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The property is exactly as described and is an ideal Italian get-away, located in the old Village you are surrounded by Italian life. Visited in November and we were blessed with great weather but when it did turn cooler (Freezing) the heating was more than adequate, the property is fully equipped should you decide to stay in and cook but why would you with so many fantastic restaurants within a few minutes drive. Steps into the property and to the Bedrooms are steep but it helps work off the additional calories you have gained from all that Italian food. Perfect location for exploring what is in my opinion the best part of Italy so many great attractions within easy reach you must visit LUCCA, we are already planning our return, Ciao Martin & Sue
The setting of the property was stunning with 360 degrees of glorious mountain scape. The grounds are well cared for and the pool, although very cold, was a delight. Plenty of well maintained sun loungers, tables and chairs and a number of well positioned BBQ grills and areas made for a wonderful stay. We stayed in the Torre which was clean and well equipped. We stayed here for two weeks and although we ate out for most of the time, the apartment certainly catered for all our needs. We were extremely well looked after by the housekeeper, Evalde, who came early every morning to do a variety of jobs including putting the snail in the pool. Although She doesn't speak English and my Italian is little more than basic, she understood and our conversations albeit brief were a joy. The little hamlet of Ponticello was quiet and idyllic. We were blessed with good weather for twelve of the fourteen days we were staying and even on the the two not so good days, it cleared up in the afternoon. The complex was well situated for visiting a number of towns and we enjoyed trips to the mountains, hamlets and the coast - we particularly enjoyed the smart coastal town of Forte Dei Marmi. Considering the area is not particularly "touristy" there were a number of fantastic places to eat. A car is essential to use the plethora of roads that take you up to the mountains. We have enjoyed a number of holidays in areas all over Italy but this has become an area in our top three! The often used phrase is "we'll come again' - we certainly will!