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Private pool, WIFI, Chef, Massage, amazing views, walk to restaurant, ping pong

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeping 10 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 spacious and beautifully furnished and presented farmhouse with 5 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms and private pool. All set in 22 acres of organic farmland, terraces and chestnut groves below the dramatic mountain peak of Pania del Croce.

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.

The Farmhouse is airy, spacious & comfortable, & tastefully furnished with beautiful furniture. Relaxation & comfort is the key feature of your stay – the kitchen is 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.

Fuller information

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.

Ping pong

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

22 acres of farmland, terraces and chestnut groves.


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 in their own converted Barn but are very discreet and will leave you to full privacy, but of course being available if you need them. They do not use the pool of course and their home is around 60M from yours. The owners can 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:
April 4, 2018


Province of Lucca Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • 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
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Farmhouse 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Farmhouse 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Farmhouse 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 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
  • All the bedrooms are light and airy and beautifully furnished. Bedrooms 2, 3, 4 and 5 are double aspect. All rooms can be either very large doubles or twins Views from all rooms are breahtaking.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 available outside of season. 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
Stay tax $1.24 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

NB - The Stay Tax of €1 per person per night, is applicable for a maximum of 5 nights and is payable in cash on arrival.

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

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