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Gene Gallagher

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian, swedish, norwegian, finnish, Any languages can be interpreted via translation

Spectacular Views - La Dolce Vita - Villa Guinigi - Borgo Di Matraia - Lucca

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Matraia Villa Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4 plus pullout sofa bed in salon

Welcome to Villa Guinigi

The apartment living room is very inviting furnished in traditional Tuscan Lucchese style, over looking a private garden with teak table for outside dining with a panorama view of the Lucca area. The apartment is fully equipped with modern comforts including a 21 inch TV, DVD player, stereo, telephone, and DSL connection. The kitchen has beautiful finishes with stone counters, dishwasher, washer and dryer combo, full size refrigerator and freezer and all cooking equipment. A visit to Villa Guinigi will be a splendid way to enjoy a relaxing holiday. The sitting room is separated from the sleeping area by a passage equipped with a wardrobe that covers the entire wall close to the bathroom with shower facing the two bedrooms, the mail with a Queen size bed and the other with two single beds that could be combined. Both are furnished in traditional style Tuscan wrought iron beds and furnishings.

The Unique Benefits of this Condo: The Villa is ideally located close to Historic Lucca and a short distance to many other points of interest by train including Florence (45 min), Pisa (20 min), Viareggio & Forte dei Marmi (25 min), Chinque Terre (60 min), the thermal baths at Bagna di Pisa and Bagna di Lucca. There are many other Tuscan towns where one can enjoy the art, culture, food, wine and people. It's also close to Abetone which has skiing during the winter. Many restaurants, great shopping in Lucca, Puccini Opera, and many art galleries are nearby to enjoy while on holiday.

Owner Description: Year purchased: 2006. The owner resides in Washington, DC and has been in the real estate brokerage and development business for the last 25 years. He is available to discuss or meet you to provide other possibilities while visiting Tuscany as well.

Funds to confirm a reservation should be made ONLY after Gene sends a reservation confirmation and instructions to send the funds to the Bank in Lucca for security purposes.

Thank you,

Gene +3016741122

GeneGallagher@aol.com

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Gene Gallagher (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian, swedish, norwegian, finnish, Any languages can be interpreted via translation

About Gene Gallagher

Gene and Teresa resides in Washington DC in the real estate business for 20 years. Loves to travel, enjoy fine dinning and tours of local vineyards and olive groves and exploring the Tuscan countryside as well as window shopping along the fine shops in Lucca and Florence.

For reservations all funds should be sent after a reservation is confirmed and only to the Bank in Lucca, Italy. You are welcome to call to confirm for security of the payments. Thank you, Gene +13016741122

Gene Gallagher purchased this villa in 2007

Why Gene Gallagher chose Piana di Lucca

Love at first sight...Villa Guinigi is a beautiful sanctuary to relax and enjoy the Italian Tuscan people, places, food & Vineyards, sightseeing, restaurants, history, and most important to RELAX on a Holiday with family and friends

What makes this villa unique

The property is 15 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, gated and walled with private reception and fully secure. It has a relaxed atmosphere combining the historic nature of the Villa and renovated with the most up todate communications and amenities.

Reviews

Spectacular Views - La Dolce Vita - Villa Guinigi - Borgo Di Matraia - Lucca
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Awesome getaway holiday

  • 5 of 5

Traveled from Finland and enjoyed a wonderful way to short getaway with daughter at this beautiful Villa nearby Lucca. The accommodations are comfortable with excellent views from the private garden breathtaking. The property was spotless clean upon arrival and the reception manager promptly met us and made us comfortable. An historic Villa with all the amenities of home even Wifi Internet. highly recommended for a family holiday. Will definitely return again.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jouko & family; Glad that you and family had a pleasant holiday and all the comforts of home away from home. We look forward to welcoming you and other friends as guests in the future. Best wishes, Gene
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5

It was absolutely brilliant

  • 5 of 5

The reservation process went very smoothly. The owner reacted very quickly (within hours) and he really made some extra effort by emailing tips and todo's. When we arrived the scene and setting was more then I expected. The appartments are beautifull and very clean and neat. The people at the complex are very nice, helpfull and really take care of everything. So an absolute reccomendation from Holland. Thanks you Gene for the perfect holiday accommodation. With a very warm regard, Renske and Maik

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kindly. I am delighted you had a beautiful holiday at the Villa. Please let us know if any family or friends are planning a visit to the Lucca area that we may extend an accommodation.. Hope to see you again & enjoy the journey! Best wishes, Gene
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Pisa airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Matraia
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Livorno
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Pisa
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Lucca
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
AutoStrada A11
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Osteria Collone in matraia
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Abetone
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Viareggio/Forte dei marmi
Car: recommended

Matraia, Lucca Area, Tuscany, Italy, Europe (10 Min from Lucca & 20 Minutes of Pisa Airport) -- The Estate of Villa Guinigi and Borgo di Matraia is located near the beautiful historic town of Lucca in the magnificent countryside of Tuscany. The Apartment Magnolia is situated in the ancient and fully restored building of the Storehouse and can accommodate up to 4 or 5 guests. The Villa and estate has been lovingly restored to the highest standards maintaining the character of the original estate. The property is completely secured with stone walls, wrought iron gates, fully monitored electronic security, 24 hour concierge, outdoor pool, indoor spa and heated pool and fitness center, tennis court, and 15 acres of beautiful gardens overlooking the Lucca Valley and its splendid vineyards and olives trees.

Other Activities: Spa Fitness Center onsite, Shopping, Boating, Parasailing, Snowboarding, Hot Air Ballooning, Cross Country Skiing

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Rates & Availability

Matraia Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
September - October
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$140
$983
$3,371
 
 
Fall Special
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$101
$708
$2,248
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,236
$3,990
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90

Please send inquiry to genegallagher@aol.com or call +13016741122 for any special request or arrangements.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Matraia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 85 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The bathroom is located in the hall accessible by all persons. All towels, sheets and bedding for all seasons provided
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , or convertible to King size
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Pull out Sofa in Living salon
  • There is also a sofa bed in the main salon, living room area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 15 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The unit comfortably sleeps 4 person in 2 bedrooms or 5 including comfortable pullout sofa in living room * The living room is equipped with sofa, and Dinning table and chairs for dining for 6 persons. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, washer/dryer for clothes, electric range and oven and all plates dishes an cooking equipment. The garden has a teak table for 4 or 6 with panoramic views of the Lucca valley. Outdoor and Indoor Spa, Pool and fitness centre, Tennis court, full reception. Easy access to train to Pisa, Florence, Viareggio, and more.

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