Villa Lugara was a casa canonica, a church farm house, and dates from at least the 16th century. It has three floors, on the ground floor; a large open plan kitchen and dining room, a sitting room, looking out onto the courtyard and pool, a small projection room, a study, laundry room and WC on the ground floor. The house has rustic antique furniture and restored and occasionally replaced cotto tiled floors. There are eight bedrooms and four bathrooms in total.

The twelve by six meter pool has a south facing view across the Secchia river valley to the mountains beyond. It gets sun all day long. There is a covered area for outdoor meals and relaxing in the shade.

The Kitchen and Dining Room

The Reading Room

The First Floor: 5 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms

Priest’s Room, 1st Floor

Four windows, two facing east, towards the kitchen garden and two facing north. It has a vaulted ceiling, a large double bed, also an en-suite bath room with free standing bath, wet-room shower area, two basins and WC.

The Old Library, 1st Floor

Large west facing bedroom, that was once the library, with two windows looking out onto the courtyard.

Clandestino, 1st Floor

Twin bedroom with wide single beds. Two west facing windows and one north facing.

Seminary, 1st Floor

Double bedroom with a west and a south facing window. Restored old brick floor.

Priest’s Camerino, 1st Floor

Small single bedroom, with a comfortable single lit bateau bed. A north facing window with a view onto the field above the villa and the fig and Italian cypress trees.

Shared Bathrooms

The 4 bedrooms above share share two bathroom/toilets, with free standing bath, wet-room shower area, basin, WC, plus an additional separate wet-room shower, basin and WC.

3 bedrooms and a bathroom in the spacious attic

Garibaldi, 2nd Floor

West facing attic bedroom with two west facing windows and a small south facing window, a rustic oak floor and a large double bed.

Partisan Hideaway, 2nd Floor

Bedroom with two east facing velux windows and a comfortable, lit bateau, single bed.

Republica, 2nd Floor

Large attic bedroom with two west facing velux windows, large double bed.

Shared Attic Bathoom

With free standing bath, wet-room shower area, basin and WC.