Villa Iris is located in the Tuscan hills 10 minutes from Lucca, this beautifully restored 18th century farmhouse is set in 40 acres of olive trees and vineyards. The farmhouse is located on a hill, off a country road through a private gate. Views in all directions are of rolling, wooded hills and on a clear day you can see the Leaning Tower in Pisa.The house has recently been restored and the interior was designed and crafted by the finest craftsmen and in keeping with both Tuscan traditions and the highest standards of comfort. It has six large, modern bathrooms, five large bedrooms and four fireplaces. Based here you can enjoy the daily
town life in the walled city of Lucca, the beach resort of Forte dei
Marmi (30 minutes) or spend a day in Florence (45 minutes) or just relax and enjoy the pretty veiws from the garden and poolside.
2017 Prices (in €
euros per week)
7 Jan - 1 April
28 Oct - 23 Dec
16 Sept - 28 Oct
1 April -16 Sept
Xmas & New Year
Rental: Weekly, Sat - Sat
Prices include: Fresh bread & newspapers provided daily, water, kitchen gas, electricity up to 500kw per week (normal usage), heating (when required) up to 80 cubic mts per week (normal usage), Daiy maid Mon- Sat 8am - 2pm, Sun 9am - 1pm, breakfast service daily until 10am (excludes cost of food), linen & towels (changed twice weekly including Sat), WI FI Internet, local phone calls, pool & garden maintenance, local phone calls, final cleaning
Not included: Electriicty over 500 kw per week - €0.34 per unit, heating over 80 cubic mts per week - €4.26 per unit, grocery shopping - €15 per hr, cook service for lunch - €35 per hr (cook + assistant) + cost of food, dinner - €40 per hr + cost of food, pizza making - €35 per hr + cost of food, extra maid service and / or laundry service (washing/ironing) - €15 per hr, pool heating - approx. €125 per day depending on weather (may take 2 days to heat), shopping and cook service require advance booking of min 1 day before and advance payment is required for grocery shopping, non local phone calls, concierge on request
Local Tourist Tax: € per person over 14 years, payable in cash on arrival
Security Deposit: €2,500 (euros) payable with balance and refunded within 4 weeks of departure
Villa Iris is filled with light and
inviting open spaces. The ground floor opens onto an outdoor terrace
from four pairs of large wooden doors (the original stable doors). There
is outdoor dining under the pergola and a covered outdoor living area.
There are walled gardens, a 60 foot long mosaic pool as well as a
traditional outdoor pizza oven. The villa is equipped with cable television, a flat screen TV and surround sound in the living room. There are screens throughout the house. There are fans in all the bedrooms. 4 bedrooms have air conditioning and the bedroom on the ground floor has a fan.
Kitchen fully furnished with all appliances, opens onto a pergola for dining and outdoor living room.
Dining room with fireplace opens to outdoor terrace
Large living room with fireplace, television, DVD, Stereo
Guest bathroom with shower
Bedroom 1: Queen size bed with fireplace, en suite bathroom with shower
Doors opening onto the terrace, pool and loggia
Master bedroom 2: King size bed, fireplace, very large en suite bathroom with tub and double shower. Air conditioning.
Master bedroom 3: King size bed, stereo, desk, WI FI access with fax, reading area. En suite bathroom with shower. Air conditioning.
Large library with various English books on different subjects. WI FI access
Huge artist studio with work area, WI FI access, television and fireplace.
Master bedroom 4: Twin/King size bed, desk, reading area, en suite bathroom with shower. Air conditioning
Master bedroom 5: King size bed, reading area, desk, en suite bathroom with shower. Air conditioning
Set 40 acres of olive trees and vineyards. Large garden Dining area under a pergola Outdoor living room under a second pergola Mosaic Pool (17.5 x 5.5mts) - heated on request Pizza oven Dedicated parking area Outdoor covered dining area Beautiful views Vegetable garden & orchard
Automatic entry gate Private parking Wi Fi internet (inside and at pool) Artist studio Library with English books Cable TV Flat screen TV with surround sound in living room DVD Music system Air conditioning in bedrooms Private pool ((17.5 x 5.5 mts) – heated on request Traditional pizza oven Furnished outdoor area for relaxing & dining Vegetable garden & orchard Screens throughout
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Lucca Pisa - 20km Viareggio - 33km Forte dei Marmi - 38km Florence - 81km Siena - 146km
A lovely restored villa with modern interiors and panoramic views of Florence. Sleeps 11 in 6 bedrooms/6 bathrooms (5 in villa, 1 in cottage). Large living room, well equipped kitchen,TV room, private garden, fenced pool (6x12m), wifi internet, Sat TV, air con in 4 bedrooms, screens, 2 mins to local town, bus stop to Florence, 10 mins to Florence centre.
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