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Exquisite luxury quiet apartment & a gentle outdoor to enjoy the charm of Lucca.

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Air conditioning, WIFI, close by parking and much space

Casa Francesca, once horse stable of the antique palace belonged to Lord Guinigi (1700s) now it has been converted into a homey apartment with a private fenced garden in 2015. The renovation was done to highest standards making up 2 comfortable bedrooms (one with a king size bed and one with 2 twin beds), 3 bathrooms both with grand built-in showers and bathtub, AIR CONDITIONING, WIFI, a private fenced garden furnished with table and chairs and a little sofa, any kind of kitchen appliance and utensils.

Casa Francesca is located in the same building of Casa Vera (www.homeaway.co.uk/1728696) that I manage as well. The building consists of only those 2 units and each one has its own separate fenced private garden so privacy is never compromised.

FREE PARKING IS LOCATED IN 5 MINS WALKING FROM THE APARTMENT

For larger groups (up to 8 guests) the two apartments can be rented together as well making up a total of 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.

The apartment has double entrance, one from the garden and one from the street. It is composed of: a grand living room, a spacious fully equipped kitchen opening onto the garden, a spacious dining room opening to the garden as well, 2 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a LAUNDRY ROOM fully equipped with washer/dryer, iron and board.

The apartment is sun exposed all day which makes it very bright all day, this is a very rare thing in Italy!

The location is the quietest and the nicest, overlooking the gardens from where the lovely chirping of birds comes.

The apartment is very suggested for 2 couple of friends travelling together as the bedroom and bathrooms organization provides privacy for everyone; but it is also suggested for 2 friends trafelling together that do not want to share same bedroom and same bathroom as well as for a family of 4.

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:
11 December, 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 apartment in 2015

Why Mrs Sonia chose 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 apartment 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.

Reliable Wi-fi connection for free throughout the apartment

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Lucca in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Built in shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Grand built-in shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Built in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , a baby crib or a fold out bed can be added upon request
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Exquisite luxury quiet apartment & a gentle outdoor to enjoy the charm of Lucca.
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
5

Great location and even greater apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was located in a excellent location in Lucca. The apartment itself was spacious, clean and very well decorated. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Lou, all of my staff at Lucca Apartments and Villas was super happy to meet you! You have been extremely kind and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you very much and see you soon again in Lucca! Mrs Sonia
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Whidbey Island, Washington
4

Beautifully appointed, great location

  • 4 of 5

What a fabulous place to stay! We are three seniors who spent 4 nights at this property. This is a luxurious townhouse on one level with 2 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, large living room, large dining room, and large bright kitchen overlooking a delightful garden/patio. The high ceilings add to the spaciousness of the interior spaces and the lighting is very warm and welcoming. It was SO convenient to all within the walls yet right across from the wall where there is a great promenade all around the city used by young, old, walkers and cyclists.

You will need to provide your own soaps/shampoos/paper towels, etc. but there is a nice convenience store with fresh produce and deli at the end of the block (open 8 to 8) by a piazza with large church, several restaurants and espresso/patisserie shop. And from there you are in the thick of Lucca near the charming Antifeatro (amphitheatre) and more retail shops and restaurants than you can think of. The winding pedestrian walkways through the rest of the walled city lead to other piazzas, historical churches, Puccini's birthplace and museum, etc.

Lucca is a charming city and so comfortable and welcoming to all. It was the perfect place to wind down our two weeks of traveling through Italy.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Diane for your very kind review! Me and all my staff here at LuccaApartmentsAndVillas Agency enjoyed having you as our guests and we hope to be able to meet you again in the future! Thank you very much for your kindness, with the warmest regards, Sonia
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5

Fantastic property within the walls.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this property before and will definitely use again. Thanks Mrs Sonia x

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • 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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South Yarra, Australia
5

Quiet but close to everything, super comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Lovely large apartment with pretty much every mod con you might need. We regard it as one of the best positions within the walls. Easy to get to everything but away from the tourist heavy parts. Lots of good shops, bars, restaurants etc nearby. And the Lucca Language School is a 5 minute walk which happens to go right past our favourite cafe in Lucca...

Excellent kitchen, laundry, dining room, lounge etc etc. The description covers it pretty well however the pleasure of having lots of windows that look out on to the garden and sky is a rare pleasure in most accommodation in Italy.

Ms. Sonia is always good to deal with. The owners live in the apartment above but apart from a friendly smile every now and again you would not know they are there.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous apartment conveniently located inside the walls of Lucca

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed two bedroom apartment with a living room, dining room, spacious kitchen and private patio.

It worked well for two couples. Both bedrooms had private baths, plus an additional bathroom for guests.

It was so convenient to walk out the door and explore the town of Lucca. No need for a car while staying there. Grocery stores were a couple blocks away in either direction.

We would definitely recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from 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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5

Outstanding apartment.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment had it all. It also had the wonderfully helpful Miss Sonia. The location could not be better. A quiet street close to the wall for a morning walk or bike ride. The decor was homely and modern as was the kitchen. The outdoor area was delightful and quiet even at the busiest season. We are returning and will arrange our visit on the availability of the apartment. It is simply the best. Thank you Miss Sonia.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 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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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
PISA and FLORENCE
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
MOMUS CAFE
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
MONTECATINI
Nearest Train
300 Metres
LUCCA CENTRAL STATION
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
LUCCA EST
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
OSTERIA MIRANDA
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
VIAREGGIO and FORTE DEI MARMI
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Lucca, Lucca Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2017 - 26 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£398
for 4 nights
From
£99
£572
 
 
Mid Season
27 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£619
for 4 nights
From
£155
£924
 
 
Mid Season
1 Oct 2018 - 29 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£619
for 4 nights
From
£155
£924
 
 
Comics
30 Oct 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,320
for 4 nights
From
£330
£1,320
 
 
Low Season
5 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£398
for 4 nights
From
£99
£572
 
 
High Season
22 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£619
for 4 nights
From
£155
£924
 
 
Low Season
2 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
£398
for 4 nights
From
£99
£572
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£774
for 4 nights
From
£194
£1,144
 

Additional pricing information

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, air conditioning, 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. There are no extra charges to pay.

Minimum stay is 4 nights.

Winter heating is charged for 7 euros daily or according to comsuption for long term rentals.

Final cleaning is charged for 65 euros.

For multiple weeks stays: change of towels and linens, if requested is charged for 35 euro

Legal Notes: Self Catering property: no hotel staff, no maid, no breakfast or meals provided by the owner, no hotel services during the stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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