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Panoramic Privacy & Peace: 17thc Villa Restored - Spacious Nature a/C Wifi Pool

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The view from the villa over the Plain of Lucca to the Pisan Mountains

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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

San Macario in Monte villa description

Astride a turn in the hillside, known as A Capo, lay a farm with exceptional views (incl. Leaning Tower of Pisa, 12 miles south) and two buildings.

Abandoned, overgrown, collapsed.

Until recently.

A new owner has returned some 1000 olive trees to production and (using the Ferrari construction company and international realtors Knight Frank) restored one villa (280 sq m), whose ruins dated back to the 17th century, sparing no expense to use traditional terracotta and chestnut materials.

The result meets all requirements of today's market:
- interior design;
- satellite TV + 5.1 DVD (NB Sky have deleted BBC and some other channels from those visible in Tuscany, but our new internet system permits on-line viewing, including UK programming, because our system is a British one - bring your tablet!);
- eco-efficient solar-powered under-floor heating;
- hi-speed satellite internet with wi-fi;
- air-conditioning;
- infinity pool;
- 4 lavishly appointed double/twin bedrooms (all en-suite); can sleep 6 more (basic);
- large kitchen, dining room, 50sq m living room;
- stunning south-facing panorama over Pisa and Lucca, towards Florence & Siena. 2 terraces shaded by chestnut pergolas.

10 mins to shops + all major Tuscan culture within 2hrs. Quiet and very private


The Pool & Estate:

POOL
Grassed paths from both patios lead up to the 12x6m infinity swimming pool with stunning views across the plain of Lucca to the Pisan mountains, distant Pisa and (on a clear day) the mountains of Elba (some 100 miles away). The facilities include a children's paddling pool, terracotta patio, paved sun terrace and grassed shaded terrace with sun-loungers, bench, wooden tables and chairs. The pool is protected by fencing (1.2m high), hedges, walls and/or gates.

ESTATE

Enjoy some 25 acres of woodlands, olive grove and disused vineyard, with traditional terracing and pathways.
La Casa Padronale is also protected by a fence.

SAN MACARIO, LUCCA & PUCCINI
San Macario's upper village is distinctive: set in a nature reserve, its bell-tower overlooks a stunningly beautiful part of north-west Tuscany, beneath the Apuan Alps and close to the Garfagnana National Park.
Shops in the lower village include a grocery store, several bakeries and a drive-kms-for-his-meat butcher. Two large supermarkets (Co-op and Pam) are within a further 5 minutes drive.
San Macario is 10 minutes drive from Lucca and 14 miles from Pisa (its famous tower and airport visible in the distance). Direct flights to Pisa from the US (New York - Delta), UK, Ireland and many other European airports. Florence Airport is also easily within an hour.
Pisa is well known, and Lucca is a unique medieval walled city overflowing with history, culture and charm - also Puccini's birthplace. July & August see the open air Puccini Opera Festival at nearby Torre del Lago, close to the fashionable Versilia coast - sunny, sandy beaches served by bars & restaurants aplenty. A must.

RURAL TUSCANY
Important Note: Il Fienile is approached by an un-metalled driveway (approx 800m) past a seasonal waterfall, first through woodlands, then olive groves. Cars with very low clearance are inadvisable. Our guests generally use hire cars. We deliberately leave the drive rough to discourage those wanting to enjoy our amazing view (or pick our wild asparagus!) without prior arrangement.
The house is a Tuscan farmhouse, not an urban hotel. It is normal in the area occasionally to experience water and power shortages.
The bottom line: if you are an out and out city dweller, happiest in urban surroundings and not used to country life (and roads!), this is not the holiday for you - unless you want something completely different, and are prepared to approach our rural (but pleasurable) lifestyle in the right spirit: on holiday! NB In this location we need to have cats: they keep the house free of mice, but this is not a place for cat allergy sufferers (even though we are!).

DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT
A deposit of 25% of the rent is required to secure your booking.
The balance is payable 8 weeks before your arrival date. A security deposit of €500 or 25% of the rent, if greater, is also due 8 weeks prior to the arrival date. If a booking is made less than 8 weeks before the arrival date, 100% plus the security deposit is required to secure the booking.
If you cancel, or fail to pay the balance by the due date, all amounts paid to secure the booking are forfeited, and only the damages deposit will be returned. Security deposits, less any deductions (including expenses) are returnable after the departure date.
Breakages will be recharged on a replacement as new cost basis.
All bank and credit card charges are recharged to the account of the tenant at cost.

