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La Stalla - Newly rebuilted stables as a nice home Farmhouse

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

La Stalla - Newly rebuilted stables as a nice home

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 3 reviews

  • Farmhouse
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Il Gufo Farmhouse in San Marcello Pistoiese is a perfectly restored Villa that respects the traditional architecture of Tuscany, with antique furniture and rustic interior features selected to maintain the warm atmosphere of the past.There are 4 apartments, two for 2 people and two for 4 (all large enough to add another bed on request) .Each apartment allows you to dine and relax, with a fully-equipped kitchen and open fireplace.The 16 metre swimming pool, open from May to September, is built into the side of the mountain and follows the natural curves of the hillside. This site enjoys particularly spectacular views across the mountians, valley and neighbouring villages. It is 100 metres away from the house in order to ensure the peace and quiet around the apartments themselves.LA STALLA: (60 m2: Sleeps 4) Dining/sitting room with kitchen, open stone fireplace and armchairs (30 m2) + 1 double bedroom (12 m2) + 1 twin bedroom (9m2) + a bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet, basin, hair

Il Gufo Farmhouse in San Marcello Pistoiese is a perfectly restored Villa that respects the traditional architecture of Tuscany, with antique furniture and rustic interior features selected to maintain the warm atmosphere of the past.There are 4 apartments, two for 2 people and two for 4 (all large enough to add another bed on request) .Each apartment allows you to dine and relax, with a fully-equipped kitchen and open fireplace.The 16 metre swimming pool, open from May to September, is built into the side of the mountain and follows the natural curves of the hillside. This site enjoys particularly spectacular views across the mountians, valley and neighbouring villages. It is 100 metres away from the house in order to ensure the peace and quiet around the apartments themselves.LA STALLA: (60 m2: Sleeps 4) Dining/sitting room with kitchen, open stone fireplace and armchairs (30 m2) + 1 double bedroom (12 m2) + 1 twin bedroom (9m2) + a bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet, basin, hair dryer. Stone walls, kitchen with oven, four hob stove, refrigerator, freezer, historic stone basin, kettle, toaster. Adjustable heating. Private entrance. Private fenced garden with outdoor furniture (approx. 30 m2).These rooms were originally the farmhouse stables, mostly used for cattle.

Further details indoors

La Stalla's rooms were originally the farmhouse stables, mostly used for cattle.La Stalla comprises: (60 m2: Sleeps 4) Dining/sitting room with kitchen, open stone fireplace and armchairs (30 m2) + 1 double bedroom (12 m2) + 1 twin bedroom (9m2) + a bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet and basin. Stone walls, kitchen with oven, four hob stove, refrigerator, freezer, historic stone basin. Adjustable heating. Private entrance. Private fenced garden with outdoor furniture (approx. 30 m2).

Further details outdoors

The 16 metre swimming pool, open from May to September, is built into the side of the mountain and enjoys particularly spectacular views across the mountains, valley and neighbouring villages. It is 100 metres away from the house in order to ensure the peace and quiet around the apartments themselves.There are four apartments in the farmhouse, two for 2 people and two for 4 people. Each apartment is indipendent from the others by private entrances and private gardens allowing you to dine and relax, with a fully-equipped kitchen and open fireplace.La Stalla has a private garden with an very nice view overlooking the swimming pool and the valley. It has also its barbecue and an outdoor table to eat on the shelter terrace. 1 minute walk along the track and you're at the pool...In San Marcello Pistoiese (2 kms away) there are several restaurants, 4 banks with ATMs, pubs and bars, supermarkets, internet access, and everything you might need for your holiday.

Location description from owner

The Tuscany region

The farmhouse is deep in the mountains in the relatively 'undiscovered' north of Tuscany. While still within easy reach of Florence, Bologna, Lucca and Pisa, the villa is perfectly located for wonderful mountain walks, horse riding and skiing in winter. There are historical villages to visit and also great local amenities.Local villages are lively throughout the summer, with many Italians coming to escape the suffocating heat of Florence and surroundings. There are traditional village parties on most weekends- come and celebrate tortellini pasta, or admire local street art festivities! San Marcello itself celebrates its Santa Celestina in early September, sending balloons up into the sky from the lively main square.Choose which of the distinct seasons to visit in- here we have heavy spring blossom, hot summers, smokey autumns and winter skiing.

San Marcello Pistoiese

The farmhouse is a 20 minute walk from the centre of the village. There are some excellent restaurants in the local area. The most famous is said to have invented the sumptuous 'tagliata'- a fat and juicy cut of beef cooked in a special way. You can also try the restaurant with 7 taster pasta dishes, or another with inventive twists on traditional Italian cooking. Local specialities include Porcini mushrooms & wild boar- and don't foget bread, oil and wine!SIGHTSEEINGSan Marcello-in-Pistoiese is just one of many delightful hill-top villages that are worth visiting in the region – and it's only a short walk from your apartment. There are several restaurants in San Marcello Pistoiese, 3 banks with ATMs, pubs and bars, supermarkets, internet access, and everything you might need for your holiday. The nearest town is Pistoia, a small but interesting place that really is worth a visit. Also worthy of note, and equally captivating, are Gavinana and its small museum, Cutigliano, and Popiglio, famed for the Castruccio bridge. Not to be missed, however, is Montecatini Terme, a beautiful spa town built by the Grand Duke of Tuscany that was once the haunt of European royalty. Sample the various treatments available in one of the stylish spas; enjoy the grandeur of the architecture; and take the funicular cable car to Montecatini Alto, the most historic part of the town, which offers panoramic views over the surrounding countryside as well as boasting a square full of inviting restaurants.WALKINGThere are plenty of options for pleasant strolls in the surrounding woodland and Tuscan countryside. However, for something a little more challenging, we provide detailed route notes for some wonderful walks in the mountains:• Gavinana Observatory (15km, 4-5hrs): Starting from the apartment, this circular walk commences with an ascent to a fine viewpoint at the Observatory. The route then heads east, contouring the mountainside above Gavinana and Maresca, using quiet forest paths that are easy to follow. The route descends into the village of Maresca, where you can stop for refreshments, before joining more tranquil paths across the open countryside back to Gavinana.• Pistoiese Apennines: For hugely rewarding, though fairly strenuous walks, we recommend a number of routes in the mountains, including around Monte Abetone and the Corno alle Scale which can be ascended (with the aid of cable cars!) from Cutigliano, only a 10-kilometre drive from San Marcello. Discover the delights of Lake Scaffaiolo while enjoying far-reaching views through these little-known hills.

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Key Info

  • Nearest beach 110 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • High chair available
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Sandro S
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
30 Aug 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
Italy

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Italian


This Farmhouse has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 14 Oct 2009. Located in Province of Pistoia, it has 3 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £419 to £663.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 30 Aug 2016.

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“Great Place for a Mountain Escape!”

Reviewed 24 Feb 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at La Stalla. The apartment is great – bright (lots of sun coming through), clean, nicely decorated, and comfortable. The apartment is quite spacious. We stayed alone (just two of us), but…with two bedrooms, there was definitely space for another couple. The pool is spectacular, and the view from the pool is breathtaking! It’s a great escape from the summer heat. It was very tranquil and relaxing. The location is also close to the center of San Marcello – just a few minutes’ drive to go to the cafes or shopping. We would definitely recommend staying her. You’ll love it!

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