A fully-restored farmhouse amidst natural chestnut forest with incredible views of the Apuan Alps and Garfagnana valley just 45 km north of Lucca. Ideal for nature lovers, walkers or skiers in season. Recording studio on top floor available on request. Stone-flagged kitchen with open fireplace, limitless fire wood included - owners next door can cook Italian and international meals upon request & offer loads of advice on how best to enjoy Garfagnana in all seasons.
Quiet and private setting although several restaurants are reachable on foot. Medieval paths through the forest start right from the door and lead to the villages of Chiozza, Castiglione di Garfagnana (recently winner of the most beautiful town in Tuscany award) and Sillico. An ideal place to relax and enjoy spectacular views. Skiing available from end of December till end of February, home recording studio on top floor available at surcharge of 30 euro per day. Heating is by open fire which powers the radiators, fire wood is included in price though guests are responsible for feeding fire. Internet is provided via a router in owners house (adjoining) and is sufficient for email and surfing, not so fast for streaming. Although there is no washing machine in the house guests are welcome to use owner's machine at any time, located in adjacent cellar.
Zugang für Gäste
Guests are welcome to use the pool and vegetable garden in season, and to use the recording studio upon request. In the studio there is an electric piano, drum kit, electric guitar and bass along with iMac with Logic, 8-track interface and Adams speakers.
Interaktion mit Gästen
Colm & friends will be available to welcome you to Prunecchio, can usually collect you from the train station on request, can advise you on all the local walks, festivals & places to visit, and can cook for your party: pizza nights / typical Garfagnana nights / international nights etc.
We ask guests to treat the house with respect and to clean up when leaving.
Friendly easy going host I will be near by for any help or suggestions and will do my best to come down to meet you shortly after your arrival. If I am away our caretaker Alessandro will be at hand, and if you need help bringing down luggage send me a text one hour before you arrive.