Villa Gialla ( 300 sq.metres) is a charming villa with panoramic view of Versilia and the Tyrrhenian Sea. The villa is in a dominant position,on the top of a little hill ( 170 metres high), the view stretches from the islands in the south to the beautiful Tuscan Apuan A …see more
We were 9 friends and 2 kids.It was a fantastic experience to spend those 2 weeks in Silvia's Villa! We spent wonderful days travelling around and others swimming in the pool,even if it was october,bu… More
“Beautiful, peaceful and fun place to stay!”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2012
We stayed here for one week in early June 2012 and loved it. We wished we had booked two weeks. The home was very beautiful and nicely decorated and the views of the valley and the mountainside were… More
“Non ve la perdete !!!!!”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
Sono stato con la mia "Extended Family" la seconda settimana di settembre in questa fantastica Villa Gialla! Cordiale la famiglia dei proprietari, Marino e Silvia, accoglienti e disponibili per soddis… More
Casa Zola is a comfortable and stylish place to spend some quality time in Italy. It blends a high standard of modern day comfort and functionality with the original “Stile Liberty” design of the 1930s. You will enjoy spectacular views of the Lima valley and the sur …see more
it is difficult to come up with different superlatives that haven't been use for this
exquisite villa. From beginning to end our holiday was fabulous and the villa sublime....John was a gorgeous re… More
What a pleasure for us that you had a lovely time. It is a nice place to be and soak in the Italian way of life. Cheers. John
“Amazing villa in a fantastic location.”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2015
The villa was incredible. The terrace and the pool meant that we were able to eat all meals outside with a view to die for. The furnishings were excellent and the villa is extremely well stocked. The … More
How kind of you to write such a nice review. Delighted that you and your family enjoyed Casa Zola. Certainly the place to relax and get away from it all. Hope to see you there again some day?
“Magnificent Fully Equip Villa”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2016
Owners couldn't do enough for us. The views are breathtaking with a wonderful friendly restaurant just walking distance from villa. Pool is a added bonus, especially exploring the city all day. Great … More
It's certainly a fun place to be. We love it. Glad you did too.
This villa is a brand new refurbishment, light, airy and very spacious, finished to a high standard. There are 3 good sized bedrooms (one with 4 poster bed), 2 bathrooms (one with hydro-massage and Turkish steam shower, and another with corner bath, double sinks and sep …see more
We arrived to be met by the caretaker who showed us the house and facilities and made us feel very welcome. The house is very comfortable, well equipped and cool in the heat of the day. The two covere… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and we are really glad you enjoyed this beautiful house, and the surrounding area.
“Beautiful house in tranquil location”
Reviewed 6 Jul 2013
The house is at the end of a very long farm track, and when first drove up to the house I thought my husband had got the address wrong! The house is spacious, clean and in a lovely location. It has a … More
Reviewed 10 Sep 2015
THIS VILLA WAS SITUATED AT THE END OF A QUIET ROAD AWAY FROM ALL NOISE, YET WAS A 15-20 MIN EASY WALK TO LOCAL BARS, SHOPS AND THE BEST RESTAURANT IN THE AREA.
The villa was clean and spacious, wit… More
Thank you for your review, and we are really pleased you enjoyed all this peace, yet within walking distance of facilities!
Pale ceiling beams, wooden and earthy terracotta floors, freshly whitewashed walls and a bright interior are features of the house's rural Tuscan style. The cosy living areas of all three apartments are decorated in classic colour schemes with antique fireplaces an …see more
Spacious traditional style stone house converted into 4 apartments - two sleeping 4+2, one sleeping 4, and one sleeping 2 +2 (some interconnecting if required) with own pool. Less than 10 minute walk to river for alternative swimming!Laurel - 2 bedroom apartment sleep …see more
This detached stone cottage is a newly restored barn with beamed ceilings throughout, traditional style flooring, and hand made windows and doors.A great deal of care has been invested in this romantic 3 bedroom house and whilst the traditional has been preserved, moder …see more
Stunning views and beautiful garden!There are 3 properties on site, of which we have chosen 2 to let. Both have have been converted into light, airy, spacious and well equipped holiday homes sharing a pool.Each propertyindividually equipped, with personal entrance and p …see more
This quality light and airy accommodation boasts beamed ceilings throughout, along with traditional style flooring, good quality furniture, fireplace, and well equipped kitchen….There is a romantic feel to this villa, with the master bedroom (with en-suite) leading ou …see more
“Absolutely stunning view - could not fault the house either!”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2015
We stayed for a week middle of July in the middle of a heat wave! The welcome from the family who owned the house was lovely and there was a small welcome basket provided too. Internet connection was … More
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review, which always helps others when looking for their holidays. We are glad you enjoyed this beautiful house and the stunning scenery!
