Villa Marzia is a luxury villa close to Lucca, sleeps 12
Villa Marzia was originally an olive mill and for around 160 years was one of the main employers for the local villagers. The building and olive groves were sadly abandoned in the 60's, but in the 1990s the building was restored and more recently has undergone full restoration work to create a unique and stylish home. for the more discerning traveller, making it the perfect place for a luxurious and relaxing holiday.
For guests who enjoy walking there are footpaths through the olive groves and woodlands to the nearby village of Castelvecchio di Compito (10 min walk) and over the hills to Buti (7km walk), a hill village with shops and restaurants. Bientina is a small town just a few minutes drive away, which has full amenities including supermarket, shops, restaurants, banks, weekly market, antiques market (monthly) and in July the town holds a palio (bareback horse race) in the main square.
Villa Marzia is within easy reach of Lucca - 20 mins drive, has easy access to main roads at 10 min drive. Pisa is 30 mins away and Florence is a 45 mins drive. If you prefer leaving the car at home and taking the train, the closest station is a15 min drive.
|9 Jan - 3 April
23 Oct - 18 Dec
|3 April - 19 June
4 Sept - 23 Oct
|19 June - 4 Sept
18 Dec - 8 Jan
The stylish, charming interiors have been designed to complement the building. Internally the rooms are all light and spacious
In total there are two suites with adjoining sitting areas, two large double bedrooms
and two twin bedrooms, all are en suite, air conditioned, beds have extremely comfortable mattresses and luxury linens to ensure a restful
Suite - Double bedroom with an en suite bathroom and sitting room
One of the two beautiful suites in the house. Full length windows in the bedroom, sitting room and bathroom take full advantage of the views over the olive groves. Extra large bathroom with free standing copper bath, walk in marble shower with glass screen, twin sinks with marble topped vanity unit and WC. Sitting room with sofa, reading lamps and armchair. Air conditioned bedroom with large double bed, luxury linens, his and her wardrobes, bedside tables with lamps and chest of drawers.
Twin bedroom on the second floor. Double doors lead into a small hall with wardrobe, the bedroom is through a door to the left and bathroom though a door straight ahead. This cozy and comfortable, air conditioned bedroom has two comfortable single beds with luxury linens, bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers and window with views of the small aquaduct and Summer kitchen garden terrace. The bathroom has a marble shower, twin sinks on terracotta topped chestnut wood vanity unit, bath and WC.
On the top/third floor of the central part of the house, this beautiful, spacious air conditioned room has full length windows taking advantage of olive grove views. Two comfortable single beds with luxury linens, double wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and lamps. The bathroom has a bath with hand held shower, Carrara marble sink on chestnut wood vanity unit, WC and window with views over woodland.
Lovely, air conditioned room on the top floor of the East wing, from the window you can enjoy watching the sunrise over the valley below. Large, comfortable double bed with luxury linens, bedside tables with lamps, double wardrobe and chest of drawers. The bathroom has a stone shower with glass screen, chestnut vanity unit with feature stone sink, WC, window overlooking olive trees.
Spacious tower room on the top floor. The light floods in from windows on all sides with views over the rooftop, pool and waterfall area, olive groves and surrounding woodland. Shutters are fitted on all windows to allow for sleepy mornings and siestas!
Large, comfortable double bed, walk in double wardrobe, bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers, large bathroom with his and hers doors, bath, walk in stone shower with glass screen, features twin stone sinks in chestnut vanity unit and WC.
A wine cellar and tasting room has been created - an easy place to while away a few hours. A good selection of wine is available on an honesty bar basis.
The villa is set amogst beautiful olive groves and has a newly planted vineyard. The private, salt water swimming pool (heated) takes the shape of the original mill pond and has a shallow section suitable for childen. The surrounding landscaped garden is perfect for relaxing and has ample umbrellas and sunbeds. The terraces around the house are equipped with dining tables, chairs and deckchairs and take full advantage of the breathtaking views. The herb garden next to the main kitchen has a wide variety of mediterranean herbs. There is also a vegetable garden and the Summer kitchen garden terrace is surrounded by herbs and native flowers. There is a dining table here, perfect for having lunch near the pool or having a BBQ
Set amongst olive groves and a vineyard
Private, heated salt water pool with shallow outer ring for kids (20 cm - 2 mts)
Air con through out
Windows are double glazed with shutters and screens
Washing machine & dryer
Iron & board
WI FI Internet
Craftsman made kitchen with -
Miele five ring gas hob,two Miele steam ovens, large Smeg American Style fridge/freezer, Miele dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, industrial ice machine, Smeg toaster, blender and Cuisinart electric kettle.
Hairdryers in every bathroom
Summer kitchen with access to BBQ area equipped for cooking light meals a large five ring gas hob, large American Fridge Freezer, dishwasher, dining table and chairs, dresser, cotto tiled work surfaces and feature antique stone sink
Veg patch (in season)
Stocked wine cellar and honesty bar with tasting room
Cot and highchair on request
Wine & olive oil for sale
Check in from 4pm
Check out by 10am
No animals allowed
Max 12 guests
800 mts of track road
Local village 10 min walk
Lucca 16 km
PIsa 28 km
Viareggio and the coast 40 km
Siena 139 km