Positioned in the middle of the green hills of Lucca, with a view of the Serchio river and the valley, this historic estate for sale is located in a central position between the cities of Lucca and Castelnuovo di Garfagnana.
You reach the property with a well maintained unpaved road of about 2 km, between woods of oaks, chestnuts and pines. On the top of the hill, you find the small village of buildings with its characteristic avenue of cypresses and the panoramic view of the surrounding hills.The small village for sale on the hills of Lucca, consisting of a renovated manor house and six additional buildings to be renovated, for a total of 1990 square meters, is inserted in a land of about 3 hectares, with the possibility of purchasing further plots.
The main building of this charming village is the manor house, dating back to the 1600s and today in good maintenance conditions due to the recent renovation – only the heating system is missing, however easily achievable with LPG system.After crossing the cypress-lined avenue, a beautiful wrought-iron gate leads us into the intimate garden, displayed on several levels, of the villa (identified with the letter A in plan). The garden is enclosed by an ancient stone fences; through the classic double ramp staircase, you enter the first floor of the villa, developed on three main floors for a total of about 600 sqm.On the first level there is a large double-height living room with fireplace and a wooden gallery. From the living room there is access to the kitchen, the dining room, the billiard room, the study, a further living room, a bedroom and a bathroom.The second floor houses the sleeping area, consisting of six large double bedrooms, four bathrooms and a storeroom.With access from the outside, the large cellars are located on the ground floor with spaces suitable for sheltering and preserving agricultural products and equipment. On this floor, accessible from the front of the residence, there is another independent apartment to be renovated, developed on two levels - ground floor and basement - for of about 220 sqm.On the front and the back of the villa a terraced garden can accommodate a swimming pool - a project has already been prepared.
The small surrounding agglomeration, composed of six stone buildings which need complete renovation, is evidence of the rural architecture of Lucca. The six buildings, all for residential use, can be summarized as follows: Building B, 210 sqm on 3 levels - Building C, 245 sqm on 3 levels - Building D, 185 sqm on 3 levels - Building E, 250 sqm on 3 levels - Building F, 300 sqm on different levels - Building G, 200 sqm. on 2 levels.
The entire estate can be converted into an accommodation facility or bed and breakfast, being able to potentially benefit from around 15 independent real estate units in addition to the main villa, as per the project designed by the current owners. A small village for sale on the hills of Lucca, with a charming and timeless atmosphere, set in three hectares of land and woods with a panoramic view of the valley and the river below. Show more Show less
Located in the middle of the green hills of Lucca, this splendid historic estate for sale is located in a central position between the cities of Lucca and Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, just over 20 km from the property. The main public and private services are at 6 km, the sea and the Versilia coast in Viareggio at 50 km as also the Abetone ski slopes and Pisa international airport.
The city of Lucca is traditionally called “the city of the hundred churches” for the great number of worship sites belonging to different ages, set inside the imposing tree-lined renaissance walls surrounding the city, being one of Tuscan treasures. A small and old city-state with its unchanged charm, a starting or crossing point that cannot be omitted for its artistic beauty and evocative atmosphere. After visiting this city, many foreign visitors chose this city as place of residence. Exploring Lucca means immersing yourself through the narrow streets of the best preserved historical centres, walking around the famous walls, enjoying typical local dishes in taverns and taking part in artistic-cultural initiatives. Whoever visits the city of Lucca will be positively surprised by the possibility to live peacefully every aspect of its historical centre and hilly surroundings, together with the chance to reach the sea of the famous Versilia coastline, only 30 km away.The town of Lucca enjoys an absolute convenient position so close to the sea, in fact the trendy Forte dei Marmi along the Tuscan Riviera is only 50 km away, but also to the mountain and ski resort which is reachable within an hour drive.Thanks to its proximity to the international airport of Pisa, which is only 50 km away, the location is ideal for all those who have to travel or live abroad and are looking for an elegant retreat easy to reach. From Lucca you can easily reach Florence, only 80 km away, both by car or by train or you can go visiting Siena in a one-day-trip. Show more Show less