“The photos don't do it justice!”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2011
This villa is beautiful in a fabulous location. The villa was spotless on our arrival and very comfortably furnished with every possible piece of equipment you would need on holiday - although we d… More
Reviewed 10 Sep 2015
We stayed here as a family of 4 with 2 young children for a week in Aug 2015. Upon arrival we were greeted by the owners who live on site and their son who spoke good English. They were so welcoming a… More
Thank you for your review and we are really happy you enjoyed your stay!
Il Casale degli Ulivi is a renovated farmhouse, is located in a quiet area surrounded by greenery, about 2.5 km from the center of Barga (one of the 100 most beautiful villages in Italy just outside the Garfagnana). The property consists of a 6 hectares of land with for …see more
Tucked away in a charming valley nestled in the heart of Tuscany, this luxurious country home will exceed your expectations and give your family memories to last a lifetime. A Parino is a beautifully restored historical chestnut mill just minutes away from the famed me …see more
Romantic stone cottage, on site of old mill, converted into one bedroom apartment. Private facilities, shared pool. WIFI . Sleeps 2 plus 2.Cottage style accommodation, situated beside stream cascade on site of a former will. Large private outdoor area, and BBQ. Romantic …see more
This beautiful villa sleeps up to six people and welcomes families, couples and groups alike.
The interior of this property has been lovingly re-furbished to a high standard - it is also south facing so the terrace and swimming pool are a bit of a suntrap
It is situate …see more
“One of the most beautiful villas we have stayed in.”
Reviewed 21 Jul 2016
This is stylish accommodation with a simple interpretation of the traditional Italian style. The details have been carefully considered both inside and out with the manicured gardens providing the fin… More
Thank you so much - we are pleased you love the place as much as we do! Bridget and John
“Beautiful. Peaceful, amazing views, and highly recommended.”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2016
The first thing we noticed was how clean the house was. Beautifully maintained, keeping it's old rustic charm. Well equipped kitchen, plenty of white china, numerous pots, pans and serving dishes. The… More
What a lovely review - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Our house manager was thrilled how happy you were with the preparation of the house - we are very lucky to have her. The views are amazing for sure. Hope you have lots of photos to remind you of your time there. Bridget & John
This 5 bedroom 4 bathroom (one en-suite) villa is ideal for larger groups, with accommodation spanning 3 floors and including 3 living areas (one of which is a suite off the main bedroom), 2 kitchens (one leading to outdoor eating area and another leading to pool area), …see more
We stayed here for two weeks with our extended family and have never had a better holiday rental.This is a real family home full of beautiful things, immaculately presented and spotlessly clean. The o… More
We are so happy this is your best villa rental ever! Rita sends her very best wishes and hopes to welcome you again. Lorraine at tuscan-retreats
“What a hidden gem !!”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2015
Was looking for a decent sized villa for 2 x couples, in rural Garfagagna region of Northern Tuscany. Typed in" Lucca region" in search engine, and many hundreds of properties came up.
