Elegant historic house for sale in Lucca, built around 1700 on the ancient ruins of the hospital belonging to the "Church and hospital San Jacopo alle Bertraie", stop since the eleventh century of the famous "Via Francigena" pilgrimage to Rome.
The prestigious property is in the west of Lucca at the foot of the hills in a very green and quiet area, as well as convenient for the proximity of the main facilities.
The villa for sale in Tuscany is surrounded by a well-kept park of about 4300 square meters completely fenced, in which various olive trees are inserted in addition to the comfortable hexagonal swimming pool with sunbathing areas.
The building of rectangular shape, of about 600 square meters, stands on 3 floors above ground, and it was the subject of a meticulous renovation in 2002-2003, trying to keep all the original features and typical of Lucca villas of the time.
Inside, all floors dating back to 1900 grit, different for each room, terracotta floors, all chestnut frames and exposed beams of the ceilings have been preserved. Entering the first floor, formerly known as the noble floor, we are greeted by a very spacious entrance where the important heights of the ceilings, about 3.60 m, and the great brightness given by the numerous windows immediately stand out to the eye.This floor is entirely dedicated to the living area and there are two lounges, a large dining room with an original "Rococo style" fireplace from around 1720, adjacent to the functional and spacious kitchen, where you can cook enjoying the beauty of the surrounding landscape.
The latter is connected externally to the spacious terrace set up as a pleasant dining area. Complete this floor an original 1920s bathroom.
Through the important marble staircase that connects the three levels of the villa we reach the second floor, where, disengaged from the corridor there are four generous bedrooms, a room currently equipped with a billiard table and two spacious bathrooms. From each room you can see views of the garden and the surrounding hills.
On the ground floor there is the guest apartment, about 80 square meters, also with a private entrance. The apartment consists of a large living room with fireplace, an original kitchen with wood oven for pizza and fireplace, a bedroom and bathroom.
The cellar, the technical room and the functional garage complete this level.
The historic villa for sale in Lucca is an excellent investment for anyone wishing to live in a quiet location, not too isolated and convenient for any facility. Show more Show less
The villa for sale in Lucca is about 7 km from the beautiful walls of the historic center. All the main services are located about 800 meters on Via Sarzanese. The location of the property is strategic to reach the main art cities of Tuscany such as Pisa 20 km, Florence 80 km, the sea and the beaches of Versilia and Viareggio are about 25 km away.The city of Lucca is traditionally called “the city of the hundred churches” for the great number of worship sites belonging to different ages, set inside the imposing tree-lined renaissance walls surrounding the city, being one of Tuscan treasures.
A small and old city-state with its unchanged charm, a starting or crossing point that cannot be omitted for its artistic beauty and evocative atmosphere. After visiting this city, many foreign visitors chose this city as place of residence.
Exploring Lucca means immersing yourself through the narrow streets of the best preserved historical centres, walking around the famous walls, enjoying typical local dishes in taverns and taking part in artistic-cultural initiatives. Whoever visits the city of Lucca will be positively surprised by the possibility to live peacefully every aspect of its historical centre and hilly surroundings, together with the chance to reach the sea of the famous Versilia coastline.