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Francesca 1 at Villa Ricetro

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Francesca 1 at Villa Ricetro
bedroom: 1

bathroom: 1

available for: 2 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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Montemagno - Camaiore - Lucca
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Francesca 1 at Villa Ricetro
Location address: Montemagno - Camaiore - Lucca   Show on map Show on map
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Francesca 1 is a romantic Tuscan villa, attached on either side to another villa. Immediately outside it has a lawned garden which is furnished with a table and chairs with umbrella.
Inside there is a open plan room with traditional Tuscan villa features such as the wooden beam and terracotta ceiling, and exposed stone walls. The entire villa is paved in large modern terracotta tiles. Across half the room is a wooden mezzanine floor. Immediately on entering is a dining table which seats six.
Below the mezzanine floor is a comfortable lounge area. A double sofa and wicker armchair are huddled around an open fireplace made of the local stone. To one side is a TV. To the back of the room is a bathroom with shower.
The kitchenette is to the front of the room and has two windows above the work area, looking out into the garden. It has built-in units and is fully equipped, including gas hobs, oven and a large fridge with separate freezer compartment.
Wooden steps lead up to the mezzanine floor where there is the double bedroom. To one side is a wooden wardrobe and a matching chest of drawers. Light is provided by a window in the bedroom.


The mezzanine floor is open over the living area and looks down on the kitchen and dining area.
Francesca 1 has an intercommunicating door to Francesca 2. This door remains closed and locked. Should a guest book both villas, it can be opened.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 70 sqm
  • Furnished garden
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • Fire place (open)
  • Kettle
  • American coffee machine
  • Oven
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Iron
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Mosquito screens
  • No pets allowed
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
Location: Villa Ricetro

Villa Ricetro is a collection of Tuscan villas located in the hills overlooking the plains of Viareggio. There are pretty views of the forest covered hills surrounding the estate and offers beautiful views across to the Torre del Lago, or Puccini lake and even the sea. From the property there is easy access to Camaiore and Lucca. Within walking distance is the little nearby village with a couple of restaurants. This is a great location to visit the Puccini Opera festival held every summer near the lake.
In the perfectly maintained garden there is a fenced pool area. This is located a short distance away, down a slope in the garden. It's a lovely area with plenty of furnishings to relax under the warm Tuscan sun.
Within the garden there is a shared, stone barbeque and a pizza oven near which is a table and chairs. The three villas each also have their own private areas, directly in front of their entrances which are furnished.

Pool Info

The pool is located about 10metres away from the villas in a fully fenced area on a lower level of the garden. From the area there are fantastic views of the forest covered hills, just beyond, on clear days, it is possible to see the plains of Viareggio, Torre del Lago, or Puccini lake and even the sea.  The pool is not completely private, the pool of Antica Poesia is situated next to it.
The pool is a prefabricated, irregular shaped pool. It is surrounded by a lovely wooden sun deck which is furnished with sun beds. Around the pool area there are also a couple of tables with chairs and umbrellas. Slightly above it is a small covered terrace.
The pool is salt cleanse and measures 7x4.7 metres with a depth of 1.2 metres. It is open from May through October, weather permitting. To one side iron steps provide access to the cool, crystal water.
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Pool chlorine free - 7x4.7mtrs, 1.2mtrs deep. Open May to October, weather permitting. Salt cleansed, fenced.
  • Leisure - walking, biking, wine and olive oil tasting, marble museum in Carrara, water sports in Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi
  • Beach - 15km in Viareggio
  • Tennis - courts in Camaiore, 8km away
  • Horse riding - In San Martino, 8km away
  • Golf - Viareggio, 15km away
  • Wine Tastings - 4km away in Nebraska shop, info available on arrival
  • Hot springs and spa wellness centre - in San Giuliano Terme, 27km away
  • Barbecue Onsite - communal stone bbq and pizza oven
  • Cook on request - info provided on arrival
  • House Maid - book in advance
  • Parking - 3 places just outside property
  • Railways - Viareggio, 15km
  • Approach road - all paved
  • Distances - Viareggio 15km, Forte dei Marmi 22km, San Giuliano Terme 27km, Carrara 27km, Lucca 32km, Pisa 33km, Bagni di Lucca 42km, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana 60km, La Spezia 70km, Firenze 98km, Siena 167km, Rome 368km

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7 Night Villa Price in US Dollar for up to 2 people - Price is NOT per head

 

2015 availability
To Tuscany's up to date availability data-base is checked at the moment of your request.

