My husband and I spent 3 nights at Villa Lucia in September 2013. We had a bit of a bumpy start with our rental car situation (not the fault of Mr. C or Lucy) but they did their best to help us and to kick off our Tuscan vacaiton right (WINE!!). We were the only guests on the property for our stay, and thus got to stay in the Chicken Coop. It was great to be able to spread out and to have our own kitchen. We took day trips to Pisa, Lucca, Vinci, and a winery. We enjoyed the breakfasts each day, where Lucy made us whatever we wanted. We enjoyed sitting by the pool in the afternoon and relaxing while watching the sunset. Another highlight was that figs were in season and we were able to eat some right off the tree - amazing.
A few small tips - they do not use pest control on the plants, so it is a bit buggy. I didn't realize it the first night and woke up with about 8 bug bites. The rest of the time I used bug spray and didn't have any other issues. Also, our room didn't have any tissues, paper towels, or napkins, so you may want to pick those up. And for the Americans out there, bring your own shampoo, soap, etc.
We used the laundry service and it was reasonable, quick, and well worth it.
Thanks to Lucy and Mr. C for a great stay!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We rent the six rooms in the main house and\or the three rooms in the two apartments all year round. Weekly minimum. Sleeps 12 to 18 comfortably. Meals available if requested in advance. Property sits on a 15 acre certified organic olive grove. Located less than 1 hour away from the Florence or Pisa airports. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Villa Lucia Tuscany/Monsummano Terme, Italy