Borgo Lucchese is a beautiful little hamlet near Lucca, sleeps 24
Borgo Lucchese is an enchanting and beautifully
restored historic hamlet set in an aristocratic estate of cypress,
magnolia and weeping willow trees, lilied lakes and fountains. Hidden
away in the hills just 10 minutes from the walled city of Lucca, it is a
Tuscan retreat of great charm available for exclusive private rental.
Borgo Lucchese is the perfect place for special gatherings of family and friends. It is located within walking distance of a local village, which has a restaurant and small shops. The villa is also within easy reach of the Tuscan coast with its many chic beach resorts including the VIP town of Forte dei Marmi with its luxury beach clubs and designer boutique shopping.
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Fabulous Borgo Lucchese is located just outside the walled town of
Lucca. It is made up of a series of buildings including what was
originally a chapel, that originally serviced the owner's large
traditional style Italian Villa that sits just above it.
The main Villa has beautifully kept formal gardens to the front that are open to guests staying here and form part of the large grounds. There are two courtyards that can be used for "al fresco" dining, one just next to the kitchen and the other next to the beautiful "pescheria" fishpond complete with fountains.
The property is set in the countryside and is just off a country lane
and accessed through a private entrance gate. Some of the buildings are
rendered and are a lovely salmon pink colour and the other buildings are
in stone. They have all been restored to an extremely high standard
with great care and attention to every detail. They have luxurious soft
furnishings and every modern comfort.
The garden is accessed through a lovely arched walkway in the centre of the stone building, which was originally the chapel and has a gravel area with covered gazebo for shade and then extends into a large lawn with the pool being located at the top end of the large walled garden.
This sumptuous property is set out in multiple
buildings giving it the atmoshere of a little hamlet. On the ground floor there is
a fully equipped kitchen, beautiful formal dining room, drawing room with fireplace and satellite TV with dual capacity video
Office with telephone, fax, internet access and computer facilities, central music system (CD, radio, cassette and microphone) and security/surveillance system.
Music room with piano and log fireplace
Card and billiard room
Wine library with a private collection of Tuscan/Italian wines
Gym with cardiovascular and weight equipment
Sun lounge/reading room
Four ground floor bathrooms
Service area and laundry room
12 luxurious guestrooms (4 of which can either be king or twin bedded
rooms) each with superb en-suite bath and shower facilities (5 with
hydromassage baths), individually temperature controlled heating and
air-con, linked to a central music system, and equipped with telephone,
hairdryers, bathrobes and pool towels.
There are several very different outdoor areas including little piazzas, a 17th century
fish pond, which is floodlit at night and fountains where you can sit and dine / snack al fresco.
There is the large lawn with a pretty gazebo and private pool (16 x 8m).
All bedrooms have individually controlled air con/ heating
All bedrooms have en suite bathrooms
Ornamental fishpond with 17th century fountains
Central music system
Guest office with phone, fax, computer facilities
Al fresco dining
Floodlit private pool 16 x 8m
Card & billiard room
Several lounges including a domed music room
Sun lounge with library
Grand formal dining room
Well equipped Tuscan kitchen
Wine library and tasting room
WI FI internet in every room
Sat TV DVD player
Italian style gardens - 2,000 sq mts
Personal laundry service
Free access to shared tennis/football/volleyball pitches at a few minutes drive - balls and racquets supplied, booking is required
Check in is between 4pm – 7pm
Departure is by 11am
No animals allowed
Vorno - 1.5km
Lucca – 7 km
Pisa – 18 km
Viareggio – 35 km
Forte dei Marmi – 41 km
Florence – 84 km