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Typical Tuscan Farmhouse, Superb View over the city of Lucca, private garden

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa on the hills of Lucca, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 sofà-bed Sleeps 5 people

Completely renewed, inside the house and outside, on January 2017.

Charming treasure trove within our rustic Tuscany. A villa belonging to 18th century with its perfect proportions and fascinating structure. It has been renovated maintaining the original characteristics and re-furbished with autenthic, original furniture. The elegant style and attention to detail, create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The rustic villa is situated within an olive grove, surrounded by the sounds of nature- but nearby, about one hundred meters far, the owners are living. Lucca is a medioeval town, full of history and surrounded by unique, centuries-old walls. The house lies 11 km. from the centre of Lucca and is ideally located to take day trips to Florence -70km., Pisa -20km, Siena and S.Gemigmano -90km. The Lucca region reaches as far as the mediterrean coast in Versilia, where the famous Forte dei Marmi is situated. The elegant beaches and fine sand are renowned within this area. If one day you remain at home, you can enjoy the view of Lucca from the terrace.

More Details

Owner
Massimo
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

Why Massimo chose Lucca

The charm of this house and of this place will enter inside your heart.

What makes this villa unique

A piece of real Tuscany : completely absorbed among about 300 olive trees, an enchanting view over the city of Lucca and over the old church of the village.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Massimo, for an extrodinary experience in your family home. It was just as the photos showed us and more. The hills offer a magnificent view day and night. The flowering trees and daffodils greated us on the approach up the road to Toninos place. We were so happy in this peaceful and elegantly redesigned farm villa. Daily trips to Lucca a pure joy and the food and quality of wines to choose from a dream come true. We loved it, and will be back next year.

Thank you

Will and Mary
Mar 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Lucca in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Weekly prices DO NOT include: electricity, GAS/LPG for hot water, and kitchen : Euro 15. Bed linen and towels :Euro 15 . Final cleaning Euro 60.
  • Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: HEATING, wood for fireplace to pay in cash on consumption.Security deposit Euro 250,00 to pay in cash on arrival
  • 1° payment, 25% at the booking by credit card. 2° payment ,75%, in cash at the check-in. Cancellation Policy: refer to owner's stated policy.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Tonino's bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Antique Furniture
    Tonino's mum's bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Antique Furniture
  • Cot available on request In the Living room there is a sofà - bed for 2 people
Entertainment:
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Our olive oil production in the property. Versilia Golf Club is 30km far from this holiday house Montecatini Golf is 18 km far this holiday house. Cook on request to prepare dinner at home

Reviews

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Typical Tuscan Farmhouse, Superb View over the city of Lucca, private garden
average rating of 4.9125 based on 96 reviews
5

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

  • 5 of 5

Arriving at this wonderful Tuscan Farmhouse was one of those moments! The view that met us did take our breath away.

Everything about this house, inside and out, was magical. The house is furnished eloquently..rustic/chic, and one feels instantly 'at home'.

Massimo met us at Lucca so we could follow him to the house, very much appreciated, and when there, he explained very fully regarding the running of the house etc. Massimo lives locally, and it was clear that if we had any problems, he would attend immediately.

I cannot really find adequate words to describe the beauty and uniqueness of the area surrounding the house, it has to be experienced, and I will remember and treasure this experience forever.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your stayng at my house !!! I hope to meet you here again In future. All the best for you. Massimo
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5

Great views

  • 5 of 5

Great property to relax without noise and close to major attractions. The owner is amazing and very attentive to your needs. I would definitely book again if in the area for vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming! Peaceful! Excellent Property!

  • 5 of 5

The house is exactly as it is pictured. Very charming and beautifully decorated. The only surprise was just how beautiful the view is of the valley below and the town of Lucca. Pictures just don't do it justice. In the two weeks I spent there, I learned a great deal of how everyday life is in Italy. The house was very clean and everything was in working order.

I would highly recommend this property to anyone wishing a lovely setting to relax the day away. Lucca proper is very beautiful town to visit. It is also accessible to many other towns for day trips.

