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Updated: 14-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 18
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the property

private & secluded villa & farmhouse sleeps 14,15,16, 17,18 guests

The villa is a stylishly converted barn retaining all the original features of terracotta tiles & chestnut beams.

Ground floor consists of comfortable, large sitting room with open fireplace; WIFI, Blutooth speakers; Dining room; Well-equipped kitchen with electric double oven, 6 gas burners, extra large dishwasher & 2 fridges; Small double bedroom with en suite shower room; Large double/twin bedroom with en suite bathroom; Double/twin bedroom with with private bathroom. All bedrooms with French windows opening onto garden; Separate guest W.C. PLEASE NOTE ALL ELECTRIC, WATER AND END CLEAN IS INCLUDED IN THE RATES QUOTED. We are also offering 3 hours maid service mid week. ALL BEDROOMS HAVE ELECTRIC FANS.

Cantina barn with washing machine & wood supplies & extra fridge/freezer.

On first floor is the family suite with large, master double bedroom & smaller twin bedroom with en suite bathroom & private balcony; Double bedroom with en suite bathroom & small terrace; Twin bedroom & family dormitory both sharing bathroom. BBQ; Fully functional pizza oven, all weather tennis court, table tennis, fabulous large salt water swimming pool.

Ideal for wedding receptions

From Lucca 20mins/ 14.5km

Follow signs from Lucca walls to CAMAIORE

After 4km pass through village of Monte San Quirico

After another 3km pass through village of Capella, then Torre.

Your reach the village of San Martino in Freddana

Just after the ENI garage turn RIGHT

towards Torcigliano di Pescaglia

after 1.5km turn RIGHT at the road chevrons

(sign to Cerrete and LA PIANELLA)

after 2mins/200m turn RIGHT up steep road 1 km with lots of bends!

The VILLA has parking area on LEFT next to brick gate posts and an eagle on top of each.

There is also a beautiful nearby but totally separate villa farmhouse on the property that sleeps 8

check it out under 432340

if you have extra friends or family for weddings, art groups, yoga retreats, cooking holidays.... it is the perfect solution!

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Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Clare Regez
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
14 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

What a wonderful week

Weather perfect

Villa perfect

- especially the pool

Location is fabulous

Wonderful evening with Donatella

A week in paradise was not enough

Quite superb

we'll be back!!
Sep 2015
  • 1 of 23

Guestbook comments from the manager

What a wonderful week

Weather perfect

Villa perfect

- especially the pool

Location is fabulous

Wonderful evening with Donatella

A week in paradise was not enough

Quite superb

we'll be back!!
Sep 2015
  • 1 of 23

11 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)


Gorgeous villa

  • 5 of 5

We were part of a large group who had rented both the Villa and the adjacent farmhouse. The location is absolutely gorgeous, with amazing views out over the valley.

Both houses were incredibly well looked after, very well equipped, bedrooms were made up beautifully and both houses were very clean, neat and tidy.

Donatella, who looks after the houses for the owner, was incredibly helpful and attentive, an absolute delight to be dealing with.

We didn't need it during our stay, but you can even arrange for her to come up and cook!

I couldn't recommend this place highly enough!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, we really appreciate it. So pleased that you had a wonderful stay at La Pianella, and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Greetings Clare
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Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

It's a beatiful house around the green area. We spent a really nice vacation for four days. The staff and their help was absolutely amazing. I really reccomend to spend your vacation in this house


  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Simone, I am pleased your weekend went well and you all had fun. We are very lucky to have such a great team to look after the property. Best wishes Clare
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Beautiful Villa & Amazing Extended Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We would highly recommend the beautiful La Pianella Villa. Our extended family (6 adults, 8 children ages 6 - 14) spent a wonderful week at the Villa this summer. The Villa and surrounding grounds were exceptionally clean and well maintained. The grounds around the Villa were filled with beautiful plants and flowers. The location provided beautiful views of the surrounding areas.

There were many activities at the Villa to keep everyone happy, between the pool, tennis courts, ping pong table and several beautiful patios (also TV and books inside). We had to force ourselves to leave the Villa during the week for a few lovely day trips. Luca, Pisa, Florence and beautiful beaches were all easily accessible for day trips.

Clare and Mary-Ann were wonderful in helping us arrange our visit and answering any questions we had. They checked in on us during our stay to make sure everything was going well. There was also a lots of helpful information at the Villa regarding grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants and local attractions. They even provided a number for an English speaking doctor, which we needed during our stay.

A highlight of our visit was the wonderful cooking provided by Donatella and her daughter Sonia. We cannot say enough kind words about their wonderful cooking and kindness to our family!

Thank you very much to Clare and Mary-Ann for sharing their beautiful Villa with our family. And many thanks to Donatella and Sonia for sharing their wonderful food. We travel with our extended family every summer, but I don't think we will ever top our amazing week at La Pianella!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased it all worked out & you were able to book again after your visit last year was interrupted by family illness back home. It is very useful for future guests to check on reviews and we really appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review.
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A lasting memory of a perfect holiday with family

  • 5 of 5

For a family reunion we have stayed at villa La Pianella with 12 adults and 6 children.

