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VILLA SEGALE is an historical stone country house dating from the 11th century, strategically located on the charming hills above Lucca. Its privileged position allows his guests to discover all the most important areas of Tuscany and Liguria (Portofino and Cinque Terre).
THE VILLA (5.000 ft² - 450 m²) ENJOYS AN UNRIVALED PANORAMA - almost certainly the best of the whole Lucca area - and it is SURROUNDED BY 80 ACRES (32 HECTARES) OF PRIVATE LAND, including VINEYARDS and OLIVE GROVES.
After long deep research on the territory, the villa was beautifully restored according to the HIGHEST STANDARD and COMFORTS:
- 5 spacious, elegant and panoramic bedrooms with stylish ensuite full bathrooms at first floor + 1 elegant and cozy bedroom with full bathroom (not ensuite) at ground floor. - 80 Acres (32 Hectares) of private land, a good portion of which are vineyards and olive groves that ensure an outstanding and exclusive sense of privacy. - Independent Air Conditioning for all the 5 bedrooms at first floor. - 2 Panoramic Terraces (first one with big stone dining table and BBQ; second one equipped as 'relax zone'). - Panoramic Big Swimming Pool (14 x 7 metres) treated with 'Nature2', the best system for water treatment. - Maid Service 3 times per week included. - House Manager that welcomes guests at their arrival, explains the villa and helps with organization. - Wireless Broadband Internet + Stereo/Radio. - 46' High-Def Satellite Tv (with Blu-Ray/dvd and movie collection). - Net Screens on all the Windows (removable). - Complete Sense of Privacy, Tranquillity and Freedom.
- *****THE VILLA*****
The house, with its 450 SQUARE METRES, sleeps up to 12 PEOPLE. The ground floor is very spacious with a large entrance, a sitting room with fireplace, a formal dining room, a large fully fitted kitchen, a small study with a stunning 46' high definition satellite tv (with blu-ray player and more than 30 movies to choose from), an elegant and cozy bedroom with two joinable single beds, and a full bathroom.
On the first floor there are five air-conditioned bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms: two of them are double-bedded, one is the magnificent master bedroom; two more rooms are twin-bedded, while the last one comes with two joinable single beds. All bedroms are spacious with tasteful furnishing, ample wardrobe space and have large open windows overlooking the valley and enjoying the same spectacular view characteristic of the house.
The furniture dates back to the 19th century and was purchased in antique shops in the area of Tuscany. The wrought-iron comfortable beds were all handmade by Mr. Caporali, the greatest craftsman in Arezzo. Moreover, the Villa is completely floored with mezzane, while ceilings have been restored with ancient chestnut beams.
- *****LOCATION AND PANORAMA*****
The location of Villa Segale is magnificent. Perched among green and forested valleys west of Lucca, SEGALE IS SURROUNDED BY 80 ACRES (32 HECTARES) OF OLIVE GROVES AND VINEYARDS. Such a wide area allows plenty of space to wander and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the property's extensive grounds.
Its spectacular view across the valley towards the Renaissance monuments of the cities of Lucca and Pisa is to die for. Thanks to its height of 350 m. above sea level and to its unique position, on a typical clear day guests can admire the valley below and the whole landscape up to 40 km around. Photos cannot portray the powerful details of such an EXCEPTIONAL VIEW WHICH IS RECOGNIZED AS THE MOST STUNNING IN THE WHOLE AREA OF LUCCA.
In the 80 Acres (32 hectares) territory with a 360° panoramic view, hunting is strictly forbidden the whole year round. Hence guests can join the natural unspoilt surroundings and admire the local fauna such as owls, poults, hawks, hedgehogs and fireflies.
Enjoy your staying with:
- A house manager that welcomes you & help you prior and during your staying.
- Maid service 3 days (3 hours each day) per week.
- Cleaning before and after your staying
- Air Conditioning
- High speed WiFi broadband
- Big Panoramic Pool
- Ample bed linen, pool towels & bath towels provided (and changed each week, if staying more than one week)
- Water & Electricity included
- Heating included (20 °C degree temperature)
- Cot & high chair, on request (for free)
- Net Screens (removable) on all the windows of the house.
-Private chef/cook: available on request (to be paid - not included in price)....moreless
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The villa is located in a very strategic position that allows his guests to discover all the most important areas of Tuscany and Liguria (Portofino and Cinque Terre).
Lucca is an marvelous historycal medieval city that offers fascinating sightseeinsg, restaurants and shops.
Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi (with their famous beaches), Pietrasanta (centre for sculptors from all over the world), and Pisa (with her famous pending tower), are all 20-30 minutes away by car.
Florence, Chianti, San Gimignano, Sienna, Maremma, Cinque Terre and Portofino are all 1-2 hours away.
Be ready to discover the fascinating gems of Tuscany!
About the owner: I am a doctor, who inherited this beautiful place almost 10 years ago. After generations this wonderful place 'arrived' to me and to my family, and we've immediately felt in love with it!
Why the Owner Chose Lucca: This is a truly unique place and that's the reason why I love it so much. Considering today's standards, it's almost impossible to still find places with similar attributes: a fascinating hystorical stonehouse surrounded by 32 hectares of private land - including olive groves and wineyards - immersed in a complete sense of privacy and tranquility. At the same time being so close to Lucca city (9km) as well as to other many fascinating places. This place is a truly hidden pearl !
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: Enjoying the most beautiful panorama of the Lucca area and living inside a traditional 11th century stonehouse that has been carefully renewed at the highest standards, while keeping completely intact the fascinating Tuscan tradition.
The location of the villa is also unique: it grants a strong sense of privacy and allows its guests to enjoy a real natural and regenerating experience. At the same time the strategic position - just 9 km from Lucca city - allows guests to visit all the beautiful cities and places of Tuscany (and also outside Tuscany) with day trips.