- Pets allowed:
- Wi-Fi available:
- Per night:
- $297 - $297
- Per week:
- $2079 - $2079
3 Full baths
Description from manager
Boccellina is 10KM from Lucca, by car, train or bus. A short walk into the village of Ponte a Moriano, which has all local amenities.
Why stay here? It is ideal for those who want a comfortable base to explore Tuscany or for those involved in local festivals. Bookings for short or long stays available. Breakfast each morning can be arranged.
When to stay? All year round, the changing seasons in Northern Tuscany offer many different experiences.
This attractive burnt sienna painted house sits half way up the
road which winds up the Tramonte hill from the village of Ponte a
Moriano. From the north-facing windows, the views span over miles
of forested countryside, whilst from those facing south the views
look across olive groves to the Pizzorne Mountains or down the
valley where the Serchio River curls towards the sea. There are
many invigorating walks in the local countryside.
Boccellina is a comfortable house, sleeping up to 11 in 5
The ground floor consists of:
* The well-stocked kitchen is bright and welcoming with zucchero
da blu (sugar packet blue) painted cupboards and shelves, a central
breakfast table and dishwasher. A small room off the kitchen has a
fridge freezer and washing machine
* Dining room with a table to seat 12.
* Large sitting room with TV, reading books, maps and guides of
Tuscany, music player, games and puzzles.
* One double bedded room with it's own bathroom next door.
* Bedroom 1 - with 2 single beds (or 1 double)
* Bedroom 2 - with 3 single beds
* Bedroom 3 - with 2 single beds (or 1 double)
* Bedroom 4 - with 2 single beds (or 1 double)
* 2 shared bathrooms.
* Children's cots and highchairs available.
* All windows have mosquito nets for the Summer months.
* Full central heating for the Winter months.
The charming garden situated under a large pergola of roses and
jasmine is a short walk from the front door. There is a table for
al fresco dining, chairs for relaxing, a sun umbrella and BBQ.
There is access to several walks through the olive groves of the
estate rich in wild flora and herbs.
The local village is just a 5 minute walk down the hill, where
the Trattoria Da Pinzo run by Emma and her family and provides
great food at a reasonable prices. The village also offers a Bank,
Pharmacy, an English speaking Doctor, and a variety of shops. There
is an excellent train service, to whisk you to the sights and
treasures of cities such as Florence, Lucca, Pisa and Volterra or
the sea side at Viareggio, or to unknown Tuscany, the hills of the
Wish to visit the many attractions of Lucca? Hire a bike and
cycle to and from Lucca along the safe river path, or around the
circle of ancient walls. Head down into the centre of Lucca and
explore the delightful Medieval streets, stopping for a cappuccino
or bowl of homemade pasta, a bag of freshly roasted chestnuts, or
whatever seasonal food is on offer.
Music, Music, Music is everywhere in Lucca, the birth place of
Puccini. There are concerts all year round. The Lucca Summer
Festival of popular music is held in June and July each year. There
are winter programmes of opera in the city and Jazz nights in local
Lucca comics and Games, the international Festival of Comics,
animation, illustration and games at the end of October is fun for
enthusiasts or photographers wanting unusual photos.
L.U.C.C.A, the Centre of Contemporary Art, with its delightful
museum space, housed in the old Palazzo Boccella, hosts art
exhibitions and has a restaurant open at lunchtimes.
The famous historic Villas of Lucca with their beautiful gardens
are a short bike ride away.
David and Silvia who look after the estate will be more than
happy to help and advise about all local activities on offer during
Additional amenities include: antiques and fine furnishings.
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Languages spoken: English
About the manager
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- Air conditioning
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Housekeeping Included
- High Speed Internet
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Wi-Fi available
- DVD player
- High chair
- Satellite TV
- Washing machine
- 3 Full baths
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