Conde’ Nast Traveler… Il Poggiolo featured in 10 Top Places to Stay 2013!!!
Il Poggiolo is an 800 year old farm-house situated in the Medieval & historic village of Codiponte in the little known corner of northwest Tuscany called the Lunigiana. The farm-house & garden has two residences available for vacation rental…
L’Appartamento Azzurro del Poggiolo…
…or, the Blue Apartment… 80 sqm./869 sqf… sleeps 4 persons. This apartment was the original living quarters for Il Poggiolo and is the oldest part of the farm-house. The entrance to the apartment is reached by a grassy ramp from the aia… or, the central courtyard, of Il Poggiolo, past a small stone out-building, which was once the chestnut drying-shed. Next to it is a working oven.
The apartment has an open-space living & dining area with a basic service kitchen… refrigerator, 2-burner cook-top, micro & convection oven, etc. A sleeping loft with 2 single-beds is above and can be reached by a ladder. A short corridor from the open-space leads to the Master Bedroom with an antique double-bed and a Bathroom with a shower, etc. Much time & effort was taken to create a charming decor in a decidedly eclectic mix of period antiques, flea-market finds & contemporary furniture & artwork. Comfortable interiors per divertire gli occhii! Off the bedroom is a Terrace with lovely views over the village of Codiponte, the Aullela River Valley and the olive & chestnut groves on the surrounding hills. It is the perfect setting for an aperitivo of wine, bread & cheese to watch the Tuscan sunsets! Outside the entrance to the apartment is a large terraced garden planted with fruit & olive trees. There is even a fish pond! Chaises, chairs & tables are available.
Minimum Stay of 3 nights is Euro 300 and 1 Week is Euro 560. Extra-night is Euro 100. Extra-person is Euro 25 per night. There are also a Cleaning & Laundry Fee of Euro 75 and a Security Deposit of Euro 200. Wi-fi & Parking are provided and are free. Inquires/Bookings: send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your dates, full name and address.
La Casa Padronale del Poggiolo…
…or, Master’s House… 215 sqm./2,300 sqf…. sleeps 6 persons. La Casa Grande… or, the main living quarters of La Casa Padronale are on the Ground Floor. Their main entrance is past the Dining Loggia after a short flight of steps from the aia… or, the central courtyard, of Il Poggiolo. Immediately upon entering, there is the large high-ceiling Salotto… or, Living Room with 2 single-beds/sofas, an equally large high-ceiling Sala da Pranzo… or, Dining Room, a full Cucina… or, Kitchen with a low pass-through door back to the Dining Loggia. Another door in the Kitchen leads to a Bathroom with shower, etc. below. Again, the interiors of La Casa Padronale are an eclectic mix of strong colors, period antiques, flea-market finds, in both furniture & furnishings.
The sleeping quarters are located in the above described L’Appartamento Azzurro where, again, there are 2 single-beds in a Sleeping Loft, a double-bed for 2 persons in the Master Bedroom. Again, La Casa Padronale comprising La Casa Grande + L’Appartamento Azzurro can comfortably sleep 6 persons. The courtyard and garden… fish pond included!… are completely available to our guests. Chaises, chairs, tables, pillow & throws are available.
Minimum Stay of 3 nights is Euro 450 and 1 week is Euro 840. Extra-night is Euro 150 and Extra-person is Euro 25. There are also a Cleaning & Laundry Fee of Euro 100 and a Security Deposit of Euro 200. Wi-fi & Parking are provided and are free. Inquires/Bookings: send an email to email@example.com with your dates, full name and address.
Insider Guide for the Lunigiana… http://bit.ly/1cW9Slm