Massimo, the owner, was very accommodating and always available should you have need. He is a good source of knowledge of how to get around not just Lucca, but Italy in general. He is also a very, very nice person.

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Casa Tonino has all the modern conveniences, scenic views and rustic Italian charm combined.

  • 5 of 5

We spent the first 2weeks of October in Casa Tonino and every day was perfect. Massimo met us at McDonalds and escorted us up the hill to the house. The drive took a little getting used to but we quickly adjusted.

Everything in the house was just enough - nothing was lacking and not so much that you were always putting things away. Massimo explained how the heat and gas stove worked, trash collection etc. He answered all our questions and we were left to enjoy our stay.

We cooked our own meals (market is close by). We ate at local restaurants (The Marvelous is Marvelous!) We took a cooking class nearby that Massimo researched and suggested at my request. It was so fun!

We met the locals living next door and everyone was friendly and gracious.

We would recommend this place without hesitation.

Not only is the location and the house itself ideal but with Massimo taking care of you there is nothing to do but relax and enjoy every moment.

It was a perfect vacation, we will be back.

Thank you Massimo!

Steve and Michele Benson

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Quaint Tuscan Cottage with views to die for !!

  • 4 of 5

Clean well maintained with all facilities,way up in the Tuscan hills.Really charming friendly helpful owner.Would recommend without hesitation.Good selection of excellent local restaurants,well stocked supermarket within 2miles,Lucca station handy and cheap for visiting Florence,Pisa,etc.A delightful quiet and peaceful retreat.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Original rustic house with lovely views to Lucca

  • 5 of 5

From being met by our charming and very caring host, Massimo, who guided us to his lovely rustic property in the hills above Lucca, to his helpfulness throughout even to printing off our boarding passes, we had the most fabulous holiday. The property is well situated, with importantly for self catering a very good supermarket only 10 minutes away, so close to beautiful Lucca itself, and from there an hours bus ride to the beauties of Florence. Massimo recommends a typical restaurant, Le Meraviglie approximately 20 minutes drive. A great recommendation. We don't speak Italian and got slightly confused over the starter translated as 'House Fantasy'! Beware, the various plates just kept coming. Fantastic! We have very happily given the property 5 stars, but with a minor caution. We dished up lots of lovely meals, despite the restriction of a small 2 gas burner hob - but all as property description. Finally, a huge thanks to Massimo, for his superb hosting skills.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Tirrenia Golf
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Viareggio - Forte dei Marmi
Car: necessary

The city of Lucca boasts some wonderfully charming urban spaces: the most famous of these is surely the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, built on the ruins of the ancient Roman amphitheatre by the architect Lorenzo Nottolini, a unique architectural marvel. The main artery running through the historic centre is the narrow Via Fillungo, a medieval street lined with the city’s most prestigious shops. Some of Lucca’s other picturesque squares include Piazza San Michele, the city’s historic fulcrum, and Piazza San Martino, the centre of religious life and the site of the renowned Duomo di San Martino. Its immense historic-monumental opulence has prompted a recent proposal to include Lucca’s historic centre – which also comprises a historic playhouse, the Teatro del Giglio - in UNESCO’s world heritage list.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Lucca, Lucca Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
November 2017
5 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£254
for 3 nights
From
£85
£401
 
 
December 2017
26 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£227
for 3 nights
From
£76
£357
£892
 
 
Christmas 2017
17 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£437
for 7 nights
£437
 
 
January 2018
4 Jan 2018 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£241
for 3 nights
From
£80
 
 
January/February 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£285
for 4 nights
From
£71
£357
 
 
March 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£357
for 4 nights
From
£89
£446
£1,071
 
 
April 2018
6 Apr 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£571
for 7 nights
£571
 
 
April 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£598
for 7 nights
£598
 
 
May 2018
12 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£642
for 7 nights
£642
 
 
June 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£705
for 7 nights
£705
 
 
July-August 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£803
for 7 nights
£803
 
 
September 2018
26 Aug 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£714
for 7 nights
£714
 
 
October 2018
30 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£598
for 7 nights
£598
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Wireless internet is available free.

Security deposit Euro 250,00 .( It will be back the day of your leaving )

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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