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3 bedroom Tuscan villa in medieval village of Sillico with lovely private swimming pool and terrace

Casa Laura, private swimming pool and terrace
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Casa Laura, private swimming pool and terrace
Relax with a coffee, afternoon tea or an aperitif. the roses in June put on a very colourful display
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
25 reviews
Casa Laura, private swimming pool and terrace
Relax with a coffee, afternoon tea or an aperitif.
the roses in June put on a very colourful display
Casa Laura's panoramic views from the house and garden
the semi covered patio area offers some welcome shade for al fresco dining
lounge with plenty of comfortable seating
lounge leading into study
study with internet access
kitchen dining area
A bright and spacious master bedroom
Master bedroom
a spring view of the valley from the master bedroom
downstairs twin bedroom
downstairs bathroom
upstairs bathroom
view from Sillico church
Your hosts, Yvonne and Delfo Melli
Horseriding is just one of the many outdoor pursuits available in the area
Sillico's July wheat festival
Sillico village
Il Belvedere Restaurant, Sillico
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Pieve Fosciana, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
Close to Castelnuovo di Garfagnana the capital of the Garfagnana valley, Sillico is a delightful medieval village dating back as far as 1500's when it was home to one of the most notorious bandits of the region, Il Moro. The village sits 700 meters above sea level and offers panoramic views of the Apuan Alps and Apennines mountains.

The village is full of character and history and has a bar with an outside terrace providing those all important views, a popular restaurant and small local shop providing basic supplies.

Casa Laura, consists of three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, lounge with DVD facilities and a study with internet access.

The modern kitchen is spacious and well equipped.

There is a large partly covered terrace area adjacent to the swimming pool which is ideal for al fresco dining and general relaxing. The hous...
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About the Owner, Yvonne M
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 25 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL84329 by: Holiday Lettings
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Paul C
Fochabers, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in September 2016

We spent a wonderful 7 night's here in September. The weather whilst staying was to say the least variable and that's when this villa came into its own. It is so well appointed and extremely comfortable. Everything you would wish for in a holiday villa was here. The owners are extremely pleasant, helpful but above all unobtrusive. We can say...

Keith M
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We're a family of 5 with 3 kids aged 11, 10 and 3. We stayed at Casa Laura at the end of August 2016, and had a brilliant time. Yvonne and Delfo are really welcoming - we even got invited to join a village fund-raiser for the earthquake in central Italy on our first night there, and met some of...

Guildford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We were new to this area of Italy and have definitely fallen in love with Sillico! Casa Laura was ideal for the four of us - 2 couples - plenty of space, extremely comfortable, clean and supplied with everything you could possibly need, thank you for the fizz too! We found the house easily with Yvonne's directions, although the first...

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Thank you for spending the time to write such a detailed review and yes, we do indeed have a loo with a view!


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
Additional amenities & feature info
Casa Laura's accommodation is divided over two floors; the ground floor consists of the lounge and study area, a kitchen which incorporates a dining area, a bathroom and the twin bedroom. The kitchen is well equipped with a five ring gas cooker,granite worktops and in conjunction with the rest of the house its style is a blend of modern and traditional. The bedroom easily accommodates two twin beds and also houses the washing machine. Upstairs you will find two double bedrooms both of which have breathtaking views over the valley and a modern bathroom.
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
Sep 17, 2016 -
Oct 30, 2016
Late Season
7 nights --
Apr 29, 2017 -
Jun 2, 2017
4 nights
Jun 3, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
Mid season
4 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We will accept payment by cheque or bank transfer . A deposit of 100 euros per week is required to secure the booking together with a completed booking conditions form, with the balance being settled in full 6 weeks prior to arrival.

An additional refundable deposit is required to cover any breakages or property damage over the value of 25 euros

Discounts may be available for monthly stays in May, June and September.
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How to get there
Airport: Pisa International: 43.5 mi
Railway: Castelnouvo di Garfagnana: 6.2 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 74.6 mi
From the UK, Pisa International is the nearest airport with British Airways, Ryanair and Easyjet all offering direct flights. All the major car hire companies operate from within the airport.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 31.1 mi.
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