ITALY, TUSCANY, LUCCA, PESCAGLIA
Tuscan Cottage With Vines And Olives
Tuscan Cottage With Vines And Olives. A traditional house beautifully restored in rural Tuscan style, situated 23 km north of Lucca.
This 2 – 3 bedroom house sits on a south-facing slope with a panoramic vista over the local valleys. The house is located near Piegaio and is a short distance from Pescaglia, the centre of the local municipality. Local stores are available in both villages and with Lucca only a 30 minute drive away, all facilities and services are readily available.
The house is on two floors measuring approximately 110 sqm internally and consists of
Entrance to the house is through double glass doors with external shutters leading to;
– A large kitchen area and dining room with a stone fireplace. The large stone sink is an impressive feature with cooker, fridge, dishwasher arranged in this area.
– An arch shaped entrance with wooden doors leads from the dining area to a sitting room with ceramic Austrian wood stove,
– A further large room which is used as a 3rd bedroom is accessed from the sitting room. This room contains the washing machine and has an external door to access the side and rear of the property.
An internal staircase from the dining area gives access to the first floor where there are 2 double bedrooms, large landing and a bathroom with bath and shower. The wall-mounted combination hot water and central heating unit is located in the bathroom.
The house has been well restored with good quality materials and in typical Tuscan style with features such as exposed beams, chestnut windows, doors and shutters, terracotta tiled flooring and roof tiles as well as decorative stone elements.
The furnishings and fittings throughout are in keeping with the rustic character of the house and are included in the property price.
LPG is used for the oven and central heating/hot water. There is a central heating radiator in every room and the Austrian stove in the sitting room provides warm air to the sitting room, 2nd bedroom and bathroom.
Water comes from mains supply with an option to use water from a series of local natural water wells. A large underground storage tank in the terraces above the house acts as storage for the well water. House drains go to a dedicated septic tank system.
The outside space consists of terraced vineyards interspersed with olive trees with private parking and further land, measuring in total 3,900 sqm. There is a small stone outbuilding for storage located a short distance from the house.
Access to the Tuscan cottage is via an unpaved public road which is easily passable by car and runs a short distance of approximately 300m from the local paved community road.
It’s about 2.5km to the nearest village (Piegaio) which has shops, bars etc.
Distances to places of interest:
Versilia coast 35km
Energy class: G. EPI: 507.225 kWh/m2 p.a.
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