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Casa Metato is a beautiful little stone and chestnut cottage wonderfully located in the heart of the stunningly beautiful Garfagnana area, with the most wonderful views of open countryside and mountains. The cottage is situated in a very private position, providing romantic accommodation for a couple or small family.
The little house was constructed a few years ago in the traditional way, using local natural materials. Internally, the house, has beamed ceilings throughout, and has the benefit of an open fireplace.
The house is located near the historic village of Castiglione, in a raised area 1.5 kms from the village with views of the Garfagnana and the surrounding mountains including the famous "Uomo Morto"
Approached up a fine well lit driveway, the house has a private gated entrance, about 150,00 square meters of garden with BBQ and outdoor oven, private pool dimensions 6.50 x 3.50 m wide with surrounding paving.
Inside the cottage there is a kitchen, bathroom, utility room on the ground floor and double bedroom and bedroom with bunk bed on the first floor. There are also large porches on both sides of the house. The garden is very well cared for, the pool is new with lovely terracotta tiles. There are fantastic views of the famous mountains. It is only 2km to the centre of Castiglione, a famous medieval village, which has 3 restaurants and bars.
Casa Metato has a delightful atmosphere of peace and quality. This jewel of a retreat is an ideal spot for couples and small families looking for a totally peaceful holiday with amazing views, yet within easy reach of local tourist activities, restaurants, markets and shops.Garfagnana is 'Hidden Tuscany' at its best. With its' stunning scenery it is the best area in Tuscany for walking and outdoor activities. Friends of Tuscany are the oldest agency in the area, and we have close ties with an Outdoor Activities company who offer many international class adventures including electric mountain biking.
We can also offer Art classes with a well known artist, excursions to the Cinque Terre, Florence and Lucca, visits to vineyards, historical guided tours and Italian cooking lessons.
Friends of Tuscany can help you arrange a pre-arrival shopping service, and also a prepared Tuscan meal for your arrival.
Friends of Tuscany are the oldest agency specialising in the Garfagnana area and we provide comprehensive local information and recommendations.
Directions from Pisa to Lucca, then North to Castelnuovo. Exact directions given. English speaking Mini-bus taxi available for airport or local trips.