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La Piaggia, Altopascio - Lucca

4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms 8 people Private Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

This large typically Tuscan villa, surrounded by fragrant pine trees and olive groves in the countryside between Lucca and Pistoia, has all the ingredients for a deeply relaxing family holiday. The cheerful exterior, painted sunshine-yellow and dressed with green shutters, hints at warm interiors with characterful open beams and brickwork, sleeping eight in four bedrooms.

The huge, well-maintained gardens have plenty of spaces for socialising or serenity – there’s a large covered terrace furnished with a table and chairs so guests can enjoy al fresco feasts rustled up on the rustic terracotta barbecue. A ping-pong table is also available and the large private pool is set in a generous area of its own surrounded by olive trees, brightly coloured potted plants and shrubs. The nearest village, Marginone is within easy reach, with a grocery shop, butcher, baker and restaurants.

Ground Floor


Two sofas, table and chairs, doors to terrace.

Fully equipped, table, fireplace.

Bedroom 1
Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), cot, wardrobe, three chairs.

En-suite Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC.

First Floor

Bedroom 2

Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), cot, wardrobe, chest of drawers, sofa, three chairs.

Bedroom 3
Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), wardrobe, chest of drawers, sofa, two chairs.

En-Suite Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC.

Bedroom 4
Double bed (cannot be converted into twins), wardrobe, cot, chest of drawers, two chairs.

Bathroom 1
Bath with hand-held shower, sink, WC.

Bathroom 2
Shower, sink, WC.

Our Thoughts
This is very much a family home-from-home with plenty of living space to spread out and relax in. The well-tended gardens have a generous expanse of soft lawn – perfect for little ones to run around on. Guests find it hard to leave such a comfortable base but Lucca, Florence and Pisa area well-placed for day trips and families with younger children can continue the outside experience with a visit to the nearby Pinocchio Park in Collodi or the more educational Leonardo da Vinci museum in Vinci.

Four bedrooms. Four bathrooms, two en-suite. Guests can enjoy views over the Nievole Valley on bike rides through the nearby woods.
Approach road: last few hundred meters good unpaved road

The oval pool has metal ladder steps into the water and is surrounded by a paved terrace and pergola furnished with sun beds and a parasol. The paved pool area gives way to a large expanse of lawn. Pool size: 5m x 10m, 1.8m deep. Open May through October, weather permitting.


Pet Friendly
Flexible dates
Washing Machine Inhouse
TV - terrestrial
Video player
DVD player (Euro)
Fire place (open)
Furnished terrace
Pets welcome
Fully equipped kitchen
Ping-pong table onsite
CD player
Moka espresso maker
Filter coffee maker
Mosquito screens in bedrooms
Maid service available for extra charge
Cook on request - extra cost
Cooking Courses

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is 250 Euro or equivalent in your own currency. 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.

What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check in is from 16:00 - 19:00.
Checkout by: 9:30

Are pool towels supplied?
not included

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

Weekly linen, tea and bathroom towels: included - provided by local supplier

Heating, if used: Per Day

Final clean:included - provided by local supplier

Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost

High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

Optional extra costs: Airconditioning costs 100 euro per week
Pets are welcome for an extra weekly charge of 20 Euro per pet.

Concierge Service
If you would like suggestions and tips regarding different activities you can do during your stay please contact our concierge service at concierge@to-tuscany.com

What is a pre arrival shopping service?
In some villas, it is possible to have a Pre arrival shopping service. The availability of the service is noted in the villa description. To help you through the first day or two of your holiday, owners can do a small shop before your arrival so that you do not have to go immediately to find a supermarket. By contacting your To Tuscany villa specialist in advance and providing them with a shopping list you will find the items in your villa on arrival. Please note that the service cannot be guaranteed with less than 48 hours notice before arrival.​

Villa rates

2018 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
30 Jun - 25 Aug 2018
3557 US Dollar
25 Aug - 08 Sep 2018
2565 US Dollar
08 Sep - 15 Sep 2018
1796 US Dollar
15 Sep - 22 Sep 2018
1424 US Dollar
22 Sep - 27 Oct 2018
1215 US Dollar
27 Oct - 29 Dec 2018
899 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 16 Mar 2019
911 US Dollar
16 Mar - 27 Apr 2019
1229 US Dollar
27 Apr - 08 Jun 2019
1816 US Dollar
08 Jun - 29 Jun 2019
2592 US Dollar
29 Jun - 24 Aug 2019
3591 US Dollar
24 Aug - 07 Sep 2019
2592 US Dollar
07 Sep - 14 Sep 2019
1816 US Dollar
14 Sep - 21 Sep 2019
1438 US Dollar
21 Sep - 26 Oct 2019
1229 US Dollar
26 Oct - 28 Dec 2019
911 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 53km - 0h 38m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 54km - 0h 37m
  • Aeroporto Bologna: 137km - 1h 24m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Altopascio : 3km - 0h 05m
  • Lucca: 24km - 0h 28m
  • Vinci: 27km - 0h 38m
The nearest village is Marginone, it is about 800meters away, here you can find a small grocery shop, butcher, baker and several restaurants. At Montecatini terme, which is 10km away, there are all amenities.

 More options
Golf Club
Horse riding

Guest reviews: La Piaggia <div class='textCenter'>9,8/ 10</div>Score from 17 reviews - Superb (17 Client reviews)

June 2018
Family with young children
Rotherham, United Kingdom Rotherham, United Kingdom
Guest villa score
Theresa and her sons were very helpful, extremely nice people, ideal for familys.

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Duration (weeks)

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adults (ages 16 +)

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infants (ages <2 yr)

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899 to 3557 US Dollar

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