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- About The Experience
Suited for a group of friends, this Tuscany villa near Lucca offers charm, comfort, and convenience. Not only does this villa for rent in Tuscany have its own swimming pool, it is also located within walking distance to an authentic hill town, where you can explore shops during the day and amble around in the evening until you find that perfect Italian restaurant. Want to explore? This Tuscany holiday villa is also excellently located for taking day trips to Lucca, Pisa, and Florence.
- Location Description
Escape to an undiscovered paradise, situated north of Lucca, in the dramatically beautiful region of Tuscan Appennini, villa Anita, an exquisite 19th century restored villa, is located within an easy fifteen-minute stroll to the small town of Coreglia Antelminelli. This is a beautiful medieval hilltop town, free from traffic, with cobbled streets that lead to markets, restaurants, bars, boutiques, bank, post office and hair salons. Many festivals, concerts and classical events take place here throughout the summer, as well as in the nearby town of Barga. The famous Puccini’s Torre del Lago hosts operas.
Florence: 100 km/62 miles
Nearest Airport (Pisa): 70 km/43 miles
Puccini’s Torre del Lago: 60 km/37 miles
Lucca: 32 km/20 miles
Barga: 13 km/8 miles
Nearest Train Station: 9 km/5.5 miles
Coreglia Antelminelli:1 km/0.6 miles
Nearest Bus Station: 150 meters/164 yards
- Exterior Description
(4 acres) This villa is located on a beautiful estate within which there are 4 more villas. The property is surrounded by beautifully maintained Italian gardens, topiaries, flowers, and woodland walks. The house overlooks hillside villages and the mountains beyond. There is a private, heated salt water swimming pool (8.5 m x 4 m) with lounge chairs for relaxation. French doors from living and dining rooms open onto the large terracotta terrace. There is also a large covered area perfect for al fresco dining with a table for 14, a sitting area, ice machine, dishwasher, stove, fridge, a wood burning oven for pizzas, and a barbecue.
- Interior Description
This magnificent early 19th century villa has been meticulously restored to maintain the historic features from a previous era. Original treasures including a painted trompe l’oeil ceiling, terracotta tiled floors, period antique furniture and period marble fireplace stay true to the villa’s history, while modern conveniences are tastefully blended into the Tuscan style.
The ground floor hosts a large kitchen which includes a marble work area & sink, double oven, stove, microwave, toaster, American and Italian coffee makers, Nespresso machine, dishwasher, refrigerator-freezer and central dining table & chairs. A utility room on this level provides a washing machine, dryer, sink and toilet.
Upper Ground Floor:
This floor hosts a spacious living room with magnificent views from every window. A flat screen TV provides Sky and Apple TV. Shuttered doors open onto a terrace. This floor also hosts a study and a guest bathroom with toilet and sink. A dining room on this floor features an antique dining table & chairs, and shuttered doors opening onto a terrace. Off the dining room, you’ll find a small pantry with a marble sink and refrigerator-freezer.
Bedroom 1. This charming bedroom features a king size bed (210 cm x 180 cm) and an ensuite bathroom. The large bathroom features lovely trompe l’oeil decoration, an antique copper bath, a circular shower, sink, toilet and bidet. Bedroom 2
This bedroom hosts a king size bed (210 cm x 180 cm). Its ensuite bathroom has a shower, sink, toilet and bidet. Bedroom 3 This bedroom provides 2 single beds (80 cm x 190 cm). Its ensuite bathroom includes a shower, sink, toilet and bidet.
Bedroom 4.This room features a double bed (160 cm x 190 cm) and an ensuite bathroom with shower, sink, toilet and bidet.
(Bedroom 5 is found on the upper ground floor, in the study.) It has a single bed (80 cm x 190 cm) and has access to a bathroom with a toilet and sink.
- Features Description
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.
- Cook Service: Upon request
- Cooking Classes: Upon request
- Driver Service: Upon request
- Massage Services: upon request
- Wine Cellar Access: upon request
- Baby sitter: Upon request
Features and Amenities
- Free Parking on Premises
- Independent Villa
- Outside Area - Shared
- Outside Dining
- Swimming Pool - Heated
- Swimming Pool - Private
- TV - English Channels Available
- American Coffee Maker
- Clothes Dryer
- Electric Tea Kettle
- Hair Dryer
- Iron and Board
- Washing Machine
- Air Conditioning - Whole House
- Fans Available - Upon Request
- Fireplace - Indoor
- Heating - Whole House
- Window Screens - Whole House
- High Chair
- Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
- Cook Service - Not Available
Please note: Official Arrival Times:
- Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 300 EUR
- Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
- Weekly Cleaning Charge (Mandatory): 100 EUR
- Housekeeping available upon request at an extra charge
- Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
- Arrival Fee (Outside Posted Times): Payable upon arrival
- Departure Time: 9:00 am
- UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. IF ARRIVING AT DIFFERENT TIMES GUESTS HAVE 24 HOURS TO COMPLETE THIS PROCEDURE OR OWNERS WILL BE FINED BY THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
- Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
* These prices and conditions may change based on your arrival date and length of stay. For exact conditions, please click on the View Availability button, enter your dates, and then click on View Pricing and Conditions.
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Based on 3 Reviews
Peace and Quiet
The setting is beautiful with spectacular views. The villa is well-maintained and the grounds are lovely.
The views and the grounds.
The drive to the property. The road up is narrow and steep.
The mountains are just beautiful and exploring the small mountain towns in the area is a lot of fun.
Nearby Events or Locales:
The village of Coreglia Antelminelli is about a 15 minute walk from the villa -- lots of hills up and back. But it is a lovely village and to throw back our shutters each morning and see the village across the valley was a true joy.
Tips or Restaurants:
The kitchen is well-equipped, except there was no American-style drip coffee maker. We had to be shown how to use the on-the-stove Italian espresso maker. It makes great coffee once you get the hang of it.
There is a restaurant on the town square of Coreglia Antelminelli that was very nice (L'Arcile) -- Jacopo is a great host!
GPS is really a must -- it's not always reliable, but it proved to be extremely helpful in getting around. The directions are fine.
Check In Out:
All went fine.
It was quaint and the view/sunset was spectacular.
The location of the villa was more remote that we expected.
The walk to the village was delightful.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Coreglia Antelminelli. It was small but charming and we ate at the restaurant 2 nights. The walk was 20-35 minutes depending on the destination in town.
The villa and pool.
Food and wine.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Not within walking distance but a short drive to many small towns: Bagni di Lucca, Lucca, Florence (by train), and Siena.
Tips or Restaurants:
Antica Locanda di Sesto and L'Arcile. There is also a great restaurant that the key holder can tell you about with a gorgeous view.
The directions were good. Also, know that there are signs in the town that look like they may indicate that vehicles cannot go through, but they can!
Lisa , June