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Beautiful Tuscan Villa Away from the Crowds. Just Over an Our from Pisa Airport

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Last updated: 12/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bagni di Lucca villa description

Villa Rosa is a re-modernised 1300 's villa,situated 10 minutes above, the historical spa town of Bagni Di Lucca.

(Before you read any further we just want to quickly point out our brand new Made in Italy kitchen that has been fitted).

If your looking for a great place to stay that is real Tuscany, away from the crowds and still unspoilt, but where you can still walk to the shops and is reachable from Pisa Airport, in little over an hour; then we have the ideal place to suite your needs.

Villa Rosa offers the ideal base to discover the joys of Tuscany being in the Tuscan Triangle (Pisa ,Lucca & Firenze)

The Villa is 75 minutes from Pisa & Florence Airport & 35 minutes from Lucca,the provincial capital.

The beauty of its location provides the opportunity for total tourism all year round; with the Tuscan Rivera an hour by car & the ski slopes of Abetone are 35 minutes away. Ideal for walkers and those looking for mountain adventure, you can walk from 100 metres above sea level to nearly 1,300 metres above sea. Mountain biking, road cycling and moto cross, are all popular sports in the area as well. La Lima river also provides a great back drop for white water rafting and fishing.

After your exercise why not visit the roman spa,10 minutes away in Bagni di Lucca.Everything from an excellent steam to the famous mud treatments.

Looking for great food? You won't be disappointed, with everything from family run trattoria's with 10 euro lunch menu's to michelin graded restaurants, for that special occasion.

For those needing internet facilities,Villa Rosa has excellent, FREE Wi Fi Internet, with a new large 8m x 4m pool surrounded by our orchard/garden. It offers comfort & relaxation in abundance; with 2 large doubles, a medium double & quad room combination, with two large bathrooms; one on the ground and on the other on the 1st floor.We have also added a Taschen books reference collection.

There is simply too much to do in the area and one visit or week is never enough. From cooking courses at the villa, to walking and water rafting to sampling the local wine and olive oil, you can fill your days quickly. For the most up to day information please click and visit Tuscany and Lucca official tourist information links below. You can also join our 2000+ friends on Facebook and get up to date information on whats going on locally via our Twitter.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 220 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Private Chef


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

            Washing Machine is here...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


          Other Amenities

              • Wi Fi Internet fitted. Our new pool area has been finished and as you can see offers spectacular views of the Lima Valley. It is situated in the Villa Rosa Garden, surrounded by our fig, pear and apple trees with natural flowering plants. The 8m x 4m pool was positioned to take advantage of the summer sun, which receives between 8-10 hours of sunlight during the summer.It also has 5 aluminium beach loungers for your added comfort. There is also a garden balcony area with garden furniture for breakfast,lunch or dinner Al Fresco. This area has flowering plants & our vines which we harvest in September for our own estate vine production. Villa Rosa is traditionally built over 2 floors with a total area of 220 sq metres. Marble & local stone flooring mean easy cleaning and cool interiors. A large Open fire in the kitchen area can also be used. Please note, Casa Mario & Casa Bruno oresidents have access to Villa Rosa's pool & wi fi, only if all 3 houses were booked together by the same group...moreless


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • Television


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Rafting
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Whitewater Rafting


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Activities Guide
              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Local Maps
              • Parking:

                2 Public car parking areas and a private field are available. All 3 areas are within walking distance of the villa....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet


              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Toaster


              • Balcony
              • Barbecue
              • Kayak / Canoe:

                You can Kayak/ Canoe in the valley depending on the time of year....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Abetone, the biggest Italian ski resort south of italian alps, is only 30 minutes away...moreless

              • Terrace

              Pool / Spa

              • Outdoor Pool
              • Private Pool

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


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                  from 14 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Christmas Weeks
                  Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Pool Closed (6 people)
                  Jan 3 - May 1, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

                  6 people, Pool Open
                  May 2 - May 15, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

                  8 people, Pool Open
                  May 16 - May 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

                  Poll Open(8 people)
                  May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  8 people, Pool Open
                  Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

                  8 People,Pool Open
                  Sep 5 - Sep 18, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

                  6 People,Pool Open
                  Sep 19 - Oct 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

                  6 People,Pool closed
                  Oct 3 - Dec 18, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit £400
                  • Pet Fee £70
                  • Utilities per week £100
                  • Taxes Not included


                  Additional winter heating charges apply. Heating metered.

                  Pay pal charges and international banking charges will be added to the total cost

                  Long term rental enquiries welcome

                  The person in charge of making the booking is responsible for making sure that our facilities match the needs of the party coming.

                  A booking is guaranteed with a 50% deposit payment into our account, within 5 working days.The balance owed, is divided into 2 payments, with the final amount paid, 12weeks before arrival.We do not offer any refunds on any monies paid or a if party leaves before the end of their reserved stay.

                  We would therefore strongly urge all parties to have in place,complete travel insurance,before reserving

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                  Last updated: 12/14/2014
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                  45 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  600 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  San Cassiano Village
                  63 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  37 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  4 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  26 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Lucca Ovest (Lucca West)
                  600 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  San Cassiano Village
                  38 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ski
                  39 Miles
                  Nearest Beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  Situated at 550 feet above sea level, Villa Rosa and Casa Bruno,offers gorgeous views of the Lima Valley.We are also giving you access to the houses private estate situated another 15 minutes by car on Mount Prato Fiorito (1295m/4240ft).

