Villa Carolina is an antique straw barn (260 m²) completely restored, situated in a small hamlet of properties located on the hillsides east of Lucca. The furnitures and materials have been chosen with care making it a home of maximum comfort in complete harmony with the beautiful setting. Entry to the property through controlled gates.
This property is immersed between vineyards and olive trees, the furnishings of this property are typically Tuscan, with a touch of modern style which creates the perfect harmony between the “cotto” tiles and wooden ceiling beams.
The owners have maintained the properties original style, with only the addition of the swimming pool in the splendid garden. From this property it is possible to organise excursions to the Ville Lucchesi, or go to the beach, visit many typical cantine/enoteche on the hillsides of Montecarlo/Tuscany.
Also at disposal in the local area are day’s out to Collodi, the town of Pinocchio or for the lovers of wellness and beauty the terme di Montecatini.
For Golf lovers there is a Golf Club in the local area.
The house develops on 2 levels.
Ground floor: equipped kitchen with fire place, large dining room and living room with fireplace and access to the terrace where there is a wood oven ideal for pizzas and access to the garden. Always on the ground floor there are the laundry room with washing machine and a service bathroom.
First level: 1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, 1 twin bedroom, 1 twin bedroom with 2 french beds (size-140 cm), 1 bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, 1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower. Air conditioning in the bedrooms and in the living room.
Equipment: satellite TV, Hi – Fi with CD reader, DVD player, air conditioning in the bedrooms and living room, telephone, American fridge, toaster, dishwasher, microwave, moka, kettle, blender, American coffee machine, washing machine, iron and ironing board, cot, barbecue, internet WiFi connection.
The property, partially fenced, extends to over 5000 m² of land with olive trees, flowers and various shrubberies. In front of the house, there is an external terrace, equipped with a stone table for pleasant meals outdoors, whilst admiring the marvellous Lucca hillsides.
Situated about 30 m from the property in a peaceful area, measuring 6 x 12 m with a minimum depth of 1,5 m to a maximum of 2,5 m with a fading border. The water is purified with salt. The pool is open from the last saturday in April to the second saturday in October.
The pool area is equipped with sun loungers, table, chairs and umbrellas.
The price includes: water, gas for cooking purposes, weekly linen, park and pool maintenance, internet WiFi, pool towels.
The price does not include: final cleaning (150,00 Euro fix price), electricity (on consumption using up to date market prices), eventual Tourist Tax (more details on arrival by the owner)
On request: extra cleaning (€ 15,00/hour/cleaner), extra linen change (€ 12,00 per person), heating (on consumption up to date market prices), telephone (on consumption), firewood (20 euro/100kg), baby bed and high chair, lunches and dinners.
Bedrooms: 4 (2 doubles, 2 twins of which 1 with joinable beds)
Bathrooms: 4 (2 with Jacuzzi tub, 1 with shower, 1 service. En suite bathrooms: 2)
Fenced: Yes, partially
Height above sea level: 100 m
Check in time: Saturday between 4:00 PM at 7:00 PM
Check out time: Within 10:00 AM
Security deposit: € 800.00
Security Deposit payment: Pay cash on arrival
Pets Yes. Only outdoors.
Airports: Pisa 42 km, Firenze 60 km, Genova 180 km, Milano 354, Roma 360 km
Train Station: Pescia 6 km, Lucca 12 km
Highway: A11 exit Capannori 7 km
Attractions within 100 km: Lucca, Pisa, Cinque Terre, Versilia beach, Forte dei Marmi, Firemze, Massa Carrara
Services and shops: Montecarlo in Tuscany 3 km, Porcari 4 km, Lunata 6 km
Beach: Tyrrhenian Sea 43 km
Access road: 10 meters of gravel road