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Casa Quintilio, 18C villa with private pool and wi-fi, 10 mins.walk restaurants

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Casa Quintilio, tastefully restored farmhouse
Very good
2 reviews
Casa Quintilio, tastefully restored farmhouse
A warm private pool
very comfortable garden with covered outdoor eating area
Castiglione from the house... 2 restaurants, 3 bars and a shop all 10 minutes walk
View of Castiglione, 10 minutes walk
Castiglione was voted the nicest village in Italy 2012
Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Castiglione di Garfagnana, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
Restored to a very high standard only 6 years ago, with open sunny views of the Garfagnana valley and the beautiful Appenine and Apuane mountains Casa Quintilio is a holiday home of very high quality in which a family or group of friends can enjoy a classic rural Tuscan holiday.

The big house has 4 traditional bedrooms furnished with good taste and quality. There are 2 doubles and 2 twin bedrooms, sleeping 8 people.

The very attractive living room has interesting furnishings, with access from it to a quiet balcony.

The fully equipped modern kitchen comfortably seats 8 people.

The 4 bathrooms are luxurious and conveniently positioned with two en-suite

The sunny garden is on all sides of the house, making it peaceful and safe for children to play in and explore. There is easy access from the house to a shaded outdoor table, and you...
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About the Owner, Molly M
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2014
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 17 properties
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Listing #HL1386437
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Marilyn R
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Seeing the other reviews of this property with people saying they spent much of their holiday time at this villa, I can understand why!! We ended up doing the same!! Everything you need to experience of Tuscany is in this wonderful village. Wonderful people, wine, fresh fruits and veggies, restaurants near by, and places to explore. The villa was well equipped with everything we needed, and the infinity pool was spectacular! With the view from the balcony and the pool, I'd never experienced anything so breathtaking! The owner of the home, Elisabetta, was so wonderful and welcoming as well! I can't wait to go back to this oasis! After leaving to explore the rest of Italy, I was longing to be back there! Next travel to Italy will be two weeks at this villa and explore from there as it is in a perfect location to do so for anyone who wants to experience being under the Tuscan sun

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Management response:

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We really appreciate feedback and it is very helpful for future guests. This is indeed a wonderful house and environment for a special holiday and we would be delighted to welcome you back. Best wishes from 'Friends of Tuscany'

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24 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

I am not the type of person to sit around on a vacation; I like to explore. I booked this house due to the location: walking distance to town, between Pisa/Lucca/Florence, and would allow the ability to have a home base while exploring Northern Tuscany. We arrived at the house, and basically never left. We did take short day trips to Barga, Castelnuovo and Lucca, but the views from the house were so stunning, the pool so lovely, and the house was so comfortable that we never felt the need to leave. Elisabetta is a wonderful host who was very welcoming and informative. The property was super easy to rent, and Andrew (the property manager) was very accommodating and easy to work with for booking.

Pros- VIEWS!!! Panoramic, and breathtaking. The house is a well restored farmhouse with many bathrooms and good places to both congregate or to escape your family. Good for small children, although not totally without worry. It is very easy and enticing to reach the pool, so with my 3...

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Thank you for the fine and comprehensive review. Quintilio is one of our favourite houses and I'm glad you had a great time. Just a note about the "scorpions" in case people are scared off from visiting this fine house.........they are miniture scorpion-like insects which are very rare. They can give you a nip if disturbed, but they are not...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    4 Twins
    2 Fulls
    1 Crib
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
€205
£179
€1,370
£1,195
8 Apr 2018 -
11 May 2018
Default
5 nights
€159
£139
€1,026
£895
12 May 2018 -
25 May 2018
Default
5 nights
€171
£149
€1,141
£995
26 May 2018 -
8 Jun 2018
Default
5 nights
€205
£179
€1,370
£1,195
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Flexible entry dates, Saturday to Saturday NOT essential but preferred in High season

Bed linen and Towels included.

Final cleaning included.

During colder periods a measured charge will be made for central heating
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About the neighbourhood
Castiglione was an important and strategic Florentine influenced town in the middle ages. The towns defensive walls are intact, with a myriad of alleys and narrow streets within them. The views from the village are spectacular, and there are few tourists. In 2012 Castiglione was voted as one of the nicest villages in Italy.

There are 2 restaurants, several bars and shops bar within a few minutes walk from the villa. An excellent shop/bar, where you can buy decent wine on draft and excellent local organic produce, is 10 minutes walk. A small market operates weekly.

Mountain biking, hill walking and horse riding are all available locally. The stables are 30 minutes walk.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Pisa: 70.0 km
Railway: Castelnuovo Garfagnana: 6.0 km
Flights to Pisa Airport from several UK airports including Gatwick, Stanstead, Prestwick, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Bournemouth, Leeds/Bradford and Manchester. Operators include Jet2, Ryanair and BA. Other destinations Genoa, Milan-Bergamo, Bologna.

Trains to Lucca, Pisa, Viareggio, Florence, Aulla.

An English speaking mini-bus taxi can be arranged for airport pick-ups at a cost of 120 Euros e/w. It is also available for other excursions and local pick-ups.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
Nearby cities
Lombardy Villas (6,368)
Tuscany Villas (25,129)
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