Diciannove is a beautifully renovated house in the quiet mountain village of Vetteglia above Bagni di Lucca. Vetteglia is a small working village and offers a peaceful base for exploring the Tuscan countryside in the Garfagnana.
The property has 3 double bedrooms, shower room and ensuite bathroom, large sitting room with double sofa bed, separate dining room with feature fireplace and a large fully fitted kitchen including dishwasher. There is a large terrace with swimming pool (May-Sept), sun loungers, table, chairs and BBQ and additional areas for outdoor dining on the loggia and under the shade of a hazelnut tree. Views over the mountain are magnificent. The property has been recently restored to a high standard and enjoys wi-fi internet access and satellite TV. There is a large collection of DVDs, books and games available for all ages.
Horse riding, white water rafting, mountain biking, paragliding and quad biking is available locally and guests booking at Diciannove will receive a booklet of discounts worth up to £125 per person. See www.bagnidiluccavventura.it for more details.
The drive to the property is 8km up a mountain road. The road is windy but fully finished and allows two way traffic including the local village bus. Arrival in daylight is advised to make the drive more pleasant. Bagni di Lucca is 8km away with all facilities including restaurants, supermarkets, banks and a wonderful spa. The nearest shop is 1km away in San Gemignano. The nearest restaurant is 2km away in San Cassiano which also has a larger shop selling general provisions. The beautiful walled city of Lucca is a 45 minute drive and the sites of Florence, Siena and San Gimignano are all in easy driving range. Additionally the beach at Viareggio and the ski slopes of Abetone are both within a one hour drive making this location a perfect base for all activities.
Babysitting and chef service can be arranged on request and groceries can be purchased in advance so that you can arrive to a stocked fridge and cupboard. Travel cots and high chairs are available for an additional fee.
Diciannove offers something for everyone. You won't be disappointed!