Villa Cianca

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Sleeps: 6 - 10 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool
Great Value
Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome

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Sitting on the outskirts of a small village in the northern Tuscan hills is Villa Cianca, a lovingly converted agricultural building turned holiday home. The spacious and well-appointed villa is just 11km from Lucca in a neighbourhood of various villages and hamlets scattered over the hillsides.

Villa Cianca is the ideal base for your Tuscan family break and sleeps up to ten guests across four bedrooms meaning everyone has space to relax. Carefully restored by its loving owners, the homely interiors offer Italian charm and comfort in rustic surroundings.

The house has lovely views of the Tuscan countryside; the feeling of nature envelopes the garden and the sloping grassy areas and mature trees feel like an extension of the campagna. While retaining a rustic feel, your holiday home has all the facilities you could need for a family break, including a private pool with sunbeds and a dining area under a pergola looking out over the glorious landscapes. There is also a wood-burning oven and barbecue in the garden, ideal for cooking sumptuous local produce for an alfresco meal together.

The surrounding villages and hamlets in the area provide all the necessary small shops and eateries you may need, and many of them have artisan markets and wonderful historical sites to visit, such as nearby Pieve di Compito, a charming medieval village where you can attend traditional cookery courses.  For those wishing for more hustle and bustle, the villa is also situated 11km from of the Renaissance walled-city of Lucca which is one of Tuscany’s must-see locations.  Lucca has wonderful museums, galleries and churches to visit as well as endless winding streets filled with shops and cafes. The city is best explored by foot and a guided tour is a great idea to get to know all of Lucca’s hidden secrets. After all the walking, find yourself a restaurant to unwind as the sun sets over the lively historic piazzas.

If you wish to see more of Tuscany during your trip, Villa Cianca is the perfect base whether you wish to head to the beautiful Pisa or to the beaches of Viareggio, both of which can be reached in under forty minutes. For a truly special day out, spend time in magnificent city of Florence, just over an hour away.

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What you should know…

  • 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
  • When minimum occupancy is booked, certain rooms may not be accessible (subject to owner's discretion) - best to enquire with us beforehand
  • The quiet and non-obtrusive owner of the house sometimes stays in a separate home within the grounds of Villa Cianca and will be very happy to help
  • This property sleeps 9 guests comfortably, whilst an additional guest may be accommodated on a sofa bed. Please see the 'Features' tab for full details
  • Due to the semi-rural location a car is essential

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 Cable TV Heating Caretaker/Owner on Site

Villa Interiors

Ground Floor

- Living room with TV, radio and doors out to the garden
- Dining room seating ten with fireplace
- Kitchen with oven, hobs, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine and dining table
- Bathroom with shower, WC and bidet
- Utility room with washing machine

First Floor

- Twin bedroom
- Double bedroom with extra single bed
- Double bedroom with bathroom with shower, WC and bidet
- Bathroom with bath, shower, two sinks, WC and bidet

Second Floor

- Attic (walk-through) with a double sofa bed (suitable for one guest)
- Connecting double bedroom
- Bathroom with shower, WC and bidet

Outside Grounds

- Private swimming pool (8m x 4m, depth: 1.25m), open approximately May to end-September
- Spacious, partially-fenced garden with lawns and mature trees
- Pergola with dining furniture
- Sun loungers
- Wood-burning outdoor oven and barbecue
- Electric gate at entrance
- Separate house (where owner sometimes resides)
- Parking

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Heating
- TV
- Radio
- Iron
- Washing machine

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Cianca
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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Villa Cianca is situated in a neighbourhood made up of numerous villages and hamlets dotted around the rolling countryside, just 11km from Lucca.

The semi-rural location means you will find olive groves and woodlands across the area, perfect to head out on a walk or enjoy a picnic under the shade of an old oak tree. The local town of Capannori is worthy of a visit with its busy centre with lots of old churches and traditional trattorias for a drink and a bite to eat.

When you are longing for the buzz of the city, Villa Cianca is well-located to reach both Lucca and Pisa. Lucca is a gorgeous place and the city walls alone are an attraction worth visiting! You can walk or cycle to walls and get amazing views of Lucca and the surrounding countryside. Inside the walls, there is much more to see and if you are a lover of old churches then you will be spoiled for choice as Lucca is known as the city of a hundred churches. Here you will also find fantastic roman ruins and the majestic Cathedral of San Martino sitting side by side with exclusive shops and trendy bars and restaurants. If you wish to visit Pisa you could drive or get a train from Lucca which offers amazing views of the famous Leaning Tower as you approach the city.

If you wish to visit a local attraction for the day, then 15km from the house there is an interesting place called Villa Marlia which is a 15th Century Renaissance villa surrounded by stunning gardens. The home was once owned by Napoleon’s sister, Elise, who became Princess of Lucca and renovated the villa to serve her needs as a ruler. The house and gardens are an enjoyable day out for all ages and the gardens are packed with fountains, a stunning lake, grottos and astonishing florals. The ring walk around the garden is said to take two hours, so with the house and the cafe you could spend a whole day enjoying Villa Marlia.

For those who love nothing more than relaxing on a beach on their summer holiday, the coast is a mere 35km away. Head to Viareggio for its sandy beach, summer watersports, charming promenade and great shops. Florence is also wonderful for a day trip, just over an hour by car or catch the train from Lucca.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Pisa

(35 km)

Nearest Airport 2 Florence

(67 km)

Nearest Village

(5 km)

Nearest Town/City Lucca

(11 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(100 m)

Nearest Beach

(35 km)

Nearest Supermarket

(5 km)

Nearest Restaurant Lucca

(100 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 Kids Ideal for Teens

The Tuscan countryside is an ideal location for children of all ages and if you can get them out of your villa’s private pool there are plenty of places nearby to visit as a family.

