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Bedrooms 6
Space 3,067 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

The ideal for families who love spending time in natural environment!

Located in one of the most beautiful hilly areas around Lucca, “Tenuta Albereta” is a charming villa, full of character, in a picturesque setting. It is next to the pretty and ancient village of Montecarlo, famous for its wines, oil and food. The beautiful house is in the middle of olive trees, vineyards and woods, with a swimming pool open from may to September. It is ideal for families who love spending time in natural environment, relaxing and going for long walks.

The villa is surrounded by a garden, a pine wood, vineyards and olive trees. Nearby the are horse stables, tennis courts, golf courses, cycling.

We only rent the whole property to one party per time so privacy is never compromised.

At the ground floor you can find a furnished kitchen, a dining room, a living room, a toilet and a bedroom. At the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and one 4 person bedroom. In front of the house there is a depandance with a bathroom, a double bed and a single bed.

"Tenuta Albereta" is the perfect starting point to visit places full of historical and artistic interest: Lucca (22km),The sandy beaches of Versilia (40km), Pisa (38 km), Florence (50 km), Siena (130km).

If you are 3-4 families with children, you will really enjoy a week’s holiday in Tenuta Albereta.

With an open air barbecue area, the lovely patio is ideal for outside meals. After a hot day of sightseeing it will be great to come back to a splash in the pool and a cold beer on the terrace, before lighting the bbq and putting on some of the superb sausages from the local supermarket. .

Upon your arrival you will receive a welcome basket with local products like wine, oil, jam, honey, everything made in Tenuta Albereta.

Guests will have access to the entire villa, swimming pool, bbq, pine forest, vineyards and olive groves. The villa has a private car park for the exclusive use of its guests.

To help you better organize your days you will find a guide to discover the corners and secret coves of Tuscan, culinary directions and maps.

Upon request you can book a transfer service to and from Pisa airports.

Upon request, your pets may accompany you during your stay. Please inform us prior to your arrival so that we can organize the best welcome to your four-legged travelling companion.

We are at guests' disposal, in 15 minutes we will at the villa.

We organize cooking lessons, cooking lab (pizza, pasta, bread, focaccia, cakes, jam) Tenuta Albereta.

More Details

Property Manager
Alessandra Donati
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 July, 2018

About Alessandra Donati

I manage this Villa with love and fun since 2007.

I love traveling and I love travellers!

I use this house, when it's not rented, for meetings and seminaries because this is the perfect place for interior growth of people

Alessandra Donati purchased this chateau / country house in 1970

Why Alessandra Donati chose Altopascio

Tenuta Albereta is a restored, charming Tuscan house built in the 17th Century nearby Montecarlo, a village up the hills only 20 minutes drive from Lucca. It is an independent unit located in a quiet area. The house surrounded by a garden, a wood and green fields offers the guests a truly unforgettable and peaceful stay. Swimming pool is open from april to september,30.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

You can pick and eat seasonal fruit, apples, peaches, apricots, pomegranate, grapes, olives, strawberries, blackberries and all kinds of aromatic plants directly from the trees or from the ground.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Altopascio in LU

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3067 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Alarm System
  • Coin Cabine
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Cellar
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Loggia
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
  • Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Thr trip to end all trips

  • 5 of 5

First off, a special thanks to Alessandra, Sabrina,Mirco and everyone else who turned this trip into such a fantastic time.

We had a total of 28 people join us during the month of June. And everyone of the 28 agreed it could not have been any better. The Villa-pool and grounds were just as wonderful as could be. A bit of magic and heaven for all of us. We like to think it's just being with the Kiaune family but the Villa and the surroundings added so much more.

Your efforts and all the others involved made for a great and treasured time.

Marginone is such a beautiful little place and right down the road. It boasts a lovely little pastry shop(expresso,cappuccino etc) an upscale Osteria Fellini a pizzeria with pasta dishes and pizza and a beautiful little Church that my wife fell in love with. We heard Angels sing there. And Montecarlo also right down the road has beautiful shops and restaurants. The town of Altopascio has a rail station and you can easily ride to Lucca and Florence and Pisa.

So Alessandra again thank you- thank you-thank you. Wish we were still there.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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"We were five families wi...

  • 5 of 5

"We were five families with little children staying one week in Tenuta Albereta. We just loved the house, the garden and the swimming pool! The place was great also for visiting Florence, Lucca, San Gimignano and of course the Montecarlo, which was a lovely village near the house. Milvia, the housekeeper, was very friendly and helped us every time we needed. The owner was also very nice and friendly and the cooking course was excellent and the wine from the vineyard was very good. We would recommend this place to everyone because it was definitely perfect!"

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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""This property was rente...

  • 5 of 5

""This property was rented by my client and his satisfaction was 'exactly what we had hoped for and it was a perfect fit for our family and friends.' The property was set back from the road and there was no noise from the surroundings but yet it was very convenient to the town of Altopascio for shopping essentials and they enjoyed a short walk to Montecarlo which was lovely and full of good restaurants and stores. My clients rented the property for 3 weeks and had ample supplies to host parties with their Italian relatives and guests from the USA. With several cooks in the group, there was never a need for a personal chef, but they always knew that Alessandra would accommodate their requests. The caretaker and his wife were readily available for any questions and needs. Because of an electrical storm the power was suspended until the caretaker quickly solved the issue. My clients used the house as a staging station to explore the area extensively and hence the location was convenient to do so.

As a travel consultant (T'Amo Italia) with many clients, I will indeed offer this property for their consideration in the future. Working with the owner was a pleasure. "

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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"This was a great villa. ...

  • 5 of 5

"This was a great villa. Lovely gardens & pool. Really nice rooms. All you would need for your holiday. The village is a short walk away and very friendly with a fab restaurant. Monte Carlo is also within walking distance and is a lovely walled town.

Local wine and food was all delicious.

Its also a great base to visit Pisa, Lucca and Firenze.

Altogether - brilliant!"

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2008
  • Date of Stay: April 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Het rustig op een heuvel...

  • 5 of 5

"Het rustig op een heuvel gelegen huis met zeer ruime tuin en wijngaard ligt mooi centraal tussen Florence, Pisa en de zee. De omgeving van Marginone is niet bijzonder maar Lucca is zeker een bezoekje waard. Het huis is goed ingericht, alleen de keuken is wat aan de kleine kant. (heb je toch weinig nodig met goede restaurants in de buurt)

De openhaard en barbeque onder het overdekte terras zijn ideaal voor een lange avond buiten, met een wijntje uit eigen wijngaard. Prima service van de eigenaresse en haar sleutelbeheerders/schoonmakers."

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2007
  • Date of Stay: August 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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"This is a charming house...

  • 4 of 5

"This is a charming house with nice surroundings.We can recommend it to others and we had a nice holiday there."

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2007
  • Date of Stay: June 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
La Vecchiaccia
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Highway Firenze-mare exit Altopascio. Turn right for 4 km. direction Montecarlo. When you arrive to Marginone turn left in via di Poggio. The house is at the top of the unpaved street.

Don't miss the dinner of the owner, you can have it also on your arrival day, saturday evening... You won't have to worry about cooking or looking for a restaurant!

If you want to eat local food, read the guests book in the house: it suggests the best restaurants in the area!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £89.25

Richiesto supplemento per il riscaldamento in base alla stagione, Consegna delle chiavi da parte del Proprietario non presente in locorietario

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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