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Traditional Tuscan Villa with Pool and Stunning Views - Il Pozzo (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/6)

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Description

Il Pozzo (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/6)

This newly renovated apartment is located within the grounds of Villa Sofia, spectacularly situated with views to all sides, and only a ten minute walk to old Barga, with its restaurants and shops. The apartment, with a private entrance, is set on one floor with a new kitchen/dining room, living room/convertable bedroom with fireplace, two additional double bedrooms, a shower/wc. There is also a laundry area. The apartment opens onto a private garden area with a dining table, BBQ, and the picturesque wishing well. There is a terrace with stunning views and shared use of the villa swimming pool. The apartment includes free wi-fi internet connection, a DVD player and private parking.


About the property

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Historic villa sofia, with stunning views in every direction, is located an easy ten minute walk from the medieval town of barga, in the garfagnana region of northern Tuscany. Known for its many excellent restaurants and annual opera and jazz festivals, barga is within easy reach of the beautiful city of lucca and pisa airport. Stylishly furnished with beautiful antiques, the villa features a contemporary light-filled kitchen and several comfortable living areas.The extensive grounds, set in a secluded area, include a shared swimming pool, a kitchen garden with raised beds, fruit trees, and mature oak trees. There is ample parking for several cars and free wi-fi..


Owner
Tom and Julia
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, italian
Calendar last updated:
July 9, 2017

About Tom and Julia

We want to help make your holiday go smoothly and happily. We look forward to welcoming you to Villa Sofia.

Tom and Julia purchased this apartment in 2004

What makes this apartment unique

One of the things people like about Villa Sofia is that it feels like being out in the Tuscan countryside, while it is an easy 10 minute walk into Barga, with its lovely restaurants and shops.

Map

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Kilometres
Paolo Gas
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Fornaci di Barga
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Kilometres
L'Altana
Nearest Beach
55 Kilometres
Marina del Vecchiano
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Barga Jazz festival (July), Barga Opera festival (August), Piazzetta Music festival (July), Carnevale (February), Castagna (Chestnut) Festival (Late October), Befana (first week of January).

Coast/Beach:

1 hour 15 minutes to Viareggio.

Travel:

Pisa Airport: 1 hour 15 minutes. Florence airport: 90 minutes.

Distances:

Lucca - 30 minute drive. Florence - 90 minutes drive. Pisa - 1 hour 15 minute drive. Sienna - 2 hour drive.

Further Details:

Many fine restaurants, weekly fresh food market (Saturday), monthly antique market, banks, supermarket, historic duomo, tennis, horseback riding, trekking.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Central heating costs, if required, are paid by the guest out of the security deposit.


Amenities

Barga Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private sitting room with door, can be used as bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Each apartment has a DVD player, with a large DVD library available for free loans. Free wi-fi internet is available on the grounds. A travel cot can be arranged for infants. A welcoming bottle of local wine awaits all guests on their arrival day. Outside: Extensive gardens, shared swimming pool with barbeque facilites and a stereo system, terrace with view, and private parking. Free wifi internet.

Reviews

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Il Pozzo (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/6)
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Beautiful Barga

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed here. Tom and Julia are great hosts and the property is magnificent. The outside areas are wonderful and spending an evening in the gardens enjoying the magnificent views are what holidays are all about.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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