The surrounding campagna is an ideal starting point, with walking, hiking, cycling and horse riding all available close to the house. In Lucca, children can have horse riding lessons to suit their abilities or head out on treks with qualified guides to see the area from horseback. After the trek through the winding hills and olive groves, you can return the horses to their pasture and give them a brush and some water which young children will love.

For children who enjoy history then this is a fantastic holiday setting as you have history and culture all around you. You can visit Lucca and explore the museums and Roman ruins or take a guided tour around the city walls, before stopping for gelato. On another day you could visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa which is always a highlight for kids or even venture as far as Florence.

The sandy beaches, summer watersports and lively atmosphere in Viareggio can also be reached easily by car for a great day out by the sea.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

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

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 8.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
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 per week is payable locally.
Changeover day Saturday from end-June to end-August. Flexible during all other periods.
End of stay cleaning included? Extra €200, 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 garbage 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, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Heating costs included? Extra cost on consumption, payable locally.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access 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 Cot available on request, extra €25 per child per week (paid locally).
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and other celebrations are not permitted.
Other Ts and Cs An extra bed is available on request.
Other Ts and Cs This property sleeps 9 guests comfortably, whilst an additional guest may be accommodated on a sofa bed. Please see the 'Features' tab for full details
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.
Other Ts and Cs When maximum occupancy of 6 guests is booked, the 2nd floor is closed.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Nov 28th 2021 - Dec 23rd 2021 £667 £907 £1,146 £1,559
Dec 23rd 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 - £889 £1,129 £1,559
Jan 8th 2022 - Mar 12th 2022 - - - £1,559
Mar 12th 2022 - May 28th 2022 - - - £1,687
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 - - - £2,315
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - - £2,723
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 - - - £2,315
Sep 24th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - - - £1,687
Jan 7th 2023 - Mar 11th 2023 - - - £1,559
Mar 11th 2023 - May 27th 2023 - - - £1,687
May 27th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 - - - £2,315

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Nov 28th 2021 - Dec 23rd 2021 £727 £988 £1,249 £1,694
Dec 23rd 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 - £969 £1,230 £1,694
Jan 8th 2022 - Mar 12th 2022 - - - £1,834
Mar 12th 2022 - May 28th 2022 - - - £1,834
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 - - - £2,516
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - - £2,959
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 - - - £2,516
Sep 24th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - - - £1,834
Jan 7th 2023 - Mar 11th 2023 - - - £1,834
Mar 11th 2023 - May 27th 2023 - - - £1,834
May 27th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 - - - £2,516

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Nov 28th 2021 - Dec 23rd 2021 €738 €978 €1,218 €1,725
Dec 23rd 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 - €984 €1,224 €1,725
Jan 8th 2022 - Mar 12th 2022 - - - €1,725
Mar 12th 2022 - May 28th 2022 - - - €1,867
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 - - - €2,562
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - - €3,013
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 - - - €2,562
Sep 24th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - - - €1,867
Jan 7th 2023 - Mar 11th 2023 - - - €1,725
Mar 11th 2023 - May 27th 2023 - - - €1,867
May 27th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 - - - €2,562

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Nov 28th 2021 - Dec 23rd 2021 €804 €1,065 €1,327 €1,875
Dec 23rd 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 - €1,072 €1,333 €1,875
Jan 8th 2022 - Mar 12th 2022 - - - €2,029
Mar 12th 2022 - May 28th 2022 - - - €2,029
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 - - - €2,784
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - - €3,275
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 - - - €2,784
Sep 24th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - - - €2,029
Jan 7th 2023 - Mar 11th 2023 - - - €2,029
Mar 11th 2023 - May 27th 2023 - - - €2,029
May 27th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 - - - €2,784

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Nov 28th 2021 - Dec 23rd 2021 $835 $1,075 $1,315 $1,953
Dec 23rd 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 - $1,114 $1,354 $1,953
Jan 8th 2022 - Mar 12th 2022 - - - $1,953
Mar 12th 2022 - May 28th 2022 - - - $2,113
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 - - - $2,900
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - - $3,411
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 - - - $2,900
Sep 24th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - - - $2,113
Jan 7th 2023 - Mar 11th 2023 - - - $1,953
Mar 11th 2023 - May 27th 2023 - - - $2,113
May 27th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 - - - $2,900

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Nov 28th 2021 - Dec 23rd 2021 $910 $1,172 $1,433 $2,122
Dec 23rd 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 - $1,214 $1,475 $2,122
Jan 8th 2022 - Mar 12th 2022 - - - $2,297
Mar 12th 2022 - May 28th 2022 - - - $2,297
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 - - - $3,152
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - - $3,707
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 - - - $3,152
Sep 24th 2022 - Jan 7th 2023 - - - $2,297
Jan 7th 2023 - Mar 11th 2023 - - - $2,297
Mar 11th 2023 - May 27th 2023 - - - $2,297
May 27th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 - - - $3,152

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

  • Very enjoyable week

    Posted by Anna on 16/08/2019

    Many thanks for a very enjoyable week. Your house is lovely and the pool is very relaxing and the garden is beautiful. Thank you so much for your hospitality!

  • Beautiful villa

    Posted by Richard on 23/07/2019

    Thank you very much for the wonderful stay at your beautiful villa! We loved our vacation. The pool was excellent and the villa well equipped.

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