Detached villa (built 1972) with enclosed garden and swimming pool (to be finished) just over 1km (20 minutes walk) from the bustling 6th Century mountain village of Pieve Fosciana (360 m asl), and a few minutes drive from the market town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana.
The property has around 200 sqm of internal floor space, divided into a beautiful, modern living area on the first floor and an enormous, high ceiling cellar rooms on the ground floor. Steps to front entrance at first floor level. 2 double bedrooms (with access to terrace), kitchen, dining room with open fire, lounge with open fire and access to terrace, bathroom, Double glazing. Central heating.
Pieve Fosciana lies in the heart of the Garfagnana, as this stretch of the fertile valley of the Serchio, flanked by the Apuan Alps to the west and Apennines to the east, is known. The district provides a range of sporting activities and promotes folk, agricultural and cultural events. The historic centre is brimming with ancient buildings of historic interest and close by there is a small thermal spa which is said to help with arthritic and other ailments.
Just 5 minutes drive north is the ancient turreted mountain town of Castiglione (545m asl) with much of its historical heritage intact. Local shops include grocery store and cafés, restaurant, hotel, butcher's shop and chemist.
Lucca and Pisa are 48km and 64km respectively. The coast can be reached in about 1 hour. Local skiing is just 20 minutes away (winter only!) while the large, well equipped resort of Abetone is about 1 hour and 15 minutes away.