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Typical Tuscan Villa: garden 5000 sqm fenced views pool air cond. fireplace WiFi

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa on the hills of Lucca, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 sofà-bed Sleeps 7 people

Old Country house has been completely renovated in keeping with the original features of the place. GROUND FLOOR: a large living room with fireplace that opens out onto a cozy but fully equipped kitchen. In the Living room there is a sofà- bed. Bathroom on the same floor. FIRST FLOOR: 3 bedrooms with air-conditioning and a bathroom and there is the fan in the lounge/kitchen. 1st bedroom with an antique wrought-iron bedstead bed. 2nd bedroom has twin beds that can be joined to make a double bed if required. 3rd bedroom is a single room. The original structure of the building has been preserved it still retains comfortable period furnishings and every modern convenience has been provided. The farmhouse is situated on a hill with olive groves and scenic views over Lucca. Large outdoor area of 5000 sqm (completely fenced in with a gate) with a swimming-pool (12.60m X 5.40m, depth min. 1.10m max 2.20m) for exclusive use. Just outside the front door there is a vine-covered pergola and a gazebo where visitors can eat.

Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: electricity, GAS/LPG (for hot water, kitchen, HEATING), electricity for air-conditionings and wood to pay on consumption on departure.

Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: bedlinen and towels

and the final cleaning to pay on the arrival.

Holiday villa 'Pennecchio' is ideal for all seasons.

It perfectly suitable, even if the weather is not enough pleasant to stay outside, or during the winter months.

You can also sit around the fireplace in the living room, chatting with friends and members of family, with the discreet company of a slowly burning log on the fire.

Outside: There is a large outdoor area of 5000 square metres. Fenced-in garden, Covered parking area within the property is possible, Gazebo with a wooden table and 7 wooden chairs, barbecue, 2 sun-beds / loungers and 5 deck-chairs

This holiday villa is situated to the north of Lucca in a small village called S.Colombano.

Lucca: This villa is to 9 kilometres from Lucca. It is situated in the hills north of Lucca in a small village called S.Colombano. Lucca is a town of Ligurian -Etruscan origins, enclosed by a circle by 16 th century walls, with its palaces, many churches ( S.Martin Chathedral, San Michele, San Frediano etc..) the Amphitheatre square, medioeval towers such as 'Guinigi Tower' and 'The clock Tower' and gardens, makes up a small enchanted world. From the tree topped 'Tower of Palazzo Guinigi ' you can enjoy a splendid view of the town, with its red rooftops, its campaniles and the surrounding countryside which extends out into the distance to catch a view of the majestic profile of the Apuan Alps. 'Via Fillungo' is the most important shopping street and walking towards the centre you will discover 14Chouses, Renaissance loggias and small antique shops situated along the stone-paved alley ways. It is also possible to rent bicycles to ride around the ancient town walls (about 4 kilometres long )

The Tuscan Region: In a short time you can reach many beautiful destinations such as:

FLORENCE (80 kilometres ) the most important art city in Tuscany

PISA (40 kilometres) and its world famous 'Piazza dei Miracoli' and LeaningTower.

SIENA (145 kilometres), famous for the Palio (horse race) and Chianti wine...

S.GIMIGNANO (125 kilometres) , famous for its medieval towers and ancient churches

VERSILIA COSTLINE (38 kilometres) including Viareggio, Marina di Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi.

The GARFAGNANA Valley (32 kilometres) a beautiful mountain area .

The famous CINQUETERRE (MONTEROSSO – VERNAZZA – CORNIGLIA – MANAROLA – RIOMAGGIORE) is approx 105 kilometres away. It includes five world renowned fishing villages with lots of brightly coloured houses and tiny beaches.From where you can also reach LERICI (80 kilometres) and PORTOFINO (100 kilometres) beautiful sea-side villages.The area can be reach by train or by ferry from La Spezia

The Island of Elba is another important tourist attraction.

