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Detached Villa with private plunge pool & stunning views

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Villa
The Contented Tuscan is a very ancient stone villa on two levels brimming with character and restored with total respect for its rustic simplicity. All rooms are furnished to excellent standards, in an elegant country style with old terracotta floors and original chestnut beamed ceilings. There is a fully equipped kitchen with a beautiful fireplace, log burning stove and dining/sitting room. This two-bedroom villa sleeps up to four people. The bedrooms each with queen sized beds and both have en-suite bathrooms. The gardens and plunge pool are for the exclusive use of the guests, in a private, enclosed terrace we a have a pergola providing a shady space to eat. What better place to relax with a glass of beer or wine and take in the stunning views after your day of sightseeing! The villa i...The Contented Tuscan is a very ancient stone villa on two levels brimming with character and restored with total respect for its rustic simplicity. All rooms are furnished to excellent standards, in an elegant country style with old terracotta floors and original chestnut beamed ceilings. There is a fully equipped kitchen with a beautiful fireplace, log burning stove and dining/sitting room. This two-bedroom villa sleeps up to four people. The bedrooms each with queen sized beds and both have en-suite bathrooms. The gardens and plunge pool are for the exclusive use of the guests, in a private, enclosed terrace we a have a pergola providing a shady space to eat. What better place to relax with a glass of beer or wine and take in the stunning views after your day of sightseeing! The villa is located in Guzzano a mountain village 4km above the pretty spa town of Bagni di Lucca. Many of the famous Tuscan landmarks are within striking distance. Previous guests have enjoyed day trips to Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Cinque Terra, Viareggio, Siena and San Gimignano.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Not suitable for children under 12 years
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Steve T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
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Reviewed 13 August 2020

Well where do I start? From the moment of booking all correspondence from Steve and Denise was prompt and informative especially with the uncertainty during the Covid outbreak. I had a change of person joining us, not a problem for Steve and Denise who accommodated...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Lizzie W
Reviewed 22 October 2019

The reviews for the Contented Tuscan are fabulous, and rightly so... The house is situated in an elevated position, in the pretty rugged village of Guzzano, above the small town of Bagni Di Lucca. The views from the property are stunning, looking over the plunge...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Ricktheblue
stev333, VR Owner at Detached Villa with private plunge pool & stunning views, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2020

Wow! - What a lovely review. Thank you for choosing our holiday home, and for your appreciation of our house and views. We are so pleased that our set up hit the mark as our guests having a super holiday experience means a lot to...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

A beautiful villa in an ideal location! It has all the amenities and comforts of home and is a lovingly maintained property. Their villa has tremendous personal touch and charm with five star hotel quality. Steve and Denise' welcome and hospitality were extraordinary and they...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank McalearA
Excursion519093, VR Owner at Detached Villa with private plunge pool & stunning views, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Dear Anne & Paul. Thank you for your kind comments about our villa and us as hosts. You were super guests. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope your next stay is just around the corner. Please...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

We have just returned and wow did we have the perfect Tuscan experience. The Villa is stunning, with every little detail perfectly considered. The interiors really make you feel like you are living a Tuscan life. The views from the pool area were breathtaking, ever...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Jason F
Management response:Responded 10 June 2018

Many thanks for your super review. We very much enjoyed playing our part in ensuring you had such a fabulous time here. We really want our guests to feel things could not have gone better. It makes all the work worthwhile when we receive feedback...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

It’s a experience every holiday maker looks for... a beautiful location, with all the comfort of home, with the loveliest of hosts. Steve and Denise really understand the stresses of modern life so when you’re in their company, they make sure you destress and relax...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank Nyig T
Management response:Responded 30 November 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review – what a super way to end our season. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at our villa. The super November weather played its part. Thanks again for your kind comments and we look forward...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much to steve and Denise for creating such a wonderful idyllic place to stay. We were warmly greeted by our hosts the day after our wedding, we arrived in the evening and they had provided a lovely food hamper including beer and...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank mariaruthw
Management response:Responded 23 October 2017

Many thanks for your super review. We very much enjoyed playing our part in ensuring you had a fabulous honeymoon here. Thanks too for your comments on the décor of our home. Sourcing antique items for the house and garden is a joy and is...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful villa,the best of many we have stayed in.,Where do I begin ,wonderful house and gardens ,magnificent views,lovely pool and barbeque,Bagni di Lucca 10 minutes drive[great shops and restaurants].Wonderful place to explore Tuscany.But a really special thanks to our hosts Steve and Denise who were...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank paul g
Management response:Responded 8 September 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are pleased you had such a wonderful time here at the The Contented Tuscan. Your kind comments about us as hosts, appreciation of our house and views is much appreciated. It makes all the work worthwhile when we...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

This really was a holiday second to none. The description and pictures of the facilities at the Contented Tuscan are true to life, it is an amazing property, well equipped and in a great hilltop location providing great views from the terrace and pool. Steve...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Tour725149
Management response:Responded 8 August 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are pleased you had such a wonderful time here at the The Contented Tuscan. Your kind comments about us as hosts, appreciation of our house and views is much appreciated. It makes all the work worthwhile when we...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We could not have wished for a better welcome or comfortable, well-equipped accommodation. Views from the terrace are amazing. Welcome pack was very good as was the option of a home-cooked meal prepared by Denise. We very much enjoyed our stay.More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Meander664835
Management response:Responded 2 August 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are pleased you had such a wonderful time here at the The Contented Tuscan. Thanks too for your comments on the set up of our home & welcome hamper. We are glad you enjoyed the pasta dish. We...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

This amazing property exceeded our very high expectations, the house is beautifully restored and provides everything you could possibly want for a memorable holiday. As a passionate cook I was delighted the kitchen was so well set up allowing me to make the most of...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank kme535
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

Thank you for your super review. We are so pleased the villa and gardens helped make your holiday so special. We are glad the kitchen hit the spot, the views across the valley while cooking is one of our favorite spaces in the villa. You...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The property is located in a mountainous region of Tuscany. Parking is in a secure area some 50 meters from the house and should not pose any issues. The owners live below the rental space and will be on call should you need any assistance. Bagni di Lucca has a number of super restaurants, serving hearty Tuscan fare. You can also enjoy a post supper flutter at the recently re-opened casino. Bagni di Lucca has a public swimming pool, tennis courts and thermal baths, along with banks; supermarkets and on Wednesday and Saturday mornings there is a traditional Tuscan market.
Getting around
Many of the famous Tuscan landmarks are within striking distance. Previous guests have enjoyed day trips to Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Cinque Terra, Viareggio, Siena & San Gimignano.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Detached Villa with private plunge pool & stunning views

Detached Villa with private plunge pool & stunning views is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Detached Villa with private plunge pool & stunning views has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Detached Villa with private plunge pool & stunning views has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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