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Romantic farmhouse villa in Lucca to sleep 7 guests with private pool and wi-fi

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms sleeps 7, jacuzzi, air conditioning, Wi-Fi,set among the olive groves

Villa Pallina is a charming stone-built house which can accommodate up to 7 people (5 in the bedrooms, 2 in the sofabed in the living room or a single cot to be placed in the single bedroom)

It is situated on the hills of Lucca, in a tiny village in the countryside only 10 min driving from the ancient city's walls. Over 150 olive trees surround the house and enhance a true feeling of peacefulness and tranquillity. This charming property has recently been restored with care.

On the ground floor there is: entrance, a fully equipped kitchen which opens into the dining area, living room. In addition there is a single bedroom and a bathroom with a shower. Every room on the ground floor opens out into the garden through a french door.

On the first floor: two double bedrooms and a bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath tub and a large terrace equipped with a table, chairs and surrounded by olive trees.

The swimming pool (5 m x 9 m) is fully equipped with sun loungers, tables and chairs and BBQ.

The house is provided with a reliable wi-fi ocnnection provided by the national phone company.

The villa is air conditioned.

The new pictures shown have been taken in Summer 2014!

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Sonia
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Mrs Sonia

Hallo everyone! My name is SONIA and I am from Lucca. I run my Lucca Holiday Rentals company that offers exceptional apartments in the heart of Lucca. My goal is to help you fall in love with Lucca – to discover, explore, taste and savor new sights and experiences in this incredible city.

My company began almost 10 years ago when I started to rent my family villa after my parents moved to the mountains when they got retired. I spent there my entire childhood and I grew up there in deep contact with the nature and the history. My father thaught me everything about the birds and the antique trees and flowers of the villa and the smell of the sizzling pans used to wake me up each Sunday morning after my mum started to cook! I was fascinated by her when she was telling me the history of the villa in the past century. I thought this kind of feelings are too precious to let them go so then I had the idea to share my love of Lucca and “la dolce Vita” by finding beautiful apartments , villas and farmhouses in my favorite Lucca neighborhoods among my family members properties. Lucca Holiday Rentals started out as a boutique family company and now there are over 15 people working together. We are a friendly and enthusiastic team who will assist you every step of the way, from your first enquiry to your arrival in Lucca.

Mrs Sonia purchased this farmhouse in 2011

Why Mrs Sonia chose Piana di Lucca

Your Lucca experience begins with where you stay, and we offer you a warm home on the rolling hills of Lucca or in the heart of the walled town. Each of our property is carefully hand picked to ensure it meets our standards of authenticity and warmth, including outstanding locations in authentic Lucca neighborhoods. Find fully remodeled kitchens and bathrooms, comfortable beds with quality linens, exceptional locations, breathtaking terraces and panoramic views. When you reserve, we open our address book and share our favorite Lucca resources with you to help you plan and enjoy your stay – from excellent tour guides to cooking classes, private chefs, favorite restaurants and cafés to the best pastry shops in the neighborhood. Relax, explore, and enjoy each day to the fullest, experiencing a vacation in Lucca that you’ll remember for a lifetime!

What makes this farmhouse unique

My Philosophy

My goal is to offer you an extraordinary experience in one of Forbe’s Best Town in the World by enhancing your vacation and helping you to explore and experience the delights of living in Lucca.

Me and my helpful and knowledgeable team will guide you through your vacation planning process and help you choose the perfect apartment for your stay. When you’ve booked, the adventure begins. Want to explore the open air markets near your apartment, take a cooking lesson, relax on the Walls at sunset or hire a chef to cook dinner in your apartment? Based on our many years in Lucca, we happily share our resources and favorite suggestions for our guests so you can savor the fun of living like a local during your stay.

Amenities

Lucca Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 sofa bed to sleep 2 in the living room
  • The sofa bed which sleeps 2 is located in the living room.
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Romantic farmhouse villa in Lucca to sleep 7 guests with private pool and wi-fi
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OUR THOUGHTS

  • 4 of 5

Welcomed by owners with cake and a bottle of wine. Was their former home. Pleased overall with house though very dark inside OBVIOUSLY to keep out. Kitchen adequate but not modern. Ample knives, etc for large groups. I would suggest that they include a few Dish washing gels also for Washing machine (personal thought though). Pool very nice but of course attracts bugs, Fire wood would have been nice to have included - otherwise who would buy for a week. One bar/shop in village; BASIC. great supermarket 10 min drive. Be prepared to drive - No brainer. whilst we were there August Fest above : good value food and drinks, owner and husband worked it : Great Job. Lots of Wasps there though - Be prepared. Very well organized and cleaned up most efficiently. Must go ! well worth it. Table cloth plastic BASIC. Would be great if they included candles. Would I return with friends : no. a one off to be sure. Enjoyed

