CORTE PICCINOTTI is a portion of an old farmhouse that has been recently restored and it is situated in a tiny group of houses at the foot of the hills surrounding Lucca and the Monte Serra. Given its position, this is the right place to start visiting many beautiful sights such as : LUCCA (at only 7 km), PISA (20 km), FLORENCE (60 km), the famous beaches in VERSILIA and in FORTE DEI MARMI, all reachable in max. 1 hour drive, and don't forget a game of golf at the nearby Club in MONTECATINI TERME or a relaxing day at the Thermal Spa in CASCIANA (Pisa), BAGNI DI LUCCA and the famous GROTTA GIUSTI in MONSUMMANO TERME.
There is private parking at the property and its position offers maximum privacy in order to have a relaxing holiday close to nature and green areas.
The garden that surrounds the house in being redone in this period but in september it is possible to participate at the grape harvest and in november at the olive harvest in a serene and informal ambience.
The proximity to the original Via Franchigena route and the remains of the "100 FATTORIE ROMANE", make a stay in CORTE PICCINOTTI also interesting for archeology lovers.
During the months of March and April botanical visits are being organized to the collections of the "ANTICHE CAMELIE LUCCHESI", in the parks of some famous villas of the Compitese area. Not to forget the possibility of visiting the famous "LUCCA COMICS" event during the first days of november, a famous event that attracts cartoon lovers from all over the world.
The house is on 3 floors, from the square in front of the house (where there is the private parking) you come into the large living room which has been tastefully furnished with nice period furniture and also some antiques. On this same floor there is also a large country-style kitchen, with a nice fireplace and exit onto the verandah and garden through French doors (under construction). Next to the kitchen there is a toilette and the living room.
The living room, situated next to the kitchen, has a big SAT-TV, stereo hi-fi set with CD, DVD player and VHS video player. The 2 sofas can be made up a single beds. It is a comfortable room, nicely furnished and very colorful
The spacious kitchen has a nice fireplace. There is a fridge/freezer, electric and microwave oven, iron/iron board, toaster, blender and mixer. Also in this room the details are important: various decorations, antique dishes and trays and old pans decorated with decoupage.
The furniture is the original house furniture in chestnut and has been recently restored to bring them back to their original splendor: There is a cupboard with drawers for cutlery and utensils and a table with a tipping cover containing the kitchen linen (these also almost all original from the house, in old woven hemp and embroidered by hand).
From the living room there are stairs to the first floor with 2 bedrooms with double bed, a sitting room and a bathroom with shower. On the second floor there is 1 bedroom with double bed and 1 bedroom with twin beds, a spacious and elegant sitting room and a bathroom with shower (marble). There is a TV in each bedroom and the furnishing are treated in detail with period furniture and antiques
There are 3 bathrooms, one on each floor. They are with hairdryer and scales.
Number of rooms: 5
Number of kitchens: 1
Number of toilets: 3
Number of living rooms: 1
Number of bedrooms: 4
Number of bathrooms: 3
Overall impression furnishing and features: Luxurious and carefully selected
Exterior overall impression: Needs to be renovated
Outdoor facilities: Balcony, Garden
Service facilities (may incur additional costs): Child care, baby sitter possible, Transfer service (airport etc), Chambermaid
Parking facilities: Private parking on site
Floor: Ground floor
Air conditioning: Ventilation
Pet: Pets permitted
Living area: 300 m²
Property area: 700 m²
Holiday category: Active holiday, Family and children, Culture and creativity, Nature, Peace and relaxation, Sport, Near to the city
Property type: Holiday home
Last internal renovation: 2010
EquipmentEquipment: Cabinets and drawers provide for enough space, Washing machine, Vacuum cleaner
Heating: Central heating (oil/gas/nightsaver)
Entertainment electronics: Radio/radio alarm clock, Colour television set, Video recorder, SAT receipt, Hi-fi, CD-Player, DVD
Telecommunications: Mobile telephone reception possible
Living Room 1:
Living room size: 22 m²
Living room furniture: Sofa
On-site leisure facilities: Steam bath, Separate fitness room, Table tennis, Swimming pool
Bathroom size: 15 m²
Bathroom features: Separate shower, Bidet, Day light, Toilet, Washing stand
Other bathroom equipment: hair dryer and scale
Bathroom size: 11 m²
Bathroom features: Bidet, Day light, Toilet, Washing stand, Shower
Other bathroom equipment: hair dryer and scale
Bathroom size: 3 m²
Bathroom features: Toilet, Washing stand, Shower
Kitchen equipmentKitchen 1:
Kitchen furniture/equipment: Espresso machine, Extractor hood, Microwave oven, Cooler/freezer combination, Cooking facilities (four hobs), Dishwasher, 2 sets of plates, cups, cutlery per person, Refrigerator, Coffee machine, Electric stove, Toaster, Cooking facilities
Kitchen size: 22 m²
Number of tables: 1
Total number of seats: 4
Other kitchen equipment: fireplace
Garden equipmentGarden description: Not visible from the road or neighbouring properties, Enclosed with a hedge, a wall or a fence
Garden facilities: Garden furniture provided, Grill available
Garden utilisation: Exclusive garden use
SourroundingsLocation description: The property is close to the green fields and woods can be explored with various trails. Surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, from which you get a good red wine and excellent extra virgin olive oil.Annulla modificheCancel
Distance to town: 7 km
Distance to next restaurant: 0.5 km
Distance to next shopping facilities: 0.5 km
Distance to the sea: 30 km
Distance to next ski lift/mountain railway/cross-country skiing trail: 40 km
Distance to lake: 3 km
Distance to nearest airport: 30 km
Excursion possibilities: all of them artistic cities of Tuscany: Firenze, Pistoia, Pisa, Siena, Arezzo.
Direct surroundings: Restaurant, Leisure area, Public parking
Type of beach: Sandy beach
Rental Facilities: Bicycle rental service
Nearby sports facilities: Fishing, Football area, Bike tours
Name of the sea: versilia
Day of arrivalNearest airport: pisa
Car is necessary: yes
Next train station: lucca
Nearest motor way: a11 Florence sea outlet Capannori
OtherService facilities (may incur additional costs): Child care, baby sitter possible, Transfer service (airport etc), Chambermaid
OutlookMountains, Garden, forest, meadow