Located in a tranquil setting, surrounded by 100 acres of woodland yet only 11 Km from the historical centre of Lucca and 2 Km from the nearest village. This fabulous villa offers luxurious interiors (which have been furnished to the highest standard) , a designer kitchen, billiard table, air-con & wifi, Fitness / wellness area, and poolside lounge with an outdoor kitchen. Pisa and it's leaning tower is only 30 minutes by car, Florence less than one hour and the beaches of the Tuscan coast only 39 Km away.
Villa Lucchese originally dates back to the 15th century but has been recently restored with great attention to detail. The stucco walls and wooden beam ceiling blend beautifully with contemporary style furnishings to create an exclusive atmosphere in a magical setting.
If you are entertaining or celebrating something special the property has everything you will need host an unforgettable event including an outdoor kitchen, bbq, poolside lounge area and parking for up to 10 cars. The villa is also ideal for a destination wedding and has hosted wedding parties of more than 125 guests.
Externally the vila is surrounded by olive groves and walking paths which wind through the private woodlands and natural streams. There is a beautiful Italian garden lined by cypresses and palm trees, a unique mélange of tradition and exoticism, and the garden is surrounded by elegant boxwood hedges. There is a vegetable garden and plenty of space to enjoy a book beneath the shade of a tree.
Beyond the olive trees, along a cypress-lined path, one reaches the high end of the garden, featuring a sweeping panorama across the Lucca valley, a 56 by 23 feet swimming pool, sunning area and Balinese massage pavilion.
Next to the pool is a covered Bali-style Summer Kitchen, where to relax sipping a glass of red wine while admiring the spectacular views, or where to enjoy a lunch in the open air served at the sandstone dining table.
There is also a kitchen area with two refrigerators and an automatic ice machine.
The estate includes a beautifully restored villa built in the late 15th century, with three floors, elevator, a luxury designer kitchen, 5 bedrooms and spacious bathrooms with spa facilities, and a classic Tuscan 18th century farmhouse with a game room, kitchen with open fireplace and 3 bedrooms.
Villa Lucchese develops over 3 floors with 750 square meters of living space. At the center of the façade is a grey sandstone balcony that overlooks an olive grove. The floors are connected by a large stairway, the main part of which is the original stone from the early 1500s, and also by a small elevator.
On the ground floor, which is on two levels, there is large living room with comfortable sofas and a billiard room, both with fireplaces, one of them in local pietra serena stone.
The spacious dining room features an arched panoramic window overlooking the Italian garden and adjoining the modern and fully equipped kitchen, with a French window leading to the inner courtyard, and a walk-in refrigerated room.
Beyond the kitchen area, there is a hallway and bathroom for guests.
Stairs and elevator to the second floor.
Second floor – sleeps 4 people
The second floor, called the “Piano Nobile” (or “Noble Floor”), has two spacious
air-conditioned bedroom suites, and a large air-conditioned living room with fireplace (sofa bed available on request).
One of the suites has a huge walk-in closet, an amazing rain shower and a Jacuzzi, while the other hosts a treadmill, a massage table and a multi-functional shower and hammam.
Both suites feature a large double bed (only double).
Top floor – sleeps 6 people
The fully air-conditioned top floor features three double bedrooms situated around a large living room.
There are three bathrooms, two of them en suite.
One bedroom has 2 queen size beds. The bathroom of this bedroom is not en suite. It is just in front of the bedroom and has a shower.
One bedroom has 2 twin joinable beds and an en suite bathroom with shower and a large bath tub.
One bedroom has a double bed and en suite bathroom with large shower.
Every bedroom of the villa has its own satellite TV, climate control and wi-fi internet.
Please note that AC is only on the second and top floor of the villa.
Adjoining the villa is a 220 square meters traditional Tuscan farmhouse, or “casa colonica”, with a large courtyard featuring a fountain and an abundance of bougainvillea, jasmine and colorful hydrangea.
Since the villa and farmhouse each have kitchens, and both give on to the courtyard, this is perhaps everyone’s favorite relaxation area, with a comfortable outdoor lounge for cocktails and a large sandstone table that is very popular for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The farmhouse develops over three floors.
The ground floor has a media/gaming room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fireplace, laundry room (washer and dryer) and a guest bathroom.
First floor – sleeps 4
On the first floor there are one twin / double bedroom, one double bedroom (only double) and a shared bathroom with bathtub and shower head.
This floor is air conditioned.
Top floor – sleeps 2
This floor features:
One double bedroom (only double).
A business / studio room ( sofa bed available on request )
One bathroom with shower.
This floor is air conditioned.
Please note that in some points the ceiling of the top floor is lower than standard.