Controni

Europe / Italy / Tuscany

Villa Controni is an elegant 19th-century aristocratic villa set in the heart of a vast estate of terraced hills and olive groves.

up to 11
Bedrooms
up to 22
Guests
13
Bathrooms
from 7
Min. Nights

Overview

The villa has its own private chapel and ancient olive press, and boasts sweeping views across the estate and down the valley towards the medieval hilltop town of Lucca. Formal Italian gardens lay to the front of the villa, and to the rear a pretty walled garden with manicured lawns provides a peaceful setting for the delightful swimming pool and sun-lounge.

Recently restored, the Villa is a home of great charm with 11 elegant and luxuriously appointed guestrooms for up to 22 guests.

Accommodations

Ground Floor

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Main entrance leading into an extraordinary formal dining room
  • Salon of comfortable sofas and armchairs with a log fire place
  • TV room with satellite TV with dual capacity video
  • Guest study area with telephone, fax, broadband internet access, computer facilities and central music system (CD, radio, cassette and microphone)
  • 2 Ground floor bathrooms
  • An Italian loggia facing the splendid rear garden and a stair case leading to first floor

First Floor

  • 6 Spacious well appointed guestrooms (twin or king bedded rooms) each with superb en-suite baths and shower facilities
  • Outstanding central salon with comfortable sofas, armchairs, satellite TV and everything that can provide a great level of relaxation and peace
  • Stair case leading to second floor

Second Floor

  • 5 Magnificent guestrooms including a beautifully appointed Deluxe Room that lead to a large dressing room
  • All the rooms provide en-suite baths and shower facilities

Basement

  • Going back to the ground floor, a staircase near the kitchen leads to the cellar and wine tasting room where together with a sommelier you can have wine tasting and cheese tasting sessions

Outdoor Facilities

  • Floodlit swimming pool
  • Equipped gym and changing room
  • Barbecue
  • An arched loggia to the rear provides a shady retreat for relaxing or outdoor dining, overlooking the camellia garden
  • Tables, chairs and umbrellas are available for dining on the spacious grounds

Amenities

11 Bedrooms, 13 Bathrooms

Sleeps 22 Guests

Wireless internet connection
Full equipped kitchen
Computer facilities
Telephone and Fax
Satellite TV
Satellite internet system able to perform over 20 mb/S

Details

Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (First Floor): Caravaggio/Queen size bed
Bedroom 2 (First Floor): Boccaccio/Queen size bed
Bedroom 3 (First Floor): Michelangelo/Queen size bed
Bedroom 4 (First Floor): Raffaello/Twin beds, can be put together become one king size bed
Bedroom 5 (First Floor): Leonardo/Queen size bed
Bedroom 6 (First Floor): Verdi/Queen size bed
Bedroom 7 (Second Floor): Galileo/Queen size bed
Bedroom 8 (Second Floor): Giotto/Queen size bed
Bedroom 9 (Second Floor): Dante/Queen size bed
Bedroom 10 (Second Floor): Puccini/Queen size bed
Bedroom 11 (Second Floor): Botticelli/Queen size bed

Bathroom Details

All bedrooms with full en-suite bathrooms

Pool Details

Outdoor floodlit swimming pool (12 m x 4 m )

Staff and Services

Daily Chef service for preparation of breakfast and one meal (lunch or dinner) 6 days a week (Wednesday off)
Daily maid service in the morning 6 days a week (Sunday day off)
Concierge service on call and on site
Porter service on arrival and departure
Access to tennis/volley/soccer courts located in Villa Controni’s Estate
Gardener
Pool attendant
Linen change on Saturday and Wednesday
Internet wireless connection 30MG available in every room
Grocery shopping

Location Details

Vorno is about 2 km (approximately 15 min walking)
Only a 10 minute drive from the medieval walled town of Lucca, the villa is an ideal base for exploring the delights of Tuscany.
Discover the heart of renaissance Florence within an hour drive, immerse yourself in the bustle of market day at Pistoia or marvel at the splendors of the Torre Pendente in the Campo Dei Maracoli at Pisa (both only 20 minutes away), lose yourself in the narrow winding streets of Lucca, trundle through Chianti country, Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni, and adventure through the dramatic cliff clinging villages of the Cinque Terre (all less then 1 1/2 hour drive).

Villa Notes

Heating, air-conditioning, water, and gas are included
Electricity is provided up to 2000 kWh
Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday with the arrival time being after 4:00 pm and departure prior to 11:00 am.

