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Immersed in the quiet hills of Lucca, this ancient and prestigious residence with park and swimming pool is for sale.
The origins of this residence date back to November 988, when it was a farm consisting of a villa with a mill. Subsequently, around 1500 the residence underwent considerable changes; the mill became an oil mill and the shape of the residence took on its current appearance.The current owners have transformed this ancient residence into a luxurious accommodation facility, enclosed within the walls of the time, consisting of five independent apartments in the main villa, an apartment inside the cottage, all surrounded by a pleasant park.Inside the luxuriant park there are also the ancient aqueduct, which offers enchanting corners in which to relax, and the heated swimming pool . The ancient residence, of about 1000 square meters, rises on three floors above ground plus spacious attic; it is characterized by elegant and comfortable environments where the originality of the times that were making the atmosphere warm and welcoming. In fact, there are terracotta and grit floors, ceilings with beams and bricks, exposed stone walls and ancient marble fireplaces.Inside the residence for sale in Tuscany, there are still unfinished rooms, but equipped with systems, in which two further apartments or a spa area could easily be added.
The property includes a stone garage, currently used as a storage room for summer garden furniture and a convenient parking area that can easily accommodate six cars.The property for sale in Lucca is an excellent investment for anyone who wants a prestigious property with ancient charm and who wishes to maintain the current accommodation facility or for large families who wish to stay in a spacious home, but each with their own privacy in a context naturalistic and historical of great value. Show more Show less
The prestigious residence for sale in Capannori is located a few hundred meters from the most renowned historic villas in the area, the historic center with its characteristic walls is 11 km away and the main services are located 2 km from the villa. An ideal place to visit Tuscany as it is not far from the major cities of art and not even from the renowned coast and sea of Versilia.
Lucca enjoys an absolutely unique position as it is very close to the sea, Forte dei Marmi is in fact only 35 km away, to the international airport of Pisa which is only 25 km away but also to the mountains, the Abetone ski slopes can be reached in about an hour and a half. From Lucca we can easily reach Florence, just 75 km away, both by car and by train, or we can go and visit Siena and San Gimignano, both about an hour and a half away by car.
Given its strategic location, the property is ideal both for those looking for an elegant and comfortable residence to live in or for those looking for a corner of paradise to escape to during their holidays.
The city of Lucca is traditionally nicknamed the city of a hundred churches, due to the large number of religious buildings from various different eras present within the imposing Renaissance tree-lined walls that completely surround it, constituting one of the flagships of Tuscany.
A small and ancient city-state with an unchanged charm over time, a point of arrival or passage that cannot be overlooked for its artistic beauty and its evocative atmosphere. After passing through Lucca, many foreign visitors have chosen the city as their residence.
Visiting Lucca means immersing yourself in the narrow streets of one of the best preserved ancient historical centres, strolling within the renowned walls, tasting the typical local dishes in the many taverns and taking part in the many organized artistic-cultural initiatives. Anyone who visits the city of Lucca is positively surprised by the possibility of experiencing the different aspects of the historic center in peace, its hilly surroundings and the possibility of reaching the sea of the renowned Versilia coast, only thirty kilometers away. Show more Show less