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New Luxury Apartment in Tuscany, Near Lucca with 5 X 12 Metre Swimming Pool

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Last updated: 11/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3BR/3BA two-storey apartment with 5 x 12 metre swimming pool

(I have three other apartments in the same building that have been in rental for one year. Here is the link to the other two apartments: vrbo 7737874, vrbo 7669139 and vrbo 7838626 The four apartments together are perfect for groups up to 20 people.)

A lovely 1.5 km drive through olive groves brings you to the private, gated entrance. Our apartment (Casa San Gennaro) is part of a six apartment 'Borghetto' (formerly a rural, rustic farmhouse from the 14th century) in the hills below the village of San Gennaro near Lucca. The apartment is a tasteful blend of rustic, contemporary and antique furnishings. A 5 x 12 metre swimming pool with beautifully manicured lawns is shared by the apartments and is located on the terrace above the apartment with lovely views down the valley toward Lucca.

We are proud to offer a lifestyle in the heart of Tuscany that is truly unique. Picture yourself on the grounds of an historic 14th century building, rebuilt to the highest standards using only traditional Tuscan materials and methods, from handmade terra cotta tiled floors, to chestnut beams and tiled ceilings. The property also makes extensive use of hand built stone walls in keeping with the character and traditions of Tuscany.


The inviting open floor plan, which includes the living, dining and kitchen areas, is perfect for sharing meals and conversation. The fully equipped kitchen fitted in white Carrara marble has everything you need: a five-burner gas stove, oven and broiler, and dishwasher.

Two large ensuite bedrooms/bathrooms are on the 1st floor (American 2nd floor) and the top floor has the master bedroom and ensuite bath.

Coming with a bigger group? Or are there only 4 of you? Please ask about our 2 BR/2 BA apartment at il Borghetto in San Gennaro. Less expensive than the 3 BR/3 BA unit listed here.

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/28/2016

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 120 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

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

    21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • This is a two storey apartment on the top two floors of a three storey building. Two bedrooms (1 with two twin beds and the other with queen bed) are on the first floor and the master bedroom is on the top floor....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

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  • Three full bathrooms, all ensuite with the three bedrooms. Each bathroom has a toilet, sink, and shower. The top floor bathroom has a bidet....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of the Appenine Mountains above San Gennaro...moreless

  • Rural:

    1.5 km off the main road in the rolling hills below the village of San Gennaro...moreless

  • Village:

    Historic Village of San Gennaro is a 20 minute hike up the sign-posted hill....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    High table with Carrara marble and bar stools in addition to the dining room table....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In-floor heating throughout. No radiators. Solar panels on roof to assist with making hot water for heating and showers....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free Wi-Fi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury linens with duvets for every bed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open plan...moreless

  • Parking:

    Shared parking area... plenty of room for two cars per apartment...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No land-line. Good signal for mobile phones....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Fluffy towels provided... pool towels, too....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    We have a common area laundry room with a high capacity washing machine...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full service for six people....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Carrara marble throughout. Five burner gas stove with large oven. Fully equipped with pots, pans, utensils, service for six people....moreless

Outside

  • Golf:

    Montecatini Golf Course 30 minutes away....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Private space for outdoor dining....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Beautiful 5 x 12 metre swimming pool with plenty of lounge chairs and umbrellas for all. ...moreless

Building Type

  • Farmhouse
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$206
$1,043
Spring
Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$263
$1,476
Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,739
Autumn
Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$263
$1,476
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$184

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

25% non-refundable deposit required at the time of booking. Remainder due 30 days prior to arrival. No refund available after the full amount has been paid. Guests are highly encouraged to buy Travel Insurance to protect against last minute cancellations.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Pisa or Florence
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Bar Tibi
60 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Livorno
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Montecatini
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Pescia
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
via Pesciatina
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Ristorante al Covo
70 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Abetone
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Viareggio and Forte di Marmi

Car: Necessary

You will find that il Borghetto is located in one of the most popular areas in Tuscany. Situated between Pisa and Florence in Northern Tuscany, il Borghetto is only eight miles from the historic city of Lucca,

famous for its flat, pedestrian-friendly, cobblestone streets and its magnificent thirty meter wide Renaissance wall surrounding the entire city. Taking part in the evening walk, la passagiata, on the

tree-lined wall with dozens of other walkers and bikers is one of life’s little pleasures in Lucca. Lucca is big enough to offer opera and world famous artists at its Summer Music Festival, first-rate shopping,

and fine restaurants – and small enough that you can traverse by foot in twenty minutes.

