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 produces 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 or special occassion.
There is also additional accommodation close by 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 and the local village is walking distance at 1.5km.
|Rest of year (5 Sep onwards)||9 May - 20 June||20 June – 5 Sep|
Villa+dep - €15,172
Studio - €422
Villa+dep - €16,637
Studio - €492
Villa+dep - €19,680
Studio - €500
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 16 guests. To the left,
there is a large utility room and 2 guest bathrooms. There is a large dining
room that opens on to the garden to seat up to 30 guests 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 a total of 9 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. There are two areas on this floor with fridges and tea/coffee making facilities. Also a sitting area with a large bookcase. Children’s cots and highchairs available. Basket of children’s toys and books can be put in bedrooms. All bedrooms have air conditioning.
The villa is set in very large well kept grounds and has lovely views.
There is a private pool (14.5 x 7.5 mts) heated on request, 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 . Max capacity for weddings & events is 50/60 guests.
Large garden & grounds
Private heated pool – fenced (14.5 x 7.5mts)
Shower and changing room at pool
Children’s area at pool
Children’s games available
TV with English language channels, video and DVD player
WI FI internet
Air con in bedrooms
Professionally equipped kitchen
Stereos/ CD/DVD MP3 holders
Baby cot and high chairs available on request
Laundry room with washing machine and dryer
Traditional wood fired pizza oven.
Cook on request
Dependance to sleep 21 guests - on request
Studio/function room and conference facilities for up to 60 people - on request
Working fireplace in villa sitting room
Intercom access directly through to the Estate Manager.
Wood stove in library
Baby cots & high chairs on request
A good supply of all basic essentials
Arrival is from 4pm
Departure by 10am
No animals allowed
Local village with local shops, bar - 1.5kms
Viareggio & the coast 39km