List your home
Apply filters
£ to

Antico Casale

from £95 /night help Price for guests, Nights

from £95 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Excludes fees (if applicable). Enter your dates to see the total cost.

Outside dining on the terrace with mountain views

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 9

Need more information about booking Home 384328 ?

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

AN OPPORTUNITY TO RENT THIS BRAND NEW AND RECENTLY REFURBISHED VILLA AVAILABLE TO RENT FOR THE FIRST TIME. SPECTACULAR MOUNTAIN VIEWS - SHARED POOL AT ADJACENT HOTEL WITH RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA.

Originally a Landowner's Villa dating back to 1880, Antico Casale has been carefully renovated keeping some of its original features.

The Villa is situated in a quiet and rural area on the edge of the pretty and ancient village of Castiglione di Garfagnana and has been extensively and completely renovated. The pretty garden is edged with mature olive trees and the gravel driveway leads to the front of the Villa with ample parking.

Although the construction of the swimming pool is yet to be completed, arrangements have been made with the adjacent Albergo Castello for guests of the Villa to use their pool. The Hotel also has a large Restaurant and Pizzeria which is open daily for lunch and dinner.

The main entrance of the house leads into a spacious hallway with a Fitness Room and Cellar on the ground floor. A sandstone staircase with wrought iron balustrades leads to the first and second floors.

On the first floor there is a new fully fitted kitchen with oven, gas hob, dishwasher, double sink & drainer, microwave, toaster and kettle. There are spectacular mountain views from the window. Large table and chairs for up to 10 guests.

Double doors lead from the kitchen to a raised terrace with an outdoor dining table and 12 chairs, sun umbrellas and BBQ for alfresco dining. From here steps lead down to the garden.

Also on the first floor is a spacious WC. L-shaped lounge area large double sofa-bed, three windows, two with stunning mountain views, an open log fire and Satellite TV and DVD Player.

An Archway leads to the stairs to the second floor which has 3 Bedrooms (2 Doubles and a Twin).

The Master Bedroom is very large, light, open and airy with 3 windows all with mountain views. A single bed can also be made available for a child and/or a cot for a small baby. The en-suite bathroom has a bath with shower attachment, sink and basin.

The second double bedroom is smaller with a window to the side. Bedside lamp and table and new chestnut wood wardrobe with large hanging space and two drawers.

The twin bedroom has two windows both with mountain views, bedside lamp and table and new chestnut wood wardrobe with large hanging space and two drawers.

There is also a separate shower room with WC and sink and a 'lavanderia' on this floor housing the washing machine, sink, iron, ironing board, clothes airer and various cleaning products.

The Tuscan Climate:

In general the climate in Tuscany is very mild with little variation between the different provinces. However the coast and valleys are 3 or 4 degrees hotter in summer than the hilly areas. Usually summers in Tuscany are hot with little or no rain. April and May are milder and rainier but there are still plenty of dry, sunny days. July and August are the hottest months. September and October are usually warm during the day but cooler in the evenings.

Spring can be one of the most rewarding times to visit, average temperatures are warm and comfortable. It can however be one of the wettest seasons but normally by May rain is rare and the days are longer with up to 10 hours of daylight.

Summer in Tuscany is usually hot and sunny with pleasant evenings for 'al fresco' dining. Humidity levels can get high, especially in the cities.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Forte dei Marmi 30 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Pisa 60 km, Nearest railway: Castelnuovo di Garfagnana 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Tuscany region

Although Casa Vacanze Antico Casale is in a quiet and rural position enjoying views of breathtaking scenery, the centre of the nearby village of Castiglione di Garfagnana is only a 5 minute walk away where you can sit and watch the world go by at one of the three bars - ideal for enjoying a cappuccino and getting to know the friendly local people. There are also several family run restaurants with outside dining to enjoy on warm summer evenings.

The busy town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana is only a 15 minute drive away and has plenty of shops, restaurants and bars to experience, whether it's a morning coffee, a light lunch, an aperitivo or an evening meal.

