Buca alla Molina No.1
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Fully restored stone built cottage with marble and stone floors with exposed chestnut beams.Ground floor- Living room/dining area with kitchenette (including double sofa bed ). First floor-Double bedroom and bathroom. Modern conveniences (including Sky tv and internet access) combined with tasteful furnishings and four poster bed. Ideal for couples, romantic hideaway, artist or writers' retreat, good for walking and cycling holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio, Marina di Massa, Camaiore 35 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 30 km, Nearest railway: Lucca 15 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Creature comforts are provided and the cottage is a self sufficient solution to a couple.
|Further details outdoors|
Beautiful gardens with apple, plum, fig and olive trees. Own secluded patio and garden with outdoor table and four chairs. Original watercourse cascades through the gardens with waterfall at head. Combined with large stainless steel fabricated BBQ and large traditional pizza oven, plus top end jacuzzi/hydro-therapy tub imported from Las Vegas (seats six), idyllic balmy evenings await! This being for private use.
Shops nearby include: Bar, delicatessen,butcher, grocery store, hairdresser and chemist. Penny Supermarket and many more shops are in Borgo a Mozzano approx. 9 kms or Mega Esselunga Supermarket on way to Lucca.
Booking deposit of GBP250 required.
Remaining balance to be discharged six weeks before stay.
Refundable security deposit of GBP250 required.
Bookings Saturday to Friday.
HOT TUB IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR THE MONTHS OF MAY TO SEPT INCLUSIVE
The Tuscany region
Lucca is in northern Tuscany and features nearby good quality Monte Carlo vineyards and producers of olive oil. There is a plethora of eating out opportunities for both families and "gastrophiles". Florence, Volterra, Siena and other cultural venues with great art are in easy reach. Lucca is Puccini hometown and opera lovers can enjoy nearby Torre del Lago open air theatre. If music is what you are after, Lucca also hosts a Music Festival in July with world acclaimed artists.
Pietrasanta very popular with international artists and sculptors well worth a visit.
You will be in the heart of Northern Tuscany and near the Garfagnana ("the great woodlands") on the edge of the Alpi Apuane National Park, surrounded by mountain ranges affording great opportunities for walking, climbing, cycling (both road and mountain) and horse riding. The Abetone ski resort is less then an hour distant. Paragliding facility is literally down the road. Aside beautiful Lucca with its Villas, Churches and Art, those seeking a more cosmopolitan break are catered for by nearby Forte dei Marmi with its high end boutique shops, private beaches and nightclubs. In the middle ages the main house on site was occupied by the famous Guelf family who were at war with the Ghibeline family.
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23 Nov 2012
"Cosy cottage at the foot of the Apuane mountains"
The perfect romantic getaway for couples. We were warmly met by owners Trish and Simon who welcomed us to the property and gave us some lovely local goodies. The cottage, set in beatifully kept gard… More
6 Oct 2012
"Idyllic Cottage in Beautiful Surroundings"
We spent a few days here in the Tuscan hills and wish we could have spent longer. It is set in a very peaceful location and the interior and gardens are both immaculately presented. If you are looking for somewhere for a quiet getaway, this is the perfect location!
Everything in the cottage was pretty much as described. It is well-equipped with satellite TV, stereo system with iPod adapter, hot tub etc and the friendly hosts Simon and Trish provided some much-appeciated welcome supplies.
If you don't mind a bit of driving you can explore a lot of the highlights of Tuscany from here. Lucca is about half an hour away (and well worth a visit on its own) and we also visited the Tuscan mountains to the north, Cinque Terre on the west coast, Pisa to the south and Florence (where we drove to Lucca and got the train) to the east.
One piece of advice: If you're not used to Italian signposting and familiar with the area then print off some maps before you go. Sat nav is helpful to a certain extent, but will take you down a lot of 'interesting' windy backroads!
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