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Traditional Tuscan Villa with Pool and Stunning Views - Il Pozzo (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/6)

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Updated: 06-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online


Il Pozzo (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/6)

This newly renovated apartment is located within the grounds of Villa Sofia, spectacularly situated with views to all sides, and only a ten minute walk to old Barga, with its restaurants and shops. The apartment, with a private entrance, is set on one floor with a new kitchen/dining room, living room/convertable bedroom with fireplace, two additional double bedrooms, a shower/wc. There is also a laundry area. The apartment opens onto a private garden area with a dining table, BBQ, and the picturesque wishing well. There is a terrace with stunning views and shared use of the villa swimming pool. The apartment includes free wi-fi internet connection, a DVD player and private parking.

About the property


Historic villa sofia, with stunning views in every direction, is located an easy ten minute walk from the medieval town of barga, in the garfagnana region of northern Tuscany. Known for its many excellent restaurants and annual opera and jazz festivals, barga is within easy reach of the beautiful city of lucca and pisa airport. Stylishly furnished with beautiful antiques, the villa features a contemporary light-filled kitchen and several comfortable living areas.The extensive grounds, set in a secluded area, include a shared swimming pool, a kitchen garden with raised beds, fruit trees, and mature oak trees. There is ample parking for several cars and free wi-fi..

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About the Owner

Tom and Julia
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
6 March, 2017

About Tom and Julia

We want to help make your holiday go smoothly and happily. We look forward to welcoming you to Villa Sofia.

Tom and Julia purchased this apartment in 2004

What makes this apartment unique

One of the things people like about Villa Sofia is that it feels like being out in the Tuscan countryside, while it is an easy 10 minute walk into Barga, with its lovely restaurants and shops.

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
50% deposit requested. Balance on arrival.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover in high season. Flexible in off season.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the properties per week in euros.
10% discount on all bookings over two weeks in length.
Shorter periods available in off-season (3 day minimum).

1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


Beautiful Barga

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed here. Tom and Julia are great hosts and the property is magnificent. The outside areas are wonderful and spending an evening in the gardens enjoying the magnificent views are what holidays are all about.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pisa at 75 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Paolo Gas at 0.4 Kilometres Nearest Train : Fornaci di Barga at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : L'Altana at 0.4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Marina del Vecchiano at 55 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Barga Jazz festival (July), Barga Opera festival (August), Piazzetta Music festival (July), Carnevale (February), Castagna (Chestnut) Festival (Late October), Befana (first week of January).


1 hour 15 minutes to Viareggio.


Pisa Airport: 1 hour 15 minutes. Florence airport: 90 minutes.


Lucca - 30 minute drive. Florence - 90 minutes drive. Pisa - 1 hour 15 minute drive. Sienna - 2 hour drive.

Further Details:

Many fine restaurants, weekly fresh food market (Saturday), monthly antique market, banks, supermarket, historic duomo, tennis, horseback riding, trekking.


From the Owner

One of the things people like about Villa Sofia is that it feels like being out in the Tuscan countryside, while it is an easy 10 minute walk into Barga, with its lovely restaurants and shops.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Private sitting room with door, can be used as bedroom


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Each apartment has a DVD player, with a large DVD library available for free loans. Free wi-fi internet is available on the grounds. A travel cot can be arranged for infants. A welcoming bottle of local wine awaits all guests on their arrival day. Outside: Extensive gardens, shared swimming pool with barbeque facilites and a stereo system, terrace with view, and private parking. Free wifi internet.

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