The Villa is an impressive 18-century classical Tuscan villa, meticulously restored by its current owners in the year 2009. It is believed to be one of the oldest properties in the area dating back to approximately 1780s.
Surrounded by manicured formal garden of about 5000 square meters in the heart of impressive woodland, the front of the villa stands open to a breath-taking panorama that embraces the whole Tuscan archipelago in a single glance: from Livorno, Elba and Corsica islands on the left all the way to the Ligurian coast on the right.
Thoughtfully restored and reconstructed, this luxurious villa for sale in Pietrasanta, still possesses many of its original features including; pavements in terracotta and marble, antique marble staircase and cast-iron balustrades.
The entire property is surrounded by its original hand-built wall made of local stone.
In the restoration the property has been fitted with many modern facilities and features, including: an elegant elevator that connects all the main floors of the villa, integrated underfloor heating and cooling system, alarm system, CCTV, WiFi, an independent automatic generator.
This luxury property consists of the main villa which is spread over four levels for a total of about 950 square meters and a detached traditional Tuscan country house of about 340 square meters, ideal for guests, staff or relatives, as well as for entertaining.
The property has two electric gates with brick piers made of forged iron. In 2009 the new gate was built to allow direct access to the main entrance of the villa. A separate garage for 1 car is attached to the estate wall from the external side.
The driveway leads to a turning circle with a central antique round marble fountain. On the right the drive continues to an open car park with approximately 6 parking bays.
The entrance to the house opens into a linear corridor pave, in original grey and white Carrara marble. An elegant open enfilade divided by vaulted arched doorways connects the formal dining room with the breakfast room to the left and the charming drawing/tea-room to the right. The coffered oak ceiling of the rooms is a masterpiece brilliantly executed in neo-classical style. All windows face the sea view and the dining room door opens up onto the belvedere terrace.
On the right side of the entrance hall, there is the well-equipped kitchen which is adjoined to spacious utility room comprising laundry/ironing room and storage facilities including a walk-in refrigerator.
The ceiling beams of dark chestnut have been restored to their original state and the floor paved with antique terracotta tiles.
On the first floor, almost all interiors of the villa maintain their initial layout. The vaulted ceiling entrance hall features an original white Carrara marble staircase with painted cast iron railings, connecting the first floor with the second floor and the attic. Adjacent to the entrance there are located the elevator compartment and a comfortable wardrobe.
Connected to the entrance by three beautiful arches, the large main hall enjoys a dream sea view, amplified by the white marble terrace of Carrara.
This large central space disengages a study with a grey oak library, a guest bathroom and a suite with double bedroom, private living area and bathroom.
On the second floor the master bedroom also with beautiful sea view is a separate unit and equipped with a spacious dressing room as well as its own private bathroom.
Moreover, at this level are located two additional spacious bedrooms that share a large marble bathroom, as well as a living room with private bathroom, usable for children’s bedroom or study.
Furthermore, the attic floor is characterized by important heights, a large living room with spectacular sloping chestnut beams and a bathroom. This space can be transformed to suit your personal preference, such as living area, games room with bar, billiard room and small library. To complete this large independent space with its own bathroom usable by the service staff.
Adjacent to the main villa, there is a traditional Tuscan country house, develops on two levels. On the ground floor there is the characteristic summer kitchen with a traditional wood stove and a covered patio for outdoor dining. The kitchen is connected to a drawing room that can be also used as a dining room during winter. There is a further sitting/tv room, a bathroom and a beautiful vaulted cellar, air-conditioned for the optimal conservation of wines.
Moreover, on the ground floor there is the apartment of the housekeeper, consisting of living area, bedroom and bathroom.
The first floor is divided into two housing units, both consisting of living area with small kitchen, bedroom and bathroom, ideal spaces for guests or for staff, as well as a technical room and a space fully equipped for the security of the villa with alarm systems and video surveillance with the presence of special staff. Show more Show less
This luxury villa, for sale in Tuscany on the hills of Pietrasanta, is located in an enviable position on the hillsides behind Forte dei Marmi. The historic center of Pietrasanta is 5 km away, Forte dei Marmi and the beaches of the Tuscan coast are 10 km away and can be easily reached in just 15 minutes by car.
Pietrasanta, old medieval town, is considered the historical capital of Versilia. It is an attractive destination for cultural and niche tourism. It has been defined the “small Athens” of Versilia for its concentration of artists who decided to live there and boasts a long tradition of marble working. The historical centre is a village with a perfect geometrical form conceived as ideal Christian city, with the main route forming a cross with the square and the four crosses of the side streets. The heart of this enchanting historic centre, full of monuments, is the Cathedral, collegiate church of San Marino, and its wonderful square with two main pedestrian streets dotted with fashionable shops, trendy boutiques, art galleries, pubs and typical restaurants in a constant stream of citizens and tourists.The city, lying at the foot of the hills that join the plain to the Apuan Alps, the Municipality of Pietrasanta, and its city centre, includes several areas: heading towards the sea, you find the well-known seaside resort of Marina di Pietrasanta with its large tourist affluence and its districts of Fiumetto, Tonfano, Motrone and Focette. The sea, a thick pinewood, a lot of shops, pubs and restaurants, market stalls and children’s playgrounds characterize all the area.
Moreover, on the hills you find the hamlets of Strettoia, Vallecchia, Valdicastello Carducci, immersed in the green and peace, besides the panoramic Capriglia and Capezzano Monte with splendid views of Versilia coastline, ranging from Palmaria Island, in the Gulf of La Spezia, to the coast of Livorno and the Island of Gorgona up to Corsica Island. Show more Show less