2 Farmhouses with 5 bedrooms and Pool in Countryside near Lucca – Home 2529447 House
- 5 bedrooms
- 10 sleeps
- 7 nights min stay
2 Farmhouses with 5 bedrooms and Pool in Countryside near Lucca – Home 2529447
- 5 bedrooms
- sleeps 10
- 7 nights min stay
- Swimming pool
- Child Friendly
- Car advised
- Ask about pets
Description from owner
The ideal location for a restful vacation surrounded by nature, close to the numerous festivals and cultural activities Tuscany has to offer. For further detailed info on prices and availability of each of the two houses see our web site www.boschitoscana.eu. Located in the Tuscan hills at an elevation of 350 metres lie our two spacious, free-standing eco-friendly homes 'Ai Boschi', nestled against the edge of the forest and surrounded by olive terraces. The houses are located 15 km north-west of Lucca, about one hour away from the coast, Pisa and Florence. Hikers, bikers and ramblers can enjoy the beauties of the Garfagnana. Winter sports enthusiasts can head to Abetone, a little more than an hour’s drive away, and hit the slopes. The area is dotted with medieval villages, presenting ample opportunities for day trips. Lots of choices and possibilities!
The wood panelled swimming pool (8 x 4 metres) with spacious wooden deck is located about 60 metres from the two houses, high on the hillside, with a stunning view over the village of Valdottavo in the valley and the surrounding hills. Enjoy an evening dip with your choice of romantic or disco lighting, as the mood strikes. A magical place at any time of day.
La Casa (Sleeps 6)
La Casa is a fully renovated, over 100 year-old charming stone farmhouse surrounded by olive trees. The thick outer walls – measuring over 40 cm – keep the house cool in the summer and cosy in the winter.
The interior is furnished in a comfortable, pleasant style and has all modern conveniences. The living/dining area (26 m2) features original chestnut beam and terracotta ceilings. Three French windows open out onto the south and west-facing terraces surrounding the house, edged by olive trees. The large teak outdoor table with six chairs is located under a large sun shade. In the late afternoon, you can sit in the shade of the olive trees. The terrace extends sideways (south-west) into a lounge corner with parasol. A wonderful place to enjoy your meals with family and friends, read a book or simply sit back and enjoy the lovely view of the village and the surrounding hillsides.
The dining room leads up into the new, fully-equipped modern kitchen fitted with an induction stove, convection oven and dishwasher (among other things). The ground floor features a bathroom with shower, washbasin and toilet, a large pantry, washing machine and spacious entrance hall.
On the top floor, there are two spacious south-facing bedrooms (one double, one twin) with a wonderful view. The third bedroom is a large double with French windows opening onto a private south-west facing terrace. All bedrooms have wardrobes and all windows and outside doors are fitted with insect screens. Inside or outdoor shutters are fitted throughout. This floor has a bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet and a double washbasin, as well as a separate toilet with washbasin.
The tiled terraces, olive trees, the swimming pool a scant 50 metres away, offer numerous shaded hideaways or spots to bask in the sunshine, depending on your mood. La Casa also features a permanent exhibition of original artwork (paintings, still life studies and prints) by Italian artist Maurizio Bentivegna (www.mauriziobentivegna.com), available for purchase as mementos of your stay in Casa Boschi and Tuscany.
Il Fienile (Sleeps 4)
The upper floor of the fienile used to be a hay loft, with the barn for the animals taking up the lower floor. The Fienile has been entirely rebuilt with the original materials – the hay loft has been converted into the living room.
Downstairs are two bedrooms; a large bedroom with a double bed, a south-facing window and a door to the outside towards the east. Window and door are fitted with insect screens and shutters. The second bedroom is smaller and has twin beds and windows facing south and west, again fitted with insect screens and shutters. Both bedrooms adjoin the bathroom which features a shower, double washbasin and toilet.
The open stairwell leads up into the large, bright living room (37 m2) with windows on three sides. The views over the valley are breathtaking. The traditional 'mandolato' (an open framework of flat bricks that allowed the hay to air dry) remains intact. The high, slanted ceilings with chestnut beams reveal the building's original purpose. The living room features a dining and seating area.
Behind the living room is the addition built to house the kitchen, wardrobe and a toilet. Due to the uneven terrain, this area is set slightly lower. Two steps (1m80 wide) take you down into the spacious, modern kitchen, equipped with an induction stove, convection oven and dishwasher. There is also a table with four chairs.
The kitchen leads out onto the large, south-east facing terrace, a wonderful place to enjoy breakfast in the shade in the morning, and absorb the tranquility and sounds of the woods in the evening.
- Great for children of all ages
- Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Bed & bathroom
- 3 Full baths, 2 Half baths
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- Mountain Views
- Shared garden
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- Stereo system
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:30
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.
100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
24 hours after booking
50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.
8 weeks before
25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
4 weeks before
No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.
* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support
About the owner
- Calendar last updated:
- 17 Jul 2021
- Years listed:
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English, French, German, Italian, Dutch
– based on 37 reviews
- Very Good
super nice place. beautiful surroundings. there is control of booking and check out and really nice owners. can highly recommend this place.
“Heerlijke plek midden in de natuur”
Heerlijke, comfortabele huizen van alle gemakken voorzien op een geweldige plek. De rit naar boven went snel genoeg en dan heb je ook wat: een voortreffelijk uitzicht en een prachtig zwembad, 's … More
“Echt een geweldige plek !!!!!!”
Ruim een week hebben wij met vijf personen mogen vertoeven in de casa, geweldig !! Wat is dit een mooie plek ! We genoten vanaf het grote royale terras ( maar ook vanuit de woonkamer) van het schitt… More
“Prachtig gelegen huis met mooi uitzicht”
Prachtig gelegen op heuvel, Traditioneel koel Ialiaans huis, met veel privacy en prachtig uitzicht over groene valei. Het zwembad is heerlijk en heeft hetzelfde prachtige uitzicht. Ideale uitvalesbasi… More
“Heerlijk familiehuis vlakbij Lucca met zwembad!”
We hebben een heerlijke week gehad in La Casa! Het huis is knus ingericht en heeft boven genoeg ruimte met 3 slaapkamers. De eigenaren zijn erg behulpzaam en als er iets is snel ter plaatse. Onze 3 ki… More
Ruim twee weken verbleven we in Fienile. Een huis boven op de heuvel met een prachtig uitzicht. Het huis is gezellig en warm ingericht en van alle gemakken voorzien. We voelden ons direct thuis. De o… More
“Boschi, Casa Perfetta!”
Wat kan de natuur geweldig zijn. Dit hebben wij ervaren tijdens 3 heerlijke weken in Boschi. Het huisje was meer dan super, de omgeving prachtig. Dichtbij bezienswaardigheden en ook weer de rust bij … More
“Come and relax in Tuscany with all your senses!”
We found La Casa a great ecological house, where we felt right at home. The owners have given us guided and explanations with great enthusiasm. In all respects, it was a "wow" factor for us.… More
Heel nieuwsgierig naar onze bestemming in Toscane! Laatste stukje heuvel op voorspelde iets moois. De plek van bestemming prachtig! Niemand in de buurt, prachtig uitzicht en een geweldig huis waarin w… More
“Lovely and friendly homes to explore Tuscany with awesome views”
Stayed in both farmhouses with our two families to celebrate the 75th birthday of grandmother. Had a great time. Both houses are very comfortable, clean and have all that you would need. Views and sur… More
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