This magnificent large early 19th century villa, which is the owners personal residence, has been lovingly restored to maintain the romantic ambience of a previous age. It has a wealth of original features painted trompe loeil ceiling, terracotta tiled floors and period antique furniture all in keeping with the original Tuscan style whilst incorporating the luxury of every modern convenience. Both the spacious salon, with a period marble fireplace, and the dining room, with trompe loeil ceiling and painted panelled walls, have shuttered french doors which open out onto a large terracotta terrace with central fountain. To the side of the terrace is a large beamed loggia, seating 14 people for al fresco eating, a sitting area, and a barbecue. All bedrooms have their own bathrooms/showers (3 en-suite). The glorious elevated position allows a stunning vista from each of the rooms making this the most sought after property. A beautiful heated swimming pool; salt water, private, secluded and with stunning views.
We accept mid-week bookings all year, with no set change-over days.
Convenient for visiting Lucca: 40 minutes. Florence: 1½ hours. Pisa: 1hour.
Time to shops & restaurants: 10 minutes
Time to town: 10 minutes
Time to beach: 1 hour
Free wireless internet, suitable for iPhones and Blackberries
Cleaning: once a week, included in price
Bedroom 1 Kingsize bed, large bathroom with trompe loeil decoration, antique copper bath and circular shower.
Bedroom 2 Kingsize bed,with en-suite bathroom and shower.
Bedroom 3 2 single beds,with en-suite bathroom and shower.
Bedroom 4 Double bedroom, with en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 5 1 Single bed on ground floor with cloakroom
Kitchen Large kitchen with marbled work area & sink, double oven, dishwasher, fridge-freezer and central dining table & chairs.
Utility room Washing machine, tumble dryer, sink & drainer, and WC.
Dining room Antique dining table & chairs, shuttered doors opening onto terrace. Off the dining room, a small pantry with marble sink and fridge freezer.
Salon 9.5m(37ft) long with magnificent views from all windows. Period marble fireplace, antique furniture, shuttered doors opening onto terrace.
Study Desk, chairs and bookcase, separate toilet/cloakroom, telephone point.
Magnificent Villa with spectacular views. Lovingly restored 19th century property. Tastefully decorated interior . Wonderful location. Heated swimming pool.