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Smart 2 Bedrooms Ground Floor Home with Private Garden inside the Walls of Lucca

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


About the property

2 bedroom apartment to sleep 4 in the Medieval district close to the Cathedral

Hidden behind the wall of a 15th century Medieval Palazzo, find this delightful apartment with a unique feature: a much sought -after south-facing courtyard-garden all of its own. CASA BOCCHERINI takes his name from the 17th Century Lucchese Composer Luigi Boccherini. Today the International Music School of Lucca is titled to this gentleman and fortunately it is loca-ted over the gardens that surrounds the apartment which makes it an oasis of peace filled with a light classical music. The home is located on the ground floor - 1 step to enter the house, on a street called Via GUINIGI a stone's throw from the TORRE GUINIGI (one of Lucca main attraction), Via Fillungo (the main shopping street), The Cathedral (called Duomo, in its square it takes place the famous Antique Market), The Anfiteatro (the world’s famous iconic Lucca Oval square) and the public transportation to easily take daily trips to Pisa (20 mins trip), Florence (1 hour trip), Via-reggio and Forte dei Marmi (30 mins trip), Montecatini, Cinque Terre and many more.

It can accommodate up to 4 people with two bedrooms and one bathroom with a built in shower.

The apartment opens onto the small private garden through 3 franch windows providing green views from almost every room.

There is also an outdoor table for four guests with a large sun umbrella, and there is a sun lounger for sunbathing. The garden of the house borders other gardens which makes the whole environ-mente extremely quiet despite it is located in the very centre of the town.

A very reliable wifi connection provided by the national phone company is provided.

Air conditioning is provided in this apartment starting from july 2018.

Not included in the price: Tourist tax of €4.50 per person (over the age of 14) per stay.

Heating is charged extra for 8 euros daily.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Sonia
Member since: 2005
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, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Mrs Sonia

Hallo everyone! My name is SONIA and I am from Lucca. I run my Lucca Holiday Rentals company that offers exceptional apartments in the heart of Lucca. My goal is to help you fall in love with Lucca – to discover, explore, taste and savor new sights and experiences in this incredible city.

My company began almost 10 years ago when I started to rent my family villa after my parents moved to the mountains when they got retired. I spent there my entire childhood and I grew up there in deep contact with the nature and the history. My father thaught me everything about the birds and the antique trees and flowers of the villa and the smell of the sizzling pans used to wake me up each Sunday morning after my mum started to cook! I was fascinated by her when she was telling me the history of the villa in the past century. I thought this kind of feelings are too precious to let them go so then I had the idea to share my love of Lucca and “la dolce Vita” by finding beautiful apartments , villas and farmhouses in my favorite Lucca neighborhoods among my family members properties. Lucca Holiday Rentals started out as a boutique family company and now there are over 15 people working together. We are a friendly and enthusiastic team who will assist you every step of the way, from your first enquiry to your arrival in Lucca.

Mrs Sonia purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Mrs Sonia chose Lucca

Your Lucca experience begins with where you stay, and we offer you a warm home on the rolling hills of Lucca or in the heart of the walled town. Each of our property is carefully hand picked to ensure it meets our standards of authenticity and warmth, including outstanding locations in authentic Lucca neighborhoods. Find fully remodeled kitchens and bathrooms, comfortable beds with quality linens, exceptional locations, breathtaking terraces and panoramic views. When you reserve, we open our address book and share our favorite Lucca resources with you to help you plan and enjoy your stay – from excellent tour guides to cooking classes, private chefs, favorite restaurants and cafés to the best pastry shops in the neighborhood. Relax, explore, and enjoy each day to the fullest, experiencing a vacation in Lucca that you’ll remember for a lifetime!

What makes this apartment unique

My Philosophy

My goal is to offer you an extraordinary experience in one of Forbe’s Best Town in the World by enhancing your vacation and helping you to explore and experience the delights of living in Lucca.

Me and my helpful and knowledgeable team will guide you through your vacation planning process and help you choose the perfect apartment for your stay. When you’ve booked, the adventure begins. Want to explore the open air markets near your apartment, take a cooking lesson, relax on the Walls at sunset or hire a chef to cook dinner in your apartment? Based on our many years in Lucca, we happily share our resources and favorite suggestions for our guests so you can savor the fun of living like a local during your stay.


Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • The shower is an effective built-in shower with glass doors.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , can be splitted into 2 single beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    extra bed - 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , available upon request
  • The apartment have french windows with direct access to the private garden. Baby crib or extra single bed can be added upon request at booking.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
A free parking is located in less than 10-15 mins wealking from the apartment. On payment garage is located in 5-7 mins walking from the apartment.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Smart 2 Bedrooms Ground Floor Home with Private Garden inside the Walls of Lucca
average rating of 4.625 based on 40 reviews

Good location, poor comfort, poor care

  • 1 of 5

The location was good with easy access to shops, restaurants, sights and station. The beds were comfortable, shower very good and air conditioning was useful.

The property had not been properly cleaned prior to our arrival. There was no “welcome tray” so that after being delayed we had no access to a drink or refreshments on arrival. There was no comfortable seating in the garden or the lounge. We could hear the conversation of the neighbours as the sound insulation was bad. The TV had no signal (this was reported to Mrs Sonia but was never rectified). The sounds from the music school varied between enjoyable to aggravating.

The latter part of our stay was impacted by major building work on the neighbouring building. Noisy drilling and banging all day.

We were astounded to be visited by an estate agent and 2 people who were viewing the apartment. They were accompanied by a man who we were told was the owner. We had not been informed that this viewing would take place, nor that Mrs Sonia was actually NOT the owner. The information on your website gave the impression that she owned the apartment. We were disturbed to think that the property may have been visited by this estate agent whilst we were out. WE DO NOT FIND THIS ACCEPTABLE.

Disappointing overall.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Go for it - you won't be disappointed....

  • 5 of 5

We loved the apartment, it is part of an old palace, modern fittings and great furniture, nothing to fault everything you need for a great holiday...

You are right in the Centre of Lucca, great restaurants everywhere on the doorstep, the food and wine is of a very high much to see and do, use the trains they are great, we will certainly book another holiday break in another City with you - Thank you everyone...😀👍

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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Newburgh, ny

Luccesse treasure

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in such an ideal location we couldn't believe how fortunate we were to rent it. It is literally in the center of Lucca. The pictures on the site are very accurate. We really enjoyed having a garden space inside the city walls. The property is close to a music academy and the music from the students can be heard during the day. We really enjoyed that feature. We had some difficulty with some of appliances since we were unfamiliar with how they operate. There was some minor construction on the main entrance while we were there but it in no way interfered with our stay. Shopping at the local shops really gave us a taste of Italian lifestyle. We'd do it again and hopefully we will. Loved this place!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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Valencia, California,

Peaceful apartment, centrally located

  • 5 of 5

The property was great, the back garden was a peaceful area to relax while listening to the classical singing and music from the local music school echoing around the buildings. The house is centrally located and has everything you need.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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We highly recommend renting through Mrs Sonia

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend renting through Mrs Sonia for your stay in Lucca. We were picked up at the airport, driven directly to our apartment. Sonia helped us with tips for trips, and was very helpful in any situation.

We loved the Tuscan-feel of the apartment, and the garden was wonderful for sunbathing (the weather was nice in February) and football with the kids. We were two adults and two kids, and found the apartment to be spacious enough for the four of us. The apartment is well equipped for every need, and it is also beutifully restored and decorated.

The location of the apartment is perfect! Just down the streets, 50 m, is a bakery where you can buy fresh bread and foccaccia for breakfast. The supermarket is about 200 m away, and the shopping area just a little bit further. The bedrooms are facing a quiet backyard and the garden, so we had no trouble sleeping at night.

We bought two child-seats for the bikes, and biked all around Lucca, as everyone else.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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Harp, Cello and Violin Music!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed throughout Tuscany and found Lucca to be our favorite location. This apartment, Boccherini Casa, was appointed perfectly. Right down to the color of trash bags needed. The outdoor area was great. One early evening, we listened to harp music from the music institute. Many afternoons we had cello, violen music. Having a washer was very helpful. There is a great lending English book section. We left books and took a few. This was greatly appreciated. Since we were on a one month driving trip of northern Italy, parking our car in the free lot outside the walls and being picked up was perfect and timely. The driver was the nicest man we met in Italy. Don't run away from Lucca. Enjoy the city, find your perfect pasta, meat, cheese, pastry shops. Gather your food and come "home" to make your perfect meal/evening. This was a highlight of our trip. If/when we go back to Italy, we will certainly entertain Lucca and this rental agency.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Minimum stay is 4 nights.

Winter heating is charged for 6 euros daily.

Legal Notes: Self Catering property: no hotel staff, no maid, no breakfast or meals provided by the owner, no hotel services during the stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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