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Apartment inclusions

  • Concierge service
  • Maid service 2x week
  • Cost of utilities (water, gas, electricity)
  • Arrival set of bed linen & bath towels
  • Final cleaning
  • WiFi
  • Large screen cable TV
  • DVD/CD
  • Hydronic heating (downstairs)
  • A/C & heating (all bedrooms& living zone)
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Fireplace

Sleep: 8
Bedroom: 4
Bathroom: 3.5
Location: top floors 3/4, elevator after first 22 steps
Kitchen: fully equipped gourmet
Dining: 3 tables, indoor and outdoor for 8-12 guests
Terrace: 2 terraces, upper lounging and lower dining
Parking: Private garage 220m around the corner

After a short walk up 22 easy steps to the glass-sided elevator you arrive at the Bella Vista Lucca front door.

Upon entering this loft-style penthouse apartment you will be immediately struck by the chic interior design, whitewashed Tuscan feature roof, abundant natural light, spaciousness and Italian antiques and art that complete this penthouse apartment.

Comfortable casual sofas perfect for relaxing, socialising or entertaining accommodate large groups in the stylish entry living zone. Daydream gazing over ancient rooftops, lay about perusing Italian history books provided for guests and savour the tranquillity of living in a penthouse. Or if more action is your style, enjoy movies on the large screen TV, play lively card games or turn up the music for your evening prosecco.

Dining choices are endless at BVL. Whip up your favourite culinary experiences, take a group cooking course or invite our in-villa chef to indulge you.

Positioned between the living room and downstairs terrace, the large Tuscan kitchen meets modern day gourmet cooking requirements. The original open fireplace, cotto floors and copper pots will be a feast for the eyes while you prepare one with the Miele appliances, wine fridge and a superb AGA oven at your disposal. This kitchen dining area for 8 guests may just become your favourite gathering place!

The huge sun-soaked terrace directly off the kitchen provides another magnificent dining setting amidst flowering plants and kitchen herbs. Enjoy long leisurely lunches under the shade of the bamboo canopy and warm summer nights overlooking the golden duomo facade.

For a slightly more formal occasion or on cooler nights, enjoy an Italian feast for up to 12 guests on the long chestnut table in the living room complete with Italian linens and crystal glassware.

Downstairs the three large bedrooms all exude charm with Tuscan beams, natural colour palettes and views from every window. From a small hallway off the living room you will discover the Lucca queen bedroom with a large private ensuite bathroom. The Pinocchio room next door has two single beds and shares a large separate bathroom and full bath with the Puccini queen bedroom. A separate walk-in robe room provides additional clothing storage for the heaviest of travellers.

Upstairs is divided into two areas. The large Parent Retreat area with cathedral views is the perfect place to hide away for a nap on the large floor cushions or to catch up on your reading. On the other side of this room behind a curtain the Loft queen bedroom with large ensuite bathroom becomes a private haven. The BVL bedroom layout is perfect for several couples holidaying together or large families wanting privacy for children and adults.

A short staircase from the upper level takes you to the Loft terrace. The envy of Lucca, this rooftop entertaining zone has breathtaking 360° views across terracotta tiles, church spires and the surrounding Italian mountains. A spectacular backdrop to your morning coffee and yoga or sunset aperitivo with friends, this view will be etched in your memory forever.

 

The apartment is perfectly positioned in the heart of Lucca’s historical centre inside the ancient walls in a prestigious residential area. You are literally steps away from all the major landmarks, cultural experiences and culinary delights in this beautiful medieval pedestrian city.

Local points of interest

  • Step directly from the apartment into
    • Piazza San Martino (Cathedral)
    • Piazza San Giovanni (Puccini concerts)
    • Piazza Napoleone (main square)
  • 1min walk to Via Fillungo
  • 3min walk to famous Roman walls
  • 5min walk to Roman amphitheatre
  • 10min walk to train station
Distances to

  • Pisa 23km
  • Florence 77km
  • Cinque Terre 102km
  • Vinci 52km
  • Carrara 54km
  • Skiing Abetone 65km
  • Airports
    • 30 km to Pisa Galieo Galilei Intl
    • 70 km to Florence Peretola Intl
    • 152 km to Bologna Guiglielmo Marconi Intl

 

We have fallen in love with Bella Vista Lucca

What a gorgeous home with a stunning blend of original features, spacious accommodation and modern convenience, all in a fabulous central location. Here we have been able to enjoy living almost as locals, able to sample the delights of Lucca and Tuscany while still being able to retreat and prepare meals at home. Lucca is such a charming town – the amazing architecture, friendly people and the wall encircling it all. Bella Vista Lucca will be ideal for our future visits to Tuscany.

Winkler family
Melbourne – Australia
11 January 2016

Could anything be more magical than spending Tuscan days and nights at Bella Vista Lucca

Sun-filled days on the terrace, twilight walks on the wall and nights exploring the cobblestone streets make for the perfect Tuscan holiday. BVL is “bellissimo” and “perfetto”. The amazing décor and personal touches and all the products provided to guests made locally really create a full immersion experience. We will be back soon. There is still so much to explore and enjoy in Lucca, and BVL already feel like our home away from home.
Tanti baci

The Plumridge family
Melbourne – Australia
10 April 2016

Bella Vista Lucca! The name matches the house, the town, the countryside!

I am really grateful for the opportunity afforded me to experience Lucca, the Italian language, and the friendliness of the people. Thank you for the care with which the apartment is presented, the services explained, and the comfort provided. I certainly hope to return…..

Classon
Melbourne – Australia
15 May 2016

Dear Bella Vista Lucca, everyday we dreamt of and so much more…

the position… the food… the wine… the VIEW!!! The luxury. Thank you so much. We will return! (ASAP).

The Ward Family
May 2016

All inclusive
8 guests €500.00 per night – minimum 5 night stay.
Additional guests €20 per person per night.

 

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Inclusions
Price includes all electricity and gas, linen, bath towels, a comprehensive introduction to the villa and the local area, concierge service by Lucca locals, the opportunity to book our unique Tuscan experiences and 24/7 support while you’re on holiday. Please read our Booking conditions.

Deposit
A 30% deposit (100% if travelling within 8 weeks of booking) will confirm your booking. Prices are in EUR and we do not surcharge for currency fluctuations.

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Additional Cost
To enjoy your dream holiday in Tuscany from the moment you arrive we can arrange the following services:

  • Villa pre-stocking
  • Airport/train transfer
  • Activities and excursions
  • Cook service
  • Cooking lessons
  • Nanny service
  • Additional maid service
  • In Villa massage

Villa Policies

  • maximum 10 guests
  • non-smoking villa
  • pets not permitted
  • children welcome
  • required security deposit to be paid prior to arrival
  • additional bedding available upon request at additional cost
  • check in between 3pm – 8pm
  • check out before 10am on the day of departure

Please read our Booking conditions.