Unit Description: 190 sq. metres Orchidea is on two floors with a very homely atmosphere and very tastefully furnished in elegant Tuscan style with many antiques, and original features such as beamed ceilings, and exposed stone walls have been retained. A few external steps finishing in a little balcony lead to the entrance of the apartment and to the comfortable living room with sofas, and fireplace. On the same floor is a further small sitting room with fireplace with one single sofà bed. A couple of stairs lead to a fully equipped kitchen, and a breakfast/dining room. On the first floor there are four beautiful bedrooms (two with double beds, one double which converts to a twin on request and one with bunk beds), each with en suite bathroom with shower. Close by in the grounds, the apartment has an outdoor dining area with table and chairs, shaded by a gazebo and enjoying a pretty view of the countryside. Private barbecue.
Overall Property Description: The Pasquinelli Farmhouse estate is a Tuscan holiday home on the outskirts of Lucca, at Segromigno in Monte, a typical Tuscan village situated along the slopes of the hills of Lucca, and is surrounded by age-old olive groves and ancient woods. The recently restored farmhouse set along a hillside overlooking the plain of Lucca is, without doubt, the perfect spot for those wishing to spend their holidays amongst enchanting countryside whilst still being able to enjoy the benefits of all the latest mod.cons. The farmhouse is surrounded by extensive woods and has a garden equipped with outdoor furniture and a swimming pool. Furthermore, the olive groves and oak forests are beautiful locations in which to enjoy lesiurely picnics in the heart of the countryside.
A restored Casale estate, 7 miles from Lucca, that’s been given a complete makeover and is now divided into five beautiful apartments. The houses - Camelia, Orchidea, Melograno, Ginestra and Margherita - stand close to each other, and each has its own kitchen, living room, bathroom etc. Between them they have 18 bedrooms and 16 bathrooms, making them ideal for large parties (holidays, family reunion, wedding guest accommodation) who wish to rent out the whole estate. Any size group from 20 to 38 can hire the Casale exclusively. Lots of rooms and sitting areas can be found either outside and inside, those make it the right place to enjoy family and friends and also to have the own personal privacy. At guests' disposal: The cellar under Orchidea is arranged as a big kitchen and separate dining room where everyone can eat together and even outside there is a big area arranged with tables chairs and umbrellas where you can have your meal enjoying the stunning view. Private barbecue for each unit. Internet Access (Wireless connection) free of charge. Baby bed available free of charge. 2 Bikes available free of charge. Swimming pool: 1 pool to share with the 4 units Camelia, Orchidea, Melograno, Ginestra (13,5 mts x 5,5 mts depth mts 1,25 / mts 1,50 open from 1 of May to the end of September). 1 private pool: Margherita unit has a private pool (6 mts x 12 mts depth mts1,25m open from 1 of May to the end of September). In case of Weddings or Events: Maximum seats outside up to 80 inside up to 70 Extra services: - Daily maid service - Swimming pool towels - Baby sitter - Chef and domestic staff – to prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner (this service must be booked in advance - i.e. when visitors make their reservations) Distances: Restaurant 500 mts far reachble on foot. Valgiano village is at 1.5km with food shops. Segromigno villa at 2 km with all kind of shops. Lucca at 10 km. Parking within the grounds. Lucca is a medieval city, one of the most beautiful in Tuscany. Don’t miss a walk around the ancient preserved city walls, where you’ll enjoy sweeping views over the city’s beautiful palaces and churches. Here the locals stroll, walk their dogs, chat on benches under plane trees and enjoy early evening passeggiate. The town has numerous tempting bars and trattorie, and is great for shopping. There is an outdoor market once a week which is well worth visiting to stock up on fresh produce, and an antiques market once a month. Horse riding (3kms) and golf (36kms) can both be arranged. The city is ideally positioned for exploring the best of Tuscany, being close to Florence, Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano and Versilia. Versilia is famous for its beaches and nightlife (discos, clubs and bars). There are fascinating wine routes you can drive from Lucca.
Accommodation and Amenities:
Maid Service Available
Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Villa, 4 bedroom, 4 bath, sleeps 9 €280 - €370 per night
€1,780 - €2,920 per week