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Pieve S. Stefano
Al Castello

Al Castello

This traditional farmhouse is part of an old hamlet, originally occupied by farmers and now completely restored. It is situated in a beautiful position in the hills north of Lucca, south-facing and renowned for its magnificent views. The house we have for rent here is the most beautiful in the hamlet, being detached, and therefore totally independent from the other houses. It has been faithfully restored, respecting the ancient character of the original farmhouse, but at the same time adding to the quality and comfort with new furnishings and equipment. An example of this successful combination of old and new is the very well-equipped kitchen, which opens to a terrace, ideal for “al fresco” dining, while enjoying breathtaking landscapes. Within the garden, in a superb position there is a beautiful, panoramic swimming pool. No pets are allowed at the property.
Up To 3 Bedrooms
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Pieve S. Stefano
Al Palazzaccio

Al Palazzaccio

Al Palazzaccio is a large and spacious farmhouse with villa-like proportions. This splendid property is located high in the hills north-west of Lucca, only 6 Km from the city walls. From every vantage point, its guests enjoy commanding views of the plains of Lucca, while maintaining their privacy. The new American owners completely repainted the interior and exterior with subtle, earthern colors, and they furnished all of the rooms with Lucchese antiques. As the country kitchen attests, an old look has been achieved without sacrificing modern conveniences. Since the owners also use Al Palazzaccio as their holiday home, it is equipped with all amenities, including TV, Stereo and Playstation. Discreet screens have been installed in all of the windows, so insects do not enter the house. Furthermore, fans are provided in every bedroom, assuring a comfortable sleep even during the hottest nights. Situated only steps from the house, the pool is surrounded by five hundred mature olive trees. The caretakers live in an independent apartment at the back of the house.
Up To 6 Bedrooms
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Massarosa
Al Seminario

Al Seminario

This property is situated in a private and beautiful position in the hills between Lucca and the coast. From the property, there are spectacular views over the countryside and the plains of Pisa and Lucca in the distance. The house has been furnished in a charming and comfortable country style. A wonderful feature is the wisteria covered pergola, which stretches along the front of the house, furnished with table and chairs, ideal for al fresco meals. Just in front of the pergola there is a special swimming pool with cascading water that has been installed in the most panoramic spot on the estate. Even though in a secluded position, Al Seminario is conveniently located just a 30 minute drive from the beaches, and 20 minutes from the nearest motorway exit (Massarosa), making it suited for trips to Lucca, Florence and other Tuscan towns. On request it is possible to arrange mountain biking excursions, hiking, horseback journeys and boating excursions in the Lucca Province. The one kilometer of unsealed road is not suitable for very low sports cars or vans.
Up To 4 Bedrooms
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Massarosa
Al Valentino

Al Valentino

This wonderful farmhouse is located in a very peaceful area in the hills outside the village of Massarosa, close to the Versilia coast, renowned for its endless coastline with the many famous beach clubs. The house was recently totally restructured to a very high standard, and has air-conditioning in most of the rooms. The interior has been decorated with furniture that the owners collected from all over the world during their travels, and the result is a unique ambience full of character. A particular feature of this property is the opportunity to enjoy outdoor meals on the comfortably furnished verandas. For clients that enjoy relaxing in the water, this house offers a spectacular swimming pool. In the basement of the house the owner has installed a steam bath and a Jacuzzi where six people can relax comfortably: the use of both is available for clients at an extra cost.
Up To 5 Bedrooms
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Camaiore
Alisso

Alisso

Alisso is a large farmhouse located on the same estate as the La Damigella property. As La Damigella, it is conveniently located close to the famous beach resorts of Versilia. Since it is less than six miles from the motorway exit, it is an ideal base for visiting the main Tuscan towns. The beauty and tranquility of the estate is extraordinary. This bright and sunny house has been immaculately restored and furnished. The owners take great pride in their properties and therefore the house and grounds are particularly well kept. In front of the house there is a lovely large covered patio furnished as an outside sitting area, with table and chairs…ideal for eating outside. The large pool is quite close to the house, in a level garden that is well suited for young families.
Up To 5 Bedrooms
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Radicondoli
Anqua

