This spectacular residence, with a particularly elongated form, is located in the green hills, just a short drive, 11kms, from the beautiful city of Lucca, famous for its original city walls which are just one aspect of the city's timeless beauty.
From the villa you can also admire the interesting and evocative Apuane Alps crowning the horizon. These peaks, often appreciated as a destination for interesting excursions and hiking trips, are renowned for their marvellous vistas stretching out towards the not-too-distant Mediterranean Sea.
Typical of Tuscan rural buildings, the red brick patterned exterior of this property was once the perforated walls of barns, built in such a way as to allow the circulation of air throughout.
The interior presents a perfect fusion of modern and functional furnishings mixed together with elegant and antique pieces. The rooms have high ceilings, with original wooden beams, and the floors have well-maintained antique red terracotta tiles.
Spacious and very comfortable, Villa de Lucca offers accommodation on three levels in the main villa, and in a simple poolside annexe, ideal for a large family or group wishing to holiday together and looking for independence in the layout of their holiday accommodation.
The large swimming pool is well-equipped with all the necessary amenities for relaxing or sun-bathing poolside. An additional gazebo provides a covered area where one can enjoy cool summer breezes.
The garden is characterized by a manicured lawn embellished with large vases containing flowers, citrus trees, aromatic plants and creeping vines.
Sitting room with Satellite TV, DVD player, WIFI and open fireplace leading to a large loggia, with sitting and dining areas, and doors to terrace and garden.
Well-equipped kitchen with gas hob & electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and doors to terrace and garden, utility room with washing machine, guest cloakroom.
First floor –1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, 1 twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom, 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room, 1 further twin bedroom and 1 further double bedroom sharing a shower room.
Second floor – Master double bedroom with hydro-massage bath and separate shower.
Exterior access to simple pool side annexe – serving as a pool side changing room and also equipped with 2 single beds and 1 shower room – suitable for additional accommodation for teenagers only.
From the lounge area, stairs lead up to a green house, a welcoming refuge where you can relax, have a good coffee, practice yoga and gather inspiration for your painting. Further up you will arrive at a delightful panoramic terrace, under the shade of trees, where you can relax and enjoy the spectacular view of the valley.
The house has two outdoor areas:
The first, flanking the shorter wall, where couches, armchairs and small tables provide a comfortable lounge area for relaxing moments.
The second, located near the kitchen, where a table and chairs are set up for dining in the cool shade.
The garden is characterized by a manicured lawn embellished with large vases containing flowers, citrus trees, aromatic plants and creeping vines. Running all around the building is an arbour covered with different varieties of climbing plants that guarantee cool shade in the living and dining area.
Ponte a Moriano 3kms, with local bar/restaurant, grocery shop and supermarket.
Lucca 11kms, Pisa 28kms, Viareggio 41kms, Pistoia 41kms, Forte dei Marmi 46kms.
The airport of Pisa is 45 mins away and the airport of Florence is 1 hour away
Rates include electricity, cooking gas and water. Maid service is 2 hours a day, 2 days a week. Cold dinner on arrival and continental breakfast for the first morning.
Air-conditioning throughout, available on request at a supplementary charge.
Central heating throughout, available on request, for winter/early season or late season lets, at a supplementary charge.
The following items can be requested in resort and are payable locally – final cleaning charge of 250 euros, personal cook, first shopping service (hourly rate plus the cost of the groceries). The housekeeper of the villa will be happy to provide a food pack for you upon arrival, the price will be the hourly cost of the maid to do the shopping, plus the receipt for the groceries. Please advise us of the list of groceries you would like to have when you arrive.
This property has a breakage deposit of 800 Euros which is paid pre-departure.
Note - There is a local tourist tax of 1.50 Euro per person per night for a maximum of 7 nights, payable locally, and this charge is applicable to all guests aged 14 years and over.
Prices quoted are per villa per week. Please note where your holiday dates cross multiple price bands the total holiday price is calculated per day per price band.
The rates quoted for 2020 bookings are based on 2019 rates and are subject to final confirmation around Oct / Nov 2019 when contracts are signed.
The following items may be added when you book this property.
1. Select your duration nights
2. Select your start date from the calendar
In peak season many of our villas will be set to multiples of 7 nights. e.g. 7, 14, 21 etc.
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