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Your Home Away from Home

The villa is a former summer estate which has been carefully restored to its original splendor. It is elegant, yet a very comfortable example of true Tuscan style. The property sits on a hill above a small town where you can find the train station, bank, post office, shops and pharmacy, as well as the area’s best gelateria.

Fantastic Accommodations

You’ll be staying in a lovely 18th century villa on a vast estate with wonderfully-maintained grounds to enjoy.


Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring?

You will be walking a lot in Italy, so we recommend that you bring a comfortable pair of shoes. As you will be at a villa with a pool, you should also bring a bathing suit and towel. Laundry facilities are provided. Electrical service in Italy is supplied at 220-240 volts/50 hertz, so a convertor might be required. We do not have adaptors so you should bring what you need to charge your electronic devices. We strongly recommend that you travel with a cell phone that has coverage in...


Guest Testimonials

The trip to Lucca was a dream come true. Carla, Lorenzo, Shauna and Danny all made me...