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Steven Spano

Speaks English
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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RIVERFRONT VILLA IN BAGNI DI LUCCA, TUSCANY

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Bagni di Lucca - Villa Serraglio

3BR, Gourmet Kitchen, Stone Terrace with Rose Garden in Ponte a Serraglio

Newly renovated stone villa on the banks of the Lima River. Located on the edge of Bagni di Lucca in Ponte a Serraglio, 16 miles north of Lucca. The villa consists of two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom, two sitting rooms, fully-fitted gourmet kitchen with modern appliances and dining area. The villa retains the traditional features of cotto and tiled floors typical of the region and is comfortably and tastefully furnished. Outside, a beautiful stone terrace provides an ideal space for reading, lounging or outdoor dining overlooking the stately 'Villa Fiori' next door, and the sound of rushing water from the Lima's rapids provides a soothing backdrop. You can walk to everything: the restaurants and bars of Ponte a Serraglio village are just a five minute walk, and Bagni di Lucca town center is only a 15 minute walk.

Local Amenities: The charming town of Bagni di Lucca straddles the river Lima, with all amenities such as bars, restaurants, banks, post office, many shops, a market on Wednesdays and Saturdays, supermarkets, chemist, famous theatre which attracts important productions, thermal baths for both health and beauty, public thermal swimming pools and tennis club.

It has a population of about 7000 and is situated 152 meters above sea level. The town itself has many interesting and historic sights, and the landscape surrounding the town is verdant and woody. The inhabitants are renowned for their relaxed and friendly attitude.

Activities: Bagni di Lucca has a large public swimming pool fed with water from a thermal spring and surrounded by deckchairs, sun umbrellas and sun loungers. The pool is open to the public for a small charge. For tennis players, the Bagni di Lucca tennis club is located in Viale Roma where courts can be reserved. You can take advantage of the thermal spa's. Termi Bagni di Lucca offers a thermal pool and spa as well as various wellness treatments. The famouse ski resort at Abetone is only one hour's drive away. Viareggio and the Versilian Coast are less than one hour's drive, where you can enjoy the beaches of this popular resort area.

Please contact us for availability.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Steven Spano

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2008
Speaks English
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday villa rental in Bagni di Lucca, Italy

Riverfront Villa in Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
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Riverfront Villa in Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p411328
Bagni di Lucca Media Valle del Serchio
4

Delightful villa, wonderful location.

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
Our stay here was like living the Tuscan dream. The house is very beautiful with a gorgeous terrace - perfect for lazing in the sun by day, and for long leisurely dinners in the evening. The kitchen is so well equipped it tempts you to cook, and the dishwasher is a real bonus. Comfort, good taste and a flair for interior decoration are the hallmarks of this property. The excellent pizza restaurant on the bridge, along with a handful of other restaurants and bars, was just five minutes walk away. The arrangements for renting the property, directions, and arrival went like clockwork, while a couple of minor domestic glitches were sorted out with impressive speed - eg. a plumber came out on a Saturday evening! We enjoyed our stay here so much that we would love to come back - the whole area is outstandingly beautiful.
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Riverfront Villa in Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p411328
Bagni di Lucca Media Valle del Serchio
5

The Perfect Tuscan Retreat

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
Villa Serraglio is understated in the listings. My wife and I stayed there for a week in May 2012 and we were overjoyed with the house and the area of Bagni Di Lucca. I would recommend Villa Serraglio to friends and family without any hesitation. The villa can accommodate 6 adults comfortably - the rooms are larger than than the images portray. We found the property perfectly clean and well maintained. The owner has thought of everything - the villa is fully equipped with every type of convenience you could ever wish. My most favourite was the coffee machine - it produces the best coffee I've ever tasted. There is instant hot water throughout the house. The kitchen is great - 6 ring gas hob, a double width oven, a full compliment of the best quality chef knives and every utensil that any foodie could ever want. There is two gardens with different aspects that offer sun or shade throughout the whole day. I genuinely could not find fault in this property.

The town is quiet and laid back. Within 3 minutes stroll you have a choice of 3 restaurants. Our favourite was Di Vinicio's just over the bridge - basic decor but the food was really good - typical pricing for 2 courses with water, bread and house wine - 40 Euro for two people. Freshly made pizza - 3.50 to 5.50 Euro each!

The area is mountainous and it is best if you hire a car - the very helpful tourist office in La Villa will provide plenty of free advice on the numerous activities and sights that are available locally. There is a train station in Fornoli (1 km) that can take you up into the mountain villages or down into the beautiful walled city of Lucca - with connections to Florence, Sienna, Pisa and beyond.

A week in Villa Serraglio was not enough and it is our sincere hope that we will be fortunate enough to return in the future.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Pisa
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Lucca
Nearest Beach
32 Miles
beach
Car: recommended

The spa town of Bagni di Lucca sits in the “Val di Lima,” a beautiful green area in northwest Tuscany surrounded by hills and mountains dotted with villages. The town was once famous for its thermal springs and frequented for centuries by writers, poets, artists, noblemen, politicians, saints and popes. During the peak of its popularity in the 19th century, famous names such as poets Byron, Shelley, Browning, writers like Dumas, musicians such as Strauss, Listz, Paganini, Puccini along with other personalities of the day all could be found in Bagni di Lucca. The town provides an ideal base to explore Tuscany, with the major historic sights and cities within easy reach: Florence (about 1 hour's drive), Lucca (25 minutes), Pisa (50 minutes), Siena and the Chianti Region (90 minutes) and Arezzo (90 minutes). You can also simply enjoy the charms of this historic town and the surrounding area or relax in the delightful garden. The ski resort at Abetone is also one hour's drive away.

Other Activities: hiking

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday villa in Bagni di Lucca, Media Valle del Serchio

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
Base Rate
£100
£595
£1,920
3 nights
 
 
Summer
1 Jul - 31 Aug
£125
£750
£2,400
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £0.00 + Tax
Notes Fully refundable security deposit €500 or £400 payable locally and will be returned upon departure assuming there is no damage.

Cleaning charge €100 payable locally on departure

Heating charge of €15 per day from October to April payable locally or with final payment.

Please plan to arrive after 15.00 on the first day of your rental and leave before 10.00 on your day of departure.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bagni di Lucca in Media Valle del Serchio

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sunbed
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathrooms have been newly renovated with all new modern fixtures. Ground floor bathroom with shower also has a washing machine and clothes dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedrooms have night-tables and lamps for reading, ceiling fans and large windows overlooking the garden. Bedroom 1 has a double bed, a large wardrobe with drawers and additional clothes closet. Bedroom 2 has a double bed, four-drawer marble-topped bureau and clothes closet. Bedroom 3 has twin beds, a wardrobe, shelves and a writing desk.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
  • Television
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
  • ski
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Please contact us for any special requests.

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