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  • View of swimming pool in garden with olive trees
    View of swimming pool in garden with olive trees
    View of swimming pool in garden with olive trees
    Casa A Corte on hill with panoramic views
    House and surrounding estate
    approach to house
    Finnish architect client sketch of house
    Property description
    Gugliano
    |
    Rental Home – 
    4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    A Corte is a beautiful, restored property near the hamlet of Gugliano, surrounded by lawns, olive groves, vineyards, fruit trees, chestnut woods, mountain streams offering the most unimaginable tranquillity to those seeking total relaxation.

    However, the lively town of Lucca, a 15 minute drive by car, offers everything one could wish for, whether it is fine dining, shopping, sight-seeing or cycling around the ancient walls during the 'passegiata' at sunset. The house is well situated for visiting Florence or Siena, the seaside resorts and the beautiful mountain region of Garfagnana.

    A Corte is used for the production of wine & olive oil and is situated in the tranquil foothills of the magnificent Garfaganana mountain range. From the 3 large terraces and swimming pool, one...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Game Room
    • Grill
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Living Room Seats (8)
    • Parking
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shower Rooms (2)
    • Single Beds:(6)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The property has been sympathetically restored retaining original beamed ceilings and antique cotto floors. The interior is comfortable and stylish benefiting from central heating, dishwasher, washing machine, fully well equipped kitchen and satellite TV, Wi-Fi broadband internet access, exterior and pool lighting, mosquito blinds, plus antique furniture, paintings and photographs.
    The house is set on 3 floors. The ground floor has a kitchen and dining room with sofa with both having traditional Tuscan chestnut doors onto the east terrace. There is also a toilet & shower room with washing machine.
    The first floor has a comfortable sitting room/ games room which is exceptionally well equipped for families who enjoy books and board games, plus satellite TV, DVD, Hi-Fi, Wi-Fi. It ha...
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    Listing #HL59384 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Spring 2014 May 10, 2014 May 30, 2014 7 nights
    $3,011
    £1,800
    Early Summer May 31, 2014 Jun 27, 2014 7 nights
    $3,847
    £2,300
    Summer Jun 28, 2014 Aug 29, 2014 7 nights
    $5,352
    £3,200
    Late Summer Aug 30, 2014 Sep 12, 2014 7 nights
    $4,432
    £2,650
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    To secure the property a 50% deposit must be paid, with the remainder paid on arrival at the property. Payment by Bank transfer

    Bath towels/ bed linen included, plus Saturday morning cleaning (not pool towels)
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Pisa Airport: 24.9 mi
    Railway: Ponte A Moriano: 3.1 mi
    Ferry: Livorno: 31.1 mi
    Pisa Airport has very good transport with British Airways, Easy Jet, Ryanair etc all regularly using the airport to many destinations in Britain and Europe.
    Pisa Airport is 40km (45 mins - 1hour)
    All car hire companies available
    Lucca, and Lucca railway/ train station is 15km away (20 mins)
    All car hire available
    Ponte A Moriano Station is 5km away (10 mins)
    Other airports at Genoa, Florence, Bologna, Forli can also be used, but are further from the house
    Local bus to Lucca 1 km away
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 11.2 mi.
    Nearby cities

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KarynViv
Milton, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Casa a Corte is a perfect Tuscan getaway with a great location to visit many classic Tuscan towns. The house is well-equipped, large and very private. The pool was a great bonus after a hot day of touring Italy. Property owner is very accommodating, responsive, and informative. I would highly recommend staying here if you are looking for a private... more

Management response:

Karyn, You are very kind and thank you so much for taking the trouble to review. I am glad you all had such a wonderful Italian experience and hope it last long in your family's memory. Best wishes, Hugh & Hazel more

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CanadianO...
Toronto, Canada
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Spent a week here with 6 friends in September 2013. The property is absolutely stunning and the pictures posted accurately represent it. Hugh, the owner, was incredibly helpful - he responded promptly to all our emails, provided detailed directions in advance, gave great tips on local restaurants, markets, and sites to see, and checked in during our stay to ensure...

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Management response:

David, Thank you so much for your kind and complimentary review, plus taking the trouble over your 'Thanksgiving' weekend to post it. We're delighted you all had such a good holiday in Tuscany and in Europe and hope it lasts long in the memory! We are very fortunate to have had such wonderful guests. Best wishes, Hugh & Hazel more

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Dubaichap
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 for a stay in September 2012

We stayed at this lovely house for 2 weeks and lovely every moment. Less than an hour from Pisa, and easy to find. Thanks to the owners for following up with us after our stay, and making recommendations of where to go and what to do in the area. For us, a quiet, relaxing break away from the city -... more

Management response:

Nick, We were delighted you enjoyed your stay and please pass on our thanks to the Digby's for recommending Casa a Corte and hope to see you all in the near future. We're glad that all the recommendations were successful and it was a very relaxing and peaceful break after your hectic life in the Middle East. Best wishes, Hugh... more

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