Immaculately restored 2 bedroom villa with private covered patio and use of the pool. Historical Pistoia within 15min drive and only 50min to the sandy beaches of Versilia. This newly renovated barn has been furnished and decorated with great character. Friendly and unintrusive owners live few hundred meters away are available in case of need. The property is located in a strategic location to visit Florence by car or train in less than 1 hour. The beaches in Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio are less than 1 hour away by car or train. Lesser known Pistoia, Prato, Vinci are only few towns worth visiting and away from the mass tourism. The peaks of Abetone are also a locals' favourites destination both in winter and summer. For those seeking a peaceful location, the villa is a perfect retreat without compromise on practicality to get into town. Quarrata is only 5 min drive down the road, with its pretty historical centre full of character and away from mass tourism. Must see places in the area are the hidden jewels of Pistoia and Montecatini Terme located within 30min drive. Lucca is a must in your exploring plans at this property. The villa is located on a high location assuring guests with a constantly mild temperature even in peak season. However the villa is fully air conditioned in case you find Italian summers too warm for you.
This charming villa is all on ground floor with entrance through its shady verandah equipped with outdoor furniture. Homely touches and pastel colours will make the first impression. The open plan kitchen/dining room enjoys plenty of natural light. The kitchen has a 2 ring cooker and a small fridge with freezer compartment. In the villa there is a washing machine and an electric grill. There is a good size double bedroom with access to the garden and private bathroom with shower. The second bedroom is a little smaller with 2 single beds that can become double on request. Both bedrooms benefit of a TV SAT with many foreign channels. There is an additional bathroom with beautiful tiles and a large shower. The amicable owners which speaks a fluent English (Basic French speaking) occasionally and discreetly use the pool which measures 6m x 12m and is 1.5m deep all the way.
The pool is located 100meters away and is accessed by a walkway (more practical when using a pushchair) or 10 steps stairway with handrail. The area around the pool is immaculately kept and surrounded by lush vegetation over which there is a fantastic view of the valley. The owners are keen on sharing their hearty produces of the season such as tomatoes and other vegetables that can be found on the way to the pool. On a side of the pool you will find a shaded area with table and chairs and a built in barbecue where to enjoy an outdoor meal.
Amenities include an internet key to plug into your portable computer. It works on a pay as you go credit that has to be replenished by the client (the owner will help you do this).