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Historic villa, private pool, gardens, great views

Al Palazz – a picturesque stone villa …
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Al Palazz – a picturesque stone villa …
… nestling in the hills 1km above Bagnone. Al Palazz sits at the heart of a tiny hamlet (bells ring only twice a day).
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9 reviews
Al Palazz – a picturesque stone villa …
… nestling in the hills 1km above Bagnone.
Al Palazz sits at the heart of a tiny hamlet (bells ring only twice a day).
It has a luxurious solar-heated private pool with changing rooms, showers, & WC ..
... set in an acre of spectacular private south-facing landscaped gardens with many sitting areas.
Geraniums line the villa’s entrances; the garden gate is just around the corner.
The kitchen is traditional Tuscan style and fully equipped for cooking.
The dining room and snug provide a cool retreat on hot days …
… and there’s always time for a drink on the kitchen terrace.
Large windows in the big beamed sitting room offer spectacular views.
The master bedroom with wall hangings also looks over the valley.
All bathrooms have 4-piece suites and the master bathroom has a whirlpool bath.
Beds are king-size and comfortable - the second bedroom looks over the square.
In the ground floor cantina apartment contemporary design complements 14C walls.
Relax with a drink in the gardens and enjoy the fabulous view.
Take the rose arch path to arrive at the pool, which sits in the sun all day.
The pool (11 x 4m) is solar-heated with a cover, and can be lit at night.
There’s also a path down to the pool area from our private car park.
Poolside dining is easy, with a well-equipped, lit kitchen bar, fridge and BBQ …
… it’s easy to spend whole days and evenings on the terrace by the pool.
There are lots of enchanting small towns to explore and many good place to eat.
Florence, Pisa, Parma and Genoa are easy day visits with many sights to see …
… and the Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre villages are just 45 minutes away.
Or just stay here and relax until the sun goes down and the stars come out!
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Overview
Rental Home /
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Bagnone, Province of Massa Carrara, Tuscany
Stylish, spacious 3 bedroom/3 bathroom architect-restored villa near Bagnone, in Lunigiana, Tuscany. Sitting rooms, dining room, kitchen, all comfortably furnished and fully equipped. Private 11m heated pool and poolside dining terrace with stunning views, set in an acre of landscaped gardens. Away from it all in 'real Italy'.

Al Palazz sits at the heart of a centuries-old hamlet; perched on the valley side, its south-facing gardens look across to the medieval Bagnone castle and the hills beyond. It’s fabulously relaxing, with glorious panoramic views.

The villa has a traditional Tuscan kitchen, plus dining area and snug on the first floor; an enormous beamed sitting room with Wifi and heavenly views, and two large double bedrooms & bathrooms, on second floor. Prices listed are for up to four guests in the villa, which is p...
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About the owner, Jane and David W
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jan 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL150096 by: Holiday Lettings
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ceri f
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a wonderful week at this beautiful house in August. The pool area is absolutely amazing and would not be out of place in a small boutique hotel, with shower, changing area, toilet facilities, outdoor kitchen, table tennis and BBQ facilities. Just across the road is a small restaurant which was full every lunch time and evening and at... more

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Agreed - there's nothing to beat relaxing by the pool, taking in the view, or swimming by starlight! And dining at Al Vecchio Podere is a real Italian experience that we enjoy on every visit. more

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Size12
Lancs Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Al Palazz ticked all the boxes on paper for us and we were not disappointed with the real thing when we arrived! Firstly, it is within an easy, if Italian, drive from Pisa airport and the directions provided were spot on, even down to warnings about speed cameras. The roads leading upto the small village were in good condition so...

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Thanks for your feedback - and thanks also for the couple of good suggestions you gave us for next year's house books. Our aim is always to help guests have the best stay possible! more

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DKay1246
Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

You won't find a more authentic experience in the Tuscany countryside. Everything exceeded our best hopes. The owner was so easy to work with and answered other questions about the area. It is close enough to do easy day trips. The views are breathtaking. Be sure to have dinner at the neighbor's farmhouse restaurant.

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Management response:

Thank you for your lovely comments. We're delighted we were able to answer all your questions - and that you had such a good time. Our aim is always to help people have great holidays! more

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Wheelchair Access:
    No
  • Elder Access:
    No
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Suitable for Children:
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices quoted are for up to four guests in the villa. Up to two more guests (maximum six in the property) may use the ground floor cantina apartment of the villa (connected by internal & external stairs) at the additional price ppn shown in the table.

25% discount on quoted prices for couples only, in Spring/Autumn and Mid Season.

Rentals run 4pm SATURDAY- 10am SATURDAY in Mid and High Season. Flexible start/finish dates in Spring/Autumn only.

Quotes are valid for 72 hours during which time the property will be held for you. To secure your booking we ask you to complete a form with our terms & conditions and pay a non-refundable deposit of £200. The outstanding payment, and refundable £200 breakages/additional cleaning deposit, is due six weeks before your stay. On receipt we send you full arrival instructions.
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Pisa or Genoa or Parma : 62.1 mi
Railway: Villafranca-Bagnone: 3.7 mi
Nearest airports are Pisa (1 hour), Genoa or Parma (1.5 hours). All have car hire. You can also get here in a few hours from cities with airports and stations throughout northern and central Italy, including Bologna, Rome, Milan, Turin, Venice. Nearest stations are Aulla, Villafranca-Bagnone, Pontremoli. The villa is 20 minutes from the A15 motorway exit and railway stations. A car gets you round more easily, but guests have also managed on foot and with trains, taxis, buses.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 24.9 mi.
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