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charming farmhouse with pool in a quiet hillside location at 15 min seaea - Francesca 1

Bedrooms 1
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights



Francesca 1

The accommodation has been created by the one large room in which once ran an animal, usually a horse to transmit motion by gears to grind the adjacent mill.

On the ground floor large living room with corner cottuta masonry fireplace, TV and large dining table. Bathroom with shower and laundry-utility room built on an old cistern to collect rainwater which were used by the mill me the pressing of the olives. Upstairs large loft open to the living room with a double bed. Mainly antique furniture. International TV and internet wlan.

Direct access to the private area equipped for outdoor dining..

The apartment Francesca 1 can be connected with the apartment Francesca 2

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About the property

Villa Ricetro

The three apartments are located in the former agricultural part of a country villa. They have been renovated with great care to preserve the original character of the antique building.The apartment is peaceful - elegantly furnished. All rooms have the characteristic wooden ceiling. The kitchen with antique tiles, and all modern comfort such as dishwasher, washing machine and toaster. The bathrooms are modern and friendly. The apartments Francesca 1 and Francesca 2 can be made to communicate.The pool is located about 10metres away from the villas in a fully fenced area on a lower level of the garden. From the area there are fantastic views of the forest covered hills, just beyond, on clear days, it is possible to see the plains of Viareggio, Torre del Lago, or Puccini lake and even the sea.  The pool is not completely private, the pool of Antica Poesia is situated next to it.

The pool is a prefabricated, irregular shaped pool. It is surrounded by a lovely wooden sun deck which is furnished with sun beds. Around the pool area there are also a couple of tables with chairs and umbrellas. Slightly above it is a small covered terrace. The pool is salt cleanse and measures 7x4.7 metres with a depth of 1.2 metres. It is open from May through October, weather permitting. To one side iron steps provide access to the cool, crystal water. The pool is salt cleanse and measures 7x4.7 metres with a depth of 1.2 metres. It is open from May through October, weather permitting. To one side iron steps provide access to the cool, crystal water.

The private Pakplatz for all three apartments located directly adjacent to the property and is telephoto-supervised.

Central heating. Baby-bed available.

In all Apartments free wireless Internet and satellite TV

Each apartment has outside a private dining area with sun loungers .

The adjoining large garden is used with the other two apartments and has a large rustic dining area next to the barbecue. The pool is separated from the garden and has several small seating areas and sun loungers

francesca 1: francesca 2: francesca 3:

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Owners Francesca and Alessandro
Member since: 2011
Speaks Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
27 August, 2017

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Nel prezzo è incluso tutto, anche le pulizie finale ed il riscaldamento qualora necessario
Utilities sind alle außer Gas für Heizung inklusive. Es beinhaltet auch die Endreinigung.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Camaiore in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Mattress in lattice.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
All utilities are included, it also includes final cleaning and heating


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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Francesca 1
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews

Escape from the everyday life and recover

  • 4 of 5

A quiet, romantic little spot earth. The Appartment is generous, very clean and house-technically flawless and disposes even of WiFi. A wonderfully situated pool, with great look in the valley, is in a separeted aerea near the house..

Shopping possibilities for food are in approx. 1 km and also in the nearby little town Camaiore where are shops nearly of everything, enough available.

For signseeingtours and shopping- excursions are richly opportunities:

Pisa approx. 40 kms, Lucca approx. 50 kms and Florence approx. 90 kms to call only a few examples.

It is certain that we will come here again.

Frank and Silja from Germany

  • Review Submitted: 27-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
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Beautiful home in a perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and grounds. A perfect home base from which to explore Tuscany.

A quiet country home with easy access to major roadways. Very close to Lucca and to beautiful beaches.

