On the outskirts of the medieval village of Colognora di Pescaglia, La Marginetta is a restored stone barn with a floor area of around 120 sqm and 6000 sqm land (about 1.3 acres) including a swimming pool ( 8m x 4m) in contruction. Olive trees, cherry trees and apple trees.
La Marginetta is built over 2 levels and comprises fitted kitchen and lounge with fireplace on the ground floor and 2 bedrooms and shower room upstairs.
Access is along an steepish 400m track.
The beautiful medieval stone built village of Colognora, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre and home of the famous “Chestnut Museum” (http://www.museodelcastagno.it – in Italian but the pictures in the photo-gallery speak for themselves) is only 20 km north of Lucca, and about the same from Bagni di Lucca.
A bread van comes every day, fruit and vegetables twice a week and general grocery van once or twice a week. You can buy fresh eggs and chickens from the locals and there is a café/restaurant in Vetriano, about 1km away.
The bustling village of Diecimo (10 minutes drive) has a good variety of shops (including 3 grocers, bakery, flower shop, hardware shop) and restaurants as well as a small railway station on the main Pisa/Lucca to Aulla line. The easy drive to the beach (Viareggio) is 50 minutes and the excellent ski resort of Abetone is just over an hour away.
Pisa airport is 50min drive.