Villa Alla Marginetta
Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 11
Alla Marginetta is a luxury Villa set on 6 acres of land and forest and has just been refurbished to the highest standards. It has 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms with a spacious comfortable living and dining rooms. The large totally fitted kitchen has an island bar for casual eating and relaxing. The lower level has a Tavern bar which leads onto the Villa grounds, plus washing machine & laundry area. The villa now has a brand new beautiful 12x6 large Metre pool with Gazebo & it is completely fenced in compliance with EU laws. There is also a nice play area for Children, including bikes and games. 3 minutes drive from Alla Marginetta are the lovely villages of San Rocco and Focchia. A further 5 mins on from San Rocco is the picturesque town of Pescaglia. Continuing from Focchia is the quaint town of Fabbriche di Vallico.. There are lovely local restaurants in close proximity of the Villa. The area is great for fishing and mountain/hill walking or just chilling. The garden is landscaped very tastefully and gives you total privacy.
We take pride in the personal services we offer. Whatever you wish for please ask and we will do everything we can to help you. Upon arrival you will find information about the surrounding area and things to do during your stay. We really do strive to ensure you enjoy this piece of paradise.
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio, Lucca 45 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa International Airport 65 km, Nearest railway: Fornaci Di Barga 11 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Bedroom 1 Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and private balcony
Bedroom 2 Extra large room with double bed shares bath with bedroom 3
Bedroom 3 Double bedroom shares bath with bedroom 2
Bedroom 4 2 single beds with own bathroom
Bedroom 5 Double bed with own bathroom
There are 6 bathrooms.
1 En suite shower, toilet & bidet.
2 Bath, shower, toilet.
3 & 4 (bedrooms 3 & 4) shower & toilet.
5 Reception bathroom, toilet bidet.
6 Tavern & pool bathroom shower & toilet.
Newly renovated kitchen with cooker, grill, large fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, cooking utensils & coffee maker with CD and Radio
Utility Room: On the tavern ground level there is also a cleaning room with washing machine and indoor area to hang clothes. There is also iron and ironing board.
There is a dining area with table and chairs for 8 people, it is a comfortable place for dinner and playing games. The lounge has a comfortable 2 piece couch and coffee table. There is a TV and DVD Player with USB. At a guests request we have just installed APPLE TV & a USB with about 50 movies & TV shows.
The Tavern Bar has a bar and wine with a seating area, it looks onto the back garden. It also has a Billiard Table. its a nice area to hang about play games and enjoy some wine or beer. It has a fridge by the bar.
There is full service with everything clean and ready when you arrive. The linens are changed once a week. If you wish to change more often it shall be charged at 15 euro per person. If you wish the cleaner to come more often we can also arrange.
Amenities/Facilities: hob/stove garden oven parking fridge/freezer microwave washing machine iron/ironing board cable tv internet access central heating cot high chair barbecue
Suitability: children welcome pets please enquire
|Further details outdoors|
The area is spacious, you can see the pool from both balconies. Directly from the house you can walk on Mountains, down to our river. For those who like walking you can actually walk all the way to the village of Fabbriche di Vallico. The property is a favourite for Mountain walkers. You can enjoy fishing along the village, on the land there is even truffles. Alla Marginetta is very private and peaceful while still a close walk to the nearest village.
During the summer the garden is lovely to sit out in. The large swimming pool is totally private and there is plenty of space to lie around. You also have the Gazebo to enjoy your lunch or dinner.
A non-refundable deposit of 30% of holiday cost due upon booking with the balance payable 8 weeks before the holiday commences. Payment can be made in Euro, Sterling or US Dollars and PayPal. Please contact us for methods of payment. Prices are per week (but you can also see daily for some periods), and bookings are generally Saturday to Saturday. Outside peak times we may be prepared to be flexible on arrival and departure dates.
On your arrival you will be asked for a deposit of €300.00 . The sum will be returned on your departure. Any damage checked on your leaving will be refunded from the deposit.
* Check in time: Saturday from 16.00 to 20.00.
* Check out time: Saturday not later than 10.00.
* Cleaning charges amount to 120.00 euros. (included Linen for bed and bathroom).
From May to September, villa are rent from Saturday to Saturday. In the other months it is possible to rent in any day of the week.
Extra cleaning can be organised at a cost (external company), please ask.
The Tuscany region
Located in central Italy, Tuscany is one of Italy’s best-loved regions. It combines a beautiful countryside reminiscent of the landscapes of Renaissance masterpieces, a rich artistic heritage including exquisite art and architecture, a glorious history, excellent wines and delicious food. Nearby drives the the Cities of Florence, Pisa and Lucca contain some of Italy's most famous artistic treasures. Tuscany is also home to many wonderful scenic hill towns.
