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Luxury Villa with Swimming Pool in 10 Acres of Private Land

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Fivizzano villa description

Casa Lucia stands in ten acres of glorious hillside olive groves overlooking the majestic Carrara Mountains. The property is made up of a large, comfortable, and luxuriously appointed house set in beautiful gardens, with a private swimming pool, an elegant open air pool house with comfortable seating, an outdoor kitchen with traditional wood-fired pizza oven and grill, and several shaded areas with ample seating and dining furniture.

The ground floor of the house features an immaculate, fully-equipped, brand new, top-of-the-range chef’s kitchen and open plan dining area, with French doors leading out to a large, spectacular stone-terraced eating area and outdoor kitchen with traditional wood-burning pizza oven and grill. The warm and inviting reception room featuring a classic open fireplace leads to a cozy study that opens out to a charming Tuscan ‘portico’; or covered terrace. A full guest bathroom and cloakroom complete the layout.

A major feature of the upstairs is the open-beamed ceilings, which add rustic charm to each of the four large, meticulously-presented double bedrooms and brand new stylishly-appointed en-suite bathrooms. The two front master bedrooms feature French doors that open out to the spectacular, uninterrupted views of the Carrara mountains. Bedroom Three has beautiful views across the swimming pool to Castello dell’Aquila – the Eagle’s Nest Castle. Bedroom Four, with two single beds and a pull-out bed overlooks the terrace, fountain and herb garden.

Casa Lucia is defined by exquisite stonework that is blended seamlessly with traditional materials such as oak, chestnut, terracotta, and local granites. Throughout the home are beautiful antiques, stylish and comfortable furniture, and finest quality linens, all of which will indulge the most discerning guest.

This luxurious home offers elegant and comfortable accommodation for eight people, with a maximum capacity for eleven, and is the perfect setting for families and friends to relax and have fun.





Keywords: Luxurious elegance, ten acres of private land, olive groves, immaculate gardens, magnificent views, large private pool, pergola, pool house, outdoor kitchen with traditional wood-fired pizza oven, several shaded eating areas, All bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, Easy drive to Cinque Terre and Lucca, Garfagnana and medieval villages.

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Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Sorry, no pets allowed. Animal lovers will enjoy watching the horses in the fields below and, in the early morning, the deer grazing in the olive groves....moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • Den

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          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Small, fold-away crib/playpen., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) I single sofa bed is in the children's room and 1 double sofa bed is in the study downstairs....moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Other amenities include outdoor kitchen with traditional wood-fired pizza oven, charcoal grill, sink and marble worktops. Other amenities in the house include an espresso coffee machine, a high chair for children, crib/playpen, two hairdryers, heated towel rails, high quality bed linens and towels, outdoor games including croquet, bocce ball, volleyball and badminton, books and board games, and small collections of dvds and cds. Throughout the year, the property and gardens are maintained by our property managers, Diego and Alessandra....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                Small collection of CDs available CD player I-POD docking and speakers...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library:

                Small collection of DVDs available...moreless

              Attractions

              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Nude Beach
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Monument View:

                A beautiful, uninterrupted view of the 13th-century Castello d'Aguila. Uninterrupted view of the medieval church of San Gimigniano in the village of Alebbio....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Casa Lucia has the most amazing views of the Carrara mountains, the 13th century Castello dell'Aquila, the pretty medieval village of Alebbio, and the entire valley. Local residents have said that Casa Lucia has the most spectacular vista of any house in the area....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Surfing
              • Swimming

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Automatic connection to WiFi available....moreless

              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                Local chefs are available for catering services at additional charge on request....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Plenty of high quality cooking utensils, pans and serving dishes. Dinner service and enough wine and champagne glasses and silverware for up to twenty people....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Full Chef's kitchen in the house. French doors from kitchen lead to an outdoor kitchen with marble work tops, stone sink, and wood fired pizza oven and charcoal grill....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator

              Outside

              • Gazebo:

                The chestnut beamed, terracotta tiled pool house, with comfortable seating and a coffee table, is the ideal place to relax with a glass of wine as the sun goes down....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                The terracotta-roofed 'tattoia' at the side of the house has a sofa, two chairs and a coffee table, and is an ideal place to take shade and enjoy the views....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Beautiful crystal-clear swimming pool with marble surround. Pool beds with cushions, large umbrellas and stone pool house with comfortable furniture overlooking pool and mountains. Plenty of pool towels available....moreless

