Villa LO ZIRO

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Overview

Dating back 1,000 years this grandiose Tuscan villa was once a boar hunting lodge. The main part of the property was fashioned in the 18th-century as an elegant, aristocratic retreat. Fully restored, it carefully integrates its heritage with contemporary comforts and timeless style. The original stone chapel is now a luxurious bedroom, overlooking the swimming pool and lemon tree-filled courtyard. Other bedrooms centre around a 17th-century fountain. Villa Lo Ziro is a retreat that offers all the aristocratic grace of years gone past with the contemporary comforts today’s discerning traveller demands. Its unique and exclusive.

Property Description

Located 5 km from Lucca, the estate is surrounded by a 5-hectare park with vineyards and olive groves. The vast area of the city of Caponnori boasts numerous fortresses, castles and medieval towers alongside Renaissance villas and other elegant and refined buildings.

The Villa is located in a gracious valley  at the foot of the Mount Pisano, which separates Lucca from Pisa. A place rich in history and beautiful nature: small streams, breath-taking landscapes and amazing panoramas. This particular area of Lucca countryside offers many kind of outdoor activities: hiking (Pizzorne and Mount Pisano), tours of the historical Villas (Villa Bernardini, Villa Buonvisi etc.), fitness trails (Marlia), nature reserves (Gherardesca lake, WWF Bottaccio oasis), termal baths (San Giuliano Terme). Horseback riding lovers will be delighted to enjoy a ride in the wild, just a 10 minutes drive away, in a beautiful horse farm. For tennis players, an exclusive Tennis Club is just a 5 minute drive away. A relaxing but also entertaining vacation in a landscape full of history.

The historic centre of Lucca is just 8 km away, a town famous for its medieval walls, also known as the town of the 100 Churches. A hidden gem where time seems to stand still: small typical shops with local products and groceries. At the same time the town hosts annual events famous all over Europe: the Music Summer Festival (July), Lucca Comics & Games annual comic book and gaming convention (the 3rd biggest in the world). Pisa airport and its historic centre are only 22 km away, Florence and Siena only 1 hour drive away. The vast, sandy and world-famous Versilia coastline is just a 20 minutes drive away, the area is famous for the top quality restaurants, amusing nightlife and various designer boutiques.

The splendid parkland surrounding this historic villa may offer a clue to its origins. Dating back 1,000 years this grandiose Tuscan villa was once a boar hunting lodge. The main part of the property was fashioned in the 18th-century by Count Cosimo Bernardini as an elegant, aristocratic retreat. Fully restored, it remains exactly that today. Villa Lo Ziro carefully integrates its heritage with contemporary comforts and timeless style. The original stone chapel is now a luxurious bedroom, overlooking the swimming pool and lemon tree-filled courtyard. Other bedrooms centre around a 17th-century fountain. Add in en suites with Jacuzzis and trellised frescoes and you’ll appreciate how the villa rolls. In all there are 12 individually styled bedrooms. These offer warm colours, terracotta floors and wood beamed ceilings. Reception rooms include a wine library, a billiard room, a music room, a grand banquet room and several comfortable sitting rooms. If you haven’t tired yourself out exploring all of these there’s a gym as well. The spacious grounds are crammed full of features to discover on lazy strolls. Ornamental ponds, antique fountains, calm courtyards and Italian gardens are offset exquisitely by the Tuscan backdrop of Lucchese hills, olive groves and the walled city of Lucca. Villa Lo Ziro is a retreat that offers all the aristocratic grace of years gone past with the contemporary comforts today’s discerning traveller demands. Its unique and exclusive. It could well be the ultimate Tuscan villa.

BEDROOM & BATHROOM

12 bedrooms (7 queen bed, 4 king bed, 1 twin bed) with en-suite bathrooms

  • Bedroom 1: Queen size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Love seat, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 2: Queen size bed (or 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Bidet, Lounge area, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 3: Queen size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Jetted Tub, Bidet, Lounge area, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 4: Queen size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Jetted tub, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 5: King size bed (or 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 6: Queen size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 7: Queen size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 8: King size bed (or 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 9: Queen size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 10: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Bidet, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 11: Twin size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Bidet, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 12: King size bed (or 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Bidet, Air conditioning

Access & Parking: Covered private parking

 

FEATURES & AMENITIES
  • Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso machine
  • Formal dining area with seating for 24
  • Cable television
  • Smart TV
  • Sound system
  • Wine cellar
  • Wine tasting room
  • Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Safes in bedrooms
  • Billiards room
  • Exercise room
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Security system
SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE (STAFF SERVICE)
  • Daily chef service (except Wednesdays) – Breakfast and one meal (lunch or dinner)
  • Daily morning housekeeping (excluding Sunday)
  • Linen change on Saturdays and Wednesdays
  • Gardener & Pool Attendant
  • Porter service
  • Air conditioning consumption
  • Heating consumption
  • Water & Gas consumption
  • Electricity consumption up to 2000 KW
  • Internet wireless connection
  • Access to the Tennis / Football / Volleyball Fields + balls and rackets
NOT INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL RATE AND ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES (TO BE PAID IN EUROS DIRECT ON THE PREMISES)
  • Additional chef, maid and staff service
  • Event fee
  • Personal grocery shopping
  • Crib and extra bed
  • Cost of food and beverages: guests will be charged 12 euro per person for breakfast and 40 euro per person per meat menu meal and 45 euro per fish menu meal.
  • Telephone usage
  • Electricity consumption above to 2000KW
OUTDOOR FEATURES
  • Swimming pool
  • Alfresco dining with seating for 24
  • Barbeque
  • Terrace
  • Sun loungers
  • Fish pond
  • Gated property
  • Shared access to tennis court, soccer field and volleyball field (3 minutes drive from the villa)
LOCATION AND DISTANCE
  • Pisa International Airport: 9 miles
  • Lucca: 4 miles
  • Pisa: 12 miles
  • Firenze: 31 miles
  • Siena: 50 miles
  • Beach (Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi): 12 miles
  • Cinque Terre: 37 miles
  • Bolgheri: 50 miles
  • Roma: 170 miles
  • Venezia: 160 miles
  • Milano: 190 miles
  • Hospital: 2,5 miles
  • Golf court: 18 miles / Putting green: 1,5 miles
  • Tennis club: 1,5 miles

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