About the home
A homely, newly and 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. French doors open out to a large patio area, fully paved and flat, providing the ideal 'outside room' where you can relax and enjoy the scenic views. Adjacent to the kitchen is a modern shower room/toilet.
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:||Viareggio, 55km|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for over 5s only|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|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 2 family bathrooms|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 5|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / 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.
Standard cleaning and linen/towels are included in the price.
25% deposit is required on booking, balance due 8 weeks before arrival.
Security Deposit of £100.00 is required against breakages/extra cleaning.
The Tuscany / Lucca Province 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 Coreglia Antelminelli area
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.
How to get there
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Pisa Airport is a modern airport, an hours drive from the house.
A free shuttle bus takes you from outside the arrivals area to the large car hire area (2 minute journey) where you book in and collect/return your car.
From the airport, you take the road to the motorway, then onwards to Lucca. At Lucca you take the main road to Garfagnana, then to Ghivizzano, then on to Gromignana via a very good hill road.
-Regular flights are available to Pisa from most parts of the UK:
-(Heathrow / Gatwick / Manchester)
-(Stansted / Glasgow / Edinburgh / Liverpool / East Midlands / Birmingham / Leeds / Bournemouth)
-(Manchester / Gatwick)
-(Gatwick / Luton / Bristol)
-(Belfast / Edinburgh / Leeds / Manchester / Newcastle)
-Ample car hire is available at the airport, these can be easily prebooked at discounted rates via the internet:
-For general enquiries regarding flights and car hire, the following sites are recommended:
www.skyscanner.net (cheap flight locator site)
www.travelsupermarket.com (car hire/travel locator site)
Once a booking has been confirmed, tips and advice on car hire and generally driving in Italy will be sent to you.
Our Welcome Pack will provide you with full driving directions from the airport to the house.
Activities near Coreglia Antelminelli
Tennis in town
Rural / countryside retreats
08 Feb 2013
Wonderful house with all the amenities you need. The views from the house were amazing, saw shooting stars on our second night. The only downside was the drive up the hill, though the end result was worth it. Would recommend.
03 Dec 2011
Our week in early October was fantastic. The owners directions and materials at the house were very helpful and well thought out. The views are tremendous. We were well taken care of from booking... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 2|
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|Summer||8 Jun 13||30 Sep 13||£ 310||£ 44||£ 44||1 Night|
|Prices for group size 4|
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|Summer||8 Jun 13||30 Sep 13||£ 350||£ 50||£ 50||1 Night|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Periods of rental are flexible.<BR>In view of the cheaper weekday flights from most carriers, we encourage weekday booking start and end dates.Book
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