More Details

Owner
Stefania and Elda
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2017

About Stefania and Elda

My name is Stefania. I am a 'Lucchese' businesswoman,

Stefania and Elda purchased this villa in 2010

Why Stefania and Elda chose Piana di Lucca

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What makes this villa unique

Holiday villa 'Pennecchio' is a Tuscan holiday farmhouse on the outskirts of Lucca, at San Colombano, a typical Tuscan village situated along the slopes of the hills of Lucca, and is surrounded by age-old olive groves.

The recently restored farmhouse set along a hillside overlooking the plain of Lucca is, without doubt, the perfect spot for those wishing to spend their holidays amongst enchanting countryside whilst still being able to enjoy the benefits of all the latest mod.cons.

The farmhouse is the ideal setting for family holidays, and is also suitable for groups, couples, sports enthusiasts, lovers of nature and all those who enjoy a healthy lifestyle and adventure holidays.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Villa Pennechio is a fabulous property, centrally located near many places, such as Pisa, Lucca, Viareggio beaches (a must)! The grounds are beautiful, the neighborhood true Tuscany with its old well preserved architecture. The home is cozy, and the air conditioned rooms are quite pleasant. Stefania is a wonderful host! My husband accidentally left a large sum of $$ in one of the bedroom drawers and she and her housekeeper made sure to get in touch with us to wire it back! Thank you soooo much for that! You won't go wrong at this villa! It has everything you need!
Jun 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Capannori in Lucca Area

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: electricity, GAS/LPG for hot water, kitchen, HEATING, and wood for fireplace to pay on consumption the end the holiday
  • Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: bedlinen and towels and the final cleaning to pay on arrival.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , On the ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , On the first floor
  • On the first floor the bathroom has the bath-tub partially closed by a glass, it can be used also as a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Possibly made up as double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Cot available and High chair available on request. Air conditioned in the n° 3 Bedrooms. In the Living room there is a sofà - bed for 2 people.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 7 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Panoramic pool 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 in the home - Optional

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(51 traveller reviews)

5

Peaceful and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful week myself and my partner had at this beautiful holiday villa. lovely house, with all the necessary requirements, amazing garden and pool. Very clean and tidy. could not want for anymore. Stefania who owns the villa was superb, very helpful and informative, nothing was too much of an issue. Would love to return one day.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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5

Comfortable villa in the Tuscan Hills

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable and relaxing stay at Villa Pennechio. The house was very comfortable, and the garden lovely with beautiful views down to Lucca and of the surrounding hills. Our grandson enjoyed playing in the extensive olive grove garden. Well placed for exploring the area. We spent two days in Lucca, and could have spent more if we had the time. Lucca is a beautiful town, and we had great fun on our quinquecycle around the city walls. There are numerous palazzo style villas in the area, our favourite being Villa Reale di Marlia, a short drive away, where we were the only visitors on a glorious day. We enjoyed walking on the footpaths to the local country restaurant Canapino and to the hillside villages above the villa. The local supermarket, Esselunga was very well stocked.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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Washington, DC
5

Lovely family vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband, our two dogs and my parents enjoyed this lovely villa in mid-October. It was a great hopping off point for enjoying Lucca, the surrounding wineries, Florence and a day trip to Chianti’s vineyards. The house and property are just as beautiful as the pictures, and the kitchen was well equipped for family dinners. We are looking forward to returning soon!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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5

Fantastic time at rustic Tuscan villa

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the most amazing stay at this beautiful villa. It is has a lovely rustic charm and has all the mod-cons you need for a comfortable stay. The villa itself was perfectly clean and well presented. The garden, outdoor dining area & pool were also immaculate and looked exactly as the photo suggest! Perfect for whiling away time amongst stunning Tuscan scenery. The location is also excellent for day trips to Lucca & Pisa, and we also managed further day trips to Florence, Sienna and North to Manarola. Perfect in every way! Stefania the host was most helpful, taking us to get pizza for dinner on our first night despite it being late & raining heavily. She also gave us good directions to local amenities and places of interest. I hope we can go back someday (soon!)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Everything you could wish for in a villa.

