Superbly converted barn set in a lovely garden with swimming pool and views to the hills.
Superbly converted barn set in a lovely garden with swimming pool and views to the hills. The interior has been designed and equipped to a high standard, combining antique and ethnic influences with modern comfort.This property offers a stylish base to relax and enjoy this beautiful countryside yet within easy reach of the coast.
The first floor comprises a spacious open plan living/dining room with beamed chestnut ceiling and equipped with TV/Sky and DVD/home cinema system. The sofa transforms easily into a comfortable double bed. To the rear, double doors open to the pool area, terrace with external dining and barbeque, and to the front a pretty roof terrace is ideal for an early evening aperitivo. The contemporary kitchen includes microwave and fridge freezer. A central staircase leads to the lower floor with two bedrooms. The master room has a king size double bed with en suite shower room and vanity area. The second bedroom has two single beds and an adjoining dressing room. The bathroom is equipped with a washing Location & Amenities
The barn is located in a hillside medieval village approximately 25 minutes from the autostrada exit at Aulla. The village has a small shop, bar and restaurant with other restaurants nearby serving traditional local recipes. The small towns of Licciana Nardi and Comano are situated about 10 mins drive away from the village and offer a good selection of amenities. Central heating is fitted for the cooler months.
Airports: Pisa 1 hour 10 mins Genova 1 hour 20 mins Parma 1 hour 10 mins, Cinque Terre at 45 mins and Forte Dei mrami and Lucca 1,5 hour (all time are approximate).
Train station: Aulla 20 mins
Car hire: we strongly recommend that car hire is arranged from one of the airports prior to arrival.
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Other things to note
The Tuscany region
The word Tuscany conjures images of olive groves and vineyards, fine food and wine, romantic farmhouses lined with cypress trees and of course the sun set over Florence. Tourists are drawn every year by these beautiful images they see in glossy magazines, travel guides and through film and television. Many visitors can be forgiven for thinking that Chianti, Siena and Florence encompasses all Tuscany has to offer, however this is not so, and although these areas are enchanting there is much more to discover. Lunigiana offers a truly unspoilt corner of Tuscany and an inspired destination for the Italian traveller. The most Northern tip which borders the colourful Gulf of the Poets. The nearby Versilia coast overflows with sea side charm and is within easy reach the impressive city of Lucca, rich with Italian architecture and culture. In order to really understand Tuscany it is essential to experience its many contrasts and only then will you discover its true spirit.
Lunigiana is an area rich in history and tradition and set amidst magnificent scenery. The generous hospitality and relaxed pace to life make this a perfect destination for those wishing to escape the rush of modern life. The nearby Gulf of the Poets has attracted many writers, artists and film makers over the years. The quiet cosmopolitan coastline still retains its authenticity and charm. Excellent transport links provide easy accessibility to many of the centres of both Tuscany and Liguria.
If you have a passion for Italy and a desire to explore the less beaten tracks, then Lunigiana will not fail to impress. The only way to appreciate all that the region has to offer is to see it with your own eyes. We are sure that after your visit this will be a place you find difficult to forget.