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Castelnuovo di Garfagnana holiday villa rental with private pool, jacuzzi/hot tub and internet access and balcony/terrace

Villa Bretagna

from £402 /night help Price for guests, Nights

from £402 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 Home 304799

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Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Villa Bretagna nestles in the hill’s above Castelnuovo di Garfagnana in Northern Tuscany, where it enjoys peace and tranquility and commands spectacular views of the mountains and village below.

Set in sixty acres of forest, fields and hills, the estate consists of various farmhouses, a major part of this late fourteenth century Villa, once the residence of a noble family. Romantic witness to Events and Passions.

Passing the pool, fountain and eighteenth century Grotto with a baroque style garden leading into the Villa with a Grand Baronial hall. Twenty eight columns and arches form a gallery surrounding the ground and first floor, with mellow light filtering through a frosted glass ceiling embraced in wrought iron giving a feeling of sheer opulence and a magical spell of extraordinary tranquility.

Downstairs to the left there is a study-television room with home video, Sat.TV, ASDL and double French doors to the terrace outside. Crossing the hall passing a Steinway grand piano, then into a luxurious dining room leading to a kitchen with double French doors to the terrace and garden.

Once outside, a Gazebo encloses a table for dinner under the stars. Back across the hall passing a small cloakroom, via an open staircase on to the gallery. To the left a laundry room, and walking across the gallery into a double bedroom with the most superb large bathroom. Continue on passing double French doors to a balcony with wonderful views over the pool, grotto and garden to a smaller double bedroom and shower room.

Continue going up the stairs entering through double aspect glass French doors you step into a large orangerie with terracotta divided glass floor and a glazed roof above looking into the sky. Across this you will find a double bedroom with a grand Roman style marble shower room.

Back in the orangerie two arches lead to a big bedroom suite and hallway with large picture windows and splendid views over the garden, fountain, pool and mountains where you will find the most exclusive roman jacuzzi bathroom in marble.

All rooms have exquisite décor and attention to details. Villa Bretagna has been restored with unique qualities that defy easy description.

The Villa can also be rented together with one of the farmhouses sleeping up to twenty people. Ideal for weddings, banqueting, or other grand occasions. Catering on request. The Villa has its own Helicopter landing facility and supply of fresh spring water. Infinite charm, meticulous service.


In its prime, the Estate was totally self sufficient, with farmhouses used for making cheese, honey, a trout farm, animal storage and vineyards. It is said that the Villa was built on solid, granite rock where there was once a house dating back to Roman times. All set amidst the “Apuaner Alpes” nature park famous for their funghi porcini and wild game in the autumn months.


Satellite TV, homevideo and broadband Internet

Swimming pool (long Summer months)

Garden and grounds


Location and accessibility

From Pisa or Florence Airport on to the motorway A 12/A11 to Lucca, then via a country road SS12 to Castelnuovo di Garfagnana.

Before entering the Town, turn left in direction to Forte dei Marmi, about 1 km you see a sign on the right Torrite, a bar on the left, passing on left a parking with red telephone boot; keep on driving till on the left is a sign Castelnuovo but crossed out in red. Here turn left, ( big pine trees) then first right; this lane will lead you up to the Villa Bretagna.


Easter & Christmas at Mid Season price Apr. 05-12 & Dec.19-02 Jan.

Inclusive: Once a week full linen change-cleaning. Pool towels, electricity, ADSL satellite tv., wireless.

The Villa sleeps eight people, with Farmhouse Apt. twenty.

Ideal for Weddings & Grand Occasions.

Extra: Heating

€40,00 per day.

Cleaning €8,00 per hour.

Any other service on request.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, Satellite TV
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites
Furniture Double beds (4)
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Tuscany region


Nearest Airport Pisa 72 km Helicopter service 20 min.

Florence Airport 110 km Railway station 1km

City of Lucca 46 km Ski Station Abetone 44 km

Grotto del Vento 15 km Nearest beach Forte de Marmi 45km

First Aid 1 km, Hospital 4 km Viareggio ( Puccinis house ) 55 km

Banks & Post office 3 to 4 km Nine Restaurants about 2 to 5 km

Tennis 3km, Golf aprox. 6km Supermarkets 2 km or 4 km

Gym-fitness studio nearby Villa Horse riding aprox. 6km

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana

Local attractions

The Estate is situated less then 3 km from Castelnuovo which enjoys a weekly market every other Thursday. This medieval town represents the centre of this beautiful area, well known for its mountains, lakes, valleys, caves, excursions and its excellent food.

A few minutes drive are other attractive medieval villages, the best known being Barga.

The exclusive Sea side resort of ‘Forte de Marmi‘or the City of Lucca are fifty minutes drive from the Estate. If one wants to venture further such as the Islands of Elba, Corsica or Sardinia, there is the Harbour of Livorno a 90 minutes drive away.

Milano and Rome are about three hours thirty minutes away.

There is a very good train service to all these destinations.

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      Jessica Sartoretti (Property Manager Luxury Villa Rentals France)

      • 3 Years listed

      Calendar last updated:01 Sep 2015

      Based in Italy

      Languages spoken
      • English
      • French
      • Italian

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