Detached Villa on edge of Barga for self catering rental.
Villa Alva, is a beautiful spacious, elegant, light and airy property, with private pool, situated within walking distance of the town of Barga.
This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom property is peacefully situated within large mature, well kept gardens, with panoramic views over the mountains and has a good sized swimming pool.
The Villa is spread over 3 floors, with the main villa on floors 1 and 2, and an interconnecting one bedroom apartment on the ground floor. The apartment is fully independent with personal access, and eating area, but interconnects internally, with the main Villa as required.
The apartment is fully furnished, with an open plan style kitchen/diner/living all connected by arches, with direct access to the courtyard and garden.
There is also a comfortable double bedroom and good size shower room.
The sofa bed is also located in this apartment.
The Villa itself is very spacious, and is a well loved, well kept property, previously used as a family home
In this part of the house, on the second floor there are 3 further bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms (one with a tub), with the first floor boasting a large entrance/living hall with wood burning stove, comfortable and ample living room with open fire, spacious and well equipped kitchen/diner leading to the garden.
The garden mature, flat, and boasts a large private swimming pool with views over the mountains, covered gazebo for dining al fresco
A little about the location
Situated just a 15/20 min walk from the centre of the town of Barga, with its hilly windy cobbled streets, duomos, 10th Century cathedral and ancient architecture. Barga is also renowned in the area for its good quality, but reasonably priced restaurants. There are often outdoor concerts/plays performed many times free of charge, and during the festas the town often puts on wonderful firework displays. There is also a station for stress free exploring.
Closer to home, and within easy walking distance is a bar/restaurant/pizzeria with plenty more in town.
Barga itself is circa 1 hour from Pisa, 1 hr 30 mins from Florence; 45 minutes from the walled mediaeval city of Lucca and close to the National Parks of the Apuane Alps. Hilltop villages abound, and exploring can be either townie or totally rural - the choice is yours.
Property specifics in more detail
Enter into grounds via gravelled driveway, where there is plenty of parking. The entrance to the villa is at the back of the house and is reached via external steps.
Enter the villa into large entrance hall with woodburning stove.
Left into spacious, airy and comfortable living room, with open fire, CD, DVD, and freeview SAT TV.
Right into good sized kitchen/diner, with oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, breakfast island, and dining table. Door leading into garden area.
Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms - 1 double, and 2 twins, a shower room, and a bathroom with tub..
From the entrance hall, down into interconnecting apartment, which also has its own double doored entrance from garden/courtyard..
Through to large kitchenette/diner with beamed ceilings, oven, hob, fridge/freezer open fireplace, sofabed, and dining area..
There is a large airy double bedroom with 2 windows..
Shower room with WC, sink, bidet and shower cubicle.
Outside there is a gravelled courtyard area, for shaded relaxing, a large, mature and beautiful garden with wonderful views over the mountains..
Large pool (6M x 12M plus roman steps. Depth ranging from 1.2M to 2M), various seating areas, 2 BBQ's, wood burning oven, covered gazebo.... A wonderful place for relaxing..
Plenty of parking.
Wifi internet available - €20 per week
Please note a security deposit of E400 is payable on arrival.