La Casetta Rossa

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Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Pool
Great Value
Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome

*EARLY BIRD 2023*

Book a 2023 villa holiday by 31st January and receive:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
  • Trees planted to offset 110% of your villa stay

Ts&Cs apply.

La Casetta Rossa is a character-filled cottage which sits at the foot of the Lucchesia hills, just a short drive from beautiful medieval villages and the city of Lucca.

The cottage is in the grounds of a large estate filled with vineyards and surrounded by farmland, offering you magnificent panoramic views from inside the bright and spacious house. Sleeping up to five people across two bedrooms, the home is ideal for a family break, and the open-plan living area is perfect for an evening of chatting with a glass of wine which you can sample and buy from a local vineyard.

The garden of the house is a wonderful feature and seems to blend into the countryside as it is filled with wild-flowers and trees, providing a truly natural feel. The modern pool and covered seating areas are located amongst the vines and the grasses to create a beautiful oasis to enjoy on sunny days.

Glance up in the garden, and you will see a hilltop settlement which has been there since the fourteenth century. Today, several of the medieval buildings and defensive town walls still stand and make for a great day of exploring; visit the 13th century hillside fortress and beautiful 9th century church.  Keen hikers could walk up the 3km hill and be rewarded with a delicious meal in a traditional Tuscan restaurant.

If you wish to venture further out for some day trips, then you are well-placed to do so. Tuscany is a diverse region, and you are able to enjoy hiking, horse riding and wine-tasting in the countryside near to the cottage or head into Lucca, Pisa or even Florence for all the amenities and attractions of city life.

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What you should know…

  • The house shares the grounds with another home which belongs to the owner, but they do not stay there when La Casetta Rossa is rented out so you have the pool and gardens to yourself!
  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking
  • Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ TV Working Fireplace Heating

Villa Interior

Ground Floor

- Open plan living/dining room with TV and seating areas
- Open-plan kitchen equipped with hobs, oven, dishwasher, fridge-freezer and filter coffee maker. Doors out to veranda
- Guest toilet

First Floor

- Bedroom with bunk bed and French-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower

Outside Grounds

- Private pool (12m x 6m, depth: 1.30m), open approximately May to end-September
- Poolside seating area with sun loungers
- Covered veranda with outdoor dining furniture
- Barbecue
- Garden within vineyard estate
- Parking

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Fireplace
- Fans in bedrooms
- TV
- Mosquito net

Location

About the surrounding area of La Casetta Rossa
Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Located in the northern Tuscan hills, La Casetta Rossa is perfectly situated for a holiday filled with walking in the countryside and wandering around small hamlets and villages or for a break packed with visits to all of the surrounding historic cities. You will be spoiled for choice with such a diverse region to explore.

Just 3km up the hill from the cottage is a pretty medieval hamlet which has shops, traditional eateries and some great attractions to visit. Explore the winding streets on foot to soak up the atmosphere and make time to visit the fortress and towers which dominate the landscape of the area and offer some amazing views. Make sure to pick up some wine to take back to the house for the evening as the wine in the area is rather distinctive and made from unique Tuscan grapes.

With the Renaissance walled city of Lucca just 18km away and Pisa at 40km from the house, you have endless options for days out soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying sumptuous food in these fabulous cities. Both are filled with shops, churches and museums, and a guided tour is a great way to make the most of a day trip. The magnificent city of Florence can also be reached in just over an hour by car or take the train from one of the local village train stations.

A great place to visit for the day as a family is Villa Torrigiani which is a twenty-minute drive from the house. The villa offers something for everyone with stunning gardens and parkland for strolling and eating a picnic in the shade of the trees and a sixteenth-century villa filled with art, frescos and amazing interiors.

If you prefer a day by the water, then Massaciuccoli lake is 40km away and is packed with protected natural habitats to enjoy or, you could try the seaside town of Viareggio which is nearby if you are craving a gelato on the promenade or a dip in the sea.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Pisa

(42 km)

Nearest Airport 2 Florence

(57 km)

Nearest Village

(3 km)

Nearest Town/City Lucca

(18 km)

Nearest Restaurant

(1 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(1 km)

Nearest Supermarket

(3 km)

Nearest Beach Spiaggia della Lecciona

(45km)

Region

With its rolling fields, historical heritage and a cuisine that’s a delight for all the senses, it’s no wonder Tuscany is one of the most popular regions in Italy for holidaymakers. Yet even with its popularity, you can still kick back in one of our luxury villas in Tuscany and feel peace, tranquillity and the joy of seclusion. 

This is one destination that really does have a little bit of everything for everyone, whether you’re travelling with family, friends or are just looking for a romantic getaway with that special someone.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Tuscany is a brilliant base for a holiday with children as there is so much to see and do locally for all ages. The countryside is perfect for taking a long walk through the woodlands and making memories or, perhaps the older children would prefer to head out on bikes or horseback instead.

If they like horse riding, then classes can be taken nearby in Lucca for beginners to advanced riders and then you are able to head out over the rolling hills and enjoy the views with your horse for the day before taking them back to their field. In the city of Lucca itself, bicycles can be hired and exploring the city walls by bike is great fun.

40km from the cottage there is an amusement park which children will love. The park has a water park with the highest slide in Tuscany, a number of pools including a pirate area and aside from the water attractions there are rides such as go-karts and even a petting zoo. The range of attractions means all ages can enjoy a day out at the park and it is located just outside of Pisa, so maybe you could fit in a visit to the Leaning Tower before enjoying pizza and gelato together as the day comes to an end.