Anqua

Located in a beautifully evocative and rural setting, Anqua is a 16th century castle built on the ruins of a 12th Century castle. It still belongs to the same family who originally built it, one of the oldest of Siena. It is situated on a hill near Radicondoli in the Sienese countryside with breathtaking views of the plains below. The enormous estate which surrounds Anqua is a game preserve and it is cultivated with vineyards, olive groves and woodland. The castle itself has a real aura and atmosphere of the past with its antique furniture, beds with testers and old portraits adorning the walls. The character and the atmosphere of this very special property make it a totally unique experience for a vacation. For those guests who require it, a WI-FI internet connection has been supplied at the property. Farmer workers live in the borgo.
Up To 5 Bedrooms
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Montespertoli
Baccaiano

Baccaiano

Splendid, recently renovated farmhouse, carefully and tastefully furnished with typical Tuscan pieces, situated in a panoramic position with a 360° view of the beautiful Chianti Classico landscape. The house is located 7 km from Montespertoli which has all kinds of shops, and 3 km from the small town of Baccaiano, which has grocery stores. The spacious furnished outdoor areas surrounding the house include a barn with loggia, a large courtyard and a terrace with facilities that offers a panoramic view of the Chianti countryside. Baccaiano is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday. A few meters from the barn is a counter-current/whirlpool swimming pool (6 x 12 m) for the exclusive use of the guests. Near the pool is a changing room with fully equipped bathroom and sauna. Montespertoli is known as the city of wine for its production of prestigious red wines and the beautiful surrounding hills that are lined with vineyards and olive groves. Every year, during the month of May, a characteristic Chianti Wine show is held in the center of the town. The entire area is filled with excellent restaurants where you can enjoy the typical local cuisine. The property is completely enclosed. It is in central position for visiting both the Chianti area, as well as the most important art cities in Tuscany. Florence and San Gimignano are, in fact, only 30 km away; Siena and Volterra, 55 km. Mosquito-netting on the windows in all the rooms. Air conditioning in the barn. Extra charge for Wi-Fi internet connection.
Up To 6 Bedrooms
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Florence
Belfiore

Belfiore

This ancient villa, whose origins date back to 1700, is situated in a splendid and panoramic hillside position on the edge of the town of Lamporecchio, a short distance (approx. 5 km) from Vinci, the town where Leonardo da Vinci, where you can visit an interesting museum dedicated to the famous scientist. In the town of Lamporecchio you will find all kinds of shops and restaurants. The house is spread out over three levels, the first floor is not accessible to the guests. The furniture is comfortable and elegant, made up for the most park of period pieces. The outdoor areas are very well kept and slope down towards the swimming pool (5x12m) passing through a pergola equipped with table, chairs and barbecue. Thanks to the house's central location, you can easily reach the cities of art Florence and Pisa as well as the Chianti Classico area as far as Siena. Only 4 km from a golf course and the longest 9 holes in Italy.
Up To 4 Bedrooms
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Montalcino
Bibbianello

Bibbianello

Bibbianello is a classic stone farmhouse on the edge of the historic town of Montalcino, home of the famous "Brunello" wine. The house stands in a splendid and tranquil spot with a view of Montalcino and of the surrounding countryside. It has been perfectly renovated and furnished with taste, mostly with antique pieces. About 500 metres away you will find all kinds of shops. A large and well-tended garden surrounds the house, where there is a 5x9m swimming-pool (1.2m deep, prefabbricated and terraced), and a barbecue. There is a very nice furnished loggia which is directly accessible from the living-room and from the dining-room. The bedrooms on the first floor are equipped with Air-Conditioning. WI-FI Line (ADSL) included in the price. Computer is not available. Cot and high chair available and included in the price. Trips to the Crete Senesi area and to the thermal springs at Bagno Vignoni and Val d'Orcia are within easy reach. Siena is 40 kms away, Grosseto and the sea 60 kms, Florence 110 kms.
Up To 4 Bedrooms
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Gaiole in Chianti
Bonci

Bonci

The Bonci property is a delightful Tuscan home situated in the heart of the Chianti area, between Siena and Florence, an excellent location also for exploring the historic towns of Radda in Chianti and Gaiole in Chianti. The villa has been recently restored using the skills of local artisans, which can be seen in the use of wrought iron and the restoration of the furniture. It is set in its own English-style garden with lovely views over the vineyards from the house, garden and swimming pool. This is an ideal holiday home for a young family or two families spending time together who wish to explore Tuscany. The house is on two floors and it sleeps up to 8 people. A local chef lives in a nearby house and she is available to cook traditional country food when requested. There is a 4 star hotel with tennis court, mini golf, and a restaurant within walking distance.
Up To 4 Bedrooms
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Barberino Val d'Elsa
Bonomonte

