“Villa Giuliana” is a ground floor apartment in the historical spa town of Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany. The apartment is located in a traditional building, which was originally part of a large family estate. The property was completely refurbished in late 2016 to a high standard with light and airy décor. The apartment will sleep up to 7 people and is wheelchair friendly. A cot is also available on request.
The apartment is well equipped and includes TV, free broadband wi-fi access, dishwasher and washing machine. Patio doors open from the main lounge to the front garden and all windows have internal and external wooden shutters to keep the property cool in summer. The apartment is equipped with a gas water and central heating system. Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are fitted. Storage space for sports equipment/boots is available in the garage. Although located in the centre of the town “Villa Giuliana” has a generous front garden which is enclosed and a patio area with table, seating and umbrella. There is also a smaller patio at the rear. A gas fired barbecue is available for use.
One of the main attractions of “Villa Giuliana” is the location. This accommodation is truly in the heart of the town. “Villa Giuliana” is located in a quiet residential cul-de-sac in the town but is within 5-10 minutes walking distance of all amenities. Bagni di Lucca has a number of café’s, restaurants, supermarkets and banks, a self service launderette with tumble drying facilities and an outdoor swimming complex. The apartment is also located within 5 minutes walk from the back gate of the public swimming pool complex which is an excellent facility with indoor and outdoor swimming pools and is perfect for families with small children. The complex also offers a diving pool, children’s pool and a cafeteria with lunch menus. Sun loungers and umbrellas are available to hire for the day (swimming caps mandatory whilst in the pool). The natural spring “Spa” at the Terme di Bagni di Lucca is just a 10-minute drive.
Interaction with guests
The apartment host is Gordon who lives in the UK and the local host is “Vilda” who is fluently bilingual in English and Italian. Vilda will meet guests on arrival to open the property and provide information and a tour of the apartment. An information booklet with information and emergency numbers will be available for guests in the apartment and Vilda will be available for contact in the event of any emergency or queries.
Other things to note
Bagni di Lucca is steeped in history with nobility, royalty, musicians and artists having stayed there in the last century. The climate is pleasant, the surroundings elegant and the acclaimed thermal springs have made it a popular holiday destination.
- Smoking outside allowed
- Please keep shoes off sofa