Contempo Rustic Tuscan Farmhouse home swap

Great for a family holiday. Inersed in 4 acres of terraced garden with pool with view...theatrical setting. Designed as a family home. You can experience true rural tuscan lifestyle...with all you need to cook and relax. Books about area, Italian cuisine and culture are plentifull. The home belonged to my late parents who ran food and wine and walking holidays , the house with its open plan contempo rustic feel is a unique space, also reviewed in Bella Italia magazine. All materials are local river stone walls and chestnet beams at one with its soroundings.

About the location

Sleeps up to 7. Mediterranean garden oasis framed lavender and rosemary, olive groves and fruit trees thrive. A vineyard to enjoy a sun set-aperitivo "Alpi Apuane" views. Set in the "Parco del Apeninno Tosco-Emilliano". Under 60mins: Cinque Terre, fashionable coastal towns of the "Golfo dei Poeti", Lucca, 15mins walk into the medieval market town Bagnone. Family or friends retreat. Intimate honeymoon hideaway? Intimacy immersed in nature with the Dolce Vita Hipe next door.Designed by former restauranters and Italofiles (with 30 years of local residence), the location, style and house facilities provide you with all the necessary to experience a rural Tuscan lifestyle. Our local rep will be on call to share all local knowledge and assist you as and when. The renovation adopts all local traditional materials: stone, terracotta and chestnut wood with a contemporise flare. 15 mins walk into the medieval market town of Bagnone which offers local trattorie, pizzerie and fine dinning, although the land itself, woodland and wildlife is a foragers paradise! Our local restaurant (10 mins onfoot) is shadowed by the medieval Malgrate castle (en-route of the "via Francigena" the infamous Pilgramidge from Canterberry to Rome), here you can enjoy the local vino in local Tuscan hillside company. River swimming in Bagnone is at its best with an array of rock pools and hidden waterfalls up stream to discover... Local village festivals are also in abundance. The 15 mins drive to motorway exists connect easily with the cultural cities of Florence(1. 30), (Lucca 50 mins), Pisa (60mins), (Genova 60mins), Parma(60mins), Bologna and Milan 2. 1/2 hours. The great Tuscan Ligurian coastal destinations are also well under the hours reach.

Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Non Simultaneous Exchange
  • Open to Offers
  • Housesitting Offered

Conditions of home exchange

  • Pets welcome
  • Children welcome

Bagnone (HE31749)

Massa-Carrara,   Italy

  • 3 bed   (sleeps 7) 3 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Open to offers

Dates available

June 2015 - June 2015

Swap duration: 1 - 2 weeks


Meet the member

Adults: 2      Children: 1

Membership expiry date: 20 Feb 2015