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A Stone Cottage With Amazing View, Is Intimate And Welcoming.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Double-floor stony house with great view on the valley until the sea

Casa Irene is a double-floor stony house placed in the town centre, with an independent access and open-air spaces; it is placed about 300 mt from the parking, as cars cannot enter the town centre.

The conservative intervention and the furniture, made of ancient typical Tuscan pieces, make it an intimate and welcoming "nest-shelter". This house is unique for its vista from the building and from the garden over the amphiteatre made by the hills, which continues down to the sea.

At the ground floor there is and entrance, a broom closet with the washing machine, a kitchen and a bathroom with shower (no window); at the first floor there is a small bedroom with a single bed and the big sitting room-bedroom with a French double bed. From the first floor one can enter the private roof garden furnished with table, beach umbrella and beach chair.

Convenient for 2/3 person, max. 4

More Details

Owner
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2016

About Owner/Manager

I am a travel consultant. I owned a travel agency in Lucca for 20 years. Now, I try to travel as much as I can and I profit of the calm of Colognora. In fact, I live near Casa Irene and I can support the hosts during their stay.

Owner/Manager purchased this cottage in 1992

Why Owner/Manager chose Lucca Area

Colognora is 20 minutes far from Lucca, placed in an amazing natural environment. It is the perfect spot for a country house, a "little Tibet" where to found peace and calm after the work week or during vacations.

We highly recommend you to visit this country if you love ancient mountain villages suspended in time. It’s also a beautiful example of rural architecture with large courtyards, loggias, old buildings with dwellings, ovens and kitchen gardens. The village includes several noteworthy house portals, whose keystones date back to the sixteenth century.

What makes this cottage unique

Colognora is a village out of time. The air, the water, the view and the environment are unique. Casa Irene is the highest house in the village and with its garden you just feel on the top of the world.

Amenities

Pescaglia Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 75 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Studio/Bedroom - 1 queen
    Children Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

A Stone Cottage With Amazing View, Is Intimate And Welcoming.
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
London
5

Charming old stone house, perfect for peace and relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing stay at the house (Casa Irene) at the beginning of September 2016.

Fiorella and her daughter were there to welcome us and explain everything about the house. The house is actually bigger than what we envisaged from the pictures and it is very tastefully decorated. The house and the village are beautiful, quiet and charming, the only sounds in the evening and through the night are the owls and the church bells. You do get used to both!

On a more practical note we should probably mention that the deposit was sent back to our account promptly.

We are more than happy to recommend the house and Fiorella as host if you want to see another side of Tuscany.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review! You were lovely guests and able to enjoy the house and Colognora as i do since almost 30 years. Hope to see you again! All the best Fiorella
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Rates & Availability

Pescaglia Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$70
$427
$1,405
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $162

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
18 Kilometres
Vetriano, Bar ristorante Il Guerriero
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
31 Kilometres
Vicopelago
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Diecimo
Nearest Motorway
24 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Restaurant
18 Kilometres
Vetriano, Bar ristorante Il Guerriero
Nearest Ski
57 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: necessary

The small village of Colognora is perfect for a quite holiday in the middle of the nature. There are paths through the forest where you can walk or go with your mountain bike. Otherwise, within maximum 30 minutes you can fish, swim in the river Serchio, ride an horse, go to ski at Abetone or taste the local specialities such as polenta, farro, formenton, castagnaccio and wines for the valley.

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