This fabulous property has been fully and tastefully restored by its present owners who carried out a careful renovation over the recent years maintaining the property original character and features including handmade cotto floors, wood beamed ceilings and stone staircases. The mill comes with 6.000 sq m of land ( 1.5 acres) including a lovely garden in the rear side of the property with waterfall and stream running through, in addition to the garden the mill benefits from a character “bridge” terrace with pergola overlooking the river ideal for “al-fresco”dining enjoying the water sound. Inside it has been divided into 3 apartments with possibility to join the second and first floor units in unique family home, while a smaller flat is on the ground floor where there is also a laundry room and large cantina room with pizza oven where we can still admire the original millstone. The second- top floor apartment features an open plan kitchen with dining and living area and open fireplace, two bedrooms and two bathrooms, while the first floor apartment consists of living room with open fireplace, study-room, large kitchen with dining area, bathroom and bedroom. The smaller flat on the ground floor comprises small kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Close to the mill is the 14th century ruin, which is supposed to be the original mill, in needs of total renovation.The property is ideal for all those who seek a peaceful setting without being away from the rest of the world and offers a great investment potential.
This unique historic property is nestled among Lucca hills, in beautiful Tuscan countryside, along the so-called “Strada del Vino” (wine road) running through gentle tuscan hills dotted with many farmhouses well-known for their excellent wine and olive oil production. Lucca towon centre is only 15 km away and is easily reachable within 20-30 mins' drive.
Thanks to its great position, from the property you can easily and quickly reach all the main cities of art in Tuscany such as Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, but also the trendy renowned city of Forte dei Marmi along the Tuscan Riviera or Viareggio well known for its picturesque carnival besides its clear blue sea, if you do not like the coastline you can reach the ski resort of Abetone where skiing or just going out for a walk enjoying the panorama.
The position is ideal also for all those who are used to travelling or live abroad and need to fly over, in fact Pisa international airport is only 30 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. Show more Show less