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Luxury Farmhouse with Large Pool and Converted Barn in Nature Paradise - Villa Fosciana

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Last updated: 09/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana villa description

Villa La Fosciana is a recently restored farmhouse villa with a large swimming pool in private grounds of fields and forest of particular interest to lovers of nature. The owner is a well known naturalist and guests will love the atmospheric grounds of the estate. Villa Fosciana is in the National Park of the wonderful Garfagnana area, arguably the most scenically beautiful part of Tuscany.

Set above the village of Pieve Fosciana, with fantastic views from every angle of the house, the villa is the perfect refuge from the stress of modern living whilst being near the market town of Castelnuovo and the numerous other villages of the area. The 3 bedroomed villa can be hired on its own, or together with a luxury barn, increasing the capacity to 10

Reached by a tree lined avenue, the Villa Fosciana has been beautifully restored preserving the ancient chestnut beams and terracotta floors typical in Tuscany. The villa is furnished with taste and elegance throughout, with interesting antique furniture. As the estate has been owned by the family for centuries, portraits of their ancestors adorn the walls, showing a strong link not only with an aristocratic past but also with the rustic ambience of the simple rural Garfagnana life.

The most striking aspect of the restoration of the house has been the creation of the enclosed terrace, now part of the living area, which has 2 walls almost entirely constructed of enormous windows, giving a dramatic view of the Garfagnana, and the fantastic sunsets which can be observed from this part of the valley. The main part of the large living room has an imposing open fireplace, comfortable and stylish furniture, an elegant dining table and small, fully equiped modern kitchen. There are 3 lovely bedrooms, 2 double and one twin,all with en-suite bathrooms and doors to the solarium.

The romantic little house a few metres away, known as Casa Rossa, can be hired along with the villa farmhouse. Casa Rossa has also been reconstructed with an eye on traditional detail. It is self contained with a double mezzanine bedroom and a comfortable open plan lounge with a fully-equipped kitchen.

What really makes Villa Fosciana different from other holiday villas in Tuscany with pools are the extensive grounds which hold chestnut and alpine woods, fruit orchards, olive groves and cultivated terraces. There are paths throughout, giving access to a private, romantic and safe natural environment, with the whole range of the unique mix of flora and fauna which can be found in the Garfagnana.
A farmer lives closeby and can be found tending the fields and forest.

This is a villa of the highest quality offering a uniquely peaceful holiday.

Villa Fosciana: Castelnuovo di Garfagnana Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 441177ha

The villa has 3 bedrooms, all en-suite and with doors to the outside terrace and pool. There is also a small 1 bedroomed house a few meters away, which can be rented only with the villa to increase the capacity to 10 people. The infinity pool is large, 10x 7 meters, with a spacious solarium situated by the ground floor of the house with views all round.

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double


              • Bedroom 2: 1 double


              • Bedroom 3: 1 double


              • There are 3 b/rooms in the main villa,sleeping 6. An extra bed can be added. The small house sleeping 2 / 3 people can also be rented, only with the main villa, for an extra £495 / 550 per week. Extra person 10 euros per day. There is a TV in every bedroom....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet


              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet


              • 3 Showers. 3 bathrooms en-suite.

              Other Amenities

                  • Very extensive grounds. Pool open May 1st till October 31st. 2 Mountain bikes available for guests use....moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television


                  • Away From It All
                  • Farm Holidays


                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      Location Type

                      • Rural
                      • Village

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Skiing
                      • Spelunking
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis


                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people


                      • Fireplace
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine


                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Kitchen
                      • Kitchenette
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove


                      • Balcony
                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Patio
                      • Terrace

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Private Pool


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Rate 2
                      Mar 28 - May 22, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      Rate 3
                      May 30 - Jun 12, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      Rate 4
                      Jun 13 - Jun 26, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Jun 27 - Jul 17, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Jul 18 - Aug 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Rate 7
                      Aug 29 - Sep 11, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Sep 12 - Oct 2, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      Oct 3 - Oct 31, 2015
                      5 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • No additional mandatory fees
                      • Taxes Not included


                      Prices are for the main villa, sleeping 6 +1. The small house can only be rented with the villa, costing £495- £595

                      Saturday entry preferred during high season.

                      Extra person costs £10 per day

                      All towels and linen, gas, water and electricity included.

                      During colder periods central heating will be charged for according to the meter. Expect to pay up to 20 euros per day.

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                      Last updated: 09/25/2014
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                      70 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      2 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Pieve Fosciana
                      10 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      2 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Forti dei Marmi

                      Car: Recommended

                      Garfagnana is the best area in Tuscany for walking. We have connections with a local outdoor activities centre, which offers guided walks and climbing, canoeing and world class gorge walking amongst other things.

                      Gafagnana is also famous in Tuscany for the great value and quality of its food, usually made using the best of local ingredients. A full midweek lunch including coffee and wine is usually 9/10 euros, with an evening main course typically costing 7-10 euros.

                      We give detailed information and recommendations.

                      From Pisa to Lucca , then Castelnuovo. Detailed directions will be given. An English speaking mini-bus airport pick-up service can be arranged at a cost of 90 euros e/w.


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                      • Villa Fosciana

                        Villa Fosciana

                      • Outside table for dinner

                        Outside table for dinner

                      • Lounge picture windows

                        Lounge picture windows

                      • antique beds in bedrooms

                        antique beds in bedrooms

                      • Twin bedroom

                        Twin bedroom

                      • well equipped kitchen

                        well equipped kitchen

                      • indoor dining area

                        indoor dining area

                      • old stone fireplace in lounge

                        old stone fireplace in lounge

                      • Panoramic view from picture window

                        Panoramic view from picture window

                      • Casetta Rosa increases capacity to 10

                        Casetta Rosa increases capacity to 10

                      • Castelnuovo local market town only 5kms

                        Castelnuovo local market town only 5kms

                      • nice lawn

                        nice lawn

                      • great pool

                        great pool

                      • ensuite bathroom

                        ensuite bathroom

                      • The 3 bedrooms are downstairs

                        The 3 bedrooms are downstairs

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • picture window

                        picture window

                      • over the village of Pieve Fosciana

                        over the village of Pieve Fosciana

                      • Inside Cassetta Rosa

                        Inside Cassetta Rosa

                      • explore paths through the grounds.

                        explore paths through the grounds.

                      • The very best food at the market

                        The very best food at the market

                      £199 - £328 per night (GBP)

                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

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                      Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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