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Converted Farmhouse with Large Private Swimming Pool

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse near Calavorno, Bagni Di Lucca, Tuscany - Breathtaking Views, In 2 Acres of Grounds, Air Conditioning to Master Bedrooms

'I Cipressi' is situated in the north of Tuscany in the province of Lucca, set in the foothills of the Appenines with their covering of acacia, beech, pine and chestnut forests. The farmhouse nestles on the hill, overlooking the Serchio Valley, behind the village of Calavorno, a mile up a winding wooded road. Calavorno, just 17 miles from Lucca and 60 miles from Florence, is roughly midway between the historic gems of Bagni di Lucca and Barga, and is therefore perfectly situated to allow easy access to every conceivable type of holiday, not only the classical cities and medieval towns but exquisite ancient hilltop villages, mountains, forests, beach and sea as well as breathtaking scenery. Calavorno has a full complement of small shops and includes a bakery, a trattoria and a friendly bar and there are many excellent restaurants within a short distance. Trains and buses run regular services to Lucca and Florence. Buses stop in Calavorno and trains just 2 miles up the valley.


Owner
Mr Mark Krempel
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
10 May, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"This most excellent Tuscan farmhouse - what a joy. Having visited and stayed in Italy many times,especially at our favourite, Bagni di Lucca, this must rate as the loveliest holiday home we have ever stayed at. The views will be imprinted forever. Looking forward to our return here"

The B. Family of Bearstead, Kent.

"I Cipressi was well up to our expectations and was well furnished, well equipped, clean, comfortable and charming. The swing chair on the patio was an ideal spot to doze off on a warm afternoon, and lunch overlooking the spectacular view, was a frequent pleasurable event. Full marks also for the Information Book which should be an industry benchmark and the large number of maps, guides, etc. which were very useful. The pool was excellent and immaculately maintained."

Mr. M. of Sheffield.

"From the exquisite scent of the wisteria by the pool to the yellow rose by the parking space, we loved the beautiful experience of 'I Cipressi'.
Oct 2006
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Coreglia Antelminelli in Tuscany

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 bathrooms: Bathroom 1 - Toilet, bath, shower enclosure, bidet (1st floor) Bathroom 2 - Toilet, bath with shower, bidet (2nd floor)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/9 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, extra large double bed (2nd floor). Bedroom 2, 2 single beds (2nd floor). Bedroom 3, extra large double bed (1st floor). Bedroom 4, 2 single beds (1st floor). 1 x spare Z-Bed (folding bed). 1 x cot.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Full central heating. Traditional log fire. Air conditioning to master bedrooms. Playstation 2. Plenty of family games/books/videos. The stone barn has been beautifully converted to a games room with Table Tennis Table. The accommodation is suitable for reasonably fit elderly people but not those who are infirm. Outside: Private swimming pool (12m x 6m) with breathtaking views. Barbeque. Sun loungers. Hammock/swing. Full sized table tennis table inc bats and balls. 2 acres of grounds. There is an outside balustraded and covered eating area off the kitchen with granite table and eight chairs. This has fabulous views over and up the valley towards the mountains. We have recently created a beautiful new outside seating area at the barn with stunning panaoramic views. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels provided (except bathing towels). Fresh linen and full clean every Saturday. Further cleans can be arranged at additional cost. Other: There are sufficient sun loungers and deckchairs at the poolside and also a double hammock / swing on the south facing terrace. There is an outside balustraded and covered eating area off the kitchen.

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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Season
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,400
for 7 nights
£2,400
 
 
Mid Season
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Prices are for house rental only in UK Pounds and are for a maximum of 9 people plus baby. There is an extra charge of £30 per week for the use of the folding bed for the 9th person. There is also a charge of £30.00 per week for the ‘Baby Package’, which includes a cot, cot clothes, steam sterilizer, baby listening alarm, playpen and highchair. There is no charge for the toddler safety gates. Prices are inclusive of gas, electricity, water and all linen except bathing towels.

Changeover Day:
Saturday (alternative days available subject to availability).
Arrival between 4pm and 4.30pm, departure between 10am and 10.30am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Early booking discounts available on selected weeks.
Long term discounts available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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