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Beautiful House To Let Overlooking The Valley Of Bagni Di Lucca

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,475 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 15 nights

Overview

About the property

Traditional Farmhouse in Rural Setting Suitable for 4-5 People

Located in the hillside village of Granaiola overlooking the town of Bagni di Lucca, La Balconata Guest house offers everything you would expect from a rural retreat. On the edge of the Garfagnana national Park its the ideal getaway for anyone wishing to discover this hidden gem in the northern hills of Tuscany. The perfect base for touring by bike or car with walking routes throughout the vicinity as well as a host of other activities locally. The Spa town of Bagni di Lucca with shops, bars and restaurants is a 10 minute drive, with the historic town of Lucca a further 25 minutes. This Traditional stone built farmhouse is set over three floors, Three generous bedrooms on the top floor with two bathrooms, a large lounge area with open fire and ample comfortable seating for all on the ground floor, and large kitchen and dining room on the lower ground floor with access to the gardens and outside seating and patio areas, fantastic views from the balconies and terraced garden.

We specialise in ensuring that our guests get the best from the region, enjoy the food and wine and simply have a great time.

The flexible accommodation offers short or long breaks, self catering only, for groups of up to 5 wishing to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of this beautiful property. We also offer advice on the best places to go and can tailor packages to suit each individual tastes. If you wish to spend your time in the museums of Florence, the thermal baths and health resort of Bagni di Lucca, eat the best of the local food, enjoy the extensive walks in the local mountains or simply relax and enjoy the sights we can arrange whatever you require.

Please note - We do not provide breakfast

More Details

Owner
Kevan Halson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 June, 2018

About Kevan Halson

Professional photographer and gallery owner

Kevan Halson purchased this house in 2005

Why Kevan Halson chose Bagni di Lucca

the view and the quiet says it all

What makes this house unique

The view across the valley, the tranquil setting and most of all Italian food.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2475 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , En-suite for bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , En-suite for bedroom 2 & 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 3 - Extra room. part of suite-used for children- shared bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Main bedroom 1. with on suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Main bedroom 2. with on suite bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Bagni di lucca is famous for its roman SPA where you can relax in the steam grotto or have a massage. great place to have as a base for exploring northern tuscany, pisa, florence, the coast and Lucca We also offer our guests a pizza evening at the house.please contact us if you are interested in this.

Reviews

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Beautiful House To Let Overlooking The Valley Of Bagni Di Lucca
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5

Very Spacious With Fantastic Views

  • 5 of 5

Large rustic house in the small village of Granaiola in the Tuscan mountains. Drive from the river valley up to the village is narrow and winding but the road is paved and kept in good shape. Good location for day trips to the surrounding mountain towns and close to Lucca and Florence. A car is a must since public transportation to the property is very limited. Lots of stair climbing in the house and only bathrooms are on the top floor...not suitable for wheelchairs. Kitchen was large and very well equipped. Heating was minimal so also not very suitable for colder weather. Property notes state "The rates include a continental breakfast served everyday - if clients do not wish the breakfast there is no reduction in cost." but this was not the case and needs to be corrected. Kevan, the owner, was very accommodating and can provide insider information and recommendations about the local area. Best local restaurant we tried was del Sonno in Bagni ("Bahnee") di Lucca.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ein ruhiger, entschleunigender Urlaub in einem außergewöhnlichem Haus

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus ist genau so wie auf den Fotos. Eine rustikale Villa, mit Liebe eingerichtet und Platz ohne Ende. Das Haupt-Schlafzimmer liegt im Obergeschoss. Wenn man morgens die Augen öffnet, blickt man vom Bett aus in die schöne Natur. Im Erdgeschoss ist das riesige Wohnzimmer mit zwei sehr großen, sehr bequemen Sofas sowie das kleine "Lesezimmer" mit jeder Menge Büchern. Im Untergeschoss findet sich die riesige Wohnküche. Hier muss man betonen, dass Die Küche wirklich voll ausgestattet ist. Es gibt viele Pfannen und Töpfe, Schüsseln und sogar Backformen. Man findet auch eine große Auswahl an Gewürzen vor. Insgesamt ist das Haus komplett eingerichtet und nicht so "kahl", wie viele andere Ferienhäuser. Wir fühlten uns sofort wie zuhause. Von der Küche aus geht man auf die Terrasse und kann von hier aus das ganze Tal überblicken. Damit haben wir unseren ersten Tag im Haus verbracht. Wir konnten nicht genug bekommen von dem wunderschönen Ausblick in die Natur. Von hier aus sind wir zu diversen Wanderungen gestartet, waren in rund einer Stunde am Strand und in ca. 30 Minuten im bezaubernden Lucca.

Der Vermieter ist sehr freundlich und stets um seine Gäste bemüht, ohne ständig präsent zu sein. Man kann ihn zu jeder Zeit erreichen, falls man eine Frage hat.

Alles in Allem war es eine außergewöhnlich schöne Zeit für uns, wir werden wiederkommen.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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4

Liebevoll renovierte Haus mit herrlichem Blick

  • 4 of 5

Das Haus entspricht exakt den Bildern. Es ist sehr gut ausgestattet und bietet viel Platz. Besonders die große Küche lädt zum gemeinsamen Kochen und Essen ein. Wir haben das Haus mit einem befreundeten Paar bewohnt. Zu jedem Doppelzimmer gehört ein eigenes großes Bad. Alle Zimmer sind mit vielen Kunstgegenständen liebevoll dekoriert. Man bewohnt ein kleines Museum Das Haus liegt in einem kleinen Ort in den toskanischen Bergen. In dem Ort gibt es keine Einkaufsmöglichkeiten, aber ein sehr gutes Restaurant. Ein Besuch ist sehr zu empfehlen, aber es muss vorher reserviert werden. Das Haus ist ideal zum Entspannen und Entscheunigen. Der Vermieter ist sehr nett und hilfsbereit. Die Anmietung und der Auszug waren sehr unkompliziert.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Granaiola
Nearest Ferry
110 Kilometres
La spezia
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Bagni di Lucca
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Granaiola
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Abertone
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: necessary

Bagni di Lucca is famous for its hot water springs and thermal Spa which date back to roman times.

The region is also famous for its food and wine especially for its peccorino cheese and lucca olive oil.

Shopping in lucca can be an experience

The house is an ideal place to use as a base for exploring northern tuscany with Lucca, Florence Pisa, Voltera and the Cinqueterra all within easy reach.

We offer all our guests in groups of 3 or more a catered pizza evening at the house with homemade pizzas in out antique oven and wine - please contact us for more details and prices

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Bagni di 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 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£197
for 3 nights
From
£66
£459
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £32 per night, per additional guest
 
whole house special offerl
9 Jul 2018 - 23 Jul 2018
15 night minimum stay
£1,311
 
 
autumn 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£184
for 3 nights
From
£61
£419
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £29 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£481
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £32 per night, per additional guest
 
summer 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
3 night minimum stay
£223
for 3 nights
From
£74
£516
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2019
1 Oct 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
2 night minimum stay
£131
for 2 nights
From
£66
£437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£144
for 3 nights
From
£48
£336
£1,311
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Use of the pizza oven will require discussion and may incur the cost of an expert pizza maker or at least someone who knows what they are doing. Any excursions that are organised are the guests responsibility.

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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