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Lovely Apartment in Lucca Inside the Walls!

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Last updated: 06/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lucca apartment description

Recently featured on HGTV's "House Hunters International", Casa Valeria is a luxury apartment located on the third and top floor of a restored 17th century palazzo, located in the heart of the historical centre of Lucca. The apartment includes all the modern comforts mixed with the owner's impeccable taste for an authentic Italian feel. Much of the furniture was acquired from the local antique markets of Lucca. There are wonderful views from every room including those of the walls, Duomo, rooftops and local gardens.

There are 3 bedrooms which sleep 6 people comfortably. The apartment has two lovely bathrooms, one with shower and one with bathtub/shower combo. The kitchen and living room are quite large allowing for a sense of space, even with 6 people staying in the apartment.

A large, private terrace, with 360 degree views of all of Lucca, as well as the surrounding mountains, is yours to enjoy throughout your stay. Enjoy a glass of local wine, with friends or family, as you watch the sunset turn the skies and tile roof tops of Lucca a beautiful shade of orange.

During your stay at Casa Valeria, we can arrange (in advance!) a variety of fun activities including cooking courses, home cooked meals and guided excursions such as Florence, Le Cinque Terre and Portovenere, Carrara, Forte dei Marmi Flea Market and Versilia, Chianti, San Gimignano and more. There is also an excellent language school within the walls, Koine, which offers courses in Italian language throughout the year.

WINTER 2009/2010 SPECIAL: For the months of November 2009 - February 2010, we will be offering special rates for monthly stays (up to 4 months): Please inquire directly with us!

Keywords: Apartment

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking on the terrace only...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            5 years of age...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • King size beds (2) matrimonial (California king) bed, and matrimonial second bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Extra wide and long twin beds (2)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            New appliances in sink ('07) with microwave, large refrig, stove top and oven; large deep sink...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            Off street parking available outside wall. Local city bus picks up one block away and delivers to parking area....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Washer is in the unit, not shared...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Dryer is in the unit, not shared...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All linens are provided weekly...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            New air conditioning '08...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • Recently restored luxury apartment that sleeps 6 people comfortably. Great location, within walking distance of the all the city's main attractions, restaurants and train station. Panoramic rooftop terrace for dining al fresco, sun bathing or having a glass of wine with a view. Seaside only 20 minutes away, as are the spas. Florence only 40 mins...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Features hundreds of channels from Sky Television, including in English....moreless

              • Stereo
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone
              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Rooftop, panoramic terrace with 360 view of city rooftops and mountains...moreless

                  Location & View

                  • Monument View:

                    View from terrace of clock tower, Guinigi tower, Duomo, other church towers...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    View of the old city of Lucca and surrounding mountains and countryside....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer 2014
                  May 4 - Oct 25, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,200
                  Fall/winter
                  Oct 26 - May 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,100
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,200

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                  • Taxes Included

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 06/24/2014
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                  Location

                  The beaches of Versilia are only 20 minutes away, Le Cinque Terre is an hour away by car, Florence is an hour by train and less by car, spas are only 15-20 mins by car.

                   

                  Manager info

                  About: I came to Lucca, never having heard of the little city, in October 2005 for a month, to travel Italy, taste the wines, meet and enjoy the people and explore the countryside. Little did I know that I would fall in love with this quaint little city, nestled in the heart of Tuscany, and end of buying and renovating a three bedroom, two bath flat in the heart of the ancient city centre!! It took two years to complete the sale and renovation, but I learned to love the people even more and speak the language (somewhat, even though my vocabulary consisted primarily of contractor and building terms!) and I had fun doing the job! I worked with wonderful sub contractors and a great contractor, who's cousin owned the local wine store, and who's nephew was my geometre. I was lucky that House Hunter's International TV series heard of my adventure and ended up following me through my experience, and filmed the before and after renovation of the flat (although the decorative painting was not completed at the time of the final filming). I met some wonderful people in Lucca, included Vincenza without whose help I could not have finished and furnished my place so beautifully, and they are all still my friends, and each visit, we laugh, drink wine and toast the wonderful little town of Lucca.

                  Why Lucca:
                  I think I explain in the paragraph above, but basically I fell in love with Italy, and with Lucca! Tuscany is so beautiful, and so green and lush, and the people are so friendly, how can you not love it all!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  I love the fact that I live only a few blocks from the train station, so traveling anywhere the rail system will take me is so easy and uncomplicated! The city is small enough to be able to get around easily, the wall around the city (approximately 2 1/2 miles) is a wonderful place to walk every morning and/or evening and the people are friendly and helpful. The markets are the greatest, and the antique markets once a month are so much fun, and there are so many fun finds as you search through all of the treasures that everyone brings to the city to sell! It's not far to the sea, only about 20 mins., and Florence is just 45 minutes away, and Rome is three hours by train. Everything is so close, and I have become the best Italian driver!!


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Kitchen and dining room

                    Kitchen and dining room

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Twin bedroom

                    Twin bedroom

                  • Master bath

                    Master bath

                  • Terrace overlooking Lucca wall

                    Terrace overlooking Lucca wall

                  • Overlooking Lucca from Guinigi Tower

                    Overlooking Lucca from Guinigi Tower

                  • Kitchen, living room, dining room

                    Kitchen, living room, dining room

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Queen Bedroom

                    Queen Bedroom

                  • View of the tower from 2nd Bathroom

                    View of the tower from 2nd Bathroom

                  • Rooftop Terrace

                    Rooftop Terrace

                  • Rooftop terrace view

                    Rooftop terrace view

                  • The original wall surrounding Lucca with it's arched entry to the city centre

                    The original wall surrounding Lucca with it's arched entry to the city centre

                  VRBO #122790

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                  Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                  €2,100 - €2,200 per week (EUR)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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