House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Quiet and peaceful, the property benefits from a local pool, with a shallow end perfect for the children. Leading from the front door is a spacious terrace with stunning panoramic views, furnished with a table, chairs & parasol to enable you to dine al fresco.
With three double or twin bedrooms, the Apartment is ideal for couples travelling or families, with plenty in the surrounding area to see during your stay, at Florence, Pisa, Lucca, the coast & much more.
The Apartment has central heating and a wood burning stove for cosy Christmas, New Year and winter hoildays.
The property is idea for sightseeing, walking and visits to the coast with its' sandy beaches. There are two restaurants in Vellano and many more in the wider local area. The nearest railway station is at Pescia 15 minutes away for connections to Florence, Pisa, Lucca and the coast.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio 50 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 50 km, Nearest railway: Pescia 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, 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||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
• A welcome basket of essential foods.
• A wide ranging CD Library.
• Replace as you use kitchen larder.
• Books and local information materials.
|Further details outdoors|
• Local pool.
• We offer a complimentary introductory tour of the local area’s attractions.
• Beach at Viareggio within an hour.
• Many excellent local restaurants.
• National footpaths taking you to ancient villages.
• Local golf course.
• Skiing within an hour.
• In house taxi service.
• English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
• Mid stay/daily housekeeping service.
• In house supermarket shopping service.
• Fresh salad & fruit vegetables grown on the property.
The Tuscany region
The Dream goes on in Tuscan hospitality, art, culture and fine food come and experience it all for yourself:
From the Etruscans to the Romans, Tuscany is the greatest repository of art in the world, from fine art, paintings and sculpture to frescoes and architectural wonders.
Visitors to Tuscany originate from all over the world. Many come in search of breathtaking art, but walkers & cyclists the rolling hills to explore the extraordinary countryside. Lovers of food and wine descend on Tuscany to enjoy the wonderful fresh food and wine. If you are a summer vacationers you will come to see the sea and coastland beach of Viareggio and islands of Elba & Capraia. Young people and students arrive eager to learn the expressive Italian language and culture. Walking in Tuscany is great see: www.tuscanywalkingfestival.it
There are lots to see in Tuscany. Why not start with Florence, and then continue on to Siena, Lucca and Pisa. But do not miss the small hill top villages with their quite and relaxing way of life. So if it is San Gimignano or Florence or the Pisan hills they are all striking. The more you see the more you will want to come again. Come and see for yourself and enjoy your visit!
The city of Pescia takes its name after the river which divides it in two parts and which makes it cool and pleasant for visits especially during the spring and summer.
The Medici family was very important for this city. Leone X - Medici's Pope - erected its first parish in 1519 and then the same family improved its economy. The main economy in the past was from paper making, leather and silk were their main sources. Today Pescia lives on flower cultivation and tourism.
(Discover Tuscany - 2010 www.discovertuscany.com)
What to see in Pescia
In the old medieval town centre you can visit Palazzo del Vicario, decorated with coats of arms of Florentine vicars, today seat of the Town Hall; The Church of St. Francesco, which has the most authentic painting on wood of St. Francis of Assi, painted just 12 years after his death by Bonaventura Berlinghieri; than you can visit the Church of San Antonio and last The Palagio or Palazzo del Podestà, both beautiful and characteristic buildings of 14th century.
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21 Oct 2013
"3rd Time back!!!"
Casa Verde is just as we left it in April.Had a great time again as always.The views are breath taking, to sit outside with a glass or two of red wine or a gin and tonic is just a perfect way to rela… More
Dear Paula, Michael & Family,
Many thanks for your review. We are pleased you had such a great visit. Vellano really is a speacial place as you say. Great to see you again.
2 May 2013
My Husband and I have just returned from another wonderful week at Casa Verde.It was lovely to return at a different time of the year when the climate was different with a little chill in the air. On … More
We are very pleased that you had such a great second stay at Casa Verde. As you say there is always new things to see here at different times of the year. Everything has sprung to life now with all the shades of a green May in full flow.
We also hope to see you with your family in September.
With kind regards,
Darren & Malcolm
12 Aug 2012
"Beautifully tranquil home from home"
A beautifully decorated top floor of the owners home, with it's own entrance and terrace for sitting out. Only a short amble to the village where we ate both well and cheaply at very family friendly small restaurants. Set in the mountains we had spectacular views but were only 15 minutes from an amazing supermarket with a fantastic fruit and vegetable selection.
Indeed, we went there everyday on our way back from trips out as it was conveniently en route!
The hosts were lovely and helpful when needed but discreet when not -truly a lovely venue and we for sure would love to go back.
Dear Lorraine and family,
It was with great pleasure that I read your Review.
Yes I agree what fantastic tasty, fresh and inexpensive food there is in Italy. It is a pleasure to go down to the Piazza Mazzini on Saturday mornings and dare I say it, the supermarket to buy all those new and full-flavoured ingredients.
We hope to see you again and many thanks for your gracious Review.
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