This fabulous villa sits on a wine producing estate in a scenic and peaceful location yet only 10 minutes from the centre of Lucca. Originally a hunting lodge, built in the 17th century the villa was restored in 2017 to offer comfortable accommodation surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. Bedrooms with air-con, an outdoor gym, ping pong table, table football, children's play area and concierge service. Village and one of Lucca's most famous Villas within walking distance. Guests are invited for wine tasting in the cantina.
The immaculate grounds which surround the property are an explosion of colour filled with hibiscus, dahlias, wisteria, lemons and roses. The villa also offers table tennis and table football, an outdoor gym and children's play area. Villa Cristina has its' own concierge staff who are at your disposal to ensure you have an enjoyable and memorable stay.
The staff can arrange a cook service, cooking lessons, oil & wine tasting, restaurant bookings, Italian lessons, car and driver, tours of Lucca/Florence/Tuscany (Some services to be booked in advance). All bedrooms are en-suite and benefit from air-con.
1 big family room with study and lounge, equipped with satellite TV, stereo, wireless internet connection, Pc and printer
1 additional lounge, also with satellite TV, stereo and wireless internet connection
1 big dining room with fully equipped kitchen, and lounge area around fireplace
1 kitchen, fully equipped with table for breakfast and fireplace
1 double/twin room, suitable for people with disabilities. The bathroom is fitted with open shower
1 small double room with en suite bath (shower)
All rooms have individually controlled air conditioning/heating and mosquito screens.
5 double/twin room with en suite bath (tub/shower)
1 twin room with en suite bath (shower)
1 double/twin room + 1 double/twin room sharing a bathroom (shower)
All the rooms have heating and air conditioning which can be regulated individually in each room, mosquito net, TV with satellite and a practical towel kit, embroidered with our logo, including a soft towelling robe, small and large towels, shower towels, swimming pool towels, and terry towel.
A hairdryer is provided in every bathroom as well a toilette set ( olive oil hair, hand and body wash), toothbrush and toothpaste, shower cup.
The 2 pleasant and well furnished living room areas are in communication with the dining area. They are both equipped with satellite TV, DVD player, desk with telephone, PC with internet connection and printer and have direct access to the garden.
Both kitchens are fully equipped with stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, American coffee machine, kettle, toaster and a wide assortment of tools.
Kitchen linen: towels, tablecloths, dish towels are provided.
2 ancient fireplaces complete the decor.
The bedrooms are large and airy and overlook the surrounding landscape rich in vineyards and olive groves.
All the bedrooms have heating and air conditioning which can be regulated individually in each room, mosquito net, satellite TV and a practical towel kit, including a soft towelling robe, small and large towels, shower towels, swimming pool towels, and terry towel.
A hairdryer is provided in every bathroom as well a toilette set (olive oil hair, hand and body wash), toothbrush and toothpaste, shower cap.
An easy winding stairway between flowers and herbs; sage, rosemary, thyme leads to another terrace with a wooden gazebo lined with flowers and green plants where is located the outdoor gym equipped with modern and multifunctional tools.
At the bottom of the stairway the pool area; the large swimming pool (6 x12) which, bathed in sunshine from dawn to dusk and surrounded by terraces covered with roses offers a magical setting in which one has the impression of being in an ancient Roman theatre.
Deck chairs, chairs, sun-beds, tables and sunshades, shower offer to guests the opportunity to spend relaxing days.
Shaded terrace with large wooden dining table (seats up to twenty people) Large patio with tables and chairs for outdoor dining 2 Gazebo grown in by jasmine and grapevines that may be used for pleasant breakfast, lunch, dinner. Each one has a round table for 10 guests
2 Barbecue stations
On the back of the villa, in addition to the laundry room equipped with washer, dryer, iron and ironing board, there are a children's play area and a play area for adults (table tennis, table football, gym equipment).
Unfortunately this property cannot be booked online at present. Please contact us using the enquiry form below or call us on 0161 787 8587 for latest availability.
We look forward to speaking with you.
Nicola and Lucy Pearson - Your Bridgewater Team
Extras are payable locally in cash euro only. Cheques and credit cards are not accepted
On request the owners can provide breakfast at an extra cost of € 15.00 per day per person . This extra service requires a minimum of 10 guests: American coffee and Italian espresso, the, milk, fruit juices, mineral water, fresh fruit, jams, honey, butter, sugar, sweetener, corn flakes, croissant, bread, pan carrè, plain and fruit yogurt, cheese, tomatoes, cucumber, Parma ham, ham, boiled eggs
Using the two additional rooms for total accommodation for 4 people we are able to accommodate up 20 persons.
The additional bedrooms are allowed only starting from 17th guest and the cost is
€ 30,00 per night per person.
For the children we have baby cots as well highchairs – the NET price for both is € 30,00 per week per set
Security Deposit: € 1.000,00 (or equivalent in dollars/sterling) payable only cash to owner is returned at the end of guest’s stay minus any damages or unpaid fees.
The rental rate includes:
· Rental of Villa, its garden, swimming pool, gazebo, outdoor dining area, table soccer, ping pong. (except the Limonaia)
· Welcome buffet on arrival day - (wines included) – ONLY FOR WEEKLY RENTALS
· Gardner/ground maintenance daily
· Daily maid service except on Sunday.
· Bed linen ( weekly changed )
· Toilette set (soap, teeth brush, shower gel )
· Household linen, bath and pool towels (2 weekly changes)
· WiFi Internet connection in all rooms (Optic fibre), and outdoors as well.
· Final cleaning
· Utilities (except heating and air conditioning).
NOT INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL:
· Heat and A/C – as consumption by metre
· High chair and baby cot - € 30,00 per week
· Climbing wheelchair to reach the pool area € 30 per week
· Laundry Service
· Chef service
· Optional activities
Additional services available upon request at an extra fee:
· cooking classes
· additional maid service
· car service with driver
· wine and oil tastings
· wine tastings tours
Food shopping :
If you don’t like to go to grocery shop the local staff can do it for you. They will give us a food list in the evening and the morning after they will find what requested. (€ 35,00 each time).
Lunch/Dinner (buffet or table service) :
They have a large choice of menus starting from the simplest ones such as Caprese, ham and melon, salads, pasta salads up to gala dinner for special events such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays etc
They can organise special tasting lunch/dinner about wine, olive oil, cheese and cold meat (sausages, hams, salamis).
Special events: For special events and wedding an extra fee of € 1.000,00 + vat for the grounds is required.
Pets policy: Pets are accepted. An extra fee is required. Please enquire for a quote.