The DETACHED COTTAGE 'Rustico la Tinaia ' (95 sqm, 4-7 beds) 5 km from Massarosa (LUCCA) is on two flloors with internal rustic staircase. It was a ancient stone farmhouse used as warehouse for olives and grapes, now carefully restored (2014) and furnished with old furnitures.. It is surrounded by the typical Tuscany green landscape, with beautifull view of sea, Puccini lake, and Versilia hills with woods and groves. La Tinaia is situated in an ancient rural complex (barn, warehouse, manor house etc ..) lovingly restored from the owners. Only one other house about 30 meters is inhabited. Alone but not isolated. It is in the Versilia countryside, about 220 meter over sea level , surrounded by olive trees and woods, but it is also near to Lucca (27 km), Pisa (37 km) and 100 km from Florence and near Viareggio beach (13 km).
The cottage consists: the entrance, 1 double bed room, 1 great room studio with two single beds, 2 bathrooms, the stairs leading to the ground floor with typical exposed stone wall, where is a large room with living and dining areas, the well equipped wood kitchen and second bathroom. The groundfloor open on the private garden with pergola and patio and terrace-solarium. Every bedroom has AIR CONDITIONING AND HEATING. there are two television (TV in each floor) and a WASHING MACHINE .
Outside the House:
The private garden is surrounded by green hills with a magnificent view of Massaciuccoli- Puccini Lake and the sea. It s a beautiful space isolated where you have breakfast or can relax in the sun , in the patio or in the shade of the veranda, and you can enjoyed of the flowers and butterflies, and the herbs wonderful for cooking.
The garden with veranda and patio-terrace are well equipped with parasol, table, chairs and loungers and clotheshorse.
The access road ends at the house La Tinaia, so no traffic. Parking is free near the house or about 50-60 meters under the trees.
Grocery- butchers shop, restaurant and bar are about 500m. Facilities, superMarket and shops just 3 km (Piano di Mommio, Stiava and Massarosa).
The double room is furnished with nice furniture in Venetian style and with a large comfortable double bed which can be split into two single beds. The spacious studio-bedroom with two super comfortable single beds, a folding bambou table with 4 chairs. Wonderful spacious bathroom at upstairs has Vietri ceramics on the walls. Nice Bathroom Yellow is at ground floor. The two bathroom are complete with large showers, toilettes, bidet and sinks and 2 hair dryer.
The ground floor opens onto the garden, patio and veranda: there is a large living area with a double sofa-bed (french bed 140x200) and a single sofa bed and a dining area with kitchen and a large square extendable table and 6 chairs, a sideboard and a kneading trough. The kitchens is modern and fully equipped with 4 burner, extractor fan, pots and pans, Italian coffeepots, dishes, refrigerator, etc ..
From Viareggio to Forte dei Marmi you can find shops, nightlife and cultural events. Torre del Lago Puccini (16 km) and Pieve a Elici are famous for Music Season and Opera.
The house La Tinaia is short drive away from the sea, near the beautiful sand beaches of Viareggio (13 km) and Camaiore (15 km), and near Garfagnana and the Apuan Alps, famous for white marble of Michelangelo's David.
Nearby beaches are for all your needs, just south of Viareggio you find wide free beaches, dunes and pine forests (Natural Parks of Lecciona, Massaciuccoli Lake, Vecchiano and Migliarino-San Rossore). La Tinaia is an ideal starting point for trekking and cycling tours, it is near Via Francigena!
Good restaurants are in the nearby village of Montemagno (4 km) and Camaiore.
Pools - You can find, about 20-50 km, SPA and Thermal Pools at Montecatini Terme, Bagni di Lucca, Monsumano SPA, ecc. . The Viareggio beach is well equipped with swimming pools.