The apartment is part of a historic villa of 1700 with one of the widest and most fascinating panoramas of Tuscany.The villa, originally an ancient residence of Tuscan nobles and later a convent of the Olivetan friars, stands on a hilly ridge, surrounded by olive trees, and has a wonderful view of Massaciuccoli Lake and the Versilia sea coast.
From the important iron front gate, whit two eagles placed on its side columns, you enter into the communal courtyard, where the entrance to this lovely apartment for sale in Massarosa is located. The apartment, of about 150 square meters on ground floor, was renovated, maintaining the typical characteristics of the era, in 2003. From the main entrance door we are introduced to the large dining room, fulcrum and heart of the whole house, from which the various rooms of the residence disengage. Behind this, we find a functional kitchen, characterized by the original grit floor, typical of this region. The kitchen is pleasantly enlightened by the large wooden windows and by a French door. This patio door opens on the exclusive court of about 35 square meters; space to be used as a relaxation and dining area from which wonderful sunsets over the sea can be seen.
Descending a few steps, there is a double living room, where there is a fresco dating from 1600, restored by a specialist accredited to the fine arts of Lucca. The living zone is an ideal site to enjoy pleasant and relaxing conversations, pampered by the fire of the marble fireplace. Bathroom with Jacuzzi and an adjacent utility room complete this area, all with antique terracotta flooring.
Going up two steps from the dining room, you enter the sleeping area, where a bedroom overlooking the garden and a study are located. This studio, where a stone wall was left to give a more authentic and original flavour to the environment, is currently used as a second bedroom. A bathroom with shower, covered in mosaic, and an additional storage room complete the sleeping area.
The rustic and traditional flavour of this apartment for sale in Tuscany is also enhanced by wooden beams with terracotta mezzanines, which cover the ceilings of the rooms.
The environment is truly fascinating for the local history and for the nature and sea view that make this property an excellent investment, for those who want a refined atmosphere close to all the main facilities. Show more Show less
The apartment for sale on the hills of Versilia, is located in a small hillside village surrounded by olive trees just 1.60 km. from the center of Massarosa and 12 km from the sea. Massarosa, town of Roman origins, is a major tourist, agricultural and industrial centre, located to the west of Viareggio between Sarzanese road and Massaciuccoli lake and has a territorial structure spread among hills, plains and lakes. The area is dotted with a lot of exclusive villas (dating back to the 16th and 19th centuries), villages and historical churches. Massarosa is also well known for its natural beauties, especially for the famous Massaciuccoli Lake inside the natural Park of Migliarino, San Rossore, Massaciuccoli. The park extends along the coastline between Pisa and Lucca and also includes the former Presidential Estate of San Rossore, the pinewoods of Tombolo and Macchia Lucchese. In 2005 the Park was awarded with the European Diploma of Protected Areas and, thanks to its rich fauna, is a LIPU oasis, as well. The most outstanding hilly areas, if considered from a panoramic point of view along the shoreline, are Corsanico, Bargecchia, Mommio Castello, Montignano and Pieve a Elici, where one can appreciate breathtaking natural sights, historical and artistic beauties, immersed in the greenery and tranquility. From those hilly areas, the centre of Massarosa, the seaside and the beaches of the famous Versilia Riviera can be conveniently reached by car in just a few minutes. The hilly hinterland allows to go walking, cycling or horse riding on the old paths of the pilgrims along the Via Francigena.