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Private pool, heated spa ,WIFI, Chef, Massage, amazing views, walk to restaurant

Bedrooms 7
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeping 14 guests. Private pool. Stunning views. WIFI

Situated in a stunning setting with sensational views of the Apennines, this peaceful retreat is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. The accommodation comprises of a farmhouse with 5 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms and barn with a further 2 bedrooms and bathroom . All set in 22 acres of organic farmland, terraces and chestnut groves below the dramatic mountain peak of Pania del Croce together with a private pool.

Totally rural but within walking distance of a good and popular restaurant, and of course you can take advantage of local home cooking with a twist on site if you wish, with the owner cooking scrumptious meals on request.

Both properties are light, airy, spacious & comfortable, & are tastefully furnished with beautiful furniture. Relaxation & comfort is the key feature of your stay – the kitchens are well equipped. There is a good level of entertainment with video/DVD players, CD players, & traditional games.A Cordon Bleu chef is available for special evenings on the terrace, or traditional pizza nights & cooking lessons can be arranged.

Farmhouse: Ground floor:

•Comfortable living room, with beamed ceilings, traditional flooring, plenty of sofa space, & a working open fireplace. TV with DVD/Video, CD player, selection of board games and cards

Leading through to large open plan kitchen diner equipped with :

•Washing machine,


•Oven /Grill,

•Five ring hob,


•Ground floor shower room.


•5 bedrooms 2 of which are double, and 3 of which can be either twin or double.

•All bedrooms are tastefully furnished, light and airy, with beamed ceilings. Four of the bedrooms are double aspect. All have wonderful views.

•Two further shower rooms.


Two terraces and working pizza oven.

Barn: Available only as an optional extra when hiring Farmhouse:

Arranged on ground floor.

Open plan living area with.

Small pretty kitchen area with oven, hob and fridge (use of washing machine).

Spacious and comfortable living area with TV/DVD/CD player.

Leading through to hallway from which there are two beautiful bedrooms, both of which can be arranged as doubles or twins.

Spacious shower room.

Outside :

Terrace, and BBQ

Covered terrace with eating/drinks area and heated spa pool - ideal for a shaded cool off during the day, or for enjoying a glass of wine in heated water in the evenings......

Grounds: Grounds:

22 acres of farmland, terraces and chestnut groves.

Private pool – 12M x 6M with Roman Steps. Purified using saline solution as opposed to chlorine. Fresh water shower, quality teak pool furniture, small pool house, terrace.


Covered heated spa area

Table tennis table.

Badminton net and racquets.

Area for boules.

Small child’s swing.

Plenty of ‘ball space’.

Organic garden providing fresh seasonal produce.

NB - the owners live on site at the Barn but are very discreet and will leave you to full privacy, but of course being available if you need them. They can also cook you delicious meals on request as the owner is a trained chef!

More Details

Property Manager
Fabrizio Venturelli
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 4, 2017


Province of Lucca Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Farmhouse 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Farmhouse 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Farmhouse 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Barn shower room - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Farmhouse 1 - 1 king
    Farmhouse 2 - 1 king
    Farmhouse 3 - 2 twin/ single , Can also be double
    Farmhouse 4 - 2 twin/ single , Can also be double
    Farmhouse 5 - 1 king , Can also be twin
    Barn bedrom 1 - 1 king
    Barn bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • All the bedrooms are light and airy and beautifully furnished. Bedrooms 2, 3, 4 and 5 in the farmhouse are double aspect. All rooms can be either very large doubles or twins Views from all rooms are marvellous.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
Chef can be arranged with notice for those evenings when driving does not appeal. Extra cleaning available at additional cost. Pool towels are included in price. Initial shopping service offered. 1 day cookery class available subject to number of guests. Pool is 12M x 6M with Roman steps and is covered at night, to keep temperature warmer. There is also a heated spa pool outside the barn which is availableseasonally The spa pool is situated under a beautiful covered drinks terrace & can be enjoyed cool &covered during the day or heated in the evenings/ cooler. Massage and Reike can be arranged. There is also a yoga/pilates deck Guided walks can be arranged - high level or gentle


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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
51 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Car: necessary

The property is situated all set in 22 acres of organic farmland, terraces and chestnut groves below the dramatic mountain peak of Pania del Croce, yet within a short walk of a good restaurant!

Casa Promiana is situated in the heart of the Garfagnana 1 hr north of Lucca. It is located within a short drive of the market town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana and the town of Gallicano, both of which boast all facilities including bars, restaurants, and train stations for easy exploring.

The beautiful medieval town of Barga is only an 8km drive too, with Grotto del Vento just 16km.

Whilst set in the depths of the countryside, the property is only a 12 minute walk from a restaurant, and is 2km from a local shop. Only 5km away is a hypermarket. Further afield, Pisa is a 90 minute drive, Florence 1 hr 40 min, Lucca 1 hour or so. The coast is 1 hr 15 min

Other Activities: One day cookery course.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

**SPECIAL OFFER** is for rent of main farmhouse only (5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms) with private use of all facilities. Hiring of the barn will be a further E620 for 2 guests using one bedroom or E1160 for up to 4 guests using two bedrooms.
Please note rate includes:
Bedding, towels as well as pool towels, all utilities with the exception of heating which is payable locally.
Initial, weekly and final clean included too.
Cot and highchair can be provided free of charge.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund