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Excellent 5/5 7 reviews

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Farmhouse | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 25km

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, 5 bathrooms, lounge, kitchen and dining area. WIFI has now been added as of this 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 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
Nearest beach Marina di Pisa or Viareggio 25 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
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, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
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, Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Main ground floor:

Entrance from the garden leads into a large, comfortable lounge with beautiful fireplace and lovely wooden stairs 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 stairs to the lower ground floor and a door to the garden. Still on the ground floor is a separate unit with tiny kitchen, TV room with door to garden, a single bedroom cum sitting room leading into double bedroom and shower room.

Lower ground floor:

Shower room with washing machine, bedroom with pull out divan bed sleeps 2, another small kitchen with door to outside at the front of the house, shower room, walk through bedroom with divan bed for 1 and large double bedroom with door to garden and pool.

First Floor:

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

Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 2 Single Beds

Bedroom 3 - 1 Single bed

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

The studio bedrooms are walk through rooms to large double bedrooms and would be suitable for families with children. There is a large family bedroom on the 1st floor with en-suite bathroom which sleeps 4. During the spring and autumn there is the possibility of renting either of the 2 smaller independent apartments at a very reasonable price. 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.

The property is divided up by the main house and two further apartments all linked internally if required. The individual apartments sleep 3 persons, 5 persons or 6 in the main house. the apartments are available for rent outside of the main summer period at a very attractive rental price per week, making your stay very affordable indeed. Why not enquire if you would like to book one of the individual apartments.

The owners do have pets (cats and dogs) at the property and welcome pets as long as it is requested in advance. However please be aware that if you suffer from any pet allergies you should let us know before booking as we cannot be held responsible for potential allergic reactions to pet fur or any other allergy for that matter.

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.

Further details

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 Aircon unit. You will be shown the units upon arrival.

The property is divided up by the main house and two further apartments all linked internally if required. The individual apartments sleep 3 persons, 5 persons and 6 in the main house. the apartments are available for rent outside of the main summer period at a very attractive rental price per week, making your stay very affordable indeed. Why not enquire if you would like to book one of the individual apartments.

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, pets and oversea the cleaning maids who come regularly each week.

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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Review 1-7 of 7

22 Jun 2014


"Kleines Paradies in der Nähe von Lucca"

Das Haus liegt ganz ruhig am Ende einer geschotterten Privatstraße, gut erreichbar und nahe Lucca. Wir waren 11 Personen und haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Die Besitzer wohnen im unteren Teil des Gru… More

16 Aug 2013


"Everything we looked for!"

Last year we looked for the perfect place for our extended family (of Italian descent) , age 13 to 80, to celebrate Grandma's 80th birthday. We found it in this lovely farmhouse. The accommodatio… More

2 Nov 2012


"Marvellous little gem in the hills above Lucca"

Mr and Mrs Martinucci are like family friends now. We stayed 10 days and was thinking about cancelling out trip for southern Italy. House and facilities were top rate.… More

Thank you kindly for your review, reviews are always very apreciated :)

4 Jul 2012


"This is truly a 5 star chillaxin place with the warmest owners, ever !"

Normally Holidays are just a different place and time, not here. It was such an amazing place to be, away from the bustle of tourist and noise, yet 20 mins if you felt the need to be in the jostle. Th… More

Thank you very much for your kind review. we look forward to seeing you again soon.
best regards.
Martino and family.

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.

18 Aug 2011


"Cannot wait to return to this fabulous vacation rental...."

I have vacationed in Italy since I was a little girl as I have many relatives there, and my mother was born in Italy. More importantly, I have rented various villas in Tuscany over the years with my f… More

WE thank you kindly for your lovely review. We do hope to see you come back to visit us in the near future.
best regards
Martino and Co :)

30 Jun 2011


"We'll be back!"

My wife and I rented this property for 2 weeks last year for our Tuscan wedding in the town of Lucca. We initially visited the property in May 2010 before booking and were instantly taken with the bea… More

Thank you kindly for your custom. We hope to see you back again in the near future.
best regards
Martino and co :)

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