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Casa a Corte

View of swimming pool in garden with olive trees
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Casa A Corte on hill with panoramic views House and surrounding estate
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5.0 of 5 stars
16 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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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Gugliano, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
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 can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding co...
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About the Owner, Hugh J
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 20 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL59384 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago for a stay in May 2016

This is the most beautiful villa I have ever stayed in. Set in the hills of Tuscany, it has everything on offer if you want to just sit and sunbathe for a week! Full of character, with typical Tuscan features outside and in, perfectly balanced with the feeling that you are staying in a cosy, family home. So many terraces...

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Thank you so much, I'm glad your family had such a good stay. The Cinque Terra & Lucca are stunning and are a must for all guests who want to venture from their sun loungers. I am glad you loved Lucca's antique, retro, bric a brac market too. Each terrace has a special part to play at different times of...


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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago for a stay in June 2016

Thank you so much Hazel & Hugh, you have made our stay at Casa A Corte an absolute joy. We practically used all the information you so very kindly supplied as our itinerary, so many things to do and great restaurants to sample the best pasta in the world. Such simple cooking everywhere as all ingredients are so good/fresh. The...

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As a keen foodie, we're delighted our recommendations were a success. We are spoilt for choice from local osteria's / pizzerias to Michelin* restaurants. Our all time world fav is Antica Locanda and gather you were regular visitors!! May I congratulate your family on all your walks and jogs, especially running up to the old church that had a huge...


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Archie F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Casa a corte is in a beautiful location surrounded by trees and birdsong yet is within easy reach of the very lovely Lucca and the toscana coast . The house is very well maintained with everything you could need . The pool and gardens and terrace are a delight and the welcome from the owners makes you feel like friends...

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Dear Maureen, we are so happy you had such a good time and had a lovely get together. You were perfects guests who really appreciated the Tuscan countryside & Italian lifestyle. Best wishes, Hugh & Hazel


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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
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Dates Min stay Per week
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Sep 10, 2016 -
Oct 7, 2016
7 nights
Oct 8, 2016 -
Nov 5, 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
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.<BR>Pisa Airport is 40km (45 mins - 1hour)<BR>All car hire companies available<BR>Lucca, and Lucca railway/ train station is 15km away (20 mins)<BR>All car hire available<BR>Ponte A Moriano Station is 5km away (10 mins)<BR>Other airports at Genoa, Florence, Bologna, Forli can also be used, but are further from the house<BR>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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