Splendid historical villa dating back to the 1400s and partially enlarged in the 1600s, located in one of the most beautiful and characteristic hills of the Lucca area.
The beautiful historic villa, for sale in Lucca, resting on an artificial terrace halfway up the hillside, overlooks the valley and offers an enchanting view of the surrounding landscape.
The vast land, of around 3.7 hectares, which surrounds it and plunges it into a patch of greenery, as well as offering a great variety of tall trees and olive trees, in the lower part of the embankment has an ancient lemon house, of about 80 square meters, of rare architecture that reflects the rural uses of the time, as well as two completely restored country houses, both developed on two levels, one of 45 square meters, the other of 50 square meters, placed inside the owned land.
The structure of the villa, for sale in Lucca, respecting the architectural canons of the time, develops on three levels for a total of about 535 square meters, and has main access from the south-west side to the first floor, going up the typical external staircase to double ramp representing the bourgeois Tuscan style of the 1400s.
At this level, on the main floor of the villa, we find a large double living room with fireplace and exposure on the main facade, two double bedrooms, one of generous size, two bathrooms and a storage room accessible from the hallway.
On the ground floor below, connected directly to the garden, there is a large kitchen with fireplace and oven, both rooms still retain the flavor of the past, as well as a generous adjoining dining room, a service bathroom and a cellar. In the portion behind the villa, on the same level there are two large communicating rooms that can be easily used as a living area for convivial lunches and dinners.
By means of a stone staircase with a wrought iron handrail, which serves all levels, you enter the sleeping area on the second floor, where from the large hallway, you have access to two double bedrooms, to a single bedroom, to two bathrooms and the large attic really unique in style, large size and comfortably habitable for three quarters of the surface, usable as a master suite.
The property is completed by a large cellar area of about 55 square meters, with access from the outside, located in the basement part of the embankment, as well as large outdoor spaces for parking cars.
The entire villa for sale in Lucca, since its last renovation, has maintained almost entirely the original materials of the time, from the ceilings with wooden beams and bricks, to the antique terracotta floors, to the stone fireplaces and to the stone staircase of Cardoso.
The tranquility, the harmony of colors and the silence surround this majestic but at the same time sober property, easily reachable from the center of Lucca. Show more Show less
The historic villa for sale in Lucca, is located in a very quiet area in the southern part of the Municipality of Capannori with views of the surrounding hills. At about 1 km there is a lively village and the main services are about 4 km from the villa. The walls of the historic center of Lucca are 9 km away and the Versilia sea is 35 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.