Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
This charming, fully renovated period villa of around 380 m² is situated in a lovely unspoilt village just 7 km from Lucca. It is where the wealthy of Lucca built their summer residences choosing this tranquil village for its beauty, the outstanding views of the rolling Tuscan hills and the cooler, breezier climate for the hot summer months.
The property is located in a private location at a distance and within the walls of a large historic Villa. It overlooks its own hedged garden, with a heated swimming pool. The access is via the main gates of the principal villa, but there is a separate independent entrance if required. Parking for several cars. There are extensive views.
The house is divided into two independent, but intercommunicating units, thus ideal for part rental or a large family. There are a total of 6 bedrooms, 3 in each unit and with en-suite bathrooms. On the ground floor one unit is open plan with large kitchen area, dining and living area with fireplace. The other has a kitchen and dining area with separate living room. From the back there are views to the towers of Lucca and the scattered villas and olive grows within the village. From the front, views over the garden to the hills
The 4m high brick vaulted ceilings on the ground floor give an open spacious feel to the rooms. Outdoor terraces provide al fresco dining for up to 8 people each, partly shaded by an old cherry tree. The delightful garden of lawns with terracotta pots, fruit trees, flowers and scented climbers of jasmine and honey-suckle create a truly Tuscan feel.
The house has air conditioning in all bedrooms for the summer season and central heating for the winter period, internet access, satellite TV, two independent fully equipped kitchens, separate outdoor terraces shaded by the gazebos and Mulberry trees, washing machine in each house and a heated swimming pool.
A few minutes’ walk away there are 4 restaurants, grocery shop, 2 coffee and wine bars, butcher, post office, doctor's practice plus even a theatre and an art gallery. Lucca is little more than 5 minutes drive away and under 30 minutes from Pisa International Airport (about 45 minutes from Florence.