Villa De Lanfranchi
Villa De Lanfranchi is a flamboyant 18th century villa, a national monument, set in private grounds in a village within walking distance of the centre, at the base of the hills that separate Lucca and Pisa. The Tuscan coastline with white sandy beaches is easily reached by car. San Giuliano Terme, a short drive away, famous for its thermal spas is in a delightful setting for those looking to be pampered. Immersed in a private fenced park a copse of trees veils the front while the rear has a well maintained lawn with a large private swimming pool, gazebo and summer kitchen. The conservatory has an array of botanical and tropical plants, looking out onto the private pool, while the protected botanical park has trees and various species some of which over 400 hundred years old. Large rooms with high frescoed ceilings set the tone to this wonderful eclectic blend of styles, quite unique amongst our selection of villas, the owner being a passionate collector of objets d’art. Several living rooms, a games room with a billiard table, spacious air conditioned bedrooms with high ceilings, ideal for those hot summer nights, and modern bathrooms in keep with the villas charm and character all offer the idyllic setting for a family reunion or a gathering of friends to relax and unwind in a tranquil ambiance. Extensive library and film collection with over 6000 titles perfect for those rainy days. Torre del Lago, about 30 minutes, site of the annual Puccini festival with a variety of hilltop towns and villages to explore in the vicinity.
Max Occupancy: 14
Villas near Pisa and Lucca, Tuscany
- Private Pool
- Air Conditioned Bedrooms
- Maid included
- Internet Connection
- Satellite Tv
- Washing Machine
Set in the village within walking distance of the centre with various amenities including shops, bars, restaurants, a bank and pharmacy. Only 2km/1 mile away the famous thermal bath of San Giuliano Terme. White sandy beaches at Marina di Vecchiano, about 10km/6 miles, set within a protected national park. Torre del Lago, about 10km/6 miles, site of the annual Puccini festival and further afield Versilia 25km/16 miles and further along the coast Cinque Terre, about 60km/37 miles. Pisa is only 20 minutes drive. Florence, San Gimignano and Volterra can all be reached in about one hour.
Large kitchen leading out onto a terrace ideal al fresco dining. Living room with fireplace. Large dining room. Air conditioned double bedroom [US Queen size]. Air conditioned double bedroom [Italian Queen size] convertible to a twin sharing a bathroom with shower. Games room with billiard table. Study corner with a computer, printer and fax . All these rooms lead out to the garden. Large living room leading to the conservatory leading into the garden. Air conditioned double bedroom [US Queen size] with ensuite bathroom with bath.
Third living room leading to a large living room with terrace. Air conditioned double bedroom [US Queens size]. Air conditioned twin bedroom sharing a bathroom with shower. Air conditioned double bedroom [Italian Queen size] with ensuite bathroom with bath. Air conditioned double bedroom [US Queen size] suite with living room and an ensuite bathroom with shower.
Dining room [on request]. Kitchen and Laundry room [for staff use only].
The well maintained lawn with leads down to the private swimming pool, 8x16m/26x51 feet, furnished with sun loungers, a gazebo for al fresco meals. Along the way lies a summer kitchen, kiosk with library and bar.
A second gazebo with open air lounging, a piano. Evening open air film screenings on request from Claudio’s library of 7000,00 films. In the garden and the park also installed a new advanced biological system which fully protects the environment against insects.
Assistance is provided by the owner resides in an independent guest house on the estate who speaks English, French and Spanish. Three members of staff; the gardener, maid and cook reside in another independent house on the estate. Two off site members of staff work on an hourly basis. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Two Dishwashers. Microwave. Two barbeques [one fixed and one portable]. Two Washing machines. Satellite TV [Sky channels] with DVD, TV with DVD in each bedroom. Several CD players. iPod docking station. Fireplace. Billiard table. Ping-pong table. Air conditioned bedrooms. Archery. Fixed telephone line, each room with private extension. Fax. Wireless ADSL internet [computer provided]. Photocopier. Printers.
Two 18-hole golf courses within 45 minutes Versilia Golf Club in Pietrasanta and Cosmopolitan Golf Club or Tirrenia Golf Club. Several horse riding stables, 2km/1 mile, with trails to the coast through the national park San Rossore a UNESCO heritage site. Tennis within 10 minutes. San Giuliano Terme, famous for its thermal spas, is a short drive away and guests of Villa dei Lanfranchi have special discounted rate. Nearby fashion outlets in Lucca e Viareggio. Bike rental.
Several services available on demand at the villa, like: Live music dinner; Dinner under the stars with original language movies; Special wine & extra virgin olive oil tasting available at the villa, with cheeses, cold cuts and bruschetta; Cooking lessons; Customized body treatments like different kinds of massages in room, manicure, pedicure, make-up. Italian lessons. For further information and prices please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kettle. Mixer. Toaster. Iron and ironing board. Hair dryer in each bathroom.
The private swimming pool, 8x16m/26x51 feet,, has a depth of 1.2-2.5m /4-8 feet and a steps for entry/exit.
Amenities for Children
3 cots/cribs and 3 high chairs.
Prices & live Availability
No pricing and availability information for product for year 2017, but in the meantime we are more than happy to discuss any information you require regarding our villas. We can also save your details to our Pre-Booking database and contact you once we launch sales, ensuring you get priority on the villa and the period you want. Enquire here.