                  Bagni Di Lucca is the nearest small town, where one can purchase almost anything you might need. Including open air fresh food market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Plenty of bars & restaurants can be visited with excellent tourist menus for 10 euros.

                  Local activities are many & wide spread,(see list below). Why not start planing your late summer/autumn/winter trips.Come celebrate the wine & autumn chestnut harvest.

                  Skiing?Villa Rosa is only 40 minutes from the biggest skiing area south of the Italian Alps at Abetone. A hidden gem away from the heard!

                  Golf: There is a golf course in Montecatini: 40 minutes drive away.

                  Ski: Villa Rosa and Casa Bruno are situated only 40 minutes driving from Abetone ski resort, which is open from December to April.It is not only the biggest resort south of the Italian Alps but also the biggest Apennine resort. Located in a state forest on the Modena to San Marcello Road near the border between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna, with ski access points at Faidello (1220m) Abetone (1400m) Le Regine (1200m) Plan di Novello (1150m) and Cutigliano (733m). There are 54 lifts over this wide area with 27 at Abetone itself, including many chairs. These access an extensive network of mixed-ability pistes above and below the tree-line. The highest point (Monte Gomito) is 1940m. 20 kilometers of ski slopes have snow making facilities. Abetone has 2 ski schools.

                  Please visit for more information.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1325

                  About the owner: We are a family group that has owned the property since 1325. It entered our family possession as a reward for excellent service at the Battle of Altopascio where Lucca defeated Florence. After Rosina or Rosa passed away a few years ago we thought about what we could do with the property.We saw these non locals coming in and renting properties and thought not only could we do a BETTER job but be more competitive as well. With a family business and customer focused background, totalling over 200 years, we aim to provide the best Tuscany holiday you can experience.

                  Why the Owner Chose Bagni di Lucca:
                  It is easier to explain why we did not go for a property in Bagni di Lucca itself. Before we re-modernised Villa Rosa we looked at investing in Bagni. It didn't offer what we thought was a true Tuscan Village/hamlet experience, that we new our future guests would prefer. Plus the views at the bottom of our valley are quite limited and constrained.So therefore our choice of location and property were ideal because it was close to Bagni but offered so much more in terms of relaxation, enjoyment and amazing upper valleys views. Also by basing ourselves 10 minutes driving up the valley, we gain the cooling effect of our Prato Fiorito, mountain breezes. Come and find out for yourselves.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  Villa Rosa has the best of both words for those that want the Villa in the country side but also know its perfectly placed to take advantage of amenities of a village shop and grocery store only 8 minutes walk away.You are also well placed to drive to supermarkets and hypermarkets from 10 to 25 minutes away.It has space for large family groups and is also perfectly suited for the single writer or producer looking for that piece and quite to think things through.We have fitted a fantastic NATO graded wifi. None of this cueing up up at the local tourist office, to keep abreast of whats going on.The villa is open all year round and with central heating throughout the property you will feel warm and snug throughout the winter months.In the summer, our large swimming pool allows guests to cool down and chill-out in the orchard garden. Here they will experience the total piece and relaxation, of the beautiful Northern Tuscany countryside, that is the Lima Valley.

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                  Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian


                  • Villa Rosa private swimming pool.

                    Villa Rosa private swimming pool.

                  • New Stosa Kitchen

                    New Stosa Kitchen

                  • Ground Floor Double Bedroom

                    Ground Floor Double Bedroom

                  • First Floor Double bedroom

                    First Floor Double bedroom

                  • Ground Floor Bathroom

                    Ground Floor Bathroom

                  • Ground floor coffee area

                    Ground floor coffee area

                  • Complimentary Wine

                    Complimentary Wine

                  • Outdoor balcony barbecue

                    Outdoor balcony barbecue

                  • Lima Valley

                    Lima Valley

                  • The 11th century, Devils Bridge is 15 minutes away

                    The 11th century, Devils Bridge is 15 minutes away

                  • St. Freddy's church in Lucca

                    St. Freddy's church in Lucca

                  • Cinque Terre  just over an hour away

                    Cinque Terre just over an hour away

                  • Villa Rosa

                    Villa Rosa

                  • Balcony with room for 10

                    Balcony with room for 10

                  • First Floor quad/Double Room

                    First Floor quad/Double Room

                  • First floor double bedroom

                    First floor double bedroom

                  • First Fllor Double bathroom

                    First Fllor Double bathroom

                  • Balcony Plants

                    Balcony Plants

                  • Welcome to Villa Rosa

                    Welcome to Villa Rosa

                  • Views from the Villa Rosa Balconey

                    Views from the Villa Rosa Balconey

                  • Villa Rosa, Balcony View over Lima Valley

                    Villa Rosa, Balcony View over Lima Valley

                  • Lucca only 30 minutes away

                    Lucca only 30 minutes away

                  • 2014 is our village festival year.

                    2014 is our village festival year.

                  • Cooking experiences available from our Tuscan Mama

                    Cooking experiences available from our Tuscan Mama

                  £695 - £1,895 per week (GBP)

                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 12/14/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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