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Old stone farmhouse near Lucca, Tuscany. - Ground Floor Flat

Capannori LU, Italy
  • Apartment409 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

Self Catering holiday apartments for 2 to 6 people. Pool and Garden.

Beautiful self contained self catering apartment in recently restored old Tuscan farmhouse. The rooms all have traditional beamed and tiled rooves. Garden and Swimming Pool for Guest Use, and car parking on the premises.

Stonehouse is an ideal base for visiting the historic cities of Lucca, Pisa, Florence and Siena. For more relaxing days, the beaches of Viareggio and Marina di Vecchiano are half an hour's drive away - or you can take a bike and explore the Bientina Marsh of the Pisan Hills.

The Apuan Alps, with their fine scenery and historic marble quarries are also close at hand, as are the more gentle Appenines.

The area is ideal for a blend of culture and activity, and the owners who live on site can help you to make the most of your holiday.


Paola Pardini / David Hayward

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english, french, german, italian
Calendar last updated:
Apr 17, 2018
About Paola Pardini / David Hayward

Me and David during our gardening time. We moved to the countryside to spend our free time outside enjoying nature. I'm from Lucca and David is english. It could be work!

Paola Pardini / David Hayward purchased this Apartment in 2001

Why Paola Pardini / David Hayward chose Capannori

We love to travel and we'd like to meet at Stonehouse the people that we couldn't meet away. This house was the property of Agostino, the old farmer who lived here a long time ago, with his animals and his vegetable garden. We renovated this building to preserve the character of a farm house. Our guests say: 'home away from home'. This is our goal.

What makes this Apartment unique

When we were looking for a farm house, we saw this property and we thought: 'this is it!'. We saw the mountains around, the churches on the hills, and the sunflowers. The colours around helped us to decide.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom
        1 queen
      • 1 double


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom
        toilet, shower, bidet

        Location Type

          • Rural
          • Village


              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Air Conditioning
                        Preprogrammed to run during sleeping hours
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        1 Free wash per week - more charged.(In Common)
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                            Moka - Italian style.
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                            Cooking Area
                          • Microwave
                          • Pantry Items
                            To start - coffee, tea, sugar, oil
                          • Refrigerator


                              • Dining
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 3 people


                                  • Television


                                      • Bicycles
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Shared with other guests. Distinct areas for eating / relaxing.
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Charcoal / fuel not provided


                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                                Open from June to September
                                              • Outdoor Pool


                                                  • churches
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • winery tours

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • cycling
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • swimming

                                                            14 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Like coming home

                                                            wayne l.

                                                            We enjoyed our stay at the old stonehouse during October 2017. It was a relaxing place to come to after touring all day and a busy schedule. Paola and David were very helpful and wonderful hosts. Thank you for the welcome goodies. Wayne and Monique

                                                            Beautiful location and accommodation

                                                            Janie E.

                                                            We had a wonderful stay with Paola and David who were both very helpful and friendly going out of their way to make sure that we were comfortable and had everything that we needed.The house is beautiful and our accommodation was well resourced and provided everything necessary to prepare food and enjoy our stay. We would recommend this location as a good base to explore Tuscany with all of the beautiful towns and villages within travelling distance. Janie & Tony


                                                            Linda R.Aurora

                                                            The hosts were very hospitable. Accommodations were very clean with a nice layout. We'd stay here again.

                                                            Very Pleasent Stay

                                                            Barry & Jenny J.

                                                            Very good hosts, we had difficulties finding the apartment (GPS), but a phone call to David and he came to direct us to our destination. On arrival we were delighted to find a Jam Tart, Milk, Orange Juice and a bottle of local Wine as a welcome gift, a very nice thought and the first time we had experienced it in 10 weeks of travel in Europe. The apartment itself was clean, warm, well appointed and very comfy bed. In all a great stay and would recommend this apartment 5 out of 5 Regards Barry and Jenny from Australia

                                                            Good value for money

                                                            Andries G.

                                                            Charming hosts, spotlessly clean apartment, rural atmosphere yet easy access to supermarket and sightseeing locations! Looks a bit more spacious on the photo's than it really is. Good value for money.

                                                            Wunderschön, ruhig und herzliche nette Gastgeber.

                                                            Tanja G.

                                                            Wir können Paola und David wärmstens weiter empfehlen. Uns hat es an Nichts bemängelt. Danke für das herzliche Willkommen und die Aufmerksamkeit zum Empfang.


                                                            Capannori LU, Italy

                                                            Our house is a few miles from Lucca in the green of the Tuscan countryside. The village is S.Ginese di Compito and the adress is Via Centoni, N° 14. The town of Lucca, with its famous ring of walls, can be reached in a quarter of an hour. The motorway, which is close at hand, brings you in less than an hour to the artistic treasures of Pisa, Florence and Siena. The rolling hills of Chianti country and the Etruscan town of Volterra can also easily be reached. For rest days, there are many interesting excursions locally - on foot or by bike - to explore the Bientina marsh with its interesting birdlife, or the Pisan hills. The Appuan Alps, with their spectacular summits and historic marble quarries are less than an hour away, whilst on the other side of the Garfagnana valley there are the more gentle slopes of the Appenines. For those who prefer the sea, the riviera is half an hour away at Viareggio, whilst the wilder coastline of the Cinque Terre is only a little further . Other Activities: birdwatching Ski: Possible to reach the Abetone Pass in 90 minutes for piste skiing. Numerous ski mountaneering opportunities


                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            Prices based on 2 people. 70 € more per week for each additional person. Change over Day Saturday in July / August Bank charges (2,8%) may be added for PayPal payments.

                                                            14 Reviews
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