A magnificently restored seventeenth-century villa set in a beautiful corner of Tuscany
Villa al Boschiglia is set in beautiful northwest Tuscany in the ancient parish of Vorno, near the magnificent medieval town of Lucca. Protected by an enclosing wall of front viewing stones, the villa is a true expression of Lucca's sober architecture.
Villa al Boschiglia, which was built in the seventeenth-century, has been magnificently restored. You will experience the charm of living in a historical Tuscan villa during your stay while enjoying modern amenities such as individually controlled air conditioning in each of the six bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. There is also central heating, computer availability and internet access, a stereo CD player with central diffusion, satellite TV, and alarm. The stylish furnishings offer the utmost in comfort and relaxation.
Displaying the easy, elegant lifestyle of the period, the main floor is above the ground floor and is accessed via an outside double flight of stairs. There is also interior access to the ground floor where guests can enjoy delightful dinners in front of a large fireplace. Guests are embraced by the gentle colours and sharp fragrances of the panoramic countryside. Upon entering through the private gate, the guests’ first sight is of an aisle of ‘tall and pure’ cypresses. The villa’s extensive park with its lime, oak, and olive trees, magnolias, large bushes of aromatic plants and roses is the ideal background for the inviting Romanic swimming pool. The pergola, entwined with bougainvillea, offers a pleasant area for outside dining and relaxation. In this atmosphere, culture and art combined visually with the experience of living in this truly gorgeous villa where the lifestyle of the guests quickly adapts to the surroundings.
Guests are looked after by an exceptional and professional team of staff, who will strive to make certain that all individual needs are addressed.
First Floor: 3 x double junior suites with en-suite bathrooms
Second Floor: 2 x double junior suites with en-suite bathrooms and 1 x twin junior suites with en-suite bathroom
Location is important and there is no doubt that Lucca is the perfect location in Tuscany and that Villa al Boschiglia is the ideal location from which to visit all of Tuscany. Its centrality allows you to explore the numerous well-known sites of Tuscany such as Carrara, Chianti, Florence, Lucca, Pisa, and Siena. It is also the ideal location from which to visit the lesser known but well-worth exploring places such as Fiesole, Montecatini Alto, Pistoia, San Gimignano, San Miniato, Vinci, Vicopisano, and Volterra.
Tuscany epitomizes the Renaissance. The region’s most prized art and historic relics reside in the larger cities, while hilltop medieval towns offer their own history. The villa offers breath-taking views of the undulating Tuscan countryside with its verdant vineyards and olive groves and the majestic Apennine Mountains. The blend of delicious foods and beautiful wine is classic Tuscany. Whether you come in search of pure relaxation and rural charm or an experience of local culture and tradition, you will fall in love with Tuscany!
Villa al Boschiglia is located:
- 10 minutes from Lucca - 20 minutes from Pisa - 20 minutes from Puccini Lake (Summer Opera) - 50 minutes from Florence - 1 hour 30 minutes from Siena (city of the Palio) - 50 minutes from the beautiful valley of Garfagnana - 35 minutes from Forte dei Marmi on the coast of Versilia
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