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La Canonica

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La Canonica
bedrooms: 6

bathrooms: 3

available for: 12 people

villa: Private Pool

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La Canonica
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La Canonica is located in the tiny village of Brandeglio which is located in the hills above Bagni di Lucca. This wonderful Tuscan villa is attached to another property in the village only on one side while three remain free.
A short distance away, on a level below the villa there is the small garden and pool area. It is a quiet area with plenty of plants and trees around providing shade. There are great views of the forest covered hills from the area.
Outside the villa, facing towards the views is a spacious terrace furnished with two umbrellas and wooden tables with chairs for 12 people. Off this terrace is a small bathroom with shower.
From the terrace there is access to the lounge and to the dining room. The lounge is a large, bright and spacious room in tradition Tuscan style with a ceiling of wooden beams and terracotta and a large stone fireplace to one side. Around the fireplace are three double sofas. An antique wooden table surrounded by four chairs sits to one side of the room. While a heavy wooden door provides access to the quiet stone street in front of the villa.
The dining room is furnished in an old Tuscan villa style with the original dull coloured tiled floor and ceiling with wooden beams. A huge wooden table sits in the middle of the room. It's surrounded by 8 chairs and a bench to comfortably seat 12 people. In the room are several antique pieces of furniture.
The kitchen is next to the dining room and has direct access to it. There is a linoleum floor in this large and bright room. In the centre of the room is a wooden table. The main kitchen is in the antique villa style while attached is a smaller kitchen which is simpler however has several modern appliances. Equipment available includes gas hobs, dishwasher, oven and a fridge with separate freezer.
The first floor and sleeping area is accessed from the lounge. At the top of the stairs is a little sitting room with TV. It is simply furnished with a triple sofa and two double sofas. To one side is a book shelf with plenty of books, in front of which is a small dining table with chairs. Along one wall is a huge wardrobe.
Off the sitting room is a bathroom with shower. Next to this is a small single bedroom with a lovely stone exposed wall and a window looking out towards the views of the valleys and mountains covered in forests.
Neighbouring this bedroom and with access from the sitting room is the first of the double bedrooms. It has a pale green decor with a large wardrobe, a pretty chest of drawers with matching bedside tables. The double bed can be set up as a twin if requested when booking. The bedroom window looks out to the wonderful views of the mountains.
The other bedrooms are down a long corridor off the sitting room. The first is decorated in red with a warm terracotta paved floor. In a corner is a wooden wardrobe while the double bed is in the centre of the room. It can be set up as a twin if requested when booking.
The next bedroom is a large double which can be set up as a twin if requested when booking. It has a wooden bed, wardrobe and bedside tables. Under the window is a writing desk with chair. This room also have the original terracotta floor and high ceiling with wooden beams and terracotta.
The third bedroom along the corridor has a modern tiled floor and decor. There is a double bed and a matching single bed in a corner. Near the window is a writing desk with chair while a wooden wardrobe completes the furnishings. En-suite is a small bathroom with shower.
The final bedroom is at the end of the hall. This is a lovely, cosy twin bedroom with a sloped ceiling and original terracotta paved floor. Care needs to be taken at the head of the beds due to the low ceiling. The room has a lovely hand painted, antique chest of drawers. While in a little hall immediately outside the bedroom there is a bathroom with shower.
1 single bedroom
3 double bedrooms that can be made into a twin. This must be requested when booking.
1 triple bedroom with en-suite bathroom
1 twin bedroom which cannot be made into a double
Although located in a village the property is quiet and peaceful as the village is small and the villa is on the edge facing the countryside and views.

The owner requests that guests only bring one pet during their stay.

Pool Info

The swimming pool is located on a lower level compared to the villa. It's in a small garden and surrounded by plants and trees providing plenty of shade. The lawn area around the pool is limited, however there are a few sunbeds located on the terracotta surround. To one side are fantastic views of the hills and valleys covered with forests that surround the property.
Not far from the pool is access to a bathroom with simple shower in the basement of the villa. Here there is also the laundry area. The pool is 11x5 metres and 1.5 metres deep. It's salt cleansed and has metal steps to enter. It is not heated but is open from May through September, weather permitting.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the villa is 500 sqm
  • Furnished terrace
  • Pizza oven
  • Barbecue
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • CD player
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • Fire place (open)
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave oven
  • American coffee machine
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Iron
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Mosquito screens
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Pets welcome
  • No smoking
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 11x5 mtrs, 1.5mtrs deep. Open May to September, weather permitting
  • Leisure - walking, biking, kayaking, wine tastings, skiing at the Abetone in winter (40km)
  • Beach - Viareggio 67km
  • Tennis - Bagni di Lucca 10km away
  • Hot springs and spa wellness centre - Spa in Bagni di Lucca 10km away
  • Horse riding - at La Riviera, near Bagni di Lucca
  • House Maid - service provided by local supplier - book in advance
  • Cook on request - info available on arrival
  • Babysitter - book in advance
  • Railways - Bagni di Lucca, 10km away
  • Parking - street parking 150 mtrs from the villa
  • Approach road - all paved
  • Distances - Bagni di Lucca 10km, Lucca 37km, Castelnuovo di Garfanana 36km, Pisa 54km, Montecatini Terme 60km, Viareggio 67km, Forte dei Marmi 73km, Vinci 78km, Florence 105km, Siena 175km, Rome 382km

