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Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Nineteenth century villa, situated on top of a hill from where you can enjoy a wonderful and unique view of the entire Valdinievole (Pescia, Montecatini ..) and the nearby mountains. We rent half of the house (Terraced house), arranged on three floors, private garden , gated entrance.
The house is fully equipped to ensure a comfortable stay, has adjoining laundry room and private parking.
In the countryside, inside a farm of 10 acres, the villa is the ideal place to relax, to make beautiful walks among woods, vineyards and olive groves, cycling and easily visit the region. The major cities are just a few kilometers (Lucca, Pisa, Pistoia and Florence),and Siena, Cinque Terre, Arezzo and other historical villages can be visited in a day trip to.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa airport & Florence airport 45 km, Nearest railway: Pescia 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Tuscany region
The Tuscany / Pistoia Province region
Surrounding by green hills renowned for producing wine (Montecarlo and its farmhouse estates), few kilometres from the old village of Collodi ( the historical Garzoni Garden and the Monumental Park of Pinocchio) and the mountain area known as Pesciatina Switzerland (with its enchanting landscape of hills and ten medieval villages), ideal for trekking, "il Melograno" is in the heart of Tuscany, between Lucca and Florence .
The Pescia / Veneri area
It's easy to reach the nearby villages (Montecarlo, Pescia, Collodi, Montecatini Terme..) Ideal departure point for day-trips in the most historical and famous cities, such as Lucca (14 Km), Pisa (36 Km), Pistoia (20 Km) Florence (50 Km), Volterra (75 Km), Vinci (30 Km), Viareggio and the sea(40 Km),Siena (110 Km), San Gimignano (85 Km)
A large valley between Lucca and Pistoia, which mixes intact landscapes, magnificent spas, medieval villages and castles. VALDINIEVOLE is the land of white wines and a fruity olive oil that has no equal, ideal for sporting holidays among nature and wellness. Pescia, medieval city divided in two by the river of the same name, lies on the border between Valdinievole and the province of Lucca, home of the floriculture, here you can find rare roses, camellias and citrus trees, surrounded by green mountains, a landscape marked by ancient "Castella" in stone, intact villages that surround Pescia and represent an exciting circular route for hikers.
Just 3 km from the farm, another charming village, Collodi, a cascade of houses coming down the hill to get behind the beautiful, seventeenth-century Villa Garzoni, connected to a baroque garden. Collodi is most famous for being the city of Pinocchio, home of the puppet which is dedicated to the park Pinocchio.Dal village of Collodi through the "way of the fairy tale" you can walk in an hour's walk, an ancient Roman road connects the city of Pinocchio in Pescia.
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25 May 2013
"Villa Molendi--our home away from home"
We (2 couples) rented Villa Molendi for 4 nights, and wish we could have stayed longer. Silvia and Sergio was so helpful and friendly, and they went out of their way to assist us any way they could. You do need a vehicle, but it's very easy to find your way around.
The villa was well equipped, and we felt at home right away. The rooms are spacious, the beds are comfy, the showers worked well, and everything we needed was availalble. The villa was very clean, and it was easy to keep it that way. It was nice to be able to wash our clothes; clothes line and a drying rack are available.
The fresh vegetables and their own olive oil from the farml were delicious, and there's an excellent supermarket close by (Esselunga in Pescia) for food and wine! We didn't have a chance to get to any local markets, but they are available. We enjoyed some excellent meals at the villa, and it was lovely to relax outside with a glass of wine and enjoy the view, after a long day of sightseeing.
The views from the villa were beautiful--nature and hill towns, and it was easy to get to Lucca, Pisa, Cinque Terre, Florence and where-ever we wanted to explore.
Sergio was a huge help when we had a flat tire and needed to buy a new one--he got the tire ordered for us, at the best price, and made sure we were able to get it fixed as quickly as possible.
Silvia and Sergio provide a lot of local information (places to see and things to do), and can help you find anything else that you need.
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