August

1200 US Dollar
1200 US Dollar
1200 US Dollar
1200 US Dollar
840 US Dollar

September

840 US Dollar
840 US Dollar
840 US Dollar
720 US Dollar

October

03. - 10.
720 US Dollar
10. - 17.
720 US Dollar
17. - 24.
720 US Dollar
24. - 31.
720 US Dollar
31. - 07.
720 US Dollar

November

07. - 14.
600 US Dollar
14. - 21.
600 US Dollar
21. - 28.
600 US Dollar
28. - 05.
600 US Dollar

December

05. - 12.
600 US Dollar
12. - 19.
600 US Dollar
19. - 26.
840 US Dollar
26. - 02.
840 US Dollar

Important booking info
Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: Included
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: included
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

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27. - 03.
 
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2016 availability
To Tuscany's up to date availability data-base is checked at the moment of your request.

January

02. - 09.
840 US Dollar
09. - 16.
480 US Dollar
16. - 23.
480 US Dollar
23. - 30.
480 US Dollar
30. - 06.
480 US Dollar

February

06. - 13.
480 US Dollar
13. - 20.
480 US Dollar
20. - 27.
480 US Dollar
27. - 05.
480 US Dollar

March

05. - 12.
480 US Dollar
12. - 19.
480 US Dollar
19. - 26.
480 US Dollar
26. - 02.
480 US Dollar

April

02. - 09.
660 US Dollar
09. - 16.
660 US Dollar
16. - 23.
660 US Dollar
23. - 30.
660 US Dollar
30. - 07.
660 US Dollar

May

07. - 14.
660 US Dollar
14. - 21.
660 US Dollar
21. - 28.
840 US Dollar
28. - 04.
840 US Dollar

June

04. - 11.
840 US Dollar
11. - 18.
840 US Dollar
18. - 25.
1020 US Dollar
25. - 02.
1020 US Dollar

July

02. - 09.
1020 US Dollar
09. - 16.
1200 US Dollar
16. - 23.
1200 US Dollar
23. - 30.
1200 US Dollar
30. - 06.
1200 US Dollar

August

06. - 13.
1200 US Dollar
13. - 20.
1200 US Dollar
20. - 27.
1200 US Dollar
27. - 03.
840 US Dollar

September

03. - 10.
840 US Dollar
10. - 17.
840 US Dollar
17. - 24.
840 US Dollar
24. - 01.
720 US Dollar

October

01. - 08.
720 US Dollar
08. - 15.
720 US Dollar
15. - 22.
720 US Dollar
22. - 29.
720 US Dollar
29. - 05.
720 US Dollar

November

05. - 12.
600 US Dollar
12. - 19.
600 US Dollar
19. - 26.
600 US Dollar
26. - 03.
600 US Dollar

December

03. - 10.
600 US Dollar
10. - 17.
600 US Dollar
17. - 24.
840 US Dollar
24. - 31.
840 US Dollar
Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: Included
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: included
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
The guest reviews published below represent the personal opinions of To Tuscany customers who completed a questionnaire after their stay at the villa or apartment. These opinions do not necessarily represent the view of To Tuscany. For more information and our reviews policy please click here
9
Anonymous
Mature couple
Kassel, Germany

Review date:
Stay: June 2015
Pros Die Integration der alten Bausubstanz
Cons Mücken
Local attractions Le Meraviglie

9
9
Dominique
Mature couple
PARIS, France

Review date:
Stay: May 2015
Pros Tout
Cons La difficulté pour y accéder
Local attractions Visite de Pise, de Sienne et de Florence

9
8
Nicholas
Mature couple
Poole, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: April 2015
Pros We found the location excellent and the Villa was well equipped.
Cons Francesca 1 has a bedroom door is next to the entrance to another apartment that's occupied by local's. they had a habit of going out to there cars which are parked in front of the small bedroom window in the early hours,car doors would bang and engine starting up etc.
Local attractions The town of Lucca.

To Tuscany team comments for this review:

02.07.2015
The owner apologises for the disruption next door. The owners of the neighbouring villa were staying there only that week and were leaving early for work each day.
8
10
Susan
Solo traveller
Kennesaw, United States of America

Review date:
Stay: April 2015
Pros The villa, and surrounding courtyard, was lovely and the view from the pool area incredible. Staying here was like my dream of living in Italy. The local town of Camaiore is charming, and the drive from there, up the mountain, is breathtakingly beautiful. The villa location is perfect for day trips and wonderful to come back to late afternoon for a glass of wine and relaxing in the courtyard. I could not of chosen a better place for my stay in Italy and I look forward to returning!
Local attractions Day trips to Lucca, Pisa, Viareggio, San Miniato and Cinque Terre. The open market in Camaiore on the weekend!!

