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Village House with Wonderful Views

Bedrooms 2
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Village House in Benabbio, Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

The house is situated at the top of the village with magnificent views overlooking the village and the surrounding countryside. Arranged over 2 floors with traditional terracotta tiles the house is very well equipped and beautifully furnished. Entering through the arched doorway the entrance hall leads to a luxury bathroom. A corridor leads to 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom. Stairs from the hall take you to the first floor with a fully-fitted kitchen and a living room with satellite TV. A sun terrace with wonderful views over the mountains is reached directly from the kitchen. The terrace is private and south-west facing and has a table and chairs for al fresco dining. The large, tranquil, shady garden is equipped with outdoor furniture Electricity, oil-fired central heating and hot water are included. Bed linen and towels are provided.

Tricia Mc Neill
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

We would just like to say that we all enjoyed our stay in your house and have very fond memories of the holiday. The views from the house are wonderful and we spent many happy hours sitting on the sun terrace. I think what made the holiday special was the attention to detail you spent furnishing and equipping the house, it had everything. Thank you for renting the house to us and good luck with the venture in the future.

John, Mel, Ryan and Beth Hook. Norfolk. June 2010

Just to let you know that (unfortunately) we are now back in London again. We had a fantastic time in your place and thanks again for for all your help, info. and goodies - much appreciated.

Annette and Jeremy Leighton (and family). August 2010
Feb 2008
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(3 traveller reviews)

United Kingdom

Perfect stay in the Tuscan hills

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two weeks in Tricia's wonderful Casa Elida in the village of Benabbio. It is a wonderful typically Italian village with grocery shop, tobacconist, restaurant/bar and pizzeria. The house itself is so well equipped with everything you can possibly think of that you would need during your stay. The house's setting is peaceful without being too remote and we spent a number of hours relaxing on the terraces, surrounded by fruit trees. The views from the terrace (especially the sunset) have to be seen to be truly appreciated. We would highly recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Newcastle upon Tyne

Beautiful accommodation in amazing surroundings

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't fully do this property justice. Not only is the house itself comfortable and well equipped, it is in a small authentic hill village with amazing views over the surrounding mountains. We sat on the terrace night after night watching the amazing sunsets, then drank prosecco under the stars listening to the church bell chiming the hours and half hours. Tricia was a very knowledgable and welcoming host, she was staying in the apartment above the house while we were there and was a very useful source of local information. Highlights of our week include day trips to Lucca (amazing walled town) Barga (stunning hill town) and walking down the hill for morning coffee in the tiny restaurant / cafe / meeting place in the village. We can't recommend this place enough!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Abu Dhabi

A fabulous taste of Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

First of all, the pictures don't do justice to this absolutely stunning house. If you are looking to stay in quintessential Northern Tuscany then this is the place for you, a lovely home situated in one of the nicest hill top villages in the area (700 metres above sea level). The house has lots of traditional Italian charm and has been tastefully renovated to ensure that you are comfortable, incorporating all the mod cons and design without losing its rustic flavour. The views are worth the rental price alone! We were made very welcome by the owner, it was almost like going to stay with a relative. The village of Benabbio has all you need to enjoy your Italian holiday, a fabulous pizzeria 5 mins down the road does the most amazing peppercorn steak at an absolute steal of a price. A car is recommended as you can around the area far more easily, however, there is a local taxi driver that will take you to the local train station where you can hit all the major towns and cities, Peschia to Florence is one of the nicest train journeys. Lots of local walking and interesting wildlife, be aware ..the local cat will want to make friends with you if you start barbecuing. Loved our holiday, thank you Tricia.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
8 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
early summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer high season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
When a booking is made a deposit of 100 pounds sterling (non-refundable) is required to confirm the booking. The balance of payment is due 8 weeks before the start of the holiday. Cancellation charges:
Up to 8 weeks before the start date - no charges
4 - 8 weeks - 50% of rate refunded
2 - 4 weeks - 25% of rate refunded
less than 2 weeks - no refund.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover days are Saturday, but this is flexible to take advantage of low-cost mid-week flights.
Arrival time - after 15.00 on arrival day
Departure time - before 9.00 on departure day

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday in Bagni di Lucca in Tuscany

Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Luxury bathroom with shower, wc, bidet and sink. Recessed washing machine.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4+2 (2 Bedrooms + Sofa bed) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Walk-in dressing room attached to bedroom. Small chest of drawers and bedside table. Bedroom 2 with two single beds. Wardrobe, large chest of drawers, bedside table.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Notes on accommodation: There are two cantine (cellars) for storage. One is accessed directly from the lane leading to the house. The other can be accessed from the garden. The garden/land has some steep terraces. Access to the house is either via a steep (but short) path or by stairs. These mean that the house may not be suitable for very young children. Outside: Extensive gardens and terraces with fruit trees, olives and vines. Large sun terrace with tables and chairs for dining. Hardwood garden furniture including sunloungers, deckchairs and parasol. Barbeque. Chestnut shed for storage. Landscaped area with stone bench and shade. Utility Room: Walk-in wardrobe from bedroom 1 stores clothes rack, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath and garden/beach towels and linen are provided. The property is cleaned at the end of the rental but additional cleaning can be arranged mid-rental at a reasonable cost.

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