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Old stone farmhouse near Lucca, Tuscany. - Ground Floor Flat

Bedrooms 1
Space 409 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights



Ground Floor Flat

Ground floor flat with bedroom, bathroom and kitchen / living room

About the property


Beautiful self contained self catering apartment in recently restored old Tuscan farmhouse. The rooms all have traditional beamed and tiled rooves. Garden and Swimming Pool for Guest Use, and car parking on the premises.

Stonehouse is an ideal base for visiting the historic cities of Lucca, Pisa, Florence and Siena. For more relaxing days, the beaches of Viareggio and Marina di Vecchiano are half an hour's drive away - or you can take a bike and explore the Bientina Marsh of the Pisan Hills.

The Apuan Alps, with their fine scenery and historic marble quarries are also close at hand, as are the more gentle Appenines.

The area is ideal for a blend of culture and activity, and the owners who live on site can help you to make the most of your holiday.

More Details

Paola Pardini / David Hayward
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

About Paola Pardini / David Hayward

Me and David during our gardening time.

We moved to the countryside to spend our free time outside enjoying nature.

I'm from Lucca and David is english. It could be work!

Paola Pardini / David Hayward purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Paola Pardini / David Hayward chose Piana di Lucca

We love to travel and we'd like to meet at Stonehouse the people that we couldn't meet away.

This house was the property of Agostino, the old farmer who lived here a long time ago, with his animals and his vegetable garden. We renovated this building to preserve the character of a farm house.

Our guests say: 'home away from home'. This is our goal.

What makes this apartment unique

When we were looking for a farm house, we saw this property and we thought: 'this is it!'.

We saw the mountains around, the churches on the hills, and the sunflowers. The colours around helped us to decide.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Quando c'è la fiera dei Comics and Games si sa che è sempre difficile trovare un posto .. ma noi quest'anno siamo stati cosi fortunati da capitare alla bellissima "Stonehouse".

Grazie ancora per la vostra calorosa accoglienza, il vostro aiuto, la buonissima torta di benvenuto e i preziosi consigli su dove mangiare ( consigliamo a tutti il ristorante "La Cantina di Alfredo" - ottimi prezzi e cibo squisito) nonchè per la gentilezza e disponibilità della Signora Paola che per aiutarci a sopravvivere alla folla dei comics era disponibile a venire a prenderci fino a Lucca!

Siamo stati veramente bene e speriamo tornare a trovarvi presto
Nov 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for Ground Floor Flatin Capannori in Lucca Area

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 409 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 1 double
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

The hosts were very hospitable. Accommodations were very clean with a nice layout. We'd stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Pleasent Stay

  • 5 of 5

Very good hosts, we had difficulties finding the apartment (GPS), but a phone call to David and he came to direct us to our destination. On arrival we were delighted to find a Jam Tart, Milk, Orange Juice and a bottle of local Wine as a welcome gift, a very nice thought and the first time we had experienced it in 10 weeks of travel in Europe. The apartment itself was clean, warm, well appointed and very comfy bed. In all a great stay and would recommend this apartment 5 out of 5 Regards Barry and Jenny from Australia

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good value for money

  • 4 of 5

Charming hosts, spotlessly clean apartment, rural atmosphere yet easy access to supermarket and sightseeing locations! Looks a bit more spacious on the photo's than it really is. Good value for money.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Schöne gemütliche Unterkunft mit sehr freundlichen Vermietern

  • 5 of 5

Trotz unserer staubedingten verspäteten Anreise klappte alles reibungslos. Wir kommen gerne bald wieder!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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très bon séjour chez Paola et David , encore merci

  • 5 of 5

l'annonce est parfaitement conforme à la description et à la photo , encore plus beau!

location propre bien agencée

les propriétaires Paola et David toujours prêts à donner les renseignements demandés et de bons conseils pour les visites et restaurations

des gens charmants qui nous ont chaleureusement accueillis.

je recommande cette location pour son calme et sa situation, toutes les visites importantes sont à proximité

belle maison très fleurie et agréable

le petit restaurant du bourg très sympa et abordable

encore merci

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Gezellig appartement in een prachtige omgeving

  • 5 of 5

Reeds bij aankomst bleek dit appartement een schot in de roos.

Een gezellig groot terras met verschillende overdekte prieeltjes, mooi versierd met oude landbouwwerktuigen getooid met bloemen.

De gastvrouw had zelfs een taart voor ons gebakken, en in de keuken was ook een kleine voorraad aanwezig.

Het appartement was lekker koel, erg netjes en proper, met voldoende leg- en hangruimte voor kleding, een kleine functionele keuken en badkamer.

Ook was er veel aandacht voor ecologie en sorteren van afval.

Gastvrouw en gastheer zijn supervriendelijk, en geven goede tips om de mooie Toscaanse omgeving te verkennen, ook buiten de "klassieke" toeristische toppers.

Het huis was ook goed gelegen in een rustig dorp, maar toch met goede bereikbaarheid van winkels en vlotte toegang tot grotere wegen.

Zeer tevreden dus !

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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