CONTRACT
Subject to contract .

EXTRAS
Our prices are inclusive of all expenses (electricity allowance of €100pw), except when the price is below €3,000pw, in respect of which our tariff for check-in-&-out, maid service, utilities (including electricity), laundry and cleaning, which is designed only to recoup our costs, is detailed below.
Electricity - according to meter readings (typically €100 pw, but air/con will increase costs significantly)
Water - €5 per day (winter); €7 per day (summer); €10 per day (summer) - yes, utilities in Tuscany are very expensive!
Communications system (standing charge) - €2.97 per day, plus call and/or any other charges
Laundry - €15 per set of linen & towels issued
Cleaning on departure - €15 per head
Daily maid service (2 hours per working weekday - mandatory): €15 per hour
Check-in/admin fee: €75 per stay

LARGER GROUPS

We reserve the right to charge 7.5% more, by arrangement, if the number exceeds 12. This reflects additional staff costs with larger groups and is based on the number of different people who stay overnight at the villa during the course of your stay.

VALUE
Even with these extras at low rents, our properties offer incredible value, compared to similarly priced alternatives.

NO STAGS OR HENS
Please note that we do not accept hen or stag parties, nor will we contract with a person under 25.

TOURS & COURSES
We can also include limousine service, cultural tours, cooking/ art/ photography/ film courses.

FULLY SERVICED BASIS
Fully serviced, all-in, including half/full board with top quality cuisine and daily/live-in maid services, from €7,500pw, depending on the number of people staying in the house and the details of the service you would like us to provide.

LONGER LETS
Reductions for lets longer than 6 weeks.

OUR PRIVATE WEBSITE
More details and photos, including a detailed specification of the property including a link to our own private website, if you contact us.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • 280 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Car Available
          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge
          • Daily Maid Service
          • Housekeeper
          • Massage
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 8-14

          • La Camera Grigia/Grey (Master): 2 king

            Master Suite incl dressing room; super-king double or twin...moreless

          • La Camera Gialla/Yellow: 2 king

            Super king twin or double bed...moreless

          • La Camera Rosa/Pink: 2 king

            Super king double or twin bed...moreless

          • La Camera Verde/Green: 2 king

            Super king double or twin beds...moreless

          • Ancillary 1: 2 twin/ single

            Full size bunk beds suitable for adults or kids...moreless

          • Ancillary 2: 2 twin/ single

            Full size bunk beds suitable for adults as well as kids...moreless

          • Soggiorno (Living Room): 2 sleep sofa /futon

            Double sofa bed using a small part of the living room...moreless

          • The quality of your holiday sleep is our priority! We have superior beds in all 4 lavishly appointed interior-designed bedrooms. All bed linen is 100% cotton, mainly Egyptian/Frette, and all duvets & pillows are duck/goose feather/down (alternatives available on request). The traditional farmhouse ceilings, a spectacular blend of chestnut beams and terracotta tiles, recall the practical simplicity of the history of Tuscan farming. All bedrooms are furnished with fabrics from Busatti, the acclaimed leading designers of traditional Tuscan artisan fabrics. The under-floor heated original terracotta tiling is adorned with Persian and other carpets. Each room includes an antique wardrobe and air-conditioning. The Master Suite is entered through a Dressing Room. All rooms feature stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The 2 Ancillary Bedrooms are very basic and are generally used by teenagers or maids. The Living Room includes a double sofabed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Il Bagno Grigio/Grey (Master): toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet

            En-suite (or open, if Dressing Room door left open)...moreless

          • Il Bagno Giallo/Yellow: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

            En-suite...moreless

          • Il Bagno Rosa/Pink: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet

            En-suite...moreless

          • Il Bagno Verde/Green: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

            En-suite...moreless

          • Ancillary: toilet, shower

            En-suite with Ancillary Bedroom 2...moreless

          • Guest Loo: toilet

            ...moreless

          • All bathrooms are en-suite and feature top quality sanitary ware, walls lined with Carrara marble and coloured stucco, and under-floor heating. The Grey and Pink bathrooms also include walk in showers. Dimmer switch lighting is provided throughout. We provide high quality bath-size cotton towelling (mostly Ralph Lauren) and large beach towels. The sumptuous combination of marble, painted stucco, chestnut beams and terracotta-tiled ceilings in our bathrooms is one of the many memorable features. The ancillary shower room is not available if live-in staff are included in our service. This Shower Room adjoins Ancillary Bedroom 2 and the laundry area; it may be used en-suite with Ancillary Bedroom 2, or shared between Ancillary Bedrooms 1 and 2. The Grey (Master) Bathroom may also be used as a non-en-suite bathroom by leaving the door to the Grey Dressing Room open, whilst preserving the privacy of the Grey Bedroom, which accesses its bathroom via the same dressing room....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Almost all fixed lights in the house are controllable with dimmer switches. Wheelchair access to ground floor (which has 2 bedrooms) only. Elderly and infirm can enjoy the bedrooms, kitchen, dining room and terrace on the ground floor (one ground floor bedroom has walk in shower), but would need to ascend the staircase (or be wheeled up an outside path) to use the Living Room. Olive harvest, gourmet wild asparagus weeks also available. Guests are free to enjoy fruit from our many different trees when it is ripe....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books:

                More than enough...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Dolby 5.1 surround sound Home Cinema system...moreless

              • Games:

                Chess, Scrabble, Monopoly, etc...moreless

              • Music Library:

                A good variety of 100+ CDS...moreless

              • Piano
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                UK Sky system: please note that Sky may suspend its services during summer 2013 on switching to a new satellite...moreless

              • Stereo:

                DVD player...moreless

              • Television:

                32' screen in Living Room and 22' screen in kitchen. Ultra high speed broadband facilitates streaming TV use on iPads, laptops, smart phones anywhere in the villa...moreless

              • Video Library:

                250+ DVD library...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Rural
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Skiing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Dining room is next to kitchen, and seat 16 in total. The two outside dining terraces can seat even more with several spare outside tables & chairs available....moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 16 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Air Conditioning:

                In every room, except ancillary bedroom 1. We also provide fans....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Broadband internet, using 20mps satellite system...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Bosch...moreless

              • Filtered Water
              • Fireplace:

                The two fireplaces may be used in winter months. Underfloor heating powered by solar energy, supplemented by a gas boiler, keeps it warm enough without wood fires being essential....moreless

              • Firewood
              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                We have a few weights, but who needs an exercise room here, when there are 20 acres of olive grove to run through, hills to hike up, and a 12x6m pool (in season)?...moreless

              • Garage:

                The garage houses our tractor and is not available for guests' cars...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Solar-powered under-floor heating, supplemented by gas boiler, throughout the villa....moreless

              • Internet:

                Broadband internet, using 20mps satellite system...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                High quality linens (predominantly Frette)...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Our magnificent 10x5m (33x16ft) chestnut beamed, oak-floored with Persian carpets and plenty of sofa, plus open log-burning fireplace, awaits you...moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                20 acres - we have parked up to 150 cars...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                No problem!...moreless

              • Security System
              • Sofa Bed
              • Sunbed
              • Telephone:

                We provide a VOIP ethernet cable and telephone handset. You need bring your VOIP box (e.g. Vonage system) to make this work. Alternatively our ultra fast broadband gives you Skype etc....moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                High quality towels (predominantly Ralph Lauren)...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Bosch...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Broadband internet, using 20mps satellite system...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker:

                Traditional Italian 'Vesuvius' coffee makers in a range of sizes...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                More than enough ...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                More than enough...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                SMEG...moreless

              • Freezer:

                US style fridge freezer with ice-maker...moreless

              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Bespoke fully equipped kitchen with breakfast table, seating up to 6 people (well, 8 at a squash). A second kitchen is available by special arrangement with the owner....moreless

              • Microwave:

                Full power combi SMEG microwave...moreless

              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                We provide basic condiments, etc left by previous guests, subject to occasional tidyings-away by our maid...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                US style fridge freezer with ice-maker...moreless

              • Stove:

                4 ring SMEG gas hob...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                The Upper Terrace is like a balcony out of the Living Room...moreless

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Towels
              • Bicycles:

                Lucca is one of the cycling destinations in Italy, famous for the bike trail along the wide top of its mediaeval walls. Hire a bike for this and its historic streets or a mountain bike for the villa...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                3 terraces (2 are pergola-shaded) around the house and another by the pool...moreless

              • Golf:

                7 golf courses within approx 1 hour drive (some closer). Our owner is a respected golf writer. Ask us for more information......moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Landscape-designed by Martin Burgess, we have a beautiful garden running down from above the pool to the house and below, with lawns and paths leading to terraces and through olive groves and woods....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                We have a magnificent charcoal-fired India Kadai BBQ. Please note that this is not available during summer months - BBQs are banned by the authorities. Instead we provide an electric outside grill....moreless

