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Beautifully restored 18C farmhouse with private pool and wi-fi

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Casa Quintilio, Beautiful 4 bedroomed house with private pool & spectacular wiew

Recently restored, Casa Quinilio is a luxurious old house in a spectacular position just below the lovely old walled village of Castiglione. A private pool and lovely garden offers complete privacy with open sunny views of the Garfagnana valley and the beautiful Appenine and Apuane mountains. It's only a 10 minutes walk to the centre of the village, with its' restaurants, shops, and bars.

In 2012 Castiglione, which is a classic hilltop fortified medieval Tuscan village, was voted as one of the nicest villages in Italy.

This large house has 4 traditional bedrooms furnished with good taste and quality. There are 2 doubles and 2 twin bedrooms, sleeping 8 people.

The very attractive living room has interesting furnishings, with access from it to a quiet balcony.

The fully equipped modern kitchen comfortably seats 8 people.

The 4 bathrooms are luxurious and conveniently positioned with two en-suite

The sunny garden is on all sides of the house, making it peaceful and safe for children to play in and explore. There is easy access from the house to a shaded outdoor table, and you can also relax in the other garden chairs and loungers.

The bespoke eco-pool has been designed to to complement the surrounding area, with the extra benefit of being consistently 2-3 degrees warmer than conventional pools.

Casa Quinilio is a house of high quality in which a classic rural Tuscan holiday can be easily enjoyed.

The house has an English speaking manager who will be happy to help with any problems.

More Details

Property Manager
Andrew McKean
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2017

About Andrew McKean

We first visited this beautiful and "undiscovered" region of Tuscany in 1988, buying a house in 1994 and since then we have been heartened by the number of visitors who have returned time and time again to enjoy the stunning beauty of the Garfagnana, the generosity of its people, wonderful food and local culture.

Andrew McKean purchased this farmhouse in 1997

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Castiglione di Garfagnana in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 of the bedrooms are en-suite, one bathroom with a double bedroom and the other serving a twin bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Castiglione
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Villa Collemandina
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Castiglione
Nearest Ski
17 Kilometres
Casone Di Proffeccia
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Fortei dei Marmi
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We have strong links with a fine Outdoor Activities company.

Coast/Beach:

Day trip to Forti dei Marmi, 30 miles.

2 hour drive to Cinque Terra

2 hour drive to Sienna

1.5 hour drive to Florence

1.5 hour drive to Pisa

45 min drive to Lucca

All places reachable by train via Castelnuovo di Garfagnana

Garfagnana is 'Hidden Tuscany' at its best. With its stunning scenery it is the best area in Tuscany for walking and outdoor activities. We have close ties with an outdoor activities company who offer many international class adventures.

Castelnuovo, the nearby market town, has many restaurants, cafes, bars, supermarkets and all other types of shops. There is a tourist information office and a weekly market selling a wide variety of fashion, household goods, flowers, fruit and vegetables.

There are restaurants and bars within a few minutes walk from the villa. An excellent shop/bar, where you can buy decent wine on draft and excellent local organic produce, is 10 minutes walk. A small market operates weekly.

Mountain biking, hill walking and horse riding are all available locally. The stables are 30 minutes walk.

Travel:

Pisa is the main airport. Car hire recommended.

Distances:

Village shop is 500 metres, bar at 600 metres. Restaurant 2 kms. walk

Further Details:

Although summer tends to be the most popular holiday time the area is particularly beautiful in spring and autumn with the wide variety of spring flowers and vivid colours of the chestnut forests.

Here you can combine the pleasures of country living with easy access to towns and cities. The Garfagnana is the best area in Tuscany for walking. The natural park of the Oricciella is nearby. The cottage is 500 metres from the nearest shop. There are 2 grocery shops in the village. The nearest trattoria is 2kms away. The market town of Castelnuovo is 6kms. There are good shops and a weekly market there.

There is a fine public tennis court in the village, with a sports bar. It is possible to use the swimming pool of a local hotel, and fine outdoor pools are in castelnuovo, Barga and some other villages.

Horse riding is 2kms.....great value. There are world class outdoor activities available and we have close links with an outdoor activities company.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Castiglione di Garfagnana, Tuscany

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,710
for 6 nights
From
£285
£1,795
 
 
High
26 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,434
for 6 nights
From
£239
£1,495
 
 
Mid
9 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,254
for 6 nights
From
£209
£1,295
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£895
for 5 nights
From
£179
£1,195
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit. Flexible entry days.

Changeover Day:Saturdays preferred in High season

Rental includes cleaning and all power consumed

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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