Beautifully and sympathetically restored and updated 3 bedroom cottage with outbuildings and stunning views just outside the medieval town of Barga, (1.8km), about 25 mins walk along the road (or 40 minutes across the valley) to the centre. Swimming pool, terraced garden and land bordering the pretty “Loppora” stream.
Layout of house
Ground floor – large, welcoming entrance hall with door to stunning open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with fireplace and door to garden. Double bedroom (24 sqm) with door to private balcony (11 sqm) and exceptional views across the valley. 3-piece bathroom with window.
First floor – 2 bedrooms "suites" (with en-suite, one shower and one bath) each comprising bedroom with private sitting room (about 35sqm per “suite”). Each of the 4 rooms has dual aspect windows.
Lower ground floor - large cellar area comprising 2 wine cellars separated by feature archway (each 5m x 4m), 2 store rooms with direct external access and boiler room
Peacefully located swimming pool (10m x 4m; 1.4m deep) and terraced garden around the cottage, offering a choice of relaxation and eating areas, all with lovely views. About 4ha (8.5 acres) land (mostly woodland).
Large barn with plans drawn up for a cottage (up to 4 bedrooms) with loggia (plans available by request).
The beautiful historic medieval walled town of Barga is 37 km from Lucca and less than 1.5 hours to Pisa airport. Florence, skiing and the coast are within easy reach.
Locally, there are activities for all ages - bicycle hire, horse riding, tennis, open-air pool, trekking in the mountains, visiting local areas of interest, music (in particular Opera Barga and Barga Jazz) as well as a series of village festivals.