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Self-Contained Apartments (3) with Pool Set in Stunning Countryside - Luisa Apartment 3

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Last updated: 09/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

San Romano in Garfagnana apartment description

The newly built Luisa Apartments are situated between the villages of Villa Collemandina and the pretty villlage of Pianacci, with easy walking distance to a small but well-stocked supermarket (La Fontana) but is only 15 minutes drive to the nearest large town of Castelnuovo with all facilities. The stunning backdrop to this property are the Appennine mountain range which form part of the Parco del'Appennino and Orechiella Nature Reserve with its Visitor Centre, Bar & Restaurant, Botanical Garden, Bear Enclosure, Trout Lake and Hiking Trails.

Apartment 3 (first floor) sleeps up to 8
2 double bedrooms both with en-suite shower rooms (1 with balcony) with the option of adding two sets of bunk-beds sleeping up to 8. Separate dining area with view of pool and mountains beyond. Large separate well equipped kitchen. Private shaded terrace for dining al-fresco. Outdoor Pizza Oven.

Apartment 1 (ground floor) Sleeps up to 6
1 bedroom sleeping 4 - 1 double/2 single beds (bunkbeds). Double sofa bed in the lounge area sleeps 2. Newly fitted shower room with separate shower cubicle, WC, bidet, sink, vanity unit. Open plan kitchen/lounge/dining area. French doors lead to private patio with table/chairs over-looking the newly built pool. Large and spacious gardens with play area. Ample parking.

Apartment 2 (ground floor) sleeps up to 6.
1 bedroom with double bed and 2 single beds (bunkbeds) and a double sofa bed in the lounge area.

Tips on how to make the most of your holiday:
Eat your main meal at lunchtime!
Even in the bigger cities there are local Trattorie charging around 10 euros (£9) for a three-couse lunch including wine and coffee (pranzo di lavoro). Or why not pack a picnic and try the range of breads, cheeses and cured meats available locally and spend the day exploring the Orecchiella National Park & Nature Reserve (30 minutes by car) driving through stunning scenery with breath-taking mountain views.

Drink at the cafe counter!
Coffee and soft drinks taken standing up at the counter instead of at a table with waiter service are half the cost.

Train travel is still extremely good value. There are excellent connections from the local town of Castelnuovo to nearby Lucca, Pisa, Florence or the Cinque Terre on the coast (around 9 euro return per person via La Spezia).

Excellent Tuscan wine is available from a local wine merchant at great value for money. Why not buy for the duration of your holiday and if travelling without restrictions, buy a case or two to take home.

The Tuscan Climate: In general the climate in Tuscany is very mild with little variation between the different provinces. However the coast and valleys are3 or 4 degrees hotter in summer than the hilly areas. Usually summers in Tuscany are hot with little or no rain. April and May are milder and rainier but there are still plenty of dry, sunny days. July and August are the hottest months. September and October are usually warm during the day but cooler in the evenings.

Spring can be one of the most rewarding times to visit, average temperatures are warm and comfortable. It can however be one of the wettest seasons but normally by May rain is rare and the days are longer with up to 10 hours of daylight.

Summer in Tuscany is usually hot and sunny with pleasant evenings for 'al fresco' dining. Humidity levels can get high, especially in the cities.

The Local Area: Castelnuovo di Garfagnana is a typical bustling Italian town that is important for local farming and agriculture and famous for local produce including pecorino cheese, farro (barley), porcini mushrooms and polenta (ground maize) and is located at a height of approx. 300m above sea level.
The town is well served by supermarkets, small specialty food shops, restaurants and bars. There is a busy market on Thursday mornings 8am – 1pm which sells clothes, flowers, pottery, hardware, carpets, shoes, leather goods and gifts and also has a separate fruit and vegetable section. It’s best to go early for the atmosphere.

The local clothes and shoe shops can also offer some great bargains. Shops close generally between 1 pm and 4 pm and are open until around 7pm. Trains from Castelnuovo station go regularly to Lucca where there are connections to Florence, Pisa and onwards. There is also a bus station in the centre of town which connects to most of the villages and towns in the area.

Luisa Apartment 3: San Romano in Garfagnana Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 436350ha

Inside this newly converted first floor apartment there are two bedrooms both with en-suite shower rooms sleeping up to a maximum of 8 people + cot (one with a double bed, bunk-beds and balcony and one with a king-size bed, bunk-beds and a view of the pool). Large well equipped separate kitchen with door to garden and Pizza Oven. French doors from large and spacious dining area lead to a private shaded terraza with tables/chairs for al-fresco dining. The newly built swimming pool with fountain feature can be reached via a small flight of stone steps with stunning scenery beyond. Large and spacious gardens with play area. Ample parking.

Property Type

  • 0 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 120 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            A cot and highchair is available on request. Children are welcome but must be supervised in and around the pool at all times....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            This property is non-smoking inside but smoking is permitted outside on the terrace....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            We welcome pets at no extra charge,...moreless

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            There is wheelchair accessability to the Apartment itself as the entrance is on the ground floor (from the front but 1st floor from the rear). However there are stone steps leading to the pool....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


          • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib


          • Bedroom 1 (the smaller of the 2 Bedrooms) has en-suite facilities (newly fitted shower cubicle, WC, sink and vanity unit) with a small balcony overlooking the side of the property with mountain views beyond. Large double bed and 2 single beds (bunk-beds). New 3 door wardrobe. Bedside table. Chest of drawers. Bedroom 2 (the largest of the 2 Bedrooms) has en-suite facilities (newly fitted shower cubicle, WC, sink and vanity unit) with a pool and garden view and consists of 1 king-size bed with bedside tables and 2 single beds (bunk-beds). Bunk beds can be removed on request if not required....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


