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17th Century Villa w/Garden and Magnificent Views

Vicolo del Duomo: white house at center, under the Duomo.
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
16 reviews
Vicolo del Duomo: white house at center, under the Duomo.
Living room
Dining room
Master bedroom
Master bedroom
Master bedroom
Kitchen
View at dawn from west bedroom
Master bath
West bedroom (double)
Single bedroom
Patio
Terrace in summer
Ready for dinner
Grape arbor
View from terrace
Walled garden
View of Duomo from garden
16th century staircase
12th century convent in Vicolo compound
View of Barga from countryside
Main entrance to compound
Second (garden) entrance from piazza
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Overview
Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Barga, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
Classic Tuscan villa in the gracious hill town of Barga, a lively center of the arts with celebrated jazz and opera festivals, extraordinary restaurants, caffes and shops. The villa is set in a private compound, surrounded by an enormous terrace and walled garden planted in grapes, olives and fruit trees, with stunning views over the Lucca countryside and the marbled Apuan Alps. <BR><BR>Inside, Vicolo del Duomo's terrace level offers a spacious living area with terracotta floors, divided into a comfortably appointed living room, kitchen and dining room. A full bathroom is located off a foyer to the rear. The second story of the house offers three bedrooms, (two double-bedded, one single) and a second full bath. All of the rooms have wood parquet floors, and much of the furnishing is in antique local chestnut.<BR>&lt... Read more
About the Owner, Frank V
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 40 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Oct 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL1035197 by: Holiday Lettings
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Stephanie...
Dostyk
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We stayed for a week and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it! It was the perfect holiday for kids, too (ages 2 and 4). The apartment was spacious and comfortable, the views were stunning, and Frank's knowledge and advice were invaluable. The town of Barga was a hidden gem to be discovered over and over. We are missing the church bells already. We enjoyed our stay immensely!

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Scott W
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Great place to stay - difficult to pull yourself away from the terrace and the view, but when you do you are rewarded with a vibrant town with plenty of places to eat & lots to see. Barga is within striking distance of Lucca and Pisa and surrounded by beautiful countryside. The house is well appointed and comfortable and it was great to be able to tap Frank's encyclopaedic knowledge of the area!

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Birdposei...
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This lovely house close to Barga's beautiful and historically significant duomo is the perfect place from which to explore Barga and surrounds. Just a few minutes walk to the main piazzas where there are many fine restaurants, galleries, an antique shop, an outstanding gelato bar and a very chic boutique, the house also boasts stunning views of the Tuscan countryside from inside and from the large terrace. Frank's in-depth knowledge of the area's history and...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
Availability
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Rates

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
$193
€180
$1,062
€990
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.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $27 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The special rate for two guests applies if one bedroom is used.
Significant discounts for stays of 2 weeks or longer.
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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Pisa: 43.5 mi
Railway: Barga-Gallicano: 2.5 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 62.1 mi
Nearly equidistant from the airports of both Pisa and Florence.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 31.1 mi.
Nearby cities
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