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Holiday Home in Lucca with Pool

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

In the heart of the Garfagnana, in the province of Lucca, can be found the newly built Gialla Casciana, a two bedroom property with garden, covered eating area and good sized private pool. The house is within walking distance of a small ancient village and only a couple of minutes in the car to a larger village with all facilities

This is a good opportunity to have a holiday with toal privacy, yet at a reasonable price.

The house is situated all on one level and has a well equipped open plan living /kitchen/diner, with all facilities. The kitchen boasts a washing machine, dishwasher, oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. In the living area there is a CD player and DVD player. There are also two bedrooms - one double and one twin and a shower room.

Outside there is a good size garden and at the back of the house, a covered eating area, leading up to decked pool of 10M x 5M , with views of the mountains beyond.

More Details

Property Manager
Lorraine Venturelli
Member since: 2002
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

we are all looking forward to returning to Gialla Casciana next summer for our 3rd visit....says it all !!

The property is in a lovely location overlooking the village of Piazza al Serchio, about a 10 minute walk away downhill, but 20 minutes back, uphill, great Bakers there, and Bodega for the puchase of local wine. The cake shop on the edge of town is something else, and basics are available from the 2 supermarkets.

Plenty of local eating places all very resonably priced.

This is an excellent property for a holiday with rustic old world charm, with adequate facilities.

Large grounds surround the property with the bonus of the owners large vegetable patch, and in season you may be provided with produce from here, and from the fruit trees in the grounds.

A great feaure is the large open sided covered area adjoining the house which is good for eating/playing out of the sunshine and there is a BBQ for use here.

Large swimming pool, same depth throughout (5 feet) in the raised area adjoining the house and plenty of garden furniture in the surrounding paved/decked area.

Property is ideal for children as it is completely enclosed, and a great spot for an off the world holiday......no neighbours, small bar in the village up the hill 10 mins walk away, with fabulous views.
Jul 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Camporgiano in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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Holiday Home in Lucca with Pool
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 12 reviews
5

Perfect peace!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfectly situated, contained everything we needed and was immaculately clean and well presented. We met Renato, who made it clear he was there if needed, but completely respected our privacy. We had the most fabulous time and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Idyllic setting

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week at this villa after a hectic few days in Pisa, Florence and Lucca and the peace and tranquility in comparison was wonderful. There was some confusion upon arrival which Lorraine and the owner were very quick to sort out.

We walked up the hill to the bar in Casciana which was only about ½ a mile away, and the owners Maria and Franco made us feel very welcome, even though they couldn't speak a word of English, in fact they made us a lovely home-made meal on 2 x occasions without the need for a menu !! All the locals here were very friendly.

We also ventured downhill to Piazza Al Serchio for the local market on Tuesday morning (about 1.2 miles) and bought some of the delicious chicken and chips which was very satisfying after the hot climb back. We ate at a few of the restaurants here over the week, most of which only seemed to do pizza.

We had a few trips out to local villages which had magnificent views, particularly San Romano and the fort at Verrucole, Barga and the Chiesa at Gramolazzo which is quite difficult to find.

All in all a brilliant week.

Dave & Sue, London, 19th-26th August

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and for being patient on arrival! Glad to hear you had a fantastic time and enjoyed this peaceful and unique place as well as its surroundings. Best wishes Lorraine at tuscan-retreats
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Quiet and secluded

  • 4 of 5

The villa is nestled on a very quite road that brings great privacy and fabulous night skies. The villa was spacious and had the essentials. You do need a car to benefit most from visiting the surrounding sights and doing the shopping due to its remoteness and hilliness! We walked into Piazza Al Serchio a few times and had a good value and tasty meal at the pizzeria, we also got the train to Lucca for a day out which was very straight forward with a regular service.

We have been to the area before and it is very pretty and everyone was friendly.

Was a great break away reading, eating and sleeping!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Sarah! We are glad you enjoyed this quiet and private property and the local area. We hope to hear from you another time. Lorraine at tuscan-retreats
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5

Nice house with lots of privacy

  • 5 of 5

Paolo was very helpful showing us the way to the house and inviting us to use vegetables from the garden behind the house.

The house is very nice, completely equipped (dishwasher, washing machine etc.), spacious and very clean.

It is on a quiet road; especially on the backside you have lots of privacy.

The pool is great and there is a lot of space for children to play.

The only disadvantage we could think of, is that there are no shops or restaurants nearby; you always need to go by car.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed the house, the area and the pool and we hope to hear from you another time! NB: Just for future guests, you can walk to a bar/basic shop in village of Casciana, which is 900M away (but it is uphill!). If you like walking then you can walk down to a larger village which is 2.2km away (again it is hilly!) where there are 3 or 4 restaurants, all shops, bars, bank , small Tuesday morning market, train station etc. Lorraine at tuscan-retreats
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house for a full week. It's a lovely house. Everything you could possibly need is there. It is just a lovely area. Nobody bothers you. It's fantastic. We complete unwound there. We felt so relaxed after the week. The local shops are perfect have everything you could possibly need. On our first day it rained but that didn't matter as we sat out under the huge canopy which is huge. We would definitely recommend this place to unwind and chill.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, and we are happy that you were able to completely unwind and enjoy this peaceful but handy location. We hope to see you another time.
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Spacious House in private location

  • 3 of 5

A lovely two weeks spent in this very private house. Although at the side of a road, it was not a problem. Not many cars passed by. The property was well equipped and the owner lived nearby so if there is any problems he is there in a few minutes.

From this property you can walk to a quiet village up the hill (10 mins) there is a bar and a shop. Down the hill to Piazzo Al Serchio, (20/25 mins) a bigger village with restaurants and bars and the Train Station if you wish to travel to other places. We took the train to Lucca. I would recommend this property to friends and relatives. The swimming pool was great and the garden was well kept.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

This house is situated a 15 minute walk (less on the way back, since the area is hilly!) from an ancient village which has a bar and shop, and a 20 min walk (much more on way back!) or less than 5 minute drive from the larger village of Piazza al Serchio with all facilities.

Facilities include, traditional shops; supermarket; small Tuesday morning market when village really comes alive; river; station for easy exploring; bars and some restaurants.

In the depths of the countryside, high in the valley the house is a 1 hr 15 minute drive north of Lucca. The market town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana is a 20 minute or so drive; Barga is 40 minutes.....

The real beauty of this area is the dramatic mountain scenery, and the hundreds of hilltop villages to explore......

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Camporgiano, Lucca Area

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£770
for 7 nights
£770
 
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£407
for 4 nights
From
£102
£579
 
 
Low Season
13 Oct 2018 - 26 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£301
for 4 nights
From
£75
£464
 
 
Summer
27 Apr 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
£407
for 4 nights
From
£102
£579
 
 
High Summer
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£770
for 7 nights
£770
 
 
Late Summer
31 Aug 2019 - 11 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
£407
for 4 nights
From
£102
£579
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £0.88 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

NB - The Stay Tax of €1 per person per night, is applicable for a maximum of 5 nights and is payable in cash on arrival.

cot and highchair provided free of charge
Bedding and towels (not for pool) included in cost of stay as are all utilities except heating
Initial and final clean included

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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