Villa Lisa is a luxury villa near Lucca, sleeps 16
Villa Lisa is a charming, 17th century aristocratic
villa set in a peaceful, green valley in the southern hills of Lucca. Originally built in 1624 this magnificent Villa was the summer residence of a local Count, a family who has played a key role in the administration of the Republic of Lucca for centuries. Wonderful antiques, majestic frescoed rooms combine with modern conveniences to create an exclusive and elegant atmosphere.
Set in vast parkland with beautiful centuries old trees and 2 private ponds, this Villa has a beautiful private pool. Guest can also enjoy two impressive alfresco dining areas: one in front of the Villa with its majestic facade and lovely private lake; another in the Italian garden to the rear. The jasmine covered gazebo which has a table and chairs, is the perfect spot to enjoy a refreshing aperitif.
Villa Lisa offers the very best in luxury Tuscan living with 8 luxurious guest bedrooms for up to 16 guests and has beautifully restored frescoes in the reception rooms giving it a wonderful air of elegance. Villa Lisa has immaculate Italian gardens with a fresh water brook that runs into two small lakes with weeping willow trees. Elegant cypress trees and fragrant lemon trees make a perfect backdrop to the large swimming pool. Villa Lisa is located just outside of the elegant, walled city of Lucca and within easy reach of the Tuscan coast making it a perfect location to explore Northern Tuscany and the coast. There is a local restaurant within walking distance and Lucca city centre is a short drive (7km).
For larger groups there is a luxury, 12 bedroom property adjacent, so can accommodate up to 40 guests in 20 bedrooms on request Borgo Lucchese
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Rental: Weekly, Sat - Sat
Prices include: Porter service at check in/out, chef service for breakfast plus lunch
OR dinner (groceries + drinks not included Wed - day off), electricity up to 2,000 Kw, water, gas, linen & towels (changed Wed + Sat), heating / air
conditioning, maid service in mornings x 6 days per week (Sun - day off) ,
WI FI internet in all rooms (30MG), garden & pool maintenance x 5 days per week (Sun & Mon days off), concierge
on call + on site x 6 days per week (Wed day off), free access to tennis courts/football/volleyball pitches at a short drive (booking required), final cleaning
Not included: Electricity over 2,000 KW - metered, food & drinks - €12 per person for breakfast, Standard Menu: €40 per person: starter, main course, dessert, coffee, unlimited water and soft drinks + 1 bottle of wine every 4 guests. The menu can be either fish or meat.
Special Menu: €55 per person: starter, first course, second course, dessert, coffee, unlimited water and soft drinks + 1 bottle of wine every 4 guests. The menu can be either fish or meat.
wine & spirits, grocery shopping, extra maid, concierge or chef hours, telephone, charged per unit at the end of your stay, extra bed, extra linen changes, baby cot, any extra services not listed above, event fee €3,000
Tourist Tax: Not applicable
Security Deposit: €5,000 (euros) payable with rental balance, which is held and returned to you within 14 days of departure.
Villa Lisa is a fabulous, luxury villa close to the charming city of Lucca. It provides top class holiday accommodation for the more discerning guest and can easily accommodate a large group of up to 16 guests. It has been decorated with great style and has every modern convenience to make your stay in Tuscany as comfortable as possible. The villa is staffed to cater for your every need.
This is a beautiful aristocratic villa for those wanting to experience
Tuscan Luxury living.
On the ground floor there is a large formal dining room and a breakfast
room. There is an aristocratic living room equipped with a Hi Fi,
satellite TV and DVD. There is a well equipped Tuscan style kitchen, a
library, card room, billiard room.
The lower floor of the villa is well stocked with a range of top class wines
and has a kitchen with wood/pizza oven.
The lower floor features a fully equipped Tuscan kitchen with a wood burning oven perfect for preparing fragrant pizzas. This floor is the ideal place to spend time together and is stocked with board games and has table football. You can create a truly Italian evening with Pizza and football. On this floor there is also a laundry room with washer, dryer, iron and board.
The ‘Piano nobile’ of the Villa offers beautiful frescoed rooms and a spacious majestic lounge area with breathtaking views over the Italian garden, the rear garden and surrounding olive groves. There is a small kitchenette for staff, perfect to prepare appetizers or a refreshing drink to be enjoyed in the frescoed lounge area. On this floor there is a music room with a grand piano and a beautiful glimpse of the pond; a majestic bathtub with a Jacuzzi. This floor offers three luxury bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and shower. Two of them share a spacious walk-in closet.
Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom with shower facilities and each bathroom is equipped with bathrobes and a hairdryer. Each floor of the villa has its own kitchenette.
A lovely, bright upper floor with original beamed ceilings and a beautiful view over the garden and pool. This floor has a living room with TV, a guest bathroom and four magnificent double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms with showers. Two bedrooms have twin beds, one is a king size bed and one has a double french size bed.
The Villa is set in large grounds that include a stream and two small
lakes. There are very elegant Italian style gardens that are
immaculately kept and include many large impressive trees, including
weeping willows and majestic Cypress trees.. The garden forms an elegant
foreground to this aristocratic villa. The private pool (20 x 10mts) is located at a
short distance from the villa and set in magnificent grounds. There is a romantic jasmine covered gazebo where you can enjoy and evening aperatif.
Villa Lisa is an ideal base from which to discover the many delights of Tuscany. The medieval walled town of Lucca
is a 10 minute drive away – the small city is very easy to get around
and discover for yourself or guided tours can be arranged.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa (30 minutes away). It is stunningly set in an open lawned piazza which also houses the Cathedral, Baptistery and Campo Santo Cemetery. A 40 minute drive will take you to the little port and town of Lerici overlooked by a cliff top castle from where boats leave every hour to Portovenere and the World Heritage site of the Cinque Terre, five dramatically cliff clinging villages. Renaissance Florence is just an hour away, either by train or car.
Siena is an hour and a half away with possible stops on the way to San Gimignano and Monteriggioni , as is Chianti where you can arrange a wine-tasting at one of the many vineyards. For those interested in art and sculpture there are the impressive marble quarries of Carrara as well as the sculpture town of Pietrasanta. Forte dei Marmi is a lively beach stop with some great shopping as you join the masses in the early evening stroll through the town.
Set in huge grounds with a private lake, streams and pond
Hi Fi, cinema system, DVD , satellite TV
Sonos sound system
WI FI Internet
Phone line in each room
Individually controlled heating / air conditioning in each room
Laundry room with washing machine, dryer, iron & board
Hairdryers and robes in bathrooms
Own well stocked wine cellar
2 fully equipped kitchens, 2 kitchenettes
Various outdoor dining areas
Floodlit swimming pool 20 x 10mts and 1.5-3mt deep
Italian style gardens with a stream and 2 small lakes
Romantic jasmine covered gazebo
Civil wedding ceremonies can be celebrated at the villa
Free access to shared tennis/football/volleyball pitches at a few minutes drive - balls and racquets supplied, booking is required
Arrival is between 4 - 7pm
Departure is by 10.30am
No animals allowed
Lucca 7 km
Pisa 18 km
Viareggio 35 km
Forte dei Marmi 41 km
Florence 84 km