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Elegant Renaissance in-Town Residence

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Last updated: 03/31/2009

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Barga condo description

The CITY of BARGA, one of Italy's officially designated most beautiful medieval walled cities, is the “jewel in the crown” of Tuscany's unspoiled Garfagnana recalling the height of Tuscan civilization with noble palazzi, churches with art treasures, tiny gardens with roses, geraniums, medieval passages.

Its elevation offers relief from Tuscany’s oppressive lowland summer heat. Its grandiose natural beauty and proximity to the Italian Riviera make the city and surrounding region a desired summer retreat for Italian families. The “new town” has a lively contemporary energy with its weekly market and a full range of city services such as a hospital, car rental, banking, internet cafes, etc. while "old Barga" is center stage the year round for fairs, pageants and parades.

Each time one enters THE PALAZZO ANGELIO, one experiences a uniqueness of being, an authentic renaissance aesthetics, a grandiose inspiration and a stylistic purity of calm nobility, festive mood and exquisite harmony of style. The flat's 300 square meters (3,000 square feet) are decked with five hundred year old beamed and paneled chestnut ceilings four to five meters high (14 - 18 feet) . Its intricately patterned parquet floors of East African teak and ebony are irreplaceable. The unusually large rooms are arranged in palazzo fashion, a sequence of long vistas, and furnished with antique and contemporary pieces.

Each room has a magnificent view, either onto the countryside and mountains beyond, or into the city and the Piazza below, the Italian “theatre of life” with children at play, working artists and writers from different countries chatting with local people, restaurants and cafes, making up a vital community small enough to feel intimate and to be enjoyed, and without automobile traffic! Bedrooms are spacious and each has a writing desk and a seating area for being alone time and privacy. Two have a suite character with a joining bathroom and doors separating the unit from common spaces. Two balconies, one from the Grand Salon and one accessible from a bedroom suite, show off art neouveau villas, a broad valley the dramatic peaks of the magnificent Appuan Alps.

Within 100 meters of the front door are three piazzas with bars, cafes, wine shops, fine restaurants, art galleries, antique shops, a public library and an English language library, and a 17th century opera house, fully restored, Garfagnana's nature begins at the city's gates with well marked trail heads, In spring and summer, forests and meadows are ablaze with crocus, narcissus, violets, and capers, all is part of an extensive national “nature park” system. The forests abound with streams, wildlife and fish, and a network of shelters to accommodate overnight hikes. The Appuan Alps hold limestone caves, many as yet unexplored and the Serchio river in the valley is one of Europe’s clearest and is stocked with salmon and trout. Its broad alluvial palins are ideal for horse-back riding (Barga's equestrian club offers horses for fifteen euros per hour) and its roads ideal for bicycling. Local gymnasium, golf, mountaineering, spelunking, swimming at the local pool and skiing at Italy’s famous ski area, Abetone (winter).

Good Rail and bus service to/from Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Sienna, Livorno
Ferry service from Livorno to Elba, Palermo and the entire Mediterranean
Local car rental. Nearest airports are Pisa and Florence.

Keywords: Condominium

Property Type

      • Condo

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Catering Available


          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Overlooks city's main piazza with osterias, restaurants, antique shops, art galleries, wine shops and opera house, Two balconies view Apinine "marble" mountains, Grand salon has Tuscany's oldest Steinway Grand (1868)....moreless


              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Music Library
              • DVD Player


              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View


                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Tennis
                      • Cycling
                      • Swimming
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Spelunking
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Skiing
                      • Fishing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shopping
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Restaurants
                      • Museums
                      • Cinemas
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Rock Climbing


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                      €70/person/night, 3 nights minimum
                      €35 cleaning fee per person
                      €500 refundable security deposit upon booking
                      Payment in full for all of above due two weeks prior to arrival
                      Cancellation fee €100 if less than four weeks prior to scheduled arrival

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                      • Entrance/Reception room

                        Entrance/Reception room

                      • Grand Salon from its balcony

                        Grand Salon from its balcony

                      • Lavander Bedroom Suite

                        Lavander Bedroom Suite

                      • Green Bedroom Suite

                        Green Bedroom Suite

                      • Library/Media room

                        Library/Media room

                      • Grand Salon from Entrance/Reception

                        Grand Salon from Entrance/Reception

                      • Lavander Bedroom and view from its balcony

                        Lavander Bedroom and view from its balcony

                      • Blue Bathroom from Lavander Bedroom Suite

                        Blue Bathroom from Lavander Bedroom Suite

                      • Mauve Bedroom

                        Mauve Bedroom

                      • kitchen


                      VRBO #226442

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014


                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

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                      Speaks: english
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                      Barga #226442

                      3 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 7

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