Villa del Fiume
Tuscany - Lunigiana
Villa del Fiume - Lunigiana - Tuscany
6 Bedrooms – Pool
Location and Surrounding Area. This exclusive estate is set within the heart of northern Tuscany with breath-taking scenery of the Apuan Alps between Cinque Terre and Lucca. A variety of plants and fruit trees accompany the guests to revel in this villa which is a place where the light breeze accompanies views of the countryside. Villa del Fiume is a villa perfect for wandering, exploring and relaxing. Days spent lounging around the pool, visiting the local villages, sipping wine at sunset will decidedly bring magic and calm to your vacation. The immense farmhouse and barn have been meticulously restored to carefully preserve its history yet with the inclusion of luxury and modernity. The house is only minutes from the quaint hillside town of Aulla so shops, restaurants and services are easily accessible.
Lunigiana is a perfect location for travel to some of Italy’s most prized attractions. For those seeking relaxing luxury beach days, Forte dei Marmi is less than an hour away. This seaside resort has a history of luxury, famous guests and pleasure and is brimming with excellent restaurants, shops and high-end boutiques and the sea has been awarded the “Bandiera Blu”, the highest seal excellence for clean water in Italy. Another incredible coastal area near the villa is the famed Cinque Terre national park named after the five pastel-colored connecting hill towns. A UNESCO World Heritage Site has some of the most spectacular hiking trails on the Italian Riviera.
Another wonderful place to visit is Lucca, about an hour’s drive from Villa del Fiume. A town founded by the Etruscans and famous for its towers and ancient ruins, you can see the Piazza dell’Anfiteatro, the cathedral of San Marino and the clock tower to enjoy the romantic air of this quaint city. Pisa is an unforgettable gem to visit and can be reached also in an hour. With the leaning tower, Duomo and baptistery some of the most-visited tourist sites in Italy, it is impossible to be in the area without visiting Galileo’s old stomping grounds. Admire the white marble glistening in the twilight sun as you sip an aperitivo with friends at the Campo dei Miracoli or Piazza dei Cavalieri.
For a day trip, take a leisurely drive to the cultural capital of Florence, with its art, architecture and unforgettable piazzas, the villa is a perfect location for visiting this enchanting city. The capital of the Renaissance, Florence is one of the most sought-after destinations in Europe. Brunelleschi’s masterpiece red dome rests on the captivating cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore gleaming with pinks and greens. The Uffizi museum featuring Botticelli, Michelangelo, Titian and da Vinci is situated near the unforgettable Ponte Vecchio. There are so many things to experience in this magical place but who could pass up the opportunity to see the mastery of Michelangelo’s Davide up close?
Another fantastic day trip is to the Alpi Apuane to take a hike on the numerous paths, visit caves or famous Mt. Corchia in the National Park full of five million years of geological history. Antro del Corchia, with the lush green of the Apennines, is also home to many kinds of animals, flowers and plants and will promise a peaceful day trip with picture-perfect views.
Sleeping up to 13 people, Villa del Fiume is an oasis for a large family or group and it a perfect place for poolside get-togethers. The villa is just a little over 14 km from Aulla, Lunigiana is 20 km and Cinque Terre is 60 km. Florence Amerigo Vespucci International Airport is 145 km and the Pisa International Airport is 90 km. Forte dei Marmi is 50 kilometres, Lucca is 83 km and Pisa is 90 km. Florence is 150 km from the villa, and Mt. Corchia is 60 kilometres.
The Property. This estate combines the beauty of the Tuscan countryside with all the wonders of the city of culture, food and wine on your doorstep. Between the farmhouse and the first floor of the barn, there is enough space for three families. The beautifully manicured fenced garden has an array of flowers and plants such as roses, hibiscus, buddleias which make for a luscious escape within surrounding landscape. The enchanting pool is exquisite within the meticulously cultivated natural setting. The multiple lounging and entertaining areas are perfectly exquisite among the flora and fauna of the property.
Villa del Fiume is an immense, light-filled estate filled with impeccably decorated buildings complete with the finest décor. This villa can easily house thirteen people in its various buildings on the property. Each bedroom has modern and comfortable furnishings, sumptuous linens and sleek bathrooms. There are many places to lounge and the outdoor areas are beautifully furnished and there is ample room for al fresco dining. This pool area is designed for lounging, sunbathing and wonderful conversations in the breeze coming off of the olive trees lining the property to inspire wonderful moments of relaxation.
The 280 square meter farmhouse has a beautiful sitting room full of spaces for relaxing and a woodstove. There is chimney for cosy evenings and a library. The fully equipped kitchen has two ovens and a washing machine. The sitting room and kitchen give way to an immense veranda with tables to seat fourteen people. There is also a large barbeque, a pizza oven and a large canopy so people can rest in the shade. The main house has four bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with freestanding bath and shower. There are two additional double rooms and another with two twin beds and a third sliding bed which share a bathroom. The west-facing barn overlooks the Apuan Alps and the pool. There is a large double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and another double bedroom which shares the bathroom with the main bedroom.
The outdoor area has a stunning pool which overlooks the Tuscan countryside. Guests can be shaded by the iron pergola and there are loungers, a hammock and an array of furniture for enjoying the outside time to the fullest. Enjoy a nice walk to the village of Serricciolo if the stream at the bottom of the grounds is dry. There you can find various stores, restaurants, bars and a butcher selling local cheese and meat. You can also see unforgettable Pizzo d’Uccello on the Apuan Alps while having an aperitivo in the sun-drenched garden. There is also private parking on the property.
This sophisticated property is full of comforts and tailor-made amenities. Dip in the pool and savour the landscape or sip a glass of Brunello in the sunset and enjoy this dream-like landscape at Villa del Fiume.
- 3 double bedrooms
- 1 Twin bedroom
- 2 bathrooms
- A barn with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and a kitchen
- Living Room
- Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher
- Laundry with washing machine
- Dining room
- Swimming pool with furnished poolside area
- Large garden
- Outdoor dining area
- Pizza Oven
- Onsite parking
|ADSL Wi-Fi Internet||Barbecue||Country Views|
|Parking||Swimming Pool||Washing machine|
* Please note: the included amenities may vary according to final agreement, make sure to check your contract for complete list.
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