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MARTA LENCI

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, italian

"Ai Torchi Vecchi" Ancient Mill on the river,Tuscany .Very Private , Very Quiet

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Fivizzano Villa Rental Photos and Description

Private pool, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, mq.15,000 of garden

To the' Ai Torchi Vecchi' (the meaning of the name of this place is:'to the old presses') is one of the most striking corners, which is in the valley of the river Rosaro in Lunigiana, in the north-west part of Tuscany. It is perhaps the most ancient mill system. The complex included three adjacent mills,at present one of them has been restructured and changed into a two-floor habitation of about 300mq. You can still find the ancient handmade stone presses now integrated in the furnishing and all of this really creates a very special place. Immersed in the greenery with just the sound of the river, isolated,it is very cool in the summer period. 'Ai Torchi Vecchi' is the ideal place for lovers of nature and and tranquility.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
MARTA LENCI (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, italian

About MARTA LENCI

We are the owners of “Ai Torchi Vecchi”, but we live in Viareggio, a town on the Tuscany coast. We have the same passion for old things,our passion are drawing, designing, painting, building, digging and cutting to uncover the house. We have a trusted person, who helps us with the guests and takes care of their stay. Contact is with him but we will be pleased to receive your feedback directly. Thank you and please send us your impressions and suggestions to help us to improve the property. Bye Enrica and Daniele.

MARTA LENCI purchased this villa in 1996

Why MARTA LENCI chose Massa Carrara

We found “Ai Torchi Vecchi” by chance looking for a place for a picnic on a hot summer’s day It was love at first sight for those old walls invaded by brambles and sound of the river. Even today, when we go there it renews the feeling of being out of touch and time.

It is always exciting to revive an abandoned place!

We have worked many years for this. We are very happy with the results and to share them with our guests. The photographs are not effective enough, the feeling that you are coming to “Ai Torchi Vecchi”, can not be reproduced either with pictures or words.

The surrounding landscape is not the best known part of Tuscany, but there are many small medieval villages and forests. The people are friendly and a vacation here is ideal if you want to rest and relax.

What makes this villa unique

“Ai Torchi Vecchi” is perhaps the most ancient mill system in the area ,how one imagines from the very beautiful pedestrian bridge of medieval origin, all made of stone which crosses the river and separates it still from the nearby village of Posara. On the property the water-level mark and the tracks of where the water used to run under the mill are still very visible. You can still find the ancient handmade stone presses now integrated in the furnishing of the house and all of this really creates a very special place. Immersed in the greenery with just the sound of the river, isolated, it is very cool in the summer.

Guestbook comments from the manager

“The property is very spacious and full of rustic character yet the kitchen facilities and the bathrooms are modern. The swimming pool and BBQ areas are well thought out and excellent. The children loved the pool, the river and the table tennis and the freedom to roam about and explore. This is a very well maintained property.”
Jul 2016
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1 traveler review

"Ai Torchi Vecchi" Ancient Mill on the river,Tuscany .Very Private , Very Quiet
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

God - kan klart anbefales.

  • 5 of 5

Boligen er perfekt til flere familier. Der er meget atmosfære i de gamle møllerum og ejerne har gennemtænkt ferieboligen med gode detaljer. Pool og skyggefulde teresser er med til at gøre boligen perfekt for ferien.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
25 Kilometres
Elvetico - Pasticceria Rossi
Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
Aulla
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
A15
Nearest Restaurant
25 Kilometres
Eletico
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Versilia- 5 Terre
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Versilia :40 km. Cinque Terre :30 km.

Travel:

Car is essential. Versilia:40 Km. Sarzana :30 km. Natural park: 10 Km. Lucca-Pisa 90 km. Firenze :140 km.

Distances:

Pisa Airport: 90 Km. Train station: 14 Km. Village centre: 2,5 Km. Hospital: 2,5 Km. Supermarket, pharmacy, restaurant, hairdresser, bar, bakery:2,5 km.

Further Details:

Its geographic location is a good starting point for tourist routes in the nearby richly historic regions with towns such as Pisa and Lucca, for a day at the sea in Versilia or the Cinque Terre,for walks in the mountains along the paths of the Alps Apuane. In any direction one wants to go,the area offers the possibility of visiting some of the richest natural, artistic and historical parts of Italy.

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Rates & Availability

Fivizzano Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 7
Aug 28 2016 - Sep 24 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,360
 
 
Rate 8
May 6 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,360
 
 
Rate 9
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,585
 
 
Rate 10
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,147
 
 
Rate 11
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,360
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,360
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
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Down payment/deposit requested.
Key pick up with owner. Discount 10% for two weeks booked.

Please note. The price is including electricity, water, gas, bath and bed linen, final cleaning, taxes, but not
including central heating (supplement for heating depending on the season).. At your arrival is asked a breakage deposit of € 500,00 in cash which will be paid back to you at your departure. More information on request by e-mail.

Changeover Day:
Reservations from Saturday to Saturday. check-in 16 p.m./ check-out 10 a.m.


Notes on prices:
The 25% deposit of the total rent is non refundable.

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Amenities

Fivizzano Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • River
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • 1 Ensuite bathroom to bedroom with shower, bidet, WC, basin. 1 Ensuite bathroom to bedroom with shower, bidet, WC, basin. 1 Separate bathroom with shower, bidet, WC, basin. 1 Separate bathroom with bidet, WC, basin. hairdryer, bath towels
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , BEDROOM WITH BATHROOM. GARDEN VIEW
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , BEDROOM WITH BATHROOM. RIVER VIEW
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , GARDEN VIEW
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , GARDEN VIEW
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , RIVER VIEW
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/11 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 New double bedroom with bathroom , king size bed 1 New double bedroom with bathroom , king size bed 1 Double bedroom with king size bed and one camp bed 1 Double bedroom with king size bed 1 With twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Building: year of construction: 1700. Year of renovation: 2015. Aspect: south-west. View of: river opposite. Altitude: 300 m. Detached house. Outside: Garden: 1,5 hectares-Private parking lot. Charcoal barbecue-Outdoor furniture Swimming pool. Private, unheated, uncovered. Dimensions:Width: 5m-Length: 12m-Depth: minimum: 1.5m, maximum: 1.5m. Ping-pong Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning, towels, linen, maid service are included. Changed once a week. Other: Laundry room with sink, washing machine, iron and ironing board, clotheshorse, tumble dryer

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