Villa La Fosciana is a recently restored farmhouse villa with a large 10 x 7 metre swimming pool in private grounds including forest walkways. The owner is a well known ornithologist and guests will love the atmospheric grounds of the estate. Villa Fosciana is in the National Park of the wonderful Garfagnana area, arguably the most scenically beautiful part of Tuscany.
The most striking aspect of the restoration of the house has been the creation of the enclosed terrace, now part of the living area, which has 2 walls almost entirely constructed of enormous windows, giving a dramatic view of the Garfagnana, and the fantastic sunsets which can be observed from this part of the valley. The main part of the large living room has an imposing open fireplace, comfortable and stylish furniture, an elegant dining table and small, fully equipped modern kitchen. There are 3 lovely bedrooms, 2 double and one twin, all with en-suite bathrooms and doors to the sun terrace.
What really makes Villa Fosciana different from other holiday villas in Tuscany with pools are the extensive grounds which hold chestnut and alpine woods, fruit orchards, olive groves and cultivated terraces. There are paths throughout, giving access to a private, romantic and safe natural environment, with the whole range of the unique mix of flora and fauna which can be found in the Garfagnana.
A farmer lives close by and can be found tending the fields and forest.
Gorge walking, caving, cooking classes, food tasting, wine tasting, city tours
Reached by a tree lined avenue, the Villa Fosciana has been beautifully restored preserving the ancient chestnut beams and terracotta floors typical in Tuscany. The villa is furnished with taste and elegance throughout, with interesting antique furniture. As the estate has been owned by the family for centuries, portraits of their ancestors adorn the walls, showing a strong link not only with an aristocratic past but also with the rustic ambiance of the simple rural Garfagnana life.
The owners will meet you on arrival. Alternatively, if they can not meet you, keys will be arranged to be left somewhere agreed in advance.
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Please note that usage-based cost can occur additionally. If you have any questions please get in touch with the owner directly.
Cancellation must be made in writing. The cancellation charge will be the full deposit if you cancel more than 8 weeks before departure. The following cancellation charges will apply. Less than 8 weeks but more than 4 weeks before departure 70% of the total rental price will be charged and cancellation less than 4 weeks before arrival 100% of the rental price will be charged. We will endeavour to re-book any cancelled booking and if successful will only charge you an administration fee of £30
Central heating is measured and paid to the owner. 25% deposit required to reserve the property
Company Friends of Tuscany - Mrs. Molly McKean
We speak: English
We are a small, family run, friendly service providing accommodation, activities and specialized information about the Garfagnana region of northern Tuscany. We have been a property rental managers in this area for 30 years, the very first agency specialising in Garfagnana
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