                   

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                  Summer Season (May 17 – October 18, 2014)
                  Weekly Rate: GBP 3,900 (approx. $6,300)
                  Rest of Year
                  Weekly Rate: GBP 2,950 (approx. $4,800)
                  NOTE: An additional charge of 20% of the rental fee is charged for parties over
                  8 people, up to a maximum of 11.
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: The owners, Susan and Tim, live just outside San Francisco with their 16-year old daughter. Although they have traveled and lived all over the world, Tim and Susan found that it was Italy that captured their hearts and imaginations and, with the help of their friends, Simon Foster, Alessandro Penucci, Marco Cardellini, Diego and Alessandra Cecchini, and a fantastic team of builders, craftsmen, and artisans, they were able to realize their dream of creating a very special home in a very special place. They hope that any visitor to Casa Lucia will enjoy it as much as they do.

                  Why the Owner Chose Fivizzano:
                  When you visit Casa Lucia, you will see immediately why we fell in love with this amazing place. The views are, simply, astounding. This really is an unspoilt and undiscovered part of Tuscany. The lush green olive groves, the sunny vineyards, and the dense forests that are home to wild boar and deer are just as they must have been in medieval times. There is a sense of permanence, tradition, and peace in this extraordinary area. Away from the tourists, this part of Italy is special to us because it embraces and epitomizes a way of life that has been known for generations. Sitting on the terrace gazing at the magnificent mountains and feeling the sun on our faces, there is no place we would rather be. We think that you will feel the same!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  One of the wonderful things about this area is that we are close to the sea and, particularly, to the spectacular Cinque Terre - the national heritage site of five gorgeous little villages built into the cliffs overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean. It's nice to take a day trip and hike along the trail and stop for lunch in a tiny little restaurant perched on a cliff. For a morning's jaunt, we particularly love to take the ferry from Lerici (just 40 minutes drive away) to Portovenere - if we're lucky we'll see a wedding taking place in the glorious church that stands high on a cliff in the Bay of Poets. And, for a special day out, we love to take out a boat, pack a picnic, and take to the sea. Coming home to the luxury and comfort of Casa Lucia is the perfect end to a perfect day.


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                  Speaks: english, french, italian

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                  Photos

                  • Casa Lucia

                    Casa Lucia

                  • Casa Lucia pool in the morning

                    Casa Lucia pool in the morning

                  • Breeze by the pool

                    Breeze by the pool

                  • A summer morning in Master Bedroom #1

                    A summer morning in Master Bedroom #1

                  • The downstairs bathroom

                    The downstairs bathroom

                  • Inside Casa Lucia

                    Inside Casa Lucia

                  • The pool, pergola, and house from the pool house

                    The pool, pergola, and house from the pool house

                  • Morning sun on the front terrace

                    Morning sun on the front terrace

                  • Buon Appetito!

                    Buon Appetito!

                  • The view of the Carrara Mountains

                    The view of the Carrara Mountains

                  • The tattoia

                    The tattoia

                  • Peace and tranquility

                    Peace and tranquility

                  • Overlooking the pool, garden, and olive grove to the majestic mountains

                    Overlooking the pool, garden, and olive grove to the majestic mountains

                  • Drinks at the pool house

                    Drinks at the pool house

                  • The fully-equipped Chef's kitchen at Casa Lucia

                    The fully-equipped Chef's kitchen at Casa Lucia

                  • One of four en-suite bathrooms

                    One of four en-suite bathrooms

                  • Master bedroom #2 with mountain and village views

                    Master bedroom #2 with mountain and village views

                  • Pool portico overlooking mountains and 13th century castle

                    Pool portico overlooking mountains and 13th century castle

                  • View of the moon rise from Casa Lucia

                    View of the moon rise from Casa Lucia

                  • Lunch on the front terrace

                    Lunch on the front terrace

                  • The pizza oven, outdoor kitchen, and herb garden

                    The pizza oven, outdoor kitchen, and herb garden

                  • View from the Tattoia

                    View from the Tattoia

                  • The olive grove

                    The olive grove

                  • The view - yes, really!

                    The view - yes, really!

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                  4 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Speaks: english, french, italian
                  • Calendar last updated: 08/05/2014
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