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Antica Poesia, Camaiore - Lucca and Viareggio

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 guests Private Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

This interesting property near Lucca was formerly an olive press. Now it has been transformed into a characterful two-storey Tuscan villa that will provide a very comfortable base for a family of four or two couples. It’s a particularly savvy choice if you’re planning to attend the annual Puccini Festival at the open-air theatre in Torre del Lago. It's located in the hills but has good access to the coast and to Lucca.

With the Renaissance-era walled city of Lucca just begging to be visited, not to mention activities ranging from wine- and olive oil-tasting to horse-riding and golf available nearby, you’ll soon be itching to get out and explore. (The town of Montemagno is in walking distance, too.) But with two furnished terraces, walled and open gardens, and a pool with outstanding views of the surrounding olive groves, you could be forgiven for not venturing too far. The inviting interiors incorporate some of the original machinery used in the olive press and include good-sized bedrooms and cosy nooks in which to sit and catch up on that book you haven’t had time to read.

Ground Floor

Lounge-Diner

Main entrance, sofa, armchair, table and chairs.

Kitchen
Fully equipped, plus breakfast bar.

Bathroom 1
Sink, shower, WC.

Laundry Room
Fully equipped.

First Floor

Sitting Area

Chaise longue, desk and chair.

Bedroom 1
Double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe, dressing table and stool.

Bedroom 2
Two iron-framed single beds (can be converted into a double), chest of drawers, wardrobe.

Bathroom 2
Jacuzzi bath, double sinks, WC.

Our Thoughts
We love the traditional interiors, especially the little reminders of the villa’s previous life as an olive press. There’s a really cosy aspect to this place that will make you feel immediately welcome, though there is also lots of natural light. But it is the outdoor terraces that are the big draw. As well as a terrace with table and chairs in the private walled garden by the villa’s entrance, there’s also one midway down the main garden overlooking the pool, complete with a brick-built barbecue, table and chairs – the ideal spot for a gourmet al fresco dinner prepared by one of our recommended private chefs.

Notes
Two bedrooms. Two bathrooms. The owner lives in the adjoining villa.
Parking - Private parking outside villa.
Fire Place: open

Pool
The salt-water pool is situated across the quiet, narrow road at the front of the property, down some stone steps. It offers fabulous views of the surrounding countryside and has a raised deck furnished with plenty of sun loungers and parasols, plus there is a small kitchen and barbecue. The pool is accessed via metal ladders
Pool size: 3.70x7.80 mtrs and 1.20 mtrs deep. It is open from May to October, weather permitting.


Facilities

Flexible dates
Washing Machine
Internet
Pool towels
Infant bed/chair
Terrace
Kitchen
Dishes/Utensils
Fridge/ Freezer
Bed linen and towels
Lounge
TV
Stove top
Barbecue
Fire place
Filter coffee maker
Espresso maker
Oven
Dishwasher
Safe
Hairdryer
No pets
Mosquito screens
This is a privately owned villa. Owners of privately owned villas are not permitted to carry out services for guests. Services such as linen, towels and cleaning are arranged by To Tuscany and carried out by our local partners.

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Review: 
"Excellent concierge service!! Valentina Petri's recommendations and her eagerness to help with great advises were priceless. She responded super quickly to all our questions and her suggestions were highly appreciated."
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Villa rates

  • 2021
  • 2022
Date range
7 night price
06 Nov - 18 Dec 2021
$952
18 Dec - 01 Jan 2022
$1,634
Date range
7 night price
01 Jan - 08 Jan 2022
$1,843
08 Jan - 26 Mar 2022
$1,323
26 Mar - 28 May 2022
$1,323
28 May - 02 Jul 2022
$1,843
02 Jul - 27 Aug 2022
$2,457
27 Aug - 24 Sep 2022
$1,843
24 Sep - 12 Nov 2022
$1,323
12 Nov - 17 Dec 2022
$1,323
17 Dec - 31 Dec 2022
$1,843

House rules

The Security Deposit is €0 payable only in Euro cash is required on arrival. You will be reimbursed on check-out should no damage occur during your stay.

Tourist tax: included in the rental price

Charged based on usage: Heating Villa

Arrival guide

Meet and greet
Arrival time is 16:00 - 19:00. Departure time is before 10:00. Out of hours arrivals on request.

Approach road: Unpaved, even

Parking: Private, onsite parking


Layout (120 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Dining Room
First floor
Lounge
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 48km - 0h 40m
  • Florence Airport: 93km - 1h 04m
  • Genoa Airport: 159km - 1h 56m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Viareggio: 14km - 0h 23m
  • Lucca: 20km - 0h 32m
  • Forte dei marmi: 21km - 0h 35m
The nearest grocery shop and bar are aporximately 900 metres away from the villa in the village of Montemagno. There are also two popular restaurants in the vacinity “Le Meraviglie” and “Da Franco”.  All other amieniaties including a supermarket, bank and pharmacy can be found in Lucca 21km away.

Guest reviews: Antica Poesia <div class='textCenter'>9,5/ 10</div>Score from 16 reviews - Superb (16 Client reviews)

Angela
September 2021
Mature couple
29308, Germany 29308, Germany
Guest villa score
6/10
Would you like to translate?
Die Ferienwohnung in einer ehemaligen Ölmühle hat uns gelockt. Es war sicher auch ein tolles Erlebnis. Wir wurden bei der Ankunft von dem Eigentümer sehr freundlich empfangen. Auch der zum Haus gehörige Außenbereich mit Grill, Außenküche und Pool über 3 Etagen am Berg hat uns sehr gut gefallen.
Die Ferienwohnung war leider etwas überfrachtet mit Dingen, die nicht gebraucht und zum Teil auch nicht mehr sehr schön waren. Nach unserer Meinung müsste mal gründlich aussortiert werden. Alte Sitzmöbel mit verschlissenen Überwürfen, eine Vielzahl von überflüssigem Geschirr und Dekoartikeln, nehmen dieser Wohnung den Charme.
Local attractions Das beste Restaurant am Ort ist das Il Mulino. Die Speisen waren durchweg gut, die Vorspeise (Überraschung des Hauses) war eine Sensation. Ebenso empfehlenswert ist die Osteria le Terme in Massaciuccoli.

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Duration (weeks)

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adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

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7 nights from
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