- The villa is ideal for families with children or group of friends
- Pisa is 20 min, Firenze is 45 min, Lucca is 40 min
- Fully equipped kitchen, dining table for 8
- Private pool, tennis court, BBQ, pond, little forest, olive trees..
- Welcome package: prosecco, pasta, olive oil, prosciutto, bread
Elton John will be playing the Lucca Summer Festival on 7th July 2019 as part of his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour.
You will love this beautiful historic 130-year-old 2 level Tuscan villa of 250 square meters. The villa is perched on a hilltop, with views over the charming village of Lari and its medieval castle. It is in the heart of Tuscany, a 20 minute drive from Pisa, with a swimming pool, a tennis court, olive trees, and a romantic gazebo seating eight with breathtaking panoramic views - where you can watch glorious sunsets with a glass of Prosecco - barbecues, all on large terraced grounds with olive trees, surrounded by a small forest.
A 400-meter gravel road is an approach to the entrance with an electric gate. A Siena-red road lined with Cyprus trees leads to the house sitting on about 2 hectares of landscaped undulating land full of wildflowers, fruit trees, and herbs, all available to you.
The ground floor is an open space with original arches and high ceilings: a large living room with antique pieces mixed with contemporary furnishings, a den with a flat-screen TV and a fireplace, a dining room seating eight, a large kitchen with the best appliances including dishwasher, a walk-in pantry and a stunning bathroom with a marble sink.
Original stone stairs lead upstairs to four bedrooms: a large master bedroom with a queen size bed, a second bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and queen size bed. You have a choice of two single beds or one double in the third bedroom. The fourth bedroom has a double bed and a terrace with a view of Lari. The third bathroom has blue hand-made tiles is just outside the bedrooms. The house has 3 satellite TV and WiFi internet in all rooms. The small external laundry room has a high-end washer and dryer.
The patio in front is a great place for breakfast or drinks under the large umbrella, and around the corner, the garden has a large oak wood table with bench style seating for twelve or more with a barbecue nearby.
Behind the house is a pond with space for croquet and badminton (equipment provided) and higher up, on top, the gazebo with breathtaking panoramic views.
The uniquely positioned secluded swimming pool is also on top and a rustic pool house nearby with kitchen, fridge, coffee maker and a second barbecue at the edge of a small forest, which is part of the property. Once you are up there, you will just want to stay.
Below the house is the private tennis court. Racquets and balls are provided.
Everything is provided, like sheets, towels, hairdryers, shower gel, washing powder, etc.
Centrally located in Tuscany, it is close to all amenities, 20 minutes from Pisa airport, 45 minutes from Florence, 30 minutes from Lucca and 40 minutes from the beaches of Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio.
I used to be in the film business and many of my actor friends from Hollywood visited me – they thought this place was Paradise.
There are lots of concerts nearby: Lucca Music Festival, Pistoia Blues Festival, the Puccini Festival, etc. and I would be happy to assist with where and when.
Car hire is recommended.