Farmhouse Villa Outside the Walls of Lucca

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Tuscan Farm Vila - Lucca/Gattaiola, Italy


Last updated: 10/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

If you are looking for a comfortable home base from which to explore the timeless beauty of Tuscany, look no further! We offer spacious accommodations in the beautiful Italian countryside community of Gattaiola, surrounded by vineyards and just minutes from the medieval walled city of Lucca. This year while staying at the villa, we had day trips to Carrara, Sestri Levante, Cortona, Orvieto, Assisi, Deruta, and Cinque Terre and Florence and Pisa. The villa is centrally located providing ease of travel by bus, car or train.

Originally an active farm, this rustic, three-story villa on approximately 12 hillside acres is furnished with Italian antiques and features a country kitchen (complete with original brick-fire oven) as well as six bedrooms, a dining/living area and two recently remodeled bathrooms. Simple in style and design, the farm villa can easily accommodate groups of up to 10 guests, with plenty of parking and spacious grounds for outdoor activities.

Centrally located in the heart of Tuscany. the villa offers convenient travel access to popular destinations such as Florence, Pisa, The Cinque Terre and the coastal resort of Viareggio.

For winter travelers, the Italian ski chalets of Abetone are within roughly an hour's drive. Other convenient activities include biking through the hills to Pisa, hiking in the Alpuan Alps, and sightseeing in Lucca and its outlying villages.

Bicycle groups, motorcycle groups, running groups, church groups, families, couples with children would thoroughly enjoy the spacious countryside and 3 story house.

Keywords: Renato/Villa

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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We ask that the person who signs the contract agreement be 30 years or older. We encourage families, travel groups and religious retreats....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books:

    Books are mostly written in English...moreless

  • CD Player


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Viareggio, one of Italy's premier beach resort areas is a short train or car destination....moreless

  • Downtown:

    From the villa you can choose to walk, bike, bus or take a short car ride to the ancient walls of Lucca. Best: THE COMICS in October--one of the best comic gaming events in the world! ...moreless

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View:

    Views of the Abetone hills and also not far from the marble mountains of Carrara. Perfect for biking groups!...moreless

  • Rural:

    Close to the city walls of Lucca yet out in the country....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Abetone Hills are an hour's drive to the ski slopes....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling


  • Dining:

    Dining in the kitchen. Additional tables can be used if the party is 7 or more....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:


  • Living Room:

    TV room with living space...moreless

  • Parking:


  • Parking Off Street:

    This is a country setting. There is parking outside the villa. There would be enough parks to fit at least 6 cars....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:



  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker:

    Expresso coffee...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All utensils provided. Pizza oven in the kitchen wall...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All utensils and dishes provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New dishwasher with new stove....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Recently remodeled with new cabinets, table, chairs, and stove. Extra: Fireplace for those cold nights located in the kitchen....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Newer oven with baking roasting dishes provided + pizza oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some pantry items are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Double toaster provided...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Newer deck overlooking the countryside...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard


Write a review 5
from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 - Oct 26, 2016
4 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Oct 27 - Nov 8, 2016
4 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Nov 9 - Dec 26, 2016
4 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Winter Holiday
Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2017
4 night min stay


Rates are based on 8 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning $200


We do not take any responsibility for lost or stolen items or for any injuries that may occur on the property or otherwise.

Although not required, it is suggested that renters have rental insurance.

The contract agreement must be made with a person 30 years old or older.

Pets will be considered. Please speak with the owner if you are considering a pet.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/12/2016
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21 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Da Lido
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

This property is located in the beautiful countryside of Gattaiola, just minutes to the town of Lucca and a short drive to the beaches in Viarreggio. Tourist attractions galore, and usually done with a day trip by car. This is a great location for biking enthusiasts as well as hiking groups since the Pisa hills are, literally, out your door. Families with children, groups and religious retreats are encouraged. Please don't hesitate to contact me at 831-588-6705 with questions.

Must see: Florence, Pisa, Cortona, Montepuliciano, Montereggioni, San Gimingnano, Siena, Cinque Terre and Carrara.


Owner info

About the owner: My cousins and I inherited this property in 2003. We are Italian but born and raised in California. In 2003, the farmhouse became our 'project' to bring it back to it's original glory. We invite you to come to our villa to experience the peace and tranquility of the countryside, yet minutes away from all the beautiful Tuscan amenities.

Why the Owner Chose Lucca, Lucca, Italy:
It has the best location for all Tuscany amenities. Close to Florence, Pisa and the Italian beaches of Viareggio, not to mention the mountains of Pisa and the Cinque Terre! It is also a wonderful location to do day excursions to Montereggioni, Pienza, Cortona, and Livorno.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The villa is not occupied and you will be the sole tenants during your stay. The countryside boasts some excellent restaurants walking distance away! It is very close to the walled town of Lucca, a unique Tuscan center that is beautiful beyond compare! Restaurants galore, one better than the next. All this information is located inside the house by the entertainment area.

Contact us

Speaks: english, italian

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  • Tuscan Farm Vila - Lucca/Gattaiola, Italy

    Tuscan Farm Vila - Lucca/Gattaiola, Italy

  • kitchen


  • large table in kitchen with pizza oven, fireplace

    large table in kitchen with pizza oven, fireplace

  • New downstairs bathroom

    New downstairs bathroom

  • Queen bed

    Queen bed

  • Single bed

    Single bed

  • Queen bed

    Queen bed

  • Sit an enjoy a glass of wine on the roof of our workshop

    Sit an enjoy a glass of wine on the roof of our workshop

  • Tuscan Farm Villa - Lucca/Gattaiola, Italy

    Tuscan Farm Villa - Lucca/Gattaiola, Italy

  • kitchen


  • Wine cellar

    Wine cellar

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • Large single bed

    Large single bed

  • Queen bed

    Queen bed

  • Vineyard at the villa

    Vineyard at the villa

  • Farmhouse countryside

    Farmhouse countryside

VRBO #104652

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Lucca, Lucca, Italy #104652

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