Villa Frate is a lovely villa near Lucca, sleeps 8
Villa Frate was formerly a private olive press for a wealthy Italian family in the 16th century, this villa is full of historical allure and surrounded by terraced olive groves with stunning views of the valley below and Lucca's medieval towers. Fully restored yet retaining much of its historic allure, this villa is ideal for those seeking to enjoy a relaxed Tuscan break within easy reach of must-see cities including Lucca, Florence and Siena. The floodlit, spacious pool backs on to this striking red-earth coloured villa, bordered by sun loungers which mirror the avenue of trees behind them. From the pool, guests can enjoy fantastic views of the valley and Tuscan countryside, as from the al fresco dining and barbecue area. Fresh blooms and manicured lawns entice guests to spend many a day in this lovely garden.
Villa Frate has 4 elegant, luxuriously appointed guestrooms, each with magnificent en-suite bath and shower facilities for up to 8 guests. The villa is within walking distance of a small village with local shops, bar and restaurant. It is just 10 - 15 mins to the historic, city centre of Lucca with its pretty walled town and the Tuscan coast is within easy reach (30 mins) with its many beach resorts, including the chic VIP resort of Forte dei Marmi.
Jan - 29 Mar
2 Nov - 20 Dec
|6 April -
28 Sept - 1 Nov
Mar - 5 April
1 June - 29 June
3 Aug - 27 Sept
21 Dec - 3 Jan'25
|29 June - 2 Aug
The main entrance into this superb villa leads into a hall, which has a staircase leading up to the first floor bedrooms. On the ground floor there is a fully equipped Tuscan kitchen and breakfast room
There is also a spacious lounge with sofas and armchairs, a music system and satellite TV. There is also a desk and study area with telephone, fax, printer, internet access and computer facilities
Also on the ground floor is a downstairs bathroom.
There are 4 spacious bedrooms with beamed ceilings and
original terracotta floors each with modern en-suite bath and shower
facilities. Each of the 4 suites has been individually styled to luxury standards while maintaining a hard to capture sense of traditional charm and ambience.
The 3 double and one twin room all have en suite bathrooms.
This superb villa is set in manicured grounds. The pool is located to the front of the villa and set in a large lawn
area. The floodlit, spacious pool backs on to this striking red-earth coloured villa, bordered by sun loungers which mirror the avenue of trees behind them. From the pool, guests can enjoy fantastic views of the valley and Tuscan countryside, as you can from the al fresco dining and barbecue area. There are pretty wrought iron tables and chairs that provide an
elegant setting for dining “al fresco”.
Located on private walled estate
Villa - 400 sq mts
Flood-lit private pool (13x4mts)
Individually controlled air con / heating in each room
Centralised music system
Al fresco dining
Laundry room with washing machine & dryer
Olive groves and woodland walks
Free access to shared tennis/football/volleyball pitches - balls and racquets supplied, booking is required
Check in between 4 - 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