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Secluded, traditional Italian villa with private grounds, pool and terrace, sleeps 7

View across the terrace from the loggia/dining area.
5.0 of 5 stars
9 reviews
View across the terrace from the loggia/dining area.
View from the terrace across the pool.
From the door of the house looking across the terrace.
Loggia and barbecue.
Welcome to La Casa di Livizzano
View of house in Spring, (lower ground floor out of shot)
View of hallway from stairwell.
Sitting room towards dining area.
Sitting room from kitchen area.
Upper floor double bedroom.
Upper floor double bedroom.
Lower floor double bedroom.
Twin room.
Single room.
Walk-in shower in main bathroom, top floor
View of Livizzano from across the valley.
View from the house across the valley.
View of San Cassiano Church from porch.
Montefegetisi, a nearby village.
Ponte Madelena, a nearby medieval bridge
Florence, the Cathedral
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, 1 hour 15 mins away
Aerial view of Lucca Amphitheatre, 50 mins away
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
TOTALLY PRIVATE AND DETATCHED TRADITIONAL ITALIAN VILLA. PRIVATE POOL---- FREE WIFI Great for family fun, sharing with friends or as a romantic getaway. Good sized pool (7m x 4.5m), sun terrace and shaded dining area with BBQ. All rooms have stunning views. Villa is 100 yrs old, built of stone over 3 floors, with chestnut beams & old cotto floors. Bedrooms & bathrooms on top & lower ground floors, living areas on ground floor making it ideal for sharing.

Laze by the pool with a good book or discover Tuscany, it's up to you! Take a stroll around the tranquil countryside, or how about an evening meal al fresco with a bottle or two of the local wine. Have fun with the kids exploring the mountains, woods and hillside villages.
About the owner, Jane M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 14 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL102357 by: Holiday Lettings
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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The Views are super, the Villa handsome and comfortable, comforting and welcoming. nicely laid out, very well equipped, but most importantly for me, a Tuscany home that was a delight to stay in. This villa has soul, is real, and has been lived in with love and affection. I would stay here again and again. The are are good walks... more

Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Just had a fabulous fortnight in this Casa. The rooms were spacious and the traditional building kept us lovely and cool. The views out of every window are stunning and the villa is a great place to relax. The pool is a good size and well maintained. We enjoyed the remote location with the village shop and restaurant in walking... more

Management response:

I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in La Casa di Livizzano and found it comfortable and spacious. I never tire of the views which are changing constantly with the light throughout the day. I agree it is very handy to be able to wander to the shop or to have a meal in the village ...but mostly just... more

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011 for a stay in July 2010

A solidly built traditional three storey house beautifully modernised and furnished, with amazing views over the steep wooded valley where only the sound of goats' bells disturbs the peace. The crowning glory, with panoramic views, is a delectable pool which you can literally fall out of bed into. A delightful patio for eating outside boasts a pizza oven, or you... more

Management response:

We are so glad you enjoyed the villa. We spend our holidays there too, and work hard to make sure standards are kept high, so it's very rewarding to hear from guests that they had a great holiday too. more

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  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground Floor

An old chestnut arched front door opens from a large porch area on to a large stone floored hall, shelves of books to suit all tastes, even cookery books. Feel free to leave some of yours for others to enjoy. Lots of local information, leaflets & guide books. Mirrors, pictures, original chandelier lighting.

Kitchen and open-plan sitting room off hallway; Kitchen area: fireplace and wood burning stove, electric oven with gas hob, fitted cupboards, large table & chairs, fridge freezer & microwave. terracotta tiles floor, ( House Book for guests on table.) Sitting room area; terracotta tiled floor, wood burning stove, two 3-seater sofas, armchair, TV (satellite freeview channels, inc. some in English) , DVD/CD player, radio/cassette player, & large coffee t...
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
Sep 6, 2015 -
Oct 31, 2015
7 nights
Jul 30, 2016 -
Aug 27, 2016
7 nights
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
We require a deposit of 30% of total cost to secure your dates. You will receive bank details to pay into when you confirm your dates with us. If you are booking within 2 months (60 days) of your stay, we require payment in full. Cancellation: The deposit is non-returnable. If you cancel 60 days before the start of your rental period the full rental charge must be paid. Our website gives full details.

To allow time for cleaning please arrive after 4 pm and leave before 10 am. Full conditions will be sent at time of enquiry including health & safety advice.

Linen is provided but guests need to provide own beach/pool towels. House & gardens are strictly no smoking.

Welcome pack available. You will have a 'house book' with the housekeeper & the welcomer's number and lots of other useful info.
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pisa: 46.0 mi
Railway: Bagni di Lucca, (Fornali): 7.5 mi
Pisa airport is about 80 minutes’ drive away. Currently there are flights from 15 different airports within the UK & Ireland to Pisa offered by Ryanair, Easyjet, Jet2, Thompson & BA. You could fly to Florence which might widen your choice, but the easiest drive to the house is from Pisa. No frills airlines also fly to Pisa from Paris, Berlin, Brussels, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Girona & Sardinia.

There is a railway station at Fornali near Bagni di Lucca with easy parking, about 20 mins away. You can get to Pisa & Lucca and from there Florence and beyond, but you will definitely need a car at the house.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 40.4 mi.
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