This is a beautifully restored 17th century house amongst the rolling hills 30km outside of Lucca, 800 metres to the nearest village. The house is full of charm together with the modern amenities including WIFI to ensure a relaxing and wonderful holiday.
Your family or a group of friends will feel instantly at home in this stone house with magnificent views from every window. The three bedrooms are comfortable all with beds to sleep doubles and there’s a loft double bed if required. You will awake in your comfortable beds to the sounds of birds in the olive and chestnut trees.
There are two bathrooms with showers and toilets for the group to use.
There are so many options for the long lunches, twilight dinners and apertivo across the property. There is a table for 10 on one terrace, basking in the sun if desired, overlooking the hills, a table for 8 on the back terrace against the backdrop of the amazing 17th century stone walls, and amongst the olive trees and herbs, together with dining for 8 inside the house.
The kitchen with the central stone sink and dishwasher, is well equipped to cook with a gas stove and many pots and pans. The coffee machine is a must for an Italian household with a supply of coffee to ensure you have your morning coffee. The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen seating 8 around the big table, and beside the open fire if you desire. There is plenty of cutlery, crockery and glassware for everyone to dine in this wonderful place. The kitchen window view over the property is amazing.
The outside terrace has a BBQ to sample the Italian fare, sun beds to read or snooze in the afternoon all overlooking the above ground pool.
The living room has a wonderful wood fire to warm you if the weather is cool. There are couches to rest for the group. The terrace off the living room is the ideal place to enjoy your morning coffee or late afternoon Prosecco. The view is amazing.
There are two bathrooms both with showers and toilets for your holiday. Both with natural light from the lovely surrounds.
“Santa Christina” is the master bedroom for two with a breath taking view through the ancient windows and shutters to the hills. "Palistorti" also with a queen-bed with lovely views over the property. It also has a “loftbed” suitable for children or singles. "Brunello" the third bedroom has a breath taking view to the east and includes twin-beds that can also be a queen-bed.
If you enjoy relaxing there are many terraces to lay under the trees, umbrellas or on the lawn to enjoy the summer sun during the day, and the brilliant night skies full of stars and the ignited moon in the night. If you like long walks or skiing in winter Abertone mountain is close to the house.
This house provides is a holiday you wont forget.
If extra sleeping accommodation is needed, it is possible to have the use of the dependance Sassicaia in front of the house with the small living room with kitchen, one double bedroom , its own bathroom and the private garden (extra cost for Sassicaia).
The charming village of San Cassiano is only 800 mt away from the farmhouse.
Situated in the center of the old village, with its beautiful roman church, are two general stores, two bars and a small but well patronized restaurant serving home made pasta and pizza.
The nearest town is Bagni di Lucca that is just 7 km away from the property, the town enjoys a number of restaurants and shops, gyms offering a wide range of sporting facilities, swimming pools and health spa, Canyon Park for rafting and horse riding.
The nature reserve Orrido di Botri is 15 minutes away and is worth a visit.
Borgo a Mozzano is approximately 20 minutes away by car,(SS12 that leads you to Lucca) and has the famous bridge Ponte della Maddelena, also known as The Devil's Bridge. The town hosts a beer festival every year during the summer. In April there is an exhibition of Azaleas with beautiful displays of numerous varieties of flowers, the 1st May you will find also a Baccalà Sagra and in October the largest Halloween festa in europe.
Also Grotta del Vento is worth a visit, with the underground caves deep in the Garfagnana beautiful surrounding.