A magnificent, Tuscan manor house which originally dates back to the 17th century, Villa Vorno is set in secluded grounds filled with lavender, olive trees, roses and bougainvillea. Ideally situated within walking distance of the ancient parish of Vorno and 5km from the Medieval walled city of Lucca. The approach to this majestic villa is via a private driveway lined with cypress trees. This opulent six bedroom manor house was built in the traditional Lucca style and features all the amenities one would expect of a five star hotel. Tennis is 5km (possible to cycle), a shop only 200m and several restaurants within walking distance.
The villa retains a wealth of lovely period features, including beautiful reception rooms with high ceilings & original stone fireplaces. The elegant interiors are adorned with rich fabrics, and chandeliers that recall an earlier age. There is air-conditioning throughout, a beautiful swimming pool & glorious views of the surrounding hillside.
From the moment you enter Villa Vorno's iron gates through the cypress tree lined driveway you are transported to a land of elegance, style and charm The extensive, secluded grounds offer panoramic views of the surrounding hillside and are filled with Limes, oaks, olives and beautiful Mediterranean plants.
The Roman style swimming-pool boasts views over the olive grove and a romantic pergola of Bouganvilliea. Pool is 6x12 metres.
The location is fantastic being situated within walking distance of the local village. Pisa's leaning tower is only 20 minutes away and the elegant private beach clubs of Versilia are 25 minutes by car. The Renaissance city of Florence is 50 minutes away. The villa's concierge staff will arrange extra services on your behalf such as transfers to Lucca and wine tasting tours. Cook service is available upon request.
The main entance is into the living areas, the kitchen and dining rooms, and a double staircase leading up to the central salon. In common with properties of this era, the elegant living area is on the first floor floor, the other rooms lead off from the central salon/lounge area.
The staircase leads to the next floor with another salon and office + bedrooms leading off from this elegant room
GROUND FLOOR: There is a large and well equipped gourmet kitchen. Adjoining the kitchen there is a large and beautifully furnished dining room with a large fireplace. Bathroom and laundry room.
FIRST FLOOR: Three large junior suite bedrooms each with beautiful and spacious en suite bathrooms. Each bathroom has a clawfoot bathtub, as well as a shower. There is also a large living room with beautiful carpets, a piano and antique Tuscan furniture.
SECOND FLOOR: There are three additional large junior suite bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, again with each bathroom having a clawfoot bathtub as well as shower. There is a library, an entertainment room with home theatre television.