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Spectacular Views & Location, Stunning Tuscan Villa Sleeps 12

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Spectacular setting, magnificent views overlooking Lucca.

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Last updated: 04/25/2010

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Special offer: EXPERIENCE ONE OF THE MOST DELIGHTFUL PROPERTIES IN TUSCANY Details

Aquilea villa description

Above a charming hilltop village, just 15 minutes outside of Lucca in Tuscany, Villa Carolina is a beautiful and elegant villa with a breathtaking view from every room. This superb property offers approximately 6,000 square feet. of living space and sleeps up to 12 people. Every bedroom has its own en suite bathroom. It is an outstanding historic property which has been lovingly and tastefully restored and exquisitely furnished. Antique terra cotta floor tiles, stone walls and exposed wooden ceiling beams enhance the spacious interiors. Villa Carolina includes all top-of-the-line modern amenities including broadband internet access and contemporary comforts; yet retains the charm and old-world feel of the important villas of the region.

Though the villa remains cool in summer due to its thick stone walls and the hilltop breezes, both master bedrooms are equipped with air-conditioning and all of the bedrooms have ceiling fans. Wood ceiling beams, terra cotta floors and tasteful, comfortable furnishings enhance these bright, sun-filled rooms, all of which have large windows overlooking the view.

The property includes an olive grove of over 300 trees from which the owners produce their own prized, private-label olive oil. A sample awaits each rental party.



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Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room:

                Table tennis...moreless

              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    breathtaking panoramic views...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Both master bedrooms are air conditioned; other rooms have ceiling fans...moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    separate, large laundry room...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Pool towels also provided...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    very spacious and well-appointed...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    there is a small 'piazza' just opposite the villa where cars may be parked...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    separate, large laundry room...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Very large-scale; in living room...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    owner loves to cook, so kitchen is very well-equipped...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:

                    (2)...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    includes lovely breakfast area, marble counter-tops, state-of-the-art appliances...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    large, American-style refrigerator...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        6 x 12- meter pool; 8 handsome chaise lounge chairs; canvas-covered gazebo and large market umbrellas...moreless

                       

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                      Special offer: EXPERIENCE ONE OF THE MOST DELIGHTFUL PROPERTIES IN TUSCANY

                      Book between now and April 15 and receive a 15% discount. Minimum stay: 1 week (but you'll want to stay forever!).

                      Offer for: Feb 1, 2015 - Jan 1, 2016 View calendar

                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High
                      May 16 - Sep 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $7,500
                      Low
                      Sep 13 - May 14, 2016
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,600

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: The owners are well-travelled professionals who have lovingly restored this exquisite property. They have paid great attention to detail to make it a truly comfortable and well-equipped residence.

                      Why the Owner Chose Aquilea:
                      We had rented several other properties in the Lucca area and came to appreciate all it has to offer. It is not as heavily touristed as other parts of Tuscany, yet has everything one would look for --close proximity to an international airport (45 min. from Pisa), and to desirable beaches and many interesting destinations in every direction.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                      the spectacular views; the opportunity to experience the local culture; the access to interesting villages, mountains, seaside and important towns; as well as a heavenly place to go nowhere and just relax.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Spectacular setting, magnificent views overlooking Lucca.

                        Spectacular setting, magnificent views overlooking Lucca.

                      • view from every room in the house

                        view from every room in the house

                      • Front Entrance

                        Front Entrance

                      • Outdoor Dining Terrazzo with Awning

                        Outdoor Dining Terrazzo with Awning

                      • Library/Media Room

                        Library/Media Room

                      • huge master bedroom suite

                        huge master bedroom suite

                      • dining room-seats up to 12

                        dining room-seats up to 12

                      • Outdoor dining terrazzo with retractable awning above; shaded seating area below

                        Outdoor dining terrazzo with retractable awning above; shaded seating area below

                      • lush gardens; wisteria-covered pergola near pool

                        lush gardens; wisteria-covered pergola near pool

                      • Living Room with antique beams, terra cotta floors and fireplace

                        Living Room with antique beams, terra cotta floors and fireplace

                      • State-of-the-art eat-in kitchen

                        State-of-the-art eat-in kitchen

                      • A majestic setting for parties, events & celebrations

                        A majestic setting for parties, events & celebrations

                      • main floor. Antique beams, terra cotta tiles and doors.  Screens on all windows.

                        main floor. Antique beams, terra cotta tiles and doors. Screens on all windows.

                      VRBO #300173

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Friday, January 30, 2015

                      $3,600 - $7,500 per week (USD)
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      • Sleeps
                        12
                      • Bedrooms
                        5
                      • Bathrooms
                        6
                      • Property type
                        Villa
                      • Reviews
                        0
                      Owner
                      Member since: 2008
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 04/25/2010
                      Email owner

                      (212) 500-7215 (New York, USA)

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