Villa Magnolia

Marlia - Lucca - Italy

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External Description
Layed in the countryside of Lucca, the villa is surrounded by a fenced park of 10,000 square meters, which is accessed through an indipendent gate and featuring by the typical geometry of the classic "Italian" garden.
The villa is accessed directly through the park divided into gravel paths, that lead straight to the courtyard in front of an impressive raised staircase which is the main entrance. There is also a side entrance at the left of the staicase.
The courtyard in front of the villa offers parking spaces for 3/4 cars.
On the left side of the property there is a pool of mt. 12x 6 with comfortable sunbeds and parasols to spend relaxing and refreshing moments during the summer. Beside the pool a delightful pergola is almost set up and on the back of the building there is a lemon-house and a dependance under construction.

Internal Description
The villa is a wonderful historical residence (1,000 sqm) dating back to 1650, and can accommodate up to 20 people for a total of 10 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms.

On the front is a double staircase leading to the central part of the villa.
You enter the entrance hall, frescoed and furnished with antiques. Opposite is the kitchen with a big old fireplace. From here you access the outside porch overlooking the Italian-style garden.

To the right of the entrance hall there is a hallway that leads to the "Putti room" with a fireplace topped by a large gilded mirror, sofa and TV area. Still on the right there is a room with a library that gives access to a staircase leading to the right wing of the villa. On this floor there is a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a bathroom.

To the left of the entrance hall is the dining room with original frescoes. From here you walk along a corridor that leads to the "saletta delle ortensie" on the right, a relaxation room with sofa and armchairs. To the left, along the corridor, is the study, a fully-frescoed double bedroom and a bathroom. Opposite is the "music room", painted with images of musical instruments, where there is a piano and a luxurious golden lounge.
Back to the same floor in the central part of the hallway, to the right at the end you reach a dressing room with an old stone hand-basin, a laundry and a bathroom.

Climbing the stairs (that are at the end of the hallway) you get to the second floor.
Here is a large frescoed bathroom with marble columns, two sinks, shower and bathtub; two large double bedrooms and a bedroom with two single beds. From this room you reach another bathroom.

On the second floor of the right wing is a double bedroom, a study, a bathroom and a bedroom with two single beds.
On second floor of the left wing is a bedroom with two single beds and a bathroom opposite (this can be share with the twin bedroom). Following the corridor, on the right you get to a large double suite, fully frescoed with bathroom and shower room. On the left you will find a large gym room.

On the ground floor, which is accessed by both internal stairs and external doors, on the right wing there is a rustic kitchen with fireplace and old stone sink, a toilet, a lounge with sofas and TV area.
On the left wing is the dining room with an ancient stone fireplace on the right. On the left is a big kitchen with a large fireplace, an antique kitchen with pizza oven, pantry and a toilet.
Also in the central part of the ground floor is an ancient cellar with barrels and vats, a large tavern and a cellar with a selection of wines.

Air conditioning and internet wi-fi throughout the villa.

Our opinion
The property is very large and equipped with all the amenities (swimming pool, outdoor area, air-conditioning, satellite TV, dishwasher).
Villa Magnolia is an ideal place for families with children wishing to spend an unforgettable holiday in the heart of the Lucca countryside, and just at a short distance from the beach resorts (the Versilia coast, in fact, is only 40 km away).

This property can only be booked from Saturday to Saturday.

Pricing Information:
Discounts available on request for groups up to 12 people.

Included in the price: Utilities: water, gas and electricity (except for the heating and air conditioning); final cleaning; house park and pool maintenance; Internet Wi-fi.
Excluded from the price: Heating; air conditioning.

Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay in advance 2.000,00€ security deposit (bank transfer), which will be returned at the end of the stay upon damages.

3/4 parking spaces

Villa Magnolia is 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 Festiva"l and the international Festival "Lucca Comics & Games".
Within easy distance from the villa, 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 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.

Main distances:
Lucca (10 km), Pisa (31 km), Florence (78 km), Siena (148 km), Bologna (161 km), Milan (297 km), Rome (365 km).

air conditioned
DVD player
Satellite TV
American coffee machine
Italian coffee machine
Potteries and kitchen linens set
Vacuum cleaner
Ironing set
Bed linens
Sunbeds and parasols
Microwave oven
Washing machine

Booking conditions

  • Inclusions Internet
    Final cleaning
  • Available methods of payment: Wire transfer
    Credit Card
  • Check-in time: 15:00 - 19:00
  • Check-out time: 09:00 - 11:00
  • Cancellation Policy The full rental amount paid will be retained.


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