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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 about 15 minutes outside of Lucca, Italy where you can find the local train station, bank, post office, 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 will the weather be like?

The weather in Lucca at the end of May is typically comfortable, ranging in the upper 70’s during the day and getting down to the 50’s at night. It is also possible to get some rain showers, so you might want to bring an umbrella or other rain gear. The weather in early October is usually very comfortable, with temperatures normally in the low 70's and 50's at night. The rooms at the villa are both heated and air-conditioned.


Guest Testimonials

Staying at the villa together, this group has quickly changed from a group of...

Jenn & Mark