              • Patio
              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Abetone, the centre of Appenine skiing is approx 90 minutes drive from Lucca. The Dolomites are about 4 hours away....moreless

              • Tennis:

                We can introduce you to the local tennis club...moreless

              • Terrace

              Pool / Spa

              • Outdoor Pool
              • Private Pool:

                Our pool is not exceptional, it is unique. Where else can you have an infinity pool designed so that, with your eyes immediately the water, the distant Leaning Tower of Pisa rises from infinity?!...moreless

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included

                      Property Descriptor

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Xmas & New Year
                          Dec 20 - Jan 9, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €700 €875
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €3,500

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Winter bargain
                          Jan 10 - Feb 13, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €320 €400
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €1,600

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Valentine's wild asparagus
                          Feb 14 - Mar 27, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €400 €688
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €1,999

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Easter
                          Mar 28 - Apr 24, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €550 €688
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €2,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Spring
                          Apr 25 - Jun 12, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €650 €813
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €3,250

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Midsummer
                          Jun 13 - Jul 3, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €3,950

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Peak Summer
                          Jul 4 - Aug 14, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €5,950

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Late Summer
                          Aug 15 - Aug 28, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €4,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Early Autumn
                          Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €750 €938
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €3,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Olive Harvest
                          Oct 17 - Nov 13, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          €700 €875
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €3,500

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Late Autumn
                          Nov 14 - Dec 18, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €450 €563
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €2,250

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Xmas-New Year 2016
                          Dec 19 - Jan 8, 2016
                          4 night min stay
                          €700 €875
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €3,500

                          Changeover Day: Saturday


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                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit €1
                          • No additional mandatory fees
                          • Taxes Not included

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                          Location

                          21 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Pisa International (+ another airport at Florence)
                          3 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          San Macario in Piano (many to choose from)
                          38 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Livorno (ferry to Sardinia, Corsica, Barcelona...)
                          22 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Versilia (views to Carrara marble mountains)
                          7 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          Lucca (for Florence, Rome, Milan, Pisa etc)
                          7 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Lucca (for Florence, Rome, Milan, Genova)
                          3 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          San Macario in Piano (our fab butcher's bistro)
                          35 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ski
                          Abetone (the centre of Appenine skiing)
                          15 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Forte dei Marmi/Viareggio - Italian Riviera

                          Car: Necessary

                          - Il Fienile lies on one of the most sought-after hillsides in north west Tuscany.

                          - Less than 15 mins drive from the outstanding walled city of Lucca (known as the world's largest open-air museum), and in view of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, the south-facing hillside is covered with groves which yield some the world's best olive oil (Lucca DOP) and the vineyards of the Colline Lucchese DOC.

                          - The upper San Macario in Monte area has also recently become an Nature Reserve.

                          - The culture and museums of Florence are within an hour's drive (also accessible by train), and San Gimignano and Siena are within 90 minutes.

                          - The coast and beach resorts of Forte di Marmi, Pietrasanta and Viaréggio are some 15 miles west.

                          - The area is abundant with bars and restaurants of all levels from pizzerias, basic Tuscan countryside trattorias through to Michelin starred restaurants.

                          - Sports are also well served, including 7 golf courses within one hour's drive.

                          - The Garfagnana National Park is just to the North.

                          Golf: Il Fienile is well suited to golfers. The house is owned by the editor/photographer of the acclaimed Pocket Guide to Golf Courses series, written with NZ tour pro and course designer Greg Turner, who is a regular guest here.

                          We are extremely well-connected within the Italian golf world, and can arrange tailor-made golf or golf and culture holidays, from a self-catering basis right through to a tour hosted by Greg Turner or other golf playing/course design/photography professionals, as suits the interests of the party. We organise golf+culture tours of Tuscany: there are 7 courses within 1 hour of Il Fienile, including Versilia on the coast, the famous Ugolino (Italian Open venue) outside Florence and the stunning setting of Poggio dei Medici, north of Florence.

                          Our disused vineyard has been used as a practice fairway. Discover the underestimated charm of Italian golf, and see the culture of Tuscany - all in one go!

                          Ski: Skiing is at Abetone, the main ski resort of the Apennine mountains. It is a little over 1 hour's drive away.