To Tuscany team comments for this review:

27.04.2015
Dear Susan, thanks for the nice words, we are glad that your experience with us was so beautiful, our commitment to our guests is so amply repaid, it would be great to see you again in the future. Francesca and Alessandro
10
10
Léon
Mature couple
Tertre, Belgium

Review date:
Stay: December 2014
Pros Excellent accueil, propriétaire très attentionné !

10
10
Anita
Young couple
Uden, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: September 2014
Pros De ligging, de natuur, het zeer vriendelijke ontvangst. Het huisje lag tussen verschillende hotspots zoals Lucca, Florence en Pisa, maar ook het huisje en de ligging zelf was prachtig en rustig.
Cons Helemaal niets
Local attractions Restaurant Da Franco - Heerlijk gegeten (Montemagno) Pisa - Mooi om geweest te zijn, maar betaal géén 18 euro voor de tour in de toren, want dat is het geld niet waard! (het mag de naam tour eigenlijk ook niet dragen) Florence - Prachtig! Mooie stad om doorheen te dwalen, je kijkt je ogen uit. Lucca - een echte vestigingsstad. prachtig! Om iedere hoek ligt weer iets moois. Prachtige pleintjes, leuke straatjes en je wordt hier (nog) niet lastig gevallen door straatventers, wat ook fijn is. Helaas weten we niet meer waar we overal heerlijk gegeten en/of gedronken hebben.

10
10
Neil
Mature couple
Sandbach, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: September 2014
Pros The villa was a perfect blend of traditional and modern, including a full range of modern appliances. Alessandro and Francesca were very welcoming, and they had gone the extra mile to make the place comfortable in terms of furnishings, decor and design. The small private garden, the pool and the views were a bonus.
Cons Very small windows, hence little natural light. Lighting needed at all times. Could do with a couple of rooflights. Parking not easy - reversing through the olive trees in the dark was difficult.
Local attractions The Meraviglie restaurant in Montemagno and staff were excellent, including a free welcoming glass of Prosecco on arrival. The food and service were first class, at very reasonable prices. Close to the spectacular Apuane Alps - a must see.

10
Anonymous
Mature couple
Deest, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: September 2014
Pros De wasmachine in huis
Cons De privacy is beperkt doordat anderen altijd voorbij jouw huisje moeten, daarnaast burgen die met keukenraam direct aan jouw terrasje liggen, de tuin was meer groene mat dan gras en de internetverbinding heeft er 4 van de 7 dagen uitgelegen. Daarnaast is een open vide wel leuk maar dan moet de koelkast niet zoveel lawaai maken zodat je bijna niet kunt slapen. Buj her zwembad was de rust ook ver te zoeken omdat de vlonder van de buurman was ingezakt en die werd gerepareerd.......prijs kwaliteit absoluut niet in verhouding!

To Tuscany team comments for this review:

29.09.2014
The owner was sorry to hear you were disappointed. They would have been happy to have helped resolve any issues had they been mentioned at the time. They have informed us that a section of the garden has been laid with artificial grass temporarily as the weather had been harsh on the real grass this season. The internet antenna had to be replaced so there was a disruption to the service while this was taking place. The owner thanks you for your comments about the fridge and has taken steps to replace it with a new one.
8
Anonymous
Mature couple
Hale, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros Wonderful setting. Friendly and helpful owner. Good location to explore both the coast and inland.
Local attractions La Meraviglie restaurant in Montemagno. Fantastic food, good service and really good value for money.

8
9
Miranda
Adult family group
Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros De ruimte in de woning was zeer groot en de badkamer was mooi en prettig in gebruik.
De extra bergruimte met wasmachine, naast de badkamer was ook handig.
Het meubilair in de woning was mooi en het tweepersoonsbed sliep heerlijk!
De keuken was goed en uitgebreid uitgerust, met vriezer.
Het is in de woning vrij donker, maar er is veel verlichting met overal schakelaars.
Wifi verbinding werkte prima.
We hebben er, afgezien van het weer een prima week gehad!
Cons Een handleiding voor de afstandsbedieningen van de televisie was fijn geweest. Helaas hadden we tijdens ons verblijf van 1 week slecht weer, met veel regen en onweer. We hebben hierdoor geen gebruik gemaakt van het zwembad. In het tuintje vonden wij de privacy wat minder. De gasten van de andere 2 woningen lopen langs Francesca 1 om naar de uitgang en het zwembad te gaan. Het huis ligt behoorlijk afgelegen, je hebt absoluut een auto nodig en ook goede stuurkunsten met alle smalle en bochtige weggetjes.
Local attractions Restaurant "Le Meraviglie" in Montemagno, onderaan het bergweggetje is een zeer goed restaurant met vriendelijke bediening. Van dit restaurant ligt er een kaartje in de woning. Absolute aanrader, maar reserveren is wel noodzakelijk. Bij Ristorante e Pizzeria "Zenzero" in de hoofdstraat van Camaiore (Via Vittorio Emanuele 62) hebben wij ook heel erg goed gegeten! Gezellig met buitenterrasje aan de straat en in de steeg. Een bezoekje aan de marmergroeven en het marmermuseum in Carrara vonden wij erg indrukwekkend. Vanuit Portovenere hebben we met de boot een bezoek gebracht aan Cinque Terre. Erg mooi! Lucca is zeer zeker de moeite van een bezoek waard! Charmante stad met heel veel winkeltjes! De stranden van Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi en Marina di Carrara zijn wat minder toegangelijk. Wij hebben geen openbaar strand kunnen vinden. De hele kustlijn bestaat uit clubs, Een uurtje naar het strand met je eigen handdoekje is er (helaas) niet mogelijk.

