Villa Rosa,Casa Mario,Casa Bruno and Casa Stefania are re-modernised 1300 's Villa & (1700's) Town House's, all within walking distance from each other and situated 10 minutes above, the historical spa town of Bagni Di Lucca.
All 4 offer the ideal base to discover the joys of Tuscany being in the Tuscan Triangle (Pisa ,Lucca & Firenze)
They are 75 minutes from Pisa & Florence Airport & 35 minutes from Lucca,the provincial capital.
The beauty of their location provides the opportunity for total tourism all year round; with the Tuscan Rivera an hour by car & the ski slopes of Abetone are 35 minutes away.
The Villa has excellent, FREE Wi Fi Internet, with a new large 8m x 4m pool surrounded by our orchard/garden. It offers comfort & relaxation in abundance; with 2 large doubles, a medium double & quad room combination, with two large bathrooms; one on the ground and on the other on the 1st floor.We have also added a Taschen books reference collection.
We are now able to cater for larger groups of up to 30 people with a total of 14 rooms in 4 separate but near properties. This allows everyone to be able to be close and increase privacy as well.
The other properties ,Casa Mario (Maximum 10 people), Casa Bruno (Maximum 6 people) and Casa Stefania (Maximum 4 people)can be rented together or individually.
Casa Mario has 5 bedrooms(3 doubles,1 Twin &1 Bunk bed),2 kitchens & 2 bathrooms.
Casa Bruno is our budget property with weeks at 399 euros+heating if necessary. It has 2 doubles, twin bedroom(2 singles/bunk), kitchen & bathroom It also has a fruit and vegetable garden together with another field/garden over the Lima valley.
Casa Stefania is property with weeks at 449 euros+heating if necessary. It has a doubles,a sofa bed, kitchen & bathroom It also has air conditioning which is available at an additional charge.
Please note:- Casa Mario,Casa Bruno and Casa Stefania residents have access to Villa Rosa's pool, ONLY if Casa Mario and/or Casa Bruno and/or Casa Stefania are reserved at the same time as Villa Rosa. In other words if you want to stay in only Casa Mario or Casa Bruno or Casa Stefania, then you have NO access to Villa Rosa's private pool.
There is simply too much to do in the area and one visit or week is never enough. From cooking courses at the villa, to walking and water rafting to sampling the local wine and olive oil, you can fill your days quickly. For the most up to day information please click and visit Tuscany and Lucca official tourist information links below. You can also join our 1700 friends on Facebook and get up to date information on whats going on locally via our Twitter.
We are a family group that has owned the property since 1325. It entered our family possession as a reward for excellent service at the Battle of Altopascio where Lucca defeated Florence. After Rosina or Rosa passed away a few years ago we thought about what we could do with the property.We saw these non locals coming in and renting properties and thought not only could we do a BETTER job but be More competitive as well. With a business and customer focused background totalling between our family group over 200 years, we aim to provide the best Tuscany holiday you can experience.
It is easier to explain why we did not go for a property in Bagni di Lucca itself. Before we re-modernised Villa Rosa we looked at investing in Bagni. It didn't offer what we thought was a true Tuscan Village/hamlet experience, that we new our future guests would prefer. Plus the views at the bottom of our valley are quite limited and constrained.So therefore our choice of location and property were ideal because it was close to Bagni but offered so much more in terms of relaxation, enjoyment and amazing upper valleys views. Also by basing ourselves 10 minutes driving up the valley, we gain the cooling effect of our Prato Fiorito, mountain breezes. Come and find out for yourselves.
Villa Rosa has the best of both words for those that want the Villa in the country side but also know its perfectly placed to take advantage of amenities of a village shop and grocery store only 8 minutes walk away.You are also well placed to drive to supermarkets and hypermarkets from 10 to 25 minutes away.It has space for large family groups and is also perfectly suited for the single writer or producer looking for that piece and quite to think things through.We have fitted a fantastic NATO graded wifi. None of this cueing up up at the local tourist office, to keep abreast of whats going on.The villa is open all year round and with central heating throughout the property you will feel warm and snug throughout the winter months.In the summer, our large swimming pool allows guests to cool down and chill-out in the orchard garden. Here they will experience the total piece and relaxation, of the beautiful Northern Tuscany countryside, that is the Lima Valley.
Situated at 550 feet above sea level, Villa Rosa and Casa Bruno,offers gorgeous views of the Lima Valley.We are also giving you access to the houses private estate situated another 15 minutes by car on Mount Prato Fiorito (1295m/4240ft).
Bagni Di Lucca is the nearest small town, where one can purchase almost anything you might need. Including open air fresh food market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Plenty of bars & restaurants can be visited with excellent tourist menus for 10 euros.
Local activities are many & wide spread,(see list below). Why not start planing your late summer/autumn/winter trips.Come celebrate the wine & autumn chestnut harvest.
Skiing?Villa Rosa is only 40 minutes from the biggest skiing area south of the Italian Alps at Abetone. A hidden gem away from the heard!
Golf: There is a golf course in Montecatini: 40 minutes drive away.
Ski: Villa Rosa and Casa Bruno are situated only 40 minutes driving from Abetone ski resort, which is open from December to April.It is not only the biggest resort south of the Italian Alps but also the biggest Apennine resort. Located in a state forest on the Modena to San Marcello Road near the border between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna, with ski access points at Faidello (1220m) Abetone (1400m) Le Regine (1200m) Plan di Novello (1150m) and Cutigliano (733m). There are 54 lifts over this wide area with 27 at Abetone itself, including many chairs. These access an extensive network of mixed-ability pistes above and below the tree-line. The highest point (Monte Gomito) is 1940m. 20 kilometers of ski slopes have snow making facilities. Abetone has 2 ski schools.
Please visit www.abetone.com for more information.
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Villa Rosa & Casa Bruno
Nov 1 2013 - Dec 19 2014
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (British Pound) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.