Hidden away, yet very close to Lucca walled city center, or Florence this estate offers six bedrooms for a maximum occupancy of eight adults and four children.
The Villa was built almost 500 years ago and, despite the continuous renovations and comforts that it features nowadays, it displays all its original themed decorations, making the villa very unique – the billiard room, in front of the original Renaissance sacred Chapel, the Hunting room, or the Armors corridor, with impressive iron decorations, are just a few examples.
Although during spring and summer guests love to enjoy the majority of their snacks or proper meals outside in the garden alfresco or by the pool, the castle features an impressive dining room with a wooden table and royal chairs. All the precious table clothings, silver cutleries and fine porcelains come from the private collection of the Prince family is used for guests.
The castle is decorated in classic style with white walls, pietra serena and Italian wood, the style encompasses traditional elements and prestigious Arazzi and furniture.
DOUBLE BEDROOM “RED ROYAL ROOM (SIBILLA)” GROUND FLOOR
BEDROOM “ROYAL NAVY (THE BOAT)” GROUND FLOOR
BEDROOM “GREEN ROYAL (BLUE PRINCE)” FIRST FLOOR
DOUBLE BEDROOM “GOLDEN” FIRST FLOOR
TWIN (OR DOUBLE) BEDROOM “BLUE (TWINS)” FIRST FLOOR
TWIN BEDROOM “PANORAMA (SISTERS)” FIRST FLOOR
This valley where the property is located is an original mix of famous thermal resorts, intact nature and ancient Medieval villages. It is found in the deep and secret heart of Tuscany, between Florence and Lucca and, for centuries, was a crossroads for culture, trade and meetings. Her hills conceal villages and castles that from the “Swiss Pesciatina ‘’ stretches out until Vinci where the genius of Leonardo da Vinci was born. Versilia Club beaches as well as Chianti most famous wineries and historical gardens are within one hour of reach. From the chestnut woods, passing through the landscape scattered with olives trees, we reach the valley where the precious waters of Montecatini Terme and the steam of Monsummano Terme’s grotta are born, and where the natural reserve of Padule di Fucecchio extends. This is the homeland of Pinocchio, the most famous puppet in the world.
There are several remarkable Art towns in the area (Pisa, Lucca, Firenze) and also some beautiful and relatively unknown medieval towns like (Pietrasanta, Vinci). In the area there are also a number of interesting contemporary gardens as well as some of the most incredible private villas of the world. There are several tennis courts nearby the estate. The golf club is less than ten minutes away. The baths and spas date back to the fourteenth century and nowadays there are nine fully-functioning ‘terme’ spread around the town. Elegant, peaceful and relaxing, it is a perfect resting place. Enriched waters have been drunk by previous visitors including Rossini, Verdi, Princess Grace, Orson Welles, Clark Gable, Douglas Fairbanks and assorted European royalty. Verdi was particularly taken, searching for eternal youth each year for 25 years.