Exclusive luxury beach-front villa for sale ideally situated in the coastal town of Ronchi along the renowned Tuscan Riviera, only 5 km away from Forte dei Marmi.
This magnificent villa benefits from views across the golden, sandy beaches and the sea which is only 20 metres away. It is surrounded by 1 hectare of landscaped gardens with swimming-pool. Villa Lavinia is considered one of the most exquisite villas in this area.
The property enjoys a convenient location, in very peaceful and private setting, yet within walking distance of the sea and local amenities.
Villa Lavinia, built in 1923, was fully and tastefully restored in 2008 with great attention to detail by its current owners who maintained the villa original features and character, including ancient floors and frescoes on ceilings. The renovation was completed with the help of modern day techniques making this property a perfect combination of old traditional style and contemporary comfort.
The villa provides 1.000 sq m of living space arranged on three levels. The ground floor measures 330 sq m and consists of a magnificent entrance-hall with a wonderful white marble staircase, double living room, dining room with original open fireplace, large kitchen, two bathrooms, en-suite double bedroom and utility room. The living area benefits from doors opening on to the loggia and terraces with views across landscaped gardens planted with beautiful flowers where having "al-fresco" dining with family and friends. In addition, on this level there is a self-contained studio-apartment including kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom.
The sleeping area is on the first floor and consists of six double bedrooms (one has private loggia), five bathrooms, large study-room /office and a spacious sunny terrace with spectacular sea views.
The attic level measures 290 sq m and features two en-suite double bedrooms, living room, single bedroom, bathroom, storeroom and utility room that could be converted in to a kitchen.
In the basement of the villa (60 sq m) there are laundry- room, storeroom and boiler-room.
Outside, the villa boasts a lush park with a big covered parking area where it is possible to park 8 cars. For those who love tennis there is also a regular tennis court in needs of repair. The 12X6 swimming-pool is surrounded by various areas where enjoying the Tuscan sun, there is also dressing room with bathroom/shower room. In addition, there is a wooden storehouse of 15 sq m.
The villa is provided with heating and cooling system, wiring with domotics (home automation), video surveillance alarm system, outdoor lighting and outdoor irrigation system, motor-powered (chlorine- ozone) swimming-pool covering system and artesian well. Show more Show less
Villa Lavinia is located in Marina di Massa, in the most prestigious area, in Ronchi, only 20 metres away from the sea and within walking distance of town centre with shops, restaurants and facilities. The renowned coastal town of Forte dei Marmi is situated just 5 km away and is easily reachable in 5 mins' drive. Forte dei Marmi has always been one of the most attractive European tourist resorts, well-known all around the world and one of the busiest centres of the Versilia Coast. Since the end of the 18th century, many European nobles, diplomats, businessmen, artists and celebrities chose this destination to spend their holidays or a period of time relaxing in splendid villas, hidden and protected by the greenery of the pinewood and surrounded by sandy fine golden beaches. Forte dei Marmi is not only famous for the beauty of its beaches, gardens and historical centre, but also for its elegance and worldly pleasure: its shops and high-fashion boutiques attract tourists like the nearby art cities of Lucca, Pisa and Florence, and its local places have always been attended by famous celebrities all over the world, marking the Italian Dolce Vita since the 1960’s onwards. However, what makes the life in Forte even more unique is its relaxing atmosphere, rhythm given by large spaces, pleasant bike ridings along tree-lined avenues, silences and moments spent with friends to enjoy an aperitif together, after a peaceful day of sunbathing.