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
June 01, 2022 - September 30, 2022
11 7 12,500 Vacation Club Points *
October 01, 2022 - October 31, 2022
11 7 11,500 Vacation Club Points *
November 01, 2022 - December 18, 2022
11 7 10,500 Vacation Club Points *
December 19, 2022 - January 02, 2023
Christmas/ New Year's
11 7 12,500 Vacation Club Points *
January 07, 2023 - April 01, 2023
11 7 9,000 Vacation Club Points *
April 01, 2023 - April 15, 2023
Easter
11 7 11,500 Vacation Club Points *
April 15, 2023 - May 27, 2023
11 7 10,000 Vacation Club Points *
May 27, 2023 - September 30, 2023
11 7 11,500 Vacation Club Points *
September 30, 2023 - October 28, 2023
11 7 10,000 Vacation Club Points *
October 28, 2023 - December 23, 2023
11 7 9,000 Vacation Club Points *
December 23, 2023 - January 06, 2024
Christmas/ New Year's
11 7 11,500 Vacation Club Points *
Points above are based on approximate currency conversion. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details *

Special rates apply for holiday weeks
Telephone, fax and any internet are an additional charge
Electricity is provided up to 2000 kWh. Any overage is an additional cost.
Event fees

Security Deposit Details

€5,000 pre-collected

Minimum Stay Details

One week, Saturday to Saturday rentals


Exclusive Offers

Executive Owners now receive up to $100 Destination Dollars when booking a Villas of Distinction property with Vacation Club Points.

Number of Nights

Destination Dollar Amount

1-4 Nights

$50

5+ Nights

$100


You can use your Destination Dollars to enhance your stay. Once the property of your choice is booked, your personal Concierge will coordinate and schedule eligible experiences for your stay, giving you more time to spend with family.


Destination Dollars are Valid for select prepaid services only. Minimum night stay requirement may apply. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused Destination Dollars is nonrefundable. Destination Dollars cannot be applied toward booking value. Destination Dollars may not be combined with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply. Access to the Explorer Collection is made available through the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations Exchange Program and is subject to the terms and conditions as outlined in the applicable Marriott Vacation Club Destinations Exchange Program documents. Actual experiences will be provided via contractual arrangements with third-party providers and may require the payment of additional fees. The experiences described herein are examples of potential vacation opportunities and are subject to change.

Presidential Owners now receive up to $175 Destination Dollars when booking a Villas of Distinction property with Vacation Club Points.

Number of Nights

Destination Dollar Amount

1-4 Nights

$100

5+ Nights

$175


You can use your Destination Dollars to enhance your stay. Once the property of your choice is booked, your personal Concierge will coordinate and schedule eligible experiences for your stay, giving you more time to spend with family.


Destination Dollars are Valid for select prepaid services only. Minimum night stay requirement may apply. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused Destination Dollars is nonrefundable. Destination Dollars cannot be applied toward booking value. Destination Dollars may not be combined with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply. Access to the Explorer Collection is made available through the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations Exchange Program and is subject to the terms and conditions as outlined in the applicable Marriott Vacation Club Destinations Exchange Program documents. Actual experiences will be provided via contractual arrangements with third-party providers and may require the payment of additional fees. The experiences described herein are examples of potential vacation opportunities and are subject to change.

Chairman's Club Owners now receive up to $250 Destination Dollars when booking a Villas of Distinction property with Vacation Club Points.

Number of Nights

Destination Dollar Amount

1-4 Nights

$150

5+ Nights

$250


You can use your Destination Dollars to enhance your stay. Once the property of your choice is booked, your personal Concierge will coordinate and schedule eligible experiences for your stay, giving you more time to spend with family.


Destination Dollars are Valid for select prepaid services only. Minimum night stay requirement may apply. Service offered is subject to availability. No cash value. The value of any unused Destination Dollars is nonrefundable. Destination Dollars cannot be applied toward booking value. Destination Dollars may not be combined with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply. Access to the Explorer Collection is made available through the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations Exchange Program and is subject to the terms and conditions as outlined in the applicable Marriott Vacation Club Destinations Exchange Program documents. Actual experiences will be provided via contractual arrangements with third-party providers and may require the payment of additional fees. The experiences described herein are examples of potential vacation opportunities and are subject to change.

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Reviews

Villa Controni is truly wonderful. We have stayed in other villas in Tuscany and this one (by far) was the best. It is beautifully appointed, big open rooms, gorgeous furnishings, breathtaking grounds/views and a staff that truly worked to meet our every need/request. From the reception at arrival, the owner telling us the villa’s history to our final meal in the main dining area....no detail was missed. You can’t go wrong with Villa Controni.

Tracy K.

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