Villa Pieve is a pretty villa with spectacular views towards the sea, sleeps 8+2
Originally built in the late 1400s and nestled in an acre of olive trees, with a sweeping view of the Mediterranean Sea, this beautiful three-story stone farmhouse has spectacular views.
Located in rolling hills it overlooks Tuscany's largest and most exciting seaside resort, Viareggio, the evocative Lake Massaciuccoli and the picturesque town of Massarosa, Villa Pieve is perfect as a base to explore the many attractions for which Tuscany is famous. The house is ideally located only a 15 minute drive to the seashore in Viareggio or Forte dei Marmi.
The medieval walled city of Lucca is 20 minutes away; the marble caves of Cararra, located in the dramatic Apuan Alps, is a 25 minute drive. Pisa is 30 minutes from the house. It is an hour's drive (or an easy train ride) to Florence.
Villa Pieve is a three-story stone farmhouse featuring three beautiful master bedroom suites, located on the first and second floors. All three suites are beautifully appointed, furnished with antiques from the local area, and each suite has its own private terrazzo with views of the Mediterranean Sea, Lake Massaciuccoli and the surrounding countryside. In the distance, you can see the Leaning Tower of Pisa and, on clear days, the islands of Corsica, Elba, Gorgona and Capraia. The ground floor contains the living room and dining area, bathroom, cantina, as well as a very large, fully-equipped semi-professional kitchen.
The property is made up of a main villa, one bedroom cottage and can accommodate up to 8 guests. 2 extra guests can be accommodated in pull out beds.
The ground floor contains the living room and dining area, bathroom, cantina, as well as a very large, fully-equipped semi-professional kitchen.
Apricot suite: This spacious suite contains a queen-sized bed as well as a couch, which can be converted into another queen-sized bed if needed. Furnished with period antiques from the area, every window affords outstanding views -- of the sea, Lake Massacioucculi and the 11th century village church. It exits onto a large terrazzo with wonderful views and stylish Dedon outdoor furniture.
Yellow suite: Located on the first floor, this suite contains four rooms: the bedroom (with queen-sized bed) connecting to an office area (with a kitchenette,) a den/studio (with hide-away bed, library and a large flat-screen TV) and an en suite bathroom with shower. The bedroom features floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors, proving beautiful views. Just outside is a beautiful private terrazzo and pergola covered with sweet concord grapes.
Master bedroom: This suite comprises the entire second floor and enjoys the most spectacular of views overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Lake Massaciuccoli, and the countryside. The bedroom features a large open space with a queen-sized bed, a sitting room with desk and fireplace and a full bathroom with shower and bathtub. Furnished with 18th and 19th century antiques, the colour scheme is a soft blue. This suite also features a private terrazzo overlooking the gardens, a small pond and the massage area, as well as spectacular views of the seaside resort of Viareggio and the Mediterranean Sea.
All three suites have air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite connection and very high quality European mattresses and linens.
In addition to the three master bedrooom suites, located just a few steps from the main house is a charming independent cottage. It has a twin bedroom (can be made a Queen-sized bed) with bathroom and shower.
The villa can accommodate 2 extra guests in 2 pull out beds and/or a baby cot (all suitable for children), which are available on request
Villa Pieve features a large, kidney-shaped swimming pool. Contained within the pool is a six-jet Jacuzzi system for utmost relaxation. The swimming pool is located just below the main house, nestled in between the olive trees, with breath taking, Furnished with Dedon loungers, including the eye-catching Daydream piece, the pool area is also a perfect place to have a barbecue or dine in the shade under the hand-crafted iron pergola covered with wisteria. The house is surrounded by the lush and varied vegetation as well as a variety of fruit trees. Grapevines full of sweet concord grapes are found in several sections of the property.
Air-conditioning (in the 3 suites in main house)
2 Wood burning fireplace inserts
Screens at all windows
Swimming pool with hydro massage
American coffee machine
Plasma satellite TVs
Fridge & Freezer
WI FI Broadband internet throughout the villa
Traditional pizza oven
Al fresco dining area
Check in from 4pm
Check out by 10am
No animals allowed
Lucca - 20 mins
Cararra - 25 mins
Pisa - 30 mins
Florence - 1 hour