Gemona del Friuli House Rental Photos and Description
2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite), sleeps 5. Terrace, barbecue, pizza oven
Il Bosco is a detached property immersed in meadows and woodlands, just a 40 minute drive from the hilltop town of San Daniele, famous for its ham. The house is very spacious and has a large bedroom with a double and a single bed together with its own en-suite. There is also a double bedroom and a house bathroom. On the ground floor is a large dining kitchen with a wood burning stove, gas hob and fridge. Through the archway is a lounge with a wood burning fire. The house is built of local stone and has a wooden veranda, typical of the houses in the area. There is a large terrace where meals can be taken and there is a picnic area in the meadow at the side of the house. On the terrace is a pizza oven and barbecue. There is adequate parking at the property for three or four cars. TV, DVD, radio, CD/ cassette player and games are at your disposal. Wood and linen are provided.
Activities: There are various activities in the area including archery, mountain biking, para gliding, guided walks, rock climbing, canoeing on the river Arzino and many miles of walks on Monte Prat. In August there is also a car rally. There is a tourist office down in the village of Forgaria for all information. There is plenty of wild life in the area, perfect for birdwatching. The lake of Cornino is in a nature reserve protecting the Griffin. Lots of different species of butterflies, birds including eagles. Deer can be seen in our meadow. The region has an abundance of museums, archaeological sites and castles.
Amenities: There is a bar/restaurant on Monte Prat about 200 metres from the house where one can sample the local cuisine. The specialities of the region are Polenta, Frico, Brovada, Muset and Cjalsons to name but a few. Forgaria has a small supermarket, pharmacy, hairdressers, bank, newsagent, restaurants and bars. There is also a local bus service. We are only a few kilometres from the hilltop town of San Daniele, famous for its crude ham, the ham festival is held during the summer.
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible