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Apartment with Pool wonderful view of Lucca, Pisa and Viareggio - Girasole 2-5 people



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
Two bedrooms, view on the mountain, on the sea.

Holiday Prato Verde, is situated in Chiatri Puccini, a small town on the hills surrounding Lucca , in Tuscany.

Our family manage the restaurant Prato Verde for over fifty years and in 2000 we have realized a summer residence to offer an holiday characterized by cordiality and hospitality that always has distinguished us.

We give the maximum attention to the guest's needs without ignoring their comfort.

The special position offers a spectacular and unique view: northeasterly there are the Appennines, in the south east there are Pisa and Livorno, in the west the Massaciuccoli Lake , the Viareggio coast and Forte Dei Marmi.

You can admire this panoramic view lying down comfortably on the swimming pool edge or when you are on the flat's terraces that are surrounded by olives and woods to have a fresh and windy climate also in the summer.

Holiday Prato Verde is situated in a peaceful oasis but in a few minutes you can reach some famous seaside resorts (Viareggio, Lido di Camaiore, Torre del Lago, Forte dei Marmi and Lerici).

You can rent only GIRASOLE or GIRASOLE WITH THE ROOM GARDENIA It has a gazebo,terrace, garden, satellite TV, WI FI, private parking, barbecue and coin-operated laundry. It is located a 10 minutes drive from Lucca and Viareggio.

Guests have the possibility to use the swimming pool provided with a sterilization system by salt ( without the use of chlorine) and a large solarium.

It also offers spaces for children's games and a large park surrounding the property that creates a serenity oasis giving the possibility to go for a walk in the nature.

An ideal place for families holidays where they can find open and safe places for their children.

You can also reach in a few minutes the city of Lucca where it's possible to observe Roman, Medieval and Renaissance testimonies.

Not too far there are cities of historical, cultural and tourist's interest (Pisa, Viareggio, Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi, Barga, Castelnuovo Garfagnana, Florence, Siena and San Gimignano).

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Details for holiday home Girasole 2-5 people, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

Girasole 2 + 1 or 5* - Features: Apartment with terraces and a garden with finely finished wide gazebo; Double bedroom with wardrobe. Bath with shower Bright living-room with sofa bed, dining table; Kitchen fully equipped with tools, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and oven; Equipped with safe, satellite TV and independent heating. Each apartment has a gazebo, a garden, satellite TV, private parking, barbecue and coin-operated laundry.

*If you rent the room Gardenia the price change: This room is in the attic of Girasole Apartment; Entrance hall with wardrobe; Wide and bright double bedroom with bathroom, writing desks, mini bar; Equipped with safe and satellite TV; Access in terrace where guests can enjoy the wonderful panorama.

The house Girasole is 45 square meter if you rent the room Gardenia is in total 75 square meter.

Free WI-FI

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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Speaks English, Italian

12 Reviews

based on 12 holidaymaker reviews


la dolce vita

  • 5 of 5

Mara, Laura et toute la famille ont réellement le sens de l'accueil, et le soucis du bien être de leurs locataires. A peine arrivés, nous étions conviés pour un verre de bienvenue et une dégustation de spécialités toscanes concoctées par la famille , un pur bohneur . Véhicule indispensable car situé dans les collines ( quoi de mieux..) la terrasse est trés agréable , avec le charme des oliviers . Les commerces ne sont qu'à 10 minutes en voiture, proche de Lucca , un village typique et trés athypique. Non loin de Florence, Vinci , Isola santa, marina di vecchio......et à 3 h de Venise pour une escapade à 2 ;)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not impressed.

