In Search of Roocello
Villa Roocello is an historic original olive mill which has been converted into a country villa in the olive region of Tuscany . It has been lovingly restored to incorporate modern comforts, and with 4 bedrooms sleeps 8 people very comfortably. The villa is spacious with two separate living areas and a lovely forecourt garden, ideal for al fresco dinning in balmy Tuscan weather. It is conveniently situated in the Lucca Region only a 30 minute drive north east of Pisa.

The area offers an extraordinary variety of interesting tourist destinations from Versilia on the Tyrrhenian coast, where there are international seaside resorts such as Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi, to Garfagnana renowned for its natural beauty in the Apuan Alps, to the hills overlooking Lucca where wine and olive oil abound together with some of the most beautiful and historically renowned homes in Tuscany.

Villa Roocello is the perfect base from which to explore this beautiful region. With a spectacular main living room of approximately 100 square metres that still retains as decorative features the wheels used to crush the olives. The villa offers modern comforts with spacious accommodation, satellite TV, CD stereo system, central heating in all rooms, laundry facilities, baths and showers and off street parking for 2 or more medium sized cars.

The villa is conveniently nestled beside the picturesque village of Colle di Compito which has local shops and a pizzeria. The historic walled town of Lucca is a 20 minute drive away. Lucca , is one of the most ancient towns of Etruria with its rich cultural and mercantile heritage, and has a unique town centre which is completely enclosed by monumental walls dating back to the 16th century. There are also churches, monuments and the gardens of the great villas in the hills around Lucca.

Villa Roocello is also the perfect starting point for anyone wishing to visit the other famous cities and towns in Tuscany and in the neighbouring regions. By car, Florence is 1 hour away. Siena , the Cinque Terre Coast and the Ski Resort of Abetone 1 hour 30 minutes: Pisa and the Coast are 30 minutes and the Spa Resort of Bagni di Lucca 40 minutes.
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