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SUPERIOR TUSCAN FARMHOUSE WITH PLUNGE POOL NEAR LUCCA, BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO STAY

Lynn und Richard Gaunt

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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SUPERIOR TUSCAN FARMHOUSE WITH PLUNGE POOL NEAR LUCCA, BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO STAY

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Self Catering Farmhouse -Sleeps 8

Superior farmhouse in Tuscany....Casa Castagna with plunge pool.....Fabulous views across hills and valley and only 25mins north of Lucca. Renovated to a very high standard and in a slightly elevated terraced position ,facing south with stunning views.....Rich in rustic Tuscan appeal yet with all modern comforts, minutes from main road and village where there are shops, bar and a very good well priced restaurant/pizzeria. Other good restaurants/shops only 10 mins drive away. Access is by private road that winds up through our private woodland which has automatic night time lighting..........

GOLF

Golf-Garfagnana...........6 holes approximately 40 minutes away.

Versilla..........................18 holes ,par 71 ...very exclusive..1 hour away.

Montecatini Terme......18 holes,par 72,....1 hour away.

Vico per Lago.................Driving Range.......30 mins away

COAST/BEACH

The Versillian coast is within 1 hour drive .Stunning wide, clean, white sandy beaches with shallow waters stretching for miles taking the lovely classy resorts of Forte Di Marmi, Lido di Camiore, and Via Reggio. There are many shops and cafes on the wide promenades, plenty of parking spaces and long cycle paths.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Lynn und Richard Gaunt

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2008
Speaks English
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

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Superior Tuscan farmhouse with plunge pool near Lucca, beautiful place to stay
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
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Superior Tuscan farmhouse with plunge pool near Lucca, beautiful place to stay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p496677
+39 (0)583 359024
Pescaglia Media Valle del Serchio
5

A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN IN THE TUSCAN HILLS

  • 5 out of 5
We flew into Pisa about lunchtime, picking up our Hertz car,and had an easy journey to Trebbio via Lucca using our Tom Tom. The property, nestling into the steep hill behind, was bathed in sunshine when we arrived. The views down the valley were stunnng.
After looking around we found everything as stated in the property guide. Plenty of room everywhere for our party of friends and relatives.
The pool beckoned immediately followed by drinks on the terrace. A car was essential not only to get to and from but to enjoy the locality to the full. The local village provided a touch of Italian family cooking and we are at this lovely place several times during our week.
There are many places to visit, Luca certainly demands one day of your stay.
All in all a great place to chill out and lay about with a good book.
I would fully recommed the property.
  • Review Submitted: 14-Dec-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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Superior Tuscan farmhouse with plunge pool near Lucca, beautiful place to stay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p496677
+39 (0)583 359024
Pescaglia Media Valle del Serchio
4

BEAUTIFUL SETTING FOR HOLIDAY HOME

  • 4 out of 5
Stayed as a family of 7 adults. Is in a stunning location. A top a hill overlooking a beautiful valley where the only sounds are the water of the stream below and song of the birds in the trees (plus occasional car and dog bark but both rare!). Waking up to that view is fantastic.
Car needed to get there and to get about. We flew into Bologna, for cheaper flights, and the drive is fairly straight forward on the motorway. is 10mins walk down hill, with pleasant restaurant, shop and bar. Supermarket is only 15mins away by car. Walk back up hill at night (after a restaurant trip) well worth it to witness the firebugs.
Home is very nice, well converted farmhouse, comfortable and in keeping with its tradition. Clean and well presented. Mattresses are a little tired but comfortable. Owners very helpful via e-mail and local greeter very flexible (and helpful) when our arrival was delayed.
Best activity was sitting in the sun with a glass of wine, enjoying the view. Nice to have a BBQ too. No TV reception but did not want it. Good to have DVD player to watch the odd film of an evening. Car trip to Lucca (Pisa also drivable) and train to Florence also fun with great architecture... and ice cream!
Recommend for a relaxing, quiet holiday with proximity for plenty of sightseeing if wanted. Would give 4 1/2 stars if possible!
  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted about the great holiday experience whilst staying at Casa Castagna.We take on board the comment concerning the bed mattresses although all beds apart from the en-suite beds had new mattresses 18 months ago,so these en-suite beds will be checked out ASAP.There is a TV but only for DVDs but it is possible TV will be available in 2013.
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Superior Tuscan farmhouse with plunge pool near Lucca, beautiful place to stay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p496677
+39 (0)583 359024
Pescaglia Media Valle del Serchio
5

