BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED COTTAGE NEAR RESTAURANT

Andrew McKean

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED COTTAGE NEAR RESTAURANT

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage with 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Garden, Pool

Le Lunghe is a little house in the beautiful Garfagnana region of Northern Tuscany, perched in a spectacular position on the outskirts of the medieval village of Sassi. There is a 3.5m diameter, 90cm deep, lightweight swimming pool on the lawn which is great for play or cooling off, and a paved terrace as well as a delightful shaded eating area.

The house has stunning views and is ideal for people who seek peace and solitude, but is within a few minutes walk or drive of all amenities. There are two bars and restaurants within a short walk and you shouldn't have to go much more than 10 miles in any direction to appreciate what the area has to offer.

The house has been recently restored and extended and has a fully fitted dining kitchen, sitting room with sofa bed leading to a large covered verandah and a large bathroom with shower and washing machine. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with twin beds or a double.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Andrew McKean

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
Speaks english, italian
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Reviews

Beautifully Restored Cottage near restaurant
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Beautifully Restored Cottage near restaurant
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p436827
+44 1316200324
Castelnuovo di Garfagnana Garfagnana
Austin, Texas, USA
5

PERFECT, PEACEFUL HOUSE

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed at Le Lunghe in May. The location was incredibly beautiful. The house is exactly as it's pictured on the website. There are three different outdoor dining areas, and it was wonderful to sit out there, sip wine, and check out the view. The owners, Laura and Giancarlo, were extremely helpful and went out of their way to help us get acclimated. We were there for 5 nights, and I would gladly have stayed longer. Laura is very knowledgeable about hiking in the area and I would have liked to take advantage of that. It was too cool for the pool, but I'm sure it's delightful in the summer. The tiny village nearby was really appealing, with a very good restaurant. The house is pretty out of the way, but that was part of its appeal for us. You definitely need a car.
  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Laura and Giancarlo enjoyed meeting you and hope to see you again one day. You are right about the house being out of the way....but as it's only a few minutes walk to the village restaurant you dont always need the car.
I've stayed in the house and it's actually my favourite amongst the smaller houses that we manage.
Great to hear that you enjoyed the area.
Andrew McKean ( Friends of Tuscany )
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Pisa
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Castelnuovo
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Forti dei Marmi
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Sassi
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Casone
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Villa Collemandina
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Kilometres
Sassi
Car: recommended

This would be an ideal holiday spot for hill walkers and nature lovers as the Apuan Alps above the village are criss crossed with marked footpaths, as are the Appenine Mountains across the valley.

Garfagnana has the best walking in Tuscany and the owners can advise on routes or accompany you on guided walks. Other outdoor activities such as mountain biking, canyoning and horse riding can easily be arranged.

There are lovely outdoor swimming pools in Castelnuovo, Gallicano and Barga. All the pools are served by cafe bars and have fantastic views.

Close by, Barga is an atmospheric town with regular festivals, a weekly summer outdoor market under the stars, exhibitions and galleries.

Castelnuovo, 1000 feet below the house, is good for all kinds of shopping, has a a local market, two tourist information offices and many bars and restaurants.

Garfagnana is famous in Italy for the quality and value of its food, cooked in a simple, rustic style with the best of local ingredients

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Availability & Rates

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Castelnuovo di Garfagnana Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High
Jun 28 2014 - Jul 11 2014
6 night minimum stay
£65
£395
 
 
Rate 3
Jul 12 2014 - Aug 29 2014
7 night minimum stay
£650
 
 
Rate 4
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
£495
 
 
Rate 5
Sep 27 2014 - Dec 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
£450
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£395
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes FLEXIBLE ENTRY DATES.
Includes bed linen, towels and cleaning.
During low season rentals a charge of up to 50 euros per week will be made for central heating, if required.
Wood for the fire is provided free.
Rental inclusive of power, bed linen and towels, and final cleaning.
Baby cot must be requested prior to arrival

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Living Room
  • Wood Stove
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • 2nd bedroom has double or 2 single beds
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Tennis ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • forests
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • massage therapist
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • golf
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • skiing
  • mountaineering
  • cycling
  • spelunking
  • freshwater fishing
  • tennis
  • mountain biking
Notes:
The kitchen is very well equipped. The lightwieght pool is 3.5m diameter and 90 cm deep. The house is priced as a house without pool.
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