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'The Nest' - country house with garden to 2 km from the center of Lucca, free WIFI

30 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Monte San Quirico Cottage Rental Photos and Description

The house is about 50 square meters. there is a large garden and we welcome small pets

'The Nest' is a small and cozy cottage situated in open countryside, yet only 5 minutes drive or 15-minute walk or bike ride from the historic center of Lucca and the beautiful walls that surround it. It has a beautiful fenced garden with trees, ideal for sunbathing, relaxing and enjoying the nature of Tuscany. Outside has a gazebo that offers the opportunity to dine outdoors. In two minutes on foot or by bicycle the Serchio river park, where you can spot many resident and migratory birds, in unspoilt nature. It is an ideal starting point to visit the historical and artistic cities of Tuscany, the Tyrrhenian Sea (Viareggio and Versilia) and the beautiful mountains of Garfagnana.

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Fiorella Battistini
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016


based on 30 traveler reviews

'The Nest' - country house with garden to 2 km from the center of Lucca, free WIFI
average rating of 4.9 based on 31 reviews

Great value accommodation near Lucca!

  • 5 of 5

On our way back to France from Greece we stopped here for a week so that we could visit our beloved Lucca. We have 3 dogs, so we can't stop in Lucca itself because there are few, if any, houses with gardens. This little house had everything we needed inside and a beautiful large garden outside. It wasn't enclosed for the dogs, but it didn't matter as it wasn't near a busy road and they had plenty of things to explore near the house. The owners were really helpful and friendly, we were near a lovely park, and it only took us 10 minutes to bike into the centre.

We would definitely come back here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie infinite per le belle parole con le quali avete descritto la nostra casa. Siamo stati veramente felici di avervi conosciuto e di avervi avuto come ospiti nella nostra piccola casa di campagna. Sarebbe davvero bello ospitarvi di nuovo assieme ai vostri bellissimi e affettuosi cani. Un caro saluto. Fiorella, Carlo e Tommaso
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"We were really satisfied...

  • 5 of 5

"We were really satisfied with the apartment. The owners are very friendly. The apartment is a good starting point for trips/excursions around Lucca."

  • Submitted: May 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Sehr freundliche Vermieter, um alles besorgt. Gut ausgestattetes Ferienhaus mit schönem und grosszügigem Aussenbereich.

WLAN-Verbindung / Internet-Zugang nicht immer gut, TV etwas klein.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie di cuore a Sante e alla sua meravigliosa famiglia per il bel giudizio che hanno espresso per la nostra struttura. Per noi sarebbe un grande piacere poterli ospitare nuovamente.
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Le nid du bonheur

  • 5 of 5

Cette petite maison baptisée "Il Nido" par Fiorella et Carlo est tout simplement parfaite pour des vacances réussies en Toscane. A proximité immédiate de Lucca, elle dispose de tout le confort pour profiter des atouts de la région : confortable, bien équipée pour cuisiner les bons produits locaux, climatisation et également vélos, éléments indispensables pour découvrir les charmes incontestables de Lucca (idéalement situé entre Florence et Pise). La ville de Lucca et ses fameux remparts resteront un très bon souvenir de vacances (running, vélo, gastronomie, culture italienne). Merci Fiorella et Carlo pour votre gentillesse lors de notre séjour.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Traduci Grazie a voi per le belle parole che avete detto. Per noi è stato un vero piacere conoscervi e avervi ospitato nella nostra piccola casa. Siete stati ospiti gentili, cortesi e simpatici. Non vi dimenticheremo. Grazie
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allez-y les yeux fermés !

  • 5 of 5

Après de longue heures de route, nous avons découvert un lieu de villégiature parfait pour passer de bonnes vacances en Toscane.

La maison est très jolie, fonctionnelle, très propre et bien équipée. Dans une propriété calme et à l'écart du bruit mais proche d'une ville qui nous a agréablement surpris et que nous avons visité à de nombreuses reprises, Lucca qui est à notre avis la plus belle ville de Toscane.

Les propriétaires sont discrets, charmants et très gentils. Mention spéciale à leur fils qui parle bien anglais et qui nous a aidé avec un problème de PV indu ( il a écrit en italien à la police de Firenze).

Un vrai bonheur !


  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie per essere stati nostri ospiti. E' stato un vero piacere avervi conosciuti, siete delle persone davvero gentili e simpatiche. Un abbraccio alle vostre bellissime bambine. Speriamo di poterci ancora incontrare.
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
San Alessio
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
San Alessio
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Car: necessary

From the A11, exit Lucca East. They line the walls of Lucca and follow the signs to Camaiore. Cross the bridge over the river Serchio, turn left and after about 50 meters turn left again and go on the road that runs along the bank of the river (Via delle Piagge).

After a descent continue for about 300 meters, then along a large garden bordered by cypress trees, turn into the small road to the right and then left.

If you love art, Lucca and the countries of the Province, will offer treasures of great historical and artistic museums, churches, Romanesque churches, historic villas and palaces, villages, towers, bridges and forts will leave you in awe for their beauty.

If you love nature and the outdoors have not spoiled for choice between the worldly Viareggio and the coast of Versilia, the Apuan marble mountains, the forests of the river Serchio, hot springs , parks, nature reserves and finally the luxurious gardens of Renaissance villas.

If you are greedy, taverns and local restaurants, will prepare delicious dishes: genuine food, seasoned with the excellent oil of the hills, is always accompanied by good wine Lucca.

These, some of the most important events: the antique market the 3rd weekend of each month, the Summer Festival in July with the participation of famous singers internationally, from October 29 to November 1, the famous Lucca Comics & Games trade show cartoon lovers from all parts of Europe.

Then, in the city of Puccini can not miss the music and at various times of the year are organized shows and entertainment of classical and modern music, dance, theater and concerts in the most evocative of the old town. Then the 'September Lucchese' with exhibitions, markets and historic procession of the Holy Cross, the exhibition of the Camellias, the march of the villas, the feast of the air, the Via Francigena .... Lucca will never cease to amaze you !!


Rates & Availability

Monte San Quirico Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Lucca Comics & Games 2016
Oct 26 2016 - Nov 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
Inverno 2016
Nov 3 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Inverno 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Primavera 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Estate 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Settembre lucchese 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Autunno 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Lucca Comics 2017
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Inverno 2017
Nov 5 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pulizie finali $55
Tassa di soggiorno $10
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

Richiesto supplemento per il riscaldamento in base alla stagione. Caparra richiesta alla prenotazione. Consegna delle chiavi da parte del proprietario.

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.
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Monte San Quirico Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • floor 0
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • 1 bedroom with double bed 1 bedroom with 2 bunk beds 1 sofa bed
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering

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