A Corte is a beautiful, restored property near the hamlet of Gugliano, surrounded by lawns, olive groves, vineyards, fruit trees, chestnut woods, mountain streams offering the most unimaginable tranquillity to those seeking total relaxation.
However, the lively town …see more
Our holiday in Casa a Corte was delightful. The villa is in a great location up in the mountains about 45 mins from Pisa airport. The villa has three floors and was beautifully clean and well present… More
Dear Val & John
Many thanks for your kind words and delighted you all had such a nice time and managed to explore so much. We chose the location as Lucca has so much to offer and the transport system is so good, allowing you to visit so many different things. The restaurants are amazing, offering so many different Italian meals.
Best wishes, Hugh
Reviewed 30 Sep 2015
Wow! This place is incredible and is set in the most beautiful location. If you're looking for the perfect holiday, then Casa a Corte can provide that for you.
If you just want a day to unwind at… More
Thank you so much and delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed yourself and benefitted from the wonderful warm September days. It is so relaxing sitting amongst the olive trees by the swimming pool.
I agree, Lucca is such a lovely city, voted 2nd best place to live in the world - 2015.
Best wishes, Hugh
“Magical memories forever!!”
Reviewed 2 Jul 2014
My husband, Matt, and I stayed at Casa a Corte for 5 weeks ... and they were one of the most memorable 5 weeks!! WOW … we cannot thank the owner and everyone associated with Casa a Corte, Gugliano,… More
Hi Marlis & Matt,
Thank you so much for your lovely review and for being such a nice person to discuss your holiday plans over the last year. It means a lot to us that you all had such a great time and will have happy memories & laughs for many years. We're delighted that you liked all the recommendations.
Many thanks, once again, Hugh & Hazel
The house has a very modern, well equipped kitchen and extensive indoor and outdoor dining facilities suitable for a large group.The four bedrooms, 2 doubles and two twins, are en-suite and two have access to a balcony. There is a large sitting room and an additional ba …see more
I am so glad that we decided to book this villa it has everything one could hope for, breathtaking views, well appointed accommodation with good sized rooms and enough bathrooms always a plus when you… More
“Beautiful, friendly and stunning views...”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2013
sorry it has taken so long but I thought you might find some feedback of interest (and if you wish to use any of it as a testimonial, please do) from our visit to Monte Rotondo, Montiperpoli , Castel… More
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
There are 3 holiday homes on site. The cottage is split into two apartments (Erica and Edera) which can of course be hired together too, and the Chestnut house is detached and situated separately, providing romantic accommodation for a couple or small family.The cottag …see more
BIGOTTINO(sleeps up to 5 guests)A converted barn with its own garden and terrace.Small kitchen; living / dining room; 1 twin & 1 doublebedroom; 2 bathrooms (1 with shower).Access to shared swimming pool.(A sofa bed can be provided if a party of 5 wishesto stay at th …see more
I first stayed at Colle Verde almost 15 years ago. I have been returning regularly ever since. This is a real working farm. You can enjoy seeing the grounds being cared for, sample wine and olive oil … More
Nearest beach 20 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
This apartment offers all possible comfort. Located in the middle of the pedestrian area, in the most central square of the town, on the fifth floor, it has an elevator, (so there are just few steps to go, about 20)The apartment is divided into a living/dining room with …see more
Cottage for one family with 2 or 3 children, the house is very quiet, in the beautiful countryside of Lucca, only 3,5 km .This charming farmhouse dating from the 18th Century.Quiet and isolated although only 10min from historical Lucca and 25min from the beautiful sand …see more
Nearest beach 45 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential;
This fully modernised house fitted with all comforts in the heart of the Garfagnana, is a haven with views as far as the eye can see. The house itself is situated in an area named Bosco (meaning Forest) near the village of Villa Collemandina, and although you are far fr …see more
Casa Sarita is a peaceful well equipped 2 bedroom property sleeping 5, with a large private pool boasting amazing mountain views.Set in extensive mature gardens of 10 acres, with olive terraces, fruit trees and vines, this is the perfect place for a relaxing break.Fulle …see more
Nearest beach 55 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
A homely villetta enjoying panoramic views, located in a quiet and private position within the scenic hillside village of Gromignana. The ideal place to relax, and to enjoy the sights and sounds of this wonderful and scenic area. Being located within a largely unspoilt …see more
Recommended by a previous guest and was not disappointed. The house was clean and well equipped with the outside area amazing, private, with stunning views. The area was amazing, lots to do and see. T… More
“Wonderful house and area”
Reviewed 8 Feb 2013
Wonderful house with all the amenities you need. The views from the house were amazing, saw shooting stars on our second night. The only downside was the drive up the hill, though the end result was w… More
Nice, carefully restored farmhouse situated in the green and quite country side in the south/east of Lucca. The famous art towns of Tuscany are easily to reach, the same as the known beaches of Viareggio.The area close to the house is an ideal spot for taking long walks …see more
casa del merlo is a perfect house for a family or a group of friends.
on the ground floor, you have a good functional kitchen, and a beautiful living room. On the 1st and 2 st, there are 5 bedrooms … More
“un tuffo nella tranquillità!”
