Located 30 minute drive from Lucca, on the top of the Tuscan hills, Villa Rica is a traditional charming farmhouse that has been skillfully renovated and converted into a country home to offer comfortable hospitality and a relaxing stay, in an atmosphere of quietness and intimacy. The house offers beautiful views of the surrounding valleys and the Tyrrhenian sea, including the near islands of the Tuscan Archipelago. The house is positioned in a quaint village and near an old church whose bells can be heard chiming hourly adding to the Old World country charm.
Inviting and bright sitting room with large flat screen satellite TV and cozy fireplace.
Spacious dining room with extensible table to sit comfortably 12 people, fireplace, wooden beamed ceiling and cotto floor. Professional fully equipped eat-in kitchen that opens onto the garden completes this floor.
Wellness area with Turkish bath, whirlpool (2m x 2m) – at extra charge – and a guest bathroom.
|Category||Date Range||Rate||Min stay|
|Sep 30 - Dec 22, 2023||Sep 30 2023 to Dec 22 2023||€4,875 per Week||7 Nights|
|Dec 23 - Jan 5, 2024||Dec 23 2023 to Jan 5 2024||€6,285 per Week||7 Nights|
|Jan 6 - Mar 22, 2024||Jan 6 2024 to Mar 22 2024||€5,000 per Week||7 Nights|
|Mar 23 - Apr 5, 2024||Mar 23 2024 to Apr 5 2024||€6,315 per Week||7 Nights|
|Apr 6 - May 3, 2024||Apr 6 2024 to May 3 2024||€5,455 per Week||7 Nights|
|May 4 - Jun 7, 2024||May 4 2024 to Jun 7 2024||€7,000 per Week||7 Nights|
|Jun 8 - Aug 30, 2024||Jun 8 2024 to Aug 30 2024||€7,715 per Week||7 Nights|
|Aug 31 - Sep 27, 2024||Aug 31 2024 to Sep 27 2024||€7,000 per Week||7 Nights|
|Sep 28 - Dec 20, 2024||Sep 28 2024 to Dec 20 2024||€5,455 per Week||7 Nights|
|Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2025||Dec 21 2024 to Jan 3 2025||€6,315 per Week||7 Nights|
|Damage WaiverNon-refundable damage waiver (up to $2,000)||$299 Flat|
|Check-in time:||16:00||Check-out time:||10:00|
|Check-in between 4pm and 7pm. Check-out by 10am|
• Pets allowed – €50 per week
• All the extra services must be paid locally, prior to departure unless otherwise arranged
Rica is equipped with an array of included amenities and services:
• Personal service by the villa staff, including a housekeeper and garden and pool maintenance
• Water and final cleaning
• Fenced saltwater swimming pool
• Baby cot (6-9 months)
Amenities and services available upon request (extra charge):
• Additional staff available at this villa includes a chef and extra housekeeping €15 per hour
• Electricity, depending on consumption, as per meter reading: €0.25 kWh
• Use of the Turkish bath and infrared sauna contribute to electricity consumption
• Heating, hot tub, and hydro massage, depending on gas consumption, as per meter €3.80 m³
• Cost of food and beverages
• Extra bed €100 per week
Regional Sanitization Practices: Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)
Industry Association Recommended Cleaning Practice: SafeHome
|Bedroom 1||1 Queen||2 Guests||Additional Info|
|Bedroom 2||1 Queen||2 Guests||Additional Info|
|Bedroom 3||1 Queen||2 Guests||Additional Info|
|Bedroom 4||1 Queen||2 Guests||Additional Info|
|Bedroom 5||1 Single||2 Guests||Additional Info|
|Bathroom 1||Toilet, Shower||En-suite|
|Bathroom 2||Toilet, Shower||En-suite|
|Bathroom 3||Toilet, Tub||En-suite|
|Bathroom 4||Toilet, Shower||En-suite|
|Bathroom 5||Toilet, Shower||En-suite|
Nearest Airport: Florence Peretola 1 h 5 min; Pisa Galileo Galilei 41 min
Nearest serviced town: within walking distance
Nearest major city: Lucca 31 min
Nearest beach: Forte dei Marmi: 32 min
Driving time estimated by Google Maps
The historic town of Lucca features many attractions and unlimited historic charm. Take a stroll or rent a bicycle and ride on its ancient walls and through the town past famous monuments, several churches and the Guinigi Tower, which has trees planted at the top. Make sure to visit the church of Saint Michele and then enjoy a cappuccino in Saint Michele square. Don't miss shopping along Via Fillungo!
North of Lucca, the famous Garfagnana Valley extends for miles, a splendid natural vista of mountains and hills. Along the way, stop at the famous "Devil's Bridge"—legend says the Devil himself has visited this spot. A huge Halloween celebration is held here every year. In Pisa, the famous Leaning Tower awaits. Some say it is one of the wonders of the world, and all agree that a sight of the Leaning Tower is a must for all those coming Italy. The nearby Forte Dei Marmi is one of the most popular places in Italy during the summer, boasting a beautiful beach, elegant shops and boutiques, and an active nightlife of bars and clubs like La Capannina and the Twiga Club.
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