Photo gallery

A stunning conversion of the old barn which even surprised the builders

Watch this space for a fabulous pool for the summer of 2014!

I Cinghiali in high summer, blue skies, cornfields, lazy days

The terrace with its view of a 10th century fort on the next hill

The village of Caprignana, the gateway to the beautiful Orecchiella national park

There is a timeless quality in these ancient hills

A 250 Kilo piece of marble from the hills nearby for the kitchen bench

Fabulous food flavours: Dining in the studio in the old barn

The king sized bed with quality cotton sheets and wool blankets or duvet

Rustic original walls with every comfort in this stunning space

I Cinghiali, the largest villa in the village of around 40 houses

The medieval village of Orzaglia: a great pre or post dinner walk

Nearby the largest mortadella in Italy - delicious!

Market days: food that tastes out of this world in town squares all over the valley

Market days: fabulous clothes shopping for just a few Euros

The never ending view of light and mountains and beauty

The amazing view from the studio and its secluded terrace ideal for sunning yourself

Autumn: a perfect time to walk in the parks and visit the hilltop villages nearby

The amazing walled city of Lucca, 76 churches, fabulous shopping,

The bathroom with wet area shower

Food: local prosciutto and salami from the village shop

Market day is a must

Coffee: the best in the world

Lucca: the amazing walled city and its Roman ampitheatre