Riverside cottage with outbuilding set in a glorious position with a partly wooded garden and direct access to river swimming. The mill house has been restored by the current owners with attention to detail and offers comfortable accommodation.
Riverside cottage with outbuilding set in a glorious position with a partly wooded garden and direct access to river swimming.
The mill house has been restored by the current owners with attention to detail and offers comfortable accommodation. The main house comprises, on the ground floor, a main living area with a modern fitted kitchen complete with dishwasher and washing machine and an open-plan dining/lounge area. The windows offer views over the river; upstairs there is a bright bedroom and modern bathroom with shower; a granite paved area around the house affords sunny and shaded areas to eat and relax.
The outbuilding has been recently refurbished and comprises an ample garden room furnished with a double bed and hand basin. There is also a wood cabin for storage on the land. The property is connected to main services including telephone and internet connection. There is gas central heating and a log burning fireplace running hot air vents through the house. There is private gated parking.
The land includes a large lawned area, several fruit trees and ornamental trees and bushes. The crystal clear river offers rock pools for swimming and paddling or just sitting and relaxing to the sound of the water. The property is set in a quiet and tranquil location yet just 2 km from villages with shops and restaurants. Set on a river with swimming, walks and villages close by. A village (1.5 km) away has an excellent local restaurant and cafè, a larger village (2 km) also has a restaurant, baker, grocery shop and cafè.
The property is in the municipality of Licciana Nardi a town in the Taverone valley with 13th century pedestrian street flanked with local shops. Central in the town is the Piazza del Municipio which hosts the 16th century Malaspina castle and many festivals such as the Chestnut Festival in the autumn. There are also a bank, schools, restaurants and medical facilities. The nearby village of Monti has a castle on the hill above and offers a good selection of amenities. Lunigiana is a magical part of Tuscany. The hills which 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. The golden sandy beaches around Lerici and the pebble coves of the Cinque Terre are ideal for swimming and sailing. 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.
Distances : Licciana Nardi 5 km, Aulla 12 km, Beaches 35 km, Pisa (airport) 90 km, Lucca 90 km, Florence 150 km.