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TORO VISTA -- AIR-CONDITIONED COMFORT IN THE HEART OF LUCCA!

Charles

Advertiser since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Charles

Advertiser since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
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TORO VISTA -- AIR-CONDITIONED COMFORT IN THE HEART OF LUCCA!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Lucca Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, sofa bed, sleeps max. 7

Enjoy all the comforts of home beautifully inside the historic walls of Lucca. Toro Vista is a fully-equipped apartment with air conditioning, that comprises 1 main 'king' bedroom, 1 twin bedroom, 1 corridor / wardrobe room (with single bed on request for the 5th person) one full-aized sofa bed in the living room, 1 bathroom with combination tub/shower and 1 bathroom with toilet, bidet and washbasin. Toro Vista is located on the first floor of a 14th century palazzo few meters from Lucca's central piazza.

The owner of this truly remarkable space, a Broadway producer, has spared no cost in creating a typically Tuscan retreat within the walls of Lucca. The combination kitchen/dining/living room boasts plenty of room and modern conveniences, from the full-equipped kitchen (gas stove, electric oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer), to the oak dining table that converts to a games table, to the leather sofa bed and chair and finally to the television with multi-region DVD/CD player.

The second bedroom features twin beds that can combine into a matrimonial bed on request. The second toilet has a washbasin, toilet and bidet. The main bathroom is accessible from the living area without disturbing the occupants of the bedrooms - so your occasional guests can use the sofa bed and bath with ease. The front windows look out over Via del Toro. The rear windows look out over a lovely courtyard. Even though you will simply wish to disappear into a quiet Tuscan life, the apartment is equipped with high-speed, wireless internet. A local cell/mobile phone is also provided. This 14th century building is located beautifully inside the historic walls of Lucca, on a quiet street, but just one block away from one of the main shopping and restaurant streets of this lovely town.

Between the entrance hall and the twin bedroom, separated by doors on each side, there's a large corridor / wardrobe area with mirrored closets, that on request become a single bedroom (as you can see in the photos, without and with the single bed) or a long triple bedroom for your children together with the twin beds.

Actually, considering the leather sofa bed in the leaving room, the apartment could sleep up to 7 persons.

Toro Vista is your perfect base for Tuscany: Toro Vista enjoys the 'piano nobile' (noble floor) of a 14th century building is located beautifully inside the historic walls of Lucca, on a quiet street, but just one block away from one of the main shopping and restaurant streets of this lovely town. Your stay at the Appartamento Toro Vista is the perfect opportunity to explore and enjoy all that Lucca has to offer. The city is the ideal base for your holiday in Tuscany. Located approximately halfway between Florence and Pisa, Lucca's roads, autostrada, trains and buses will lead you to discover all of the magic that is Tuscany. Everything is included. Deposits and rental can be paid in Euros, US dollars, via major credit cards or by PayPal. Free use of a Vonage telephone to call home!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Charles (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, italian

Why Charles chose Lucca

Lucca is slightly lost in time. It is a perfectly preserved jewel of times gone by, yet it has all the modern conveniences. It boasts an opera company (Lucca is the birthplace of Puccini), a theatre, a soccer team, and many museums. Beyond all that Lucca has to offer, it is the perfect base to explore Tuscany and the Italian Riviera.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Charles



We had a wonderful stay in Toro Vista. The apartment was very comfortable and extremely well furnished. Lucca is such a beautiful town, we enjoyed every minute of our stay there, hence our extension of the trip by an extra 3 nights. We will certainly recommend it to our friends and relatives and plan to stay there again on our next visit.



I tried to post a review as requested but it would not upload as I had to sign in. I am more than happy for you to post the contents of this email as my review, if you wish.



Regards

Brian
Sep 2012
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Toro Vista -- Air-Conditioned Comfort in the Heart of Lucca!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Toro Vista -- Air-Conditioned Comfort in the Heart of Lucca!
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Best Place to Stay in Lucca!

  • 5 of 5
What a wonderful place! A beautiful apartment in a 14th Century building, close to literally everything, like little markets, wine shops, cafes, and several churches--what more could we want? The apartment is modernized while keeping the older feel of Lucca. We will stay there again for certain!
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Toro Vista is a perfect place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
Toro Vista is a beautiful apartment located in the heart of Lucca.The apartment is newly renovated, clean and well-furnished. It was tempting to spend more time in the apartment because it's so comfortable. If you don't want to cook and clean, there are many wonderful restaurants nearby. It's a short walk from everything we needed yet off the beaten path a couple of blocks. The beauty of the experience is the nice, quiet streets and the serenity of knowing you are in a safe place. We slept with the windows open! The apartment has maps and books about the area as references. We could have and should have spent more time discovering Lucca but the convenient location lent us the opportunity to see many sites outside the Lucca area. Just a few blocks from the bus station and 10-minute walk to the train station, we ventured to Florence, Pisa and Cinque Terra for day trips. The owner is so helpful and a delight to work with, not to mention he is extremely well-versed on all that Italy has to offer. The local manager is extremely polite as well. I would definitely recommend this to friends and family.
  • Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
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5

Beautiful and convenient

  • 5 of 5
This was a wonderful apartment for us--we visited with two teenaged boys--it was beautiful, comfortable, and the location was fantastic. We wished we could stay longer!
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Wonderful Apartment - Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5
Toro Vista was a wonderful apartment. The location is great and easy access to everything in Lucca. The apartment was spotless and comfortable. I definitely recommend!
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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5

a perfect spot for a Home Base

  • 5 of 5
This apartment was recommended to us by our tour guide, Riccardo. http://www.tuscanycruisesontheroad.com/ It was the perfect location to tour the area from. The apartment was comfortable for the 3 of us and had all of the conveniences that we needed.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Beautiful & Relaxing

Beautiful & Relaxing
  • 5 of 5
We arrived in Lucca late Monday night after a long week in Rome. We felt like we were coming back home to our own beautiful apartment. It was very comfortable and clean and bright and had all the amenities we had missed in Rome. We loved the light coming through the windows, the kitchen had everything we needed to cook most of our meals at home and the beds were very comfortable.

The owner was very accommodating and both he and his staff went out of their way to help us with some translating we needed for business.

We couldn't have asked for a better experience in Lucca -
Grazie Charles!
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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Map

Antica Locanda di Sesto
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Lucca
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Lucca
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Lucca
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Lucca
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Abetone
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Viareggio
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: concerts, opera, theater

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Rates & Availability

From $75 Per night

Lucca Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
25% Winter Discount
Sep 19 2014 - Dec 26 2014
2 night minimum stay
$75
From
$88
Fri,Sat
$488
$1,462
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
New Years
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Mid-Winter Discount
Jan 3 2015 - Apr 3 2015
2 night minimum stay
$75
From
$88
Fri,Sat
$488
$1,462
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$975
$2,925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Final Cleaning Fee $125
Notes All-inclusive Rate for two bedrooms/1.5 baths.
Rate includes all services (all utilities, Internet, VOIP telephone, initial & departure cleaning). No surprise charges.
If you stay is longer than seven nights, an additional housekeeping/linen exchange may be arranged for $125.00 USD each..
If you have a large group, please inquire about my other two apartments in the same building.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , air conditioned
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , air conditioned
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , wardrobe/hallway
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • tennis

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