Holiday cottage in Tuscany, Italy

luxury dog friendly holiday cottage in Tuscany

From The Suffolk Holiday Barns & Barges experts…. A Tuscan Cottage available early 2022….

What?

It will be a fully restored traditional Tuscan Country House with breath-taking views of the Garfagnana Valley. Just 20 minutes from the Medieval city of Lucca and 45 minutes from Pisa airport.

Sleeps two to four.

When?

  • 2 or 3 night weekends from Fridays
  • 4 night midweek breaks from Mondays
  • 5 night midweek breaks from Sundays
  • Full weeks or fortnights from any of those days

Why?

  • Rustic combination of English & Tuscan style
  • Incredible views of the valley and hills for miles
  • Al Fresco Terrace with BBQ, Pizza & Bread oven
  • Soak up the Italian sunshine
  • Ideal spot to discover Tuscany

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“I have two favourite places on this little planet of ours. Suffolk and Tuscany. Having built my business in Suffolk, firstly on dry land and then onto the water with our Barges, I’m now expanding it just a little further. To Tuscany!

Woodfarm Tuscany has a delightful little country house with breath-taking views across the Garfagnana, which is the upper valley of the river Serchio, just 20 minutes North-West of Lucca and only 45 minutes from Pisa airport.

A holiday or short-break here is all about the scenery, and food & drink. We have the most amazing location to explore this beautiful area, and enjoy some ‘you time’ from your Tuscan terrace”

Holiday Cottage in Tuscany near Bagni Di Lucca

Our Dog-friendly Holiday Cottage in Tuscany….

I viewed a lot of houses in the area and then ended up buying the first one I’d seen! The views were love at first sight. The house itself requires a complete renovation, but then I’m used to that, so it’s not a problem.

But the views are simply unforgettable and we don’t have to renovate them!!

Food, Wine and that Tuscan view!

Once it’s finished, this Cottage will be about the incredible views. A cosy place to stay, with the modern comforts you expect from us, in a location giving you easy access to the most popular parts of Tuscany. With or without dogs.

And to go with those views we are building a spacious terrace in the garden, with comfy seating, pizza and bread oven, and a BBQ.

So if you fancy the idea of sitting back and relaxing with the warm Tuscan air wrapped around you as you sip a nice glass of local wine, waiting for your handmade pizza or locally sourced BBQ produce to be ready, then you’d better get your diaries out.

There’ll even be a proper pasta maker in the kitchen, along with local flour and eggs so you can really get into the spirit!

‘Trebbio’ forms part of a tiny hamlet near a tiny village called Piazza Di Brancole, on a hillside overlooking the Garfagnana Valley.

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The location of our Tuscan Holiday Cottage in the Garfagnana Valley
Holiday Cottage in Tuscany with breath-taking views

Gold-Award Winning Luxury Holiday Cottages & Barges in Suffolk. And now we’re in Italy too!

“It’s exactly the same philosophy as we have in Suffolk; Created with you in mind. Modern comforts with rural charm, all within easy reach of so many beautiful and interesting places.

‘Trebbio’; your Holiday Cottage in Tuscany.  The perfect place from which to explore this stunning, historic region of Italy. Sign up to our VIP Tuscany list to be the first to know when you can book your holiday or short-break at Woodfarm Tuscany and make it your home from home”

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Set into the hillside, ‘Trebbio’ will all be on one level inside, making for easy living.

We have cellars below, which we hope to convert at some point but once the Cottage is ready, it’ll be all about a luxurious, rustic interior, combined with outdoor living, Tuscan style.

From your terrace you can enjoy your morning coffee, a leisurely lunch, or watch the sun go down as you bake your own pizzas.

Make sure you sign up to our VIP Tuscany list to be the first to know when we are ready to take bookings!

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“We have loads of accolades for ALL our Suffolk Holiday Cottages & Barges. We’ll aim for similar in Italy, but rest assured that it’s the same team and ethos behind it”

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Garden project...

For years, Stour barn had this lovely feature in the garden, which was originally an old animal feed trough I believe. I topped it with a couple of ancient floorboards from The Granary Barn and mounted it on two tree stumps. It's been there a long time, but the wood inside and underneath has finally given up the ghost as you can see when I took the floorboards off 😟

So... I pulled it down, cut up a scaffold board, stained them, popped on a couple of very old iron hinges (again that I found in The Granary Barn), treated the wood and fitted it back to the tree stumps.

Just thought I'd share it with you. Hope you like it.

#gardenproject #makingstuff
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Garden project...

For years, Stour barn had this lovely feature in the garden, which was originally an old animal feed trough I believe. I topped it with a couple of ancient floorboards from The Granary Barn and mounted it on two tree stumps. Its been there a long time, but the wood inside and underneath has finally given up the ghost as you can see when I took the floorboards off 😟

So... I pulled it down, cut up a scaffold board, stained them, popped on a couple of very old iron hinges (again that I found in The Granary Barn), treated the wood and fitted it back to the tree stumps.

Just thought Id share it with you. Hope you like it.

#gardenproject #makingstuff

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Aren’t you so resourceful 😊

My friends popped over to see me last night and we were all commenting on the table (not that we'd seen it before) and how it was genius fixing it to the tree stumps! I'm so pleased it was upgraded just for my royal visit 😊🤣 x

Nicole Yvette Phelan

There is definitely no end to your talents x

Fabulous, clever sausage!

Ohh, a new feature for us in a couple of weeks 😊

We are staying Sunday! Can't wait.

Looks great

It looks fabulous - well done.

You are very talented!!

Thank you for taking such good care of our holiday home , liking your work will give it a try in November hope our Robin likes it 👍👋🐾

Great job....

