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A stunning Tuscan villa with private pool set in its own vineyard,

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom overlooking a small river valley perfect for a getaway.

Accommodation at a luxury Villa with a private swimming set in its own 2.5 acres of vineyard - While you are with us you will be staying in our home which is a 17th Century Farmhouse , which has been fully renovated to an exacting standard. Using only local businesses and craftsmen we created the house to be beautiful but also functional. The kitchen is fully appointed with everything you can need. The living room has a TV, a DVD player and a bluetooth music player as well as a small library of books and magazines. Wifi broadband Internet is available. We can cater for groups of up to eight in the villa. There are to double bedrooms and two twin rooms. Two shower rooms (one with a bath). The Villa has full central heating for those starting early in the season, fully fitted modern kitchen , with dishwasher, TV, and internet.

A Stunning Villa in the Lunigiana region of Tuscany, Italy. Beautifully renovated using skilled local craftsmen and materials. Finished in a sympathetic yet classic feel. Set in its own small Vineyard on a gentle terraced hill over looking a peaceful valley. We offer to you our home to rent. This villa in Lunigiana with a swimming pool. To rent as a holiday or vuacation house. It was a farmhouse in Tuscany and sleeps 6 people. The surrounds is quiet and restful for a peaceful stay. Have a glass of our wine on the terrace as you enjoy all that Italy is.

There is plenty to do if you feel more lively. The area is the foot hills of the Apuan Alps, a stunning area of natural beauty. It is criss crossed with many paths suitable for long country walks, trekking the hills, mountain biking, road cycling or just relaxing by the pool. A mere 50m away we have the ruins of Castello Di Bigliolo with its story of intrigue. There are hundreds of castles and ruins in this area to visit. The house is also on the path of the “Via Francigena” which is a holy pilgrimage from Canterbury to Rome. One of the standout churches is the wonderful Romanesque Church of Sorano – Filattiera, which houses some original pagan art from the area.

As well as the history there is plenty to do now. There is walking the paths which emanate from the house ( we have plenty of walking maps of here and the surrounding area). The Cinque Terre is only a few minutes drive away. Our personal favourite of Bonassola is about 40 minutes away and is stunning with crystal clear water, set in a secluded bay. From here you can swim, or go for a walk, ride a bike. Eat in the local restaurants all serving delicious freshly caught sea food.

The Cinque Terre is a national park and a beautiful region of rocky coves , fishing villages nestling in the south of the Italian Riviera and is a UNESCO World heritage site. It is made up of five main towns Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. You must try the local wine, it is a crisp and refreshingly dry white. Made from the grapes which grow on the steep slopes. These are harvested using a miniature railway built by the local growers. The Cinque Terra is easily accessible by car and has a regular boat service from La Spezia or Lerici.

Villa Details – While you are with us you will be staying in our home. It is a 17th Century Farmhouse , which has been fully renovated to an exacting standard. Using only local businesses and craftsmen, we created the house to be beautiful and functional. The kitchen is fully appointed with everything you can need. The living room has TV, a DVD player . There is a small library of books and magazines. Wifi Internet is available.

We can cater for groups of up to six in the villa. There are two double bedrooms and two twin rooms. Two bathrooms, one one each floor. The Villa has full central heating for those starting early in the season. There is a beautiful hand made fully fitted modern kitchen , with dishwasher.

Villa Details – Lower Level

Our House is on two levels. The lower floor is where the bedrooms and family bathroom are. This keeps them nice and cool in the summer and with the houses metre thick stone walls makes the house pleasant to stay in.

Master bedroom

The main bedroom has an antique chalet bed, which has a comfortable modern mattress, a chest of drawers, a sofa bed, a full length wardrobe with two extra drawers. It also has a full length mirror.

Double bedroom

Just down the corridor is the double room which has two bedside cabinets, a full length wardrobe with drawers and handmade, chestnut wood french windows with stunning views over the valley too.

Twin bedroom

Next there is the twin room with two beds, this is great for the kids or can be pushed together if required. This room has a full length wardrobe. A chest of drawers with mirror and bedside table. There is a feature piece of oak believed to be as old as the house (circa 220 years old) This room also has double french windows leading onto the terrace.

Family Bathroom

We have the the family bathroom down stairs. It has a feature shower, bath, toilet, bidet, hand basin and full mirror with electric sockets. The bathroom is a good size and the shower is fantastic rain shower which is just right after a day on the beach.

Villa Details – upper Level

The kitchen

Upstairs is where the day time happens. The kitchen, always the heart of the Italian home has been designed to have every modern convenience but also still retain the character. So we had part of the kitchen built by the same master craftsman who made all the doors and windows. Made from chestnut wood from the Garfagnana area.

