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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

Beautiful stone cottage split into two spacious apartments, and situated in extensive gardens, with large pool and amazing views!

Daniele has 3 bedrooms which can either be 3 doubles or 3 twins, an open plan living / dining / kitchen area with fireplace, and 2 shower rooms.

The sleeping areas are designed to give privacy for 2 groups if required.

The apartment has its own independent entrance, courtyard for eating al fresco, BBQ. (NB outdoor furniture renewed since photos taken) The gardens are extensive, and there is a shared pool - 12 M x 5 M with internal steps Which benefits from beautiful views of the mountainous countryside.

Indeed, wonderful views abound at all parts of the grounds. There are 2 open-field type areas ideal for picnicking or ball games and there is plenty of room to explore / find a quiet spot for reading.

We can arrange for a personal chef at this property for those evenings when driving does not appeal (notice required)

. Please note there is also a downstairs apartment sleeping 6 plus 1, giving versatility for large groups - the downstairs eating area is large enough for a big group to all dine together.

Further information for Daniele:

Independent path leading to private entrance.

Hallway leading to: On the left , bright and airy kitchen / dining area / living area with fireplace. Kitchen equipped with washing machine, dishwasher, fridge / freezer, oven, hob, microwave.

Living area has comfy seating, open fireplace, CD player and DVD, SAT TV . WIFI E20 per week .

Dining table sufficient to accommodate 8 people.

On the right of the hallway is a corridor leading to 3 bedrooms - one double and two further doubles which can be switched to twins if required.

There are 2shower rooms too.

The sleeping area has been designed to provide privacy for those holidaying maybe with another couple.

Outside, there is a large private patio with eating tables, chairs and umbrella, BBQ.

Path behind patio area leads up to open field and then on to large shared pool.

Substantial grounds, and guests welcome to pick cherries, plums, figs, apples, pears, sharon fruit, and nuts whenever in season.

The steps up to swimming pool area are fairly steep and not suitable for elderly or very small children without supervision.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach 50 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Pisa 83 km, Nearest railway: Fosciandora 4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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

Fosciandora

Vallecchia is situated about 50 mins north of Lucca high in the luscious green hills of the Garfagnana, Northern Tuscany. The rural location / views / walking opportunities are the real attraction of this property but there are plenty of restaurants and bars in the market town of Castelnuovo Which is famous for its Thursday morning market (less than 15 mins drive) and also in the beautiful mediaeval town of Barga (20 min drive but new road promised for next yr cutting drive to 10 mins). There is a small bar / shop for basic necessities in two of the closest villages (one, 1km away, and one 5 mins in car). Airports Pisa-80 mins, Florence 1hr 50 mins; Genoa 2 hrs 30 mins; Milan 3 hr 15 mins, Bologna 2 hrs 30 mins (Forli care over 3 hrs).

A totally peaceful location on the 'sunny side' of the valley, but well located for exploring.

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  • 5 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:05 Aug 2014

Based in Italy

Languages spoken
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  • Italian

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