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Gemignani Lisa

Member since: 2010
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Speaks english, french, spanish, italian

Stone farmhouse ancient tuscan village ' house Sky ' - Casa Pietra

30 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Boveglio holiday apartment

House with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the heart of Tuscany

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Our Farmhouse' Casa sotto la Torre ' is on the cover of the magazine CasAntica n 57 (January / February 2014)

The Farmhouse 'Casa sotto la Torre' is located in the shadow of the medieval clock tower, is still running.

Immersed in the green of the chestnut trees that surround the entire country.

The farmhouse is divided into two houses: 'House House Land and Sky'.

Completely exposed to the south offer, from their windows, a view that has no equal, where, below, nestled between tall trees is the old church in the country.

Staying in the old farmhouse dating back to 1700 and is an experience that leaves its mark. For a holiday full of atmosphere of which are saturated with the two houses, with their stone walls, original terracotta floors, and ceilings in wooden beams and bricks. The original design has been expertly restored to perfection by merging with modern comfort.

A Casa Cielo and Casa Terra spend a holiday of complete relaxation, where you will be able to breathe the essence of this magical land. Tuscany.

In Case you will find some tourist maps to visit Tuscany.

Historical notes: The farmhouse dates back to 1700, and was recently restored by the owners while preserving the characteristics of Tuscan architecture, with exposed stone walls, paved with bricks made by hand and chestnut beamed ceilings and tiled floors. The furniture is the original and the atmosphere that you breathe is that of the past, where the pace of life seems to slow down ....

The first document that refers to Boveglio dates back to 757 AD The town is surrounded by walls and has a very rich artistic heritage, dominated by the imposing clock tower, which was also the medieval tower for spotting of the enemy armies. The country's current economy is based on agriculture to the chestnut harvest, where the flour is excellent, and the development of quality tourism.

More Details

Details for Casa Pietra 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

Casa Pietra is the perfect mix of old and modern.

Its majestic vaulted stone that decorates the kitchen fits in perfectly with the room of the sauna and the hot tub, with their stone walls and the ceilings with chestnut beams and ancient bricks.

The two comfortable bedrooms and a large bathroom with a large shower, harmonize throughout the house, which opens and you find out who has the good fortune to stay there.

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Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gemignani Lisa (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks english, french, spanish, italian

About Gemignani Lisa

From an early age I wanted to 'live' in Tuscany, and I'm very attached to my roots, as I was taught by my parents and my grandparents.

Growing up then I met my wife, and has strengthened my and our Tuscan spirit, to the point of wanting to share with others. From our shared passion was born the idea of ​​buying a house and planning our dream ...

Gemignani Lisa purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Gemignani Lisa chose Media Valle del Serchio

Ever since we started to renovate the first brick of the house, our dream was to create a place where our guests can feel at ease, and entering, breathed an atmosphere of genuine familiarity.

For us, the Tuscany is part of our lives: it is the air we breathe and the food we eat. And it's nice to know what it means to the tourists 'live' Tuscany ....

What makes this apartment unique

Each house is divided when the house has its own characteristic:

Casa Cielo has a sun terrace protected by stone walls that ensure the tranquility and superb views.

And 'the angle that best characterizes it .......

Casa Terra has a Tuscan kitchen with stone fireplace. A room truly superb.

Casa Pietra as well as being beautiful and in Tuscan style, has exclusive sauna and hot tub.

While Casa Il Nido is ideal for a romantic break in two

Reviews

4.9
based on 30 traveller reviews

Casa Pietra
average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews
5

Beautiful, rustic and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this rustic Italian farmhouse. Very comfortable, well equipped with fantastic views. The Hot tub and sauna were the perfect way to relax after exploring the Italian countryside.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Fabulous Property!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful experience! My family and I (3 children) loved this property. The owner immediately showed us the property and the property grounds. My children took to the playground immediately and I could not tear away from the stunning views of the balcony. The sitting room/Jacuzzi/spa is just an added bonus. The views are spectacular; however, be warned the drive is windy and steep, take it slow! Less than 5 min away is a local pizza restaurant that is wonderful and a local restaurant that has plenty of seating upstairs. A longer drive back down the hill you can find much more. We loved our stay here and will recommend it to all family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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5

We loved Casa Pietra and the village

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in Casa Pietra in July 2015 and loved the villa and the little village (Boveglio) it's in. Thoroughly charming and relaxing. The lavender infused air and the views were lovely. The drive to Florence, Pisa, and Lucca were all straightforward. Trattorias in the neighboring villages offered delicious fare. Italy was insanely hot, but Boveglio was heavenly.

The property was clean and well-maintained, and Luca was a good property manager/owner.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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5

An oasis in the tuscan hills

  • 5 of 5

Italy was hot....I mean HOT. 38-39C in the shade and whilst its a bit of a drive up the hilly road to Casa Pietra the cooler temperatures and breeze makes it well worth the effort. The house has been really beautifully restored, and fitted out very well. The partly rendered white walls and exposed stone give it a lot of character, and we found the house spotlessly clean. We never really thought we would use the hot tub in the middle of summer, but on a low setting it was really nice to cool off after a long hot day sightseeing.

Lisa & Luca were easily contactable by email, and whilst we didn't speak Italian, they were able to google translate our messages and helped recover a lost handbag at the local police station. When we did have a minor problem with hot water Luca came out on a Sunday to fix it which was beyond the call of duty.

