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.
2023 Prices (in €
euros per week)
8 Jan - 16 April
25 Nov - 7 Jan
1 April - 6 May
30 Sept - 25 Nov
6 May - 30 Sept
Xmas & New Year
Rental: Weekly, Sat - Sat
Prices include: Fresh flowers on arrival, water, kitchen gas, electricity/air con up to 503kw per week (€171), heating (when required) up to 82 cubic mts per week (€350), Daily maid Mon - Sat 8am - 2pm, Sun 9am - 1pm, Continental breakfast service daily 8am -10am (excludes cost of food), linen & towels (changed Wed + Sat), WI FI Internet, pool & garden maintenance, local phone calls, final cleaning
Not included: Electricity over 503 kw per week - €0.34 per unit, heating over 82 cubic mts per week - €4.26 per unit, grocery shopping - €15 per hr, cooked breakfast items/ hot breakfast - €15 per hr, cook service for lunch, dinner or pizza evening - €35 per hr (cook + assistant) + cost of food, extra maid service and / or laundry service (washing/ironing) - €15 per hr, pool heating in Autumn - from €150/€200 per day depending on weather (takes 2 days to heat), shopping and cook service require advance booking of min 1 day before, grocery shopping - €15 per hr + cost of food, non local phone calls
Local Tourist Tax: Included
Food/Services Deposit: €2,000 in cash on arrival to cover food costs and extra services for 1 week. Receipts will be provided at the end of the week.
Security Deposit: €2,500 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 Washing machine & dryer Air conditioning in all upper floor 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
Check in from 4pm Check out by 9.30am No pets allowed
Local village 2/3km Lucca -8km Pisa - 20km Viareggio - 33km Forte dei Marmi - 38km Florence - 81km Siena - 146km
Fabulous architect designed villa. 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms. Spacious open plan lounge area, fully equipped kitchen, air con, wifi, sat tv, alarm system, bbq, outdoor dining area, Heated, infinity pool (24x4m) with jacuzzi corner. Ping pong, table football, pool table. Close to local restaurant and within easy reach of Lucca.
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