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L'Appartamento Azzurro

L'Appartamento Azzurro seen from the Garden...
L'Appartamento Azzurro seen from the Garden...
The entrance to L'Appartamento Azzurro...
L'Appartamento Azzurro, the original residence of il Poggiolo, an 800 yr. old farm...
The open-space Living area with the sleeping loft above with 2 single-beds
The open-space service Kitchen and dining table
The service Kitchen counter, once the fireplace for the original residence to the farm...
The Dining area of the Opens-space of the apt...
Vignette on the dining table...
Seating next to the fireplace in the Open-space of the apt...
The Master Bedroom... the far door leads out to the Terrace
Vignette on the mantelpiece in the MBR...
The Master Bedroom looking towards the Bathoom...
The Bathroom...
The Terrace...
Calpurnia awaiting her Caesar on the Terrace and the valley of the Aulella River beyond...
The Garden directly above the apartment
The Garden below
The Garden looking towards the apt...
The stone step path along the Eastern facade up to the apt...
The Fish Pond!
Our first olives!
The gate and passageway to the Courtyard and the ramp leading to L'Appartamento Azzurro...
The archway from the passageway with the climbing rose and its fragrance from its flowers...
What you see first is the Esseccatoio... or, the chestnut drying shed on the Courtyard...
To its right is the ramp leading to the apartment...
The ramp up to L'Appartamento Azzurro...
The village of Codiponte and Il Poggiolo where L'Appartamento Azzurro is located
Olive groves and the spine of low mountains separating the Lunigiana from the sea...
The village of Codiponte and its famous Romanesque church and campanile.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Casola in Lunigiana, Province of Massa Carrara, Tuscany
L'Appartamento Azzurro del Poggiolo...<BR>   <BR>...or, the Blue Apartment... 80 sqm./869 sqf... sleeps 4 persons. This apartment was the original living quarters for Il Poggiolo and is the oldest part of the farm-house. The entrance to the apartment is reached by a grassy ramp from the aia... or, the central courtyard, of Il Poggiolo, past a small stone out-building, which was once the chestnut drying-shed. Next to it is an oven. The apartment has an open-space living & dining area with a basic service kitchen... refrigerator, 2-burner cook-top, micro & convection oven, etc. A sleeping loft with 2 single-beds is above and can be reached by a ladder. A short corridor from the open-space leads to the Master Bedroom with an antique double-bed and a Bathroom with a shower, etc. Much time & effort was taken to crea... Read more
About the Owner, Forrest S
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Calendar Updated: 138 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2012
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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  • Extra person per night (above 4 persons): $29 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning & Linens Fee: $88 / stay - Fee
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General House Rules...
no smoking... no pets... no children under 10 years of age...
be respectful of the neighbors... Quiet Time is from 10PM until 8AM...
do not wast electricity or water...
and leave the house as you found it.

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About the neighborhood
Casola in Lunigiana and its sister town of Codiponte are situated in the valley of the Aulella River as it descend on its way to join the Magra River at Aulla before the waters flow into the Mediterranean Sea. Near to this junction stood the Roman city, Lunae, for which the Lunigiana takes its name.<BR><BR>The Casola area is noted for its mild climate, perfect for the cultivation of olives, since it is separated only by a string of low mountains from the Mediterranean Sea. The entire river valley is laced with olive groves towards the sun and chestnut forests on the shady sides. Both brought wealth & commerce to the area. Since Codiponte was also the only spot to ford the Aulella River, it was a capital in the Medieval period. And, for the same reason, the famous pilgrimage... more
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How to get there
Airport: Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport: 49.7 mi
Railway: Principal train station at Aulla: 12.4 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 62.1 mi
Directions from Aulla where there is the nearest exit off the autostrada for Codiponte...<BR><BR>IMPORTANT... if using a GPS/Navigator, put in "Casola in Lunigiana" as the destination. Otherwise, "Codiponte" will only send you on a wild goose chase.<BR><BR>1. Exit autostrada, pay toll, cross the narrow bridge and make a right at the stop-sign... you might give me a call at: 327 837 0065<BR><BR>2. Head towards a large sign TUTTE LE DIREZIONI... follow the road to the left and then, make an immediate right following signs for FIVIZZANO and LUCCA...<BR><BR>3. Go into town and after a sharp curve to the left, make a left turn, again following the blue signs for Fivizzano and Lucca...<BR><BR>4. At the round-about,... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 18.6 mi.
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