Villa Raffaelli was constructed as a medioeval fortress in 1582. It was the country residence to the Raffaelli's, a noble family of Lucca : they were bishops, judges and writers; Pietro Raffaelli was the predecessor to the Duke of Modena. Within the centries old walls of the villa one can still admire the original stuccos and affrescos adorning the ceilings plus an ample collection of antique furniture. Beside an ancient waterwell is the wooden decked swimming pool (10x5x0,9) complete with sunchairs and gazebo. Heated Jacuzzi availlable, in the winter covered by a glass dome. All the villa’s main rooms plus the garden posses a magnificant view of the tuscan Apuan Alps, of Michelangelo. At the main entrance stands the old Guardhouse which is an ideal setting for romantic candlelight dinners.
* Fitness. * Hiking paths and mountainbiking. Maps are available in the reading room in the villa. * Horseriding (fee). * Mountain bikes for rent (fee). * Dishwasher * Stereo * VCR * Sat-TV * Videotapes for children
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (€) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.
Additional information about rental rates:
Rent MB and Horses
Italian breakfast 10€ pax (tea, coffee, milk, toasted bread, marmelades, homemade cakes, heated brioches, yogurts, fresh fruitjuices..)
Domestic, cook upon request.
Arrival must be beetween 4,00 and 7,00 p.m. and departure before 10,00 a.m. <br>
Refundable security deposit euro 500.<br>
The rates include:<br>
Final and initial cleanings, Daily cleanings (2 hours per day, bedrooms and bathrooms),
Garden-swimming pool maintainance,
Weekly change of linen, and mid-week change of towels,
Electricity, water, gas.<br>
Possible Extra services: bike rent, horse-riding, cook service, maid service.
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