          • Both en-suite shower rooms are newly-fitted, modern and spacious and are tiled through-out. Showers are enclosed in cubicles, with sink and WC. Vanity units have lighting above....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The separate kitchen is extremely large and well-equipped and includes a fridge/freezer, oven with four ring gas hob, sink/drainer with cupboards above and below and microwave. The dining area is also extremely large and spacious with ample seating. There is also a wooden dresser with plenty of china and cutlery. Both bedrooms have en-suite faciliites with clean and spacious shower rooms. Bedroom 1 has a balcony and Bedroom 2 has a pool and garden view. There are French doors leading from the dining area to the large private corner shaded terrace for al-fresco dining. A small flight of stone steps leads down to the pool (cleaned daily) with waterfall feature with deck chairs, sunbeds and parasols and surrounding garden. To the side there is also a large lawned area with swings and a play area for children. Outside there is a small storage area (cabina) housing the washing machine, iron/ironing board, airer and cleaning materials etc. Ample parking....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Game Console
              • Video Games


              • Budget
              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Rural
              • Village

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                The dining are is particularly large and spacious with ample tables and chairs for dining, playing games and laying out maps etc....moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 20 people


              • Activities Guide
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                All linen is provided including bed linen, towels and pool towels....moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Sofa Bed
              • Sunbed
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                Housed in the small 'cabina' on the ground floor together with cleaning materials, dustpan/brush, mop/bucket etc....moreless


              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen:

                Large, well-equipped and spacious....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony
              • Barbecue
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Child's Swing
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

                9 hole golf course In nearby Bosco (10 minute drive)....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Shared BBQ...moreless

              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Tennis:

                In nearby Villa Collemandina (5 minute drive)....moreless

              • Terrace

              Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Shared with Apartments 1 & 2 if occupied....moreless

              • Outdoor Pool

              building type

                  • Building

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      property descriptor

                          • Detached


                          Write a review 4.3
                          from 3 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Mid Season
                          Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          €750 €3,000
                          Low Season
                          Sep 27 - Dec 19, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          €550 €2,200
                          Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €850 €3,400
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • No additional mandatory fees
                          • Taxes Not included


                          Prices are per week for 8 guests (+ baby).

                          Discounted rates will apply for guests booking at less than maximum occupancy. Please enquire when booking.

                          What's Included :


                          All bed linen

                          Bathroom towels


                          Pool towels


                          TV / DVD

                          Video Games Console & Games

                          Washing machine

                          Gas & electricity

                          Final clean

                          Daily pool maintenance

                          €50 per week heating charge if applicable.

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                          Last updated: 09/13/2014
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                          60 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Villa Collemandina
                          80 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          4 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
                          45 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          4 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Il Crocciale
                          30 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ski
                          30 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Forte dei Marmi

                          Car: Recommended


                          Owner info

                          About the owner: I live in the beautiful Garfagnana region of Tuscany with my husband Paolo and Yorkshire Terrier, Millie. We have rented property in this area since 2005 and enjoy meeting guests from all over the world who come to visit this very special and unspoilt part of Tuscany

                          Why the Owner Chose San Romano in Garfagnana:
                          The Luisa Apartments are ideal for couples or families and with it's welcoming owners are perfect for a relaxing and quiet holiday and for exploring the local area with several small villages only a short drive away waiting to be explored. The garden is spacious and well kept and the pool is cleaned and maintained daily (in the early morning to avoid disturbing guests).

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          Although the Luisa Apartments are in a quiet and rural position enjoying 360 degree views of breathtaking scenery, the popular village of Castiglione di Garfagnana is only a 10 minute drive away (or 40 minute walk) where you can sit and watch the world go by at one of the three bars - ideal for enjoying a cappuccino and getting to know the friendly local people. The busy town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana is only a 15 minute drive away and has plenty of shops, restaurants and bars to experience, whether it's a morning coffee, a light lunch, an aperitivo or an evening meal.

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                          Speaks: english, italian



                          • Apartment 3 - Terrace

                            Apartment 3 - Terrace

                          • View from the Pool

                            View from the Pool

                          • Apartment 1 - lounge/dining area

                            Apartment 1 - lounge/dining area

                          • Apartment 2  - Kitchen

                            Apartment 2 - Kitchen

                          • Apartment 2  - Dining Area

                            Apartment 2 - Dining Area

                          • Apartment 3 - Bedroom 2

                            Apartment 3 - Bedroom 2

                          • Garden view

                            Garden view

                          • View of surrounding countryside

                            View of surrounding countryside

                          • Nearby village of Castiglione

                            Nearby village of Castiglione

                          • Market day in Castelnuovo

                            Market day in Castelnuovo

                          • Visit Lucca - a great day out

                            Visit Lucca - a great day out

                          • The old town of nearby Barga

                            The old town of nearby Barga

                          • The newly built pool with waterfall feature

                            The newly built pool with waterfall feature

                          • Exterior with terrace - Apartments 1 & 2

                            Exterior with terrace - Apartments 1 & 2

                          • Apartment 1 - Kitchen and Dining Area

                            Apartment 1 - Kitchen and Dining Area

                          • Apartment 1 bedroom with double bed and 2 singles (bunk-beds)

                            Apartment 1 bedroom with double bed and 2 singles (bunk-beds)

                          • Apartment 2 - bedroom

                            Apartment 2 - bedroom

                          • Apartment 3 - Bedroom 1

                            Apartment 3 - Bedroom 1

                          • Ample car parking

                            Ample car parking

                          • Local view

                            Local view

                          • Castiglione


                          • Castelnuovo - great for shopping

                            Castelnuovo - great for shopping

                          • Lucca


                          • La Spezia / Portovenere - a great day out

                            La Spezia / Portovenere - a great day out

                          €79 - €121 per night (EUR)

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 09/13/14
                          Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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