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Villa, infinity pool, vineyard & enhanced cleaning

SuperhostFosciandora, Toscana, Italy
Entire villa hosted by Andrew & Chrissie
10 guests5 bedrooms8 beds3 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the villa to yourself.
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Andrew & Chrissie is a Superhost
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La Collina del Sole has an award winning salt water infinity pool and jacuzzi, and views that are like something from a film set. Set in the stunningly beautiful Garfagnana region of northern Tuscany, La Collina del Sole is a jewel among the holiday villas in Lucca, it is a fabulous family home for relaxed summer living. Mountain hikes, discovering the villages and hidden beauty of Garfagnana can be combined with trips to the nearby coast, and the magical cities of Lucca and Florence.

The space
La Collina del Sole is the much loved home of a British family. It is ideal for a bunch of friends or a family with its relaxed and characterful atmosphere. Comfortable and well equipped with fabulous al fresco dining area, guests can enjoy long lazy lunches of delicious Garfagnana products including fabulous pecorino, varied breads, salamis and faro (spelt) salad and in the evenings sitting out on the terrace is a dream as the sun sets over the spectacular Apuan mountain range, unique among Holiday villas in Lucca. It’s hard to draw oneself away from the pool with its Jacuzzi feature and many hours can be savoured here with a book listening to the rippling water and the birdsong beneath the Tuscan sun.

Notes on accommodation: Traditional wood fired pizza baking oven and separate stone built BBQ. Cook service available on request. Guided local and mountain walks with a fully accredited guide (additional charge).
Outside: Award winning infinity salt water pool D shaped 16m x 32m x 2 m max depth with Jacuzzi + changing room and WC. The property is set on the side of a hill alongside a private terraced vineyard. 2 terraces with tables and chairs for dining. 6 sun loungers and 3 Carrara marble sun beds. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. Maid service 2 hours each Tuesday and Thursday. Linen and towels changed each Saturday. In our "Pizza Experience" learn to cook a Pizza from scratch, or learn to cook like Mamma with Italian cooking lessons.

Guest access
Whole villa (2,400 sq. ft.) and 1.5 acres of fenced vineyard.
Off-road parking for multiple cars

Other things to note
Visit the villa's web site (search on La Collina Del Sole, Fosciandora) "Experiences" tab to learn more about funghi porcini and truffle hunting, joining in the Vendemmia, wine tasting and excellent local restaurants and shops.

The costs quoted include all taxes, linen, indoor and pool towels, light villa cleaning twice during a seven-day stay, as well as a full clean after your departure.
You are requested to wash and put away crockery, cutlery and food preparation utensils.

The pool is heated by the sun, so its water temperature varies with weather conditions and the season. It is closed from late Autumn through early Spring.

In the Spring and Autumn guests sometimes like to light a log fire in the living room or use the central heating. We can also provide wood for the pizza oven. These items are charged to guests through the Airbnb Resolution Centre on departure. The rate is €20 per basket of wood and €5 per cubic meter of heating gas.

We also provide at no additional charge a homemade meat lasagne and an apple sponge cake, along with breakfast basics, which are left for your arrival.

If you are allergic or vegetarian please let us know, as a funghi lasagna can be left instead of meat.

The villa is our family's holiday home, so we seek to host guests who wish to enjoy the villa for their domestic recreation. Commercial use is not permitted.
La Collina del Sole has an award winning salt water infinity pool and jacuzzi, and views that are like something from a film set. Set in the stunningly beautiful Garfagnana region of northern Tuscany, La Collina del Sole is a jewel among the holiday villas in Lucca, it is a fabulous family home for relaxed summer living. Mountain hikes, discovering the villages and hidden beauty of Garfagnana can be combined with tr…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 5
2 single beds

Amenities

Private entrance
First aid kit
Laptop-friendly workspace
High chair
Pool
Essentials
Hair dryer
Hangers
Washing machine
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Fosciandora, Toscana, Italy

La Collina del Sole is located in North West Tuscany overlooking the Carrara mountains where Michael Angelo personally chose each marble block to create all of his statues including the David located in Florence (2 hours by car or train). The national park is dotted with small villages and inexpensive restaurants serving exceptional food. There are great walks offering easy rambles or challenging climbs.

The nearby market town of Castelnuovo Di Garfagnana is a bustling town of 6,000 people that hosts a traditional market on Thursday mornings and is full of family owned shops selling fresh produce. From June through to late October there are a series of exhibitions and festivals celebrating the local culture and artisanal production. The castellated city of Barga with its Romanesque cathedral, the walled city of Lucca with its towers and Forte di Marmi a luxury resort town on the Mediterranean sea are all within one hour’s drive. Torre del Lago, 15 minutes West of Lucca and just North of Pisa, has an open air theatre overlooking Lake Massaciuccoli devoted to the performance of the works of Italian composer Giacomo Puccini whose operas include La bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly and Turandot.

The Garfagnana region was part of the Gothic Line in World War II, a scene of fierce fighting, mainly due to the terrain, between the Allies and Germans from October 1944 until April 1945.
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Hosted by Andrew & Chrissie

Joined in May 2017
  • 26 Reviews
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We live and work in London and enjoy holidays in Italy. Andrew is developing a philanthropic medical education initiative and Chrissie is a pearl jewellery designer who has developed an international brand. We have two adult children. Chrissie is fluent in French, Spanish and Italian.
We live and work in London and enjoy holidays in Italy. Andrew is developing a philanthropic medical education initiative and Chrissie is a pearl jewellery designer who has develop…
During your stay
We are available by text and mobile to provide advice.
A local family provides housekeeping and catering if required.
Sightseeing tours, guided walks and riding are all available.
Andrew & Chrissie is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Français, Italiano, Español
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to enhanced cleaning protocol. Learn more
No carbon monoxide alarm
Security camera/recording device Learn more
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock

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