- Courtyard with magnificent mountain views
- Walks in the Apuan Alps from front door
2 double bedrooms
- Stone built
- Tranquil and beautiful
- Bakery and grocer within walking distance
Traditional country cottage set at the edge of a picturesque village on the slopes of the Apuan mountains with superb views and excellent walking trails.
The village has a traditional baker and grocer, which sells delicious fresh bread and focaccia which is renowned throughout the local area.
The cottage is accessed through a beautiful Tuscan doorway from the village lane and steps which lead down to a communal courtyard with stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
A stone archway and traditional Tuscan door opens off the courtyard to a small shared entrance hall and the independent front door of the property. The downstairs accommodation comprises: entrance hall, country kitchen with fireplace, living-room with wood-burning stove. Upstairs there is a bathroom with shower and two double bedrooms both with lovely views, one has a particularly magnificent view of the mountains. There is also a wood-burning stove upstairs. The property is built of traditional local stone.
The village is located within the Comune of Fivizzano.
Fivizzano is a medieval walled town with a central cobbled piazza and is often referred to as the Florence of Lunigiana. The bustling town hosts many cultural events over the summer with concerts in the piazza and reenactments of medieval parades. With its musical heritage the town also attracts international musicians during its annual folk music festival. There is a hospital, shops and restaurants in the town.
Lunigiana (pronounced Loonee-janna) is a magical part of Tuscany starting with its name the ‘Land of the Moon’. The hills that encircle Lunigiana create an intimate and relaxed atmosphere whilst the blend of the mountains and sea are extremely inviting to those who enjoy the outdoors. The rolling landscape is liberally sprinkled with castles of Medici or Malaspina vintage but for lovers of the coast the sea is only half-an-hours’ drive away.
Lunigiana is special and has been likened to a magical kingdom. It is not only the breath-taking scenery with its abundance of medieval castles but you simply feel a huge sense of wellbeing radiating from the sunshine, glorious countryside, delicious food and wine, kind friendly locals and most importantly, from the sense of tradition and community amongst people here that is rarely seen in modern day life.
The golden sandy beaches around Lerici and the pebble coves of the Cinque Terre are ideal for swimming and sailing in the summer while the snow clad mountains offer skiing in the local resorts during the winter months and are each a short drive away. The area is criss-crossed with marked footpaths for walks to the hills and mountains. The airports of Pisa, Parma and Genova are all within an hours’ drive.