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Three centuries of art

Enter the parlour on the ground floor ....
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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13 reviews
Enter the parlour on the ground floor ....
.. enjoying the frescos featured at the bottom of the stairs
Climb the stairs .......
..... while admiring  Minerve and Bacchus on the walls, .....
....... the Muses on the ceiling........
... and Apollon, the God of music and beauty, at the very top of the vault
Simona Parra and Leonardo Sgroi performing 'Traviata' at Villa Di Lupo Parra
Welcome at Villa Di Lupo Parra!
The Three-Centuries-of-Art apartment at Villa Di Lupo Parra
You are now in your apartment: three centuries of arts featured in this room
Enjoy the bright atmosphere of the living room
....... with a breathtaking view .....
..... and a piano just for you to play
The Three Centuries of Art as the set of a film about Lauretta Cipriani's adventurous life
Admire the precious antique furnishings featured in this room .....
.... under this beautiful frescoed ceiling, .....
...delight at its precious details, ..........
...... marvel at a 18th-century fresco emerging under a 19th-century one
Play music composed by count Antonio Parra in 1863.
After playing the piano, have a good night in the bedroom
The symbol of painting welcomes you in the bedroom
Wake up among the symbols of arts
The allegory of architecture joins sculpture's
The allegory of architecture joins sculpture's
Enter the trendy kitchen
Have a shower in the stylish bathroom
Relax in the west garden, under the coat-of-arms of the Di Lupo Parra family
Sunbathe in the east garden
Enjoy the white acanto flowers in Spring ........
..... and the beautiful fejoia flowers blooming in May
Have a drink at sunset
read a good book in the south garden and get ready for a trip: .....
the Field of Miracles in Pisa is just a few minutes driving, ....
as well as  large white beaches ......
and pretty villages in the countryside.There is everything for a delicious holiday!!
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Overview
Castle -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Pisa, Province of Pisa, Tuscany
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Listing #HL156185 by: Holiday Lettings
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Jules T
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

It is unsurprising that the Villa has received such positive reviews. I have no hesitation in giving Donatella and Antonio full marks. From the moment you walk into the grand and imposing entrance hall of Ville di Lupo, you are transported back to the golden era of Tuscan history. The accommodation was befitting of a location known for the opulent creativity of Puccini and Michelangelo. I could not now imagine having stayed elsewhere. I travelled...

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Fluffalic...
Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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If you want to live in a Merchant Ivory movie (Room with a View anyone?) then this is it. A divine and atmospheric villa with soaring ceilings, ancient frescoes and marble stairways. Unspoilt and under restoraton. Donatella and Antonio were so kind, picking us up from the airport and returning us and even driving us into Pisa one day. The kitchen and bathrooms are new, clean and sparkling. The location is a 15 minute walk...

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Newtous
Poole, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

The owners of this delightful old castle are simply wonderful hosts, endlessly helpful and very dedicated to restoring what was once a very dilapidated building. They have made the apartment as up to date and comfortable as possible, with a new bathroom and kitchen, and the gardens are vast. The building is just fantastic, the amount of work already done is daunting. If you have any interest in art your stay there will be an...

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Management response:

Thank you for your review. However I would like to point out a few inconsistencies. It is true that the castle is in a residential area, but it is not in the outskirts of an industrial estate: there are no industries in this area. The main industry in Pisa province is that of leather, but leather factories are 45 km...

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Amenities
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    No
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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.
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Access
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). <BR>Car hire available at the airport.<BR>By car: from the airport take the motorway for Florence, exit at Navacchio (second exit). The house is just 3 minutes from the exit.<BR>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. <BR>By train: from Florence central station take a local train for Pisa and get off in navacchio after 70 minute travelling.<BR>By bus: from Pisa city centre only 10 minutes travelling. Bus stop 400 meter from house.<BR>On request, fre car service to/from Pisa Airport or Pisa Central Station at arrival/departure.<BR>Lucca is... more
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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