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Villa with private plunge pool & stunning views

36 reviews
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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The Contented Tuscan is a very ancient stone villa on two levels brimming with character and restored with total respect for its rustic simplicity. All rooms are furnished to excellent standards, in an elegant country style with old terracotta floors and original chestnut beamed ceilings. There is a fully equipped kitchen with a beautiful fireplace, log burning stove and dining/sitting room. This two-bedroom villa sleeps up to four people. The bedrooms each with queen sized beds and both have en-suite bathrooms. The gardens and plunge pool are for the exclusive use of the guests, in a private, enclosed terrace we a have a pergola providing a shady space to eat. What better place to relax with a glass of beer or wine and take in the stunning views after your day of sightseeing! The villa i...The Contented Tuscan is a very ancient stone villa on two levels brimming with character and restored with total respect for its rustic simplicity. All rooms are furnished to excellent standards, in an elegant country style with old terracotta floors and original chestnut beamed ceilings. There is a fully equipped kitchen with a beautiful fireplace, log burning stove and dining/sitting room. This two-bedroom villa sleeps up to four people. The bedrooms each with queen sized beds and both have en-suite bathrooms. The gardens and plunge pool are for the exclusive use of the guests, in a private, enclosed terrace we a have a pergola providing a shady space to eat. What better place to relax with a glass of beer or wine and take in the stunning views after your day of sightseeing! The villa is located in Guzzano a mountain village 4km above the pretty spa town of Bagni di Lucca. Many of the famous Tuscan landmarks are within striking distance. Previous guests have enjoyed day trips to Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Cinque Terra, Viareggio, Siena and San Gimignano.More
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Steve T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful villa in an ideal location! It has all the amenities and comforts of home and is a lovingly maintained property. Their villa has tremendous personal touch and charm with five star hotel quality. Steve and Denise' welcome and hospitality were extraordinary and they...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank McalearA
Excursion519093, VR Owner at Villa with private plunge pool & stunning views, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Dear Anne & Paul. Thank you for your kind comments about our villa and us as hosts. You were super guests. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope your next stay is just around the corner. Please...More

Reviewed June 9, 2018

We have just returned and wow did we have the perfect Tuscan experience. The Villa is stunning, with every little detail perfectly considered. The interiors really make you feel like you are living a Tuscan life. The views from the pool area were breathtaking, ever...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Jason F
Management response:Responded June 10, 2018

Many thanks for your super review. We very much enjoyed playing our part in ensuring you had such a fabulous time here. We really want our guests to feel things could not have gone better. It makes all the work worthwhile when we receive feedback...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

It’s a experience every holiday maker looks for... a beautiful location, with all the comfort of home, with the loveliest of hosts. Steve and Denise really understand the stresses of modern life so when you’re in their company, they make sure you destress and relax...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank Nyig T
Management response:Responded November 29, 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review – what a super way to end our season. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at our villa. The super November weather played its part. Thanks again for your kind comments and we look forward...More

Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much to steve and Denise for creating such a wonderful idyllic place to stay. We were warmly greeted by our hosts the day after our wedding, we arrived in the evening and they had provided a lovely food hamper including beer and...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank mariaruthw
Management response:Responded October 22, 2017

Many thanks for your super review. We very much enjoyed playing our part in ensuring you had a fabulous honeymoon here. Thanks too for your comments on the décor of our home. Sourcing antique items for the house and garden is a joy and is...More

Reviewed September 6, 2017

Beautiful villa,the best of many we have stayed in.,Where do I begin ,wonderful house and gardens ,magnificent views,lovely pool and barbeque,Bagni di Lucca 10 minutes drive[great shops and restaurants].Wonderful place to explore Tuscany.But a really special thanks to our hosts Steve and Denise who were...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank paul g
Management response:Responded September 7, 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are pleased you had such a wonderful time here at the The Contented Tuscan. Your kind comments about us as hosts, appreciation of our house and views is much appreciated. It makes all the work worthwhile when we...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this vacation rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighborhood
The property is located in a mountainous region of Tuscany. Parking is in a secure area some 50 meters from the house and should not pose any issues. The owners live below the rental space and will be on call should you need any assistance. Bagni di Lucca has a number of super restaurants, serving hearty Tuscan fare. You can also enjoy a post supper flutter at the recently re-opened casino. Bagni di Lucca has a public swimming pool, tennis courts and thermal baths, along with banks; supermarkets and on Wednesday and Saturday mornings there is a traditional Tuscan market.
Getting around
Many of the famous Tuscan landmarks are within striking distance. Previous guests have enjoyed day trips to Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Cinque Terra, Viareggio, Siena & San Gimignano.
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