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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

How can I get around?

You are responsible for your own transportation. We recommend you rent a car because the villa is located at the top of a steep hill and is about a 15 minute walk to the train station. A car is more convenient for traveling to local towns and for reaching shops. If you choose to travel by train, you may reach Lucca in about 10 minutes from the local station and from the Lucca station, you will be able to travel to all destinations. We will be happy to arrange taxi service a...


Guest Testimonials

We all had the greatest vacation of our lives, one I know my kids and I will cherish...