6 Bedrooms | 6 Baths
From €12,000 per Week
Casa Matteucci, Lucca , Tuscany, Italy Vacation Rental
Casa Matteucci is a place where you will find peace of mind while having fun time with your family. Get a relaxing massage looking at the sunset by the swimming pool or enjoy an entertaining group cooking lesson, taste the flavors of our territory through a fine wine tasting.
A place rich in history and traditions equipped with all modern comforts: Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, centralized music system and satellite TV. Casa Matteucci offers elegant accommodations renovated with extreme care for details. Your reservation includes a personal chef and housekeeping. Outdoor facilities feature a beautiful swimming pool with sun loungers and deck chairs, a superb alfresco dining area with BBQ and a romantic jasmine gazebo perfect to enjoy a refreshing cocktail while watching the sunset. The two floors farmhouse offers accommodations full of charm with rustic yet elegant details, such as the original terracotta floors and wooden beamed ceilings.
Ground floor: a huge living room with sat.TV and DVD player and a nice leisure room with sofas and board games. The beautiful living room has access to the outside dining area and to the park. The kitchen is fully equipped with a center island perfect for cooking lessons. On this floor there is also a nice laundry room with washing machine and dryer. Guests will benefit from a fancy fitness room.
First floor: 6 marvelous bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. Every bedroom has a queen size bed except one where it is possible to have twin beds (can be converted into Queen). Two rooms can accommodate an extra bed for an additional charge. Thanks to the extra beds, Casa Matteucci can accommodate up to 12 people. Baby cot is available at extra fee of 122 euro per week. Every bedroom has air conditioning, heating system and a safe. Some bedrooms overlook the pond, others the garden, swimming pool and olive groves. Every bathroom has a shower and some a bath tub.
At the foot of Monte Pisano, in the Vorno valley, (6 km from Lucca) is this beautiful typical Tuscan farmhouse, nestled among olive groves. In front of the house, a wooden bridge over a small pond leads to a charming private island shaded by trees. The property was the home of the famous architect Felice Matteucci who invented the first striking engine (prototype for the modern car) in his on-site laboratory. He lived in this home from 1808 to 1887 where he conducted his most important scientific research. Matteucci was the son of the famous Minister of Justice of the Republic of Lucca and noblewoman Angiola Tomei Albiani. Over the centuries the house has hosted many fancy events and noble ceremonies. Today it is a charming villa for rent with 6 beautiful bedrooms with private bathrooms. Moreover, its beautiful and magnificent park is perfect for wedding parties and social events.
Casa Matteucci is located in the famous area of Vorno: a gracious small village at the foot of the Mount Pisano, which separates Lucca from Pisa. A place rich in history and beautiful nature: small streams, breath-taking landscapes and amazing panoramas. This particular area of Lucca countryside offers many kind of outdoor activities: hiking (Pizzorne and Mount Pisano), tours of the historical Villas (Villa Bernardini, Villa Buonvisi etc.), fitness trails (Marlia), nature reserves (Gherardesca lake, WWF Bottaccio oasis), thermal baths (San Giuliano Terme). Horseback riding lovers will be delighted to enjoy a ride in the wild, just a 10 minute drive away, in a beautiful horse farm. For tennis and golf players, an exclusive Tennis & Golf Club is just a 5 minute drive away. A relaxing but also entertaining vacation in a landscape full of history.
The historic center of Lucca is just 8 km away, a town famous for its medieval walls, also known as the town of the 100 Churches. A hidden gem where time seems to stand still: small typical shops with local products and groceries. At the same time the town hosts annual events famous all over Europe: the Music Summer Festival (July), Lucca Comics & Games annual comic book and gaming convention (the 3rd biggest in the world). Pisa airport and its historic center are only 22 km away, Florence and Siena only 1 hour drive away. The vast, sandy and world-famous Versilia coastline is just a 20 minute drive away, the area is famous for the top quality restaurants, amusing nightlife and various designer boutiques.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Events subject to event fee, please inquire
Rates vary depending on time of year and number of guests
High season and holidays are higher
50% down to book
Balance due 60 days prior
Please bring proof of identification
Travel insurance recommended
All bookings are final
Rates and fees subject to change without notice
**All starting rates are low season rates. Rates are now quoted based on occupancy and use. Please call or inquire for individual group rates.**
5 Queen Beds
2 Twin Beds
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Dining Area (Seats 12)
Olive & Woodland Walks
Daily Chef Service (except Wed) – breakfast and one meal (lunch or dinner)
Daily Housekeeping (excludes Sun)
Linen Change on Sat and Wed
Electricity up to 750KW
Water & Gas Consumption
Activities & Excursions
Additional Chef Service
Cost of Food & Beverages
Electricity above 750KW
1.5 miles to Putting Green & Tennis Club
2.5 miles to Hospital
4 miles to Lucca
12 miles to Viareggio Beach & Forte dei Marmi Beach
12 miles to Pisa
18 miles to Golf Course
24 miles to Pisa International Airport (PSA)
31 miles to Firenze
37 miles to Cinque Terre
50 miles to Siena & Bolgheri
160 miles to Venezia
170 miles to Roma
190 miles to Milano