Located in the hillside village of Granaiola overlooking the town of Bagni di Lucca, La Balconata Guest house offers everything you would expect from a rural retreat. On the edge of the Garfagana national Park its the ideal getaway for anyone wishing to discover this hidden gem in the northern hills of Tuscany. The perfect base for touring by bike or car with walking routes throughout the vicinity as well as a host of other activities locally. The Spa town of Bagni di Lucca with shops, bars and restaurants is a 10 minute drive, with the historic town of Lucca a further 25 minutes. This Traditional stone built farmhouse is set over three floors, Three generous bedrooms on the top floor with two bathrooms, a large lounge area with open fire and ample comfortable seating for all on the ground floor, and large kitchen and dining room on the lower ground floor with access to the gardens and outside seating and patio areas, fantastic views from the balconies and terraced garden.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio 75 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 70 km, Nearest railway: Bagni Di Lucca 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
Granaiola is set on the hills overlooking the historic Spa town of Bagni di Lucca famed for its thermal springs and baths, the area noted for its beautiful chestnut wooded hills and valleys, mountain streams and historic villages. The village itself is on the edge of the Garfagana national park and is noted for its stunning scenery and variety of wildlife, the area is popular with hikers, climbers and cyclists and is well situated for those wishing to visit the wider area including the cities of Lucca, Pisa and Florence to the south. The coastal area including Viareggio and Cinque terre to the west and the mountains and ski resort of Abetone to the north all within easy driving distance.
There are numerous restaurants and bars in Bagni di lucca as well as shops and other facilitis as well as the thermal spa baths you can enjoy the thermally heated public swimming pool.