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San Moscato: Secluded Tuscan holiday house with private swimming pool and garden, sleeps 12

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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
3 nights minimum
Rental Home
Peaceful and secluded , in hilly country surrounded by wooded hills. Adjacent are the owner's terraced olive groves and pinewood, ensuring privacy . This part of Tuscany is still relatively undiscovered and in the village the rustic life goes on as it always has, with forestry and olive husbandry. The area is much more hilly than the more southerly parts of Tuscany - it is not so stiflingly hot as the plain and for walkers there is direct access to pleasant hills with the Appennines within easy reach. There is a spring at the property, though we are now on mains water. ...Peaceful and secluded , in hilly country surrounded by wooded hills. Adjacent are the owner's terraced olive groves and pinewood, ensuring privacy . This part of Tuscany is still relatively undiscovered and in the village the rustic life goes on as it always has, with forestry and olive husbandry. The area is much more hilly than the more southerly parts of Tuscany - it is not so stiflingly hot as the plain and for walkers there is direct access to pleasant hills with the Appennines within easy reach. There is a spring at the property, though we are now on mains water. More
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About the Owner
Tony R
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2007
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

We had a fantastic time at Casa San Moscato, the villa is situated in picturesque surroundings and is near to Lucca and Florence. We enjoyed bbq's in the evening and watching the fireflies at night. Al though we tried we did not see the elusive...More

Date of stay: August 2012
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
Favoured area for walkers and cyclists Forest trail (‘Parco Avventura’) nearby Pinocchio Park at Collodi Pizzeria in village, restaurants at Biecina and Pizzorne hilltop. Collodi is also very picturesque, as are the other villages on the flanks of the valley - Villa Basilica, Boveglio, Colognora, all 'eagles' nests' like Pariana itself. There are footpaths linking all these. The road north up the valley goes over a pass with spectacular views to the Appennines and down to Bagni di Lucca, a nineteenth-century spa-town (still, of course, a spa w
Getting around
On the other side of the hills on which San Moscato stands, facing Lucca, are the Colline Lucchese doc vineyards and just the other side of the Lucca road are the Montecarlo doc vineyards. I will not go into detail here over the cultural, shopping, promenading and other attractions of Lucca, our nearest substantial town, beyond saying that we never tire of visiting it. Its big festival is the Volto Santo, mid September. Pescia, which is closer, is smaller but has a lot to offer, as does the smart modern spa-town Montecatini Terme. Pisa, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano etc are within easy reach, some by rail. There are coastal resorts all along the magnificent sandy beaches stretching north from Viareggio. Slightly furt
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