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Blue Lemon Home.....

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

A beautifully designed spacious home that will take your breath away

A stunning 130m2 apartment on the 3rd floor of a 300 year old building in the historical centre of Lucca. Centrally located inside the walls close to local grocery stores, italian deli's, bar’s, cafes and restaurants. Step out of the apartment and a town steeped in history is waiting to be discovered.

This light and spacious apartment was restored maintaining it's character and very unique personality. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 living rooms offer comfortable living in vintage elegance. All the rooms are generously proportioned and have whitewashed walls and oak or stone floors. The ceilings stand at over 4 metres high and the exposed vaulted beams create a spectacular ambience.

The apartment has 70m2 of living space with comfortable seating areas providing plenty of room for wining, dining and relaxing.

A fully equipped open plan kitchen and island includes a large gas hob, electric oven and dishwasher to make cooking a relaxed social affair. A washing machine is in a separate utility room.

The first double bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom across the hallway. the second double bedroom is on a split level floor and has it’s own en-suite.

The bathrooms have extra large showers with natural stone floors and are decorated in neutral colors.

The apartment is blessed with an abundance of natural light and views from the windows of rooftops and courtyards are a genuine delight for the eyes. A shared courtyard in the house is ideal for snapping a bit of early morning or evening air.

Other standard facilities include bed linen, towels, WiFi, sound system with docking station for iphone, TV, DVD player, bed linen, towels, hair dryer, toaster, iron/ironing board and a large dining table. A weekly cleaning and linen/towel + an end clean service is included in the rates.

All furnishings are made from good quality materials.

The apartment is perfect for people that enjoy comfort, quality and value a stunning ambience in their home. It is limited to a maximum of 4 people sharing. We can assure you the simplicity and comfort of our home allows our guests to enjoy their holiday in a restful environment. The apartment is non smoking.

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More Details

Owner
Balbir
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2018

About Balbir

I was brought up in England but moved to Zurich, Switzerland many years ago. My wife Laura is Italian and our daughter Sophia is growing up with three languages in her life..

Balbir purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Balbir chose Lucca

We sold our house in the UK to buy a home in Italy. On a cold, wet February morning we walked into Lucca through one of the wall gates and immediately decided this was the place where we wanted a home. We spent almost two years looking for an apartment and were on the verge of giving up when we walked into this one. We knew we had walked into something very special, it really does takes your breath away.

What makes this apartment unique

Great central location...... simple, elegant, luxurious .........Space to breathe...........Space to think...........Space to relax.......... Best housekeeper in the world

Amenities

Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • €400 damages deposit payable on first day of arrival
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

Beautiful Stay in Lucca

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I booked this very comfortable spacious apartment for 17 nights this summer. Once we got our suitcases up the 60 steps with the kind help of the lovely Emcie who greeted us right on time we were thrilled with the place. It was exactly as described. In fact we were pleasantly surprised with the size of the apartment and loved the high ceilings and the location. We were well informed about what to expect as far as all the details including the trash recycling etc. and the apartment is very well stocked with kitchen utensils for those who like to cook. The owner gave us some great restaurant recommendations and we found more on our own. Lucca is a magical place we didn't want to leave. We can't wait to come back and will be booking this apartment again.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Relaxing Lucca Vacation in March

  • 5 of 5

This was our third trip to Italy so we had seen all the tourist sights in Rome, Florence and Venice. This place was the perfect place to relax and enjoy the quaint Italian village of Lucca. The apartment is spacious with high ceilings and a contemporary flair. I enjoyed the warm sunlight in the mornings and sights of pigeons nearby. The location is centrally located with fresh pastries, shopping and amazing churches nearby. We were not far from the path to the wall around Lucca and walked the wall almost every day, thus allowing us to eat pasta every night in Lucca ! Lucca is certainly a magical place, as if time stood still, with so much history, local butcher, baker, fresh markets and yet so much high fashion shopping closeby. We had perfect weather in March and certainly will stay here again !

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Liverpool
5

Superb apartment in lovely Lucca

  • 5 of 5

We spent a hugely enjoyable week in this lovely apartment. It is airy and spacious and has been refurbished to a high standard with style and taste. It is well equipped and spotlessly clean. The lack of air conditioning is not an issue - the fans and open windows kept us cool in hot weather. After a busy day sightseeing it was a pleasure to return to this peaceful retreat.

Although we did not meet him, Balbir was a very welcoming host, was extremely easy to communicate with and offered us useful information and recommendations. Arrival and departure arrangements were straightforward and Emcie was also a pleasure to deal with.

Lucca itself is a wonderful place to relax and explore - one of our favourite Italian cities - and the apartment is perfectly placed within the walls. We managed very well without a car - hiring bikes and using the bus and train were easy and cheap options.

All in all a memorable visit and one we hope to repeat soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peace and quiet in the centre of Lucca

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for four weeks in April/ May and enjoyed the great feeling of space and airiness this apartment gives. The wi-fi worked well in the main living areas, the beds were comfortable, the washing machine was a boon for a four week stay. The location is superb - lots of shops and restaurants around, and five minutes away from both Piazza San Michele and Piazza Napoleone. We loved the local food shops and the ease of access. Friends came for a few days and relaxed so much with all the space that they decided it was unnecessary to rent a car and travel - the combination of Lucca and the apartment gave them everything they needed for a few days chill-out. One note: it is on the third floor so gives a good cardiac work-out for those of a sedentary life style, but worth it.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Alpharetta, GA
5

Lovely apartment!

  • 5 of 5

This was my third stay in this property so it goes without saying I highly recommend! The pictures are very accurate but even they cannot convey the loveliness of this apartment. It's beauty lies in it's simplicity of design.

I traveled with a friend on this trip. The layout is excellent in that the second bedroom is in it's own area with second living room...very private.

Very, very clean...wonderful housekeeper. Emcie met us at apartment right on time and was always available for questions.

The owner, Balbir, is excellent! Transactions are easily completed, questions answered, nice information packet sent via email with info about apartment and Lucca.

Lastly, the location of apartment is in my favorite area of Lucca. Close to Piazza San Michele, restaurants, shops and the wall. Short walk from train station and bus station.

I highly recommend this property...and Lucca!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver, CO
5

Really fine!!

  • 5 of 5

The owners have really created a great space. Staying here was really a great plus for a visit to Lucca. The apartment is very spacious, extremely well-designed, quiet, and fun place to hang out. It is not only furnished with great taste, the result is a space that is serene, welcoming, and comfortable. After lingering any evening in one of Lucca's beautiful squares or restaurants, you can still look forward to "getting home" each evening. The location is perfect, and we highly recommend Chrono Bikes for rental. It is a 5 minute walk from the apartment, their equipment is top notch, and you are right near the ramp up to ride around the city wall. Everything was smooth with check-in and -out, plus the kitchen is a real delight and well stocked. The dining room is a beautiful space with a great sound system (including I-pod dock), and lovely view from the window.

We look forward to a return!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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