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Anna Sechi

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, italian

Olivegrove farhmouse/Medieval hamlet/Puccini Festival/pool/air condition/wifi

51 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Capannori Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

A self-catering newly restored high standard stonehouse with private pool

The 120 square metres stonehouse, standing in the middle of an old olive yard has been recently completely restored to a very high standard maintaining the unique Tuscan style and offering every modern facilities. It has wooden ceilings, terracotta floors and thick stone walls in the old part of the house. It is tastefully furnished.

The three bedroom have breathtaking views over the medieval hamlet of S. Andrea and over the olive grove. The terrace is ideal for relaxing and enjoying a wonderful view.

On the ground floor we have a large fully-equipped kitchen/dining room, living room with fire place and satellite TV and further living room with 1 sofa and 1 sofa bed that sleeps 2 people.

First floor: 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedded room with stunning view over the medieval hamlet, one bunk bedroom with view over the olive yard. 3 bathrooms with shower.

The stonehouse is in the middle of an old olive grove and is therefore a very quite and relaxing retreat.

The medieval hamlet of S.Andrea di Compito is walking distance (less than 1 mile). This nice little village is very well-known for the Camellias festival in spring and for its special olive oil.

This is a particularly favourite place if you want to visit Tuscany.

Lucca is at about 15 minutes by car. It is a beautiful medieval town ,with 13th century walls all around.

Florence is about 45 minutes, Siena and Arezzo a little more than one hour.

If you like the seaside, there are Versilia’s beaches Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, , at about 30 minutes by car.

If you like mountains you can easily reach Alpi Apuane, Garfagnana, Appennino…..

Torre del Lago where Puccini Festival takes place every summer is at about 30 minutes from the house.

Great base for visitors of Lucca Comics Festival at the end of October.

Local activities swimming, tennis, walking, cycling, fishing, horse riding, golf, mountain biking, rollerblading.

Keywords: Stonehouse,Puccini,Camellias,Festival,Lucca Comics

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anna Sechi (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, italian

About Anna Sechi

My husband and I have been married since 1988 and we have two grown up girls Viola ,23 years old and Agnese 20.

Anna Sechi purchased this chateau / country house in 2007

Why Anna Sechi chose Piana di Lucca

My husband works for an important company and he has always been spending weekends doing open air works in the garden,as this is a way to relax.So far, he was dying to the idea of buying an olivegrove.When we found this property, with a little house inside,it was love at first sight.The little house had to be restored and it became a big house. It was very expensive so we decided to rent it.Hence,during the rental period,from spring to autumn,

my husband takes care of the garden,the oliveyard and the pool.My daughters, Anca,a friend of ours and I, take care of the house.It is a really nice way to be in contact with people coming from all over the world.Please,come to visit us,we are looking forward to meet you.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The property is at the top of a hill and there is a spectacular view on the little medieval hamlet of S.Andrea di Compito.

The first time we saw it, we felt in love with two lemon trees standing at the main entrance of the house and a fig tree in front of it.It was like to be in a picture,that's why we did everything we could in order to keep them.When you walk into the olivegrove, it seems like the time has been stopped. This place is so quiet, and makes us feel so relaxed, that seems to be in peace with the rest of the world.

Reviews

4.9
based on 51 traveler reviews

Olivegrove farhmouse/Medieval hamlet/Puccini Festival/pool/air condition/wifi
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 51 reviews
5

Great House for a Family Stay in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

The farmhouse was an absolutely wonderful vacation house. It was exceptionally clean and as we had a baby with us and had no problem letting her crawl around. The house is spacious with a wonderful yard and patio. The pool was very refreshing on the hot days.

Anna and Angelo were very welcoming and thankfully met us at McDonald's and led us up to the house. It is quite a climb up and we had a large van for the six of us and did fine. It is very peaceful with a spectacular view of the valley below.

The small village below has a wonderful restaurant with great pizza. Worth a walk down in the evening. I would gladly stay here again on a return to Lucca, which is a charming town to visit and not far at all, but you will need a car. Thank you Anna for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Great house, quiet location, fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

After a challenging drive up to the top of the mountain you'll reach a fantastic property. Great views over the valley and the olive garden. The house is very clean and spacious. The garden has a fence so it's save to let the children outside. The pool is super and can be reached via a small stepladder.

Much privacy on a short driving distance from Lucca.

Anna, and her family, is very helpful and friendly.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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très agréable

  • 4 of 5

Superbe maison au calme, parfait pour des vacances en famille ou entre amis! attention au chemin d'accès assez raide...

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Family time in a great house / environment

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay with great facilities. The house was much bigger than I suspected and very clean. Very nice owners who helped us with the ride to the house and explained everything to us, also where to go shopping, eat and relax nearby the house. It is so nice to feel welcome! The kids really enjoyed the house as well as the swimming pool. There are a lot of things to do as well, like visiting Lucca, Pisa, going to the beach or even to the mountains / caves. We had a great time! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

Lovely stay in beautifull tuscany

  • 5 of 5

The stay was very pleasant. Luckely there is air conditioning in the house and a lovely pool to cool off.

The Roda to get to the house is a bit of a challenge, but after a while you get used to it.

The welcome of Anna's daughter was very warm and caring. She gave is good advise about things to do in the area. Although staying at the house was very pleasant, we went to Lucca almost every eventing for diner. We went also to Florense and Pisa, both are very nearby.

Of you want peace and quite and a comfortable house, you are on the right spot!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Fabulous place to stay

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful villa. Anna and Angelo were very welcoming and helpful. A lovely secluded spot yet only 10-15 minutes from Lucca.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Pisa Galileo Galilei (Ryanair)
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
S.Andrea di Compito
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Versilia
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Tre Tigli S.Andrea di Compito
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: necessary

A great base for travelling around Tuscany or a beautiful setting to just escape and relax. Only six miles from the historic walled city of Lucca, less than 30 minutes driving to Pisa and less than 1 hour to Florence.Within an hour of sunbathing on Versilia’s beaches. The medieval hamlet of S.Andrea di Compito is walking distance

(less than 1 mile). This nice little village is very well-known for the Camellias festival in spring and for its special olive oil.The stonehouse is in the middle of an old oliveyard and is therefore a very quite and relaxing retreat.

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Rates & Availability

Capannori Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,574
 
 
October 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,237
 
 
November-December 2016
Nov 2 2016 - Dec 22 2016
7 night minimum stay
$900
 
 
January-February 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$900
 
 
March 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,012
 
 
April 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,124
 
 
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,237
 
 
June 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,687
 
 
July-August 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,249
 
 
September 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,687
 
 
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,237
 
 
November-December 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The weekly price is for 6 person and it includes water,linen,electricity,final cleaning.In July and August each other person will pay €100 more weekly,in other period € 60 weekly
AIR CONDITIONING is NOT included. Air conditioning rate is € 150 a week.
HEATING is NOT included. Heating rate is € 150 a week.
Christmas and Easter week, peak season rate like August/July.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Capannori Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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