Torre del Lago, Province of Lucca, Toscana, Italia
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Crossing the gates of Villa Ricordi- House under the Tower, it is like crossing a portal beyond which it is immersed in a world that smells of old.
The large garden that surrounds the villa, is a perfect place to find harmony and simplicity of the past, while reading a book in one of the 'secret' corners, or just relax to birdsong.
Giacomo Puccini just for the beauty of these places and for its peace here he built his Villa, (where he still dwells) and where he drew inspiration for his immortal melodies ...
Do you know why the bamboo grows in our garden?
Because this place is full of emotions, which open to your senses naturally, giving harmony and an atmosphere like no other.
Under the Tower House - Villa Ricordi - is a lovely liberty style villa of the early last century, cloaked by that mysterious charm and serene that only these buildings can transmit.
House Turandot, occupies the entire ground floor, and is very cozy with its three double bedrooms, its high ceilings, the kitchen and the dining room with fireplace and direct access to the garden and the private pergola which guarantees confidentiality and freedom, two bathrooms complement the home.
A Butterfly House, situated on the whole first floor, is accessed through a suggestive outside staircase. To welcome, once you cross the threshold, a beautiful stained glass window in style leads us into the house proper, which opens with a very bright kitchen, facing south. Two adjacent bathrooms serve 4 double bedrooms, one with a lovely balcony overlooking the garden and the tree-lined avenue that leads to the nearby lake.
At 300 meters from the Villa, on the lake, there is the house-museum of Giacomo Puccini, and near the Grand Theatre, where every year, in summer, are represented the works of the master of his most famous harmonies recall the Madama Butterfly, Turandot, Tosca .... attracting thousands of fans and not on this magnificent theater on the banks of the lake.
A beautiful and fresh viewpoints on the lake, will give you moments of relaxation, where you will find manicured flower beds, restaurants and ice cream ...
Just in front of the Villa there is the bus stop.
Details for apartment for 7 people, 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
Butterfly House, is on the first floor of the villa, and is accessed through a beautiful external staircase.
As you enter a large entrance welcomes us, on our left we have the large kitchen, south-facing and very bright, and the bathrooms, and in turn the 4 bedrooms, 3 doubles, where he breathes quiet and atmosphere hushed conducive to relaxation, also thanks to the hand-painted domed ceilings, and the original furniture of the period.
From one of the rooms leads to the small balcony overlooking the garden and the beautiful tree-lined avenue that connects the country.
The interior of Butterfly House, built as a whole villa in the early 1900s, are in style and character of the tradition of Tuscan residences, as in ancient granite flooring original.
Butterfly House has free parking.
There is the opportunity to visit the town and the nearby lookout with the bicycles provided for guests
Services & Amenities
Elevator in Building
Suitable for Events
First Aid Kit