A four bed room property over three floors. The ground floor has its own access with living room, double bedroom and en suite toilet and shower facilities. There is also a washing machine utility room at this level. The first floor has double door access to the patio, large lounge and large dining area. The fully fitted kitchen and a WC is also situated on this floor. The top floor has the family bathroom. master and second double bedroom with a third smaller bedroom fitted with bunk beds. There is an extensive south facing patio utilising the superb views.
Four traditional Tuscan stone barns just fully modernised with 5 star fittings. Each property has its own design and is fully fitted with modern kitchens and bathrooms. All tiled and fitted to Tuscan styles each has its own garden and extensive patio area where you can dine al fresco , sunbathe or merely sit and soak up the views and tranquillity. The houses are all fitted with gas central heating and there is a shared swimming pool. There is satellite TV and internet access for those that have time and laundry facilities in each house. Outside furniture is provided. Externally the buildings are tiled with traditional burnt orange Tuscan tiles and with copper guttering and piping. All doors and the exposed internal beams are chestnut from the surrounding forests. The windows are from the same wood and all are shuttered. You have a historical exterior with all modern comforts within. Bedding and towels are provided as well as a cleaning service.
We are a family of 6 and love to spend some of our holiday in Tuscany .
We all enjoy our time together as a family and sometimes we have friends who book the adjoining houses.
We love the traditional stone barns style and all the modern comforts within.
... auch wir hatten 24h kein Wasser. Da wir Sonntags ankamen, war keine Hilfe zu erreichen. Das Haus war zudem sehr dreckig - so dass wir nach 12h Fahrt erst einmal eine Grundreinigung machen mussten (soweit dies ohne Wasser möglich ist)
Für 8 Personen ist die Küche (und deren Ausstattung) ein Witz. Wir haben uns zunächst noch einige Töpfe und Schüsseln organisieren müssen. Der Kaffeekocher hatte eine nette grüne Pelzschicht.
Ich gebe trotzdem 2 Sterne, da ansonsten die Lage, Ausstattung & Größe des Hauses angemessen war. Mit etwas mehr Mühe könnte der Besitzer aus diesem Haus ein Top-Appartment machen.
Haus ist sehr Dreckig, Wasser tropft von der Decke (Bad ist undicht).
Angegebener Whirlpool ist defekt und Dreckig,
Terrasse ist überwiegend kaputt.
Ebenfalls hatten wir fast 24h kein Wasser.
In a National Park these brand newly converted four 17th century barns nestled on a south facing mountain slope above a tumbling river and sheltered by a magnificent chestnut forest. Accessed by a winding mountain road above the famous historical walled mountain town of Barga with its narrow winding streets, galleries, restaurants and antiques. It is within easy driving (or train if you prefer) distance of the classical Tuscan cities of Lucca (35Km). Pisa (65Km) and Florence (90Km). Nearer to hand is the old spa town of Bagni di Lucca and a wealth of small mountain towns each with their own character and attractions. In the winter you can ski at Abetone, an hour's drive away, and in the summer treat yourself to a day on the immaculate beaches around Viareggio, also about an hours drive away. You are in the centre of Tuscany and immersed in its lifestyle and culture.
Access is frequent and easy through Pisa Airport which has scheduled and economy flights available.
Ski: Winter season skiing at Abetone with all level runs, nursery slopes, lifts, ski hire and tuition. Daily, weekly or seasonal passes are avialble