Historic property for sale in hillside position in Tuscany
Villa Farnesina - Lucca, Lucca - Tuscany
€ 950.000

Historic property for sale in hillside position in Tuscany

Villa Farnesina - Lucca, Tuscany
€ 950.000

This wonderful property, which is considered one of the finest historic properties in Lucca region, occupies a panoramic commanding position with stunning views across the valleys, only 25 km away from Lucca town centre and the Tuscan Riviera. The villa, which once belonged to noble Italian families, retains much of its original character including original cotto floor tiles, coffered ceilings, stone staircases, ancient wooden doors and wonderful frescoes done by skillful painters like Giallo Fiorentino. Outside tt is surrounded by a beautiful walled, flat garden of 2.500 sq m with lovely fishpond and private church. The property provides 1425 of living space, 750 sq m of cellars and 680 of attic spaces. Internally it has its accommodation arranged on various floors comprising 5 units. The ground floor and first floor feature many living rooms/ sitting rooms and the old oil mill, while cellars are located in the basement. The property is listed as “historic property” and is protected by Monuments and Fine Arts Office which allows the renovation and the conversion of the villa into various dwelling units or into a hotel /B&B business with specific areas dedicated to attract tourists who love art and culture such as rooms used as art exhibition/ show, a cultural centre, conference hall and educational lab.

This splendid property is nestled among wonderful Lucca hills, along the ancient “Freddana” road that connects Lucca to the renowned Tuscan Riviera. The nearest town with shops and facilities is only 5 km away, while the sea as well Lucca town centre are both reachable in 20 mins' drive ( 25 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.


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