Luxury villa near Barga - set in a twenty-five acre estate in the tranquil mountains outside the village of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, this is an immaculately presented property enjoying breathtaking views across the surrounding hills and mountains high in the Serchio River valley.
The villa itself has a homely Italian feel, with terracotta-tiled floors and beamed ceilings. French doors lead from the living room onto the terrace, which overlooks the stunning range of mountains known as the Alpi Apuane, and most notably the L'Uomo Morto peak; this mountain range provides the beautiful white marble used by architects and artists across Italy, including Michelangelo. There are large, sloping lawns around the property, ideal for children to run around. There is also an annex, if one or two of your party would like a little extra privacy.
There are many small villages waiting to be discovered in the surrounding Garfagnana area, as well as the various local culinary delights such as excellent home-made cheeses and cold cuts: in the autumn the region is well known for its high-quality chestnuts. For day trips, the lively historical walled town of Lucca is a lovely 30 mile drive following the beautiful Serchio river and the beaches of the Versilia coast are less than 1 hour away. Local amenities and restaurants are just a short drive away, or you can follow one of the many hiking trails across the hills to reach a good local restaurant in about 40 mins on foot. The nearby town of Barga hosts a Jazz festival each August and artists come from all over the world to participate.
3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom,
1 shower room, 2 WCs
1 bedroom, 1 shower room, 1 WC
PRIVATE 12m x 6m POOL
STUNNING MOUNTAIN VIEWS
LOCAL RESTAURANTS within 1 mile
Ground Floor :
Open plan dining/living room/kitchen (TV,DVD,CD player), open fireplace, French doors to terrace, views.
Guest shower room, WC
First Floor :
Master double bedroom, French doors to upper terrace, views.
Twin bedroom, French doors to upper terrace, views.
Guest bathroom, WC
Twin bedroom (with additional single bed).
Double bedroom, ensuite shower room, WC.
25 acre, tranquil mountain estate. Private 12m x 6m swimming pool. Large open garden area with well maintained, sloping lawns - good for children but beware some drops. Outdoor dining, pizza oven, built-in BBQ and sink. Table tennis, table football. Ample parking.
Nearest shops and restaurants within 1 mile (mini-market 800 metres). Castelnuovo Garfagnana centre 5 mins, Barga 8 miles. Lucca 30 miles. Pisa and airport 50 miles. Versilia coast, Forte dei Marmi 28 miles, Florence 62 miles. Tennis in Castelnuovo Garfagnana 2 miles. Golf 3 miles.
Included: 2 hours maid service on Saturdays only. Wi-Fi internet.
Extras: Winter heating. Chef services (including typical foods served from the region of Garfagnana from €35 - €40 per head). No telephone. Additional maid service €15 per hour. A local tourist tax may apply.
Reduced rates for groups of max 7 in the main villa only (not peak season) - please call us for details.
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