  • 1 of 5

We found this property to be very isolated at the top of a single lane corkscrew road. We expected there to be a selection of bars and restaurants to walk to but there was nothing apart from the owner's own bar/ restaurant. My elderly mother was traumatised by the road and numerous steps leading to the apartment but unfortunately the owner was not very sympathetic. We clocked the distance to Viareggio beach at 15km not 7.9km as stated. Not impressed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful apartment in a lovely setting. The apartment was modern, spacious, well equipped and had wonderful views. We really enjoyed eating on the terrace outside the apartment. Prato Verde restaurant was excellent. It was great having it so close but also that you could order food from there to take back to the apartment. The family were friendly and welcoming and my daughter and I enjoyed a happy morning in the kitchen at the restaurant learning to cook delicious Tuscan food. The pool was clean, well kept and much enjoyed by our daughter. We had a very relaxing week and enjoyed staying here enormously. Lucca is just a short drive from here but generally the apartment is well away from the hustle and bustle of the sightseeing crowds. A car is essential and a confident driver to tackle the winding hill road to reach this lovely place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Summer Touch Down with delicious Dinners

  • 5 of 5

We have had a very nice stay at the Geranio. We were two Adults and two grown children and a good well educated dog, which is ofthe same rass like the dog of Mara (border collie). We enjoyed very much the dinners at the restaurant and as well the nice landscape arround the restaurant and the two houses with the appartements. We would recommend to do a walk to the villages naer by on the hills to the place of the churche. As well we stayed at the beach MARINA DI VECCHIANO. So enjoy yout holidays there and best whiches.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Two wonderful weeks in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

We had apartment Geranio for 2 adults and a teenage boy. The apartment was very comfortable, clean and equipped with everything we needed. We really liked the clean pool with the beautiful sight and the sunny terrace in front of the apartment.

For us, the stay at Holiday Prato Verde was perfect because Mara and the Angeli family where very friendly and we always felt comfortable, many of the famous places and cities are within a day-trip reach and the site is perfect for a lazy day with pool, books and barbecue.

Many thank for a wonderful holidays

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful time with excellent staff

  • 5 of 5

We have had an excellent trip in Chiatri. The staff were friendly and extremely helpful, they spared no effort to make us feel comfortable. The appartment was clean, comfortable, and fully equipped.

Rates in the restaurant are very reasonable (dish: 5-10 euro, wine of the house: 5 euro), so we re-evaluated our plans to cook ourselves.

When we return to northern Tuscany, I would definitely try to book again here.

Many thanks Mara & family!!


  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pisa at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : chiatri at 10 Metres Nearest Ferry : Livorno at 25 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lucca at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Massarosa at 8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : chiatri at 10 Metres Nearest Beach : Viareggio- Marina di vecchiano at 12 Kilometres Car: necessary

Chiatri, a small village near Lucca, it is situated on the hills overlooking the coastline of Viareggio and is surrounded by woods, olive groves and chestnut trees. This small village still preserves its ancient Tuscan characteristics with its small groups of houses built on different hill peaks.

Chiatri is well known for its chestnuts and for wild boar hunting in winter, and above all for Giacomo Puccini’s villa. Here, in fact, the famous composer used to spend much of his free time receiving friends, hunting in the woods and getting inspiration for his work. It is here in his villa overlooking the lake of Massaciuccoli and the sea that Puccini composed his worldwide famous opera La Tosca.

Chiatri is situated in a fantastic position as it is midway between the medieval town of Lucca and Pisa with its famous leaning tower. It is just about 7 km from the beaches of Viareggio and Versilia and hardly an hour from Florence, the capital of art, Montecatini with its famous spa.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Middle season-fall
17 Sep 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Mar 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Middle season
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Before summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
The end of Summer
26 Aug 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Middle seaseon
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall season
30 Sep 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Price for week and enclose: water, gas, electricity, bed-bath linen, TV sat, pool use (open end of April), car parking and final cleaning.
Deposit:30% on the price of the apartment when you book the property.
Not included the heating gas.
If you rent the apartment Girasole together at the room gardenia the price changes.
Prices NOT included tourist tax.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 21-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Onsite Services

  • Car Available


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural


  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 55 m²


  • Bathroom ground floor - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom upstairs - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, 2 bathrooms


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom ground floor - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom upstairs - 2 Single Bed
  • There is a bedroom in Girasole and two single beds in the room Gardenia.


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • About meals, please note that: breakfast, lunch and dinner are on request. Every kind of meal is Not included in the prices of the house. There is washing machine by coin. Possibility to make cooking course to learn Tuscany foods.

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