Reviewed 18 Apr 2013
La casa del Merlo è situata in una tranquilla località nei pressi di Lucca.
Una casa accogliente per chi desidera un po di pace e relax, adatta a gruppi di amici e famiglie, poiché la struttura è… More
Open and airy one bedroom/one bath: sleeps four people (double bed/ sleeper sofa). Restored in traditional style in 2007, this third floor flat has beamed ceilings, terracotta floors, white Carrara marble kitchen and convenient comforts: WIFI internet, CNN and BBC, DVD …see more
Everything you could want in a holiday apartment has been thoughtfully provided and to a very high standard. It's very comfortable, clean and a delightful place to stay, as we did, for over a week. W… More
Paolo met my daughter and I at the train station, accompanied us to his apartment, and welcomed us with flowers and Tuscan food/wine. He took time to orient us to the apartment and Lucca and made us … More
“Amazing apartment...loved it...will be going back and telling all our friends!”
Reviewed 26 Nov 2012
We stayed in this apartment on our recent trip to Italy...I don't have enough words for this place. It's perfect! We stayed in Rome and Florence along with Lucca...within 2 hours of being in Lucca, … More
This is a wonderful country retreat consisting of spacious, sympathetically renovated, character Farmhouse/Villa with 5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The farmhouse has a private pool, gardens, large terrace with beautiful views, WIFI, and is within walking distance of a v …see more
Villa Franco is a magical place . My friends and I spent a week in this beautiful home nestled among vineyards and fields of barley . The rooms were so fresh despite the searing heat and Franco is an … More
Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a lovely time and enjoyed your stay and the scenery!
Reviewed 23 Sep 2015
Her har man et flott utgangspunkt for å få sett mye i norditalia.
Plassen er en liten vingård, uthuset er bygd om til utleiedel med en moderne atmosfære i gammelt hus.
Et fantastisk uteområdet … More
Nearest beach 50 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Classic Tuscan villa in the gracious hill town of Barga, a lively center of the arts with celebrated jazz and opera festivals, extraordinary restaurants, caffes and shops. The villa is set in a private compound, surrounded by an enormous terrace and walled garden plante …see more
Gramolazzo is a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bedroom property situated in a tiny hilltop village with a population of less than 40 people. The house, situated over 3 floors is light, airy and spacious consisting of kitchen / diner, living / diner, 4 bedrooms (3 double and one twin), …see more
We had a wonderful stay at Villa Gramalazzo - its position, perched on top of a hill, overlooking the lake was magical, and we spent many hours simply enjoying the villa, pool and grounds. The views … More
Thank you for your review. We are glad you loved the amazing position of this unique property. Mikael sends his regards and would love to see you again! Thanks. Lorraine at tuscan-retreats
“Stunning views, a huge pool, spacious and comfortable accommodation in a peaceful location - you can't ask for more!”
Reviewed 13 Sep 2015
￼Gramalazzo 17-25 July 2015
Wow. The view is incredible and the location is peaceful. We stayed for a week and wished it could have been longer. We were an extended family group of 6 adults and 2 c… More
Thank you for review. We agree that the views here are pretty unbeatable and are glad you had a good time!
Reviewed 9 Sep 2015
Arrived very late (at midnight) and the owner was there to show us around. He was always available without being obtrusive. House was very clean and beds very comfortable. Wouldn't be great for someon… More
Thank you for your review . We are glad you enjoyed your stay.
Set in a perfect location, edged by woodland, and with the most stunning views, this lovely little detached one bedroom 'metato' is the perfect place for a peaceful break. This character Metato has been recently restored, retaining a rustic feel, and with one …see more
Elcriso is a newly renovated detached 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom stone farmhouse with own pool and stunning views, set in a peaceful very rural location yet within walking distance of a restaurant.The property has been refurbished with love and care, using lots of traditiona …see more
“Maximum relaxation, great place for nature, walks and farniente”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2015
We stayed at "Elicriso" with a large family of 2 adults, 4 teeenagers and a 10-year old. It was a great stay in all respects.
The location is beautiful: on the way to a small hamlet (Prunecchio), its… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to submit such a detailed review. We are glad you loved this stunning area and Angela's house, which she looks after so well. We hope to welcome you another time.
“Perfect Tuscan retreat with fabulous views”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2015
We (me, husband and two twenty something children) had a fabulous week in this lovely, spacious house in the Tuscan mountains. We were warmly welcomed to the property by the owner who lived close by … More
Thank you for your review of this beautiful property in its gorgeous rural location. We are glad you had a special stay!