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana is a typical bustling Italian town that is important for local farming and agriculture and famous for local produce including pecorino cheese, farro (barley), porcini mushrooms and polenta (ground maize) and is located at a height of approx. 300m above sea level.

The town is well served by supermarkets, small specialty food shops, restaurants and bars. There is a busy market on Thursday mornings 8am – 1pm which sells clothes, flowers, pottery, hardware, carpets, shoes, leather goods and gifts and also has a separate fruit and vegetable section. It's best to go early for the atmosphere.

The local clothes and shoe shops can also offer some great bargains. Shops close generally between 1 pm and 4 pm and are open until around 7pm.

Castiglione di Garfagnana

Trains from Castelnuovo station go regularly to Lucca where there are connections to Florence, Pisa and onwards. There is also a bus station in the centre of town which connects to most of the villages and towns in the area.

Throughout the summer months there are daily 'festas' held in the many small villages in the area with speciality food and drink e.g. Traditional Tuscan specialities ranging from trout, steak, pasta, cheese, funghi (mushrooms) and a German Beer Festival all with dancing to music. Here and at many other festas you can eat and drink to your heart's content for a minimal amount. A truly memorable way to experience the real heart of Tuscany and its friendly people and cultures.

Tennis courts in nearby Villa collemandina, a 9-hole golf course (10 minute drive in Bosco), pony trekking and daily hiking excursions can be organised locally to explore the many surrounding mountain villages against a backdrop of stunning scenery.

The small ski resort of San Pellegrino and the Parco del Orecciella Nature Reserve with its Visitor Centre, Bar & Restaurant, Bear Enclosure, Botanic Garden and Hiking Trails are only a 30 minute drive away with the coast and upmarket beach resort of Forte dei Marmi just 30 km away.

The old walled city of Lucca, Pisa and Florence and are easily accessible by car or train.

Further details and more information regarding daily excursions can be found in the property's House Book.

Guest reviewsPowered by TripAdvisor

Guest reviews no reviews

Guest reviews Powered by TripAdvisor

Help other travellers decide where to stay

This holiday home hasn’t got any reviews yet. The average rating on Holiday Lettings is four out of five. This place could be newly added or perhaps it’s a well kept secret. Either way, it’s time to reveal all.

Be the first to write a review

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.

Check price and book
Your dates are available

Book your stay

Enter dates for more accurate prices

*
*

Sleeps 9

    from £95 /night help

    Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Excludes fees (if applicable). Enter your dates to see the total cost.

    Rental cost
    Owner fee
    Subtotal

    Subtotal

    Enter dates to see your price

    Owner fees cover things like cleaning. Click Book now to review a full breakdown of the cost before making your payment.

    This home can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank transfer)

    Pay online via Holiday Lettings with your credit/debit card or your PayPal account to be covered by Payment Protection

    Contact the owner

    Email the owner
    *
    help

    Tick this box to request a quote for your stay. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online. Note that other guests may have received a quote for the same dates. The first one to pay gets the booking, so make your payment asap to secure your holiday.

      This home can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank transfer)

      Pay online via Holiday Lettings with your credit/debit card or your PayPal account to be covered by Payment Protection

      You're booking with

      Varinia T.

      90% Response rate

      Calendar last updated:24 Apr 2015

      Based in Italy

      Languages spoken
      • English
      • Italian

      Payment accepted

      Credit cards accepted

      Also consider

      Province of Florence 9119 properties
      Province of Lucca 4028 properties
      Province of Pisa 2287 properties
      Province of Pistoia 712 properties
      Province of Massa Carrara 520 properties
      Province of Bologna 490 properties
      Province of La Spezia 278 properties
      Province of Parma 156 properties
      Province of Prato 81 properties
      Province of Modena 76 properties
      Castagnori 13 properties
      Capraia 10 properties
      Porciano 10 properties
      Cecina Marina 10 properties
      San Gennaro 8 properties
      Varramista 6 properties

      Start a new search

      Don’t let an old browser slow down your holiday

      Your browser is out of date and might not work well with our website. Download the latest version to speed up your hunt for the perfect holiday home.

      Just click on the icons to get to the download page