Many appeare… More
Thank you for your review! We are glad you loved this non touristy unspoilt area, and also the property itself. We have passed on your thanks to Rita. Lorraine
With spacious rooms and private pool, this is a good opportunity to experience a summer holiday in one of the loveliest villages in Tuscany. Casa Massimo is set just above the medieval walled village of Castiglione. There is a view of the ancient Castello from the edge …see more
We have stayed at Casa Massimo many times and always have a fantastic holiday. Massimo and his family are very friendly and hospitable hosts and you are welcomed with a glass or two of his own wine. … More
Le Capanne is an old farmhouse complex transformed into 4 beautiful apartments at 600 meters altitude. It's in Garfaganana, at 15 minutes from the wonderful city of Barga and 50 km far from the famous walls of Lucca. From the pool, set in a large garden, you can re …see more
Le Capanne exceeded our expectations. This lovely mountain retreat was very comfortable and nice and quiet. We hiked directly from the lodging to a couple of nearby villages, through forests of chestn… More
Thank you Nancy! The trip to Trassilico from Le Capanne is really beautiful and it was the first time for me too. I remember you playing the 300 years ald "organo" in the Church! Hope to see you again in the future. David
“Everything I hoped Italy would be!”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2012
Our first trip to Italy and the weather was about as bad as could be. We arrived at Pisa Airport to a tremendous storm and that set the theme for about the next four days. We had one good morning of w… More
Beautifully situated in a panoramic position in the heart of the Garfagnana, 1 hr 15 mins north of Lucca, Rustico Chiozza is a newly renovated house with its own pool, which is fenced and gated for safety
The house which is on 3 floors, has been sympathetically restor …see more
Looking for a Tuscan holiday rental property for Christmas and New Year? Villa Rossa is close to various ski resorts for a white winter treat, the Christmas markets for those wanting to bag a festive bargain as well as the beautiful cities of Pisa, Lucca and Florence. T …see more
As the plane door opened in Pisa my little girl (who's ears were blocked from the flight) shouted back at me "Look Mom it's Summertime!", and it was. We were so lucky to leave Rainy Ireland behind in… More
Wow is all we can say to this lovely review and thank you. When we received feedback like this it makes all our hard work worth while. We are so pleased you and your family loved the property and the area. As you said in your review it is large enough for family groups to have their own space, and yet retain that home from home feel. The location makes it ideal for visiting Florence and Lucca and the transport links are good to most areas. We were sad to see you go and please tell your little girl the red house would love to welcome her back again! Take care all of you hope to see you again in the future. Until then Ciao for now. Joanna, Antonio and Massimiliano
“bella villa rosa”
Reviewed 10 May 2012
A superb Villa rental. It was like home from home, we had everything we needed for a fantastic holiday and more. The weather was cool some days however, the central heating and log fire was a real plu… More
Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased you loved Villa Rossa and the location. As you said you found it was ideal as a base for seeing Tuscany and you enjoyed travelling on the local transport links to Florence and Lucca. The days you took the opportunity to explore the area, with our personal walking tours around the villages and the wine tasting were also a real treat for you and your group. You loved the whole experience so much, you have already expressed an interest in coming again next year. We can't wait to see you all again soon. Until then take care all of you. kind regards.
“A memorable holiday”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
Bagni is a wonderfully unspoilt Tuscan market town set in lovely countryside. Villa Rossa is spacious and comfortable and sits on a hill overlooking the town surrounded by great views. Jo and Antonio … More
Thank you for your review it was a joy to have you and your family stay with us. We are so pleased you loved our day trips. These we offer to clients as an added option. The villa itself is in a lovely position close to transport links so, if like yourselves people don't wish to hire a car, getting around is easy. As you you found out when your daughter headed up to Venice for a couple of days and you enjoyed nearby Lucca and Florence. It was a joy meeting you all keep in touch. kind regards Joanna and Antonio
Beautifully restored classic stone built Casa Colonnica, with private pool, Franchi provides spacious accommodation for large groups. Renovated with love and care, this gorgeous house boasts traditional Tuscan Arches, beamed ceilings, exposed stonework, traditional floo …see more
Quality, traditional romantic site with stunning pool and hydromassage - sleeping 8 + 1 (2 bathrooms)
High quality stunningly finished property with 4 romantic well furnished bedrooms and shared pool.
This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom property has been finished to a high stan …see more
What a setting! Newly converted traditional stone house, on site of old mill. Private garden and eating area, shared extensive grounds and gated pool. WIFI . 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.Wonderful conversion set beside stream in the midst of chestnut and beech woods, wit …see more
We travelled a family of 3 initially, on a 3 week holiday. The scenery and location of the property was so stunning, that we invited both family and friends to join us!
The house is newly refurbished… More
This traditional family house is in the beautiful Garfagnana region of Northern Tuscany, set in a valley between the Appenine and Apuane Mountains.With 3 bedrooms and spectacular mountain views from the garden and surrounding meadow, this newly renovated, atmospheric ol …see more
This delightful 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom 16th-century mill house (circa 180sqm), with private pool, is surrounded by gentle wooded slopes, with orchards running down to the nearby river and has beautiful mountain views. 'Il Mulino' is peaceful, private, and has b …see more
What a fantastic location. Beautiful outdoor area with pool, big patio, fully equipped outdoor kitchen with pizza oven and barbecue.
Graziano was a wonderful host!
Thank you!… More
Thank you for your review. We are glad you liked this lovely stone house, with its fantastic outdoor facilities!
