Colourful Tuscan farmhouse with amzing views, private swimming pool and garden
from £126 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
from £126 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
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Farmhouse / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 14
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Farmhouse / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 14
Casa Martino is an ancient stone built property surrounded by woodlands and olive groves and set in a wonderful position among the Compitese hills just above the village of Colognora, with magnificent views of the plain of Lucca below. Very Private location with a private swimming pool.
Originally farmworkers' cottages, this renovated well furnished and comfortable property is situated on 3 levels and has 7 bedrooms providing accommodation for up to 14 people, (although it is recommended to read the posting in full as the house is sectioned and ideally suited for 4 sharing families) 5 bathrooms, lounge, kitchen and dining area. WIFI has now been added as of this last year.
The property maintains its orginal beamed ceilings, terracotta floored tiles and a beautiful fireplace in the lounge, perfect for some relaxation.
The garden features a private pool, with a barbecue new table tennis table and long dining table at the far end seating up to 16 people
A private road leads to the house with ample parking space outside the gates.
Property now includes as of this last year, a newly built in barbecue area behind the gazebo, and a new table tennis facility.
Specialist Wedding Planners:
Previously some of our guests have organised their wedding arrangments and stayed here at this home, If you would like further information about making wedding arrangements then the following local independant organisation could help you with your plans and organising: Luccaorganizza
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||15:00|
|Check out time:||11:00|
|Nearest beach||Marina di Pisa or Viareggio 25 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 25 km, Nearest railway: Lucca 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Fax machine, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 4 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (4), Single beds (4), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Main ground floor: (from swimming pool level)
Entrance from the garden leads into a large, comfortable lounge with beautiful fireplace and lovely wooden stairs(leading to 1st floor). The kitchen has an American style fridge freezer, a built in central island with an electric ovenr and 4 gas burners with another set of stairs leading to the lower ground floor utility area and door to the front and access to the lower annex.
Also located on this main ground floor is a smaller upper annex unit with a tiny kitchen/ dining area with separate access door leading to the rear garden , a single bedroom room ensues with shower room leading then into the double bedroom with french style doors leading out to a metal Juliet balcony
Lower ground floor and utility area:
Shower room (used by owners and cleaners). Laundry area with washing machine and dryer facilities.
An internal door leading to the lower annex entry to a single bedroom with pull out divan bed, (sleeps 2), another small kitchen/dining area with door leading to outside at the front of the house. A shower room, a walk through bedroom with pull out bed for 2 and a large double bedroom with door to garden and pool.
Large double bedroom with en suite bathroom and large family room with double bed and 2 single beds and en suite bathroom.
Terracotta beamed ceilings throughout and flooring in part wooden and part terracotta.
Bedrooms:7 bedrooms, sleeps maximum of 14 people
Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed (with En-suite)
Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 2 Single Beds (with En-suite)
Bedroom 3 - 1 Single bed (with en-suite)
Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Bedroom 5 - 1 Single bed with pull out double option
Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Bedroom 7 - 1 Single Bed (with en-suite)
The Annexs are walk through rooms to large double bedrooms and would be suitable for families with children.
An excellent idea would be for a long week end in the spring when Tuscany is at its very best. Nice warm weather and all flowers in first bloom. Something not to be missed. call us to arrange a price.
|Further details outdoors|
A private road leads to the house with ample parking space outside the gates and garage.
The 8' x 14' pool is surrounded by terracotta tiles, has walk in steps and a deep end. There is a lovely pergola at the far end of the garden with barbecue and long table which seats up to 16 people.
Central heating and air-conditioning are charged extra according to consumption. Individual Meters are fitted to each of the four Air-conditioning units and will be charged at the rate of one euro per unit used per Air-con unit. You will be shown the units upon arrival.
The property is divided up by the main house and two further annexes all linked internally. The individual annexes sleep 3 persons, 5 persons with 6 in the main house.
This is a property with extensive gardens and grass areas which need maintaining, there are 2 gardeners and 1 pool maintenance officer and 1 cleaners 2-3 times a week (once only for the mid week towel change, every Wednesday) and there are two cleans per week. one done extensively on each Saturday as guests leave, to get the house ready for the next guests, and another clean done mid week, which is attempted to be as least intrusive as possible.
The owners live on the land next to the house and use the utility/washing room facilities within the lower ground floor of the home for themselves and store the cleaning equipment etc as they manage and look after the surrounding environment pool, chickens, animals and oversea the cleaning maids who come regularly each week.
The owners/housekeepers do have pets and animals as this is a country farmhouse setting with currently cats, dogs, geese and chickens (the chickens and geese are being kept in a coop) which provide fresh eggs.
The owners welcome your own pets as long as it is requested in advance.
However please be aware that if you suffer from any pet allergies of any sort you should let us know before booking as we cannot be held responsible for potential allergic reactions or any other allergy for that matter.
The Tuscany region
The ideal destination for families friends or couples. Wonderful weather combined with stunning surroundings make for the ideal holiday getaway! With so much to see and do in the area you will never get bored!
The small village of Colognora di Compito is set in the area south of Lucca know as The Compitese, a beautiful and hilly area with gentle sloping pine clad hills overlooking olive groves and vineyards.
There is a restaurant and bar within walking distance, and the nearest supermarket is in San Leonardo in Treponzio approximately 3 kilometres away where you will also find a bank and pharmacist.
Lucca is only about 8 kms and there are riding stables and tennis courts nearby. Village festivals take place in the spring and summer, including the annual Camelia show in early spring which takes place in the antique villas at Pieve di Compito nearby. The nearby motorway exit makes it an ideal base for touring the rest of Tuscany and farther afield by car.
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30 Sep 2011
"Peaceful location, lovely pool, great house..!"
We stayed for one week, driving as a family of four from the UK and picking up four extended family from Pisa airport. The house layout (with its additional two separate apartments) was ideal for our group size and make-up. Our ‘Google maps’ research prior to departure enabled us to find and drive up the private road with confidence on arrival – I’d recommend doing that as the house really is nicely off the main thoroughfare. Once there though parking is secure and convenient. Normally the thought of ‘close at hand’ owners is a turn off when selecting a rental villa for our family holiday, but having ignored our own rules this time we found it to be enriching rather than intrusive experience in this case. Mr & Mrs Martinucci are a friendly couple and very accommodating, helpful and always accessible if needed. It was our first time in the region (but we’ll be back having now been once) and we were only able to visit a fraction of what’s to be seen and done within reasonable striking distance. There would have been more than enough attractions had we been there for two weeks, not just one. Mostly we were content to sit around pool or at the large outdoor table and enjoy meal times as a family group. The large pool was fantastic with space for all AND a multitude of inflatable toys. Overall we can greatly recommend the property and it worked well for our party of a family of four and two sets of Grandparents.
Thank you for visiting us this year, we hope to accomodate you and your family and maybe lots of your friends in the near future. Best Wishes.
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