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7 Night Villa Price in US Dollar for up to 12 people - Price is NOT per head

 

2017 availability
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December

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November

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Important booking info
Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 300 Euro payable only in Euro. This is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: Not available
  • Final clean: included - provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: included
  • Baby cot: 2 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

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2016 availability
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December

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Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 300 Euro payable only in Euro. This is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: Not available
  • Final clean: included - provided by local supplier
  • Tourist tax: included
  • Baby cot: 2 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 after their stay at the villa. These opinions do not necessarily represent the view of To Tuscany. For more information and our reviews policy please click here
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Anonymous
Family with young children
München, Germany

Stay: August 2016
Wir waren mit 3 Familien und insgesamt 5 Kindern zwischen 3 und 6 Jahren in La Canonica. Das Haus ist sehr großzügig aufgeteilt, gut ausgestattet und die Zimmer sind sehr schön und individuell eingerichtet. Der große Pool ist ein Traum. Das Dorf ist richtig malerisch und die Einwohner sehr gastfreundlich. Auch wenn die letzten 100 Meter zum Haus doch etwas beschwerlich sind (Auto muss außerhalb des Dorfes geparkt werden und Gepäck und Einkäufe per Schubkarren zum Haus gebracht werden), ist La Canonica eine echte Empfehlung. Wir hatten sehr erholsame 2 Wochen und die Vermieter Eliza und Paulo sind sehr nett und unkompliziert.

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Jean-Marc
Family with older children
Bastogne, Belgium

Stay: July 2016
Super vue sur la vallée depuis la terrasse, grande maison typique de la toscane, très belle piscine, matériel à disposition de bonne qualité, surtout en cuisine pour faire à manger (12 pers) et important le sanitaire également adapté pour un grand nombre.
Le cadre familial fait de cet endroit une maison qui a une âme et dans laquelle on se sent très bien.
Cet endroit écarté de tout bruit et pollution est idéal pour se ressourcer!

Local attractions La visite de Lucca, Florence, et Pise, valent vraiment le détour. A Bagni di Lucca il y a un restaurant "Circolo dei Forestieri" qui vaut vraiment la peine (attention il vaut mieux réserver) ce restaurant vous proposera des plats simples de la région mais d'une qualité et d'un gout exceptionnel et pour pas cher. Le propriétaire donne également quelques bons tuyaux concernant des bonnes adresses culinaires.

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Michael
Family with older children
Virum , Denmark

Stay: July 2016
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Katarzyna
Family with young children
Röstånga, Sweden

Stay: August 2015
Lepszej lokalizacji oraz widoku z tarasu nie mogliśmy sobie wymarzyć.

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Neil
Family with young children
wivelsfield green, United Kingdom

Stay: August 2015
This is a charming historic house on the edge of a hillside in a friendly village in the hills around Bagna di Lucca. There was plenty of room for 11 of us - 4 adults, 7 children. We ate out on the terrace overlooking the forested hills. Brandeglio is at the end of a windy no-through road and so has a remote feel. The children played 40:40 with the Italian children in Brandeglio on many evenings and spent the day by the pool. The owner, Paulo, is very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.
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Geert
Family with older children
Bekkevoort, Belgium

Stay: August 2015
Erg rustig, goed onderhouden, goed zwembad
Comfortabele, goed ingerichte kamers (allemaal echte ruime kamers, geen piepkleine kamers of in een vochtige ruimte!)
Goed ingerichte propere keuken
Local attractions - Rivier Lima na afdaling richting Bagni di Lucca - Orrigi di Botri - Bezoek Lucca - Pizzeria in Chifenti

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Virginie
Group of friends
Uccle, Belgium

Stay: August 2015
Cette villa est magnifique
On ne peut pas accéder à la villa en voiture ( obliger de prendre un chemin à pied)

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Anonymous
Adult family group
Teterow, Germany

Stay: July 2015
Schönes altes Haus mit viel Platz für 12 Personen, Der Pool ist sehr schön gelegen und bietet eine angenehme Größe. Ausgezeichnet für Leute die Ruhe suchen, da Brandeglio etwas abgelegen auf dem Berg.
Local attractions Lucca/Pisa/Mittelmeer Gute kleine Pizzaria in Brandeglio( Pizza zu empfehlen)

