Renovated to high specification. This is a light and airy villa, elegantly furnished stylish and spacious for your luxurious holiday. Food and wine hampers on request.
Heated pool 9.5 x 4 x 1.5m is paved with travertine, the hot tub with 76 jets has seating for 5 and includes 2 chaise-Longue. The outdoor kitchen comprises of gas and wood fired BBQ, pizza oven, a fridges, sink and work station, a bar with stools, next to the outdoor kitchen is the loggia which offers shaded dining. The fire pit has comfortable seating to enjoy cosy evenings watching the stars and wildlife who roam from the forest. All this is surrounded by beautiful lawns beyond are olive terraces and forest.
Villa Ariola stands proud above all in the Tuscan village of Irola di Sopra, near Villafranca in Lunigiana, a little known panoramic medieval hill village. Within the National Park this is a paradise for walkers and country lovers, at dawn and dusk it is possible to glimpse deer and wild boar as they venture from cover in search of food, or watch golden eagles and other rare birds as they soar above the hills and down the valleys. The nearest town is Villafranca just a 10 minute drive away, with good restaurants supermarkets, bars, shops, banks. A thriving market visits Villafranca on Friday & Pontremoli Wednesday and Saturday, mostly food stall's you will find a good selection of wonderful locally produced fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese and salami. There are several beaches and the major attractions of Tuscany all within driving distance. Our guide for guests recommends local restaurants and vineyard.
The villa is ideally situated on the edge of a village in a totally unspoilt part of Tuscany, 17 km from the Autostrada with Pisa, Lucca, Florence, the cinque terre and several beaches all within easy driving distance.