Pescaglia & San Rocco in Turrite,
San Rocco in Turrite is a quaint little village in the heart of Lucca province, about 1 km away is the pretty village of Focchia. Mush of the area around is nationally protected so it' is great for walking, cycling and exploring natural sights. A bit further on (10 min drive) Pescaglia is a picturesque Tuscan Village in the Commune of Lucca, it is about 10 miles north of Lucca's Old Town. The village is nestled within the Apuan Alps mountain range which boasts stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The villages are all quiet, charming and full of character with local village shops and bars. The villages of San Rocco in Turrite, Focchia, Fabbriche Di Vallico and Via Fabbriche di Vallico all have lovely little restaurants. The restaurant Al Laghetto in via Fabbriche di Vallico in particular has a great reputation.
Bagni Di Lucca is also a short drive away - an attractive Village with restaurants, a Thermal Spa and a large public pool with diving boards set in the grounds of a Villa. Lucca, with its stunning walled 'old town' is a 35 minute drive from the house and has a range of attractions. There is also a local bus service to Lucca several times a day. Cycling around the Lucca wall is not to be missed!
Major cities like Florence is about 1 hour and 15 minutes drive, Siena 1 hour 30 mins and Pisa is 60 minutes away. a bit further on you have Milan (3.5 hour), Bologna (2.5 hour) and Rimin (3 hours) are all drivable. Often people fly into those airports and drive down.
The Beaches of Viareggio, and Forte Dei Marmi are an hour away by car with Camiore Beach about 50 minute drive away.
In summary there is so much in and around Alla Marginetta, for those who do not mind a bit of a drive it is easy to even to Milan for shopping. For those who love shoping try the Outlet Mall near florence (http://www.themall.it/en/), it is great for Itanlian designer shops at affordable prices, its about 1 hour 40 mins away.
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16 Aug 2013
"Prachtige villa in de heuvels bij Lucca"
Met twee gezinnen hebben we een fantastische vakantieweek gehad in deze bijzonder mooie villa. Het zwembad is prachtig. Onze kinderen hebben in het bos hout gesprokkeld en 's avonds een houtvuur gemaakt bij de vuurplaats. We hebben hiervan genoten.
Er zijn heel leuke restaurants op korte afstand van de villa. In Focchia is een zeer bijzondere plek waar grootmoeder Rita een geweldige maaltijd voor ons heeft gekookt.
5 Aug 2013
"This is a beautiful house with every comfort imaginable in a wonderful location."
Villa Alla Marginetta is a luxurious property in a breath-taking location in Tuscany. It is so well-equipped, - from the kitchen to the outdoor dining areas to the pool area, that we wanted for nothing during the whole week we spent there. It caters for all age groups; there are swings, a slide, a sandpit and plenty of swimming aids for small children, and teenagers have the beautiful swimming pool, and a pool table. There are lots of things to do in the area;The Apuan Alps are easily accessible for climbing and bird-watching (including peregrine falcons and golden eagles). The spa at nearby Bagni di Lucca is well worth a visit, as is the beautiful walled town of Lucca. There are several very good restaurants within a couple of minutes drive. But, even if you feel like doing nothing at all, the Villa has everything that you could possibly need.
4 Aug 2013
"A comfortable break in the hills of Tuscany."
The house was in excellent condition and the rooms were all very clean. The swimming pool is a huge bonus and the fact that it is a fresh spring pool meant there were no sore eyes! There are two excellent outdoor dining facilities along with great facilities for children, for example swings and a slide. There are also many inflatable devices such as lilos and armbands for the pool provided. The wifi provided was quite fast and very reliable. The pool table and bar are an excellent addition downstairs, giving guests even more entertainment to choose from. Overall this was a very comfortable stay away from the hustle and bustle of city life, with crystal clear skies and close to many walking routes nearby for avid hillwalkers.
27 Jul 2013
"A first rate villa short of nothing and surrounded by peace and tranquility"
This newly renovated Villa provided our family with everything necessary to make our holiday relaxing, quiet and yet filled with family fun.There was plenty of space for everyone to spread out and find their own space if they wanted it but also provided the sociable spaces for us to come together. The pool table and bar area was perfect in the evenings and the outdoor space around the beautiful swimming pool was plentiful and we enjoyed long lunches around the table in the outdoor dining space.The views are stunning, surrounded by trees. If you want to get away from it all this is the perfect place.
7 Feb 2013
"Peace & Tranquility"
We had a lovely stay in Villa Alla Marginetta, it is situated amoungst a lovely forest. With lovely walks and a if you are into cycling a great opportunity to explore and challange yourself on the bike and there is a lovely river nearby. The area is quite hilly so i would not recommend it with regard to wheelchair access or people with walking difficulties. There was no swimming pool when we stayed but was in planning for compleation summer 2013.
There are lots of lovely restaurants within walking distance.
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