9
10
Christian
Young couple
Schnaittach, Germany

Review date:
Stay: June 2014
Pros Sehr schönen Gegend.. rustikal eingerichtet... Top Pool... Gute Ausstattung.. Schöner Garten... Ein rundum gelungenes Paket... Übrigens sehr nette und zuvorkommende Vermieter... Super schöner ruhiger Urlaub
Cons Das letzte Stück der Auffahrt zum Haus ist gewöhnungsbedürftig
Local attractions Viareggio, lucca und pisa... Sehr guter Fisch am Meer... Tolles lokal in montemagno

10
9
Anonymous
Young couple
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: May 2014
Pros Heel netjes. Mooi huis.
Cons Ligging is in een klein dorp. Alles met auto bereizen.
Local attractions Restaurant Sem in Camario

9
9
Anonymous
Young couple
Oxford, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: April 2014
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Nearest town

The nearest village is Montemagno, which has a couple of restaurants and a small grocery shop. There is also a couple of bars/cafés. The nearest town is Camaiore. It is about 8km away and has all amenities including banks, post office, pharmacy and petrol station.

FAQ

- What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check in is from 16.00-19.00.
Checkout by: 10.00

- Can we arrive earlier than 16.00-19.00?
No it is not possible to arrive early, this is to ensure the villa is fully prepared for your arrival.
To ensure the villa can be prepared for the next guest please depart by 10.00

- Are pool towels supplied?
not included

- Is there Internet in the villa?
free WI-FI available

- Can we bring an extra person / child that can sleep on an air mattress or not the couch?
No, for fire and safety regulations, and insurance purposes, the maximum number of people indicated on the description cannot be exceeded.
NB: anyone aged 2 or above counts towards the occupancy of the house.

- Can we order a cot and / or high chair?
Please see here if it is possible in your villa. You can order these while completing your booking online, or at a later date by logging into you account.

- Where do I find information about the final cleaning, security deposit and other extra charges?
For complete details about what costs are included and excluded see here

- How much does heating cost in Italy?
Heating is very expensive in Italy. Most properties charge heating by consumption. Please make sure on arrival you are shown the meter so that you can check your spending. Here you can see how heating is charged at your villa.

- Is there a local bike hire place?
For bike hire shops see here, this is not an exhaustive list. On arrival you can check with the property owner for the closest shop.

- Where is the nearest grocery shop?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and grocery shop.

- Is it possible to have a Welcome Hamper? if yes, how can we order one?
Yes, a Welcome Hamper can be provided (service provided by local supplier). To order a Welcome Hamper please login into your account and place the order for one Welcome Hamper

- Where is the nearest recommended restaurant?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and restaurant.

- How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
Aeroporto Pisa: 48km - 0h 40m
Florence Airport: 94km - 1h 05m
Aeroporto Bologna: 177km - 1h 51m

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- Can you assist with travel information?
Click here to view information we have put together to assist you with your travel plans

- When do I get the directions and keyholder contact?
After paying the balance you will receive the directions. They will also be accessible in your account.
You will also be supplied with a contact number for To Tuscany in case you should have any queries about the property on arrival

- Where do I find the directions?
Once your balance payment has been received you can access the directions from your account.

- Can we book a weekly stay not arriving on Saturday?
From June to end September, it is not possible to change the arrival/departure days. In other seasons it can be considered only for last minute bookings and at the owners discretion. Please contact us for more information or if you have a specific request.

- What is there for children to do in Tuscany?
Click here for some ideas of what to do with children while on holiday

- What is there to do in Tuscany?
Click here to put together your personal guide book for your holiday

- Are pets allowed?
Villas which allow pets have an icon with a dog. Please check the description page of your villa for the icon. If pets are accepted this is normally limited to ONE dog per booking, please contact your agent for any questions. Some properties have extra charges for pets, make sure you check the extra charges here for pet charges.

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