Bonomonte

Characteristic rural complex that has been recently built with great care, perfectly furnished and equipped. The complex consists of a large farmhouse and a hayloft, situated in a nice, panoramic position, set amidst the gently rolling hills of the Chianti covered in vineyards.Pleasant and nicely organized outdoor areas. Just a short distance from the hayloft is the pretty swimming pool of 12x5 m, where underneath there is a changing room with laundry room and washing machine and a bathroom complete with shower. The property is located halfway between Florence and Siena, both of which can be reached in about a half an hour's drive. Approx. 5 km from the medieval town of Barberino Val d'Elsa with all kinds of shops.Car park. The house is accessed by taking an unpaved road of about 500 m. 2 baby-beds are available. Internet wi-fi.The swimming pool is of exclusive use of the guests only if the hayloft and the farmhouse are rented together. Whereas, if they are rented separately then the pool will be shared.
Up To 7 Bedrooms
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Lucca
Borgo Benni

Borgo Benni

Borgo Benni, a hamlet tucked away amid the gently folding hills near the town of Lucca, is a gracious and luxurious Tuscan retreat that is grand in style yet not overwhelming. Originally a lodge from which wild boar were hunted in the early 19th century, it was expanded into a small village for the workers of the estate. A modern restoration accentuated the values of the space and setting of its inner courtyards, softly lit old walls and enchanted silence. Inside there is a formal dining room, a kitchen for casual dining, a music room with fireplace, a card and full-size billiard room, as well as a fully equipped gym. A genuine time-forgotten atmosphere reigns as guests are immersed in an aristocratic ambiance of weeping willows, fountains and formal gardens. Perfect for a gathering of family and friends, Borgo Benni is a home of such beauty, tranquility and comfort that you will find it hard to leave.
Up To 12 Bedrooms
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Castellina in Chianti
Borgo di Pietrafitta

Borgo di Pietrafitta

Borgo di Pietrafitta is a restored medieval village right off the celebrated Via Chiantigiana, the scenic road connecting Florence and Siena. This charming agritourism facility offers hotel-like amenities in elegant apartment suites, set in the evocative atmosphere of th Tuscan hills. The estate produces its own Chianti wine and extra- virgin olive oil, and raises chickens and rabbits for a genuine country experience that is guaranteed to appeal to children and adults alike. Fifteen spacious apartments are scattered around the property in restored farm buildings that were once watchtowers, barns, farmhouses or granaries. Two are free standing stone houses with private gardens, and all are furnished with period furniture and have fully equipped kitchens and original architectural details like wood burning fireplaces, exposed stone walls or wide vaulted ceilings of brick and wooden beams. Units sleep between two and four people while the assistance of the cordial, ever-available staff at the Reception Desk makes for a truly carefree vacation. The outdoor dining area boasts a barbecue grill, picnic tables and other equipment so guests can enjoy the fresh air while grilling a typical Tuscan meal. In a well-kept garden overlooking the Chianti hills there is an infinity pool for the exclusive use of Borgo di Pietrafitta's guests. Umbrellas, deck chairs and sun loungers entice them to spend a relaxing afternoon beside the pool.
Up To 20 Bedrooms
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San Martino in Freddana
Bottino

Bottino

The lovely Bottino property is located in the hills between Lucca and the Versilian coast, only a 20-minute drive from town and 40 minutes from the beaches. Close to both the Apennines and the Apuan Alps, this setting is also excellent for hikers and people who like to explore on foot. The two buildings forming Bottino used to be the farmhouse and barn of a very large property belonging to one of the richest silk merchants of Lucca. From the windows of Bottino, you can admire a medieval hunting lodge and a little grey stone church dating back to the year 1000. The entire property is under the supervision of the Italian Historical Buildings commission. Today, as in past centuries, the terraced grounds surrounding the houses are covered with olive groves. The present owners recently restored Bottino in a very attractive country style, carefully maintaining all the original features like antique terracotta floor tiles and beamed ceilings. At the same time both houses offer all modern comforts, such as a well equipped kitchen and an en-suite bathroom in every bedroom. The garden includes a lovely wood-oven area, which is nicely furnished for outdoor meals. A beautiful swimming pool has been placed in front of the barn in a panoramic position.
Up To 5 Bedrooms