A prominent villa in Tuscany for sale
This grand and prestigious property for sale in Tuscany Italy is located near the city of Lucca. The prominent villa, which dates back to the 17th century, offers panoramic views, parkland, a chapel and guest accommodation. The impressive Tuscany villa is carefully renovated and the wonderful original features and frescos were retained and restored. Still, the exclusive home is equipped with all modern fittings and appliances for a very comfortable luxurious living.
The Tuscan country estate boasts 12 hectares of land and 3,000m² of living space across the main villa, the casa colonica with its two guest apartments, the chapel and the two floor ‘Tinnaia’.
The Main Villa
The villa has been restored to very high standard and original features, including original frescos, impressive fireplaces and stone/terracotta details, have been preserved and meticulously restored.
There are two principal entrances into the main villa, one from the lower terrace into the ground floor hall and one into the first floor leading into the principal reception rooms of the property.
The traditional layout of a prestigious Tuscan house has been retained with the services rooms and storage to be found on the ground floor and the piano nobile on the first floor with grand reception rooms, a library and dining room and a large open plan kitchen which opens out to a terrace and shaded dining pergola.
Several rooms have original paint and fresco work and enjoy wonderful views across the valley.
The bedroom area on the second floor is accessed via a grand central staircase. All in all, the there are 5 bedrooms but the current layout provides 3 bedroom suites, each with sitting/dressing area, bedroom and bathroom.
Leading off the kitchen one accesses the villa’s terraces and the shaded summer dining pergola.
Adjoining the main villa are two guest apartments, each with two bedrooms. These spacious residences provide independent living with open plan living-dining areas and contemporary style interiors.
Grounds and Land
The prestige property comes with 12 hectares of land with olive groves, vegetable and flower gardens, mature fruit orchards, parkland and south facing vineyards (currently unused).
A two storey ‘tinnaia’ provides development potential and it is possible to host weddings as the private chapel remains consecrated.
The villa, which was the principal noble residence in the area, sits nestled within a charming village outside Lucca. The property for sale offers commanding views of the villages and surrounding landscape.
The city of Lucca is just 15 minutes by car and Pisa airport or the Tuscan coast (Forte dei Marmi) are 40 minutes away and the house is one hour from Florence.