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jane
Family with young children
bridgnorth, United Kingdom

Stay: July 2015
We loved the setting - in a quiet village on the top of the hillside with wonderful views. We even loved the church bell - which continued chiming all through the night, and the windy drive up to the village which added to the sense of remoteness. The traditional interior and family pictures etc added to the character of the villa. The large fridge and chest freezer meant we could stock up on food for most of the week, And we loved being able to make our own pizza in the traditional pizza oven in the adjoining property (after seeking permission from the owner).
One of our party had mobility issues so getting the wheelchair from the car (which had to be left in the village square} to the villa was an effort. But we did realise this before we booked so it is not a criticism, but something visitors should be aware of. Also the access down to the pool is via steep steps which could be an issue with young children, but as there was a lockable gate at the top of the steps it did mean we could control the children's access to the pool more easily. It would have been nice to have some pool toys/floats for the children and perhaps a table tennis table. A minor issue was that the dishwasher did not rinse properly - so some of the cutlery & crockery did not look sparkling clean when we arrived.
Local attractions We have visited Tuscany before and loved visits to Lucca, Florence, Pisa, Barga, but this time we were just happy to relax - read in the hammock, swim in the pool and eat lots of lovely fresh local produce,
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Andrea
Adult family group
Seevetal, Germany

Stay: September 2014
Einfach alles! Die Lage, der Blick, das Haus, die Küche, das Mobiliar, der Pool, der Garten, das Dorf, die Ruhe, die Betreuung durch Paolo!
Local attractions Brandeglio ist ein ein Ort aus einer anderen Welt - dieses unbeschreibliche Bergdorf, diese ungewöhnliche Art, das Haus zu erreichen - flache Schuhe, sind hilfreich - das unglaublich schöne Haus mit seiner alten Familiengeschichte und Tradition - die Aussicht von dort oben, die Kirche im Ort und das kleine einheimische Lokal sind unbeschreiblich. Man muss diesen Ort nicht verlassen! Trotzdem haben wir die ganze Gegend erkundet. Florenz, immer eine Reise wert! Der Schiefe Turm von Pisa, Marino di Vecchino - ein traumhafter Strand - Bagni di Lucca - ein kleiner netter Ort mit einem tollen Supermarkt und last but Not least Lucca!! Eine wunderschöne Stadt! Und in Abetone - 40 km von Brandeglio entfernt, kann man sogar Ski fahren! La Canonica ist ein Traum! Wir 8 Erwachsene einer Familie - 3 Generationen kommen definitiv wieder!

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Peter
Family with older children
Lommel, Belgium

Stay: August 2014
Prachtig huis, mooi zwembad. Schitterend uitzicht vanaf terras.
De laatste 5 km naar het dorpje Brandeglio zijn erg smal met vele (haarspeld) bochten.
Local attractions Lucca blijft een prachtige stad voor een dagtrip

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Anonymous
Family with young children
Grafschaft, Germany

Stay: August 2014
Sehr schönes eingerichtete Herrenhaus. Sehr viel Platz, wunderschöner Ausblick, toller Pool.
Sehr abgelegenen, man kann vorm Haus nicht parken. Beschwerliche Wege. Mann ist min. 20 min. Unterwegs wenn man was einkaufen möchte. Dadurch geht viel Zeit verloren.
Local attractions Lucca ist sehr schön

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Marek
Family with older children
Hamburg, Germany

Stay: July 2014
Schönes Haus mit viel Platz, Flair und Atmosphäre. Man kann toll kochen, toll essen. Die Aussicht ist grandios, das Dörfchen ruhig. Der Pool ist der Hammer.
Nichts zu meckern.
Local attractions Siena muss man gesehen haben, Lucca ebenfalls. Florenz ist auch nicht weit entfernt. Viareggio ist auch eine Reise wert. Il Pipistrello in Brandeglio kann ich sehr empfehlen. Erst recht, wenn das halbe Dorf sich dort einfindet und gesungen wird.

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Nearest town

The villa is located in a tiny hamlet Brandeglio of only 40 residents, there are no amenities in the hamlet. The nearest town with amenities is Bagni di Lucca, which is about 10km away. It has several small grocery shops and a supermarket. There is also a choice of other shops and amenities such as banks, pharmacy, post office, petrol station. There is also a selection of restaurants. The owners of La Canonica reccommend two restaurants in the area Pio X found at Ponte a Serraglio and the Pizzeria Da Vinicio in Bagni di Lucca.

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?
No, it's not possible to have a Welcome Hamper at this property

- 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: 71km - 1h 10m
Florence Airport: 99km - 1h 26m
Aeroporto Bologna: 183km - 2h 12m

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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 to do for children in the area?
Click here for some ideas of what to do with children while on holiday

- What is there to do in the area near the villa?
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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