This stunning residence is located on the hills just outside the walled city of Lucca (6 km) and it is surrounded by olive groves and beautifully features a small tree-shaded island.
Felice Matteucci, inventor of the first stroke engine in 1854 (prototype of the modern day motor car), the house has been the residence of many renowned families in Lucca for years. Today it is a luxury with six majestic bedrooms with bathroom ensuite.
A place rich in history and tradition equipped with all modern comforts: wifi, air conditioning and sat. TV
The traditional Tuscan style emerges from terracotta tiled floors, wood-beamed ceilings and antiques ... all this creates a refined and exclusive atmosphere
Relax in the spacious and majestic living area or enjoy the fitness room; let yourself be cuddled by a rejuvenating massage (at extra charge); taste the traditional, fragrant aromas of our territory have a rest under the flower gazebo. Tuscany at its best!
The B & B offers several leisure rooms: in the lounge area there is a big flat screen TV with pay TV and DVD player; in the dining room another area is available 24 hours with teakettle and a top quality selection of teas and herbal infusions. Also, various board games and a beautiful chessboard are at the disposal of our guests.
Every morning we serve a tasty continental breakfast in the alfresco dining area by the pool or in the elegant indoor dining room (depending on the season). In winter you can enjoy reading a book by the fireplace. Welcome drink is included in the price. Our guests can also access a pretty fitness area.
THE BEDROOM SAN MARTINO combines luxury, elegance and comfort creating the perfect atmosphere.
It has a beautiful queen size bed, two beautiful antique armchairs. It is extremely quiet and offers a lovely view of the pool and park.
The bedroom features wifi, air-conditioning and minibar.
San Martino bedroom features a beautiful and modern en-suite bathroom with a big shower. At guests disposal, there is an exclusive selection of beauty products.
Our guests can access to:
- the pool with sunbeds
-to the garden
-to the three-shaded island on the pond
-to the fitness room
-to the living area with fireplace and TV-sat with DVD player
-to the sitting room where there are teakettles and a top quality selection of teas and herbal infusions.
- to a leisure room with various board games and a beautiful chessboard.
OPTIONAL SERVICES (EXTRA FEE)
-Cooking class. min. 6 people
-wine / oil / ice-cream tasting. min 6 people
-laundry service / ironing service
-massagges / skin beauty treatments
- Book service for concerts and events
-Individual guided visits to historic city centers with multi-lingual guides
-Planning of visits and tastings at the most prestigious wineries and olive oil mills in the area
-standard transfer / Limousine transfer to / from villa / Luxury car rental and / or car with driver
THINGS TO KNOW
-The B & B "the residence of the inventor" is not suitable for children younger than 10 years old.
-It's a family run B & B and there is not any reception. Our guests are pleased to communicate in advance their arrival time. CHECK IN IS FROM 14 TO 19.