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Metato, romantic, stunning views, pool*

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
4 nights minimum
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Stunning views and beautiful garden! There are 3 properties on site, of which we have chosen 2 to let. Both have have been converted into light, airy, spacious and well equipped holiday homes sharing a pool. Each propertyindividually equipped, with personal entrance and personal eating out area with BBQ's. The Chestnut house/Metato is detached and situated separately, providing romantic accommodation for a couple or small family.The cottage can be hired too. Internally, the Chestnut house, has beamed ceilings throughout, and each property has the benefit of an open fireplace (as well as heating for cooler months). This is an ideal spot for couples and families looking for a totally peaceful holiday with amazing views, yet within easy reach of local tourist activities Metato, sleeping ...Stunning views and beautiful garden! There are 3 properties on site, of which we have chosen 2 to let. Both have have been converted into light, airy, spacious and well equipped holiday homes sharing a pool. Each propertyindividually equipped, with personal entrance and personal eating out area with BBQ's. The Chestnut house/Metato is detached and situated separately, providing romantic accommodation for a couple or small family.The cottage can be hired too. Internally, the Chestnut house, has beamed ceilings throughout, and each property has the benefit of an open fireplace (as well as heating for cooler months). This is an ideal spot for couples and families looking for a totally peaceful holiday with amazing views, yet within easy reach of local tourist activities Metato, sleeping 2 plus 1 : Detached converted chestnut house with beamed ceilings throughout. Enter into living/dining room with open fire and small sofa bed. SAT TV, and DVD Lead through to small but well equipped kitchen with oven, hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher Upstairs to mezzanine floor - romantic double bedroom with arch beamed ceilings and en suite shower room Outside personal eating terrace overlooking pool and further private garden area at back of house. Shared facilities: Pool with stunning views 10:7M x 5M Laundry room Wifi access (€20 per week) Grounds - hectares of chestnut woods A little about location: Situated in the heart of the Garfagnana, in the depths of the countryside, with mountain views, but only 1km from the closest village and restaurant, this property offers both total peace, yet is within easy distance of the fully walled, Mediaeval City of Lucca,1 hour; Pisa 90 mins; Florence 1 hr 40 mins and the medieaval town of Barga 20 minutes The local town of Gallicano is less than a 15 minute drive, and here one can find a train station for easy exploring, shops, bars, restaurants, weekly market and a hypermarket. The market town of Castelnuovo with its famous Thursday morning market, and various bars and restaurants is only a 20minute drive too. The real beauty of this area however is the stunning scenery and hundreds of beautiful hilltop villages to explore….. Perfect for walkers, this property is within walking distance of the most famous Mountain Peak in the area – Pan del Croce. TOURIST TAX - Do note that there is a local stay tax applicable at €1 per person per night, up to a maximum of 5 nights. This does not apply to children under 14.More
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About the Manager
Lorraine Venturelli (Property Manager Tuscan Retreats Ltd)
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

What a wonderful location and welcoming host. Lorriano cannot do enough for you, the house is an ideal get away from the stress and pace of Everyday life. This was our 3rd visit and for our honeymoon; we have already rebooked for September 2017.

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank andyb123456789
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My travel and accommodation history spans snow holes to seven star accommodation and the fact that I'm returning to Metato, for the fourth time, speaks volumes. This is the Italian, Rural Idyll. Metato is a beautifully converted chestnut hut, offering stunning views and the perfect,...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank jayne207
Management response:Responded 11 July 2016

Thank you for your comprehensive review of the property and the area! It is really satisfying to find that others also fall in love with this stunning location ! Loriano looks forward to seeing you again later in the year. Lorraine at Tuscan-retreats.com

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

When we first arrived, Loriano was already waiting for us. He greeted us and made us feel like home immediately. There was also a delicious cake waiting for us inside (Liviana made it). During our stay Loriano has checked on us daily. He made sure...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank SarahCottriau
Management response:Responded 21 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review this place, and we are glad to hear that you will continue returning! I fully understand why you feel it is like 'coming home' when arriving since Loriano is a great host and I feel the location...More

Reviewed 20 June 2016

The stay in la Foce was fantastic from the very first second. We were welcomed by the always smiling owner Loriano, who showed us 'our' house and the beautiful garden and pool. Loriano offered us some vegetables fresh from the garden, and immediately made a...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank _hildeadams
Management response:Responded 21 June 2016

Thank you for taking your time to review this property. We are glad you love the gardens and pool and that you enjoyed the home grown produce! We know you are now regular guests, and Loriano and Liviana look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 16 June 2016

Lovely little ‘cottage’ converted from old chestnut barn. We found our stay very romantic, with the most amazing scenery to enjoy. It was great to have a little detached place to ourselves with our own little garden. We shared the pool which was spotlessly clean....More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank 11alan500
Management response:Responded 17 June 2016

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you another time. lorraine at tuscan-retreats.com

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in the heart of the Garfagnana, in the depths of the countryside, with mountain views, but only 1km from the closest village and restaurant, this property offers both total peace, yet is within easy distance of the fully walled, Mediaeval City of Lucca,1 hour; Pisa 90 mins; Florence 1 hr 40 mins and the medieaval town of Barga 20 minutes The local town of Gallicano is less than a 15 minute drive, and here one can find a train station for easy exploring, shops, bars, restaurants, weekly market and a hypermarket. The market town of Castelnuovo with its famous Thursday morning market, and various bars and restaurants is only a 20minute drive too. The real beauty of this area however is the stunning scenery and hundreds of beautiful hilltop villages to explore….. Perfect for walkers...
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