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Mountain Views and Idyllic Scenery close to Bagni di Lucca, Viareggio and Lucca

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom property with mountain views and private swimming pool

Diciannove is a beautifully renovated house in the quiet mountain village of Vetteglia above Bagni di Lucca. Vetteglia is a small working village and offers a peaceful base for exploring the Tuscan countryside in the Garfagnana.

The property has 3 double bedrooms, shower room and ensuite bathroom, large sitting room with double sofa bed, separate dining room with feature fireplace and a large fully fitted kitchen including dishwasher. There is a large terrace with swimming pool (May-Sept), sun loungers, table, chairs and BBQ and additional areas for outdoor dining on the loggia and under the shade of a hazelnut tree. Views over the mountain are magnificent. The property has been recently restored to a high standard and enjoys wi-fi internet access and satellite TV. There is a large collection of DVDs, books and games available for all ages.

Horse riding, white water rafting, mountain biking, paragliding and quad biking is available locally and guests booking at Diciannove will receive a booklet of discounts worth up to £125 per person. See www.bagnidiluccavventura.it for more details.

Bagni di Lucca is 8km away with all facilities including restaurants, supermarkets, banks and a wonderful spa. The nearest shop is 1km away and offers a wide variety of provisions. The beautiful walled city of Lucca is a 45 minute drive and the sites of Florence, Siena and San Gimignano are all in easy driving range. Additionally the beach at Viareggio and the ski slopes of Abetone are both within a one hour drive making this location a perfect base for all activities.

Babysitting and chef service can be arranged on request and groceries can be purchased in advance so that you can arrive to a stocked fridge and cupboard. Travel cots and high chairs are available for an additional fee.

Diciannove offers something for everyone. You won't be disappointed!

More Details

Owner
Ginette
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Ginette

My husband and I are healthcare workers in the North of England. We love the Italian lifestyle and use the Villa as often as our holiday entitlement allows!

Ginette purchased this house in 2008

Why Ginette chose Bagni di Lucca

We fell in love with the property the first time that we looked out of the Loggia over the garden and saw the amazing mountain views.

What makes this house unique

Vetteglia offers a fantastic base for seeing the Garfagnana and Northern Tuscany. It offers the best of both worlds. Beautiful scenery and tranquility but with the opportunity to see the famous sites in easy driving range.

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
San Cassiano
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
Fornoli
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
San Cassiano
Nearest Ski
36 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
66 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: necessary

Vetteglia is set in the mountains above Bagni di Lucca and guests can enjoy the beautiful scenery from the terrace of the property or if they wish to be more active they can walk, cycle, horse-ride, quad-bike, raft or ski. Bagni di Lucca is a beautiful Spa Town with all facilities and the walled City of Lucca is a 45 minute drive away.

Amenities

Bagni di Lucca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Vetteglia and its surrounds really do offer something for everyone.

Reviews

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Mountain Views and Idyllic Scenery close to Bagni di Lucca, Viareggio and Lucca
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
5

Stunning views from a beautifully kept property

  • 5 of 5

The patio and pool area provide the perfect setting to enjoy the wonderful view of the mountains and little villages nestling amongst them.

The villas is very well appointed and comfortable. Every need has been catered for, and the neighbours are friendly.

This is a place to return to.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. We would be delighted to welcome you back. Richard and Ginette.
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5

Relaxing location with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We booked this villa based on the panoramic views and facilities in the property and we were not disappointed. It was very well finished and we had everything we needed for our week's stay. It was great having an English speaking contact we were able to ring if needed. The surrounding area is peaceful and it really feels like you are living amongst the locals. There were so many beautiful places to visit and the villa is situated a convenient distance from the larger cities of Pisa and Lucca. The only slight downside was the very steep and windy road up to it from the nearest town, which does mean it takes a good 15 minutes to reach a main road. We were also slightly surprised on arrival to find that the property was not detached, but the neighbour caused us no bother and seemed very friendly. All in all this was a fantastic holiday and we highly recommend the villa and the area. It has definitely made us think about returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future. Potential guests reading this review should be reassured that, whilst the road to the village is indeed hilly, it is a fully finished road and a functioning bus route for the villages that allows passage of vehicles in each direction without problem.
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Lovely views!!

  • 4 of 5

A gorgeous house with stunning views however others should be aware that the swimming pool area is overlooked by neighbours on two sides. We had a super fortnight, visited Lucca, Barga and Florence, enjoyed many an Aperol Spritz and had some tasty food! The first drive up the mountain from Bagni Di Lucca was a little hairy but we soon got used to it. The area is beautiful, the villages are interesting and most of the Italians we met were very friendly. Would love to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. We would be delighted to welcome you back.
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5

Amazing Holiday !

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa with the most amazing views. The pool was excellent. The local people in the village were very friendly. Richard and Ginette were very informative and helpful. We visited Florence, Pisa, Lucca and many villages in the area. The train links from Fornoli were extremely good. Our first time to Italy and it has made us want to re-visit and explore more. The villa is equipped with everything you could possibly need.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Richard and Ginette.
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5

Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for an authentic Tuscan home this is it. The drive up the mountains was beautiful, I will warn you though the roads are extremely narrow and curvy so be careful driving but once you reach the house and see the view from the backyard it is breathtaking. Richard and Ginette were so helpful and always gave a quick response to any questions I had before we got to Italy. And once we arrived Sofia was able to help with things in the house (the heat and wifi weren't working but she had that fixed asap) we very much enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. To reassure any future guests - the roads are windy but the not that narrow by Italian standards and the local bus runs up and down with ease!
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Beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous holiday with beautiful views of the surrounding area. Went quad biking to the canyon with Lucca Quads which was fantastic! Sofia organised it & her husband was our guide. He was absolutely brilliant taking us to see the views & allowing for photos etc. Would definitely recommend. Visited Pisa, Florence & Lucca all in a week & even managed a day relaxing by the pool. Thank you for sharing your lovely villa.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $200.75

Check in 16:00, Check Out 11:00.

Price includes English speaking meet and greet service, internet, gas and electricity, weekly linen change and weekly pool clean.

Additional charges on request for travel cot, high chair, baby-sitting service, home cooking, later arrival groceries order and central heating if required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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