Luxury villa with pool and garden in the Tuscan countryside, near Lucca
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Luxury villa with private pool and garden, located in the Tuscan countryside, just a few km from Lucca. It can sleep up to 18 people, has 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms.
Villa Marlia is located in a panoramic position among the green Tuscan hills, near Lucca.
The property boasts a large private garden which extends over different levels, featuring lawn with citrus trees, flower pots, aromatic plants and climbing plants.
Inside the garden there are: a lovely patio with lounge area and sofas, ideal for relaxing while sipping a good glass of wine; a comfortable veranda with dining table for alfresco meals.
At a higher level of the garden you will find a panoramic terrace from which you can admire a splendid view of the surrounding countryside.
Following is a small glass dependance where you can relax reading a book, practicing yoga and even painting a picture on the easel.
The outdoor spaces are enhanced by a wonderful pool (7 x 14 m, depth 1 - 2.5 m), open from May to the end of September, and equipped with: sunbeds, parasols, hammock, and gazebo with relax area.
Near the pool is a pool house with changing room, bathroom with shower, and fridge.
Moreover at guests' disposal a barbecue, a wood-burning oven, and a large private parking (including 2 covered and 8 uncovered parking spaces).
Villa Marlia is spread over 3 floors and can accommodate up to 18 people, has 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. Included Internet Wifi. All bedrooms have air conditioning and mosquito nets. 1 baby cot and 1 high chair are available on request. Pets are allowed on request.
Originally built in the 18th century, the villa has been renovated while maintaining intact the typical characteristics of Tuscan rural buildings (original stone walls, wooden beams and red terracotta floors). Internally the property is furnished in an elegant style creating a clever mix of modern/functional furnishings and antique pieces.
Ground floor: Two elegant living rooms welcome us: the first living room is furnished with sofa, card table and piano; the second one, larger, has a fireplace, tv, sofa, and direct access to the outdoor patio with lounge area and dining area.
Following is a bright dining room (with table for 6-8 people), and a large fully equipped kitchen with: dining table for 6 people, oven, stove, double fridge with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave, and toaster.
Furthermore, you will find a bathroom with shower and a laundry room (with washing machine and dryer).
Also on this level there is an independent apartment (not internally connected to the rest of the house), equipped to accommodate disabled people (there is a very low step). The apartment consists of 2 bedrooms (one double and one twin) and a bathroom with shower (suitable for disabled people).
First floor: The upper floor houses the sleeping area with 5 bedrooms divided as follows: 1 double bedroom with ensuite bathroom (with bathtub); 1 twin with ensuite bathroom (with shower); 1 twin with ensuite bathroom (with bathtub); 1 double with private terrace and 1 twin sharing access to a bathroom with shower.
Lastly there is a spacious living room with sofa and fireplace.
Second floor: The top floor includes a delightful apartment made up of: a study (with desk, double sofa bed and fireplace), a massage room, a double bedroom, a bathroom with shower.
Prices and conditions
Included in the price: Utilities (water, gas, electricity up to 600 Kw per week); Internet Wifi; house, garden and pool maintenance.
Excluded from the price: Final cleaning (400.00€); electricity if over 600 Kw per week; heating according to consumption during winter months. Tourist tax if required (the amount usually varies, depending on location, from 0.50€ to 4.00€ per person per night for a maximum of seven nights, excluding minors, and will be paid upon arrival).
Security deposit: Customers are required to pay 1.000,00€ security deposit upon arrival (cash), which will be returned at the end of the stay upon any damages.
Places to visit
Villa Marlia is nestled in a typically hilly landscape of Tuscany, just 11 km from Lucca. The city is traditionally called the "city of a hundred churches" for the large number of places of worship within the city center. Moreover, Lucca is the venue for several musical and cultural events throughout the year, such as Lucca Summer & Winter Festival e il Lucca Comics & Games.
Beyond Lucca, some of the tourist attractions of the surrounding area are the luxurious villas in Lucca (over three hundred), characterized by elegant parks with gardens and fountains.
Within 40 minutes by car you can reach both Pisa, the city of the leaning tower, and Montecatini Terme, a renowned Tuscan spa resort.
Also within 40 minutes by car you can visit the Versilia coast, a tourist and seaside riviera known throughout Italy for its nightlife and clubs, especially the towns of Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi and Pietrasanta.
For lovers of nature and sports (trekking and mountain biking), we suggest an excursion to Garfagnana, an area full of natural landscapes, mountain trails and ancient picturesque villages.
Main distances: Lucca (11 km), Pisa (28 km), Montecatini Terme (33 km), Viareggio (35 km), Florence (81 km), Siena (140 km).
Please note that the distances mentioned above are approximate, and are referred as the crow flies from the property.
Bathroom Step Free Access
Self-controlled heating system
Chair provided with desk
Dining room seats
Tables and chairs
Plates and bowls
Deck Patio Uncovered
Outdoor dining area
Seating area with sofa/chair