Villa Lucia, San Miniato, Pisa

Sleeps 12

An elegant villa and pool minutes from medieval San Miniato

Property summary

Sleeps 12

4 double bedrooms, 2 twin bedrooms and 6 ensuite shower rooms

Location: Pisa and Lucca

This property rents from Saturday to Saturday

Surrounding Region

  • Bar and basic shops in La Scala 1 km and San Miniato 3 km

  • Golf and tennis club nearby

  • Supermarket and trains in Empoli 10 min

  • Palaia 26 km, Vinci 30 km, Pisa 47 km, Certaldo 55 km

  • Florence 56 km, Lucca 75 km
  • Set in the midst of the countryside yet only minutes from the charming medieval village of San Miniato, this elegant villa and large garden sloping down to the swimming pool offer a chance to relax and enjoy the silence of nature and the essence of Tuscany.


    A beautiful arched entrance opposite the owner's large villa, gives a clear idea of the charm guests will find within. The ground floor is composed of two large living areas with arched terracotta ceilings separated by a central passageway. To one side there are sofas in front of a fireplace and table for a congenial game of cards; on the other side wide arched windows give views of the surrounding greenery. The dining area at the end of this room has a table large enough to seat all guests, and it is here that the owner welcomes her guests with candles, fresh flowers and a tasting of Tuscan food on arrival night. A door from the dining room leads to a kitchen, which then opens to the terrace, furnished with a wooden table and two large umbrellas for breakfasts or summer dinners. On the first floor there are six large, bright and spacious en-suite bedrooms, which combine charm and elegant sobriety. The villa has spacious and well-landscaped grounds, with a pool and separate Jacuzzi.

    Local area

    Villa Lucia is part of what is known as the historic "Bonaparte knoll", given in 1701 to Maria Maddalena Bonaparte as part of her dowry. In 1805 the country house was passed to the family of the present owners, who have included in the villa's decor many period furnishings. The owner's own villa is a short distance away, while next to Villa Lucia is an old farmhouse, awaiting restoration.

    Once off the grounds there are also many things to do in the vicinity. San Miniato, whose historic centre is perched on the nearby hill, is a pleasant village with a fascinating history and from the villa there is easy access to the main road leading to Florence and Pisa, with Lucca, Siena and Volterra also within easy reach. The whole area offers a wide choice of cultural and enogastronomic activities. Montelupo is known for its wonderful ceramics and a school of ceramics that offers short-term courses for those who would like to learn to make their own. Cerreto Guidi, Volterra, and Certaldo are all small villages located around the area, which might make them the perfect destination for a day trip combined with a wine tasting in one of the wonderful farmhouses in the area.


    Air conditioning
    Air-conditioning in mid and high seasons included
    Arrival groceries
    Available on request
    Baby bed and high chair
    Baby bed available on request
    Available on request
    Bike and motorbike rentals can be organized on request
    Welcome dinner provided on arrival. Breakfast available for €10/person and additional catering available on request
    Coffee Maker
    merican and Italian coffee makers
    Cooking lessons
    Available on request
    Extra beds
    Additional single bed available for a small fee
    Extra cleaning
    Available on request
    Extra linen change
    Mid-week bath linen change included
    Final cleaning included
    Furnished outdoor areas
    Furnished gardens and terrace
    Golf course
    Hair dryer
    In each shower room
    Central heating included in Mid/High seasons and on consumption in Low season Woodstove available
    Internet access
    WiFi fast internet
    Iron and Ironing board
    Mobile phone coverage
    CD/ radio
    Pets welcome
    Small cats and dogs permitted with prior notice
    Pool towels
    Restaurant nearby
    In San Miniato, 3 km
    Swimming pool
    Dim: 14 x 7 m., with a cascade into adjacent jacuzzi pool and sunbeds, umbrellas and outdoor shower
    Satellite TV
    Tennis court
    Nearby, at Tennis Club, San Miniato
    Transport and tours
    Airport transport available on request
    Washing machine
    Winery and Wine tasting
    Wine tours can be organized on request
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