I would recommend Casa Pietra to anyone wanting a tranquil place to stay with beautiful views over the tree covered hills. Favourite places Lucca inside the historic walls, and Barga. We will have fond memories of our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ricevere ed ospitare turisti è una grande soddisfazione per me e la mia famiglia, e cerchiamo sempre di offrire un servizio completo e discreto. Perché le vacanze devono essere, per il nostro ospite, motivo di tranquillità e di relax. E quando questo avviene siamo contenti.
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Relaxing Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Casa Pietra was a wonderful relaxing retreat to start our holidays in Italy. We stayed here with our 6 month old son for a week. It was a week filled with a perfect mix of quiet days, exploring Boveglio and the surrounding villages, and sight seeing - days trips to Florence, Cinque Terre and San Gimignano. The apartment was very clean, well equipped with all we needed, complete with a play pen and high chair for the baby, and the sauna and jacuzzi were a perfect way to unwind at the end of the day. There are supermarkets close by in Collodi or Bagni di Lucca and the bread van comes every day with delicious bread. The views are beautiful and the town and the grounds around are great to wander. Lisa and Luca were great to deal with, answering all our questions and making sure we had everything we needed. All and all, a great stay and we hope to be back again one day!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: E' da pochi anni che io e mia moglie abbiamo iniziato questa avventura, ed ogni volta che un ospite decide di soggiornare da noi, è come se fosse la prima volta. E vogliamo che si senta a suo agio ed in famiglia. E siamo molto felici quando riusciamo nel nostro intento ed i nostri ospiti rimangono soddisfatti. Questo ci da molte motivazioni a cercare di migliorarsi sempre per offrire un servizio sempre migliore e far godere le vacanze a tutti i nostri ospiti...
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5

Wunderschöner Urlaub!

  • 5 of 5

Hallo,

wir waren für 2 Wochen in dieser wundervollen Wohnung. Wir hatten unsere eigene Sauna und Jacuzzi, soviel Luxus sind wir gar nicht gewöhnt :) .

Es war genügend Platz für uns und unsere 2 Kinder. Die Küche war mit allem ausgestattet was man braucht und die frischen Kräuter aus dem eigenen Garten sind einfach ein Traum.

Die Räume sind mit viel Liebe zum Detail eingerichtet und der Ausblick ist einfach nur schön.

Zum Meer und Strand sind es ca. 1 h mit dem Auto, die Straßen sind sehr eng, wie man es eben aus der Toskana kennt, aber dafür wird man mit einer einzigartigen Landschaft entlohnt.

Man kann jede Menge Ausflüge unternehmen nach Pisa, Florenze, Lucca usw. . Ganz in der Nähe befindet sich auch das berühmte Pinoccio Dorf Collodi .

Wir versuchen auf jeden Fall so bald es geht dort wieder Urlaub machen zu können.

Lucca und Lisa sind sehr nette und aufgeschlossene Gastgeber und mit google translate kann man sich auch gut verständigen :)

Viele Grüße

Alex, Jessika, Lieselotte und Konstantin

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ringraziamo infinitamente tutte le famiglie che incontriamo nel nostro casale, perchè riescono a capire tutto il lavoro che abbiamo fatto e l'atmosfera familiare e amichevole con cui apriamo loro le nostre case. Noi ce la mettiamo tutta affinchè i nostri ospiti possano vivere la Toscana nella sua intimità. E non smetteremo mai di ringraziarli per aver scelto Casa Cielo- Terra - Pietra- Il Nido, per vivere questa meravigliosa esperienza.
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Bar Ferrari
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Pescia
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Chiesina Uzzanese
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Cavallino Biaco
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Versilia
Car: necessary

The farmhouse' Casa sotto la torre', is located at a height of 780, is like a gem set in the nature of Toscany. The house have be made out of an old farmhouse from the late 1700s, and have been recently renovated keeping the characteristics of Tuscan architecture intact, with original features such as beams, stone walls and visible terracotta ceiling tiles. The original furnischings have been skilfully restored and completed with arte povera furniture, giving the two houses a unique atmosphere, where the old the new are perfectly integrated, giving you at the same time all the necessary commodities.

They offer possibility to visit all the major cities of art such as Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Arezzo...not forgetting the wonderful mountain area of Garfagnana, that's so rich in old medieval towns. Nearby, in the town of Collodi, it's possible to visit the park of the world's most famous puppet Pinocchio.... an event that the youngsters shouldn't loose.... and a unique occasion for the not so young too!!!!

Other Activities: Thermae Bagni di Lucca

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Boveglio, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Stagione 2016
6 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
A$157 **
A$571 **
A$2,140
 
 
Stagione 2016
18 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$300 **
A$1,284 **
 
 
Stagione
11 Feb 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$185 **
A$571 **
 
 
Stagione
2 Apr 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$214 **
A$856 **
 
 
Stagione
18 Jun 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$257 **
A$1,213 **
 
 
Stagione
27 Aug 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$214 **
A$856 **
 
 
Stagione
28 Oct 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$314 **
A$1,213 **
 
 
Stagione
2 Nov 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$185 **
A$713 **
 
 
Stagione
24 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$357 **
A$2,140 **
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$71
pulizia A$128
consumi A$ 5 per person per night

La tariffa è per appartamento.
I ragazzi con età inferiore ad anni 14, usufruiranno di uno sconto, mentre i bambini al di sotto dei 4 anni soggiorneranno gratuitamente.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for Casa Pietra in Boveglio, Italy

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Filtered Water
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 double bed
    Camera da letto 2 - 1 double bed
Entertainment:
  • books - kids
  • games - kids
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes:
Casa Pietra, in addition to offering a truly lovely view of the valley, offers to guests, a room with two beds and sauna, as well as a room with a jacuzzi.