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17th Century Villa w/Garden and Magnificent Views

Vicolo del Duomo: white house at center, under the Duomo.
1 of 23Vicolo del Duomo: white house at center, under the Duomo.
Overview
Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Barga, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
Classic Tuscan villa in the gracious hill town of Barga, a lively center of the arts with celebrated jazz and opera festivals, extraordinary restaurants, cafes and shops. The villa is set in a private compound, surrounded by an enormous terrace and walled garden planted in grapes, herbs, olives and fruit trees, with stunning views over the Lucca countryside and the marble Apuan Alps.

Old Barga is largely a pedestrian town with steep narrow streets little changed since medievil days. All roads seem to lead to the impressive cathedral at the top of the hill. Vicolo Del Duomo is located very close to the cathedral with which it shars fantastic views.

Inside, Vicolo del Duomo's terrace level offers a spacious living area with terracotta floors, divided into a comfortably appointed living room, kitchen and dining room. A full bathroo...
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Listing #HL1035197
About the Owner
Michael R
Languages spoken:Norwegian, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
Interaction with guests
There is a one bedroom owner's apartment which I will be in sometimes. When I'm not around the local Italian housekeeper who lives nearby will take very good care of guests.
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

We stayed for a week and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it! It was the perfect holiday for kids, too (ages 2 and 4). The apartment was spacious and comfortable, the views were stunning, and Frank's knowledge and advice were invaluable. The town of Barga...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Great place to stay - difficult to pull yourself away from the terrace and the view, but when you do you are rewarded with a vibrant town with plenty of places to eat & lots to see. Barga is within striking distance of Lucca and...More

Thank Scott W
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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

This lovely house close to Barga's beautiful and historically significant duomo is the perfect place from which to explore Barga and surrounds. Just a few minutes walk to the main piazzas where there are many fine restaurants, galleries, an antique shop, an outstanding gelato bar...More

Thank Birdposeinparadise
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    4 Twins
    1 Queen
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 357 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: R 420 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Spring is lovely in Tuscany and these discounted rates are great value.
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About the neighbourhood
You won't find a friendlier town, better food or a more spectacular landscape, anywhere in Mediterranean Europe.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Pisa: 70.0 km
Railway: Barga-Gallicano: 4.0 km
Ferry: Livorno: 100.0 km
Nearly equidistant from the airports of both Pisa and Florence.
A car is great for exploring the area but public transport is also fine. The bus service operates in Barga and the train station is a short bus or taxi ride away.
The drive from Pisa is not difficult. It takes just over an hour using the autostrada to Lucca and then the normal road along the Serchio valley. If you plan to explore the back roads an automatic car makes it easier.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
Nearby cities
Lombardy Villas (6 830)
Tuscany Villas (25 835)
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