TRANQUIL, IDYLLIC SETTING IN BAGNI DI LUCCA WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS

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TRANQUIL, IDYLLIC SETTING IN BAGNI DI LUCCA WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS

Bagni di Lucca Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Self catering rental in secluded, private rural setting but close to town

Casa Tesori is a recently renovated 250 year old farmhouse set on a south facing hill with spectacular mountain views overlooking the historic town of Bagni Di Lucca. The house is nestled in an area lush with vegetation yet open and light. A tranquil and idyllic setting. The self contained apartment is situated at one end of the house and has its own private patio garden with seating and lounge chairs. The recent renovation blends modern design and convenience whilst maintaining the architectural and historical integrity of the building. The position offers a retreat like atmosphere yet close proximity to the town, river,spas, and thermal swimming pool etc. In addition to being centrally located for Lucca, Pisa, Barga, Florence etc, there are local hiking trails, horse riding and easy access to the many festivals, concerts, musical and cultural events of the area throughout the year.

Bagni di Lucca has been known since Roman times and became popular in the 11th century because of the many thermal springs, with the extraordinary curative and regenerative power of its thermal waters, Bagni di Lucca became one of the major thermal spas in Europe. It was an elite of European tourism and a welcomed meeting place for the nobility and diplomats of all Europe.It became a destination of the most distinguished guests, among which, the poets Byron, Shelley, Carducci, Pascoli, the writers like Dumas and Couperus, the musicians like Strauss, Listz, Papagani, Puccini and the politicans and regents like Tsar Demidoff from Russia, Napoleon Bonaparte, Queen Margherita and the popes Sixtus IV and V. The glorious past can still be revived through monuments which are rich of history, a neo-classic church, numerous villas immersed in the green of their parks and many walking trails.

But the glory times of the spa's do not end with the memory of its past. The very famous and ancient streams of Bagni di Lucca are fed with waters rich in sulfates, bicarbonates and calcium, rendering them particularly curatieve and regenerating power. They reach 45 Celcius. Its 19 hot springs continue to flow out from the hills.Unique of its kind, are a visit to the natural vapors grottoes whose temperature varies from 40 to 47 degrees Celcius, only located 50 meters from Villa Talenti.

(The baths are open from March to November and also during the long festive weekends and the Christmas holidays).

During your stay at Casa Tesori you can visit the famous Tuscany art cities like Lucca (23 km), Pisa (45 km), Florence (80 km), Siena (120 km) or discover those lesser known fascinating places, rich in history which is Tuscany full of: the Etruscan Volterra (90 km), Pistoia (60 km) the medieval San Gimignano (85 km), the beautiful fishing villages the Cinque Terre (100 km)are just some examples, not to mention the whole Chianti area.

For those who prefer to stay closer you can enjoy the thermal treatments in Bagni di Lucca, visit the famous Maddalena Bridge (called the Devil's Bridge, 4 km). You can do trekkings and excursions on foot or on horseback in the beautiful mountains of the Alpi Apuani.

You can travel through the Bagni di Lucca area and the Garfagnana to live the rural traditions and visit the medieval towns like Barga and Castelnuovo and many medieval nearby hamlets with their splendid Romanesque chapels and antique churches.

You can visit the famous Grotta del Vento and sealovers can go to the Versilia beach and Forti dei Marmi just 55 km away. Numerous events and folkloric fairs and festivals are programmed during the year.

More Details

Details for Apartment Rubino (2 persons) 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

The entrance to this studio apartment is accessed by seven stone stairs. These open onto the living/kitchen area. This airy, loft like space is divided from the sleeping area by a three quarter wall with artistic lighting. The kitchen is a state of the art modern design including combination oven, microwave, hob, fridge, dishwasher and marble top counter. A window looks out onto the garden patio. Original brick wood burning fireplace. The sleeping area has a queen size bed with feather pillows and high quality bedding. Side tables with modern lighting. There is an antique armadio with full length mirror. Central heating for the colder months. Led lighting throughout with dimmers. Original artwork on walls.
Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Rosi and Adriano

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Speaks dutch, german, italian, english
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Map

Nearest Airport
66 Kilometres
Pisa Galileo Galilei
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Fornoli (Bagni di Lucca)
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Viareggio
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Abetone
Car: recommended

One of the many attractions of the historic spa town of Bagni Di Lucca is its central location. Lucca, Barga, Castelnuovo, Pisa, Pietrasanta, Viareggio and of course Florence are all within easy reach. Casa Tesori is set on a hill with fantastic views of the town. The thermal springs have been used here since Roman times. Bagni di Lucca was a popular destination for romantic poets such Byron, Keats, Shelley, and Elizabeth and Robert Browning. The lush mountain scenery is tranquil and very romantic, ideal for hiking and walking. There are many beautiful mountain villages to explore and throughout the summer countless local festivities, concerts and markets celebrating food, music, nature and the arts. There are beautiful villas and gardens open to the public and the Versilian coast with it's wide, sandy beaches, the Cinque Terra National Park are within easy reach. The ski resort of Abetone is only a forty five minute drive and open from December to April.

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Bagni di Lucca Apartment Rental Rates

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all year
Mar 13 2014 - Oct 26 2014
3 night minimum stay
€85
€450
 

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Notes Rental price is all inclusive.
A 30% deposit is required with the balance to be paid six weeks prior to your arrival. For booking made less than six weeks full payment is required.
Casa Tesori reserves the right to regard the booking as cancelled if the balance is not received by the due date and shall apply cancellation charges as stated in these booking condition
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Amenities

Bagni di Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The sky lit tiled bathroom is light, bright and beautifully appointed with towel warmer, toilet and frameless glass shower with over sized rain effect shower head. The modern sink unit has drawers underneath and a large mirror. There is much attention to detail of design throughout the apartments.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Although a studio apartment, the sleeping area is roomy and very comfortable yet cozy with a view of the mountain from the window next to the bed. The is an antique armoire, side tables and led lights either side of the bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • skiing
  • hiking
  • equestrian events
Notes:
Bagni di Lucca has a beautiful communal swimming pool only ten minutes from the house.
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