Verni is a small, peaceful gem of a medieval village set on the side of a mountain in the region known as the Garfagnana. Cars are parked outside the village which is entered through an ancient archway. The community that live within the village is a traditional Italian and welcoming one.
The house is situated just outside Verni. It is a five hundred meter walk along a path offering both seclusion and privacy whilst having access to the village.
La Fontana is a three bedroomed house equipped to ensure a comfortable stay set in a stunning location amidst the Apuane Alps. It is totally surrounded by nature and offers the opportunity to relax and enjoy a special peace and tranquillity. The views are breathtaking, the air pure and the sky, unpolluted by light, offers a clear and beautiful display of the stars.
From the house there are mountain and forest walks details of which will be left for visitors.
On the ground floor of La Fontana, there is a single open space with a well-defined kitchen and lounge area.
The kitchen has all of the standard conveniences of an electric fan oven with gas hob, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave.
The lounge is an open space with settees and a wood burner for those chilly winter days.
Between the two areas there is a dining table that will seat eight people.
Upstairs there are three double bedrooms and a bathroom with loo. There is a further loo located on the ground floor.
There are two bedrooms with king-sized beds and one bedroom with two single beds.
In addition, there is a fold-down guest bed with a comfortable mattress that can be located anywhere. A travel cot is also available.
All upstairs rooms look out on to the mountains or hillside and are fitted with mosquito nets.
Outside the house there are two large terraces one to the front and one to the side of the house both offering outstanding views.
On each terrace there are tables and chairs for dining and shade available.
There is a full-sized BBQ equipped with a pizza stone enabling visitors to make the most of the outside environment.
The swimming pool is located just below the house and nestles on the side of the mountain again with beautiful views all around.
There is an electricity point, a supply of spring water and lights at the pool to enable evening use when required.