Villa Marie is an exclusive 18th-centuryTuscan villa, situated in a very peaceful and scenic landscape, with a nearly 360^ open view all around the mild Tuscan slopes, the hills dotted of vineyards and olive trees, the ancient hamlets, old churches. The property sleeps up to12 guests in the main villa and in the guest house.
The location is very ‘strategic’, at just 6 Kms south of Lucca, and at walking distance from a tiny village, with cafe/bar and restaurants.
The beautifully-restored property perfectly blends traditional features like Tessieri tiles, Murano chandeliers,and antique furniture with modern facilities, including a lift linking all floors. Guests can unwind in the lounges located on each of the three main floors, catch up on a holidayread in the cosy library, host elegant dinner parties in the formal dining room, and prepare delicious feasts in the beautiful country-style kitchen.The dining room of the villa can accommodate up to a maximum of 12 people.
There are six comfortable guest bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. All ofthe bedrooms have king or queen-size beds.
Pink Room – king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with bathtub/ shower*
Blue Room – queen-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower*
Yellow Room – king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower & bath*
Turquoise Room – king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower*
Orange Room – queen-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower*
Green Room – queen-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower*
*All of them can be converted to twins on request, allowing for flexiblesleeping arrangements for different group compositions.
The basement is home to a spa area offering complete indulgence. It comprises ofa heated swimming pool with hydromassage jets, a sauna, a hammam, a spatreatment room, and a relaxation lounge. The basement also features a well-stocked wine cellar.
THE GUEST HOUSE
For larger groups, there is also a separate dependence sleeping up to six additional guests. It features three double bedrooms, three en-suite bathroom, a living room and a kitchenette. The dependence is comfortable and well-appointed but is not of the same style/standard as themain villa so is best suited for teens or those traveling with staff.
Bedroom 1 – double bed and en-suitebathroom with shower
Bedroom 2 – double bed and en-suitebathroom with shower
Bedroom 3 – double bed and en-suitebathroom with shower
The expansive grounds stretch over two hectares and include a swimming pool, a private lake, a tennis court, and various outdoor living spaces where guests can enjoy al fresco feasts, unwind with a glass of bubbly, or simply soak up the panoramic views.
There are several themed gardens including an Art Garden and a Wedding Garden, of which the latter features a beautiful gazebo with a canopy of white wisteria, perfect for couples exchanging vows. There is also a range of produce grown on site including organic vegetables used by the villa chef, rows of olive trees used to produce extra-virgin olive oil, a kiwi pergola with fruits harvested for jam and candied fruits, and a lemon grove where the fruits are turned into delicious juices, dried fruits and – naturally – limoncello.
Italian style breakfast, daily housekeeping service, concierge service, elevator, outdoor swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, sauna & hammer, private parking, helipad, tennis court, gardener, pool attendant, chef for lunch or dinner.
Heating, Air-conditioning, broad band internet connection.