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Pool at sunset
Very good
4 reviews
Pool at sunset
The house
View from the house
Pizza under the stars
Swimming -Pool view
The swimming-pool
The swimming-pool at night
The swimming-pool at night
The pool
The pool
The cabins
View from the house
Dinning room
Interior of kitchen and dinning room
Dinning room
Dinning room
Twin beds
Twin beds
Twin beds
Double room
Double room
Double room
Pergola with table chairs, sun-beds and BBQ
View from the houses
View from the houses
View at sunset
View from the houses
The old bread oven
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Matraia, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
'IL FORNO' The house sleeps 4 - It is decorated in a country Tuscany stile and is on one level and consists of large open plan living space whit dinner table and chairs, a sofa and well equiped kitchen (with dishwasher, fires, frigo and pottery); There are two bedrooms, one with double bed and the other with two single beds; There is one shower room toilette.- External washing-machine, vacuum cleaner, satellite TV, Wi-fi and central heating.
On request it is possible to add a child-bed. - The house has its own private garden with deckchair, somebeds and a pergola with table for lunch/dinner, barbecue in open air and private parking.
On request it is possible to add a child-bed.
In the master bedroom there is a ceiling fan and in the living room there is an air conditioning system sufficient to refresh the whole house.
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Listing #HL191127
About the Owner
Marina A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Interaction with guests
It is possible, on request, enjoy a great dinner of typical Tuscan dishes or take part in a cooking class (minimum 4 persons) that will give you the opportunity to learn many recipes, after which you can have dinner with dishes from yourself prepared.
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Very good - based on 4 reviews
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Charlottetown, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
person found this review helpful

My fiancé and I just returned from a one month stay at Il Forno and we are already dreaming of our next visit. Perched high in the hills of Matraia, the 16th century stone homestead is charming, as are its owners, Marina and Paolo. Our two bedroom cottage was perfect – typically Tuscan with vaulted beamed ceilings and stone floors....

Management response:

Thank you Kate and Jake,we miss you so much, we wait for you..remember!!! Best wishes for your marriage! was a plesure to host you! Have a nice time!Marina, Paolo and Olga! :)


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Reviewed 6 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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What a wonderful place to stay!! Marino and Paolo were fantastic hosts. When we arrived there was a bottle of red wine and fresh eggs from their hens. It was a lovely warm welcome! From then on they were always available to answer any questions and advise us on the nicest places to visit. The beds were comfortable and they...

Management response:

Thank you Lynne,also for us has been a plesure to host you and we hope to meet you and your nice family again! Have a nice time! Marina and Paolo


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Andrew H
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Reviewed 23 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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This was a very nice holiday house. The hosts, who live in an adjoining house, are welcoming and helpful, the view was fantastic and the experience felt very authentic Tuscan. We travelled with our two young children (1 and 3) and found the house spacious and well equipped (although we brought our own high chair and cot). About 20 minutes...

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 7:00 PM
    Check out: 9:00 AM
Pets are allowed after agreement with the owner.
Observe the rules for separate waste collection.
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 1 night
EUR 110
EUR 110
EUR 800
26 May 2018 -
22 Jun 2018
Medium season
2 nights
EUR 130
EUR 800
23 Jun 2018 -
24 Aug 2018
High season
2 nights
EUR 165
EUR 1,100
25 Aug 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
Medium season
2 nights
EUR 120
EUR 700
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$309 / stay - Deposit
  • Final cleaning: AU$93 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The rental rates do not include the following costs that need to be paid according to usage: heating Help cleaning on request.
Please Note: The owner of this property accepts payment in the original currency specified (Euro), before use of conversion tool. The conversion tool is provided for your convenience only. The owner may accept other currencies if specifically agreed in advance.

Additional information about rental rates:

* prices quoted are weekly
- we regret that credit cards can not be accepted
- shorter stays, 2 days minimum, can be arranged at the owner's discretion
- Saturday arrivals and departures
- Arrival time 2 pm and 7 pm, departure: 8 am and 10 am.
- 30% deposit required. Remaining balance to be paid preferably in cash at the arrival is also necessary to pay a caution money of Euro 200,00 that I will give you back at your departure.
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About the neighbourhood
Lucca was an Etruscan territory. However the archaeological finds and the ancient documents of a sure importance go back all to the Roman period. - In the 89 a.C. Lucca becomes a town hall a lot important to pick in the 56 a.C., Cesar, Pompeo and Crasso legacies in triumvirato. - With the barbaric invasions, Lucca not lost its importance, because very it is defended, it is because from the 570 approximately, became center of the power Longobardo and understood them of the Tuscia. Of this period they are the ancient religious buildings. - With century XII the affirmation of the city is by now definitive the art of the silk becomes the main economic activity of the Common one and round to it the dominated social woven one from rich is organized and powerful companies of merchants whom they... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Pisa - Galileo Galilei: 30.0 km
Railway: Lucca: 14.0 km
Ferry: Livorno: 40.0 km
Nearest airport: Pisa about 30 Kilometres - Ryanair
Nearest train station: Lucca about 14 Kilometres
Nearest motorway Junction: Capannori about 8 Kilometres or Lucca about 14 Kilometres
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km.
Nearby cities
Tuscany Villas (25,001)
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