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Typical Tuscan Villa: garden 5000 sqm fenced views pool air cond. fireplace WiFi

46 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Capannori - Pennecchio

Villa on the hills of Lucca, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 sofà-bed Sleeps 7 people

Old Country house has been completely renovated in keeping with the original features of the place. GROUND FLOOR: a large living room with fireplace that opens out onto a cozy but fully equipped kitchen. In the Living room there is a sofà- bed. Bathroom on the same floor. FIRST FLOOR: 3 bedrooms with air-conditioning and a bathroom and there is the fan in the lounge/kitchen. 1st bedroom with an antique wrought-iron bedstead bed. 2nd bedroom has twin beds that can be joined to make a double bed if required. 3rd bedroom is a single room. The original structure of the building has been preserved it still retains comfortable period furnishings and every modern convenience has been provided. The farmhouse is situated on a hill with olive groves and scenic views over Lucca. Large outdoor area of 5000 sqm (completely fenced in with a gate) with a swimming-pool (12.60m X 5.40m, depth min. 1.10m max 2.20m) for exclusive use. Just outside the front door there is a vine-covered pergola and a gazebo where visitors can eat.

Holiday villa 'Pennecchio' is ideal for all seasons.

It perfectly suitable, even if the weather is not enough pleasant to stay outside, or during the winter months.

You can also sit around the fireplace in the living room, chatting with friends and members of family, with the discreet company of a slowly burning log on the fire.

Outside: There is a large outdoor area of 5000 square metres. Fenced-in garden, Covered parking area within the property is possible, Gazebo with a wooden table and 7 wooden chairs, barbecue, 2 sun-beds / loungers and 5 deck-chairs

This holiday villa is situated to the north of Lucca in a small village called S.Colombano.

Lucca: This villa is to 9 kilometres from Lucca. It is situated in the hills north of Lucca in a small village called S.Colombano. Lucca is a town of Ligurian -Etruscan origins, enclosed by a circle by 16 th century walls, with its palaces, many churches ( S.Martin Chathedral, San Michele, San Frediano etc..) the Amphitheatre square, medioeval towers such as 'Guinigi Tower' and 'The clock Tower' and gardens, makes up a small enchanted world. From the tree topped 'Tower of Palazzo Guinigi ' you can enjoy a splendid view of the town, with its red rooftops, its campaniles and the surrounding countryside which extends out into the distance to catch a view of the majestic profile of the Apuan Alps. 'Via Fillungo' is the most important shopping street and walking towards the centre you will discover 14Chouses, Renaissance loggias and small antique shops situated along the stone-paved alley ways. It is also possible to rent bicycles to ride around the ancient town walls (about 4 kilometres long )

The Tuscan Region: In a short time you can reach many beautiful destinations such as:

FLORENCE (80 kilometres ) the most important art city in Tuscany

PISA (40 kilometres) and its world famous 'Piazza dei Miracoli' and LeaningTower.

SIENA (145 kilometres), famous for the Palio (horse race) and Chianti wine...

S.GIMIGNANO (125 kilometres) , famous for its medieval towers and ancient churches

VERSILIA COSTLINE (38 kilometres) including Viareggio, Marina di Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi.

The GARFAGNANA Valley (32 kilometres) a beautiful mountain area .

The famous CINQUETERRE (MONTEROSSO – VERNAZZA – CORNIGLIA – MANAROLA – RIOMAGGIORE) is approx 105 kilometres away. It includes five world renowned fishing villages with lots of brightly coloured houses and tiny beaches.From where you can also reach LERICI (80 kilometres) and PORTOFINO (100 kilometres) beautiful sea-side villages.The area can be reach by train or by ferry from La Spezia

The Island of Elba is another important tourist attraction.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Stefania and Elda
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016
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About Stefania and Elda

My name is Stefania. I am a 'Lucchese' businesswoman,

Stefania and Elda purchased this villa in 2010

Why Stefania and Elda chose Piana di Lucca


What makes this villa unique

Holiday villa 'Pennecchio' is a Tuscan holiday farmhouse on the outskirts of Lucca, at San Colombano, a typical Tuscan village situated along the slopes of the hills of Lucca, and is surrounded by age-old olive groves.

The recently restored farmhouse set along a hillside overlooking the plain of Lucca is, without doubt, the perfect spot for those wishing to spend their holidays amongst enchanting countryside whilst still being able to enjoy the benefits of all the latest mod.cons.

The farmhouse is the ideal setting for family holidays, and is also suitable for groups, couples, sports enthusiasts, lovers of nature and all those who enjoy a healthy lifestyle and adventure holidays.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Villa Pennechio is a fabulous property, centrally located near many places, such as Pisa, Lucca, Viareggio beaches (a must)! The grounds are beautiful, the neighborhood true Tuscany with its old well preserved architecture. The home is cozy, and the air conditioned rooms are quite pleasant. Stefania is a wonderful host! My husband accidentally left a large sum of $$ in one of the bedroom drawers and she and her housekeeper made sure to get in touch with us to wire it back! Thank you soooo much for that! You won't go wrong at this villa! It has everything you need!
Jun 2012
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Typical Tuscan Villa: garden 5000 sqm fenced views pool air cond. fireplace WiFi
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Washington, DC

Lovely family vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband, our two dogs and my parents enjoyed this lovely villa in mid-October. It was a great hopping off point for enjoying Lucca, the surrounding wineries, Florence and a day trip to Chianti’s vineyards. The house and property are just as beautiful as the pictures, and the kitchen was well equipped for family dinners. We are looking forward to returning soon!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Fantastic time at rustic Tuscan villa

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the most amazing stay at this beautiful villa. It is has a lovely rustic charm and has all the mod-cons you need for a comfortable stay. The villa itself was perfectly clean and well presented. The garden, outdoor dining area & pool were also immaculate and looked exactly as the photo suggest! Perfect for whiling away time amongst stunning Tuscan scenery. The location is also excellent for day trips to Lucca & Pisa, and we also managed further day trips to Florence, Sienna and North to Manarola. Perfect in every way! Stefania the host was most helpful, taking us to get pizza for dinner on our first night despite it being late & raining heavily. She also gave us good directions to local amenities and places of interest. I hope we can go back someday (soon!)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Everything you could wish for in a villa.

