Luxury villa for rent in lucca, tuscany

Casa Matteucci

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"Hills of Tuscany, with their famous farms, villas, towns that are almost city, in the most effecting countryside that exists." FERNAND BRAUDEL
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Short distance from Lucca (6km), typical Tuscan farmhouse immersed among olive groves with private lake and big park. Outdoor facilities feature a beautiful pool with sun-beds, a superb alfresco dining area with BBQ and a romantic jasmine gazebo.
Owned to the famous architect Matteucci who invented the 1st stroke engine, today it's an elegant villa rental with 6 charming bedrooms. Personal chef and housekeeping includes. Wifi, air-conditioning, Tv-sat,centralized music system, gym, parking, laundry.

Historyof Casa Matteucci

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.

Residenceof Casa Matteucci

A place rich in history and traditions equipped with all modern comforts: wifi, air-conditioning, centralized music system and sat. 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 centre 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 marvellous bedrooms with en-suite 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 accomodate an extra bed for an additional charge. Thanks to the extra beds, Casa Matteucci can accomodate 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. 

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 flavours of our territory through a fine wine tasting.

Servicesof Casa Matteucci

We’ll do our utmost for making your stay perfect and we are at your disposal for any request. We can organize cooking lesson (min. 6 people). The Tuscan typical Kitchen is fully equipped and it s perfect for any kind of preparation. Also, we can organize wine, oil and ice-cream tasting (min.6 people). Relax in the spacious and majestic living area or enjoy the fitness room; let yourself be cuddled by a rejuvenating massage (at extra charge); taste the traditional, fragrant aromas of our territory at dinner time with a selection of the best local products; have a rest by the pool under the flower gazebo. Tuscany at its best!

A personal Chef is at your completely disposal for preparation of breakfast and one meal (lunch or dinner) 6 days a week (Wednesday day off). Cost of groceries not included. Customers will be charged 12 euro per breakfast per person and 40 euro per meat meal or 45 euro per fish meal for person to cover the cost of food and beverages.

Maid service includes (sunday off).

It s very difficult to find an accomodation with so many services and amenities. Casa Matteucci is inside a private estate with a private lake: relax yourself walking around the property and reach the private pond with its elegant white swans.

Baby cot is available at extra charge of 122 euro per week.

Environsof Casa Matteucci

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), termal baths (San Giuliano Terme). Horseback riding lovers will be delighted to enjoy a ride in the wild, just a 10 minutes 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 centre 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 centre 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 minutes drive away, the area is famous for the top quality restaurants, amusing nightlife and various designer boutiques.

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