Casa IL Fienile
Villa with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom in Borgo Val di Taro, Italy
From £135 per week
Villa to rent in Borgo Val di Taro, Italy
Small and charming rural building carefully restored. The 600 hectares of the Ghirardi Natural Reserve is located in the Apennine Mountains, at the crossroad between Tuscany.
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Villa overview - owner's description
Small and charming rural building carefully restored; Extra bed on request. Covered parking lot for car. The 600 hectares Ghirardi Natural Reserve is located in the Apennine Mountains, at the crossroad between Tuscany, Liguria and Emilia Romagna and at an altitude of 600-700 metres, part of Borgo Val di Taro and Albareto Counties. Woods and meadows. Beautiful landscape. Quietness, pure air, walks within the Reserve and in the surrounding mountains, many art cities reachable in daily trips. Five km of private, unpaved road; only cars of guests admitted. The family of the contact person can provide, on request, culinary preparations and local organic products (such as bread, pizza, cakes, eggs, vegetables, fruit, wine, oil, jam, etc.). See also ITL102 and ITL104.
This villa is made from brick or stone and was originally built in 1860 and refurbished in 2000. The agent has rated it as a three star property so it is a well-kept villa, equipped with standard furniture. It is also good value for money. The villaIt is located in Borgo Val di Taro, only 12km from Borgotaro. It is set in a good location: there is a restaurant 3km away.
The villa has free wireless internet. You can also park on-site at no extra charge. The villa is adequately equipped: it has a refrigerator and shared washing machine. It also has a garden.
This villa does not have any reviews but the agent has 174 reviews for their other properties.
Prices and availability
Updated 10 September 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 16 September - 13 December 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 14 December 2019 - 3 January 2020: changeover day is Saturday.
- 4 January - 12 June 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 13 June - 28 August 2020: changeover day is Saturday.
- 29 August - 11 December 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 12 December 2020 - 1 January 2021: changeover day is Saturday.
- 2 January - 8 January 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
€16.00 per person per booking (minimum €30.00), paid locally
Refundable Breakage Deposit
€150.00 per booking, paid locally
Consumption (e.g. gas, electricity) to be paid on site
Bed linen (including towels)
€10.00 per person per booking, paid locally
About this villa
- Agent quality rating: three stars
- Year built: 1860
- Year modernised: 2000
- Holiday home (internal area 70 m2)
- Villa constructed from brick or stone
- Non-smoking house
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- Wireless internet
- Bathroom no. 1: shower, toilet with hot and cold water
- Living room
- Utility room
- Kitchen: hot and cold water
- Gas and electric cooker (4 hobs)
- Cooker hood
- Coffee machine
- Shared washing machine
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- Woodburning stove
- Terrace or similar
- A garden (external area 30 m2)
- Free parking on site (space for 1 car)
Frequently asked questions
When do I receive directions to the villa and key collection information?
Directions and details on how to collect the keys will be emailed to you after you have paid for the booking in full. You will receive full details about your booking including directions to the property and a booking voucher that you need to hand over to the property manager when you receive the keys. In some instances you may need to collect the keys from the property manager’s office or some other location which is not the actual property you have booked to stay in. Please note that the agent provides us with the GPS co-ordinates in the travel directions and we communicate these to you; you should contact the property manager if these are unclear.
Bed sizes / bedrooms
The exact dimensions will vary from property to property but the agent has specified that bed sizes are as follows:
- A single bed is typically 70cm to 85 cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A double bed is typically 140cm to 180cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A “grand lit” is a European double bed, suitable for couples, and can be smaller than the usual UK or American doubles. It is typically 130cm wide but in some instances may be wider; it is approximately 180cm to 190cm deep.
A bunk bed is two single beds, one on top of another. Some properties also have pull-out beds, sofa beds and/or bed chairs; in a few properties the bed can be low in a wooden frame on the floor. The beds often have terry cloth sheet mattress protectors to protect the mattresses; please use them with the bed linen.
Some properties may have a loft as a bedroom: this is usually an open room at the top of the house with sloping walls and mattresses on a low bed or on the floor itself. You need to climb a ladder to reach this room. Lofts are very popular with children but may not be suitable for adults or elderly guests.
If a property has an annexe then it will typically be a building attached to the main property or a small self-contained building. Annexes often have no central heating.
Please note that bedrooms in holiday rentals are usually not that large; you should refer to the floor plan to get a sense of size.
Quality rating: three stars. The agent rates this as a well-kept, middle of the range holiday property.
What are the consumption costs for electricity, gas, water etc.?
You will need to pay for the energy and water you use during your stay of which electricity is usually the most significant cost. Charges can be based on a fixed per day rate or by the amount of energy used (e.g. kilowatt hours for electricity). We can’t give you a definite figure but as a rough guide you should expect to pay €10 per day for a two bedroom apartment and €20 per day for a 4 bedroom house in the summer months. Please note: air-conditioning is the biggest factor in any bill; if you leave it on all day and open the windows to let in some warm air when the room gets too cold then your electricity bill will soar. Again these cost estimates are a crude rule of thumb and are for guidance only.
Your local agent will advise you of the extra consumption costs when you arrive; these can include electricity, water, heating, gas, telephone calls, internet usage and any tourist taxes where applicable.
Do I need to do anything to arrange any pre-booked optional extras?
If you select any optional extras as part of your booking then you will need to confirm details with the local property manager after the booking has been fully paid. You will receive the property manager’s contact details (phone number and/or email address) after you have paid for the booking and you should contact him or her to confirm details. If you cannot get hold of the property manager then please contact the Clickstay support team for further assistance.
Please note: you do not need to contact the property manager about any compulsory extras such as final cleaning (i.e. cleaning upon departure).
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This villa is managed by an established travel agent that was founded over 40 years ago. We've been working with them since December 2016 and have had 587 bookings with them.
Past bookings: 587 bookings
Response rate: 87%
Response time: within 8 hours
Number of properties: over 1,000