End terrace 3 or 4 bedroom house in the bustling village of Filicaia, just 5km from Castelnuovo di Garfagnana.
Hallway, archway to lounge, dining room with open fire leading to kitchen, shower room, back room with solid beams leading via boiler room to back yard. Summer kitchen with sloping ceiling, beams and corner fireplace.
Upstairs – 3 double bedrooms, large terrace, attic and bathroom with window. Two additional rooms attached to the property could be joined internally making a total usable floor area of about 120 sqm.
Outside there is a garden area, patio, parking area and terrace.
Filicaia village has a number of well-established food shops including a greengrocer, butcher, pub, cake shop and general store as well as a restaurant and bank. Excellent schools can also be found locally.
2km north of Filicaia village is Poggio village with its hairdresser and train station on the main line from Lucca and Pisa airport.
2 km south lies Pontecosi village with its pretty lake, churches, traditional houses and café/village shop right on the shores of the lake, which not only stocks basic groceries but which sells ice cream and a small but tasty selection of reasonably priced hot and cold snacks.
The lake is a haven for wild birds and is also a good fishing venue. There is a traditional Italian bowling (bocce) alley and a children’s play park.
Horse riding, mountain biking and hill walking as well as fishing in the river Serchio are amongst the attractions of the area. Skiing (Abetone) the coast (Forte dei Marmi) are just over an hour's drive away, making this an ideal property all year round.
Filicaia is about 5km from the bustling market town of Castelnuovo Garfagnana and about 15 km from the small medieval walled town of Barga. Lucca and Pisa airport are 48km and 70km respectively.
The coast (Forte dei Marmi) is 50km (1 hour) to the south-west of Filicaia while the excellent ski resort of Abetone is 50km (1 hour) to the east, making this an ideal location all year round.