VILLA AL BOSCO

Villa al Bosco is a stunning, luxury villa close to Lucca, sleeps 12


  • Location - on the edge of a local village
  • 15 mins from Lucca
  • Large garden and grounds
  • Large private pool
  • Stereo, study with fax, computer, WI FI fast internet connection
  • Video, Telephone, Satellite TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Chef available on request
  • Walking distance to local shops, bar & restaurant
  • 10 - 15 min drive into Lucca city centre
  • Great location for exploring Lucca and the coast

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Villa al Bosco is a beautifully restored, elegant Lucchese Villa in traditional style with a central staircase up to the main entrance both to the front and rear of the house. The house has been restored to high specifications and today provides luxury accommdation for an exclusive stay in Tuscany. It is set in  large  grounds and has views down over the walled city of Lucca in the distance, whilst being in a quiet country location it is just 15 minutes from the city centre. Villa al Bosco has been furnished with top quality fixtures and furnishings and is a great base for exploring Lucca, Montecatini with its famous spa and is within easy reach of the Tuscan coast of Versilia. The wonderful renaissance city of Florence is also within easy reach (50 mins)
Villa al Bosco is a perfect location if you are looking for beautifully furnished, luxury accommodation in a peaceful, private location that is within easy reach of Lucca and Pisa.



2017 Price (in Euros per week)

One Season - €15,000



Rental: Weekly, Sat - Sat

Prices include: Welcome pack, breakfast (including groceries), heating / air conditioning, electricity, water, gas, linen & towels (changed Wed & Sat), daily cleaning (6 days per week), final cleaning, WI FI internet, garden & pool maintenance, concierge

Not included: Telephone charges payable on departure, cook/ chef service - on request

Security Deposit: €2,000 (euros). Payable in cash on arrival, which is held and returned to you at the end of your stay.


Villa al Bosco is a fine example of a traditional Lucchese Villa with central steps at the front and rear of the house leading up to the main entrance. If has been carefully restored by it’s owner and provides accommodation of exceptional quality. It has been restored and furnished with great attention to detail and includes hand painted friezes and the furniture has been carefully selected to suit the style of this beautiful house and together with the individual character of each room creates a sophisticated atmosphere, which guests will adore. Villa al Bosco is a spacious house for a large group and is divided over three floors. It is located in the village of Vorno, which is just outside Lucca being only 15 mins by car right into the city centre. Lucca has car parks along the outside of the city walls that are easily accessible on arriving in the city. The city centre is then only a short walk through the many gates into the centre.




VILLA DESCRIPTION

SLEEPS 12

GROUND FLOOR

The ground floor has a lovely, fully equipped, country style kitchen with fireplace and a dining room with a large stone fireplace. There is also a laundry room amd bathroom on the ground floor, as well as a small sitting room. The ground floor opens onto the front garden.

  • Well equipped, country style kitchen
  • Pretty dining room with fireplace and doors to the garden
  • Small sitting room
  • Guest bathroom
  • Laundry room
  • Storage
  • Additional side entrance
  • Staircase to all floors

FIRST FLOOR

The main front entrance of the house is up a few stone steps into an elegantly furnished sitting room in the centre of the house, which also has access to the rear garden through French doors, down a curved flight of steps to the rear of the house. There is also a downstairs study with a fax, computer and internet access. Off the beautifully furnished sitting room are 3 stunning double bedrooms, all with en suite marble bathrooms with large bathtubs. Each room is styled using a different colour and all beds throughout the house are King size. The bathrooms include roll top baths from England. No expense has been spared in furnishing this beautiful house, which has been restored in great style to its former glory. There are stairs to one side of the house which lead down to the ground floor and also upstairs to the second floor. All 3 guest bedroom  on this floor are centred around a bright and sunny drawing room.

  • Elegant, spacious central sitting room with grand piano
  • Office/study
  • Bedroom 1 – A refreshing blue room, which is large and spacious, with a king bed overlooking the rear gardens.  There is a marble en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and a separate shower.
  • Bedroom 2 – A stunning Tuscan green and yellow king bedded room overlooking the pool, garden and main entrance with Cypress tree lined driveway.  There is an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower.
  • Bedroom 3 – A spacious red and yellow king bedded room overlooking the front gardens filled with lavender and Magnolia and Cypress trees.  There is a spacious en-suite bathroom with shower.

SECOND FLOOR

The second floor has a library and a large luxurious sitting room with home theatre and a central music system. Off the sitting room are a further 3 double bedrooms all individually furnished in different colours. If you are looking for a bit of luxury, this is a perfect house to for you to enjoy the elegant style of a superb example of an Italian Villa.
All 3 guest bedrooms on this floor are centred around a large cosy TV room

  • Luxurious central sitting room with home theatre and central music system
  • Bedroom 4 – A sunny and soothing blue king bedded room with views across the rear garden and olive terraced hillsides.  There are 2 steps down into an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and a separate shower.
  • Bedroom 5 – A charming and spacious red king bedded room with stunning views of the swimming pool and lavender gardens looking out across towards the walled city of Lucca.  2 steps down lead to a large en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and a separate shower and beautiful views on all sides.
  • Bedroom 6 – A soft coloured sage green twin bedded room with beautiful views across Lucca.  2 steps lead down to a large en-suite bathroom with a shower.

OUTDOORS

There is a large garden all round the villa and the private pool (12 x 6mts) is set off to the side of the front garden on a terrace set amongst olive trees. There is a pretty pergola covered with beautiful jasmine, where you can dine “al fresco”. The main front garden has mature cypress trees and magnolias and the rear garden is set out in the style of a formal Italian garden. There are views to the front of the house down towards the walled city of Lucca, a labyrinth of lanes and streets that fan out across the city with piazzas hidden at every corner, one larger than the next and there is even a lovely oval piazza tucked away, almost hidden and often stumbled on by surprise. If you get lost in the maze, exit the centre and stroll along the top of the city walls for a different view of this bustling city. Or better still, hire a bike and cycle round for a birds eye view of the town.



FACILITIES


Automatic entry gate
Large private garden
Formal Italian style rear garden
Private pool (12 x 6mts)
Home theatre and Satellite TV
Central music system
Air conditioning throughout
Phone
Fax
Computer
WI FI internet



NOTES


Arrival is after 4pm on day of arrival
Departure is by 10am
No animals allowed



LOCATION


Village shops, bar & restaurant within walking distance
Lucca – 7 km
Pisa – 18 km
Viareggio – 35 km
Forte dei Marmi – 41 km
Florence – 84 km



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