Antique Vicarage in Tuscany

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From $46 / night

Lanciole, Tuscany, Italy
Antique Vicarage in Tuscany
6 bedrooms
7 guests
No min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 3
Sleeps: 7
Type: Cottage
Per night: €55 - €89
Per week: €380 - €550
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: No
Description of the Lanciole vacation cottage rental
The Vicarage is a lovely large cottage set in a peaceful and secluded castle of Lanciole, a small mediaeval village in Tuscany, located in a quiet area between the lucca and the Florence area, called Pesciatina's switzerland because is a pachwork of mediaeval villages one in front of the other and green land with wonderful views and surroundings, made by chestnuts, olive trees and vinyards, famous for porcini mushrooms and many other specialities, wild boars, beans, olive oil, chestnuts flour.
Renowned for its friendly atmosphere with the warmest of welcomes, this 800 year old one-time the bishop house now has every modern convenience and yet retains the charm and features of the past time. The Vicarage has been providing quality accomodation setting in an area considered for many guests a real jem, for his calm and tranquillity and because nothing is changed and the life here is like to make a step back in the past.

In the courtyard in the back of the Vicarage you will find an hot tub for 6 people, bbq, garden furnitures to enjoy our beautiful countryside and weather, eat out or simply relaxing, reading, working, breathing our pure air.
The house has character having been restored to re-inforce its Mediaeval origins by retention of its original woodwork and fireplace, careful choice of fittings, furnishings and décor and collection of several antique rinascimental artifacts. However, all modern conveniences have been installed, from good water supplies, central heating, kitchen equipments, washing machine and dish washer bed linen, towels and ancillaries so that you need to bring no more than your clothes and your food and drink.
For who could be the perfect vacation:
Thus from family reunions to walking groups you can enjoy a relaxing stay in a still undiscovered area of Tuscany countryside and savour the atmosphere and the remoteness of a bygone age enjoyed around open fire, walking through the old street, visiting the other villages.....escape from the largest cities and live as just in this area and few more is still possible, Fresh spring water, friendly neighborhood, pure air, organic food.....
The house and his contents

The Vicarage can confortably accomodate until 7 people. Beeing a very old house, respecting the Tuscan lar for the restoration and conservation of the mediaeval buildings protected by "Belle arti" we have manteining the mesures of the doors, the rooms,the windows and the roof.

The Vicarage has some rooms that could be considered small and not tall as in the new houses.

The character of the Vicarage, make for who love the history and the original antique structure of the building, something unique and it could be really appreciated. Tasting the history from any corner, tile, wood...

If you are looking for a place for your vacation, full of life, close to Mac Donalds or to a big supermarket, I'm really sorry but is not the right place for you!

From the Vicarage you can reach any town in Tuscany and the 5 terre easy, and going to the main town at 13 km away by bus or by car you can also reach Rome by train in 2 hours and 15 minutes. Florence could be reached also by train with few euros without the problem to find a parking there or we can also organize there a day trip (please visit our activities). Could be a perfect base for any tours, and coming back in the evening you can enjoy the peace, the tranquillity and the confort of this beautiful old cottage.

The Vicarage set up to an hill at 600 metres from the sea level, the antique old stones of his walls make the house fresh during the summer and warm during the winter. Anyway the central heating is available in any room and could be switched on and off as the italian governement request.

All the informations about the directions to reach the main sightseeings, shops, events, the house and over, will be given with more some more utility details in a guide at the guests arrivals. Any question or information needed before, please just ask!

Derek Douglas Wainwright

Area Information
Skiing, dining and shopping nearby, museum the nearest at 15 minutes by car, golf club at 20 km far away, Horseback riding at ten minutes by car.

Fishing and trekking.

Public transportation available.
Florence 52 km from the village, Lucca 30 km, Pisa 42 km, Pistoia 27 km, Ski resort at 36 km, Viareggio sea at 45 km away

The Vicarage

Join us for a tour around in the village and then inside this original old building to find out why the Vicarage could be the perfect place for your vacation here in Tuscany for anyone with a car, a family or a well behaved dog, or someone who wants to be able to relax in pleasant, peaceful surroundings. Here you can walk, riding horses, mountain biking, fishing, enjoy the spas, golfing, go by the sea on the versilia beaches, use the house as base to visit the whole Tuscany, skiing, visiting the amusement parks, the royale villas, the Castellas.... Please visit our page of activities for more details and what we can offer to you if you want a vacation that you will never forget...
A lovely court in the centre of the hamlet.

The Vicarage set at the top of the mediaeval hamlet of Lanciole and has its own secluded and peaceful small court on the back, where you can relax, have your hot tub, your garden furnitures, your bbq, and eat outside. The surrounding quiet residential area is in perfect harmony with the necessity to have a relaxing and quite vacation without to be isolated.

There are not busy shops or supermarkets, just a local called Circolo where the village's people work for the others making pizza and other specialities, or serving drinks and ice cream, all just 100 metres away. In just 12 km there are more than 12 mediaevals villages and each one could offer to you a bar, restaurants, farm, pub.

The Parking is easy and close, but the cars can't access directly in front of the house, permitting to the people that live in the historical centre to have quite and silence beeing close to the parking spaces and the bus stop.

The area is a patchwork of mediaeval castles and hamlet, located at the north of Pescia, between Florence and Lucca.

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Apr 04 2016 Apr 10 2017 €70 €79 €480 €1,500 -
Aug 29 2016 Sep 25 2017 €70 €79 €480 €1,500 -
Sep 01 2016 Dec 17 2017 €55 €60 €380 €1,300 -
Dec 19 2016 Jan 08 2018 €68 €75 €480 €1,400 -
Jan 09 2017 Apr 03 2017 €55 €60 €380 €1,300 -
Apr 10 2017 Apr 30 2017 €55 €60 €380 €1,300 -
Apr 30 2017 Jun 25 2017 €70 €79 €480 €1,500 -
Jun 26 2017 Aug 28 2017 €80 €89 €550 €1,850 -
Sep 25 2017 Dec 18 2017 €55 €60 €380 €1,300 -
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Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Deposits: 30% of deposit is requested at the time of the booking
Payment Options: Money Order, PayPal
Other Fees: will be requested euro 30 as cleaning fee, and linens and towels providing, for the rental will be for less than one week. In any other this fee is included
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