Lucca - Versilia
Villa Roncovisi is a typical historical Tuscan villa with exclusive swimming pool. This independent villa, built in the second half of the 18th century, is the centre of a property of over 18 acres of woods and olive groves. It is on the last western slopes of Mount Albano, approximately 250 mt. above sea level.
Originally it was composed of two farm houses which have been joined together (maintaining however a certain independence if required). The owners have carried out an accurate and rigorous renovation using only materials recovered from the surrounding area and period while ensuring a structure which respects the norms of bio-architecture. The living areas have been renovated with a careful eye for details - antique furniture and ornaments, antique doors, prints, paintings and Persian carpets. On the other hand the house has every possible modern comfort. All rooms in the villa have Persian carpets, modern and antique pictures and printings.
Villa Roncovisi is surrounded by a 3,000 square metre garden, enclosed within a high laurel hedge. The lawn includes a small group of shade trees, a barbeque area and a dining area under a wisteria-covered gazebo.
Parking - is exclusive to the villa inside the garden and is for up to 5 cars. Access to the property is no problem as the road is asphalted.
The pool, 6x12mt. and depth of 1.35mt., is exclusive to the guests of Villa Roncovisi. It is situated on a natural terrace a few metres below the villa level and has a wide view of the valley below. It is an overflow pool and is equipped with hydromassage, swimjets system for water treadmill and changing room with shower and WC. The night lighting of the pool and its surrounds is particularly suggestive. The cleaning system of the pool insures utmost hygene and eliminates any possible inconvenience caused by the chloride.The water is slightly saline and contains the same percentage of salt as the human eye. The pool is open from mid April to mid October (under normal climatic conditions). There is a sunbathing area with umbrellas, chairs, tables and divans. Further down to the right of the pool there is a relax area with a gazebo and chairs. There is also a small children's corner.
The villa is on three levels.
Ground Floor: dining room for 8 people, lounge room with antique fireplace and sofa bed, main kitchen, second kitchen, two bathrooms both with Jacuzzi shower, lounge room, Tv room, billiard room, laundry room.
First Floor: the Yellow Bedroom (double bedroom with king-size bed , walk-in wardrobe) ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi hydromassage bath and shower; Green Bedroom (double bedroom with king-size bed walk-in wardrobe), ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower; Pink Bedroom (double bedroom with king-size), ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower; Blue Bedroom (double bedroom with king-size bed, balcony reached by a spiral staircase with single bed), ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower; one triple bedroom with three single beds, one single bedroom, one bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower, shared by the bedroom with 3 single beds and the small room.
Intermediate Floor: Above the large dining room and reached by a staircase of 9 stairs, a quiet bedroom with pleasant views, with 2 single beds . The bathroom is downstairs.
There are two kitchens, both located on the ground floor.
Main kitchen with C 19th table and 8 chairs, rustic original fire-place with pizza oven, C 19th side-board. The kitchen is completely equipped and has a side-by-side fridge and icemaker. Second kitchen has a C 19th table with 6 Northern Italian chairs, C 19th Tuscan sideboard and is also completely equipped.
2 dishwashers, microwave oven, 2 coffee machines, oven, side by side refrigerator with ice machine, 2 toasters.
All linens (bed, bath, and kitchen) are included, for which there is a weekly change (on Saturday). An additional change of linens can be requested at an additional cost.
How to reach Us by Car
Leave the highway at the Montecatini Terme exit and take the first to the right and then to the right again in the direction of Monsummano Terme. Pass a set of traffic lights and after 300 mt turn left into Via Fonda. Proceed to a stop sign. There is the bridge over the higway on your right but turn left. At the next stop sign turn right and where the road widens take the road to your left uphill called Via de' Gobbi. Follow this for 2 km and at the T junction turn left (there is a wayside chapel on the left). After 500 mts. on the left there is Villa Roncovisi. Turn left into Via Roncovisi and it is the first gate on your right.
If, on arrival, you prefer to go trough the town of Monsummano we suggest another route,a little longer but with a better and not so steep road. Follow the directions as far as via Fonda of route n. 1 where, instead fo turning left, you will continue straight ahead, passing under the "autostrada". Continue for km 1,1 mt and pass the traffic lights. After 50 mts you are obliged to follow the road round to the right (via Mazzini). Aftre 100 mt ake the first to the left into via Boninsegni and then to the left again. You should have the Banca Toscana in front of you before turning left. Go straight ahead for about 400 mts and turn right into via Marconi .At the top of the rise turn left into via Gragnano and follow for about 500 mts untill you reach a stop sign. Turn right up the hill (Monsummano Alto) for km1,8 until you arrive at a junction, turn left into via del Vaticano and after 500 mts the villa on the corner on your left is Villa Roncovisi.
|Low Season||Med Season||High Season||Peak Season|
|Villa / week||2.600||3.800||4.900||6.900|
During the low season the villa can be rented in 2 separated houses (A and B) or rented as one unit as in Summer:
A + B (15+4): € 3.200,00 per week or 650 Euro per day.
A (9+2): € 1.800,00 per week or 450 Euro per day.
B (6+2): € 1.400,00 per week or 300 Euro per day.
Rates are charged in Euro and are valid until 31 December 2018.
Minimum Stay: 7 days, from Saturday to Saturday only.
***The balance payment must be made at least 70 days before the date of check-in by bank transfer. In the case that either the deposit or/and the balance are paid by credit card, 2% will be added to the charge. If the balance payment is not made in time, the reservation will be cancelled and the deposit will not be refunded.
Refundable Damage Deposit: € 800,00 is to be left in cash at check-in (500 Euro for the part A and 300 Euro for the part B). The damage deposit will be returned at check-out unless damages are found or extra services have to paid.
In order to rent this Villa, we require that a written agreement is signed by the client.
Peak Season: 16/Jun - 01/Sep.
High season: 12/May - 16/June; 01/Sep - 29/Sep.
Med Season: 24/Mar - 12/May; 29/Sep - 27/Oct; 22/Dec - 05/Jan/2019.
Low Season: 06/Jan - 24/Mar; 27/Oct - 22/Dec.
Included in price
Light dinner on arrival, continental breakfast for the next morning, linen changed once a week, electricity consumption (except for air conditioning), water consumption, garden and pool mantainance, taxes.
Not Included in price
Air conditioning at € 0,35 per KW; heating at € 1,15 per lt.; final cleaning 280,00 Euro (150 Euro for the part A and 130 Euro for the part B).
CHECK-IN: FROM 4-7 pm
CHECK-OUT: BEFORE 10.00 am
(The percentage is calculated on total price)
|Booking||61 Days before check-in||50%|
|60 Days before check-in||31 Days before check-in||70%|
|30 Days before check-in||1 Day before check-in||100%|
(The percentage is calculated on total price)
|BOOKING||DOWN PAYMENT||50%||Credit Card / Bank Transfer|
|CHECK-IN||FULL PAYMENT***||50%||Bank Transfer|
|***The balance payment must be made at least 70 days before the date of check-in by|
CLAIMS AND CONTENTIONS: eventual claims for accommodation arrangements must be formalized in a written statement to the welcoming staff within 24 hours from the check-in time.