House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A homely, well furnished, detached house, enjoying panoramic views, located in a quiet and private position within the scenic hillside village of Gromignana. The ideal place to relax, and to explore the numerous sights of northern and central Tuscany.
Arriving at the house, you open the front door to enter a bright and spacious well furnished lounge, with a log fireplace. Entertainment is provided by TV, DVD, & mini hifi, together with a selection of books, games, cds & dvds.
Entering the kitchen/diner, you find it well stocked with furniture, appliances and utensils, including a kettle!. Adjacent to the kitchen is a modern shower room/toilet.
French doors open out to a spacious and open patio area, providing the ideal 'outside room' where you can relax and enjoy the scenic views, and from where you can watch the stunning Garfagnana sunset at the end of a glorious summers day .
Upstairs, the hallway leads you to the 2 bedrooms, both well furnished, one with a king size bed, the other with 2 single beds. Both bedrooms offer amazing views outside. Adjacent to the main bedroom is a modern bathroom with shower.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marina Di Vecchiano 55 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 60 km, Nearest railway: Ghivizzano-Coreglia 5 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Renovated property, double glazing, with plenty of electrical and lighting points. Clean and tidy property, with modern floor tiles or modern wooden flooring throughout. Simply and tastefully furnished to a homely style.
For your safety, there are 2 smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarm, fire extinguisher, fire blanket, and basic first aid kit.
|Further details outdoors|
Private garden and large patio area with the boundary fully fenced off. Access is via a pedestrian front gate, with vehicular access via a right of way next door through an electric gate. Parking is safe and private with access straightforward in relation to standard vehicles.
Outside table and chairs, parasol, reclining chairs, portable BBQ, rotary washing line, outside water/washing facilities
Excellent location for couples and families.
Great scenic and private rural location within a hillside local community.
Ideal base from which to appreciate and enjoy the Garfagnana region, and to visit the more traditional and well known Tuscan sites.
A comprehensive Welcome and Information pack will be sent to all our renters prior to the booking dates. This will allow you to plan your stay before you arrive and so maximise your holiday time.
The Tuscany region
The house is located in Northern Tuscany, in the province of Lucca.
Tuscany is a popular tourist attraction, offering beauty, culture, history, and cuisine. It is a large region offering a wide range of sights, which cannot all be seen in one or even two visits. Major cities and sights include, Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, Pistoia, Prato, Livorno, plus the popular beach resorts of Viareggio and Forte Dei Marmi, to name a few.
The Garfagnana area of Tuscany, is one of Tuscany's best kept secrets. An undiscovered and more interesting part of Tuscany offering natural beauty and wonderful local cuisine.
The location of the house offers the ideal base for you to explore the Garfagnana region, and the other parts of Tuscany, with Lucca nearby, Pisa, Florence, the fashionable coastal resorts, and Siena, all easily accessible.
The Garfagnana region of Tuscany, is also known as the 'Heart of Tuscany', is an area of natural beauty, offering breathtaking landscapes, history, and a way of life that is steeped in tradition.
It is a wonderful part of Tuscany, relatively untouched by tourism where you can relax and explore at your own pace and really enjoy your holiday.
The area is dotted with numerous villages and towns which offer a warm welcome, all offering something different. Its past isolation has ensured that its beauty, history, traditions and customs have been preserved.
There are numerous local attractions, including Coreglia Antelminelli, Bagni Di Lucca, Barga, Castelnuovo Di Garfagnana, The Wind Caves, Vagli Lake, Calomini, Fortezza Delle Verrucole, San Pellegrino, Devils Bridge, Orrido Di Botri, Orecchiella and Aregegna Natural Parks.
For the more adventurous, the Garfagnana offers the ideal location for hiking, with numerous walks and trails to follow.
Gromignana itself offers a local shop, bar, public telephone, and church. The nearest restaurants are in Coreglia and Ghivizzano, both a 10 minute drive away.
Within a 30 minute drive from the house you can choose from a wide selection of excellent family run restaurants all offering the best that the region can offer, both in quality and price.