Photo gallery

The pool nestles into the surrounding countryside: plenty of surrounding space

From Piazza - Casa Lucia on left with entrance gates to its private terrace & front entrance

Sunloungers & patio in Casa Lucia's private garden (from French windows: late afternoon)

Corner of private terrace leading to the garden with terracotta containers of fragrant jasmine

Traditional kitchen for Tuscan feasts! (table extends) 500 year old ceiling beams

The Italian leather sofas are very comfortable. Cotto floors, wooden ceilings

Traditional main bedroom - with comfortable wide bed, wardrobes, chest & desk

Traditional twin bedroom has a glorious sunny Tuscan view. All the windows have shutters

Take an evening stroll around Bucciano's little piazza

The church on the short drive up to Bucciano - there are also vineyards & olives

View of Bucciano on the short drive up (tarmac road)

Scenic drive from Casa Lucia to famous hilltown SAN GIMIGNANO (or to VOLTERRA) in less than an hour

Visit FLORENCE by train or car from Casa Lucia in 40 minutes (photo taken in a sunny December)

Visit a seaside restaurant - Forte dei Marmi in May

Visit medieval/Roman LUCCA (or the nearby Coast at Forte dei Marmi) in 40 minutes

Drive the scenic route from Casa Lucia to SIENA in an hour

There are many LOCAL VILLAGES, with fine restaurants in this wine growing area

Church in SAN MINIATO, the medieval town just 15 minutes from Casa Lucia

SAN MINIATO - interesting buildings, shops, weekly market (train station nearby)

At the SAN MINIATOTruffle Fair held every November

From piazza steps - Casa Lucia's shuttered door & gates to terrace - the views are stunning

Casa Lucia's delightful 110sqm private garden, leads to private terrace

Sunflower fields in the lovely surrounding countryside - there are also vineyards and olives

Sunset from Casa Lucia's romantic garden