VILLA BELLA

Magnificent Villa built in the late 1600's sits at the heart of a lovely Estate on the hills around Lucca. Authentic Tuscan charm is coupled with a feeling of it being your own home. Villa Bella is a very fine example of the local architecture with beautiful laid out gardens and private swimming pool. It can accomodate up to 24 people in 11 bedrooms.

This magnificent Villa, built in the late 1600’s, sits at the heart of the Estate. Guests can enjoy staying all year round.There is central heating through out for the winter months and air-conditioned bedrooms for the summer months. Each season brings its own delights. Authentic Tuscan charm is coupled with a feeling of it being your own home from the moment you walk through the front door.  Villa Bella is a very fine example of the local architecture with beautiful laid out gardens. The ground floor consists of a very spacious kitchen which was designed by Barthel of Florence to evoke the old kitchens of Tuscany, a large wooden table seating 16, two eye level ovens and a large range cooker along with a wooden chopping table, marble surfaces and quality cookware, make this kitchen ideal for the casual cook or professional cooking courses, 2 Guest WC’s, laundry and ironing room. Dining room seating up to 30 with French windows opening out to a sitting area. Comfortable sitting room. Frescoed ceiling and walls with an open log fireplace. French windows opening to the southwest lawn. Piano, TV, DVD player, library of DVD’s. Comfortable chairs. French windows opening out to the front lawn. Library – Cosy well stocked with mostly English books, travel guides, computer and printer. Wood burner. Chapel. At the first floor a beautiful, spacious room with frescoed ceilings and walls, grand piano, 2 balconies, an external staircase, beautiful views across the grounds. Suitable for a small reception of up to 25 (Dancing can take place in the Studio, but not in the Piano Nobile). Master bedroom 1. With views across the gardens to the mountains, with a four-poster king size bed, en-suite bathroom with marble shower and separate bath and dressing room. Master Bedroom 2. Charming bedroom with frescoed ceilings. Views across the grounds and valley. A four-poster king size bed, en-suite bathroom with marble shower and separate bath. Dressing room. Sitting room with sofa, chairs and divan which can sleep an extra person. Both these rooms have fridge, tea/coffee-making facilities. At the upper floor Bedroom 3 – with king sized bed or 2 single beds and folding chair bed, en-suite bathroom with shower and bath. Bedroom 4 – with king sized bed or 2 single beds and folding chair bed, en-suite bathroom with shower and bath. Bedroom 5 – with king sized bed or 2 single beds, en-suite bathroom with shower and bath. Bedroom 6 – king sized bed or 2 singles beds. Bedroom 7 – King sized bed or 2 single beds. Bedroom 6 & 7 share a bathroom. Bedroom 8 – King sized bed or 2 single beds and a child-sized cot. Bedroom 9 – King sized bed or 3 single beds. Bedrooms 8 & 9 share a bathroom. Bedroom 10 – King sized bed or 3 single beds. Bedroom 11 – King sized bed or 2 single beds. Bedrooms 10 & 11 share a bathroom. There are two areas on this floor with fridges and tea/coffee making facilities. Also a sitting area with a large bookcase. Children’s cots and highchairs available. Basket of children’s toys and books can be put in bedrooms.  All bedrooms have air conditioning. Outdoor a large swimming pool – 14.5 x 7.5 metres. The pool is solar heated, and is securely gated and fenced. Pergola with table, sun chairs, changing room behind the pool area. Many outdoor seating areas, including a large marble table seating 26 under a huge sun umbrella, and sun beds for the lawn. The property is very beautiful with walks through the olive groves and wooded areas. It is walled and gated making it very private.

The estate is only 10 minutes by car to the beautiful city of Lucca or a little longer by bicycle along the river path. In Lucca you can explore the winding streets full of interesting shops, cafes and restaurants. One way to explore is hire a bicycle and cycle around the city on top of the ancient walls, drop down to the centre for a glass of wine or cappuccino in one of the many delightful small bars and just enjoy the atmosphere. From Lucca there is a very good train service which goes directly to Florence.11500

 

Price from €11500,00/w

Features

  • Type: Villas
  • Location: Lucca
  • Distance from sea: 20 Km
  • Sleeps: 24
  • Rooms: 25
  • Bedrooms: 11
  • Bathrooms: 10
  • Swimming pool: yes
  • Tv: yes
  • AC: yes
  • Internet: yes
  • Garden: yes
  • Veranda/patio: yes
  • Parking: yes
  • Barbecue: yes
  • Linen: yes
  • Final cleaning: Included
  • Consumptions: according to consumptions
  • Washing machine: yes
  • Damages deposit: 1000
  • Check in: 4pm-6pm
  • Check out: before 10am
  • Swimming pool: yes

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VILLA BELLA