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Casa a Corte

View of swimming pool in garden with olive trees
5.0 of 5 stars
12 reviews
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
Private swimming pool, sun terrace within beautiful olive tree setting
Swimming pool from bedroom
side view of pool with terrace over-looking vineyard & olive trees to distant hills
Relaxing in hammock in olive grove by pool
View to pool from dining room & dining room / kitchen terrace
Shaded terrace with doors to kitchen & dining room with views to pool
West terrace with lovely views
Living room with original features, books and games
Dining room with door onto terrace with views to pool
Kitchen, well stocked with equipment & door to kitchen terrace
Spacious airy twin bedroom with 2 large double windows
Double bedroom with views from bed
Freddie's twin bedroom
Millie's twin bedroom with lovely view
Upstairs shower room with sink, bidet, toilet & shower with views to mountains
Grapes and olives from estate
Panoramic views from house
Winter scene over the hill to Lucca
Storm on the horizon - journey to Lucca
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Rental Home /
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
About the owner, Hugh J
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 44 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : May 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL59384 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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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...


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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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

The owners of Casa a Corte were incredibly helpful - nothing was too much trouble. They gave us the most detailed directions to the property, which meant we arrived stress free & helped enormously with suggestions for days out. The house itself was brilliantly equipped, which always makes things so much easier! There was nothing we wanted that we didn't... more

Management response:

Thank you for your kind words and delighted that you will be returning with your family in 2014. It is always good to hear our suggestions for days-out and restaurants have been so successful. more

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  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • 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
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
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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Dates Min stay Per week
Feb 27, 2016 -
Apr 15, 2016
7 nights
Apr 16, 2016 -
May 20, 2016
7 nights
May 21, 2016 -
Jun 17, 2016
7 nights
Jun 18, 2016 -
Aug 26, 2016
7 nights
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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 2 months prior to arrival at the property. Payment by Bank transfer

Bath towels/ bed linen included, plus Saturday morning cleaning (not pool towels)
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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.
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