Il Frantoio

Tuscany & Umbria, Italy

upon request
4 - 8 Guests

16th century exquisite Tuscan Villa

Il Frantoio is a luxurious Tuscan home located in the historical city of Lucca. Il Frantoio was built in the 16th century as the private olive press for the Controni family who inhabited The Controni estate during summer. Originally built as the olive pressing mill, Il Frantoio was fully functional till the year 1997 when it was converted into an articulately decorated Tuscan retreat. The luxurious Lucchese villa lies in close proximity to other interesting sites like the World Heritage site of Cinqueterre, quarries of Carrara, the sculpture town of Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi on the Versilian Riviera, the hills of Chianti and vibrant cities of Florence and Siena. Moreover the Galileo international airport of Pisa is just 25 minutes drive away from the villa.

Miraculously decorated in a classic Tuscan style, Il Frantoio is still graced with terraced olive groves keeping alive its authentic character. Il Frantoio offers a comfortable accommodation for up to 8 guests in its well appointed 4 bedrooms each featuring en suite bath and shower facilities. The cozy lounge is beautifully adorned with simple yet elegant furnishings while gleaming yellow walls complement the traditional wooden beams. The fully equipped Tuscan kitchen boasts of a modern range of appliances and also features an eat-in dining room. The fully air-conditioned and heated villa is equipped with modern amenities like satellite TV, wireless internet connection, computer facilities, telephone, fax, central music system and security /surveillance system among others. The outdoor adds to the riveting charisma of this historical property. You can stimulate your senses by taking a dip in the floodlit swimming pool or soak in the sun by the poolside. Furnished with Table & chairs, Il Frantoio provides an ideal setting for al fresco dining Al fresco dining. Il Frantoio is just the right hideaway for the discerning traveler wanting to experience Tuscany at its best.


Ground Floor: Main entrance leading to hall and staircase,
cosy lounge furnished with comfortable sofas, armchairs,
satellite TV, music system, small study area with tel/fax,
computer, printer, and high speed internet access, fully
equipped Tuscan kitchen with eat-in dining room, bathroom

First Floor: 4 generously spaced and well appointed double
bedrooms with original terracotta floors and wooden beamed
ceilings, all the bedrooms feature modern en suite
bath/shower rooms

Outdoor: 13m x 4m floodlit swimming pool, furniture for al
fresco dining


  • Pisa, 25 minutes by car
  • 10 minutes by car

Property features

  • TV
  • Telephone
  • Fax
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool: 13x4 m
  • Fireplace