La Pianella is perfect for this occasion. It breathes a very welcome and relaxing atmosphere for everyone. The kitchen is excellent and very complete! Spacious and clean are the bedrooms and most of them have their own bathroom. Even the cut-flowers in the house are refreshed during the week.

The garden and tennis court surroundings are very beautiful i.e. the wisteria in the tree and the wild flowers on the hill.

For some of our family the first ride to the villa by car/camper was a thrill. The villa and facilities were the reason we’ve spent most of our holiday in and round the house.

The tennis court was used intensively.

We did go to Pisa via back roads and to Lucca for some culture and shopping. At Pasticceria Dolcevita we have bought delicious birthday cakes.

At the villa we enjoyed most of our meals. The homemade pizza but also the dinner Donnatella prepared for us. She’s stunning indeed!

We would love to come back to the villa for another reunion!

Thank you very much Clare and Mary-Ann for giving us good care and memories.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heaven on a Tuscan Hillside

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at both the Villa and the Farmhouse on various occasions, and were always extremely happy to be there -- and sad to leave! Perfect for getting together with groups of friends or for family reunions, the villa and farmhouse also offer plenty of space for those who want a quiet corner to relax in peace and quiet.

All one could want is on the property (swimming pool, tennis court, books), and, though we did go to Lucca (cycling around the city wall, clothes shopping), and to other surrounding towns for little outings (great market in San Martino in Freddana), we preferred just to stay at the villa and relax by the pool, or to walk along the winding roads in the area. What a relaxing, nurturing place!

We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely glowing report, as always we are pleased you both enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!
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Beautiful La Pianella

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful stay here at La Pianella. Within an hour of arriving I had left my London worries behind me and I was sat relaxing on the terrace of this fabulous villa, with a gin and tonic in hand!

Every morning I would climb the 99 steps up to the inviting pool, and in the early evening I would play a vigorous game of tennis - I have never played on a court in such a stunning location. The court is nestled into the hillside, and I am told that in the spring the colourful wisteria hangs from the trees and hugs the court.

Day trips in to Lucca are a must. It has so much history to devour and the beauty is as you would expect of an ancient Tuscan town.

My stay here was relaxing, educational and full of Tuscan cheer, my only regret is that I could not stay longer. You must visit here to appreciate it's beauty, as they say 'seeing is believing'.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is very useful to our future guests to have information about the general area, the villa and surrounds. Thank you very much for your positive comments, so pleased you had a wonderful stay and hope you will be able to stay longer in the future.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : PISA at 55 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Pescaglia at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Livorno at 86 Kilometres Nearest Golf : San Martino in Freddana, pitch & putt course at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Train : LUCCA at 14 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Lucca at 14 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : San Martino in Fredanna at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Abetone at 76 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Lido de Camaiore at 25 Kilometres Car: necessary

Villa sleeps 10 - 18 with 8 bedrooms & 6 bathrooms, separate W.C., extremely well-equipped kitchen, large living room with open fireplace, dining room, large terrace, WIFI & BLUTOOTH speakers. We are offering 3 hours maid service mid week. There is a fabulous, huge salt water swimming pool....any one for TENNIS? we have tennis court and table tennis, so lots to keep the family happy! Set in the hills, surrounded by lovely landscaped gardens, woodland & terraced olive trees. Private & secluded - can be rented together with the Villa Farmhouse for large groups, family events or a wedding reception. Excellent supermarket, bank, chemist, post office, garage, flower shop, cafes, restaurant, laundry in the village just 5 mins. away.


Easily reached from Pisa airport, near the famous walled city of Lucca, cultural center steeped in history. Also possible to make fun day trips to the port of Viareggio or the carefully maintained & serviced beaches at Lido di Camaiore. At the center of the great wine making area, many culinary delights to choose from. Also close enough to Florence and Siena for well worth sightseeing visits. #visittuscany #tuscanvillarentals #holidayintuscany

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
mid season
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
high season
27 May 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
mid season
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Confirmation of booking 1 year before requires 25% deposit & 6 months before arrival a total of 50% deposit,
balance paid 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 14-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural


  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 530 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, ensuite
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, private
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, ensuite wet room
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, Shared with bedrooms 4 & 5
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, ensuite
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, Shared with bedrooms 7 & 8
  • Bathroom 7 - Toilet, guest W.C.
  • All bathrooms have heated towel rails and hairdryers and bidets Separate ground floor guest W.C.


  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, OR 2 singles
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, OR 2 singles
  • Bedroom 3 - small double
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, family room combined with room 5
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, OR 2 SINGLES
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, double
  • Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed, OR DOUBLE
  • Bedroom 8 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, OR 4 SINGLES
  • All bedrooms have electric fans Bedrooms 4 & 5 perfect for family with young children sharing en suite bathroom. Bedroom 8 possible to have 4 singles, so excellent for children! Bedrooms 7 & 8 sharing bathroom PLEASE NOTE ALL ELECTRIC, WATER AND END CLEAN IS INCLUDED IN THE RATES QUOTED. Maid service 3 hours mid-week included, and extra by arrangement at 10€ per hour.


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs


  • Catering available


  • standard electric fans in every bedroom private chef by request WIFI service for personal use I POD docking station (G4) maid service on request at approx. 10€ per hour Maid service 3 hours on Wednesday included

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