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Beautifully renovated villa with private pool in unspoilt Garfagnana

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Camporgiano

4 bed, 2 bathroom, sleeps 8, set in open countryside, with uninterrupted views

Detached house with private pools in the unspoilt, totally non commercialised, green & mountainous Garfagnana region of north Tuscany. The views from the house & pool are fantastic, and the grounds, with their own orchards a perfect place to relax.

The property is beautifully, newly renovated, with sleeping accommodation/shower-rooms are split over 2 floors - an ideal choice for 2 families.

There is a large well equipped farmhouse style kitchen with eating area, living room with open fire and satellite TV.

In the basement there is a separate laundry area, and also a further dining room for eating at a cool temperature when it is too hot outside.

Outside there are 2 terraces, BBQ private pool and large garden.

The area is dominated by the hills and mountains surrounding the valley, and there are hill top villages in abundance awaiting your exploration, as well as the local Natural Parks.

This is the 'real' Italy.

Location: Property is located circa 1 1/2 hr. drive from Pisa, 2 hr. from Genoa, 2 hr. Florence, and 2 1/2 from Bologna.

The house is situated at the end of a private (largely unmade) lane, a 2 minute drive from the mountain village of Poggio, which itself is located circa 10/15 minutes from local market town of Castelnuovo - less than 1 hour north of Lucca.

The area is ideal for a totally relaxing holiday in the countryside with fantastic views at every turn whatever the time of year. Explore the hundreds of hill-top villages, go walking/horse riding/fishing, or fr a bike ride. Relax with a glass of wine and watch locals play Bocce, or spect at the cheese rolling for which the area is famous! In the autumn join in the local passion of mushroom picking, or feast on chestnuts roasted on your fire!

Tourism is yet to hit this area, and this is truly one of those increasingly rare places in Europe where you can experience the real way of life of the locals.

Cuisine: Garfagnanan cuisine is fairly simple, but scrumptious, using local fresh produce to prepare dishes, which since they are prepared in the main for the locals are very cheap!

The local wine is good, and also extremely inexpensive.

Plenty of places to picnic in seclusion, with provisions easily found in local bars/shops as well as the occasional supermarket.

Locals: The locals are very friendly and helpful, although it is rare to find English spoken - take your phrase book!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Lorraine Venturelli
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
1 December, 2016
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Reviews

4.8/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Beautifully renovated villa with private pool in unspoilt Garfagnana
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
Joensuu, Finland
5

Nice house, lovely surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks in Villa Caprifoglio last autumn. The house was tidy, garden and swimming pool were well kept and the surroundings was peaceful and the view over the valley very beautiful. We were a group of 5 adults and 3 kids and we all had plenty of room in the house.

Very recommended for a family holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2007
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Spent 10 days here and loved it.The house was big enough for 2 families(9 persons).The pool area is beautiful and completely private with great views. Pizza oven was the big attraction for the kids.Thank you Ilario for the hospitality.Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

Fantastic house in a beautiful, peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks this summer. The house was as described, even better. Especially the outside areas. There is a pizza oven which isn't on the description which was brilliant fun for the kids to make their own pizzas and cook outdoors! The pool and surrounding area are brilliant. The house was very clean and we were brought a change of bedding half way through the stay. The owner was lovely and very helpful and keeps the garden to a very high standard. I would definitely recommend this property to others. It is in the countryside and rural so lovely and peaceful and quiet. We could really relax and enjoy the real Tuscany.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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5

Quiet and peaceful house in an unspoilt area.

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice time. The children enjoyed the pool and the adults enjoyed walking and travelling around an area that feels unspoilt. There are interesting sights locally and others within easy reach by local train or car (we went to Lucca, Pisa and Florence during our stay). The property and its surrounds are beautifully and lovingly kept by the owner, and I would certainly recommend for those who like peace, quiet and the chance to explore.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Lancashire
4

Good property for 2 families. Beautiful Garden.

  • 4 of 5

The garden and its views are the real highlight of this property. Loads of space in the garden, panoramic views, a large swimming pool and a nice patio area with BBQ and vine trellis, childrens swings, wildlife, etc. The house is very private too - there are only two neighbouring properties but they're far enough away to be almost out of sight.

We went as 2 couples with kids. This house is really ideal for this set up as both floors have 2 almost identical bedrooms (1 dbl & 1 twin single) and a bathrooms so the house can work as 2 independant living spaces.

You definately need to hire a car as there nothing to visit on foot, but there's lots of interesting little towns to visit and the area is v attractive to explore. It was about 1h 40m drive from pisa airport for us.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2008
  • Date of Stay: May 2008
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Pisa, and Genoa
Nearest Beach
40 Miles

This is the 'real' Italy, and due to lack of tourism is very cheap for eating out, and trying local cuisine. Good touring base for visiting Barga (30 min), Lucca (1 hr.), Pisa (1hr. 20min) Florence (less 2hr.) .

Real beauty of the area is however the totally unspoilt countryside, the walking and picnicking opportunities and the peacefulness associated with visiting a non touristy area...

Pisa Airport is 90 min.; Florence 2 hr.; Genoa 2.5hr.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Camporgiano, Garfagnana

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£521
for 4 nights
From
£130
£727
 
 
New Year
30 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£631
for 3 nights
From
£210
£1,144
 
 
Low Season
7 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£521
for 4 nights
From
£130
£727
 
 
Mid Season
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£841
for 4 nights
From
£210
£1,144
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,711
for 7 nights
£1,711
 
 
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£841
for 4 nights
From
£210
£1,144
 
 
Low Season
7 Oct 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£521
for 4 nights
From
£130
£727
 
 
New Year
30 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£631
for 3 nights
From
£210
£1,144
 
 
Low Season
7 Jan 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£521
for 4 nights
From
£130
£727
 
 
Mid Season
28 Apr 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£841
for 4 nights
From
£210
£1,144
 
 
High season
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,711
for 7 nights
£1,711
 
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£841
for 4 nights
From
£210
£1,144
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates include bed linen and towels, wood for fire, and all services except heating, which is charged separately. Weekly clean, and change of linen/towels included.
Owner will arrange an initial basic shop for guests on request.
**Special Offer Prices apply any 2 week bookings for remaining weeks in 2016. There is also a 30% discount on 1 week bookings for 2016**

NB: We can offer a 20% discount on 1 week bookings for May and June 2015 at the special offer price of £875.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Camporgiano in Tuscany

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 doubles, 2 twins. Cot available on request. Sofa bed in living room.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
A very well furnished & pristine house, with a clever mixture of modern & rustic furnishings. Most rooms double aspect with wonderful views. Ground floor consists of rustic Tuscan farmhouse style kitchen, with large table, gas hob, & fridge freezer. Living room with some comfy seating, log fire & satellite TV. Double & twin bedroom, large shower room. First floor, further double & twin bedrooms,, large shower room. Basement - 'laundry'. Also a further cool indoor/basement dining room for comfortable eating on those extra hot days. Since photos taken a decked sunbathing area has been built at the pool which is open from 21st March to 30th September. Larger patio/terrace for eating out, with BBQ. Surrounded by open countryside/orchard. 2 Swings for children’s use.

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