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This prestigious historic villa for sale in Lucca, keeps intact, preserving within its edges, a protected world, autonomous, shaped by this seventieth-century manor house, by the adjacent farmhouse and other agricultural annexes, for an overall floor space of 1260 sqm.
This luxury property for sale, just 8 km from the historic center of Lucca is surrounded by a land of 5,6 hectares, including a productive olive-grove of about 700 trees, beside further 11 hectares noncontiguous to the villa.
This ancient noble villa, dated back to the 17th century, surrounded by its walled enclosure, recall the theatrical vocation of Lucca’s villas of that time, harmoniously melted with an idyllic garden and a fountain in front of the building, a loggia and a wonderful "nymphaeum to the back side.
The villa is well preserved and has maintained its authenticity throughout the centuries in its finishes and the distinguishing atmosphere provided by the symmetrical spaces and the compact volumes, its entrance through a majestic stone staircase. Arranged on three levels it has an overall surface of 890 sqm.
On the basement we find the secondary entrance, a study, the original kitchen with its huge tavern and the wine cave, as well as a service bathroom, a laundry, other technical room and practical cellars.
On noble floor, on the raised level, all the rooms turn around the big boardroom embellished by small perimetral vaults, terracotta tile paving and the big fireplace. The salon is connected through the wide windows with the splendid external arcade on the rear side, facing he well-kept garden through the three big stone column arches.
On this same level we find, on a side, a study with fireplace, the dining room, and a kitchen; on the other side there’s the master’s bedroom, two further bedrooms and two bathrooms.
On the first floor there’s a living area leading to two double bedrooms and a bathroom placed on a mezzanine. Here’s there’s also some wide under-roof rooms, currently to be renovated, very high, possibly being used as further living spaces.
A farmhouse is adjacent to the villa, to be completely renovated, an ancient and typical building of about 650 sqm, arranged on two levels.
Lastly two additional farm sheds of about 130 sqm overall, belong to the property. Show more Show less
The historic villa for sale in Lucca is located in a very quiet area, just 5 minutes by car to the main services and 8 km away from the city walls of the historic center of Lucca.
The hills of Lucca have several aristocratic villas with characteristic architecture and ornate parks, as well as medieval parishes, small villages with a rich history, rows of grapevines and terraced olive groves. All these are the particular features which have made Tuscany world famous.
Not only this territory has important and beautiful historic and artistic sights, it also has traditions, culture, and a great cuisine, with wine and oil as the most common products.
This area also includes the eastern part of the Province of Lucca (municipalities of Lucca, Capannori, Porcari, Altopascio, Montecarlo, Villa Basilica, Pescaglia) and the valley Val di Nievole, which includes part of the municipal territories of the bordering Province of Pistoia (Buggiano, Chiesina Uzzanese, Massa e Cozzile, Montecatini Terme, Monsummano Terme, Pescia, Pieve a Nievole, Ponte Buggianese, Larciano, Lamporecchio e Uzzano). Some of the municipalities of Bientina e Castelfranco di Sotto are also part of the Piana di Lucca, at the north-eastern extremity of the Province of Pisa, and lastly the municipality of Fucecchio, on the western far side of the Province of Florence.