This property is peacefully situated just beneath the peaks of the Appenine mountain range; 800M from the village of Chiozza with its basic shop, bar and restaurant; approximately 1 hr 15 minutes north of Lucca, and a 15 minute drive to the market town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana with it famous Thursday morning market, shops, bars, restaurants and train station…..
The local village has a bar/basic food shop and a popular restaurant and it is possible to walk cross country for 3km to a further restaurant, located in Castiglione, a beautiful fully walled mediaeval village which is known for its intact protecting walls, fantastic views, and summer festas.
The property is located only a 15/20 minute drive to the famous mountain peak top village of San Pellegrino with its mummified saints and incredible views.
Whilst a walkers paradise and set in the depths of the countryside, there is not a feeling of isolation at this farmhouse and the house is only a 10 minute drive or so from what is often described as the best restaurant in the area, at Pieve Fosciana, which also boasts, shops, banks, bars, restaurants, and the most gorgeous delicatessen with take way home made traditional Italian food.
Elcriso is a newly renovated detached 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom stone farmhouse with own pool and stunning views, set in a peaceful very rural location.
The very spacious property has been refurbished with love and care, using lots of traditional Tuscan furniture, and provides really spacious family accommodation situated over 3 floors. Ideal therefore for 2 families holidaying together. There is traditional flooring throughout, solid chestnut windows and doors, and the second floor boasts arch vaulted beamed ceilings. Most rooms are double aspect.
On the ground floor there is a large bright double aspect kitchen/diner full equipped with oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer and dining table which extends to give sufficient seating for all .
Also on the ground floor is a spacious living room withfireplace, some exposed stonework, comfy seating, SAT TV, DVD and WIFI internet.
On the first floor there are two spacious bedrooms - one double and one double with an extra single bed. There is also a good size pristine shower room (which also houses washing machine).
On the second floor there are a further two large bedrooms, both with arch vaulted beamed ceilings - one double, and one a triple room. There is also a new spacious shower room on this floor too.
Direct from ground floor onto eating terrace with amazing views for eating al fresco and enjoying pre dinner drinks.
Large garden - all fenced and gated.
Private pool overlooking georgeous mountain vistas. Sunbathing area. Shower and footbath.
BBQ with further relaxing area.
The owner is happy to come and cook delicious meals on request, which has proved very popular with guests. Also there is the option of a free professionally guided local mountain day walk! Let us know in advance as depends on availability.Get the full listing »