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Mengarinella

6 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Barga, with private pool, 6 hectares of land - Sleeping 2 Small romantic converted chestnut house with its own large private pool, situated in 6 hectares of organic farmland and chestnut woods. This newly converted chestnut house has been lovingly restored with a great deal of care and personal attention by the owners The property has a real romantic feel and is complete with four poster bed! On the ground floor there is a living area with large windows and arched doorway out to patio, separated from the kitchen/dining area by a circular working fireplace which sits in the middle of the room and therefore heats the entire floor. Kitchen has oven, hob, fridge, washing machine… living area has working fireplace, dvd player. Up the spiral staircase there is a lovely romantic double ...Barga, with private pool, 6 hectares of land - Sleeping 2 Small romantic converted chestnut house with its own large private pool, situated in 6 hectares of organic farmland and chestnut woods. This newly converted chestnut house has been lovingly restored with a great deal of care and personal attention by the owners The property has a real romantic feel and is complete with four poster bed! On the ground floor there is a living area with large windows and arched doorway out to patio, separated from the kitchen/dining area by a circular working fireplace which sits in the middle of the room and therefore heats the entire floor. Kitchen has oven, hob, fridge, washing machine… living area has working fireplace, dvd player. Up the spiral staircase there is a lovely romantic double aspect 4 poster bedroom with doors placed opposite the bed, to take advantage of the wonderful views.. There is also a good sized modern shower room The covered outdoor eating area boasts the most fantastic views of the mountains, and is high above Barga which is a beautiful city lit up at night, creating a very romantic place to Eat 'al fresco' and for enjoying those last glasses of wine of the day! The property is located high in the mountains, thus ensuring it is never 'too' hot, and it really feels it is possible to touch the stars at night! The private 'infinity style' swimming pool (10M x 5M plus roman steps) is high above the house so as not to totally spoil the traditional feel of the property, and to ensure it remains totally out of sight. The view from the pool is wonderful and the style of pool means it feels one is swimming in the mountains. Ample sunbathing area, and covered pergola for relaxing in the shade. NB: Not suitable for elderly or affect due to steep Climb to the pool. Please also note that there are also a couple of resident cats in the grounds - they are tame and friendly. A little about location: The property is just a 10/15 minute drive up into the hills from the mediaeval town of Barga, with its hilly windy cobbled streets, duomos, 10th Century cathedral and ancient architecture. Barga is also renowned in the area for its good quality, but reasonably priced restaurants. There are often outdoor concerts/plays performed many times free of charge, usually based on the classics/jazz, and during the festas the town often puts on wonderful firework displays. Barga itself is circa 1 hour from Pisa, 1 hr 30 mins from Florence; 45 minutes from the walled mediaeval city of Lucca and close to the National Parks of the Apuane Alps. Hilltop villages abound, and exploring can be either townie or totally rural - the choice is yours.which is famous for its windy cobbled streets, wonderful restaurants, mediaeval architecture, and outdoor concerts. For airports, Pisa is 1 hr 15 mins, Florence 1 hr 30 mins; Genoa, Bologna and 2.5 hrs each. More
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About the Manager
Lorraine Venturelli (Property Manager Tuscan Retreats Ltd)
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Fabulous views and very private. Many great restaurants in The local area. Will definitely be visiting again!

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank weebrummy1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The views from the pool would be hard to beat anywhere in the world. Just stunning! Barga is just 15 minutes away where the restaurants are great, especially L'Altana. The gelato must be tried and we recommend Theobroma in Barga - sublime! Barga is both...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

The owners were so friendly and helpful throughout our time at Mengarinella, it helped us to instantly feel at ease in this stunning house. We had some difficulty in finding the property (do make sure your phone works abroad), but when we got there all...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank erikatanith
Management response:Responded 18 September 2015

We are really glad you enjoyed this magical place! We will take another look at our directions to ensure they are more precise for the last part of the journey. Thank you.

Reviewed 10 September 2015

I may run out of superlatives describing this place! A stunning setting, with a spectacular view over the Apoun Alps. Marco and Simonetta, the owners, were genuine, kind people who did everything they could to make our stay as happy as possible; and they succeeded!...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank BasualdoP
Management response:Responded 18 September 2015

Thank you!

Reviewed 28 May 2015

A beautiful setting for anyone who wants a relaxing break with the option of visits to some Italian architectural gems such as Lucca. The villa is 15 minutes of winding road from the nearest town, Barga, but this is a small price for having peace...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank David C
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The property is just a 10/15 minute drive up into the hills from the mediaeval town of Barga, with its hilly windy cobbled streets, duomos, 10th Century cathedral and ancient architecture. Barga is also renowned in the area for its good quality, but reasonably priced restaurants. There are often outdoor concerts/plays performed many times free of charge, usually based on the classics/jazz, and during the festas the town often puts on wonderful firework displays. Barga itself is circa 1 hour from Pisa, 1 hr 30 mins from Florence; 45 minutes from the walled mediaeval city of Lucca and close to the National Parks of the Apuane Alps. Hilltop villages abound, and exploring can be either townie or totally rural - the choice is yours.which is famous for its windy cobbled streets, wonderful rest...
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