Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana - Casa Banella with Private Pool
Large villa with 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10/12, Garden, LARGE 14 Metre Private Pool
This converted farmhouse villa is situated in the small hamlet of Montiperpoli, within walking distance of the historical centre of Castelnuovo in the beautiful Garfagnana region of Tuscany. The villa boasts panoramic views of the valley and is in a good position for enjoying country life as well as the bustle of the nearby market town. Within easy distance of the art cities of Lucca, Sienna, Florence and Pisa this is an ideal location for a visit to Tuscany.
There are 2 double bedrooms, a single bedroom, a twin bedroom, and a full size studio room with en-suite sleeping 3 people.
A fine 14metre pool is exclusive to the villa.
This is roomy, versatile and inexpensive accommodation for a larger family or group of friends, within walking distance of a fine market town with a train station to other parts of TUSCANY.
There is an excellent great value restaurant only 2 minutes walk from the villa. There are many shops and restaurants in Castelnuovo, only 20 minutes walk.
The Villa: The villa is a modernised, 17th century farmhouse.
It has large areas for a family or group to be together. On the ground floor there is a large kitchen dining room, with a marble table which can seat 10 or more people. On the first floor there is a large sitting room, with open fireplace. On the top floor an open plan studio apartment has been tastefully renovated and furnished and has a fully equipped, modern kitchen / sitting room area. It has a double bed and a bathroom. Electricity, water, gas and final cleaning are included in the cost.
There is an outdoor eating area, swimming pool, BBQ and garden furniture in the extensive grounds of the house. The owner can also provide an al fresco catering service with lunch or dinner brought to you, made from local produce, by arrangement, at a very reasonable cost.
Garfagnana: Garfagnana is 'Hidden Tuscany' at its best. With its stunning scenery it is the best area in Tuscany for walking and outdoor activities. We have close ties with an Outdoor Activities company who offer many international class adventures.
Castelnuovo, the nearby market town, has many restaurants, cafes, bars, supermarkets and all other types of shops. There is a tourist information office and a weekly market selling a wide variety of fashion, household goods, flowers, fruit and vegetables.
The nearby medieval villages of Cascio, Eglio and Sassi are worth exploring. There is a very good restaurant and bar within a five minute leisurely walk from the villa. Mountain biking, hill walking and horse riding are all available locally.
Food in Garfagnana: The area is renowned for its good value rustic, delicious food made using fine local ingredients.
There are dozens of good family run restaurants. A typical set lunch of pasta course, followed by meat and vegetables, with wine, bread and coffee, costs only 9-11 euros, and a typical main course in the evening costs 8-12 euros. delicious pizzas cost around 4-6 euros.
We will give advice and recommendations on where to go and things to do in the area.
- wheelchair accessible
- children welcome
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- pets considered