A rare opportunity to buy an exclusive unique property which once used to be a convent for the Carmelite Friars, set in beautiful Tuscan countryside. This fabulous Renaissance building, dating back to 16th century, occupies a private secluded plot, nestled amid lunigiana hills with spectacular views across the countryside and the Apuan Alps. The vaulted entrance to the former Convent reminds us of ancient times and suggests the peaceful atmosphere of monastic lifestyle. The Monastery has been carefully and partially restored by a local Italian family who has owned it for several generations. The building retains most of its original features and character including terracotta floors, wooden doors and windows, antique frescoes and its picturesque cloister with internal stone flagged courtyard. It has its accommodation arranged over two levels and benefits from large panoramic terraces, a beautiful portico with frescoed vaulted ceilings and lovely garden. It still has beautiful spaces to be customized and others to rebuild. The property is an idyllic venue for events and celebrations, with exceptional natural acoustics for musical concerts. Its spiritual atmosphere attracts people who enjoy historical surroundings, blissful valleys, stunning mountain views, and clear night skies full of stars. A private location close to lively villages, main roads and towns, not far from the coast and international airports
This magnificent property occupies a wonderful convenient location, in private secluded plot, yet only 2 km away from the nearest town with shops, restaurants and facilities. The property is ideally located for all those seeking a peaceful setting and privacy without beign away from the rest of the world. In fact, the property is only 20 km away from the nearest ski resort, while for those who love the sea it is less than an hour form the Tuscan rivoera and the picturesque Liguria coastline The land of Lunigiana has a great convenient location between the sea and the mountains, within 1 hour from the main airports of Pisa, Genoa and Parma. This land is wonderful rural land dotted with medieval castles and villages, it is still untouched and features spectacular panorama. Lunigiana is considered the “unspoiled” part of Tuscany, a charming hidden gem that has always been a land of passage and a natural corridor between several areas located in the Po Valley, Tuscany and Liguria. A prosperous land where time seems to have stopped, the landscape has maintained its original charm and the signs of man have been preserved for centuries and engraved in stone and marble: the mysterious and prehistoric Stele statues, the numerous and fascinating castles, the Romanic medieval churches, the typical medieval villages, the ancient paths of Via Francigena and a series of remarkable and refined works of art from the medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.