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La Piccola Torre

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    La Piccola Torre roof terrace
    La Piccola Torre roof terrace
    La Piccola Torre roof terrace
    Large sitting area
    The pretty main bedroom
    Bagni di Lucca Lido (10 min drive)
    The rustic Italian kitchen
    Property description
    Bagni Di Lucca
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
    La Piccola Torre (the small tower) is a stone built detached tower style house in the beautiful mountain village of Benabbio in the North Tuscan hills. The house has been recently renovated by a highly regarded Italian architect using local materials and tradesmen. Furnished in a modern rustic style by an interior designer, this beautiful and unusual house provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy traditional Italian living in this welcoming Italian community.

    The house is full of original features such as Cotto floors, chunky beams, wooden shutters and doors. Furnishings are designed to be both comfortable and pleasing to the eye.

    The house is set on three floors, plus a very large and inviting roof terrace. Entering through the wooden front doors, downstairs to the right there is a l...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (7)
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (7)
    • Refrigerator
    • Single Beds:(1)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      Ask
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Ask
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The house has an interesting history, which we are starting to piece together from the village locals. So far it is our understanding that the house was built by/for an American sailor shortly after The First World War for his Italian girlfriend from the village. Unfortunately before he could complete the house, he was called back to his boat and left Italy, his girlfriend either couldn't afford to complete the house, or else was prevented from completing the build due to the fallout with the immediate neighbours as the American had built the house in the middle of one of the villages squares (blocking the views of surrounding properties). The house then remained empty until The Second World War.

    During the Second World War the property was used as a safehouse for partisans and the I...
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    Listing #HL6867 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 Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    High Season Jun 30, 2014 Aug 31, 2014 4 nights
    $141
    £85
    $141
    £85
    $827
    £499
    Late Season Sep 1, 2014 Oct 19, 2014 3 nights
    $133
    £80
    $133
    £80
    $744
    £449
    Early.Winter Oct 20, 2014 Dec 22, 2014 3 nights
    $108
    £65
    $108
    £65
    $578
    £349
    Xmas/New Year Dec 23, 2014 Jan 1, 2015 3 nights
    $141
    £85
    $141
    £85
    $827
    £499
    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
    LATE DEALS ARE LISTED WHERE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE BUT PLEASE ENQUIRE IF LESS THAN FOUR WEEKS BEFORE DEPARTURE DATE
    Prices include all electric, water, oil, gas and logs, often these are hidden extras!

    A CHARGE OF £15 PER ADDITIONAL PERSON WILL BE REQUIRED TO COVER EXTRA CLEANING AND LINEN COSTS IF MORE THAN 2 PEOPLE STAYING AT THE VILLA

    A £100 DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED ON BOOKING (NON-REFUNDABLE)

    BALANCE IS DUE SIX WEEKS BEFORE DEPARTURE PLUS A REFUNDABLE BREAKAGES/SECURITY FEE.

    IF HOLIDAY IS CANCELLED AFTER FINAL BALANCE HAS BEEN RECEIVED WE WILL RE ADVERTISE THE PROPERTY AND IF WE ARE ABLE TO LET THE PROPERTY ON THE DATES CANCELLED WE WILL REIMBURSE YOU ANY PAYMENT RECEIVED, IF WE ARE UNABLE TO RE LET THE PROPERTY WE WILL BE UNABLE TO REIMBURSE ANY MONIES TO YOU.
    WE WILL OF COURSE RETURN THE SECURITY DAMAGES FEE TO YOU WHETHER WE RE LET THE PROPERTY OR NOT.

    WE THEREFORE ADVISE YOU HAVE HOLIDAY CANCELLATION INSURANCE IN PLACE ONCE YOU HACE CONFIRMED YOUR BOOKING.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Pisa: 41.0 mi
    Railway: Bagni di Lucca: 5.0 mi
    Ferry: Livorno: 51.0 mi
    The village of Benabbio is easily accessible by road or by train. Low cost flights to Pisa (50 minutes drive) are available from the following UK airports:

    - Bournemouth
    - Bristol
    - Coventry
    - Doncaster
    - Glasgow
    - Liverpool
    - London (Stansted)
    - Manchester

    Alternatively low cost flights to Florence (75 minutes drive) are available from London Gatwick.

    The drive from the airport is a simple run North from Pisa (or West from Florence) on the motorway to the beautiful walled city of Lucca, from there a short drive North along the beautiful Serchio Valley takes you past the historic towns of Ponte a Moriano and Borgo a Mozzano (with the famous Devil's Bridge or Ponte del Diavolo) to the Spa town of Bagni di Lucca with its thermal spa, restaurants and bars along the river Lima. Just a c...
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    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 31.1 mi.
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Alpha9676
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

My husband and I booked in for a 4 night stay at this house and planned to move on elsewhere after we had enjoyed all the delights that Benabbio had to offer. Unfortunately after getting an expensive parking fine for parking in the wrong spot outside the shops (who knew?). It says "Bus" on the ground but you don't see... more

lisaoo1
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Had a fantastic break here at a time when we desperately needed it. This is a typically Italian village with friendly locals and fantastic scenery. With the lovely roof terrace you can see for miles and it is so quintessentially Tuscan, families chatting together, birds singing and no traffic noises or fumes. We had some lovely walks and the hills... more

Scharone
Berlin, Germany
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Very prettily decorated house in the middle of a lovely small mountain village.Loved the atmosphere and friendly village people.Roof terrace was fantastic for breakfast with an amazing view and much bigger than shown in the photos.Central for visiting the beautiful towns of Lucca and Barga e.t.c. Plenty of room for a family and we just loved eating out in the... more

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Listed since : Jul 2005
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