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Villa Sofia. Pool, Stunning Views, 10 min walk to Barga

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights


Barga Villa Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9 - Peaceful location at Medieval Town of Barga

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, satellite TV (English) and free wi-fi.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Tom and Julia
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 31, 2016
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About Tom and Julia

Tom and Julia provide an easygoing, relaxing atmosphere at Villa Sofia.

Tom and Julia purchased this villa in 2004



Nearest Airport
72 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
86 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Fornaci di Barga
Nearest Motorway
38 Kilometres
Lucca A11
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Marina di Vecchiana
Car: not necessary

The picturesque and lively town of Barga is situated at the base of the Appennine Mountains, 410 meters above sea level, a forty minute drive from Lucca. Barga vecchia (the old town) is a charming network of narrow streets, archways and winding stairways, containing several cafes, restaurants, shops, and a theatre. Barga Giardino (the new town) offers many shops, restaurants, a cinema, public swimming pool, and a Saturday morning market. There is a Sunday antique market in Barga once a month.

Barga in summer is alive with activities. During July and August there are several festivals, including the renowned BARGA JAZZ and BARGA OPERA festivals. The Piazzetta features 10 days of high quality music played each evening in the old town's piazzas.

Barga's crowning glory is the Duomo, from which one can enjoy stunning views over the surrounding rooftops, terraced hills and distant mountains.


Rates & Availability

Barga Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn 2015
Sep 4 2016 - Nov 5 2016
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $543

Rates include a mid-week and final cleaning. Bath towels and linen are included. Pool towels are not included.

Central heating costs are not included and will be added on. A 500 euros damage deposit is required.

A 50% deposit will secure the booking. The balance must be paid one month in advance of arrival.

50% to secure a booking. Balance one mont in advance of arrival. Wire transfer in euros or sterling. Credit cards accepted with 3% surcharge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Barga Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 225 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Luxury Shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • All bathrooms have been finished to the highest standard with marble and chrome fittings.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single
  • Stunning views from all bedrooms. One bedroom has a balcony that seats 2.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Mid-week and final cleaning are included.

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