About this listing
Art, culture, nature, beauty ... all this you can find at our hotel "Il Convento" All senses will rejoice their vacation in Tuscany, places of art and ancient beauty surround our property.
House "Il Convento" is a 1200 dated building which was once a convent of nuns of Spain, then become Villa Mansi countryside, famous Lucca's family , now it came to our family that we care with love.
In 1997 it was renovated by donating a new interior and exterior of the building life. The house is located on a hill called "Il Colletto" verlooks the village of Ponte a Moriano along the river Serchio.
Parking the car at the gate you can enter the garden of the house offers stunning views of Ponte a Moriano and flat which opens to the hills of Lucca. The monastery is located on the hill of S Stefano di Moriano called "The Collar" and along the river Serchio. River running through the city of Lucca and then flows into the Tyrrhenian Sea.
You can get inside the house through two entrance: one from the garden and the other one from the comfort of road that allows you to download luggage or other bulky things.
The ground floor is a large open living space that includes living room (with sofa bed for two people, piano, TV, DVD player, fireplace), a guest bathroom, dining room and a large kitchen.
All naturally in rustic Tuscan style.
Upstairs, there are three bedrooms including two doubles and one with a bunk bed for children. One of the two bedrooms has a private bathroom with shower. Also upstairs there is another bathroom with bath and shower.
The house is not isolated but is located in a small hamlet of houses and other historic villas, but retains its independence.
The convent is accessible by road and is 800 meters from the village of Ponte a Moriano where you can find shops, pharmacy, bank, post office, restaurants and railway transport and bus lines.
The home location is strategic because it is located 8 km from the city of Lucca, 37 km from Pisa and Viareggio, 81 km from Florence, and about 20 km from the Garfagnana with its beautiful Apuan Alps.
The house is entirely turned to the rent hospitable.
And it's possible to reach the house from two different inputs. One is located directly across the street from which you can easily download from the baggage car or other expenses. The other input is from the garden restrostante the house.
Interaction with guests
I introduce myself, my name is Simona and I am the mistress of the house. I live about a kilometer from the monastery and I'm available for questions or other needs.
I speak fluently english and french.
Other things to note
The house is not independent nor isolated, but is located in a cluster of other houses and historic mansions. The relationship with the neighborhood is great and unobtrusive. The best way to live in the outdoors without feeling completely isolated and alone.
We live in a very special place. We are close to the most famous Italian art cities, we are in the Tuscan countryside and we are close to the sea and the mountains. In our area are orgnaizzati special events: Lucca Comics and Games, Puccini and his music, hiking in the Apuan Alps and in the caves, from here passes the Via Francigena, there are the best wines from around the world, the most relaxing Spa, we are close National Park Orecchiella, there is the most famous opera festival in the world dedicated to Puccini, you can meet famous directors to Lucca Film Festival, July you can hear the best live music at the Lucca Summer Festival, and more.
The house "Il Convento" is an old building and the area is protected by the fine arts for which you require maximum reliability in the use of objects and premises.
Also it tries not to use a high tone of voice after midnight.
This host has a Strict Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 30 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 30 days of the trip and get a 50% refund of the nightly rate, as well as a full refund of fees.