This splendid historical villa is set on the slopes of the hills near Lucca, It enjoys peace and quiet and a beautiful view of the countryside: essential ingredients for a totally relaxing stay. This enchanting property preserves all the charm and character of a historic residence with its antique furniture, frescoed walls and large Italian garden overlooking the splendid panorama of the surrounding countryside.
In 1649 the local aristocrat Alessandro Massei bought the Villa from the Santucci family in a public auction. The Villa was not in a good state and between 1650 and 1656 much restoration and improvement was carried out on the building to render it a lovely holiday villa for the noble Luccese family. Recently renovated to the highest standards and services.
We think the true magic of Villa Daniela's culinary and wine experiences are in part due to its new partnership the villa with local chef Valentino and his lovely wife and sommelier, Larisa. Simply amazing for small gatherings, corporate getaways or the wedding of your dreams!
Suite 1 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 2 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 3 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 4 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 5 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 6 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 7 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 8 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 9 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 10 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
Suite 11 = queen bed with sitting area and bathroom
The elegant and spacious main living area on the ground floor is made up of a bright salon with chairs, sofas and coffee tables of the lovely and charming Italian style. It is furnished with satellite television and games, and there is a door to a full equipped study (PC, printer, copier) and Wifi.
Adjoining the salon is a large painted ceiling dining room, with large formal dinning table, a professionally equipped and modern kitchen.
Next to the kitchen is a laundry room which is fully equipped with washing machine, dryer, iron and a half bathroom. Also located on the ground floor are two guest baths with ADA compliant toilets and an elevator for the convenience of bringing luggage to and from the bedrooms.
Living room with lovely furnishings
Large well equipped kitchen
Large Elevator to all floors
Telephone line in each bedroom
Robe and slippers in each room
Conference and Meeting Room(s)
Wedding planner services
Adjacent to the formal gardens is the large fenced in swimming pool area surrounded by fragrant jasmine, rose bushes, herbs and fruit trees
The swimming pool can be heated if the clients wish at an additional cost.
Elegant sun umbrellas and pool furniture
Meeting room overlooking the garden and pool
Spectacular views of the Lucchese countryside
Elegantly planned gardens
Tables and chairs which can comfortably accommodate 40 guests under a large white canopied gazebo
A paved path or a flight of steps takes you to the walled formal gardens replete with a magnificent fountain from the 1600’s
Views from the garden look out over the valley and over a quaint village.
Services Available by Request
Golf and horseback riding available
Guided tours can be arranged by the butler
Cook available for all meals, for a per meal charge and food is not included
Private wine tastings
Private cooking classes
Laundry & dry cleaning
Massages (in-house or nearby spa)
Additional maid services
Olive oil tastings
Private car delivery
Italian language lessons
Live music and fireworks
Wedding planners welcome
Location/Where to Go
Lucca 10 miles
Florence 45 minutes
Beaches 30 minutes
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