The Lounge

The lounge is a comfortable place to just relax unwind , read a book, listen to some music , catch a quick 40 winks or watch a film, or just look at the stunning views. It has a TV, DVD player, a bluetooth music player. A large comfortable sofa and arm chair.

Double Bedroom with en-suite

This is a large and very attractive room in the upper part of the house. The original stone walls of the house are left exposed in some areas giving the room a real country cottage feel. The room includes a generous double bed, two bedside tables with lamps, an ample sized chest of drawers, a large wardrobe and lovely oriental floor rug. Two good sized windows overlook both the valley and views to the side of the property. In addition this bedroom has a fabulous en-suite bathroom comprising of a generous sized sink with an illuminated mirror above, both toilet and bidet and a lovely walk-in shower. Again two sets of windows with shutters allow views from different aspects. This bedroom is a favorite with anyone and especially those preferring all amenities on one level.

All images by Jon Hall and Adrian Jackson.

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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018

About The Owner

We are a family of four who renovated the property in 2008 to the highest exacting standards. We come to the region of lunigiana

The Owner purchased this villa in 1999

Why The Owner chose Bigliolo

A charming 250-year-old farmhouse set in 2.5 acres of its own vineyard. renovated to exacting standards using local craftsman and materials. If you want a quiet getaway with its own pool carefully place in the countryside so as not to stand out. The house offers it all, modern day convenience with rural rustic charm. The house is set on two levels the lower level being the predominant sleeping quarters , nice and cool in the summer, beautiful rooms leading onto the sun terrace with direct access to the swimming pool.

What makes this villa unique

The loudest thing you will hear is the birdsong.


Bigliolo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Wardrobe, chest of drawers, French doors to sun terrace.
    Double Bedroom - 1 double , Wardrobe, French doors to sun terrace, table and chairs.
    Twin room - 2 twin/ single , Wardrobe, dresser with drawers, French windows to terrace.
    Ensuite - 1 queen , Chest of drawers, wardrobe, Ensuite WC/shower room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
A great place to start a walking holiday from , we have many of the local maps and guides available.


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A stunning Tuscan villa with private pool set in its own vineyard,
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Highly recommend! Book now!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for our honeymoon (although we had our two year old with us) what a fabulous Vila! We couldn't have asked for better! It's nice to stay in a place with ample of space and a lovely view! Would highly recommend booking and staying! The owners are very helpful with any requests or requirements you may have and there is also a caretaker on hand if required!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Come in tutti i luoghi e i posti dove vado a soggiornare credo sempre si deva partire per dare consigli e giudizi da cosa una persona vuole trovare e vuole fare , per fare un esempio se io volessi cercare l'avventura immerso nella natura e poi mi scelgo un hotel 5 stelle in città , sarebbe difficile poi esaudire le mie aspettative. Quando abbiamo scelto questo luogo invece abbiamo ampiamente soddisfatto le nostre aspettative una villa bella e accogliente con tutti i confort in un luogo che di certo è meglio per la primavera / estate per via dei luoghi da vedere e i sentieri da fare ma che comunque anche in inverno ha il suo perchè. noi siamo stati li in 7 con 3 bambini neonati e abbiamo trovato un luogo caldo e accogliente che ci ha fatto passare 2 giorni assieme pur tenendo la nostra privacy avendo diverse stanze separate. Consiglio a tutti coloro che vogliono staccare dalla vita rumorosa e cittadina senza però poi esserne troppo lontani. Se proprio dovessi dare dei consigli in più direi ad Adrian di aggiungere uno/due lettini da campeggio x bimbi e far dare una spolverata maggiore nei periodi di poco utilizzo prima che arrivi qualcuno (magari con bimbi appunto) ; comunque casa molto bella , pulita con bagni molto spaziosi , cucina con ogni confort insomma da provare.!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway from it all, tranquil and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This villa is set away from the crowds of Cinque Terre and a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle. Set apart from the nearby town, this 3 bedroom home has everything we needed. Clean, large bathrooms, comfortable beds, and a great kitchen for cooking. We thoroughly enjoyed the views, the local foods and of course the local wines. Top marks from us!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks dave, you were great guests we really appreciate you loved the place as much as we do.
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Peaceful seclusion

  • 5 of 5

This a belated review - before the pool. A charming and well appointed villa in the shadow of a ruined castle. Lovey views and great walking on the doorstep. Spacious bedrooms, good bathrooms and a great family/group kitchen with tons of space for mucking in. Nearest shops about 15 minutes drive.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review, we have since found the rota for the mobile shop which comes daily to the village which we have detailed in the house. And a new restaurant has opened in the old schoolhouse serving a delicious homecooked dish of the day (normally 3 courses with wine for approx €20 /head)
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Very nice house, great view

  • 5 of 5

We have spent wonderful days here. The owner was very nice and helpful.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $69.9
Damage Deposit $349.5

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.