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Charming converted olive mill with pool near Lucca

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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Lucca, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
Roocello is the perfect Tuscan home for a family gathering or a group of friends.

Nestled between two streams in a tranquil setting this once characteristic olive mill has now been restored in to a beautiful family home.

The villa is full of character and retains many original features including the original granite stones which were once used to crush the olives into olive oil.

The interiors of Roocello are a stylish mix of traditional Tuscan pieces with modern comforts, including WiFi, laundry facilities and satellite TV.

The outside areas and gardens are an absolute delight with leafy courtyards, an ancient cypress tree and a sun drenched terrace nestled under the original workings of the mill’s water wheel.

Located at the edge of the village of Colle di Compito - villa Roocello offers complete privacy and tranquility but in ju...
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Listing #HL96692
About the Owner
Marie K
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2009
Interaction with guests
Marie and Lorenzo are the property owners and we live in the nearby village of Vicopisano which is about a 15 minute drive away. We deal with your booking and any questions you may have right up to when you arrive. We or one of our English speaking assistants will meet you at the property and welcome you to Roocello. In addition we have provided lots of guest information to help you get the most out of your stay and we will go through this on your arrival. In addition we offer a concierge service should you want help with ideas for where to go, tours, restaurants etc... We are contactable free of charge (in wifi/internet zone) by using the Whatsapp application throughout your stay!
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

We have now stayed at Villa Roocello twice. The first time was in 2005 with a group of seven friends for 2 weeks. More recently with 12 friends ( 1 week with 8 followed by a second week of 8 - 2 couples stayed the...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank JohnWilliamBalmain
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Have just returned from a week in the Old Mill Fabulous venue Could not have asked for more considerate hosts than Marie and Lorenzo Our boys thoroughly enjoyed the cooking experience ! Note to self .. it’s not the material things you give your kids...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank frances g
Management response:Responded 19 August 2018

Dear Frances, thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. It was great to meet you and the family, we especially enjoyed tasting the food you made at the cooking lesson and we were very impressed with the boys...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I booked a holiday through Authentic Tudcany a bit "last minute". Marie was a great help and we had much email and phone communication. Arrival was great and Marie and Lorenzo very helpful and made sure we were well settled in. Marie and Lorenzo were...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Frobisher2013
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Colle di Compito runs a very strict recycling program and all residents must adhere to the rules of separating the the trash/refuse into the relevant bins which then must be...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    4 Twins
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$720 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates include: Bed linen and towels, Final cleaning, WiFi internet connection

Not included in the rates: Heating, wood for the fireplace. Rates based on consumption
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About the neighbourhood
Colle di Compito is a sleepy Tuscan village located in the Province of Lucca just a 25 minute drive from the charming 'must see' city of Lucca. Although a tranquil and authentic the village Colle di Compito does have all you need to stock up on local supplies such as a small grocery store, bakers and butchers all of which are just a walk away. There are a handful of restaurants and bars within a five minute drive of your property.
The major sights of Tuscany are all close by (see below for getting around) making this the perfect base to discover the beautiful region of Tuscany.
Getting around
Nearest Airport Pisa Airport Galileo Galilei -35 Kilometres/22 miles 45 mins -

Nearest Bar/pub 1 Kilometres

Nearest Restaurant 1 Kilometres

Nearest village Colle di Compito 5 minute walk

Nearest Train Pontedera: 16 Kilometres/9.5 miles 25 minutes (direct trains to Florence)

Nearest Golf 26 Kilometre Montecatini Terme 35 minutes, 17 miles

Nearest Ski 77 Kilometres Abetone - 2 hours - 48 miles

Nearest Beach 47 Kilometres Viareggio - Versilia - 50 minutes - 29 miles

Lucca city ***25 minutes
Pisa ***40 minutes
Florence ***1 hour 15 minutes
Volterra ***1 hour 30 minutes
Siena ***1 hour 45 minutes
Cinque Terre ***1 hour 55 minutes
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pisa Airport: 18.0 km
Railway: Pontedera: 15.0 km
Ferry: Livorno: 46.0 km
Accessible from Pisa airport only 40 mins away.

Florence Airport: 1 hour 10 minutes away

Bologna airport: 2 hours

Nearest motorway A11 - access at Altopascio 15 minutes drive

From Milan 3 hour 30 minute drive

Rome 4 hour drive to the south.

French riviera/ Nice, and Switzerland about four hours away.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 47.0 km.
Nearby cities
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