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Casa Donati

5.0 of 5 stars
4 reviews
Entrance to the house
Terrace with beautiful view.Part at the wine's shade.
Terrace with beautiful view. Part at sun's exposure..
Summer vista from the terrace
Irola in Lunigiana Valley
The second bed (sofa-bed)
living room with sofabed
Our welcome to the ladies !!!
'Il Mulino' waterfall and pool of the nearby Monia torrent.Natural swimming pool.
Swimming pool in Villafranca Lunigiana ( 5 km)
Golf Club in Villafranca
Vegetables and fruits of the kitchen garden  for free.
Lucky mushrooms picking
The sea,the mountains (with Carrara marbles quarries )of Versilia at 35 km
The beach at 35 km
....Vapor di Val di Magra...Already descripted by Dante Alighieri in his Divine Comedy year 1300
Vernazza ,a village of Cinque terre at 40min drive
Barbecue with pergola in the garden
living room ,Tv
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
The house newly is renovated (2012) and is set in a medieval village at the foothills of the Apennines, surrounded by chestnut forests and olive groves, it makes a wonderful base to explore Tuscany. The entrance of the property is from the terrace which has magnificent views of the Lunigiana valley. The door of the house opens into the typical Italian hallway, there is central heating throughout. The kitchen is equipped with cooker, fridge and microwave. The sitting room has a comfortable sofa bed and LCD TV . The bedroom has a double bed.For YOUNG CHILDREN : a little bed and a high chair . The bathroom has shower, bidet, toilet and hand basin. The terrace is spacious and has a vine shaded area for dining alfresco or simply enjoying the beautiful view. CHILDREN can to play freely on the village,
without to be afraid of road traffic. SWI...
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About the owner, Bruno D
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 25 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2007
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL34192 by: Holiday Lettings
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Staying at Casa Donati, in Irola was one of the best Italian holidays we have ever had and we have been to Italy many times. The situation of Casa Donati is heavenly with such a divine view. The apartment was just right and there were many interesting places to discover. Bruno and Ginetta are lovely people and it was so... more

Management response:

Ciao S. and M., thank you very much for what you wrote in the review.We not consider you as guests,but friends with whom remain happy together.We hope very much to see you again in our house. Consider our house like yours in Italy.Greetings from all of us. B.G.R. more

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011 for a stay in September 2011
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If you want to get off the beaten track and experience the real Italy this house and its location are perfect. Casa Donati is located in a hill village with fabulous views of the valley, forests and mountains. The house is well equiped and Bruno and Ginetta will make you very welcome too. A big bonus is you can help... more

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2011 for a stay in May 2011

We stayed at this property for 10 days [May 21st -June 1st 2011] Although the property was small it was very well equipped for our needs. The hospitality and genorosity shown by our hosts Bruno and his charming wife was well in excess of our expectations.We were fortunate to have had extremely good weather, which enabled us to spend time... more

  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
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The property is ideal for a couple or small family seeking the peace and tranquility of a medieval village in the Tuscan mountains. Just half an hour to the sea, or half an hour to the nearest ski resort. The beautiful cities of Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Genoa , Parma and Cinque Terre are all a short drive away.Swimming pool at 5 km. A walk in the wood....out of village!
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Dec 18, 2015
3 nights
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Jan 8, 2016
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Mar 31, 2016
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How to get there
Airport: Pisa and Genoa: 62.1 mi
Railway: Villafranca in lunigiana: 2.5 mi
Ferry: La Spezia: 21.7 mi
The nearest airports are Genoa, Parma and Pisa, all at c.a. 100 km from Villafranca in Lunigiana. Pisa is well served by Ryanair ,British Air.etc.
Sea at 35 km.. Swimming pool at 5 km. Supermarket at 4 km..Parking at 40 mt..
Discount of 10 % for 2 week stay or more.Two bottles of our production wine,free,every 1 week stay.
Kitchengarden with vegetables free for guests.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 18.6 mi.
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