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PEACEFUL APARTMENT, CHARMING VIEW, PARKING, AIR CONDITION, WIFI WITHIN THE WALLS

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms to sleep 4. Air conditioning, wi-fi, sat tv!

Casa Stella is an elegant and sophisticated apartment which can accomodate up to four people with its two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It lies on the first floor (it means 17 steps only form the street level) of a very typical town house located in the heart of Lucca historical Centre along a very charming and quiet street called VIA DEL FOSSO, which is so characteristic of Lucca, with a lovely view on the water stream passing by and on the medieval buildings.

The apartment is located on a very quiet street that links a vibrant square to one of the main streets of the town where you can find several groceries selling local food and vegetables, the famous Museum of Contemporary Art (right behind the corner, literally 20 steps away from the apartment) and restaurants. The famous Piazza Anfiteatro is literally 2 mins away!

The apartment is located within 2/3 mins walking from a very convenient safe and guarded PARKING GARAGE. The charge is 13 euros daily or 50 euros for up to a month stay.

The apartment is composed of a bright living room with a dining area, a separated kitchen open onto a tiny balcony, a double bedroom with a queen sized bed, a bathroom with grand built in shower, and a twin bedroom with bathroom en-suite with another grand built in shower.

The apartment has been recently renovated and furnished with extreme care with some modern and some antique pieces. The result is a sophisticated setting exalting a typical lucchese style.

The floors comes from the beginning of the past century, the ceilings are beamed as recommended by the solidest lucchese tradition. At the same time it has been provided with all the modern comfort you may need from air conditioning, to washing machine, dish-washer and a very reliable WIFI connection provided by the national phone company.

The location. That's the heart of the historical centre of Lucca, a very few steps from everything you may need: groceries, the access to the top of the Wall, the weekly market place, restaurants, pizzerias and parking if needed.

At the end of the street you will find the statue named Madonna dello Stellario dated back to 1687.. and just to confirm the combination of history and modernity ... in front of the statue you find the gorgeous contemporary art museum and on the other side the beautiful San Francesco Square with its church just renovated. Here also is the fountain with a very good water (locals stop here to take water to drink at home!!)

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:
23 May, 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 Area

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.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , with a grand built in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , with a grand built in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , a baby crib can be added upon request
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , has en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , an extra large new comfortable sofa bed for 1 or 2 guests
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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
  • 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

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

PEACEFUL APARTMENT, CHARMING VIEW, PARKING, AIR CONDITION, WIFI WITHIN THE WALLS
average rating of 4.681818 based on 22 reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
5

Superb high class accommodation in Lucca

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent two weeks in this delightful accommodation. It is located in a quiet and safe area of Lucca and was central to all the high class shopping in the via Filungo and the antique market area.The owner provided a very comprehensive outline of the accommodation and transport arrangements. Every enquiry was met with a prompt reply. The accommodation was bright and airy, the beds very comfortable and the kitchen equipment superb. It was very welcoming after a long flight. We enjoyed very much. Grazie Mrs Sonia!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 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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3

Excellent location

  • 3 of 5

This is a nice, spacious apartment. It is in a good position within the city walls and close to a number of excellent restaurants. It is no more than ten minute's walk to the railway station and slightly more to the bus station. The apartment is comfortable and generally well equipped. We greatly enjoyed our stay in delightful Lucca.

I do however have three concerns.

The website should make it clear that the 2.7% fee, payable on arrival, is a booking fee not a credit card fee. I paid by debit card, but still had to pay this fee. I do not object to the fee, but it is not for using a credit card.

Secondly, the apartment was extremely cold when we arrived. It is clear that no-one had been in to the warm the place up for us. Mrs Sonia met us outside. It took well into the second day before the boiler had brought the apartment up to 20 degrees C.

When I received a confirmation email that my booking had been successful, I replied with thanks and sent a further email two weeks before arrival giving our expected arrival time. By the weekend before we travelled (on the following Wednesday) I had not received any reply. I then found Mrs Sonia company email and sent a third email. It was only when I contacted Homeaway by phone, two days before our travel, that we were able to make any contact and confirm our arrival details. Clearly, there had been a breakdown in the communication system. I hope this will be amended for future travellers.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice. Charming and quiet location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was just wonderful! The rooms were spacious and everything was spotless. The kitchen was well stocked with pots,pans, dishes and all sorts of utensils. It made me wish I was more of a cook. The view from the living room was mesmerizing. I spent hours just sitting and watching the people walk and bike the charming street. When we awoke Saturday Morning and found the straw market right outside our front door, I thought this could be heaven. The location, I think is ideal. It is within walking distance of everything yet in a quiet neighborhood. We had rented a car but looking back we would have been better off waiting to get the car after our Lucca trip. There is a parking garage half block away and truly we hardly moved the car from the park the whole time we were there. I would recommend this apartment or I think any rented by Mrs. Sonia.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write the review. It was very nice to meet you and I am glad you all enjoyed your time at one of my homes and had great time in Lucca! Best regards, Sonia :)
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5

Beautiful, comfortable, well-stocked, great location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is beautiful. As we traveled with children, we quickly picked-up and put away breakables. The kitchen was well stocked with dishes, soap, pots. The washer and drying stand were wonderful!!! The apartment had markets and restaurants nearby. Wi-fi was reliable. Lucca is a great place to walk/bike.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 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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4

Fabulous property

  • 4 of 5

The property is lovely, spacious and cool and provides everything needed. Its a great location to explore Lucca as well as local mountains and beaches. The owner has put together a folder with lots of useful information which made it easy to make the most of our stay. Would recommend it to friends and family.

Do read the website thoroughly, though, as we had to pay £40 upon arrival, £15 to cover the bank charges for the credit card booking and £25 for late arrival. The latter is specified on the website I noticed later although I have never come across a fee like this before. The bank's fee for the booking I thought is normally covered by the organisation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review. The credit card transaction fee that is requested and clearly advertised online so the maximum transparency of the transaction is what maintains the price of the apartment as low as possible (92 euros nightly that includes up to 6 guests). I assume that the transarency and the smoothness of the rental is clear enough as I have not had any complaint so far. Sonia
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4

very good facilities with ideal location

  • 4 of 5

Concern as property listing removed from website in week before visit - compounded by owner not expecting us on arrival!

However all turned out OK and we had an enjoyable stay in a very well equipped, clean and comfortable apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
PISA and FLORENCE
Nearest Golf
22 Kilometres
MONTECATINI
Nearest Train
300 Metres
LUCCA CENTRAL STATION
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
LUCCA EST
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
GLI ORTI DI VIA ELISA
Nearest Beach
19 Kilometres
VIAREGGIO and FORTE DEI MARMI
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Lucca, Tuscany

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
 
High Season
1 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£421
for 4 nights
From
£105
£547
£1,769
 
 
High Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£438
for 4 nights
From
£109
£606
£2,148
 
 
High Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£421
for 4 nights
From
£105
£547
£1,769
 
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£296
for 4 nights
From
£74
£420
£918
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£296
for 4 nights
From
£74
£420
£918
 

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: final cleanings after departure of the guests, 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 6 euros daily or according to comsuption for long term rentals.

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

Online reservations through the Homeaway Payments are subject to a 2.7% charge to be paied at arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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