Villa il Bottaccio is a very special jewel in the Tuscan countryside, the Lunigiana a true RETREAT.
Nestled among the valleys of Tuscany, in the unspoilt region of Lunigiana, this ancient country house, finely restored, is an ideal solution for those who want to spend pleasant holidays at the height of tranquility completely surrounded by greenery.
The house, on two levels, is the following:
Main floor: light and airy living is divided from the dining room by a large bilateral fireplace, a finely furnished eat-in kitchen, a TV room, a guest bathroom and a first bedroom with two single beds.
The living room and the dining room overlook a bright pylon. Being an extension of the house, to be used especially during the summer for pleasant outdoor lunches and moments of relaxation in the midst of nature.
Outside the kitchen there is a second trellis equipped with a barbecue and a wood-burning oven
On the second floor, access is through an impressive wooden staircase composed of 17 steps, there are 4 others
The first is the pink room, a large room with double exposure (Apuan Alps and Pool view) composed of a utility room, private bathroom with shower and double bed.
Then there is the poppy room, another double with two single or queen beds, according to guests' needs, wardrobe and en suite bathroom with shower.
The last is the main suite, complete with living room with fireplace and views of the Apuan Alps; master bedroom with king size bed and double exposure, bathroom with double sink and whirlpool, another bathroom with shower and the last room, the red one, with 3 single beds.
(Access to the second floor is also allowed through the elevator)
The villa, surrounded by greenery and nature, is completed by a swimming pool with a small kitchen, bathroom with shower and pool-side living room
The area of Lunigiana is found both in northern Tuscany (province of Massa-Carrara) and in Liguria, covering a rather large area from the Apennines to the Magra river. The name Lunigiana derives from Luni, an ancient Etruscan city that became a Roman colony, the main urban center of the northern coast of Tuscany. There are many unknown myths about the name of this area. The symbol of this ancient land is a crescent moon (moon in Italian) contained in the claw of a bear.
Lunigiana is a land rich in history and things to do: fascinating castles, Romanesque churches, medieval villages and streets, prehistoric stele statues, ancient paths of the Via Francigena and refined works of art dating back several centuries. It is a territory to be explored slowly, taking the time to appreciate every nuance, savoring local food, such as testaroli, panigacci, chestnut flour, honey, olive oil, wines, cured meats and cheeses . There are many cities to visit in Lunigiana such as Pontremoli, Bagnone, Villafranca but also 1 hour drive from Pisa, Lucca, Portovenere.Get the full listing »