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G & G MILL -PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL - Wi-Fi FREE -

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room, kitchen (sleeps 4/5 )

FOR BOOKINGS TO THE YEAR 2018 CONFIRMED BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR 2017 - WILL BE APPLY A DISCOUNT OF 5 %

Immersed in a small village in the Tuscan countryside

only 5 MILES CLOSE TO LUCCA TOWN

INDEPENDENT APARTMENT WITH PRIVATE GARDEN AND SWIMMING POOL

HISTORY :

The structure dates back to the 1600’s and according to the stories handed down for generations it was originally a convent. With time it became a place for the selection and storage of the local rice crop. A plaque on the front of the building testifies to this. From generation to generation it acquired various transformations and during the last century part of the structure became a flour mill, evidenced by the large and picturesque iron wheel that still exists behind the house. Another part of the structure was used as an olive press to produce the local extra virgin olive oil.

The apartment on the ground floor has been restored maintaining the existing features of the olive press still present today. Inside the apartment there is an old piece of machinery which was used to press the olives and in the floor covered by a glass panel you can see the terra cotta container to preserve the freshly pressed olive oil. Also visible are the original supporting arches of the old structure.

The original “stone machinery” that was used to press the olives has been placed in the garden.

EXISTING

The apartment has 2 bedrooms, one bathroom and one large room used as a living room and dining area.

The property is comfortably furnished with new and restored antique furniture and keeping in tune with the original look.

An exterior dining area is available just outside the entrance door. There is also a large garden to have meals and relax enjoying the beautiful countryside.

The garden is private only for the apartment G & G MILL

The small stream that runs nearby makes the atmosphere even more magical.

The heating will be pay a part based on the consumption

A WELCOME PACK is provided for our guests at arrival.

An important things to know about us :

My father speak well English becouse when he was young he study for 2 years in S.Francisco so for anythings you need when you are here we can help you

Booking a :

'COOKING LESSONS' in the house with our chef 'Annalisa' to taste our Lucchese Traditional Food -

Guide to visit the most important things in Lucca area

RENT BICYCLES

NEW 2016 !!!!!!! : RENT YOUR FLY - HOT AIR BALLOONING OVER LUCCA

with Associazione Culturale . Lucca Balloon Club

BUY A SPECIAL PRESENT : hand made painting on ceramic : www.arteinceramica.it

RENT YOUR LINENS FOR THE SWIMMING POOLS

We can give you have many things for the confort of your small child - included in the house price

This is an apartment on the same floor that you go outside - so it's very similar like an indipendent house - the other person who lives there have their entrance in their house in others part - and it's probaly that you don't see nobody when you are here - however there are very quite people and very friendly

A BEAUTIFUL SWIMMING POOL IS AVAILABLE FOR SEASON 2017 TO ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
October 8, 2017

About The Owner

HI !! I AM CRISTINA - NICE TO MEET YOU

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2009

Why The Owner chose Lucca

This house is in a strategic position : 10 minutes with a car from the exit of the freeway LUCCA EST - and 10 minutes from the exit freeway CAPANNORI -

so it's very quicly to arrive in other town with the freeway

the most famous cultural city to visit near Lucca are : FIRENZE 45 minutes - PISA 25 minutes - VIAREGGIO (our sea) 20 minutes - FORTE DEI MARMI (famous Vip sea) 30 Minutes

Lucca 10 minutes by normal way - not freeway

our mountain ABETONE 45 Minutes

What makes this apartment unique

This is a quiet zone - good for your relax Inside the house you can find also many toys to play for your children. Near the house you can find many shop like:

600 mt. a restourant and pizzeria also take away - 600 mt. a Post Office -600 mt. a butcher shop where you can buy meat, cheese, salumi and many other things for daily need - 500 mt a bar for breakfast an other butcher and a shop like a small supermarket - 650 mt. an Icecream shop -1 km a SUPERMARKET - near the supermarket there are a restourant with good fish - two banks - a pharmacy - a laundry self service also to dry the chothes

My home is at 1 Km. so for anything you need we are at your disposition

In the house you can find also soap for dishwasher and washer machine

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Bar for brekfast
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Lucca Train station
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Lucca Est
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Restourant 'La Conca' - 'IL Gattino Bianco'
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Viareggio
Car: necessary

Amenities

Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) sleeps 2, Queen size Beds (1) sleeps 2, Baby Cribs (1) for baby until 1 year old - request at booking -
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis

Reviews

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(21 traveler reviews)

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G & G MILL -PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL - Wi-Fi FREE -
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
5

We really enjoyed staying in this lovingly renovated apartment.

  • 5 of 5

Christina was an excellent hostess. We got lost in Lucca on the evening of our arrival and she came and met us and had us follow her to the apartment. She took care of any minor issues that we had and gave us good advice regarding sight-seeing.