The villa is newly built, pristine and spacious, and sits on the edge of a residential area outside of Barga. Despite the 'town' location, the property has the benefit of fantastic views across fields, with the mountains in the background. There is a private g …see more
Our second visit to Casa Patrizia and just as magical as the first time. Lovely villa, great views over the Tuscan hills and relaxing pool. Can't wait to go back… More
Thank you for your review on this popular house which as you will know gets many repeat bookings!
“A superb Holiday Villa owned by a friendly,helpful man with a lovely family”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2014
We have stayed twice before,and have booked again for next year.Marco,the owner,and Patrizia,his wife,are the nicest couple,always willing to help in any matter.The sheets are all changed once a week,… More
“Bliss in Barga”
Reviewed 3 Oct 2014
We enjoyed a wonderful week staying at Casa patrizia, it's situated right on the edge of town an easy walk in the evenings to both the old and new town. Plenty going on and good activities in the are… More
Recently renovated farmhouse in a peaceful and relaxing environment, away from traffic although easy to reach by paved road. It is a 650 sqft apartment in a stone building with two double bedrooms, one bathroom, living room with kitchen area. Can be rented if necessary …see more
Casa Suzanna is a completely restored stone home of 3 floors, located in the Medieval village of Sant'Andrea di Compito The house has a complete kitchen and dining room seating 6 persons, along with a laundry room and full bath. On the second level there is a den …see more
Lovely little house in a charming village. Great location for visiting Lucca,Pisa and Florence. Everything available at the village, i.e. food, wine, cafe and great restaurant. Great bathroom, the dow… More
Beautifully restored 2 bed apartment, originally part of Tuscan Farm buildings. The apartment is full of character, boasting arch vaulted chestnut beamed ceilings, traditional windows and flooring, and original fireplace. The apartment has its own private eating terrace …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Romantic, beautifully and sympathetically renovated barn, with private pool!!! Located in the heart of the Garfagnana, 1 hr 15 mins or so north of Lucca.With beamed ceilings and exposed stonework, along with traditional style windows and flooring, this is a real Tuscan …see more
Excellent quiet location for everyone who needs a peaceful and comfortable holiday!
In reality, everything is even better than the description and the pictures of the website.
Fabio and his family … More
Reviewed 8 Sep 2015
This was our third time at this property and it has never failed to disappoint. This is a fantastic property if you want a relaxing 'get away from it all' holiday.
The pool area is exceptional and … More
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review, and we are so glad you love this place enough to come back again and again. We hope to welcome you another time!
Bordered by the Old Town wall, the beautifully cared for garden has spectacular views across the Apuane Alps. The stone pillars and seating niche in the garden of this grand home, transport you into another time. Although situated in the village, having been the village …see more
Nearest beach 20 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Charming, renovated practical and funcional apartment located on the first floor of a gorgeous building in the heart of Lucca.The apartment has all the comforts you need. It is composed of two double bedrooms with bed linen included, a bathroom with shower, hair dryer …see more
Well furnished modern and clean apartment, in good location, surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants and of course the historic old buildings of Lucca. Has all you need - air con and wifi kept the f… More
“Beautiful apartment in beautiful Lucca”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2014
This beautiful apartment was equipped to the highest standard and was a joy to come back to after a days sightseeing in beautiful Tuscany .
It was situated in a very central but quiet street whic… More
Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
A charming stone-house furnished with care and precious furniture situated in the splendid village of Colognora, where the time seems to have stopped for real. The house is part of a private courtyard and has a private garden with a stunning view.Situated in the stunnin …see more
Beautifully located studio style property, set in gorgeous grounds, with stunning views and a brand new shared pool. WIFI Beautifully located and newly refurbished studio style property, one of two apartments situated in a traditional stone cottage.This spacious …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
A wooden made house, built on a concrete base, with a beautiful view on Apuane Alps, a small garden behind the house and a terrace with table and chairs, ideal to eat out all day long. The entrance staircase leads to a terrace that goes around the house and then widens …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Sleeping 3 + 2. Riverside. WIFI. A beautifully renovated detached watermill, with private pool, situated in a wonderful garden bordered by a trout stream. The cosy house boasts original chestnut beamed ceilings, and terracotta tiled floors, along with an open fire.This …see more
We spent 5 days at this converted water mill and were very pleased with our stay. It is well situated in a peaceful location with lovely views of the surrounding countryside. We particularly liked the… More
Thank you for your review. We are glad you found this lovely little house delightful and that you enjoyed your stay!
“A very nice house and Fabio is a great host.”
Reviewed 8 Sep 2015
A very nice house, your own swimmimg pool, nice garden, great when the wether is good.
The road to the house is a little bit steep.… More