Le Maggioline Villa

Monsummano Terme, Pistoia
Self-catering


Spectacular views over the Valdinievole Valley from house, terrace and pool at this hilltop villa in a quiet part of Tuscany

Bedroom

4 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 10

The
Experience

Wind up the steep single-track road through olive groves to this lovely old house with huge valley views in every direction. There’s much space indoors and out for everybody to gather but also hiding places for when you seek solitude.The kitchen has a big table for convivial meals, a wood-burning oven for baking bread and pizza but also an induction hob and plenty of swish equipment. A chef will come in and cook evening meals for you if you don’t want to bother (or ask Olga to arrange a cookery course or demonstration) and there’s a covered outdoor table for balmy evenings.Pile in to the fabulous pool, adventure to the marshlands to spot over 200 species of birds and explore hilltop medieval villages, hire bikes for a day out in car free Lucca just a half-hour drive. Return for a feast of pizza and glorious terrace sunsets.

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We think you'll love

  • The spectacular views from everywhere and sunsets from the terrace
  • Exploring this little known part of Tuscany
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Home truths

  • It’s not a good place for those who struggle with things being on different levels
  • You’ll need your car for meals out or any food shopping
  • Olga’s mother and sister live in a separate building but on site with 2 sleepy dogs

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • Credit cards
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 6 nights in high season. Short breaks available. Pets by arrangement.
Closed
Never.
Meals
Dinner available on request. Restaurants 2km.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €230
Weekly price
from €1600
Surcharges
Two extra sofabeds available at no charge.
1 House for 10
From €2304 bedrooms

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Location

The neighbourhood

Set in five hectares amongst olive groves and fruit trees. It’s an eight-minute drive from the spa town of Monsummano Terme and Medieval Montevettolini is ten-minutes away. The nearby Padule di Fucecchio nature reserve/wetlands is a popular spot for birdwatching and there’s great walking country all around. Kids will love the Pinocchio park in the small town of Collodi only half an hour away, as is beautiful car free Lucca where you can hire bikes to pedal around the town.

Local points of interest from Olga De Caro

  • VINCI (20 km far) birthplace of the Renaissance genius Leonardo, is an enchanting medieval village – worth a visit alone. You can combine a visit of the unique Museum with Leonardo's incredible machines and inventions with a good CHIANTI WINE TASTING!
  • MONTECATINI (only 10 minutes) one of the most elegant “spa town”, with its historical thermal baths, magnificent parks, fashion boulevard. I suggest to visit TERME TETTUCCIO Often in in the afternoon and in the evening there are classical music concerts.
  • Nearby are many gorgeous medieval hamlets surrounded by olive groves: Montevettolini Buggiano Castello, Uzzano and MONTECATINI ALTO where you can enjoy a stroll on cobbled lanes and meanwhile discover the many traditional restaurants offering local dishes
  • Explore "off the beaten track" PISTOIA, Italian Capital for Culture for 2017.“ Wander the historic streets, explore the bustling daily market and delicatessen shops Then don't miss a late-afternoon aperitif and 'movida' in the charming SALA SQUARE
  • It's a great spot to take day trips to LUCCA (34 km) - PISA (55 km)- FLORENCE ( 50 KM)- SAN GIMIGNANO ( 60 KM) CINQUE TERRE (90km)
  • PINOCCHIO'S PARK in Collodi: a fairy-tale excursion at just 20 minutes where you can visit the very original Pinocchio Park dedicated to the famous long-nosed marionette. If you have time visit THE GARZONI GARDEN and the BUTTERFLY HOUSE

Introducing

Olga De Caro

Olga has worked for many years in the hotel industry and along with her mother loves welcoming people to Le Maggioline. Her passions are travel, yoga and tango, so she'd well equipped to advise you on the best milongas in Tuscany. Olga lives in the centre of Monsummano Terme and has a wealth of local knowledge to share with guests.