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Romiti del Torrente

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Breakfast on the terrace whilst the Housemartins dance overhead .

Chateau | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 18

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

An imaginatively restored 13th century Augustinian monastery sitting within its own extensive grounds ,Romiti provides quite unique and historic accommodation in a stunning location in the hills above Lucca . Seven bedrooms all ensuite ( two twins, five doubles) with mountain views for sunrise or sunset and an intriguing blend of historic and contemporary detailing in furnishings and artwork. Two of the rooms have either a double sofa bed or can accommodate a further single bed.Further sleeping accommodation in the mezzanine library (double sofa bed) with access to its own toilet and shower room.

With its own chapel for dining,music,cinema and large scale events , a well equipped library and a working pottery and glass studio on site ,it is a place for finding creative inspiration in learning a skill or for simply retreating to a place of tranquility and beauty. Excellent local cuisine prepared by the owners form the well equipped professional kitchen .

Outside the salt water Infinity pool filled from the mountain spring in the grounds is a heavenly setting with views across the valley -totally secluded,an oasis of green.

Size Sleeps up to 18, 8 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: http://www.pisa-airport.com
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, Video player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 7 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 3 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (6), Dining seats for 30, Lounge seats for 18
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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20 Aug 2014

5/5

"A delightful recently opened hidden gem."

Artists, Glassblowers, and Potters Steven Newell and Lyndsey Henderson have lovingly renovated this amazing historic property, and are finding their feet as hosts and entertainers. We descended on Rom… More

23 Jul 2014

5/5

"An amazing place!"

Me and my partner visited I Romiti del Torrente at the end of June-beginning of July. It is about 30 minutes drive from Lucca situated high up on a mountain in the Garfagnana region of Tuscany. The o… More

10 Jul 2014

5/5

"Stunningly beautiful and blissfully relaxing"

The perfect get-away place in the beautiful mountains of Tuscany. This monastery has been lovingly restored to a high-end finish. Chilling by the pool with the only background sound being bird songs a… More

6 Jul 2014

5/5

"Beautiful retreat"

We stayed here for one week and could've stayed for a month! The rooms were classic and spacious, and the place was very peaceful. The swimming pool was great and made it a bit hard to leave! St… More

1 Jul 2014

4/5

"Fantastic stay with great food"

We stayed for a six night stay in June and had a great time. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to get away from it all and wants some down time. It sits in a beautiful valley with fanta… More

29 Jun 2014

5/5

"Wonderful place"

I spent a wonderful week here with some old friends. Steven and Lindsay are very charming hosts, and cooked up a storm each night with incredible local produce. I'm looking forward to returning… More

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Calendar last updated:24 Jun 2014

Based in Italy

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

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