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Al Melo

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Cool off in the pool.
Excellent
11 reviews
Cool off in the pool.
Cottage and location - pure peace!
Beautiful romantic stone cottage!
Room to relax and play.
Private pool and great views!
Dining al fresco at the BBQ
Well equipped pool area.
There is even shaded parking!
View from property.
Dining al fresco
Breakfasting area
Location of the house
Terrace leading from bedrooms
Lots of character!
Living area
Kitchen/diner
Well equipped kitchen
Romantic double bedroom with doors leading outside
Another view of double bedroom
Pristine shower room
Twin room with doors leading outside
Twin room can be made up as double with advance notice
Shower room
Shower room
Nearby town of Casatico
Camporgiano and its fort
Railway bridge at Poggio
The fortress of Verrucole
Lake at Pontecosi
Market town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
Enjoy the many local festas held during the summer season
Visit the 'Wind Caves' - La Grotta del Vento
Visit the beautiful walled city of Lucca
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Overview
Barn -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Camporgiano, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
Romantic, beautifully and sympathetically renovated barn, with private pool!!! Located in the heart of the Garfagnana, 1 hr 15 mins or so north of Lucca.

With beamed ceilings and exposed stonework, along with traditional style windows and flooring, this is a real Tuscan gem!

On the ground floor, there are two bedrooms, one double and one twin, each with double doors leading to terrace overlooking the countryside. There is also a shower room.
On the first floor, but still on ground level due to sloped nature of terrain, there is a further shower rom, a living room with sofa bed, fireplace, DVD, CD, SKY SAT FLAT SCREEN TV (with movies and sports), and a well equipped kitchen/diner with washing machine, dishwasher, oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer. WIFI.
There are insect screens on windows throughout.

The living area leads to outdo...
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About the Manager, Lorraine Venturelli (Property Manager Tuscan Retreats Ltd)
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 38 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2009
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 454 reviews and 139 properties
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Listing #HL1657342
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Excellent - based on 11 reviews
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Sdjdbriz
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Stayed one week August Family of 3 adult 2 young children We had the most brilliant week at al melo. The property is totally secluded, you can't see or hear anything or anyone from the villa. The lane down to the property is very steep and narrow so wouldn't be suitable for a large vehicle. It is immaculately clean and...

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Chris R
Hinckley, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We arrived late at night in the rain in a very remote location in northern Tuscany and to be fair we were a little apprehensive about what sort of holiday we would have. However, we were met by Fabio the owner, in the village centre to take us down to the property. Fabio was available throughout our stay, and put...

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Blanche O
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Fabio and his family were just delightful and so welcoming to their property which they have very lovingly restored. The location is just breath taking and so private you really do feel you are all alone. The property was immaculately clean, in fact I have never stayed in a property that was so clean. Everything worked perfectly. Fabio kindly brought...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    2 Showers
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
28 Apr 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
**Special Offer Price - Summer
4 nights
R 2 565
€170
R 11 620
€770
2 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
**Special Offer Price - Mid Season
4 nights
R 2 565
€170
R 12 299
€815
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
High Summer
7 nights --
R 18 034
€1 195
1 Sep 2018 -
12 Oct 2018
**Special Offer Price - Late Summer
4 nights
R 2 565
€170
R 12 299
€815
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Notes on prices
Bedding and towels (not pool towels) included in cost of stay Initial, and final clean included as well as mid stay clean and linen change for a stay of 2 weeks All utilities with the exception of heating included in price We can provide a cot and high chair free of charge WIFI E20 per week

Changeover day
Saturday changeover in high season but flexible other times of year

Booking notes
We take a 15% deposit, with the balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival
We can take payment in sterling or Euros, via cheque, bank transfer or credit card (paypal)
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About the neighbourhood
This cottage is set in a very private and incredibly peaceful setting, just outside of the village of Puglianella which is a small, well kept village situated around 1 h5 15 mins of Lucca in the heart of the Garfagnana hills.

There is a village 2km either side of the house each of which has a good restaurant. Other villages with fuller facilities are around a 10 minute drive away, one of which has a private castle and a train station too.

Less than a 20 minute drive away is the local historic market town of Castelnuovo, with its various bars & restaurants, supermarkets and well-known Thursday morning market.

For days when one wishes to explore further afield, the stunning walled mediaeval city of Lucca is just over an hour away.

Only a 40 minute drive is the popular mediaeval t...
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pisa: 95.0 km
Railway: Camporgiano: 5.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
Nearby cities
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