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Poggio Il Forno, sleeps 4 +1, with 'optional extra' for further 4, Free WIFI

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
9 guests
4 nights minimum
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The edge of village location secures wonderful views from the terrace which overlooks the Serchio valley, with the river and then the mountains in the distance.The two bedroom property has recently been renovated to a lovely balance of old & new, with log fire and antique furniture blending easily with modern accessories, fitted kitchen, and shower room with large shower cubicle. There is also a garden, outdoor bread/pizza oven, and a sunbathing terrace with superb views of the surrounding countryside. There is a further 'garden room' located in the cellar which can be used as additional kitchen/dining room for when using garden. For those wishing to holiday in a larger group there is the possibility of hiring the sister property which has a further 2 bedrooms. This is NOT let separately ...The edge of village location secures wonderful views from the terrace which overlooks the Serchio valley, with the river and then the mountains in the distance.The two bedroom property has recently been renovated to a lovely balance of old & new, with log fire and antique furniture blending easily with modern accessories, fitted kitchen, and shower room with large shower cubicle. There is also a garden, outdoor bread/pizza oven, and a sunbathing terrace with superb views of the surrounding countryside. There is a further 'garden room' located in the cellar which can be used as additional kitchen/dining room for when using garden. For those wishing to holiday in a larger group there is the possibility of hiring the sister property which has a further 2 bedrooms. This is NOT let separately and is an optional extra for guests of Il Forno , thus guaranteeing privacy and a personal garden which is sometimes passed through by the owners to pick vegetables which they usually share with their guests! For those who do wish to holiday in a larger party there is plenty of room to all eat together in the 'garden' room. Additional property information: Living room with log fire and double sofa bed Kitchen, with table and chairs, oven, hob, fridge, freezer, leading to private/shaded outside dining terrace with outstanding views. First floor - 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin - ample storage space. Modern bathroom, with WC, hand basin, bidet, and double size shower cubicle with power shower. Also: Laundry room, with washing machine, & drying facilities. Large cellar dining room/garden room, with room for approximately 10 people to eat together. Seating area. Free WIFI Outside: Garden is terraced and has 3 areas - bread/pizza oven area; grassed area; then up onto sunbathing terrace, with wonderful views. Cot & highchair available on request Linen & towels included All services included with exception of heating which is payable locally. First supply of wood for fire is free of charge Security deposit of 100euros payable in cash on arrival. Easter and Christmas charged at high season price. La Piazzetta Optional Extra. For a further feel you can hire for larger groups Piazzetta too: Sleeps 4 Fully equipped kitchen, Double bedroom, Twin bedroom Modern bathroom with shower. Weekly prices to hire La Piazzetta as an optional extra are : July and August E435; May, June and September: E315. Other months E250 A little about location: Poggio is an historic village situated in the hills, some 10 minutes north of Castelnuovo (which itself is circa 45 minutes North of Lucca). This is a quaint historic, rural village with cobbled streets and wonderful views. There are plenty of good restaurants in the area, and the property is a 10-minute walk from a railway station offering access to Lucca, Pisa, Florence and the Coast. Castelnuovo, with its outdoor swimming pool, famous market, and numerous bars restaurants is only 8 kms away. TOURIST TAX - Do note that there is a local stay tax applicable at €1 per person per night, up to a maximum of 5 nights. This does not apply to children under 14.More
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About the Manager
Lorraine Venturelli (Property Manager Tuscan Retreats Ltd)
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

Very nice house in a relaxed little Tuscan village. The views from the terrace are magnificent! You're totally relaxed from the moment you sit there. The owner was very friendly and helpful. Certainly worth a visit!

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Katrijn_Belgium
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Pool Table
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Yard
TV
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
Poggio is an historic village situated in the hills, some 10 minutes north of Castelnuovo (which itself is circa 45 minutes North of Lucca). This is a quaint historic, rural village with cobbled streets and wonderful views. There are plenty of good restaurants in the area, and the property is a 10-minute walk from a railway station offering access to Lucca, Pisa, Florence and the Coast. Castelnuovo, with its outdoor swimming pool, famous market, and numerous bars restaurants is only 8 kms away. Camporgiano, say 3kms away has some restaurants a pizzeria, a couple of bars, pharmacy, banks, lovely little supermarkets, privately owned castle.... A perfect place for walking, fishing or just enjoying the countryside. Lucca, is 1 hour away ; Barga 40 mins; Pisa 1 hr 20 mins, Florence circa 2 hrs.
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