The house is found once you enter the walled village over an arched bridge and through the narrow cobbled village lane. Stone steps with a wrought iron railing lead up to the front door, where you enter the property into an entrance hall then through to a cosy sitting room/ dining room with fireplace, with doors which open onto a good sized modern kitchen, and with two large double bedrooms and two bathrooms with showers. There is a storage cupboard here too. Upstairs is an entrance, another sitting room with fireplace, kitchen with a terrace off it, TV/dining room, two bedrooms and bathroom. The good sized terrace is a particular feature of the property, with direct access from the kitchen so just perfect for dining ‘alfresco’, and with magnificent views of the imposing castle. The sitting room is full of character with beams and fireplace and there are exposed stone walls which add a charming ambiance.
Large cantina rooms (storage) area which consists of three rooms which run the whole length of the house. This area can also be accessed from outside. There is a small area of land which is quite steep. The house has been well-restored with quality materials and local craftsmanship and offers easy maintenance. The cantina areas offer further potential. There is a good restaurant in the village with tables by the river. All services are connected and there is good internet available.
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 weekly market in the Medici piazza on Tuesdays and also a hospital, shops and restaurants in the town.
Lunigiana is a magical part of Tuscany. 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 and for lovers of the coast the sea is only half-an-hour away. The golden sandy beaches around Lerici and the pebble coves of the Cinque Terre are ideal for swimming and sailing and are full of life with busy coffee bars, restaurants and shops . The area is criss-crossed with marked footpaths for walks to the hills and mountains. The airports of Pisa, Parma and Genova are all just over an hour away.
Distances: Fivizzano (shops, restaurants) 1km, Aulla (motorway and trains) 15 km, Lerici (beaches) 40 km, Cinque Terre 40 km, Pisa (airport) 95 km, Lucca 95 km, Florence 150 km.