The beach at Viareggio is also around 45 minutes away where you can stroll along the atmospheric promenade with a gelato, relax on the sandy shores or take part in some summer watersports.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning 
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services
- Bike hire

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Departure time 9.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Extra €65 per week, paid locally.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior arrangement with the owner. If accepted, a pet supplement of €26 per pet is payable locally.
Changeover day Saturday from beginning of July to end-August. Flexible during all other periods.
End of stay cleaning included? Extra €80, payable locally. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Minimum stay 7 nights from approximately July to end-August. 4 nights in October. 5 nights during all other periods.
Heating costs included? Extra €7/litre, payable locally.
Tax Italy Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs approximately between €1- €3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately beginning of May to end-September. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 30th 2023 - Mar 4th 2023 - £618 £864
Mar 4th 2023 - Mar 11th 2023 - - £553
Mar 11th 2023 - Apr 8th 2023 - £618 £864
Apr 8th 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 - £678 £944
Apr 15th 2023 - Apr 29th 2023 - £618 £864
Apr 29th 2023 - May 27th 2023 - £678 £944
May 27th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 - £844 £1,180
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 15th 2023 - - £1,462
Jul 15th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 - - £1,493
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 - - £1,462
Sep 2nd 2023 - Sep 30th 2023 - £844 £1,180
Sep 30th 2023 - Oct 27th 2023 - £618 £864
Oct 27th 2023 - Nov 4th 2023 £804 £1,005 £1,406
Nov 4th 2023 - Dec 23rd 2023 - £618 £864
Dec 23rd 2023 - Jan 8th 2024 - £844 £1,180
Jan 8th 2024 - Mar 2nd 2024 - £618 £864
Mar 2nd 2024 - Mar 9th 2024 - - £553
Mar 9th 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 - £618 £864
Apr 6th 2024 - Apr 13th 2024 - £678 £944
Apr 13th 2024 - Apr 27th 2024 - £618 £864
Apr 27th 2024 - May 25th 2024 - £678 £944
May 25th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - £844 £1,180
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 - - £1,462
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 2nd 2024 - - £1,493

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 30th 2023 - Mar 4th 2023 - €662 €925
Mar 4th 2023 - Mar 11th 2023 - - €592
Mar 11th 2023 - Apr 8th 2023 - €662 €925
Apr 8th 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 - €726 €1,011
Apr 15th 2023 - Apr 29th 2023 - €662 €925
Apr 29th 2023 - May 27th 2023 - €726 €1,011
May 27th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 - €903 €1,264
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 15th 2023 - - €1,565
Jul 15th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 - - €1,598
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 - - €1,565
Sep 2nd 2023 - Sep 30th 2023 - €903 €1,264
Sep 30th 2023 - Oct 27th 2023 - €662 €925
Oct 27th 2023 - Nov 4th 2023 €860 €1,075 €1,505
Nov 4th 2023 - Dec 23rd 2023 - €662 €925
Dec 23rd 2023 - Jan 8th 2024 - €903 €1,264
Jan 8th 2024 - Mar 2nd 2024 - €662 €925
Mar 2nd 2024 - Mar 9th 2024 - - €592
Mar 9th 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 - €662 €925
Apr 6th 2024 - Apr 13th 2024 - €726 €1,011
Apr 13th 2024 - Apr 27th 2024 - €662 €925
Apr 27th 2024 - May 25th 2024 - €726 €1,011
May 25th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - €903 €1,264
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 - - €1,565
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 2nd 2024 - - €1,598

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 30th 2023 - Mar 4th 2023 - $720 $1,006
Mar 4th 2023 - Mar 11th 2023 - - $644
Mar 11th 2023 - Apr 8th 2023 - $720 $1,006
Apr 8th 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 - $790 $1,099
Apr 15th 2023 - Apr 29th 2023 - $719 $1,006
Apr 29th 2023 - May 27th 2023 - $790 $1,099
May 27th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 - $983 $1,374
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 15th 2023 - - $1,702
Jul 15th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 - - $1,738
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 - - $1,702
Sep 2nd 2023 - Sep 30th 2023 - $983 $1,374
Sep 30th 2023 - Oct 27th 2023 - $720 $1,006
Oct 27th 2023 - Nov 4th 2023 $936 $1,170 $1,637
Nov 4th 2023 - Dec 23rd 2023 - $720 $1,006
Dec 23rd 2023 - Jan 8th 2024 - $983 $1,374
Jan 8th 2024 - Mar 2nd 2024 - $720 $1,006
Mar 2nd 2024 - Mar 9th 2024 - - $644
Mar 9th 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 - $720 $1,006
Apr 6th 2024 - Apr 13th 2024 - $790 $1,099
Apr 13th 2024 - Apr 27th 2024 - $719 $1,006
Apr 27th 2024 - May 25th 2024 - $790 $1,099
May 25th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - $983 $1,374
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 - - $1,702
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 2nd 2024 - - $1,738

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Beautiful and relaxing holiday

    Posted by Lisa on 16/02/2019

    Thank you for this beautiful and relaxing holiday. You have a little bit of heaven here. We love the pool, the garden and the surroundings. The quiet is perfect for a relaxing holiday.

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