Ahhh, that's what it was! Liam and I weren't sure what it was originally! Looks great 👍🏻

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Listening with interest to the new simple, seven-step traffic light system for foreign travel. I do hope they'll bring this into our roads soon as the current system is far too easy.

As somebody fortunate enough to have a home in another country, I've adopted the 'wait til this thing is over' system. I've weighed up a trip to Tuscany versus staying alive, and the latter won.

If only there was an option somehow to enjoy a holiday in this country. I see a gap in the market 😳

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Listening with interest to the new simple, seven-step traffic light system for foreign travel. I do hope theyll bring this into our roads soon as the current system is far too easy.

As somebody fortunate enough to have a home in another country, Ive adopted the wait til this thing is over system. Ive weighed up a trip to Tuscany versus staying alive, and the latter won.

If only there was an option somehow to enjoy a holiday in this country. I see a gap in the market 😳

#staycation

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Loving my current staycation in Stour Barn thank you very much. Glad those traffic lights weren't there when I arrived...I'd still be waiting! 🤣🤣🤣

Please don’t tell Kent about those traffic lights - there’s enough chaos on the roads here already 😱

Na go for it. I’m falling apart and a bit older than you and Im going to Fuerteventurer for 10 days next week and Portugal in Sept and Rye in the middle. You only live once that time is NOW!

As long as Woodfarm is on the permenant green list!

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SOCK NEWS!!!

I have shared my various sock troubles with you in the past, and this one warrants your attention...

Imagine my horror when doing the laundry yesterday, only to find that one of my stray socks had somehow made it into the washing machine on changeover day. Not only had it shrunk massively, but it had also grown dinosaurs!!!

It was then that I remembered that we had young Iris and Max staying in Woodfarm House, making a lot of washing during the week for their mummy and daddy. I guessed correctly that this was actually the property of Max, and returned to him before he left. So sweet when he assured me they would be back.
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SOCK NEWS!!!

I have shared my various sock troubles with you in the past, and this one warrants your attention...

Imagine my horror when doing the laundry yesterday, only to find that one of my stray socks had somehow made it into the washing machine on changeover day. Not only had it shrunk massively, but it had also grown dinosaurs!!!

It was then that I remembered that we had young Iris and Max staying in Woodfarm House, making a lot of washing during the week for their mummy and daddy. I guessed correctly that this was actually the property of Max, and returned to him before he left. So sweet when he assured me they would be back.

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It’s a tricerasock!

Went house-hunting over the weekend. Liked this place, but it was a bit small. Oh, and it wasn't for sale. Apparently the National Trust still want it.

Blickling Hall may be in Norfolk, but it's an easy trip out from Woodfarm HQ, just over an hour away. Don't forget to bring your passport though, as there's a border control just this side of Diss. I shouldn't say this, but they are easily bribed with a tortoise and three magic beans.
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Went house-hunting over the weekend. Liked this place, but it was a bit small. Oh, and it wasnt for sale. Apparently the National Trust still want it.

Blickling Hall may be in Norfolk, but its an easy trip out from Woodfarm HQ, just over an hour away. Dont forget to bring your passport though, as theres a border control just this side of Diss. I shouldnt say this, but they are easily bribed with a tortoise and three magic beans.

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Just as well you didn’t buy it - looks like it’s falling down in the last photo🤪

My kinda pad! Just back from a fab weekend camping and selling at VW Beetle-Juiced Festival at Stonham Barns Events. I think we could see you if we tried really hard xx

Had an office at Blickling Hall for a few years. Beautiful place and lovely dog friendly cafe. Happy memories 😊

Oh, maybe one to visit in a couple of weeks if dog friendly 😊

You sure that’s Norfolk, and not Italy 🇮🇹

My favourite house-absolutly stunning and almost as good as Granary Barn x

You were down the road!

Love that place .. Great walks

Blickling is about a 20 minutes drive from us - you could have dropped by for a cuppa!😜

Love Blickling Hall x

Err I hope now I’ve just bought a piece of Woodland in Suffolk you don’t expect that from this carrot cruncher? You’ll get a tin of baked beans and a crispy fried rat and like it!

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Haha, August Fools Day!

Yes it's August the 1st and I hear on the radio that the Government are now incentivising younger people to get their jabs by offering them a slice of pizza! Hahahaha, nearly got me!

Wait what, it's actually true?

Wow, just wow. I think I'm going to get in touch with the Mothership and ask if I can head home now
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Haha, August Fools Day!

Yes its August the 1st and I hear on the radio that the Government are now incentivising younger people to get their jabs by offering them a slice of pizza! Hahahaha, nearly got me!

Wait what, its actually true?

Wow, just wow. I think Im going to get in touch with the Mothership and ask if I can head home now

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Is that the mothership with the alien lizards that are reading the chips in our vaccines??

Whilst all the old codgers had to make their own way to the vaccine centre and queue out in the cold/rain (not us personally as we were lucky to go straight in at our GP) but…… you couldn’t make it up - or could you…!!!!

It’s the only way they can get a “pizza the action”!!!😜😜😜

Next it's sweeties for the under 5 year olds......

Beneath all the humour, people should start really asking the serious questions regarding this. Covid is virtually no threat to younger people, the risk of the vaccine ranges from 10x to 50x greater depending on which studies you read. This jab everyone regardless of the cost using coercion and inducements is very, very worrying.

I persuaded my children by offering them "not dying"...

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That’s all for now folks. As you can tell, we are very excited about this new chapter in Woodfarm History.

Do have a good look around this part of our site and keep your eyes peeled as we add updates. We’ll be posting renovation news as it happens.

Don’t forget to register on our VIP Tuscany list so you can be the first to hear when we’re ready to take bookings. Hopefully that’ll be Spring 2020!