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Beautiful village house, pool. Walk to restaurant. WIFI. Flexible changeover.

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Stunning 2 bedroom 2 bathroom cottage, walk to restaurant, good views, WIFI!

Cottage Villetta is a beautifully restored romantic stone property, with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and gorgeous pool area.

Set in the depths of the Garfagnana, an hour or so North of Lucca, in a small village with a population of circa 300. There are village and mountain views. This house really is a treat!

Unusually for this area, one can walk to a pizzeria/restaurant (less than a 5 min walk) where one can dine al fresco on the terrace and take in the view, as well as a basic shop/bar, gelateria and butchers. For other facilities the local market town is less than a 10 minute drive away.

This 2 bedroom, 2 shower room village property has been restored with lots of love and care, and retains its original character, but with the addition of modern shower rooms, beautiful furniture and stunning pool area complete with an outdoor kitchen, and no less than a choice of 3 eating areas, making it an ideal holiday home.

The cottage is tastefully presented, with a wonderful mixture of original flooring, beamed ceilings, chestnut windows, original balconies from bedrooms, blending perfectly with modern fireplace, pristine bathrooms, country kitchen and bang up to date outdoor area with good size modern pool.

This place really is a treat!

In more detail the property is arranged as follows:

Kitchen/diner with oven, hob, microwave, fridge, coffee machine. Double doors leading to outdoor area.

Living area with comfy seating, wood fireplace, TV, WIFI.....

There are beamed ceilings and traditional flooring.

Also on this floor is a shower room.

Upstairs to :

2 double bedrooms, each with their own balcony featuring village views with mountain backdrop. Ceiling fans.

Shower room


Beautiful pool with Roman steps

Sunbathing area with quality sunbeds

Modern seating area

Covered dining area

Uncovered dining area

Outdoor kitchen with large gas BBQ, sink and fridge

Gated property with private parking via electronic gates

Garage with washing machine and freezer.

NB - pool may occasionally be used by owner who sometimes lives in house next door, but privacy respected

More Details

Property Manager
Lorraine Venturelli
Member since: 2002
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in San Romano in Garfagnana in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , With balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , With balcony
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Beautiful village house, pool. Walk to restaurant. WIFI. Flexible changeover.
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Wow!!! Spectacular location and hosts

  • 5 of 5

Way beyond all our expectations, couldn’t have asked for a more relaxing place to come and explore the Italian Florence area

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review!. We are glad to hear, that you loved this beautiful property! We hope to welcome you again, and the owners send on their best wishes. Lorraine at tuscan-retreats
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
90 Metres
Nearest Golf
1.5 Kilometres
Pieve Fosciana
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
90 Metres
Nearest Beach
53 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Car: recommended

A little about the area:

The location is 10 minutes north of the market town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana with its famous Thursday morning market, numerous bars & restaurants.

At home, the village of Villetta has a restaurant (5 min walk), bar and shop/gelatieria.

The train station is a minute walk too .

Also by foot, it is possible to walk down to the river in only 5 minutes, and a shaded cross country walk of 30 mins will take guests to a local lake (which also has a couple of bars and a children's playground).

There is also an ancient beautiful and well photographed peaceful village (with no facilities) reachable by a 1km walk cross country.

There are various good restaurants providing fresh local home cooked traditional food within a short drive, as well as local one off shops, delicatessens, gelaterias and supermarkets.

For relaxing afternoons out, there are lots of pretty villages to explore in the immediately locality, one of which is fully walled commanding outstanding views over the Apuane mountains. Many of these villages have festas in the summer with food, drink and dancing.

Situated only a short drive from the National Park of Orrecchiella, the location is ideal for walking, hiking, horseriding, mountain biking and picnicking, surrounded by views of the seemingly endless mountains, and local chestnut woodland. 

For those who enjoy the outdoor life there is also a local tree climbing/zip wiring park, with courses adapted for all age groups, from the very young to adults.

There are local adventure parks where one can try water canyoning, rock climbing, swimming in rock pools, canoeing etc and there is the Grotta del Vento, a massive cave system in the mountains which is a good day out.

There is an ancient fortress to visit with jaw dropping views, and interactive displays for children including a chance to try a little archery.

For when a townie day beckons, the local market town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana is only a 10 minute drive. Here there are bars, restaurants, a famous Thursday morning market, old castle walls, the river Serchio and local train station.

The beautiful mediaeval town of Barga with its cobbled streets, great architecture, cathedral and great views is only a 25 minute drive. Barga is famous for its art and music,  and here one can often enjoy free music, evening markets, dancing, and sometimes even impromptu entertainment from Paolo Nutini! Becoming well known for its restaurants too, Barga has plenty of places to eat.

Lucca, the fully walled Mediaeval City and the Capital of the Region is only an hours drive and one can spend the day cycling or meandering along its ample walls; people watching in both the grand and tiny piazzas with prosecco, coffee or ice cream; designer shopping; climbing towers, visiting some of its 99 churches or just taking in the atmosphere. If you like opera, there is a recital every evening before dinner in a unique church setting.

The traditional Tuscan sites of Pisa and Florence are easily do-able in a day trip as are the beaches of Forte dei Marmi or Viareggio. Many guests also visit the Cinque Terre...

The Golf Course of Garfagnana is only a 5 min drive.

Florence 1 hr 40 mins

Perfect location in an Italian village - experience the real Italy!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in San Romano in Garfagnana, Tuscany

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Summer
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid Season
27 Apr 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Summer
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
31 Aug 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £0.89 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

NB - The Stay Tax of €1 per person per night, is applicable for a maximum of 5 nights and is payable in cash on arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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