Stunning villa located in a dominant position on a small hill, ensuring maximum privacy and tranquillity, with an incredible view of the surrounding countryside, only 5 km faraway from the beautiful historical centre of Lucca.
The ancient villa dates back to the beginning of the 18th century, it has been tastefully restored, yet retaining much of the original character and traditional architectural features, combining the authentic Tuscan architecture with all the modern comforts.
This charming mansion, surrounded by a private park of 5000 m², will allow you to take beautiful walks among the olive and fruit trees inside the property, in an absolutely unique landscape, where you can relax reading a book, taking the sun, or eating 'al fresco' on the elegant terrace. The trails adjacent to the house will bring you to explore the surrounding forests.
Due to its geographical position, the villa is an excellent departure point for visiting the most famous cultural centers of Tuscany, like: Pisa. Firenze, San Gimignano, Volterra and other important cities of art are within easy car reach.
The main seaside resorts like: Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Lido di Camaiore and Torre del Lago are about 30 kilometres from the property.
Villa Viola is the perfect solution for families who would like to have a relaxing holiday in the countryside, discovering the renowned artistic and naturalistic heritage of Tuscany.
It is particularly recommended for writers and artists who wish to immerse themselves in an oasis of peace, escaping from the chaotic city life. The house is located at the end of a closed road and the few passing cars belong to people who live in the area.
The owner of Villa Viola is a journalist, keen about art and literature, she has tastefully decorated the house. She also manages a publishing house – 'Zona Franca'. To find out more I suggest you to have a look at the following web page: http://www.zfzonafranca.it
The villa is also a suitable location for outdoor weddings and ceremonies, up to a maximum of 150 guests.
During the high season, the villa is only available for weekly rentals, during mid and low season, the villa is available for shorter stays.
The beautiful park is completely fenced and its access is controlled by a private night-watchman service.
The big panoramic terrace, furnished with sofas, chairs, tables and umbrellas is the perfect place for reading or dining 'al fresco'.
The villa has an habitable surface of 250 m², it is divide in 2 levels and it offers from 6 to 8 sleeping accommodations.
The ground floor is composed of: a large and bright living room with fireplace, provided with a dining area with a table for 8 people, communicating with the garden. The kitchen is fully equipped, with a direct access to the external dining area. This level is completed by a laundry room and 1 bathroom.
On the first floor, you will find: 3 double bedrooms with panoramic view (1 has air conditioned), 1 bathroom and a wide lounge decorated with columns from the Roman era, which includes a sleeping area that can accommodate 2 more guests.
The villa has terracotta-tiled floors and ceilings with beams and terracotta tiles . Each window is large and provides panoramic views of the beautiful surrounding countryside.
During the summer, the villa is fresh even in the hottest days, whereas in the winter it is heated with an efficient heating system, for a comfortable stay all over the year.
Central Heating is not included and will be charged €25 per day during winter time. Wood for fireplace is included.
GENERAL: Washing machine, Bed linen and towels, Fireplace, Heating, Final cleaning, Pet friendly (small size)
ELECTRONICS: 3 Satellite TVs with Sky English langage channels , DVD player, Stereo system with CD player, Internet Wi-Fi connection
KITCHEN: Glasses, Plates, Cooking Utensils, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Electric oven, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Coffee maker, Dishwasher
OUTDOOR FACILITIES: Garden, Panoramic terrace, Private parking, Outdoor furniture.
OPTIONAL SERVICES: Cooking lessons, Private Chef, Massage, Private car with chauffeur, Babysitting, Tourist guide, Painting lessons, Housekeeping during stay, Changing bed linen/towels during stay.
You will find many leisure activities within 3 kilometres from the villa:
- Horse riding for children: Riding stable L'oliveto Asd
- Golf :Vicopelago Tennis Club, € 8 green fee per day, € 50 lesson fee per hour
Outdoor pool Villa Le 4 Torri: € 12 per day
Outdoor pool Vicopelago Tennis Club:€ € 8 per day+AICScard €5
- Dance and theatre performances: Tenuta dello Scompiglio
- Wine tasting:
Agriturismo Pierotti: € 5 per person
Enoteca Vino e Convivio: € 10 per person
There are different restaurants, cafes and shops near the property.
Lucca – 5km, 8 minutes
Pisa – 14 km, 20 minutes
Pisa Aeroporto - 18 km, 30 minutes
Firenze – 80 km, 60 minutes
Firenze Aeroporto – 73 km, 45 minutes
Cinque Terre – 80 km, 60 minutes
Volterra – 74 km, 90 minutes
Abetone – 70 km, 80 minutes