Vacation villa near Lucca and a few kilometers from Pisa and the beaches of Versilia. Sleeps 6+2, swimming pool, Internet connection, hydromassage, beautiful view over the plain of Lucca and the surrounding hills. Riding stable and tennis club nearby.
The villa stands at an altitude of about 300 meters on the hills that surround Lucca, the so-called "town of the hundred churches", due to the presence of many buildings of worship.
Its plan and the presence of an amphitheater demonstrate that Lucca had been a Roman town before being occupied by the Goths and the Byzantines and then becoming one of the most important towns of the Longobard kingdom.
The walls that surrounds the historic centers of Lucca are widely renowned: they were built between the 15th and the 17th century and are considered among the most well preserved in Europe. Lucca features also many Renaissance palaces and towers, including the famous Guinigi Tower. Every year the town hosts Lucca Summer Festival - during which worldwide famous artists perform in the city's most important squares - and Lucca Comics and Games - Italy's most important event dedicated to comic books, animation and gaming.
The beautiful building dating from the early 20th century standing on a hill affords a wonderful view of the surrounding landscape and the plain of Lucca.
The villa is an excellent solution for several kind of tourists: art and cultures lovers can visit Lucca, Pisa, Florence and many other less-renowned but interesting small towns; those who want to relax with long walks by the sea can drive to nearby Viareggio, Lido di Camaiore and Forte dei Marmi; in winter, mountain and ski lovers can easily reach Abetone skiing resort.
Around the villa stretches a fully fenced garden featuring the private swimming pool (12x6 m; depth: 1.30 m) with an outdoor shower, and a veranda furnished with deck chairs and sun loungers.
A small terrace is furnished for guests to have meals in the open air.
The three-story building has joisted ceilings and stairs made of local stone that, like the windows and the fireplace, date back to the 1920s, and composes of kitchen, living room, two double bedrooms, a twin bedroom, a mansard room with a double sofa bed, a storeroom and two bathrooms (one with a whirlpool bathtub).
Facilities and Services
The villa is equipped with barbecue, outdoor shower, working fireplace, stereo system, oven, microwave oven, fridge with freezer, whirlpool bathtub, ironing equipment and private parking space for four cars.
Four bicycles are at guests' disposal.
A cook and a domestic help are available upon request.
Shops and services of any kind are 800 meters from the villa.
A tennis club and a riding stable are respectively 2 and 10 kilometers from the property.