|Ancient Tuscan barn conversion, beaufully restored|
|Pick Up Point|
|Fhishing lake||1 km|
|28 Jun - 29 Aug||$580||$580||a week|
|Aug 30 - Sep 19||$430||$430||a week|
|Sep 20 - Nov 7||$380||$380||a week|
|Nov 8 - Dec 19||$280||$280||a week|
|Dec 20 - Dec 26 2008||$430||$430||a week|
|Dec 27 - Jan 2 2009||$540||$540||a week|
|Jan 3 - Jan 9 2009||$380||$380||a week|
|Jan 10 - Mar 6||$280||$280||a week|
|Mar 7 - Apr 3||$380||$380||a week|
|Apr 4 - Apr 17||$430||$430||a week|
|Apr 18 - May 1||$380||$380||a week|
|May 2 - May 29||$430||$430||a week|
|May 30 - Jun 12||$380||$380||a week|
|Jun 13 - Jun 26 ||$430||$430||a week|
|Jun 27 - Aug 28||$580||$580||a week|
|Aug 29 - Sep 18 ||$430||$430||a week|
It's the ideal base from which to see some of the major sites of Tuscany. The railway station is only 3 km and the bus is 300 meters. The freeway is 3 km. A small market center and restaurants are 300 meters, every kind of store within 3 km.
It is a 70sqm apartment, on two floors. Beds 4+2. O the ground floor the entrance, living-room, dining area, and the fully equipped kitchen. On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
The apartment has a laundry with washing-machine and iron.
Entrance to the farmstead is upa staircase with Tuscan brickwork.
The main door, originating from the early 800's, has been totally restored. In this photo reverse side of the door is shown with the special iron fortification, that were particular to the end of this age.
The typical "mezzanine" arched ceiling has been restored in the downstairs area comprising open plan entrance, living and dining area and kitchen.
The dining area is totally composed by furniture and ornaments dating from the late 800's. The table is made of marble from the famous Carrara area.
The display of pots and pans hanging on the wall once belonged to Grandma and have been beautifully restored and decorated.
The living-room is furnished with a comfortable double sofa-bed and with furniture in solid wood.
An old restored shutter displaying two beautiful rustic scenes, adds charm.
The kitchen is complete with oven, gashob, refrigerator and freezer. Particular care has been placed in the recovery of kitchen tools and work tools originally used at this farmstead.
The original "pietra serena" sink is typical of sink used in Tuscan peasant's kitchens and was recovered from the restoration of the premises.
The bedroom upstairs feature the "mezzanine" ceilings with exposed beams. The main bedroom has a double bed and furniture of the era, that has been totally restored.
The second bedroom is equipped with two single beds and furnished with items typical of the era. The large bathroom is equipped with the shower.
And now, a sightsee to the exterior. The location dispose of a large green area where you can relax.
On accede to the main road by an automatic gate.
From the parking to the entrance of the barn across a little road.
Children may play while their parents read or take the sun. The area is fully enclosed and without dangers.
Large, private parking with several shadow areas.
The garden is furnished with chairs, sun chairs and a table ideal for a fresh dinner at he shadow of the big trees.
The simplest way to arrive is to use the freeway A11 Florence-Pisa North.
Exit from the freeway at Altopascio. After the toll gate, turn right toward the centre of Altopascio. Less than 1 km you will arrive at a roundabout with many exits. Take the third exit to the roght, up and over a bridge which crosses the freeway Coninue for approx 3 km to the next roundabout, where you continue straight ahead in the direction of Chiesina Uzzanese Continue to the next junction where you turn left (Via Cantini) and the property lies approx 500 m up the road on the right.
The other distances by car.
In 15 minutes by car you can reach: Lucca (enclosed totally by walls, the churches, the magnificent lucchesi villas); Montecatini Terme (spa town, golf, tennis, griffe shopping);
Collodi where the Park of Pinocchio is situated and Garzoni villa.
In 35 minutes you can reach: Florence, with its historical artistic monuments and building, patrimony Unesco; Viareggio and the Versilia's beachs with their fine sand, known all over the world; Pisa with its famous Tower and the Pazza dei Miracoli, patrimony Unesco, the Arno river; Livorno with the port.
In 50 minutes you can reach: Carrara famous for its white marble and guarries;
Approximately 1 hour by car: Garfagnana, rich of cultural, gastronomical, and mounainous region with many scenic drive landscaped traditions only in their kind;
Abetone, characteristic skiing station of the Appennino;
Volterra, famous for alabasters and the museums of the Etruscan civilization and Saint Gimignano.
Distances from sites of touristic interests:
Lucca 15 km
Firenze 50 km
Pisa 35 km
Montecarlo 3 km
Collodi (Pinocchio) 8 km
Viareggio / Versilia 40 km
Siena 120 km
Montecatini Terme 9 km
Distances from utility sites:
Stazione ferroviaria 3 km
Freeway A11 Firenze Mare (sea) 3 km
food market 500 m
Restaurant 200 m
Tennis 11 km
Golf 11 km
Ippodromo 11 km
Lake for fishing 1 km
Swimming pool 3 km