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The nest on the Camelia Tree

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Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Sant'Andrea di Compito, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
Casa Dei Tigli is a completely restored stone home of 3 floors located in the lovely old village of Sant' Andrea di Compito, near the walled city of Lucca. The cottage is in the medieval village that the first Camelia tree was brought from Japan in the 1500's from the Borrini Family. Making the village decorated with several Camelia trees that all families have. Each year in the month of March is celebrated a festival in the honor of this Camelia . We have all people from all over coming into the village in this month to see all the geautiful Camelia' s in out botanical garden. A must-see !

The house has a complete kitchen, dining area and lounge on the first floor...the second level consists of a library-living room with comfy chairs, and a desk.

This level also contains a full bath with tiled shower. The third floo...
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Listing #HL198999
About the Owner
catia p
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
Interaction with guests
I , as your host, can assist you in finding locations, places and things to see and find, while you are on your holiday stay. I can organize day tours of places in our area; wine country, Lucca day tour, Pisa leaning tower, seaside veareggio beach, Florence. Olive oil mill tour. San Gimignano and Volterra. And others!
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

A lovely traditional home from home with lovely views from your bed! Having a bar and restaurant literally seconds walk away is really great and the food is excellent. A bonus for us after travelling for a few weeks is a washing machine! There is...More

Thank BrummieAussie
Reviewed 15 March 2014

We spent one day at Catia's wonderful Casa dei Tigli. She is the host that will go more than extra mile for her guests. When we arrived in the afternoon, she found an hour to cook herself three pastas for our family, even if her...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2014

Wonderful cottage located in a small village in the heart of Tuscany. We were able to go to the beach, mountains, Lucca, Florence and Volterra all a short drive away and all in a weeks stay. The cottage has WiFi and air conditioning which are...More

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The kitchen-lounge area downstairs contains a sofabed which converts to additional sleeping for 2 more adults or children
Linens and Towels are provided changed on a weekly basis.
Sofabed is downstairs in the lounge area.
Air- conditioning and heating as needed.

Laundry area is also provided.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    1 Sofa
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
A deposit of 1/3 is required, payable by check on confirming the reservation...the remaining balance is payable at arrival. It is refundable up to 30 days before arrival.
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About the neighbourhood
The Camillia Festival takes place for 3 week-ends in March every year, attracting thousands of visitors from all over the world. There are hiking trails in the Monte Serra hills, walks in the quaint village neighborhoods..Tre Tigli Restaurant is reknown for one of the best pizzas in Italy, along with typical Tuscan dishes...you'll want to eat there several times during your stay. Plus, newly opened Pub that is served with happy hour: locan wines and cheeses and cold cuts.
The beaches of the Versilia Coast are a short half-hour drive away.
Getting around
We can provide taxi runs into the city of Lucca , to bus and train station. And back to cottage at a day service . For one that does not want to rent a car.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: pisa: 25.0 km
Railway: Lucca: 10.0 km
Ferry: viareggio: 30.0 km
The home is centrally located and very convenient to both Pisa Airport (30) minutes away) and Florence Airport (aprox. an hour drive). Instructions on finding the village and home will be sent upon confirming your reservation. Lucca train and bus station is also a 15-minute drive away, with connections to all of Italy and Europe. on request we can provide pickups and dropoffs to and from airports and into the city Lucca. we can arrange private chef into cottage upon your request . and private day tours into Lucca Pisa and Florence and to see the wine country of the area.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
Nearby cities
Tuscany Villas (27,407)
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