Opporated by wonderfully kind and helpful people, We will certainly book with Francesca and Alessandro again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
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  • 5 of 5

What a gorgeous place! The oil mile on top of the mountain with a view on the Apennines (Monte Montana) as well as to the sea and Lago di Massaciuccoll. The pool in the middle of the olive trees and all well taken care of by Francesca and Alessandro. They really enjoy to take care about the house and all the guests. The apartment is not only stuffed with a washing machine and a dish washer – it is also the style… You really see that there is a lot of love and personal involvement in all the apartments and with the interior.

The next village is only about 5 minutes to walk away with may 40 houses but 2 bars and 2 excellent restaurants (1 Pizzeria).

Drive to Lucca is ~30 minutes, to the ocean ~20 minutes over wonderful small mountain streets.

Thanks so much Francesca and Alessandro – we will come back one day.

Kind regards,

Nicola, Gerald and the 4 kids.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear friends, your review is wonderful, great is our happiness to know that you're good at Villa Ricetro. We hope to again host you and your fantastic 4 children, Thank you Alessandro and Francesca
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Beautiful quite place

  • 5 of 5

Casa francesca 3 is a wonderful place, very quiet, the view is amazing and the appartment as the garden is very well maintained and in perfect shape. The appartment was also very well renovated in typical Toscany style. We also enjyoed the especially with our kids the large garden, it a great place for the whole family and we often enjoyed using the barbeque in the garden. The owners are very friendly and always helpful. We only can recomend the place and for sure will come again.

Where great vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear friends, thank you for your nice review, we are glad that you were comfortable in our home, we hope that you return in the future because you were wonderful guests
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holyday in camaiore

  • 5 of 5

Casa francesca is the perfect and wonderful place, very quiet, the view is amazing..the garden and pool with the view of mountain and sea is fantastic..the house is very clean, comfortable and very typical tuscan's home!

.alessandro and francesca are beautiful owners. i hope comeback the next summer!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear friends, thank you've been too generous, you were special guests. Sympathy and joy your feature, we sincerely hope that you will return next year.
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Prima uitvalsbasis van gevarieerde Tosca-vakantie

  • 4 of 5

Vele mogelijkheden:\

Villa Ricetro ligt in Montemagno, aan een stijle doodlopende weg voor auto's boven in de heuvels.

Rust/Stilte/mooie uitzichten (zelfs over de heuvels naar zee)

Lucca ligt nabij, indien je de binnenweggetjes durft te nemen. DOEN!

Prachtige kronkelende bergweggetjes met bomengallerij (Linden, Platanen, etc) met Toscaanse uitzichten!

Mooie boottocht gemaakt vanaf Riamaggio (achter La Spezia) naar de gekleurde stadjes van Cinque Terra. Geweldig!

Het is ook geweldig om fietsen te huren in Lucca en we hebben genoten van de route door de stad langs alle bezienswaardigheden en de route over de stadswallen.

Mooie druipsteengrotten in Grotta di Vento.

Prachtige oude stadjes, (Borga, Montecatini, etc)

Mooi om de mensen te observeren op een terrasje in Camaiore.

We hadden tijd te kort, dus volgend jaar 2 weken!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Forte dei Marmi
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Accommodations obtained from the restoration of part of an ancient 18th century olive oil mill that is part of an ancient villa in the hills that rise above the Versilia. 1 km from a food shop, 6 km Camaiore (all kinds of shops, tennis, horse riding), 15 km the beaches of the Versilia, 18 km Lucca, a city famous for its ancient city walls, 25 km the renowned city of Forte dei Marmi (golf), 40 km Pisa, with its beautiful Piazza dei Miracoli and 90 km Florence. Beautiful views of the hills and the Apuan Alps with a glimpse of the sea. The accommodations are characterised by old materials that were used in their restoration (wooden ceiling beams, terracotta tiles). The apartments, cared for in every last details, have a small private natural lawn as well as a shared outdoor area with garden furniture for outdoor dining.

The apartments Francesca 1 and Francersca 2 can be made to communicate.

The apartments are in a comfortable rustic-style furnished with antique elements.

A secondary road passes near to the house. Parking. Central heating. Baby-bed available.


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