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The ladies retreat

This famous historic castle will be your home in Tuscany
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This famous historic castle will be your home in Tuscany
The Muses will welcome you into the house After climbing  the magnificent monumental stairs ...
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This famous historic castle will be your home in Tuscany
The Muses will welcome you into the house
After climbing  the magnificent monumental stairs ...
under this breath-taking  frescoes ....
you will be admitted to a ravishing trompe-l'oeil parlour ....
with frescoed landscapes on the walls
Now enjoy your stay in your glamorous living room ....
smarlty furnished with precious antiques, ........
while charming  creatures, you couldn't say if human or divine,  .....
dressed in soft creamy colours, .......
keep you company.
Wake up on a bright morning in the cosy alcove .....
choose what to wear from the nice Biedermeier wardrobe, ....
take your morning toilet in the large stilish bathroom, .......
try an Italian recipe and a good wine in the trendy kitchen  .......
with a scenic view on the bomboo wood.
A magnificent  hall will lead you  to the garden ...
where you will find beautiful Spring flowers  .....
as well as fantastic Autumn colours ........
and  superb white acanto flowers emerging from their  large sinuous leaves
After relaxing in the garden, you will be ready to explore  the area:
the leaning tower is just a few minutes driving...
as well as pictoresque medieval villages ....
and large beaches. There is everything for a delightful holiday; Just book, pack and go!!!
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Pisa, Province of Pisa, Tuscany
Enjoy the magic of living in a historic house, which has been home to art and artists for centuries. Do not miss the opportunity, and the pleasure, to get the feel of this incomparably charming mansion and to learn the intriguing story of lady Lauretta, who was a muse to the main artists of her time.
Villa Di Lupo Parra opens its doors to welcome you in the seductive atmosphere of three beautiful apartments for a holiday of culture and good life.
Located just 2 minutes from the motorway exit, the property is the ideal base for your art itineraries to Pisa, Lucca, Firenze, Volterra, San Gimignano, and Siena.
A car is not necessary!! A train station and a bus stop are within walking distance with direct trains for Pisa and Florence, and connections for the main cities of Tuscany.
Besides the most famous art cities, discover some of t...
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About the owner, Donatella B
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : May 2007
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 30 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL156187 by: Holiday Lettings
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

"The Ladies Retreat" was a delightful appartment, reflecting the history and character of this fine old Tuscan home. The contemporary bathroom and kitchen did not detract from the atmosphere and were well equipped. Access to bus and train was a 10 to 15 minutes walk from the house, with good links to Pisa Lucca and Florence. This trip was a... more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

It was our first trip to Italy and we booked this apartment due to the good reviews and its location with easy links to Pisa and Florence... We were picked up from the airport by Donatella and talked through the history of the building on our way there. It added to the wow factor of a building that is so... more

Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in a pristine apartment in this ancient villa which is undergoing renovation in stages, and is a remarkable tribute to the owners. It was a delight to be there. The owners were kindness itself. As a small tip we would perhaps suggest taking or hiring a car. The buses and trains are not too far...


  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
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Additional amenities & feature info
* A beautiful double room can be joined to this apartment to provide two more sleeps. Please ask for details.
* Maps of the area, train and bus timetables, as well as lists of events and gastronomic suggestions are provided inside the apartment.
* Daily cleaning, washing and ironing service are available on request.
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Jan 7, 2016 -
Mar 21, 2016
winter 2016
4 nights
Mar 22, 2016 -
Mar 28, 2016
easter 2016
4 nights
Mar 29, 2016 -
Jul 1, 2016
spring 2016
4 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment: 30% is due at booking.
Special rates for long stay (more than two weeks). Please enquire.
Check-in from 15:00 p.m.
Check out within 10:00 a.m.
Hire cot 4 Euros/day.
Flexible changeover day in low season; please ask in high season.
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Pisa International airport: 4.3 mi
Railway: Navacchio: 0.4 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 9.3 mi
Fly to Pisa (cheap flights available from Ryanair, Easyjet and other low cost airlines).
Car hire available at the airport.
By car: from the airport take the motorway for Florence, exit at Navacchio (second exit). The house is just 3 minutes from the exit.
By train: from Pisa Central Station take the local train for Florence and get off in Navacchio after 7 minutes travelling. We are 700 meters from the station.
By train: from Florence central station take a local train for Pisa and get off in navacchio after 70 minute travelling.
By bus: from Pisa city centre only 10 minutes travelling. Bus stop 400 meter from house.
On request, fre car service to/from Pisa Airport or Pisa Central Station at arrival/departure.
Lucca is only 30 minutes driving, Florence, San Gimignano and Volterra...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.4 mi.
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