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A House with a View Near Barga

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
7 guests
7 nights minimum
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Casa della Lavanda is a romantic stone house sleeping 5 + 2 (double sofa bed) in the historic and picturesque village of Sommocolonia near Barga. A recent Italian visitor has described it as 'un vero paradiso!' - A real paradise. With magnificent views of Barga and the valley, this holiday home offers relaxation, the countryside, a taste of the Italian way of life and is perfect for a relaxing get away from it all holiday. It is in the perfect spot for travelling to other Tuscan towns such as Florence, Siena, Lucca, Pisa and the coastal towns of Torre del Lago, Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi There is a complimentary hamper of food with wine on arrival to help you settle in and relax so you don't have to do the shopping straight away and our artisan made lavender products are available ...Casa della Lavanda is a romantic stone house sleeping 5 + 2 (double sofa bed) in the historic and picturesque village of Sommocolonia near Barga. A recent Italian visitor has described it as 'un vero paradiso!' - A real paradise. With magnificent views of Barga and the valley, this holiday home offers relaxation, the countryside, a taste of the Italian way of life and is perfect for a relaxing get away from it all holiday. It is in the perfect spot for travelling to other Tuscan towns such as Florence, Siena, Lucca, Pisa and the coastal towns of Torre del Lago, Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi There is a complimentary hamper of food with wine on arrival to help you settle in and relax so you don't have to do the shopping straight away and our artisan made lavender products are available for you to use. Upstairs there are two large bedrooms, one a double, the other a triple both with wardrobes and views of Barga and the valley below. There is a bathroom with bath, shower, bidet, basin and wc. Downstairs off the hall is the sitting room with double sofa bed, chair, and stereo. There is a traditional Tuscan fire place for romantic evenings by the fire. The kitchen is modern in style with cooker, fridge and cupboards. There is a large round table seating five persons. The kitchen opens onto the sunny balcony with table and chairs and stunning views of Barga below and the valley. You can while away the afternoons after lunch or dinner, with a glass of wine taking in the ever-changing vistas as the light changes. Downstairs from the hall is the main cantina (cellar) which is mainly used for storage but where there is a sofa and some children's games. The cantina leads onto a paved patio area which is quiet and shaded. Off the patio, there is another cantina which houses the washing machine. Down from the patio is a paved garden with a long table seating eight persons. The garden is under a grape vine covered pergola with a border of fragrant lavender and roses and is perfect for evening dining by the candle light of the hanging lanterns and has, of course, the wonderful views down to Barga. Casa della Lavanda has been said by locals to have the best views in the village. More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

Great place to stay with an amazing view from the bedroom and the balcony. We have stayed in many places in and around Barga and this was one of the best.

Date of stay: July 2014
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About the Owner
Jan D
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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About the neighbourhood
Sommocolonia is very close to the Garfagnana area. The Garfagnana is an historical region of Italy, which today forms part of the province of Lucca. It is located between the Apuan Alps, which is famous for the production of marble, and the Apennines. The Garfagnana is a dramatic and beautiful part of Tuscany with spectacular scenery which is different to the Tuscan region further south which is much flatter. The native trees of the Garfagnana are mainly deciduous. The most common is the Chestnut which was once an important food source for the local people. In November time, there a many local festivals where you are served up local treats made with chestnuts. The Garfagnana region is also famous for the production of farro (spelt) a primitive wheat which is low in gluten and is very ...
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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