In a sunny position on the slopes of the Luccan hills is an ancient "borgo" (a very small village), Fubbiano, with old country houses, wine cellars and an olive oil mill. The "borgo" is overlooked by the main villa, a typical Tuscan building dating back to the 18th century. In the grounds there is a private swimming pool in a panoramic position overlooking the plain of Lucca. Beyond the formal garden and terraces there is a small oak wood with a shady path leading to an ancient fountain. Clients can buy white and red D.O.C. wines and extra-virgin olive oil, among the best in the Lucca area. Nearby, are the "Grotte Giusti Terme", a health spa and beauty centre, where guests staying at Fubbiano will have special terms. The English speaking management is available for assistance and can arrange guided tours in the surrounding areas.
Bedroom 1: Sleeps 2, Double bedroom
Bedroom 2: Sleeps 2, Double bedroom
Bedroom 3: Sleeps 2, Double bedroom
Bedroom 4: Sleeps 2, Twin bedroom
4 Bathrooms, 2 with bath and 2 with shower
Bedroom 5: Sleeps 2, Twin bedroom
Bedroom 6: Sleeps 2, Twin bedroom
1 Bathroom (with shower)
<b>ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE TIMES</b> - Clients must arrive between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and leave before 10 a.m. on the day of departure.
<b>SWIMMING POOLS</b> - Swimming pools are not open all year. If your rental period is outside the period May 30th to October 3rd, please check with us that the pool can be opened. Swimming pools are not enclosed with fences and there are no lifeguards. Clients' use of the swimming pool is at their own risk.
<b>HEATING</b> - Heating costs are not included in the price and must be paid directly on the spot to the owner or his/her representative before departing. Please note that heating in Italy, when not subject to restrictions by the local Government, is more expensive compared to other countries. If you look for a property in low season, make sure to ask for an estimate of the heating cost. You may be asked a supplementary deposit for heating expenses.
<b>WATER AND ELECTRICITY</b> - Please note that most of the properties that we offer are not the typical purpose-built Mediterranean holiday villas. Most are converted farmhouses or former manor houses, full of character and history. Water shortages do occur; please use it sparingly during the summer months. At the same time, Italy is probably one of the few countries in the world where the government has introduced a system of electricity limitators to contain the national consumption. This means you must be careful when using more than one appliance at once because the limitator will shut the electricity off.
<b>INTERNET CONNECTION</b> - Many of our properties have an internet connection. From our experience, when a connection is interrupted due to technical reasons beyond our control, it is unfortunately very difficult, despite our efforts, to receive immediate assistance from some of the internet providers operating in Italy. We therefore strongly suggest that those who need to access their emails should bring their own BlackBerry, or a similar portable device. Please note that in any case we cannot accept responsibility for lack of these services.
<b>LOW SLUNG CARS - VANS - MINIBUSES</b> - Most of our houses are located in the countryside. Some of them can be accessed only by unsealed roads and driveways. We therefore advise people intending to take a sports or low-slung car on holiday, to check with us first whether the access to the property allows for such a car. We advise against the use of vans and minibuses. Please always check with us, at the time of booking, if you are planning to use this type of vehicle when staying at one of our properties.
Please note: All Italian villa rentals are for 7 nights, beginning and ending on Saturdays, unless otherwise noted
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