Lucca villa i443,italy

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Just 8 km from Lucca, in an exceptionally good position on a hill, with a panorama stretching from the
towers of Lucca to the town of San Miniato, lies this wonderful historic home, which has origins way
back in history: it was first built as a fortified village, then in the middle ages it became a lookout tower
and finally around the 15th or 16th century it became a country residence for a family that was part of
the Lucca nobility.

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Lucca villa i443,italy

  1. 1. Villa i443 Fact SheetLucca area Villa i443Lucca, Lucca area, ItalyKEY INFORMATION: Rating Beds Baths Sleeps Weekly Low Weekly High Weekly Peak 9 9 18 EUR €4,570 EUR €8,170 Contact UsVILLA IMAGES(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/italy/lucca-area-i443.html
  2. 2. Villa i443 Fact Sheet(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/italy/lucca-area-i443.html
  3. 3. Villa i443 Fact SheetVILLA DESCRIPTIONVILLA I443 IN LUCCA, LUCCA AREA, ITALYJust 8 km from Lucca, in an exceptionally good position on a hill, with a panorama stretching from thetowers of Lucca to the town of San Miniato, lies this wonderful historic home, which has origins wayback in history: it was first built as a fortified village, then in the middle ages it became a lookout towerand finally around the 15th or 16th century it became a country residence for a family that was part ofthe Lucca nobility. It then became a convent and during the centuries had many illustrious guests. It(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/italy/lucca-area-i443.html
  4. 4. Villa i443 Fact Sheethas been recently renovated with a painstaking work of conservation and recovery of all its originalcharacteristics, and the result is a faithful representation of the typical Lucca villa of the 1500s, asdescribed by Samminiati, the great intellectual and architect. They have knowledgeably re-used all theold construction materials such as stone, terracotta, hand-forged ironwork, and they have recoveredthe monumental fireplace, the typical loggia with its arches, columns and frescoes looking over towardsthe olive grove, but above all they have respected the original layout of the rooms, which are large andairy. Put together with the furnishings, which are composed of a collection of special antique pieces andmany from the 1800s, some of which have come from old convents and churches, it all gives this housean original atmosphere of austerity, elegance and simplicity, capable of bringing back the rhythms oflife of times gone by. In order to provide guests with complete relaxation, the villa has also beenequipped with the most modern comforts: hydro massage tubs in most of the bathrooms, under-floorcentral heating, satellite TV, high-quality comfortable mattresses, and above all it offers a complete,personalized and detailed assistance for guests: daily cleaning and linen changes, buffet dinner onarrival, on request the organization of many trips (tour with wine tasting, cooking courses,participation at the Viareggio carnival or at the Puccini music festival, and so on. Outside, the villa has apanoramic garden area with a pergola, furnished for relaxing and dining outside; in the old renaissancepond, at the rear of the villa towards the olive grove, they have made a small 9x3m swimming-pool, sothat you can keep cool in the summer months and in front of the house, where during the Etruscantimes there was a water basin, they have built another oval shaped pool ( 12 x 7 meters) with a splendidview of the surrounding green hills. The beaches at Versilia are about half-an-hours driveaway.GROUND FLOOR: entrance into a salon of 70 sq.m with brick vaulted ceilings, dining table andliving area with TV, 1 long double room with tables and access to the garden, 1 large kitchen withantique stone sink and access to the garden, 1 room with large antique fireplace and wood-burningoven, 1 twin bedroom, 1 bedroom with 2 small double beds, 1 small doublebedroom, 1 bathroom withhydromassage shower, 1 bathroom with hydromassage tub. FIRST FLOOR (the piano nobile): largecentral reception room (150 sq.m) with large stone fireplace and access to the furnished, frescoedloggia, dining room, small living-room, studio, 1 WC with washbasin, access room with fireplace (inthe old tower) for the stairs leading to the SECOND FLOOR: large central living-room of 150 sq.mwith high trussed roof and monumental fireplace, 3 twin bedrooms, each with private bathroom withshower, 2 twin bedrooms each with private bathroom with hydro massage tub, 1 walk-through juniorsuite with small living-room with writing table and double bed accessing 1 twin bedroom with privatebathroom with shower.(c) VillaGetaways.com www.villagetaways.com/italy/lucca-area-i443.html

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