Villa Buccellato

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Sleeps: 12 - 14 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 7

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids

Villa Buccellato is a majestic, rustic farmhouse-style home within enchanting, expansive grounds, offering a traditional Tuscan experience, along with top-class services and classically elegant architecture.

This sumptuous home is brimming with local flavour: sloping terracotta roof, pretty wooden shutters, original stone and framed at every turn by prettily creeping trellis. Nestled on a sloping hillside, with Renaissance art-worthy views of the surrounding hills and rolling countryside, guests will enjoy a veritable tranquil and green oasis.

Classically handsome, this home offers charismatic proportions, and such graceful finishes! The grounds at Villa Buccelatto are simply enchanting: this is a place to truly escape the crowds and adjust the pace, to enjoy outdoor living, elegant al fresco dining, reclining in the covered terrace with a glass of wine as the sun softens over the hills, or an invigorating morning swim followed by breakfast overlooking the immaculate lawns.

This romantic home has unparalleled outdoor living spaces: from the many dining spots, whether it be a group meal or a more intimate “Tete-à-Tete,” a picnic in the woodlands, a spot of yoga or meditation in the treehouse style wooden “deck,” or simply reclining by the dazzling pool with a good book amid the old stone walls punctuated with pretty wild flowers in a hammock, or a long and lazy lunch of wood-fired pizza from the oven.

Magical and mystical when lit up at night, this home transports guests away from the strains of modern living and the bustle of the crowds. There is even a conservatory studio, with panoramic views; ideal for artists or writers - to work from ‘a room with a view!’

Villa Buccellato can accommodate fourteen guests across six bedrooms and five bathrooms. The interiors offer a blend of rustic farmhouse charm and sleek contemporary comforts. This characterful home is brimming with artistry and designer flair, rich with antique polished wood furnishings, flagstone floors, rich oriental rugs and charming botanical themed artwork.

The kitchen is every inch the farmhouse kitchen, with huge double cooker and eat-in facilities; ideal for the family to relax and enjoy a leisurely breakfast after a refreshing morning swim. There is a separate dining room, resplendent with artwork, silk lamps, and opulently decorative artefacts and polished brass frames and mirrors.

This flamboyant home offers exposed wooden beams and original stonework, along with palatial touches for a very regal toned stay! The elegant four-poster beds and lavish fabrics, beautiful oil paintings, plush antique dressing tables and sumptuous proportions provide an imperial feel.

The bedrooms are sedated, tranquil and artfully executed; finished in exquisite pastel tones of pistachio, peach, creams, sherbet pinks and dusty blues, with opulent touches, charming writing desks and fluffy robes and towels, guests are guaranteed a restorative stay!

Further luxurious features are the treatment room (massage or beauty), with a powder pink chaise-long and sumptuous views, and a very suave mezzanine level library. Guests can truly forget the time in this idyllic nook, get lost in creative pursuits or a book.

Guests can arrive at Villa Buccellato and relax in the knowledge that every comfort and convenience has been taken care of; this home has wifi, air conditioning, a sumptuous private pool and hotel-grade staff services (chef and maid.) Guests can simply arrive, and unwind to adopt the Tuscan pace of life!

Villa Buccellato is every inch the authentic Tuscan villa, offering rustic and secluded tranquillity with top-grade finishes and impeccable services, enchanting outdoor living and stylishly adorned interiors, that guests will simply lose track of time and imbibe all this magical spot has to offer!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • A vehicle is recommended, to benefit from all that the surrounding area has to offer (as well as access to the shops and amenities close by)
  • Some of the gardens are layered and have steps and paths
  • Designed for large-scale group relaxation at home, imbibing the sumptuous gardens and tranquillity of a rustic spot, rather than a brisk city break pied-à-terre

Property Features

Private Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ Cable TV Table Tennis DVD Working Fireplace Heating

The Villa

Villa Buccellato is a unique private property with private pool. It can accommodate up to 14 guests in 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms

Ground floor
- Living room with open fireplace and access to the lounge terrace
- Fully equipped kitchen with outdoor dining area, barbecue and pizza oven
- Guest toilet
- Laundry room

First floor
- Large living room with fireplace
- Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath
- Twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bath
- Twin bedroom
- Double bedroom
- Bathroom with shower

Second floor
- Studio with double sofa bed and fireplace
- Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower and bathtub

Pool house
- Changing room with fridge and two single beds
- Toilet and separate shower

Exterior
- Swimming pool (14 x7 m, max depth 2.5 m, min depth 1 m)
- Outdoor hower
- Barbecue are with dining table
- Private garden 

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Buccellato
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Romantic
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This glorious home is nestled in a rural hillside spot, near Marlia, which is in the historically-rich Lucca region.

Lucca is just north of Pisa, located on a plain at the foot of the Apuan Alps, less than half an hour from the Versilia coast.

The Villa Reale di Marlia is just a short distance from Villa Buccellato; this is one of Italy’s most important historical residences; a Renaissance palace that was home to Elisa Baciocchi, Napoleon's sister, sovereign of Lucca and later of Tuscany. Today this magnificent stately home draws visitors for its wonderful green gardens including rose gardens, green avenues and sedate ponds, lakes and expansive grounds. This is a wonderful green oasis, ideal for picnics or summertime open-air concerts and jazz festivals.

Rich with history, visitors will observe the trace of the Roman amphitheatre at Lucca that can be seen in the shape of the Piazza dell’Anfiteatro to the archaeological remains under the twelfth-century church of Saints Giovanni and Reparata, to the villas and towers from the twelfth to sixteenth centuries.

