Villa Bocca is a fabulous historic villa close to Lucca, sleeps 24
Villa Bocca is a historic villa located just north of
Lucca. The fashion for country villas as a place to relax and recharge
was started in the 14th century. Villa Bocca is a perfect example of a
country retreat for the nobility and was built in 1729. It is set in a
huge private country estate of vineyards and olive groves,
which still produce wine and olive oil today. Villa Bocca is
exceptionally spacious and provides a stunning setting for a special
such as a wedding or family reunion (please note: charges apply, contact us for details).
The Estate also has other accommodation - Villa Bocca Dependance, Villa Geranio, Villa Maddalena and others.
Villa Bocca is a perfect base, for exploring Lucca, which is just 10 /15 min drive into the town centre. It is within a 30 min drive of the Tuscan coast and chic beach resorts such as Forte dei Marmi. Florence is a 45 min drive.
|Rest of year (8 Sep onwards)||12 May - 23 June||23 June – 8 Sep|
Villa+dep - €14,687
Studio - €413
Villa+dep - €16,123
Studio - €482
Villa+dep - €19,107
Studio - €482
Please Note: Different rates apply for weddings and events, please Contact Us for more details.
Villa Bocca is an exceptionally spacious villa, which is perfect for a large family group or a special event. This superb historic villa is located just outside the walled city of Lucca and has pretty views. It has been tastefully restored and has spacious rooms and can easily hold a very large group and still have space for guests to lose themselves in the quiet of the villa or garden. The estate is particularly suited to events, meetings and courses. In addition there is also a conference space in another building on the same estate providing extra facilities if required.
There is an entrance hall with traditional black
and white tiles. This opens on the right hand to a huge, professionally equipped
Tuscan kitchen with a dining table that can seat up to 24 guests. To the left,
there is a large utility room and 2 guest bathrooms. There is a large dining
room that connects to the kitchen and a double sitting room with frescoed
ceiling and log fireplace (working fireplace). There are 2 additional sitting
rooms, one is used as a library and has a wood burning stove and the other is a
music and TV room with sat TV.
As in many historic family villas there is a pretty family chapel on the corner of the villa which is accessed from outdoors.
An original stone staircase from the ground floor living room leads to the first floor. To the right, large double doors lead to what was originally the ballroom. Also on this floor are 2 double bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms with tub and shower.
On the second floor there are 2 twin bedrooms (can be made doubles on
request (Queens) with en-suite bathrooms with shower and tub. There is
also another twin bedroom which also has an en-suite bathroom with
shower and tub.
Stairs lead to a large corridor with 3 twin bedrooms (can be made doubles (Queen beds) on request). These rooms share a bathroom with tub and shower. Continuing along the corridor and down a few steps there are 2 bedrooms, one with 2 single beds and 1 small bed suitable for a child, and one triple. These bedrooms share a bathroom with shower. At the end of the corridor, there is another triple bedroom (2 beds can be made a double (Queen bed)) with external bathroom with shower and tub.
The villa is set in very large well kept grounds and has lovely views.
There is a private pool (14 x 8 mts) located to the rear of the villa
and set in the extensive grounds. The large swimming pool is fenced in
making it child friendly. It also has a children’s area at one end as
well as a changing room with shower.
Why not hold your wedding or special event at Villa Bocca. It has extensive grounds, pretty views and multiple spaces and accommodation for additional guests including Villa Bocca Dependance, Villa Geranio, Villa Maddalena . The whole property sleeps up to approx. 78 people.
Private pool – fenced (14 x 8mts)
Shower and changing room at pool
Children’s area at pool
Children’s games available
Air con in bedrooms
Professionally equipped kitchens
DVD, CD player
Baby cot and high chairs available on request
Laundry room with washing machine and dryer
Cook on request
Cookery lessons on request
Studio and conference facilities for up to 60 people (on request)
Working fireplaces in villa sitting room and dependence dining room
Wood stove in library
Arrival is from 4pm
Departure by 10am
No animals allowed
Local village with local shops, bar - 1.5kms
Viareggio & the coast 39km