This marvellous house stands out for its magnificent panorama on the Mediterranean sea, Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi until to Cinque Terre. Also several islands as Capraia, Gorgona, Elba and Corsica, you can even see the Maritimes Alps.
This home was originally built for agriculture and farming. The house was most likely built during the 16th or 17th century. It is a standalone building, however, the wall facing north is shared with another home.
During its long past, the home has seen expansions as well as multiple restorations. The most recent complete restoration was done by the current owners in 1993. This restoration has involved installation of new services, a new kitchen, the recovering of the old flooring and a new heating system.
The home’s total living area of 240 m2 is split on 3 levels:
- Ground level: Living room with large fireplace, open kitchen with adjacent dining room with 2 exits to the
- 2nd level: 2 bedrooms, 1 family/TV room, 1 full bath with large shower.
- 3rd level: 1 spacious studio/bed and living room with fireplace, 1 full bath with shower.
In front of the house is a 240 m2 terrace with pergola, as well as a covered outside dining area with wood fire pizza oven and an adjacent storage/laundry room that also contains a toilet.
The view from the terrace is magnificent at 270° on the Mediterranean sea, Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi as faar as Cinque Terre. Also several islands as Capraia, Gorgona, Elba and Corsica, you can even see the Maritimes Alps.
The house and its surroundings the 250 m2 basement/cellar is divided in 4 connected sections. The 1st area is currently used for the production and storage of wine and olive oil. The 2nd section is a storage and workshop with workbench. The 3rd part serves for storage of farming/yard equipment, machinery, and tools. The 4th section is currently used as an office with adjacent washroom/toilet. This section could easily be converted into a complete studio.
The properties surface of land is about 14.000 m2 and is on terraces. 1500 olive plants which are giving 1200 lts. olive oil (average / year) and 700 vineyards, giving about 500 lts. Wine (average / year). Plus several plants of different fruits, as figs, apricots, persimmons, cherries and plums. Show more Show less
The elegant villa is located in a typical old Tuscan village at about 200 metres altitude, precisely in the municipality of Massarosa, in Mommio Castello locality. The villa is at about 8 km away from the centre of Camaiore and 12 km from Massarosa one and from all their services. The sea of Viareggio is at a distance of about 14 km. A mini-market, a bar and some restaurants are located at about 1 km away.
Massarosa, town of Roman origins, is a major tourist, agricultural and industrial centre, located to the west of Viareggio between Sarzanese road and Massaciuccoli lake and has a territorial structure spread among hills, plains and lakes. The area is dotted with a lot of exclusive villas (dating back to the 16th and 19th centuries), villages and historical churches. Massarosa is also well known for its natural beauties, especially for the famous Massaciuccoli Lake inside the natural Park of Migliarino, San Rossore, Massaciuccoli. The park extends along the coastline between Pisa and Lucca and also includes the former Presidential Estate of San Rossore, the pinewoods of Tombolo and Macchia Lucchese. In 2005 the Park was awarded with the European Diploma of Protected Areas and, thanks to its rich fauna, is a LIPU oasis, as well.
The most outstanding hilly areas, if considered from a panoramic point of view along the shoreline, are Corsanico, Bargecchia, Mommio Castello, Montignano and Pieve a Elici, where one can appreciate breathtaking natural sights, historical and artistic beauties, immersed in the greenery and tranquility.
From those hilly areas, the centre of Massarosa, the seaside and the beaches of the famous Versilia Riviera can be conveniently reached by car in just a few minutes. The hilly hinterland allows to go walking, cycling or horse riding on the old paths of the pilgrims along the Via Francigena. Show more Show less