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Architect's New Apartment in City Center

Bedrooms 1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Architect’s Lucca Home Large, 60 SqMt 1 bedroom apartment in the historical city

Architect’s Lucca Home Large, 60 SqMt 1 bedroom apartment in the historical city center of Lucca inside the walls. Newly renovated and designed by an American architect, every detail of this apartment reflects elegance. Views of Piazza Santa Maria from large windows, 12-foot ceilings with exposed beams, Carrara white marble bathroom with large shower. Steps away from the best Lucca restaurants, art galleries and historical sites.

Stephen Dalton
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Stephen Dalton

As an architect for 30 years, married to an Italian I wanted to do more than visit Italy. I wanted to experience Italy.

Stephen Dalton purchased this apartment in 2016

Why Stephen Dalton chose Lucca

Located in a building built in the 1500's it has a unique charm and potential to be an amazing property. Completely gutted and renovated I could design it the way I wanted it to look.

What makes this apartment unique

It is right in the City Center, inside the walls and steps away from the best restaurants, shopping, art venues and historic sites. The City wall is a unique feature where you can jog and bike away from cars and view the City below. It is an amazing City.


Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Check in is between 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Check in after 6:00 PM is based on availability of the Guest Manager and will incur extra cost.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • All new Carrara marble bathroom with large marble shower, toilet, bidet and large sink.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom is bright and clean with 12 foot ceilings and exposed wood beams. TV in Bedroom.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Architect's New Apartment in City Center
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Historic charm, thoughtful, modern conveniences!

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful find is located in the historic center of Lucca. Only a few steps from shopping, dining and a stroll along the famous walls of the city.

The apartment has been completely updated with modern touches including a towel warmer and washer and dryer. It truly is special.

Stephen and his local representative, Paola, were lovely to work with. Very responsive to any questions, and even a last minute schedule change.

So looking forward to visiting Lucca again and staying in this apartment!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, modern apartment in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Stephen's place suited us down to the ground. Excellent communication both pre and post stay and a warm welcome from Paola on arrival. The apartment is exactly as described - modern, spacious and extremely well equipped and is ideally located for exploring Lucca on foot as well as day trips by train to wider Tuscany - the train station is only a 15 minute walk or less than 5 mins by taxi. There is some street noise from the bars below at night but, with the shutters closed, it really didn't bother us - in fact we saw it as a bonus to have shops and bars literally on the doorstep. Lucca itself is just wonderful - can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Superb apartment in fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved our stay at Stephen's apartment. It's in a great location within the walls a few steps away from via fillungo, one of the main shopping streets in Lucca. The apartment itself is very well designed, finished to a high standard and was spotlessly clean. I would highly recommend this apartment for a stay in this wonderful city.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We really loved our stay in this apartment, so fresh and modern and in the most perfect location. We hope to return to Lucca some day and will definitely be book this apartment again. Thank you Stephen and Paola for your very kind hospitality.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Trip to Lucca

  • 4 of 5

This was our family's first trip to Lucca. The host tried to accommodate us with every request and was very responsive with communication. The apartment is beautiful, very clean, and has just about everything you need to have a great stay. The location is close to the "main street" of Lucca, has cafés, bars, and gellato places right outside, and within a short walk to grocery stores, parks, shopping, and pizza shops. When sleeping on the sofa bed in the living room there was some noise from the bars outside; however, this is not as much of an issue in the bedroom. Overall we were very happy with our stay and the apartment.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Pisa Galileo International Airport
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Lucca Stazione
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Forte dei Marmi

Lucca is a charming Tuscan city with walls surrounding it built in 1513. Inside the walls are great restaurants, high end shops, art venues, theater and historic homes. Everything you need is within walking distance.

Nearby is Florence (1 hour) and the beaches of Forte di Marmi (30 minutes away) as well as wineries of Tuscany and The Mall, a virtual Disney World of the best outlet shops (Prada, Gucci, Michael Kors, Yves St Lauren, Burberry, Fendi, Ferragamo, etc.).

Public parking is available near the apartment, although it can get busy on the weekend. There are buses and a train that can take you to Florence, Rome or anywhere else in Italy you want. Florence is the best connection for the fast train to Rome and Venice.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $40
Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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