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“Simply breathtaking!”
salt water pool in landscaped gardens by terrace
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salt water pool 12 x 6 m Farmhouse villa La Pianella
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18 reviews
salt water pool in landscaped gardens by terrace
salt water pool 12 x 6 m
Farmhouse villa La Pianella
well-equipped kitchen
view of pool from garden room
Garden room
Farmhouse villa set amongst woodlands & olive groves
comfortable sitting room with open fireplace
Bedroom
Bathroom en suite to bedroom 4
Garden room perfect for relaxing
bedroom 4 with en suite bathroom
dining room for mid & low season
Pizza oven
Farmhouse villa in secluded area
grassy lawn with plenty of sun loungers available
Autumn get away, perfect with under-floor heating
Bedroom 1 either double or twin
Bedroom 4 with bathroom en suite
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
San Martino in Freddana, Province of Lucca, Tuscany

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Brighton3...
Brighton
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Simply breathtaking!”
Reviewed 4 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We hired both La Pianella Villa and the Farmhouse for our wedding. Whilst we chose to stay in the main villa we had close family and friends stay in the farmhouse villa. To say that this place is amazing is an understatement. No lack of thought / investment has gone into the refurbishment of this property from the luxury bathrooms to the stunning breakfast room. The view from this villa is better than any painting and you can stand there for hours taking in the stunning scenery and surrounding. The location is great with lots of small villages with excellent restaurants around, the pool and gardens are well maintained and possibly the cleanest I have ever swum in. Every part of this villa screams luxury and tranquility

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Liked best: The view is jaw dropping, the reading room is stunning as is the pool. We had an amazing barbeque by the pool with 35 people
Liked least: that we couldnt stay longer
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Mariangel...
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A perfect holiday”
Reviewed 28 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We have had a wonderful holiday in this comfortable and beautiful house. The views are magnificent and the garden illuminations are superb. We have frequently felt that we were on a film location - and this is before a glass of wine! Lovely food from Donatella and Sonia, very friendly and welcoming. We have enjoyed the barbecue and the outside living, a perfect holiday experience.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 for a stay in October 2013

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Thomas L
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beyond Expectations”
Reviewed 25 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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My wife and friends enjoyed a very pleasant stay at La Pianella Farm Villa and it was beyond our expectations. The newly renovated Villa was immaculate with a well-stocked kitchen and beautiful views looking out from every window. The salt water pool was very refreshing and was surrounded by olive trees that were lit in the evening. Deserving of special attention however is the cook Donatella Pizzi. She is definitely an asset to the Villa. She is available upon request and will email menus if you would like to choose your meals before your visit. We had hired her to cook the night we arrived and the night before we left but her cooking was so delicious that we hired her for two more nights and would have hired her every night if we had not made prior committments. She is very cheerful and endearing and her daughter Sonia decorated the tables with flowers before every meal whether we ate al fresco by the pool or in the dining room. One evening she made seven different pizzas for us and they all were very tasty. Campari and wine and dessert accompanies dinner. I encourage anyone renting the Villa to experience at least one of Donatella's culinary delights. It was a wonderful week in Tuscany.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Carm18426
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
172 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Beautiful Villa”
Reviewed 25 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

Just returned from a wonderful week with my husband and friends at La .Pianella Villa. Beautifully restored and immaculately clean. Pictures don't do it justice. Every amenity is thought of - fully stocked kitchen, WIFI, and TV. There are beautiful views from every window.

The salt water pool is surrounded by olive trees which are lit at dusk. Very unique. It is very peaceful and ideallic. The owner lives nearby and was in residence when we were threre. She kindly checked on us from time to time in case we needed anything.

Day trips to Lucca, wineries, Cinque Terre, and beaches are possible and we took advantage of all of them. You must either have a car or hire a driver.
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The only caveat is the road leading to the Villa which is steep and winding.. We had a 9 person manual vehical which was a precipitious drive especially on the assent. If there are 7 or 8 people in your group I would suggest two smaller cars with automatic transmission if possible.

La Pianella is a lovely Villa however and exceeded my expectations.

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Liked best: The Villa and the beauty of the area.
Liked least: The road leading up to the Villa.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
27 Jul 2014
We are very happy that you enjoyed your vacation and took advantage of many of the attractions in the area, there really is so much to offer. Thank you for your review, I am sure it will be useful for future guests.
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