Top picks in Tuscany - Great Italian homes to buy

Considered to be one of the most beautiful regions of the world, Tuscany is home to some of the most famous cities in the world including Pisa and Florence.

Renowned for its wine making and its fantastic olive groves, many look to this fabulous location to buy a holiday home so they can enjoy it year-round. So we’ve picked the best homes for sale in the area if you’re considering buying a great Italian holiday home.

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Nr Lucca, POA

This stunning 18th century villa is what Italian dreams are made of. With panoramic views over the Tuscan countryside and your own olive groves, woods, lake and vineyards to enjoy, this home has plenty to offer someone looking for an authentic yet luxurious Italian getaway. The house itself has 10 bedrooms and is completely furnished with antiques that the new owner of the property will be able to keep. And if that isn’t enough, there are also frescos painted by the famous Tuscan painter Cristiano Banti and a private chapel.

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Pieve Santo Stefano, €990,000

On a slightly more modest scale, this three bedroom farmhouse in the countryside to the north of Lucca has all the basics you need while still providing spectacular views. The property has a small olive grove and garden, which is set up with an irrigation system so you don’t have to worry about it while you’re away. And if you’re thinking of heading there in winter, there’s a large fireplace in the living room to keep you cosy.

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Nr Lucignano, €2,400,000

This beautiful stone farmhouse is located in a nature reserve a short distance away from Lucignano, a medieval walled hill-top village that is extremely well conserved, and approximately 60km away from Siena. The house has four bedrooms, terraces to enjoy the lovely warm Italian weather, an annex for your guests and olive groves and vineyard for those that are green-fingered.

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North Lucca hills, €1,500,000

Beautifully restored in 2003, this home is ready for your summer escapes with the family. There’s four bedrooms so plenty of space for all the children and a swimming pool and satellite TV connections to keep them entertained. For the adults, you can enjoy the views over the Serchio Valley and Pisan mountains from the terrace with a nice glass of wine from one of the local vineyards.

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Central Lucca, €1,650,000

If an apartment is more what you’re looking for then look no further than this stunning three bedroom home on the second floor of an historic palace. In the centre of Lucca, a medieval town with amazing architecture and a wealth of charm, this apartment is ideally located to enjoy all that the local area has to offer and is a great base if you’re looking to explore the region with Siena.

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