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An elegant 14th century country house with private lake, swimming pool & tennis court

Set on the hills just outside of Lucca, Villa Santa Maria is a generously-proportioned, elegant 14th century country home that has been restored to its original glory.

The villa sits on a private lake and boasts vast landscaped gardens. There are various al fresco living and dining areas throughout the grounds, including a large gazebo with electrical capabilities, as well as a sunken courtyard.

A large swimming pool is flanked by sun loungers and beside it sits a pool house with a changing area and shower room for guests’ convenience. There is also a private tennis court and an indoor gym, fully-equipped with everything needed for a great workout, as well as a relaxing sauna.

The villa is set over four floors with a lift to each. The beautiful entrance hall leads through to a spacious living room with a fireplace and plenty of comfortable seating. Guests can enjoy meals in the elegant dining room before retiring to the cost TV room to enjoy a movie night.

There is also a fully-equipped, Tuscan-style kitchen for cooking up tasty feasts. On the lower ground floor is a well-stocked wine cellar and a formal dining room, ideal for elegant dinner parties.

The villa’s seven bedrooms are spread throughout the first and second floors. There are three double bedrooms and four twins, all well-appointed and boasting en-suite facilities.

Villa Santa Maria is the perfect choice for those looking to relax in luxury and style, and explore the beautiful Tuscan countryside.

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  • Swimming Pool Swimming Pool
  • Private Tennis Court Private Tennis Court
  • Wine Cellar Wine Cellar


Room 1 – double bed and en-suite bathroom with bathtub & shower
Room 2 – double bed and en-suite bathroom with bathtub & shower
Room 3 – twin beds and en-suite bathroom with shower
Room 4 – twin beds and en-suite bathroom with shower
Room 5 – twin beds and en-suite bathroom with shower

Room 6 – double bed and en-suite bathroom with bathtub & shower
Room 7 – twin beds and en-suite bathroom with bathtub & shower

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1 Jan 2024 - 22 Mar 2024 Price on request
23 Mar 2024 - 31 May 2024 Price on request
1 Jun 2024 - 30 Aug 2024 Price on request
31 Aug 2024 - 1 Nov 2024 Price on request
2 Nov 2024 - 20 Dec 2024 Price on request
21 Dec 2024 - 6 Jan 2025 Price on request

Price per week, available on request.

Indoor Features

  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Wine cellar
  • Fireplaces
  • Satellite TV
  • Book library
  • Laundry facilities
  • Alarm system
  • Lift
  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi

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Outdoor Features

  • Countryside & lake views
  • Private lake access
  • Swimming pool (6x13m, closed during winter months)
  • Pool house
  • Tennis court
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Gazebo
  • Veranda
  • Outdoor living areas
  • Outdoor dining
  • Sun loungers
  • Carport (20 cars)
  • Gated entrance

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  • Breakfast (ingredients cost not included)
  • Pool & garden maintenance
  • Utilities (electricity, gas, water)
  • Cot

Extra Services

  • Mandatory daily housekeeping (bedrooms & bathrooms, excluding Sunday)
  • Grocery service
  • Air conditioning (on consumption)
  • Additional bed
  • Chef service
  • Laundry service
  • Car hire
  • Activities & excursions
  • Events

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Villa Santa Maria is perfectly located, just a few kilometres from the beautiful town of Lucca, and within driving distance of Pisa, Florence, and the Versilia coast.

Visitors to Lucca can see the Medieval city walls, wander the antique markets, and stroll through the stunning botanical gardens.

Additionally, in the immediate vicinity of Villa Santa Maria, there are several historic villas open to the public, which were formerly the summer residences of nobles; Villa Torrigiani is a spectacular Baroque villa with its original gardens and water features; Villa Reale with its expansive gardens was the favourite residence of Napoleon’s sister, Princess Elisa Baciocchi Bonaparte; Villa Mansi was the summer residence of one of the wealthiest families in Lucca; Villa Bernardini is a 17th century villa that still boasts a 400-person theatre in its gardens; and finally, Villa Grabau is an estate recognised for its magnificent gardens and orangeries and limonaias.

Other fascinating towns to explore in the area include Garfagnana, Borgo a Mozzano, Forte dei Marmi, and Via Francigena.

Distances (approx.):
Lucca – 15 minutes’ drive
Pisa – 40 minutes’ drive
Versilia – 40 minutes’ drive
Florence – 1 hour’s drive

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Disclaimer: the location on the map may be approximate due to privacy reasons.

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