|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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Situated on a hill in the Tuscan countryside, this farmhouse property offers peace and tranquility for you and your guests. Olive groves surround the property, and there’s a garden and terraces for enjoying the views during an al fresco meal. Take a dip in the private pool, or play a round of bocce ball with your guests. The building is divided into two separate sections connected via a hallway, and each bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, making this a great choice for two families or a group of friends wanting additional privacy.
This lovely farmhouse was built from a meticulously restored olive mill and barn, which are now connected via a large entrance hall and terrace. Only traditional materials were used in the restoration, and the stone building is full of rustic charm and modern comfort. The property is positioned among olive groves in the hills of Tuscany, and has lovely views of the countryside. There is a manicured garden, and terraces for al fresco dining for meals prepared on the barbeque. There’s a private pool with a chlorine-free salt water filtration system, and even a bocce ball court!
Ground Floor: There is an entrance hall leading to a sitting room with fireplace and French windows opening on to the terrace and garden. The open kitchen has a dishwasher, and the dining room has table and chairs and opens onto a furnished terrace for al fresco dining. There is a bedroom with twin-beds (85-90 cm) and an en suite bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet. There’s also a guest bathroom with a sink and toilet.
First Floor: This floor has five bedrooms. The first is a master bedroom with a queen-size (160-170 cm) bed and an en suite bathroom with a bathtub, shower, sink, and toilet. There are two bedrooms with twin-beds (85-90 cm) and an en suite bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet. There are two bedrooms with queen-size beds (160-170 cm) and en suite bathrooms with bathtub, shower, sink, and toilet. There’s also a sitting room with fireplace opening on to a terrace.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
Cook Service: Upon request
Extra Housekeeping: 15-20 Euros per hour
Transfer Service: Upon request
Concierge Service: Upon request
This house is quite close to
and it is possible to rent the two houses together for up to 18 people.
This property has a Bocce ball court.
The pool is a salt water pool.
Housekeeping is provided for 4 hours per day, 3 days per week. Additional Housekeeping can be arranged for an additional fee.
It is a beautiful house with a great kitchen for preparing meals. We have rented a number of houses before and this had the best stocked kitchen (dishes, cutlery, pots and pans) of any of them.
The gate to the property broke at one point and our rental car got stuck trying to enter the driveway. We were not able to access CNN. Bats flew into two of the bedrooms at night when the windows were open. Cars beep when driving on the very narrow roads near the property.
Lucca is a great town--not too overrun with tourists but with lots of good shops/restaurants/piazzas.
Nearby Events or Locales:
San Martino in Freddana. Not within walking distance, partly because the roads are narrow. It's probably also too far for most people and the return walk would be all uphill.
Tips or Restaurants:
Everyone should be reminded that all villas come without any food, extra toilet paper, etc.
Can't use the GPS there--wouldn't work. Written directions were good.
Check In Out:
Appliances should have written directions on them. It is impossible to remember the very brief description given at check in. The on site person was responsive but spoke no English so we basically had to guess what to do.
Dramatically situated on a hillside amidst olive groves, this farmhouse boasts panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside. A few kilometers away, the small village of San Martino in Freddana has shops, a bank, and a post office. Further down the hill, there’s the walled city of Lucca, the birthplace of composer Puccini, of Madame Butterfly fame. The beaches of the Versilian coast and Florence are also accessible for daytrips. Pisa airport 45 km Versilia beaches 20 km Lucca 18 km San Martino in Freddana 5 km