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Description from the manager
Suited for friends traveling together, this Tuscany holiday villa in the Lucca area offers charm, comfort, and convenience. Featuring beautifully traditional interior decor as well as a fountain in the courtyard, this rental villa in Tuscany is also located close to an authentic hill town. Explore shops during the day and amble around in the evening, until you find that perfect Italian restaurant. Want to explore? This Tuscan villa is also well located for taking day trips to Lucca, Pisa, and Florence.
[1.2 hectares] This villa is located on an exceptionally beautiful early 19th century estate within which there are several villas. The... property overlooks romantic hillside villages, lush wooded countryside, and the mountains beyond. The villas all share 1.2 hectares of ecologically managed Italianate gardens with terraces, formal areas, and woodland walks. This particular villa shares a heated swimming pool [9.5m x 5m] with two other residences nearby. French doors from salon and the dining room of this villa open onto a large, private terracotta terrace with a central fountain. To the side is a beamed loggia, seating 14 people for al fresco meals. In addition, there is a sitting area, a wood burning oven for pizzas, and a barbecue. The English designer of the gardens lives nearby and is available to give help or guidance if needed.
Ground Floor: Entering into this villa, you will find yourself in a large entrance hall branching off into several rooms. The living room is 9.5 meters long with magnificent views from all windows. It contains a period marble fireplace, antique furniture, and has shuttered doors opening onto the terrace. The dining room features an antique dining table and chairs for eight. Again, shuttered doors open onto the terrace; there is also a small side pantry with a marble sink and a refrigerator. The study includes a desk, chairs, and a bookcase, along with a telephone. From here there is a door into a bathroom/ cloakroom with sink and toilet.
Lower Ground Floor: Downstairs, there is a large kitchen with a marble work area and sink, a double oven, dishwasher, and breakfast table for six. This floor also has a utility room with a washing machine, tumble dryer, sink, and WC [sink and toilet].
First Floor: Upstairs there are a total of four bedrooms. The first room has a 180 cm king-size bed. Its bathroom is located in the hall and contains a sink, toilet, shower, and antique copper bath. It is decorated with lovely trompe l'oeil. The second bedroom has a 180 cm king-size bed and an en suite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower. The third bedroom has two single beds [cannot be joined] and an en suite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower. The fourth bedroom has a 160 cm queen-size bed and an en suite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower.
This villa is about 1 km from Coreglia Antelminelli, a pedestrian medieval hill town with many services such as shops, restaurants, a post office, and bank. Some of the finest traditional restaurants are located in this area, where you can sample the delights of Italian cuisine. There are many local festivals, concerts, and classical events taking place throughout the summer, both locally in Coreglia and at nearby Barga and Lucca. Operas take place at Puccini's Torre del Lago.
Cinque Terre [La Spezia]: 115 km
Florence: 111 km
Carrara: 95 km
Forte dei Marmi: 73 km
Pisa: 66 km
Torre del Lago Puccini: 64 km
Lucca: 38 km
Barga: 14 km
Coreglia Antelminelli [grocery shop]: 1 km
Available Amenities: Complimentary welcome pack [tea, coffee, water, jam, pasta, sauce, bread, cake, wine, olive oil, soap, toilet paper], shared heated swimming pool, cleaning service on Monday and Friday [does not include kitchen], Sky TV, washing machine, tumble dryer, oven, dishwasher.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
* Groceries upon arrival: Upon request
* Cook service: Upon request
* Heating: Included in winter rates; otherwise according to consumption
* Kitchen cleaning: 15 Euros/hour
* Mid-week linen change: 15 Euros/room
* Pool towel: 10 Euros/week
Nearby Attractions: Coreglia Antelminelli [shops, restaurants, a post office, bank, local festivals, concerts], Barga, Lucca, Torre del Lago Puccini, Pisa, Forte dei Marmi, Carrara, Florence.
Please Note: This residence is restricted to adults [18 and older].
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