Rica

Europe / Italy / Tuscany

Located 30 minute drive from Lucca, on the top of the Tuscan hills, Villa Rica is a traditional charming farmhouse that has been skilfully renovated and converted into a country home to offer comfortable hospitality and a relaxing stay, in an atmosphere of quietness and intimacy.

up to 5
Bedrooms
up to 10
Guests
5
Bathrooms
Min. Nights Upon Request

Overview

The house offers beautiful views of the surrounding valleys and of the Tyrrhenian sea, including the near islands of the Tuscan Arcipelago. The house is positioned in a quaint village and near an old church whose bells can be heard chiming hourly adding to the Old World country charm.

Villa Rica harmonizes coziness and interior design simplicity and it is perfect for families with kids. Enjoy the sense of tranquility this place exudes and let us know what you liked the most during your Tuscan vacation.

LIVING SPACES

Ground Floor

  • Inviting and bright sitting room with large flat screen satellite TV and cozy fireplace
  • Spacious dining room with extensible table to sit comfortably 12 guests
  • Fireplace
  • Wooden beamed ceiling and cotto floor
  • Professional fully equipped eat-in kitchen that opens onto the garden

OUTSIDE FEATURES

Villa Rica is nestled among olive groves and vineyards and here you can enjoy a tranquil holiday while unwinding by the private swimming pool sipping a glass of your favorite wine. The private garden is very well manicured and the front yard’s pergola shelters you from the summer heat while you enjoy a delicious meal. Few steps away from the house there is a fenced salt water swimming pool (12 x 6 m) with lounge chairs and a shaded area.


Features

5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms

Sleeps 10 Guests

Wi-Fi

Washer

Dryer

Hair Dryer

Fully Equipped Kitchen

Dining Area

Dishwasher

Private Parking

Floor Cooling System

Al Fresco Dining

Fireplace

Safe Box

TV

Stereo

DVD Player

Satellite TV


Details

Bedroom Details

Bedrooms 1 - 3 (First Floor): 3 Double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom (2 with shower and 1 with tub)
Bedroom 4 (First Floor): Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 5 (Upper Floor): Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower (low clearance slanted ceiling)
All bedrooms are provided with radiant floor cooling system, satellite TV 26”, wi-fi internet connection, safe and minibar. All double beds are convertible into two twin beds.

Beach Details

At short distance there is the famous Versilia coast with its sandy beaches and exclusive beach clubs of Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi

Pool Details

Salt water swimming pool 12 x 6 (fenced)

Staff and Services

Final cleaning
Pool and garden maintenance

Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)

Maid service
Chef service and cooking classes – No third-party suppliers allowed: the services will be provided by the villa management and in-house staff
Cost of food and beverages

Location Details

Rica is located in the village of Montemagno on the hills of Versilia along the old “Via Francigena” just 18km from the center of Lucca and 15km from the coast Versilia
13 mi from Lucca train station
10 mi from Viareggio train station
Pisa: 40km
Lucca: 18km
Camaiore: 5km
Pisa: 35km
Florence – Chianti – Cinqueterre – Portofino – Siena can be reached from the house within 1 – 2 hours
You can visit the open air Opera Theater overlooking Puccini Lake

Villa Notes

Water and gas for cooking is included
One baby cot (6-9 months) is included
Wi-Fi internet connection is included
Extra bed (1): €100 per week
Pets (1) allowed at owner’s discretion: €50 per week
Check-in: between 5 pm and 7 pm
Check-out: by/before 10 am
All of the extra services must be paid locally, prior to departure unless otherwise arranged


Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
June 08, 2024 - August 30, 2024
5 7 $ 1,213 *
August 31, 2024 - September 27, 2024
5 7 $ 1,100 *
September 28, 2024 - December 20, 2024
5 7 $ 858 *
December 21, 2024 - January 03, 2025
5 7 $ 993 *
January 04, 2025 - March 28, 2025
5 7 $ 786 *
March 29, 2025 - April 11, 2025
5 7 $ 858 *
April 12, 2025 - April 25, 2025
5 7 $ 993 *
April 26, 2025 - May 02, 2025
5 7 $ 858 *
May 03, 2025 - June 06, 2025
5 7 $ 1,100 *
June 07, 2025 - August 29, 2025
5 7 $ 1,213 *
August 30, 2025 - September 26, 2025
5 7 $ 1,100 *
September 27, 2025 - December 19, 2025
5 7 $ 858 *
December 20, 2025 - January 03, 2026
5 7 $ 993 *
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details *

Electricity, depending on consumption, as per meter reading: € 0,50 per kWh
Use of Turkish bath and infrared sauna contribute to electricity consumption
Heating, hot tub and hydro massage, depending on gas consumption, as per meter reading: € 3.80 m³
Extra bed €100 per week
The Italian government might require the payment of a Visitor’s Tax (approximately €1.50 – €6.00 per person, per day, depending on the location) and may be applied for the first ten days in the destination. This tax is payable locally, in Euro cash

Security Deposit Details

€1,000 pre-collected

Minimum Stay Details

Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.

Accidental Damage Waiver

A €149 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.

Exclusive Offers

When you choose to book with Villas of Distinction for MileagePlus, you can exclusively earn 3 miles per $1 spent on your villa experience, excluding taxes, fees and optional fees.
To qualify for 3 miles per $1 spent, bookings must be made through the Villas of Distinction for United MileagePlus program. Miles earned are awarded to only one traveler per villa booking. The actual number of miles earned by a member will be based upon the total base nightly villa rate excluding taxes, fees and optional fees. MileagePlus number must be provided prior to travel for mileage offer to be fulfilled. Miles are posted to member's accounts 6-8 weeks after travel has been completed. Bookings must be paid in U.S. currency. New bookings only. Offers are subject to availability, capacity-controlled and may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

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Location

Reviews

Our stay at Rica was a joy. The villa is very comfortable. We stayed there with 4 couples (our family). When we arrived we were greeted by Damian and Francesca (the owner). A big surprise awaited us at the kitchen. Francesca treated us with a table full of the most delicious Italian food there even was wine from her own vineyard. We recommend this villa highly. Beautiful gardens, nice surroundings. Francesca's restaurant just down the street a treat to have dinner there, ambiance and good food. A place to really call home for your vacation. - Anke V.

Outstanding rental, it is more beautiful in person than the wonderful pictures. It was a perfect location to take day trips throughout Tuscany and come back to a restful oasis. The entire family enjoyed the house, the beautiful grounds and the wonderful pool. The owners were very gracious, Francesca spoiled us the entire week. The family restaurant was just a few steps down the hillside and was excellent. We highly recommend this rental and would definitely return. - Sue & Brian

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.