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Exclusive COVERED TERRACE perfect for ALL SEASONS with great vistas of Lucca

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 807 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Situated within the walls of Lucca’s historical center, in a quiet pedestrian zone, this spacious third floor walk-up apartment has a beautiful covered terrace overlooking Lucca’s famous rooftops and its distant mountains where you can sit and enjoy your morning coffee, eat lunch or dinner with family and friends, or relax after a day exploring all that Tuscany has to offer.

Please note that this apartment is located on the 3rd floor in a historic building so therefore there are no elevators.

The apartment has a large open-plan living room and dining room area which leads directly onto the lovely covered terrace through chestnut French doors. The terrace can be enjoyed year round providing relief from the hot Tuscan summer sun and can also be used should it be raining.

It has two large bedrooms: one master bedroom with a queen size bed and beautiful views from the windows, and one comfortable guest bedroom with a queen size bed. Both bedrooms include adequate wardrobe storage. The master bedroom has the option of an additional single sofa bed or a travel crib for an infant.

A charming kitchen that is well equipped with everything you need to prepare a meal. It has a microwave, toaster, stove top kettle, American-style drip coffee machine, Italian Moka and dishwasher.

A bathroom with bathtub shower, bidet and separate vanity area. The bathroom has recently been updated with a new glass shower door and fixtures.

The apartment has recently been updated with new furnishings and bedding, and new air-conditioners in both bedrooms. There is free wireless internet (wi-fi) and TIM television with English movie channels. There is also a washing machine and extra bar fridge.

Although the apartment is located on a quiet street, there is a lot of activity right around the corner. Within a few steps you are on one of the main streets, via San Paolino, where you can easily find great restaurants, grocery stores, enjoy some gelato or a glass of wine. The apartment is only a couple of minute’s walk to Piazza San Michele and the famous shopping street of via Fillungo.

Piazza Verdi is conveniently located just a short walk away, from here you can catch buses directly to/from Pisa airport or other destinations in Tuscany. Piazza Verdi also has the closest pay by the hour parking if you should hire a car. If catching a train is your preference, the train station is situated a short 15 minute walk straight out of the south entrance of the historical centre.

*The price includes local tourist tax.

**Please note that this apartment is located on the 3rd floor in a historic building so therefore there are no elevators. This is common within the historical centre due to the age of the buildings. Please reconsider if you have any mobility issues as there is no alternative access to the apartment other than via the stairs.**

More Details

Owner
Rory & Tania
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

About Rory & Tania

Our family are from Lucca, dating back generations. So when we were lucky enough to visit our family in this beautiful city for the first time in the late 90’s, we instantly fell in love. During that first visit, a dream was born, to own a piece of historic Lucca where we could return to year after year. In 2016 we returned to Lucca for yet another vacation. We came across this beautiful apartment with a magnificent terrace. It was meant to be. All the pieces had fallen into place and our dream was realised.

This is our home away from home, and we’re excited to share it with you.

Rory & Tania

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , A "Hauk Play n Sleep" travel crib is available on request
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Exclusive COVERED TERRACE perfect for ALL SEASONS with great vistas of Lucca
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
4

Just lovely!

  • 4 of 5

A really private exclusive location in the most beautiful city in the world in my opinion.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jennifer, it was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your family. And we agree, Lucca truly is a special place!
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5

Amazing Terrace

  • 5 of 5

Many stairs aside, this place was terrific. All the amenities to make this your home for how ever long your stay. Hosts were easy to communicate with and the property manager was extremely helpful during check in. Many restaurants and shops a close walk, couldn't be more perfect for your Luca stay.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tim & Dana, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at our apartment and your visit to Lucca. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Terrace on Galli Tassi, it was a pleasure hosting you!
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4

Comfortable, well located with a great terrace

  • 4 of 5

The test of any place is to ask 'would I return?' Yes, I would - with one proviso: if the owners put mosquito screens on the windows! It would make sleeping a lot more comfortable. As it was, we were almost eaten alive each night. On the other hand, we really appreciated the very comfortable beds. We also like the fact that there was a dishwasher, a hairdryer, air conditioning and Wifi. Excellent.

Property manager who met us was considerate and overall the level of care was very good.

Flat is clean - would be even cleaner if they cleaned under cupboards and beds. An ashtray on the terrace was still dirty.

