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Typical Tuscan Farmhouse, Finely Furnished, With Terrace On Enchanting View.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,130 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa On The Hills Of Lucca, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 1 Sofabed. Sleeps 7 People

This charming farmhouse restored in 2012, was formerly a small cloister dating back to 1700. It is located in the middle of an olive tree grove dominating the valley and the city of Lucca, which lies only 11 km from here. The owner is an interior designer, this is why interiors are refurbished with care and attention to details, using original Tuscan furniture and aiming at the perfect ease of the guests. The days in Lucca will be particularly agreeable thanks to its many attractions and points of interest: the sightseeing of the town, its unique city walls, churches, squares, museums etc. For those who love the sea, in 20 minutes you can reach the sea-side resorts of Versilia, Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi - all renowned for their huge golden shores. For mountain lovers, in only 30 minutes you can be in the Garfagnana area and walk through its ancient villages. Take a chance to visit the cities of art and the most characteristic places of Tuscany (Pisa, Firenze, Siena, Cinque Terre) that are near to Lucca and easy to reach. In case some day you do not want to go anywhere, you can enjoy the impressive terrace, which is definitely the peculiarity of this house, offering the possibility to stay outside in complete relax. A magical place surrounded by nature where everything is like it used to be – only a few ancient houses deep in the stillness of the hills and an enchanting atmosphere due to the magnificent view, outstanding during the day and lovely by night.

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017


Lucca Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1130 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Weekly prices DO NOT include: electricity, GAS/LPG for hot water, and kitchen : Euro 20. Bed linen and towels :Euro 20 . Final cleaning Euro 70,00
  • Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: HEATING, wood for fireplace to pay in cash on consumption.Security deposit Euro 250 to pay in cash on arrival.
  • Cancellation Policy: Please refer to owner's stated policy. 1° payment, 25% at the booking by credit card. 2° payment 75 % in cash at the check-in
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pink Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Ivory Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Yellow Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Pretty bedroom with the trerrace - 1 double , with the terrace
    Romantic bedroom - 1 double , Poster bed, antique furniture, antique toys.
    Elegant Bedroom - 1 queen , Antique furniture. If it's necessay 2 single beds
  • Cot available on request In the Living room there is a sofa bed for 1 people.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Our olive oil production in the property. Versilia Golf Club is 30 km far from this holiday house Montecatini Golf is 18 km far this holiday house Cook on request to prepare dinner at home


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Typical Tuscan Farmhouse, Finely Furnished, With Terrace On Enchanting View.
average rating of 4.904762 based on 63 reviews

Beautiful Tuscan Villa!

  • 5 of 5

This villa was exactly what we were looking for-up in the beautiful hills of Tuscany, and the location was perfect--we easily took day trips to Lucca, Florence, Pisa, Cinque Terre, and Volterra. There is NOTHING like walking out on the terrace after waking up in the morning-looking out over the valley and seeing Lucca in the distance, the peace and tranquility can only be described as good for the soul! The view at night comes in a close second-unbelievable!!

The drive up the winding road the first time was a bit daunting, but you get acclimated quickly, and it is well worth the location and the views.

Massimo was a great host-he helped us with reservations at Le Meriviglie on the night we arrived, a nearby restaurant where we had a great meal with the locals. He also helped us arrange beforehand for a local chef to come prepare a fantastic meal at the villa. We dined out on the terrace with wine, beautiful weather, and beautiful views as Paula brought us course after course of fantastic local cuisine. It was one of the highlights of our stay, and a night we will never forget!!

We all agreed as we were checking out that we were genuinely sad to leave this place-hopefully we will return again someday Massimo!!--thanks for everything!


  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, and I hope to see you again in the future . Massimo
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  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely week in Tuscany. The house was absolutely perfect, tastefully furnished, very clean and comfortable. We loved the position on a hill slope facing the south, there was a plenty of sun on the terrace all day long so even in March we felt almost like it was summer - but so fresh! And the views were amazing!

Massimo (the owner) was very friendly and helpful, thank you very much Massimo! We hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very good people. I hope to meet you again in the future .
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Wonderful week near Lucca

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 1 week stay at Casa Ministro. The house was just what we wanted. It had everything what you need. The property was comfortable and very clean. The look at Lucca and surronding was beautiful. The roud up was wery winding and narrow but it was not problem for us. The owner Massimo was very friendly and extremely helpful host. He arranged for us the local chef and we had excelent home made dinner.

