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Bedrooms 3
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, and stunning view on Lucca valley and hills.

Il Fauno is nestled among the Tuscan hills and very close to the enchanting city of Lucca. The property is in the sun from morning till evening.

The property is a place of tranquility and great natural beauty.

The peaceful terraces overlooking the idyllic surrounding hills and medieval church of San Macario in Monte are the perfect place to relax, enjoy the sunrise, practice yoga, drink a good glass of wine or dine with family and friend. The adjacent olive groves and woods are picturesque spots for strolling and reading during the summer days.

The farmhouse is on a private property accessible from a private road. Guests have full access to any part of the house, including the 11ha land around the house. On the hill the vines and the olive trees are cultivated organically.

Near by great restaurants and shops with local food. Down the hill there is the best boucher in Lucca with restaurant, pizza place, bakery, icecream, hairdresser, beautician. Supermarket and great fish shop, 5 km from the house.

For those who love to go sightseeing, Lucca, Pisa, Viareggio, Lerici, Le Cinque Terre, Volterra, Firenze are within 50 min drive.

Pisa airport is approx 30 min drive.

More Details

Antonella Gemignani
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2018

About Antonella Gemignani

We are a family of four.

I work in the travel industry, my husband is a real estate agent, my daughter a fashion consultant and my son is in high school.

We are all well travelled, friendly, social and positive people!

Antonella Gemignani purchased this house in 2002

Why Antonella Gemignani chose Lucca

We fell immediate in love with the nature, the surroundings and the beautiful view.

What makes this house unique

Definitely the sun, the silence, the nature and the stunning view on Lucca valley and hills.


Lucca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Beautiful view on the valley and S. Macario in Monte village
    Double Bedroom - 1 queen , View on the house garden
    Twin Bedroom / Double Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , The single beds can be attached to create a double bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
All the windows in the house have mosquito nets


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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Amazing views, cozy home and very nice owners

  • 5 of 5

I would always be happy to return to this wonderfull place.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you
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Could've stayed forever

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely house with fantastic views (the leaning tower and the sea on a clear day) in a beautiful and peaceful location. We spent four days here and have never felt so reluctant to leave a holiday home. The owner, Antonella, was really helpful and welcoming and always available if we needed anything - which we didn't because its all there already.

The house provides everything you need, the rooms are large and everything works - including the broadband.

As nature lovers the area was perfect for us as there is a hunting ban in place and it is a magnet for birds, butterflies and animals.

We had a fantastic stay and would love to return one day.

One final note: Il Fauno is not down a 20 minute narrow, winding dirt track as a previous reviewer stated. The road is paved all the way to the church and is gravelled for maybe 500 metres from the church to the house - there is virtually no traffic on the road.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you we really loved to have you here
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Quintessential Tuscan Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for three days at the end of May and it was absolutely wonderful, we wanted to stay longer.

The Host: Antonella does a great job with communicating. She responds very quickly to messages, provided us her phone number for texting when we arrived, has very clear and concise directions to the property (more on this later), will meet you at the property to ensure the Wi-Fi works and give you a tour. She also speaks English, which is great! This was her home and you will certainly feel at home here as well.

Access: IL Fauno is at the end of a VERY long dirt, winding and narrow road. Maybe around 20 minutes from the major interstate. I would not recommend trying to find the place in the dark for the first time. GPS will not get you there but Antonella’s directions are spot on.

The House: It has everything you need to stay in and cook, great grocery stores in town (you can get a bottle of great wine for 4 Euros here that is amazing). There is a small herb garden outside that is great if you are cooking. The house does not have central A/C and we did not rent the window units at the additional charge. We were warm one night but able to open all the windows for a nice cross breeze. The views are unexplainable. Pisa is in the distance and you can see Luca as well (which I recommend walking the town wall – it’s pretty cool). We ate breakfast and dinner outside every day and the views are just stunning. The washing machine worked well, I would recommend asking Antonella how it works as we spent some time working on the translations…and it does take quite a bit of time to complete a cycle.

We would absolutely, absolutely stay here again and highly recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastisch huis met prachtig uitzicht op Lucca en Pisa

  • 5 of 5

We hebben met ons gezin een heerlijke week doorgebracht in het prachtige huis van Antonella. We werden gastvrij ontvangen met een fles zelfgemaakte wijn. Het huis ligt boven op een heuvel...als je goed kijkt kan je zelfs de toren van Pisa zien. De slaapkamers zijn ruim, bedden zijn opgemaakt, voldoende handdoeken. Er zijn verschillende plekken in en om het huis waar je heerlijk kunt relaxen, zowel in als uit de zon. Kortom....een echte aanrader als je van Toscaanse cultuur én strand houdt!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wundervolle Tage in Traumlage

  • 5 of 5

Wer absolute Ruhe mit Traumaussicht sucht, ist hier richtig.

Es ist alles da, was man braucht, bis hin zum Weber-Gasgrill. Antonella ist ein äußerst liebenswerter und zuvorkommender Gastgeber. Falls wirklich einmal Hilfe benötigt wird, genügt ein kurzer Anruf und keine 20 Minuten später ist sie da.

Wir waren 6 Personen (2 Familien mit jeweils einem Kind ) und es war wirklich genug Platz für alle.

Wir würden dieses Haus jederzeit wieder buchen und können es auch uneingeschränkt empfehlen.

Grazie mille für Alles!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

At the village there is the best butcher in Lucca with restaurant, pizza place, bakery, ice cream, hairdresser, beautician. Supermarket and great fish shop, 5 km from the house. Nearby a nice wine house to taste and try different wines and local liqueurs.

For those who love to go sightseeing, Lucca, Pisa, Viareggio, Lerici, Le Cinque Terre, Volterra, Firenze are within 50 min drive.

Pisa airport is approx 30 min drive.

Famous wine farms with wine tasting and restaurant at about 30 min from the house.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $57.2
Pet Fee $57.2

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.