Casale del Santo

Lucca, Tuscany




Located in the Tuscan hills of Lucca, this beautifully restored farmhouse property of 40 acres filled with green olive trees and vineyards. The views in all directions are of rolling, wooded hills and on a clear day one can see the Leaning Tower in Pisa placed perfectly in the landscape. Casale del Santo was recently restored and the interior was designed by the finest craftsmen with respect for both Tuscan traditions and the highest standards of comfort. 

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The house is filled with light and inviting open spaces. The ground floor opens to the outdoor terrace from four pairs of large wooden doors originally belonging to the stables. Guests will enjoy the outdoor dining under the pergola and the covered outdoor living area. There are walled gardens, a 60 foot long mosaic pool, and an outdoor pizza oven. The house is provided with cable television, flat screen TV and surround sound in the living room.  All modern amenities are provided for, extensive views, the pool can be heated by separate payment, screens on windows, DVD, stereo, satellite television, the pool is ideal for swimming laps. There are screens throughout the house. The third floor is air-conditioned. The walled city of Lucca is a short drive from the estate while both Florence and the sea are easily reached for day trips.

Ground Floor

  • Large Living room with 16th Century fireplace, television, DVD and stereo
  • Dining Room with fireplace, and windows leading to the outdoor terrace
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen which is equipped for fine cooking and opens to the pergola and outdoor dining area
  • Guest Bathroom
  • Bedroom "Five" with queen size bed, fireplace, private bathroom with shower

First Floor

  • Entrance Hall
  • Library with Italian history, literature and travel books
  • Large Studio with desk, internet area, fireplace, sitting area, television, stereo
  • Master Bedroom "One" with king size bed, fireplace, stereo, very large bathroom with tub and double shower
  • Master Bedroom "Two" with king size bed, desk, fax and internet area, bathroom with shower

Upper Floor

  • This Floor is completely Air Conditioned
  • Master Bedroom "Three" with twins or king size bed, desk/reading area, bathroom with tub and shower
  • Master Bedroom "Four" with king size bed, desk/reading area, bathroom with shower

Outside Area

  • Outdoor living room
  • Dining area under pergola
  • Mosaic decorated pool, 58 feet x 18 feet
  • Garden, vegetable garden, orchard, 40 acres of olive trees and vineyards
  • Pizza oven
  • Private gate with remote control
  • Parking area
  • Easy road access


  • Food, beverages, telephone, heating of house and of pool, additional staff hours, wages for cook or extra staff
  • No pets please
  • One houseekeeper for 4 hours daily except Sundays
  • A cook and additional staff and staff hours by separate payment
  • One gardener
  • Lucca: 10 minutes
  • Forte dei Marmi sea resort: 25 minutes
  • Pisa Airport: 25 minutes
  • Florence: 45 minutes
  • Portofino: 1 hour