Today the original city walls are a pedestrian promenade - one of Lucca’s main attractions. Whether it be a bike ride or a stroll around the city perimeter or enjoying a gelato on one of the many shaded benches, the original city walls provide a perfect vantage point for a break in sightseeing.

Top attractions include the Piazza of San Michele, as well as the bustling weekly market and the wonderful array of restaurants.

Both Florence and Pisa are a very achievable day trip.

The region is known for its rich culinary heritage, including truffles, cured meats and traditional sweets and pastries. Florence and Siena are a both no more than an hour’s drive from the villa.

Close to the main cities in Tuscany know for their artistic heritage: Pietrasanta, famous for art galleries and the excellent array of restaurants, this area of Northern Tuscany is rich with culture and history: archaeological sites, national parks, castles, mountain trails and open-air theatre, guests will have ample options to choose from.

The Tuscan landscape is considered among the best that Italy has to offer, with its splendid hills, elegant architecture, olive trees and vineyards the views at every turn are enchanting and awash with seasonally changing colours.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Pisa International Airport

(29 km)

Nearest Airport Florence Airport

(65 km)

Nearest Village Marlia

(500 m)

Nearest Town/City Lucca

(6 km)

Nearest Shop Shopping Center

(6 km)

Nearest Restaurant Restaurant & cafe

(900 m)

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 Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Villa Buccellato is designed with a family stay in mind. For parents’ additional ease, a baby bed is provided, along with all the modern touches: microwave, dishwasher and washing machine.

This gorgeous home is fully set up for guests every comfort during their stay; parents will also be able to enjoy a break, with an in-house maid service and private chef: sumptuous family meals can be prepared whilst the group are enjoying the local area or a child-friendly meal for when those posts swim hunger pangs hit.

Children of all ages will particularly enjoy the varied and magical outdoor spaces; the enchanting gardens have endless exploration potential, from woodland treehouse “deck” to the novelty of outdoor dining, to pretty winding flower-framed paths to the enchanting studio and magnificent, glistening pool, outdoor living is styled gracefully at Villa Buccelatto.

For day trips, among the highlights for children in Tuscany, Pinocchio Park Collodi is a great day out - Collodi is home to a theme park dedicated to Pinocchio and his adventures, with activities like literary itineraries, buildings and sculptures set amidst the greenery, art exhibitions and illustrations, puppet making workshops and more. Rather than being a Disney style park, it is more a cultural and natural environment, very Italian in style.

Pistoia zoo is located in the hills near Pistoia and is one of the most popular zoos in Italy; covering a space of seven hectares and an array of species for a fun and educational day out.

The water park, Aqua Village is located in Follonica, near Grosetto, and offers a range of slides and rides from gentle toddler splash pools to more thrill-seeker level for older children.

From hiking, to horse riding, to water sports, to cultural heritage, children of all ages will learn so much from a visit to Tuscany: what could be more enchanting than a day of dolphin watching in the reserve known as Pelagos Sanctuary in Viareggio, followed by a meal in a local hilltop restaurant - offering sublime, flavoursome local specialities followed by wonderful gelato and cream filled pastry treats that the region is known for.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Table Tennis
  • DVD

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Maid service (twice a week) Included
  • Welcome basked

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 transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfill 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 €800 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm - 7 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Included up to 200kw. Extra usage will be charged at €0,45 per kw.
Linen & towels included? Linen & towels included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Changeover day Saturday.
End of stay cleaning included? Extra €250, paid 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 garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking inside the villa.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property
Minimum stay 4 nights in low season, 7 nights in mid and high season.
Heating costs included? Not included. Heating and Air-conditioning are charged at €0,86/lt.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 24th 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 - - £7,925
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 - - £6,220
Sep 28th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 - - £4,816
Oct 26th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 £2,179 £2,763 £3,812
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 11th 2020 - - £4,816
Jan 11th 2020 - Apr 4th 2020 £2,237 £2,836 £3,913
Apr 4th 2020 - May 16th 2020 - - £5,317
May 16th 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 - - £6,721
Jun 13th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - £8,427
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - £6,721
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 - - £5,317
Oct 31st 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 £2,237 £2,836 £3,913
Dec 19th 2020 - Dec 25th 2020 - - £5,317

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 24th 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 - - €8,493
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 - - €6,665
Sep 28th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 - - €5,160
Oct 26th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 €2,335 €2,919 €4,085
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 11th 2020 - - €5,160
Jan 11th 2020 - Apr 4th 2020 €2,397 €2,996 €4,193
Apr 4th 2020 - May 16th 2020 - - €5,698
May 16th 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 - - €7,203
Jun 13th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - €9,030
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - €7,203
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 - - €5,698
Oct 31st 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 €2,397 €2,996 €4,193
Dec 19th 2020 - Dec 25th 2020 - - €5,698

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 24th 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 - - $9,667
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 - - $7,587
Sep 28th 2019 - Oct 26th 2019 - - $5,874
Oct 26th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 $2,658 $3,242 $4,650
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 11th 2020 - - $5,874
Jan 11th 2020 - Apr 4th 2020 $2,728 $3,327 $4,772
Apr 4th 2020 - May 16th 2020 - - $6,485
May 16th 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 - - $8,198
Jun 13th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - $10,278
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 - - $8,198
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 - - $6,485
Oct 31st 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 $2,728 $3,327 $4,772
Dec 19th 2020 - Dec 25th 2020 - - $6,485

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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