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“Located in beautiful setting”
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Review of Casa a Corte

Sunny start to the day. Views from the double bedroom
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Sunny start to the day. Views from the double bedroom
Casa A Corte on a ridge within the valley with panoramic views House and surrounding estate. When we saw the house from the ridge we knew it was the house for us
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Sunny start to the day. Views from the double bedroom
Casa A Corte on a ridge within the valley with panoramic views
House and surrounding estate. When we saw the house from the ridge we knew it was the house for us
Finnish architect client sketch of house and our barn (used for house storage, outdoor fridge etc)
A lovely Easter morning
Pool with panoramic views
Relaxing in hammock in olive grove by pool
Pool and terrace surrounded by wonderful panoramic views - loungers, outdoor shower
Mr and Mrs
Breakfast in the shade, April 2017. Doors to kitchen and dining rooms
From kitchen and dining room terrace looking east towards pool
Dining table on south terrace
South terrace, perfect for sun worshippers
Evening Aperol spritz time as the sun sets
West terrace, panoramic views
Front lawn
Living room with original features, books and games
Reflections in living room mirror
Dining room, next to kitchen with door onto terrace with views to pool
Kitchen, well stocked with equipment door to kitchen terrace
Spacious airy twin bedroom or double with 2 large double windows with beautiful views
Double bedroom with lovely views from bed and wardrobe
Freddie's twin bedroom with chestnut armoire and dressing table
Millie's twin bedroom with lovely views and chestnut armoire and chest of drawers
Upstairs shower room with sink, bidet, toilet, shower with views to mountains
Car port for 2 cars, essential for keeping the car cool
Panoramic views from car port and front gate looking north
Walk in the olive groves and wild flowers with Casa a Corte just hidden below the ridge
Poppy meadows
wild flowers
Hay meadows
Local horse riders canter up the track
Lavender on west terrace
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Gugliano, Province of Lucca, Tuscany

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Sherri B
1 review
“Located in beautiful setting”
Reviewed 17 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We loved our week at Casa a Corte! It was very hot at the beginning of the week but the house was still comfortable. The views are so beautiful and there are so many places to go for nice walks. Our favorite walk was through the woods down the hill from the house. On our walk we discovered the most wild black raspberries I have ever seen, we picked 12 cups one morning! Pool is very large and nice. Recommend you stop by store on way to house as it takes a while to get to the store since you have to drive on narrow winding roads up and down the mountains. The owner had wonderful recommendations for day trips and restaurants!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
17 Aug 2017
Thank you for being such wonderful guests and for choosing our house to celebrate your 20 years wedding anniversary & hope you have many more happy years together.
Lovely hearing your stories. We will have to lookout for those lovely berries!! Mushroom & truffle season next month.
I hope you have many happy memories of Tuscany. Best wishes, Hugh
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Therese E
Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
“Wonderful house with a gourgious view, surrounding and perfect pool!”
Reviewed 28 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We were two famillies that stayed for 7 nights and we enjoyed every minute of it! The big swimming pool was perfect for us and our teenagers and the view from the house was stonishing. Only 20 minutes to lovely Lucca.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
30 Jul 2017
Dear Therese,
Thank you so much for your lovely review and so nice hearing about the house from other families. Our family have really enjoyed Casa a Corte and so we are delighted to have families from around the world who want to explore Tuscany and their children enjoy the valley, run around in the fresh air and build up happy memories for life.
I have really enjoyed our communications.
Have a lovely summer back home in beautiful Sweden.
Best wishes, Hugh
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jonno8482...
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Tuscan Beauty”
Reviewed 30 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Just back from our family holiday in the Tuscan hills and already making plans to return next year! We had great sunny weather so the kids spent most of their time in the pool or playing in the wonderful grounds; The perfect place to escape from it all and relax listening to nothing but bird song. The reccommended restaurants were even better than we had hoped for (and we know our food!) with beautifully cooked steaks over olive wood, hand made pastas and pizzas cooked in a wood oven. We loved exploring the local City of Lucca, the most picturesque City that I have ever been to, and the children loved cycling around the walls.

It was a perfect place to stay with the family and we will definitely be back! The views from the property were breathtaking and the house extremely well looked after. Everyone was incredibly helpful from start to finish and we cant wait to return with the whole family next year

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
1 Jun 2017
Ciao Frederica,
I am glad you had such a good holiday & enjoyed Lucca so much. Pietrasanta is another gem & Florence is only an hour away & Siena a bit longer.
The house is in a beautiful valley - we are very spoilt. We run the house so it is equipped as a family home, and the terraces cater for those who want both shade & sunshine. We are spoilt for choice with restaurants. Italians know their produce & food, so standards are high and fit all budgets.
We look forward to seeing you all next year and thanks for your booking.
Best wishes, Hugh & Hazel
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Tom K
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Beautiful farmhouse with stunning views”
Reviewed 29 May 2017 for a stay in August 2016

Even more picturesque than in the photos. Perfect location - away from the hustle bustle of towns but close enough to be able to nip into town when needed. All the mod cons you'd ever need including Sky TV and WiFi. A real find - we've already booked again for next year!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 May 2017
Many thanks for your generous feed back. We have set up Casa A Corte as a family home with modern technology, unlimited wifi, Sky tv, fully equipped kitchen combined with the natural world, lovely panoramic views around our property, outdoor terraces. Glad you all enjoyed it so much. Best wishes, Hazel & Hugh
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Mabernhar...
1 review
“The perfect hidden gem!”
Reviewed 16 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We spend one week in April at Casa A Corte as a family holiday (3 couples).
Casa A Corte is located in the hills in the North of Lucca.
The house is a real beauty in the middle of many olive trees.
We enjoyed sitting outside on one of the three (!) terraces every day:
You can enjoy the sun the whole day and travel from patio to terrace to terrace.
The pool and the garden are in a very good condition.
We loved the well equipped kitchen which we used everyday for cooking family meals. The living room, the dining room and the bedrooms are nicely furnished.
We felt at home from the very first minute.
The owner is very helpful. He knows the area very well and provides you with tips for perfect restaurants / ice-cream / wine tasting.
We will try to come back! We can definitely recommend this house for family gatherings or holidays with friends! Thank you!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 May 2017
Dear Marlen,
Thank you so much for writing a review and we're delighted you explored the area, made some good discoveries and enjoyed Casa a Corte on your spare days and in the evenings. We're also delighted you had a wonderful celebration for your father's 60th birthday.
Have a lovely summer. 29C & full sun here for the next 10 days - summer is here!! Best wishes, Hugh & Hazel
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