The home, a former olive oil mill, is beautifully appointed and shows remarkable creativity. The furniture and appliances are all first class.

Lucca is a great location for day trips to many Tuscan cities and villages.

Kris and George, New Hampshire

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

VERY BEAUTIFULL HOLIDAY

  • 5 of 5

The house and the garden are gorgeous! WONDERFUL

In this little piece of paradise we regenerated -

It was wonderful to bathe at midnight in the pool after a romantic dinner in the garden -

The neighbors are very nice and they tasted some of their local produce - wine and some vegetables directly from their "Orto"

Cristina and her family welcomed us with great affection

I hope next year we will be able to move again from you

Many thanks for all !!!! - with love

Mary

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A big kiss to you and your family - We see next year
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5

Wonderful apartment close to beautiful Lucca

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two weeks at Gina & Gino's Mill. The property was clean, spacious and provided everything we needed for our stay. The location was perfect for visiting lots of different areas of Tuscany. The garden was a great bonus in which to relax in the heat of the day. We enjoyed cooking in the apartment as well as visiting a local restaurant, bar and the wonderful ice cream shop Pappa Grappa.We cannot thank Cristina enough for her help after we were involved in an accident, she was the perfect host and we will not hesitate in recommending this property to friends and family, We love Lucca and the surrounding area and I am sure we will return again one day. Thank you so much Cristina, it was lovely to meet and talk with you.You went out of your way to help and we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday, x Sharon and Ron

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy to know you and to help you ! I hope to see you in the future so we can talk again with a glass of good wine
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Tallahassee, FL
5

Lifetime Dream Italian Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have dreamed for many years of spending a prolonged vacation in Italy and were pleased and excited to reserve the Old G & G Mill. We fell in love with the property at first sight and could not believe it was actually more attractive and "homey" than the photos indicated. Dealing with Cristina from start to finish was a joy. Upon arrival we were somewhat tired and frankly, got lost. No problem for Cristina who answered our call immediately, drove to our location and escorted us to the apartment where a delicious snack of Italian delicacies awaited. We also enjoyed meeting her parents and will long remember our half-English, half-Italian conversations. Lucca was our "base of operation" for our six (6) weeks stay. The property was clean and well-maintained and its location perfect, proximate enough to Lucca to visit frequently (my wife loved the markets!), and while comfortably quiet in a bucolic setting, very close to all of the major highways in the area, allowing travel throughout central and northern Italy to be convenient and effortless. When we first arrived we were not quite sure what we would do for 6 weeks; after being there for 3 weeks we looked at each other one day and agreed we could stay for a year. Close by are numerous wonderful restaurants, a wide variety of grocery stores and the best gelato (PappaGrappa) we found anywhere in Italy (and we sampled many!).

We recommend this property to all and will be sure to be there ourselves if the opportunity arises.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were very glad to known you - the time spent here with us has passed very quickly - I hope to meet you again in the future - We wait you again - Cristina and family
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Kelseyville CA
5

Charming home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was the highlight of our month in Italy! We spent three wonderful weeks in this charming and unique home. Cristina was a joy to work with from the very beginning of my search to the end of our trip. Her parents, Ansano and Brunetta were helpful and friendly. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his visits with Ansano, speaking Italian and learning about the history of the mill and his family. The apartment was clean and well stocked with all the necessities. We enjoyed sitting in the garden with a glass of wine after our day trips to Cinque Tere, Viareggio, Pisa, Lucca, and Florence. A Supermarket and bank with ATM just down the street. Il Gattino Bianco and Irma were two local restaurants with wonderful food. I hope to return soon to G&G Mill, it will be like coming home! Thank you for a wonderful stay. I will tell everyone I know about this special place!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: IT'S WAS A VERY PLEASURE TO KNOW YOU !! WE WAIT AGAIN
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Parker, Colorado, USA (living in Abu Dhabi)
5

Better than we even imagined!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is among the best values we found during our three weeks in Italy. The apartment and village were even more charming and better furnished than we expected. Cristina and her family were extremely gracious hosts. The location is ideal, close enough to Lucca, Pisa, the beach, the autoestrade, yet in a quiet village offering a unique Italian experience away from other tourists. We also enjoyed the restaurant Gattina Bianca and certainly recommend it. We hope to come back some day.

Thank you for such an awesome experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy to read your beautiful experience with us !! Me too I hope to see you and your family in the future - many thank for all
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $47.09
Damage Deposit $235.46

The weekly prices includes:water, Bedrooms/bathrooms linens,
electricity, gas, final cleaning, full kitchen, private parking, Welcome Pack, WI-FI

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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