Casa Mattei is located in the famous area of Vorno: a gracious small village at the foot of Mount Pisano, which separates Lucca from Pisa.
A place rich in history and beautiful nature: small streams, breath-taking landscapes and amazing panoramas. This particular area of Lucca countryside offers many kind of outdoor activities: hiking (Pizzorne and Mount Pisano), tours of the historical Villas (Villa Bernardini, Villa Buonvisi etc.), fitness trails (Marlia), nature reserves (Gherardesca lake, WWF Bottaccio oasis), termal baths (San Giuliano Terme). Horseback riders will be delighted to enjoy a ride in the wild, just a 10 minutes drive away, in a beautiful horse farm. For tennis and golf players, an exclusive Tennis camp; Golf Club is just a 5 minute drive away. A relaxing but also entertaining vacation in a landscape full of history. A short distance from Lucca (6km), this typical Tuscan farmhouse is immersed among olive groves with private lakeand big park.
At the foot of Monte Pisano, in the Vorno valley, (6 km from Lucca) is this beautiful typical Tuscan farmhouse, nestled among olive groves. In front of the house, a wooden bridge over a small pond leads to a charming private island shaded by trees. The property was the home of the famous architect Felice Matteucci who invented the first striking engine (prototype for the modern car) in his on-site laboratory. He lived in this home from 1808 to 1887 where he conducted his most important scientific researches. Matteucci was the son of the famous Minister of Justice of the Republic of Lucca and noblewoman Angiola Tomei Albiani. Over the centuries the house has hosted many elegant events and noble ceremonies. Today it is a charming villa for rent with 6 beautiful bedrooms with private bathrooms.Read More
Moreover, its beautiful and magnificent park is perfect for wedding parties and social events. A place rich in history and traditions equipped with all modern comforts: wifi, air-conditioning, centralized music system and sat. TV. Casa Mattei offers elegant accommodation renovated with extreme care for details. Your reservation includes a personal chef and housekeeping. Outdoor facilities feature a beautiful swimming pool with sun loungers and deck chairs, a superb alfresco dining area with BBQ and a romantic jasmine covered gazebo perfect for enjoying a refreshing cocktail while watching the sunset.
Small lake, pool area with gazebo l (12m x 6m x 1,8 m) , dining area in front of the kitchen with table for 12.
The two floor farmhouse offers accommodation full of charm with rustic yet elegant details, such as the original terracotta floors and wooden beamed ceilings. Casa Mattei is a place where you will find peace of mind while having fun time with your family. Get a relaxing massage looking at the sunset by the swimming pool or enjoy an entertaining group cooking lesson, taste the flavours of our territory through a fine wine tasting. We’ll do our utmost to make your stay perfect and we are at your disposal for any requests. We can organize cooking lesson (min. 6 people). The typical Tuscan Kitchen is fully equipped and it s perfect for any kind of preparation. Also, we can organize wine, oil and ice-cream tasting (min.6 people). Relax in the spacious and majestic living area or enjoy the fitness room; let yourself be spoilt by a rejuvenating massage (at extra charge); taste the traditional, fragrant aromas of our territory at dinner time with a selection of the best local products; have a rest by the pool under the flower gazebo. Tuscany at its best! A personal Chef is at your completely disposal for preparation of breakfast and one meal (lunch or dinner) 6 days a week (Wednesday day off). Cost of groceries not included.
a huge living room with sat.TV and DVD player and a nice leisure room with sofas, fireplace and board games. The beautiful living room has access to the outside dining area and to the park. The kitchen is fully equipped with a centre island perfect for cooking lessons. On this floor there is also a laundry room with washing machine and dryer. Guests will benefit from a fancy fitness room and a bathroom with shower.
6 marvellous bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Every bedroom has a queen size bed except one where it is possible to have twin beds (can be converted into Queen). Two rooms can accomodate an extra bed for an additional charge. Thanks to the extra beds, Casa Mattei can accomodate up to 12 people.
Baby cot is available at extra fee of 122 euro per week. Every bedroom has air conditioning, heating system and a safe. Some bedrooms overlook the pond, others the garden, swimming pool and olive groves. Every bathroom has a shower and some a bath tub.
Bedroom1: double bed (170cm x 200cm); en-suit bathroom with bathtub-shower combination
Bedroom2: double bed (170cm x 200cm); en-suit bathroom with bathtub-shower combination
Bedroom3: double bed (170cm x 200cm); en-suit bathroom with bathtub and shower
Bedroom4: twin bed (80cm x 90cm) that can be converted into double; en-suit bathroom with shower
Bedroom5: double bed (170cm x 200cm); en-suit bathroom with shower
Bedroom6: double bed (170cm x 200cm); en-suit bathroom with shower.
Distances: Vorno (closest village with a small supermarket and restaurant) 1,5 km, nearest beach in Viareggio 29km, nearest beach in Forte dei Marmi 39km, tennis club 2,5km, golf course 29km, putting green 2,5km, hospital 4km, Lucca 6,5km, Pisa 19km, Florence 50km, Siena 80km, Cinque Terre 60km, Bolgheri 80km, Rome 275km, Venice 260km, Milan 300km, trains: Lucca 7km/5miles.
Baby cot is available at extra fee of 122 euro per week.
Check In: From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Check Out: By 10:00 AM
Swimming Pool: Open from 01 May – 30 September
Not included in the rental price: Security deposit 3.000.
- Guests: 12
- Amenities: Air Conditioning, American Coffee Machine, Bathroom essentials, Bedroom comforts, Dishwasher, Dryer, Espresso Machine, Fitness room, Free parking, Fully equipped kitchen, Garden, Oven, Separate waste collection, Swimming Pool, Tv-sat, Washing Machine, Wi-Fi
- View: Vorno(LU): Amazing place to spends your holiday in Lucca and close to Pisa. Swimming pool.
- Size: 660m²
- Categories: Countryside, Eco Friendly Houses, Family Holidays, Luxury Villas, Tuscany
- Location: Lucca, Tuscany
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 6