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Pescia - Casa degli Ulivi

Casa degli Ulivi is a uniquely situated villa in the hills East of Pescia. The house lies in the middle of nature with spectacular views into the green valley. The pool has got parasols and sunbeds. Do you like walking? From the house you walk right into nature where you can take several walking trails.

Lay-out:
Ground floor
Living room with open fireplace, two arm chairs and a couch which converts into a comfortable 1,5 bed. Dining room with dinner table suitable for 10-12 persons, two arm chairs and buffet. Large kitchen with single stone sink, 5-rings gascooker and hot air oven, cooker hood, dish washer, large fridge/freezer, table with 6 chairs.
1st floor
Two double bedrooms, of which one with ensuite bathroom, and the other with family bathroom on the corridor. Both bath rooms have a shower, washing basin, toilet and bidet.
2nd floor
Two double bedrooms (with possibility of 4 single beds) each with it's own bathroom. Washing room with washing machine.

About the surroundings

Casa degli Ulivi is situated outside Pescia. The region is marked as protected area which means that no new houses can be built to maintain the historical character as much as possible. The landscape with it's hills and mountains is of a unique beautiness, f.e. views to thick chestnut woods, olive groves and fruit trees. Apart from the usual asfalt roads the very worthwhile to visit ten 'Castella'-villages are connected with eachother through walking trails. The height of this mountain landscape varies from 100 m, till the highest mountain in the area, the Battifolle of 1.106 m.

This area belongs to the province of Pistoia en is known as 'Valdinievole'. It is situated in the heart of Tuscany and is known for it's excellent kitchen and good wines. There are many restaurants in the surroundings where you can eat and drink at very reasonable prices. Down in the valley is Pescia with a Saturday market on the Piazza Mazzini. There is a ski resort in Abetone (60km) and there are sandy beaches in Viareggio en Lido di Camaiore (40km). Nearerby there is Lucca with it's stone walls and Montecatini Terme with several health spa's and a 18-holes golf court. In the direct area you will find several swimming pools, tennis courts and a pony-manege.

How to get there

At 15 min. driving from Pescia. At 20 min. drive from the ten early-mediaeval 'Castella'-villages. Driving time from Pescia to Florence or Pisa by train or car is approx. 1 hour. Both cities have an international airport with car rental possibilities.



Prices


2 - 6 sleeps

7 - 8 sleeps

9 - 10 sleeps

27.03.2010 - 29.05.2010

€ 1.250

€ 1.450

€ 1.750

29.05.2010 - 03.07.2010
04.09.2010 - 02.10.2010

€ 1.350

€ 1.650

€ 1.950

03.07.2010 - 04.09.2010

€ 2.500

€ 2.500

€ 2.500

02.10.2010 - 30.10.2010

€ 1.250

€ 1.450

€ 1.750


Good to know when booking

Mentioned prices are per week. Minimum stay is 1 week. The week is from Saturday 4 p.m. till the next Saturday 10.30 p.m.; in low Season the day of arrival is negotiable. The maximum number of persons must not be exceeded. The pool is open from 1st of June till 1st of October.


Prices are inclusive:
- Bedlinen, kitchen and bath towels (excluded beach towels) per person per week. Bedlinen is changed two weekly; kithchen- and bath towels weekly.
- electricity, gas and water
- use of the pool and stone barbecue
- use of television
- use of washing machine
- final cleaning.

Prices are exclusive:
- central heating (if necessary).
From November till February some heating is necessary;
in October, March and April sometimes in the evening hours.


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