The Uffizi Apartment Lucca is located on the ground floor of Palazzo Guinigi, a prestigious building located in the hillside village of Matraia, just a few kilometers from the wonderful medieval city of Lucca with its many attractions.
Surrounded by beautiful gardens and secluded grounds with specimen trees and stunning views of the surrounding Tuscan countryside, the building has outdoor spaces, shared with other guests and worthy of a luxurious residence, such as a small gym, the historical belvedere terrace and a panoramic outdoor swimming pool (built on a natural terrace on the hillside) with sunbeds and parasols.
The light breezes and shaded areas of the estate grounds provide a welcome respite from the summer heat of the Tuscan towns and cities.
A small grocery shop selling a range of products, including fresh local Tuscan produce together with a family owned pizzeria are located in the village of Matraia within a 10-15 minute walk from the estate. A locally owned 'eaterie', specialising in local Tuscan food and produce is also within a 10 minute scenic walk of the estate.
The palazzo is a unique example of 16th century Italian architecture and thanks to a very careful restoration over recent years. It has been restored to its former glory retaining its original Tuscan character and elegance.
The Uffizi Apartment Lucca (115 sqm) is a luxury suite offering accommodation for up to 2 people.
The suite consists of: a large hall/living room with sofa, fireplace and a wonderful view of the garden and the surrounding valley and a glazed mezzanine media room with a sofa, TV and DVD player; a luxury contemporary kitchen with dining table, oven and fireplace; a bright and spacious master bedroom with wardrobe, fireplace and en-suite bathroom with shower. A second large bathroom with bathtub is available for the guest.
The 3 elegant fireplaces are particularly decorative although are not able to be used by guests for open fires.
This particular apartment retains a very cool temperature throughout the summer period, although, it is also equipped with air conditioning in the 3 rooms.
The apartment is a particularly elegant and bright suite with spacious rooms. It is provided with all modern facilities (such as Internet Wi-fi, air conditioning, TV and DVD player) and has outdoor shared spaces (like swimming pool and small gym).
Ideal for couples wishing to spend a luxury holiday in the wonderful countryside surrounding Lucca.
The apartment has a minimum stay of 3 nights.
Included in the price: Final cleaning, utility Bills: water, gas and electricity; house, pool and park maintenance; internet Wi-Fi; towels and sheets provided; swimming-pool and small gym access.
Excluded from the price: baby cot.
Security Deposit: For bookings shorter than two weeks, customers are required to pay in advance (bank transfer) 300,00€ deposit, which will be returned at the end of the stay excluding the cost of any damages incurred.
For bookings longer than two weeks, customers are required to pay in advance (bank transfer) 500,00€ deposit.
This apartment for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited.
APE energy certification level: G 132.5 kWh/m2 per year
Secure parking within walled and gated grounds
Uffizi Apartment Lucca and Matraia Estate are nestled in a typically picturesque and hilly landscape of Tuscany, just a few km away from the centre of Lucca.
Due to its strategic position on the peak of a valley, the entire estate offers guests wonderful views over the surrounding hills and valleys, and provides easy access to a considerable range of services (transport, shops).
The enchanting Lucca - traditionally named the "city of a hundred churches" for the large number of places of worship within the city center – has a wide variety of historical buildings, fashionable shops, high quality restaurants and atmospheric bars and cafés. Moreover, the town is the venue for many and varied musical and cultural events throughout the year, such as Lucca Summer & Winter Festival e il Lucca Comics & Games.
Within easy distance of Palazzo Guinigi, is located Montecatini Terme, the renowned Tuscan spa resort, and Pisa, the city of the leaning tower. Both, Florence and Siena are also easily accessible from the property.
For nature and sport lovers (trekking and biking) it is recommend to visit the Garfagnana, a historical and forested region which borders the property to the north. This stunning area is full of natural landscapes, mountain trails and ancient picturesque villages.
For lovers of traditional Tuscan food and wine, you can follow the "La Strada del Vino e dell'Olio" of Lucca, Montecarlo and Versilia, which takes in the small medieval village of Montecarlo, famous for the production of wine and extra-virgin olive oil.
Finally, for those wishing to visit the coast and seaside resorts, just 50 km away from the property, you will find Versilia, the famous seaside location, known throughout Italy for its night life and entertainment, especially in such towns as Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi and Pietrasanta.
Lucca (10 km), Pisa (31 km), Florence (78 km), Siena (148 km), Bologna (161 km), Milan (297 km), Rome (365 km).
- Inclusions Final cleaning
Available methods of payment:
- Check-in time: 16:00 - 19:00
- Check-out time: 09:00 - 11:00
- Cancellation Policy The full rental amount paid will be retained.
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