Segromigno in Monte
A ColliA Colli is a beautiful stone farmhouse situated in the Luccan hills near Segromigno in Monte. It offers breathtaking views of the nearby Tenuta di Valgiano with its beautiful vineyards and olive groves, the city of Lucca and the plains surrounding it, and out to the sea. The property has been recently, immaculately restored yet has conserved the typical features of Tuscan farmhouses with its beautiful floors in terracotta and wooden beamed ceilings. Most of the bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom and a DSL connection has been made available for the guests. A large swimming pool is a few steps below the farmhouse in the most panoramic position on the property. In front of the farmhouse and close to the swimming pool, there is a very nice pergola that offers the possibility of delightful outdoor meals. The very helpful manager lives at the back of the house in a separate apartment and is available for suggestions and assistance.
Up To 5 Bedrooms
Monte San Quirico
Al CastelloThis 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 âal frescoâ 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
Al PalazzaccioAl 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
Al SeminarioThis 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
Al ValentinoThis 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
AlissoAlisso 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 chairsâ¦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
AltanaElegant apartment situated in the Cannaregio district, recently renovated with great care and perfectly furnished and equipped, characterised by an attic which you access from a covered roof-terrace equipped with table and benches where you can enjoy a splendid view. Located just a short distance from the Jewish Ghetto and Strada Nova, which links the railway station to Piazza San Marco, both of which you can reach in about 15 minutes on foot or by taking the convenient ferry bus. Cannaregio is definitely one of the most peaceful districts in the city, where you can pleasantly walk around out to discover the restaurants and taverns along its alleys. Some of the most important palaces and churches are located in this district such as Ca' d'Oro which overlooks Canal Grande, the church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli and Madonna dell'Orto. This apartment does not accept children under the age of 12 years because of the particular type of furniture and interior structure. In the same building there is a second apartment: Silvana which can be rented together for large groups.
Up To 3 Bedrooms
AnemoneThe house is sitting right on the cliffs of lava stone that enclose the little fishing port of Pozzillo, and from the house you go straight down to the sea from a little gate that you will find just before entering the patio. The property has been recently renovated and the restoration was carried out with a great deal of care and attention, rendering it extremely comfortable and very elegant, and the furnishings were also chosen with this aim in mind. The house is also equipped with heating and air-conditioning, stereo with CD player, dishwasher and washing-machine. The large terrace, which looks over the sea, has been furnished both for sunbathing and for dining outside. The path down to the sea leads to a concrete platform that is shared with the owners of the house next door. Pozzillo is a particularly interesting town, still holding onto its old customs that you would normally only see in old prints from the 19th century - with the stalls displaying the fish caught the night before, and the fishermen mending their nets and cleaning their boats every day, all creating a surreal and relaxing atmosphere. Close to Pozzillo are several coastal villages where you can find excellent restaurants and tasty Sicilian cake-shops. Taormina is about 20 km away, Acireale 5 km and Catania 20 km. The slopes of Mount Etna can be reached in little more than half-an-hour by car.
Up To 4 Bedrooms
Angolillo e' Paraviso
Angolillo e' ParavisoThe apartment lies in the center of Praiano, in one of the typical old fishermen's houses, which has been recently renovated. With its fine furnishings, a blend of country-style and modern pieces, it is equipped with every convenience including air-conditioning, heating, a washing-machine and television. The house is partially dug in the rock and from the large terrace unfolds a charming view of the coast and the sea. The beach of La Praia is about 500 m away, Positano about 8 km, Sorrento 30 km. Additionally, there are numerous restaurants along the coast which can prepare the typical dishes of the area.
Up To 3 Bedrooms
AnnigoniThis charming artistâs studio on the fourth floor of a palazzo, has been converted into a comfortable one-bedroom with great views. There is an elevator to third floor and then 19 wooden steps leading to the apartment entrance. The comfortable bedroom has a queen size bed that can be divided into twins; bathroom with shower. Bright, sunny views from the windows overlooking the piazza. Original beams and wooden columns throughout. Working fireplace. Independent heating and air conditioning.
Up To 1 Bedroom
AnquaLocated 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
Antico ConventoAntico Convento is part of a villa created from an old building constructed at the beginning of the 1700s which was part of the residential complex called "La Cocumella". The entire structure was originally a Jesuit convent. The villa borders the attractive grounds of the nearby hotel. The property has four floors and has been furnished with great care and attention down to the smallest details, and can comfortably host up to twelve guests in a total of about 500 sq.metres linked by stairs and a lift. Antico Convento is in a residential area of Sorrento, where there are also some of the best-known hotels. About 100 metres away there is a lift which takes you down to the beach and some well-equipped bathing establishments,. It is in an ideal position for those who would rather not use their car during their stay. The villa has large living-rooms, dining-room, kitchen and larder, a game room, and wet bar. Antico Convento has private parking, air-conditioning, satellite TV, a wi-fi broadband internet connection, furnished sun-bathing terrace, laundry and lift. Further useful information: CafÃÂ©, tobacco shop and newsagents located 50 metres away, restaurant around 500 metres, and the old town centre of Sorrento 800 metres.
Up To 6 Bedrooms
Apartment in via Gaibola
Apartment in via GaibolaThis charming apartment is the perfect solution for anyone fond of nature and relaxation. Located in a quiet area on the green hills surrounding Bologna, where winding roads are surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and wheat fields, is the perfect location for those searching for peace of mind during their stay. The property can be reached by taking a steep road close to the old town wall, and after a few turns you will find yourself immersed in a beautiful hilly landscape. The gate of the house opens at the end of a short unpaved road, introducing the large park surrounding the villa, which is available for the apartment guests. The entrance permits to enjoy a beautiful view of the valley, where the gentle slopes are dotted by a few isolated houses and by a succession of woods and croplands. The large living room is characterized by high ceilings with exposed beams and is furnished with a large wooden table for 6 people and two sofas that create a cozy corner in front of the fireplace (one of which is a double sofa bed). Terracotta floors and wooden furniture create an extremely welcoming environment. The separate eat-in kitchen, fully equipped and complete with a dishwasher and a dining table for 4 people, is also a passageway leading to the sleeping area. The highlight of the property is the park that surrounds it, which stretches on 12 hectares of land all around the property.
Up To 2 Bedrooms
Apartment MarignolleMarignolle is an elegant, three-bedroom apartment with gorgeous views of the city of Florence. The apartment is enclosed within the walls of a 16th century villa situated on a hillside in a prestigious, residential suburb just south of Florence. With spectacular views of the city itself and of the Tuscan countryside that surrounds it, this apartment is an oasis of peace to welcome you at the end of a busy day of sightseeing. The property can sleep up to five people in three bedrooms. A beautiful and fully equipped kitchen allows you the freedom to prepare all of your meals, using local products from the nearby Chianti hills.
Up To 3 Bedrooms