Mountain view home in hilltop village - Tuscany home swap
Our beautiful village house is situated in a hilltop village in northern Tuscany. It is south facing with stunning views over the mountains.
Built into the mountain side on four levels .It can accommodate up to 10 people in five bedrooms.
On the top floor there are two attic bedrooms( doubles) simply furnished and a large games room with a small snooker table, table football, children's toys and books
On the next floor there are three double bedrooms ,two en suite and a large family bathroom.
Next: Open plan hall ,sitting room leading too a large veranda enclosed on three sides so if the sun is shining you can sit there at any time of the year .A study / computer /tv room and a cloakroom. Stairs lead down to a large kitchen and utility area.
Outside the kitchen is a loggia with a large dining table and a terrace.The house has a pretty garden.
Parents with small children or anyone with mobility problems should be aware that there are a lot of stairs and particular care needs to be taken when using the veranda which has relatively low walls which everyone wants to sit on!
The house is reached on foot from a car park approximately 250 meters away.
About the location
Our house is situated in the Gargfagnana, a beautiful and relatively undiscovered area of Tuscany,. It is approximately 30 kilometres from Lucca and one hour from Pisa. The coast is one hours drive away and in the winter skiing is possible in the mountains at Abetone ,approximately 45 minutes drive.
Florence is approximately 1.5 hours by car or train. Siena 2.5 hours
The village has two bars and an alimentart for basic purchases and is situated 10 minutes drive from the nearest small town where there is a range of shops, restaurants and a station from which direct connections to Pisa can be made.
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- Children welcome
- Car exchange offered
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Horse riding
- Car recommended
Closest airport: Pisa
Nearest city: Lucca
Property type: House
Location type: Lakes/Mountains