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Historic Villa with Shared Pool and Stunning Views.

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Last updated: 12/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Barga villa description

Historic Villa Sofia, with stunning views in every direction, is located an easy ten minute walk from the medieval town of Barga, in the Garfagnana region of northern Tuscany. Known for its many excellent restaurants and annual Opera and Jazz festivals, Barga is within easy reach of the beautiful city of Lucca and Pisa airport.

Stylishly furnished with beautiful antiques, the villa features a contemporary light-filled kitchen and several comfortable living areas.The extensive grounds, set in a secluded area, include a shared swimming pool, a kitchen garden with raised beds, fruit trees, and mature oak trees.  There is ample parking for several cars, satellite TV (English) and free wi-fi.


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 225 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Luxury Shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


          • All bathrooms have been finished to the highest standard with marble and chrome fittings....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Mid-week and final cleaning are included.


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • DVD Player
              • Games For Kids
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library


              • Family
              • Luxury


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Town

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis


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


              • Filtered Water
              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove


              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Ice Maker
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony
              • Barbecue
              • Binoculars
              • Child's Swing
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Terrace

              Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool
              • Outdoor Pool

              Property Descriptor

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Spring 2015
                  Apr 4 - Jun 12, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  €2,200 €8,400
                  Summer 2015
                  Jun 13 - Sep 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,700 €10,000
                  Autumn 2015
                  Sep 5 - Oct 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  €2,200 €8,000
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit €500
                  • No additional mandatory fees
                  • Taxes Not included


                  Rates include a mid-week and final cleaning. Bath towels and linen are included. Pool towels are not included.

                  Central heating costs are not included and will be added on. A 500 euros damage deposit is required.

                  A 50% deposit will secure the booking. The balance must be paid one month in advance of arrival.

                  50% to secure a booking. Balance one mont in advance of arrival. Wire transfer in euros or sterling. Credit cards accepted with 3% surcharge.

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                  Last updated: 12/11/2014
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                  72 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  86 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Fornaci di Barga
                  38 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Lucca A11
                  60 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Marina di Vecchiana

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  The picturesque and lively town of Barga is situated at the base of the Appennine Mountains, 410 meters above sea level, a forty minute drive from Lucca. Barga vecchia (the old town) is a charming network of narrow streets, archways and winding stairways, containing several cafes, restaurants, shops, and a theatre. Barga Giardino (the new town) offers many shops, restaurants, a cinema, public swimming pool, and a Saturday morning market. There is a Sunday antique market in Barga once a month.

                  Barga in summer is alive with activities. During July and August there are several festivals, including the renowned BARGA JAZZ and BARGA OPERA festivals. The Piazzetta features 10 days of high quality music played each evening in the old town's piazzas.

                  Barga's crowning glory is the Duomo, from which one can enjoy stunning views over the surrounding rooftops, terraced hills and distant mountains.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: Tom and Julia provide an easygoing, relaxing atmosphere at Villa Sofia.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, italian



                  • Villa Sofia Entrance

                    Villa Sofia Entrance

                  • Entrance Hall

                    Entrance Hall

                  • Kitchen


                  • Satellite TV (English) and Film Library

                    Satellite TV (English) and Film Library

                  • Marble Bathroom - Luxury Fittings

                    Marble Bathroom - Luxury Fittings

                  • View From Bedroom Balcony

                    View From Bedroom Balcony

                  • Villa Sofia Seen From the Pool

                    Villa Sofia Seen From the Pool

                  • Southern View

                    Southern View

                  • Twin Bedroom

                    Twin Bedroom

                  • Luxury Fixtures

                    Luxury Fixtures

                  • Al Fresco Dining in the Shade of an Oak

                    Al Fresco Dining in the Shade of an Oak

                  • Villa Sofia From the Back Garden

                    Villa Sofia From the Back Garden

                  • Villa Sofia Pool

                    Villa Sofia Pool

                  • Sitting Room

                    Sitting Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Bedroom w/views

                    Bedroom w/views

                  • Bedroom w/balcony

                    Bedroom w/balcony

                  • Mountain Views

                    Mountain Views

                  • Mature Gardens

                    Mature Gardens

                  • View from Kitchen

                    View from Kitchen

                  • Single Bedroom

                    Single Bedroom

                  • Eastern View in Early Spring

                    Eastern View in Early Spring

                  • Villa Sofia Entrance

                    Villa Sofia Entrance

                  • Old Barga - a ten minute walk

                    Old Barga - a ten minute walk

                  €350 - €386 per night (EUR)

                  5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

                  View calendar: Updated 12/11/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2008
                  Speaks: english, italian
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/11/2014
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