Lap up a luxurious Tuscan escape for 6!
Situated within a beautifully-renovated lodge in the prestigious Borgo di Matraia complex, which boasts shared access to 2 pools, a gym, sauna and the 2000mq parkland of Villa Guinigi, this 3-bed holiday retreat promises pure holiday escapism.
The layout of this luxury modernised apartment comprises accommodation across 2 principal floors and one mezzanine floor; to provide a spacious, playful layout in which groups can kick back, unwind and entertain.
Situated to the entrance floor of the retreat, guests will find a beautiful Queen-size En-suite bedroom accompanied by a flexible guest bedroom with 2 Single beds and En-suite bathroom.
A flight of steps lead guests upstairs to the principal floor; an open plan Living room. The gorgeous ambient space is finished in a strong Tuscan red, which beautifully sets off the terracotta floor tiles, the cool contemporary fittings of the Kitchen and the original full-height beamed ceiling. Blending the old with the new is effortlessly accomplished within this retreat. The luxury haven is equipped with all the modern comforts of home, including free WIFI, and a SAT2 flat screen TV.
Within the living space a stylish suede-textured sofa suite with pouf, TV and views of the Lucca countryside can be enjoyed, alongside a sleek designer kitchen with breakfast bar and an elegant dining space for 6. The dining area is set up in a suitably dramatic fashion for entertaining; beneath the original full-height beamed ceiling.
One can easily relish a carefree self-catering stay here, with an induction hob, oven, coffee machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer featuring to the integrated designer Kitchen.
A fully fitted modern shower room also features off from the Living space, whilst a flight of open tread stairs leads to a Mezzanine floor above. A third bedroom is provided there, in the form a romantic King-size Double bedroom with ambient lighting and a rustic beamed ceiling.
For larger groups looking to stay, a 2-bed retreat known as ‘La Macina’ can also be rented in the same complex (sleeps 6, ID 2174).
To the beautifully restored vaulted cellars of Villa Guinigi, guests will find a shared heated indoor pool with jacuzzi, sauna and gym. Outside, a beautiful outdoor pool with sun deck also features, alongside 2000mq of shared parkland and tennis courts. The landscaped gardens are perfect for romantic walks, jogging, picnicking and relaxing.
• A unique, designer retreat for 6
• SAT2 TV + free WIFI access
• 3 spacious bedrooms (2 En-suite)
• Shared indoor swimming pool with jacuzzi, gym + sauna (open all-year)
• Shared outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and 2000mq parkland
• On-site parking space
• Easy walking distance from a restaurant and supermarket
• Driving distance from the famous hotspot sights of Lucca, Pisa & Florence
Entrance floor -
Bedroom 1: Queen size bed, wardrobe and side lights, with an En-suite shower room
Bedroom 2: Lovely guest room with 2 Single beds, chest of drawers and En-suite bathroom
Bedroom 3: Ambient space with King-size Double bed, wardrobe, side lamps & beamed ceiling
En-suite Bathroom 1: Modern fitted shower room with wash basin, WC, bidet + heated towel rack
En-suite Bathroom 2: Full family suite with bath tub, sprinkler tap, wash basin, WC + bidet
Off Living room-
Bathroom 3: A spacious fitted shower room with wash basin, WC + bidet
• Washing machine
• Pools are shared by 30 apartments
• 8 Sun loungers provided
• 16 internal steps
• 3 external steps
• Outdoor pool is unheated
Situated along ‘Via di Matraia’ in the Borgo di Matraia, the hilltop views across the Lucca countryside provide the perfect backdrop for a timeless Tuscan stay.
The authentic historical village is home to a number of Italian restaurants (one of which, ‘Ristorante Le Colonne’ is just 4 minutes’ stroll away). In the neighbourhood, visitors can enjoy hiking, cycling and visiting ‘Fattoria Colle Verde’; for guided wine tours, wine tasting and trips to see the olive oil presses at work.
Just a 9 minutes’ drive away, guests can enjoy visiting Villa Marlia; a late-renaissance palazzo with beautiful gardens.
Within 26-27 minutes’ drive away, one can walk across the beautifully-preserved pedestrianized Medieval bridge of ‘Ponte della Maddalena’ in Borgo a Mozzano, or take in some designer shopping, sightseeing and fine dining, within the gorgeous city walls of Lucca. Pisa is also within easy reach, 45 minutes’ drive away. Those looking to bask in the beauty of the Tuscan coast are just 50 minutes’ drive away from the Art Deco seaside resort of Viareggio.
The world-class regional capital of Florence is also only 80 minutes’ drive away; making it a great destination for soaking up a memorable day trip or evening out.
Pisa International Airport is situated a 47 minutes’ drive away from the villa complex.