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Giovanna and Francesco

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french, italian
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Giovanna and Francesco

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SALVIA

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Lucca Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Characteristic country house immersed in green fields

Characteristic and typical country house amongst green fields only 2 km from the historical walls of Lucca and close to the most important cities of art in Tuscany.The apartments can be rented separately but both family groups and large groups of friends are welcome: 15 people can be comfortably accommodated. A romantic and comfortable environment and ideal to spend an unforgettable holiday.

The salt water pool (14x7 meters) is at our guests’ disposal and set in garden of two hectares.

The great agricultural house, recently restructured, is a part of a typical 'corte lucchese' and offers four apartments, where one would like to stay longer than just a holiday!

Each apartment prides its own style and personality and all spaces offer lots of natural light, with the comfort of a true home. All the units have a kitchen, lounge room and bathroom; they are equipped with all the accessories, TV and internet wi-fi.

'Encantea'...is: Situated only 2km from the historic centre of Lucca, you’ll find yourself in one of the most beautiful areas West of the Serchio River, between green pastures and beautiful stone houses.

You’ll find tranquillity and grace at Encantea.

There are spaces where you’ll day dream. There is much care and attention to detail: which is the essence of hospitality. It’s beautiful just to sit under the veranda, read a book and fill your eyes with green. Here you’ll find two hectares of green fields, interrupted only by a mirror of blue water.

A comforting magic.

' Encantea ' is the place where one would like to stay longer than just a holiday!

Each accommodation prides it’s own style and personality and all spaces offer lots of natural light, vitality with the comfort of a true home.

You’ll find all you need and more. Travel light, and bring with you only your idea of “total relaxation”

Both Family groups and large groups of friends are welcome: 15 people can be comfortably accommodated.

Our ideas....: One can take advantage of the silence or create something different each day:

Pedal along the banks of the Serchio River, in the close vicinity of the Park on the River or across the hills on a mountain bike to the sea.

Reach Lucca’s historic centre in 5 minutes, situated in the tree-lined street of the ancient walls,

Visit Lucca’s Villas: splendid architectural witnesses of the nobility of the 1500”s

Explore the outskirts: the Coast of Versilia and the mountains of the Garfagnana, which are half an hour away by car, The “Cinque Terre” approx 50km.

Reach the important cities of Tuscany: Florence, Pisa and Siena.

Our ideas...

Visit the markets: antique and arts and crafts, the 3rd and 4th weekend of every month, the traveling market every Wednesday and Saturday.“La Strada del Vino” (the “wine tasting” road): the road for food and wine tasting connoisseurship for agricultural businesses of Lucca’s hills, local wine and oil tasting.

Our ideas....: Opera: Giacomo Puccini was born right here! There are many opportunities and occasions during the year to listen to the masterpieces of the famous musician.

Summer Festival: A summer release of live concerts of international artists in the historic Napoleon Square.

The” Lucca” September: a month of cultural events, both religious and folklore. The 13th of September is not be missed: the entire city accompanies the “Saint Volto” in an atmospheric and charming procession along the streets of the historic centre.

Murabilia: a market/exhibition of mostly rare plants and flowers, held annually in the month of September on one of the most beautiful bulwark of the cities walls. Enriched by presentations, closer examinations and competitions regarding interesting themes in this sector.

The Feast Day of Saint Zita: a beautiful floral market in the Amphitheatre Square, in memory of the patron saint of the city. Held during the week of 27th April.

More Details

Details for Salvia 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

This is a nest for two people: you’ll find it on the ground floor when you enter from the large garden. As per all the apartments at Encantea, there is ample space, made for living and relaxing. One can almost smell the perfume of the fresh and delicate décor and furniture in the entire apartment: from the large kitchen and the day area with a fireplace, to the double bedroom and the bathroom. The bedroom has a door window to the outside and is furnished with attention to detail. The wooden beams and an old brick wall in making the room very pleasant. The bathroom, covered in mosaics, consisting of a glass shower, sink, toilet, bidet and hair dryer. In front we find a anteroom with wardrobe, sink and mirror. The kitchen is characterized by an old brick wall in sight (original), is furnished with attention to detail and it is equipped with table and chairs. The living room has two entrances: one by the large garden and the other by the court.
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Giovanna and Francesco (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french, italian

Why HomeAway

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.8
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Salvia
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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Salvia
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Beautiful villa in excellent location

  • 5 of 5
Giovanna and Francesco have a beautiful villa just outside Lucca. It is perfectly maintained with a gorgeous swimming pool and grounds. We stayed for 10 days in a delightful, one-bedroom apartment. Giovanna gave us many helpful ideas about restaurants, shops, and trips and we had a perfect time.
  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Salvia
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
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5

A little slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5
Me and my boyfriend stayed in the Salvia villa for a week and what an amazing week it was.

Giovanna met us on our arrival and explained everything we needed to know about the villa and Lucca itself, from where to find the local supermarket to a recommendation for a lovely restaurant in the hills.

The villa, despite being the smaller of the four, was really spacious, had everything you could possibly need and was spotless. We had a table directly outside our villa where we ate our dinner a couple of nights. We also had a table available for us by the poll.

Talking of the pool, it's beautiful. Each villa is allocated loungers around the pool which is a great idea as it means you don't get any of the 'towels on the lounger reservation' stuff you get at hotels. There's lots of space around the pool so we never felt crowded, even when all the guests were around the pool.

