Characteristic charming farmhouse for sale on the hills of Lucca not far from the city centre, surrounded by a land of about two hectares, where you can enjoy great privacy and a pleasant atmosphere.
The entrance gate is next to a small stream, the sound of the water and the tranquillity of the countryside, accompany us along the driveway, which leads us to the residence and the garage of about 42 square metres with two car spaces.
The original building, dating back to the 1700s and renovated by the owners in the late 1990s, is divided into two independent residential units, for a total area of 278 m2, both on two floors.
From the well-kept outdoor spaces, with terraces, pergolas and the characteristic porch, ideal space where you can relax and dine, we reach the first and largest unit of 158 square metres.
On ground floor there is the living area consisting of a sitting room with large fireplace and dining room, in addition to the adjacent and comfortable built-in kitchen, with direct access to the back of the property where there is an area with barbecue and oven.
On this level there is also a bathroom with shower and the stairwell that leads us to the sleeping area on the first floor, where there are two medium-sized bedrooms, a large bathroom with tub, and the master double bedroom with en-suite bathroom.
The entrance to the second unit of about 120 square metres is the current residence of the owners and is composed, on ground floor, of a large room with fireplace, a bathroom with shower and a built-in kitchen with adjoining pantry, connected externally to the back of the building to the barbecue area. On first floor, there is a large bathroom with tub, two double bedrooms and a useful storeroom.
The characteristic Tuscan style of this farmhouse for sale in Lucca, can still be appreciated thanks to the maintenance of the typical finishes, such as terracotta floors and ceilings with wooden beams.
The properties have been carefully renovated by the current owners: the unit used as the main residence, is equipped with higher quality systems and finishes: an alarm system, air conditioning in one of the bedrooms and double glazing windows.
The property is surrounded by a 19,500 sqm plot where it is possible to build a swimming pool and a tool shed. The upper part of the land is composed of several terraces where we find an olive grove of about seventy trees.
The position and the surrounding environment make this property pleasant and a convenient solution for those looking for two real estate units, which could easily be merged, returning to being a single residence with generous surfaces. Show more Show less
The farmhouse for sale in Lucca is located in a very quiet area; the houses around do not in any way affect the privacy and liveability of the property. The area is peaceful and the only noise sometimes is the flow of the nearby stream. A few minutes away there is a small town with main facilities and restaurants. The walls of the historic centre of Lucca are 10 km away.
Lucchesia area includes a flat territory of about 300 sq km (called “La Piana di Lucca”) extending around the historical walled town, as well as a hilly landscape surrounding and protecting the flatlands of Lucca.
The hills of Lucca are dotted with aristocratic villas featuring peculiar architectures and lush parks, old medieval parish churches, small towns full of history, besides vineyards rows and olive groves on terraces which depict the most authentic features of this land that makes Tuscany famous all over the world.
This is a territory that does not only enclose remarkable historic and artistic beauties but also traditions, culture and an excellent cuisine with its most widespread products: wine and oil.
The area includes the eastern part of the Province of Lucca (municipalities of Lucca, Capannori, Porcari, Altopascio, Montecarlo, Villa Basilica, Pescaglia) and the area belonging to the Nievole Valley which embraces some townships bordering the Province of Pisa (Buggiano, Chiesina Uzzanese, Massa and Cozzile, Montecatini Terme, Monsummano Terme, Pescia, Pieve a Nievole, Ponte Buggianese, Larciano, Lamporecchio and Uzzano).
The Plain of Lucca also includes some municipalities such as Bientina and Castefranco di Sotto, located on the north-eastern edge of the Province of Pisa, as well as part of the municipality of Fucecchio lying on the far western end of the Province of Florence. Show more Show less