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La Balconata - Holiday rental in Tuscany – Home 3323085 House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

La Balconata - Holiday rental in Tuscany – Home 3323085

  • House
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 72 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet Friendly

Description from owner

Description

Luxury medieval farmhouse with stunning views down the valleys into Bagni di Lucca, Sleeps 5. Two doubles one single, benefits from very large lounge area and kitchen, outside eating areas, pizza oven. Located in a small hamlet with very popular bar and restaurant. Shops and amenities 10 minutes by car. Great spot to use as a base for exploring the region, beach and skiing both 45 minutes drive. We offer fully serviced, self catering accommodation with daily cleaning and breakfast provided if required. The hosts are nearby on hand for help and assistance.Located in the hillside village of Granaiola overlooking the town of Bagni di Lucca, La Balconata Guest house offers everything you would expect from a rural retreat. On the edge of the Garfagnana national Park its the ideal getaway for anyone wishing to discover this hidden gem in the northern hills of Tuscany. The perfect base for touring by bike or car with walking routes throughout the vicinity as well as a host of other activities locally. The Spa town of Bagni di Lucca with shops, bars and restaurants is a 10 minute drive, with the historic town of Lucca a further 25 minutes. This Traditional stone built farmhouse is set over three floors, Three generous bedrooms on the top floor with two bathrooms, a large lounge area with open fire and ample comfortable seating for all. On the ground floor there is a beautiful, large, well equipped kitchen and dining room with access to the gardens, outside seating and patio areas. To top it all there are fantastic views from all the balconies and terraced garden.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Crib

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 King Beds, 2 Full beds, 2 Twin beds, 1 Crib
  • 1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Please contact the owner

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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About the owner

Kevan H.
Calendar last updated:
06 Nov 2021
Years listed:
8
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Italian

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Reviews

Excellent
11 reviews

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“Amazing Rustic Out of the Way Farmhosue”

Reviewed 10 Jul 2017

We came here on our honeymoon with the intention of relaxing and little else - which is exactly what we did. The house is big (almost too big for just the two of us) and on three floors - the kitche… More

“The most idyllic, perfect holiday”

Reviewed 20 Dec 2014

A hidden gem that is tucked away in the most spectacular location. Stunning and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. The farmhouse is beautifully renovated and the pieces of art, sculpture… More

“Room with a view”

Reviewed 27 Oct 2014

We stayed here over the UK bank holiday weekend for 4 nights and the place is so peaceful and relaxing. Kevan was a great host and drew us a map the first morning after we arrived so we could walk thr… More

“Lovely Tuscan house, stunning views & great breakfasts!”

Reviewed 12 Oct 2014

Title says it all. Stayed for 4 nights and the owner was very welcoming and helpful. The house was very big and well equipped- huge kitchen, outdoor patio area with views over mountains. There are b… More

“A beautiful home in the Tuscan mountains”

Reviewed 27 Jul 2014

We are just completing a month long stay at La Balconata and we have enjoyed every minute. Kevan is an amazing host with great breakfasts, wood-fired pizzas, and lots of advice on things to do and pla… More

“Wow what a view”

Reviewed 5 May 2014

We have just got back from a very enjoyable week at La Balconata. This beautifully restored farmhouse is situated on the hillside above Bagni Di Lucca and has spectacular views of the whole area, at … More

“Tuscany at its very best”

Reviewed 16 Apr 2014

We arrived at night so it was dark outside, it wasn't until we woke up in the morning and thought wow!! the location of this b&b; is incredible, i couldn't believe our luck. Kevan was ex… More

“Spacious with breathtaking views, an incredible experience”

Reviewed 16 Apr 2014

I stayed here while travelling Europe with my wife on our honeymoon. We wanted a true Tuscany experience and finding La Balconata was an absolute gem!! Pictures simply can't do this location just… More

“A Genuine Italian Experience”

Reviewed 11 Mar 2014

Having stated at La Balconata before, I decided it was time for my girlfriend to get the genuine Tuscany experience and bought her along to the farmhouse. It was a great vacation and with Kevan and Ma… More

“Excellent property to stay in with great owners and superb location”

Reviewed 2 Sep 2013

This is a superbly located villa on the side of a hill, offering great value and location to the occupants. Everything from the bed down to the kitchen is excellent. Even the coffee machine is fantas… More

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FAQs

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Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Kevan (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

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Why can't I call Kevan (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Kevan (the owner) a message.

If Kevan (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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