Lucca is about half an hour walk away or a few minutes drive to the walls. It was our first visit to Lucca and it's a beautiful little place. Riding a bike along the top of the walls was a highlight.

Encantea is really close to Pisa and about an hours drive to Florence. But there are also lots of smaller towns and villages near by that are worth a look.

I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Encantea and I hope we'll be back there soon.
  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Salvia
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
4

A nice place to stay close to Lucca

  • 4 of 5
We stayed at Encatea one week during May and enjoyed it very much. The owners Francesco and Giovanna are very friedly and helpful. The property has a really big garden – absolute the same, as you can see on the pictures. Both owners are ofeten in the morning in the garden. That gives you the possibility to contact them quite easy. They are very cautious and help you with things, as fast as possible (e.g. as they saw, that we had just a little umbrella for our 8 month old baby against the sun, they directly brought us a big and good one onto our terrace). In the garden you find a little herb garden, with herbs you can use for cooking. The pool is very clean. It was nice to sit under the trees close to the pool. The appartement was clean and good eqipped. With arrival they had already placed a baby bed into our bedroom.

The poperty is very close to Lucca. It is possible to go by feet (or going out jogging in the evening on the nice big walls of Lucca). We mostly went by car to a free parking place close to the walls. The town is very nice and atmospheric.

All around we can recommend to choose Encatea for a nice stay close to Lucca.

Thak you to Francesco and Giovanna
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
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Salvia
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+39 -(0) 338 7668938
Lucca Piana di Lucca
United Kingdom
5

Beautiful apartment in prime location in Lucca

  • 5 of 5
We have just returned from a wonderfully relaxing holiday. The apartment was clean, comfortable and well maintained and had all the amenities necessary for us and our 18 month old daughter. The shared pool was wonderful and we had many a happy hour swimming and splashing around in it to cool down at the end of the day. The apartment is in an excellent location just outside Lucca (approximately 35 mins walk to the city walls) and provides a perfect base for exploring the beautiful region of Tuscany. For that reason we would recommend having a car. In addition there are several beaches 20 - 30 mins drive away. Lucca itself is a lovely peaceful city with lots of places to eat and drink. The city walls provide a great walk and there are lots of parks for young children. We would definitely consider returning and would most definitely recommend this accommodation for other families or couples looking to enjoy a holiday that combines sightseeing with an opportunity to have some relaxing days by the pool or at the beach.
  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
Belgium
5

Séjour à Lucca

  • 5 of 5
A peu de distance de la très agréable ville de Lucques (vaut le détour!), nous avons passé les premiers jours de nos vacances italiennes dans l'appartement Salvia: bien équipé, relativement spacieux, propre... avec le lit d'enfant que nous avions demandé, tout y était à notre arrivée! En plus de cela: ambiance relax, le calme de la campagne, piscine très propre, magasins à proximité... et n'oublions pas l'accueil charmant de Giovanna. Très bon rapport prix-qualité, même si ce n'est pas bon marché.
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, you have been welcome guests and thanks again for the care that you had for our house.
We hope to see you again.....

Francesco e Giovanna

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
S. Alessio
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi Golf Club
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
S. Alessio
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
Viareggio-Marina di Pietrasanta-Forte dei Marmi
Car: recommended

One can take advantage of the silence or create something different each day: Pedal along the banks of the Serchio River, in the close vicinity of the Park on the River or across the hills on a mountain bike to the sea. Reach Lucca’s historic centre in 5 minutes, situated in the tree-lined street of the ancient walls, Visit Lucca’s Villas: splendid architectural witnesses of the nobility of the 1500s Explore the outskirts: the Coast of Versilia and the mountains of the Garfagnana, which are half an hour away by car, The “Cinque Terre” approx 50km. Reach the important cities of Tuscany: Florence, Pisa and Siena.Visit the markets: antique and arts and crafts. “La Strada del Vino” (the “wine tasting” road): the road for food and wine tasting connoisseurship for agricultural businesses of Lucca’s hills, local wine and olive oil tasting. Opera: Giacomo Puccini was born right here! There are many opportunities and occasions during the year to listen his masterpieces.

Other Activities: Visit Historyc Centre of Lucca and Cultural Sites

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Rates & Availability

From €101 Per night

Lucca Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Dec 24 2014 - Jan 6 2015
4 night minimum stay
€840
 
 
Low Season
Jan 7 2015 - Mar 27 2015
4 night minimum stay
€710
 
 
Mid Season
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 3 2015
4 night minimum stay
€750
 
 
High Season
Apr 4 2015 - Apr 10 2015
4 night minimum stay
€850
 
 
Mid Season
Apr 11 2015 - Jun 12 2015
4 night minimum stay
€750
 
 
High Season
Jun 13 2015 - Sep 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
€850
 
 
Mid season
Sep 19 2015 - Oct 28 2015
4 night minimum stay
€750
 
 
Low Season
Nov 4 2015 - Dec 23 2015
4 night minimum stay
€710
 
 
High Season
Dec 24 2015 - Jan 6 2016
4 night minimum stay
€850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes The price does not include: heating, air conditioning, daily cleaning and daily change of linen, towels for swimming pool.
A security deposit against damages of 300 euro is to be paid in cash upon arrival. It will be given back upon departure.
For a definite booking is requested a down payment of 30% of the total. The remaining amount should be paid at the moment of the arrival, please in cash. It's possible to cancel the reservation until 45 days before check-in, in this case we return the deposit. The deposit is not refundable from (and within) 45 days before check-in.
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Amenities

Lucca Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Mosquito net.

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