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Bedrooms 3
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

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

Welcome to Villa Guinigi outside LUCCA for An Amazing Holiday !

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.

Thank you & Best Wishes,

Gene +3016741122

More Details

Property Manager
Gene Gallagher
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, danish, norwegian, hungarian, finnish, Any languages interpreted via google translation
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2018

About Gene Gallagher

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

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Best Wishes for an amazing holiday,

Gene Gallagher


Gene Gallagher purchased this villa in 2007

Why Gene Gallagher chose Matraia

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

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 to date communications and amenities. see


Matraia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 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
  • 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 very comfortable full size sofa bed in the main salon, living room area. This will accommodate a 5th guest comfortably.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 15 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • 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
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
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. Your Homeaway from home. A place you will want to stay.


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average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Fantastic family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting and surroundings. A family favorite that we will return to again and again!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Honeymoon!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. Spent our honeymoon at this quiet, lovely get away. Villa was very clean and beautiful gardens with a pool and exercise room. Family Italian restaurant walking distance away. Drive to Pisa short distance also spent a day in Florence. Great communication with the owner. Would love to go back for a longer stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive review. We are delighted that you chose this beautiful apartment at the Villa for such a memorable occasion. We look forward to your return and a visit from your family & friends in the future. Best wishes, Gene
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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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Très sympa

  • 4 of 5

Le cadre est vraiment très agréable, il vous permet de se déconnecter complètement. Et le personnel est compétent.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Très belles vacances en toscane et à la villa guinigi

  • 5 of 5

Très belles prestations et cadre pour cet appartement. La région est superbe. La villa guinigi dispose d'un point de vue magnifique, avec une grande tranquilité, la piscine est top. Nous reviendrons à coup sûr.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Georgeous getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights at the Magnolia appartment. With 2 bedrooms big enough to accomodate 2 adults and 2 children. Fully equipped kitchen, the patio in front is a nice place to sit. The whole facility is well maintained. Lucca is only a 15 to 20 minutes hop away. We went there for dinner and strolling around.

We strongly recommend it!

Thanks to Enrico!

Thanks to Gene!


  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Robert & family, welcome back again ! Delighted that you and family had a great holiday. Thanks to my reception, Enrico for his hospitality. Best wishes, Gene
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Pisa or Florence airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Pisa /Montecarlo
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
AutoStrada A11
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Osteria Collone in Matraia - walk to family style
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Viareggio/Forte dei marmi
Car: recommended

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


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $93.2

Please send inquiry to or call +13016741122 for any special request or arrangements.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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