  • 5 of 5

The villa was exactly as described, very clean and immaculately maintained. It is in an enclosed garden which makes it ideal for a family holiday. There is ample parking and a locking gate. The pictures do not convey the full extent of the garden which continues away from the house into a small olive grove. The pool has an automated cleaning device so is pristine and the covered garden terrace is so luxurious. Hung with drapes so the sunlight can be controlled, it is furnished with a dining table and chairs, recliners and four deck chairs. The house has been restored and refurbished very tastefully, retaining most original features but also adding all mod cons. The furniture is almost all antique, and dressed with ornate dried flower arrangements. Everything worked which does not always happen in a holiday home! Stefania was delightful to meet and was very helpful. We drove to visit nearby Lucca and som coastal resorts. The house was so comfortable and easy we ate at home. I would wholeheartedly recommend this property to a friend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely villa in beautiful Tuscan countryside!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is all exactly as described. It is comfortable with a rustic decor. We were a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 older teenage children) and so the 3 bedrooms gave us all our own space. The mattresses were comfortable and we all slept well (we had the air con on through the night, otherwise it may have been too hot to permit good sleep). The week we spent at the villa was preceded by a week of train travel and sightseeing in France, Switzerland and Italy, so by the time we reached the villa we were ready to just relax and spend time in the villa and garden. So it was vital that the villa, garden and pool were all as lovely as the pictures on the HomeAway profile indicated. We are happy to report that the pictures are accurate. The pool was big and clean. The garden is really as large as the pictures indicate and gives the impression of being even bigger, as it is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. The view from the pool is of unspoilt countryside as far as the eye can see. There are serveral pool loungers and deck chairs available for use. We stocked up at a nearly supermarket (10 mins drive), as suggested by the owner Stefania, and then had breakfast, lunch and dinner at the villa on most days. One tip is that Esselunga, the local supermarket, sold prosecco for around 2.6 euros, so lunchtimes were very bubbly everyday! We did venture out for a day in Florence/San Gimignano (both around 1 hour 20 mins drive from the villa, although we drive to Florence, spent the day there, then drove directly to San Gimignano for an early evening stroll and dinner, before driving back to the villa). We also visited Pisa and Lucca one evening. All of those places are lovely and well worth visiting, but our priority was rest and relaxation, and the villa was perfect for that. Stefania was incredibly helpful and gave us loads of advice not only about the villa but also the surrounding area. We would suggest that it would be recommended to have the use of a car when staying at this property. The only change we would like to see is that a ceiling fan in the lounge/kitchen would make late evenings in the villa more comfortable. Other than that, it was a perfect stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Well placed for exploring northern Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a small villa in Tuscany, suitable for ourselves and for our four very well behaved saluki hounds!

The large garden, set in an olive grove, is completely fenced and safe for children and for dogs.

Close to the lovely city of Lucca, the house is well equipped for a small family.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Villa, gorgeous view!!!

  • 5 of 5

stayed at the villa for 10days with my family. pictures are accurate representation of the villa. the house is clean, spacious, huge garden, beautiful view from the top of the hill. the location is perfect, very close to Florence, Pisa, La spezia, Cinqua tere, Lucca, San Gimignano... Stefania is very helpful. She explained everything around the house and places to see and things to do and list of restaurants and local supermarket. She even helped us get pizza on our first late night arrival.

thumbs up!!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Pisa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
38 Kilometres
Car: necessary

This holiday Villa is situated to the north of hills of Lucca in a small village called S.Colombano.

This area has a wealth of beautiful ancient villas as Villa Manzi, Villa Torrigiani, Villa Reale and Villa Grabau etc, which were once the home of the nobility of Lucca. All villas are open to the public. (Check opening times)

A panoramic road known as the 'Strada del Vino' ('Wine Route') runs through past many local villages and farmhouse estate where visitors can buy the best local oil and wine.

Near this village there are some good restaurants, banks and a chemist in Segromigno in Monte, near 2 kilometres from my holiday Villa.

A supermarket is about 3 kilometres from my holiday Villa in Marlia where you can find all you need.

In Collodi about 10 kilometres from the villa there is 'Parking of Pinocchio'.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Capannori, Piana di Lucca

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
SPECIAL OFFER ! October 2016
19 Oct 2016 - 26 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Offer !November- December 2015
3 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
December 2015- January 2016
30 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
January -February 2017
9 Jan 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
March 2017
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July - August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £311

Weekly prices include: the rent of the property, swimming- pool, private parking.
Internet Access: In the holiday villa, WI-FI (Wireless Internet) is available free.
Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: electricity, GAS/LPG (for hot water, kitchen, HEATING), electricity for air-conditionings
and wood to pay on consumption.
Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE:bedlinen and towels
Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: the final cleaning
Require a security deposit euros 350,00

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Capannori in Lucca Area

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , On the ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , On the first floor
  • On the first floor the bathroom has the bath-tub partially closed by a glass, it can be used also as a shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Possibly made up as double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Cot available and High chair available on request. Air conditioned in the n° 3 Bedrooms. In the Living room there is a sofà - bed for 2 people.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 7 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Panoramic pool Versilia Golf Club is 30km far from this holiday house Montecatini Golf is 18 km far this holiday house Cook on request to prepare dinner in the home - Optional

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