TOTALLY PERFECT

  • 5 out of 5
Perfect relaxing location with beautiful scenery, excellent decor and the weather was great! I felt really looked after by how things were prepared and defo i would go back.Within walking distance there is fantastic little restaurant, the English speaking owner really helped letting us know what sort of things were on locally and pizza was fantastic. Beautiful place high recommended.
  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ….We try to make sure the the holiday is relaxing and enjoyable.
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Diecimo
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Beach
24 Kilometres
Via Reggio
Car: necessary

The village of Trebbio has some shops and a really nice reasonably priced restaurant-La Fonte-well worth a visit and great pizza's to eat in or take out. The house is only 10 minutes from Celle/Puccini-the museum of the great composer.15 minutes from the famous Ponte del Diavolo(Devils Bridge) and 20 minutes from Bagni di Lucca's thermal springs. The beautiful town of Barga is 30 minutes away. Within the town is a tiny walled medieval 'city' which is traffic free,has a 13thc church and wonderful views across the Garfagnana mountains. Other places to visit are Collodi-(birthplace of Pinoccio's author) Pinoccio Park and Villa Garzoni and its beautiful gardens. Lucca's old city is surrounded by a huge medieval wall and features some of Italy's finest Renaissance architecture. There are many shops, cafes, restaurants,markets and music festivals. The beautiful city of Florence is 75 minutes by car and Pisa is more than just a tower-visit the medieval quarter and learn about the Medici family. It is 1 hour to Pisa airport

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday farmhouse in Pescaglia, Media Valle del Serchio

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Early Summer
31 May 2014 - 27 Jun 2014
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Summer
28 Jun 2014 - 18 Jul 2014
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
High Summer
19 Jul 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Late Summer
30 Aug 2014 - 19 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 

Additional information about rental rates

30% deposit required at the time of booking….balance of cleared funds due 8 weeks before arrival date….plus £250 for refundable Damage Deposit….Damage deposit returned within 14 days of departure.
Payment by Bank Transfer…..other methods of payments may incur an extra fee.
Please note the owners of this property accept payments in GBP and Euro's.
Notes 30% deposit required at the time of booking......balance of cleared funds due 8 weeks before arrival date. plus £250 for Refundable Damage Deposit. Damage deposit returned within 14 days of departure.
Payment by Bank Transfer or Cheque.......for other payment methods an extra charge may be made.
Please note the owners of this property accept payments in the original currency specified, before use
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Pescaglia in Media Valle del Serchio

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Luxury
General:
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Broadband Access
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , En-suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Main, First Floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Ground Floor also Wash hand basin
  • All modern facilities
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , With Wardrobe /En-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , With Wardrobe
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , With Wardrobe
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , With Wardrobe
  • All Bedrooms are newly refurbished with beds ans wardrobes. Drawers or cupboards, chair. Each one is beautifully colour co-ordinated, comfortably sized and airy with stunning views.
Entertainment:
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • golf
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
Although the south facing property is slightly elevated it is easily accessed and is NOT isolated. The Surrounding areas lush and green with acacia & chestnut trees.....lavender, rosemary and many other herbs which grow freely. The house has many Tuscan features and has been sympathetically renovated using local stone. Behind and to the side of the the property there's a peaceful terraced backdrop where one can relax in the pool whilst enjoying the natural beauty, the side terrace which faces south is furnished with garden table, 8 chairs and large parasol covering the table where meals can be taken whilst enjoying the stunning views..... Casa Castagna has gas central heating ...Gas is metered and a reading taken on guests arrival and on departure and priced at the applicable rate at the time when heating is used and usually deducted from the Damage Deposit.....Note heating is very rarely needed during June July, August, and September. A hairdryer is provided for guests.
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