Terrace is what makes this place, a real pleasure to sit our for lunch. All the more disappointing then that there are signs of neglect - 3 rosemary plants were all dead (why leave them there?), a dying ivy crawled up a post - and why a bar fridge out on the terrace? Things like the dying plants, a loose skirting board in the kitchen and a cupboard door that has dropped next to the dishwasher making both difficult to open were signs that the owners just need to up their game a bit.

You need to be reasonably fit to rent this flat as there are 70 steps before you get to it and arriving with heavy luggage is a pain. The friend we brought with us did struggle, even though she said she needed the exercise. The steps wouldn't put me off renting this flat again but you do need to be aware.

Overall then, a nice flat with a great terrace – a little more attention to detail would make it even nicer.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Paul, we're delighted you enjoyed your visit to Lucca & your overall stay at our apartment. We've only owned the apartment for a short time now & so we appreciate your comments. We will take these into consideration as we improve the comfort for our future guests. Regards, Rory & Tania
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5

Wonderful stay at the Terrace on Galli Tassi

  • 5 of 5

We recently enjoyed a wonderful stay at the Terrace on Galli Tassi.

The apartment was close (a 5 minute walk) to one of the main car parks outside the gates (Parcheggio Palatucci) which was very convenient for the hire car.

There were some steep stairs to reach the 3rd floor but these were necessary to "work off" all the great pasta, pizza and gelati that we indulged in! The apartment was very close to lovely restaurants and handy supermarkets.

It struck us how spacious, clean and comfortable the apartment was. Having extremely high temperatures during our stay, the airconditioning in both bedrooms was excellent and much appreciated. All the necessary appliances were provided.

The highlight was the terrace itself; stunning views over Lucca and a lovely space in which to eat and relax.

Lucca itself is a great place as a base to explore Tuscany. We travelled to Pisa, Volterra, Pontederra, Viareggio and the Ferrari museums in Modena.

We would definitely recommend the Terrace on Galli Tassi and hope it won't be too long before we visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Scott, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! Even though we were not there to meet you and your family in person, it was a pleasure hosting you. We hope you can visit again!
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5

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

The Terrace of Galli Tassi was the perfect home away from home. A couple of steep stairs to get to the top, but once there, every step climbed was worth it!!

It was suitably positioned to be close to the main parking area of Lucca which made it easy to come and go with a hired car. We had all the necessary amenities within close walking distance (supermarket, laundry service and restaurants)

The apartment was extremely clean and comfortable for 2 couples with nice sized bedrooms and living area's. The apartment was very practical with all the necessary appliances to make our stay comfortable - the inclusion of a dishwasher and washing machine meant that we would have more time to enjoy exploring the town instead of cleaning up, but when we were in the apartment it was definitely a bonus to be able to share the day's experiences with family and friends back home with the use of the wi-fi services.

The terrace was definitely the highlight of apartment!! Beautiful views over Lucca and although an open-aired Terrace, it was conveniently protected from the weather just enough for us to be able to enjoy our morning coffee or that late afternoon glass of wine while indulging on a plate of anti-pasti before dinner.

I would definitely recommend The Terrace on Galli Tassi to anyone travelling to Lucca. I know I will certainly return if ever I'm back in Lucca.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Natalie, it was lovely hosting you and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay!
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5

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

The Terrace of Galli Tassi was the perfect home away from home. A couple of steep stairs to get to the top, but once there, every step climbed was worth it!!

It was suitably positioned to be close to the main parking area of Lucca which made it easy to come and go with a hired car. We had all the necessary amenities within close walking distance (supermarket, laundry service and restaurants)

The apartment was extremely clean and comfortable for 2 couples with nice sized bedrooms and living area's. The apartment was very practical with all the necessary appliances to make our stay comfortable - the inclusion of a dishwasher and washing machine meant that we would have more time to enjoy exploring the town instead of cleaning up, but when we were in the apartment it was definitely a bonus to be able to share the day's experiences with family and friends back home with the use of the wi-fi services.

The terrace was definitely the highlight of apartment!! Beautiful views over Lucca and although an open-aired Terrace, it was conveniently protected from the weather just enough for us to be able to enjoy our morning coffee or that late afternoon glass of wine while indulging on a plate of anti-pasti before dinner.

I would definitely recommend The Terrace on Galli Tassi to anyone travelling to Lucca. I know I will certainly return if ever I'm back in Lucca.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Lucca

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Lucca, Lucca Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
summer
27 Apr 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£342
for 3 nights
From
£101
£707
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
comic
29 Oct 2018 - 5 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£917
for 5 nights
From
£176
£1,268
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£206
for 2 nights
From
£83
£588
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £87.77
Cleaning fee £39.5

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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