“More than we expected”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2015
Very relaxing with the sound of a little waterfall in the backyard. Ideal for visitors who need to wind down. We spent all time at the gorgeous pool area or the outdoor kitchen under the gazebo. Very … More
“An excellent holiday house”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2014
Very quiet and private. Well equipped and with an attentive and helpful owner.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.… More
Casa Magnolia is a spacious Well equiped clean house with a Nice garden and swimming pool . The environment is wonderfull and quiet and yet very close to Lucca.
Many thanks to signora Claudia and s… More
Thanks you very much. I wait you with a lot of pleasure !!! Claudia
“Lovely complete house, very clean,”
Reviewed 12 May 2015
Good beds, excellent wifi !
A marvellous view and a beautiful garden with a swimming pool!
And last but not least: very kind hosts!… More
Thanks you very much. I wait you with a lot of pleasure !!! Claudia
Camedrio is the common name of a bush which blooms profusely around the villa in a carefully-tended garden which has been professionally landscaped. The first things which one notices when finally reaching the holiday villa are the colourful surrounding garden and the b …see more
'Rosemoyne' - An Historic, mountain retreat where your dreams begin. This 16th Century stone house enjoys a commanding position at about 650m above sea level in the village of Vico Pancellorum, 45 minutes from the walled city of Lucca. It has breathtaking views over the …see more
Close to amenities this 200 year old rustic farmhouse sleeping upto 4 people, is perfect for families or small groups of friends. Set in an idyllic private location, on the edge of a quaint Tuscan village in the spa town of Bagni di Lucca. Consisting of living room, din …see more
“Magnificent farmhouse in a beautiful tranquil countryside setting”
Reviewed 30 Sep 2012
The apartment was a beautifully restored farmhouse set within the wonderful rural countryside of tuscany. We woke up to spectacular views overlooking olive groves and vineyards with a magnificent moun… More
We are so pleased you loved our rental property. The location is stunning, tranquil and yet being on the edge of the village it is also close to bars, shop, supermarkets etc. As a base for sightseeing in Tuscany as you found out it is perfect.
“The making of beautiful memories”
Reviewed 10 May 2012
The apartment is well set up with all we needed, everything was clean and in good condition. We found it to be very comfortable and the location is excellent, in fact the views are breathtaking. The… More
Thank you for your kind review. As this is a new rental property, when we get feedback like this, it makes all our hard work worth while. We are so pleased you loved the apartment and its location and yes the views are truly breathtaking. Whilst we do recommend a car, as you found out it is also easy to get about using public transport links, although they run a limited service from Guzzano. The markets are great and Castelnuovo is one of our favourites, every Thursday and only 30 minutes drive away. We would like to say a big thank you for recommending us to your friends. If you ever decide to visit us again, we would love to have you stay. kind regards and many thanks.
“Amazing place to stay”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2013
We are not long back from Il Fienile and what a brilliant week we had. It is set in the most amazing hillside in a lovely little village where the residents are friendly and welcoming. Joanna, Antonio… More
Thank you so much for your review, it was a joy having you stay at our property. As you said in your review Il Fienile is a great holiday rental as staying here allows you to strike the balance between sightseeing and complete relaxation. Clients like yourselves seem to like the fact they can see the famous Tuscan sights such as the leaning tower of Pisa, Lucca and Florence. Coming back in the evening they can then relax in the gardens and enjoy the views, along with the relaxing country way of life. Thanks again and take care Joanna and family
Appartamento Mimosa is situated in the midst of the green hills of the Serchio Valley. Mimosa is one of four apartments within 2 beautifully and sympathetically restored country houses. The apartment has its own entrance as well as private outside eating area. It is …see more
Near Filicaia, 4km from Castelnuovo Garfagnana, north of Lucca.Beautiful newly restored stone villaTwo apts, each sleeps 6 +1. Swimming pool (10m x 5m). The property is located on farmland with stunning view overlooking the beautiful Garfagnana valley and the Apuan Alps …see more
At 2km from the wine-town Montecarlo stands the villa surrounded by a beautiful garden with fruit trees, olive groves and aromatic herbs. Close to the house lies the large swimming pool (20x 10m) with Jacuzzi equipped with deck chairs and sunloungers to enjoy moments of …see more
Romantic stone cottage, converted into studio accommodation, with private facilities, shared pool WIFI . Sleeps up to 4.Romantic studio style accommodation, plus mezzanine floor set in stone cottage, situated beside stream which drives the millstonesThe little cottage …see more