.
This is a wonderful opportunity to witness traditional village life, whilst preserving full privacy and enjoying the peace!
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3.2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 89 km, Nearest railway: Castelnuovo di Garfagnana 4.3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Enter into property straight into traditional style kitchen diner, with fireplace.
The kitchen is equipped with oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge, microwave.
Beamed ceilings/traditional flooring/dining table
Through to living room with comfy seating, TV and DVD
Through to lobby from which leads single bedroom (which can be made into bunk if required) and downstairs shower room.
Washing machine is stored in utility area in basement
Traditional style staircase leads from living area to upstairs hallway from where one can find
Double bedroom with extra bed - arch vaulted beamed ceilings
Double bedroom with arch vaulted beamed ceilings
Single bedroom (which can be made into bunk if required)
Upstairs shower room
Views from rooms are beautiful!
|Further details outdoors|
Outside there is a private pool of 9m x 4m with views of mountains beyond, and outdoor eating area.
Bedding and towels are included in the cost of any stay, as well as all utilities with the exception of heating which if required is payable locally
We take a 15% deposit with the remainder payable 8 weeks prior to arrival
We accept payment in sterling and euros
The Tuscany region
The Tuscan Region of Italy is well known for its warm balmy summers, beautiful countryside, rolling hills, mouth - watering food, and of course its towns and villages, rich with mediaeval architecture…
The Garfagnana region of Tuscany, often known as its ‘Green Lung’ is situated away from the milling crowds that can often be found at the most famous Tuscan locations and is totally unspoilt, remaining untouched by tourism.
The scenery is spectacular, green and mountainous with views of both the Apuane and Appenine mountains at every turn…And, due to the altitude whilst the weather can be very hot, it is always pleasantly cool for sleeping…
The food is usually home made, using home grown produce, and is typically simple and extremely tasty. Prices here remain very reasonable due to the fact that food is prepared with the locals, and not tourists in mind…The local wine is cheap and surprisingly drinkable!
The pace of life is slow and peaceful – spend your days enjoying secluded picnics, swimming in rivers, or watching locals play bocce or ‘cheese throwing’. Visit hundreds of ancient hill top villages, or relax at home basking in stunning scenery.
For ‘townie’ days, visit the mediaeval towns of Barga, Lucca, Castelnuovo, with Pisa and Florence within easy reach too…
This is Olde Worlde Italy
Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
Situated on the far edge of the historic village of Gragnanella, just a 5 min drive from the market town of Castelnuovo and 1 hour from the mediaeval walled city of Lucca. The beautiful town of Barga is a 20 minute drive too....
This is a pretty village, with no facilities, but Castelnuovo which is a 5 min drive has bars, restaurants, shops, famous Thursday morning market and a train station for easy exploring.
Despite the village location, there is full privacy at the house and wonderful views over the countryside.
The cottage is a 90 min drive from Pisa and around 1 hr 45 mins from Pisa.
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1 Sep 2012
"Lovely house, great pool and beautiful views and located in stunning mountainous area of Tuscany"
This was a great house for our family holiday in a lovely and unspoilt part of Tuscany. The pool was beautiful and the loggia great for outdoor living. Situated in a small hill town the house had wonderful views and everything we needed for our stay. A few points to note- there is no garden which you may want with small children; it is situated a long way from the main Tuscan sites so going anywhere takes time-however there is a lot to see locally and Castelnuovo, the nearby large town is charming ; the road up to the village is twisty and the last bit down to the house very steep and narrow- you need to be a confident driver! Finally the house is on a hill and terraced down to the loggia and on to the pool- this is quite steep and not suitable at all for anyone with mobility problems or young children
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Lorraine Venturelli (Property Manager Tuscan Retreats Ltd)
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