                          A winter holiday in Tuscany is not to be under-estimated: buy your Christmas presents in one of Lucca or Florence's many winter markets (leather, antiques, fashion etc), and see all the cathedrals, art treasures and museums with no queues. We offer low rents for the winter periods, a time in which many over-touristed cities re-discover their true Italian identity.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2002

                          About the owner: Mid-fifties, Oxford-educated (classics & organ scholar) Anglo-Irish businessman, primarily with finance-profession background, which has led to career in commercial and social real estate development and investment (I acquired this property following the sale of a business in 2001). I am also a golf course restorer and photo-journalist, with golf guides to my name in book, magazine and video format. I love my family, travel, opera, cooking and wine - and of course restoring old buildings...

                          Why the Owner Chose San Macario in Monte:
                          The view, the view, the view. The peace, the peace, the peace. The privacy, the privacy, the privacy. Birdsong, birds of prey and the hoot of our owl at night. Plus a traditional restoration, for which the local authority has complimented us, yet behind the scenes we have included all the modern facilities. It all reflects the passion we put into the place. We challenge you to find anything like it...

                          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                          Complete peace and privacy with an amazing view, yet only 5 minutes down the hill, and you have all the shops and restaurants... and within 7km of the walls of Lucca, an hour of Florence and all the major Tuscan destinations (Forte dei Marmi jet-set riviera included) easily do-able in day trips, plus only 14 miles from a transcontinentally international airport. For a romantic, but equally family-accommodating Tuscan villa holiday, what more could one want?!


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian, greek, Possible using internet translation service

                          Links to more information:

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                          Photos

                          • The view from the villa over the Plain of Lucca to the Pisan Mountains

                            The view from the villa over the Plain of Lucca to the Pisan Mountains

                          • The panoramic view over the pool and villa, over Lucca, to the mountains of Pisa

                            The panoramic view over the pool and villa, over Lucca, to the mountains of Pisa

                          • Coffee on the Upper Terrace with the view to the Pisa mountains

                            Coffee on the Upper Terrace with the view to the Pisa mountains

                          • View from the Lower Terrace to Pisa - al fresco dining with spectacular views...

                            View from the Lower Terrace to Pisa - al fresco dining with spectacular views...

                          • The Kitchen opens onto the Lower Terrace

                            The Kitchen opens onto the Lower Terrace

                          • The magnificent chestnut-beamed Soggiorno opens onto The Upper Terrace

                            The magnificent chestnut-beamed Soggiorno opens onto The Upper Terrace

                          • The Master (Grey) Suite also has a Dressing Room

                            The Master (Grey) Suite also has a Dressing Room

                          • The Yellow Bedroom adjoins the Grey Bedroom

                            The Yellow Bedroom adjoins the Grey Bedroom

                          • View over The Lower Terrace towards Pisa at dusk

                            View over The Lower Terrace towards Pisa at dusk

                          • Our village church tower (San Macario in Monte)

                            Our village church tower (San Macario in Monte)

                          • Il Fienile welcomes guests for winter bargains

                            Il Fienile welcomes guests for winter bargains

                          • Villa Macario is 20m below the pool, looking to Pisa

                            Villa Macario is 20m below the pool, looking to Pisa

                          • The view over the villa from the pool

                            The view over the villa from the pool

                          • In season, The Lower Terrace is jasmin-scented

                            In season, The Lower Terrace is jasmin-scented

                          • Villa Macario from behind, as painted by a recent guest

                            Villa Macario from behind, as painted by a recent guest

                          • The Dining Room comes into its own in winter (= additional bedroom in summer).

                            The Dining Room comes into its own in winter (= additional bedroom in summer).

                          • Our typical olive harvest lunch beckons...

                            Our typical olive harvest lunch beckons...

                          • The Grey Bathroom includes a walk-in shower (beyond radiator, left).

                            The Grey Bathroom includes a walk-in shower (beyond radiator, left).

                          • The Green Bedroom with Busatti fabrics

                            The Green Bedroom with Busatti fabrics

                          • The spacious Pink Bedroom also has Busatti fabrics

                            The spacious Pink Bedroom also has Busatti fabrics

                          • The Lower Terrace dining table, set for a local home cooking meal from our cook

                            The Lower Terrace dining table, set for a local home cooking meal from our cook

                          • The wonders of Florence are within a hour

                            The wonders of Florence are within a hour

                          • Florence in snow: no queueing in the winter!

                            Florence in snow: no queueing in the winter!

                          €320 - €938 per night (EUR)
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                          6 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 14

                          View calendar: Updated 11/20/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                          Panoramic Privacy & Peace: 17thC villa restored - Spacious Nature A/c Wifi Pool

                          San Macario in Monte #811982ha

                          6 BR  5.5 BA  Sleeps 14

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