We hope to return someday.

Grazie mille Massimo.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautifully kept Tuscany Villa with a spectacular view. The villa was also very clean.

  • 5 of 5

Massimo (the owner) was a great guy to deal with and was very accommodating. The villa was exactly what we hoped for: Very clean, comfortable, well equipment and with spectacular views. We would definitely stay here again. The villa is remotely located in the hill sides of Tuscany, and is a gem to come home to after a busy day visiting Lucca. A car rental is recommended, as taxi fares quickly add up. We choose the taxi way, so that we could drink lots of Tuscany wine and not have to worry about drinking and driving. Thank you Massimo for making our holiday a memorable one.


  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Cottage with Amazing View

  • 5 of 5

The house was charming and beautiful. It had everything we needed for our stay, and the views from the patio and side terrace are simply amazing. It's close to amenities, and its easy to pop into Lucca to enjoy the sites of the city. Massimo was super helpful and friendly, and even had bread, wine, and pasta waiting for us at the house! The drive up to the house may see daunting to those unfamiliar with European rural roads, but after driving in the mountain region nearby, they are not so bad :) We had a full size estate car, and had no issues getting to the house or parking there. Looking forward to coming back for another stay here in the future. It's just so peaceful and pretty!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming house in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

The house and location are as wonderful as the pictures portray.

The house is full of character and charm, it is equally comfortable, and has all the essential facilities for a holiday break. We could never tire of the daily view into the valley from the terrace. The hillside location is easily accessible by car and a trip to Lucca takes 15 minutes.

We chose this property from the photos on this site and positive comments from previous guests. We stayed in Florence for a short break prior to picking up the car and spending a week at Massimo's house. Whilst here we drove to Pisa which is easily accessible from the house. What we could not believe is why Lucca is not as famous as Florence and Pisa. Lucca was an unbelievable and unexpected jewel. Located within the medieval walls which enclose the town it is a truly historic and fascinating place to visit. The wall of the town is 4km in length and fully accessible to walk, or cycle along. Within the historic walls is a thriving town with some wonderful restaurants and shops.

Massimo is an absolute gentleman and is committed to ensuring his guests have the perfect holiday. He is available without being in any way intrusive. One morning there was no water available, a text to Massimo was swiftly replied with information that he had contacted the local water supplier and there was an issue to the area which was being resolved, further texts kept us fully updated with the timescale for restoration, and happily the issue was swiftly resolved.

I have no hesitation in recommending this property as an ideal place to discover the beauty of Tuscany.

Una and Malcolm - family of 5 from London

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Tirrenia Golf
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi
Car: necessary

The city of Lucca boasts some wonderfully charming urban spaces: the most famous of these is surely the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, built on the ruins of the ancient Roman amphitheatre by the architect Lorenzo Nottolini, a unique architectural marvel. The main artery running through the historic centre is the narrow Via Fillungo, a medieval street lined with the city’s most prestigious shops. Some of Lucca’s other picturesque squares include Piazza San Michele, the city’s historic fulcrum, and Piazza San Martino, the centre of religious life and the site of the renowned Duomo di San Martino. Its immense historic-monumental opulence has prompted a recent proposal to include Lucca’s historic centre – which also comprises a historic playhouse, the Teatro del Giglio - in UNESCO’s world heritage list.


Rates & Availability

Lucca Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
September 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
October 2017
Oct 4 2017 - Oct 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
October 2017
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
November 2017
Oct 29 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
November- Dec2017
Nov 5 2017 - Dec 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan -Febr 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
March 2018
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 30 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
April 2018
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 13 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
April 2018
Apr 14 2018 - Apr 20 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
April 2018
Apr 21 2018 - Apr 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
May 2018
Apr 28 2018 - Jun 1 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 2018
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July-August 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Aug 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
September 2018
Aug 26 2018 - Sep 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
October 2018
Sep 30 2018 - Oct 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Weekly prices include: the rent of the property, private parking, all bedlinen and towels.
Wireless internet is available free.
Weekly prices DO NOT INCLUDE: electricity, gas (for hot water and kitchen), final cleaning..Gas for heating to pay on consumption.
Wood to pay on consuptions.
Security deposit Euro 250,00 .( It will be back the day of your leaving )

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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