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An Authentic Tuscan Vacation Townhouse in Lucca Historic Center

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 4 bathroom townhouse with lovely balcony & outside space

A typical Tuscan townhouse simply and stylishly decorated with rustic finishes situated in a quiet and easily accessed part of Lucca historic center, right by the walls. The vacation house consists of: Ground floor - spacious living room (TV + DVD) with access to an outside space, a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom; First floor - cute kitchen with tuscan fireplace accessing a beautiful balcony for dining al-fresco (oven, dishwasher, microwave, 4 ring stove), 1 twin/double room with private bathroom (shower), 1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom /studio with private bathroom (bathtub/shower).

About Us

Valgerdur Backman
Skrudas 5
210 Gardabaer
VAT Reg No

Valgerður Backman
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Italian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 July, 2018

About Valgerður Backman

Hi, I´m Vala. I am a biologist with an MBA in marketing but also an olive farmer in the hills above Lucca. I absolutely love everything italian although i am a thoroughbred Icelandic viking. Hope to see you in Italy!!

Why Valgerður Backman chose Lucca

This is the house the family lived in the first years in Lucca, once we decided to move from Iceland but before we became countrypeople!! It is an absolute gem in my opinion. We loved it from the start. It is in the perfect place in the city, very quiet (except for the singing lady) and right next to the walls that we walked every day with our dog, blessed! Lucca is my favorite city in the world and a perfect base for checking out the Northern part of Tuscany, my favorite part of the region as well as all the other beautiful cities in this great place.

What makes this house unique

The house has a great outdoor balcony where you can chill out, have your breakfast, lunch and dinner every day from april to october. Not to mention the original floors of the 1st floor.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • The house is situated in a closed circle of other houses. Make sure there is no inconsiderate disturbance outside on the balcony.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet
  • Three of the bathrooms are ensuite to bedrooms, one bedroom is without bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , ensuite
    Double bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Double/Twin - 2 Single Bed , ensuite
    Studio - 1 Single Bed , ensuite
  • The vacation house in Lucca accommodates maximum 7 people.
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
During the summer the main place to dine is outside on the balcony, making the balcony like an extension to the kitchen. The house is very lightly furnished and easy to use and enjoy.


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An Authentic Tuscan Vacation Townhouse in Lucca Historic Center
average rating of 4.7380953 based on 42 reviews

Had a lovely time

  • 5 of 5

The house is great, located inside the city walls but still easily reachable by car, we had a great time, even though we couldn't use the beautiful patio as much as we hoped because of the bad weather. The place is big and spacious, with everything you would need including suggestions on where to eat and what to do. The host was very kind and helpful, we surely had the best time thanks to her kindness. Definitely recommended

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved the place and really enjoyed Lucca.

  • 5 of 5

Awesome setup for us as 3 couples we each had our own space but a common dining and living area. The info on local attractions was helpful, the place clean and the location ideal. Highly recommend this spot to others!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Ideal situation for three couples, spacious with a bathroom each, and the wonderful terrace off the kitchen. A large sitting room downstairs with plenty of books, TV and a terrace. Absolutely spotless, comfortable beds, handy to the local restaurants, shops, walks, bus stops. A little fixup in one bathroom( shower curtain had fallen off wall and not been replaced) was the one and only thing that could have been better. Good instructions for check in and out. Very quiet but also central. Very easy to go to Pisa, Florence and the Cinque Terra by train, which we did. The six of us who stayed together all felt we would most happily return to this property.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our own private home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This property looks as it is advertised, a rustic and charming abode in a convenient section of Lucca. The home is very clean, nicely appointed and really spacious. Our host Vala was very responsive. We liked how she provided a notebook that was filled with helpful instructions and great suggestions of favorite restaurants, attractions and suggested itineraries.

Like so many other HomeAway customers I am a stickler for details (I'm a food & travel writer by profession). With this in mind, and for whatever it may be worth, I had absolutely no issues with this property our our host, whatsoever.

I would definitely return. Vala gets my absolute referral - and then some!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and tranquil

  • 5 of 5

Lovely city, perfect location.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Everything you need. Great location!

  • 5 of 5

The property is perfect for a larger family or a few couples. The location was perfect for a peaceful stay and nice strolls into the main hub for dinners/shopping etc. Vala was very responsive and her friend was there to meet us when we arrived. One suggestion, I would move the bigger bed upstairs into the room with the en-suite. We would definitely stay there again. Grazie!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Lucca Est
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
The whole costa azzurra and riviera of Italy
Car: not necessary

The Lucca vacation townhouse is situated in a quiet part of the walled city, just 50 m. from the walls and thus accessible by car. Lucca has been called the lost jewel of Tuscany. It is still a relatively uncrowded city with many one-of-a-kind shops, good restaurants and beautiful buildings at every turn. It is a city of bicycles and small streets with interesting shops and enotecas. The 4.2 km round walls are an absolute 'must do' in any form be it biking, walking, rollerblading or running. From Lucca there are frequent train and bus services to Florence, Pisa and the beach making Lucca a very desirable base for exploring this area of Tuscany. Not to mention the beautiful Garfagnana area north of the city where the mountains are covered with wild forests, hiking trails, beautiful scenery, marble mines and small villages with local trattorias and bars.

There are numerous very good restaurants in the neighborhood of the house and one of the best pizza place of Lucca is just 200 m away

Other Activities: Gastronomy, Enology, Culture, shopping


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lucca, Lucca Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High season
15 May 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
13 Aug 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Lucca Comics 2018
29 Oct 2018 - 8 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High season 2019
15 May 2019 - 15 Aug 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £264.95

The price includes the rental, linen and towels, final cleaning, wi-fi and all utilities. No extra charges.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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