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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
4 nights minimum
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Francesca is a lovely fresh, clean and modern 2 bedroom detached property situated in the depths of the Italian countryside. This spacious private house has been renovated with love and care, and has a well equipped brand new living/kitchen/diner, a luxury bathroom, and two good sized bedrooms (one double, and one which can be double or twin). Whilst furnished in a modern style, there are traditional twists with the odd piece of period furniture, beamed ceilings and internal shutters on the windows. The overall effect is of a very relaxing airy holiday home… The private pool is also brand new, and there is a BBQ, sunbathing area, relaxing zone, and eating area for dining al fresco. Relaxing rural living! Further detail: Enter house into hallway, and on the left to : Open plan living/ki...Francesca is a lovely fresh, clean and modern 2 bedroom detached property situated in the depths of the Italian countryside. This spacious private house has been renovated with love and care, and has a well equipped brand new living/kitchen/diner, a luxury bathroom, and two good sized bedrooms (one double, and one which can be double or twin). Whilst furnished in a modern style, there are traditional twists with the odd piece of period furniture, beamed ceilings and internal shutters on the windows. The overall effect is of a very relaxing airy holiday home… The private pool is also brand new, and there is a BBQ, sunbathing area, relaxing zone, and eating area for dining al fresco. Relaxing rural living! Further detail: Enter house into hallway, and on the left to : Open plan living/kitchen/diner, with oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave and washing machine. Comfy seating with double sofabed. TV with DVD player. WIFI. This is a spacious living area with high vaulted beamed ceilings, and windows with great views! From hallway on the right to: Two good size double bedrooms, which can also be twin. From hallway ahead to: Luxury shower room, with good sized shower cubicle, sink, WC and bidet. Garden: The garden surrounds the house on 3 sides. There is a private swimming pool, BBQ, eating area and relaxing area. This is a brand new to the market, fresh and good value holiday home. Parking. A little about the area: Francesca is situated just 600m from an ancient traditional Italian mountain village which has a bar and shop, which is ideal for essentials and sitting with a drink taking in local life. The property is also less than 5 minute drive from the larger village of Piazza al Serchio with all facilities including traditional shops, supermarket and Tuesday morning market when the small village really comes alive. There are also some bars, a couple of restaurants a river and a train station for easy exploring. Whilst in the depths of the countryside, the house is well located for exploring the local market town of Catselnuovo which is a 20 minute drive, the gorgeous and popular mediaeval town of Barga which is a 35 minute drive and the stunning walled mediaeval city of Lucca which is say 1 hour and 10 minutes away. Pisa, with its leaning tower is a 90 minute drive, and one can visit Florence in 2 hours. The famous Wind Caves are a 45 minute drive. Closer to home there are plenty of little historic villages to visit, many of which have local festas in the summer. There are also the lakes of Gramalazzo, Vagli (with its hidden village submerged by the water) and Pontecosi, and some guests love to swim in the river. Francesca is also ideally located for visiting the local Fortress at Verrucole which is a good afternoon out, with stunning views and some interactive activities for the children. Also close by is the Buffardello tree climbing and zip wire park (ideal for both adults and children of all ages with a variety of runs) where one can take a picnic and spend the entire day in the welcome shade of the forest. The real beauty of this area is the dramatic mountain scenery, and the hundreds of hilltop villages to explore, endless picnicking opportunities, and the pure peace of a non touristy holiday ...... 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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Manager
Lorraine Venturelli (Property Manager Tuscan Retreats Ltd)
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed October 22, 2019

Set in a working forest with spectacular views this is a real gem. The accommodation is clean and comfortable, a real home from home. With a short walk down to the local village there is a small shop that gets you the essentials but not...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank home81
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

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Date of stay: August 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely week staying in Francesca's home in Casciana. We enjoyed exploring the numerous mountain villages and towns of the Garfagnana. We enjoyed trips to the fabulous Cinqueterre , Lucca and the adventure park at Buffaradello. Our family particularly loved relaxing in the...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank brendanmulgrew
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Yard
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighborhood
Francesca is situated just 600m from an ancient traditional Italian mountain village which has a bar and shop, which is ideal for essentials and sitting with a drink taking in local life. The property is also less than 5 minute drive from the larger village of Piazza al Serchio with all facilities including traditional shops, supermarket and Tuesday morning market when the small village really comes alive. There are also some bars, a couple of restaurants a river and a train station for easy exploring. Whilst in the depths of the countryside, the house is well located for exploring the local market town of Catselnuovo which is a 20 minute drive, the gorgeous and popular mediaeval town of Barga which is a 35 minute drive and the stunning walled mediaeval city of Lucca which is say 1 hour ...
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