Fully restored traditional 4 bedroom stone built village house with terraces, cellars, workshop and garage in the little mountain village of Magnano, just 9km from Castelnuovo di Garfagnana.
Steps lead from the road to the front door which opens onto the main living area comprising lounge with open fire and French windows to an attractive terrace, fitted kitchen (also with access to large terrace with BBQ and traditional bread/pizza oven, large double bedroom, small double bedroom, large shower room with window.
On the ground floor there is a large children’s bedroom as well as another double bedroom with dual aspect windows, under-stairs WC room, boiler room.
There are also cellars, a workshop (with its own outside entrance) and a garage.
Move-in condition, including zoned central heating.
Villa Collemandina (2km) has a baker, butcher, chemist, café, post office, and doctor's surgery as well as a restaurant. There is picnic area near the “Lago di Villa” lake in Villa Collemandina, which provides trout for fishing and beautiful walks along its shores.
Just 5 minutes drive away is Pontecosi village with its pretty lake, churches, traditional houses also has a 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 small children’s play park.
3.5km away, the picturesque stone built mountain village of Corfino (822 m asl), on the foothills of the majestic “Pania di Corfino”, is over 1000 years old and has stupendous views of both the Apuan Alps and Apennines. There are a number of good hotels and restaurants as well as 3 grocery shops and a post office. Tennis, horse riding and skiing are available close by.
Magnano itself is a short way away from the beautiful Orecchiella National Park, well known for its uncrowded trails and byways from which visitors can enjoy the local wildlife and flora. These include royal eagles, royal owls, hawk, deer and the recently re-introduced rams and wolves.
Magnano is 9km (15 minutes) from Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, 20km (30 minutes) from Barga, 55km (about 1 hour) from Lucca and 75km (just under 1.5 hours drive) from Pisa airport.
The main Pisa – Lucca- Aulla train line is 15 minutes away in Castelnuovo.
The upmarket beach resort of Forte dei Marmi is 53km to the south-west while the excellent ski resort of Abetone is just 47 km to the east of Magnano.