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Very private detached cottage with private solar-heated pool

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

Description

Villa Collemandina Villa Rental Photos and Description

Detached villa with private pool, extensive land, 2 bedrooms and one bathroom

This completely private 2 bedroom cottage has been sympathetically refurbished, with traditional style flooring, beamed ceilings, solid wood windows, beautiful beamed ceilings, and an open fireplace. Attention to detail has ensured the house remains light and airy despite its traditional build…

There is a spacious kitchen with oven, hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, & fridge freezer. The window overlooks the garden and pool .The kitchen leads up a few stairs into a pretty living room with lots of windows, fireplace, TV, DVD, CD & comfy seating.

Upstairs the house has a pretty double bedroom with door leading outside, a twin room (which can also be converted to a double) & a luxury shower room with hydro massage shower. There is also a very large light landing with sofa bed which can be used as a further living area or as a 3rd bedroom.

Outside there is over 5 hectares of private land including a garden area , swimming pool,eating area, and woodland bordering a stream.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Lorraine Venturelli
Speaks: english, italian
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Very private detached cottage with private solar-heated pool
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Lee, Kay and Melissa from Ledbury UK. This will be a long review but well worth the read. My family and I have travelled worldwide and always stopped in hotels so this was the first time we had ever rented a house and we were a little nervous and apprehensive as we all hear and see horror stories on the news and via social media about holidays going wrong BUT book with confidence Lorraine was always quick to reply to any and all emails when booking and only a phone call away when we arrived even late on Sunday. Thank you Lorraine. The House 1 hour 30 minutes from Pisa. You gain access to the house via a private half mile long drive way with security Gates half way down. The pictures of the house and grounds do not do it any justice it's better in real life. The house is immaculate, well maintained and very peaceful/quiet the owners are the best we arrived late Sunday evening and had no opportunity to buy any food so they went back home and russelled up some food for us and brought it back with a homemade cake about three days into our holiday they left us a basket full of fresh produce and vegetables and a second home cake for the start of the second week of our holiday. The owner's come to the house every Monday, Wednesday and Friday to clean the pool not that you will ever noticed them there because they come at around 6:30 a.m. they clean the house from top to bottom every Saturday at 2:30 p.m. even kept us supplied with dishwasher tablets and washing detergent for use in washing machine it's the little things that make a holiday special and Mr and Mrs Giorgi are the perfect hosts. Thank you xx

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for submitting such a comprehensive review of your stay! We are happy to hear that you found the booking process easy and that when you arrived the place to be better than you were expecting and that you enjoyed this beautifully located and immaculate property! We have passed on your thanks to the Giorgi's who as you say are excellent hosts and they have said they would love to see you another time. Best wishes Lorraine at Tuscan-retreats.com
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5

Stunning villa in a stunning secluded location

  • 5 of 5

Selected this villa based on the secluded location and rural surroundings. It certainly delivered.

It is situated in a beautiful setting and offers a completely private retreat. Inside and out the villa is immaculate and well equipped.

Rosable & Giorgio are meticulous in their care including discreetly cleaning the pool very regularly. The local fruit and desserts were a very welcome addition.

The local village of Corfino is 5 minutes drive and is really lovely. It has 2 small shops where you can buy local produce.

Definitely a villa we would return to.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of this immaculate house. We are glad you enjoyed the seclusion and the surroundings and Rosalba and Giorgio's hospitality. They would love to welcome you again. Enjoy the rest of your summer! Lorraine at Tuscan-retreats.com
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5

Superb villa

  • 5 of 5

Superb villa which has a super location with a large private plot with a lovely pool area.

Super service of the hosts who came with homemade cake and local delicacies.

Can recommend this villa - we were 2 adults and 2 children (10 and 16)

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review - we are happy you had a great time!
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Private secluded piece of Tuscany

  • 4 of 5

Very private and secluded villa, beautiful location away from the beaten track, pool and outside areas absolutely wonderful. The villa has plenty of space for a family and the facilities were excellent. If you're looking for something completely secluded then this is perfect for you. It's a fair drive to anywhere with a shop or restaurant (30 mins to the nearest big town). The owners were extremely friendly and accommodating. Only downside (and this is obviously not the fault of the owners) is the Tuscany insects which can be a pain - recommend some good insect repellant and an electric "zapper" to combat these!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are glad you liked the setting and the house! Seclusion it is! For the benefit of future guests, do note that whilst town is a 20 min drive, there are some basic shops and also a small choice of restaurants in the village which is a couple of kms away, and some others on the way into town. Unfortunately this year was a pain with insects as it was incredibly hot, but on the plus side mosquitoes are rare! Thanks again for the review and we hope to see you again.
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5

Romantic retreat, seclusion, privacy and views

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous villa with plenty of space, with mountainous views, seclusion and privacy for 2 couple or a family of 4. Rosalba and her husband take meticulous care of their property, your visit and the pool which is heated by solar panels. Comfortable beds can be unusual in rental villas but these were the exception.

Really well equipped kitchen and log wood fire burner for those chilly evenings. We almost ran out of wood on our visit but our hosts were vigilant to our needs. The cake and eggs were an unusual treat not had on previous vacations, on other destinations.

The drive up is adventurous and the access road to the villa is a little challenging but secure. Drive further up the mountain to the national park area. Visits to the local towns are amazing and the locals really don't mind you trying out your Italian.

I not only recommend this villa but also Tuscan retreats, go for it folks!

We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

An amazing summer in Italy

  • 5 of 5

we spent two fantastic weeks in the house 491207. The location was great and the house, garden and pool were clean. We felt very comfortable even more when we learned that the owners were really friendly and helpful. We were spoilt by the owners during the whole time.

We will recommend this place to our friends, relatives and everyone who needs a relaxing time!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Corfino
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: necessary

Situated high in the mountains 2km from the village of Corfino, this is a really peaceful retreat in the depths of the countryside, affording total privacy for a relaxing holiday. The village of Corfino itself has a basic shop, a couple of hotels with restaurants and a further two restaurants, so the house does not feel too remote!

The National Park of Orecchiella is only a 10 minute drive, perfect for walking and Eagle spotting!

There are supermarkets in the local village of Pieve Fosciana, a 15 minute drive and the market town of Castelnuovo is 20 minutes away.

For days out, the medieval town of Barga is 35 min.; Lucca 1 hr 15 min., Pisa, 1h. 35 min.

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Rates & Availability

Villa Collemandina Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
$170
$937
 
 
Mid Season
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$214
$1,195
 
 
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,484
 
 
Mid Season
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
$214
$1,195
 
 
Low Season
Oct 7 2017 - Apr 27 2018
4 night minimum stay
$170
$937
 
 
Mid Season
Apr 28 2018 - Jun 29 2018
4 night minimum stay
$214
$1,195
 
 
High Season
Jun 30 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,484
 
 
Mid Season
Sep 1 2018 - Oct 12 2018
4 night minimum stay
$214
$1,195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

payment taken both in sterling and euros.
Bedding and towels included in the cost of any stay as well as all utilities except heating which is payable locally.
Wood provided for fire free of charge.
Initial and final clean included.
Cot and high chair available on request free of charge.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Villa Collemandina Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , hydro massage
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Sofabed is on the first floor in a large landing area which is used as a second living area.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
Notes:
Solar-heated pool.

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