You will be perfectly situated for easy access from either Pisa International Airport or Florence International Airport – each just 45 minutes from your door. Less than one hour away you will find the

Ligurian Sea and the famous walks in the Cinque Terre and the beaches of Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio and Torre del Lago, the home and final resting place of Lucca’s most famous citizen, Giacomo Puccini. The world famous Puccini Festival takes place every summer on the shores of Torre del Lago at their beautiful outdoor amphitheatre. In less than two hours, you can visit beautiful Siena, San Gimignano,

the vineyards of Chianti, and the famous Garfagnana region, home of the beautiful forested National Parks of the Apuane and Appennine mountain ranges.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Jim and his wife, Debbie, bought property near Lucca in 2003 and have permanently relocated to this beautiful area. We have lived in Europe for the past 20 years (London and Stockholm before moving to Italy). Jim has a passion for cooking and is happy to share his secrets to making a perfect pizza in a wood burning oven. We are also happy to help you plan your itinerary while in this area, including pre-booking your museum tickets in Florence to avoid the lines, booking our favourite restaurants for you and more.

Why the Owner Chose Capannori LU, Italy:
The location of il Borghetto in San Gennaro is superb. In the medium hills above the Lucca plain and below the historic village of San Gennaro, we offer a piece of solitude in the Tuscan hills. Views of vineyards and olive groves are offered from every vantage point on the property. The newly built property features the stones of the 14th century building that stood on this very spot. Modern inside, the apartment retains the Tuscan charm of handmade terra cotta floors and chestnut beam ceilings throughout. It is an easy 20 minute hike up the hill to San Gennaro, where you can dine at the local trattoria, Il Corno Rosso. Hiking paths (all well marked by Club Alpina d'Italia) are all around the area.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
The 5 x 12 metre swimming pool is on the highest point of the property, giving lovely views back toward Lucca. Gated entrance for security.


Contact us

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/28/2016

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Photos

  • Beautiful il Borghetto in San Gennaro

    Beautiful il Borghetto in San Gennaro

  • The lovely winding road leading to il Borghetto

    The lovely winding road leading to il Borghetto

  • Lots of lounge chairs and sun beds

    Lots of lounge chairs and sun beds

  • Beautiful views from the 5 x 12 metre pool

    Beautiful views from the 5 x 12 metre pool

  • Each apartment has a private area for outdoor dining

    Each apartment has a private area for outdoor dining

  • Chestnut beams and handmade terra cotta add to the rustic Italian ambiance.

    Chestnut beams and handmade terra cotta add to the rustic Italian ambiance.

  • Terra cotta staircase leading to master bedroom and bath.

    Terra cotta staircase leading to master bedroom and bath.

  • Bathroom No. 2 with shower.

    Bathroom No. 2 with shower.

  • Master bedroom with views up to the historic village of San Gennaro.

    Master bedroom with views up to the historic village of San Gennaro.

  • Master bathroom with shower and bidet.

    Master bathroom with shower and bidet.

  • This is your view from the master  bedroom!

    This is your view from the master bedroom!

  • Lots of room to play and dine outdoors

    Lots of room to play and dine outdoors

  • The private gated entrance to il Borghetto in San Gennaro

    The private gated entrance to il Borghetto in San Gennaro

  • Our new pergola will be covered with wisteria soon

    Our new pergola will be covered with wisteria soon

  • The view of the village of San Gennaro from the pool

    The view of the village of San Gennaro from the pool

  • Inviting open floor plan, which includes living, dining and kitchen areas.

    Inviting open floor plan, which includes living, dining and kitchen areas.

  • Fully equipped kitchen with Carrara marble to make fabulous Italian meals.

    Fully equipped kitchen with Carrara marble to make fabulous Italian meals.

  • Bedroom No. 1 with twin beds and ensuite bath.

    Bedroom No. 1 with twin beds and ensuite bath.

  • Bedroom No. 2 with queen bed and antique armoire.  Ensuite bath on the right.

    Bedroom No. 2 with queen bed and antique armoire. Ensuite bath on the right.

  • Master bedroom with luxurious linens, duvet and down pillows.

    Master bedroom with luxurious linens, duvet and down pillows.

  • Spectacular views from every window!

    Spectacular views from every window!

  • Your outdoor dining area... under the olive trees.

    Your outdoor dining area... under the olive trees.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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