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Excellent 5/5 6 reviews

View across the valley

Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 51 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Welcome to our rustic self-catering accommodation comprises two floors of our refurbished stone house dating from around 1860. The house provides the ideal getaway for families and groups relaxing and exploring northern Tuscany.

We have two en suite double bedrooms with the floor below containing kitchen and dining/sitting room.

The house is beautifully furnished throughout and retains many original features that include cotto floor tiles, chestnut beams, log burning stove and many sourced antique items.

You also have access to the gardens with pergola providing a shady space to eat, a barbeque area and sole use of the plunge pool. The local shepherd often grazes his sheep and goats close to the boundaries of the garden, a real taste of traditional Tuscan life.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Viareggio 51 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3.8 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Pisa (Galileo) 65 km, Nearest railway: Fornoli 9 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Tuscany region

The surrounding area is perfect if you are a keen walker or mountain biker. You can enjoy bird watching, fishing, painting and photography, as well as skiing and snowboarding. We are the first village above the town, walking down will take around 30-40 minutes and you can always hop on the local bus to return to the village.

Bagni di Lucca

The property is located in a mountainous region of Tuscany. During the high season, the village has parking restrictions. Parking is in a secure area some 50 meters from the house and should not pose any issues. The owners live below the rental space and will be on call should you need any assistance.

Bagni di Lucca has a number of super restaurants, serving hearty Tuscan fare. You can also enjoy a post supper flutter at the recently re-opened casino.

You'll find a public swimming pool, tennis courts and thermal baths, along with banks; supermarkets and on Wednesday and Saturday mornings there is a traditional Tuscan market

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Review 1-6 of 6

16 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fantastic stay"

A very typical and nice house, very cosy and well renovated by the owners who are, by the way, very nice hosts, very attentive to their guests' comfort and in the same time very discreet.You'… More

Many thanks, we really appreciate you taking the time to write the review and for your kind words. Reviews are incredibly important to us. We will pass on your kind comments to our friends that organise the traditional Tuscan al fresco dining evening. We very much enjoyed your time here as our guests and look forward to your return Steve & Denise.

10 Aug 2014

5/5

"a perfect combination of relaxation, awesome natural beauty and Renaissance culture."

We had a very enjoyable stay at The Contented Tuscan at the end of July. The house is lovely - very tastefully and sensitively decorated - and the terrace and pool provide a perfect place for relaxing… More

Many thanks for your super review. We very much enjoyed playing our part in ensuring you had such a fabulous time here. Being a first year business the reviews and feedback are vital to us. We really want people to feel things could not have gone better. It makes all the work worthwhile when we receive feedback that we got it right for our guests. You were a pleasure to have as guests at our home and hope to see you again Steve & Denise.

4 Aug 2014

5/5

"A real gem in the heart of the Tuscan contryside"

Review by Carrera-Leigh Dix - guest but not the booker.I stayed at The Contented Tuscan for a fortnight with my husband and his parents and didn't want to leave!With unrivaled views of the surrou… More

Thank you for your very kind feedback. We are delighted that you were pleased with your holiday here and are grateful that you are happy to refer The Contented Tuscan to friends. Best wishes and hope to see you both again Steve & Denise.

14 Jul 2014

5/5

"Fantastic"

The situation of the property, the view, the attention to detail inside and out should impress even the most discerning traveller. We really had to drag oursleves away from the gorgeous terrace to vi… More

Wow – what a great review – thank you very much.
Fantastic sums up how we felt too about having you as our first guests.
We were a little nervous but really could not have asked for lovelier guests. Thanks too for your super feedback and taking the time to suggest supplying a Tuscan supper. We incorporated your idea into our offering, now all our future guests can have a pre-prepared Tuscan supper waiting for them when they return from a days sightseeing.
You having a good experience matters to us and we are pleased that our holiday home helped deliver you a super holiday in Tuscany.
We hope to see you again Steve & Denise.

9 Jul 2014

5/5

"A Tuscan Treasure .........."

Where to start! As a family travelling with a five month old baby, we have just experienced the most amazing holiday staying at The Contented Tuscan. We flew into Florence and after a journey through … More

Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was a joy having you stay at our holiday home. As a new venture it really is wonderful to hear we got it right for you. Glad too that you enjoyed your day trips to Florence, Pisa and Viareggio.
You were super guests and we are pleased we played our part in making your holiday a memorable one. We look forward to seeing you again Steve & Denise.

5 Jun 2014

5/5

"Bliss on a hill"

There is no denying that Tuscany is stunning, but combined with a beautiful rental property in a hill top village, with amazing views and you have all the ingredients for a perfect break....especially… More

What a super review – thank you so much.
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay here in Guzzano. It was a pleasure having you here as our guests and look forward to seeing you again soon Steve & Denise

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