ITALY, TUSCANY, LUCCA, BAGNI DI LUCCA
Former convent on the hills of Bagni di Lucca in a dominant and panoramic position, within a village.
It was built by a noble family of Lucchese silk merchants, on an old Suffredinghi fort, and then became a religious building in about 1950 and was used as a summer residence.
It consists of a main body consisting of:
Basement: various rooms, including a chapel, storerooms, cellars, laundry room, toilets. 290 sqm in total plus a loggia of about 100 sqm
Ground floor: 10 main rooms used as dining rooms and living rooms, 2 kitchens, 5 bathrooms, 3 staircases. Next to the main rooms there is a terrace with great views. Total 580 sqm plus 20 sqm of terrace.
First floor: 19 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, various corridors, large hall and 3 staircases. Total 550 sqm.
In addition to the main villa there are:
-1 building on 2 floors used for storage and as a woodstore, 100 sqm.
-1 building used for storage, about 45 sqm
– Chapel, built in the mid 1900s, 35 sqm.
The property has a charming garden of 3,300 sqm which has a maze, a good variety of evergreens, cypresses, an enormous ancient ash tree, and 2 fountains.
Ideal as a boutique hotel or Bed and Breakfast, or holiday apartments.
Lucca 25km, Pisa 50km, Florence 100km, Versilia coast 50km, Abetone (ski resort) 45km.