Villa Capannori 11 bedroom - TFR148
Extraordinary villa of Lucca of evident aristocrathic origins, built in the first half of the XIX century. Situated in the heart of a large estate that overlooks the hills of Lucca, magnificently drawn by the olive groves and huge cypresses. This ancient residence has also a private chapel and an ancient oil mill, with a garden from wihch you can enjoy the wonderful view of the valley and the city of Lucca. In front of the villa a nice Italian garden, on the back an extremely carefull meadow framing the swimming pool. On the back too, a loggia allows you to enjoy relaxing moments with an enchanting view on the garden of camelias. Excellently furnished.
MAIN FEATURES OF THE VILLA
• 11 large and spacious double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (one of which can be either queen or twin) and all with individually controlled air conditioning /heating and telephone line
• Grand banquet hall
• Elegant drawing room with fireplace
• Comfortable living room with satellite TV, DVD and video library
• Billiard room
• Fully equipped Tuscan style kitchen
• Wine cellar and wine tasting room
• Loggia for outdoor dining
• Guest area with wireless internet access.
• Work out room with cardiovascular and weight equipment
• Outdoor flood lit swimming pool (12 metres x 4 metres )
• Italian style gardens with a fountain, camellia and azalea trees
• Private chapel available for weddings and other special celebrations
Independent villa sleeps 22
On the ground floor the main entrance leads to an extraordinary living room with fireplace, room with tv sat and dvd player, study with telephone, fax, internet access, and central music system ( cd, radio, cassettes), two bathrooms, loggia looking the garden, big furnished kitchen. On the first floor, six big double or twin bedrooms all of them with private bathroom with shower, a beautiful central living room with tv sat. On the second fllor five bedrooms, one of those is a deluxe with large dressing room. Each bedroom has private bathroom with shower.
Lightened swimming pool (mt 12x 14), Italian garden, outside and inside wireless connection, telephone system in each room, banqueting hall, billiard's room, tasting room for wines, cellar, independent air conditioning/heating in each room, barbecue, fitness room, service staff, massages and beauty treatments, beach club, sommelier service, helicopter, hot-air ballon, bicycles.
It is also possible to organize:
SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES
Its possible to play golf with several golf courses that are all within forty minutes drive of the property.
- Tirrenia Golf club in Pisa, Versilia on the coast
- Montecatini Golf Club set in rolling olive groves, the stunning Pavoniere in Prato
- Poggio dei Medici close to Florence.
We can provide assistance with booking and rental of equipment.
The estate is a member of a private tennis club which has seven outdoor floodlit red clay tennis courts and also an indoor court within five a 5 minute drive by car. We can arrange your court and arrange tennis lessons for you.
If you are into riding or would like to learn then lessons are offered for all levels at various stables in the region.
Bycycles can be rented and made available for you at your villa or to rent within the medeival walls of Lucca.
The property estate is a member of one of the best and well equipped beach clubs on the Versilian coast, close to Forte dei Marmi. The private club, popular amongst VIPs during the summer, offers all the modern comforts and facilities including a large pool, spa and beauty centre, bar and restaurant.
SPA THERAPY AND MASSAGE
We can organise for you a masseuse in your villa or one of many beauty treatments in a local beauty centre or at the world renowned spa town of Montecatini where Grotta Guisti offers a host of treatments.
This is without any doubt the quickest means of transport to cover long distances quicly.
You can reach airports directly from your villa, there are two types of helicopter available.
- 4 seats (3+1) aircraft HD500 model
- 6 seater (5+1) AS 350 ECUREUIL.
You can explore further afield and experience the many other sites Italy has to offer including Milan and Lake Como, Venice, Verona, Naples with Pompei and Vesuvius or lunch in Porto Cervo on the island of Sardinia or at Portofino on the Ligurian coast.
HOT AIR BALLOONING
Enjoying breathtaking countryside views as your own hot air balloon makes an early dawn departure directly from the garden of your villa.
Trips are possible for groups from 3 to 25 passengers.
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Rental & Booking Information
deposit: 5,000euro security deposit with final balance of payment which is reimbursed after deduction of any unpaid charges 14 days after last day of visit
INCLUDED:Heating/air-conditioning, electricity, water, gas, linen change twice per week (Saturday and Tuesday or Wednesday), swimming pool, housekeeping services.
A gardener looks after the grounds and swimming pool maintenance
Staff work 6 days per week, with 1 day off when no meals or housekeeping duties are provided. Concierge service. Internet wireless connection