Villa Pedone is a beautiful 8 bedroom, 6 bath Tuscan villa of the 18th century, situated not far from the ancient city of Lucca. The Villa rental is positioned in the countryside around Lucca, on a beautiful hillside dominating ancient vineyards and olive groves, in an area where once all the noble families built their summer estates to escape the heat and show off their wealth.
The villas of Lucca are renowned for their beauty and grandeur. Lucca was and still is the 'city of the rich', the city of bankers, silk merchants, and noblemen, who built their retreats throughout many centuries, each and every one of them contributing in creating a grand and unique city and countryside, envied by all and visited continuously.
The villa is set in 6 acres and sleeps up to 16 people. It has been recently renovated in order to bring together modern comforts with the original architectural features and antique furnishings. It is fully furnished and surrounded by a private, Italian garden. Villa Pedone also offers a private 5x10m swimming-pool, directly accessible from the house.
By renting this villa one can enjoy the beauties of all the treasures offered by the Tuscan Region. Lucca is in an ideal location, its geographical position and features offer both mountains and beach resorts in accessible distances.
By choosing this type of accommodation you will be able to enjoy, discover and become part of the 'real Tuscan lifestyle'. Together with the villa we offer the possibility of an all round service, in order to enable you to make the most of your holiday.
Villa Pedone is situated on a quiet and secluded hillside, surrounded by breathtaking views of olive groves and vineyards. Although you will feel far away from the city, Lucca is only 10 minutes away by car. It is an ideal location, as you will see on the map, the city of Lucca is positioned centrally in the Tuscan region. It is aprox. only 15 km from the sea side and 10km from the mountains. It is surrounded by all the main cities of Tuscany, which are easily reachable also by train or bus.
The property is in San Concordio di Moriano, a small village in the countryside, 7km from Lucca city center. It is an area renown for wine and olive oil production, in fact the villa is surrounded by ancient olive groves and vineyards. It is also an historic area where once all the noble families built their summer estates to escape the heat and show off their wealth. Although it might seem like an isolated area, the village center is only 2km away, where it is possible to find a minimarket and a supermarket at 3km.
Distances: Nearest village for shopping is 3 km (grocery shop — post office — pharmacy). Very good trattorie and restaurants close by.
The villa is a great location for visiting both South and North Tuscany:
Lucca and nearest highway connection 6/7 km; Pisa airport 30 km; Florence and Florence airport 70 km; Chianti area: one and half hour; Siena: two hours; Puccini Opera Festival in Torre del Lago on Puccini Lake: 30 minutes. The beach 30 minutes; Carrara and Michelangelo marble caves: one hour; 5 Terre: one hour; Pietrasanta the artists’town: 40 minutes and Portofino, the jewel of Riviera: one and half hour.
Villa Pedone also offers a private 5x10m depth 1.30 mtl swimming-pool, directly accessible from the house, just in front of the outside dining area. Pool furniture and sunbeds available.
- Wi-Fi internet connection available free of charge
- A cook is available to prepare tuscan typical dishes.
The garden surrounding the property is delimited by a 2m high wall, which surrounds three sides of the villa. The fourth side is delimited by a low fence to enable the view of the lower hills, of vineyards and olive groves, the swimming pool, with deck chairs, and the outdoor dining area are on this side, therefore you are able to have a beautiful view of the countryside while dining and swimming.
The front of the property, accessible from a steel gate, has a parking space of 8 cars.
The Italian style garden is partly in grass and partly in pebble stones. The villa's façade is dominated by a palm tree.