ITALY, TUSCANY, LUCCA, PESCAGLIA
– 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms
– 12 metre fresh-water swimming pool
– Set in Mountains on 6 acres with fresh spring supplying villa
– Very large garden (2 levels) with kids play area, pool & forest
– Recently renovated
– Upper level has outside dining with wonderful open stone fire
– Lovely mountain views and renowned mountain trails
– Taverna bar & play room
– Few minutes to picturesque villages of San Rocco & Focchia
– Beautiful scenic drives and sights nearby
– Superb local restaurants nearby
A beautiful restored old stone Tuscan villa, near to Pescaglia and Lucca. The tranquillity and closeness to nature is quite magical, set on 6 acres of nationally protected forest. It has 5 bedrooms & 6 bathrooms. A 12 metre pool with 2 gazebos and children’s play area.
The luxury villa is set on 6 acres of land and forest and has just been refurbished to the highest standards.
It has 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms with a spacious comfortable living and dining rooms. The large totally fitted kitchen has an island for casual eating and relaxing. The lower level has a taverna & play room which leads onto the lower level villa grounds.
The lower floor also has washing machine & laundry area, shower room and a large storage room.
The villa has a brand new beautiful fresh water 12 metre pool with gazebo and is completely fenced.
There is also a nice play area for children, including bikes and games. A 3 minute drive from the property are the lovely villages of San Rocco and Focchia. A further 5 minutes on from San Rocco is the picturesque town of Pescaglia. Continuing from Focchia is the quaint town of Fabbriche di Vallico.
There are lovely local restaurants in close proximity of the villa. The area is great for fishing and mountain/hill walking or just relaxing. The garden is landscaped very tastefully and gives you total privacy.
Bedroom 1 – Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and private balcony
Bedroom 2 – Extra large room with double bed shares bath with bedroom 3
Bedroom 3 – Double bedroom shares bath with bedroom 2
Bedroom 4 – 2 single beds with own bathroom
Bedroom 5 – Double bed with own bathroom
There are 6 bathrooms.
1 – Ensuite shower, toilet & bidet.
2 – Bath, shower & toilet.
3 & 4 – (bedrooms 3 & 4) shower & toilet.
5 – Reception bathroom, toilet bidet.
6 – Taverna & pool bathroom shower & toilet.
Newly renovated kitchen with cooker, grill, large fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, cooking utensils & coffee maker with CD and Radio, all new appliances.
On the taverna ground level there is also a cleaning room with washing machine and indoor area to hang clothes. There is also iron and ironing board.
There is a dining area with table and chairs for 8 people, it is a comfortable place for dinner and playing games. The lounge has a comfortable 2 piece couch and coffee table. There is a TV and DVD Player with USB.
The taverna bar & play room has a bar and wine with a seating area, it looks onto the back garden. It also has a TV & DVD. It is a nice area to play games and enjoy some wine or beer. It has a fridge by the bar.
Store room on upper level, useful for towels, sheets and other general storage
Hob/stove garden oven parking fridge/freezer microwave washing machine iron/ironing board cable tv tv internet access central heating cot high chair barbecue
The area is spacious, you can see the pool from both balconies. Directly from the house you can walk on mountains, down to the river. For those who like walking you can actually walk all the way to the village of Fabbriche di Vallico. The property is a favourite for mountain walkers. You can enjoy fishing along the village, on the land there are even truffles. The property is is very private and peaceful while still a close walk to the nearest village.
During the summer the garden is lovely to sit out in. The large swimming pool is totally private and there is plenty of space to lie around. You also have the gazebo to enjoy your lunch or dinner.
The Tuscany Region
Located in central Italy, Tuscany is one of Italy’s best-loved regions. It combines a beautiful countryside reminiscent of the landscapes of Renaissance masterpieces, a rich artistic heritage including exquisite art and architecture, a glorious history, excellent wines and delicious food. Nearby drives the Cities of Florence, Pisa and Lucca contain some of Italy’s most famous artistic treasures. Tuscany is also home to many wonderful scenic hill towns.
San Rocco in Turrite is a quaint little village in the heart of Lucca province, about 1 km away is the pretty village of Focchia. Much of the area around is nationally protected so it is great for walking, cycling and exploring natural sights. A bit further on (10 min drive), Pescaglia is a picturesque Tuscan Village in the municipality of Lucca, it is about 10 miles north of Lucca Old Town. The village is nestled within the Apuan Alps mountain range which boasts stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The villages are all quiet, charming and full of character with local village shops and bars. The villages of San Rocco in Turrite, Focchia, Fabbriche Di Vallico and Via Fabbriche di Vallico all have lovely little restaurants. The restaurant Al Laghetto in via Fabbriche di Vallico in particular has a great reputation.
Bagni Di Lucca is also a short drive away – an attractive town with restaurants, thermal baths and a large public pool with diving boards set in the grounds of a villa. Lucca, with its stunning walled ‘old town’ is a 35 minute drive from the house and has a range of attractions. There is also a local bus service to Lucca several times a day. Cycling around the Lucca wall is not to be missed!
Major cities like Florence is about 1 hour and 15 minutes drive, Siena 1 hour 30 mins and Pisa is 60 minutes away. a bit further on you have Milan (3.5 hour), Bologna (2.5 hour) and Rimin (3 hours) are all drivable. Often people fly into those airports and drive down.
The Beaches of Viareggio, and Forte Dei Marmi are an hour away by car with Camaiore Beach about a 50 minute drive away.
In summary there is so much in and around the property, for those who do not mind a bit of a drive it is easy even to go to Milan for shopping. For those who love shoping try the Outlet Mall near Florence, it is great for Italian designer shops at affordable prices, its about 1 hour 40 mins away.
Pisa Airport 1 hr 10 mins
Florence Airport 1hr 30 min
Genoa 2 hr 15 mins
Bologna 2hr 30 min
Milan 3 hr 30 mins
Rome 4 hours