Pieve di Compito — Lucca and Surroundings
Villa Alice is a true Tuscan gem: a colorful property with a very special charm. Located near Lucca, it is comprised of 150 acres of grounds and a picturesque villa dating back to the 18th century. The gardens are filled with sweet-scented flowers and offer delightful outdoor dining and alfresco areas, the villa with its shingled roof, offers cozy, welcoming spaces. All around, Tuscany’s breathtaking landscapes of extensive valleys and gentle hills. A superb family-friendly location for a peaceful Tuscan holiday.
Villa Alice is an exquisite, genuinely Tuscan property located in a charming area, quite off the beaten tourist path: the ideal home-away-from-home for an inspiring Tuscan country holiday. Located near Lucca, it includes 150 acres of grounds and a picturesque villa dating back to the 18th century.
Villa Alice is very colorful - the gardens are filled with sweet-scented flowers and include delightful alfresco areas as well as a swimming pool. The villa itself, with its shingled roof, ivy covered walls and cozy, welcoming spaces inside, looks like a home from a storybook. All around, a magical atmosphere and Tuscany’s breathtaking landscapes made of extensive valleys and gentle hills.
The estate is extensive and boasts a charm of its own: authentic, rustic and warm, it is the ideal family-friendly location for a peaceful, leisurely Tuscan holiday. Located at just 15 minutes from Lucca, and 30 from both Pisa and Viareggio, Villa Alice offers numerous activities and sightseeing options.
The villa itself is truly charming, full of genuine Tuscan character. The original 18th architecture is perfectly preserved and restored, and the indoor areas are spacious and comfortable, with 6 tastefully furnished bedrooms. The 3 double rooms have en-suite or private bathrooms (master bedroom also has a minibar), while the 3 twin bedrooms share a common bathroom.
The communal areas include a various rooms, ensuring each guest enough space to relax. These include: a pleasant fully-equipped kitchen, with dining area, lovely dining room, living room and a cozy sitting room/study. Walls are painted in warm hues, varying from yellow to brick red, rugs and colorful fabrics enhance the style and add charm.
The garden is exquisite, dotted by olive trees and cypresses, and extremely varied with its slopes, terracotta vases of colorful flowers and plants, local herbs and bushes. The estate boasts a lovely swimming pool, perfect for warm summer days, and several superb outdoor spots - a shaded gazebo, the delightful rear courtyard with rustic fountain and the dining veranda, to read and relax dine or just savor the peaceful atmosphere. And, the owners have just finished restoring the ancient lemon greenhouse ( spectacularly located in the woods, at a 2 minute walk from the main villa) transforming it into a delightful “zen spot”, ideal for relaxation, meditation and leisurely laid back moments.
Villa Alice is a picture-perfect, family-friendly holiday home and an ideal starting point for exciting activities and visits. The surroundings’ countless attractions are just steps away: relax at the historical thermal baths in Montecatini Terme, discover Lucca, a charming town boasting imposing Renaissance walls and a delightful city center. Families with children may wish to drive to Viareggio, and enjoy the golden beaches, seeing the tower of Pisa, visiting Collodi (Pinocchio’s hometown!) and its themed park, or the home of the great Leonardo, in Vinci. Don’t forget tasting the delicious local specialties.
Villa Alice, a colorful, cozy, authentic home for a genuine Tuscan country holiday.
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