  • 5 of 5

The villa was exactly as described, very clean and immaculately maintained. It is in an enclosed garden which makes it ideal for a family holiday. There is ample parking and a locking gate. The pictures do not convey the full extent of the garden which continues away from the house into a small olive grove. The pool has an automated cleaning device so is pristine and the covered garden terrace is so luxurious. Hung with drapes so the sunlight can be controlled, it is furnished with a dining table and chairs, recliners and four deck chairs. The house has been restored and refurbished very tastefully, retaining most original features but also adding all mod cons. The furniture is almost all antique, and dressed with ornate dried flower arrangements. Everything worked which does not always happen in a holiday home! Stefania was delightful to meet and was very helpful. We drove to visit nearby Lucca and som coastal resorts. The house was so comfortable and easy we ate at home. I would wholeheartedly recommend this property to a friend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Lovely villa in beautiful Tuscan countryside!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is all exactly as described. It is comfortable with a rustic decor. We were a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 older teenage children) and so the 3 bedrooms gave us all our own space. The mattresses were comfortable and we all slept well (we had the air con on through the night, otherwise it may have been too hot to permit good sleep). The week we spent at the villa was preceded by a week of train travel and sightseeing in France, Switzerland and Italy, so by the time we reached the villa we were ready to just relax and spend time in the villa and garden. So it was vital that the villa, garden and pool were all as lovely as the pictures on the HomeAway profile indicated. We are happy to report that the pictures are accurate. The pool was big and clean. The garden is really as large as the pictures indicate and gives the impression of being even bigger, as it is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. The view from the pool is of unspoilt countryside as far as the eye can see. There are serveral pool loungers and deck chairs available for use. We stocked up at a nearly supermarket (10 mins drive), as suggested by the owner Stefania, and then had breakfast, lunch and dinner at the villa on most days. One tip is that Esselunga, the local supermarket, sold prosecco for around 2.6 euros, so lunchtimes were very bubbly everyday! We did venture out for a day in Florence/San Gimignano (both around 1 hour 20 mins drive from the villa, although we drive to Florence, spent the day there, then drove directly to San Gimignano for an early evening stroll and dinner, before driving back to the villa). We also visited Pisa and Lucca one evening. All of those places are lovely and well worth visiting, but our priority was rest and relaxation, and the villa was perfect for that. Stefania was incredibly helpful and gave us loads of advice not only about the villa but also the surrounding area. We would suggest that it would be recommended to have the use of a car when staying at this property. The only change we would like to see is that a ceiling fan in the lounge/kitchen would make late evenings in the villa more comfortable. Other than that, it was a perfect stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
SPECIAL OFFER !June 2017
5 Jun 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£421
for 4 nights
From
£105
 
 
September 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,002
for 7 nights
£1,002
 
 
October 2017
14 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£463
for 7 nights
£463
 
 
October 2017
21 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£463
for 7 nights
£463
 
 
Novembar - December 2017
6 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£80
£337
£926
 
 
December 2017-January 2018
16 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£531
for 7 nights
£531
£1,137
 
 
January- February- March 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£337
for 4 nights
From
£84
£337
£926
 
 
March - April 2018
24 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£547
for 7 nights
£547
£1,937
 
 
May 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£758
for 7 nights
£758
 
 
June 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay
£2,527
for 14 nights
£1,263
 
 
July - August 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
14 night minimum stay
£3,369
for 14 nights
£1,684
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £294.77

Weekly prices include: the rent of the property, swimming- pool, private parking.
Internet Access: In the holiday villa, WI-FI (Wireless Internet) is available free.
Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: electricity, GAS/LPG (for hot water, kitchen, HEATING), electricity for air-conditionings
and wood to pay on consumption.
Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE:bedlinen and towels
Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: the final cleaning
Require a security deposit euros 350,00

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