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hallo and thank you for your reivew. Your comments about the pool attracting bugs (I guess you do not mean mosquitoes as the pool water has chlorine which works as a mosquito repellent and does not allow mosquito life) is so much fun! That's the same for every pool in italy and probably in the world... Regarding the fire wood... Were you seriously meaning that you would have needed to heat the house with the fireplace in deep summer when outside the temperature was 35°C? That is fun as well! Wasps? there may have been some being in the countryside.. but worth mentioning it as a problem of house? The plastic table cloth to provide more hygiene (easy to clean and protects the food from the contact with wood) was not nice? Well you could have added one of our linen table clothes that are stored in the kitchen... Overall your review is confusing.
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5

A magnificent villa with a wonderful olive grove garden. Simply the best villa I've stayed in

  • 5 of 5

The property could not have been better. Wonderful grounds - more than garden! Swimming pool fantastic and all of us , not just the kids, spent hours chilling out in and around it. The interior of the house is beautifully decorated and equipped: a wonderful home to us for the week. The web photos don't do the property credit! Really well looked after by Valentina and her mum and dad. The village is beautifully located in the hills but you'll need to get used to tiny roads and tight corners: don't hire the very big car! Lovely walk down - 30 mins- to lovely pizzeria, gelateria, bar etc. Great stopping off point to delights of coast, mountains,and great cities...but I found we needn't want to leave our shangri-la too much! Very hard to leave and would love to return to our villa paradiso!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review! It was lovely to meet you and host you! Sonia
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Rochester, N.Y.
4

Peaceful farmhouse in small mountaintop village

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the villa in the tiny town of Aquilea.

It was our home for two weeks and our base for day trips around northern Italy.

Our hosts, Gabriella and Aldofo, were extremely helpful and kind. They made us pizza

in the outside brick oven and we shared a special meal at one of their favorite restaurants.

The weather got quite chilly at the end of our trip so we chose to use the wood burning fireplace to heat the main area. Gas heat is an extra charge and can become quite costly.

My family has many fond memories to cherish as we look back on our stay at Aquilea.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, gas is extra when heating is used (usually in the winter) as stated on the page and as per the rental agreement. My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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5

The best vacation we have ever had.

  • 5 of 5

It was the best vacation we have ever had. Our group consisted of 2 mature couples. We were there for 2 weeks. Villa was terrific, furnished with everything you needed, great location for daily trips to other great cities. Swimming pool was super for us and had great views. Sonia was very easy to work with and had all the answers to our questions. A once in a lifetime experience.

Lynn&John, California Guests 2016

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so lovely to host such lovely guests!! Thanks for staying with us!
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5

Absolutely charming

  • 5 of 5

A memorable experience in a part of the world that needs to be explored. The area is extremely friendly and offers travelers interesting past, present and future - no matter the type of traveler you are. The Villa offers learning experiences along with rest and relaxation, shopping, and culture - whatever you choose. Definitely want to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy that you had a lovely time! It was a pleasure to host you in my apartment!
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Newburgh, Ny
5

October on the hills of Lucca

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough good things about my stay... I travelled there in October 2016 with my family and we had a perfect week at the villa, my only regret is that we didn't stay for two weeks. The house is charming and warm, the beds are very comfortable and the bathrooms are modern and have jacuzzi while the exteriors are amazing and we had several meals in the sun with a breathtaking view. We had a pizza party in the wood-burning oven out back and all of us felt that this was our favorite night of the trip. It was a great homebase and we did day trips to Florence, Lucca and Cinque Terrre. Staying around the villa was wonderful too; just exploring the little towns and beautiful countryside. I can't wait to get back!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Pisa or Florence
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
MONTECATINI
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Antica Locanda di Sesto
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

THE 2 STEPS to MAKE A RESERVATION:

1. ONLINE BOOKING: book and pay in full online through Homeaway using your credit card (renter has to pay 2.7% credit card fee at arrival). Cancelled booking will not receive a refund.
2. DIRECT BOOKING: Receive a written rental agreement and then decide if to pay a deposit of approx 30% of the rental amount to secure the booking by wire bank transfer or alternatively phone me and just pay a deposit by credit card of approx 30% of the rental amount to secure the booking. No fees are applied. The balance can be paied at a later stage by wire bank transfer or upon arrival.

CANCELLATION POLICIES:
For DIRECT BOOKINGS in the event of cancellation, for any reason including health, the deposit is forfeited. In case the cancellation is within 90 days of the start of the rental dates, the full rental balance is payable as well. If the cancellation is over 90 days from the start of the rental dates, the balance will not be requested. Cancelled ONLINE BOOKINGS will not receive a refund. I recommend CSA travel insurance in the event your plans change or emergencies arise.

Prices include: laundry (towels and linens), wi-fi, sat tv, electricity, hot water, gas, the booking service and the whole assistance of Mrs Sonia and her staff before and during the whole stay.
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Legal Notes: Self Catering property: no hotel staff, no maid, no breakfast or meals provided by the owner, no hotel services during the stay.
Final cleanings are charged for 100 euros.
Winter gas/heating and the use of air conditioning, if used, are charged extra according to comsuption
A fully refundable security deposit of €300 is requested against big damages. The deposit is given back at the end of stay
Online reservations through the Homeaway Payments are subject to a 2.7% charge

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund