Casa Irene, a wonderful stone cottage

Pescaglia, Tuscany, Italy
Casa Irene, a wonderful stone cottage
2 bedrooms
4 guests
3 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4
Type: Cottage
Per night: €65
Per week: €395
Pets allowed: No
Internet: No
Description of the Pescaglia vacation cottage rental
Casa Irene is a double-floor stony house placed in the town centre, with an independent access and open-air spaces; it is placed about 300 mt from the parking, as cars cannot enter the town centre.
The conservative intervention and the furniture, made of ancient typical Tuscan pieces, make it an intimate and welcoming "nest-shelter". This house is unique for its vista from the building and from the garden over the amphiteatre made by the hills, which continues down to the sea.
At the ground floor there is and entrance, a broom closet with the washing machine, a kitchen and a bathroom with shower (no window); at the first floor there is a small bedroom with a single bed and the big sitting room-bedroom with a French double bed. From the first floor one can enter the private roof garden furnished with table, beach umbrella and beach chair.

Convenient for 2/3 person, max. 4

Fiorella Banti

Area Information
Colognora di Pescaglia, 600 Mt above the mean sea-level, it's an enchanted corner of the middle valley of Serchio, surrounded by centenary chestnut woods and olive trees.
Its houses, which are mostly stone houses with big stony gates, the narrow streets and stone-paved lanes, the great opening towards the South, which allows the guests to enjoy an astonishing vista over the landscape and the small hamlets and, on clear days, up to the plain of Lucca, Capannori, Livorno and the sea; it's a town where one can breathe the warm and comfortable atmosphere of old times, and a healthy air too.
It's a real cure-all for relaxing moments and for discovering the benefits a life based on a "slow rhythm".

The village does not have shops, bars or restaurants and the goods are brought on alternate days or weekly by hawkers.
The closest restaurant is in Vetriano, which is less than 2 km far from the village, and it can be reached on foot as well. Various kinds of shops and supermarkets, bars, pastry shops and restaurants can be found in Diecimo or Borgo a Mozzano, which are 10-15 km far from the village.

Colognora can also be the base for daily trips. Lucca is only a 30-min drive from it, like the old thermal baths of Bagni di Lucca; Barga, the Garfagnana, the Versilia seaside and the Abetone mountains are only about one-hour drive from it. Not far from Colognora there are also some of the most interesting cities for tourists in Tuscany as Pisa, Florence and Siena.
It is also a convenient base for sports activities in contact with nature such as trekking, nordic walking, paraglinder, mountain bike and horse riding, whose schools, masters and associations are all placed in villages nearby.

About the owner

Owner Profile

Fiorella Banti

Fiorella Banti

Fiorella Banti

  • School:

    liceo artistico statale di Lucca
  • About:

    I am from Livorno but I live in Lucca for choice and love.
    I've studied art but my career did not follow the artistic ambitions I had as a youngster but my other passion: travelling.
    My passions, travelling and the arts, do balance in my life. What I want to experiment now is the culture of "staying"...
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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jun 01 2016 Oct 31 2016 €65 €65 €395 €1,300 3 Nights
Check Out: 11 a.m.
Deposits: a security deposit of 150 euros will be required at the arrival
Other Fees: the price are intended for 1-3 person. Extra price for 4th bed added € 10,- per night
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