La Casa Padronale del Poggiolo in Codiponte, Italy

From $197 / night


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  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • House

La Casa Padronale is an 800 year old farm house built at the foot of Codiponte's Medieval castle in the little known corner of Tuscany called the Lunigiana. The house originally had the living quarters on the top floor, now called L'Appartamento Azzurro because of its soft-blue wall color, with the hay barns & storage rooms for wine-making on the ground floor and the animal stalls below that. Many years ago, the facade & interior spaces of the main house were altered with the probable idea of enlarging Il Poggiolo as a "casa padronale". Instead, another part of the compound, La Casetta, and attached to Il Poggiolo at the entrance archway, was...Read more

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La Casa Padronale del Poggiolo in Codiponte, Italy
Codiponte, Tuscany, Italy

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La Casa Padronale del Poggiolo is in the Medieval village of Codiponte. The village's name in the local dialect means... "at the head of the bridge". And up until the 20th Century, it was the only bridge to cross the Aulella River. The Pieve of Codiponte, the village's church, was a key way-station of the famous pilgrimage route to Rome, the via Francigena, over this bridge. There are six other churches to visit along this route above Codiponte and before the Carpanelli Pass. Many walking trails & roads lace the surrounding hills of olive groves and to the Castle & Convent of Codiponte. The community is the home to over 300 year-round residents, served by two small food shops, other stores for clothing & household items, a bar & tabaccheria... the "community center" of the village... and bus service. There is ample parking at the arrival end of the Medieval bridge and below it. Within a short drive is Casola in Lunigiana & Gragnola where there are many other shops & grocery stores. And in Gragnola is the train for either Lucca or Aulla & La Spezia.

The Lunigiana is noted for its many charming borghi... or, stone villages, many guarded by stunning castles. In fact, there are over 120 castles & towers throughout the region to visit. The Mediterranean Sea is within a 40 minute drive from Codiponte. So too can Parma, Lucca, Pisa and its airport, and Genoa be easily reached by car for day-trips. The Cinque Terre is a convenient train trip from Aulla. And, closer-by are the historic towns of Sarzana, Massa & Carrara and their beach resorts.

So, come & enjoy!

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Mountain nearby

What's Nearby

Tennis courts nearby, Horse riding nearby, Fishing nearby, Water sports nearby

Nearest shops, 0.05 miles
Nearest beach: Marinella, 30 miles

Getting There

Nearest ferry port: La Spezia, 25 miles
Nearest train station: Gragnola, 2 miles
Nearest airport: Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport , 60 miles
Car is essential

Availability

Last updated on August 21, 2014
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Rental fees

  • Security Deposit | $263 per stay
  • Cleaning fee | $132 per stay
  • Fees for additional guests may apply.

Additional notes from the owner

Extra-person Fee is Euro 25.00 per person.

Amenities

General
  • Alarm Clock
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • Fireplace
  • Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Towels Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean or water views
Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Stove or Oven
Entertainment
  • Stereo or CD player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
Outdoor
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Garden
Seating
  • 8 Dining chairs
  • 2 Lounge chairs
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - ask
  • Suitable for the elderly - no
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 215 square meters

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