Casa Brondi is a village house in the medieval village of Sermezzana (about 670 m asl), near the Lunigiana/Garfagnana border, set in a peaceful and naturally beautiful part of Tuscany.
Ground floor – open plan living/dining room with corner fire, kitchen and doors to terrace (about 4.5m x 1.7m).
First floor – large hall, shower room with window, double bedroom, large single with terrace. Internal access to large cellar area from the ground floor.
A bread van visits the village every week day (including Saturday). A fruit and veg van comes 2 or 3 times a week and there are weekly visits from the general grocery van.
The nearest village with a facilities is Carpinelli (1.2km – about 13 minutes walk). It has 2 hotels with good restaurants, small grocers, café, swimming pool and tennis court.
The village of Pieve San Lorenzo (4km) has a train station on the main line from Pisa/Lucca to Aulla while there is a bus with services to Carpinelli, Piazza al Serchio, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana and Aulla.
The nearest large town, Piazza al Serchio (11km), has a bustling outdoor market on Tuesday mornings while the city of Aulla, with all services and excellent access to the Italian motorway network, is only 28km.
The area around Sermezzana is perfect for horse riding, mountaineering, trekking, mountain bikes and, a little further away (21km), there is even a PGA approved 6-hole golf club!
The “Parco Naturale Apuane” is nearby and around the village are numerous trails that lead to fantastic viewpoints with views as far away as 60km or more on clear days.
This property is well placed for both summer and winter sports. Skiing is available about half an hour away while the coast is just 50 mins. Here can be found the rocky seaside villages of the Cinque Terre and the charming coastal towns of Portofino, Lerici and Sestri Levante.
Pisa airport is just 112km, away via the coastal motorway (less than 1½ hours by car).